May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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ELET 1510 - DC Electricity


Academic Division: Business, Industry and Technology
Academic Discipline: Electronic Engineering Technology
Assistant Dean: Vincent Palombo PhD
3 Credit(s)
Elements of DC Circuits is an introductory course in direct current circuit theory that includes the basic concepts of voltage, current, resistance and power. (CTAG = CTEET001 and TAG = OET01)  UG OET001
2 Lab Hour(s)
2 Lecture Hour(s);
Required as Prerequisite or Concurrent Course(s): Take MATH 1110  




College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking Class discussions, class activities, tests, and labs - weekly
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy Class discussions, class activities, tests, and labs - Regularly throughout the semester

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Demonstrate knowledge in the areas of basic electronics units of measure.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes during the first two weeks and throughout the remainder of the semester.

2. Identify and explain the symbology used in electronic diagrams.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes in weeks 2, 3, and 4 and throughout the remainder of the semester.
3. Use meters to safely measure V, I, and R values. Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes in week 2 and throughout the remainder of the semester.

4. Demonstrate knowledge and use of the resistor color code.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes in week 2 and throughout the remainder of the semester.

5. Analyze and calculate fundamental electronic circuit configurations using Ohm’s Law and power formulas.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes in weeks 3 and 4 and throughout the remainder of the semester.

6. Analyze and calculate V, I, and R in series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes during weeks 4 through 7 and throughout the remainder of the semester.

7. Demonstrate the ability to use Norton’s and Thevenin’s theorems to solve circuit problems.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes during week 7.

8. Demonstrate the ability to use nodal analysis to solve circuit problems.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes during week 8.

9. Explain and use magnetic terms and units of measure.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes during week 9.

10. Define the properties of capacitance and the behavior of capacitors in DC circuits.

Lecture, Labs, and Quizzes during weeks 9 and 10.

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 





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