Term: Spring 2015
Subject: Electrical Engineering
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Prerequisite: EE 100 or Co-requisite: EE 004.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cumulative, team-based interdisciplinary design experience. Subsystem design, implementation and test. System integration and test. Project demonstration, report, and presentation. Prerequisite: EE 187.
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Department permission.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Special topics in developing areas of Electrical Engineering. Prerequisite: Senior standing, or Instructor permission.