University of Vermont

CEMS - The College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Courses

Term: Spring 2015

Subject: Electrical Engineering

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Prerequisite: EE 100 or Co-requisite: EE 004.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

EE 195 - Special Topics

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

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 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.

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 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.

EE 295 - Special Topics

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

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