Electronic Fundamentals for Avionics Mechanics

Publisher: Aircraft Technical Book Co.
ISBN-13: 9781941144169

Copyright Date: 2015
Pages: 124
Binding: Paperback
Dimensions: 11.0″ x 8.5″

Category: SKU: M04B2 Tag:


EASA Part 66/147 compliant Module 4 – Electronics Fundamentals written to the levels required for B-2 avionics student and the CertTEC U.S. avionics certification.

note: If you are a B-1 mechanical student, the depth of this manual is in excess of the required curricula and testing A more basic Module 4 for B-1 students will more closely match your requirements and can be found at


Diodes; diode symbols, characteristics and properties, diodes in series and parallel; characteristics and use of silicon controlled rectifiers (thyristors), light emitting diodes, photo conductive diodes, varistors, rectifier diodes; functional testing of diodes.Materials, electron configuration, electrical properties.
P and N type materials, effects of impurities, majority and minority characters.
PN junction is a semiconductor, development of a potential across a PN junction in unbiased, forward biased, and reverse biased conditions.
Diode parameters, peak inverse voltage, maximum forward current, temperature, frequency, leakage current, power dissipation
Operation and function of diodes in clippers, clampers, fulland half wave rectifiers, bridge rectifiers, voltage doubler and tripler circuits
detailed operation and characteristics of: silicon controlled rectifiers, light emitting diodes, Schottky diodes, photo conductive diodes, varacter diodes, varistors, rectifier diodes and Zener diodesTransistors
Transistor symbols, descriptions, characteristics, properties and orientation.
construction and operation of PNP and NPN transistors
base collector and emitter configurations
testing of transistors
basic appreciation of older transistor types and their uses
application of transistors, classes of amplifiers (A, B, C) simple circuits including bias, decoupling, feedback, and stabilization
multistage circuit principles, cascades, push-pull, oscillators, multi-vibrators, flip-flop circuits

Integrated Circuits

Integrated circuits; description and operation of logic and linear circuits
operation and function of an operational amplifier used as integrator, differentiator, voltage follower, comparator
amplifier stage connecting methods: resistive capacitive, inductive, inductive resistance, directPrinted Circuit Boards

Description and use of printed circuit boards.Servomechanisms

Understanding of; Open and closed loop systems, feedback, follow up, analogue transducers, null, feedback deadband
construction, operation and use of the following synchro system components: resolvers, differential, control and torque, E and I tranformers, inductance transmitters, capacitance transmitters, synchronous transmitters
servomechanism defects, reversal of synchro leads, hunting


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