• Program: Electronics Technology
  • Course: Advanced Troubleshooting
  • Course #: ELEC2050
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course will allow students to troubleshoot complex 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 timed practical troubleshooting exercise and the work done during the course will be used to evaluate the student.

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:
Identify the oscilloscope's operating parameters
Identify panel control functions
Evaluate the functional blocks of an oscilloscope
Conduct a signal flow analysis of an oscilloscope
Examine the X-Y and tester mode operations of an oscilloscope
Analyze the horizontal sweep circuits of the oscilloscope
Examine the vertical section circuits of the oscilloscope
Examine the deflection and cathode ray tube circuits of the oscilloscope
Examine the trigger and blanking circuits of the oscilloscope
Examine the switching and calibrate circuits of the oscilloscope
Analyze power supply circuits for direct current and ripple content
Troubleshoot an oscilloscope

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ELEC1400 or equivalent
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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