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Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology:       Offered by the Department of Engineering Technology
 
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

ECET 201 - Circuits I (2-2-3)
This first course in Electrical Circuits introduces the student to both DC and AC Circuit Theory. It includes Ohm's and Kirchoff's Laws for analysis of series and parallel circuits. Series-parallel, ladder and bridge networks are analyzed. Resonance and frequency response are included along with an introduction to AC circuits. Circuit simulations and laboratory experiments are designed to support the theory and obtain measurement skills. Effective From: Fall 2006

ECET 202 - Circuits II (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: ECET 201. This second course in Electrical Circuits expands on Circuit Theory introduced in ECET 201. It includes Ohm's and Kirchhoff's Laws for analysis of series and parallel AC circuits. Series-parallel, ladder and bridge networks are analyzed using AC signals. Resonance and frequency response are included. The basic theory and operation of diodes and transistors, including dc biasing are studied. Circuit simulation and laboratory experiments are designed to support the theory and obtain measurement skills. Effective From: Fall 2006

ECET 205 - Fundamentals of Analog Electronics (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: ECET 202. This course introduces students to the active components used in electronics circuits. It covers the physics, the characteristics, and some applications of semiconductor diodes and transistors. The applications will include amplifiers, rectifiers, op amps, oscillators and timers. Circuit simulation and laboratory experiments are designed to suppoort the theory and provide measurement skills. Effective From: Fall 2006

ECET 210 - Intro. to Microprocessors and Computer Architecture (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: ECET 215. This is an introductory course in computer architecture and microprocessor applications for students who already have basic knowledge of digital circuit principles. Computer hardware architecture is analyzed, and assembly-language programs are written and run. Computer architecture concepts are applied through the use of assembly software programs for a popular microprocessor family. Theoretical ideas are reinforced by building and testing realistic experimental systems in the laboratory. Effective From: Fall 2006

ECET 214 - Introduction to Communications (2-2-3)
Prerequisites: ECET 202. A study of amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and pulse modulation systems of transmission and reception, including applications of these systems in radio, television and telemetry. Introduces the latest digital communications theory and applications. Computer simulation and laboratory experiments are designed to support the theory and obtain measurement skills. Effective From: Fall 2006

ECET 215 - Introduction to Digital Electronics (2-2-3)
The first course in digital electronics develops the fundamentals of the binary system, circuit implementation from Boolean functions and map minimization. Course includes study of combinational logic, sequential logic circuits, flip-flops, counters, and shift register. Computer simulation and laboratory experiments are designed to support the theory and obtain measurement skills. Effective From: Fall 2006

ECET 300 - Circuit Analysis: Transform Methods (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: ECET 303 and MATH 238. Corequisite: Math 322. The principles, theorems and techniques of circuit analysis are reviewed. The technique of waveform and circuit transforms is introduced. Laplace transforms are studied and applied in the solution of circuit problems with a variety of input functions. Fourier analysis also is introduced. Extensive use of computer simulation software.

ECET 303 - Circuit Measurements (1-3-2)
Prerequisite: ECET 205 and Math 238 or Math 112. Lecture and laboratory sessions are designed to develop techniques for the measurement of various circuit parameters as well as the theoretical prediction of these parameters. Extensive use of computer simulation software.

ECET 305 - Integrated Circuit Applications (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: ECET 303. Corequisite: ECET 300. Provides a working knowledge of the characteristics and applications of integrated circuits. Topics include how linear ICs work, the most common circuit configurations in which ICs are used, and how to design the most commonly needed circuits with ICs, using manufacturers? specification sheets.

ECET 310 - Microprocessors I (2-2-3)
Prerequisites: Courses in digital logic and introduction to microprocessors (AAS level). Develops a working knowledge of the characteristics and applications of microprocessors. Emphasis is put on the architecture and instruction set of an advanced microprocessor. Representative data handling problems are studied and tested in the laboratory.

ECET 311 - Embedded Systems I (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: CPT 315. Develops a working knowledge of the characteristics and applications of devices used in embedded systems such as microcontrollers. Emphasis is put on the architecture, instruction sets, and assemblers. Representative data handling problems and interfacing are studied and tested in the laboratory using state-of-the art hardware. Effective From: Fall 2010

ECET 314 - Communication Systems (2-2-3)
Corequisite: ECET 300. A study of amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and pulse modulation systems of transmission and recep-tion, including applications of these systems in radio, television, and telemetry. Introduces the latest digital communications theory and applications. Perform appropriate laboratory exercises and projects.

ECET 319 - Electrical Systems and Power (2-2-3)
Prerequisites: Physics I and calculus (AAS level). For non-ECET majors only. The fundamentals of ac and dc circuit theory are studied. Transistor and diode theory and their applications in amplifiers and filters are investigated. Electrical machines are also included in this course. Computer simulation as well as appropriate laboratories are required.

ECET 329 - Analog and Digital Electronics (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: ECET 201. For non-ECET majors. Building on ECET 319, a study of more advanced topics in electronics including op-amps, digital logic and the logic families, an introduction to microprocessors and interfacing, with particular attention to the common buses used in instrumentation and data acquisition. Computer simulation as well as laboratories are required.

ECET 344 - Numerical Computing for Engineering Technology (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: CS 101 or CS 100 and MATH 238. Corequisite: Math 309. An introduction to the use of a computer to analyze and solve problems common in engineering technology. Write original programs in C language, integrating existing mathematical routines in programs.

ECET 350 - Computerized Industrial Controls (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: CPT 315 and ECET 311. This course introduces students to the theory and application of computerized control systems and technologies used in industry today. The course focuses on the hands-on development and integration of programmable logic controllers (PLCs), motor controllers (drives), and supervisory software. Effective From: Spring 2001

ECET 365 - Digital Logic and Circuit Design (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ECET 215. Develops the mathematics and minimization techniques together with the circuit implementation for the design of combinational and sequential digital solid-state logic circuits. Studies decoders, mulitplexers, counters, registers and PLDs. Computer and communications circuits are used as examples. Projects employ computer simulation of digital circuits.

ECET 395 - Co-op Work Experience I (3 degree credits)
Prerequisites: Completion of Freshman year and Approval of the department and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Students gain major-related work experience and reinforcement of their academic program. Work assignments facilitated and approved by the co-op office. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of a report. Note: Normal grading applies to this COOP Experience Effective From: Spring 2013

ECET 401 - EET Senior Project I (2-0-2)
Prerequisites: MATH 309, ECET 300, ECET 305, ECET 411 and ENG 352. Project management, concurrent engineering, proposal development, library research, and computer usage are stressed. Develop a formal proposal, technical specifications, Gantt chart, and design specifications for the senior project to be implemented in ECET 402. The project is appropriate to the student's concentration.

ECET 402 - EET Senior Project II (0-2-1)
Prerequisite: ECET 401 (within one year). Apply technical knowledge to the implementation of the project approved in ECET 401. Complete design specifications, computer analysis and/or simulation and a formal test procedure. This portion of the project includes library research, time and cost planning, oral and written reports, as well as construction, trouble-shooting and demonstration of a working -prototype.

ECET 406 - Control Systems and Transducers (3-3-4)
Prerequisite: ECET 305. Class and laboratory study of analog and digital automatic control. Using Laplace transforms, principles of analysis and design of control systems are introduced. Transducer characteristics and their application in instrumentation and control are investigated. Several experiments are implemented using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).

ECET 410 - Microprocessors II (2-2-3)
Prerequisites: ECET 310 and ECET 365. Covers the operations, bread boarding, and interfacing of devices peripheral to microcom-puters. Emphasizes embedded applications of microprocessers to systems requiring both hardware and software development. Advanced topics include programmable peripheral I/O controllers, interrupts and local ISA, PCI and USB buses.

ECET 411 - Embedded Systems II (2-2-3)
Prerequisites: ECET 311 and ECET 365. This course is the second of two embedded systems courses. The primary objective is to prepare students in the ECET curriculum to design embedded systems as part of the senior project course and also in industry. C Compilers from a variety of sources are used for the programming. At least two different embedded hardware platforms, with two different microcontrollers, will be employed in the lab. Effective From: Fall 2010

ECET 412 - Power Generation and Distribution (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ECET 205. Electrical power generation systems, including hydroelectric, steam, and nuclear plants. Substation and transmission line topics are included as part of the distribution system.

ECET 415 - Fundamentals of Telecommunications (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: ECET 214. Topics include transmission media, transmission facilities such as T1 and T3, emerging technologies including SONET, ATM and spread spectrum, switching systems, with emphasis on data communications, data communication protocols, and the open system interface (OSI).

ECET 416 - Networking Applications (2-2-3)
Corequisite: ECET 344. Introduces students to the technology of networking with a particular focus on local area networks (LANs). Comprises two components: concept/theory and hands-on/applications in the laboratory. Topics include: overview of telecommunications systems; networking concepts, protocols and standards; wide area networks, (LANs), the enter-prise network, LAN topology, media access control, transport control protocol (TCP), internet protocol (IP), routing in the Internet, the asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) networks, and other topics related to installation, configuration and troubleshooting of local area networks.

ECET 418 - Transmission Systems (2-2-3)
Prerequisites:ECET 214. A study of wireless and terrestrial transmission systems with an emphasis on fiber optics and the latest wireless techniques. The lectures examine the technologies as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the various transmission techniques. The laboratories are a mixture of fiber optic, microwave, and wireless experiments providing hands-on experience in these important areas.

ECET 440 - Clinical Internship (3 credits)
"By Advisement". Consists of 200 hours of experience in the clinical engineering department of a hospital. The student is under the supervision, and is evaluated by, the director of clinical engineering at the hospital. A final report is submitted to and graded by the NJIT faculty advisor.

ECET 444 - Technology Applications of Object-Oriented Programming (2-2-3)
Prerequisites: ECET 344. Brings together prior software knowledge and applies it to the World Wide Web. Comprises theory and hands-on applications in the laboratory. Concepts in modular/structured design and object-oriented design with C++ and Java will be combined with Internet real-time applications. Examine several case studies during the last few weeks. Design, construct and test a practical software project.

ECET 491 - Special Projects in ECET (1 credit)
"By Advisement". Special projects course for ECET students with subject matter to be arranged by instructor and approved by program coordinator.

ECET 492 - Special Projects in ECET (2 credits)
"By Advisement". See ECET 491.

ECET 493 - Special Projects in ECET (3 credits)
"By Advisement". See ECET 491.

ECET 495 - Co-op Work Experience II (0 credits)
Prerequisites: ECET 395. Provides major-related work experience as a co-op/intern. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of requirements that include a report and/or project. Effective From: Fall 2011