Term: Spring 2022

Subject: Electrical Engineering

EE 001 - EE Principles and Design

Hands-on introduction to contemporary electrical engineering principles and practice. Basic analog and digital circuit design, construction, operation, measurement. Interfacing sensors and actuators to a microcontroller, programming to interact with the world. Individual and team-based assignments that develop data dexterity and technical communication skills. Exposure to breadth of discipline and ethics in the profession. Design project. Prerequisite: First-Year students only.

EE 021 - Circuits II

AC circuit analysis and advanced circuit topics with lab component. Topics: AC steady state circuit analysis using phasors, AC power and efficiency, active and passive filters, generalized circuit analysis using the Laplace transform, Fourier series decomposition. Elements of design and sensors. Prerequisite: EE 020 or (EE 003 and EE 081) or EE 075 or EE 100.

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, hands-on exercises. No credit for more than one of EE 003, EE 020, EE 075, EE 100. Prerequisites: MATH 022 or MATH 023; CS 020 or CS 021.

EE 084 - Circuits Design Project

Project-based course focused on the design of circuits for analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion, analog computing with operational amplifiers, and filtering of signals. Advanced instrumentation, fabrication methods, and printed circuit board (PCB) layout. Prerequisite: EE 020 or (EE 003 and EE 081) or EE 075 or EE 100.

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 or EE 003 or EE 075 or EE 020; CS 020 or CS 021.

EE 110 - Control Systems

Analysis and design of control systems; stability, signal flow, performance criteria, classical methods. Analysis of control systems driven by random noise. Laboratory experiments. Credit not given for more than one of the courses EE 110, EE 210. Prerequisite: C- or better in EE 171 or C- or better in ME 111. Co-requisite: STAT 143 or STAT 151.

EE 121 - Electronics II

Physical principles of operation of common semiconductor devices. Analog and digital circuits using MOS and bipolar junction transistors. Operational amplifier design. Electronic circuit analysis and simulation. Project-based final. Prerequisite: C- or better in EE 120.

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. Digital circuit and system design and analysis laboratory implementation. Prerequisite: Minimum Sophomore standing.

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: STAT 151, C- or better in EE 171.

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 184 - Electronics Design Project

Electronics design project. Design, analyze, simulate, build, characterize, and test electronic circuits that address engineering applications. Designs follow standard requirements based design practices. Introduction to printed wiring board layout and design. Prerequisite: EE 183. Co-requisite: EE 120.

EE 188 - Capstone Design II

Project-based course. Multidisciplinary teams apply their knowledge to design, analyze, build and test a functional prototype that meets client's requirements and solves their problems. Teams follow engineering design and project management processes such as periodic reports, presentations, meetings, reviews and demonstrations using standard industry tools. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Cross-listed with: BME 188, ME 186.

EE 194 - College Honors

Honors studies leading to thesis. Prerequisite: EE 193.

EE 198 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EE 219 - Low Carbon Electric Power

Greenhouse gas emission, Global Climate Change, need for low carbon electrical power. Physics and technology of three sources will be covered: photovoltaics, electrochemical systems (batteries and fuel cells) and nuclear systems, (fission and fusion). Prerequisites: PHYS 125 or PHYS 152.

EE 222 - Analog VLSI Circuit Design

The design, layout, and simulation of VLSI analog circuits. Emphasis on small signal models and circuits used in operational amplifiers. Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

EE 227 - Biomedical Instrumentation

Measurement techniques for biomedical engineering research and industry, and health care institutions. Integrated biomedical monitoring, diagnostic, and therapeutic instrumentation. Prerequisite: EE 100 or EE 004 or EE 021 or EE 075. Co-requisites: EE 120, ANPS 020, or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: BME 227.

EE 261 - Semiconductor Materials/Device

Energy band theory, effective mass, band structure and electronic properties of semiconductors. Transport of electrons and holes in bulk materials and across interfaces. MOSFETs, BJTs, pn junctions, and Schottky barriers. Prerequisite: EE 120 or Graduate Student standing.

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 314 - Nonlinear System Theory

Basic nonlinear methods including computational and geometrical techniques for analysis of nonlinear systems. Describing function methods and bifurcation and catastrophe theory. Sensitivity and stability considerations. Prerequisite: MATH 230 or MATH 271. Pre/Co-requisites: EE 301 recommended.

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.

EE 395 - Advanced Special Topics

Advanced topics of current interest in electrical engineering. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.