Electrical Technology Course Descriptions

Electrical Technology Course Descriptions

 

CST 1123—Basic Computer Systems. A survey of computer components. Topics include hardware compatibility, system architecture, memory, input devices, video displays, disk drives, modems, and printers. Two hours lecture and two hours lab-oratory.  (3)

EET 1103—Fundamentals of Electricity. This course is designed to provide fundamental skills associated with all electronics courses. This course includes safety, bread boarding, use of calculator, test equipment familiarization, soldering, electronic symbols, and terminology. Lecture with laboratory demonstrations. (3)

EET 1114—DC Circuits. This course is designed for students to know the principles and theories associated with DC circuits. This course includes the study of electrical circuits, laws and formulae, and the use of test equipment to analyze DC circuits. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

EET 1123—AC Circuits. (Prerequisite: EET 1114) This course is designed to provide students with the principles and theories associated with AC circuits. This course includes the study of electrical circuits, laws and formulae, and the use of test equipment to analyze AC circuits. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

EET 1214—Digital Electronics. This course is designed to introduce the student to number systems, logic circuits, counters, registers, memory devices, combination logic circuits, Boolean algebra, and a basic computer system. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (4)

EET 1314—Solid State Devices and Circuits. (Prerequisites: EET 1114, EET 1123) This course is designed to introduce the student to active devices which include PN junction diodes, bipolar transistors, bipolar transistor circuits, and unipolar devices with emphasis on low frequency application and troubleshooting. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

 

EET 1324—Microprocessors. This course is designed to provide students with skills and knowledge of microprocessor architecture, machine and assembly language, timing, interfacing, and other hardware applications associated with microprocessor systems. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

EET 1613—Computer Fundamentals of Electronics/Electricity. This course introduces the student to basic computer science as used in electricity/electronics areas. Computer nomenclature, logic, numbering systems, coding, operating system commands, editing, and batch files are covered. (This course may be substituted for Introduction to Computers.) Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory.  (3)

EET 2334—Linear Integrated Circuits. (Prerequisite: EET 1314) This course is designed to provide the student with skills and knowledge associated with advanced semiconductor devices and linear integrated circuits. Emphasis is placed on linear integrated circuits used with operational amplifiers, active filters, voltage regulators, timers, and phase-locked loops. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (4)

EET 2414—Electronic Communications. (Prerequisite: EET 1314) This course is designed to provide the student with concepts and skills related to analog and digital communications. Topics covered include amplitude and frequency modulation, transmission, and reception, data transmission formats and codes, the RS232 interface, and modulation-demodulation of digital communications. Two hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

EET 2514—Interfacing Techniques. (Prerequisite: EET 1314) This course is a study of data acquisition devices and systems including their interface to micro-processors and other control systems. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory.  (4)

EET 3112—Motion Control Practices and Applications. Instruction in methods and techniques of industrial motion control systems. One hour lecturer and two hours laboratory. (2)

EET 3134—AC/DC Drives. A course to familiarize the student with the operation, programming, and troubleshooting of AC and DC drives as used in industrial applications. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

EET 4234—Predictive Maintenance and Vibration Analysis. Instruction in methods and techniques of vibration analysis in mechanical system behavior. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

ROT 1213—Industrial Hydraulics. This course introduces the students to basic hydraulics, hydraulic actuators, accumulators, valves, pumps, motors, fluids, coolers, and filters. Emphasis is placed on development of hydraulic control circuits and troubleshooting. Two hours lecture and two hours lab. (3)

ROT 1223—Industrial Pneumatics. (Prerequisite: ROT 1213) This course introduces the students to basic pneumatic principles, compression of air, work devices, control devices, and circuit diagrams. Emphasis is placed on development of pneumatic control circuits, electromechanical control of fluid power, and troubleshooting techniques. Two hours lecture and two hours lab. (3)

ELT 1103—Fundamentals of Electricity. This is a basic course designed to pro-vide fundamental skills associated with all electrical courses. It includes safety, basic tools, special tools, equipment, and introduction to simple AC and DC circuits.  Lecture with laboratory demonstrations. (3)

ELT 1113—Residential/Light Commercial Wiring. This course provides advanced skills related to the wiring of multifamily and small commercial buildings. This course includes instruction and practice in service entrance installation, specialized circuits, and the use of commercial raceways. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ELT 1123—Commercial and Industrial Wiring. This course provides instruction and practice in the installation of commercial and industrial electrical ser-vices including the types of conduit and other raceways, NEC code requirements, and three phase distribution networks. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory.  (3)

ELT 1213—Electrical Power. This course provides skills related to electrical motors and their installation. This course includes instruction and practice in using the different types of motors, transformers, and alternators. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ELT 1223—Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting. This course provides instruction in the principles and practice of electrical motor repair. This course includes topics on the disassembly/assembly and preventive maintenance of common electrical motors. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ELT 1263—Blueprint Reading/Planning the Residential Installation. This course provides knowledge of architectural symbols and electric symbols needed to read blueprints. All elevations and various plans associated with electrical wiring will be studied. Blank blueprints will be provided and a list of all appliances and their amperage will be supplied. The blanks will be filled with receptacles, switches, and lighting outlets as required by NEC. Circuit layouts for all switching will be demonstrated. All branch circuits will be plotted on the blueprint. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ELT 1283—Estimating the Cost of a Residential Installation. A course to pro-vide a probable cost of a residential installation. It will include a study of the specifications set forth for a particular structure. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ELT 1413—Motor Control Systems. This is a course in the installation of different motor control circuits and devices. Emphasis is placed on developing the student’s ability to diagram, wire, and troubleshoot the different circuits and mechanical control devices. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ELT 2424—Solid State Motor Control. This course deals with the principles and operation of solid state motor control. This course includes instruction and practice in the design, installation, and maintenance of different solid state devices for motor control. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

ELT 2613—Programmable Logic Controllers. This course provides instruction and practice in the use of programmable logic controllers (PLC’s) in modern industrial settings. This course includes instruction in the operating principles of PLC’s and practice in the programming, installation, and maintenance of PLC’s. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ELT 2623—Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers. (Prerequisites: ELT 2613 and ELT 1413). This course is an advanced PLC course that provides instruction in the various operations, installations, and maintenance of electric motor controls. Also, information in such areas as sequencer, program control, block transfer used in analog input and output programming, and logical and con-version instructions. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

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