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ECET 104 Work Term

Effective Date: May 2017

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified Co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the College.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
420 total work hours over 4 months
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-operative Education participation requirements.

ECET 120 Renewable Energy Systems

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will gain the foundational knowledge necessary for the analysis and design of renewable energy (RE) systems including: solar photovoltaic (PV), wind, solar thermal, hydroelectric, tidal, wave, geothermal, bioenergy and fuel cell technologies. Students will examine energy generation from renewable sources as well as energy storage systems.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 125 Introduction to Electronics

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study basic circuit analysis theory, and the use of instrumentation found in an electronics lab. Students will be given an opportunity to explore various electronics circuits including digital circuits. Students will have an opportunity to explore the many diverse careers available in the networking, electronics and computer engineering industry.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • C+ in Pre-Calculus 11
  • C+ in Principles of Math 11
  • C in Principles of Math 12
  • C in Pre-Calculus 12
  • C in MATH 073
  • C in MATH 137
  • C in MATH 139

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ECET 130 Engineering Applications in C

Effective Date: September 2016

Students in this course will be introduced to C language computer programming for electronics. They will learn software problem specification, algorithm development, program development, debugging and testing. Students will complete laboratory assignments that emphasize control of electronic devices using embedded microcontrollers.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ECET 140 Circuit Fundamentals

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to concepts of circuit analysis in passive DC and AC circuits. They will learn fundamental electrical quantities; resistance, capacitance and inductance; series and parallel circuits; network analysis and theorems; and introduction to filter concepts. Students will be able to use instrumentation to document circuits and will develop basic circuit troubleshooting skills. Students will use complex numbers and phasor diagrams to analyze AC circuits.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
6 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$800 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

And one of:

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ECET 141 Analog Devices

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to semiconductor devices. They will learn basic semiconductor theory, diodes, transistors and operational amplifiers. Students will study device characteristics and behaviour and learn how to analyze, design, modify and combine them to perform complex functions. Students will be prepared for further study of analog electronics when they complete this foundation course.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 149 Electricity and Machines

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of AC and DC electrical motors, generators, electrical voltage conversion and transmission. Students will be provided with an introduction to electricity and magnetism, and electrical measurement. Students will learn about electromechanical energy conversion, synchronous machines, induction machines, DC machines and special purpose motors, motor selection and speed control techniques.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ECET 161 Digital Electronics 1

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be provided with an introduction to digital technology, using discrete logic gates and advanced programmable logic devices. They will learn basic digital concepts as well as the design of combinatorial digital circuits.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

And one of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ECET 162 Digital Electronics 2

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study sequential logic, the implementation of digital circuits using advanced programmable logic devices, counters and shift registers, state machine design, logic gate circuits and the interfacing of analog and digital circuits. Students learn how to construct a simple computer from basic computing elements.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 165 Embedded Microcontrollers

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will learn to program microcontrollers in both assembly and C programming languages and practice simulation and code development techniques in an embedded environment. They will investigate a variety of peripherals and interface standards. Students will design complete interfaces for LCDs, matrix keyboards and other hardware in the laboratory.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$640 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ECET 190 Electronics Project

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will create an electronics project that integrates skills and knowledge of analog and digital circuits and C programming. Students will be given instruction and practice in soldering and shop skills. Students will learn high reliability soldering, non-destructive desoldering, tinning wires, soldering and desoldering of surface mount components, electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection, safe and correct use of basic hand and power tools commonly used in the electronics industry, basic metal work, and the design, maintenance and repair of electronic packaging and assemblies.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ECET 204 Work Term - 4 month

Effective Date: May 2017

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified Co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the College.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
420 total work hours over 4 months
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-operative Education participation requirements.

ECET 208 Work Term - 8 month

Effective Date: May 2017

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified Co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the College.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
840 total work hours over 8 months
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy
Tuition
$780.55 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-operative Education participation requirements.

ECET 214 Electrical Properties of Materials

Effective Date: September 2017

Topics: Materials for engineering, atomic bonding, crystal structure, metals, semiconductors, insulators, electronic conduction in solids, and environmental degradation of materials.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours per week for 7 weeks
Related programs
Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$108.72 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Engineering Bridge.

ECET 216 Signal and Systems Analysis

Effective Date: September 2017

This course is an introduction to the analysis of signals and systems using complex functions, the complex Fourier series and the Fourier transform.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
2.5 lecture hours per week for 7 weeks
Related programs
Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$90.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Engineering Bridge.

ECET 220 Industrial Electronics for Renewable Energies

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will focus on power devices and power systems for renewable energy. They will study three-phase power, the "smart grid," DC and AC motors and generators, power devices such as IGBTs and thyristors, DC-DC converters, inverters, controlled rectifiers, and DC and AC motor drives. Students will apply this to wind and solar energy systems and electric cars.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$373.73 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 221 Control Systems for Renewable Energies

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study open and closed loop systems, a second order model for system responses, transfer function analysis, stability of control systems, PID controller design, gain and phase margins, and fuzzy control. In addition, they will learn specialized control schemes for wind energy, solar-thermal, solar photovoltaic and battery systems. Students will focus on applications of control in the renewable energy domain throughout this course.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$373.73 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ECET 230 Object-Oriented Programming in Hardware

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to design techniques using object-oriented programming. Students will find that emphasis is placed on the development of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and on the hardware and software interface to electronics applications. They will also cover communication with embedded devices such as the Netduino or other ARM microcontroller platforms.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$305.78 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 231 CAD for Electronics

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to Altium Designer, an electronic design automation software package for printed circuit boards, FPGA and embedded software design. Students learn how to create an electronic schematic of a circuit, how to use schematic libraries to select and design electronic components, and how to plan a printed circuit board layout. Students will use these skills to create a printed circuit board from a schematic diagram.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$203.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ECET 236 Discrete Structures in Engineering

Effective Date: September 2017

Students will study the use of recurrence relations and generating functions in engineering problems, as well as engineering modeling with graphs, graph representation and traversal techniques, and their computational complexity. Use of branch-and-bound, divide-and conquer, greedy, network flow, dynamic programming, approximation, and heuristic combinatorial algorithms in electrical and computer engineering applications will be covered.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ECET 242 Analog Electronics

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study transducer interfacing, signal conditioning, power supplies and regulators, and energy harvesting devices in this course. They will also learn applications of operational amplifiers, with a focus on analog filters, and audio circuit fundamentals.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$373.73 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 248 Electronics for Mechanical

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study signal conditioning fundamentals and instrumentation as well as circuits for controlling electrical power. Students will learn how to configure amplifiers for use with a variety of sensors including strain gauges, photodiodes, switches, thermistors, thermocouples, etc. Students will learn how to apply power control devices and develop skills such as soldering and terminal crimping.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 250 Analog Communications

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study analog voice and data communications. They will also learn radio frequency analysis, radio frequency (RF) components, amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency modulation (FM) techniques, single side band (SSB) transmission, transmission lines, RF propagation and noise. Students will make extensive use of RF test equipment, including spectrum analyzers, and simulation techniques during lab exercises.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$441.68 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 250E Linear Circuits 1

Effective Date: September 2016

This course will provide students with knowledge of fundamental circuit analysis and fundamental theorems such as superposition, Thevenin, Norton, and maximum power transfer. First and second order systems will be studied as well as operational amplifiers. The students will be exposed to AC current analysis, power, transformers and 3 phase circuits.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Tuition
$441.68 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Engineering Bridge.

ECET 251 Digital Communications

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study digital communication techniques. They will also learn how to use Smith charts, digital radios, software-defined radio, spread spectrum (SS) modulation, digital systems like Bluetooth, Zigbee, cell phones and Wi-Fi, radio regulations and electromagnetic propagation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$373.73 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ECET 260 ARM Microcontrollers & the Internet of Things

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to the ARM microcontroller family, prevalent in embedded systems such as mobile phones, GPS systems and other consumer devices. They will develop familiarity with the ARM processor and its architecture and implement projects using an integrated development environment (IDE). Students will use the ARM platform to connect and communicate with devices and the Cloud.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ECET 261 Embedded Networking & Operating Systems

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to the Linux operating system for the Raspberry Pi. Students will compile the kernel and file systems from source and use them to control a robot. They will also cover multi-tasking and real-time operating systems (RTOS), as well as networking and web services.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ECET 280 Data Acquisition & Programmable Logic Controllers

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to a comprehensive study of data acquisition systems including: sampling theory, aliasing, time and frequency domains representation, anti-aliasing and recovery filter design, sample/hold techniques, quantization theory, analog-to-digital (A/D) and digital-to-analog (D/A) converters, errors and noise analysis, instrumentation, and the design, construction and testing of a small data acquisition system incorporating the virtual instrumentation software LabVIEW and programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$373.73 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 281 System Dynamics

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to techniques of signal and system analysis. They will learn differential equations for circuit analysis, Laplace transforms for system analysis, transfer functions, Fourier series analysis of periodic sources, and Fourier transforms for the study of signal spectra and system frequency responses.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$203.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 282 Digital Signal Processing

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to digital signal processing (DSP). They will study digital signals, filtering by difference equations and convolution, z transforms, frequency responses, spectra, the design of FIR and IIR filters, discrete Fourier transforms and fast Fourier transforms, DSP hardware and applications.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$373.73 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ECET 290 Applied Research Project

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will complete a project that tries to simulate the workplace environment. They will work in teams, possibly with clients, to develop hardware and software to meet project specifications, within a specified time frame. They will have an opportunity to integrate knowledge and skills acquired in previous program courses with the project analysis and design work elements learned from this course.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
12 seminar hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$815.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

  • Successful completion of Academic Term 3 or Academic Term 4 with a minimum of a C in all courses.

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

ECET 291 Engineering Project Management

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to engineering project management and budgeting techniques, as well as strategies for effective project teamwork. They will also study engineering standards, the effect of engineering on the environment, professional responsibility, and engineering ethics.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$135.90 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ECET 292 Design for Manufacturing

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study material that emphasizes the relationship of electronic design and manufacturing, including an introduction to CAD/CAM, Resource Management, Thermal Management and various standards. They will also examine design methodology for the various materials and equipment used in the manufacture of electronic products.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours and 2.5 lab hours per week
Related programs
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy; Engineering Bridge
Tuition
$441.68 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

And one of:

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

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