ELECTRONICS (ELTN)

ELTN 015  COMPUTER AIDED ELECTRONIC DRAFTING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of ELTN 008A and MATH 003

Computer aided drafting of electronic (CAED) circuits. Standards, electronic rules check, JEDEC specifications. Computer commands necessary to install and operate the CAED program. Practice in using the CAED programs with emphasis on current limitations and decoupling problems. PC board routing. Multilayer boards. Total of 36 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
ELTN 025  LOGIC & MICROCOMPUTER ELECTRONICS  
4 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): ELTN 032

Introduction to microcomputer systems, functional elements, organization, instruction sets. Preparation of assembly language programs, elements of structure, stack operations, timing analysis of bus operations. Microprocessor system interfacing, time considerations, interrupts. Multiprocessing and bus-sharing applications. Intel microprocessors with emphasis on 8085 and 8086-type microprocessors. Introduction to embedded controllers, interface design, single-chip controllers. Software development systems and diagnostics. Development and maintenance of microcomputer-based systems. No credit if taken after ELTN 125. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
ELTN 031  CIRCUIT ANALYSIS  
5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): ELTN 009
Recommended Preparation: MATH 008

Field effect and bipolar transistor theory, audio preamplifiers and power amplifiers, coupling and bias stabilization techniques. Analysis of small-signal models, application of Kirchhoff's laws to multi-mesh active circuits, matrix methods. Mathematical analysis of feedback systems, stability considerations, elementary transforms. Applications of electro-optical devices, operational amplifiers. Complex operator in frequency response measurements. Total of 72 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
ELTN 032  DIGITAL AND CONTROL ELECTRONICS  
4 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): ELTN 009 and MATH 008

Introduction to logic circuit design and microprocessors. Design and analysis of digital, combinatorial logic, and sequential circuits. Minimization techniques using Boolean algebra and Karnaugh maps. Interfacing requirements, truth tables, multiplexers, demultiplexers, A/D converters and DAC's. Computer arithmetic and preparation of assembly language programs. Laboratory experience using digital circuits and microprocessors. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
ELTN 109A  APPLIED ALGEBRA FOR ELECTRONICS  
4 unit  
Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of ELTN 130 or ELTY 240A

Application of algebra to the analysis of electronic circuits. Review of measurement accuracy, precision and tolerance, and the use of scientific notation and scientific calculators. Solution of linear algebraic equations, factoring polynomials, rules of exponents, radicals, simultaneous equations and quadratic equations. Direct current network analysis using electronic laws and algebraic principles applied to problems arising in the laboratory. Use of electronic test equipment, measurements, collection of data and preparation of written reports. Recommended high school algebra or MATH 125. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
ELTN 109B  APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRONICS  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): ELTN 109A

Applications of trigonometry, number systems and Boolean algebra in electronics. Right angle trigonometry, identities, vector algebra, imaginary operator, impedance, logarithms, solution of exponential equations and use of a scientific calculator. Number systems and theorems of Boolean algebra. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
ELTN 115  PRINTED CIRCUIT & ELECTRONIC HARDWARE DESIGN  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of ELTN 130 or MIT 101

Introduction to Electronic Hardware and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design and manufacturing. Design and fabrication of PCB's with CAD software. Soldering techniques. Group system design. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
ELTN 117  INTRODUCTION TO MICROCONTROLLERS AND EMBEDDED DESIGN  
3 unit  

Introduction to digital circuits including gates, memory circuits, microcontrollers, structured programming concepts and computer numbering systems. Programming microcontrollers and interfacing requirements, A/D and D/A conversion, sensors, user interfaces. Writing and debugging microcontroller programs. Laboratory experiments in the application of embedded microcontrollers and interfacing with digital and analog systems. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
ELTN 125  LOGIC AND MICROCOMPUTER ELECTRONICS  
4 unit  
Prerequisite(s): ELTN 032 or 132

Introduction to microcomputer systems, functional elements, organization, instruction sets. Preparation of assembly language programs, elements of structure, stack operations, timing analysis of bus operations. Microprocessor system interfacing, time considerations, interrupts. Multiprocessing and bus-sharing applications. Intel microprocessors with emphasis on 8085 and 8086-type microprocessors. Introduction to embedded controllers, interface design, single-chip controllers. Software development systems and diagnostics. Development and maintenance of microprocessor-based systems. No credit if taken after ELTN 025. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
ELTN 130  INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS  
3 unit  
Recommended Preparation: TECH 107A

Introduction to the field of electronics including safety, electronics and the environment, atomic structure, electric charge, current, voltage, and resistance. Simple DC circuits including Ohm's law and Kirchoff's laws. Reading schematic diagrams. Use of electronics test equipment for measurement, evaluation and troubleshooting. Simple mathematical formulas, scientific notation, use of scientific calculators. Introduction to AC electricity. Introduction to DC and AC electric motors including some uses of motors in modern vehicles. Introduction to digital circuits. Introduction to microcontrollers. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
ELTN 131  ANALOG DEVICES AND CIRCUITS  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): ELTN 130

Analog devices including diodes, transistors and operational amplifiers. Field effect and bipolar transistor theory, audio amplifiers. Analysis of RC filters, applications of operational amplifiers. Use of function generators and oscilloscopes to analyze circuits. Analog sensors and applications. Simulation and analysis of electronic circuits using software. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. No credit if taken after ELTN 031 or 121A or 131A.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
ELTN 132  DIGITAL AND CONTROL ELECTRONICS  
4 unit  
Prerequisite(s): ELTN 109B and 113; or ELTN 117

Introduction to logic circuit design and microprocessors. Design and analysis of digital, combinatorial logic, and sequential circuits. Minimization techniques using Boolean algebra and Karnaugh maps. Interfacing requirements, truth tables, multiplexers, demultiplexers, A/D converters and DAC's. Computer arithmetic and preparation of assembly language programs. Laboratory experience using digital circuits and microprocessors. No credit if taken after ELTN 032. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade