Fort Dodge Community School District

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Course Syllabus:

This course is designed to expand on the study began in the Electricity I course and add a more detailed journey into electronic communication.  Additional experience is given for constructing and testing power supplies and amplifiers.  Special devices including transformers, diodes, field effect transistors, photo cells, and digital gate circuits are studied.  Understanding of electrical principles and their application in modern technology and expanded communications will be a focus.  Work will be done in many electrical areas from components and theory to signed generation and reception.

Prerequisites:   Electricity I

Textbook Used:  “Applied Electricity and Electronics “ © 2000, Goodheart-Wilcox Co. Author:  Clair A. Bayne

Units Covered:

  • Sources of Electrical Energy, Semiconductor and Diode Fundamentals
  • Capacitance
  • Transistors Fundamentals
  • Printed Circuits
  • Concepts in Communication
  • Audio Systems Analysis
  • Using Electrical Test Instruments
  • Assembly, Repair and Troubleshooting Techniques
  • A-M Radio Understanding and Construction
  • GFCI Understanding and Installation
  • Circuit Components

Course Requirements:

  • Broadband Circuit Testing and Activities
  • Proper Soldering Techniques
  • Proper Utilization of Test Equipment
  • Radio Assembly and Troubleshooting
  • Electronic Equipment Interpretation
  • General House Wiring Activity
  • Study Sheet Completion
  • Chapter Terminology Definitions and Questions
  • Classroom Discussions; Demonstration/Participation   


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