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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


ECE 633. Advanced Topics in Wireless Communications

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: In-depth coverage of one or more of the following topics: Frequency-hopping spread spectrum, direct-sequence spread spectrum, code division multiple access, fading and multipath channels, and synchronization.
Prerequisites: ECE 432-532
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 644. Internship

Credits: 1-9 View Details
Description: Supervised internship.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 647. Technology Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Problems associated with managing electrical and computer engineering technology, their rapid changes, and security.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 648. System Project Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Cost estimation, efficient coding in large software projects, hardware design and integration management.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 651. Optimal Control Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduction to optimization, calculus of variations, dynamic programming, application to design of control systems, quadratic optimal control, computer simulations.
Prerequisites: ECE 452
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 652. Stochastic Control Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduction to stochastic systems, stochastic state models, analysis of systems with random inputs, analysis and design of stochastic quadratic control systems, analysis of prediction and filtering systems using stochastic system theory.
Prerequisites: ECE 451, ECE 551
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 671. Advanced Digital Signal Processing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Overview of z-transform, FFT, 11R and FIR filters. Multirate digital signal processing. Optimum linear filters. Adaptive digital filters. Power spectrum estimation. Wavelet transform. Selected applications of DSP techniques in speech, sonar, radar, communications and image processing.
Prerequisites: ECE 471-571
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 672. Random Signals and Noise

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Probability, random variables, random processes, autocorrelation, and spectral functions. Response of linear systems to random inputs. Estimators, error measurement, and statistical description.
Prerequisites: ECE 451-551 or ECE 431-531
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 673. Detection and Extraction of Signals in Noise

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Decision theory, hypothesis testing, estimation theory, estimation of signal parameters, composite hypothesis problem, Wiener filters, Kalman filters.
Prerequisites: ECE 672
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 680. Seminar in Electrical Engineering

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Seminar in current topics in electrical engineering.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 681. Advanced Integrated Circuit

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Semiconductor processing and fabrication techniques. Comparison of Silicon-Gate, NMOS, CMOS, bipolar, and BiCMOS technologies. CAD tools for layout and mask generation. Circuit simulation tools.
Prerequisites: ECE 312, ECE 322, ECE 381
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 682. VLSI Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Computer-aided design of monolithic integrated circuits at the transistor, gate, circuit and subsystem level. Design rules, routing, cell placement and chip layout. Testing strategies for LSI, error correlations, validation, testability, fault tolerance, redundancy and yield improvement.
Prerequisites: ECE 482-582
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Special title for each offering. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 691. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Special title for each offering. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 692. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Special title for each offering. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECE 693. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Special title for each offering. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ECE 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Special title for each offering. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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