Description: | Safety, basic measurements and meters, oscilloscopes, resistor networks,measurement of capacitors and inductors, RLC circuit response. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

Credit Hours.: | 1 | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

Text Book: | R.T. Paytner and B.J. Boydell, Laboratory Manual for Electronic Technology Fundamentals: Electronic Flow Version. Prentice Hall | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

Coordinator: | Mohammad Hayajneh | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

Topics Outline: | - Introduction to lab equipment and review of safety guidelines
- Measurement of voltages in a series-only resistive circuit with a single DC power supply; verification with Kirchoff?s Voltage Law
- Measurement of voltages in a parallel-only resistive circuit with a single DC power supply; verification with Kirchoff?s Current Law.
- Experimentally finding the Thevenin and Norton equivalents of a mixed series-parallel resistive circuit with two DC power supplies; verifying with Thevenin?s and Norton?s Theorems.
- Building an RC circuit and measure its time response to sine and square waves; verification with manual calculations.
- Building an RL circuit and measure its time response to sine and square waves; verification with manual calculations.
- Measuring the V-I characteristics of a PN junction diode; verification with simulations.
- Using a single diode to build a half-wave rectifier; verification with simulations.
- Using four diodes to build a full-wave rectifier; verification with simulations
- Measuring the V-I characteristics of a zener diode; and using it to construct a voltage regulator.
- Simulated and measured output characterization of a BJT
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Outcomes: | - Gain the ability to use lab equipment such as multi-meters, power-supplies, waveform generators, etc. in a safe manner.
- Be able to build simple series-only, parallel-only, combined series-parallel resistive circuits with one or more voltage sources; measure current and voltages on different circuit nodes, and verify results theoretically using Kirchoff?s Voltage and Current laws
- Be able to build simple RL and RC circuits and observe their behavior in response to AC sine and pulse waves
- Be able to use PN junction diodes and zener diodes for rectification and voltage regulation
- Be able to find the output characteristics of a BJT transistor
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Co-requisite | CSEB301: Circuits Fundamentals |

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