Undergraduate Course Descriptions 2009-2010
Last updated 10/20/2009

09106/Engineering Technology (ET)


Upper Division Courses

2322. Strength of Materials (3 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: ET 0126.)

Prerequisite: ENGRG 2331 (0131).

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.

2521. Applied Fluid Mechanics (3 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: ET 0222.)

Prerequisite: ENGRG 2331 (0131).

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

3182. Independent Study in Engineering Technology (1 to 5 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: ET 0390.)

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

3323. Dynamics (3 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: ET 0227.)

Prerequisite: ENGRG 2331 (0131), MATH 1041 (C085), Physics 1011 (C083).

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.

3396. Materials Technology (3 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: WI.

(Formerly: ET W223.)

Prerequisite: CHEM 1031 (C071), ENGRG 2333 (0133) or ET 2322 (0126), and Junior standing.

Cross Listed with ENGR 3496 (W233) Materials Science.

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

3532. Thermodynamics (3 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: ET 0232.)

Prerequisite: Physics 1021 (C085), Physics 1022 (C086), and Math 1031 (C077).

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

Note: Special Authorization for Non-Technology Majors. Approved for ET, MET, CCET, ENVT.

3651. Manufacturing Control Systems (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: ET 0252.)

Prerequisite: ET 3652 (0255).

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

3652. CAD/CAM/CNC (3 s.h.) F.

(Formerly: ET 0255.)

Prerequisite: ENGRG 1117 (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.

4119. Professional Seminar (1 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: ET 0313.)

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Cross Listed with ENGRG 4169 (0360) Engineering Seminar.

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.

4129. Professional and Independent Seminar (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: ET 0316.)

Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Preparation for entering the working and professional worlds of engineering and the job market. Includes preparation of résumés, interviewing techniques, professional registration, and ethics. There will also be presentations by engineers from the local business community on technical topics of current interest in engineering.

4161. Capstone Project (3 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: ET 0361.)

Prerequisite: Senior standing and completion of 90 credits.

Team-oriented engineering technology capstone projects of various types. Topics proposed and presented by students in the initial stage of the semester. At completion, the project is demonstrated during an oral presentation. Project results are submitted in a final report. Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

4296. Engineering Technology Project II (3 s.h.) RCI: WI.

(Formerly: ET W362.)

Prerequisite: ET 4161 (0361).

Team-oriented engineering system design problems of various types. Topics proposed and orally presented by students in the initial stage of the course sequence. At completion, the project is demonstrated during an oral presentation and a final written report.

4342. Machine Elements (3 s.h.) F.

(Formerly: ET 0342.)

Prerequisite: ENGRG 1117 (0011); ET 2322 (0126) or ENGRG 2333 (0133); ET 3323 (0227) or ENGRG 2332 (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.

4532. Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (3 s.h.) F. $.

(Formerly: ET 0335.)

Prerequisite: ET 2521 (0222); ET 3532 (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.

4641. Production Tooling (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: ET 0344.)

Prerequisite: ENGRG 1117 (0011); ENGRG 2333 (0133); ET 3652 (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.

4642. Quality Control (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: ET 0351.)

Prerequisite: Introductory Probability and Statistics.

Fundamental engineering methods for product and process quality assurance and control. Standard statistical tools are used for quality control methods used in industry. Acceptance sampling, statistical process control, quality measurement, and quality management topics are covered.

Note: Only offered at LCCC campus.
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