CMAE1556 Analog Circuits

This course covers diodes, power supplies, transistor operation, biasing, and specifications along with amplifier configuration and applications. It also covers operational amplifier operation, applications, and related circuitry. Troubleshooting, design, and circuit analysis are emphasized.




CMAE1552 or equivalent course

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Exhibit shop safety procedures
Demonstrate the correct use of test equipment in the lab
Analyze and construct diode circuits
Analyze and construct power supply circuits
Analyze and construct transistor amplifier circuits
Analyze and construct solid state oscillator circuits
Analyze and construct op amp circuits
Analyze and construct SCR, DIAC, and TRIAC circuits

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details