University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Electrical Engineering

EE 001 - EE Principles and Design

Hands-on introduction to contemporary electrical engineering principles/practice. Basic analog and digital circuit design, construction, operation, measurement. Interfacing sensors and actuators to a microcontroller, programming to interact with the world. Design project. No credit for both EE 001 and CEMS 085.

EE 004 - Linear Circuit Analysis II

Sinusoids and phasors. Sinusoidal steady-state response and power. Complex frequency and network functions. Resonance. Laplace transform techniques. Prerequisites: EE 003 or EE 100; PHYS 125 or PHYS 152.

EE 075 - Electrical Circuits & Sensors

Fundamentals of electrical circuits with applications to the use of sensors. DC and AC circuits. Sensors utilized for civil engineering and environmental engineering applications. Demonstrations and hands-on exercises. Prerequisites: MATH 022; CS 020 or CS 021.

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. Prerequisites: EE 081 or EE 100; PHYS 125 or PHYS 152. Co-requisite: EE 004.

EE 101 - Digital Control w/Embedded Sys

Applications of single-chip microcontrollers as embedded systems for data acquisition/real time control. C language; parallel and serial ports; timers; counters; A/D and D/A. Simple sensors and actuators. Laboratory. Prerequisites: EE 100; CS 020 or CS 021.

EE 113 - SU: Electric Energy Systems

Energy sources, including renewables; generation, delivery, consumption of electricity; power plants, emissions, policy; three-phase power, transformers, motors/generators; sustainability and electric energy. Laboratory included. Prerequisite: EE 003 or EE 100.

EE 121 - Electronics II

Physical principles of operation of common semiconductor devices. Analog and digital circuits using MOS and bipolar junction transistors. Electronic circuit analysis and simulation. Prerequisite: EE 120.

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. Laboratory experience. Prerequisites: EE 003 or EE 100, CS 020 or CS 021, and CS 031.

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 171. Co-requisite: STAT 151.

EE 184 - Electronics Design Project

Electronics design project. Design, analyze, simulate, build, characterize, and test an electronic circuit that helps to address an engineering application. Prerequisite: EE 183. Co-requisite: EE 121.

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. Team-directed lab work. Prerequisite: EE 187.

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 198 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

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. Credit not given for more than one of the courses EE 110, EE 210. Prerequisite: EE 171 or ME 111. Cross-listed with: ME 210.

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.

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.

EE 279 - Wireless Sensor Networks

Applications of and technologies behind wireless sensor networks. A systems-level perspective that integrates wireless networking, antennas, radio frequency circuitry, sensors, digital signal processing, embedded systems, and energy. Term project. Prerequisite: EE 174 or Instructor permission.

EE 295 - Special Topics

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

EE 302 - Stochastic Processes

Probability theory, random variables and stochastic processes. Response of linear systems to random inputs. Applications in engineering. Prerequisites: EE 171 or ME 111; and STAT 151 or STAT 143.

EE 395 - Advanced Special Topics

Advanced topics of current interest in electrical engineering. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.