Course Descriptions - Electrical Technology
ELT110 Circuits for Digital Systems I (3-3-4)

This course is an introduction to direct current (DC) circuits. Digital systems and circuits using logical gates will also be studied. Basic DC circuits entails a study of Ohm's Law and use of the law to theoretically predict measured voltages, currents, resistances and power through resistors connected in series, parallel and series-parallel circuits. This course uses voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, multimeters, and oscilloscopes for measurement and troubleshooting. PR: MAT 128 or higher S

ELT118 Digital Logic (3-0-3)

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of number systems, Boolean algebra, logic gates, codes, binary arithmetic and digital circuits using Integrated Circuit Technology.

ELT121 Circuits for Digital Systems II (3-3-4)

This course is a continuation of circuits including AC circuits as applicable to digital systems and controls. Basic AC circuits are covered, along with single and 3-phase AC power and distribution. Series and parallel RLC circuits are covered, along with the use of an oscilloscope in troubleshooting and measurement. Digital systems are covered, with the examination of three state busses and the chips needed to interface with them in personal computer applications. PR: ELT 110, MAT 129 F

ELT123 Eletrical Schematics (2-0-2)

This course offers a broad overview of schematics and diagrams. Topics include electrical symbols, component identification, Block diagrams, pictorial diagrams, three- dimensional drawings, and print reading. PR: ELT 121 (Electrical Circuits II)

ELT230 Electronics (4-3-5)

This course is an introduction to electronics as applied to digital systems and controls. DC power supplies, zener diodes, switching transistors and linear and non-linear operational amplifier circuits are covered. The course stresses design and prototyping of circuits used in control systems and measurement. PR: MAT 129, ELT 110, ELT 121 F

ELT256 Process Control and Instrumentation (3-3-4)

This course is an introduction to process control fundamentals and the application of digital controllers in a process environment. Analog and digital signal conditioning interfacing stand-alone computers using signal processing software, and the basics of automatic process control are studied. The course will emphasize the application of Programmable Logical Devices (PLD) and the use of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). PR: ELT 231 CR: MAT 129 S

ELT261 Programmable Logic Controls (3-3-4)

This course is an introduction to the Logic and Programming of Logical Devices used in system controls. The course covers Binary, Octal and Hexadecimal number systems and introduces the elements of Assembly Programming, Logical gates, and the operations of Boolean algebra using standard digital waveforms. This course also includes Shift Registers and Counters, Adders and triggering clocks using specialized software, Digital-to-Analog conversion methodology, decoders and multiplexers. PR: CIS 221, ELT 110 CR: MAT 129

ELT270 Power Electronics (3-0-3)

This course introduces linear integrated power amplifiers, switches, and regulators. Component operations and application and the use and troubleshooting of these components is covered. Topics include power parameter calculations, principles of power electronics prototype and printed circuit board (pcb) layout, linear integrated circuit power amplifiers for intermediate audio signal amplification, discrete linear power amplifiers for signals with higher power requirements, power switches, switching power, thyristor uses in commercial power line applications, power conversion, and permanent magnet motor drivers. PR: ELT 231

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