Electrical Engineering (ELEC ENG)

ELEC ENG 1010 Transfer Student Seminar (LEC 0.50)

Discussion of current topics. Prerequisite: First semester transfer student.

ELEC ENG 2001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ELEC ENG 2100 Circuits I (LEC 3.0)

Circuit elements, signals, Kirchhoff's laws, network theorems, mesh and nodal analysis, transient and complete response of RL, RC, and RLC circuits. Prerequisites: Math 1215 (or 1221) with a grade of "C" or better. Students should enroll in Elec Eng 2100 and Elec Eng 2101 simultaneously.

ELEC ENG 2101 Circuit Analysis Laboratory I (LAB 1.0)

Safety, basic measurements and meters, oscilloscopes, resistor networks, measurement of capacitors and inductors, RLC circuit response. Prerequisite: Preceded or accompanied by Elec Eng 2100. A student who drops Elec Eng 2100 must also drop Elec Eng 2101.

ELEC ENG 2120 Circuits II (LEC 3.0)

Analysis of steady state AC circuits, phasor notation, polyphase circuits, complex frequency and frequency response, magnetically coupled circuits. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2100 and Math 2222 each with grade of "C" or better; passing the Elec Eng Advancement Exam I.

ELEC ENG 2200 Introduction to Electronic Devices (LEC 3.0)

Materials and device structures for applications in analog and digital electronics. Topics include characteristics and basic circuits for diodes, field-effect transistors, bipolar junction transistors, and operational amplifiers. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2100, Elec Eng 2101, and Physics 2135 each with grade of "C" or better; passing the Elec Eng Advancement Exam I. Students should enroll in Elec Eng 2200 and Elec Eng 2201 simultaneously.

ELEC ENG 2201 Electronic Devices Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Laboratory tools and measurement techniques for basic electronic circuits using diodes, field-effect transistors, bipolar junction transistors, and operational amplifiers. Topics include DC biasing and applications in analog and digital electronics. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2100, Elec Eng 2101, and Physics 2135 each with grade of "C" or better; passing the Elec Eng Advancement Exam I. Preceded or accompanied by Elec Eng 2200.

ELEC ENG 2800 Electrical Circuits (LEC 3.0)

Alternating and direct current circuits taught primarily as an a-c course with d-c as special case. Current, voltage and power relations; complex algebra, network theorems; voltage and power relations in polyphase circuits. Not for electrical majors. Prerequisites: Math 3304 or 3329; Physics 2135.

ELEC ENG 3000 Special Problems (IND 1.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

ELEC ENG 3001 Special Topics (LAB 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ELEC ENG 3002 Cooperative Engineering Training (IND 1.0)

On-the-job experience gained through cooperative education with industry, with credit arranged through departmental cooperative advisor. Grade received depends on quality of reports submitted and work supervisor's evaluation. Pass-fail grading option only. Prerequisite: Consent of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department required.

ELEC ENG 3100 Electronics I (LEC 3.0)

Diode and transistor circuits, small signal analysis, amplifier design, differential and operational amplifiers, flipflop circuits and waveshaping. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2120, Elec Eng 2200, Elec Eng 2201, and Comp Eng 2210 each with a grade of "C" or better. Passing grade on Elec Eng Advancement Exam II and III. Elec Eng 3101 is a corequisite.

ELEC ENG 3101 Electronics I Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Experiments in design with diodes, transistors, differential and operational amplifiers, and logic components. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2120, Elec Eng 2200, Elec Eng 2201, and Comp Eng 2210 each with a grade of "C" or better. Passing grade on Elec Eng Advancement Exam II and III. Elec Eng 3100 is a corequisite.

ELEC ENG 3120 Electronics II (LEC 3.0)

Continuation of Elec Eng 3100. Diode and transistor circuits, small signal analysis, amplifier design, differential and operational amplifiers, flipflop circuits and waveshaping. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3100 and Elec Eng 3101 each with a grade of "C" or better. Elec Eng 3121 is optional, but recommended.

ELEC ENG 3121 Electronics II Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Experiments in design with diodes, power transistors, integrated circuits, advanced bipolar and FET logic gates, flipflops and registers. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3100 and Elec Eng 3101 each with a grade of "C" or better. Elec Eng 3120 is a corequisite.

ELEC ENG 3250 Electronic And Photonic Devices (LEC 3.0)

Semiconductor materials and devices for electronic and photonic applications. Topics include crystal physics, electron and photon behavior, pn junctions, heterojunctions, junction diodes, optoelectronic devices, and ohmic and rectifying contacts. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 2200 and Elec Eng 2120 each with grade of "C" or better; passing the Elec Eng Advancement Exams II and III.

ELEC ENG 3320 Control Systems (LEC 3.0)

Laplace transforms, formulation of the control problem, system equations and models, time and frequency domain analysis, stability, and design of linear control systems. Prerequisites: ELEC ENG 2120 and MATH 3304 each with a grade of "C" or better; passing the ELEC ENG Advancement Exam II; accompanied by ELEC ENG 3321.

ELEC ENG 3321 Control Systems Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Software tools for control systems analysis. Prerequisites: ELEC ENG 2120 and MATH 3304 with a grade of "C" or better; passing the ELEC ENG Advancement Exam II; preceded or accompanied by ELEC ENG 3320.

ELEC ENG 3340 Controllers For Factory Automation (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Introduction to programmable automation, programmable logic controller (PLC) hardware, programming languages and techniques, closed-loop strategies using PLC's, sensors, transducers. Case studies. Laboratory experiments. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2120 and Comp Eng 2210 each with a grade of "C" or better.

ELEC ENG 3400 Continuous Linear Systems (LEC 3.0)

Analysis methods for continuous-time signals and systems in the time and frequency domains including signal models, Fourier transforms, and Lalace transforms. Examples of control and communication systems are included. Prerequisites: Math 3304 with a grade of "C" or better; Elec Eng 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing the Elec Eng Advancement Exam II.

ELEC ENG 3401 Continuous Linear Systems Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Laboratory and software tools for the analysis of linear and non-linear systems. Topics include spectral analysis, transforms, and applications. Prerequisites: Math 3304 with a grade of "C" or better; Elec Eng 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing the Elec Eng Advancement Exam II. Preceded or accompanied by Elec Eng 3400.

ELEC ENG 3410 Digital Signal Processing (LEC 3.0)

Analysis methods for discrete-time signals and systems in the time and frequency-domains including signal models and Fourier techniques. Continuous-time concepts are included as introductory material. Prerequisites: ELEC ENG 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing the ELEC ENG Advancement Exam II.

ELEC ENG 3411 Discrete Linear Systems Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Software tools for signal and system representation and for time and frequency-domain systems analysis. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing the Elec Eng Advancement Exam II. Preceded or accompanied by Elec Eng 3410.

ELEC ENG 3420 Communication Systems (LEC 3.0)

Signals and their spectra; signal filtering; amplitude, angle and pulse modulation; multiplexing; noise in communications systems. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3400 with a grade of "C" or better.

ELEC ENG 3430 Digital Communications I (LEC 3.0)

Signals and systems for digital communications. Topics include signals and their spectra, source formatting and source coding, digital baseband data communication, and digital pass-band modulation and demodulation. Prerequisites: ELEC ENG 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing the ELEC ENG Advancement Exam II; accompanied by ELEC ENG 3431.

ELEC ENG 3431 Digital Communication Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Laboratory and software tools for the analysis of communications and for linear and non-linear signals and systems. Topics include spectral analysis, transforms, and applications. Prerequisites: ELEC ENG 2120 and ELEC ENG 2101 with a grade of "C" or better; passing the ELEC ENG Advancement Exam II; preceded or accompanied by ELEC ENG 3430.

ELEC ENG 3440 Digital Communications II (LEC 3.0)

Continuation of Elec Eng 3430. Signals and their spectra with application to digital communication systems. Prerequisites: ELEC ENG 3430 with a grade of "C" or better.

ELEC ENG 3500 Electromechanics (LEC 3.0)

Magnetics and magnetically coupled circuits, electromechanical energy conversion, rotating magnetic fields, stepper motors, DC machines, induction machines, synchronous machines, and brushless DC machines. Prerequisites: Physics 2135 with a grade of "C" or better; Elec Eng 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing grade on the Elec Eng Advancement Exam II.

ELEC ENG 3501 Electromechanics Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Experiments with power measurement, transformers, magnetically coupled circuits, rotating magnetic fields, stepper motors, DC machines, induction machines, synchronous machines, and brushless DC machines. Credit will only be given for one of Elec Eng 3501 or Elec Eng 3541. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing grade on the Elec Eng Advancement Exam II. Preceded or accompanied by Elec Eng 3500.

ELEC ENG 3540 Power System Design And Analysis (LEC 3.0)

Power system components and transmission lines, three phase balanced power system theory, analysis and design including economic and reliability considerations, and fault analysis. A power system design project using a graphical power flow program is included. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing grade on the Elec Eng Advancement Exam II.

ELEC ENG 3541 Power System Design And Analysis Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Computer-aided analysis of voltage regulation, power flow, compensation, and economic analysis. Individual projects are required. Credit will only be given for one of Elec Eng 3501 or Elec Eng 3541. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2120 with a grade of "C" or better; passing grade on the Elec Eng Advancement Exam II. Preceded or accompanied by Elec Eng 3540.

ELEC ENG 3600 Electromagnetics (LEC 4.0)

Static electric and magnetic fields using vector analysis and time-varying electromagnetic fields using Maxwell's equations. Topics include Coulomb's law, Gauss's law, Ampere's law, dielectric and magnetic materials, plane waves, and transmission lines. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 2120, Elec Eng 2101, Physics 2135, and Math 3304 each with a grade of "C" or better. Passing grade on Elec Eng Advancement Exam II.

ELEC ENG 4000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

ELEC ENG 4001 Special Topics (LAB 0.0 and LEC 0.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ELEC ENG 4010 Senior Seminar (RSD 0.50)

Discussion of current topics. Prerequisite: Next to last semester senior.

ELEC ENG 4096 Electrical Engineering Senior Project I (LAB 0.50 and RSD 0.50)

A complete design cycle. Working in small teams, students will design, document, analyze, implement and test a product. Topics include: Iteration in design, prototyping, group dynamics, design reviews, making effective presentations, concurrent design, designing for test, ethics and standards, testing and evaluation. Prerequisites: Comp Eng 2210, Econ 1100 or 1200, English 3560, at least 3 of the following: Elec Eng 3500, Elec Eng 3540, Elec Eng 3320, Elec Eng 3420, Elec Eng 3600, Elec Eng 3100.

ELEC ENG 4097 Electrical Engineering Senior Project II (LAB 3.0)

A continuation of El Eng 4096. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 4096 with a grade of "C" or better, Stat 3117, Sp&M S 1185.

ELEC ENG 4099 Undergraduate Research (IND 0.0-6.0)

Designed for the undergraduate student who wishes to engage in research. Not for graduate credit. Not more than six (6) credit hours allowed for graduation credit. Subject and credit to be arranged with the instructor.

ELEC ENG 4380 Practicum in Automation Engineering (LAB 3.0)

Students on an approved internship or cooperative education assignment with industry will complete a project designed by the advisor and employer. The project selected must be related to topics in one or more of the other courses in the Automation Engineering Minor program. The same work period cannot receive credit for both Elec Eng 3002 and Elec Eng 4380. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3340.

ELEC ENG 5000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

ELEC ENG 5001 Special Topics (LAB 0.0 and LEC 0.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ELEC ENG 5040 Oral Examination (IND 0.0)

After completion of all other program requirements, oral examinations for on-campus M.S./Ph.D. students may be processed during intersession. Off-campus M.S. students must be enrolled in oral examination and must have paid an oral examination fee at the time of the defense/comprehensive examination (oral/ written). All other students must enroll for credit commensurate with uses made of facilities and/or faculties. In no case shall this be for less than three (3) semester hours for resident students.

ELEC ENG 5070 Teaching Engineering (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to teaching objectives and techniques. Topics include: using course objectives to design a course; communication using traditional and cutting-edge media; textbook selection; assessment of student learning; grading; student learning styles; cooperative/active learning; and student discipline. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. (Co-listed with Eng Mgt 5070, Env Eng 5070, Comp Eng 5070, Civ Eng 5070).

ELEC ENG 5099 Special Research And Thesis (IND 0.0-15)

Investigations of an advanced nature leading to the preparation of a thesis or dissertation. Consent of instructor required.

ELEC ENG 5100 Advanced Electronic Circuits (LEC 3.0)

Application of feedback theory, oscillators and frequency standards, precision analog techniques, low-power circuit design, interfacing sensors, designing for high reliability, electronics for harsh environments. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3120.

ELEC ENG 5120 Communication Circuits (LEC 3.0)

Analysis and design of circuits used in communication systems. Topics include RF semiconductor devices, low-noise amplifiers, mixers, modulators, crystal oscillators, AGC circuits, highpower RF amplifiers, phase-locked loops, impedence matching, and frequency-selective networks and transformers. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3120, preceded or accompanied by Elec Eng 3420.

ELEC ENG 5140 High-Frequency Amplifiers (LEC 3.0)

Analysis and design of high frequency amplifiers. Topics include parameter conversions, activity and passivity, stability criteria, device operating conditions, Smith chart usage, matching networks, microstrip, scattering parameters, and practical applications. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3120, 3600.

ELEC ENG 5150 Photovoltaic Systems Engineering (LEC 3.0)

Physics and characteristics of photovoltaic (solar) cell technologies, electronic control of alternative energy sources, site selection, array design, energy storage methods, electrical code compliance, stand-alone systems, grid-intertie systems, legal and economic considerations. Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing in Science or Engineering.

ELEC ENG 5160 Computer-Aided Network Design (LEC 3.0)

Analysis and design of active and passive electric networks. Theory and computer application, including methods for automatic formulation of network state equations, network tolerance, network optimization, and device modeling. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3100.

ELEC ENG 5170 Introduction To Circuit Synthesis (LEC 3.0)

Fundamentals of linear circuit theory. Matrix formulation, and topological methods as applied to circuit analysis. Properties of network functions and introductory network synthesis. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3400.

ELEC ENG 5200 Classical Optics (LEC 3.0)

Physical optics and advanced topics in geometrical optics. Topics include ray propagation, electromagnetic propagation, mirrors, lenses, interference, diffraction, polarization, imaging systems, and guided waves. Prerequisites: Math 2222 and Physics 2135 or 2111. (Co-listed with Physics 4503).

ELEC ENG 5210 Fourier Optics (LEC 3.0)

Applications of Fourier analysis and linear systems theory to optics. Topics include scalar diffraction theory, Fourier transforming properties of lenses, optical information processing, and imaging systems. Prerequisites: Both ELEC ENG 3400 and 3600 or both PHYSICS 2401 and 4211. (Co-listed with PHYSICS 5503).

ELEC ENG 5220 Fiber And Integrated Optics (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to optical waveguides and their applications to communication and sensing. Topics include dielectric waveguide theory, optical fiber characteristics, integrated optic circuits, coupled-mode theory, optical communication systems, and photonic sensors. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3600 or Physics 4211. (Co-listed with Physics 5513).

ELEC ENG 5250 Optical Computing (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to the principles, subsystems, and architectures of optical computing. Topics include characteristics of optical devices; optical implementations of memory, logic elements, and processors; and computational structures. Prerequisite: Comp Eng 2210 or equivalent. (Co-listed with Comp Eng 5230).

ELEC ENG 5270 Smart Materials And Sensors (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Smart structures with fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites and advanced sensors. Multidisciplinary topics include characterization, performance, and fabrication of composite structures; fiber optic, resistance, and piezoelectric systems for strain sensing; and applications of smart composite structures. Laboratory and team activities involve manufacturing, measurement systems, instrumented structures, and performance tests on a large-scale smart composite bridge. Prerequisites: Senior standing and Math 3304. (Co-listed with Aero Eng 5529, Mech Eng 5229 and Civ Eng 5118).

ELEC ENG 5300 Digital Control (LEC 3.0)

Analysis and design of digital control systems. Review of ztransforms; root locus and frequency response methods; state space analysis and design techniques; controllability, observability and estimation. Examination of digital control algorithms. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3320.

ELEC ENG 5310 Computational Intelligence (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to Computational Intelligence (CI), Biological and Artificial Neuron, Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computing, Swarm Intelligence, Artificial Immune Systems, Fuzzy Systems, and Hybrid Systems. CI application case studies covered include digital systems, control, power systems, forecasting, and time-series predictions. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. (Co-listed with Comp Eng 5310 and Sys Eng 5211).

ELEC ENG 5320 Neural Networks Control and Applications (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to artificial neural networks and various supervised and unsupervised learning techniques. Detailed analysis of some of the neural networks that are used in control and identification of dynamical systems. Applications of neural networks in the area of Control. Case studies and a term project. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3320.

ELEC ENG 5330 Fuzzy Logic Control (LEC 3.0)

A mathematical introduction to the analysis, synthesis, and design of control systems using fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic. A study of the fundamentals of fuzzy sets, operations on these sets, and their geometrical interpretations. Methodologies to design fuzzy models and feedback controllers for dynamical systems. Various applications and case studies. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3320.

ELEC ENG 5340 Advanced PLC (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Advanced programmable logic controller (PLC) programming, function block, structured text, function chart, sequencer. Factory communications, system simulation, human-machine interface (HMI) programming. Advanced PID control. Network security and reliability. Class-wide project. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3340.

ELEC ENG 5350 Plantwide Process Control (LEC 3.0)

Synthesis of control schemes for continuous and batch chemical plants from concept to implementation. Mulitloop control, RGA, SVD, constraint control, multivariable model predictive control, control sequence descriptions. Design project involving a moderately complicated multivariable control problem. Prerequisites: Chem Eng 4110 or Elec Eng 3320 or Elec Eng 3340 or graduate standing. (Co-listed with Chem Eng 5190).

ELEC ENG 5360 System Simulation And Identification (LEC 3.0)

Computationally efficient methods of digital simulation of linear systems. Non-parametric identification. Parametric identification with least squares and recursive least squares algorithms. Algorithms programmed using MATLAB. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3320.

ELEC ENG 5370 Introduction to Neural Networks and Applications (LEC 3.0)

The course provides an introduction to basic neural network architectures and their applications. Students learn to construct neural networks and train them to solve engineering problems, specifically pattern recognition and function approximation. Mathematical analysis of network architectures, training algorithms and practical applications of neural nets. Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. (Co-listed with Sys Eng 5212).

ELEC ENG 5380 Autonomous Mobile Robots (LEC 3.0)

This course will provide an introduction to mobile robots and current approaches to robot autonomy. Topics include mobile robot systems, modeling and control, sensors and estimation, localization and mapping, and motion planning. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3320 or equivalent and Stat 3117 or equivalent.

ELEC ENG 5400 Digital Signal Processing II (LEC 3.0)

Spectral representations, sampling, quantization, z-transforms, digital filters and discrete transforms including the Fast Fourier transform. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3410 or Elec Eng 3420.

ELEC ENG 5420 Communications Systems II (LEC 3.0)

Random signals and their characterization; noise performance of amplitude, angle and pulse modulation systems; digital data transmission; use of coding for error control. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3420.

ELEC ENG 5430 Wireless Networks (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Introduction to wireless communications and networking. Topics include transmission fundamentals, wireless channel, coding techniques and error control, satellite and cellular networks, cordless systems, mobile IP and management, multiple access techniques and wireless protocols, wireless LAN, IEEE 802.11, and adhoc and sensor networks. Prerequisites: Hardware competency, Elec Eng 3420 or Comp Eng 3150 and graduate standing. (Co-listed with Comp Eng 5430 and Sys Eng 5323).

ELEC ENG 5440 Stochastic Signal Analysis I (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to the application of probabilistic models to typical electrical engineering problems. Topics include: methods for describing random voltages, random digital signals, correlation, linear mean-square estimation, linear transformation of random digital signals, and bit-error rate calculation for communication systems. Prerequisites: Math 3304 and Elec Eng 2120.

ELEC ENG 5450 Digital Image Processing (LEC 3.0)

Fundamentals of human perception, sampling and quantization, image transforms, enhancement, restoration, channel and source coding. Prerequisites: At least one of the following: Elec Eng 3400, Elec Eng 3410, Elec Eng 3420, or prior exposure to Fourier Transforms and consent of the instructor. (Co-listed with Comp Eng 5450).

ELEC ENG 5460 Machine Vision (LEC 3.0)

Image information, image filtering, template matching, histogram transformations, edge detection, boundary detection, region growing and pattern recognition. Complementary laboratory exercises are required. Prerequisites: At least one of the following: Elec Eng 3400, Elec Eng 3410, Elec Eng 3420, or prior exposure to Fourier Transforms and consent of the instructor. (Co-listed with Comp Eng 5460).

ELEC ENG 5500 Electric Drive Systems (LEC 3.0)

Course content is roughly 1/3 power electronics, 1/3 applied control and 1/3 electric machinery and focuses on analysis, simulation, and control design of electric drive based speed, torque, and position control systems. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3500 and Elec Eng 3320.

ELEC ENG 5510 Electric-Drive Vehicles (LEC 3.0)

Course covers introductory topics related to understanding/analysis of electric, hybrid/plug-in hybrid power trains. Classification of hybrid drivetrains, driving cycles, energy storage systems, mechanical coupling devices, automotive applications of fuel cells and introduction to power converters. Prerequisite: Senior standing and Physics 2135.

ELEC ENG 5520 Power Electronics (LEC 3.0)

Analysis, design, modeling, and control of switching mode power converter circuits for ac-dc, dc-dc, dc-ac, and ac-ac conversion. Power semiconductor devices, passive components, and non-ideal sources and loads. Applications to industry, consumer goods, electric vehicles, and alternative energy. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3100.

ELEC ENG 5521 Power Electronics Laboratory (LAB 2.0)

An introduction to power electronic circuits is presented. Students will construct several dc/dc, dc/ac and ac/dc converters. Various switching algorithms, including pulse width modulation, delta modulation, and hysteresis control will be developed to regulate and control the respective circuits. Prerequisite: Co-requisite Elec Eng 5520.

ELEC ENG 5540 Power Systems Engineering (LEC 3.0)

Network analysis applied to power systems; the load flow concept; economic operation of power systems; synchronous machine reactances and transient stability; symmetrical components and asymmetrical faults; protective relaying. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3540.

ELEC ENG 5550 Electric Power Quality (LEC 3.0)

Definitions of power quality, types of power quality problems; sources of sags, transient overvoltages and harmonics; distribution overcurrent protection methods and their effect on power quality and reliability; harmonic analysis, principles of controlling harmonics, devices for filtering harmonics; power quality improvement methods. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3500 or Elec Eng 3540.

ELEC ENG 5570 Extra High Voltage Engineering (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

The physical phenomena associated with high voltage dielectric breakdown are presented. Methods of generating and measuring high voltages and currents are explained. Demonstration of design and performance. Field trips to companies for laboratory testing of high voltage according to industry standards will serve as the lab part of the course. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

ELEC ENG 5600 Interference Control in Electronic Systems (LEC 3.0)

Principles of high frequency effects in PCBs and components, generation of unwanted radio-frequency (RF) signals by ICs, RF radiation mechanisms, shielding, and immunity against electrostatic discharge and RF signals. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3400 and 3600.

ELEC ENG 5620 Signal Integrity in High-Speed Digital & Mixed Signal Design (LEC 3.0)

Signal integrity ensures signals transmitted over a propagation path maintain sufficient fidelity for proper receiver operation. Compromised signal integrity is often associated with parasitics (e.g. unintentional inductance, capacitance). Theory and CAD tools used for signal integrity analysis of functioning designs. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3600 or Comp Eng 3150, and Senior standing. (Co-listed with Comp Eng 5620).

ELEC ENG 5630 Wave Propagation and Transmission Lines (LEC 3.0)

The materials in this course are intended to provide a) follow up electromagnetics related courses, b) electromagnetics related career including RF design and c) a graduate degree in electromagnetic related fields an in-depth understanding of the basics of wave propagation and transmission lines. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3600.

ELEC ENG 5640 Antennas and Propagation (LEC 3.0)

Propagated fields of elemental dipole, directivity and gain, radiation resistance, the half-wave dipole, wire antennas, arrays, broadband antennas, aperture antennas, horn antennas, and antenna temperature. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3600.

ELEC ENG 5650 Microwave and Millimeter Wave Engineering and Design (LEC 3.0)

Introduce senior and graduate students to the concept of microwave and millimeter wave engineering and passive component design such as waveguide, cavities, couplers, detectors, mixers, etc., including network theory and scattering matrix. Finally, their specific application in the design of various microwave circuits will be discussed. Prerequisites: Elec Eng 3600.

ELEC ENG 5660 Microwave Principles For Mixed-Signal Design (LEC 3.0)

Transmission lines; coupled transmission lines; microwave network analysis; impedance matching and tuning; design of microwave amplifiers and oscillators. Prerequisite: Elec Eng 3600.

ELEC ENG 5670 Nondestructive Testing (LEC 3.0)

Principles and applications of various means of non-destructive testing of metallic materials. Radiological inspection methods, ultrasonic testing, magnetic methods, electrical and eddy current methods and others. Prerequisite: Physics 2135 or 2111. (Co-listed with Met Eng 5510).

ELEC ENG 5870 Mechatronics (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

This course will introduce students to the basics of mechatronics (i.e., the integration of mechanical, electrical, computer, and control systems). Students will learn the fundamentals of sensors and actuators for mechanical systems, computer interfacing, microcontrollers, real-time software, and control. Prerequisite: Mech Eng 4479 or equivalent. (Co-listed with Mech Eng 5478, Aero Eng 5478 and Comp Eng 5820).

ELEC ENG 5880 Introduction to Robotics (LEC 3.0)

This course provides an introduction to robotics, covering robot hardware, fundamental kinematics, trajectories, differential motion, robotic decision making, and an overview of current topics in robotics. Prerequisite: A "C" or better in both Math 3108 and Comp Sci 1510. (Co-listed with Comp Sci 5403 and Comp Eng 5880).

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