ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY COURSES (ELCTK)

ELCTK 111 - RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL WIRING

This course is intended to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of residential and commercial wiring. Selected topics will be covered including: mapping an electrical system, wires and conduit, switching, switches, substituting new plugs and receptacles for old ones, installing new wiring (both indoors and outdoors), and how to check the work. Students will repair and install basic electrical devices under the instructor's supervision.

2 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 2

ELCTK 112 - ELECTRONIC CAD APPLICATIONS I

Prerequisite: ELCTS 136 with a grade of 'C' or better or departmental approval. This course teaches the student to use a variety of computer programs to analyze the operation of both digital and analog electronic circuits. The students will predict the performance of various circuits using analysis programs similar to those used in industry and will build and test the circuits to measure the actual performance. Both special purpose and general purpose analysis programs will be used.

2 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 3

ELCTK 150 - INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY

Prerequisite: ELCTS 133 with a grade of "C" or better or departmental approval. This course introduces the student to basic motors and motor control theory. Topics include National Electrical Code, test equipment, print reading, over current protection, magnetic and ladder devices, D.C. motors and generators, and A.C. motors and generators.

4 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 3

ELCTK 151 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS TROUBLESHOOTING

Prerequisite: ELCTK 150 with a grade of "C" or better or departmental approval. This course introduces the student to the methods and equipment used to maintain, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical systems. Topics include the effective use of test equipment, various approaches to troubleshooting electrical systems, a review of electrical motor theory, and preventive maintenance of electrical systems. Applicable portions of the National Electrical Code are included. Safe work habits are emphasized throughout the course.

3 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 6

ELCTK 215 - PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS

Prerequisite: ELCTK 150 with a grade of 'C' or better or departmental approval. This course is designed to give the student basic knowledge of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) concepts and applications. Major emphasis is applied to Input/ Output (I/O) addressing, software instructions, and troubleshooting a PLC managed system.

4 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 3

ELCTK 220 - TRANSDUCERS AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS

Prerequisite: ELCTK 150 with a grade of 'C' or better, or departmental approval. This course will provide the student the opportunity to become proficient in the selection and use of transducers and instrumentation. The student is required to solve associated instrumentation problems similar to those found in industry. Equipment used includes electronic counters, digital voltmeters, function generators, oscilloscopes, and computer based data acquisition. A special emphasis will be placed on practical, hands-on experience in the laboratory.

4 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 3

ELCTK 230 - ADVANCED SOLID STATE ELECTRONICS

Prerequisite: ELCTK 150 with a grade of "C" or better, or departmental approval. This course includes solid state circuit applications to process control systems. The emphasis is on a quantitative approach to system design, analysis, and troubleshooting. The course includes both analog and digital process control systems and circuits.

3 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 3

ELCTK 231 - AUTOMATION & MOTION CONTROL SYSTEMS

Prerequisite: ELCTK 215 with a grade of "C" or better; or departmental approval. This course introduces the student to the application of modern solid state electronics to industrial systems. Topics include A.C., D.C., and servo drives and controllers, robotic controls and their use in industrial machine control systems. Lab assignments are coordinated with lecture material to give students experience with the many various type of drives, controls, and systems.

4 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 3

ELCTK 232 - PROGRAMMABLE AUTOMATION SYSTEMS

Prerequisite: ELCTK 215 with a grade of "C" or better; or departmental approval. This course introduces the student to the methods and equipment used to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair industrial electronic systems. Topics include the effective use of test equipment, various approaches to troubleshooting electronic systems, and the proper adjustment and calibration of such systems. Emphasis is on solid state drive, control, and instrumentation systems. Safe work habits are emphasized throughout the course.

3 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 6

ELCTK 241 - SPECIAL TOPICS

Prerequisite: Departmental approval. This special topics course will vary to allow an examination of various topics of interest in the electrical/electronics area. Each section offered will present a unique topic of value to students in Industrial Electrical Technology. This course may be repeated three times if the topic and content are different. Lecture hours per week will vary depending upon the credit given and course content in each section offered.

0.5 to 3 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 0.5 to 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

ELCTK 245 - MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROCONTROLLERS

Prerequisite: ELCTS 135 and ELCTS 136 both with a grade of "C" or better or departmental approval. This course will introduce the student to the organization of data flow within a digital computer. The student will use a basic instruction set to demonstrate data transfer, basic logic, and arithmetic functions performed by a computer. The major emphasis will be on microcontrollers and their application to control and interfacing.

4 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 3

ELCTK 252 - ELECTRONICS PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: ELCTK 215 and ELCTK 245 both with a 'C' or better or departmental approval. This course provides the opportunity to work on a technical project, research, or other specialized study related to the Industrial Electrical Technology program curriculum. A written plan for the project is developed and presented to a faculty advisor for possible approval. The plan will include a detailed description of the project, the number and names of the team members assigned to it, the evaluative criteria to be used, and other relevant matters. The project is carried out under the periodic direction of the faculty member. Throughout the semester the student is required to provide progress updates which are submitted to the faculty advisor and remain on file within the department, together with a final written report submitted to the faculty member by the student. The course is intended to provide a working knowledge of project management techniques similar to those employed in the work environment.

3 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 4

ELCTK 255 - INDEPENDENT STUDY

Prerequisite: Department approval. This course provides the opportunity to work on a technical project, research, or other specialized study related to individual academic needs. A written plan for the independent-study project is developed with a faculty member (including a detailed description of the project, the number of credit hours assigned to it, the evaluative criteria to be used, and other relevant matters), and the project is carried out under the periodic direction of the faculty member. The written plan is submitted to the dean/associate dean for approval and remains on file within the department, together with a final written report submitted to the faculty member by the student. Repeatable up to a maximum of five semester hours of credit.

1 to 5 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 3 to 15