Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology - (58)

Administered by Department of Physics and Engineering Technology

Effective Spring, 2004

58.101 Introduction to Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology (EEET) (1) - History of engineering and technology, electrical and electronic engineering technology (EEET) as a career, technology areas within EEET, organizational structure of industries, oral and written communication skills, review of mathematical skills, graphical representations of data, use of scientific calculator and personal computer, electronic instruments, industrial automation, seminars by engineering technologists, and visits to local industries. One hour lecture per week.

58.141 Electric Circuit Analysis (4) - Electric circuit analysis including computer simulation and hands-on laboratory experience using modern electronic equipment. Resistance, inductance and capacitance. Analysis of dc and ac circuits including network theorems, R-L and R-C transients, and R-L-C resonance. AC power, power factor and three-phase power. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

58.180 Computer Aided Design and Engineering Graphics (3) - Provides hands-on introduction to computer-aided design with an emphasis on basic engineering graphics. Culmination of course is a team design and construction project.

58.231 Electrical Machines and Power Systems (4) - Fundamentals of electrical machines, transformers and power systems. DC generators and motors, ac power, three-phase circuits, single-phase and three-phase transformers, three-phase induction motors, synchronous generators and motors, single-phase motors, stepper motiors, electronic control of motors, and electric utility power generation, trnsmission and distribution. Three hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

58.241 Electronic Instrumentation and Data Aquisition (3) - Design and application of electronic instrumentation systems. The course is centered on understanding sensors and transducers, signal conditioning and transmission methods and application of sensors and transducers to real world situations. Use of microcomputer systems for data acquisition, processing and control. Two hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

58.300 Career Orientation (1) - Studies all aspects of seeking employment including interviewing, resume writing and choosing appropriate jobs fo the cooperative education experience. One hour lecture per week.

58.321 Manufacturing Processes (3) - Studies the various types of manufacturing processes and the design of parts and assemblies to insure their manufacturability. Includes PCB artwork and fabrication, process design and evaluation using SPC techniques, quality control, reliability and visits to area manufacturing facilities. Two hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

58.331 Linear Signals and Systems (2) - Introduces the theory of linear signals and systems, including functional representations, spectra, linear filters, transforms, digital sampling, discrete signals, digital filters and state variables. Two hours lecture per week.

58.380 Cooperative Education in Industry I (0) - Provides an on-the-job professional experience in an industrial setting.

58.381 Engineering Applications in Industry I (3) - Presents case studies of engineering problems and their solutions in various industrial settings. The role of organizational structure and project management in engineering design and manufacturing is discussed. This is the first of a two-part engineering applications in industry sequence. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: 58.380.

58.431 Industrial Process Control (3) - Fundamentals of open-loop and closed-loop control, feedback control concepts, controller design, process cotrol using microcomputers, PLCs, sensors and transducers, instrument control and supervisory control. Two hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

58.441 Communications Systems (3) - Presents the theory and application of modern communications systems, including types of modulation, noise, multiplexing, multiple access and digital signaling. Use of modern software package for communication systems design and analysis. Two hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

58.451 Digital Signal Processing (3) - Fundamental principles associated with the processing of discrete-time signals. Common applications such as waveform generation, FIR and IIR digital filtering, and DFT and FFT-based spectral analysis and filtering. Architecture, instruction set and hardware and software development tools associated with a fixed-point general-purpose DSP VLSI processor. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

58.461 Radio Frequency Effects and Measurements (4) - Electronic instrumentation and techniques for measurement at radio frequencies of such quantities as power, impedence, standing wave ratio, frequency, voltage and current. Receiver and antenna measurements, Smith charts, impedance matching and radio frequency shielding. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

58.480 Cooperative Education in Industry II (0) - Provides on-the-job professional experience in an industrial setting.