Computer Engineering Technology

CET 101      Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (4)

Introduction to basic circuit laws and analysis, transient circuits and first order circuits. Introduction to electronic devices and linear electronics. Examine the concepts of power systems, programmable logic controllers, and transistor switches. May not be taken for credit by graduates of associate degree programs in electrical/electronic or computer engineering technology. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Corequisite: MAT 120 or equivalent or permission of instructor. Cross-listed with ETC 101.

CET 102      Electric Circuits (4)

Units and definitions. Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Laws. Analysis of resistive circuits. Circuit analysis using superposition, nodal and mesh methods, Norton Thevenin theorems, and current and voltage divider rules. Transient and sinusoidal steady state response of circuits containing resistors, capacitors, and incutors.   Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Cross listed with ETC 102

CET 103      Electronics I (4)

Introduction to semiconductors, conductors, and insulators. Analysis of transistors, diodes, and their related application in rectifier and amplifier circuits. Wave‑form interpretation, AC‑DC load lines, biasing techniques, small signal amplifiers, and h parameters. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: ETC 102 or permission of instructor.  All students who have an EET associate degree may not enroll in this course for credit. Cross listed with ETC 103.

CET 203      Electronics II (4)

Introduction to operational amplifier circuits incorporating feedback.  Amplifier configurations, feedback amplifiers, applications of Op‑Amps in analog computers, and active filters. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: ETC 103 or equivalent or permission of instructor.  All students who have an EET associate degree may not enroll for this course for credit. Cross listed with ETC 203

CET 210      Digital Systems I (4)

Fundamentals and advanced concepts of digital logic. Boolean algebra and functions. Design and implementation of combinatorial and sequential logic, minimization techniques, number representation, basic binary arithmetic and finite state machines. Logic families and digital integrated circuits and use of CAD tools for logic design. Prerequisite: ETC 102 or equivalent or permission of instructor. Cross listed with ETC 210 and ECE 251.

CET 265      Digital Systems II (4)

Study of Digital Systems Design using the Intel family of microprocessors and their peripheral support integrated circuits. Incorporate Intel assembly language to develop programs to run the Intel hardware. Devices studied include the 8255A PPI and 8251 PCI. Design and implementation of Intel hardware and software will be emphasized. Interfacing and testing of the computer’s internal buses using logic analyzers and other test equipment will also be included.   Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory.  Prerequisite:  ETC 210 or equivalent.  Cross listed with ETC 265.

CET 299      Quality Control and Workplace Issues (2)

To provide a broad educational understanding of the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context along with a knowledge of contemporary issues and career opportunities.  Also, focus will be placed on the process controls necessary for the practice of electrical and computer engineering.  Cross listed with ETC 299.

CET 342      Introduction to Embedded Systems Programming (4)

Programming and designing embedded systems application. Includes an introduction to interfacing components and hardware of the embedded systems. Prerequisite: CET 210 or permission of instructor. No prior microprocessors background needed. Cross listed with ETC 342.

CET 345      Sequential Logic Design (4)

Introduces advanced sequential logic design through the use of hardware description languages. Students will obtain hands-on experience about digital systems in Hardware languages such as Verilog and VHDL. FPGA will be extensively used in the lab. The functionality, limitations, and usage of standard sequential components and PLDs will be discussed. Various CAD tools will be used for modeling, synthesizing and implementing several digital systems. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CET 210 or equivalent. Cross listed with ETC 345.

CET 355      Introduction to Nanosystems VLSI (4)

Introduces CMOS devices and manufacturing technology. CMOS logic gates and their layout will be introduced. Propagation delay, noise margins, and power dissipation will be studied. Students will gain knowledge on memory design. Various CAD tools will be used. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CET 210 or equivalent. Cross listed with ETC 355.

CET 416      Computer Networks (4)

The principles and techniques of computer communications are covered in detail in this course. Topics include principles of data transmission, data encoding, transmission codes, error detection and correction, protocols, communication networks, interfacing and architecture. Cross listed with ETC 416.

CET 423      Microprocessors (4)

Analysis of microprocessor interfacing with operational hardware in addition to the internal structure of microprocessors and software programming. Prerequisites: CET 210 or equivalent. Cross listed with ETC 423.

CET 429      Microprocessors, Microprogramming and Computer Architecture (4)

Design of microprocessor and computer central processing units.  Stresses the architecture and microprogramming of the processor.  Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.  Prerequisite: CET 210 or equivalent or permission of instructor.  Cross listed with ETC 429.

CET 431      PC Integration and Maintenance (4)

This course stresses the architecture and design of personal computers and emphasizes the use of diagnostic hardware and software to evaluate PC systems in actual lab situations.  Two hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week.  Prerequisite: CET 342 or equivalent.  Cross listed with ETC 431.

CET 444      Special Topics in Microprocessors/Digital (4)

Seminar on the state-of-the-art in microprocessor and digital techniques.  Topics will vary as technology changes.  May be taken more than once for credit provided topics are different.  Prerequisite:  ETC 110 or equivalent or permission of instructor.  Cross listed with ETC 444.

CET 445      System-on-Chip Embedded Systems I (4)

Introduces advanced digital design through the use of hardware description languages for the specification, simulation and synthesis of complex digital systems. Students will obtain hands-on experience about System-on-Chip embedded systems. FPGA will be extensively used in the lab. Either Verilog or VHDL, the two most widely used digital modeling languages for the description of digital systems at the board and component level will be studied. Structural (device interconnection), dataflow (register transfer level), and behavioral (algorithmic) models will be utilized. Various CAD tools will be used for modeling, synthesizing, and implementing several digital systems. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.  Prerequisite:  CET 342 or equivalent. Cross listed with ETC 445.

CET 466     System-on-Chip Embedded Systems II (4)

Hardware and software concepts in the design and analysis of embedded systems will be covered. Memory types and peripheral interfaces used in embedded systems will be considered. Performance analysis of embedded systems design will be studied. Design tradeoffs made by different models of embedded systems will be identified. Students will obtain hands-on experience about System-on-Chip embedded systems. FPGA will be extensively used in the lab. Either Verilog or VHDL, the two most widely used digital modeling languages for the description of digital systems at the board and component level will be studied as well as C programming language. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CET 445 or equivalent. Cross listed with ETC 466.