EET-1015 Introduction to Computer Maintenance and Repair

3 Credits

Introduction to the field of personal computer maintenance and repair. Overview of hardware and software components associated with personal computer systems. Survey of techniques and methods used by technicians to maintain, repair, troubleshoot and upgrade personal computers. Coverage of both interpersonal as well as technical abilities necessary for success in this industry. Survey of the history and evolution of the personal computer.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): IT-1010 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications or concurrent enrollment.

EET-1035 Operating Systems and Software for PC Technicians

4 Credits

Hands-on course provides both theoretical and practical training with computer operating system setup, maintenance, upgrading, troubleshooting and support. Lab activities provide direct experience with techniques and tools used to install, configure, operate, secure and troubleshoot operating system software in desktop and mobile devices. Fundamental career training for computer service technicians.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1015 Introduction to Computer Maintenance and Repair, or concurrent enrollment.

EET-1055 Computer Hardware Support

4 Credits

Assemble computer components, install, configure and maintain devices and PCs, properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware issues while applying troubleshooting skills. Focuses on providing appropriate customer support. Designed in conjunction with industry standard training and certification guidelines.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1015 Introduction to Computer Maintenance and Repair.

EET-1081 Computer User Support

1 Credit

Overview of techniques and skills necessary for career opportunities in computer user support fields, with particular emphasis on process of microcomputer service and repair. Coverage of both interpersonal and technical abilities necessary for success in this industry. Problem-solving strategies for common user support issues, customer service skills, help desk operation, documentation requirements and information resources for user support.

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Recommend IT-1010 Introduction to Microcomputer or proficiency in Windows and MSOffice.

EET-1100 Introduction to Robotics

2 Credits

Introduction to direct current circuits, binary and hexadecimal numbering systems, signed numbers and elementary programming language statements (confined to programming a robot in laboratory component).

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

EET-1130 Basic Audio Electronics

3 Credits

Basic DC and AC circuits, amplifier theory, audio distortion, electronic test equipment operation and soldering techniques. Designed for non-EET majors.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): MATH-1100 Mathematical Explorations or higher level math, or departmental approval.

EET-1140 Productivity Tools for Engineering

2 Credits

Productivity Tools for Engineering exposes students to word processing, spread sheets and CAD (Computer Aided Design) programs directed at the electronic engineering technology environment.

Laboratory: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I; and eligibility for MATH-0965 Intermediate Algebra; or departmental approval.

EET-1150 Basic Robotics with Math

2 Credits

Course provides an introduction to robotic principals using C programming with an emphasis on math.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

EET-1161 Direct Current Circuits

3 Credits

Introduction to direct current circuits that includes engineering notation, the meaning of voltage, current, resistance (including color code), electrical units, power dissipation, the American Wire Gauge (AWG) table, Ohm's law, Kirchoff's Voltage Law (KVL), Kirchoff's Current Law (KCL), series circuits, parallel circuits, series/parallel circuits, component troubleshooting, resistance capacitance (RC) and resistance inductance (RL) circuits (charge, discharge and time constants). Circuit theorems include Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, mesh and nodal analysis.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): MATH-0955 Beginning Algebra, or concurrent enrollment; appropriate Math placement score; or departmental approval. CTAN Approved: CTEET001.

EET-1180 Surface Mount Soldering

1 Credit

Develop skills using surface mount soldering equipment and techniques to facilitate design, construction and rework of circuit boards.

Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

EET-1190 Printed Circuit Layout

2 Credits

Examines use of contemporary program(s) to lay out printed circuit board in single and multiple layers. Design rules, current return paths, crosstalk and other anomalous conditions are explored.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1161 Cirect Current Circuits or concurrent enrollment.

EET-1210 AC Electric Circuits

3 Credits

Introduction to direct current circuits that includes engineering notation, the meaning of voltage, current, resistance (including color code), electrical units, power dissipation, the American Wire Gauge (AWG) table, Ohm's law, Kirchoff's Voltage Law (KVL), Kirchoff's Current Law (KCL), series circuits, parallel circuits, series/parallel circuits, component troubleshooting, resistance capacitance (RC) and resistance inductance (RL) circuits (charge, discharge and time constants). Circuit theorems include Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, mesh and nodal analysis.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1161 Direct Current Circuits, and EET-1180 Surface Mount Soldering, or concurrent enrollment; and MATH-0965 Intermediate Algebra or concurrent enrollment, or appropriate Math placement score; or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: OET003

EET-1220 Circuits and Electronics

3 Credits

Introduction to Direct Current circuits that includes engineering notation, the meaning of voltage, current, resistance (including color code), electrical units, power dissipation, the American Wire Gauge (AWG) table, Ohms law, Kirchoff's Voltage Law (KVL), Kirchoff's Current Law (KCL), series circuits, parallel circuits, series/parallel circuits, component troubleshooting, resistance capacitance (RC) and resistance inductance (RL) circuits (charge, discharge and time constants). Circuit theorems include Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, mesh and nodal analysis.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): MATH-1530 College Algebra or concurrent enrollment; or MATH-153H Honors College Algebra or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval.

EET-1241 Digital Fundamentals

3 Credits

Introductory course to digital circuits. Logic and arithmetic operations are studied, designed and tested in a laboratory environment using discrete integrated circuit gates and programmable logic devices (PLD). Base 2 (binary) and base 16 (hexadecimal) number systems are used in conjunction with Boolean algebra and other theorems. Foundation for continued study of microprocessors/microcontrollers.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1161 Direct Current Circuits, or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval.

EET-1302 Cisco I: Basic Networking Technologies

3 Credits

ntroduction to architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum which enables students to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes to provide a foundation for the curriculum.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ITNT-2310 TCP/IP. CTAN Approved: CTIT007.

EET-1312 Cisco II Basic Routing and Switching

3 Credits

Covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Ability to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality, including preparing students to troubleshoot and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing, in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1302 Cisco I Basic Networking Technologies, or concurrent enrollment. CTAN Approved: CTIT008.

EET-1820 Independent Study/Research in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology

1-3 Credits

Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG=0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

EET-182S Independent Study/Reseach Lab in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology

1,3 Credit

Independent two-hour lab per credit. Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Laboratory: 2-6 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

EET-1910 Directed Practice Electrical Utility Technology I

4 Credits

Supervised practical applications of electrical substation worker job duties in a setting under direct supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on safety practices and regulations, using substation vehicles and equipment, and procedures and tasks related to use and maintenance of an electrical substation.

Other Required Hours: Directed Practice: 20 hours per week (300 hours per semester)

Prerequisite(s): EET-1161 Direct Current Circuits, and departmental approval: admission to the Electric Utility Technology program.

EET-1915 Directed Practice Substation Utility Technology I

4 Credits

Supervised practical applications of electrical substation worker job duties in a setting under direct supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on safety practices and regulations, using substation vehicles and equipment, and procedures and tasks related to use and maintenance of an electrical substation

Other Required Hours: Directed Practice: 20 hours per week (300 hours per semester)

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in ISET-1410 Applied Electricity I, and departmental approval: admission to Electrical Utility Technology Program.

EET-1920 Directed Practice Electrical Utility Technology II

4 Credits

Supervised practical applications of electrical overhead line worker job duties in a setting under personal supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on skills required to perform work on secondary voltage circuits. Emphasis on the installation of services, street lighting, and secondary circuits, bucket truck familiarization and bucket rescue. Overview of distribution electrical systems, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules. Safety topics include: Work Zone Traffic Control; Minimum Approach Distances; Rubber Protective Equipment; and Knowledge of UD Excavation/Trenching/Shoring.

Other Required Hours: Directed Practice: 20 hours per week (300 hours per semester)

Prerequisite(s): EET-1910 Directed Practice Electric Utility Technology I, and EET-1210 AC Electric Circuits, or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval.

EET-1925 Directed Practice Substation Utility Technology II

4 Credits

Second in a four part series providing the student with a broader skill set as well as enhanced knowledge and skill level necessary to safely assist in the performance of routine repairs on distribution and power transformers, bushings, circuit breakers, disconnect switches, control equipment and other de-energized electrical equipment used in the distribution of electrical energy.

Other Required Hours: Directed Practice: 20 hours per week (300 hours per semester)

Prerequisite(s): EET-1915 Directed Practice Substation Utility Technology I, and concurrent enrollment in ISET-1420 Applied Electricity II.

EET-2111 Industrial Electronics I

3 Credits

Construction, theory of operation, performance characteristics and application of DC motors, DC auxiliary devices, AC single phase transformers, AC three phase transformers, AC three phase motors. Specification and characteristics of power switching devices like triacs, Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Efect Transistors (MOSFETS), Insulated Gate bipolar Transistors (IGBTs), optoisolators, switching power supplies and applicable safety standards.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1210 AC Electric Circuits.

EET-2120 Electronics I

3 Credits

Course includes the most common solid-state devices used in electronic circuits: silicon and germaniumn diodes, zener diodes, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs), and Field Effect Transistors (FETS). Graphical and analytical DC and AC analysis of various electronic circuits used. Computer circuit analysis program MultiSim used to predict DC voltages and currents and frequency response of different circuits. Laboratory experiments reinforce topics studied in lecture.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1210 AC Electric Circuits or ATTC-1340 AC Circuits/Telephony; or departmental approval.

EET-2131 Digitial Communication Fundamentals

3 Credits

A continuation of Signal Analysis course that expands on elementary digital modulation techniques, types of binary signals, speech coding, signal analysis and network theory. Topics include sampling, coding, bandwidth for baseband digital signals, data communications protocol including TCP/IP and error correction/detection techniques.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2170 Signal Analysis, or concurrent enrollment.

EET-2160 Surface Mount Soldering

1 Credit

Surface mount soldering uses surface mount soldering equipment and techniques to facilitate design, construction and rework of circuit boards.

Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2170 Signal Analysis, or departmental approval: prior work experience.

EET-2170 Signal Analysis

3 Credits

Introduces bandwith, frequency response, noise, modulation, spectrum analysis and distortion and how they apply to design, troubleshooting and circuit operation.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1210 AC Electric Circuits.

EET-2180 EET Applied Calculus

3 Credits

An introductory course to calculus with an emphasis on electrical/electronic applications. Topics include: limits; differentiation and graphical applications of the derivative; and indefinite and definite integration and applications. Emphasis on technology as a tool through use of graphing calculator/computer.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2120 Electronics I and MATH-1540 Trigonometry, or concurrent enrollment; or MATH-154H Trigonometry or concurrent enrollment.

EET-2220 Electronics II

3 Credits

Continuation of electronic circuits. Includes study of difference amplifier used in operational amplifiers. Additional topics include various uses of operational amplifier, voltage comparator, digital- to-analog converter (DAC), analog-to-digital converter (ADC), active filter circuits, oscillators and sample hold circuits.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2120 Electronics I.

EET-2231 Wired & Wireless Communication

3 Credits

Final course in electronic communications series. Provides an in-depth study of fiber optic microwave, broadband wired and cellular communication systems.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2131 Digital Communication Fundamentals.

EET-2242 C and ASM Programming with Embedded Applications

3 Credits

Introduces microprocessor and microcontroller internal and external hardware components. Assembly language (ASM) programing is introduced to illustrate the internal working of a microcontroller. The C programming language is taught in a regular and embedded environment that comprises most of the course.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1241 Digital Fundamentals, or departmental approval.

EET-2250 Industrial Electronics II

3 Credits

Overview of common industrial power control circuits and devices including thyristors, unijunction transistors, relays and transient suppression devices. Introduction to relay logic and operation, and programming of programmable controller.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2220 Electronics II or concurrent enrollment.

EET-2290 Electrical Design Project

2 Credits

Capstone course for Electrical-Electronic Engineering program. Designed to allow students opportunity to demonstrate and apply capabilities and skills acquired during their previous engineering technology coursework. Students will choose an approved electronic project compatible with their interest and background. Project will include research, documentation, construction and testing, and conclude with a report and presentation of results.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2242 C and ASM Programming with Embedded Applications.

EET-2302 Cisco III Intermediate Routing and Switching

3 Credits

Covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Includes how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. Configuration and troubleshooting routers and switches to resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1312 Cisco II Basic Routing and Switching. CTAN Approved: CTIT009.

EET-2312 Cisco IV Basic Wan Technologies

3 Credits

The WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Understanding the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2302 Cisco III Intermediate Routing and Switching, or concurrent enrollment. CTAN Approved: CTIT010.

EET-2400 Biomedical Instrumentation I

3 Credits

Introduction to biomedical program and to organization of hospital and/or health facilities. Study of anatomy and physiology as pertaining to safety checking, servicing and maintaining biomedical electronic equipment (such as ECG, EEG, electro-surgery units, defibrillators, infusion pumps, patient monitors, and other monitoring and diagnostic equipment). Hospital electrical safety and interaction with nursing staff and physicians continuously emphasized. Laboratory experiments on centrigutes, infusion pumps and electrosurgery units.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2120 Electronics I or concurrent enrollment.

EET-2410 Biomedical Instrumentation II

3 Credits

Continuation of biomedical program. Study of general hospital equipment such as EKG machines, defibrillators, automated medtesters, patient monitors and ventilator. Emphasis on using various technical service manuals to repair these and other biomedical equipment. Safety checks performed on all biomedical equipment used in laboratory.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2400 Biomedical Instrumentation I, and EET-2220 Electronics II or concurrent enrollment.

EET-2490 Biomedical Design Project

2 Credits

Capstone course for Biomedical Engineering program. Designed to allow students to demonstrate and apply capabilities and skills acquired during their previous engineering technology coursework. Students are provided with a biomedical project compatible with their interest and background. Project includes research, documentation, construction and testing, and concludes with a report and presentation of results.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2220 Electronics II or concurrent enrollment, and EET-2410 Biomedical Instrumentation II or concurrent enrollment.

EET-2500 Instrumentation and Control

3 Credits

Concepts and practice in measurement and control of mechanical process variables in industry. Introduction to methods of instrumentation, characteristics of instruments, sensors, data acquisition and presentation, measurement and analysis of basic dimensions, force, motion, pressure, temperature, fluid flow and fluid viscosity.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1220 Circuits and Electronics; or EET-2120 Electronics I.

EET-2520 Programmable Logic Controllers

3 Credits

Introduction to programmable logic controller terminology, architecture, input/output modules and memory. Relay schematics and ladder logic diagrams and programming of programmable logic controllers covered and reinforced in practical laboratory experiments. Sensing devices as limit switches, on/off electrical devices, temperature switches, timing and counting devices as well as event-driven and time-driven sequences included.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1220 Circuits and Electronics; or EET-1210 AC Electric Circuits and EET-1241 Digital Circuits/Microprocessors I. CTAN Approved: CTEET003.

EET-2530 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

3 Credits

Addresses the emerging market for unmanned aerial vehicle (drones), their ethical use, safety issues, legal issues, electrical and mechanical components, on-board control systems, software and remote control.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1100 Introduction to Robotics, or EET-1150 Basic Robotics with Math, or EET-2242 C and ASM Programming with Embedded Applicatons or concurrent enrollment; or departmenal approval.

EET-2591 Communications Design Project

2 Credits

Capstone course for the Digitial Communications concentration in the Electronic Engineering Technology program. Designed to allow students to demonstrate and apply capabilities and skills acquired during previous engineering technology coursework. Students choose approved communications project compatible with their interest and background or can use a default project. Project includes research, documentation, construction and testing, and concludes with a report and an oral presentation of results.

Laboratory: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1180 Surface Mount Soldering and EET-1240 Digital Fundamentals and EET-2220 Electronics II, or concurrent enrollment; and EET-2231 Wired and Wireless Communications, or concurrent enrollment.

EET-2710 Solar Power, Energy Storage, and Conversion

3 Credits

Presents photovoltaic power (PEV) generation, sun farm steam turbine generation and related issues in a contempory environment. Energy storage using various battery chemistries, electrochemcial (super) capacitors and feed-the-grid using rotaty and solid state converters covered in detail. Pro and cons, as it effects the environment, of the total cost from manufacture to disposal discussed. Most lecture topics supported by laboratory experiements.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in EET-2111 Industrial Electronics I, and concurrent enrollment in EET-2120 Electronics I.

EET-279H Sophomore Honors Contract

1 Credit

Sophomore Honors Contract in Electrical Engineering Technology complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes for an existing EET 2000-level course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract that upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship appropriate to honors 2000-level. In order to complete the contract, student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with instructor offering the contract for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honors Contracts (six credits) may be taken at the College (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a 2000-level course (not an honors course) in EET, whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in the sophomore honors contract. Departmental approval required.

EET-2812 Special Topics: Single Board Computers and Applications

3 Credits

Introductory course on Single Board Computers (SBC) with an emphasis on embedded applications. Topics include standard interface devices like keyboards, High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), Universal Serial Bus (USB), microprocessor architecture, flash and read/write memory, General Purpose Input and Output (GPIO) ports, conventional serial communications. Communicating with external sensors, like Global Positioning System (GPS), Infrared transmission and detection, accelerometers, etc., are discussed from the aspect of programming.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-2140 Digital Circuits/Microprocessors II, EET 1241 Digital Fundamentals; or EET-2242 C and ASM Programming with Embedded Applications; or IT-1010 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications, or IT-1060 Introduction to Windows; or departmental approval.

EET-2813 Special Topics: Cisco CCNA Networking Security

3 Credits

This course provides a next step skills enhancement for individuals with Cisco CCENT level skills in order to broaden their skills to meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an introduction to core security concepts and skills needed to install, troubleshoot, and monitor network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of devices and data. Upon completion of this course, students will have the skills required to develop a network security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities in a network, and mitigate security threats. The course curriculum prepares students for the Cisco 210-260 IINS CCNA Security certification exam. The course curriculum meets that US National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) CNSS 4011 training standard. Students that pass the Cisco 210-260 IINS certification test are eligible for a letter of recognition that confirms they have met the CNSS 4011 security skills requirement which makes them eligible for many federal and private jobs.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): EET-1302 Cisco I Basic Networking Technologies and EET-1312 Cisco II Basic ROuting and Switching, or departmental approval: current CCENT or CCNA certification.

EET-2830 Cooperative Field Experience

1-3 Credits

Open to students eligible for the Cooperative Education Program. Employment in an approved training facility under College supervision. Requirement for one credit is 180 hours of approved work. Students may earn up to three credits in one semester. May be repeated for an accrued maximum of nine credits.

Other Required Hours: 180 clock hours of approved work per credit hour

Prerequisite(s): See campus COOP Advisor for the Cooperative Education Program application

EET-2901 Clinical Internship

3 Credits

Internship where student is expected to perform 360 hours of service at a local hospital or other biomedical facility. Student is expected to perform activities related to their biomedical technology field including but not limited to repair of biomedical equipment, safety inspections, and calibration.

Other Required Hours: Practicum: 360 hours per semester/36 hours per week for 10 weeks.

Prerequisite(s): EET-2410 Biomedical Instrumentation II and EET-2220 Electronics II.

EET-2910 Directed Practice Electrical Utility Technology III

4 Credits

Supervised practical applications of electrical overhead line worker job duties in a setting under personal supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on skills required to identify, install, and maintain primary underground residential distribution (URD) equipment, including various methods of troubleshooting URD primary and secondary circuits. Grounding distribution circuits will also be learned. Students will develop the knowledge and skill to safely perform rubber gloving assignments utilizing the insulate and isolate techniques, will perform various tasks while working on an energized three-phase circuit under controlled conditions. Safety topics include: fire extinguisher safety, temporary protective grounds, stored energy devices, and utilities protective service.

Other Required Hours: Directed practice: 20 hours per week at site (300 hours per semester)

Prerequisite(s): EET-1920 Directed Practice Electric Utility Technology II.

EET-2915 Directed Practice Substation Utility Technology III

4 Credits

Third in a four part series providing the student with the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to safely work in a supervised capacity on energized equipment and in an unsupervised capacity on de-energized equipment employed in the production and distribution of electrical energy. This course also introduces the student to power transformer testing, troubleshooting, alarm systems, circuit breaker troubleshooting, reclosers and sectionalizers, OCB maintenance and voltage regulators.

Other Required Hours: Directed Practice: 20 hours per week at site (300 hours per semester)

Prerequisite(s): EET-1925 Directed Practice Substation Utility Technology II and concurrent enrollment in ISET-2240 Applied National Electric Code.

EET-2920 Directed Practice Electrical Utility Technology IV

4 Credits

Fourth in a four part series providing the student with the knowledge and skills to work safely and competently in a supervised or unsupervised capacity. The fourth series is the culmination of prior courses with the introduction of advanced knowledge and skills related to Motor Operates Air Brake Switch, electronic recloser controls, SF6 gas breakers, ACB maintenance, OCB timing and travel tests, calibration of various substation equipment, PT testing, phasing, switching procedures and the performance of energized primary work.

Other Required Hours: Directed Practice: 20 hours per week at site (300 hours per semester).

Prerequisite(s): EET-2910 Directed Practice Electrical Utility Technology III.

EET-2925 Directed Practice Substation Utility Technology IV

4 Credits

Fourth in a four part series providing the student with the knowledge and skills to work safely and competently in a supervised or unsupervised capacity. The fourth series is the culmination of prior courses with the introduction of advanced knowledge and skills related to Motor Operates Air Brake Switch, electronic recloser controls, SF6 gas breakers, ACB maintenance, OCB timing and travel tests, calibration of various substation equipment, PT testing, phasing, switching procedures and the performance of energized primary work.

Other Required Hours: Directed Practice: 20 hours per week on site (300 hours per semester).

Prerequisite(s): EET-2915 Directed Practice Substation Utility Technology III and concurrent enrollment in ISET-2200 Industrial Motor Controls.