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ELMT-2333-0020 Industrial Electronics
Prerequisites: IEIR 1312 - minimum grade of C
Devices, circuits and systems primarily used in automated manufacturing and/or process control including computer controls and interfacing between mechanical, electrical, electronic and computer equipment. Includes presentation of programming schemes.
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(3 sem hrs; 2 lec, 2 lab)
On Campus Course
Electronics for Electricians 7th Ed.
Author: Stephen L. Herman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Student will be required to have a spiral notebook or binder, and pens or pencils to maintain class lecture and lab notes.
DMM capable of measuring from .001ma to 10ma with high impediance.
Safety Glasses or goggles.
work gloves (preferably leather)
Pocket Screwdriver with reversible shank, ie phillips, common head.
4 inch shank #2 phillips screwdriver.
4 Inch Shank 1/4 inch tip common Screwdriver.
8 inch wirestripper #22 awg thru 310 ( close to that range)
6 inch needle nose pliers.
Required Safety attire - Labs Only
Closed toe shoes
Tucked in shirts
ALSO NOTE: NO JEWELRY WILL BE WORN IN THE LABS
The student shall demonstrate an understanding and working knowledge of the Industrial Electronics involved in the operation of automated processes in manufacturing and production of goods and products. This will include the operation of automatic control systems for service systems, monitoring, security, and general solid state technology.
3. Explain the operation and the circuitry of fuzzy logic and draw a simple circuit
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Cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices are to be silenced during lectures and labs, and put away during exams.
Food and drinks will be allowed in non-computer classroom, but will not be allowed in computer labs.
Amarillo College Technical Education
Code of Professional Conduct
Amarillo College has the responsibility to provide you with the education, training and
“hands on” practice to become a professional in your chosen field. The instruction,
equipment, facilities and apparatus are provided for your use. Studying, practicing and
learning are required by you.
As a participating student in Amarillo College Technical Programs, you will be expected
to act, perform and train in a professional manner. The following rules and guidelines
are to be followed by everyone.
Unless it is an emergency, it is highly recommended that you do not miss class.
Recovery of missed information will be the responsibility of the student. Class begins at
the scheduled time. If you are not in your seat in class or at the designated location
during laboratory exercises, you will be counted as tardy. The student will be required to
show an acceptable understanding of the topic(s) covered during their absence. Check
syllabus for your instructor’s policy regarding attendance.
Every student will be required to wear an approved AC logo shirt to both class and lab.
Shirts must be ordered through your advisor during the registration period. It is
recommended that each student purchase one shirt for every class in which they are
Pants will be:
• clean and well maintained
• no large rips or tears
• held at the waist (i.e no sagging)
• blue jeans or long pants (no sweats/exercise pants)
• have no hanging chains/loose strings (safety issue)
You are expected to reflect the dignity, pride and respectfulness of an industry
professional. As a representative of Amarillo College’s Technical Education Program
you shall wear your AC logo shirt while in the classroom and on the training field or in
There will be no caps, hats, bandanas, beanies, or hoods allowed to be worn in the
classroom. Lab attire will be determined by your instructor. Please check your syllabus.
Your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shall be worn when indicated by the
instructor in charge during any training, field, or laboratory exercises. It is your
responsibility to keep your equipment clean and in good shape.
Required professional attire is mandatory for class and laboratory participation.
Tools / Equipment / Books / Supplies / PPE:
You must show up to class with the required list of tools/equipment/books/supplies/PPE
listed on your syllabus in order to be allowed to participate and earn credit for the day.
Due to the importance of maintaining a safe atmosphere in the training field/laboratory
environment as well as in the classroom, any disruptive behavior will not be
tolerated. All students are expected to be respectful, courteous, attentive and quiet in
order to support the learning environment.
There shall be no smoking except in designated areas and during designated breaks.
Students shall refrain from the use of abusive or slanderous language. There is to be
no horseplay, fighting, harassment or misconduct by anyone. Any student who uses,
has in their possession, or is under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol on campus
or at the training field will immediately be turned over to the campus police for
appropriate action. This will be a ZERO tolerance policy with immediate steps taken
toward withdrawal from Amarillo College.
Anyone who is caught cheating on an exam or quiz will immediately be excused from
class and not allowed to return. This is an Amarillo College rule and will be strictly
enforced. This applies to plagiarism as well.
All electronic devices which produce audible sounds must be silenced during class
and on the laboratory/training field. All visual slides and materials are the property of
the instructor and may be copyright protected, hence no photocopy is allowed.
See the syllabus for your instructor’s policy on this matter.
Any student who feels that there is a conflict with a course instructor should first make
every effort to resolve that matter with the instructor. If you are unable to resolve
differences then you should seek resolution from the immediate supervisor of the
instructor or the course coordinator.
NOTE: Compliance with the Amarillo College Technical Education Code of Professional Conduct is mandatory for class participation.
Students should complete all performance tasks on time at REQUIRED MASTERY LEVEL. Failure to bring books, notes, notebook, and equipment for a given class may result in a failing grade for that class period. Unless the instructor specifies otherwise, all homework is due at the beginning of the next class.
The student's numerical course grade will be calculated according to the following:
Course Exams 20%
Final Exam 20%
The student's numerical course grade will be converted to a course letter grade according to the following scale:
A = 90 – 100, B = 80 – 89, C = 70 – 79, D = 60 – 69, F = 0 – 59
INSTRUCTOR'S STATEMENT: As your instructor, I am always willing to discuss your grades with you and explain how your grade was determined. If a grading error has been made on my part, I am always willing to correct the error.
Attendance in class is regarded as a requirement and obligation for learning. In the event you wish to drop a class please check with the registra’s office or the front desk for deadlines.
If you fail to attend regularly, and do not officially drop the course by that deadline, you will receive an “F” for the course.
Attendance is a core component of your grade. Attendance is contingent upon adherence to the AC Code of Professional Conduct. If you are found in violation of the Code of Professional Conduct in your attire, conduct or preparation you may be counted absent from class for that day. Attendance and Professionalism are shown as Attendance in the Grade Center.
Your attendance grade is determined as follows;
Attendance grade will start at 100%
Unexcused Tardy will reduce grade by 1.6% per each occurrence
Unexcused Early Departure will reduce grade by 2.00% per each occurrence
Absent (with or without excuse) will reduce grade by 6.25% per each occurrence
An excused absence will be considered if the student contacts the instructor by email prior to the start of that days class. Email requests shall be the only form of requests accepted in order to properly document the request. Acceptance of the request shall be at the discretion of the instructor.
Students absent during a chapter quiz or exam will be required to contact the instructor to schedule a makeup exam. This exam will be scheduled at an alternate time outside of the regularly scheduled class time. The makeup quiz or exam may be in essay format at a time designated by the instructor. There will be no makeup for pop-quizzes. Making up a test will be at the discretion of the instructor.
It is the responsibility of the student to gain any materials missed in class by their absence(s). In the case a student misses, the material will be found on ACConnect or your fellow students.
It is the responsibility of the student to attend scheduled open computer lab times to makeup missed computer labs due to absences.
Review Ohms Law
Read Chapters 1 - 4
Answer Odd Review Questions Chps 1 - 4
Discrete Controls Inputs and Output Devices
Chapters 1- 4
Semiconductors and Resistors
Power Rating and Heat Sinking Components
Read Chapters 5 - 7
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 5 - 7
Chapters 5 - 7
Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs), Photodiodes, and Cad Cells
Single - Phase Rectifiers
The Polyphase Rectifiers
Read Chapters 8 - 9
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 8 - 9
Filters and Surge Suppressors
Read Chapters 10 - 13
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 10 - 13
The Transistor Switch
The Transistor Amplifier
The Darlington Amplifier
Read Chapters 14 - 16
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 14 - 16
Chapters 14 -16
Field Effect Transistors
The Unijunction Transistor
Read Chapters 17 - 19
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 17 - 19
Chapters 17 - 19
The SCR in DC Circuit
The SCR in AC Circuit
Phase Shifting an SCR
Read Chapters 20 - 21
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 20 - 21
Chapters 20 -21
UJT Phase Shifting for an SCR
SCR Control of a Full - Wave Rectifier
Read Chapters 23 - 27
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 23 - 27
Chapters 8 -19
Chapters 23 -27
The Diac and Silicon Bilateral Switch
Phase Shifting the Triac
Other Methods of AC Voltage Control
The Solid State Relay
Read Chapters 28 - 33
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 28 - 33
Chapter 28 - 33
The DC to DC Voltage doubler
The Off - Delay Timer
The On - Delay Timer
The Pulse Timer
The 555 Timer
Read Chapters 38 - 40
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 38 - 40
Chapters 20 -27
The Operational Amplifier
The 741 Op Amp level Detector
The 741 Op Amp used as an Oscillator
Read Chapters 41 - 43
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 41 - 43
Chapters 41 - 43
Read Chapters 45 - 49
Answer Odd Review Questions Chs 45 - 49
Design of Circuit #1
Design of Circuit #2
Design of Circuit #3
Design of Circuit #4
Design of Circuit #5
|Study for Review||
Chapters 28 - 43
|Review||Study for Final Exam|
|Final Exam||Final Exam|
*Course Calendar Schedule includes Lecture and Lab Activities
**Course calendar may be altered due to inclement weather, campus closings, and special events.
First Day of Class 03/22/2022
Final Exam 05/12/2022
Last Day to Withdraw 05/03/2021
05/16/22 10:21 AM
05/16/22 10:21 AM