Electrical Engineering Tech

Name Title Credits School
ETEC 110 Electrical Technology I 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Fundamental units, electrical components, wire calculations, work power, efficiency, Ohm's law series and parallel resistive circuits, Kirchhoff's laws. Introduction to electric and magnetic energy storage, capacitance, inductance, RC and RL time constants, meters, fundamentals of dc motors and generators. Lectures are followed by laboratory experiments.

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: TMAT 135 or MATH 141

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

ETEC 120 Electrical Technology II 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Alternating-current concepts. Reactance circuits, series and parallel, power factor, complex algebra, and phasor notation. Resonance phenomena, coupled circuits and transformers. Lectures are followed by laboratory experiments.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ETEC 110.

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: TMAT 155.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

ETEC 131 Electronics Technology I 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
In this course, we cover semiconductor theory, diodes, Zener diodes, rectifier circuits, filters, voltage regulators, special purpose diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) and Junction Field Effect Transistor (FET) fundamentals. BJT and FET configurations, biasing, AC models and voltage amplifiers, and small signal analysis. BJT power amplifier classification and analysis are also discussed. Laboratory work is correlated with the lectures.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ETEC 110.

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: ETEC 120.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

ETEC 231 Electronics Technology II 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
In this course, we cover frequency response of BJT and FET circuits, Bode plots, and Oscillators . Other topics covered include Differential Amplifiers, Operational Amplifiers (op-amps) fundamentals and applications including linear and non-linear op-amp circuits. Regulated Power supplies and Thyristor devices are also considered. Laboratory work is correlated with the lectures.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ETEC 131

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

ETEC 310 Communication Circuits 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Transmission of information by wire and radiated electromagnetic waves, RF oscillators, AM and FM transmission and reception, SSB are introduced. Digital modulation, digital transmission and digital reception concepts, as well as multiplexing using FDM and TDM are presented. Typical circuits are analyzed in the laboratory.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ETEC 231 and MATH 160

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

ETEC 325 Applied Statistics 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course will cover basic probability calculations and statistical methods. Emphasis is on case studies that highlight data collection, sampling, analysis and presentation. Topics covered include probability distributions, descriptive statistics and displays, random sampling, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. A statistical software such as MATLAB or MyStatLab will be used for statistical analysis. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 2-1-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MATH 161, CTEC 243

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 2-1-3

ETEC 410 Control Systems Technology 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Open and closed loop control systems. Principles of feedback control: transducers, transfer functions, block diagrams. System response. Introduction to stability criteria, analysis, and digital control systems.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: Take one course in each group: Group 1 (CTEC 216 or CTEC 225), Group 2 (ETEC 230 or ETEC 231), and Group 3 (CTEC 246 or CTEC 247)

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

ETEC 420 Communication Circuits II 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Analysis of Digital Video/Audio communication systems (DTV), advanced digital modulation concepts, data communications. Transmission lines, antenna design, wave propagation and waveguides. Space communication is discussed.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ETEC 310

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

ETEC 430 Dig Signal Proc 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences


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ETEC 450 Micro Based Sys 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences


Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CTEC 235

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ETEC 470 Fiber-Optic Communication Technology 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course covers the basic topics related to optical fiber components used in telecommunication systems. It covers the bandwidth and rate capabilities of optical fibers, their properties and characteristics. Topics include light sources, lasers, semiconductors, optical detectors and their applications, principles of fiber-optic communications, modulation and multiplexing, short-haul and long-haul communication links, asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and synchronous transfer mode (SONET) based networks. A term paper is required in this course.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: Take PHYS 150 and once course in this group: ETEC 230 or ETEC 231

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

ETEC 490 Special Topics 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Advanced topics in electrical engineering technology and computer technology.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

ETEC 491 Special Topics II 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Advanced topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering and technology.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

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ETEC 495 Senior Design 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
In this course we focus on a design project in an area such as fabrication, computerized control, or Internet Technology. The work will require a written and oral proposal, followed by periodic progress reports (oral and written), and culminate in a completed product and report.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: Take two courses from this group: CTEC 350 or CTEC 430 or CTEC 460 or ETEC 420 or ETEC 470

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3