CASPER COLLEGE COURSE SYLLABUS
ELECTRONIC IMAGING TECHNIQUES
: Fall 2009
Lecture: 11 AM
Instructor's Contact Information
The creation of images by electronic means will be discussed. This standard NTSC raster
scanning system used in broadcast television will be investigat
ed at both the sending and
receiving ends. The second half of the course will extend the investigation to cover the
generation of both alphanumeric and graphic images on modern microcomputer systems.
Statement of prerequisites
1570 OR PERMISSION O
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
Understand the functions of the stages withi
n a typical computer RGB video
Understand the functions of the stages in a video int
erface card used to create the
within a typical IBM type PC.
Understand the basic functions of a machine vision system.
Understand the basic functions of security and video security systems.
The student will:
Observe, trace, and draw a diagram of the signal flow thr
ough the video circuits
on an RGB computer monitor.
Adjust the picture qualities in a typical RGB computer monitor for optimum
Setup a machine vision camera system for inspection purposes.
Demonstrate knowledge of basic machine vision
cameras and lighting systems.
Program a machine vision camera system for the inspection of various products.
Evaluate and design a hardwired and wireless video security system for a
Set up and monitor a hardwired video security system for a bu
Set up and monitor a wireless video security system for a building.
This course consists of three hours
lecture and a three hour lab
each week for 16
weeks. The lectures will cover the basic concepts of televisions, computer m
security systems, machine vision, and digital cameras.
The student’s grades will consists of the following:
Lab reports averages = 25
= 100% = 400 points
360 points = A
320 points = B
280 points = C
240 points = D
0 points = F
Required Text, Readings, and Materials
Class Policies: Last Date to
Change to Audit Status or to Withdraw with a W
: Standard college policy.
Student Rights and Responsibilities
: Please refer to the Casper College Student
Conduct and Judicial Code for information concerning your rights and responsibilities as
er College Student.
Chain of Command
: If you have any problems with this class, you should first contact
the instructor in order to solve the problem. If you are not satisfied with the solution
offered by the instructor, you should then take your problem
through the appropriate
chain of command starting with the department head, then the division chair, and lastly
the vice president for academic affairs.
Cheating & Plagiarism: Casper College demands intellectual
honesty. Proven plag
iarism or any form of dishonesty associated with the academic
process can result in the offender failing the course in which the offense was committed
or expulsion from school. See the Casper College Student Code of Conduct.
ADA Accommodations Policy
is the policy of Casper College to provide appropriate
accommodations to any student with a documented disability. If you have a need for
accommodation in this course, please make an appointment to see me at your earliest
: Personal and
equipment safety standards will be strictly enforced. It is the
individual’s responsibility to develop a safe work attitude.
Calendar or schedule indicating course content:
2870 Course Outline
Computer Monitors 1
Test 1, CCD Cameras
CCD Cameras, Machine Vision
Physics of Light
Physics of Light, Test 2
Lenses and Lighting
Lenses and Lighting, Test 3
Security Systems, Test 4