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ECE 101. Ethics and the Engineering Profession [Goal 9]

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Major ethical theories; sources of ethics; professional responsibilities; social impact of engineering ethics; teamwork skills; design; engineering careers.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 102. Engineering Problem Solving

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A programming language appropriate to engineering, such as FORTRAN or C, will be used to model and simulate problems drawn from the engineering disciplines.
Prerequisites: MATH 112, MATH 115, MATH 221
Corequisites: MATH 113
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 201. Circuit Analysis I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Current variables and elements, resistive circuits, voltage and current laws, techniques of circuit analysis, network theorems, RL, RC and RLC circuits, computer-aided analysis.
Prerequisites: MATH 222, PHYS 234
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


ECE 202. Circuit Analysis II

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Operation amplifiers, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, AC power, magnetically coupled circuits, Laplace transform methods, frequency response, basic filters, two-port networks, computer-aided analysis.
Prerequisites: C or better in ECE 201
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 220. Digital Logic Design

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Number systems, Boolean algebra, logic gates, combinational circuit, synchronous sequential circuits, and asynchronous sequential circuits, programmable logic and memory devices. Computer aided analysis and simulation. Design.
Prerequisites: C or better in ECE 102
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 260. Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Special topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the sophomore level.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 301. Signals and Systems

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Time and frequency analysis. Continuous and discrete time signals, linear time invariant systems, Laplace transform, Fourier analysis, z-transforms, continuous and discrete filters. Computer simulations.
Prerequisites: C or better in ECE 102, C or better in ECE 202, C or better in ECE 220; MATH 327
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 310. Electronic Devices

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Solid state electronics, basic device theory, diodes, bipolar and MOS transistors, power transistors and switches.
Prerequisites: ECE 201
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 314. Digital Electronics

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Review of linear circuits, Operational Amplifier, Solid state electronics, Diodes and applications, Three terminal devices, Basic three terminal device applications, Digital electronics, CMOS logic design, Bipolar logic design. Computer simulation.
Prerequisites: C or better in all of ECE 102, ECE 202 and ECE 220
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 316. Analog Electronics

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Analog systems, small signal modeling and linear amplification, and single transistor amplifier, filters, feedback and stability, multistage amplifiers, advanced op-amps, filters and oscillators, analog and digital integrated circuits. Computer simulation. Design.
Prerequisites: C or better in ECE 314
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 320. FPGA Based Digital Circuit Design

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Register-based design, state machines, hardware description language, FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) architecture and design, elementary computer architecture. Computer aided analysis and simulation. Lab with design emphasis, FPGA implementation and applications.
Prerequisites: C or better in ECE 102, ECE 220 and ECE 201
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 323. Introduction to Microprocessors

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Computer organization, microprocessors, assembly and high-level language programming. Parallel and serial interfaces, interrupts, analog-to-digital, digital-to-analog, and single board microprocessor based design. Labs with design emphasis.
Prerequisites: ECE 322
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 380. Engineering Communication

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Planning, preparation, and critiquing of engineering reports and presentations. Application of Gantt charts, budgets, Mathcad, MATLAB, and/or other software to engineering projects and communication. Completion of this course with a grade of "C" or better fulfills the upper division writing requirement for the department.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191
Corequisites: Select one: ECE 311, ECE 312, ECE 323 or MME 210, MME 330, MME 340, MME 350
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 390. Junior Undergraduate Research

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Investigation of a research problem in Electrical and Computer Engineering, focusing on solution design and prototyping.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 391. Engineering Electromagnetics

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Static and time varying electric and magnetic fields, Maxwell's equations, uniform plane waves, transmission lines, waveguides and antennas. Computer Simulations.
Prerequisites: C or better in ECE 202, C or better in ECE 102, C or better in ECE 220, MATH 320 or MATH 321
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 411. Advanced Analog Electronics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Design of dc-dc and dc-ac power converters using diodes, power transistors, and thyristors. Line frequency diode rectifiers, phase controlled rectifiers and inverters, switch mode converters and inverters, and resonant converters. Computer simulations. Additional project for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 301, ECE 312
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 412. Electrical Machines and Power Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Electrical Machines and Power Systems Fundamentals of Electricity, Magnetism, and Circuits, Electrical Machines and Transformers, Generation, Transmission, and Distribution of Electrical Energy.
Prerequisites: C or better in ECE 201
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 421. Computer Architecture and Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Organization at the register level of a single processor computer. Hardware description language, computer interconnection structures, mainframe memory organization, introduction to advanced architecture. Design projects and a project paper. Additional project for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 323
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 422. Microcontroller System Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Internal structure and operation of different types of microcontrollers. Design methodology for their use. Applications, software and hardware. Labs and design projects. Additional project for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 323
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 423. Computer Network Architecture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Data communication basics, network architecture and protocols, fundamentals of computer and communciations networks, network simulation and analysis. Special emphasis on hardware. Labs with design emphasis. Additional projects for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 323
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 431. Digital and Analog Communications

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Information and coding, spectral analysis, baseband pulse and digital signaling, communication components, modulations, bandpass communication systems.
Prerequisites: ECE 301, ECE 312
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ECE 432. Advanced Communications

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected topics in telecommunication systems and wireless communications. Computer simulation. Additional project required for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 431-531
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 433. Wireless Communications

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Wireless communication systems, cellular communication concepts, signal propagation through wireless channels, modulation techniques, effects of slow fading on a digital communication system diversity techniues for fading channels, multiple access techniques for wireless standards. Experiments and projects. Additional projects required for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 431-531
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 440. Seminar

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Lectures, readings, discussions on current topics. May be repeated on different topics for a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 444. Internship

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Practical work experience in an Electrical Engineering position. Credit awarded after presentation of a project paper. Prior approval required.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


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