Fall 2023 Course Syllabus
Course: CETT-1409 (Section: 11, CRN: 91914)
DC-AC Circuits
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Instructor Information
Instructor George Bohn
Email bohngw@lamarpa.edu
Phone (409) 984-6391
Office Umphrey Industrial Technology Center - Room: 201 C
Office Hours M 3 - 5 pm, T 4 - 5 pm, W 1 - 5 pm, R 1 - 2 pm & 3 - 5 pm, F 1 - 5 pm
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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.
Required Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

DC/AC Circuits by Schoolcraft Publishing
Additional Materials/Resources None.
Corequisites/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.
Program Student Learning Outcomes •Identify control panel indicators, calibration tools, electrical parts, and how they work.
•Utilize a multimeter and oscilloscope to differentiate between two AC signals with respect to voltage, current, and power.
•Apply electronic circuit fabrication techniques to industry standards.
•Explain the static and dynamic aspects of processes.
•Analyze level and gas measurements to determine proper operating parameters of specific process and electrical equipment.
•Demonstrates standard safety procedures as required in industry.
Lecture Topics Outline CETT 1409 – 1 Lecture Topics
FALL 2022
“DC/AC Circuits” Instructor Bohn
 Introduction to the Class – Class Rules
 Chapter 1 Lecture
 Chapter 2 Lecture
 Chapter 3 Lecture
 Chapter 4 Lecture
 Chapter 5 Lecture
 Chapter 6 Lecture
 Chapter 7 Lecture
 Chapter 8 Lecture
 Make-up Day
 Chapter 9 & 10 Lecture
 Chapter 11 & 12 Lecture
 Chapter 13 Lecture 
 Make-up Day
 Make-up Day
 Make-up Day
 Final Review

Major Assignments Schedule CETT 1409 – 1 Tentative Schedule
FALL 2022
“DC/AC Circuits” Instructor Bohn
Week 1 Introduction to the Class – Class Rules
             Chapter 1 Lecture
Week 2 Chapter 1 Questions due – Chapter 2 Lecture
              Chapter 2 Questions due – Chapter 1&2 Test review
September 5 - Labor Day Holiday
Week 3 Chapter 1&2 Test
              Chapter 3 Lecture
Week 4 Chapter 3 Questions due – Chapter 4 Lecture
             Chapter 4 Questions due
Week 5 Chapter 3&4 Test review
              Chapter 3&4 Test
Week 6 Chapter 5 Lecture
              Chapter 5 Questions due – Chapter 6 Lecture
Week 7 Chapter 6 Questions due – Chapter 5&6 Test review
              Chapter 5&6 Test
Week 8 Chapter 7 Lecture
              Chapter 7 Questions due - Chapter 8 Lecture
Week 9 Make-up Day
              Chapter 8 Questions due – Chapter 7&8 Test review
Week 10 Chapter 7 & 8 Test - Chapter 9 & 10 Lecture
                Chapter 9 & 10 Questions due – Test review
Week 11 Chapter 9 & 10 Test – Chapter 11 & 12 Lecture
                Chapter 11 & 12 Questions Due – Test review
Week 12 Chapter 11 & 12 Test
                Chapter 13 Lecture and test review
Week 13 Make-up Day
                Make-up Lab Day
Week 14 Make-up Day
November 22 - 24 Holiday
Week 15 Make-up Day
                Final Review
Week 16 December 11-12 Final Exam
Final Exam Date December 11, 2023 - 8:0 AM   Through  December 12, 2023 - 11:0 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B  70 - 79=C   60 - 69=D  Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
There will be chapter exams, a comprehensive final exam, a combined lab quiz and homework grade. Home work must be completed when due. All late homework not turned in on time will be counted as a zero. It is your responsibility to keep up with your assignments and homework. The course grade will be based on the following percentages: Attendance/Participation 10%, Homework 25%, Chapter Tests 30%, and Final 35%.
Course Policies
Instructor Policies
Attendance Policy As class attendance is crucial to making a passing grade, after 5, 7, & 9 class periods have been missed a letter grade will be dropped after each and after 11 missed class days a Failure will be recorded for the overall grade. If you are late to class, you will be counted tardy unless you have a recognized excuse. You will need to meet with me after class if you are sleeping in class to discuss the importance of not sleeping in class. Class absences can also have recognized excuses, with each being handled on a one on one basis with the instructor.
Additional Information CELL PHONE POLICY - Please put cell phones out of sight and on mute during all class times. Using cell phones during class times is distracting to other students, if you must take a call or make a call, please go into hallway to do so. If there are repeated violations you will be dismissed from class for that day and counted as absent.
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Facility Policies No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
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Grievance / Complaint / Concern If you have a grievance, complaint, or concern about this course that has not been resolved through discussion with the Instructor, please consult the Department Chair.
Department Information
Business and Industrial Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
Phone:(409) 984-6381