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Emphasis in Electrical Engineering Technology
Program Outcomes

At graduation, electrical engineering technology graduates will:

General Core Outcomes

  • Communicate clearly in written form
  • Communicate clearly in oral form
  • Explain complex technical related material in written and oral work
  • Interact with team members/work groups to solve a technical problem
  • Utilize research process to seek or generate information
  • Function in an ethical environment
  • Understand the need to advance education in all areas

Mathematics and Science Outcomes

  • Analyze and interpret numerical information for validity, clarity, and value
  • Generate graphics based on given or developed data
  • Interpret statistical data or apply statistics to technical problems
  • Solve technical problems using algebra and trigonometry
  • Solve technical problems using integral and differential calculus
  • Utilize statistical processes in technical and management problems
  • Apply the principles of physical science to solving technical problems
  • Comprehend and apply units of measurements
  • Understand chemical properties
  • Interpret and present scientific data

Computer Outcomes

  • Understand formal programming languages
  • Use programming languages to interface with laboratory equipment
  • Understand on-line help menus to learn new functions of software
  • Utilize spread sheets for data analysis and graphical presentation and interpretation
  • Understand process of learning new software
  • Obtain and use information from the Internet
  • Use graphical presentation software communication
  • Use programming languages to solve engineering problems

General Engineering Technology Outcomes

  • Use CAD for technical drawing
  • Describe the fundamental equipment and processes employed in common manufacturing operations
  • Understand components and materials used in the manufacture of electronics components and assemblies
  • Identify process parameters and how they affect the manufacturing processes.
  • Understand basic economic principles like cash flow, interest formulas, and inflation/deflation
  • Understand probability analysis, decision trees, depreciation, and physical and social factors in worth estimation
  • Work on an interdisciplinary team in solving an open-ended problem
  • Identify problem and determine path for solution
  • Interact with supervisors to discuss project details
  • Present designs and systems developed in a proposal

Electrical Engineering Technology Outcomes

  • Utilize basic and advanced laboratory components and analysis
  • Analyze experimental data
  • Utilize the computer to solve Electrical Engineering Technology problems
  • Construct AC/DC circuits
  • Apply Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s Laws
  • Analyze circuits using frequency and time domain approaches
  • Apply and use AC and DC network theorems: superposition, Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and maximum power transfer Theorems
  • Determine the resonant frequency and bandwidth of a series or parallel circuit.
  • Sketch the impedance, current, and power in resonant circuits
  • Understand the standard form of a transfer function for a given filter and its Bode plot
  • Use Laplace transform techniques to solve differential equations and study the behavior of linear circuits
  • Ability to identify and design low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, and band-stop filters.
  • Understand basic semiconductor concepts
  • Solve for the coefficients of the Fourier series and sketch the frequency spectrum of a periodic waveform
  • Determine the output of a filter given the frequency spectrum of the input signal
  • Learn about the diode characteristics and their AC and DC resistance
  • Understand bipolar junction transistors (BJT), junction field-effect transistors (JFET), and metal-oxide-semiconductor FET (MOSFET), and their characteristics
  • Understand power supplies and voltage-regulation circuits
  • Know Boolean Algebra, number conversion, logic gates and combinational circuits
  • Minimize logic used to design various functions through theorems and Karnaugh maps
  • Understand sequential circuits and design sequential circuits using Flip-flops
  • Design various counters, registers, and other systems using combinational and sequential logic.
  • Understand control systems, including the concepts of feedback and closed-loop control versus open-loop control
  • Determine transfer functions for linear time-invariant electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical systems
  • Understand poles and zeros and how to find the time response from a transfer function.
  • Ability to describe and quantify transient response specifications of first- and second-order systems
  • Determine the steady-state error for unity and nonunity-gain feedback and system stability
  • Understanding the effects of proportional, derivative, and integral controller actions on system performance
  • Learn how to use root-locus and frequency domain methods to design basic controllers
  • Understand amplifier and filter fundamentals
  • Use op-amps to implement linear ordinary differential equations
  • Understand theory and application of rectifiers
  • Design, analyze, and implement practical integrators and differentiators, window comparators, and Schmitt triggers
  • Understand modeling, non-ideal characteristics, and other properties of operational amplifiers
  • Read and interpret a typical op-amp data sheet and select the proper op-amp for a desired application
  • Understand Butterworth and Chebyshev filters as well as concepts of frequency and impedance scaling and basic principles of sinusoidal oscillations
  • Understand the design and analysis of inverting and non-inverting amplifiers, weighted summers, controlled voltage and current sources
  • Analyze an instrumentation amplifier circuit and to show how a bridge amplifier converts a change in transducer resistance to an output voltage
  • Learn the significance of common-mode rejection ration (CMRR) and use an instrumentation amplifier to improve the output signal-to-noise ratio\
  • Analyze and design various forms of oscillators
  • Describe the operation and interaction between the CPU, memory, and I/O ports within the microcomputers systems
  • Understand the 68000 microprocessor architecture, bus architecture, memory, memory maps, I/Os and interfacing devices
  • Understand data acquisition
  • Use the 68000 processor instruction set to program a microprocessor
  • Understand the relationship between bandwidth and information capacity
  • Understand noise and signal behavior along with the significance of noise reduction in the communication process
  • Understand various modulation and demodulation concepts as used in an analog communication systems
  • Understand concepts of power electronics including generators and various motor configurations
  • Apply industrial control using various components
  • Understand analog and digital input and output devices
  • Understand various techniques to implement multiple control schemes