Mechatronics Learning Guides

Q  INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICITY and ELECTRONICS

☐ Q01 Hand Tool Identification

☐ Q02 OSHA Workplace Safety

☐ Q03 Proper Disposal of Electronic Waste/Recycling

☐ Q04 Soldering/Desoldering through Hole Technology

☐ Q06 Schematic Symbols

☐ Q07 D.C./Basic Electronic Terms

☐ Q08 Ohm's Law

☐ Q09 Series/Parallel Circuits

☐ Q10 Resistor Identification and Testing

☐ Q11 Use and Operation of a Multimeter

☐ Q12 Basic AC Circuits

☐ Q13 Inductors, Inductance and Transformers

☐ Q14 Capacitor Identification and Testing

☐ Q15 Diode Testing and Identification 

☐ Q16 Transistor Identification and Testing

☐ Q17 Transistor Amplifiers

☐ Q18 Basic Use of the Signal Generator

☐ Q19 Basic Use of the Oscilloscope

☐ Q20 AC/DC Power Supplies

☐ Q21 Switched Mode Power Supply Theory

☐ Q22 Construct and Analyze an AC/DC Power Supply

 

R  WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

☐ R01 Radio Wave Propagation and Modes of Transmission

☐ R02 Transmission Lines and Antennas

☐ R03 Super Heterodyne Receiver

☐ R04 Construct a Heterodyne Receiver

☐ R05 Use of the Communications Service Monitor

☐ R06 Two-Way Radio, Cell Phone, and PCS

☐ R07 Antenna and CATV Systems

☐ R08 Dish Antenna Installation

 

S   COMPUTER/TV DISPLAYS

☐ S01 The TV Block Diagram

☐ S02 The Computer Monitor Block Diagram

☐ S03 Projection Technologies

☐ S04 Direct View Technologies

☐ S05 Home Theater

T  ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS/

MANUFACTURING/AUTOMATED PROCESSES

☐ T01 Pneumatic Systems

☐ T02 Hydraulic Systems

☐ T03 Electrical Symbols and Components

☐ T04 Electrical Wiring and Industrial Controls

☐ T05 DC Motors and Generators

☐ T06 AC Motors and Generators

☐ T07 Sensors

☐ T08 Programmable Logic Controllers and Digital Logic

☐ T09 Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing

☐ T10 Subtractive Manufacturing/Milling – 2D PCB design

☐ T11 Industrial Robotics

 

U  AUDIO SYSTEMS

☐ U01 Analog Audio Formats/Theory

☐ U02 Digital Audio Formats/Theory

☐ U05 Audio Amplifiers

☐ U07 Speakers and Crossover Networks

☐ U08 Surround Sound Systems

☐ U09 Mobile Audio Systems

☐ U10 PA and Intercom Systems

 

V  ALARMS AND BUILDING AUTOMATION

☐ V01 Install an Auto Alarm

☐ V02 Alarm/Security Systems

☐ V03 Install a Home Automation System

☐ V05 Install a Video Surveillance System

 

W  WIRED COMMUNICATIONS/TELECOMMUNICATIONS

☐ W01 Telecommunications Cabling☐ W02 Identify Cables and Connectors

☐ W03 Install RJ45, BNC, and F connectors

☐ W04 Use and Operation of the Cable/LAN Analyzer

☐ W06 Fiber Optic Cabling

 

X  CERTIFICATIONS

☐ X01 Prepare for the ETA Certified Electronic Technician Credential

☐ X03 Prepare for the NOCTI Exam

☐ X04 Prepare for the Customer Service Specialist Credential

 

XX EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

☐ XX01 Identify Job Requirements

☐ XX02 Perform a Job Search

☐ XX03 Prepare a Job Application

☐ XX04 Participate in a Job Interview

☐ XX05 Demonstrate Knowledge of Paycheck Principles

☐ XX06 Demonstrate Knowledge of Employee/Employer Relations