Electric Circuits Course with Lab

Electric Circuits Course with Lab. Learn how to master Electric Circuits with 25 lessons, hands-on labs, instructor support and a certificate of completion.
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$275.00

This distance learning course was designed to give you hands on training in the field of Electric Circuits. Earn a professional Certificate of Completion in Electric Circuits suitable for framing when finished.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Explore the fundamental principles of DC circuits, AC circuits, parallel and equivalent circuits, Ohm's law, Kirchoff's laws, series, diodes, transistors, capacitors, transformers, semiconductors, amplifier configurations and advanced soldering techniques.

The laboratory portion of the course teaches how to make current and voltage measurements.  In addition it gives hands on training with series and parallel circuits and Kirchhoff's laws.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon the completion of this course the student will:

  • Be familiar with AC to DC conversion.
  • Be able to construct and analyze half-wave and full wave power supplies.
  • Understand the troubleshooting procedures in regards to power supplies.
  • Be familiar with general principles that apply to all amplifiers.
  • Be able to construct and analyze transistor amplifiers.
  • Understand Ohm's and Kirchhoff's laws.
  • Understand the multimeter and how to take measurements.
  • Perform resistance, current and voltage readings in circuits.
  • Use Kirchhoff's laws to simplify circuit analysis.
  • Learn the operation of capacitors and inductors.
  • Understand AC circuit analysis.
  • Calculate the impedance of capacitors and inductors.
  • Be familiar with current and voltage calculations in AC circuits.
  • Understand resonant circuits and their characteristics.
  • Be able to perform AC readings in a circuit.
  • Understand the operation of diodes and their limitations.
  • Learn reliable soldering techniques.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES
This course consists of twenty-five lesson assignments.  Each lesson requires you to read topics, or portions thereof, and to answer questions based on the assigned readings.  You should solve all the problems in the exercise sections before continuing to the next topic and perform all the laboratory experiments.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

Master the concepts presented within each reading assignment.  Solve all problems in all exercise sections.  Take time to compare your laboratory results with the expected results based on theory.

STUDENT EVALUATION AND GRADING METHOD
Students are required to complete all performance requirements above.  Each of the twenty-five assignments concludes with an examination comprising of a multiple-choice test. The assignment examinations are open book.

The final grade for this course will be determined as follows: Twenty five examinations = 100%

LESSON TOPICS

Current and Voltage / Controlling Current and Voltage (2330 A/B)
Goals:  Upon completion of these lessons the student will be familiar with current and voltage, the units used to express them and how to calculate them.

Power Distribution / Portable Extension Cords (2333 A/B)
Goals: Upon the completion of these lessons the student will understand the power distribution system.

Static Electricity / Electric Currents and Semiconductor Devices (2336 A/B)
Goals: Upon completion of these lessons the student will be familiar with resistance, conductors, and insulators to a home and how to choose a proper extension cord.

The Three Basics of Electric Circuits: Voltage, Current, and Resistance/ Ohm's Law, Conductors, and Insulators (2339 A/B)

Goals: Upon completion of these lessons the student will be familiar with resistance, current and voltage, their calculation, conductors and insulators.

Connecting and Tracing Battery Circuits / Identifying Components /Tracing Wiring on Printed Circuit Boards (2342 A/B)

Goals: Upon completion of these lessons the student will be able to trace circuits including circuit boards and identify components.

Parallel Circuits / Equivalent Circuits / Applications of Kirchhoff's Laws (2323 A/B)
Goals: Upon completion of these lessons the student will be able to identify series and parallel circuits, determine equivalent circuit perform calculations as related to these circuits, use Kirchhoff's law.

Parallel Circuits / Equivalent Circuits / Applications of Kirchhoff's Laws (2323 A/B)
Goals: Upon completion of these lessons the student will be able to identify series and parallel circuits, determine equivalent circuit perform calculations as related to these circuits, use Kirchhoff's law.
     
Series Parallel Circuits / Voltage and Power (2324 A/B)
Goals: Upon completion of these lessons the student will understand parallel and series circuits, finding current, voltage and resistance in each, and the expression of power.

Reliable Soldering Techniques / Working with Printed Circuit Boards / Building a Siren with Flashing Light (1402/1404/1406)
Goals: Upon the completion of this lesson the student will be able to trace circuits and identify components, build a continuity, transistor tester and construct a 2 transistor siren, they will also learn about solder, flux, temperature requirements, and be able to solder components on a printed circuit boards. 

Finally, the student will be able to solder and work with printed circuit boards, know how to tin an iron, splice connections and tack solder.

Using Your Multimeter to Measure Resistance (1408)
Goals: Upon the completion of this lesson the student will understand the construction and operation of the multimeter, its scales and ranges, both analog and digital.  Making practical continuity tests and resistance checks is emphasized.

Your Personal Training Laboratory (1410)
Goals: Upon the completion of this lesson the student will be familiar with the CIE lab unit and its components.

Series and Parallel Resistor Circuits (1412)
Goals: Upon the completion of this lesson the student will be able to measure voltage and current in series and parallel resistive circuits, including a basic bridge circuit.

Power and DC Circuits (1414)
Goals: Upon the completion of this lesson the student will be able to calculate the power in DC circuits and experimentally prove the values.  The maximum power transfer curve is proven through experimentation.

Simplifying Circuit Analysis by Using Kirchhoff's Laws (2314)
Goals: Upon the completion of this lesson the student will be familiar with current and voltage calculations in both simple and complex DC circuits.  Current and voltage laws of Kirchhoff are analyzed.

Practical Applications of Kirchhoff's Laws (1416)
Goals: Upon the completion of this lesson the student will be able to simplify circuit analysis by utilizing Kirchhoff's laws.  This lesson compliments lesson 2314 by construction various series and parallel circuits and verifying Kirchhoff's current and voltage law's.

HANDS ON TRAINING LAB
Our unique lab will give you hands on training with circuits, capacitors, inductors, transformers, experiments on resonance, filters, amplifiers and much more.

The lab contains the following units:
- Personal Training Laboratory
- Multimeter
- Parts Package for your Experiments
- Soldering Iron

STUDENT PRIVILEGES
In addition, this Electric Circuits Course with Lab comes with Superior Student Privileges so you never have to study alone!

1. Instructor Assistance:
You have access to our faculty and staff if you ever need assistance with your course work. CIE's dedicated staff of instructors do more than just grade your exams; they help guide you, step-by-step, through your studies and hands-on electronics experiments. 

2. Priority Grading - No waiting
Your submitted exams will be graded and emailed back to you within 24 hours. Take your exams online on our e-grade web site.

3. Professional Certificate of Completion from CIE Bookstore
After finishing the Electric Circuits course you'll receive a certificate of completion in Electric Circuits suitable for framing!

How do I enroll in the Electric Circuits Course with Lab?

1. You can enroll online (click the 'Add to Cart' button).

2. Call us at (800) 321-2155 and ask for the Electric Circuits course with lab (01-EET111).

3. You can mail a check or money order for $297.75 to:
(Includes $22.75 for shipping/handling - foreign shipping will be higher.) 

CIE Bookstore
1776 E. 17th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn. Electric Course with Lab

4. Western Union or Bank transfer.

5. You can fax your order to us at 216-781-0331.

CIE Bookstore's affordable Electric Circuits Course will provide step-by-step electronics training you can do at home. Learning electronics has never been easier! This course is in stock.

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