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Electronic Engineering Technology Courses (EET)

EET 2220

Electrical Circuits - I (3)

 

This course primarily deals in providing a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of DC (Direct Current) circuits such as current, voltage, resistance, Ohm’s Law, Power and Energy, series and parallel circuits, methods of circuit analysis and network theorems. Basics of Magnetism and electromagnetism is also covered. Also, a circuit simulation tool is introduced and used to build and test DC circuits. Co-Requisites: EET L220.

EET L220

Electrical Circuits - I  Lab (1)

 

This course acquaints the concepts of the topics related to DC circuits learned in Electrical Circuits – I (EET 2220) through the hands-on experiments and simulations. Co-requisite: EET 2220. 

EET 2221

Electrical Circuits - II (3)

 

This course is a continuation of Electrical Circuits – I (EET2220). This course primarily deals with introduction to AC (Alternating Current), the laws and concepts which describe the behavior of AC circuits. Topics related to the introduction to capacitors, inductors followed by their behavior in RL, RC and RLC circuits is analyzed using circuit theories. Transformer theory is also introduced and covered. Also, a circuit simulation tool is used to build and test AC circuits and to demonstrate the use of an oscilloscope. Prerequisites: EET 2220. Co-Requisites: EET L221.

EET L221

Electrical Circuits - II Lab (1)

 

This course acquaints the theoretical models and concepts of the topics learned in Electrical Circuits – II (EET 2221) through the hands-on experiments and simulations.  Co-requisite: EET 2221.

EET 3311

Electronic Devices – I (3)

 

This foundational course familiarizes the theory and concepts of modern solid-state devices by introducing the fundamental concepts of P-N junction diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT), and Field-Effect Transistors (FET). Also, diode and transistor related circuits along with the biasing AC models are covered. Emphasis is placed on their characteristics and applications, such as rectifiers and amplifiers. Circuit simulation software is used to design and analyze basic diode and transistor circuitry. Prerequisite: EET 2221 & EET L221.  Co-requisites: EET L311.

EET L311

Electronic Devices – I Lab (1)

 

This course acquaints the theory and concepts of diode, transistors and FET transistor topics learned in Electronic Devices – I (EET 3311) through the hand-on experiments and simulations. Co-requisite: EET 3311

EET 3312

Electronic Devices – II (3)

 

This course is the second in a two-part sequence on electronic devices, a continuation of Electronic Devices - I. Building on the principles of diode and transistor operations that are introduced in the first electronic devices course, this course covers the topics including power amplifiers, emitter followers, differential amplifiers, operational amplifiers and other special purpose devices. Working and operation characteristics of JFETs and MOSFETs are also introduced. Frequency response, system applications and troubleshooting are also emphasized. Finally, concludes with a treatment of oscillators and power supplies. Prerequisite: EET 3311, MTH 1126. Co-requisite: EET L312.

 

EET L312

Electrical Devices – II Lab (1)

 

This course acquaints the theory and concepts of the topics learned in Electronic Devices – II (EET 3312) through the hands-on experiments and simulations. Co-requisite: EET 3312.

EET 3315

Digital Logic Circuits (3)

 

This is an introductory course to the fundamentals of digital electronics. Topics covered include number systems, codes, logic gates, Boolean Algebra, combinational logic systems design, flip-flops, counters and registers. Advanced concepts in combinational circuits, decomposition of switching functions, modular realization of switching circuits, sequential functions and circuits, and memory elements are also covered.  Prerequisite: EET 3311. Co-requisite: EET L315.

EET L315

Digital Logic Circuits Lab (1)

 

This course is focused on hand-on experimentation, design, analysis and verification of digital circuits. The lab topics include but are not limited to gate logics, adders, multiplexer/de-multiplexer, and counters. Students will also learn to use various devices to build and to test digital circuits. Digital Circuits are also implemented using circuit simulation software. Co-requisite: EET 3315.

EET 4420

Fundamentals of Microcontrollers (3)

 

The course is focused to provide the concepts related to Introduction to microcontrollers and microcontroller architecture. Assembly language programming, C programming, integration of various I/O devices and an understanding of how microcontrollers used in the smart controlling devices are covered. To analyze the electronic circuits by both conventional methods and Computer-Aided Analysis/Design tools, concepts related to computer-aided circuit analysis techniques and simulations will be discussed. Prerequisites: EET 3315, EET L315. Co-requisites: EET L420.

EET L420

Fundamentals of Microcontrollers Lab (1)

 

This course is focused on design, implementation and debugging of microcontroller based systems. Students will also learn about timers, ADC, wave generations, RC measurement etc. The course also has a project where students are expected to build and implement a microcontroller. Co-requisite: EET 4420.

EET 4415

Robotics and Automation (3)

 

The course is focused to provide the fundamental concepts and skills needed to design, program, maintain and test robotic systems. Introduction to 3D-solid modeling robotic simulation software and 3D printing are discussed, which allows students to develop both programming and designing skills through a variety of models. It also includes the operation of controlling simple motors. Also, this course provides a clear overview of what Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is, how it works and when to apply it, and at the same time give hands-on technology experience. Prerequisites: EET 4420, EET L420. Co-requisites: EET L415.

EET L415

Robotics and Automation Lab (1)

 

This course is focused on design, implementation, coding, debugging and controlling of robotic systems and sensory devices. The course also has a project where students are expected to build a robot using the 3D printers that automates a simple process. Co-requisite: EET 4415.

EET 4444

Optical Electronics – I (3)

 

This course is an introduction to the basics of electromagnetic waves. It also introduces to the fundamental concepts and principles of optics, optical waveguides and devices. Next, the coarse talks about the introduction to optoelectronics, Gaussian beam propagation, interaction of light and matter, spontaneous and stimulated emission, laser rate equations. Prerequisite: EET 3312. Co-requisite: EET L444.

EET L444

Optical Electronics – I Lab (1)

 

This course acquaints the theory and concepts learned in Optical electronics – I through the hands-on, computer aided design and simulation experiments. Co-requisite: EET 4444.

EET 4445

Optical Electronics – II (3)

 

This course is the second in a two-part sequence on optoelectronics, a continuation of optoelectronics I. This course provides the advance concepts in semiconductor optics and optoelectronics devices. Topics include the introduction to the light emitting devices, detectors, and modulators. Course also introduces the basic optical, electro-optical and nonlinear properties of semiconductors, semiconductor lasers, optical detectors, amplifiers, modulators and switches. Most importantly, this course helps students to meet the demand of growing semiconductor optoelectronic industry and prepares them to advanced study and research in the semiconductor optics and optoelectronics devices. Prerequisite: EET 4444. Co-requisite: EET L445.

EET L445

Optical Electronics – II Lab (1)

 

This course acquaints the theory and concepts learned in Optical electronics – II through the hands-on computer aided design and simulation experiments. Co-requisite: EET 4445.

EET 4480

Senior Project I: Capstone (3)

 

This is the first of a two-semester sequence of Capstone courses for all Electronics Engineering Technology majors. It provides students with unique opportunity to put together the knowledge and skills developed in his/her curriculum in the design and implementation of a project that culminates in a working solution. The project may be multidisciplinary or oriented toward a single engineering technology discipline. The student is expected to develop a working prototype, required to work on final project report and a formal oral presentation. The project may involve a team of students from more than one discipline, or a student may choose to work alone on a project. The project must be approved by a department faculty. The course also covers principles of project management. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

EET 4481

Senior Project II: Capstone (3)

 

This is the second of a two-semester sequence of Capstone courses for all Electronics Engineering Technology majors. The course permits students to complete the project which was initiated in EET 4480 Senior Project I. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.