Class Descriptions

Electromechanical Eng. Technology Classes

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CET 298 - Strength of Materials

A study of internal stresses and physical deformations caused by externally applied loads to structural members. Topics include normal and shearing stresses, stress and strain relationships, simple tension and compression of axial members, composition beams, inelastic bending, transverse shear stresses in beams, deflections, and elementary design of beams and shafts. Includes a laboratory investigation of mechanical properties of materials and structural elements.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: ENT 287 and MAT 230
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CSC 199 - Introduction to Information Technology

This course is designed for students pursuing any program of study. A student taking this course will gain competency with file management, word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation graphics software. In addition, the student will become familiar with general computer technology such as computer hardware, computer operations, networks, the Internet and the World Wide Web.
3 Credit Hours
Corequisites: MAT 105 or Math ACT score of at least 20

CSC 232 - Visual Basic Programming I

Introductory programming course for students with little or no programming experience who want a course that covers basic algorithm development, structured programming, and event-driven programming. Visual Basic Language will be used. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week.
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: CSC 101 or consent of instructor

EMT 261 - Introduction to Fluid Power Systems

The study of the basic physical concepts behind fluid power generation, transmission and conversion. Common industrial hydraulic and pneumatic circuits are designed and analyzed using computer programming. Programmable logic controllers are introduced as a means of system control. Three hours lecture per week. Must be taken concurrently with EMT 262.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: MAT 130
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EMT 262 - Introduction to Fluid Power Systems Lab

Laboratory course must be taken concurrently with EMT 261. Two hours laboratory per week.
1 Credit Hour
Prerequisite: MAT 130
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EMT 310 - Programmable Logic Controller

This course will cover the techniques of utilizing the programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in the industrial environment. Hardware aspects, programming techniques, and interfacing situations will be covered. Three hours lecture and two hours lab.
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: CSC 232 and TSM 241
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EMT 312 - Industrial Instrumentation

A study of electrical measurement and electromechanical control and includes signal conditioning, sensors, interfacing to final outputs, controller principles and control loop characteristics. Three hours lecture and two hours lab.
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: EMT 310, TSM 210 and MAT 230
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EMT 355 - Electrical Machinery and Controls

A study of electric motors and their controls including the operating characteristics and applications of various dc and ac motors, electromechanical controls and electronic drives. Three hours lecture and two hours lab.
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: ENT 351
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EMT 455 - Manufacturing Control Systems

This course is a capstone integration course design to apply manufacturing planning systems and manufacturing equipment control systems. This course will focus on the development and integration of local area networks and industrial control processes. The topics included in this course are: local area networks, industrial networks, programmable logic controllers, man machine interfaces, motor control device networks and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. Three hours lecture and two hours lab.
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: EMT 310 and 312
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EMT 461 - Introduction to Motion Controls

A study of motion control as applied to current production manufacturing and process systems. This course includes an introduction to the mathematics, electronics, and control theory required to understand these system. Non-servo hydraulic and pneumatic systems will be presented; however, the emphasis of the course is on closed-loop servo-mechanisms. The course is laboratory oriented with theoretical and design content presented at the appropriate time.
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: EMT 261, 262, 310, 312, ENT 365, MAT 230 or 250

ENG 324 - Technical Writing

Theory of and practice in the writing of technical documents for industry and technology, with a focus on document design, usability, and writing for a non-technical audience. Students will apply effective rhetorical strategies to letters, instructions and procedures, proposals, and reports.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or 150, or the equivalent

ENT 287 - Statics for Technology

A course covering the branch of mechanics which deals with the effects of forces acting on a body at rest. The course deals with the graphical and analytical study of force systems in equilibrium. This entails an understanding of applied and frictional forces, centers of gravity, and vectors.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: MAT 130, PHY 130 and 131
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ENT 351 - Industrial and Commercial Power Distribution

A in-depth study of industrial and commercial power distribution including three-phase systems, transformers, cable and conduit, grounding, system protection and safety.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: TSM 110
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ENT 099 - Freshman Orientation

Meetings with advisors, department personnel, service areas, and campus field trips comprise the main involvement. Availability of university resources is stressed with emphasis on personal needs. Only one freshman orientation course will count toward graduation. Graded pass/fail.
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ENT 358 - Mechanical and Electrical Systems

A study of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings including air conditioning, heating, plumbing, fire protection, electrical power and lighting.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: PHY 132/133 (or PHY 255/256) and junior standing

ENT 393 - Engineering Economy

Economic evaluation and financial analysis of engineering systems alternatives to optimize the engineering decision process.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: MAT 230
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IET 399 - Professional Development Seminar I

Seminar for students of industry and technology programs, focusing on the job search process, employment opportunities, and related problems. Recommended for students in the sophomore or junior year. Graded pass/fail.
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IET 488 - Professional Internship I

A meaningful, planned, and evaluated work experience related to the career and educational objectives of the student for which he/she may receive academic credit and possible financial remuneration. May be repeated for a maximum of six hours from any 488/489 courses. Graded pass/fail. Prerequisite: consent of instructor

ITD 102 - CAD Applications

An introductory course with emphasis in multiview projection for mechanical components and the design file creation using 3D parametric modeling. Cannot be taken for credit by ITD/Engineering Graphics and Design majors/minors.
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TSM 110 - Electrical Systems

A study of the utilization of electricity as a source of energy and a method of information transmission. Basic DC and AC circuits, with introduction to the application of electro-magnetic fields. Lecture and laboratory provide learning experiences with basic test instruments, circuits and components. Three hours lecture and two hours lab.
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: MAT 130 or 150
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TSM 210 - Electrical Systems II

A continuation of TSM 110 through the study of semiconductor devices and their applications, and particularly how electronic technology is applied to the field of data transfer and communications. Three hours lecture and two hours lab.
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: TSM 110
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TSM 232 - Operating Systems

A study of operating systems and network administrative functions necessary to implement and maintain modern Local Area Networks (LAN). Topics include operating system installation and configuration, optimization, and administrative tasks. Two hours of lecture and two hours of lab per week.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: TSM 133
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TSM 241 - Networking Fundamentals

A study of fundamentals of networking including the topics of switches; routers; Ethernet; VLANs; sub-netting; routing and routed protocols; access-control lists; and device operating systems and management. Students will be able to design and implement simple wired networks and internetworks upon completion of this course. Two hours of lecture and two hours of lab per week.
3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: TSM 133 or 232
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