ELECTRONICS


These were the REQUIREMENTS before the REVISIONS
which were made on January 1, 2004.

To see the current requirements Click Here


  1. Do the following:
    1. Draw a simple schematic diagram. It must show resistors, capacitors, and transistors or integrated circuits, Use correct symbols. Label all parts.
    2. Tell the purpose of each part.
  2. Do the following:
    1. Show the right way to solder and unsolder.
    2. Show how to avoid heat damage to components.
    3. Tell about the function of a printed circuit board. Tell what precautions should be observed when soldering printed circuit boards.
  3. Select ONE of the following:
    1. Tell how you can use electronics for a control purpose. Build a circuit to show this.
    2. Tell about the basic principles of digital techniques. Show how to change three decimal numbers into binary numbers. Show how to change three binary numbers into decimal numbers. Build a circuit to show digital techniques.
    3. Tell about three audio applications of electronics. Build a circuit to show audio techniques.
  4. Do the following for the project you built in requirement 3:
    1. Show how to read the schematic diagram of the project.
    2. Show how the project works. To the best of your ability, tell how it operates.
  5. Do the following:
    1. Show how to solve a simple problem involving current, voltage, and resistance using Ohm's law.
    2. Tell about the need for and the use of test equipment in electronics.  Name three types of test equipment. Tell how they operate.
    3. Tell about three jobs in electronics. Tell what training is needed for each job.

BSA Advancement ID#: 44
Pamphlet Revision Date: 2003
Requirements last revised in 2003


Page updated on: May 02, 2013



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