Engineering Technology Courses

ET 50, Technical Mathematics
Lec-70

PREREQ.: ET 108B or demonstration of exit skills or MATH 90; MATH 92 and MATH 95

Applied mathematics designed to develop the ability to solve technical problems. Practical application of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry to basic problems in the applied sciences, including the study of alternating current circuitry with emphasis on periodic functions, vector analysis, logarithms, and exponential functions.

CSU
Units: 4
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ET 104, Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Manufacturing
Lec-17.5 Lab-52.5

Fundamental drafting techniques including sketching, orthographic projection and dimensioning. Development of detailed drawings (electrical, electronic, and mechanical) for the fabrication of individual projects. Sheet metal shop practices; use of hand tools; measurement and layout techniques. Printed circuit board design and fabrication. Machine tools and machine shop operations.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ET 108A, Practical Mathematics I
Lec-52.5 Lab-17.5

Concepts, techniques and applications of arithmetic and elementary algebra emphasizing applications to practical problems. Interactive and traditional problem solving methods. Class interactive group exercises applying mathematical techniques to various applications and real world problems.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ET 108B, Practical Mathematics II
Lec-52.5 Lab-17.5

PREREQ: ET 108A or (intermediate algebra or higher)

Fundamentals of trigonometry and advanced algebra emphasizing their applications in real world problems. Interactive labratory work in which students can apply mathematical techniques to physical applications. Class interactive group exercises applying mathematical techniques to various applications and real world problems.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ET 130, Applied Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical Engineering Technology
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: MATH 40

An introduction to fluid statics and the basic laws of fluid flow; conservation of mass, momentum and energy. Applications of the
basic laws to internal and external incompressible flow, including specific topics in pipe flow systems, centrifugal pumps and fans,
streamlining, fluid flow meters, psychometrics of air and water-vapor mixtures, and basic elements of air conditioning. Use of psychometric instruments and psychometric charts to graphically analyze processes.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Replaces ET 135A and ET 139C

ET 136A, HVAC System Fundamentals
Lec-26.25 Lab-26.25

ADVISE: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ET 130

Calculations of cooling loads. Applications of heat transfer and air handling equipment. Design of air-conditioning systems. Analysis of air conditioning equipment, components, and control systems. Lab work including instruments and instrumentation for measuring air flow.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly ET 135B

ET 136B, Fundamentals of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Lec-26.25 Lab-26.25

ADVISE: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ET 130

The refrigeration cycle, refrigeration systems, heat transfer components, and control systems. Laboratory work in operational characteristics of working systems. Analysis of refrigeration systems. Measurements of pressure, temperature and flow rates. Details of the function and interrelation of system components.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly ET 135C

ET 139A, Engineering Plumbing Systems
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: ET 130

Flow of liquids in domestic water, rainwater and fuel gas piping systems, sanitary drainage piping and sizing drainage systems, flow of air in vent piping, sewer systems. Study of national and local codes, specifications and case problems.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ET 139A and ET 139B are non-sequential and may be taken in either order.

ET 139B, Plumbing System Design Fundamentals
Lec-52.5 field trips

ADVISE: ET 130

Design and sizing for a wide variety of plumbing systems, acoustics in plumbing construction, plumbing system specifications, plumbing construction costs, coordination of plumbing design with other construction work, energy conservation and review of plumbing installations.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ET 139A and ET 139B are non-sequential and may be taken in either order.

ET 140, Facility Automation and PLCs
Lec-17.5 Lab-52.5

PREREQ.: ET 50 or equivalent math course ADVISE: ELEC 101

This course introduces Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and explains how they can be used in a plant, manufacturing system, or part of centralized control of a building's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. There will be practical applications and exercises using PLCs in the workplace.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ET 150, Metrology and CNC Machining
Lec-17.5 Lab-52.5

PREREQ.: ET 104

Introduction to computer numerical control (CNC) training in G and M codes. Hands on training on CNC machines: testing, debugging, and running programs. Identify the elements of machine drawings; interpret dimensions, tolerances, and geometric aspects of blueprints; and explain Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) symbols and their meanings

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable