University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Electrical Engineering

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. Co-requisite: PHYS 125.

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-requisites: EE 003, PHYS 125.

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 or BME 041.

EE 106 - Embedded Programming in C

Fundamental exercises in C programming for embedded systems (e.g., Arduino platform) including variable types, pointers, memory allocation, input/output, etc. (1st cr.); demonstration of advanced knowledge of these embedded systems concepts (2nd cr.); embedded systems project (3rd cr.). Prerequisites: CS 020 or CS 021. Cross-listed with: CS 106.

EE 120 - Electronics I

Physical principles of operation of common semiconductor devices. Analog and digital circuits using diodes and transistors. Electronic circuit analysis and simulation. Prerequisite: EE 004.

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.

EE 141 - Electromagnetic Field Theory

Fundamentals of electromagnetic field theory and applications: vector analysis, electric and magnetic fields, potential theory, boundary conditions and boundary value problems, dielectric and magnetic material properties, conductance, capacitance, and inductance, Maxwell-Lorentz theory. Prerequisites: PHYS 125, MATH 271, EE 004.

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 or MATH 271.

EE 183 - Electronics Laboratory

Characteristics and applications of semiconductor devices; inverters and logic characterization; linear amplifiers and applications of operational amplifiers in non-linear circuits. Co-requisite: EE 120.

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.

EE 190 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EE 195 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Department permission.

EE 199 - Cooperative Ed Experience

On-site, full-time, supervised work experience in electrical engineering or related field appropriate for sophomore or junior levels that also satisfies the overall educational objectives defined by the CEMS Engineering Co- op Program. Prerequisites: Electrical Engineering major; Sophomore or Junior standing.

EE 209 - Transmission Line Analysis

Fourier-Laplace transform analysis of steady-state and transient phenomena on transmission lines. Phasor representation and complex variable analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 271.

EE 211 - Real-Time Control Systems

Digital control systems analysis and design. Techniques for system analysis and controller design, e.g., system identification, linearization, gain scheduling, and control of systems with saturation and time delays. State space models and discretization of continuous-time systems. Prerequisites: EE 110 or EE 210 or ME 210.

EE 217 - Smart Grid

Smart Grid: Using information/communication technology to modernize electric power/energy systems, including generation, transmission, distribution and consumption. Electricity physics/economics/policy; renewable energy; energy storage; demand response; energy efficiency; distributed generation; advanced metering infrastructure; distribution automation; microgrids; synchrophasors; HVDC and FACTS systems. Prerequisite: EE 113 or Graduate standing. Co-requisite: EE 215 recommended.

EE 295 - Special Topics

Special topics in developing areas of Electrical Engineering. Prerequisite: Senior standing, or Instructor permission.

EE 301 - System Theory

Linear vector spaces. State equations and solution. Diagonalization and Jordan canonical form. Orthogonal and biorthogonal projections. Quadratic forms. Spectral resolution. Principal component analysis, singular value decomposition and Karhunen-Loeve transform. Compressive sensing. Prerequisites: MATH 230 or MATH 271, MATH 124, EE 171 or ME 111.

EE 393 - Graduate Seminar

Presentation and discussion of advanced problems, research, and current topics in Electrical Engineering by faculty, graduate students, and outside guest speakers.