Catalog 2017-2018 
    Jan 19, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELEC 217 Data Acquisition and Analysis

5 credits
Course exposes students to data acquisition principles involving monitoring and/or controlling signals with a computer in a scientific, testing, or manufacturing environment. Students gain experience in real-world data acquisition applications.

Prerequisites: ELEC 211  as either a prerequisite or corequisite

Quarters Offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Winter 2019

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental principles of Data Acquisition
  • Implement electronic instrumentation and basic measurement
  • Define process measurement and control
  • Demonstrate applications using real world sensors and input signal conditioning
  • Utilize interfacing techniques to the PC
  • Create programs to successfully integrate Automatic Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Cite and demonstrate proper techniques for displaying and analyzing data
  • Perform basic statistical analysis on data and arrive at correct conclusions based on data
  • Demonstrate proficiency in safety, lab techniques, troubleshooting within a team environment
  • Give and accept direction and constructive feedback from peers 

Total Hours: 70 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40