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SECTION 3                            Electronics 133– ACCircuits

AC Circuits is the study of how AC voltages and currents are generated and the effect of  AC on         electronics components such as inductors and capacitors. AC testing procedures will be emphasized.

OBJECTIVES:

Students successfully completing the course will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:

1. Define cycle, alternation, period, peak, peak-to-peak, and effective (rms) values of AC.

2. Define and calculate frequency, period, phase relationship, and amplitude of AC waveforms.

3. Label key parameters of sinusoidal waveforms.

4.  Explain the concept of resonance.

5. Solve for XL , IL , and VL  values in series and parallel inductances.

6. Explain capacitive and inductive reactance.

7. Solve for XC values in series and parallel capacitances.

8. Define and calculate impedance in series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits.

OUTLINE:                 Subject matter will be presented in the following order:

 READING LAB HOMEWORK TESTS ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION ALTERNATING CURRENT AC TEST EQUIPMENT 133 LAB 1 133 LAB 2 133 ASSIGN 1 QUIZ TRANSFORMERS RC AND RL TRANSIENT RESPONSES CAPACITIVE AND INDUCTIVE REACTAN 133 LAB 3 133 LAB 4 133 ASSIGN 2 QUIZ RESONANCE COUPLING AND FILTER CIRCUITS 133 LAB 5 133 ASSIGN 3 TEST

Parts/Equipment Requirements

 Lab Requirements 133-Lab 1 CircuitMaker softwareor Test Equipment: Oscilloscope, Signal generator Parts: 2 - 1K ohm resistors 133-Lab 2 CircuitMaker softwareor Test Equipment: Oscilloscope, Signal generator Parts: 1 - 100 ohm resistor, 2 - 100 mH coil 133-Lab 3 CircuitMaker softwareor Test Equipment: Oscilloscope, Signal generator Parts: 1 - 100 ohm resistor, 1 - .1uF, 1 - 1uF capacitor 133-Lab 4 CircuitMaker softwareor Test Equipment: Oscilloscope, Signal generator Parts: 1 - 100 ohm resistor, 1 - 1uF capacitor, 1 - 100mH coil 133-Lab 5 CircuitMaker softwareor Test Equipment: Oscilloscope, Signal generator Parts: 1 - 100 ohm resistor, 1 - 1uF capacitor, 1 - 100mH coil