• Program: Electronics Technology
  • Course: Basic Troubleshooting
  • Course #: ELEC1400
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will allow students to troubleshoot larger circuits and systems. Students will utilize schematics, wiring diagrams, functional block diagrams, component placement diagrams, deductive reasoning and test equipment to determine faulty circuits and components. A practical troubleshooting exercise will be the final test.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Examine board level functional relationships of a function generator
Investigate the front panel control operations of a given function generator
Operate the function generator controls to display waveforms on a oscilloscope
Identify the different wave function blocks on a given function generator
Explain the functional block level interactions in a given function generator
Trace the signal flow through a given function generator
Analyze circuit board interactions of a given function generator
Troubleshoot a given function generator for defects

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ELEC1250 or equivalent
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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