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ELET 1001  Seminar

Credits: 1.00 Credit

An examination of strategies for success, including organizational and study skills, and transfer and career opportunities for engineering technology students in industry. There will be at least a dozen textbook and research readings followed by written assignments on topics to include the variety of engineering transfer institutions and engineering majors, diversity in society and the technical workplace, personal assessments of goals, values, strengths and weaknesses as related to student and technical career success, and employment application techniques such as resume writing, letters of application, interviewing and follow-up communications. Research assignments use library and Internet as resources and all written assignments are generated by computer.

ELET 1103  Circuit Theory I

Credits: 3.00 Credits

In circuit theory, a student will analyze electrical circuits according to the fundamental definitions and laws as they apply to direct current circuits. The physical parameters defined include charge, voltage, current, resistance, capacitance and inductance. The laws applied include Ohm's Law, Joule's Law, Kirchhoff's Voltage Law, and Kirchhoff's Current Law. The analysis relies on algebra and exponentials.

ELET 1104  Circuit Theory I

Credits: 4.00 Credits

In circuit theory, a student will analyze electrical circuits according to the fundamental definitions and laws as they apply to direct current circuits. The physical parameters defined include charge, voltage, current, resistance, capacitance and inductance. The laws applied include Ohm's Law, Joule's Law, Kirchhoff's Voltage Law, and Kirchhoff's Current Law. The analysis relies on algebra and exponentials. A required recitation is included as a group problem solving sessions.

ELET 1111  Digital Logic Laboratory

Credits: 1.00 Credit

This laboratory implements the theoretical principles of ELET 1133, Digital Logic. Students learn to build working circuits based upon design goals. Logic solutions utilize transistor-transistor logic (TTL) integrated circuits, simulation software and programmable logic devices (PLD).

ELET 1133  Digital Logic

Credits: 3.00 Credits

Digital Logic introduces a student to two-state logic. Logic analysis will use the binary number system and Boolean algebra. Both combinational (AND-OR) logic and sequential (flip-flop) logic are studied. Typical logic designs include 7-segment displays, adders, multiplexers, and counters. Logic designs are implemented using simulation, programmable logic devices and transistor-transistor logic.

ELET 1142  Electronic Fabrication

Credits: 2.00 Credits

This course covers the fundamentals of prototype design, fabrication, and documentation. Major topics include: safety, sheet metal fabrication, printed circuit board design & fabrication, schematic & wiring diagram drafting & analysis, computer applications for schematic drawing & printed circuit board layout, circuit construction, troubleshooting fundamentals, soldering techniques, project parts procurement & cost analysis, and the ability to work in teams. Personal laptop computers are required.

ELET 1143  Electronic Fabrication

Credits: 3.00 Credits

The fundamentals of prototype design, fabrication, and documentation will be covered. Major topics include: safety, sheet metal fabrication, printed circuit board design and fabrication, schematic and wiring diagram drafting and analysis, computer applications for schematic drawing and printed circuit board layout, circuit construction, troubleshooting fundamentals, soldering techniques and project parts procurement and cost analysis.

ELET 1151  Circuit Theory Laboratory

Credits: 1.00 Credit

Laboratory experiments parallel material presented in Circuit Theory. The theories and laws governing dc circuits are applied and verified. Hands-on building of electrical circuits reinforces the interpretation of schematic diagrams. Verification includes detailed analysis of the circuit under test by calculation, measurement, and simulation. Outside preparation and laboratory report writing are required.

ELET 1202  Intro to Electrical Eng Tech

Credits: 2.00 Credits

This is an introductory course related to the field of electrical engineering technology. Laboratory topics introduce the students to the fundamental electrical principles and practices. The student will be introduced to various electrical components such as resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes, LEDs, transistors, and integrated circuits. Analog and digital meters will be used for measuring electrical quantities, such as resistance, voltage, and current, in electrical circuits. Circuit construction and operation, reading schematic diagrams, computer applications for schematic drawing and simulation, familiarization with electrical tools and fabrication, and soldering techniques will also be introduced.

ELET 2103  Electronics Theory I

Credits: 3.00 Credits

This course demonstrates a mastery of subject in the area of solid state devices. These subjects on solid state devices include diodes, bipolar transistors, and field effect transistors. The theory of operation, biasing, stabilization, frequency response, and distortion, gain using mathematical analysis, equivalent circuits, and computer models will be discussed.

ELET 2124  Electrical Power Circuits

Credits: 4.00 Credits

Why is imaginary power so expensive? This course requires students to mind their P's and Q's (real and reactive power). Students will build upon circuit theory concepts as they apply to alternating current using phasor analysis. Complicated networks are analyzed using mesh and nodal matrix methods. MATLAB is introduced as a computational tool. The course emphasis is upon ac power applications including transformers and three-phase systems. Laboratory sessions will back up the analysis with hands on exercises using electronic instrumentation.

ELET 2143  Embedded Controller Fundmtls

Credits: 3.00 Credits

Fundamentals of both the hardware and software aspects of the microcontroller. A RISC (reduced instruction set computer) microcontroller is used with an in-system programmer to create an engineering development system. Structured programming code is written in assembly language, assembled and downloaded to the controller. Switches, light emitting diodes, seven segment displays, pneumatic solenoids and motors are among the devices that will be connected to the controller.

ELET 2151  Electronics Laboratory I

Credits: 1.00 Credit

The material in this course parallels and supplements the subject matter in ELET 2103. The use of appropriate electronic test equipment is emphasized, along with computer simulation, and computer aided test equipment.

ELET 2163  Data Communications

Credits: 3.00 Credits

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the converging world of computers and telecommunications. It will introduce basic building blocks of telecommunications and most current information on new technologies. It will provide an in-depth knowledge of communications fundamentals, data networking, next generation networks, wireless networks, IP protocols, IP telephony, VPN, Digital video and TV standards, optical networking and broadband networking.

ELET 3103  Electronics Theory II

Credits: 3.00 Credits

This course concentrates on the theory and application of operational amplifiers. The gain, frequency response, and impedance of inverting and non-inverting amplifiers are analyzed in detail. Different feedback circuits are studied to realize basic mathematical operations such as summing, integration and differentiation. Operational amplifier topologies are then used to design filters, oscillators, communications circuits and regulated power supplies.

ELET 3151  Electronics Laboratory II

Credits: 1.00 Credit

This laboratory is an experimental study of operational amplifiers and linear integrated circuits as applied to comparators, amplifiers, waveform generations, signal conditioning, and regulated power supplies. Emphasis is placed on design, proper measuring techniques and documentation of results. Device characteristics and limitations will be studied. The use of manufacturer's data sheets is required. Computers are used to design, analyze and test circuits along with manual measuring techniques.

ELET 4154  Microelectronics

Credits: 4.00 Credits

This course provides the student with a realistic experience in semiconductor manufacturing processes. Oxidation/ diffusion, photolithography (spin/bake/expose/develop), etch, and vapor deposition equipment allow students the opportunity to design, build, and test simple solid-state devices.

ELET 4224  Alternative Energy Generation

Credits: 4.00 Credits

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a realistic look at the potential and the limitations of electrical generation through energy conversion. The energy sources include solar, wind and water. The course will include semiconductor properties of photovoltaic cells and the electronic circuits necessary for energy conversion. Using trigonometry, students will be able to calculate the position of the sun at any time or place and calculate the energy available at different panel orientations. Students will have the beginning tools to design off-grid and on-grid photovoltaic energy systems. MATLAB and LabVIEW software will be used to analyze and measure the solar resource.

ELET 4900  Directed Study

Credits: 1.00 TO 6.00 Credits

A student may contract for one to six credit hours of independent study through an arrangement with an instructor who agrees to direct such a study. The student will submit a plan acceptable to the instructor and to the department chairperson. The instructor and student will confer regularly regarding the process of the study.

ELET 5113  Electronic Communications

Credits: 3.00 Credits

This course is the study of analog and digital communication concepts and systems. Students begin by learning the terminology and measurements used in the communication industry. The course includes analysis of AM, and FM transmission and reception, Single-Sideband communications, Digital Wired and Wireless Communications, Network Communications, and Multiplexing and De-multiplexing techniques. Emphasis is on the system approach with block diagrams, with the presentation of theoretical fundamentals and study of the concepts within each diagram. The associated laboratory and projects augment the lecture theory. Students investigate further by completing an individual project.

ELET 5900  Directed Study

Credits: 1.00 TO 6.00 Credits

A student may contract for one to six credit hours of independent study through an arrangement with an instructor who agrees to direct such a study. The student will submit a plan acceptable to the instructor and to the department chairperson. The instructor and student will confer regularly regarding the process of the study.

ELET 6004  Advanced Power Systems

Credits: 4.00 Credits

This course is the study of electrical power transmission and conversion. A project involves the design of a dc-dc converter from theory through a completed printed circuit board. Circuit topologies studied include linear, buck, boost and buck-boost converters. On the utility scale, ac circuit theory is applied to grid power flow and transmission line models. Synchronous generators and transmission lines are modeled in theory and examined in the laboratory. Power electronics are analyzed for their role in conversion and transmission.

ELET 6143  Electrical Machines & Controls

Credits: 3.00 Credits

Students will study electromagnetic machines through circuit models, mathematical analysis, and experimental measurements. Mechanical, electrical, and electromagnetic fundamentals are reviewed as applied to motors and generators. Machine topologies studied include single and three-phase ac, wound field and permanent magnet dc, servo and stepper. Students will control these machines by designing relay ladder logic circuits and programming programmable logic controllers. Variable frequency drives and SCR drives are analyzed and tested. Green engineering is promoted in this course through the selection of the most efficient and appropriate machine and control system for the application.

ELET 7104  Integrated Circuit Technology

Credits: 4.00 Credits

This course is an introduction to the physics, chemistry and materials of integrated circuit fabrication. Topics include the basic process steps of crystal growth, oxidation, photolithography, diffusion, ion implantation, chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and metallization used to build integrated circuits. The laboratory uses a 4-level metal gate PMOS process to fabricate a working integrated circuit test-chip and provide experience in device design, process design, materials evaluation, in-process characterization and device testing.

ELET 7404  Embedded & Real Time Systems

Credits: 4.00 Credits

This course prepares the students for the design and implementation of a real-time operating system (RTOS) on an embedded microcontroller. The course is constructed around a project where each student is required to design and prototype a real-time traffic light using MicroC/OS-II operating system loaded on a PIC18F452 microcontroller. The lecture portion of the course is comprised of lectures and quizzes that support the course project. Lecture topics include basic characteristics of the real-time applications and real-time operating systems, hardware interfacing techniques, fixed and dynamic priority scheduling algorithms, concurrency theory, intertask communication, synchronization, response-time analysis, Petri-net modeling, fixed-point computations, and optimization. The lab portion of the course consists of labs that provide the building blocks of the course project. Upon completion of the course project students will compare MicroC/OS-II with other similar operating systems such as FreeRTOS and Salvo.