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ECE 501. Credit by Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit by arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ECE 511. 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 314
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 512. Electrical Machines and Power Systems

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Description: Electrical Machines and Power Systems Fundamentals of Electricity, Magnetism, and Circuits, Electrical Machines and Transformers, Generation, Transmission, and Distribution of Electrical Energy.
Prerequisites: ECE 314
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 521. 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 522. 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 523. Computer Network Architecture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Data communication basics, network architecture and protocols, fundamentals of computer and communications 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 524. Wireless Communications and Networks

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Engineering design of a wireless network focusing on the physical layer, including wireless propagation models, modulation techniques, and error control coding. Simulation and implementation of wireless networks.
Prerequisites: ECE 301, ECE 314, and ECE 323
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 531. 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 and ECE 314
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ECE 532. 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 533. Wireless Communciations

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 techniques 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 540. 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 551. Control Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Linear time-invariant systems, time domain analysis, root locus, frequency domain analysis, compensator design, state-space techniques, introduction to digital control. Additional project required for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 301 and ECE 314
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ECE 552. Digital Control Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis and design of discrete-time systems and compensators, state-space approach, implementation of digital control systems. Other topics might include: fuzzy logic, adaptive filtering and non-linear systems. Additional project for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 301 and ECE 314
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 571. Digital Signal Processing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Components of DSP system, discrete-time signals and z-transform, Fourier analysis (FFT), FIR and IIR filter design methods, and quantization effects. Computer projects and simulations. Additional project required for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 301 and ECE 323
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 573. Neural Networks

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Neural network technology overview, back propagation, conjugate gradient, and cascade-correlation training methods, associative memory, self-organizing nets, adaptive resonance theory net, Hopfield net, constraint satisfaction networks, application and design. Additional project required for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 471
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 574. Image Processing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Digital image processing system, elements of visual perception, digital image fundamentals, image representation and description, image transform, image enhancement, image restoration, image encoding, image segmentation, image compression, applications. Lab. Additional project required for graduate credit.
Prerequisites: ECE 471-571
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 582. Design of Integrated Circuits

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Design, and fabrication of integrated circuits. Semiconductor processing and design rules. Designing logic circuits, sense amplifiers, and clock circuits. Yield improvement. Economic and technological trends.
Prerequisites: ECE 314
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop in announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ECE 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ECE 621. Advanced Computer Architecture and Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced topics in computer system architecture, real-time computing systems, computer networks, parallel processors, multiprocessors, and methods of modeling and evaluation.
Prerequisites: ECE 421-521
Semester Offered: Fall


ECE 622. Parallel Computer Architecture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduction and justification for parallel processing, choice of CPU, network topologies, desiging a communication network, tight and loose coupling, language and operating systems.
Prerequisites: ECE 621
Semester Offered: Spring


ECE 623. Advanced Computer Networks

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Multimedia networking and application layer internet protocals. Internet working principles, algorithms and protocols. Network security and management.
Prerequisites: ECE 423-523
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 625. Applied Electromagnetics and Signal Integrity

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Reflection, attenuation, and crosstalk. High-speed printed circuit board design including differential traces, jitter, power systems and clock distribution. Computational electromagnetics.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 631. Digital Communication Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Integrated Services Digital Networks (ISDN). Speech-coding Adaptive equalization. Digital modern technique. Representation of system and signal. Carrier and symbol synchronization. Channel coding and interleafing. Spread spectrum signal for digital communications (CDMA). Design projects.
Prerequisites: ECE 431-531
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 632. Digital Coding of Waveforms

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Characteristics of waveforms. Sampling and quantization of waveforms. PCM, DPCM, ADPCM, DM, ADM. Vector quantization. Sub-band coding. Transform coding. Block coding. Trellis Codes, Projects.
Prerequisites: ECE 631
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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