This information is for illustrative purposes. For precise course information, please consult the official catalog.

Electronics (ETRO) Class description

305 Engineering Computing

Prereq: ICS 111 and ETRO 212, both with grade C or better; or consent.
Coreq: ETRO 310

Studies computer programming to solve electronics and optical system problems. Uses software programming applications, technical databases, image processing, and other scientific and engineering software tools. Reinforces mathematical concepts useful in the study of engineering technology. Utilizes the capabilities of software such as MATLAB and its applications to visualize solutions to technical and engineering problems. Includes hands-on engineering computing examples to demonstrate programming skills.
4cr., 6hr. lect

310 Applied Robotics

Prereq: ICS 111 and ETRO 212, both with grade C or better; or consent.
Coreq: ETRO 305

Introduces robotics programming and includes robotic applications for multifunction part manipulation and motion with stepper and servo-motors. Studies topics related to robotic design including robotic vision, motion planning, sensing and sensors, actuators, navigation systems, mobility, and forward and inverse kinematics. Provides laboratory hands-on applications of concepts and theories.
3cr., 4hr. lect/lab

315 Project Management

Prereq: ETRO 305 with grade C or better; or consent.
Introduces projects and project management. Emphasizes organization, project requirements, risk
mitigation, planning, problem solving, implementation, comparisons and budgeting. Overviews effective methods for interfacing individual outputs within larger projects. Utilizes project management software tools. Applies technical writing, formal and informal communication and laboratory practices in the context of typical workplaces. Covers organizations, hierarchies, team
structures, collaboration methodology and funding mechanisms as it relates to Engineering Technology career paths. Supports specific applications to the Capstone Project. Develops acareer plan within potential project types, structures and funding opportunities in the Hawai`i workforce.
3cr., 4 hr. lect/lab

320 Intermediate Optics

Prereq: ETRO 161 and PHYS 219, both with grade C or better; or consent.
The course will investigate fundamentals of geometrical and physical optics useful in the study of modern optical systems. The class will focus on geometric and ray optics and introduce one-dimensional wave optics to describe and demonstrate the mechanisms and properties involved in optical systems. Students will be exposed to phenomena related to the field of optics, and will be offered examples of modern optical engineering. The course will prepare students at the intermediate level for understanding field of optics.
4cr., 6hr.lect *Course Outline*

340 Systems Integration

Prereq: ETRO 140 and ICS 111, both with grade C or better; or consent.
This course provides hands-on experience with integrating information technology (i.e. database, Web, and processing services) into systems that support scientific & engineering applications. Students will work with current information technology that support data management, data processing, web services, & data visualization. Students are also introduced to the SCRUM development process; an project management process that has become an industry standard and has been adopted by commercial software firms. Upon completion of this course, students complete a system integration project that demonstrates their mastery of the course content and provides a framework for their Capstone project.
4 cr., 6hr. lect/lab.

350 Power Systems

Prereq: ETRO 212 with grade C or better; or consent.
Studies the basic principles of electromechanical energy conversion: single and three-phase circuits, transformers, three-phase induction and synchronous machine, DC machine, AC including magnetic circuits, and poly-phase circuits. Demonstrates energy management systems and efficiency concepts from engineering technology. Studies power generation and transmission system. Utilizes computer programming and modeling. Includes laboratory exercises and inquiries.
3 cr., 4hr. lect/lab.

360 Signals and Systems

Prereq: ETRO 305 and MATH 205, both with grade C or better; or consent.
Studies signal and system classifications, operations on signals, time-domain analysis, impulse response and stability. Introduces frequency-domain response using Fourier series, Fourier transform, and Laplace transform; discrete Fourier series and transform; and sampling. Develops the analytical tools and techniques needed for the design and analysis of discrete-time and continuous-time linear systems. Provides laboratory hands-on applications of concepts and theories.
4cr., 6hr. lect/lab

370 Engineering Computing I

Prereq: ETRO 320 with grade C or better; or consent.
Studies light detection using photovoltaic and photoconductive detectors, and phototransistors. Studies light generation using light emitting diodes and laser diodes. Characterizes and troubleshoots optoelectronic devices such as: LEDs, laser diodes, photodiodes, phototransistors, photoresistors, avalanche photodiodes, quad cells, and linear displacement devices. Includes laboratory experiments and inquiry-based activities, and provides practical experiences of the technical workplace.
3cr., 4hr. lect/lab

440 Remote Sensing

Prereq: ETRO 450 with grade C or better; or consent.
Applies radiometric and photometric measurement concepts: propagation, irradiance, radiance, radiant intensity, luminance, radiant exittance. Calibrates and characterizes remote sensing data and data analysis techniques. Covers the interaction between electromagnetic radiation and matter. Investigates the effects of the atmosphere on light propagation and remote sensing experiments. Includes laboratory exercises and inquiries to build teamwork, presentation skills and practical experiences of the technical workplace. Utilizes technologies and analysis techniques relevant to the Hawai`i high-tech industry.
4cr., 6hr. lect/lab. *Course Outline*

450 Signal Processing

Prereq: ETRO 360 with grade C or better; or consent.
Introduces digital signal processing, discrete-time signals and systems, z-transform, linear shift-
invariant systems, discrete Fourier transform (DFT) and fast Fourier transform (FFT) algorithms,
and design of digital filters. Provides laboratory hands-on applications of concepts and theories.
4cr., 6hr. lect.

460 Electro-Mechanical Control Systems

Prereq: ETRO 450 with grade C or better; or consent.
Focuses on the modeling of dynamic systems and circuits, dynamic response, basic properties of feedback, PID control, root-locus, and frequency response. Introduces state-space modeling and design method. Studies phenomena related to the field of control systems. Offers practical examples of modern electro-mechanical control systems. Provides laboratory hands-on applications of concepts and theories.
3cr., 4hr. lect/lab.

497 Capstone Project I

Prereq: ETRO 315 with grade C or better; or consent.
Utilizes and demonstrates the tools, skills, and understanding developed during the engineering technology program. Focuses on planning and development of an engineering project which includes project documentation, formal project report writing, oral defense of the project, and
project demonstration. Includes analyzing, prototyping, simulating, synthesizing, troubleshooting, and testing a device, subsystem or complete system to create a useful product or service.
3cr., 3hr. lect/lab.

498 Capstone Project II

Prereq: ETR0 497 with grade C or better; or consent.
Continues Capstone Project I, leading to completion of the project. Includes review of project Definition and refining project plans. Continues development, testing, and evaluation. Requires a written formal report and oral presentation of the project.
3cr., 3hr. lect/lab.