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    Engineering Technology

    David G. Delker, Department Head

    Professors Buchwald, Delker, Gold, Hassan, and Keating; Associate Professors Buchanan, Francisco, Kinsler, Swanson, and Wilson; Assistant Professors Dandu, Harding, Kahn, Leite, Mortensen, Simmonds, and Spaulding.

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    Civil engineering technology (CET)
    Associate of technology 65 hours required for graduation

    Civil engineering technicians perform functions in the control and layout of horizontal locations and vertical elevations for proposed construction of buildings, bridges, and transportation facilities. Their work includes preliminary and final surveys, assisting in design and detailing stage, or supervision of construction to maintain quality control.

    The program prepares civil technicians for employment in industries dealing with the design and construction of highways, bridges, railroads, airports, water supply and distribution projects, and other projects ranging from small-scale construction jobs to those involving tremendous capital expenditures.

    The associate degree program in civil engineering technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, Md., 21202. 410-347-7700.

    Freshman

    Fall semester
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    MATH 150Plane Trigonometry 3
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    MET 111Technical Graphics 3
    ECON 110Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    CET 120Materials Sampling and Testing 2
    17
     
    Spring semester
    PHYS 113General Physics I 4
    MATH 220Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 4
    CET 130Plane Surveying 4
    CET 211Statics 3
    15
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    CET 241Construction Methods and Estimating 2
    CET 410Managerial and Engineering Economics 3
    CET 323Route Location Surveying 3
    MET 245Material Strength and Testing 3
    MET 252Fluid Mechanics I 3
    CET 220Soils and Foundations 2
    16
     
    Spring semester
    CET 340Mechanical and Electrical Systems 3
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking 1A 2
    CET 312Transportation Systems 3
    CET 313Structural Design 3
    University general education natural science elective 3
    17
     
    Surveying option
    (66 hours)
    This option allows students to obtain an associate of technology in civil engineering technology while preparing more specifically for employment in the surveying industry.

    Students choosing the surveying option can fulfill the requirements for an associate degree in CET while following the course curriculum listed and replacing CET 220, CET 312, CET 313, MET 245, and MET 252 with the following courses:

    CET 230Land Surveying I 3
    CET 234Advanced Surveying 3
    CET 235Surveying Law 3
    GIS 451Georeferencing 3
    STAT 320Elements of Statistics 3
    15
     
    This will make a total of 66 semester credit hours required for graduation in CET with the surveying option.

    Surveying technology (SRVT)
    Associate of technology 70 hours required for graduation

    Action is under way to drop the curriculum leading to an associate degree in surveying technology. An option in surveying has been created in civil engineering technology. Following administrative approval, the surveying technology program will be eliminated as a separate program. Individuals interested in pursuing a program in surveying should refer to the civil engineering technology surveying option.

    Surveying is necessary for the planning, design, and layout of all major engineering projects. Surveys are used for subdivisions, buildings, bridges, railroads, highways, airports, canals, dams, irrigation and drainage projects, and in preparation of any kind of map.

    Surveying technology graduates may seek employment in construction, as government surveyors (federal, state, county, and municipal), as engineering consultants, and as private surveyors.

    Any person who goes into private practice must be licensed. This program, combined with the necessary work experience, will help individuals qualify to take the Registered Land Surveyors Examination.

    Freshman

    Fall semester
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    MATH 151Applied Plane Trigonometry 2
    MET 111Technical Graphics 3
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    CMIS 105Introduction to PC Software2
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    ELET 100Basic Electricity3
    18
     
    Spring semester
    CET 110Civil Technology Drafting 2
    CET 130Plane Surveying 4
    CET 230Land Surveying I 3
    PHYS 113General Physics I 4
    STAT 320Elements of Statistics3
    16
     
    Sophomore

    Fall semester
    CET 211Statics 3
    CET 232Surveying Astronomy 2
    CET 236Topography Surveying Practicum 1* CET 250
    Photogrammetry 3
    CET 323Route Location Surveying 4
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    CMST 101Applied Basic Programming2
    18
     
    Spring semester
    CET 150Introduction to GIS3
    CET 234Advanced Surveying Techniques 3
    CET 235Surveying Law 3
    CET 237GPS and Network Surveying Practicum1
    CET 238Boundary Surveying Practicum1 CET 312
    Transportation Systems 4
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    18
     
    Civil engineering technology electives must be a minimum of two credits from CET 120, CET 210, CET 220, CET 231, or CET 241.
     
    Humanities/social science elective is to be selected from ECON 110, ENGL 255, HIST 231, or PSYCH 110.
     
    * Could be substituted by having adequate field experience as accepted by the CET faculty in change of class.
     
    Geographic information systems (GIS) option within surveying technology (SRVT)
    The option in geographic information systems technology will be discontinued. Students wanting a program in geographic information systems should refer to the geographic information systems option in the computer science technology program.

    This option allows students to obtain an associate degree in surveying while enhancing their degree with additional course work in the area of geographic information systems. This option addresses a rapidly increasing need for technicians familiar with the GIS technology.

    GIS is a computer-based mapping system that stores, integrates, and analyzes information about land aspects. GIS technology is currently being used in tax mapping; resource management; routing of emergency vehicles, delivery vans, and trucks; facilities management; planning; management of transportation systems and utility networks; legislative reapportionment; and monitoring environmental hazards. Completing the additional hours of this option will enhance a student's job opportunities.

    Students choosing the GIS option can fulfill the requirements by completing the course curriculum listed for surveying technology as well as the following courses:

    CMST 100Operating Systems 3
    GEOL 100Geology (Earth in Action) 3
    GEOL 130Elementary Geology Lab 1
    GEOG 242Physical Geography 3
    GIS 255Operating a GIS 2
    GIS 350Advanced Issues in GIS 3
    GIS 355Projects in GIS 2
    GIS 451Georeferencing 3
    CMST 250Networking I 3
    23
     
    Students in the GIS option may choose to substitute seven of the above hours for Transportation (4 hours) and the three one-hour practicum courses (3 hours) required in the SRVT curriculum.

    This would reduce the required additional hours beyond the associate degree in surveying technology to 16 semester hours.

    Bachelor of science in land information technology (LIT)
    A minimum of 60 hours beyond the associate degree

    The curriculum leading to a B.S. in land information technology is being discontinued. Following administrative approval, both the surveying technology and land information technology programs will be eliminated. Students interested in a surveying program should look at the surveying option of the civil engineering technology program.

    The land information technology degree is a +2 program that expands the associate degree in surveying technology or other related fields. It is the first bachelor's degree in Kansas to incorporate modern surveying and mapping technology such as global positioning systems, GIS, photogrammetry, and other advanced topics in surveying and land information.

    Course work in this bachelor's degree program provides additional depth of study dealing with subdivision design, network adjustment, map projection, engineering database, remote sensing, and projects in GPS and photogrammetry.

    Junior

    Fall semester
    MANGT 390Business Law I 3
    CET 330Land Surveying II 3
    Business elective 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    Physical science elective 3
    15
     
    Spring semester
    STAT 320Elements of Statistics 3
    CET 460Engineering Technology Surveying 3
    or
    CET 450Engineering Technology Database 3
    Technical elective 2
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    Civil engineering technology elective 2
    13
     
    Senior
    Fall semester
    GIS 451Georeferencing 3
    CET 232Surveying Astronomy 2
    CET 250Photogrammetry 3
    CET 430Map Projection* 3
    CET 434Surveying Adjustment 3
    CET 490Senior Seminar 1
    15
     
    Spring semester
    CET 420Sub-Division Design 4
    CET 550Projects in Photogrammetry 3
    or
    CET 534Projects in GPS 3
    CET 550Applications of Remote Sensing 3
    Technical elective 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    16
     
    *Can be substituted by a three-hour cartography course.
     
    Civil engineering technology elective must be a minimum of two credits from CET 211, CET 231, or GIS 350.
     
    Technical elective is to be selected from CET 220, CET 340, GIS 355, CMST 245, CMST 250, or MET 252.
     
    Computer information systems technology (CMIS)
    Associate of technology
    68 hours required for graduation

    Action is under way to modify the associate degree in computer information systems technology. Students will not be accepted into the computer information systems technology degree program, effective for the 2000-2001 academic year. The computer science technology degree will accommodate students wanting a computer information technology emphasis.

    The computer information systems technology curriculum emphasizes algorithmic design skills to develop fundamental problem-solving skills in multiple computer programming languages. Structured programming provides the tools for solving problems in practical computer applications. Information systems and business theory provide an understanding of the context within which systems are implemented. Class assignments are structured to prepare students for real-life programming projects. The curriculum places a strong emphasis on PC hardware, networking, and commercial software applications. Courses require a significant amount of laboratory work; the time spent in the lab will vary depending on the abilities of each student.

    Freshman

    Fall semester
    CMST 100Operating Systems 3
    CMST 103Algorithmic Design 3
    CMIS 105Introduction to PC Software 2
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    BUS 251Financial Accounting 3
    17
     
    Spring semester
    CMST 130Introduction to PC Hardware 3
    CMST 180Database Development 3
    CMST 220COBOL I 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking 1A   2
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    BUS 252Managerial Accounting 3
    17
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    CMST 250Networking I 3
    CMST 330Systems Analysis and Design 3
    BUS 253Accounting Using Microcomputers 3
    Computer science technology elective 3
    Computer science technology elective 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    18
     
    Spring semester
    CMST 333Software System Development 3
    Computer science technology elective 3
    Computer science technology elective 3
    Business/humanities/social science elective 3
    Science elective 4
    16
     
    Computer science technology electives
    CMST 140Visual Basic I3 CMST 230
    RPG 3
    CMST 245Applications in C Programming 3
    CMST 255Visual Basic II3
    CMST 300Assembly Language Programming 3
    CMST 315Networking II 3
    CMST 320COBOL II 3
    CMST 341Advanced C++ Programming 3
    CMST 345Networking III 3
    CMST 350UNIX Administration 3
     
    Other electives as approved by the computer section head.
     
    Computer science technology (CMST)
    Associate of technology
    66 hours required for graduation

    The computer science technology curriculum places strong emphasis on the areas of programming, networking, computer hardware, and commercial software. The curriculum's technical elective block provides the opportunity to select courses in a wide range of computer technology topics. The curriculum emphasizes program design skills to develop fundamental problem-solving in multiple computer programming languages. Practical computer applications are developed using structured design and programming methodologies. Networking and related classes emphasize application and implementation of current technology. Class assignments are structured to prepare students for real-life projects. Courses require a significant amount of laboratory work.

    Freshman

    Fall semester
    CMST 100Introduction to Operating Systems 3
    CMST 103Introduction to Program Design 3
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    BUS 251Financial Accounting 3
    15
     
    Spring semester
    CMST 140Visual Basic I 3
    or
    CMST 220COBOL I 3
    or
    CMST 245C++ Programming I 3
    CMST 180Database Development 3
    CMST 130Introduction to PC Hardware 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking 1A 2
    BUS 252Managerial Accounting 3
    Computer science technology elective 3
    17
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    CMST 250Networking I 3
    CMST 330Systems Analysis and Design 3
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    University general education humanities/   social science/business elective 3
    Advanced program language elective 3
    Computer science technology elective 3
    18
     
    Spring semester
    CMST 333Software System Development 3
    University general education science elective 4
    Humanities/business/social science elective 3
    Computer science technology elective 6
    16
     
    Computer science technology electives
    CMST 140Visual Basic I 3
    CMST 220COBOL I 3
    CMST 245C++ Programming I 3
    CMST 255Visual Basic II * 3
    CMST 300Assembly Language Program 3
    CMST 315Networking II 3
    CMST 320COBOL II* 3
    CMST 341C++ Programming II* 3
    CMST 345Networking III 3
    CMST 350Unix Administration 3
    Other electives as approved by the computer section head
    *Approved advanced program language elective

    Geographic information systems (GIS) option
    66 hours required for graduation

    This option allows the student to combine their computer learning with a specialization in GIS and application of global positioning systems (GPS) and related technologies.

    The GIS option is a computer-based mapping system which stores, integrates, and analyzes information about land aspects. GPS is a satellite-based navigation and positioning system. GIS and GPS technologies are tools that are currently being utilized in tax mapping; resource management; navigation, routing, and tracking of delivery vehicles and emergency vehicles; facilities management; precision agriculture; planning; management of transportation systems and utility networks; legislative reapportionment; and monitoring of environmental hazards and utility networks; legislative reapportionment; and monitoring of environmental hazards and our water supply and water quality.

    The need for graduates who are well versed in the GIS technologies is rapidly increasing. Employment opportunities are excellent with even greater demand in the foreseeable future.

    Freshman

    Fall semester
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    MATH 151Applied Plane Trigonometry 2
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    CMST 103Algorithmic Design 3
    CMST 100Operating Systems 3
    16
     
    Spring semester
    CMST 140Visual Basic I 3
    CMST 130Introduction to PC Hardware 3
    GIS 150Introduction to GIS 3
    MET 111Technical Graphics 3
    CET 130Plane Surveying 4
    16
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    CET 250Photogrammetry 3
    GIS 251Georeferencing 3
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    CMST 330System Analysis and Design 3
    GEOG 242Physical Geography 3
    GIS 350Advanced Issues in GIS 3
    18
     
    Spring semester
    GEOL 100Earth in Action 3
    GEOL 105Elementary Geology Lab 1
    STAT 320Elements of Statistics 3
    GIS 355Projects in GIS 3
    CMST 250Networking I 3
    BUS 315Supervisory Management 3
    16
     
    Computer engineering technology (CMET)

    Associate of technology 69 hours required for graduation

    The computer engineering technology curriculum provides a solid foundation in both computer electronics and in computer software topics. Students in this program study circuit analysis, digital electronics, microprocessor programming and interfacing, programming languages, and hardware/software integration. These technical subjects are taught in conjunction with courses in mathematics, science, and interpersonal communications.

    Employers of computer engineering technicians include companies that use and develop data communications equipment, automated manufacturing systems, and computer peripheral equipment. Computer engineering technicians work in industrial automation, computer products design, computer networking, as well as computer system installation and maintenance.

    The associate degree program in computer engineering technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, Md., 21202. 410-347-7700.

    Freshman
    Fall semester

    ELET 101Direct Current Circuits 4
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    MATH 151Applied Plane Trigonometry 2
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    CMIS 105Introduction to PC Software 2
    CMET 150Digital Logic 3
    17
     
    Spring semester
    ELET 102Alternating Current Circuits 4
    ELET 110Semiconductor Electronics 4
    MATH 220Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4
    CMST 101Applied BASIC Programming 2
    CMET 250Microprocessor Fundamentals 4
    18
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    ELET 260Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements 4
    ELET 290Electronic Manufacturing I 1
    PHYS 113General Physics I 4
    CMST 222Applications in C Programming for Engineering Technology 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    CMET 260CAD Applications in Electronics 2
    16
     
    Spring semester
    CHM 210Chemistry I 4
    CMET 251Digital Systems 4
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    ELET 291Electronic Manufacturing II 1
    CMST 130Introduction to PC Hardware 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    18
     
    Electronic engineering technology (ELET)

    Associate of technology 68 hours required for graduation

    The electronic engineering technology curriculum emphasizes the theory and application of electronic circuits, instrumentation, and systems. Numerous laboratory experiences reinforce the concepts taught in the classroom. Course work in this curriculum includes a strong foundation in basic circuit theory, semiconductor applications, digital systems, microprocessor programming and interfacing, plus essential concepts in mathematics, science, and interpersonal communications.

    Electronic engineering technicians work in all areas of the electronics industry, including industrial control electronics, communications, and digital systems. These individuals work closely with electronic engineering technologists, electrical engineers, computer scientists, and other professionals in the design, development, marketing, and maintenance of electronic products and systems.

    The associate degree program in eletronic engineering technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, Md., 21202. 410-347-7700.

    Freshman
    Fall semester

    ELET 101Direct Current Circuits 4
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    MATH 151Applied Plane Trigonometry 2
    CMIS 105Introduction to PC Software 2
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    16
     
    Spring semester
    ELET 102Alternating Current Circuits 4
    ELET 110Semiconductor Electronics 4
    PHYS 113General Physics I 4
    MATH 220Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4
    CMST 101Applied BASIC Programming 2
    18
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    ELET 210Linear Circuit Design 5
    ELET 260Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements 4
    ELET 290Electronic Manufacturing I 1
    CMET 150Digital Logic 3
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    CMET 260CAD Applications in Electronics 2
    18
     
    Spring semester
    ELET 220RF Communication Systems 4
    ELET 291Electronic Manufacturing II 1
    CMET 250Microprocessor Fundamentals 4
    CHM 210Chemistry I 4
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    16
     
    Bachelor of science in electronic engineering technology (ELETB)

    127 hours required for graduation

    Students may continue their studies in electronic engineering technology beyond the associate degree level to obtain the bachelor of science degree in electronic engineering technology. The baccalaureate degree typically requires two years of study beyond the associate degree.

    Course work in the junior and senior years of the baccalaureate degree program provides additional depth of understanding of circuit analysis techniques, digital systems, data communications, and industrial electronics. Individual and group project assignments are emphasized. Additional mathematics, science, and elective courses provide a strong background with which graduates are prepared for the technical professions of tomorrow.

    Graduates work as electronic engineering technologists in many industrial settings. Career activities include product design and development, industrial automation, technical sales, and project management.

    The bachelor's degree program in electronic engineering technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, Md., 21202. 410-347-7700.

    Junior
    Fall semester

    ELET 330Electric Motors and Controls 4
    CMST 222Applications in C Programming for Engineering Technology 3
    MATH 214Advanced Topics in Mathematics 4
    Science elective 4
    15
     
    Spring semester
    ELET 310Industrial Electronics 3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II 3
    Technical elective 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    Business elective 3
    15
     
    Senior
    Fall semester
    ELET 421Telecommunication Systems 2
    ELET 400Advanced Network Analysis 3
    CMET 451Digital Circuits and Systems 4
    Technical elective 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    15
     
    Spring semester
    ELET 420Electronic Communication Circuits 3
    ELET 590Electronic Design Laboratory 2
    CMET 450Advanced Data Communications 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    14
     
    Environmental engineering technology (EVET)

    Associate of technology 64 hours required for graduation

    The environmental engineering technology program has a heavy emphasis in chemistry, biology, and industrial processes and is concerned with processes that produce useful products in a safe, efficient, and cost-efficient manner. An environmental engineering technician might improve a chemical process to reduce toxic emissions, collect and analyze samples in the field, or work in an environmental laboratory. This person might also be involved in aspects of environmental management, in regulation, and in health and safety.

    In the environmental engineering technology program at Kansas State University at Salina you'll learn about the relationships of organisms and chemicals in the environment, and the efforts of industry to reduce waste and pollution in manufacturing. The program emphasizes quality control, sampling, plans and methods, regulatory compliance, pollution prevention, and professional ethics.

    Computers are heavily integrated into this program and are used in industry in such areas as problem solving, data collection, process simulation, optimization, and control.

    Environmental engineering technology students gain laboratory experience in instrumental analysis, organic chemistry, environmental chemistry, microbiology, unit operations, and process control laboratories. In addition, they are encouraged to pursue summer internships in the chemical industry, when such positions are available.

    The associate degree program in environmental engineering is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, Md., 21202. 410-347-7700.

    Freshman

    Fall semester
    CHM 210Chemistry I 4
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    MATH 151Applied Plane Trigonometry 2
    EVET 100Introduction to Environmental Engineering Technology 3
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    15
     
    Spring semester
    EVET 150Microbiology for Environmental Engineering Technology 4
    CHEM 230Chemistry II 4
    STAT 320Elements of Statistics 3
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    16
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    EVET 240Applications of Fluid Flow 4
    EVET 220Waste Water Treatment 4
    EVET 235Safety and Industrial Hygiene 3
    EVET 215State and Federal Regulations 3
    CHM 350General Organic Chemistry 3
    17
     
    Spring semester
    EVET 255Environmental Sampling and Analysis 4
    EVET 265Recycling and Pollution Prevention 4
    EVET 245Waste Handling and Disposal 3
    Computer science elective 2
    University general education humanities/   social science elective 3
    16
     
    Mechanical engineering technology (MET)

    Associate of technology 68 hours required for graduation

    The mechanical engineering technology curricula prepare graduates for positions in mechanical and/or manufacturing industries as engineering technicians or technologists. The programs embrace the design, manufacture, test sales, and maintenance of mechanical products, including the tools and machines by which they are made.

    Course work helps students develop the ability to use trade and technical literature to solve problems. Computers are heavily integrated into this program in such areas as problem solving, data collection, process simulation, optimization, and control.

    The technician's duties may involve drafting, use of handbooks and tables, calculations of strength and reliability, selection of materials, and cost estimating for the development of almost any type of machine or mechanism. Technicians may also conduct performance and endurance tests on various devices and report results.

    Graduates are employed by manufacturing industries, testing laboratories, marketing firms, consulting firms, government agencies, and in businesses they themselves establish.

    The associate degree program in mechanical engineering technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, Md., 21202. 410-347-7700.

    Freshman

    Fall semester
    MET 111Technical Graphics 3
    MET 121Manufacturing Methods 3
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    MATH 151Applied Plane Trigonometry 2
    CMST 101Applied BASIC Programming 2
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    16
     
    Spring semester
    MET 117Mechanical Detailing 3
    MET 125Computer-Numerical-Controlled Machine Processes 2
    CET 211Statics 3
    MATH 220Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4
    PHYS 113General Physics I 4
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    18
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    MET 231Physical Materials and Metallurgy 3
    MET 245Materials Strength and Testing 3
    MET 252Fluid Mechanics I 3
    ELET 105Basic Electronics 4
    CHM 210Chemistry I 4
    17
     
    Spring semester
    MET 230Automated Manufacturing Systems I 3
    MET 246Dynamics of Machines 3
    MET 264Machine Design Technology I 3
    MET 265Sophomore Design Project 2
    ENGL 202Technical Writing 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    17
     
    Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering technology (METB)

    128 hours required for graduation (60 upper division + 68 associate degree)

    Students may continue their studies in mechanical engineering technology beyond the associate degree level to obtain the bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering technology. The baccalaureate degree typically requires two years of study beyond the associate degree.

    The upper-division curriculum provides greater and more rigorous depth in mechanical theory and applications. Additional study of science, mathematics, communications, social sciences, humanities, and related business and industrial operations provides breadth beyond the student's major concentration.

    The bachelor's degree program in mechanical engineering technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, Md., 21202. 410-347-7700.

    Junior

    Fall semester
    MET 314Computer-Aided Solid Modeling 2
    MET 346Elements of Mechanisms 3
    MET 365Machine Design Technology II  3
    CMST 222Applications in C Programming for Engineering Technology 3
    MATH 221Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 4
    15
     
    Spring semester
    MET 333Advanced Material Science 2
    MET 353Fluid Mechanics II 3
    MET 383Advanced CAD/CAM 2
    ELET 264Electric Power and Devices 3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II 3
    Approved basic science elective 4
    17
     
    Senior
    Fall semester
    MET 382Industrial Instrumentation and Controls 3
    MET 462Senior Design Project I 1
    MET 481Automated Manufacturing Systems II 4
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    14
     
    Spring semester
    MET 460Tool Design for Manufacturing 3
    MET 464Senior Design Project II 2
    MET 471Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer 3
    ECON 110Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    14
     
    Pre-engineering program

    Many preliminary courses taken by engineering students are offered at K-State at Salina. This two-year nondegree program has been developed with K-State's College of Engi-neering to enhance visibility of this alternative and to ensure proper course selection. Technical elective selection will be coordinated with the Engineering Student Services Office in Manhattan.

    Freshman

    Fall semester
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    MATH 220Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 4
    CHM 210Chemistry I 4
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    16
     
    Spring semester
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II 3
    MATH 221Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 4
    CHM 230Chemistry II 4
    ECON 110Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    MET 111Technical Graphics 3
    17
     
    Sophomore
    Fall semester
    PHYS 213Engineering Physics I 5
    MATH 222Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 4
    Computer programming elective 2
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    Technical elective 3
    17
     
    Spring semester
    PHYS 214Engineering Physics II 5
    CE 333Statics 3
    MATH 240Elementary Differential Equations 4
    Humanities/social science elective 3
    Technical elective 3
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    Civil engineering technology courses

    CET 110 Civil Technology Drafting. (2) II. A course in drafting the types of drawings common to civil engineering technology, including ownership certificates, plans and profiles, contour maps, site grading drawings, and topographic layouts. Drawings are made using traditional drafting equipment and computers. Six hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 111.

    CET 120. Materials Sampling and Testing. (2) I. A course in the proper use of aggregates and concrete materials (Portland cement and asphalt) in construction. Sampling and testing methods conform with American Society of Testing Materials standards. Six hours lab a week.

    CET 130. Plane Surveying. (4) II. A beginning course in the theory and practice of field measurements and notes for surveying. Emphasis is placed on accuracy and avoidance of common errors and mistakes. Two hours rec. and six hours lab a week. Pr. or conc.: MATH 151.

    CET 140. Print Reading for Civil Construction. (1) I. A course dealing with methods used to retrieve information from construction plans in order to build all or part of the project. Two hours lab a week.

    CET 210. Civil CAD. (2) II. This course makes use of the computer as a tool for the generation of drawings typical of those used in civil and surveying fields. One hour rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CMST 101. Pr. or conc.: CET 110.

    CET 211. Statics. (3) I. A study of forces and their effects on the bodies upon which they act. Three hours rec. a week. Conc.: PHYS 113.

    CET 220. Soils and Foundations. (2) I. A course in the identification and classification of soils by the Unified method and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials method. Routine field tests are covered and used in the laboratory. One hour rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MATH 100.

    CET 230. Land Surveying I. (3) II. A course dealing with the history of land surveying, procedures for researching records, construction right-of-way surveys, writing legal descriptions, and production of survey documents. Two hours rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr. or conc.: CET 130.

    CET 231. Construction Surveying. (2) I. A study of vertical and horizontal alignment and methods used to maintain control stations on a construction job. Emphasis is on practical methods and solutions to problems found on the construction job site. One hour rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 130.

    CET 232. Surveying Astronomy. (2) I. A course in the use of spherical trigonometric calculations to determine bearing, azimuth, latitudes, longitude, and time from solar, polar, and star observations. Star recognition, locations and determination of line direction are emphasized. One hour rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 130.

    CET 234. Advanced Surveying Techniques. (3) II. A study of the advanced areas of surveying with primary emphasis on control networks, state plane coordinate systems, error theory, global positioning systems (GPS), tacheometry, geodetic surveying, GPS, and the use of electronic surveying equipment. Two hours rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 130, 323.

    CET 235. Surveying Law. (3) II. A study of the legal aspects that apply to the surveying profession, and the role of the surveyor within the judicial framework of our court system. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: CET 130.

    CET 236. Topography Surveying Practicum. (1) I. A practical study of the surveying practice with the emphasis on field work and calculations in topographic surveying. One week survey camp. Pr.: CET 130.

    CET 237. GPS and Network Surveying Practicum. (1) II. A practical study of the surveying practice with the emphasis on field work and calculations in GPS and survey networks. One-week survey camp. Pr.: CET 130.

    CET 238. Boundary Surveying Practicum. (1) II. A practical study of the surveying practice with the emphasis on field work and calculations in boundary surveying. One-week survey camp. Pr.: CET 230.

    CET 240. Contracts and Specifications. (1) I. A study of the way a set of contracts and specifications are put together and how they act as a source of data on a construction job. The course also stresses the way information is gained from documents with speed and accuracy. One hour rec. a week. Pr.: CET 140 and 231.

    CET 241. Construction Methods and Estimating. (2) I. A study of the basic equipment needs, usage, costs, and quantity determinations for planning and estimating construction projects. Field trips through construction sites and visitations with inspectors assist in developing reporting procedures and inspection responsibilities. One hour rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MATH 100.

    CET 250. Photogrammetry. (3) I. A class in which aerial photographs are used to create topographic drawings, relative and absolute orientation, aerotriangulation, orthophoto and rectification, and coordinate transformations. Hands-on experience will be gained by using steroscopic plotters to convert photographic data into engineering maps. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 130.

    CET 252. Internship. (1) I, II, S. Student works during summer or regular semester as an intern in a civil engineering, surveying, or other GIS-related industry. A report detailing duties performed and tasks accomplished is required at the end of the internship period. (Recommended during summer before second year and during second year). May be repeated for credit.

    CET 300. Problems in CET. (Var.) I, II, S. A course in which advanced study is done in a specific area chosen by the student. Pr.: consent of instructor.

    CET 310. Strength of Materials. (3) II. A study of the internal resistance to external forces. The course also deals with the resulting changes in the dimensions and shapes of bodies produced by outside forces. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: CET 211.

    CET 312. Transportation Systems. (3) II. A study of transportation systems with emphasis on traffic operations and control, planning, design, and drainage for highways, and urban roadways. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 130.

    CET 313. Structural Design. (3) II. A course combining design of components of structures in steel and reinforced concrete. Basic stress calculations and design concepts are studied for use in either a simplified design, detailing, or inspection role. Three hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 245.

    CET 314. Structural Steel Design. (3) I, II, S. A course covering basic fundamentals of structural steel design. Stress calculations and design concepts are studied for use in either a design or inspection role. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 311.

    CET 315. Reinforced Concrete Design. (3) I, II, S. A course covering basic fundamentals of reinforced concrete design. Stress calculations and design concepts are studied for use in either a design or inspection role. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 311.

    CET 323. Route Location Surveying. (3) I. A course in the geometric methods of horizontal and vertical curve alignment. In addition, transitional spirals are examined and calculated. The laboratory portion provides a grounding of these concepts in the field by actual calculation and staking of control for roads, streets, and various types of routes. Two hours rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 130.

    CET 330. Land Surveying II. (3) II. A continuation of the study of procedures and techniques used in the determination of legal boundaries. Special emphasis will be placed on the United States Public Land System. The correct techniques to be used in the writing of legal descriptions will be stressed. Two hours rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 230.

    CET 340. Mechanical and Electrical Systems. (3) II. A study of the way mechanical and electrical systems are used in the construction of a building by a contractor. Systems include plumbing, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MATH 151, PHYS 113, and CET 241.

    CET 350. Site Construction. (3) I. Study of site construction problems and procedures, sit survey and investigations, review of site plans, construction layouts, earthwork calculation, excavation/shoring methods, computer applications. Two hours rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 111, CNS 210, CET 130, PHYS 113.

    CET 351. Construction Techniques and Detailing. (3) I. Study of construction methods and procedures in the assembly of building materials. Nine hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 111, CNS 210, and CET 350.

    CET 410. Managerial and Engineering Economics. (3) I. Economic analysis of problems as applied in the management of technology. Three hours rec. per week. Pr.: ECON 110.

    CET 420. Sub-Division Design. (4) II. A study of the procedures used to execute the survey of control networks for large scale base maps for municipal use. The course will also emphasize the design and layout of plats for subdivisions Three hours rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 110 and CET 330.

    CET 430. Map Protection. (3) I. A course in spherical and ellipsoidal geometry, conformal mapping, point line and angle transfer between a sphere, an ellipsoid, and a plane, map protection principles, types of projections, deformation and characteristics of equidistant, azimuthal and conformal projections. Emphasis will be made on conformal projections used in surveying and state plane coordinate systems. Two hour rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 230, 234.

    CET 434. Survey Adjustment. (3) I. A course in numerical analysis, applications of linear algebra, error theory, least squares adjustment principal, condition and observation equations, internal and external reliability and their applications in survey network error analysis, and design of observation schema and the use of adjustment software. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 234, STAT 320.

    CET 450. Engineering Technology Database. (3) II. A study of the application of algebraic specifications and conceptual design tools in solving engineering technology problems, analyzing land information technology problems and spatial data requirements, the use of database technology in handling emergency management, transportation systems and the like, learning methods for conceptual database design for selected civil engineering or surveying technology projects. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 150, 255.

    CET 460. Engineering Technology Surveying. (3) I. A study of the advanced methods of special engineering technology applications for surveying such as in high-level bridges and construction, across water bodies, deformation analysis of engineering projects and land movements, projects on precise measurements and methods such as in building monuments, self-operation and laser tracking instruments. Two hours rec. and three hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 234, 312.

    CET 490. Senior Seminar. (1) I. A self-study on various technology and applications projects related to surveying and mapping discipline. Students will be guided by their advisor to carry out a self study on selected problems, write a report, and to present their results to their colleagues and or at professional meetings. One hour seminar. Pr.: Senior standing and instructor permission.

    CET 534. Projects in GPS. (2) II. A study of the application global positioning systems for large surveying projects, network measurements, mapping, orthophotography and analytical block adjustment and self-calibration technology, digital photogrammetry and GPS-controlled photogrammetry. Emphasis is made on solving projects in team work environment. One hour rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 250.

    CET 550. Projects in Photogrammetry. (2) I. A study of the photogrammetric tools for large surveying projects, network measurements, mapping orthophotography and analytical block adjustment and self-calibration technology, digital photogrammetry and GPS-controlled photogrammetry. Emphasis is made on solving projects in team work environment. One hour rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 250.

    CET 560. Remote Sensing Applications. (3) A study of the various methods of remote sensing, all-weather radar technology and high altitude photogrammetry, digital image processing, and their application in surveying and mapping. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 250.

    Computer information systems courses
    CMIS 100. Introduction to MS-DOS and Windows. (2) I, II, S. Provides fundamental concepts of the standard PC environment operating system: MS-DOS and Windows. Students will use the microcomputers in class to apply the operating system commands covered by the instructor. Lab assignments will be required in class. Eight-week course requiring four hours rec. a week in the lab.

    CMIS 101. Computer Fundamentals. (2) I, II. This course is designed as an introduction for students seeking to develop a broad, basic familiarity with the use of the microcomputer. Two hours rec. a week.

    CMIS 105. Introduction to PC Software. (2) I, II, S. Students will learn to use an integrated software package consisting of a word processor, spreadsheet with graphing capabilities, and a database manager. Fundamental operating system usage will be covered in Windows.

    CMIS 110. Word Processing. (2) I, II. A hands-on course introducing fundamental concepts and applications of word processing. Covers editing and formatting commands as well as sophisticated commands of the word processor. The word processing commands covered in class will be applied on the classroom microcomputers. Eight-week course requiring four hours rec. a week in the lab.

    CMIS 120. Spreadsheets. (2) I, II. Introduces fundamental concepts and applications of a spreadsheet for a business environment. The class will progress to more sophisticated applications of the spreadsheet during the course of the class. Students will apply the concepts covered to the microcomputers in the classroom. Eight-week course requiring four hours rec. a week in the lab.

    CMIS 130. Database Management. (2) I, II. Introduces fundamental concepts of a database management system application. Students will begin with the elementary database commands and will progress to more sophisticated database applications. Students will be required to apply the concepts covered in class to project assignments on the microcomputer. Eight-week course requiring four hours rec. a week in the lab.

    CMIS 145. Advanced Windows. (2) I, II. Students will learn to install and configure Microsoft Windows. Students will learn to install and use Windows' applications and utilities. The class will be taught in a computer laboratory environment. One hour rec. and one hour lab a week. Pr.: CMIS 100.

    CMIS 150. Advanced Spreadsheets. (2) I, II. This course will cover advanced topics in the use of spreadsheets. Major topics will include macro programming, @ functions, spreadsheet automation, linking spreadsheets, managing data, and importing/exporting data from the spreadsheet. Lecture will be in the computer lab to allow the student a hands-on experience. Students will be required to perform homework assignments outside of class time. One hour rec. and one hour lab a week. Pr.: CMIS 120.

    CMIS 200. Introduction to Desktop Publishing. (2) I, II. Students will learn to use PageMaker 4.0, a page composition/layout software package, in the hands-on environment of a PC lab. Students will perform production tasks and will learn the use of a scanner and basic design and production tips. Eight-week course requiring four hours rec a week in the lab. Pr.: CMIS 100 and 110.

    CMIS 210. Advanced Desktop Publishing. (2) I, II. Students are expected to have experience in the use of PageMaker. The course will cover proper design and layout of commonly produced publications. These layout techniques will be used by the student throughout the class to produce individual assignments. The class will primarily be taught in a computer laboratory. Each student will have access to a computer for their assignments. Each student will produce and present an individual project at the end of the class. Some homework and computer work will be required outside the class period. One hour rec. and one hour lab a week. Pr.: CMIS 200.

    CMIS 250. Introduction to UNIX. (2) I, II. This course is designed to provide the student with the basic commands and knowledge to use the UNIX operating system. The student will learn proper sign-on and-off procedures as well as how to manipulate files within the UNIX directory structure. The class is conducted in the hands-on environment of the computer lab. Eight-week course requiring four hours rec. a week in the lab. Pr.: Consent of instructor.

    Computer science technology courses
    CMST 100. Introduction to Operating Systems. (3) I, II. This course introduces the fundamental concepts of standard operating systems components, and is designed to give the student a working knowledge of the fundamentals of specific operating systems rather than operating systems theory. Three hours lec. a week. Pr.: None

    CMST 101. Applied BASIC Programming. (2) I, II. Study of computer techniques and applications for the non- computer science technology majors. The BASIC and Visual BASIC programming languages will be used in the development of programs. Topics will include output formatting, searching, sorting, subroutines, functions, and formula translation. Emphasis of the course will be on problem solving and program structure. Two hours lec. a week. Pr.: Basic understanding of algebra.

    CMST 103. Introduction to Program Design. (3) I, II. This course is designed as a language-independent introduction to the logic of data processing. Topics include an overview of systems development and a detailed examination of problem definition, problem analysis, general design, and detailed design. The student is also introduced to the various tools, techniques, and devices utilized in program design including logical control structures, program narratives, file specification forms, printer spacing charts, hierarchy charts, data dictionaries, ANSI flowcharting, pseudocode, and Warnier-Orr diagrams. Three hours lec. a week. Pr. or conc.: MATH 100.

    CMST 130. Introduction to PC Hardware. (3) I, II, S. This course will cover material relating to personal computer hardware. Concepts of memory management and proper hardware configuration and computer upgrades will be covered. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: Previous computer usage.

     

    CMST 135. Web Page Development I. (3) I, II. Concepts of communications across the Internet, differences in browsers, and the technology required to create web pages are covered.  Web page design and implementation with HyperText Markup Laanguage (HTML) is a major topic and is covered in depth.  Students are required to develop several Web page laboratory assignments outside of class.  Pr. or conc.: CMST 100.

    CMST 140. Visual Basic I. (3) I, II. This course introduces Visual Basic as an object-oriented, event-driven programming environment. Creating forms, adding controls, designing menu bars, and writing Basic code for events, procedures, and functions will be emphasized. Students will complete several programming assignments and projects that will use multiple forms, file manipulation, use of graphics, and multiple document interface. Students will schedule lab time outside of class for completion of program assignments. Pr.: CMST 101 or 103.

     

    CMST 155. Web Page Development II. (3) II. Extends the concepts covered in Web Page Development I to refine design techniques and include greater use of graphics and animation.  Web page development tools are introduced and compared for ease of use and productivity.  Topics include interacting with the user, gathering and sending information, and querying information from a database.  Web page laboratory assignments will be completed outside of class time.  Pr.: CMST 135.

    CMST 180. Database Development. (3) I, II. This course deals with the importance of the data dictionary, the database design process, data model comparisons, SQL, and the performance of a database. Laboratory work will include the design and implementation of individual databases. Three hours lec. a week. Pr.: Previous use of PC software.

    CMST 220. COBOL I. (3) I, II. Study of the COBOL programming language will introduce students to algorithmic solutions using business applications. This initial programming class will stress not only the COBOL language but also concepts of modular designed structured programming and techniques. Three hours lec. a week. Pr. or conc.: CMST 100 and 103.

    CMST 222. Applications in C Programming for Engineering Technology. (3) I. This course will introduce the student to structured program design and implementation. Students will learn to apply the C language in calculations, input, output, file handling. Students will use the C language as the control language with various interfaces. Students will write approximately 10 programs. Each student will select, design, and implement an individual project at the end of the semester. Three hours lec. Pr.: CMST 101 or other college-level programming language.

    CMST 225. Commercial Software Analysis. (3) I, II. Students will be given an in-depth introduction to currently popular software application packages. Such items as word processors, spreadsheets, desktop publishing software, and integrated packages will be examined in terms of direct business/industrial applications. Concepts of each software package (including advantages, disadvantages, limitations, and hardware requirements ) will be analyzed. Three hours lec. a week. Pr.: None

    CMST 230. RPG. (3) II. This course is designed to introduce the Report Program Generator language. RPG II is used primarily for the generation of business reports including payroll, inventory, general ledger, and other business applications. The lab work consists of writing several RPG II programs to solve business report problems. Three hours lec. a week. Pr.: CMST 100 and 103.

    CMST 235. Web Development Programming I. (3) I.  Covers server-side programming used in Web page implementation.  CGI, Java, and other scripting languages are covered and applied.  Students implement Web pages for E-commerce applications.  Class involves significant laboratory assignments completed outside of class.  Pr.: CMST 155.

    CMST 245. C++ Programming I. (3) I, II. The syntax of the C++ language will be covered. Structured programming, modular design, and object oriented programming will be stressed. Creating functions, classes, and abstract data types will be covered. The uses of C++ in writing application programs will be reflected in the program assignments. Three hours lec. a week. Pr.: CMST 103 or previous college-level programming language.

    CMST 250. Networking I. (3) I, II. This course is a study of computer networking concepts and terms. Topics include local area networks, wide area networks, protocols, topologies, and transmission media. Two hours lec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: Previous computer experience.

    CMST 255. Visual Basic II. (3) I. This course uses Visual Basic as an object-oriented, event-driven programming environment. Students will complete several programming projects involving the use and manipulation of databases, spreadsheet data. Students will create complete stand-alone executable applications including help procedures and installation methods. Students will also use Visual Basic to create applications using multimedia and graphics. Student programming assignments will concentrate on fewer but larger programming projects. Students will design, implement, and present an individual project at the end of this class. Students will schedule lab time outside of class time for completion of programming assignments. Pr.: CMST 140.

    CMST 300. Assembly Language Programming. (3) I, II. This course covers programming of a microcomputer at the assembly language level. Students will learn to develop links and integrate assembly language routines to higher-level languages. Specific topics covered include an overview of operating systems and assembly language. Three hours lec. a week. Pr.: CMST 100, 103, and 220 or 245.

    CMST 315. Networking II. (3) I, II. This course will cover material that leads to an understanding and installation of local area networking of personal computers using popular networking operating systems. This will include necessary hardware, software, user software, and the different topologies. Two hours lec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CMST 250 and previous college-level programming class.

    CMST 320. COBOL II. (3) I, II. This course consists of an in-depth study of the COBOL language. More advanced topics will be covered, including table processing, the SORT, SEARCH, and MERGE features, the Balanced Line algorithm, and indexed file processing as well as interactive processing and screen building and handling. Lab work includes writing advanced business application programs using the COBOL language. Three hours lec. a week. Pr.: CMST 220.

    CMST 330. Systems Analysis and Design. (3) I. This course will study the steps in conducting a systems analysis, design and development. Lab work includes a class project to analyze the computer needs of a local business and recommend possible system solutions to be implemented. Three hours lec. a week. Pr.: CMST 103.

     

    CMST 332. Web Development Project. (3) II. Each student implements a major Web site.  Students apply system analysis concepts to design a working Web site using graphics, security, and information processing.  Pr.: CMST 180, CMST 235, CMST 330.

    CMST 333. Software System Development. (3) II. Implementation, testing, and integration of a software system. Project management and group programming dynamics are important aspects of this class. Pr.: CMST 330 (must be taken in preceding semester)

    CMST 341. C++ Programming II. (3) II. This class is designed to allow the student to apply the object oriented programming methodology to design and implementation of Windows applications. Students will implement abstract data types, use the foundations classes, control computer hardware, and interact with other Windows applications. Each student will submit an individual C++ project at the end of the semester. Three hours lec. Pr.: CMST 245.

    CMST 345. Networking III. (3) II. This course will provide the student with the information and skills needed to design, install, configure, secure, and administer the interface between a LAN and the Internet. The emphasis will be on designing and implementing secure systems communicating within a TCP/IP environment. Two hours lec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CMST 245.

    CMST 350. UNIX Administration. (3) II. The course will cover the essentials for becoming a UNIX administrator. Subjects included will be bring up a UNIX system, an in-depth look at the file system, user configuration, handling security, modems, networking, and shell programming. Two hours lec. and one hour lab a week. Pr.: CMST 100 or CMIS 250.

    Computer engineering technology courses
    CMET 150. Digital Logic. (3) I. Study of basic logic elements including gates, flip-flops, counters, and registers. Includes Boolean algebra, logic reduction methods, and digital logic applications. Emphasis on computer simulation of logic circuits. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr. or conc.: ELET 101, CMIS 105.

    CMET 250. Microprocessor Fundamentals. (4) II. Concepts of microprocessor architecture, programming, and interfacing. Topics include assembly language programming, data conversion methods, peripheral device interfacing, and microprocessor-based system development tools. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: CMET 150. Pr. or conc.: ELET 110, CMST 101.

    CMET 251. Digital Systems. (4) II. Emphasis on the design and development of digital systems for industrial applications. Topics include fundamentals of data communications, fiber optics, PLDs, FPGAs, and an overview of 16/32 bit microprocessor technology. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr. : CMET 250, ELET 260.

    CMET 260. CAD Applications in Electronics. (2) I. Application of computer-aided design (CAD) software for electronics. Topics include schematic capture, printed circuit board layout and routing software, advanced circuit simulation, and other software tools. One hour lecture, two hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 110.

    CMET 450. Advanced Data Communications. (3) II. Study of modern data communications concepts and systems. Topic coverage includes telephone systems, lasers, fiber optics, modulation methods, error detection, data protocols, and local area networking. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CMET 250, ELET 421.

    CMET 451. Digital Circuits and Systems. (4) I. Applications of programmable logic, including microprocessors, microcontrollers, and PLDs to industrial control problems. Students use software design tools such as simulators, timing analysis programs, and cross compilers to design systems and analyze system performance. Data conversion methods and peripheral interfacing techniques are emphasized. Three hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CMET 250 and CMST 222.

    Electronic engineering technology courses
    University General Education courseELET 100. Basic Electricity. (3) I, II. A survey course designed to provide the non-electronics major with an overview of basic direct current and alternating current circuits. Laboratory exercises reinforce circuit theory and provide skills in the use of common electrical instruments. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr. or conc.: MATH 100 or consent of instructor.

    ELET 101. Direct Current Circuits. (4) I. An introductory course in basic circuit theory. Analysis of passive circuit networks containing resistance, capacitance, and inductance operating in direct current conditions. Computer simulation of circuit performance. Laboratory exercises emphasize the use of basic electronic instrumentation to measure the characteristics of passive components and circuits. Three hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr. or conc.: MATH 100, CMIS 105.

    ELET 102. Alternating Current Circuits. (4) II. Analysis of passive circuit networks containing resistance, capacitance, and inductance operating in alternating current conditions. Includes an analysis of the sine wave, polar and rectangular complex algebra, inductive and capacitive reactance, impedance networks, power factor correction, resonance, and magnetic circuits. Also includes an introduction to three-phase power distribution. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 101. Pr. or conc.: MATH 151.

    ELET 104. Direct Current Circuits Review. (1) II. Provides a review coverage of DC circuits. Includes a review of current and voltage concepts, resistance, power, series and parallel circuit techniques, mesh and nodal analysis, delta-wye conversions, Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems, capacitance, and inductance. One hour rec. a week. Pr.: ELET 100.

    ELET 105. Basic Electronics. (4) I. A survey course designed to provide the non-electronics major with an overview of basic direct and alternating current circuits, and an introduction to linear and digital electronics. Laboratory exercises reinforce circuit theory and provide skills in the use of common electrical instruments. Three hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr. or conc.: MATH 100.

    ELET 110. Semiconductor Electronics. (4) II. A survey of the family of active electronic devices. Analysis includes both graphical and mathematical models. Laboratory periods are devoted to the measurement of device characteristics in basic circuit configurations. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 101.

    ELET 210. Linear Circuit Design. (5) I. The application of electronic devices to amplifiers. Emphasis is placed on analysis and design of RC-coupled, transformer-coupled, and direct-coupled amplifiers. Laboratory exercises emphasize principles of circuit design and analysis. Three hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 102 and 110.

    ELET 220. RF Communication Systems. (4) II. A survey of electronic communication techniques and systems including amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, single-sideband, and pulse modulation. Transmission line concepts, antenna theory, and the effects of noise are also included. Laboratory work involves design and measurement along with field trips to representative sites. Three hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 210 and 260.

    ELET 260. Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements. (4) I. Theory and operation of basic electronic instruments. Includes analysis and application of ammeters, voltmeters, bridges, impedance meters, counters, and oscilloscopes. Examination of measurement errors and methods of reducing them. Laboratory activities emphasize applications of automated test equipment and associated control software. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 102 and 110. Pr. or conc.: CMET 150.

    ELET 264. Electric Power and Devices. (3) I. Industrial applications of direct and alternating current power for non-electronics majors. Topics include DC and AC motor characteristics, motor speed control systems, electrical safety practices, power distribution systems, motor control devices, and electronic motor drive systems. One hour rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 100 and MATH 151.

    ELET 290. Electronic Manufacturing I. (1) I. Laboratory experience in the fabrication and assembly of electronic circuits. Emphasis is on printed circuit board layout techniques, printed circuit board fabrication, soldering materials and techniques, and packaging concepts. Includes both through-hole and surface mount technology. Two hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 102 and 110. Pr. or conc.: CMET 150 and 260.

    ELET 291. Electronic Manufacturing II. (1) II. Application of the concepts and skills mastered in ELET 290. Individual students produce electronic projects, using industry-accepted manufacturing and documentation practices. Two hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 290.

    ELET 310. Industrial Electronics. (3) II. A study of electronic circuits and systems encountered in industrial environments. Topics include power control devices and applications, power system design, optoelectronic devices and applications, transducers, and computer-based data acquisition and control concepts. Pr.: ELET 210 and CMET 250.

    ELET 330. Electric Motors and Controls. (4) I. Characteristics of DC and AC motors, generators, and control devices. Topics include motor configurations, speed control systems, motor starter circuits, polyphase systems, and variable frequency drives. Three hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 102.

    ELET 400. Advanced Network Analysis. (3) I. A study of various advanced network topics including Fourier series, Laplace transforms, signal flow graphs, feedback theory, responses of networks to various types of input signals, matching and attenuating networks, and filters. Computer programs such as PSpice, Mathcad and Touchstone are used to predict the responses of networks. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: ELET 210 and MATH 214.

    ELET 420. Electronic Communication Circuits. (3) II. A study of RF circuit design, including resonant circuits, filter networks, impedance matching networks, and transistor amplifier design using scattering parameters. Circuits are designed using the Smith Chart and analyzed using simulation programs on the computer. Laboratory work emphasizes use of test equipment in the analysis and optimization of circuit designs. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr. : ELET 220.

    ELET 421. Telecommunication Systems. (2) I. A survey of telecommunication systems, including the telephone network, microwave and satellite links, fiber optic systems, and cellular radio systems. Two hours rec. a week. Pr.: ELET 220.

    ELET 492. Problems in Electronic Engineering Technology. (Var.) I, II, S. Opportunity for advanced independent study in specific topic areas in electronic engineering technology. Topics are selected jointly by the student and the instructor. Pr.: Consent of instructor.

    ELET 499. Special Topics in Electronic Engineering Technology. (Var.) I, II, S. On sufficient demand. Advanced topics in electronic engineering technology. Pr.: Varies with the announced topic.

    ELET 590. Electronic Design Laboratory. (2) II. Applications of the principles of the design process in executing design projects. Project will be developed by the instructor. Four hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 330, 310, and 400.

    Environmental engineering technology courses
    EVET 100. Introduction to Environmental Engineering Technology. (3) I. Overview of environmental engineering technology. Provides students with a basic understanding of the sources of pollution and the primary processes that control the fate of pollutants in air, water, and soil. The course also presents principles of ecology and the impact of pollutants on the interrelation of species. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr. or conc: CHM 210.

    EVET 150. Microbiology for Environmental Engineering Technology. (4) II. The course examines the biological effects of water pollution, the biological methods for determining water quality, ecotoxicology, public health implications of water pollution, biological treatment of wastewater, and estuary and marine pollution. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr: EVET 100.

    EVET 215. State and Federal Regulations. (3) I. Introduction to the process and application of laws and regulations. This course examines the development of regulations and the requirements for regulatory compliance. Pr: EVET 100.

    EVET 220. Waste Water Treatment. (4) I. Introduction to the chemical and biological principles of wastewater treatment. The course will review the history of wastewater treatment, the pertinent legislation, and modern methods. The course will focus on the scientific and technical aspects of primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment. Three hours rec., two hours lab a week. Pr: EVET100 and 150.

    EVET 235. Safety and Industrial Hygiene. (3) I. This course introduces the concepts and practice of safety and industrial hygiene. Topics include hazard identification and hazard control, occupational toxicology, noise pollution, and ergonomics. Two hours rec. and one hour lab a week. Pr: EVET 100.

    EVET 240. Applications of Fluid Flow. (4) II. Study of the principles of fluid flow and applications in environmental engineering technology. Fluid topics include calculation of Reynolds number, calculation of fanning friction factor, specific pipe effects, and the effect of fittings and valves. Fluid flow applications include city water and waste water systems, heat exchange, and absorption. Laboratory exercises demonstrate fluid flow topics and their applications. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: EVET 100.

    EVET 245. Waste Handling and Disposal. (3) II. Overview of solid waste issues. Topics include origins (generation) of waste, safe methods of handling, disposal and tracking, hazardous and non-hazardous waste regulation, and waste minimization. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: EVET 100.

    EVET 250. Pollution Prevention. (4) I. A survey of the impact of environmental regulation and the cost of compliance on the cost of production. The course uses a variety of case histories and technology transfer resources to illustrate the "greening" of American businesses. Laboratory work is divided between interviews with area businesses and laboratory exercises using standard methods for identification of hazardous materials. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr.: CHM 210.

    EVET 255. Environmental Sampling and Analysis. (4) II. Demonstration and practice with environmental sampling and analysis techniques. Standard collection methods for soil, air, water, and waste will be reviewed for use in the field and in industry. Special emphasis will be placed on methods of documentation and location, quality assurance, sample handling and preservation, and safe operation of equipment. Techniques of instrumental analysis will be applied to environmental samples using EPA methods for analysis of water and wastes. Two hours lec., four hours lab per week. Pr: CHM 230, EVET 100.

    EVET 265. Recycling and Pollution Prevention. (4) A survey of the impact of environmental regulation and the cost of compliance on the cost of production. The course uses a variety of case histories and technology transfer resources to illustrate successful pollution prevention in of American businesses. Laboratory work is divided between interviews with area businesses and laboratory exercises using standard methods for identification of hazardous materials. Two hours rec. and four hours lab a week. Pr: EVET 100.

    EVET 290. Problems in EVET. (Var.) Opportunity for advanced study and practical experience with specific problems of the student's choice in the field of environmental engineering technology. Pr.: Instructor's consent.

    IET 263. System Analysis and Quality Control. (3) I. An introductory course in system analysis and statistical quality control, including work in the areas of control charts, control charts for attributes, acceptance sampling plan systems, and methods for determining necessary requirements for specific levels of finished product quality. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: MATH 100.

    IET 265. Total Quality Management for Technology. (3) II. This course addresses the commitment of management and the organization as a whole to the cultural changes necessary to implement quality improvements throughout the organization. Topics include quality organization, Just in Time inventory management, integration of functional areas, team building, management principles, quality costs, and other associated interactive facets of Total Quality Management. The main concern is to provide the student with a working knowledge of conventional TQM tools. Three hours rec. a week.

    Mechanical engineering technology courses
    MET 111. Technical Graphics. (3) I, II. Free-hand sketching, lettering, scales and measurements. Introduction to CAD system for learning and applying technical graphics concepts and techniques to produce finished drawings. National and international standards. Theory and applications of orthographic projection and pictorial drawings. Standards for symbols, section views, and dimensioning included. Descriptive geometry, including, orthographic solutions involving the point, line and plane projections, intersections as well as surface development of solids, bearings, slope, true length, and true size determination. Six hours lab a week. Pr. or conc.: MATH 100 or consent of instructor.

    MET 117. Mechanical Detailing. (3) II. Preparation of shop drawings for manufacturing, fabrication, or assembly. Specifications of size, shape, material for manufacture. Cost and tolerance relationship. Introduction to geometric tolerancing. Selective assembly and stress calculations in interference fits. Computer techniques including CAD, spreadsheets, and mathematical analysis are applied throughout the course. Six hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 111, MATH 100 and 151.

    MET 121. Manufacturing Methods. (3) I. Study and practice of welding, weld testing, and cost estimation. Introduction to welding metallurgy and special welding processes. Recitation and laboratory practice in basic machine shop operations on lathes, milling machines, and drill presses. Use of hand tools, measuring tools, metal cutting machines, and grinders are also studied. One hour rec. and six hours lab a week.

    MET 125. Computer-Numerical-Controlled Machine Processes. (2) II. Study and practice of basic CNC programming and machining operations. Six hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 121. Pr.: MATH 100 and 151 or consent of instructor.

    MET 210. Computer-Aided Drafting. (2) I, II. Applications and understanding of microcomputers in technical drafting and design are studied. Topics include generative graphics, hardware and software terminology, point plotting and line drafting, graphics, programming, geometric figures, dimensioning and annotating, and finished drawings. Six hours lab a week. Pr.: Knowledge of drafting.

    MET 230. Automated Manufacturing Systems I. (3) II. A general survey of the various components and operations in an automated manufacturing system including material handling, robotics, tooling, inspection and quality control, CAD, CNC, and other production processes. Two hours lec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 125 and ELET 105.

    MET 231. Physical Materials and Metallurgy. (3) I. A broad view of materials used in industry, including structures of materials, how they react to stress and temperature, how the polyphase structures form, and how they are controlled to produce optimum properties. Students will examine through study and laboratory experimentation ferrous and nonferrous metals, polymers, composites, and ceramics. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr. or conc.: MATH 100 and CHM 210.

    MET 245. Material Strength and Testing. (3) I. Calculations of material strength and deformation are complemented with principles and practice of mechanical testing including instrumentation and measurement in the areas of loads, stresses, deformations, thermal stresses, and other quantities. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: CET 211.

    MET 246. Dynamics of Machines. (3) I. Velocities, accelerations, and forces in existing mechanisms to produce motions. Work, energy, impulse and momentum concepts in kinetics. Vibrations in machine parts. Three hour lec. a week. Pr.:  MATH 220 and PHYS 113.

    MET 252. Fluid Mechanics I. (3) I. Fundamental concepts of fluid mechanics. Study of buoyancy, energy equation, viscosity, and flow measurement. Selected applications of fluid mechanics in civil and mechanical technologies. Computer-aided solution of problems in fluid mechanics. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MATH 220, PHYS 113, CMST 101.

    MET 264. Machine Design Technology I. (3) II. Continued study of design process including investigation of theories of failure, stress analysis, stress concentration, deflections, materials, and costs relating to machine design. Three hours rec. a week. Pr. or conc.: MET 245.

    MET 265. Sophomore Design Project. (2) II. Design and construction of mechanical and/or electromechanical devices to satisfy the requirements of an industrial project. Four hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 245. Pr. or conc.: MET 264.

    MET 314. Computer-Aided Solid Modeling. (2) I. Study and applications of computer aided modeling of real-world three-dimensional objects. This course moves beyond simple CAD drawings which consist of collections of lines, arcs, and curves. Activities include developing 3-D object models containing surfaces and edges and analysis of the modeled objects. Four hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 117 and 125.

    MET 333. Advanced Material Science. (2) II. A continuation of the study of metal and non- metal materials. Emphasis on properties, manufacturing techniques, and applications of materials including plastics, ceramics, composites, electrical and optical materials. Laboratory experiments illustrating the modern concepts in testing of materials with emphasis on design and processing considerations for quality products. One hour rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 231 and CHM 210.

    MET 346 Elements of Mechanisms. (3) II. Fundamental motion concepts of displacement, velocity, and acceleration are studied, as well as analytical and graphical analysis and synthesis of linkages, gear trains, cams, pulleys, and combinations of these elements. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: MET 111, MET 246, and PHYS 113.

    MET 353. Fluid Mechanics II. (3) II. Fluid properties, compressible flow, analysis of power conveyance in hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Investigation of relationships between thermal and fluid power. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 252.

    MET 365. Machine Design Technology II. (3) I. Covers design of machine elements for structural integrity, reliability, and economy. Lecture and laboratory work in applications of advanced strength of materials and machine design as it relates to extensive design projects. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 263.

    MET 382. Industrial Instrumentation and Controls. (3) I. An introduction to process control systems for industrial applications. Course topics include concepts and terminology, first- and second-order systems, measurement of motion, gauges and transducers, signal processing, and measurement of properties. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: ELET 264 and PHYS 113.

    MET 383. Advanced CAD/CAM. (2) II. This course will provide experience in linking CAD to computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) permitting the design of parts using CAD, developing the CNC program using CAM, and then manufacturing the product using CNC machines under computer control. One hour rec. and two hour lab a week. Pr.: MET 125 and 314.

    MET 460. Tool Design for Manufacturing. (3) II. Principles and practices involved in tool drawing and design concepts necessary for the manufacture of products. Emphasis on design of jigs and fixtures, gauging devices, dies, ease of operation, and methods of assembly. Production cost related to selection of parts and methods of production is stressed. Applied laboratory exercises illustrated through specific case studies. Two hours lec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 117, 125, and 346.

    MET 462. Senior Design Project I. (1) I. Selection, definition, and analysis of a project supervised by faculty. Includes consideration of project parameters, trade-off studies, alternative solutions, and justification of selected solution. Completion and presentation of a written project proposal included. Two hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 364 and senior standing.

    MET 464. Senior Design Project II. (2) II. Development and implementation of project proposal submitted in MET 462. Construction, packaging, and testing of project culminating in a senior design project report which may include full documentation and performance specifications, functional description, theoretical analysis, schematics, cost analysis, parts list, drawings, etc. Project results will be presented orally to a select committee at the end of the course. Four hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 462 and senior standing.

    MET 471. Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer. (3) II. This course emphasizes thermodynamic laws and equations and the use of tables and charts for properties of important fluids. Applications to systems used for producing, transforming, and applying heat and mechanical energy are also studied. Conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer processes are studied and investigated in the laboratory. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 252 and MATH 214.

    MET 481. Automated Manufacturing Systems II. (4) I. Covers systems for manufacturing operations including facilities, supplies, materials, procedures, and control. Topics include design, programming, feedback for manufacturing, production set-up, automated work cells, and decision issues. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MET 230. Pr. or conc.: MET 382.

    MET 490. Industrial Work Internship. (var.) I, II, S. The student will work as an intern with business and industry in mechanical engineering technology field. A report detailing duties performed and tasks accomplished is required at the end of the internship period. Pr.: Sophomore standing and consent of section chairperson.

    MET 492. Problems in Mechanical Engineering Technology. (Var.) I, II. Opportunity for advanced independent study in specific topic areas in mechanical engineering technology. Topics selected jointly by the student and the instructor. Pr.: Consent of instructor.

    MET 499. Selected Topics in MET. (Var. 1-6) I, II, S. Group or individual study of a selected topic in mechanical engineering technology, title to be determined in advance of each time the course is offered. Total credits limited to 6 credit hours, with a maximum of 3 credit hours per semester. Instruction is by lecture, laboratory, or a combination of both. Pr.: Permission of section chairperson.

    College of Engineering courses taught on the Salina campus
    CNS 210. Introduction to Construction Computer Programming. (3) II. Computer and disk operating systems, programming techniques, and spreadsheets for construction applications. Two hours rec. and two hours lab a week. Pr.: MATH 150.

    CNS 320. Construction Materials. (2) I. Study and analysis of construction materials, their properties, selection, and use. Two hours rec. a week. Pr.: EVED 205.

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