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USAF EOD Electronics

$32,500.00 $24,650.00

IE-TC-0027

Training Objectives:

This course is designed with the USAF EOD Technician in mind. We know that you can do math and read schematics so we take you on a fast paced journey through the recent history of IEDs while building hard training devices you can keep to sustain your training. There’s usually at least one super nerd in the class so we bring all the latest kits to keep them busy while we show the rest of the class the secrets they have been keeping from you.

 

  • Understand the fundamentals of Electronic Theory
    • The anatomy of an atom
    • Conductors and insulators
    • The relationship between voltage, current and resistance in DC Circuits
    • Series and parallel circuits
    • Ohm’s law
  • Identify the function of an electronic switch 
  • Describe how a switch works
  • Identify the schematic symbols for switches
  • Use a soldering iron to solder leads to a switch
  • Demonstrate breadboard component placement
  • Relate an electronic schematic to components on a breadboard
  • Identify the schematic symbols for a different types of resistors
  • Determine a fixed resistor’s value (color code)
  • Identify variable resistors
  • Use resistors in a circuit
  • Describe how relays are used in an electrical circuit
  • Recognize the schematic symbol for a relay
  • Discuss how relays are configured in a circuit
  • Describe how capacitors are used in an IED
  • Recognize the schematic symbols for capacitors
  • Discuss how capacitors are configured in an IED circuit
  • Summarize how semiconductors are used in the electrical circuit
  • Describe semiconductor theory
  • Describe the relationship between N and P-type materials
  • Recognize the schematic symbol for a diode
  • Explain how transistors are used in an electrical circuit
  • Identify the schematic symbol, the legs, and the function of a transistor
  • Determine how transistors are configured in a circuit
  • Discuss how MOSFETs are used in an electrical circuit
  • Identify the schematic symbol, the legs, and the function of a MOSFET
  • Determine how MOSFETs are configured in a circuit
  • Discuss how SCRs are used in an electrical circuit
  • Identify the schematic symbol, the legs, and the function of a SCR
  • Determine how SCRs are configured in circuits
  • Generalize how integrated circuits are used in the electrical circuit
  • Recognize an IC in a radiograph
  • Identify the pin configuration of an IC chip
  • State the purposes of a 555 timer
  • Describe how logic ICs can be used in an electrical circuit
  • Identify the pin configuration of a logic chip
  • Explain the use of a truth table
  • Identify schematic symbols for logic gates
  • Basic Programming Concepts
  • Flowcharts 
  • Logic 
  • Pseudocode 
  • Functions, Arrays and Loops
  • Microcontroller Input/ Output
  • Integrating sensors (PIR, LDR, Ultrasonic)
  • Radio Communications using Arduino (HOPE RF RFM23 and RFM95)

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Description

Air Force EOD Electronics (5 DAY) 40hrs 

Schedule of Events: 

Day 1: DC Theory (Resistors, Batteries, Capacitors and Switches)

Lecture: The lecture is focused around the various passive components found in IEDs and the foundational concepts that explain their behavior in IED circuits. These concepts will also be related to EOD procedures by examining how DET Diagnostics and Ohm’s Law line up. 

Lab: 

  • Multimeter tutorial.
  • Breadboard simple circuits and test with supplied multimeter. Observe capacitor charging and voltages across open, closed and EOL switches. 
  • Solder breadboard leads to switches.

Day 2: Relays, Diodes, Transistors, MOSFETs, and SCRs

Lecture: The lecture is focused on the common firing switches used in IEDs in the past 20 years. Students are introduced to electromechanical and semiconductor firing switches through their Schematic Symbols, Data Sheets and Example IED Circuits. 

Lab: 

  • Breadboard five historical IEDs using supplied components.
  • Build Dual SCR IED Circuit Board.
  • Build RC Timer Board.

 

Day 3: IC Chips, Logic Chips and RCIED Circuits

Lecture: This lecture will cover IC chips used in IEDs historically and their evolution into the Victim Operated and RCIED devices from recent conflicts. 

Lab:

 

Day 4: Programming Concepts and Arduino Applied to IEDs

Lecture: This lecture is focused on dividing and classifying the microcontrollers used in IEDs and the process of developing code and hardware for an IED. Practical examples of historical microcontroller IED circuits will be presented and adapted for the Arduino Lab

Lab:

  • Install Arduino IDE and libraries.
  • Build Arduino Light Meter (from source code).
  • Build Arduino PIR Counter.
  • Build Arduino RFM95 Communication.

 

Day 5: Capstone IED Team Build

Lab:

Students will split into teams. Each team will build two training devices for future field training. Source code will be provided where needed. The devices will be based on the training requirements developed by the teams during the course. The instructor will bring more than enough materials for the teams to build custom devices to their specifications. Teams will develop requirements and drawings for their devices and present them to the instructor for approval before they build their circuits. 

 

Deliverables:

  1. Lab kits (Breadboard, Multimeter, Soldering Iron, Parts Kit, COTs timer and DTMF Radio, Arduino boards and corresponding device builds)
  2. Student Training guide with schematics & diagrams
  3. CAD files and source code (from the labs)
  4. Certificate of Completion

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