**Lower Division Courses**
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0007. Electrical Applications (2 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Mathematics 0074.*
*Co-Requisite: EE 0007.*
This course introduces basic concepts in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and demonstrates them in the context of real applications. Course topics include basics of DC and AC circuits, transistor, diode and operational amplifier circuits, digital logic gates and power supply operation.
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0008. Electrical Applications Laboratory (1 s.h.) **** S**. $.
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0007.*
Laboratory for EE0007 Electrical Applications. This is a hands-on lab based on the material covered in EE007.
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C020. Evolution of Modern Electronic Systems (3 s.h.) ****F**** S**. Core: SB.
*Prerequisite: Any first level Core Science and Technology (SA) course.*
Introduction to modern electronic systems such as telephone networks, television, radio, radar, and computers. Key discoveries such as the vacuum tube, transistor, and laser are covered. The fundamental operating principles are presented in a non-mathematical and historic context. The evolution of these technologies is presented in terms of the need for communication systems and their impact on society.
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C050. Science and Technology: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (3 s.h.) **** S**. Core: SB.
*Prerequisite: Any first level Core Science and Technology (SA) course.*
The goal of this course is to provide the
student with both a historical and a
contemporary view of science and
technology and their interrelationship.
Using information about past and present
aspects of science and technology, we
hope to draw some reasonable
conclusions about the future of science
and technology.
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C054. Technology and You (3 s.h.) ****F**. Core: SB.
*Prerequisite: Any first level Core Science and Technology (SA) course.*
The practitioners of science are scientists. However, we never refer to the practitioners of technology as technologists, rather, they are always referred to as engineers. Therefore understanding the process of engineering is to understand the process of technological development. The engineer of today is either making an old technology better or developing a new technology. As will be illustrated in the readings, engineering is a human endeavor that has existed since the dawn of human kind. To understand engineering and its roots is to understand and appreciate one of humanity’s greatest assets.
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0063. Electrical Devices and Systems I (4 s.h.) ****F**. $.
*Prerequisite: Physics 0082 or 0088.*
This course considers DC circuits, node and mesh analysis, superposition and Thevenin’s Theorem, as well as AC circuits, phasers, power, electromechanical systems and transient analysis. The laboratory portion of this course allows students to undertake practical applications of the principles discussed in the lecture.
**Note:** This course is for Mechanical and Civil Engineering majors only. Instructor's permission required for non-engineering majors.
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0066. Electrical Devices and Systems II (4 s.h.) **** S**. $.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0063 and Mathematics C086.*
Students will study circuit analysis using frequency domain techniques, Laplace Transforms, Operational amplifiers, elements of semiconductor devices, electronic circuits, and logic circuits. Students will work on practical applications relating primarily to the mechanical engineering discipline. The laboratory portion of this course allows students to undertake practical applications of the principles discussed in the lecture.
**Note:** This course is for Mechanical Engineering majors only.
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H094. Engineering: From Pyramids to Microchips (3 s.h.) **
*Prerequisite: Any first level Core Science and Technology Course.*
The practitioners of science are scientists. However, we never refer to the practitioners of technology as technologists, rather, they are always referred to as engineers. Therefore understanding the process of engineering is to understand the process of technological development. The engineer of today is either making an old technology better or developing a new technology. As will be illustrated in the readings, engineering is a human endeavor that has existed since the dawn of human kind. The understand engineering and its roots is to understand and appreciate one of humanity's greatest assets.
**Note:** This is a writing intensive course.
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0156. Digital Circuit Design (3 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Science I, EE0161.*
*Co-Requisite: Digital Circuit Design Lab, EE0157.*
This course considers binary number systems, codes, truth tables and the fundamental operation of digital logic circuits. The implementation of combination and sequential digital logic is by a hardware description language in Verilog behavioral synthesis. Complex digital logic and state machine analysis and design are implemented in simulation and programmable gate array hardware.
**Mode:** Lecture.
**Upper Division Courses**
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0157. Digital Circuit Design Lab (1 s.h.) **** S**. $.
*(Formerly: EE0257*.)
*Co-Requisite: Digital Circuit Design EE0156.*
Laboratory for Electrical Engineering EE0156, Digital Circuit Design.
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0160. Electrical Engineering Science I Laboratory (1 s.h.) ****F**** SS**.
*Co-Requisite: EE 0161.*
Laboratory for EE 0161 Electrical Engineering Science I
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0161. Electrical Engineering Science I (4 s.h.) ****F**** SS**.
*Prerequisite: Mathematics 0085.*
*Co-Requisite: Mathematics 0086.*
This course considers network circuit analysis, dependent voltage sources, source transformation, linearity, Thevenin’s Theorem, theory of inductors, capacitors and impedance, fundamental waveforms, and time domain transient response. Circuit problems will be solved using the computer-aided circuit analysis program PSPICE. The laboratory portion of this course allows students to undertake practical applications of the principles discussed in the lecture.
**Note:** Course runs as 3 credits of lecture with an integrated 1 s.h. lab. This course is for Electrical Engineering majors only.
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0164. Electrical Engineering Science II Laboratory (1 s.h.) **** S**** SS**.
*Co-Requisite: EE 0165.*
Laboratory for EE 0165 Electrical Engineering Science II.
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0165. Electrical Engineering Science II (4 s.h.) **** S**** SS**.
*Prerequisite: C or better in Electrical Engineering 0161 and Mathematics 0086.*
*Co-Requisite: Differential Equations, Math 0251.*
Topics in this course include: sinusoidal analysis, power measurements, three-phase circuits, Laplace transform, and its applications, complex frequency and network functions, resonance, scaling, frequency response, Fourier series and transforms. The laboratory portion of this course allows students to undertake practical applications of the principles discussed in the lecture.
**Note:** This course runs as 3 s.h. of lecture, and 1 s.h. of laboratory.
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W166. Instrumentation and Measurements (3 s.h.) **** S**. Core: WI. $.
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0165.*
Students will learn the fundamentals of making various electrical and electronic measurements: how to use properly various instruments and how to troubleshoot in case of problems. Safety issues will also be studied.
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0210. Signal: Continuous and Discrete (4 s.h.) ****F**. $.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0165 and Mathematics 0127.*
This course covers continuous time signal models, convolution, and superposition integral and impulse response. Students also study Fourier series and periodic signals, Parseval’s theorem, energy spectral density, Fourier transform and filters, discrete time signals, difference equations, Z transforms, and discrete convolution.
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0220. Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (3 s.h.) ****F**.
*Prerequisite: Physics 0088, Electrical Engineering 0165, Mathematics 0127.*
Students will study electromagnetic field
theory including Coulomb’s Law, Gauss's
Law and Faraday’s Law and applications
of Poisson’s equations with boundary
values, Magnetic flux and the use of
Gauss's and Ampere’s Laws. The course
will also consider development of
Maxwell’s equations and the transmission
of plane waves in free space and uniform,
homogenous, and isotropic media.
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0222. Electromagnetic Wave Propagation (3 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0220.*
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0223.*
This course considers the application of the time-harmonic Maxwell’s equations to electromagnetic wave propagation, transmission lines, wave guides, antenna, and methods for numerical analysis.
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0223. EM Wave Propagation Laboratory (1 s.h.) **** S**. $.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0220.*
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0222.*
Laboratory for EE0222 Electromagnetic Wave Propagation.
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0230. Stochastic Processes and Signals and Systems (003 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: EE 0210.*
To provide the student with an understanding about probability, random variables and random processes and their applications to linear systems. Therefore, the student will learn about the various aspects of probability such as distribution and density functions, conditional probability and various types of random processes such as stationary and nonstationary, ergodic and nonergodic random processes, the autocorrelation and crosscorrelation, power spectral density, white noise and time domain and frequency domain analysis of random signals and their evaluation in linear systems analysis.
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0235. Microprocessor Systems (3 s.h.) ****F**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0165, 0156 and 0157.*
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0236.*
This course considers register operation and assembly language programming of the Intel 8086 16-bit microprocessor implemented in simulation and microprocessor systems as microcomputers. The operation and interfacing of static and dynamic random access memory, direct memory access, hardware interrupts, I/O port addressing, peripheral hardware design, addressing modes and arithmetic computation is presented.
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0236. Microprocessor Systems Laboratory (1 s.h.) ****F**. $.
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0235.*
Laboratory for EE0235 Microprocessor Systems based on the material covered in EE0235.
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0242. Power Generation and Transformation (3 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0165, 0220 and Mathematics 0251.*
Fundamentals of electromechanical energy conversion, electromechanical devices, and systems. Energy stat functions, force-energy relationships, basic transducers, and introduction to AC and DC machines. DC motors and generators, synchronous motors and generators, induction motors, and transformers.
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0243. Power Generation and Transmission Laboratory (1 s.h.) **** S**.
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0242.*
Electrical machinery and power laboratory in power generation and transmission.
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0245. Embedded System Design (3 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0235, 0236.*
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0246.*
This course considers the implementation of programmable gate arrays and microcomputer systems in embedded process control and data communications. Analog transducer interfacing, data acquisition, signal processing, multi-tasking real-time operating systems, and embedded web servers are presented.
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0246. Embedded System Design Laboratory (1 s.h.) **** S**. $.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0235, 0236.*
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0245.*
Laboratory for EE0245 Embedded System Design.
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0254. Electronic Devices and Circuits (3 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0165.*
Students study ideal and non ideal operational amplifier circuits, diodes in nonlinear circuit applications, bipolar junction transistors, field-effect transistors (JFETs), metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs), biasing techniques, gain and bandwidth, the design of amplifiers, and transistors as loads.
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0255. Electrical Devices and Circuits Laboratory (1 s.h.) **** S**. $.
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0254.*
**Note:** Electrical devices and circuits laboratory to be taken with Electrical Engineering 0254.
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0256. Digital Circuit Design (3 s.h.) ****F**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0161.*
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0257.*
Topics in this course include: number
systems, codes, and truth tables, logical
hardware devices such as gates,
inverters, tristate logic, flip-flops, and
latches. The course will also treat digital
circuits such as arithmetic units,
comparators, code converters, ripple and
ring counters, and shift registers, as well
as design of combinational and sequential
digital circuits. The course will emphasize
the use XILINX as a design tool.
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0257. Digital Circuit Design Laboratory (1 s.h.) ****F**. $.
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0256.*
Laboratory for Electrical Engineering 0256, Digital Circuit Design.
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0282. Classical Control Systems (3 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0210 and Mathematics 0251.*
Topics include: Laplace transform review, mathematical modeling, transfer functions, system response analysis, root locus analysis and design, design analysis in the frequency domain.
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0300. Analog and Digital Communications (3 s.h.) ****F**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0210, EE 0230.*
This course considers analog and digital signaling and data communication utilizing amplitude and angle modulation techniques in the presence of additive white Gaussian noise. The optimal coherent receiver, the probability of bit error, pulse code modulation, amplitude, phase, and frequency shift keying, and source coding is presented in simulation and communication hardware.
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0301. Analog and Digital Communications Laboratory (1 s.h.) ****F**. $.
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0300.*
Laboratory for Electronic Engineering 0300, Analog and Digital Communications.
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0310. Digital Signal Processing (3 s.h.) ****F**.
*Prerequisite: Electronic Engineering 0210 or equivalent.*
This course considers discrete-time signals and systems. The discrete-time and discrete Fourier transforms, the fast Fourier transform, finite impulse response, linear phase and infinite impulse response digital filters, filter structures, all-pass filters, complementary filters and digital signal processing algorithms are presented in simulation.
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0311. Computer Network Communication (3 s.h.) ****F**.
*Prerequisite: CIS 0071.*
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0300.*
Introduction to communication networks, telephone networks, Internet, Ethernet, token ring, FDDI, ATM, wireless LANs, and other related topics. The course will include some programming projects.
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0320. Telecommunications Engineering (3 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0300.*
This course considers digital data communication in the presence of noise. Quadrature amplitude and spread spectrum modulation, linear, block, cyclic and convolutional error correcting codes, multipath and Doppler shift in mobile wireless and code division multiple access communication are presented in simulation.
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0335. Advanced Microprocessor Systems (3 s.h.) ****F**. $.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0235.*
This course studies Verilog hardware description language and its applications to digital hardware system design, as well as synchronous and asynchronous events and multitasking in the design of computational and data communication processors. The course will also consider computer-aided-design software and hardware description language compilers.
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0342. Modern Power Engineering and Electronics (3 s.h.) ****F**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0242.*
This course studies the use of Power semiconductor devices, converters and rectifiers, dc/dc switch mode converter, dc/ac PWM inverters, load flow analysis, bus voltage and frequency control, reactive power compensation.
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0350. Modern Control Systems (3 s.h.) ****F**. $.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0282.*
Analysis and design of control systems using state variable techniques, including discrete and continuous state variable analysis, linear vector spaces, eigenvalues, eigenevectors, controllability, observability, stability, state feedback design, and observer design.
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0351. Modern Control Theory Laboratory (1 s.h.) ****F**. $.
*Co-Requisite: Electrical Engineering 0350.*
Experimentation on selected topics in Control Theory.
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0355. Microelectronics (3 s.h.) ****F**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0254.*
This course emphasizes solving software design problems as well as advanced study of electronic devices and their application to linear, non-linear, and digital circuits. Further topics include: transistors, FET’s filters, oscillators, amplifiers, A/D, D/A, some integrated circuits, and VLSI systems.
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0375. VLSI Systems Design (3 s.h.) **** S**. $.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0355.*
This course introduces the hierarchical design methodology of VLSI and the study of basic logic elements and design methods in MOS and CMOS, as well as the physics of MOS devices and the fabrication process. Design rules and computation of circuit parameters from layout, and system level design are further topics.
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0383. Digital Control Systems (3 s.h.) **** S**.
*Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 0282 and 0350.*
Subjects for this course include: discrete data and digital control systems, signal conversions and processing, the Z transform and state variable techniques applied to digital control system, time and frequency domain analysis techniques, stability of digital control systems, controllability, observability. The course also considers principles of design of digital control systems, including computer control.
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0390. Independent Study in Electrical Engineering (2-6 s.h.) ****F**** S**** SS**.
With the departmental chairperson's approval, students may complete a regular course during semesters the course is not offered in order to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements. An instructor supervises the student.
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0398. Independent Study in Research (2-6 s.h.) ****F**** S**** SS**.
Project assigned with the approval of the department chairperson and conducted under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.
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