Solid State Circuit Design with Lab

This certificate course is designed to explore principles of solid state circuit design. Upon completion of the course, students will understand the steps involved in the analysis and design of solid state circuits.
$275.00

Solid State Circuit Design with Lab
This certificate course is designed to explore principles of solid state circuit design.  Students learn with textbooks and a personal training lab to perform experiments. Course includes instructor support and online exams.

Upon completion of the course, students will understand the steps involved in the analysis and design of solid state circuits including diode networks, semiconductor power switching, field effect transistors, linear integrated circuits and operational amplifiers.

The laboratory portion of this course elaborates on these subjects with experiments to further explain them

Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to do the following.

1. Understand waveforms, amplification of waveforms and how resistive circuits respond 
2. Discuss transistor properties, common-base amplifiers, transistor impedances and gains
3. Solve diode networks and describe the ideal diode using Thevenin and Norton Theorems
4. Analyze networks with practical diodes
5. Discuss the operation of the SCR and Triac 
5. Solve transistor leakage currents, CE, CB, and CC amplifier configurations
6. Solve the CE amplifier with emitter feedback stabilization and dual feedback
7. Explain the different types operational amplifiers
8. Describe how the FET, JFET, MOSFET transistors are configured & used in amplifier circuits
9. Characterize transistor feedback and amplifier circuits and their biasing considerations
10. Analysis CE amplifiers with feedback, and interpret data sheets
11. Ability to learn new subjects that are required to solve problems in industry without being dependent on a classroom environment

 

 

Lab Equipment - Personal Training Lab

CIE's Personal Training Laboratory.Symptoms in Electronics Circuits with Lab contains 14 lessons with hands-on training experiments using CIE's Personal Training Laboratory. You can take your exams online with our convenient 
e-grade site anytime you want.

The Personal Training Laboratory includes a digital section, analog section, potentiometers, a breadboard with 830 tie points and variable DC power supplies.

Lab equipment, parts kit and instructor support are included with tuition. Our instruction staff works directly with you one-on-one to answer your questions and provide you with technical assistance when needed.

Course Syllabus
Clock Hours: 180 

ELECTRICITY BASICS

- Elements of electricity
- Electrical quantities
- Voltage
- Current
- Resistance
- Mathematical electrical relationships
- Ohmís law
- Electrical power
- Basic opens and shorts 

METERS

- Analog
- Digital 

CURRENT CONTROLLING DIVICES

- Switches
- Fuses  

ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS

- Series (voltage divider)
- Constant current
- Total resistance
- KVL
- Power
- Proportionality (current, voltage & power)
- Opens and shorts
- Parallel (current divider)
- Equal branch voltage
- Total resistance
- KCL
- Power
- Proportionality (current, voltage & Power)
- Opens and shorts
- Series-parallel
- Equivalent circuits
- Total resistance
- KVL & KCL
- Opens and shorts

Lessons

Signal Waveforms and Their Amplification
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will discuss what is meant by waveforms, how resistive circuits respond, amplification of waveforms, and plot load lines.

An Introduction to Solid State Design, Part I
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will discuss the basic transistor properties, common-base amplifiers, transistor impedances and gains, and static operation.

Diode Networks
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will solve diode networks and describe the ideal diode more thoroughly by using Thevenin, Norton Theorems, and analyzing networks with practical diodes.

An Introduction to Solid State Design, Part II
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will continue to build their knowledge of transistor circuits.  They will solve CE amplifiers with feedback, and interprete data sheets.

An Introduction to Solid State Design, Part III
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will characterize transistor feedback and amplifier circuits and their biasing considerations.

Diode Networks Laboratory
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will experimentally solve diode clippers, zeners and LEDs in parallel, clipper circuits, diode logic circuits, and a 12-V zener regulated power supply.

Semiconductor Power Switching and Control Devices, Part 1
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will discuss more about the SCR and Triac and then how they work as power-varying devices and aids to phase control circuits.

Semiconductor Power Switching and Control Devices, Part 2 
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will discuss how DC motors are used in industrial controls, single and three phase AC motors, power, torque, speed control, cycloconverters and inverters.

Solid State Design Laboratory, Part 1
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will experimentally solve transistor leakage currents, CE, CB, and CC amplifier configurations.

Solid State Design Laboratory, Part 2
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will experimentally solve the CE amplifier with emitter feedback stabilization, dual feedback, a stabilized CC amplifier, and two stage CE-CC amplifier.

Field Effect Transistors
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will describe how the FET, JFET, MOSFET transistors are biased, configured, and used in amplifier circuits.

FET Design Laboratory
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will experimentally solve JFET characteristics and parameters, Common Source, Common Drain JFET amplifiers, and the FET as a VVR.

Linear Integrated Circuits
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will describe the difference between monolithic voltage regulators, integrated circuit switching regulators, voltage regulators, RF and IF amplifier requirements, monolithic RF and IF amplifiers, IC audio amplifiers, and sample and hold circuits.

Operational Amplifier Laboratory
Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson the student will experimentally solve operational amplifiers.  From inverting, non-inverting follower, gain bandwidth, clipping, slew rate, stability and summing amplifiers to the op amp as an integrator, differentiator, or comparator.

Student Evaluation and Grading Method
Each of the lessons concludes with an examination comprising of a multiple-choice test. The lessons examinations are open book.

Each lesson exam is worth a 100% and a student must score a 70% or better to complete the lesson.  The final grade for this course will be the average of all scores above 70%.

A 93% – 100% 
B 83% – 92% 
C 75% – 82%
D 70% – 74%               

What do I get? 

- Certificate upon finishing
- Instructor support & online exams
- Lesson Books with 14 assignments
- Personal Training Laboratory
- Parts Package for your experiments 

Instructor Support & Certificate
Learn from the comfort of your own home and study when it's convenient for you - there are no time limits. Includes instructor support and take your exams online on our e-grade web site.

If you ever need help with your course you can call or e-mail our staff of highly trained instructors for immediate attention or you can join the chat room and ask a question.

Best of all, you’ll earn a professional Certificate of Completion in Solid State Circuit Design suitable for framing when finished.

How do I order the Solid State Circuit Design with Lab?

1. You can order online with a Credit Card or PayPal account (simply click the 
'Add to Cart' button).
2. Or you can call us at (800) 243-6446 and ask for course 02-EET232.
3. You can mail a check or money order for $297.95 (includes $22.95 for shipping/handling)

CIE Bookstore
1776 E. 17th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
 
This course available to residents of the United States, Australia and countries located in North America. Foreign shipping expense will be higher.

Order online or call (800) 243-6446.

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