Courses - Electronic Technology

ET 101. PRINT READING - Teaches the application of basic principles, visualization, orthographic projection, assembly drawings, exploded views, and detail of drafting terminology. Considers dimensioning, changes and corrections, classes of fits, tolerances and allowances, sections and convention in print reading. Includes reading, understanding, and interpreting architectural drawings including floor plans, elevations, sections and construction details. Teaches welding nomenclature and symbols along with electrical and electronic symbols, wiring diagrams, hydraulic and pneumatic symbols, and schematic drawings and piping diagrams. Presents material for drafters, material estimators, construction workers, electricians, superintendents and supervisors. (3) 

ET 141. BASIC ELECTRONICS. Principles of Electricity and Magnetism. Fundamentals of Analog and Digital Electronics, components, and circuits. (3 hours lecture + 2 hours lab weekly). Prerequisites: MA 111 (College Algebra), (4)

ET 142. SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES. Characteristics and operation of semiconductor devices: diode, transistors, SCR, DIAC, TIAC, IGBT, etc. Wave shaping circuits, power supplies and amplifiers. (3 hours lecture + 2 hours lab weekly).  Prerequisite: ET 141 (Basic Electronics). (4) 

ET 241. ELECTRIC POWER AND ENERGY CONVERSION - Electric power generation and conversion, rotating machines: generators and electric motors.  Electromagnetic theory and electromagnetic waves propagation. (3 hours lecture + 2 hour lab weekly) Prerequisites: ET 142 (Semiconductor Devices) and PH 211 (General Physics). (4)

ET 242 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS - Introduction into digital logic and digital systems, basic logic gates and applications. Operational amplifiers and applications (3 hours lecture + 2 hours lab weekly) Prerequisite: ET 142 Semiconductor Devices. (4) 

ET 341. FIBER OPTICS - This course prepares the students to become knowledgeable in fiber optics communications. The course includes a basic overview of light and optics, total internal reflection, basic waveguide propagation, single-mode and multimode fiber, fiber optics loss mechanisms, splicing and termination, digital/analog modulation, lasers and optical network design. (3 hours lecture + 1 hour lab). Prerequisite: ET 241

ET 343. MICROPROCESSORS - Microprocessors concepts and operation. Architecture and instruction sets programming. Input-Output peripherals. Motorola MC 68 HC 12 microprocessor applications. (3 hours lecture + 2 hours lab weekly) Prerequisite: ET 242 (Digital Electronics). (3) 

ET 441. TELECOMMUNICATION -This course provides the students with knowledge of transmitters, amplitude and frequency modulated, single side band transmitters, and various types of communication receivers, antennas amplifiers, mixers, microwave receivers, multiplexing, radar detection and navigation systems. (3 hours lecture + 2 hour lab weekly) (4). Prerequisite: ET 341.

ET 442. PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER/CONTROL SYSTEMS - In this course, the student will learn the principles of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and control systems and their applications. The course includes ladder logic programming, timers, counters, mathematical function-block sequences, shift register, instructions, input/output (I/O), analog/digital modules, and master slave PLC interfacing. The students will become knowledgeable about the control systems it theory, applications, and the function of electrical and non-electrical control components. (3 hours lecture+ 2 hour lab weekly) Prerequisites ET441 Telecommunication.