Engineering Technology

Courses

ET 605 Materials for Emerging Technologies 3.0 Credits

General properties of metals, ceramics and polymers are presented. Focus shifts to technologies - photo and fuel cells in the energy industry. Topic include: the chemical process that converts fuel to elec,tricity directly, light energy that converts to electrical energy, band model for optical materials, and materials for the optical and electronic industries.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 610 Networks for Industrial Environments 3.0 Credits

An in-depth review of high-performance wired and wireless networks for industrial control, communications, and computing. The emphasis is on understanding current and newly emerging network architectures, protocols and technologies from the point of view of performance, reliability, and cost. Industry standard modeling and simulation tools are also reviewed.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 615 Rapid Prototyping and Product Design 3.0 Credits

This course will introduce concepts and methods for rapid prototyping, including their technical basis, and unified principles common to almost all rapid prototyping technologies.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 619 Programmable Devices and Systems 3.0 Credits

A review of programmable devices and systems for industrial and embedded applications. Field-Programmable Gate Arrays, microcontrollers, and Programmable Logic Controllers are compared with respect to suitability, performance, and cost in industrial and embedded environments. Industry standard modeling and development tools will be introduced and used to predict performance and reliability.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 620 Microsystems and Microfabrication 3.0 Credits

Microsystems and microfabrication covers the principles of design, structure, and operation, as well as fabrication technologies for microsystems including microelectronics, sensors, MEMS, micro-optics, and microfluidics (Iab-on-a-chip).

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 635 Engineering Quality Methods 3.0 Credits

Six Sigma concepts and methods are covered with emphasis on its framework, statistical tools and practical implementations. Students will gain a working knowledge of Six Sigma approaches and techniques for applications to both manufacturing and services.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 675 Reliability Engineering 3.0 Credits

This course will introduce the foundations and applications of reliability engineering including basic probability models for component and system failure, with emphasis on practical applications.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 725 Sensors and Measurement Systems 3.0 Credits

This course provides a foundation in sensors and measurement systems including data acquisition for quality control. It covers general concepts, measuring devices, and the manipulation, transmission and recording of data.expanded coverage of sensors, and the use of computer tools in measurement & data acquisition for quality control. Measurement techniques related to micro- and nano-technologies are also discussed, reflecting the growing importance of these technologies.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 730 Lean Manufacturing Principles 3.0 Credits

Lean is a generic process management philosophy, developed initially for manufacturing and derived mainly from the Toyota Production System (TPS), Just-in-Time (JIT) operations theory, and earlier sources dating from the work of Taylor, Ford, and others or work methods, mass production, and automation. Lean is an integral part of today's modern manufacturing enterprises.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 732 Modern Energy Conversion Technologies 3.0 Credits

This course introduces new energy conversion technologies, with an emphasis on solid-state devices, distributed systems with storage, and alternative energy sources including solar, waste heat, wind, biomass, and hydrogen. Solid-state energy conversion devices including solar cells, thermoelectrics, thermionics, thermophotovoltaics and light-emitting diodes, as well as solid-state refrigerators, will be described and analyzed.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 755 Sustainable and Green Manufacturing 3.0 Credits

This course covers environmental considerations in engineering product and process design, reduction of environmental impact by design, recycling, material selection, demanufacturing and remanufacturing and trade-offs.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ET 775 Master's Project and Thesis in Engineering Technology 3.0 Credits

Involves the study and investigation of a research or development topic in the area of the student's interest. Requires the topic and solution to be reported in a thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor. Can be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 9 credits

ET I599 Independent Study in ET 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET I699 Independent Study in ET 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET I799 Independent Study in ET 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET I899 Independent Study in ET 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET I999 Independent Study in ET 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET T580 Special Topics in ET 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET T680 Special Topics in ET 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET T780 Special Topics in ET 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET T880 Special Topics in ET 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ET T980 Special Topics in ET 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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