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Troubleshooting
TROUBLESHOOT
CLASS CODE: EET 250 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Identify and repair trouble-symptoms in TVs, radios, tape recorders, VCRs, and CD players. Students use proper instrumentation to isolate the malfunction to a particular component. Defective components are replaced to restore normal operation. Student presentations are required. Laboratory exercises are included.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: The test bench;
Kinds of Electronic Problems;
System Troubleshooting deciBELS;
Getting into the equipment;
DC Troubleshooting;
VOM;
VTVM and DVM;
Oscilloscopes;
Voltage measurements;
Fixing the Power Supply;
How to trace signals;
Troubleshooting and signal tracing in low frequency circuits;
Special techniques for descrete semiconductors in operation;
Troubleshooting in live analog IC circuits;
Troubleshooting and Signal Tracing RF circuits;
Trobleshooting computers and Disk Drive Circuitry;
Replacing the part and analyzing the failure;
FM circuits;
Tape Systems;
Speaker Systems;
Television (Black & White)
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Identify and repair trouble-symptoms in TVs, radios, tape recorders, VCRs, and CD players.
2. Understand the use of proper instrumentation to isolate the malfunction to a particular component.
3. Demonstrate how defective components are replaced to restore normal operation.
4. Participate in laboratory exerciese in the repair and maintenance of equipment.
REQUIREMENTS: A service-learning expereince in repairing equipment for Deseret Industries. Completion of written lab experiments to show understanding of topics, and student presentations are required.
PREREQUISITES: EET 150 and 153
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002