09106/Engineering Technology (ET)


Upper Division Courses

0125. Statics (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: Physics C081 and Math C075.

Study of forces and moments in two and three dimensions, equilibrium condition, free body diagrams, the analysis of trusses, frames and machines, geometric properties of cross sections, friction, shear, and bending moment diagrams.

0126. Strength of Materials (3 s.h.) F S.

Prerequisite: ET 0125.

Investigation of the elastic behavior of materials through the study of normal stress, strain, shear, and deformation under centric loading, flexural stress, shear, and deformation under transverse and eccentric loading, torsional stress, combined stress, stress concentration, and the stability of columns.

0222. Applied Fluid Mechanics (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: ET 0125.

Fluid properties, fluid statics, fluid flow concepts, dynamic similitude, fluid resistance, ideal flow, compressible flow, pneumatic and hydraulic applications.

W223. Materials Science (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: CHEM 071, ENGR 133 or ET 0126, and Junior Standing.

Atomic and molecular structures, bonding and interatomic forces, thermodynamics and kinetics of solid state reactions, mechanical and electronic properties. Design projects and written reports.

0227. Dynamics (3 s.h.) F S.

Prerequisite: Physics C081, Math C075, and ET 0125.

A non-vector approach to the kinematics and kinetics of a particle employing the methods of force-mass acceleration, work-energy, and impulse momentum. Kinematics of rigid bodies in general plane motion using methods of force-mass acceleration and work-energy.

0232. Thermodynamics (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: PHYSICS C081 and C082.

Properties of a substance, work and heat interaction, first law of thermodynamics, carnot cycle, entropy, ideal gases, irreversibility, and efficiency.

0252. Manufacturing Control Systems (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: ET 0255.

A survey course covering pneumatic and hydraulic controls, programmable controllers, digital circuits, electro-mechanical servos and industrial instrumentation, and transducers. Laboratory.

0255. CAD/CAM/CNC (3 s.h.) F.

Prerequisite: ENGR 0011.

Solids modeling, geometric tolerancing, welds, treads, dimensions, numerical control simulation, and post processing. Basic components of NC systems, coordinate systems, motion control, programming languages, CNC and DNC, laboratory and demonstrations.

0313. Professional Seminar (1 s.h.) F S.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Preparation for entering the working and professional worlds of engineering and the job market. Includes preparation of résumés, interviewing techniques, securing and holding a job, advancement, professional registration, ethics, and professional societies.

0335. Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (3 s.h.) F. $.

Prerequisite: ET 0222; MET 0232 or ET 0232.

Establishment of design requirements for environmental comfort conditioning. Heating, heat pumps, humidity control, cooling, ventilation, integrated systems, controls and instrumentation, computer-aided design. Design project.

0342. Machine Elements (3 s.h.) F. $.

Prerequisite: ENGR 0011; ET 0126 or ENGR 0133; ET 0227 or ENGR 0132.

Survey of the design and application fundamentals underlying the sound selection and use of common machine elements such as shafts, bearings, clutches, brakes, gears, chain and belt drives, etc. Term design project.

0344. Production Tooling (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: ENGR 0011; ET 0126 or ENGR 0133; MET 0244 or ET 0255.

Fundamentals of the design of work-holders and of tooling for inspection and gauging, welding and joining processes, and punch presses. A weekly practicum covers applications of fundamentals to typical tool design problems.

0358. Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3 s.h.) $.

Prerequisite: ET 0252 or MET 0252; ET 0255 or MET 0254.

CAD/CAM in practice: flexible systems, operations, and performance. The course also considers communication and the integration of robots and computerized machines. Laboratory and demonstrations.

0390. Independent Study in Engineering Technology (2 - 5 s.h.) F S SS.

Student may complete a regular course during semesters the course is not offered to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements. An instructor is assigned to supervise the student.

0398. Independent Research (2 - 5 s.h.) F S.

Project assigned with the approval of the department chairperson and conducted under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.

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