ETS: Engineering Technologies

Courses

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ETS 1210C. INTRODUCTION TO PHOTONICS.

322

Prerequisites: EET 1214C and MTB 1329 or MAC 1105 An introductory course exploring the fundamentals of Photonics theory, concepts, and applications. Contents include the nature and properties of light, light sources, human vision, and laser safety; basics of geometric and physical optics, and basic principles and applications of Holography. Laboratory experimentations will complement theoretical concepts of the course. (Special Fee: $69.00).

ETS 1603C. FUNDAMENTALS OF ROBOTICS AND SIMULATION.

321

Prerequisites: EET 1214C and MTB 1329C An introductory course designed to familiarize students with the basic principles of robotics and simulation. This course includes basic robotics concepts, operation, classification and applications. It provides a framework for the discussion of artificial intelligence. This course also includes basic principles of modeling and simulation as applied in different environments and systems. Students will become familiar with simulation and robotics systems. (Special Fee: $62.00).

ETS 1610C. PRINCIPLES OF VIRTUAL REALITY.

321

Prerequisites: ETS 1603C An introductory course in Virtual Reality (VR) technology. The student will be introduced to the physical principles, technological challenges, possibilities, and limitations for the creation of virtual environments. Laboratory projects emphasize the visualization, exploration, and modification of scientific data in virtual environments. (Special Fee: $59.00).

ETS 2220C. INTRODUCTION TO FIBER OPTICS.

322

Prerequisite: EET 1214C and MTB 1329C or MAC 1105 Basic concepts of fiber optics, fiber hardware, and its applications are introduced. Topics include Light and its properties, Fiber Preparation, Handling, and Laser Alignment Procedures; Numerical Aperture measurement techniques, Types of Optical Fibers; Measurement of Optical Fiber attenuation and related practical problems; Property of Optical Fibers, Connectors and Splicing methods, Couplers, Power Budget Calculations, Misalignment Measurements and Techniques, Fiber Optics Communication System, Fiber Amplifiers, Fiber Lasers, and Fiber Gratings, Transmitters, Receivers, and splitters. (Special Fee $44.00).

ETS 2221C. INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICES.

322

Prerequisite: ETS 1210C and EET 1025C or EET 1036C An introduction to the principles of opto-electronics design to those with a background in general electronics design, circuit theory, electronic devices, and digital techniques. Students will become familiar with radiometric and photometric theory, basic optics, and opto-electronic devices and methods. Devices covered are opto-electronic sources, detectors, lasers, and laser diodes, optocouplers, and fiber optics devices. This course includes several laboratory experiences. (Special Fee: $61.00).

ETS 2230C. INTRODUCTION TO LASERS.

322

Prerequisite: ETS 1210C and EET 1025C or EET 1036C This course introduces students to the basic principles of laser operations, safety, and applications. Topics include: Elements and Operation of a Laser, Laser Safety, Emission and Absorption of light, Lasing Action, Optical Cavities and Modes of Oscillation, Temporal and Spatial Characteristics of Lasers, and Laser Classifications and Characteristics. Laboratory experimentations will complement and reinforce the theoretical concepts of lecture material. (Special Fee: $55.00).

ETS 2275C. MODELING AND SIMULATION.

322

Pre-requisite: ETS 1603C This course provides the student with a comprehension of modeling methods and the existing simulation types. It comprises the application of different modeling techniques utilizing physical parameters, math, computational techniques and equations. Emphasis will be placed on experimental modeling of discrete event and dynamic systems. Experimentation of some exercises will provide practical insights of modeling and simulation, and verification can be achieved by the discussion of observed behaviors. Principles of Object Oriented Programming will be discussed as how it is applied to Simulation. (Special Fee: $59.00).

ETS 2511C. ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS.

322

Prerequisites: EET 1025C or EET 1036C A study of devices and components that translate electrical energy into mechanical motion such as servo motors, stepping motors, solenoids, linear motors and actuators. (Special Fee: $31.00).

ETS 2542C. PROGRAMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS I.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2112C or departmental approval. Introduction to theory of operation of analog and digital controllers and software techniques, including math tables, logic charts, and Boolean Algebra. Particular emphasis on ladder logic diagrams, including timing functions, counters, and master control relays. Laboratory projects provide practical insights into capabilities and limitations of programmable controllers in industrial applications. (Special Fee: $69.00).

ETS 2544C. PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS II.

322

Prerequisite: ETS 2542C A second course in PLC instructions and advanced process control routines as used in the manufacturing process and controlled by PLC's. Open and closed loop systems will be introduced together with PID (Proportional Integral Derivative), control, including feedback and control performance. (Special Fee: $43.00).

ETS 2604C. ROBOTICS APPLICATIONS.

322

Prerequisite: ETS 1603 This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic principles of robots including classification, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and applications in the robotics industry. Students will use hands-on practices to become familiar with sections of a robotic system. (Special Fee: $60.00).

ETS 3010. ENGINEERING DOCUMENTATION AND COMMUNICATION.

220

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 This course introduces the student to the importance of writing in the professional engineering career. Topics include guidelines for professional engineering writing, eliminating intermittent noise in writing, writing letters, memoranda, online communication, common engineering documents, reports, interviews resumes, and ethics in engineering writing. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement.

ETS 3020. ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND ETHICS.

220

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 This course explores the traditional principles of management and professional ethics related to engineering technology professions. Major emphasis will be on project planning and design alternatives to meet cost, performance, and the user along with legal issues, professional development, and technology transfer as they relate to graduating engineering technology students. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement.

ETS 3663. ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION.

330

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 This course explores the traditional principles of management, professional ethics, and the importance of writing in the professional engineering career. Topics include project planning and design alternatives to meet cost, performance, and the user along with legal issues, professional development, technology, and guidelines for professional engineering writing.

ETS 4216C. GEOMETRICAL AND WAVE OPTICS.

322

Prerequisites: ETS 1210C and minimum grade of C in EGN 3428 Basic principles of geometrical and wave optics. Topics include refraction and reflection, Gaussian optics, Paraxial optics, simple optical instruments, electromagnetic fields and waves; Fourier series and Fourier transforms; interference, interferometers, diffraction, image formation, and polarized light. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special fee: $70.00).

ETS 4217C. OPTICAL ENGINEERING AND LENS DESIGN.

422

Prerequisites: ETS 2221C or PHY2049C and minimum grade of C in EGN 3428 Fundamentals of optical system layout and design; exact and paraxial ray tracing. Use of optical software in lens design, optical materials, aberrations theory and balancing, image evaluation. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement.(Special Fee: $70.00).

ETS 4228C. OPTICAL DETECTORS AND SYSTEMS.

322

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in EET 3086C and ETS 4216C An in-depth study of Optical Detectors and Systems. Topics include: Photodetector, thermal detectors, figures of merit, responsivity, NEP, D*, and BLIP conditions, search systems, thermal-imager systems, optical detector classifications, quantitative detector comparisons, and Modulation Transfer Function. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special fee: $70.00).

ETS 4236C. LASER ENGINEERING DESIGN.

422

Prerequisites: ETS 2230C or PHY 2049C and minimum grade of C in EET 3086C This course will cover the fundamental physical processes relevant to lasers and explore a variety of specific laser systems. Topics include optical resonators, laser gain and oscillation, pulsed and CW laser operation, system design considerations, and environmental effects. Focus on an examination of existing semiconductors lasers, solid-state lasers, fiber lasers, rare earth lasers, and systems that incorporate lasers as a primary component. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special fee: $71.00).

ETS 4256C. OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS.

322

Prerequisites: ETS 1210C or ETS 2220C or PHY 2049C and inimum grade of C in EGN 3428 Physics of optical communication components and applications to communication systems. Topics include fiber attenuation and dispersion, laser modulation, photo detection and noise, receiver and transmitter designs, bit error rate calculations, and coherent communications. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special fee: $70.00).

ETS 4260. BIOPHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES.

330

Prerequisites: ETS 2221C or PHY 2049C and minimum grade of C in EGN 3428 An overview of the field of biophotonics and the basic physics of light-biomatter interactions and tissue optics, light induced effects in bio-systems, diagnostic techniques and instrumentation, therapeutic instrumentation and applications, optical biosensors, imaging, and basics of optical tomography. A minimum grade of C is required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. degree requirement.

ETS 4280C. ADVANCED ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICES.

422

Prerequisites: ETS 2221C and minimum grade of C in ETS 4216C This course aims to give a broad understanding of the physics and technology of discrete and integrated optical and optoelectronic components. The main focus is on important optoelectronic components such as waveguides, lasers, detectors and other photonic components. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special fee: $71.00).

ETS 4361. NANOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS.

330

Prerequisites: Minimum grades of C in EET 3086C and PHY 2049C An in-depth study of the fundamentals of nanoscience and nanotechnology in a wide range of applications. The main facets of nanotechnology are covered: nanomaterials, nanomechanics, nanoelectronics, nanoscale heat transfer, nanophotonics, nanoscale fluid mechanics, and nanobiotechnology. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement.