EE 250 Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering I
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Prerequisites:
Corequisites: PHY 162, MTH 372, EE 251
A spiral coverage of the fundamental principles of Electrical & Computer Engineering involving DC and transient circuit analysis techniques, diodes, operational amplifiers, logic circuit concepts, DC motors. The course will feature an intertwined development of theory and applications of the above topics.  3  3  0  0  0 
EE 251 Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering Laboratory I
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Prerequisites:
Corequisite: EE 250
A companion laboratory course to EE 250 that provides practical insights for the theoretical topics covered in that course. Analysis and design of simple circuits involving applications of diodes, operational amplifiers, digital logic circuits, motors. Introduction to Electronic Design Automation software. Introduction to use of basic electronic instrumentation.  1  0  0  0  3 
EE 252 Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering II
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Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: EE 250, Corequisite: EE 253
Continuation of a spiral coverage of the fundamental principles of Electrical & Computer Engineering, providing an integrated treatment of advanced circuits, electronics, and power electronics. The course will feature an intertwined development of theory and applications of the above topics.  0  0  0  0  0 
EE 253 Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering Laboratory II
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Prerequisites:
Corequisite: EE 252
A companion laboratory course to EE 252 that provides practical insights for the theoretical topics addressed in that course. Analysis and design of circuits involving applications of diodes, operational amplifiers, digital logic circuits, motors, and other components.  1  0  0  0  0 
EE 264 Digital Logic Circuits I
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Prerequisites:
Sophomore Standing
Binary numbers and arithmetic. Fundamentals of Boolean algebra. Basic logic circuit concepts. Karnaugh maps. Multiplexers, decoders, flipflops, counters, PLDs and FPGAs. Design of sequential circuits, computer modeling and simulation of digital systems.  3  3  0  0  0 
EE 265 Digital Logic Circuits Laboratory
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Prerequisites:
Corequisite: EE 264
Design and implementation of combinational and sequential logic circuits including counters, adders, shift registers, etc. Computer simulation of logic circuits.  1  0  0  0  3 
EE 354 Advanced Electronic Systems
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Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: EE 252; Corequisite: EE 355
Advanced electronic systems: signal conditioning, interface and drive circuitry for sensors and actuators, hybrid analogdigital systems, etc.  3  3  0  0  0 
EE 355 Advanced Electronic Systems Lab
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Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: EE 253, Corequisite: EE 354
A companion projectbased course to EE 354 that provides practical insights for the theoretical topics addressed in that course.  1  0  0  0  3 
EE 366 Electromagnetics I
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Prerequisites:
MTH 241
PHY 162
Prerequisite: MTH 241 and PHY 162.
Vector analysis, electrostatics, conductor and dielectric, magnetostatics, magnetic materials, boundary conditions and boundary value problems, Maxwell?s equations.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 372 Electromechanical Energy Conversion
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Prerequisites:
EE 252
EE 366
Analysis and design of magnetic circuits, transformers, induction motors, synchronous motors and generators, DC motors and generators.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 374 Communication Theory I
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Prerequisites:
EE 388
Mathematical representation of signals, Fourier transforms. Power spectra, autocorrelation, transmission through linear systems, sampling theory, modulation theory. Analysis and design of modulation systems: amplitude modulation, angle modulation, and pulse modulation.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 386 Microprocessors
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Prerequisites:
EE 264
Microprocessor evolution, microprocessor and microcomputer organization, assembly language, interrupts, peripherals, interfacing, A/D and D/A systems.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 387 Microprocessors Laboratory
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Prerequisites:
Corequisite: EE 386
Familiarity with the EVB Board, memory, I/O, CPU; assembly language; hardware and software experiments; digital circuit design an interfacing; development systems.  1  0  0  0  3 
EE 388 Signals and Systems
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Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: MTH 372; Corequisite: EE 252
Fundamental techniques for the analysis of signals and systems. Laplace and Fourier transforms with a focus on applications to transfer functions, frequency response, and control and communication systems. Continuoustime and discretetime signals and systems.  3  3  0  0  0 
EE 401 Electrical Design I
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Prerequisites:
EE 354
EE 264
ENL 303
A capstone design course which integrates materials from all areas of Electrical Engineering. This course provides an engineering design experience comparable to that encountered in industry. Students have an opportunity to participate in a creative and realistic design effort requiring written, oral, and visual communication skills, as well as teamwork and planning. The course lectures present discussions on design methodology, designing for mass production, reliability, safety, and ethics among others. A literature search, detailed feasibility study, and an initial design are undertaken.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 403 Electrical Design II
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Prerequisites:
EE 401
Continuation of EE 401 requiring a completion of the design (and construction) effort and a professional presentation of the results.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 440 Computational Intelligence Techniques
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Prerequisites:
EE 388
EE 372
MTH 241
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Topics chosen from neural networks, hybrid systems, evolutionary computing methods and their applications  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 452 RealTime Control Systems
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Prerequisites:
E 322
Fundamentals of realtime control systems simulation: plant modeling, controller design, realtime simulations analysis using MATLAB/SIMULINK, and Hardwareintheloop (HIL) systems & applications.  3  3  0  0  0 
EE 454 Fuzzy System Theory & Applications
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Prerequisites:
Senior Standing.
A study of the fundamental concepts of fuzzy set theory and its engineering applications. Topics include fuzzy sets and relations, operations on fuzzy sets, fuzzy rules and inference systems, defuzzification methods, selected applications in the area of controls, image processing, etc.  3  0  0   
EE 457 Vehicular Electrical Power Systems
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Prerequisites:
EE 354
The course will cover items like: (a) fundamentals of power electronics; (b) electrical machines; © automotive power systems; (d) electric, hybrid vehicles, and fuel cell based vehicles; (e) modeling techniques for automotive electric and hybrid vehicles; (f) automotive motor drives for vehicular applications; (g) multiconverter vehicular dynamics and control.  3  3  0  0  0 
EE 458 Electronics III
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Prerequisites:
EE 354
Ideal and nonideal operational amplifiers, linear and nonlinear op amp circuit analysis and design. Active filter design. Frequency response and noise analysis in op amp circuits. Digital Electronic circuits.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 459 Electronics Manufacturing
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Prerequisites:
EE 354
EE 264
This course provides the student with a broad foundation in electronics manufacturing. Mainstream technologies included silicon semiconductor and FR4 circuit board manufacturing, electronics packaging, automated assembly and solder processes are examined in detail. Circuit board design methodology with a focus on design for cost optimization is stressed throughout. Electronics packaging, interconnection and thermal management are investigated. Design verification, and manufacturing handoff conclude the course.  3  3  0  0  0 
EE 462 Random Variables and Random Processes
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Prerequisites:
EE 388
MTH 427
Probability, random variables, distribution and density functions, functions of random variables, joint distributions and density functions. Random processes, autocorrelation and crosscorrelation, linear system response.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 464 Hardware Description Languages: VHDL
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Prerequisites:
EE 264
Analysis and modelling of digital systems using hardware programming languages. More specifically VHDL (VHSIC Hardware Description Language) is introduced as a powerful EDA (Electronic Design Automation) tool for the design of complex digital systems. The course explores the design of specific systems ranging from simple counters to complete microprocessors. An industry standard language compiler and simulator are utilized throughout the course. Several ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) designs are implemented with FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays) in the laboratory.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 465 VHDLHardware Description Languages Laboratory
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Prerequisites:
Corequisite: EE 464
Focus on VHDL for synthesis on FPGA and PSOC devices. Altera and/or Xilinx device description. Hardware projects utilizing FPGA development boards and/or standalone system implementations.  1  0  0  0  3 
EE 466 Electromagnetics II
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Prerequisites:
EE 366
Maxwell's equations constitutive relations, boundary condition. Poynting theorem. Plane waves, wave polarization, phase and group velocities. Reflection, refraction and attenuation of plane waves in various media. Transmission lines, waveguides and resonators. Antennas and radiation. Wave propagation and radar equation.  3  0  0   
EE 468 Computer Networking
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Prerequisites:
EE 264
Study of local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN). Survey of the stateoftheart computer network. Topics include networking theory, design approaches, standards, topologies, OSI and TCP/IP, protocols, applications and distributed processing.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 469 Computer Networking Laboratory
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Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: EE 265; Corequisite: EE 468
The Networking Laboratory (NL) will provide students with handson design, setup, configuration and managing network devices and their applications. In addition, the NL will provide researchers and educators with a controlled environment to validate and evaluate their research, education, and training programs. This lab will educate undergraduate and graduate students about the fundamental design, analysis, operation, control and management of networked systems. Students will be able to build and simulate CAN networks using Canoe. The NL will enable students to better understand and get handson experiences.  1  0  0  0  3 
EE 470 Control Systems II
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Prerequisites:
E 322
Advanced study of root locus analysis. Frequency response analysis. Design and compensation techniques. Describingfunction analysis of nonlinear control systems. Control system analysis and design using statespace methods.  3  0  0   
EE 472 State Space Analysis
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Prerequisites:
E 322
Introduction to linear operators and linear spaces. State variable description of systems. Solutions for time varying and time invariant cases. Controllability of linear dynamical equations. Irreducible realizations of transfer function matrices. State variable feedback and observers. Stability of linear systems.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 474 Communication Theory II
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Prerequisites:
EE 374
Digital communication, probability and random variables, mathematical representation of noise, effect of noise upon system performance, pulse amplitude modulation, multiple pulse detection of signals, detection of signals in colored Gaussian noise, estimation of signal parameters.  3  0  0   
EE 476 Direct Digital Controls
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Prerequisites:
E 322
EE 388
Prerequisites: E 322.
Basic theory of sampling and quantizing, ztransform analysis. System error analysis, modeling and optimal design of discrete data systems by performance indices. Stability of discrete data systems and design compensation.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 478 Embedded Systems
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Prerequisites:
EE 386
Design of embedded systems (hardware and software). Advanced topics including interupt, multitasking, Programming 68HC12 micro controller in Assembly Language, C, and Forth. An openended embedded system design project which requires consideration of alternatives, economic and aesthetic constraints, and detailed system description is compulsory.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 479 Embedded Systems Lab
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Prerequisites:
EE 478 (corequisite)
Corequisite: EE 478
Students will perform advanced interfacing and development in the lab. They are taught a system design methodology based on topdown principles. A semester design/construction project provides the students with an excellent opportunity to develop strengths in embedded system design, construction, testing, and development.  1  0  0  0  3 
EE 480 Computer Organization and Architecture
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Prerequisites:
EE 264
Basic and advanced concepts of CPU design, memory systems, and I/O interfacing. Alternative design and evaluation of the control unit, the arithmetic and logic unit, and memory hierarchy.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 484 Electromagnetic Compatibility
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Prerequisites:
EE 466
Prerequisite: EE 466.
EMC requirements for electronic systems, nonideal behavior of passive components, radiated emissions and susceptibility, conducted emissions and susceptibility, crosstalk, shielding, electrostatic discharge, measurements, system design for EMC.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 488 Digital Signal Processing I
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Prerequisites:
EE 388
Prerequisite: EE 374.
Introduction to DiscreteTime Signals and Systems. Fourier Transforms of DiscreteTime Signals, Discrete Fourier Transform, z transforms. Digital filter design. Implementation using digital signal processors.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 490 Radiation and Antennas
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Prerequisites:
EE 466
Prerequisite: EE 466.
Radiation from simple sources; directivity, gain, and effective aperture; radiation resistance; linear antennas; mutual coupling; travelling wave antennas; receiving antennas and reciprocity; Friis formula and radar equation; propagation of waves.  3  0  0  0  0 
EE 492 Digital Image Processing
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Prerequisites:
EE 388
This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of digital image processing and computer vision. Topics include sampling and quantization, image transforms, image enhancement, restoration, and coding.  3  0  0  0  0 

