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2012-14 Online Course Catalog

ET - ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

ET A101: Basic Electronics: DC Physics: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 3
Prerequisites: MATH A055. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Course assumes no previous knowledge of electronics and prepares the student for further study. Subjects included are basic physics of electricity, direct current and practices, magnetism and use of test equipment. Two hours lab per week. 

ET A102: Basic Electronics: AC Physics: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 3
Prerequisites: ET A101. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College.
Principles of alternating current, vectors, phase relationships, inductive and capacitive reactance and impedance. AC circuit analysis, series and parallel resonant circuits, transformers and network analysis. Two hours lab per week.

ET A126: Principles of Logic and Gating: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 2
Registration Restrictions: High school math and reading skills.
Special Fees. Introduces concepts of digital logic circuitry including, but not limited to, number systems, logic gates, switches, displays, counters, registers, decoders, mux and demux circuits and converters.

ET A175: Technical Introduction to Microcomputers: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Provides the student with a survey of the field of microcomputers from a technical viewpoint. Coverage includes terminology, number systems, basic microcomputer architecture, assembly language programming and MS/DOS operating system. 

ET A240: Application of Integrated Circuits: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: ET A126. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College.
Coverage includes characteristics and interfacing information on DTL, TTL, and CMOS devices with emphasis on MSI and LSI chips. Microprocessor interfacing conversion will be covered. 

ET A241: Microcomputer Interfacing: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: ET A175 and ET A240. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Deals with the problems of communication between the computer operating system environment and the real-time, outside world. Specifically includes serial communication, analog/digital and digital/analog conversions, discrete input/output multiplexing and bus architecture. 

ET A246: Electronic Industrial Instrumentation: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: ET A245 and (MATH A101 or concurrent enrollment) and (MATH A105 or concurrent enrollment). Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Explains the methods of analog electronic signal transmission. In addition, discusses the details of several actual pieces of equipment in-depth providing practice in establishing correct interconnectors. Basic concepts used in troubleshooting this type of equipment are also introduced. 

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