Courses in Electrical Engineering (EE)

EE 001 - First-year Design Experience
Introduction to the engineering profession and design. Hands-on experiences that emphasize interdisciplinary teamwork, technical communications, and project design methodologies. Cross-listed with: ME 001.
Credits: 0.00 or 2.00
EE 003 - Linear Circuit Analysis I
Circuit elements, laws, and analysis. Network principles and theorems. Energy- storage elements. Magnetically coupled circuits. Transient analysis and time constants. Prerequisite: MATH 022.
Credits: 3.00
EE 004 - Linear Circuit Analysis II
Sinusoids and phasors. Sinusoidal steady-state response and power. Complex frequency and network functions. Resonance. Laplace transform techniques. Fourier series and Fourier transforms. Prerequisite: EE 003. Co-requisite: MATH 271.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
EE 081 - Linear Circuits Laboratory I
Electrical instruments; oscilloscope measurements; resistive, capacitive, and inductive components; applications of operational amplifiers; digital-to-analog converters; transient response of RL and RC circuits. Co-requisite: EE 003.
Credits: 0.00 or 2.00
EE 082 - Linear Circuits Laboratory II
Transients in RLC circuits; steady state sinusoidal response in RLC circuits; real and reactive power in RLC circuits; operational amplifier active filters. Prerequisite: EE 081. Co-requisite: EE 004.
Credits: 0.00 or 2.00
EE 095 - Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Department permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
EE 100 - Electrical Engr Concepts
Fundamentals of electrical engineering; DC and AC linear circuit analysis; laboratory component. No credit for Electrical Engineering majors. Co-requisite: PHYS 125.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
EE 101 - Digital Control w/Embedded Sys
Applications of single-chip microcomputers as embedded systems for data acquisition/real time control. Assembly language; parallel and serial ports; timers; counters; A/D and D/A. Laboratory. Prerequisite: EE 100.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
EE 113 - Electric Energy Systems
Energy sources, including renewables; generation, delivery, consumption of electricity; power plants, emissions, policy; three-phase power, transformers, motors/generators, power electronics; 0 credit laboratory included. EE 100 (prerequisite) or EE 004 (co-requisite).
Credits: 0.00 to 4.00
EE 120 - Electronics I
Theory of operation of diodes and MOS transistors. DC and transient analysis using diodes and transistors. NMOS and CMOS logic circuits and memory cells. Circuit simulation software. Prerequisite: EE 004.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
EE 121 - Electronics II
Bipolar transistor circuits. DC and high frequency amplifier design using MOS and bipolar transistors. Feedback, oscillators, and stability criteria. Operational amplifiers and switched capacitor filters. Prerequisite: EE 120.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
EE 131 - Fundamentals of Digital Design
Combinational logic simplification and design, MSI and PLD components, synchronous and asynchronous sequential design, algorithmic state machines, registers, counters, memory units, introduction to hardware design languages. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.
Credits: 3.00
EE 134 - Microcontroller Systems
Operation and applications of microcontrollers in embedded digital systems for real-time control and data acquisition. Programming and the design of interfaces. Prerequisites: EE 003 or EE 100, CS 020 or CS 021, and CS 031.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
EE 141 - Electromagnetic Field Theory
Fundamentals of electromagnetic field theory, vector analysis, electric and magnetic fields, potential theory, boundary conditions and boundary value problems, Maxwell-Lorentz theory. Prerequisites: PHYS 125, MATH 271, EE 004.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
EE 163 - Solid State Phys Electronics I
Physical principles required to understand the operation of common semiconductor devices. Physical models of p-n junctions, Schottky barriers, and MOS field-effect transistors. Prerequisites: PHYS 125, MATH 271.
Credits: 4.00
EE 164 - Solid St Phys Electronics II
Theory of operation of bipolar junction transistors. Heterojunction transistors. Compound and alloy semiconductor materials and devices. Dielectric and magnetic materials and devices. Prerequisite: EE 163.
Credits: 3.00
EE 171 - Signals & Systems
Discrete and continuous-time signals and systems. Input/output descriptions and analysis. Convolution, Fourier analysis and Laplace transforms, Sampling and z-transforms. Application to electrical engineering design problems. Prerequisite: EE 004.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
EE 174 - Communication Systems
Signal analysis. Fundamentals of digital communications including PCM, channel coding, pulse shaping and modulation. Wireless communications, modulation, antennas and link budgets. Application of probability. Related laboratory experience. Prerequisite: EE 004. Co-requisite: STAT 151.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
EE 183 - Electronics Laboratory I
Characteristics and applications of diodes and MOSFETs; CMOS inverters and logic characterization; applications of operational amplifiers. Co-requisite: EE 120.
Credits: 0.00 or 2.00
EE 184 - Electronics Laboratory II
Characteristics and applications of bipolar junction transistors; medium frequency and differential amplifiers; operational amplifier output stages; analog and digital filters. Prerequisite: EE 183. Co-requisite: EE 121.
Credits: 0.00 or 2.00
EE 187 - Capstone Design I
Project management, professional ethics, social/ economic impact, and contemporary issues that arise in engineering practice. Interdisciplinary project development including project selection, design requirements, prototyping and communications. Pre/co-requisite: Senior standing.
Credits: 3.00
EE 188 - Capstone Design II
Cumulative, team-based interdisciplinary design experience. Subsystem design, implementation and test. System integration and test. Project demonstration, report, and presentation. Prerequisite: EE 187.
Credits: 2.00
EE 193 - College Honors
Credits: 3.00 to 6.00
EE 194 - College Honors
Credits: 3.00 to 6.00
EE 195 - Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Department permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
EE 207 - Introductory Bioengineering
Introduction to biomedical engineering science including biomechanics, biomaterials, biomedical imaging, rehabilitation engineering, biomedical computing, biomedical instrumentation, and transport phenomena. Pre/co-requisites: Senior/Graduate standing in engineering; Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: ME 207.
Credits: 3.00
EE 209 - Transient Phenomena
Study of complex variable basis of Laplace and Fourier Transforms; applications to transient behavior of lumped and distributed parameter systems, root locus. Nyquist criterion and two-dimensional field problems. Prerequisite: MATH 271.
Credits: 3.00
EE 210 - Control Systems
Analysis and design of continuous and discrete-time control systems; stability, signal flow, performance criteria, classical and state variable methods, simulation design tools, computer-based realizations. Prerequisite: EE 171 or ME 111. Cross-listed with: ME 210.
Credits: 3.00
EE 212 - Computer Vision
Introduction to computer vision systems for interactive and industrial applications using both hard/software computational approaches. Pre/co-requisites: MATH 124 or MATH 271 and CS 026, or Instructor permission. Cross-listing: CS 212.
Credits: 3.00
EE 215 - Electric Energy Systems Analys
Transmission line, generator, transformer modeling and control, per-unit conversion, power flow calculations and software, symmetric components and fault analysis, protection/relaying, stability analysis, smart grid. Prerequisite: EE 113. Co-requisite: MATH 124.
Credits: 3.00
EE 221 - Prin VLSI Digital Circuit Des
Design of VLSI circuits using a modular approach with industrial grade software: schematic capture; circuit design languages (HDL); full-custom layouts; mixed signals; synthesis. Laboratory. Pre/co-requisites: EE 131, EE 163, EE 121.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
EE 222 - Prin VLSI Analog Cir Design
The design, layout, and simulation of VLSI analog circuits. Emphasis on small signal models and circuits used in operational amplifiers. Prerequisites: EE 163, EE 121, Instructor permission.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
EE 224 - Principles VLSI System Design
Survey of VLSI design. Architecture and partitioning of functions. Design for testability. Simulation including timing. Synthesis. Design verification; manufacturing interface. Required team project and report. Prerequisite: EE 221 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EE 227 - Biomed Measmnts Instrum & Sys
Biomedical and clinical engineering in research, industry, and health care institutions. Measurement techniques and instrumentation. Integrated biomedical monitoring, diagnostic, and therapeutic systems. Co-requisites: EE 121, ANPS 020; Instructor permission. Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
EE 228 - Sensors
Sensor design, interrogation, and implementation. A wide variety of electrical, electronic, optical, mechanic, and cross-disciplinary devices. System designs, measurement techniques, and methodologies. Prerequisite: Senior standing in Engineering or Physics.
Credits: 3.00
EE 231 - Digital Computer Design I
Hardware organization and realization, hard-wired and microprogrammed control units, interrupt and I/O systems. Hardware design language introduced and used for computer design. Prerequisites: EE 131, either EE 134 or CS 101.
Credits: 3.00
EE 232 - Digital Computer Design II
Memory designs, error control, high-speed addition, multiplication, and division, floating-point arithmetic, cpu enhancements, testing and design for testability. Prerequisite: EE 231.
Credits: 3.00
EE 233 - Microprocessor Systems & Appl
Basic principles of mini/microcomputers; A/D; D/A; channels, magnetic devices, display devices, mechanical devices; interface designs of analog systems to mini/microcomputers; principles of microprogramming; bit-slice-based microcomputers. Prerequisite: Department permission; CS 101 desirable.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
EE 241 - Electromagnetic Wave Theory
Electromagnetic radiation and wave propagation in complex media and systems: angular spectrum of plane waves, dispersive pulse propagation, applications to communications, imaging and remote sensing. Prerequisite: EE 141 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
EE 245 - Quantum Electronics
A theoretical description of light-matter interactions in photon emitting resonant cavities. A practical understanding of laser design and operation. Prerequisite: EE 141.
Credits: 3.00
EE 247 - Physical Optics
Fundamental properties of the optical field. Molecular optics and the Ewald-Oseen extinction theorem. Foundations of geometrical optics. Diffraction and aberration theory. Prerequisite: EE 141.
Credits: 3.00
EE 250 - Test Engineering
Parametric, structural, functional, characterization and stress testing of components and subsystems. Test methods, strategies, planning, and economics. Test equipment hardware and software. Prerequisites: EE 121, EE 131.
Credits: 3.00
EE 251 - Digital Syst Testing & Design
Circuit failures, fault models, testing and test pattern generation, logic and fault simulation, design for testability, scan design, test interfaces, design for built-in self-test. Prerequisite: EE 131.
Credits: 3.00
EE 261 - Solid State Mat & Devices I
Energy band theory, effective mass, band structure and electronic properties of semiconductors. Transport of electrons and holes in bulk materials and across interfaces. Homojunctions, heterojunctions, and Schottky barriers. Prerequisite: EE 163.
Credits: 3.00
EE 262 - Solid State Mats & Devices II
Multijunction and interface devices. Heterostructure and optical devices. Dielectric and optical properties solids. High-frequency and high-speed devices. Prerequisite: EE 261.
Credits: 3.00
EE 266 - Science & Tech Integrated Cir
Science and technology of integrated circuit fabrication. Interaction of processing with material properties, electrical performance, economy, and manufacturability. Prerequisite: EE 163 or EE 261; Co-requisite: EE 164 or EE 262.
Credits: 3.00
EE 272 - Information Theory
Introduction to probability concepts of information theory; entropy of probability models; theoretical derivations of channel capacity; coding methods and theorems, sampling theorems. Prerequisite: STAT 143, STAT 151, or STAT 153.
Credits: 3.00
EE 273 - Digital Communications
Digital modulation/demodulation methods and BER performance; source entropy and channel capacity; optimal detection; convolutional codes and decoding algorithms. Pre/co-requisites: EE 174 and STAT 151.
Credits: 3.00
EE 274 - Intro Wavelets & Filter Banks
Continuous and discrete-time signal processing. Continuous wavelet transform. Series expansion of continuous and discrete-time signals. Perfect reconstruction, orthogonal and biorthogonal filter banks. Wavelets from filters. Prerequisite: EE 171, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EE 275 - Digital Signal Processing
Sampling and reconstruction of signals. DFT, FFT and the z-transform. FIR and IIR filter design. Speech coding. Accompanying lab: EE 289. Pre/co-requisites: EE 171; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EE 276 - Image Processing & Coding
Image enhancement techniques by point and spatial operations. Data compression techniques to include scalar quantization, entropy coding, transform and sub-band coding. Labs on PC hardware; PC and Unix-based software. Prerequisite: EE 275.
Credits: 3.00
EE 277 - Image Anyl&Pattern Recognition
Image, shape, and texture analysis. Statistical pattern recognition methods. Pattern recognition and computer vision techniques for machine parts recognition and automatic visual inspection. Prerequisite: EE 276.
Credits: 3.00
EE 278 - Wireless Communication
Modern wireless systems, including cellular design, propagation modeling, multiple access and equalization techniques. Pre/co-requisites: EE 174, STAT 151.
Credits: 3.00
EE 281 - Materials Science Seminar
Presentation and discussion of advanced electrical engineering problems and current developments. Prerequisite: Senior or Graduate Engineering enrollment.
Credits: 1.00
EE 282 - Seminar
Credits: 1.00
EE 283 - Seminar
Credits: 1.00
EE 284 - Seminar
Credits: 1.00
EE 289 - Digital Signal Processing Lab
Design and microprocessor implementation of real-time digital signal processing systems. PC-based evaluation module and development tools. Experiments include sampling, digital filtering, and the FFT. Pre/co-requisite: EE 171.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
EE 295 - Special Topics
Special topics in developing areas of Electrical Engineering. Prerequisite: Senior standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
EE 301 - System Theory
Basic cncepts in system theory; linear vector spaces; state variable representation; phase plane analysis of nonlinear dynamic systems; limit cycles; Lyapunov stability. Applications in engineering. Prerequisites: MATH 230 or MATH 271, MATH 124, EE 171.
Credits: 4.00
EE 302 - Stochastic Processes
Probability theory, random variables and stochastic processes. Response of linear systems to random inputs. Applications in engineering. Prerequisites: EE 171 and STAT 151.
Credits: 4.00
EE 310 - Digital Control Systems
Digital control system analysis and design using transform, algebraic, and state space methods. Sampled data systems, stability, quantization effects, sample rate selection, computer-based realization. Prerequisite: EE 210 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EE 312 - Intro Optimum Control Systems
Optimal control problem formulation and solution; including the calculus of variations, Pontryagin's maximum principle, Hamilton-Jacob theory, dynamic programming, and computational methods. Prerequisite: EE 210.
Credits: 3.00
EE 314 - Nonlinear System Theory
Basic nonlinear methods including computational and geometrical techniques for analysis of nonlinear systems. Describing function methods and bifurcation and catastrophe theory. Sensitivity and stability considerations. Prerequisite: EE 201 or MATH 230.
Credits: 3.00
EE 338 - Semiconductor Dev Model&Simul
Analysis and application of computer models for semiconductor process and device simulation. Strategies for development of device models for circuit simulation. Prerequisites: EE 262; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EE 341 - ST:Electromagnetic Field Thry
For advanced students in the field of electromagnetism. Topics selected from special interests of staff with lectures and readings from current literature.
Credits: 3.00
EE 352 - Adv Semicond Device Phys & Des
MOSFET, bipolar, and CMOS device parameters, their characterization, and their relation to process technology. Description and use of computer-aided process and device models. Prerequisite: EE 262.
Credits: 3.00
EE 354 - MOS Analog Intergrtd Circ Dsgn
Analysis and design of MOS analog integrated circuits. Each student will design, layout, test, and document an analog integrated circuit using computer-aided-design techniques. Prerequisites: EE 338, EE 339.
Credits: 3.00
EE 365 - Optoelectronic Devices
Optical and electro optical properties of semiconductors. Applications to photodetectors, solar cells, light emitting diodes and lasers. Prerequisites: EE 142, EE 261.
Credits: 3.00
EE 366 - Solid State & Semicond Thry I
Energy band theory for electrons and phonons in crystalline solids. Brillouin zones. Conservation laws. Elements of statistical mechanics. Transport properties. Applications to semiconductor electronics. Prerequisite: EE 261, PHYS 273 or CHEM 263.
Credits: 3.00
EE 371 - Estimation Theory
Foundations of linear and nonlinear least squares estimation, smoothing and prediction, computational aspects, Kalman filtering, nonlinear filtering, parameter identification, and adaptive filtering. Applications to students' research. Pre/co-requisite: EE 302.
Credits: 3.00
EE 373 - Adv Topics in Communications
Advanced topics of current interest in communication systems. Topics may include channel coding/decoding, software radio, ad-hoc networks, wireless systems, etc. Prerequisite: EE 273 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EE 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
EE 392 - Master's Project
Master's Project.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
EE 395 - Advanced Special Topics
Advanced topics of current interest in electrical engineering. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EE 491 - Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00