Electrical Engineering Technology, Smart Grid
Essentials of Electrical Engineering Technology
Introduction to the field of Electrical Engineering Technology for majors and non-majors. Introduction to basic electricity, mathematical modeling of circuits, circuit breadboards, electrical instrumentation, computer analysis/circuit simulation and technical reporting. Emphasizes projects, project management and the need for teamwork by conducting projects in the areas of design, simulation and test. Required of all freshmen electrical engineering technology majors. Junior-transfer students will substitute a technical-elective course for ENT104. Offered every fall semester.
Mathematics Applications in Engineering Technology
Prerequisite: MAT 127 or 162.
Application of algebra, analytic geometry, calculus and ordinary differential equations to problem solving in engineering technology. Introduction to first and second-order differential equations including methods of Laplace transforms, numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, probability, and partial derivatives. Offered every semester.
Prerequisite: PHY 107 or 111, MAT 126 or 161/163.
The study of basic principles and applications of statics; topics include: equilibrium of rigid bodies, free body diagrams, friction, centroids, moment of inertia, trusses, frames and machines, and equilibrium of particles. Offered every semester.
Electric Circuits Analysis I
Prerequisites: PHY108, or PHY 112, or equivalent.
Direct Current (DC) electric circuit concepts; basic circuits elements and their characteristics; analysis of series and parallel circuits; modeling and analysis of DC circuits with multiple sources; electrical instrumentation and computer analysis tools used in performing laboratory experiments. Required for electrical engineering technology majors. Offered every fall semester.
Electric Circuits Analysis II
Prerequisites: ENT 330 or equivalent.
Alternating Current (AC) electric circuit concepts; waveform analysis; analysis of series and parallel AC circuits; electrical instrumentation and computer analysis tools used in performing laboratory experiments. Required for electrical engineering technology majors. Offered every spring semester.
Building Information Modeling Using REVIT MEP
Prerequisite: ENT 332, or ENT 331, or Instructor Permission
Building Information Management software facilitates users to design a building and its elements, such as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems in 3D and involves drawing techniques for 3D parametric solid modeling of MEP systems of buildings, enabling coordination and change management in design documentation extensively used in industry. Offered every spring semester.
Prerequisite: ENT 330.
Study of electronic circuits and semiconductor devices including: diodes, transistors, operational amplifiers, thyristors, etc. Physics of semiconductors, transistor biasing, and amplifier circuits. Laboratory exercises provide practical application of semiconductor circuit theory. Offered every spring semester.
Advanced Circuits Analysis
Prerequisite: ENT 300, ENT 332.
Methods of DC electrical-circuit analysis, DC transient-circuit analysis, Laplace Transforms and applications to electrical circuits and sinusoidal (AC) steady state analysis, transfer functions and networks, frequency response and Bode plots, waveform analysis, and Fourier analysis. Offered every spring semester.
Corequisite: ENT 341.
This course analyzes digital logic systems and their components that are a major part of modern electrical technology including applications in computers, manufacturing, communication, control, and other engineering systems. Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: ENT 345.
This course introduced the theory and application of microprocessors and microcontrollers and develops proficiency in programming Assembly and C languages, interfacing, as well as prototyping and troubleshooting. Offered every fall semester.
Prerequisites: ENT332 Electric Circuits, ENT341 Electronics (could be taken as co-requisite).
The operation of modern high power electronic devices as applied to controls, electric machines and power systems; power diodes, silicon controlled rectifiers, thyristors, BJTs, MOSFETs and IGBTs; applications to rectifiers, inverters, controlled rectifiers, AC voltage control, DC step-up and step-down systems, high voltage DC (HVDC) and flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS); perform laboratory experiments using electrical instrumentation and computer analysis tools. Offered every spring semester.
Control Systems I
Prerequisite: ENT 341, ENT 342, and Senior Standing.
This course applies frequency domain techniques to open-loop and closed-loop systems with emphasis on stability and performance. Classical methods of control engineering are presented: Laplace transforms and transfer functions; root locus analysis; Routh-Hurwitz stability analysis; steady-state error for standard test signals; and second-order system approximations. MATLAB is introduced and utilized extensively for computer aided analysis. Laboratory exercises provide practical application of the control-system theory. Offered every fall semester.
Control Systems II
Prerequisite: ENT 461
This course is project centered. Students build, tune, simulate, and model a system (such as a magnetic levitation apparatus) for the purpose of demonstrating skills acquired during previous academic work. The project will focus on practical application of the control-system theory developed in Control Systems I. Offered every spring semester.
Electrical Design I
Prerequisites: Senior standing; Co-requisite: ENT461
Advanced topics in electrical and system design, the design process, and project management; a major design project sequence that includes preliminary analysis, working drawings and schematics; preliminary design and its presentation. Offered every fall semester.
Electrical Design II
Prerequisite ENT465. Corequisite: ENT462
Advanced topics in electrical and system design, the design process, and application of project management; a major design project sequence that culminates with final analysis, working drawings, schematics, and installation or prototype; final design stages of construction, testing and installation of a significant engineering project. Offered every spring semester.
Power Systems I
Prerequisite: ENT 332 and Senior Standing.
Basic elements of power systems, energy sources, substation configuration, load cycles, balanced three- phase circuits, power factor correction, transmission line configurations and impedance, voltage regulation of transformers, and the per unit system are studied. Load flow, fault analysis, and economic operations are introduced. Offered every fall semester.
Power Systems II
Prerequisite: ENT 471
The symmetrical component method is used for fault analysis. Power system demand calculations, relay protection applications, supervisory control, power quality, and system reliability are introduced. Offered every spring semester.
Renewable Distributed Generation And Storage
Prerequisites: ENT 331 Electric Circuits or equivalent or ENT 332 or instructor’s permission.
This course introduces renewable and efficient electric power systems. It encourages self-teaching by providing numerous practical examples requiring quantitative analysis. Topics include historical, regulatory, and utility industry perspectives of the electric system as well as most of the electricity, thermodynamics, and engineering economics background needed to understand new power technologies. Offered every spring semester.