VEM-110 Workshop Fabrication/Hand and Power Tool Skills

Course Description:    The course covers electrical safety, electronics troubleshooting handtools, testing device and equipment, wires, cables and connectors, crimping and rework of wire, cable and connector assembly.  

  • Prerequisite Course: VSP 121

A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOS): 
The student will be able to:

  1. Practice safety and occupational health procedures in the workplace.
  2. Use electronics tools and test equipment competently.
  3. Interpret schematic diagrams and waveforms.
  4. Build electronics projects to a given specification.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - GENERAL:  
 The student will be able to:
  1. Identify safety procedure in the electronics workshop.
  2. Demonstrate the use of electronics hand tools and equipment in the workshop.
  3. Identify the different wires, cables, connectors and perform splicing procedure.
  4. Terminate and connect wires, cables and connectors.
  5. Test wires, cables and connectors linkage.
  6. Rework wire, cables and connectors assembly.

SLO

PLO 1

PLO 2

PLO 3

PLO 4

1

I

DM

D

 DM

2

I

DM

D

DM

3

I

M

D

M

4

I

M

M

M

5

D

M

D

M

6

M

M

M

 M

I = Introduced
D = Demonstrated
M = Mastered

C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - SPECIFIC:
The student will be able to:

General SLO 1: Identify safety procedure in the electronics workshop.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

1.1. Define and describe safety.

Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

1.2.  Describe the causes of accident.
1.3.  Describe warning signs and symbols.
1.4.  Describe personal and laboratory safety habits.
1.5.  Describe and demonstrate safety rules in the workshop.
1.6. Practice safety precaution.

General SLO 2: Demonstrate the use of electronics hand tools and equipment in the workshop.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Identify, describe and use driving tools.

Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

2.2 Identify, describe and use pliers and cutters.

2.3 Identify, describe and use power tools.

2.4 Identify and describe analog and setup digital multimeter.

2.5 Identify, describe and setup signal generators and  frequency counter.

2.6 Describe and calibrate the digital and analog.  oscilloscope.

General SLO 3: Identify the different wires, cables, connectors and perform splicing
procedure.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Identify wire, cable, connectors and tools.

Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

3.2 Splice single wire and connector.

3.3 Splice wires, cables and connectors.

3.4 Describe cabling standards and category performance.

General SLO 4: Terminate and connect wires, cables and connectors.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

4.1 Cut wires and cables.

Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

4.2 Splice wires and cables.

4.3 Connect wires, cables and connectors.

4.4 Crimp wires cables and connectors.

General SLO 5: Test wire, cable and connectors linkage.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

5.1 Test wire and connector using multimeter.

Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

5.2 Test cable and connector using cable tester and multimeter.

5.3 Test and verify wire and connector integrity.

5.4 Test and verify cable and connector integrity.

General SLO 6: Rework wire, cable and connector assembly.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

6.1  Visual check wire, cable and connector assembly.

Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

6.2  Cut wire, cable and connector assembly.
6.3  Re-crimp wire, cable and connector assembly.
6.4  Re-test wire, cable and connector link using multimeter and cable tester.

D. COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Safety practices in electronics workshop.
  2. Electronics hand tools and equipments.
  3. Wires, cables and connectors parameters.
  4. Terminate and connect wires, cables and connectors.
  5. Test wires, cables and connectors linkage.
  6. Rework wire, cable and connector.

E. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION

Computer Aided Instruction
Practical/Experimentation
Lecture/Demonstration

F. REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS

Nida Corporation. (2001). Cables and Connectors. Melborne, FL: Nida Corporation publishing (or most recent edition).
Three-ring binder
Notebook, pencil/pen
Scientific calculator and ruler (metric and U.S.)
Toolbox and Electronics circuit kit

G. REFERENCE MATERIALS

Nida Corporation. (2001). Cables and Connectors (experiment manual). Melborne, FL: Nida Corporation publishing (or most recent edition).

H. INSTRUCTIONAL COST

None

I. EVALUATION

Student in electronics and telecommunication program must achieve a grade of "C" or better to pass the course.

J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION

None

 

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