Career and Technical Programs Division FALL 2012
OUTLINE -ELT 1000 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS
6:00 PM - 9:10 PM
Instructor: Jim Gibson
Office Phone: (815) 224-2720 ext. 453, 455 (lab)
Home Phone: (815) 925-7481
Office: D - 107A
Office Hours: T only 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
W only 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
By appointment as needed.
Course Description: An Introduction to basic DC and AC Electronics.
An introduction to basic logic gates.
Two (2) hours lecture and two (2) hours lab are needed each week.
Text: Intro to Electronics. Gates
Course Objectives: Upon successfully completing this course, the
student should have a basic working knowledge of the following:
90 to 100 = A
80 to 89 = B
Quizzes and Tests
70 to 79 = C
Midterm and Final 40%
60 to 69 = D
STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND ALL CLASSES REGULARLY. IF ABSENCE FROM CLASS IS UNAVOIDABLE, IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO EXPLAIN THE ABSENCE TO HIS INSTRUCTOR AND ARRANGE TO COMPLETE ANY WORK MISSED.
IF AN INSTRUCTOR FEELS THE NUMBER OF ACCUMULATED ABSENCES IS INTERFERING WITH THE STUDENT'S PROGRESS AND ABILITY TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE COURSE, THE STUDENT MAY BE DROPPED FROM THE COURSE WITHOUT NOTICE.
If you miss more than 1/15 of the contact hours bad things will happen.
CLASSROOM ETIQUETTE: IVCC has adopted official policies which address student rights, academic integrity, and student code of conduct. These policies are outlined in the IVCC Student Handbook and they address such things as cheating, harassment, and verbal abuse. The listing will serve as a guideline for our class in terms of what is acceptable and unacceptable behavior. Please review the policies when you have time.
CHEATING POLICY: Cheating is not tolerated and any student caught cheating will automatically receive a ZERO for that exam or quiz and may be withdrawn from the course.
NOTICE TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you are a student with a cognitive, physical or psychiatric disability you may be eligible for academic support services such as extended test time, texts on tape, note-taking services, etc.... If you are interested in receiving academic support services, please contact the Special Populations Office at 224-0284, office B-204 and inform your instructors. Also, please speak with me during the first week of class so I can offer any assistance as your instructor.
Fall 2012 SCHEDULE
Composition of matter.
Periodic Table of Elements
Current and Electrical flow.
Resistance and conductance – learning
the color code..
Ohms law – Kirchoff’s Law
Series, Parallel, and Series Parallel
Introduction to meters, oscilloscopes,
function generators, etc.
Seventh Week: October 3
Review of 1st 6 weeks
Mid term exam !
Binary, BCD codes
Twelfth Week: November 7
Gates And, Or, Nand, Nor, Yes, Not, Xor,
Fourteenth Week:November 21
Thanksgiving Break - No School
Fifteenth Week:November 28
Seventeenth Week:December 12