ELEC1220 Electronic Soldering and Inspection

This course provides basic training in IPC recommended (international trade association for Electronics Manufacturing) procedures for assembly, soldering and inspection of electronic components. The student will be introduced to IPC recommended techniques for assembling, soldering and inspecting through hole, SMD, Wires & Terminals. The course has both a discussion and a hands-on component. The hands-on activities are an opportunity to practice the IPC recommended techniques discussed in the lectures.





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:
Demonstrate wire stripping and tinning procedures per IPC standards
Solder Through-Hole components per IPC standards
Solder Surface Mount Devices per IPC standards
Solder Wires and Terminals per IPC standards
Solder wires to a D-connector per IPC standards
Apply heat-shrink tubing per IPC standards
Inspect soldered components and wires for conformity to IPC Standards

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

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Credit Details