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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Joint Apprentice Training Committee of the Elevator Industry | Evaluated Learning Experience

Troubleshooting Solid State Electronic Systems

Formerly Applied Electronics for Elevators
72  hours (18 weeks).
September 2000 - Present.*
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of the course, students will be able to: lay out and fabricate binary decoder PC board; convert between base 10 and binary number systems; describe the function and behavior of diode and Zener diode; describe how the power transistor can be used as a switch; explain how an SCR is used as a control element; and program an EPHROM. Shop exercises support instruction.


Major topics include: binary decoder PC board; base 10 and binary number systems; diode and Zener diode; power transistor; SCR; EPHROM; etching safety; soldering and desoldering.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate degree/certificate category, 2 semester hours (1 lecture, 1 shop) as Basic Electrical Circuits (10/01 revalidation) (11/06 revalidation) (7/12 revalidation) (7/17 revalidation). *NOTE: An earlier version of this course appears in the next section.