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Core Curriculum Book and Tool List

Required Textbooks for Electronics Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum
  • Mathematics Applied to Electronics, James H. Harder and Wallace D. Beitzel
  • Basic Electronics, Bernard Grob and Mitchel E. Schultz
  • Problems Manual to Accompany Grob's Basic Electronics, Mitchel E. Schultz
  • Experiments Manual to Accompany Grob's Basic Electronics, Frank Pugh and Wes Ponick
  • Electronic Principles, Albert Paul Malvino and David J. Bates
  • Digital Systems, Principles and Applications, Ronald J. Tocci
  • Maintaining and Repairing PC's, Charles J. Brooks
  • Broadband Communications, Robert C. Newman
  • Modern Electronic Communication, Beasley

Required Tools for Electronics Core Curriculum

  • Protective eyewear - safety goggles/glasses
  • Small padlock
  • Wrench, cresent - 6-inch
  • Pliers, long nose, 4-inch
  • Pliers, diagonal cutting, 4-inch
  • Breadboard - Radio Shack # 276-169A or equivalent
  • Screwdriver, multi-bit 6-way, with Phillips, flat blade and nut drivers
  • Soldering iron, 35 Watt, grounded tip, with sponge and holder
  • Soldering iron tip, long reach, conical
  • Desoldering tool, vacuum
  • 1/2-lb. spool 63/37 solder, 0.022 inch dia. rosin multi core
  • Desoldering braid, 0.10 inch x 5 foot
  • Printed circuit board
  • X-acto knife
  • Alignment tools, antistatic
  • Antistatic wrist strap
  • Adjustable wirestripper, 18 to 26 gauge
  • Sharp pointed tweezers
  • Hex key set
  • Scientific calculator (TI-36X or Sharp EL 506 or equivalent)

Suggested Supplies

  • 3-ring notebook or equivalent
  • 12-inch plastic straight edge with inch and centimeter graduations
  • Ruled loose leaf paper
  • Engineering pad
  • Flash drive (USB memory stick)
  • National Instruments MultiSim - Student Edition

Books and/or tool requirements may change.
Please wait until the first day of class to get exact requirements.

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