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A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohms law, Kirchhoff's laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC measurements.
A study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance.
An entry-level course in digital electronics covering number systems, binary mathematics, digital codes, logic gates, Boolean Algebra, and combinational logic. Emphasis on circuit logic analysis and troubleshooting digital circuits.
Solid State Devices
A study of diodes, transistor characteristics and other semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, biasing techniques, and thermal considerations.
Programming Fundamentals I
Introduction the fundamental concepts of structured programming. Topics include software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging.
Application of electromechanical systems. Emphasizes programmable control devices and solid state systems.
Introduction to microprocessor software and hardware; architecture, timing sequence, operation, and programming. Discussion of appropriate software diagnostic language and tools.
Data Acquisition and Measurement
To introduce students to fundamental data acquisition principles, concepts and methods. In addition, students will study and apply related software and hardware involved in acquiring data from sensors for measurement purposes.
Robot Application, Set-up, and Testing
A course that provides the student with laboratory experience in the installation, set-up, and testing of robotic cells. Topics include maintenance.
Electrical, Electronic, and Fluid Schematics
Study of the techniques used in troubleshooting various types of industrial equipment to include mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and their control devices. Emphasis will be placed on the use of schematics and diagrams in conjunction with proper troubleshooting procedures.