Academic Calendar Fall 2017

Electronics


English language proficiency requirements

Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ELS or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

ELTR 200

2 credits

Technical Drafting and AutoCAD Applications

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Automation and Robotics Technician diploma program or departmental approval.

Learn AutoCAD drafting principles. Exposure to CAD in industry, technical representation methods, AutoCAD file management, drawing, and editing objects. Introduction to drafting tools used to build accurate visual representations. Students will create industry AutoCAD files with precision and confidence.

ELTR 201

3 credits

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Control Systems

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Automation and Robotics Technician diploma program or departmental approval.

Fundamental fluid power principles, fluid power systems, including hydraulic and pneumatic components. Hands-on training with fluid power systems, identify components, read schematics, fluid power circuits, terminology, symbols, and calculations for force, velocity, and horsepower. Introductory control of pneumatics using PLC’s.

ELTR 202

5 credits

Microprocessors/Microcontrollers and Data Acquisition

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Automation and Robotics Technician diploma program or departmental approval.

Introduction to small microprocessor-based systems. Develop “C” programming. Interfacing digital and analog signals with a computer based system with the use of common protocols such as RS232, RS485, IEEE-4888, and wireless/remote applications, Fiber optics. Interface with common sensors and transducers.

ELTR 210

3 credits

Project Management and Occupational Organization

Prerequisite(s): CMNS 125 and (admission to the Automation and Robotics Technician diploma program or departmental approval).

Develop skills in managing technical projects, and learn to identify and plan a project and work toward achieving project goals. Learn team interactions that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of the project goals. Communicate in written, spoken, and visual formats at various stages of the project. Acquire common computer software skills for professional and personal applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Emphasis on data entry, data manipulation, mathematical analysis of data (models, geometric representation, formulas, and statistical methods), and data presentation.

ELTR 211

3 credits

Programmable Logic Controllers

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Automation and Robotics Technician diploma program or departmental approval.

Learn basics of programmable logic controllers (PLC), memory organization, hardware components, and controller options. PLC wiring, logic, basic instructions. Practice real world applications using PLC modules scaled down to lab size. SCADA, process control and PLC installation, maintenance, and safety.

ELTR 212

3 credits

Wiring, Motors, and Actuators

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Automation and Robotics Technician diploma program or departmental approval.

Use of common wiring tools and train on common wiring practice. Learn about procedures and wiring standards with safety in mind in multiple work environments. Learn the importance of proper wiring, routing, and the results of common wiring mistakes. Learn and practice common motor controls methods, common motors, and actuators, including DC. Learn motor controls related issues such as noise, shielding and isolation, variable speed drives, etc. Gain knowledge of pumps, compressors, and mechanical drives.

ELTR 214

5 credits

Control Systems

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Automation and Robotics Technician diploma program or departmental approval.

Open and closed loop control systems. Analog and digital control systems, including P, PI, and PID. Foundation of control and robotic systems in agriculture application setting practicing the use of pressure, flow, level, temperature, optical, and electromechanical control interfaces.

ELTR 216

3 credits

Automation and Control Systems Project

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Automation and Robotics Technician diploma program or departmental approval.

Apply knowledge gained in this program to design, construct, and demonstrate a fully functional automated system and apply it to an agriculture application model. Work is performed in groups, encouraging team work and collaboration within their class and other faculties/trades.

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