Electrical Engineering Courses

COURSES FOR UNDERGRADUATES

EENG 0192. FRESHMAN ENGR. DESIGN. 1st and 2nd Semesters and Summer. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 3 credit. Introduction to Computer Aided Design Tools for the electrical engineer. Creation of drawings and electrical/electronic diagrams using computers/workstations. Introduction to word processing and merging of text and drawings to create technical reports. Introduction to circuit simulation techniques. Introduction to mathematical pro­grams for solving circuit equations and graphing results.

EENG 0221. LINEAR NETWORK AND CIRCUITS I. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 3 credits. Kirchhoff's Laws, nodal analysis, mesh analysis, superposition, source transformation, RL and RC circuits, time constants, transient analysis, unit step function, combined steady state and transient analysis, analysis of RIC circuits. Introduction to AC Analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 0207. Corequisite: EENG 221L.

EENG 221L. EENG LABORATORY I. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 1 credit. Laboratory experi­ments to supplement EENG 0221. Corequisite: EENG 0221.

EENG 0260. INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC CIRCUITS. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. An introduction to the analysis and design of logic circuits. Topic includes: Number systems, Boolean Algebra, Boolean functions, truth tables, Kamaugh maps, Gates, flip-flops, combinational and sequential logic circuits, design methods and verification, and an introduction to CAD tools for logic design. Prerequisite: EENG 0292. Corequisite: EENG 260L.

EENG 260L. INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC CIRCUITS LABORATORY. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 1 credit. Laboratory and design experiences to accompany EENG 0260. Corequisite: EENG 0260

EENG 0322. LINEAR NETWORK AND CIRCUITS II. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Current and voltage relationships for circuits with a.c. excitation sources. Circuit laws and network theorems using frequency domain techniques. Introduction of power systems such as multi-phase networks and trans­formers. Prerequisites: EENG 0221, EENG 221L.

EENG 0323. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Signal analysis. Time domain analysis of electrical/electronic circuits. Fourier and Laplace Transforms and selected applica­tions in circuit and system theory. Prerequisites: EENG 0322, and MATH 0307.

EENG 0324. DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Discrete-time signals and systems; Z-Transforms; Discrete Fourier Transforms; Digital Feliter Design techniques; Computation of Discrete Fourier Transforms. Prerequisite EENG 0323 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0325. ELECTRONICS I. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Introduction to basic semi­conductor devices, including JFETS, MOSFETS, BIPOLAR transistors. Analysis of basic amplifier and selected switching circuits. Design of microelectronic components and circuits. Corequisites: EENG 0322 and 325L.

EENG 325L. ELECTRONICS LAB I. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 1 credit. Experimental study of electronic circuit fundamentals with emphasis on device characteristics, basic amplifiers, and switching appli­cations. Design of electronic circuits. Corequisite: EENG 0325.

EENG 0330. ELECTRONICS 11. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Design and analysis of elect tronic circuits and devices. Semiconductor processes, discrete devices and integrated circuits. Equivalent cir, cuits and modeling, Linear and digital integrated circuit applications. Prerequisite: EENG 0325. Corequisite: EENG 330L.

EENG 330L ELECTRONICS LAB 11. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 1 credit. Conventional and Experimental study of electronic circuit design and analysis. Conventional and unconventional solutions to design and analysis problems. Corequisite: EENG 0330.

EENG 0333. ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS 1. 1st and 2nd Semester and Summer. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 cred­its. Continued study of vector calculus, electrostatics and electromagnetics. Maxwell's equation. Introduction to electromagnetic waves, transmission lines, and radiation from antennas. Prerequisite: EENG 0322.

EENG. 0334. ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS II. 1st and 2nd Semester and Summer. Lect 3, Lab 0, 3 cred­its-Transient and steady state behavior of transmission lines; wave guides, antennas, propagation, noise microwave sources, system design. Prerequisite: EENG 0333.

EENG 0360. MICROPROCESSORS. Ist and 2nd Semester. Lect. 2, Lab 3, 3 credits. Operation and appli• cations of microprocessors including system level organization, analysis of specific processors and software and hardware interface design. Microprocessor development systems including in-circuit emulation, programming using higher-level languages, and implementation of application algorithms. Laboratory work is required. Prerequisites: EENG 0260, EENG 260L, CSCI 0229.

EENG 0380. PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. (For non EENG majors only). Circuit analysis; network theorems, electronic devices and engineering applications, electromagnetics, digital devices, electromechanical systems, electronic circuits, instruments and instrumentation systems. Prerequisites: PHYS 0311, MATH 0208. Corequisite: EENG 380L.

EENG 380L. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 1 credit. Laboratory experiments to accompany EENG 0380. Corequisite: EENG 0380.

EENG 0413. SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 4, Lab 0, 4 credits. Physics of semiconductor devices. Properties of materials and devices used in electrical engineering. Theory of operation of semiconductor devices to include semiconductor fundamentals, PN junction diodes, bipolar junction tran. sistor, and field-effect transistors. Prerequisites: EENG 0325, EENG 0333 and PHY 0311.

EENG 413L. SEMICONDUCTOR LABORATORY 1st Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 1 credit. Laboratory and design experience to accompany EENG 0413. Prerequisite: EENG 0413 or permission of the Instructor.

EENG 0423. ENERGY CONVERSION. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Various types of energies and their convertibility. The electromagnetic field; forces in EM fields; induced electromagnetic forces and rotating magnetic fields; the DC Machine, generator and motor operation and performance char­acteristics. Single phase and three phase transformers; the Induction Machine; three phase and single phase induction motors. Three phase synchronous machine-performance and operating characteristics; parallel operation of three phase alternators. Prerequisite: EENG 0333. Corequisite: EENG 423L.

EENG 423L. ENERGY CONVERSION LABORATORY. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 1 credit. Experimental study of conventional electromechanical energy conversion devices and transformers. Corequisite: EENG 0423.

EENG 0431. CONTROL SYSTEMS. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Fundamental princi­ples of open loop and closed loop automatic control systems. System functions. Analysis of closed loop con­trol systems and their transient and steady state response; stability and design of stabilizing controllers. Bode plots, polar plots, root locus and compensation network methods. State variable analysis. Prerequisite: EENG 0323. Corequisite: EENG 4311.

EENG 431L. CONTROL SYSTEMS LABORATORY. 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 0, Lab 3, 1 credit. Experimental study of feedback control systems and typical components. Study of open loop and closed loop frequency response. Laboratory studies include use of computer. Corequisite: EENG 0431.

EENG 0441. E.I.T. REVIEW 1st and 2nd Semester. Lect. 2, Lab 0, 0 credit. Review of the fundamentals of engineering science. Prerequisite: Junior Standing.

EENG 0451. INSTRUMENTATION. 1st Semester. Lect. 2, Lab 3, 3 credits. Fundamental principles of design of instrumentation to measure and control physical quantities. Electromechanical transducers. Signal analysis, processing and transmission. Display System. Prerequisites: EENG 0323, EENG 0430 and EENG 4301.

EENG 0460. DIGITAL DESIGN. 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Design of digital logic circuits. Topics include: Logic gates and flip-flop level design using standard integrated circuit chips, programmable logic array design, system level design using a hardware description language (VHDL), computer aided design tools used to create and verify designs, fault diagnosis and testing. Prerequisite: EENG 0260.

EENG 0491. UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH. 1st and 2nd Semester. 3 credits. Independent research study of a topic of interest in the field of Electrical Engineering. The student is required to report his/her find­ing in an approved type written technical report. Prerequisite: Senior Standing.

EENG 0492. ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN. 1st and 2nd Semester and Summer. 3 credits. Comprehensive analysis and development of an engineering product or process. The student is required to report his/her finding in an approved typewritten technical report.. Prerequisite: Senior Standing.

EENG 0493. SPECIAL TOPICS. 1st and 2nd Semester and Summer. 1-4 credits. Topics of special interest to faculty and students. Prerequisite: Approval of Instructor and Department Head.

COURSES FOR ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATES AND GRADUATES

*Note: The following courses are offered primarily for graduate students. Seniors may, however, choose 500 level courses as technical electives.

EENG 0522. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. The linear graph and matrix approach to general linear systems having two-terminal and multiterminal components. State variable for­mulations. Prerequisite: EENG 0431 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0537. RANDOM VARIABLES AND STOCHASTIC PROCESSES. 1st Semester. Lect. 3,3 cred­its. Events, probability and random variables; Distribution functions; Density functions; Correlation func­tions; Spectral density; Linear system analysis; Markov chains; Gaussian and Poisson processes; Stochastic processes; applications. Prerequisite: EENG 0323 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0538. COMMUNICATION THEORY. 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Signal analysis, Random signals, Matched receivers; Analog communication; AM, FM; Digital communication; Multiplexing; Information theory, applications; Diversity techniques. Prerequisite: EENG 0323 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 5381. COMMUNICATION LAB. 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. This laboratory provides experiments involving communication circuits and systems that are covered in EENG 0538 Communication Theory. Corequisite: EENG 0538.

EENG 0539. WIRELESS COMMUNICATION. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. This course covers fundamental; theory and design of high capacity wireless communication systems. Topics include trunking, propagation, frequency reuse, modulation, coding, and equalization. Emerging cellular and PCN systems are analyzed. Prerequisites: EENG 0537, EENG 0538.

EENG   0540. POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS. 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Balanced Power Systems at Steady state conditions. Transmission line calculations; Systems analysis using bus admittance and impedance matrices. Power-flow analysis, Economic operation. Prerequisite: EENG 0423 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0541. POWER SYSTEMS PROTECTION AND STABILITY. 2nd Semester. Lect 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Unbalanced power systems at steady state conditions. Fault analysis, power transfer and system stability, Insulations. Protective systems; Relay coordination. Prerequisite: EENG 0423 or Permission of Instructor

EENG 0546. POWER SYSTEM PLANNING. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Design and layout of generation stations, switch yards and transmission lines. Detailed course description available from depart, mental offices. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0558. RE TRANSMITTER & RECEIVER DESIGN. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. RF electronic circuits, analysis and design; Oscillators; Amplifiers; Coupling circuits; Binary systems; Mixers; IF Amplifiers; Demodulators; Microwave Systems, and multiplexing. Prerequisites: EENG 0330 and EENG 0334 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0560. ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS. 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Crystal structure; Bravais lattices, energy bands; Metals, Nonmetals, conduction processes, effective mass, scattering mechanisms, continuity equation and junction theory; Field-material interaction, dielectric losses, magnetic permeability; Energy converting properties of solids. Prerequisites: EENG 0413, PHYS 0402 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0568. MICROWAVE MEASUREMENTS. 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Prerequisite: EENG 0334 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0570. ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Static electric fields, Static magnetic fields, Boundary conditions; Boundary value problems, Laplace equation; Maxwell's equations; Plane waves; wave guides; Cavities; special topics; Cavities, plasmas. Prerequisite: EENG 0334 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0572. ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION. 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Introduction; Typical Antenna concepts, gain, directivity, radiation pattern; Wave polarization, Pointing vector; Sources, point source, dipoles, loops, isotropic source and radiated fields; Antenna array, loop and helical antennas; Parabolic reflector antennas. Prerequisite: EENG 0334 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0574. ADVANCED ELECTRONICS. Summer. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Nonlinear electronic systems, advanced analysis and design techniques, applications, wave shaping; switching comparators, bistable systems; oscillators; modulation processes, Signal processing; noise reduction and communication systems. Prerequisite: EENG 0330 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0578. ELECTRONIC DEVICE DESIGN AND FABRICATION. Ist Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Monolithic IC technology; Bipolar and MOSFET processes and structures; Layout design, fabrication, applications. prerequisite: EENG 0413 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 0580. ADVANCED CONTROL THEORY. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Classical tech­niques; State variables; Optimization; Deterministic and Stochastic systems; Noise measurement and filter­ing; Simulation; Introduction to game theory. Prerequisite: EENG 0431 or Permission of instructor.

EENG 0584. ADVANCED DIGITAL DESIGN. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Advanced design of digital logic circuits. Topics include: gate and flip-flop level design using standard integrated circuit chips, i programmable logic array design, system level design using a hardware description language (VHDL), com­puter aided design tools used to create and verify designs, fault diagnosis and testing. Prerequisite: EENG 040, or Permission of instructor.

EENG 0585. VLSI DESIGN. 1st Semester. 3 credits. Introduction to VLSI layout. The switch and the inverter. Logic design. Stick diagrams. Design-fabrication interface. Delay and power calculations. Memory system. Static RAM, Dynamic RAM, ROMs. Structured design and Test. Prerequisite: EENG 0413.

EENG 0586. CMOS INTEGRATED CIRCUITS. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credit. MOS Transistor Models. Feedback and sensitivity in Analog Integrated Circuits. Operational Amplifier Design. Continuous­ Time and Sampled-Data Active Filters. D/A and A/D converters. Low-power, low-voltage analog integrated circuits. Prerequisites: EENG 0413, EENG 413L or Permission of instructor.

EENG 0587. POWER ELECTRONICS. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Polyphase power rectifiers and inverters. Solid-state drivers for rotating machines. Characteristics of high-power solid-state components. Design of switching power supplies. Prerequisites: EENG 0423, EENG 0423L, EENG 0330. EENG 0330L.

EENG 0590. SPECIAL TOPICS. 1st and 2nd Semester. 1-4 credits. Topics of special interest of the faculty and the students. Offered by specific Course Reference Numbers and title. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

EENG 590J. ADVANCED SOLID STATE DEVICES. 1st Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Review of Si and GaAs devices, fabrication processes, analysis of P-n junctions, heterojunctions and metal-semiconductor contacts, bipolar transistors, field effect transistors, power device structures and microwave diodes. Prerequisite: EENG 0413 or Permission of Instructor

EENG 590L. SEMICONDUCTOR MEASUREMENTS. 2nd Semester. Lect. 3, Lab 0, 3 credits. Introduction, chemical, physical characterization techniques; electrical measurement techniques; measure­ment of resistivity, carrier concentration, lifetimes, junction and contact parameters, MOS characteristics, deep-level states. Prerequisite: EENG 0413 or Permission of Instructor.

EENG 590P ADVANCED VLSI DESIGN. 2nd Semester. 3 credits. State of the art of CMOS technology. Arithmetic building blocks including adders, multipliers, and shifters. Designing memory and array structures, logic and system optimization. Timing issues, interconnect, signal integrity, power distribution and consump­tion. Prerequisite: EENG 0585.

EENG 0624. NETWORK SYNTHESIS I. Lect. 3; Lab. 0, 3 credits. Properties of network functions. Physical realizability. Synthesis techniwurd Foster, Cauer, Brune, Darlington, Gullemin and others. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.

EENG 0625. NETWORK SYNTHESIS II. Lect. 3 Lab. 0, 3 credits. A continuation Network Synthesis I Two-port LC network transmission characteristics; filter design techniques based on image parameters; Cauer filters, Butterworth, Chebsyshev and elliptic filters, phase equalizers. Prerequisites: Graduate Standing.

EENG 0642. TRANSIENT PHENOMENA IN POWER SYSTEMS. Lect. 3; Lab. 0, 3 credits. Offered on demand. Prerequisite: EE 540 or equivalent. Study and analysis of transients in power systems caused by var­ious types of faults and switching processes. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.

EENG 0644. DIRECT. ENERGY CONVERSION II. Lect. 3; Lab 0, 3 credits. Offered on demand. Prerequisite: EE 424 or equivalent. Electrogasdynamic, Magnetohydrodynamic, thermoelectric, thermoelec­tronic and thermionic converts; furl and solar cells; utilization of solar proton influx, or ground level and ter­restrial energies; global power transmission. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.

EENG 0690. PROJECTS. 3 credits. Individual design project of an experimental study under the minimum supervision of the major professor resulting in a formal typewritten report, and presentation. Prerequisite Graduate Standing.

EENG 0700. THESIS. Supervised research culmination a written dissertation in conformity with requirements of the Graduate Handbook. Typically, two or more registrations for three hours each are required. Total of six (6) hours required for credit.

EENG 0752. CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION. See Graduate Handbook.

EENG 0754. CANDIDATE FOR DEGREE. See Graduate Handbook.