Electronics Courses

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ELT 101|Basic Electricity

5 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of electricity including series and parallel circuits, AC and DC currents, transformers, resistance, capacitors, multimeter use, and troubleshooting.

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ELT 111|Introduction to Electricity

5 Credits

Introduction to the basic concepts of electricity, electrical fundamentals, and electronics. Includes AC and DC currents, heaters and heat tracing, electrical supply and control components, and electronic systems.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or better in MATH 095 or MATH 050 or MATH 070 or satisfactory placement test score.

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ELT 124|Direct Current Circuits

5 Credits

Basic principles of electricity and the applications of the fundamental laws to direct current networks. A study of electrical components, magnetism, inductance, capacitance, and elementary network analysis.

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ELT 134|Alternating Current Circuits

5 Credits

Fundamental principles of alternating current: sinusoidal and non-sinusoidal. A study of impedance, phase shift, coupling networks, transformers, and series and parallel resonance using standard vector notation.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ELT 124.

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ELT 154|Semiconductors and Op Amps

5 Credits

Introduces semiconductor devices and associated circuits with diodes, special purpose diodes, and various types of transistors (BJT, FETs, Thyristors, etc.), then concludes with Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps). Circuit application and troubleshooting is applied with all components.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ELT 134.

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ELT 171|Digital Fundamentals

5 Credits

Builds upon basic instrumentation and control knowledge and skills from previous classes. Focuses on developing the knowledge and skills in number systems, digital logic circuits, implementation technology and logic functions, arithmetic circuits, and sequential logic circuit building blocks.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ELT 154.

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ELT 199|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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ELT 201|Basic Electronics

5 Credits

This course covers the concepts of electrical fundamentals and electronics including Ohm's and Kirchoff's Laws; series, parallel, and compound circuits; motors, relays, switches, inverters, converters; power distribution, wiring and routing; soldering, terminals, splicing; and troubleshooting.

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ELT 211|Applied Electronics

5 Credits

Broad-based course designed to apply knowledge and skills to the maintenance and operation of electrical components related to power plant instrumentation and controls.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ELT 124.

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