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AM 105 Direct Current

4 CR


A thorough introduction for the new student to the fundamental properties and applications of electricity. In addition, safety procedures are emphasized. Students learn how to make good solder connections and recognize and repair bad solder connections. Students learn how to select and clean soldering tools. This course continues with the basics of current, voltage and resistance. The application of Ohm’s Law and the construction of circuits to verify electronic theory provide the knowledge necessary to build the foundation for a thorough understanding of electronics. This course teaches the student to use a logical course of correction to an electronic problem in a minimum amount of time. Student will learn generic troubleshooting technique procedures and tricks of the trade from analog to digital circuits.
Prerequisite(s): ACCUPLACER Reading (247) or higher OR RDG 085  with a C or higher and

ACCUPLACER Writing (245) or higher OR ENGL 092  with a C or higher and

ACCUPLACER QAS (254) or higher OR MATH 098  with a C or higher.



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