Electronics Technology (ET)

Courses

ET A101 Basic Electronics: DC Circuits 4 Credits

Presents principles of electricity in direct current (DC) circuits, including voltage, current, resistance, and power. Properties of series and parallel circuits. Covers circuit analysis theorems and techniques.

Prerequisites: MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C.

ET A102 Basic Electronics: AC Circuits 4 Credits

Presents principles of alternating current (AC) circuits, including vectors, phase relationships, inductive and capacitive reactance and impedance. Covers AC circuit analysis, series and parallel resonant circuits, transformers, and network analysis.

Prerequisites: ET A101 with a minimum grade of C and ET A166 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment and MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C.

ET A126 Digital Electronics 4 Credits

Presents principles of digital logic; including number systems, logic gates, logic functions, logic design, and analysis methods.

Prerequisites: MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C.

ET A151 Basic Electricity for the Trades 4 Credits

An introduction to the principles and concepts of electricity as it applies to the non-electronics major. Covers basic electricity and electrical theory, reading of blue prints and electrical plans, analysis of building electrical systems, and installation of electrical devices used in the industry: switches, receptacles, and appliances with 120-volt through 480-volt systems.

Prerequisites: MATH A055.

ET A166 Technical Calculations and Applications 2 Credits

Presents applied calculations for students in technical fields. Covers basic arithmetic, conversions, solving equations, logarithms, multinomial equations, graphs and applied basic concepts of geometry, trigonometry, and statistics.

ET A175 Technical Introduction to Computing Systems 3 Credits

Principles of digital computing systems, including number systems, data representation, the central processing unit, computer system organization and programming in both assembly and the high- level languages.

Prerequisites: MATH A055.

ET A240 Computer Systems Interfacing 3 Credits

Introduces concepts, programming techniques and device connections for computer sensing and control systems. Covers program design for device interfacing, common interfacing circuits, analog to digital conversion, digital to analog conversion, and serial communications.

Prerequisites: ET A126 with a minimum grade of C and ET A175 with a minimum grade of C and MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C.

ET A241 Digital Control Systems 3 Credits

Introduces concepts, architecture and development of digital supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. Includes systems organization, industrial data communications, data point addressing and recording, programmable logic controller (PLC) connections and programming, and human-machine interface (HMI) design and implementation.

Prerequisites: ET A240.

ET A243 Programmable Logic Controllers 3 Credits

Introduces the programmable logic controller (PLC) for industrial control applications. Includes PLC system design, hardware selection, configuration, input/output connections, programming and troubleshooting.

Prerequisites: ET A126 with a minimum grade of C and MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C.

ET A246 Electronic Industrial Instrumentation 3 Credits

Explains the methods of analog signal conditioning and transmission. Describes common sensors for level, pressure, temperature and chemical analysis. Includes instrument connections, wiring, shielding, voltage and current loops, fieldbus protocols and digital controllers.

Prerequisites: ET A102 with a minimum grade of C and MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C.