Electrical Engineering Courses

Electrical Engineering courses are supplemented by courses in Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering Science.
EENG 201 Circuit Analysis I
3.00 credits
Fundamental electrical laws; network theorems. Basic circuit elements: resistance, inductance, capacitance, independent and controlled sources, and op-amps. Techniques of circuit analysis; steady-state and transient responses; first-order and second-order circuits; complex numbers; sinusoidal analysis. Three lectures hours per week. MATH 258 and PHYS 103 are co-requisites or pre-requisites for this course.
Prerequisite:
MATH 258 Minimum Grade: D and PHYS 103 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent:
EENG 201L
EENG 201L Circuit Analysis I Lab
1.00 credit
Three laboratory hours per week. Taken concurrently with EENG 201.
Concurrent:
EENG 201
EENG 202 Circuit Analysis II
3.00 credits
Continuation of EENG 201. Sinusoidal steady-state analysis; RMS value; real , reactive, and complex powers; balanced three-phase circuits; second-order circuits; frequency response; Bode plots; resonance; complex frequency; transfer functions; two-port circuits; magnetically coupled circuits; transformers.
Prerequisite:
EENG 201 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 301 Electro Fields and Materials
4.00 credits
Application of vector calculus to static and time-varying electric and magnetic fields; electromagnetic properties of conductors, insulators, dielectrics, and ferromagnetic materials; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; transmission lines. Four lecture hours per week. EENG 202 is a co-requisite or pre-requisite for this course.
Prerequisite:
EENG 201 Minimum Grade: D and PHYS 204 Minimum Grade: D and MATH 259 Minimum Grade: D and EENG 202 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 303 Electronics Design I
3.00 credits
Introduction to electronics design concepts; semiconductor devices and their associated electrical behavior; amplifier modeling, design, and trade-offs; practical designing, building, testing, and analyzing of electronic circuits. Three lecture hours per week. EENG 202 is a co-requisite or pre-requisite for this course.
Prerequisite:
EENG 201 Minimum Grade: D and EENG 202 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 303L Electronics Design I Lab
1.00 credit
Three hours laboratory per week. Taken concurrently with EENG 303.
Concurrent:
EENG 303
EENG 304 Electronics Design II
3.00 credits
Continuation of EENG 303. Frequency response and distortion; tuned circuits; operational amplifiers; power amplifiers; feedback concepts and oscillators; digital circuits; astable circuits; data conversion; practical design and application of electronic circuits. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 303 Minimum Grade: D EENG 303 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent:
EENG 304L
EENG 304L Electronics Design II Lab
1.00 credit
Three laboratory hours per week. Taken concurrently with EENG 304.
Concurrent:
EENG 304
EENG 311 Signals and Systems
4.00 credits
Signals and systems; types of signals; properties of systems; convolution integral; Fourier series; Fourier transform and applications; Laplace transform and applications; Sampling Theorem. Four lecture hours per week. EENG 202 and MATH 260 are co-requisites or pre-requisites for this course.
Prerequisite:
EENG 202 Minimum Grade: D and MATH 260 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 322 Probabilistic Mtds Elect Eng
3.00 credits
Introduction to probability; random variables; multiple random variables; elements of statistics; applications in electrical and computer engineering. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
MATH 258 Minimum Grade: D and EENG 311 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 340 Intro Electric Power Engin
3.00 credits
Magnetic circuits; principles of electromechanical energy conversion; transformers; synchronous machines; three-phase induction machines; D.C. machines; transmission lines; power system modeling; power flow analysis. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 202 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent:
EENG 340L
EENG 340L Intro Electric Power Engin Lab
1.00 credit
Three hours of laboratory per week. Taken concurrently with EENG 340.
Concurrent:
EENG 340
EENG 391 Engineering Design
1.00 credit
Preparatory course for EENG 491 Senior Design Project. Fundamentals of the engineering design process fundamentals: project requirements analysis and specification, system design, detailed design, testing and written and oral presentations. Project management: tasks, schedules, budget, critical items and fall back options. Ethics and professionalism. One lecture hour per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 202 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 401 Electronics III
3.00 credits
Physics and technology of semiconductor devices; Carrier transport phenomena; p-n junctions; Metal semiconductor junctions; Device operation based on junction physics; Process technologies; Some simulations using modern software. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 304 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 402 Electromag Waves and Materials
3.00 credits
Continuation of EENG 301. Time varying fields; electromagnetic waves and transmission lines; metallic waveguides and resonators; principles of photonics; antennas. Three lectures hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 301 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 403 Passive and Active Filter Dsgn
3.00 credits
Properties of network functions; properties and realizations of LC and RC driving point functions; passive realizations of transfer functions; Butterworth, Chebyshev, and Bessel filter approximations; design techniques for low-pass, high- pass, band-bass, and band-elimination filters. Basic building blocks for active filters; direct and cascade realizations approaches. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 311 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 406 Intro to Integrated Circuit
3.00 credits
Structural design of digital integrated circuits in MOS technology; layout, design rules, fabrication techniques; use of computer automated design and simulation tools, and high-level description language. Three lecture hours per week. EENG 304 is a co-requisite or pre-requisite for this course.
Prerequisite:
EENG 304 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 411 Intro to Control Systems
3.00 credits
Analysis and design of linear closed-loop systems; stability; design based on root locus and root contours. A package of computer programs is used for homework and design problems. Three lectures hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 303 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent:
EENG 421 EENG 425
EENG 412 Digital Control Systems
3.00 credits
Classical and modern control system analysis and design techniques. Sampling; stability; frequency response; root locus; state variables in discrete time; controllability; observability; state variable feedback; pole placement and observers. A package of computer programs is used for homework and a design project. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 411 Minimum Grade: D or MENG 411 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 413 Automation
2.00 credits
Use of programmable controllers to automate manufacturing processes and equipment; ladder logic and state based control languages; controller architecture and systems software; structured design using Grafcet; interactive graphic operator interface design; safety considerations; sensors and instrumentation; single loop controllers. Two lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
CPSC 121 Minimum Grade: D and (EENG 311 Minimum Grade: D or MENG 301 Minimum Grade: D)
EENG 413L Automation Lab
1.00 credit
Three laboratory hours per week. Taken concurrently with EENG 413 (ENSC413).
EENG 421 Intro Communication Systems
3.00 credits
Basic concepts in communication systems: correlation and power spectral density; pulse modulation; amplitude modulation; angle modulation; effects of noise. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 311 Minimum Grade: D and EENG 322 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 422 Digital Communication Systems
3.00 credits
Statistical Communications: random processes; formatting and baseband transmissions; bandpass modulation and demodulation; communication link analysis; block and convolutional channel coding; modulation and coding tradeoffs. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 421 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 424 Digital Signal Processing
3.00 credits
Discrete Fourier Transform and circular convolution; Fast Fourier Transform; use of windows in spectral estimation; filter approximations; design and realization of IIR and FIR digital filters; effects of finite word size; sampling rate conversion. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 311 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 425 Communication-Control Lab
1.00 credit
Experimental investigation of concepts and subsystems used in communications and controls. Three hour laboratory per week. Taken concurrently with EENG 411 and EENG 421.
Concurrent:
EENG 411 EENG 421
EENG 427 Wireless Systems
3.00 credits
Fundamentals of RF stages of modern wireless systems including antennas, propagation, fading, noise, receiver design, modulation methods and bit error rates. Components of wireless systems, including filters, amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, and phase-locked loops. Initial coverage includes transmission lines, S-parameters, impedance matching, and random processes. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 202 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 428 Wireless Systems II
3.00 credits
Advanced topics in modern RF/microwave wireless component design including microstrip transmission lines, filters and amplifiers. Mixer, oscillator and phase-locked loop basics. Digital modulation methods and bit error rates. Introduction to information capacity. Receiver design. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 427 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 441 Analysis of Power Systems
3.00 credits
Per unit system; transmission line parameters; power system models; generators, transformers, lines, loads; power flow problem and solution methods; symmetrical components; symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis; use of computer software package to solve power-flow and short- circuit problems. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 340 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 442 Electr Pwr Distbn System Eng
3.00 credits
Distribution system planning; load characteristics; distribution transformer applications; design of sub-transmission lines, substations, primary and secondary distribution systems; voltage regulation; capacitor applications; protection. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 340 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 443 Analysis of Electrl Machines
3.00 credits
D.C. machine dynamics; D.C. motor starters and controllers; synchronous machine steady-state and transient performance; polyphase induction machine dynamics; A.C. motor starters and controllers; transformer applications; fractional horsepower A.C. motors; power electronics. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 340 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 444 Computnl Mthds for Power Systm
3.00 credits
Power system matrices;-bus and Z-bus matrices; computer programming considerations: sparsely, triangular factorization; computer solutions of power flow fault circulations; protective relays; protection of generators, transformers, and transmission lines; stability concepts; transient stability, computer simulations. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite:
EENG 441 Minimum Grade: D
EENG 481 Special Topics Electrical Eng
1.00 - 3.00 credits
Courses of special interest may be offered from time to time. Prerequisites will depend on the nature of the material offered and will be announced.