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Technical Electricity 1 This introductory course provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary within any electrical service technician program.

Also included are methods of generation of electromotive force, electromagnetism, and motor principles and capacitance as these apply to DC circuits. Uses, construction, and calibration of voltmeters and ammeters are investigated.

Corequisite: MA Technical Mathematics 1. Credits: 3 ET It reinforces previously acquired information and applies it to alternating current AC circuits. It investigates AC sine wave generation, mutual inductance inductive and capacitive reactance, and instantaneous values of voltage and current as well as real and apparent power. Uses, construction, and calibration of AC metering equipment are an integral part of this course.

Practical application of each topic in both introductory courses are included in all laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: ET Technical Electricity 1.

Technical Electronics This course investigates the fundamental properties of semiconductor materials and the utilization of these materials in devices such as diodes, bi-polar transistors, field effect transistors, thyristors, and common substrated integrated circuits.

Experiments pertain to various rectifiers, voltage regulators and elementary amplifier circuits. Emphasis is placed on constructing, troubleshooting, modifying, and repairing those circuits considered fundamental to the operation of electronic equipment. Credits: 3. It includes schematic diagrams and symbols as well as the operation of electro-mechanical devices.

The course differentiates between schematics and wiring diagrams. It develops the use of block diagrams, schematics, ladder-logic diagrams, wiring diagrams, assembly drawings, and bills of material. Corequisite: ET Technical Electricity 2. Computer Control Fundamentals This introductory course covers the personal computer and its software for electrical service technicians.

It includes a survey of fundamental personal computer hardware: the keyboard, microprocessor, mouse, disk drives, and printers. It introduces DOS and Windows operating systems and hands-on experience with software packages such as word processing and spreadsheets. Fall Semester Credits: 2 ET Refrigeration 1 This course covers basic physics as applied to refrigeration and air conditioning. Topics include flaring and soldering techniques, compressor construction, domestic refrigeration, and characteristics of automatic controls.

Credits: 4 ET Electrical Systems This course provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary within any electrical service technician program. Troubleshooting techniques and strategies to identify, localize, and correct malfunctions are examined. Electronics of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems This course provides the student with basic knowledge of electrical theory. Basic Electricity 1 This web-based course introduces basic electrical theory. DC circuit theory is emphasized.

This course does not satisfy the requirements for any courses in the Electrical Service Technician programs. It covers topics in AC electrical theory and investigates sine wave generation, mutual inductance, inductive and capacitive resistance, and instantaneous values of voltage and current as well as real and apparent power.

Prereqisite: ET Basic Electricity 1. Proper Refrigerant Usage This course covers the impact of refrigerant on the global environment. Topics include ozone destruction, climate change, and EPA standards for the safe usage and handling of refrigerants. Modern Industrial Practice This course presents a broad introduction of topics related to industrial and manufacturing environments. Topics include safety and workplace hazard awareness, quality practices and measurement methods, modern manufacturing processes and production methods, and an awareness of maintenance procedures in manufacturing environments.

Electrical Machinery and Controls 1 This introductory course investigates the construction, operation, and control of electrical equipment installed and maintained by the various electrical trades. Topics pertain to direct current equipment and include shunt, series, and compound motors and generators, manual and automatic DC controllers, stepping motors, and DC meters.

It emphasizes the practical aspects of magnetic flux, counter-electromotive force, armature and field currents, motor and generator loading conditions, and the relationship of these electrical characteristics to specific types of mechanical, electrical, and electronic controllers.

Sustainable Energy in the Developing World This course provides a study abroad experience for students interested in sustainable energy system use in the developing world. Travel sites vary depending on site availability and projects. Renewable energy systems in the local region are studied in relation environmental, social, economic, and technological factors. Instructional lecture and practicum sessions, site visits, and service learning activities during the study abroad period by local experts and other faculty are included.

Periodic classroom and online seminar sessions during the semester are required for student presentations and further project development activities. Additional Study Abroad fees apply. It includes methods for developing PLC ladder programs, PLC installation, wiring, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Circuits 1 This course introduces the fundamentals of DC circuit analysis including the definition of various electrical quantities and their relationships.

Proper usage of laboratory equipment is stressed. Topics include Phasor representation of sinusoidal voltage, currents, impedance, power solution of RLC circuits, frequency response, and series and parallel resonance. Three phase power transformers and Fourier analysis of complex waveforms are introduced.

The use of computer solutions in problem solving is included. Introduction to Electronics This course provides the basic theory of electrical and electronic devices with elementary applications, familiarization with laboratory test equipment, and construction of an electronic power supply project.

It covers the practical aspects of resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers and voltage regulators. Both AC and DC theory is discussed as well as the use of power supplies, function generators, digital multi-meters and the oscilloscope.

The course concludes with the assembly and testing of a DC power supply. Credits: 2 ET Computer Programming This course uses a high-level programming language and examines the available structure on a typical personal computer platform.

Programming techniques and algorithm development are presented with real-world examples from the electrical field. The programming techniques may be used to solve practical problems in other EET courses. The course introduces the use of schematic capture and electrical circuit simulation software.

This is a foundation course in computer programming for students in the Electrical Engineering Technology program. No previous programming knowledge is assumed. Linear Electronics The theory and applications of modern transistors are introduced; both the bipolar junction transistor and the field effect transistor are examined.

Applications include usage in small and large signal class A amplifiers, as well as in class B power amplifiers. Voltage control FET applications are studied. Problem solving techniques involving digital computers are discussed. Corequisites: ET Circuits 2. Audio Technology Modern audio technology is introduced. Topics include basic acoustics, transducers such as microphones and loudspeakers, signal processing, and amplification systems.

Introduction to Photovoltaics ET Introduction to Photovoltaics C-2 P-2 Cr-3 This course introduces fundamental concepts in photovoltaics in applications related to electrical power generation.

Topics include types of photovoltaic systems and applications, solar radiation and resource determination, site assessment, and units of measurement common to solar systems.

Measurement and instrumentation equipment as well as related tools, including safety and personal protective equipment PPE , are discussed. Solar electrical systems including solar panels, inverters, charge controllers, batteries, and balance of system components are presented, with relevant aspects of electrical and mechanical discussed. Fundamental concepts of system sizing, cost, and economic analysis are presented.

Digital Electronics 1 This introductory course presents fundamental topics in digital systems. Topics include numbering systems and coding schemes used in digital logic; combinational logic devices at a functional level; concepts of Boolean algebra and logic analysis and methods for logic circuit simplification; and arithmetic circuits.

Sequential circuits including latches and flip-flops are analyzed and their applications in basic coutners and registers are presented. Corequisite: ET Circuits 2. Refrigeration 2 This course covers the components of refrigeration for commercial and industrial systems. It includes systems requirements and the application of components to develop built-up systems. Prerequisite: ET Refrigeration 1. Fall semester Credits: 5 ET Topics include humidification; dehumidification; air mixture problems; and determination of U factors to enhance calculation accuracy.

Additional topics include ventilation, exhaust loads and standards, and a working background in psychometrics. The course starts with simple heat properties of air and will progress to complex air mixture properties. It covers coil cells, stack controls, oil primary controls plus safety devices. Basic principles are applied to problem-solving in heat transfer.

Types of systems involving residential and small commercial heating and air conditioning are covered. Split systems, hydronic systems, electric heat, heating and air conditioning controls, and package equipment are discussed along with heat pumps.

Corequisites: ET Refrigeration 1. Credits: 5 ET Systems Design This course covers refrigerant piping techniques and designs for commercial and industrial use. Refrigeration load calculating and equipment selection for commercial and industrial applications and proper air handling techniques are studied. Spring semester Credits: 3 ET Transport Refrigeration This course covers the refrigerant and electrical controls used in transport refrigeration.

Topics include problems unique to the industry and fundamental approaches to gasoline and diesel engine principles. Prerequisite: ET Refrigeration 2. Modern Hydronic Systems ET Modern Hydronic Systems C-2 P-2 Cr-3 This course covers the design and installation of modern hydronic water-based heating and cooling systems in residential and small commercial buildings.



Maushicage This course includes electromagnetic vector quantities and vector operations in spherical, cylindrical, and rectangular coordinate systems. This course uses a balance of theory, analysis using circuit simulation software, and practical application through laboratory investigation and troubleshooting. Actuators used in typical industrial-related processes are explored, including operation, connectivity and tecbnology. Introduces common industry drafting practices in the design process with an emphasis on computer-aided drafting CAD. About project SlidePlayer Terms of Service.




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