Class Descriptions

ELN-110: Survey of Electronics

This course introduces fundamental electrical and electronic concepts for non-electronic majors. Emphasis is placed on terminology and devices used in basic electronic and digital applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a grasp of the fundamentals of modern electronic circuits.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-112: Diesel Electronics System

This course introduces electronic theory and applications as used in medium and heavy duty vehicles. Emphasis is placed on the basic function and operation of semiconductor and integrated circuits. Upon completion, students should be able to identify electronic components, explain their use and function, and use meters and flow charts to diagnose and repair systems.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-113: Electronic Fuel Injection

This course covers the function of the various sensors used to provide feedback control to current model diesel engines. Emphasis is placed on the operation of ECM-controlled fuel injectors and testing using current industry methods. Upon completion, students should be able to obtain information from the electronic fuel system using current test programs, fault tree, and digital meters.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-131: Analog Electronics I

This course introduces the characteristics and applications of semiconductor devices and circuits. Emphasis is placed on analysis, selection, biasing, and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot analog circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELC-131(S23482); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-132: Analog Electronics II

This course covers additional applications of analog electronic circuits with an emphasis on analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (IC). Topics include amplification, filtering, oscillation, voltage regulation, and other analog circuits. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot analog electronic circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELN-131(S23487); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-133: Digital Electronics

This course covers combinational and sequential logic circuits. Topics include number systems, Boolean algebra, logic families, medium scale integration (MSI) and large scale integration (LSI) circuits, analog to digital (AD) and digital to analog (DA) conversion, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot digital circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DRE-098(S23643) DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040(S23170) DMA-050(S23171) DMA-060(S23172); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-150: Computer-Aided Drafting for Electronics

This course introduces computer-aided drafting (CAD) with an emphasis on applications in the electronics field. Topics include electronics industry standards (symbols, schematic diagrams, layouts); drawing electronic circuit diagrams; and specialized electronic drafting practices and components such as resistors, capacitors, and ICs. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare electronic drawings with CAD software.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CIS-110(S21058) CIS-111(S21059) or ELC-127(S21592); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-152: Fabrication Techniques

This course covers the fabrication methods required to create a prototype product from the initial circuit design. Topics include CAD, layout, sheet metal working, component selection, PC board layout and construction, reverse engineering, soldering, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to design and construct an electronic product with all its associated documentation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELN-232(S21640); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-229: Industrial Electronics

This course covers semiconductor devices used in industrial applications. Topics include the basic theory, application, and operating characteristics of semiconductor devices. Upon completion, students should be able to construct and/or troubleshoot these devices for proper operation in an industrial electronic circuit.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELC-112(S23481); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-231: Industrial Controls

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of control of rotating machinery and associated peripheral devices. Topics include rotating machine theory, ladder logic, electromechanical and solid state relays, motor controls, pilot devices, three-phase power systems, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret schematics and demonstrate an understanding of electromechanical and electronic control of rotating machinery.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELC-131(S23482); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-232: Introduction to Microprocessors

This course introduces microprocessor architecture and microcomputer systems including memory and input/output interfacing. Topics include low-level language programming, bus architecture, I/O systems, memory systems, interrupts, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot fundamental microprocessor circuits and programs using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELN-133(S23488); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-233: Microprocessor Systems

This course covers the application and design of microprocessor control systems. Topics include control and interfacing of systems using AD/DA, serial/parallel I/O, communication protocols, and other related applications. Upon completion, students should be able to design, construct, program, verify, analyze, and troubleshoot fundamental microprocessor interface and control circuits using related equipment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELN-232(S21640); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-234: Communication Systems

This course introduces the fundamentals of electronic communication systems. Topics include the frequency spectrum, electrical noise, modulation techniques, characteristics of transmitters and receivers, and digital communications. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret analog and digital communication circuit diagrams, analyze transmitter and receiver circuits, and use appropriate communication test equipment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELN-131(S23487); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-235: Data Communication Systems

This course covers data communication systems and the transmission of digital information from source to destination. Topics include data transmission systems, interfaces and modems, protocols, networks, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the concepts associated with data communication systems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELC-112(S23481) or ELC-131(S23482); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-236: Fiber Optics and Lasers

This course introduces the fundamentals of fiber optics and lasers. Topics include the transmission of light; characteristics of fiber optic and lasers and their systems; fiber optic production; types of lasers; and laser safety. Upon completion, students should be able to understand fiber optic communications and basic laser fundamentals.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELN-131(S23487); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-249: Digital Communication

This course covers the core processes and applications associated with digital communication techniques. Topics include the characteristics of RF circuits, modulation, transmitters and receivers, electromagnetic transmission, antennas, and related applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the concepts associated with digital communication systems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELN-131(S23487); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-260: Prog Logic Controllers

This course provides a detailed study of PLC applications, with a focus on design of industrial controls using the PLC. Topics include PLC components, memory organization, math instructions, documentation, input/output devices, and applying PLCs in industrial control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to select and program a PLC system to perform a wide variety of industrial control functions.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

ELN-275: Troubleshooting

This course covers techniques of analyzing and repairing failures in electronic equipment. Topics include safety, signal tracing, use of service manuals, and specific troubleshooting methods for analog, digital, and other electronics-based circuits and systems. Upon completion, students should be able to logically diagnose and isolate faults and perform necessary repairs to meet manufacturers' specifications.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ELN-131(S23487); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0