Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Electro-Mechanical Technology


EMEC 114    Introduction to Energy Processing   3

Survey of energy conversion systems, including aspects of energy transmission and control employed by industry to increase its value and usefulness. Laboratory experiments include development and use of various energy systems. Open to all students. Lecture/lab meets five hours per week.


EMEC 303    Electro-Mechanical Converters 3

Prereq.:  TC 213 or CET 223 or PHYS 122. Analysis of DC and AC single and three-phase motors and generators with focus on performance characteristics and their function in control systems. Lecture/lab meets five hours per week. Fall.  

 

EMEC 323    Mechatronics      3

Prereq.:  TE 213 or CET 223 or PHYS 122. Application of embedded microprocessor control systems in machines and mechanical devices. Topics include microprocessor and PLC software control program interface with electrical/electro-mechanical devices. Experiences with laboratory examples and applications. Lecture/lab meets five hours per week. Fall.


EMEC 324    Fluid Power Systems     0 TO 3

A study of the design and fabrication, diagnosis, and repair of fluid power systems, including hydraulics, pneumatics, and fluids. Lecture/lab meets five hours per week.

 

EMEC 333    Data Acquisition & Control    3

Prereq.:  TE 213 or CET 223 or PHYS 122. An examination of digital electronic and microprocessor-based techniques for data acquisition and control. Interfacing, signal processing, and computer communications are included. Lecture/lab meets five hours per week. Spring.  


EMEC 334    Mechanisms for Automation     3

Prereq.:  TE 213. A study of the design and fabrication, diagnosis, and repair of mechanical power systems, including mechanical transmission and control components. Lecture/lab meets five hours per week. Spring.  

 

EMEC 463    Programmable Logic Controllers      3

A study of programmable sequence controllers and programmable logic controllers for motion and process control. The use of ladder logic is included. Lecture/lab meets five hours per week. Spring. [GR]

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