Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ET 115    Fiber Optics and Telecommunication Cabling    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ET 307.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the concepts of telecommunication cable installation and connection practices and standards. It includes the study of commonly used fiber and copper cable types and connectors, installation tools, and test equipment. Emphasis is on installation techniques in practical situations. Laboratory activities provide practical experience in the operation and use of tools and test equipment specific to the telecommunication industry. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    13838 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    29762 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    12606 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB R.Olson              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    16122 Textbook


ET 250    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: AT 107 and WELD 150
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320, ESLL 320, and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity to explore technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations, emphasizing technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development. This course is not open to students who have completed AT 107 or WELD 150.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN ER 001          12768 
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ET 253    Industrial Communication Systems Support    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the operation, repair, and assembly of computers, portable test units (PTU), and communication systems. Safety, terminology, component identification, file management, industry specific hardware and software, and upgrades in industry are among the topics covered. Wired, wireless, voice over IP (VoIP), analog/digital communications, and synchronous optical networks (SONET) are covered as they relate to electronics, communications, biomedical, solar, industrial, and transportation applications. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     29548 
Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308       


ET 262    Introduction to Respiratory Therapy Ventilators    .5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides in-depth training for the maintenance of respiratory ventilation machines used in the biomedical field. It covers respiratory ventilator basics, ventilator block diagrams, patient circuits, test equipment, and troubleshooting.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 15-Oct 15
Sa        07:30AM-05:00PM LEC T.Cohen              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     28594 
Textbook


ET 302    Principles of Electricity and Electronics    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory course explores the field of electronics and electricity. Topics include the theory of AC, DC, Ohm's law, inductance, and capacitance. The use of electronic simulation software and hands on lab experiments using industry instruments reinforces theory. Field trips to local electronics industries may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                  ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325       
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    16126 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB TBA                  ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     16126 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB R.Olson              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    16128 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC R.Olson              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Olson              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    13842 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    29761 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    12612 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB S.Wilson             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    15462 Textbook


ET 307    High Tech Soldering and Fabrication Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ET 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course teaches fundamental soldering techniques required in the Electronics industry. Lecture and lab exercises introduce state of the art processes involving safety, component and tool identification, diagrams, terms, standards, soldering [plated through hole (PTH), surface mount (SMT), fine and ultra fine pitch], de-soldering, electrostatic discharge (ESD), devices and assembly. Field trips are required. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         08:00AM-09:05AM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     13844 
Textbook
F         09:15AM-12:20PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       
F         06:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     12610 Textbook
F         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       


ET 310    Mathematics for DC Circuit Fundamentals, Part I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course covers mathematics for direct current (DC) circuit fundamentals. Powers of ten, algebra and other mathematical concepts necessary for calculation of resistance, DC voltage and current distribution in series, parallel, and combination circuits are covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
MW        06:00PM-07:30PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     28523 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     29133 Textbook


ET 311    Mathematics for AC Circuit Fundamentals, Part II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 310 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: The foundations of mathematics used in the analysis of alternating current (AC) circuits are covered in this course. Topics include algebra and trigonometry for the mathematical analysis of AC circuits involving resistance, capacitance, inductance and/or reactances in series, parallel and combination circuits.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MW        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     28524 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     29134 Textbook


ET 322    Semiconductors and Nanotechnology    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ET 310 and 311
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a detailed study of semiconductor devices and their applications. Semiconductor components - such as diodes, transistors, op-amps, including their use in complex circuits - are covered. Nanotechnology theory and devices, including their present and possible future applications, are studied. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     28525 
Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     28527 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308       


ET 335    Integrated Circuits with Computer Applications    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers integrated circuits (IC's) and applications used in industrial and consumer products. Topics include digital theory and applications from standard transistor-transistor logic (TTL) logic circuits to complex circuits built on programmable logic devices (PLDs). Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     15448 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB G.George              TBA TBA                 30249 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     30261 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       


ET 420    Microcontrollers and Digital Signal Processors    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an in-depth study of microcontrollers and digital signal processors (DSP). The focus is on digital concepts, such as data flow, internal architecture, memory, data converters, special registers, and the interfacing of input/output devices, sensors, and motors. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     15080 
Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308       


ET 425    Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the foundation of biomedical equipment and the responsibilities of electronics technicians in the medical device service industry for hospitals, medical device manufacturers, or other service organizations. It includes a detailed study of the operation and maintenance of hospital equipment, systems and procedures, and the related electronic systems. Additional topics include basic anatomy and physiology as they relate to the biomedical equipment. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC T.Cohen              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     29539 
Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC K.Liu                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     29539 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Olson              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     29539 Textbook

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011