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SET 105 - Technical Computing

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours

This course presents applications of computers in engineering and engineering technology fields. Students develop skills in the solution of engineering equations using computer-based analysis programs. The application of Microsoft Office productivity tools to engineering reports is practiced using graphics from multiple sources . Electronically moving documents, engineering drawings and data through the local area network and the Internet is also covered.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Solve simple engineering equations by using a variety of computer tools to prepare printed reports on given problems.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to move, rename, save and create text and graphic files using current software packages.
  3. Prepare documents containing graphics selected from the file server and generated by a graphing program using current software packages.
  4. Draw graphic figures and type mathematic expressions and tables.
  5. Prepare tables, schedules and graphs to solve engineering problems using appropriate software.
  6. Solve engineering equations containing powers and transcendentals using appropriate software.
  7. Demonstrate professional and ethical standards for file ownership and sharing, internet usage, and team and intellectual property rights.

 Listed Topics

  1. Orientation to lab and network
  2. Windows operating system
  3. Use of graphics
  4. Microsoft Office Applications
  5. Engineering reports
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B, Bullock Date Approved: 03/20/2020

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