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Electrical Engineering (E E)

E E 007S Adventures in Electrical Engineering (1) Exploration of electrical engineering through several hands-on activities that cover a broad spectrum of applications and fundamental concepts.
Effective: Fall 1999
 

E E 008S Introduction to Digital Music (1) First-year seminar that discusses digital music from an electrical engineering perspective; topics include sampling, digital filtering, compression, and music synthesis.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

E E 009S First-Year Seminar in Electrical Engineering (1) First-year seminar covering a variety of Electrical Engineering topics that vary from year to year.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

E E 097 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to exlore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1998
 

E E 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

E E 200 Design Tools (3) A working knowledge of electrical engineering design tools and hardware realization of electrical engineering systems.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: E E 210, CMPEN 270 orCMPEN 271 andCMPEN 275, CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 121 ; Prerequisite or concurrentE E 310  

E E 210 Circuits and Devices (4) Introduction to electrical circuit analysis, electronic devices, amplifiers, and time-domain transient analysis.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: PHYS 212 . Prerequisite or concurrent:MATH 250  

E E 211 Electrical Circuits and Power Distribution (3) D.C. and A.C. circuits, transformers, single and three-phase distribution systems, A.C. motors and generators.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: PHYS 212  

E E 212 Introduction to Electronic Measuring Systems (3) Electronic devices and characteristics, amplifiers and feedback, electronic instruments and recording systems. Designed for non-electrical engineering students.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: PHYS 212  

E E 295 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

E E 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1993
 

E E 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to exlore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1993
 

E E 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

E E 300W Design Process (3) Introduction to the electrical engineering design process, project teaming and management, and technical communication.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: E E 200   Concurrent: ENGL 202C

E E 310 Electronic Circuit Design I (4) Properties of fundamental electronic devices, analysis of DC, AC small-signal and nonlinear behavior, analog and digital circuit design applications.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 210 orE E 315  

E E 311 Electronic Circuit Design II (3) Electronic circuit design with consideration to single and multi-device subcircuits, frequency response characteristics, feedback, stability, efficiency, and IC techniques.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: E E 310;E E 350 orE E 352  

E E 312 Electrical Circuit Analysis (3) Circuit analysis techniques; mutual inductance; frequency response; FOURIER series; LAPLACE transform.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: E E 210  

E E 313W Electronic Circuit Design II (4) Design/analysis of electronics circuits including: single/multistage transistor amplifiers, op amp circuits, feedback amplifiers, filters, A/D and D/A converters.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 310  

E E 314 Signals and Circuits II (3) Circuit analysis including op-amps, and ideal transformers; one/two port network models; three-phase and industrial loads; engineering professionalism.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 210;CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 121  

E E 315 Electrical Signals and Circuits with Lab (5) Introduction to circuits, signals, energy, circuit analysis; frequency response, Bode diagrams, two-port networks; Laplace transforms, Polyphase circuits.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MATH 250  

E E 316 Introduction to Embedded Microcontrollers (3) Introduction to microcontrollers in electronic and electromechanical systems. Hardware and software design for user/system interfaces, data acquisition, and control.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 121;CMPEN 271   Concurrent: E E 310

E E 320 Introduction to Electro-Optical Engineering (3) An introduction covering several fundamental areas of modern optics, optical processes, and devices.
Effective: Spring 1998
Prerequisite: E E 330  

E E 330 Engineering Electromagnetics (4) Static electric and magnetic fields; solutions to static field problems, Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; boundary conditions; engineering applications.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 210 orE E 315;MATH 230  

E E 331 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (3) Electromagnetic field theory and applications; Maxwell's equations; plane wave propagation; boundary conditions; basic antenna theory; impedance matching.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 210, MATH 230  

E E 340 Introduction to Nanoelectronics (4) Introduction to the physics and technology of nanoelectronic devices.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: PHYS 214, E E 210  

E E 341 Semiconductor Device Principles (3) Quantitative description of properties and behavior of materials with application to integrated circuits, photonic devices, and quantum wellf devices.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 210 or Prerequisite or concurrent:E E 315  

E E 350 Continuous-Time Linear Systems (4) Introduction to continuous-time linear system theory: differential equation models, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, convolution, Laplace transform and Fourier analysis.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: E E 210, MATH 220, MATH 250  

E E 351 Discrete-Time Linear Systems (3) Introduction to discrete-time signal processing: sampling, linear time- invariant systems, discrete-time Fourier transform and discrete Fourier transform, Z transform.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: E E 350  

E E 352 Signals and Systems: Continuous and Discrete-Time (4) Transient response, frequency response, Bode plots, resonance, filters, Laplace transform, Fourier series and transform, discrete-time signals/ systems; sampling z-transform.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: MATH 250;E E 210 orE E 314 orE E 315  

E E 353 Signals and Systems: Continuous and Discrete-Time (3) Fourier series and Fourier transform; discrete-time signals and systems and their Fourier analysis; sampling; z-transform.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 210;CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 121;MATH 250  

E E 360 Communications Systems I (3) Generic communication system; signal transmission; digital communication systems; amplitude modulation; angle modulation.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 350 orE E 352  

E E 362 (CMPEN 362) Communication Networks (3) Data transmission, encoding, link control techniques; communication network architecture, design; computer communication system architecture, protocols.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: CMPEN 270 orCMPEN 271   Concurrent: STAT 301 or STAT 318 or STAT 401 or STAT 414 or STAT 418

E E 380 Introduction to Linear Control Systems (3) State variables; time-domain and frequency-domain design and analysis; design of feedback control systems; Root Locus.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MATH 220;E E 350 orE E 312  

E E 383 Signals and Controls Laboratory (1) Design, computer simulation, and practical implementation of systems in the areas of filtering, digital signal processing, and controls.
Effective: Spring 2008
  Concurrent: E E 352 ; E E 380

E E 387 Energy Conversion (3) Modeling of induction machines, synchronous machines, transformers, and transmission lines.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 350 orE E 312  

E E 395 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

E E 396H Independent Studies (1-4) Junior-level honors course involving special individual projects under the direction of an electrical engineering faculty member.
Effective: Fall 1993
Prerequisite: junior standing  

E E 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1993
 

E E 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

E E 400 Engineering Design Concepts (3) Engineering design and modelling, engineering economy, project planning, capstone project selection, and technical communication skills.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 313W;E E 316;E E 352;E E 380 ; seventh-semester standing  

E E 401 Electrical Design Projects (3) Group design projects in the areas of electronics and electrical/computer systems.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 400 ; eighth-semester standing  

E E 403W Capstone Design (3) Design projects in the various areas and subdisciplines of electrical engineering, with an emphasis on technical communication skills.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: E E 300W;ENGL 202C  

E E 405 Capstone Proposal Preparation (1) Performing the initial research needed for the capstone course, and the preparation of the written project proposal.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: senior level standing;ENGL 202C;CAS 100  

E E 406W Electrical Engineering Capstone Design (3) Project designs of analog and digital systems, interfacing, and relevant electronic circuits, with an emphasis on technical communications skills.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: E E 405  

E E 410 Linear Electronic Design (3) Linear circuit design via integrated circuit processes; A/D converters, switched capacitor filters, phase lock loops, multipliers, and voltage- controlled oscillators.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 311  

E E 413 Power Electronics (3) Switch-mode electrical power converters. Electrical characteristics and thermal limits of semiconductor switches.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: E E 310;E E 350 orE E 352  

E E 416 (CMPEN 416) Digital Integrated Circuits (3) Analyses and design of digital integrated circuit building blocks, including logic gates, flip-flops, memory elements, analog switches, multiplexers, and converters.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 310  

E E 417 (CMPEN 417) Digital Design Using Field Programmable Devices (3) Field programmable device architectures and technologies; rapid prototyping using top down design techniques; quick response systems.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 331  

E E 420 Electro-optics: Principles and Devices (3) Spatially linear system and transform; diffraction theory, partial coherence theory, optical image detection, storage and display, holography.
Effective: Spring 1997
Prerequisite: E E 320  

E E 421 Optical Fiber Communications (3) Operational principles of optical components, including sources, fibers and detectors, and the whole systems in optical fiber communications.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: E E 320;E E 350;E E 340 orE E 341 orE SC 314  

E E 422 Optical Engineering Laboratory (3) Hands-on experience covering areas of optical transforms, electro-optics devices, signal processing, fiber optics transmission, and holography.
Effective: Fall 1993
Prerequisite: E E 320  

E E 424 Principles and Applications of Lasers (3) Principles of lasers--generation, propagation, detection and modulation; applications in fiber optics communication, remote sensing, holography, optical switching and processing.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 330, E SC 400H orPHYS 400  

E E 430 Principles of Electromagnetic Fields (3) Laws of electrodynamics, boundary value problems, relativistic effects, waves in dielectrics and ferrites, diffraction and equivalence theorems.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 330  

E E 432 RF and Microwave Engineering (3) Transmission line and waveguide characteristics and components; design of RF and microwave amplifiers, oscillators, and filters; measurement techniques; design projects.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: E E 310, E E 330  

E E 438 Antenna Engineering (3) Radiation from small antennas, linear antenna characteristics, arrays of antennas, impedance concepts and measurements, multifrequency antennas, and aperture antennas.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: E E 330  

E E 439 Radiowave Propagation in Communications (3) Radiowave propagation in mobile, terrestrial, and satellite communications; applications at microwave and lower frequencies.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 330  

E E 441 Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Technology (3) An overview of fundamentals of processes involved in silicon integrated circuit fabrication through class lectures and hands-on laboratory.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: E E 310;E E 340 orE E 341 orE SC 314  

E E 442 Solid State Devices (3) The physics of semiconductors as related to the characteristics and design of solid state electronic devices.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: E E 310;E E 340 orE E 341 orE SC 314  

E E 453 Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing (3) Design of FIR and IIR filters; DFT and its computation via FFT; applications of DFT; filter implementation; finite arithmetic effects.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 351 orE E 352 orE E 353  

E E 454 (CMPEN 454) Fundamentals of Computer Vision (3) Introduction to topics such as image formation, segmentation, feature extraction, shape recovery, object recognition, and dynamic scene analysis.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MATH 230 orMATH 231;CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 121  

E E 455 (CMPEN 455) An Introduction to Digital Image Processing (3) Overview of digital image processing techniques and their applications; image sampling, enhancement, restoration, and analysis; computer projects.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 350 orE E 353;CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 121  

E E 456 (E SC 456, EGEE 456) Introduction to Neural Networks (3) Artificial Neural Networks as a solving tool for difficult problems for which conventional methods are not applicable.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202;MATH 220  

E E 458 Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision (3) Principles of DSP and computer vision, including sensing preprocessing, segmentation, description, recognition, and interpretation.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 352  

E E 460 Communication Systems II (3) Probability fundamentals, digital/analog modulation/demodulation, system noise analysis, SNR and BER calculations, optimal receiver design concepts, introductory information theory.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 360  

E E 461 Communications I (4) Element of analog and digital communication systems, AM, FM, and digital modulation techniques, receivers, transmitters, and transmission systems, noise.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 352  

E E 466 Introduction to Software-Defined Radio (3) An overview of the principles of software-defined radio systems with laboratory component.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: E E 351 orE E 352 orE E 353, E E 360 orE E 461  

E E 471 (AERSP 490, NUC E 490) Introduction to Plasmas (3) Plasma oscillations; collisional phenomena; transport properties; orbit theory; typical electric discharge phenomena.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 330  

E E 472 (AERSP 492) Space Astronomy and Introduction to Space Science (3) The physical nature of the objects in the solar system; the earth's atmosphere, ionosphere, radiation belts, magnetosphere, and orbital mechanics.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 330 orPHYS 400  

E E 474 Satellite Communications Systems (3) Overview of satellite communications systems, principles, space platforms, orbital mechanics, up/down links and link budgets, modulation techniques.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 330 andE E 360  

E E 477 (METEO 477) Fundamentals of Remote Sensing Systems (3) The review of fundamental physical properties leads into discussions of various techniques, including imaging, spectroscopy, radiometry, and active sensing.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 330 orMETEO 436  

E E 480 Linear Systems: Time Domain and Transform Analysis (3) Signals and systems representations, classifications, and analysis using; Difference and Differential equations, Laplace transform, z-transform, Fourier series, FT, FFT, DFT.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: graduate standing  

E E 481 Control Systems (4) Classical/modern approaches to system analysis/design; time/frequency domain modeling, stability, response, optimization, and compensation.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: PHYS 211;E E 352  

E E 482 Introduction to Digital Control Systems (3) Sampling and hold operations; A/D and D/A conversions; modeling of digital systems; response evaluation; stability; basis of digital control; examples.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 380;E E 351 orE E 352  

E E 483 Introduction to Automation and Robotics Systems (3) Introduction to robotics systems with emphasis on robotic motion and control, and robotic components such as actuators and sensors.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: E E 481  

E E 484 Control System Design (3) Analysis and design of automatic control systems using time, frequency domain and state variable methods.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 481  

E E 485 Energy Systems and Conversion (3) Overview of energy alternatives available, and study of theory of operation and models of major energy conversion devices.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 314 orE E 315;MATH 250  

E E 487 Electric Machinery and Drives (3) Analysis of variable-speed drives comprised of AC electric machines, power converters, and control systems.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: E E 387  

E E 488 Power Systems Analysis I (3) Fundamentals, power transformers, transmission lines, power flow, fault calculations, power system controls.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 387 orE E 485  

E E 489 Power Systems Analysis II (3) Symmetrical components, unbalanced networks, unsymmetrical faults, unbalanced operation of rotating machines, transient transmission line modeling, system protection.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 488  

E E 494 Senior Thesis (1-9) Students must have approval of a thesis adviser before scheduling this course.
Effective: Fall 1993
 

E E 494H Senior Thesis (1-9) Students must have approval of a thesis adviser before scheduling this course.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

E E 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

E E 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1993
 

E E 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1993
 

E E 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

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