Electronic Engineering Technology Courses (EET) | Troy University

Electronic Engineering Technology Courses (EET)

EET 2220 - Electrical Circuits I (3)

This course primarily deals in providing a thorough understand 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 in magnetism and electromagnetism is also covered. Also, a circuit simulation tool is introduced and used to build and test DC circuits. Prerequisites: MTH 1125 Co-requisite: EET L220


EET L220 - Electrical Circuits I Lab (1)

This course acquaints the concepts of the topics related to DC circuits learned in lecture through hands-on experiments and simulations. Co-requisite: EET 2220


EET 2221 - Electrical Circuits II (3)

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, A circuit simulation tool is used to build and test AC circuits and to demonstrate the use of an oscilloscope. Prerequisite: EET 2220, MTH 1125 Co-requisite: EET L221


EET L221 - Electrical Circuits II Lab (1)

This course acquaints the theoretical models and concepts of the topics learned in lecture through 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 circuity. Prerequisites: EET 2221, EET L221 Co-requisite: EET L311


EET L311 - Electronics Devices I Lab (1)

This course acquaints the theory and concepts of diode, transistors and FET transistor topics learned in lecture through hands-on experiments and simulation. 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 EET 3311. Building on the principles of diode and transistor operations, 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. Prerequisites: EET 3311, MTH 1126 Co-requisite: EET L312


EET L312 - Electronic Devices II Lab (1)

This course acquaints the theory and concepts of the topics learned in lecture through 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. Prerequisites: EET 3311 Co-requisites: EET L315.


EET L315 - Digital Logic Circuits Lab (1)

This course is focused on hands-on experimentation, design, analysis and verification of digital circuits. The lab topics include but are not limited to gate logics, adders, multiplexer/demultiplexer, 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-requisites: EET 3315.


EET 3320 - Measurement and Instrumentation (3)

Topics covered include fundamental of units systems, precision and accuracy, errors in measurement and types of errors, electromechanical instruments, DC ammeters and voltmeters, AC ammeters and voltmeters, electrodynamometers in power measurements, bridge DC measurements, bridge AC measurements, transducers concepts and types, oscilloscope principles and applications in measurements. Prerequisites: EET 2215, EET L215.


EET 4410 - Signal Processing (3)

Topics covered include fundamental of units systems, precision and accuracy, errors in measurement and types of errors, electromechanical instruments, DC ammeters and voltmeters, AC ammeters and voltmeters, electrodynamometers in power measurements, bridge DC measurements, bridge AC measurements, transducers concepts and types, oscilloscope principles and applications in measurements. Prerequisites: PHY 3320.


EET 4415 - Introduction to Robotics and Automation (3)

This course primarily deals in providing a thorough introduction to robotics and its applications in task automation. Students will get a chance to gain knowledge related to development of robots, different working models of robots, selection of appropriate sensors to a specific application, and programming a certain robot to perform the desired task. Projects may include construction and programming of mobile robots, assembly and test of individual components. Prerequisites: EET 3315, EET L315. Corequisite: EET L415


EET L415 - Introduction to Robots and Automation Lab (1)

This course acquaints the theory and concepts learned in lecture through the hands-on construction of sensor circuity and building robots. Students will learn to use DC motors and the motor controllers, sensors, transistors and diode circuity etc. Also, students get a chance to integrate the sensor and mothers to the microprocessors. Co-requisite: EET 4415.


EET 4420 - Fundamentals of Microcontrollers

Topics covered include but are not limited to microcontroller architecture, instruction sets, programming and interfacing with electronic circuits, interrupts, microcontroller peripherals, microcontroller application development tools and platforms. 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 4425 - Data Communication and Networking (3)

Topics covered include but are not limited to microcontroller architecture, instruction sets, programming and interfacing with electronic circuits, interrupts, microcontroller peripherals, microcontroller application development tools and platforms. Prerequisites: EET 3315, EET L315.


EET 4435 - LSI/VLSI Design (3)

MOS Transistors – fabrication and characteristics. MOSFET scaling and short-channel effects. Layer representation and layout rules. Analysis and design of inverters and inverter based circuits. Circuit and interconnection delays, driving large loads. Dynamic logic circuits. Memories, VLSI design strategies – Full custom, Standard Cell and Gate Array design, FPGAs, Subsystem design. Testing and testability. CAD for VLSI. Prerequisites: EET 2215, EET 3315.


EET 4440 - Electronic Testing with Lab (4)

Topics include, identifying and reading electronic circuit diagrams, using electronic test equipment to analyze circuits, applying a systematic approach to fault finding, and location a range of faults to component level. Prerequisites: EET 2215, EET 3315.


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. Prerequisites: EET 3312 Co-requisite: EET L444


EET L444 - Optical Electronics I CAD Lab (1)

This course acquaints the theory and concepts learned in lecture through the hands-on computer aided design and simulation experiments. Co-requisites: 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 optoelectronic devices. Prerequisites: EET 4444 Co-requisite: EET L445


EET L445 - Optical Electronics II CAD Lab (1)

This course acquaints the theory and concepts learned in EET 4445 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 course for all EET 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. 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 EET majors. The course permits students to complete the project which was initiated in EET 4480. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.


EET 4490 - Travel Study in Electronics Engineering Technology (1-3)

Supervised investigation of relevant topics in Electronics Engineering Technology through travel-study abroad or within the interior of the United States.


EET 4498 - Internship in Electronics Engineering Technology (1-3)

Supervised work experience in the biotechnology industry, governmental agency, business, or other working environment in which a student will learn and apply pertinent professional skills.