WTMT105 - Semiconductors

This course introduces the student to the form, function, and operating principles of electrical semiconductors.


Hours: 109 (Lecture Hours: 75; Laboratory Hours: 34)


Total Weeks: 3.6




Non-Course Prerequisites: 


Co-requisite Statement: 


Course Content:
- Series circuits
- Parallel circuits
- Combination Circuits
- Voltage Divider Circuits
- Bridge Circuits
- Common Conductors
- Conductor Resistance
- Three wire (Edison) circuits
- Semiconductor Diodes
- Features of junction transistors


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Analyze series circuits
- Analyze parallel and combination circuits
- Analyze voltage divider circuits
- Analyze bridge and three wire (Edison) circuits
- Connect and test manual motor starters
- Connect and test semiconductor diodes
- Connect and test magnetic motor starters 


Grading System: Percentage


Grading Weight: 70%


Supplies: Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.


Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.