Courses - Electronic Technology

AT 141 Basic Electronics

In this course, students will learn the physical principles of Electricity and Magnetism, and methods of computing voltages, currents and resistances in resistive circuits. In addition, reactive elements (Inductors & Capacitors) and reactive circuits will be discussed, as applicable to Analog and Digital Electronics. Laboratory experiments would be conducted weekly.

AT 142 Semiconductor Devices

 This course will introduce students to the principles of operation of semiconductor devices. Characteristics and modes of operations will be discussed. During laboratory experiments, electronic circuits (power supplies, amplifiers and wave-shaping circuits) will be constructed to emphasize operation of diodes, transistors and thyristors. Laboratory experiments will be conducted weekly.

AT 241 Electric Power and Energy Conversion

Students enrolled in this course will learn the engineering principles of electric power generation and conversion. Rotating DC and AC machines will be discussed. Electromagnetic theory and electromagnetic wave propagation will be initially discussed. Laboratory experiments will be conducted weekly.

AT 242 Digital Electronics and Linear Circuits

This course is an introduction into digital logic and digital systems, focusing on basic logic gates and applications. Operational Amplifier and other linear circuits will be discussed in the later part of the course. Laboratory experiment will supplement theoretical background, and will be conducted weekly.

AT 341 Electric Circuits Analysis

This course will prepare students in theoretical analysis of DC and AC electric circuits. Methods of circuit analysis includes: Node-Voltage method, Mesh-Loop method, Laplace Transform, and Z-Transform. Extensive use of PSPICE (MULTISIM) simulations will be used.

AT 343 Microprocessors

Microprocessors concepts, architecture and operation will be discussed in this course. The main focus will be: Microprocessor architecture and instruction set programming. Input-Output peripherals will be applied in laboratory applications weekly, using Motorola MC 68 HC 12 microprocessor.

AT 441 Industrial Controls

Control system theory and applications will be the focus of this course, investigating both electrical and non-electrical control systems. Laboratory experiments will consists mainly in MATLAB-SIMULINK programming and simulations. Laboratory sessions will be conducted weekly.

AT 442 Programmable Logic Controllers

Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to explain the operation principles of programmable logic controllers (PLC), design and implement ladder-logic programs, and network PLC to control industrial processes