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EIT 232 Equipment Maintenance
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Introduction to basic concepts and techniques for maintaining and repairing sound and lighting equipment. Topics include basic maintenance, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, soldering, wiring standards, calibration, and testing of a wide variety of sound, lighting, and performance-related equipment.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the concepts of interfacing professional audio equipment.
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate the calibration of recording equipment.
3. (Application Level) Perform basic testing of equipment for electrical voltage, continuity, and impedance.
4. (Application Level) Apply soldering skills in the repair of audio equipment.
5. (Synthesis Level) Model basic maintenance of stage lighting infrastructure, fixtures, and cabling.
6. (Application level) Troubleshoot audio-related equipment by applying basic principles of electronics.
7. (Evaluation Level) Determine problems and assess possible solutions in professional live audio and stage lighting systems.
8. (Application Level) Employ cleaning techniques to maintain professional aesthetics appropriate for recording studio and live performance venues.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None