Department Information

Chair:
Brice Smith
Bowers Hall, Room 342
Phone: 607-753-2821
Fax: 607-753-4973

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PHY 540 - Electronics I: Circuit Elements and Devices

Exploration of AC and DC circuits from experimental and theoretical perspectives. Topics include: measurement and diagnostic devices, resistive and reactive networks, transformers, and semiconductor devices such as diodes, photovoltaic cells and transistors. Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Not open to students with credit for PHY 440. 

Prerequisite: PHY 202.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code S = offered in spring
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.