VEE 100 Soldering

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Course No. and Title:  VEE 100 Soldering

Campus:   Pohnpei

Initiator:   Nelchor T. Permitez

Date:      October 21, 2014

Course description: The course covers the proper soldering of lead and lead free electronic components using the industry standard tools and materials. Students will gain experience in electronic component insertion and extraction and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) rework.

COURSE HOURS/CREDITS:

 

 

Hours per Week

 

No.  of Weeks

 

Total Hours

 

Semester Credits

Lecture

 

         

x

 

=

/16

=

 

Laboratory

 

         

x

 

=

/48

=

 

Lecture/Lab

 

1.5

x

16

=

24/16

=

1.5

Workshop

 

 

x

 

=

/32

=

 

 

 

 

 
Total  Semester Credits

 

 
1.5

PURPOSE OF COURSE:        
[   ] Degree requirement
[   ] Degree elective
[X] Certificate
[   ] Other

PREREQUISITES:  VSP 121 or concurrently.

PSLOS OF OTHER PROGRAMS THIS COURSE MEETS:


PSLO#

Program

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.

 

Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunication

 

 1)  INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

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1. Effective oral communication: capacity to deliver prepared, purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

 

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2. Effective written communication: development and expression of ideas in writing through work in many genres and styles, utilizing different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images through iterative experiences across the curriculum.

[   ]

3. Critical thinking: a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

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4. Problem solving: capacity to design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.

 

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5. Intercultural knowledge and competence: a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

 

[   ]

6. Information literacy: the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share that information for the problem at hand.

 

[X]

7. Foundations and skills for life-long learning: purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge, skills, and competence.

 

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8. Quantitative Reasoning: ability to reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts and everyday life situations; comprehends and can create sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence and can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats.

 

2)  PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLOs): 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.
5. Perform troubleshooting techniques to maintain and resolve hardware/software related problems in a personal computer system.
6. Perform troubleshooting techniques to maintain, diagnose, and repair electronic equipment and devices.

COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (General): The student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge in soldering tools and materials.
  2. Solder electronics components onto Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly kit.
  3. Demonstrate skills in soldering of Solder Ball Grid Array (BGA) Integrated Circuits (IC) and lead free Surface Mount Device (SMD).                                
COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (Specific): The student will be able to:

CSLO (General) 1: Demonstrate knowledge in soldering tools and materials.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Describe the use of soldering iron, soldering stand, soldering pump and sponge.

7

2

 

 

A test with short answer questions is used to assess the CSLO 1.1 to 1.4.

 

    • Explain the use of solder, solder wick, flux and cleaning agents.
    • Describe single sided, double sided and multi layered PCB.
    • Explain the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as goggles, thick pants and closed shoes in soldering.

CSLO (General) 2: Solder electronics components onto Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly kit.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Insert and extract wires, terminal
strips and electronics components
onto the PCB assembly kit.

7*

2

A rubric is used to assess students’ competence in soldering and reworking of wires, terminals and electronics components on a PCB assembly (CSLO 2.1 to 2.3).

2.2 Solder wires, terminal strips  and   
electronic components on the
PCB assembly kit.

2.3 Rework cold solder joint,  
insufficient solder joint and
excessive solder joint and PCB     track and pads.

CSLO (General) 3: Demonstrate skills in soldering of Solder Ball Grid Array (BGA) Integrated Circuits (IC) and lead free Surface Mount Device (SMD).                                

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Solder BGA IC using hot air solder station.

7

2

A rubric is used to assess students’ competence in CSLO 3.1 to 3.4 in soldering and reworking of BGA IC using hot air and infra-red solder station.

3.2 Reball BGA IC using BGA paste  and solder ball.

3.3 Solder lead free SMD using infra-
red solder station.

3.4 Demonstrate BGA IC rework procedure.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Tools and materials in soldering.
  • Soldering of  electronics components.
  • BGA and lead free IC soldering.

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

[  X ] Lecture                    [      ] Cooperative learning groups
[  X ] Laboratory               [      ] In-class exercises    
[  X ] Audio visual           [  X ] Demonstrations          
[      ] Other

REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS:

  • Student Tool Kit and Soldering kit
  • Ring binder
  • Notebook, pencil/pen
  • Scientific calculator

REFERENCE MATERIALS:

     Nida Corporation. (2002). Mini Courses: Wiring. Melborne, FL: Nida Corporation
Publishing (or most recent edition).

INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS:

None

EVALUATION:

Student must achieve 70% mastery or a "C" grade or higher to pass this course.
A hands-on activity using rubric and written test (mid-term and final examination) are used as summative assessment tool.

CREDIT BY EXAMINATION:
None

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