University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

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. No credit for more than one of EE 003, EE 100 and EE 075. Prerequisite: MATH 022 or MATH 023. Co-requisite: PHYS 125 or PHYS 152.

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 more than one of EE 003, EE 100 and EE 075. Prerequisites: MATH 022 or MATH 023;CS 020 or CS 021.

EE 106 - QR: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. and demonstration of advanced knowledge of these embedded systems concepts (second credit); with embedded systems project (third credit). 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. Transmission line 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 180 - Engineering Ethics/Leadership

Rights and responsibilities in engineering practice and research. Case studies related to engineering ethics. Ethics and professional practice as related to professional licensure. Development of individual leadership abilities. Team-based development of written reports and oral presentations. Prerequisite: Minimum Junior standing.

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

Multidiscipline teams apply their knowledge to design, build and test a functional prototype that meets their client's requirements and solves their unique problem. Teams follow typical engineering design and project management processes that include periodic reports, presentations, meetings, reviews and demonstrations using standard industry tools. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Cross-listed with: BME 187, ME 185.

EE 192 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EE 193 - College Honors

Honors studies leading to thesis.

EE 207 - Intro Biomedical Engineering

Introduction to biomedical engineering science including biomechanics, biomaterials, biomedical imaging, rehabilitation engineering, biomedical computing, biomedical instrumentation, and transport phenomena. Prerequisites: Senior standing in all engineering majors other than Biomedical Engineering; Graduate Student standing with Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: ME 207.

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 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.

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 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 392 - Master's Project

Master's Project.

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.