# University of Vermont

## School of Engineering

### Courses

Term: Fall 2016

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. Prerequisite: MATH 022. Co-requisite: PHYS 125.

##### 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 Electrical Engineering majors. Co-requisite: PHYS 125 or BME 041.

##### 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. 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 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

Project management, professional ethics, social/ economic impact, and contemporary issues that arise in engineering practice. Interdisciplinary project development including project selection, design requirements, prototyping and communications. Pre/co-requisite: Senior standing.

##### EE 209 - Transmission Line Analysis

Fourier-Laplace transform analysis of steady-state and transient phenomena on transmission lines. Phasor representation and complex variable analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 271.

##### EE 215 - Electric Energy Systems Analys

Transmission line, generator, transformer modeling and control, per-unit conversion, power flow calculations and software, symmetric components and fault analysis, protection/relaying, stability analysis, smart grid. Prerequisite: EE 113. Co-requisite: MATH 122 (preferred) or MATH 124.

##### EE 221 - Prin VLSI Digital Circuit Des

Design of VLSI circuits using a modular approach with industrial grade software: schematic capture; circuit design languages (HDL); full-custom layouts; mixed signals; synthesis. Laboratory. Prerequisites: EE 121. Pre/co-requisites: EE 131.

##### 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.