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ET 233 Electrical Circuit Analysis 3
Prereq.: PHYS122, MATH 152 or 125. Analysis of electrical circuit components incorporating passive and active elements. Topics include laws and theorems applied to DC, AC, three-phase, diodes, and operational amplifier circuits; transient and steady state response; phasors, frequency response, and resonance. Spring.
ET 241 Applied Statics and Strength of Materials 3
Prereq.: PHYS 111 or PHYS 112, and MATH 115 or MATH 119 or MATH 121 or MATH 125. Introduction to applied statics and strength of materials with a non-calculus-based analytical and practical approach. Comprehensive explanation of theory and application to architectural, construction, industrial, mechanical and structural problems. May not be used to meet the requirements for a major or minor in Civil, Computer, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering Technology. Fall. Study Area IV
ET 251 Applied Mechanics I - Statics 3
Prereq.: ENGR 150 or ROBO 110; and PHYS 121 or PHYS 125; and MATH 136 (may be taken concurrently) or MATH 152. Fundamentals of statics, including the resolution and composition of forces and the equilibrium of force systems. Analysis of forces acting on structures and machines, centroids, moments of inertia. Vector methods are used.
ET 252 Applied Mechanics II - Dynamics 3
Prereq.: ET 251. Introduction to kinematics of motion and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies.
ET 300 Ergonomics 3
A study of the man/machine relationship necessary to achieve maximum productivity and job satisfaction. Emphasis will be placed on the physical work environment with considerations given to health and safety criteria.
ET 354 Applied Fluid Mechanics 3
Prereq.: ET 251. Application of fluid mechanics principles to systems. Study of fluid statics and dynamics including Bernoulli equation, momentum, energy, laminar and turbulent flow, pipe and open channel flow, pumping systems, and dimensional similarity. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. Fall.
ET 357 Strength of Materials 3
Prereq.: ET 251 or ENGR 251; and PHYS 121 or PHYS 125; and MATH 136 (may be taken concurrently) or MATH 152. The study of simple and combined stress, torsion, flexure, and deflection of beams, continuous and restrained beams, combines axial and bending loads, and columns. Computer applications. Not intended for engineering students.
ET 361 Engineering Technology Instrumentation 3
Prereq: STAT 104, ET 357. Basic concepts of experimental techniques, fundamentals of measurement systems, and signal analysis. Strain, pressure, velocity, flow, and temperature measurements. Data acquisition, A/D and D/A conversion, data and error analysis. Preparation of professional reports. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. Fall.
ET 399 Engineering Economy 3
Prereq.: MATH 125 or MATH 135 or MATH 152. Economic analysis of financing technical or engineering projects and determining costs and justification of improvements as related to the construction and industrial infrastructure facilities. Fall, Spring, Summer. Study Area II
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ET 495 Topics in Engineering Technology 3
Prereq.: ENGR 257 or ET 357; and permission of instructor. Provides an opportunity to present topics of interest not currently covered in the engineering technology curricula. May be taken as a different topic more than once for credit.
ET 500 Topics in Engineering Technology 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET graduate program or permission of instructor. Selected topics in engineering/technical applications. Opportunity to acquire knowledge of new and emerging technologies. Not for independent study. May be taken as a different topic more than once for credit. Link course with ET 495. No credit given to students with previous credit on the same topic for ET 495. Irregular.
ET 501 Independent Study in Engineering Technology 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Studies of special areas in engineering technology providing for individual research and application. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credits. On demand.
ET 568 CAE Applied Finite Element Analysis 3
Prereq.: ET 357 and 464, or permission of instructor. Application of the finite element method to structural problems. Spring.
ET 592 Research and Development of Experiments 3
Prereq.: Matriculation in MSET program and completion of 15 credits of approved graduate study. Concepts and procedures for obtaining, evaluating, and reporting existing and measured data. Fall.
ET 598 Research in Engineering Technology 3
Prereq.: ET 592, permission of project advisor, and a 3.00 overall GPA. Technical laboratory project conducted under the supervision of project advisor. Written and oral defense of project required. On demand.
ET 599 Thesis 3
Prereq.: ET 592, permission of thesis advisor, and a 3.00 overall GPA. Preparation of thesis under supervision of advisor. Written and oral defense of research required. On demand.