Oscilloscope Tutorial

Learn how to use an oscilloscope with this oscilloscope tutorial. Includes instructor support, online exams and a certificate of completion.

Oscilloscope Tutorial for Beginners

Our affordable oscilloscope tutorial will show you the fundamental principles common to all oscilloscopes so you can familiarize yourself with any oscilloscope in a matter of minutes. It includes instructor support, online exams and a certificate of completion suitable for framing once you are finished with this oscilloscope tutorial.

You’ll also receive complete lesson and tuition credit if you ever decide to transfer over to one of Cleveland Institute of Electronics' Diploma programs! Your exam scores will be stored in CIE's data base and will be ready for you when you need them.

Anyone who works in the field of electronics will encounter many types of oscilloscopes. By having some knowledge of the internal structure of the oscilloscope, you can devise new ways of using the instruments with which you are already familiar. If you plan on working in the electronics field, you must learn how to use an oscilloscope.

You need not have access to an oscilloscope to learn from this oscilloscope tutorial but you may want to try some of the procedures and techniques described in the later topics on an actual oscilloscope if one is available to you.

Oscilloscope Tutorial Lessons:

Understanding and Using the Oscilloscope:
Master the basics and move on to more advanced topics

Basic Operation:
The Electron Beam, How to Observe Several Cycles of the Signal Waveform

Horizontal Sweep andSynchronization:
Horizontal Sweep Controls, External Sync.

Waveform Amplification:
The Vertical Amplifier, Oscilloscope Probes, Intensity (or Z-Axis) Modulation

Voltage Measurements:
AC and DC Voltage Measurements, Signal Tracing and Troubleshooting, How to Measure Current

Time, Frequency and Phase Measurements:
Measuring Time Intervals, Direct and Lissajous Freq. Measurements

Oscilloscope Limitations and Specifications
What to expect from using an oscilloscope

Laboratory and Industrial Oscilloscopes:
Dual-trace Scopes, High-Frequency Scopes, Delayed-Sweep Scopes, Vector Scopes, Storage Scopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Curve Tracers

Student Privileges

This oscilloscope tutorial includes all the benefits of being a Cleveland Institute of Electronics student including earning a professional Certificate of Completion from CIE Bookstore upon finishing, live instructor assistance via telephone, email or chat room, and Superior Student Privileges so you never have to study alone.

1. Instructor Assistance
Use our toll-free Instructor hot-line, chat room or email to access our faculty and staff if you ever need help 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.

They'll encourage you when you're doing well and give you support when you need it. Most importantly they'll see that every question you have receives careful consideration by one or more members of the staff. You can be sure the response, whether it's a simple explanation or an in-depth theoretical discussion, will be prompt, courteous and thorough.

2. Priority Grading - No waiting
Your submitted exams will be graded and sent back to you within 24 hours. You can be sure that you will get back almost instantaneous feedback from your exams. You can take your exams on-line on our e-grade site or send them in.

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

4. Free access to CIE's school paper The Electron.

5. Distance Learning
Learn at your own pace with no time limits.

How do I enroll in the Oscilloscope Tutorial?

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

2. Call us at (800) 321-2155 and ask for course 01-SCP01.

3. You can mail a check or money order for $67.95
(includes $12.95 for shipping/handling - foreign shipping will be higher.) to:

CIE Bookstore
1776 E. 17th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

4. Western Union, PayPal or Bank Transfer

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

Learn how to use an oscilloscope by enrolling in CIE Bookstore's oscilloscope tutorial and begin your path to a new future.

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