# EN-3212

## Electronics

### Course Description

Theory of basic solid-state electron devices. Power circuits. Use of analog and digital integrated circuits in control systems for logic, interlocks, and automated machinery control.

### Entrance Requirements

• Form and solve linear equations quickly and accurately using Algebra
• Analyze series and parallel circuits using Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's laws
• Identify and understand transient behavior in capacitive and inductive circuits
• Solve basic differential equations for time-variant electronic components
• Analyze AC circuits using the concepts of impedance and phasors

### Learning Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following STCW elements:

• OICEW-B1.2 Configuration and operation principles of electronic equipment
• OICEW-B1.2 Characteristics of basic electronic circuit elements
• OICEW-B2.6 The interpretation of electrical and simple electronic diagrams

Other Objectives

• Understand the use of component blocks and signals in CAPS systems
• Define and analyze primary circuits for analog signal conditioning
• Define and analyze primary circuits for digital signal conditioning
• Read analog and digital circuit diagrams, and identify basic electronic components
• Understand the use of solid-state transistors for amplification and switching applications
• Define and analyze Op-Amp circuits for voltage gain instrumentation
• Convert binary numbers to other number systems, and vice versa
• Design and program ladder logic PLCs for discrete-state applications

### Syllabus

1. Introduction to CAPS Systems and Electronic Control
2. Analog and Digital Signals, and Electronic Systems
3. Sensors, Units, Measurement, Error, Accuracy & Uncertainty
4. Resistance, Capacitance, Inductance; Filtering & Impedance
5. Analog Circuits and Signal Processing
6. Voltage Dividers and the Wheatstone Bridge
7. Transistors and Solid-State Integrated Circuits
8. Operational Amplifiers and Instrumentation Applications
9. Digital Circuits and Signal Processing
10. Boolean Algebra, Logic Gates, and TTL Voltage I/O
11. Microprocessor Busses and One-Bit A/D Comparators
12. Digital to Analog Converters (DACs)
13. Analog to Digital Converters (ADCs)
14. Ladder Logic Systems and Relay-Switching Controllers
15. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs); Application & Programming
16. PLC Design-Application Case Study