Science and Technology II: Modern Physics and Materials

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BT 224
This is the second in a four-course sequence for the Business & Technology program.  The sequence of courses is designed to provide the students with an overview of modern science and technologies, as well as scientific and engineering methodologies.  This course covers electrostatics and electromagnetic, optics and fiber optics, solid-state electronics and optoelectronics.  These subjects are taught by continuing to use the telephone system as a unifying theme.  Network architecture is discussed to introduce the impact of architectural considerations on system performance.  Materials, their properties and processing, are covered using modern engineering resins as the focus.  A three-hour laboratory is an integral part of the course, and includes experimentation, demonstrations and group projects
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