Electronics Fundamentals Training

619-01 Introduction to Industrial Electronics

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the construction and operation of basic electronic components. You will also be able to explain common troubleshooting techniques used in electronic circuits.

  • Explain how semiconductor materials are used to construct electronic components
  • Describe the operation of a P-N junction in an electronic component
  • Explain the effect of bias voltage on current flow through a P-N junction
  • Explain the operation of the following electronic components:
    • Diode
    • Transistor
    • Thyristor
  • Describe the purpose of a rectifier
  • Describe the following types of thyristors:
    • Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCR)
    • Triacs
  • Explain the common techniques used in troubleshooting electronic circuits

619-07 Digital Electronics and Microprocessors

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to explain how digital signals differ from analog signals. You will also be able to describe the operation of many common types of digital components and circuits, including microprocessors.

  • Explain the difference between digital and analog signals
  • Describe logic levels in a digital circuit
  • For the standard logic gates that make up a digital circuit:
    • Determine the output for any combination of input
    • Identify the proper schematic symbol
  • Determine the output of a digital circuit based on given inputs
  • Explain the function of a J-K flip-flop circuit
  • Describe the purpose of a microprocessor in an industrial control system
  • Explain the purpose of a microprocessor program
  • Describe the components found in a basic microprocessor-based system