Spring 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ET 112    Communications Units    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ET 380
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) General Radiotelephone license requirements. It also covers the electronics theory and the rules and regulations mandated by the FCC. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     12264 
Textbook
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Avalos             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     12264 Textbook


ET 115    Fiber Optics and Telecommunication Cabling    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320     11654 
Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    12573 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB G.Rivera             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    12626 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     10929 
Textbook


ET 253    Industrial Communication Systems Support    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 115 with a grade of "C" or better
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 also covered. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     12600 
Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308       


ET 263    Introduction to Medical X-ray Imaging Equipment    1 Unit

Prerequisite: ET 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the maintenance of medical X-ray imaging equipment. It covers X-ray generators, components of vacuum tube and solid state imaging chains, cameras, digitizing methods, processing, display methods, and radiation safety.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-Mar 01
Sa        08:30AM-03:20PM LEC K.Liu                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     12424 
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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    11233 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    12024 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Prasad             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB R.Prasad             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    10889 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB S.Wilson             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    11940 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    12407 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    12629 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


ET 308    Technical Soldering Practices and Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ET 115 and 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides training in the standards, processes, and techniques related to the field of lead and lead-free soldering. Emphasis is placed on the differences between lead and lead-free soldering processes. Topics include safety, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), Printed Circuit Board (PCB) components and assembly, electronic components and identification, lead and lead-free soldering and de-soldering techniques in Plated Through Hole (PTH), Surface Mount Device/Technology (SMD/SMT), and fine to ultra fine-pitch soldering. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     12807 
Textbook
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       
F         06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     12809 Textbook
F         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       


ET 312    Mathematics for Circuit Analysis    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The foundations for the analysis of electrical and electronic circuits are covered in this course. Topics include the analysis of direct current (DC), alternating current (AC), transformer, capacitor, inductor, and energy conversion circuits.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     12625 
Textbook
Class also meets in room 326

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     12624 Textbook


ET 322    Semiconductors and Nanotechnology    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 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     11972 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     12299 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       


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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325       
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     12426 
Textbook
Class also meets in room 324

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     20533 Textbook


ET 380    Introduction to Electronic Communications    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 UHF, VHF, microwave, satellite, and fiber optics. AM and FM transmitters, transmission lines, antennas, and receivers are analyzed down to the component level. Propagation, wave theory, decibels, and signal transmission limitations are also covered. Technician safety and proper test equipment use are stressed throughout the course. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     12265 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       


ET 426    Advanced Biomedical Equipment Technology    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and certification of biomedical equipment used in the medical device industry. It includes an in-depth, hands-on study of frequently used medical equipment preparing electronic technology students for a biomedical technician internship or trainee position in a hospital, medical device manufacturer, or other service organization. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Fountain            TBA TBA                 12427 
Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB M.Fountain            TBA TBA                   
NOTE: Classes will be held at UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Room G-0344, Sacramento, CA 95817

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014