University of Wisconsin Madison
Introductory Laboratory (E C E 170) Syllabus
Course Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcome
  • 1
    Determine whether an instrument's output is floating or grounded
  • 2
    Measure the resistance of the green ground wire between the prong of the plug and the instrument case
  • 3
    Measure resistance, DC voltage, and DC current
  • 4
    Take voltage and current readings at various points in a circuit
  • 5
    Identify the resistance of a resistor by reading the color code bands
  • 6
    Explain the operation and function of a potentiometer
  • 7
    Identify and verify voltage and current division configurations in a circuit
  • 8
    Measure circuit parameters to determine if they are linearly related and proportional
  • 9
    Apply the superposition theorem to circuit analysis
  • 10
    Calculate the uncertainty of a measurement due to the stated accuracy of an instrument and the implied precision of a reading
Details
Introductory Laboratory
E C E 170 ( 1 Credits )
Description
This lab provides students with hands-on experiences in using laboratory instrumentation such as oscilloscopes and various meters. It also provides basic safety information on using various electrical equipment.
Prerequisite(s)
Con reg in Physics 202
Department: ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGR
College: College of Engineering
Instructor
Instructor Name
Instructor Campus Address
instructorEmail@emailaddress.edu
Contact Hours
3.0
Course Coordinator
MARK ALLIE
Text book, title, author, and year

ECE 170 Lab Manual

Supplemental Materials
None
Required / Elective / Selected Elective
Required
ABET Program Outcomes Associated with this Course
Program Specific Student Outcomes
 
Brief List of Topics to be Covered
  1. Measure DC voltage and DC current
  2. Kirchhoff's laws
  3. Thevenin equivelents
  4. Measurements with a multi-meter, scope, and signal generator.
Additional Information
 
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