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Engineering Technology (ETEC)

Courses

ETEC 310  Material Science for Engineering Technology  3 Credits (3,0)

Introduction to material science and engineering. Major material classes; development of materials from processing, structure, properties, and performance.
Prerequisites: CHEM 110 and PHYS 160 and ESCI 202

ETEC 315  Circuits for Engineering Technology  3 Credits (3,0)

DC and AC circuits. Circuit analysis techniques for current, voltage, and power calculations. Three-phase transmission lines, AC transformers. Circuit analysis through linear algebra and calculus.
Prerequisites: MATH 242 and CESC 222 Corequisites: ETEC 316

ETEC 316  Circuits Laboratory for Engineering Technology  1 Credit (0,1)

Laboratory course for ETEC 315. Hardware and software simulation of DC and AC circuits, transformers, 3-phase circuits.
Corequisites: ETEC 315

ETEC 409  Applied Aeronautics  3 Credits (3,0)

Application of aerodynamics, performance, and stability. Airfoil and wing theory; lift and drag generation; high-lift systems; propeller performance; Reynolds number and Mach number effects; aircraft performance during different stages of flight; weight and balance effects on stability.
Prerequisites: ASCI 309 and ENGR 115 and MATH 241

ETEC 410  Thermodynamics for Engineering Technology  3 Credits (3,0)

Comprehensive review of thermodynamics. Heat, work, and kinetic theory of gases; equation of state; thermodynamic systems; control volume; first and second laws of thermodynamics; reversible and irreversible processes; basic thermodynamic cycles.
Prerequisites: ESCI 206

ETEC 415  Control Systems  3 Credits (3,0)

Analysis of closed loop systems. Frequency response, root locus, and state variable techniques; analytic and computer methods; continuous and discrete linear systems.
Prerequisites: ESCI 204 and ETEC 315

ETEC 490  Engineering Technology Capstone I  3 Credits (3,0)

First senior design course for engineering technology students. Design project definition; conceptual design; preliminary design.
Prerequisites: ENGR 115 and ENGR 120 and ETEC 310 and ETEC 410 and ETEC 415 and ECON 210 or ECON 211 or ECON 225

ETEC 491  Engineering Technology Capstone II  3 Credits (3,0)

Second senior design course for engineering technology students. Detailed design; test design against project requirements.
Prerequisites: ETEC 490