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Engineering Technology Programs

Courses - E T Lower Division

101. Introduction to Engineering Technology (1)

Survey of professional activities and environment of engineering technologist. Covers role of technologist in American industry, the history of technology and the growth and future of those professionals who hold the Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology.
(Lecture-Discussion 1 hour) Credit/No Credit grading only.

170. Engineering Drafting and Design (3)

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.
Graphic communication including freehand sketching. Introduction to blueprinting reading and computer aided drafting. Emphasis on engineering drafting practices; general standards, tolorances, thread series, welding joints, surface finishes, fasteners, structural shapes.
(Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

202. Probability and Statistics for Technology (3)

Prerequisite: High school algebra. Corequisite: ET 202L.
Statistics and probability theory, sampling, correlation, regression as applied to Engineering Technology.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

202L. Probability and Statistics for Technology Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: 2 yrs high school algebra, geometry, and intermediate algebra (or MATH 010) or equivalent. Corequisite: ET 202.
Laboratory exercises in statistics and probability theory, sampling, correlation, regression as applied to Engineering Technology. Simulation using statistical packages.
(Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

204. Applied Mechanics-Statics (3)

Prerequisites: MATH 120, PHYS 100A.
Force systems acting on structures, moments, equilibrium, centroids, trusses, beams, cables, frames, machines, friction, section properties, masses, both U.S. and S.I. units of measurements.
(Lecture 2 hrs, activity 2 hrs) Letter grade only (A-F).

205. Computer Systems and Programming (1)

Corequisite: ET 205L.
Overview of computer systems, hardware, and software development. Hardware topics include central processing unit and memory, input/output devices, storage mechanism, and communication. Software topics include programming languages, operating systems, and systems analysis and design.
(Lecture – discussion, exercise, 1 unit) Letter grade only (A-F). Same as CEM 205

205L. Computer Systems and Programming Lab (1)

Corequisite: ET 205.
Laboratory exercises in computer programming to solve problems in business, manufacturing, research and simulation. An object-oriented programming language will be used for these activities.
(Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F). Same as CEM 205L

206. Introduction to Environmental Hazardous Materials and Waste Technology (3)

Prerequisites: CHEM 111A, PHYS 100A.
Overview of environmental effects of industrial pollution and history of environmental legislation. Study of industrial processes and generation of waste streams in selected industries. Introduction to concepts of sustainable development, energy conservation, waste minimization and waste treatment.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Discussion 3 hours)

208. Hazardous Waste Stream Generation, Reduction, Treatment (3)

Industrial processes and waste streams in industry: electroplating, metal finishing/printed circuit board production, oil refining/chemical production, general manufacturing, printing/graphic reproduction, agriculture/consumer services. Raw materials/chemicals in industry as they move through industrial process, material balance of inventory. Regulations and importance of waste minimization/treatment.
Letter grade only (A-F).

209. Environmental Applications of Physical and Organic Chemistry (2)

Prerequisite: CHEM 111A.
Applications of physical and organic chemistry in environmental science and engineered environmental systems.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Discussion 2 hours)

210. Hazardous Material and Waste Management (3)

Prerequisites: CHEM 111A, ET 206.
A study of the requirements of federal, state and local regulations relating to the management of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes. Particular focus on compliance with shipping, storage, labeling, sampling, and inventory and release reporting requirements.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Discussion 3 hours)

212. Hazardous Materials Management Application (3)

Requirements and applications of federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to hazardous materials. Compliance with Department of Transportation, Occupation Safety and health Administration, Hazard Communication, Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, Title III community Right to Know etc.
Letter grade only (A-F).

213. Environmental Health, Safety and Emergency Response (3)

Prerequisites: CHEM 111A, ET 206.
Hands-on instruction in safety and emergency response to chemical and physical exposures in industrial and field settings. Acute and chronic health effects produced by exposure to chemical agents.
(Lecture-Discussion 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

244. Machine Tools (1)

Corequisite: ET 244L.
Operations and use of the conventional and non-conventional machine tools.
Not open for credit to students with previous machine tools credit. (Lecture-Discussion 1 hour) Letter grade only (A-F).

244L. Machine Tools Laboratory (1)

Corequisite: ET 244.
Laboratory exercises using conventional and non-conventional machine tools.
Not open for credit to students with previous machine tools experience. (Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

250. Circuit Analysis I (2)

Prerequisite: PHYS 100B. Corequisite: ET 250L.
Fundamentals of DC theory, units of measurements, systems of units. Current, voltage, resistance, Ohm's law, power, energy. Series and parallel circuits. Methods of analysis and selected topics. Network theorems such as superposition, Thevenin's, Norton's and Millman's theorems.
(Lecture-Discussion 2 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

250L. Circuit Analysis I Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite: PHYS 100B. Corequisite: ET 250.
Laboratory exercises will be conducted on AC and DC circuits using proto boards and power supplies, multi-meters, function generators, oscilloscopes and frequency counters.
(Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

252. Circuit Analysis II (2)

Prerequisites: MATH 120, ET 250, 250L. Corequisite: ET 252L.
Study of circuit analysis techniques in AC, including network theorems, mesh and nodal analysis, transients, time domain and phasors, magnetic circuits, sinusoidal and non-sinusoidal wave forms, resonance circuits (series and parallel), filters (low-pass, high-pass, passband and bandstop).
(Lecture-Discussion 2 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

252L. Circuit Analysis II Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: MATH 120, ET 250, 250L. Corequisite: ET 252.
Laboratory exercises will be conducted on AC circuits using proto boards and AC power supplies, function generators, oscilloscopes, and frequency counters.
(Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

255. Introduction To Digital Electronics (2)

Prerequisites: ET 250, 250L. Corequisite: ET 255L.
Combinational logic utilizing Boolean algebra and the binary numbering system. Includes Karnaugh maps, truth tables, coding, switching circuits, converters and logic circuit elements.
(Lecture-problems 2 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

255L. Introduction to Digital Electronics Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: ET 250, 250L. Corequisite: ET 255.
Laboratory exercises in basic logic circuits. Topics included are breadboarding, basic gates, and combinational circuits.
(Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

260. Solid-State Electronics I (2)

Prerequisites: ET 252, 252L. Corequisite: ET 260L.
Analysis and design of solid-state electronic circuits using diodes, bipolar, unijunction and field-effect devices.
(Lecture-Discussion 2 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

260L. Solid State Electronics I Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: ET 252, 252L. Corequisite: ET 260.
Laboratory exercises in breadboarding and measurements of solid-state circuits utilizing all types of electronic measuring equipment.
(Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

264. Industrial Tooling (1)

Prerequisites: ET 170; Corequisite: ET 264L.
Design of tools for production. Typical tooling problems include working drawings and hardware.
(Lecture-Discussion 1 hour) Letter grade only (A-F).

264L. Industrial Tooling Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: ET 170; Corequisite: ET 264.
Laboratory experiments in tool design in relation to mass part production.
(Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

286. Introduction to Object–Oriented Programming (2)

Prerequisites: ET 205, 205L; Corequisite: ET 286L.
Introduction to an object–oriented programming language (C++). Problem analysis and software development methodology. Emphasis on applications to technology
(Lec–Discussion 2 hrs) Letter grade only (A-F).

286L. Introduction to Object–Oriented Programming Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: ET 205, 205L; Corequisite: ET 286.
Introduction to an object–oriented programming language (C++). Problem analysis and software development methodology. Emphasis on applications to technology.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Laboratory 3 hours)