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PHYSICS

PHYS-310
Electronics (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Fundamentals of basic analog electronic components and circuits, including weekly laboratory. Components examined include: resistors, capacitors, inductors, rectifiers, transformers, triodes, and transistors. Quantities examined include: voltage, resistance, current, inductance, capacitance, reactance, and impedance. Circuit analysis involves application of Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's rules. Circuits include: DC, AC, tuned, rectifier, and simple amplifying circuits. Usually offered every three semesters; see Physics Department website. Prerequisite: PHYS-205 or PHYS-210, or PHYS-200 and MATH-221 or MATH-211, or permission of instructor.