Fall 2018 Course Syllabus
Course: CETT-1409- Section: 02
DC-AC Circuits
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Instructor Information
Instructor Bobby Peeler
Phone(409) 984-6420
Location:Student Center - Room: 411
Hours:Mon and Wed 11-2 Fri 8-12 Tues and Thurs 8 - 9:30 and 11 - 12
Business and Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
Phone:(409) 984-6381
Course Information
Description Fundamentals of DC circuits and AC circuits operation including Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws, networks, transformers, resonance, phasors, capacitive and inductive and circuit analysis techniques.
Prerequisites None
Learning Outcomes Students will analyze DC and AC circuits from simple to complex and make measurements with ohm meters, voltmeters and oscilloscope and describe the difference between an AC and DC Signal.
Core Objectives Students will work together to build circuits and demonstrate their knowledge of how the circuits work and how they change when different components are used. They will also learn to use test volt/ohm meters to test and analyze circuits.
Program Student Learning Outcomes Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication, work effectively with others, and demonstrate competency and demonstrate correct use of lab equipment.
Textbooks Textbooks are Batteries and DC Circuits, Transformers and AC Circuits. They are published by Schoolcraft Publishing
Lecture Topics
Lecture Topics are Electrochemical Action, Battery Characteristics, Kinds of Batteries, Solving DC Circuits, DC Series Circuits, and Parallel Circuits, Series-Parallel Circuits and The use of DC circuits.
Major Assignments
There will be tests every two weeks over 2 chapters at a time and a Comprehensive Final Exam. The Quiz average will also be included in the final grade.
Final Exam Date December 6, 2018 - 12:30 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
All tests will be averaged plus the homework average and quiz average for the final grade.
Course Policies
Instructor Policies Grades will not be discussed in class.
Attendance Policy All classes should be attended by students to be successful in class.
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
ADA Considerations The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.
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Other Grades will not be discussed in class.
HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.