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Electronics Engineering

Our comprehensive electronics teaching resources makes use of the latest computer-based training systems, incorporating multimedia learning materials, virtual instrumentation and optional Internet delivered instruction.

Providing practical, in-depth hands-on courses of study, these competency-based resources can be mapped to a wide range of courses, qualifications and examinations.

D3000 – Comprehensive electronics training system provides a practical course of instruction across a wide range of electronics topics. Modules are based on circuit panels that allow each topic to be explored to considerable depth. Areas covered include:-

  • Core Electronics
  • Semi-conductors
  • Linear Electronics
  • Digital Logic
  • Power Electronics (AC/DC)
  • Microprocessors / Microcontrollers
  • Aviation Electronics
  • Automotive Electronics

Features:

  • Hands-on practical activities
  • Multimedia curriculum
  • Rugged dependable hardware
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Computer tracked and managed learning
  • Optional Virtual Learning via the internet
  • Instructor support theory presentations
  • Class based wireless assessment system
  • Comprehensive topic coverage at two levels
  • Pre-built circuits for repeatability
  • Broadband projects/components assembly activities for hands-on skills
  • Troubleshooting using real and “virtual” instruments
  • Comprehensive worksheets for practical experiments
  • Modular competency-based curriculum that can be easily mapped to specific requirements
 

DC Circuits-1

DC Circuits-1

Topics covered in DC Circuits-1 include:
  • The basic DC circuit
  • Ohm’s law
  • Resistor color coding
  • Resistors connected in series/parallel

A theory manual is available for this module to provide additional information. ClassCampus compatible HTML learning material is also available.

AC Circuits-1

AC Circuits-1

Topics covered in AC Circuits-1 include:
  • Sinusoidal waveforms
  • AC supply with resistive load
  • C and L on square and sinusoidal supplies
  • AC supply with capacitive and inductive loads
  • RC, RL, and RLC circuits on AC supplies

A theory manual is available for this module to provide additional information. ClassCampus compatible HTML learning material is also available.

Electrical Networks-1

Electrical Networks-1

Topics covered in Electrical Networks-1 include:
  • Supply source internal resistance
  • Maximum power transfer from source to load
  • Dual voltage DC and combined AC/DC supplies
  • Thevenin’s and Norton’s circuit theorems
  • Superposition and star-delta transformation

Electromagnetic Devices-1

Electromagnetic Devices-1

Topics covered in Electromagnetic Devices-1 include:
  • Permanent magnets and magnetic fields
  • Electromagnets
  • Inductive reactance
  • The transformer, solenoid, and relay

Combinational Logic Systems-1

Combinational Logic Systems-1

Topics covered in D3000 4.2 Combinational Logic Systems-1 include:
  • EX-OR and EX-NOR gates
  • Encoder and decoder circuits
  • Multiplexer and demultiplexer circuits
  • Magnitude comparator circuits
  • Full adder circuits

Digital Systems-1

Digital Systems-1

Topics covered in D3000 4.4 Digital Systems-1 include:
  • The analog switch and multivibrator IC circuits
  • Binary/BCD counters and 7-segment decoder/ driver/displays
  • The analog comparator and analog integrator
  • D-A converter IC and A-D converter circuit
  • Voltmeter, frequency counter/timer & triangle waveform generator

Fundamentals of Digital Logic-1

Fundamentals of Digital Logic-1

Topics covered in D3000 4.1 Fundamentals of Digital Logic-1 include:
  • Number systems
  • Transistor-transistor logic (TTL)
  • Logic expression and simplification
  • TTL and CMOS gates
  • Open collector gates

ClassCampus compatible HTML learning material is available for this module.

Sequential Logic-1

Sequential  Logic-1

Topics covered in D3000 4.3 Sequential Logic-1 include:
  • The S-R latch
  • The D-type flip-flop
  • The J-K flip-flop
  • Shift registers
  • Binary counters

ClassCampus compatible HTML learning material is available for this module.

Filter Circuits-1

Filter Circuits-1

Topics covered in D3000 3.2 Filter Circuits-1 include:
  • Simple RC filters
  • LC bandpass filters
  • The low pass Pi filter
  • The twin T Notch filter
  • Active filters

Operational Amplifiers-1

Operational Amplifiers-1

Topics covered in D3000 3.1 Operational Amplifiers-1 include:
  • Inverting amplifier
  • Integrator
  • Non-inverting amplifier
  • Summing amplifier

ClassCampus compatible HTML learning material is available for this module

Oscillators-1

Oscillators-1

Topics covered in D3000 3.3 Oscillators-1 include:
  • Wien bridge oscillator
  • LC oscillators
  • Tuned drain FET oscillator
  • Astable and monostable multivibrators
  • 555 timer

Power Supplies-1

Power Supplies-1

Topics covered in D3000 3.4 Power Supplies-1 include:
  • Rectification
  • Stabilization and smoothing
  • Protection
  • Fault diagnosis

Optoelectronics-1

Optoelectronics-1

Topics covered in Optoelectronics-1 include:
  • State indicators
  • Display devices
  • Photoconductive cells
  • Optic fiber devices
  • Infra-red link

A theory manual is available to provide additional information.

Power Electronics Devices-1

Power Electronics Devices-1

Topics covered in Power Electronic Devices-1 include:
  • Power transistor
  • Audio power amplifier
  • MOS power FET
  • Silicon controlled rectifier

ClassCampus compatible HTML learning material is available for this module.

Semiconductors-1

Semiconductors-1

Topics covered in Semiconductors-1 include:
  • P-N junction diode
  • Half wave rectifier
  • Zener diode
  • Transistor characteristics and amplifier

A theory manual is available for this module to provide additional information. ClassCampus compatible HTML learning material is also available.

 

Semiconductors-2

Semiconductors-2

Topics covered in Semiconductors-2 include:
  • Darlington pair emitter follower
  • Complementary PNP/NPN pair
  • Constant current sink
  • Differential amplifier
  • JFET characteristics and amplifier

ClassCampus compatible HTML learning material is available for this module

 

6502 Microprocessor Applications

6502 Microprocessor Applications

Topics covered in this D3000 8.1 Microprocessor Applications Module include:
  • Writing 6502 machine code programs
  • Program debugging
  • Introduction to development systems
  • Addressing modes and negative binary numbers
  • Programs with loops

This module requires the Microprocessor Applications module.

 

68000 Microprocessor Applications

68000 Microprocessor Applications

Topics covered in this D3000 8.5 Microprocessor Study Module include:
  • Writing 68000 machine code programs
  • Program development and debugging
  • Introduction to development systems
  • Programs with loops
  • Logical and test instructions

This module requires the Microprocessor Applications module.

 

PIC Microcontrollers

PIC Microcontrollers

Topics covered in this PIC Microcontroller Module include:
  • Binary and hexadecimal number systems
  • PIC internal architecture and instruction set
  • Basic digital input and output
  • Keypad and display scanning - number entry and display
  • Sound generation - security and alarm circuits

 

Z80 Microprocessor Applications

Z80 Microprocessor Applications

Topics covered in this D3000 8.2 Microprocessor Study Module include:
  • Writing Z80 machine code programs
  • Program debugging
  • Introduction to development systems
  • Addressing modes and negative binary numbers
  • Programs with loops

This module requires the Microprocessor Applications module.

 

Auto Electronic Circuits

Auto Electronic Circuits

Topics covered in D3000 7.00 Auto Electronic Circuits include:
  • Simple circuits and measurements
  • Lamps in series circuits
  • Lamps in parallel circuits
  • Lamps in series-parallel circuits
  • Switches
  • Resistance

 

Auto Lighting Circuits

Auto Lighting Circuits

Topics covered in D3000 7.01 Auto Lighting Circuits include:
  • Interior light circuits
  • Brake (stop) circuit
  • Reverse (back-up) circuit
  • Dip/main (Lo/Hi) beam circuit
  • Hazard warning circuit
  • Direction indicator (turn signal) circuit
  • Side and rear (park and tail) circuits
  • Introduction to headlamp circuits
  • Relay circuits
  • Enrichment activities

 

Automotive Electrics

Automotive Electrics

Topics covered in this D3000 7.1 Automotive Electrics Module include:
  • Battery and fuse
  • Starter and solenoid
  • Horn and relay
  • Parking and headlight
  • Indicators and hazards

 

Engine Control and Management

Engine Control and Management

Topics covered in this D3000 7.3 Engine Control and Management Module include:
  • Fuel system electronics - the basics
  • Transducers
  • Computers
  • Actuators
  • Emission control

 

Ignition Systems

Ignition Systems

Topics covered in this D3000 7.2 Ignition Systems Module include:
  • Semiconductor basic principles
  • Contact breaker ignition systems
  • Electronic ignition systems
  • Spark plugs
  • Dynamo and Alternator charging systems

 

Motorcycle Lighting Circuits

Motorcycle Lighting Circuits

Topics covered in D3000 7.02 Auto Lighting Circuits include:
  • Brake (stop) circuit
  • Dip/main (Lo/Hi) beam circuit
  • Hazard warning circuit
  • Direction indicator (turn signal) circuit
  • Park and tail circuits
  • Introduction to headlamp circuits
  • Relay circuits
  • Enrichment activities

 

Vehicle Displays and Diagnostics

Vehicle Displays and Diagnostics

Topics covered in this D3000 7.4 Vehicle Displays & Diagnostics Module include:
  • Instrument cluster
  • Levels & lighting
  • Passenger safety
  • Trip computer

 

Avionics-1

Avionics-1

Topics covered in this Avionics Module include:
  • Single engine aircraft electrical systems
  • Single engine power distribution systems
  • Single engine power supply systems
  • Cessna single engine aircraft electrical systems
  • Single engine internal and external lighting systems

 

Avionics-2

Avionics-2

Topics covered in this Avionics Module include:
  • Stall warning systems
  • Take off warning systems
  • Temperature systems
  • Fuel quantity and fuel flow measurement