University of Vermont

School of Engineering


Term: Spring 2016

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. Prerequisites: EE 003, PHYS 125.

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; PHYS 125. 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 - 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 003 or EE 100.

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

EE 163 - Solid State Phys Electronics I

Physical principles required to understand the operation of common semiconductor devices. Physical models of p-n junctions, Schottky barriers, and MOS field-effect transistors. Prerequisites: PHYS 125, MATH 271.

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

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. Prerequisite: EE 171 or ME 111. Cross-listed with: 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 295 - Special Topics

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