Degrees and Certificates
Electronic Engineering Technology,Associate in Science
This course introduces the fundamentals of programming and logical problem solving using object-oriented methods and C++ language. The primary objective will be to develop problem solving skills applicable in the area of computers. Students will learn I/O operations, algebraic manipulations, simple control structures and string manipulations. Use of professional programming design approaches and coding style will be used in laboratory assignments.
This course is a presentation of fundamental concepts in digital theory needed for more advanced study of digital circuits. The subject areas are number systems, digital codes. Boolean algebra, Karnaugh mapping techniques, basic logic gates, and flip-flops.
This includes theory and laboratory work on DC current, voltage, resistance. Ohm's law, energy, power, series-parallel circuits, network theorems and networks.
Theory and laboratory work on AC current, voltage, impedance, power, series-parallel circuits, network theorems and networks. Theory and laboratory work on magnetism and magnetic circuits, resonant circuits, transformers, and filters.
This is a study of the physical behavior of electronic devices. Emphasis is on analysis and application of electronic circuits utilizing semiconductor diodes, bipolar transistors, and field effect transistors. Topics covered include rectification, clipping and clamping circuits, regulated power supplies, basic circuits, biasing of transistors, and simplified AC modeling of transistor circuits. Simulation tools are used to reinforce the theory. Laboratory experimentation reinforces classroom theory with practical work.
Advanced topics in digital electronics are covered in the course. These topics include the internal structure of logic families, complex digital circuits, Flip-Flop operations, applications, counter designs using state machine, state diagrams, K-Maps, shift registers and memory devices. A/D and D/A conversion, timing diagrams, computer bus systems, and complex circuit debugging are also included. The topic of digital interfacing is also covered. This includes interfacing various logic families to each other as well as interfacing logic to various I/O loads, such as inductive loads and 120V AC loads. Theory and laboratory work on advanced concepts in digital circuit design will be covered.
This course is a continuation of Electronics I covering more advanced electronics topics with a variety of applications. Emphasis is on analysis and application of operational amplifiers. The nonideal characteristics of op-amps and other electronic devices will be discussed with applications emphasizing offset, gain and linearity. Other topics may include but are not limited to; differential amplifiers, frequency response, A/D and D/A circuits, active filters, troubleshooting of lab test circuits and analysis using computer electronic analysis simulation.
Study of principles of radio frequency communication, modulation systems, pulse, digital modulation circuits, transmission line and propagation. This course is offered in the evening only.
Today's computers fall into two categories. The first uses high performance microprocessors such as the Intel Pentium Class of Processors. The second category focuses on issues of space, cost, low power and fast development in products such as wireless phones, automobiles, security systems, and appliances. These lower performance processors are called Microcontrollers and are merely a lower power version of the larger microprocessors. The principles of operation are the same. This course focuses on this second category and the Hardware and Software design of these Microcontrollers.
An independent lab project using the student's knowledge of digital/analog electronic circuits and microprocessors. Students will design and build a working model of their selected project. The project will be built, troubleshot and demonstrated by the end of the semester. This course is offered in the evening only.