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ELT134 Solid State Devices I

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  Magnetism

Write-Up 01

Lab 1 Magnetism

Exercise "Magnetism"

Quiz 1 "Magnetism"

Students will learn about power distribution, electromagnetic fields, and magnetism. Students will demonstrate proficiency, setting up, calibrating and reading measurements from Oscilloscopes, multimeters, function generators and other test equipment. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video - Bill Nye Science Guy Video1  Video2/3

Handout -  Magnetism

2   Sine Waves

Write-Up 02

Lab 2 Sine Waves

Exercise "Sine Waves"

Quiz 2 "Sine Waves"

This lesson will introduce students to sine waves and how they relate to electronics. Students will learn time domain and frequency domain, how to calculate frequency, duty cycle, RMS voltage, average voltage, phase shift, peak voltage, and peak to peak voltage. Students will learn to convert between radians and degrees. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video - Intro to Pi and radians

Supplemental Video - Foundations in Sine wave

Supplemental Video - Graphing a Sine wave

Handout - Sine waves

 

3   Transformers

Write-Up 03

Lab 3 Transformers

Lab Transformers  pdf

Exercise "Transformers"

Quiz 3 "Transformers"

This lesson introduces the students to transformers, their uses, different types and electromagnetic fields. Students will demonstrate "step-up" and "step-down" calculations and power conversion calculations. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video - Substation Arc

Supplemental Video - Transformers

Supplemental Video - Transformer Basics

Supplemental Video - Windmills

Handout - Transformers

 

4   Diodes

Write-Up 04

Lab 4 Diodes

Lab Diodes pdf

Exercise "Diodes"

Quiz 4 "Diodes"

This lesson will  introduce students to diodes and their uses. Students will study semiconductor electrical characteristics, learn about PN junction diode construction, explain forward and reverse bias and other types of biasing. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus
 

Supplemental Video - Diodes

Handout -  Diodes

5   Limiters

Write-Up 05

Lab 5 limiters

Lab Limters pdf

Exercise "Limiters"

Quiz 5 "Limiters"

Students study diodes uses in limiter circuits. Students will design and build a positive limiter and negative limiter circuits. Students will demonstrate competency analyzing waveforms using oscilloscopes and multimeters. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video -

Handout - Limiters

6   Rectifiers

Write-Up 06

Lab 6 Half Wave Rectifiers

Lab 6 Full Wave Rectifiers

Lab  Half wave Rectifier pdf

Lab Full wave Rectifier pdf

Exercise "Rectifiers"

Quiz 6 "Rectifiers"

Student continue study on limiters utilizing knowledge of transformers to build a halfwave  and fullwave rectifier circuits. Students will explore concepts of voltage ripple, RMS, and AC to DC conversion. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video - Half wave Rectifiers

Supplemental Video - Full wave Rectifiers

Handout - Rectifiers

7   Filters

Write-Up 07

Lab 7 Filters

Lab  Filters.pdf

Exercise "Filters"

Quiz 7 "Filters"

 

In this lesson the student will understand and demonstrate knowledge of filtering circuits. Students will build a fullwave rectified and filtered circuit using transformers to step-down accessible AC source.  This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video -

Handout - Filters

8   Zener Diodes

Write-Up 08

Lab  Zener Diodes

Exercise "Diodes"

Quiz 8 "Zener Diodes"

Students will gain a basic understanding of voltage regulation, it's purpose and will build a voltage regulator circuit. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video -

Handout -  Zener Diodes

 

9   Regulators

Write-Up 09

Lab 9 Regulators

Lab Voltage Regulators.pdf

Exercise "Regulators"

Quiz 9 "Regulators"

Students will gain a basic understanding of voltage regulation, it's purpose and will build a voltage regulator circuit. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video - Voltage Regulator Basics and Application

Handout -  Regulators

 

10  Power Supplies

Write-Up 10

Lab 10 Power Supply

Lab Power Supply pdf

Exercise "Power Supplies"

Lab 10 Relays

Lab Relays pdf

Exercise "Relays"

Quiz 10 "Power Supplies and Relays"

Upon completion of this presentation, students should be able to: Define power supply, name the main components in a common linear AC to DC power supply and explain the purpose and function of each. Define rectifier and name two common types. Name the component that transforms pulsating DC into constant DC. Define ripple and identify its origins. Student will Design build and analyze their own 12 VDC power supply with filtering and voltage regulator circuits. Following construction, students will incorporate and demonstrate relay uses. This lesson will expand the competencies defined in the course syllabus

 

Supplemental Video -

Handout - Power Supplies

 

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