Electrical Engineering (E E)
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1. Introduction to Electrical Engineering (1)
The electrical engineering profession and its career opportunities; engineering professionalism and ethics; ethics case studies, engineering code of ethics; introduction to engineering problem solving.
85. Minicomputers as System Components (2)
Prerequisite: Engr 70. Basic principles for the application of a small digital computer as a dedicated electronic system component for on-line and real-time measurement, control, and computation in such areas as data acquisition, automated testing, corrective measurement, , real-time computation, and visual display; assembly language programming. (l lecture, 3 lab hours)
92. Electrical engineering Laboratory Techniques (1; max total 8)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Individual laboratory work involving measurement, construction, or operation of electronic equipment or systems. Preparation of informal reports, procedures, and drawings as appropriate to the project. Student selected projects supplemented by instructor assignments.
104. Basic Electronics (3)
Not open to electrical engineering majors. Prerequisite: Math 75, Phys 5B. Basic concepts of electronic circuits, oscillators, and high-frequency transmitters and receivers, with applications to measurements in surveying. (2 lecture, 3 lab hours)
106. Introduction to Switching Theory (3)
Prerequisite: Phys 2B or Phys 5B. Axiomatic development of Boolean algebra; logic gates and memory elements; realization of Boolean networks; Boolean function minimization procedures; state assignment and state transitions; analysis and synthesis of linear sequential networks; synchronous and asynchronous behavior.
107. Digital Data Handling (3)
Prerequisite: E E 70. Data acquisition by computers; data encoding and machine representation; data storage devices; logical and physical-media data structures; data structure processing algorithms; static and dynamic properties of data structures; applications of symbol manipulation to engineering.
114. Physical Electronics (3)
Prerequisites: Phys 4C. Electronic structure of metals, semiconductors and insulators; energy band structure, modern semiconductor devices such as p-n junction semiconductors, bipolar and field-effect transistors, integrated and optoelectronic devices.
121. Electromechanical Systems and Energy Conversion (3)
Prerequisites: Engr 110, 110L. Principles of direct- and alternating-current machinery and other energy-conversion devices and associated apparatus.
121L. Electromechanical Systems
and Energy Conversion Laboratory (1)
Corequisite: E E 121. Experiments and computations on direct- and alternating-current machinery and on other energy- conversion devices and associated apparatus. (3 lab hours)
124. Electrical Circuit Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: Engr 110, 100L. Introduction to the operational analysis of linear electric circuits and related systems; Laplace transformation; Fourier analysis; state-space representations; computer solutions.
124L. Electrical Circuit Analysis Laboratory (1)
Prerequisites: E E 124 (concurrently). Experiments on linear electric networks, including response, transformations, and identification of circuits. (3 lab hours)
126. Electromagnetic Theory and Applications I (3)
Prerequisite: Engr 110 or concurrently. Electrostatic and magnetostatic fields, time-varying fields, Maxwell's equations, plane waves.
128. Electronic Devices and Circuits (3)
Prerequisite: Engr 110 or concurrently. Physical electronics, characteristics and properties of electronic devices, both thermionic and solid state; theory and analysis of electronic circuits.
128L. Electronic Devices and Circuits Laboratory (1)
Prerequisite: E E 128 or concurrently. Experiments on static and dynamic characteristics of electron tubes and solid-state devices, and on electronic circuits. (3 lab hours)
133. Digital Systems and Computer Organization (2)
Prerequisite: E E 85. Architectural organization of digital computers and digital systems including minicomputers and microprocessors; assembly language programming; real-time and on-line processors and controllers; computer networks and data transmission; computer graphics processors.
134. Information Transmission (3)
Prerequisite: E E 124, 124L, Mathematical modeling of signals and noise; information theory; modulation techniques; communications; information loss due to noise; digital communications; statistical communications theory.
136. Electromagnetic Theory and Applications II (3)
Prerequisite: E E 126. Plane wave propagation and reflection; transmission of electromagnetic energy over wires at power and communication frequencies; waveguide; antenna analysis and design; methods for computer solution.
136L. Electromagnetic Theory and Applications Laboratory (1)
Corequisite: E E 136. Experiments on the transmission of electromagnetic energy through wires, wave guides, and space; filters and antennas; impedance matching; cross-over networks; location of faults on lines. (3 lab hours)
140. Pulse and Digital Circuits Design (3)
Prerequisite: E E 124 (or concurrently), 128, 128L. Design and analysis of wave-shaping, linear-sweep, electronic-gate, multistable, and negative-resistance circuits; Boolean algebra and digital logic design.
140L. Pulse and Digital Circuits Design Laboratory (1)
Prerequisite: E E 140 (concurrently). Experiments on wave-shaping, switching, pulse, and digital circuits. (3 lab hours; field trips required)
151. Electrical Power Systems (3)
Prerequisite; E E 121, 121L, 128, 128L, 136, 136L (or concurrently). Power system networks and equipment, steady-state operation, short-circuit analysis, power system stability analysis by digital computation, synchronous generator excitation and governor systems, system load representation, numerical analysis techniques.
151L. Electrical Power Systems Laboratory (1)
Prerequisite: E E 151 (concurrently). Experiments and demonstrations on power system apparatus; power system network analysis by digital computation; synchronous generator stability and control. (3 lab hours; field trips required)
155. Control Systems (3)
Prerequisite: Engr l10, 110L or permission of instructor. Computerized analysis, design, and synthesis of linear feedback control systems; non-linear systems; sampled-data and optimal control systems; stability.
155L. Control Systems Laboratory (1)
Prerequisite: E E 155 (concurrently). Experiments and demonstrations on control systems, including response, design, and stability criteria. (3 lab hours; field trips required)
161. Network Sythesis (3)
Prerequisite: E E 124, 85, 138. Characteristics of linear, passive, lumped-parameter systems; modern synthesis procedures for realizing driving-point and transfer functions of active networks; realization and synthesis of active networks using operational amplifiers and integrated circuits. Synthesis of active and passive filters.
166. Microwave Devices and Circuits Design (3)
Prerequisite: E E 136, 136L. Microwave theory and techniques, propagation, waveguides, cavities, circuits, S-parameters, microwave devices including klystrons, traveling-wave tubes, magnetrons, and solid state devices.
166L. Microwave Devices and Circuits Design Laboratory (1)
Prerequisite: E E 166 (concurrently). Microwave measurements selected from measurement of microwave power, standing-wave ratio, impedance, frequency, and klystron characteristics. (3 lab hours; field (rips required)
169. Electromagnetic Measurements Laboratory (1 )
Prerequisite; E E 136, 136L (or concurrently), 140L. Advanced experiments in precision measurement techniques and computations in electricity, magnetism, electronics, and electromagnetic fields and waves; modern error analysis techniques; computer solutions. (3 lab hours; field trips required)
171. Quantum Electronics (3)
Prerequisite: E E 126. Review of wave properties; cavity mode theory; radiation laws; interaction of radiation and matter; laser amplifiers and oscillators; morphology of masers and lasers.
175. Design of Digital Systems (3)
Prerequisite: E E 106. Logic and memory devices; analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog signal conversion transducers; computer architectures and system structures; control units; memory systems; arithmetic units; input-output subsystems; digital signal transmission and error correction; reliability; sell-repair.
175L. Digital Systems Laboratory (1)
Prerequisite: E E 175 (concurrently). Characteristics and use of integrated logic circuits and logic modules; logic circuit measurement techniques; synchronous and asynchronous sequential network realization; design, testing and evaluation of digital subsystems for computation,-memory, display, communications, coding, etc. (3 lab hours)
176. Computer-Aided Circuit Design (3)
Prerequisites: E E 124, 128, 128L. Computer simulation of analog circuits. Computer-aided engineering of digital circuits including schematic capture and logic simulation. Computer-aided design of application specific integrated circuits including programmable logic devices, gate arrays, and standard cell devices.
180. Senior Project (2)
Prerequisites: senior standing in computer engineering or permission of instructor; I E 182W or concurrently; approved subject. Study of a problem under supervision of faculty member; final typewritten report required. Individual project except by special permission. When taken in addition to E E 183A, B, C, or D, this course satisfies the senior major requirement for the B.S. in Electrical Engineering.
189A-B. Developments in Engineering (2)
(A) Prerequisite: Junior standing in engineering or permission of instructor. Presentations and discussions of developments in engineering. (B) Prerequisite: senior standing in engineering or permission of instructor. Presentations and discussions of advanced developments in modern engineering. (Field trips required)
190. Independent Study (1-3; max see reference)
See Academic Placement -- Independent Study.
191T. Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
(1-3; max total 6)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Investigation of selected electrical engineering subjects not in current courses.
195. Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cooperative Internship (3-4)
Prerequisite: permission of adviser. Engineering practice in an industrial or governmental installation over a period of about seven months duration. Each period must span a summer-fall or spring-summer interval. This course cannot be used to meet graduation requirements.
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