Practical Industrial Electronics for Engineers and Technicians

THE WORKSHOP

Industrial electronics has become an integral part of our businesses. A working knowledge of electronics has now become a prerequisite for efficiency in the work place.

This two-day workshop will 'demystify' the world of electronics to you and equip you to understand, identify and confidently troubleshoot electronic problems. You will gain the vital knowledge that you need to: multi-skill, reduce down-time, save your company money, and secure your value in the workplace. You will learn the latest trends and techniques in the fastmoving field of industrial electronics.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Receive a certificate of attendance in support of your continuing professional commitment
  • All workshops include the associated hardcopy technical manual
  • Printed workshop handouts
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Interact and network with workshop attendees and experienced instructors
  • Practical, industry driven content to assist you in your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attendees automatically become IDC subscribers and receive exclusive deals and technical content every month

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • All engineering, operations or management personnel who are directly or indirectly involved with electronics controls
  • Anyone whose work requires the use of electronic equipment
  • Maintenance technicians, electricians, foremen and engineers
  • Mechanical and chemical engineers, operators and personnel who need electronics knowledge
  • Those involved with the installing, programming, maintaining and purchasing of electronic control equipment
  • Those who want to improve their understanding and capabilities in electronic technology
  • Those who wish to be able to multi-skill into electronics maintenance technicians, electricians, foremen and engineers

CONTENT SUMMARY

BASIC CONCEPTS

  • Atomic structure
  • Insulators, conductors and semiconductors
  • Current, voltage, resistance, power
  • Units and abbreviations
  • Direct and alternating current

DISCRETE COMPONENTS, PART 1

  • Resistors, inductors and capacitors
  • Transformers and bridge rectifiers
  • Diodes and bipolar junction transistors
  • JFETS and MOSFETS
  • SCRS, DIACS and TRIACS
  • LEDS

DISCRETE COMPONENTS, PART 2

CIRCUIT LAWS

  • Ohm’s law
  • Kirchhoff’s voltage law
  • Kirchhoff’s current law

AMPLIFIERS

  • Small signal amplifiers
  • Power amplifiers
  • Amplifier frequency response
  • Amplifier applications

OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIERS

  • Op-amp parameters
  • Negative and positive feedback
  • Op-amp frequency response, stability and compensation
  • Basic op-amp circuits
  • Power supplies

USING TEST EQUIPMENT, PART 1

  • Current measurement
  • Voltage measurement
  • Resistance measurement
  • Analogue meters
  • Digital meters
  • Oscilloscopes

USING TEST EQUIPMENT, PART 2

INDUSTRIAL PRACTICES

  • Soldering aids
  • Printed circuit boards preparation
  • Component preparation
  • Constructing a soldered joint
  • Common defects in soldered joints
  • Desoldering
  • Safety in the work area

TROUBLESHOOTING

  • Open circuits
  • Short circuits
  • Testing diodes, DIACS and TRIACS
  • Testing BJTS, JFETS and MOSFETS
  • Testing digital and linear IC’S
  • Testing other electronic components
  • Components out of tolerance
  • Troubleshooting, using circuit laws

PRACTICAL SESSIONS include:

  • Short circuits
  • Discrete components
  • Circuit laws
  • Use of test equipment
  • Industrial practices
  • Troubleshooting

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