Explores soldering techniques and Electromagnetic/Static considerations when handling, replacing, and repairing of electronic components. Also discusses various troubleshooting methodologies.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
To provide students the fundamentals of Control and Instrumentation, utilizing digital learning materials and hands-on labs.
- Theory of soldering and the proper use of soldering tools including wicks and suckers.
- Troubleshooting methodologies including: the Simpler Method and Half Splitting.
- Circuit diagnostic indications of faulted components, shorts and opens.
- Electrical Static Discharge and Electromagnetic Interference concerns with modern technology.
Assessment and Requirements
• Pre and Post exams
• Completion of assigned labs evaluated using standard rubrics (see Division).
See Division for required texts/materials.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Successful completion of current Post Assessment (85%) and instructor assessment of lab activities.