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Industrial Electronics/Electricity Technology

Course Descriptions

EET 100 DC/AC Electronics 2-2-3
This course provides the fundamental principles of DC/AC electrical and symbols as well as construction techniques in the use of electrical cables, conduit, and busways. Reference to the National Electric Code will be used throughout the course to provide proper safety and application techniques. The course also includes construction, control, and maintenance of AC and DC motors, generators, and transformers. Classroom projects will involve quoting and project costing using electrical supply catalogs, engineering specifications, and examples of standard operating procedures used in the industrial environment. (FA)

EET 101 Industrial Electricity 2-2-3
This course includes a general review of power circuitry, terms, and electrical symbols as well as construction techniques in the use of electrical cables, conduit, and busways. Typical industrial electrical power systems will be discussed with reference to the National Electric Code for proper safety. The course also includes construction, control, and maintenance of AC and DC motors, generators, and transformers. Classroom projects will involve typical motor, transformer, and other industrial wiring techniques. Motor speed control along with other industrial control topics will be covered in hands-on labs. Prerequisite: EET100. (SP)

EET 110 Digital Electronics and Control 2-2-3
This course will provide participants with the background fundamentals of computer logic, computer language numbering systems, Boolean algebra, and digital control techniques. Participants will learn both theory and practical application of circuits related to complex circuits found in practical digital systems. Topics will include introduction to digital electronics, binary logic and logic gates, numbering systems, microprocessor control systems, basic microprocessor programming, digital systems, and analog to digital circuits. Emphasis will be on hands-on applications via functional labs and common troubleshooting techniques. Prerequisite: EET100 or instructor approval. (SP)

EET 111 Electric Motor Controls 2-2-3
Participants will learn the practical application of electrical motor control principles used for installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance in an industrial setting. Topics include interpretation of electrical symbols, drawings, relay, and ladder logic diagrams; motor starters, contactors, timers, and relays; solenoids and switches; AC singleand multi-phase motors; transformers and overcurrent protection; electrical distribution and switching; and solid-state signaling and control devices. This course includes both theory and hands-on, practical lab experiences. Prerequisites: EET100 and MTH130, MTH140 or MTH142.

EET 213 Process Control and Instrumentation 2-2-3
This course will provide students with a basic understanding of process control and instrumentation as it relates to industrial applications. Emphasis will be given to use of symbols, drawings, control measurement, tuning, and maintenance of these systems. Hands-on experience supporting the emphasized areas will be gained via lab sessions utilizing MACC’s instrumentation and controls trainer. Prerequisite: EET214 or instructor approval. (SP)

EET 214 Programmable Logic Controllers 2-2-3
In this lecture/lab course, participants will learn the basic concepts, capabilities, hardware and system architecture, ladder logic programming, editing, and troubleshooting of programmable logic controllers. Emphasis is on knowledge and skills required by industrial maintenance technicians in an industrial environment. Pre- or corequisite: EET111. (FA)

EET 216 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 2-2-3
This course will provide an understanding of the enhanced instructions/functionality of programmable logic controllers (PLC’s). Students will be introduced to the math, file, sequencer, and shift register instructions as they are applied in an industrial PLC based control systems. Also, analog input/ output configuration and programming will be covered. Hands-on experience supporting these enhanced instructions/ functions will be gained. Prerequisite: EET214 or instructor approval. (SP)

EET 220 Robotics and Integrated Manufacturing 2-2-3
This course will provide students with a basic understanding of automated principles and practices relating to industrial automated manufacturing. Emphasis will be placed on components which make up integrated systems such as robots, robotic I/O, robotic servos, positional control, programmable logic controllers (PLC), vision systems, sensors, and interconnectivity/wiring techniques required for integrated manufacturing. Lab sessions will allow for handson experiences that will support the emphasized areas. Prerequisite: EET214 or instructor approval. (SP)