Electrical Technology

ELT 105: DC CIRCUITS

An introductory course employing applied mathematics for circuit analysis. The fundamental concepts of current, voltage and resistance are the major components of the course. Topics: resistive circuits, Ohm's law, Kirchoff's laws, series circuits, parallel circuits, voltage divider, current divider, superposition, Thevenin Theorem, capacitance, inductance, RL and RC transient circuits, transient response. Prerequisite: MAT 184 or concurrent enrollment therein.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 106: AC CIRCUITS

A study of steady state response of circuits containing resistive, capacitive and inductive elements subject to sinusoidal excitation. Topics include sinusoidal characteristics, impedance, phasors, ac power, an introduction to 3-phase ac, single-source AC circuit analysis and resonance. Prerequisites: ELT 105 and MAT 184, each with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 107: INTRO PROGRMMNG FOR AUTOMATION

This course is a study of computer programming for both PC-based and microcontroller applications. Topics include common programming structures such as variables, decisions, repetition, and data files. Corequisites: MAT 095 and MAT 096 and MAT 097 (Intermediate Algebra Part 1, 2, and 3) or MAT 099 (Intermediate Algebra Combined). It is recommended that ELT105: DC Circuits or PHS115: Fundamentals of Electricity be taken as a corequisite to this course, since many of the programming examples are based on circuits calculations.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 108: ELECTRONICS I

This course is a study of active devices and their application in typical circuits. The devices studied are semiconductor diode, bipolar junction transistor and field effect transistor. Typical applications studied are rectifier power supplies and linear amplifiers. Prerequisite: ELT 105 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: ELT 106.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 115: DIGITAL FUNDAMENTALS

An introductory course in the building, analysis, and testing of digital electronic circuits used in both computing and control system applications. Topics include binary numbers, binary codes, Boolean algebra, combinational logic, sequential logic, timers and counters, and an introduction to multiplexers, buffers and shift registers. Use of metering tools, such as the oscilloscope, and troubleshooting skills are a priority throughout the course. Prerequisites: Compass Algebra Score of at least 76, OR Integrated Algebra Regents within the last 2 years of at least 85, OR completed DCC Intermediate Algebra Parts I, II and II with a C or higher.

Credits: 3
Type: Online Lab, Online, Lecture, Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 121: ELECTRON SYSTMS TELECOMUCATN I

Students practice the analysis and application of advanced electronic circuits as applied to the telecommunications industry. Topics include frequency response of filters, op-amps, oscillators, amplitude modulation, noise and LC circuits. Troubleshooting and analysis by computer simulation software is stressed throughout. Prerequisites: ENT 108 and PHY 141. Corequisite: TEL 110.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 122: MANUF TOOLS AND PRACTICES

The focus of this course is the use of and safety involved with tools used by electrical technicians in the field, particularly in manufacturing facilities. Topics include lecture and lab practice with safety equipment such as hazardous voltage protection equipment and lockout/tagout. Tools include hand drills, drill press, thread taps, hole saws, chassis punches, associated hand tools, applicable measuring tools. Students will practice their skills with exercises such as building and wiring an industrial control panel. Pre- or Corequisites: ELT 105 with a grade of C or better or PHS 115 with a grade of B or better.

Credits: 3
Type: Online Lab, Online, Lecture, Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 203: ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS

A course in the transmission and distribution of electrical energy, with a concentration on the components of residential, commercial, and industrial scale electric power systems. Topics include three-phase delta and wye configurations, motor circuits, transformers, distribution and overcurrent protection equipment, and power systems studies. Prerequisite: ELT106 or PHS115

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 211: SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESS TECH

This course provides a detailed overview of semiconductor device fabrication. Topics include a review of semiconductor physics and device operations, device fabrication and various process modules. Process modules will focus on vacuum technology, silicon wafer, lithography, deposition, hot process, doping, etching and metallization. Challenges in process integration and device technology will also be discussed. Students are also required to participate in field trips. Prerequisites: CHE 111 and ENT 102, or ELT 108

Credits: 3
Type: Online Lab, Online, Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 213: ELECTRO-MECHANICAL DEVICES

This course is a study of electro-mechanical devices, including motors, relays, mechanical gears and linkages, pneumatic components, robotics and an introduction to microsystems. Prerequisite: ELT 106 or permission of department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 216: AUTOMATION SYSTEMS

A study of the computer-based control systems found in a wide variety of industry applications, including their use in manufacturing processes. The course will include a review of control system components, including sensors, relay logic, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs), leading up to a complete study of microprocessor-based control systems. Prerequisites: ELT213 with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 218: ELECTRONICS II

This course is designed to train students in the analysis and application of advanced electronic circuits. Topics include the DC and AC performance constraints of electronic circuits and the implications of those constraints, frequency response and Bode plots, basic electronic circuits using the operational amplifier such as amplifier circuits and comparators, active filter circuits, and oscillator circuits. Practical applications are stressed throughout such as analog-to-digital conversion, digital-to-analog conversion, process control, and modulation. Students will construct, test and troubleshoot circuits, and analyze circuits by computer simulation. Prerequisite: ELT 108 or departmental permission

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 221: ELECTRONIC SYS. FOR TELECOM II

Students practice the analysis and application of advanced electronic circuits as applied to the telecommunications industry. Topics include frequency modulation, communication: techniques, digital, wired, and wireless, transmission lines, antennas, and fiber optics. Troubleshooting and analysis by computer simulation software is stressed throughout. Prerequisite: ELT 121 Corequisite: TEL 210

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 231: PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS

An introduction to photovoltaic applications, design, and practices. Topics covered include photovoltaic industry history and trends, solar radiation, characteristics of solar cells and modules, system components, system sizing and design, economic analysis, electrical and mechanical integration, applicable building codes, regulations and safety, and utility interconnection. 3 credits. Prerequisites: ELT 106 (AC Circuits) or PHY 152 (or equivalent) or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 250: ELT CAPSTONE PROJECT

A project-oriented course with design and analysis components. Students propose and produce projects using a combination of theory from analog, digital and electro-mechanical disciplines. Students will use technology for computer simulation and generating schematics. Prerequisites: ELT218 with a grade of C or better and ELT 115.

Credits: 2
Type: Online Lab, Online, Lecture, Lab
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 271: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT I

A special learning experience designed by one or more students with the cooperation and approval of a faculty member. Proposed study plans require departmental approval. Projects may be based on reading, research, community service, work experience, or other activities that advance the student's knowledge and competence in the field of electrical technology and related areas. The student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 35-50 hours.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 272: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT II

Similar to ELT 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 70-90 hours.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017


ELT 273: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT III

Similar to ELT 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 105-135 hours.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Department: Engineer, Arch & Computer Tech

All sections for this course:  Fall 2016  Spring 2017