ET 601 - Data Structures and Data Bases

A brief review of fundamental container classes; stacks, queues and link lists followed by more advanced data structures and concepts using search algorithms, iterators, and efficiency indicators. The second part of the course will include the development and use of relational databases using a commercial database engine. Java console applications and minimal Graphic User Interface applications will be used throughout the course to develop and test concepts.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 625 - Technical Communications

Designed to improve students' capabilities to prepare and present technical information in written and oral form and through electronic means. ET majors should take this course early in their program of study so that proficiencies developed can be utilized in later courses. (Also listed as ENGL 502.) Writing intensive.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Summer 2012, Spring 2013

ET 630 - Analytical Methods in Engineering Technology

Review of college-level mathematics including differential and integral calculus with applications and advanced topics, e.g., Fourier analysis, Laplace transform technique, and probability and statistics. Prereq: engineering technology majors only.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 635 - Fluid Technology and Heat Transfer

Fundamental principles of fluid technology and basic principles of heat transfer, with application in solving practical problems, and h ow these concepts are used in the HVAC area.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Fall 2014

ET 639 - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning I

First in a two course sequence designed to familiarize the student with the design and operation of fluid thermal systems with specific applications in the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning of occupied spaces and some reference to industrial process control. 4 credit hour lab. Prereq: thermodynamics, calculus, or permission. Special fee.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013

ET 640 - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning II

Second in a two course series designed to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of fluid thermal system design with specific topics in solar loads on buildings, air conditioning system requirements, pump and fan selection, piping and duct system design, and an introduction to controls. 4 credit hour lab course. Prereq: ET 639 or permission. Special fee.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 641 - Production Systems

Market forecasting; waiting line theory; manufacturing inventories and their control; production scheduling; quality control. Prereq: differential and integral calculus.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 644 - Mechanical Engineering Technology Concepts in Design and Analysis

Kinematics, kinetics, work and energy, fluids, heat transfer; application of these concepts to problems in mechanical design. Prereq: strength of materials and dynamics.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013

ET 647 - Advanced Perspectives on Programming

Several programming languages will be selected for study and analysis. The purpose is to gain knowledge regarding the languages studied as well as providing the basis to conduct analysis related to comparisons and divergence in capabilities. The ability to apply the appropriate language to a specific problem will be enhanced. Prereq: intermediate programming skills in three or more programming languages. Major suggested languages of interest are: Java, C++, Visual Basic, Visual C++ Windows, Visual Basic.Net and C# or permission.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013

ET 655 - Engineering Tech Seminar Series

Five talks will be given that introduce the ET student to the softer issues of technology. Talks will be given in the areas of Ethics, Diversity, Lifelong Learning, Functioning in technical teams, and the importance of timeliness, scheduling and product improvement. For the most part talks are given by outside industrial personnel dealing in these specific areas. Students are required to write a short paper on three of the five topic areas. Class discussion of each talk takes place during regular class time. No prerequisites.
Credits: 1
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013

ET 667 - Graphics and Animation

The fields of graphics and animation are critical to programming applications. Advanced display techniques of information are critical to the success of many programmed applications. Current technology will be used to study this topic in intensive hands-on projects. Prereq: ET 601 or intermediate programming skills in two or more of the following languages: Java, C++, Visual Basic, Visual C++ Windows, Visual Basic.Net and C# as well as intermediate level skills in data structures or by permission.
Credits: 4

ET 671 - Digital Systems

Digital systems design and application using TTL and CMOS devices, design of systems, and interfacing. Digital design project required. Prereq: introductory digital design. Special Fee. Lab. 4 cr. For UNH Manchester, there are no fees.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2014

ET 674 - Control Systems and Components

Topics include linear systems analysis, the Laplace transform and its properties, controllers, root locus technique, transient response analysis, first- and second-order systems, error analysis, and control system design. Prereq: differential and integral calculus. Lab.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013

ET 675 - Electrical Technology

Electrical circuits: DC and AC network analysis, power factors, transformers, power supplies. Electronic circuits--diodes, transistors and operational amplifiers. Digital circuits and introduction to computer-aided engineering. Prereq: differential and integral calculus. Lab.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013

ET 677 - Analog Systems

Operational amplifiers. Transducers and measurement systems. Frequency response. Grounding and shielding. Signal and power interfacing techniques. Design project. Prereq: intro. analog design. Lab.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 680 - Communications and Fields

Topics include Fourier series analysis; the Fourier transform and its properties; convolution; correlation including PN sequences; modulation theory; encoding and decoding of digital data (NRZ-M, NRZ-S, RZ, Biphase-L, and Manchester); antennas and antenna pattern; Radar Range Equation; and an introduction to information theory. Prereq: differential and integral calculus. Lab.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 695 - Independent Study

Individual reading, writing, or laboratory work carried out under the tutelage of a faculty member. Prereq: approval of the adviser.
Credits: 1-4
Previously offered: Spring 2013

ET 696-697 - Topics in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering Technology

New or specialized courses not covered in regular course offerings. Prereq: permission. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 credits.
Credits: 1-4

ET 706 - Internship

On-the-job skill development through fieldwork in industry. Normally, supervision is provided by a qualified individual in the organization with consultation by a faculty sponsor. Written report required. Internships may be part or full time, with course credits assigned accordingly. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 credits. Credit/Fail.
Credits: 1-4

ET 707 - Object Oriented Design and Documentation

Current design techniques and strategies, including State Transition Diagrams (STD) and United Modeling Language (UML) will provide the core of this course. Case studies of large programming projects will be developed. Based on the case studies, group programming projects will be completed. Prereq: intermediate programming skills in one or more of the following OOP language: Java, C_, Visual C++ Windows, Visual Basic.Net and C# or by permission.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 717 - Network Security

The technical, operational, and managerial issues of computer systems and network security in an operational environment. Addresses the threats to computer security including schemes for breaking security, and techniques for detecting and preventing security violations. Emphasis on instituting safeguards, examining different types of of security systems, and applying the appropriate level of security for the perceived risk. Prereq: Java programming.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 727 - CT Software Development Project

This course requires the development of a real world project that responds to an engineering focused organizational need. The project is undertaken by a team of students. An iterative approach is used to incrementally address the project requirements while constructing a prototype of the software engineering solution to the original problem.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014

ET 733 - Business Organization and Law

Corporations; proprietorships; product liability; contracts; federal agencies; commercial paper; conditions of employment; business ethics; bankruptcy; U.C.C. Special fee. Writing Intensive.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 734 - Economics of Business Activities

Elementary financial accounting; compound interest and time value of money; sources of capital; cost estimating; depreciation; risk and insurance; personal finance. Prereq: differential and integral calculus. Special fee.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Spring 2013

ET 745 - Instrumentation

Statistics of experimentation; quantity standards and measurement; design of experiments; use of laboratory gear including dynamometer; field trips. Prereq: differential and integral calculus; ET 644 or equivalent. Lab
Credits: 4

ET 747 - User Interface Design

Standards in user interface design of programs will be applied to practical programming applications. Consistency in look and feel often forms the core of software certification requirements. Prereq: intermediate Graphic User Interface programming skills in one or more of the following languages: Java, Visual Basic, Visual C++ Windows, Visual Basic.Net and C# or permission.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 751 - Mechanical Engineering Technology Project

Students are required to find solutions to actual technological problems in design, fabrication, and testing as posed by industry. Students define the problem, prepare a budget, and work with the client company to research, design, build, and test the software and/or hardware needed. Prereq: senior standing in E.T. A year-long course: 4 credits per semester; an IA grade (continuous course) given at the end of first semester. Withdrawal from course results in loss of credit.
Credits: 4/8
Currently offered: Spring 2014, Summer 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Summer 2013, Fall 2014

ET 762 - Illumination Engineering

Radiation; spectra, wave, and particle nature of light; physics of light production, light sources and circuits, luminaires; science of seeing, color theory, control of light, measurements, light and health, lighting calculations. Prereq: MATH 426, PHYS 408 or equivalent. Lab
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012

ET 777 - Advanced Distributed Programming Trends

Distributed applications are applications that use a network or the Internet in a multi-tier architecture to distribute their presentation services, business logic, and data services. These applications often access many different data sources. The components contained in these applications typically participate in transactions and they can be shared by multiple users and multiple applications. Prereq: ET 647 or by permission
Credits: 4

ET 781 - Introduction to Automation Engineering

Students are introduced to the topics needed to develop a good understanding of the basic principles of Automation Engineering. This introductory course will cover a wide variety of topics such as performance of sensors, actuators, motors and drives. PLC's and HMI, environmental controls, robots, machine vision systems and controls and system integration.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 788 - Introduction to Digital Signal Processing

This course will deal with the topics of spectral representation of periodic and non-periodic analog signals followed by discrete sampling and aliasing and how it relates to Nyquist sampling theorem. The z-transform will be introduced as the required mathematical tool along with an introduction to MATLAB and its associated DSP tool box. Spectral analysis of digital signal will be accomplished using these tools. Convolution and digital filtering will also be covered. Prereq: ET 680 Communications and Fields or equivalent.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Spring 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013

ET 790 - Microcomputer Technology

Microcomputer systems design, including assembly language, interfacing, processor timing and loading, and interprocessor communications via local area networks. Hardware, software, and architecture of both Intel 80X86 and Motorola 68XX0 microprocessors. Microcomputer applications with emphasis on lab work using Motorola HCII microcontroller. Prereq: ET 671. Special fee. Lab.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

ET 791 - Electrical Engineering Technology Project

Students are required to find solutions to actual technological problems in design, fabrication, and testing, as posed by industry. Students define the problem, prepare a budget, and work with the client company to research, design, build, and test the software and/or hardware needed. Prereq: senior standing in E.T. Special fee. A year-long course: an IA grade (continuous course) given at end of first semester. Withdrawal from course results in loss of credit.
Credits: 4/8
Currently offered: Spring 2014, Summer 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Summer 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, January 2013, Summer 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2014