Electrical Engineering (4400)

Electrical Engineering (4400)

101 TOOLS FOR ELECTRICAL ENGR 3 credits
Corequisite: 3450:221 or 149. Orientation to degree programs and design practice in electrical and computer engineering. Introduction to computer applications and resources for engineering studies.
230 CIRCUITS I LABORATORY 1 credits
Corequisite: 231. Computation, computer aided circuit analysis, circuit theorem confirmation, report writing to include data analysis and reduction, introduction to electrical measurements.
231 CIRCUITS I 3 credits
Corequisite: 4400:230, 3450:223, 3650:292. DC and AC linear circuit analysis. Operational amplifier circuits. Loop and nodal analyses. Network theorems. Phasor techniques, steady-state AC power, three-phase systems.
301 UG RESEARCH I: ELEC ENGR 1 credits
Prerequisite: completion of 101 or 4450:101, 4450:220, 230, 231, 330, and 332 with a combined average grade of 3.0 or higher, and permission. Research project, supervised by faculty member of the department; requires oral research presentation and written report.
302 UG RESEARCH II: ELEC ENGR 1 credits
Prerequisite: 301 or 4450:301, and permission. Research project, supervised by faculty member of the department; requires oral research presentation and written report.
303 UG RESEARCH III: ELEC ENGR 1 credits
Prerequisite: 302 or 4450:302, and permission. Research project, supervised by faculty member of the department; requires oral research presentation and written report to the department, and presentation of work in a research venue outside the department.
304 UG RESEARCH IV: ELEC ENGR 1 credits
(May be repeated. May not be applied to degree requirements.) Prerequisite: 303 or 4450:303, and permission. Research project, supervised by faculty member of the department; requires oral research presentation and written report.
307 BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 4 credits
Prerequisite: 3650:292; corequisite: 3450:335. Covers fundamental aspects of electrical circuits, electronics and electrical machinery. Not open to an electrical or computer engineering major.
309 DESIGN PROJ SEM: ELECTICAL ENG 1 credits
Prerequisite: junior standing and permission. Project selection and proposal. Project specifications and alternative design. Professional ethics. Intellectual property. Societal impact issues in engineering design. Senior Design Project II presentations.
330 CIRCUITS II LABORATORY 1 credits
Corequisite: 332. Computation, computer aided circuit analysis, circuit theorem confirmation, report writing to include data analysis and reduction, intermediate electrical measurements.
332 CIRCUITS II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 231; Corequisite: 330, 3450:335. Coupled magnetic circuits. Transient and frequency domain analyses of linear circuits. Bode plots, Laplace transforms, transfer functions, resonance, passive and active filters.
340 SIGNALS & SYSTEMS 4 credits
Prerequisites: 4400:332, 4450:208 or 3460:209, 3450:335. Linear systems theory and transform analysis techniques for continuous and discrete systems. Convolutions, Laplace transforms, continuous and discrete Fourier transforms. Difference equations and Z transforms.
341 INTRO: COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 340. Introduces analog and digital communication systems and signal processing. Time-sampling and filtering. Modulation and demodulation techniques. Noise and bandwidth requirements. System design and performance analysis.
353 ELECTROMAGNETICS I 4 credits
Prerequisite: 231; corequisite: 3450:335. Vector analysis. Electrostatics: electrostatic field, scalar potential, dielectrics, boundary-value problems. Magnetostatics: magnetic circuits. Maxwell's equations: Faraday's law, time-harmonic fields. Introduction to plane waves.
354 ELECTROMAGNETICS II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 353. Theory and application of transmission lines: transient and steady-state waves. Plane EM waves: propagation, reflection, and refraction. Waveguides open and closed-boundary guiding structures.
360 PHYSICAL ELECTRONICS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 4450:220, 4400:332. PN junction, diffusion, tunneling, FET and BJT device physics, equivalent circuits for electronic devices, time and frequency analysis, biasing and logic families.
361 ELECTRONIC DESIGN 4 credits
Prerequisites: 340, 360. Power amplification, feedback, oscillators, linear integrated circuits, modulation and demodulation circuits.
371 CONTROL SYSTEMS I 4 credits
Prerequisite: 340. Introduction to servomechanisms and feedback. Modeling and response of feedback control systems. Stability of linear systems. Experiments include analog simulation and basic servomechanism.
381 ENERGY CONVERSION 4 credits
Prerequisites: 332. Corequisite: 353. Nonelectrical to electrical energy conversions and vice versa: thermal, chemical, solar. Fundamentals of electromechanical energy conversion. Principles of operation of transformers, commutator machines, induction and synchronous machines.
401 SENIOR DESIGN PROJ I: ELEC ENG 2 credits
Prerequisites: Senior standing; 309; Completion of 341, 354, 361, and 371 with a combined average grade of 2.0 or higher. Design and preparation phase of an engineering project. Requires project presentation, approval of a written proposal, and ordering of required parts.
402 SENIOR DESGN PROJ II: ELEC ENG 3 credits
Prerequisite: 401. Implementation and evaluation phases of an engineering design project. Requires a project presentation and report.
434 ACTIVE CIRCUITS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 340. Applications of operational amplifiers including bilinear transfer functions, scaling, cascade design, biquad circuits, lowpass, high pass, bandpass-filters, Butterworth and Chebyshev response, sensitivity, delay filters, frequency transformations, ladder design, simulated element design, leapfrog simulation and switched-capacitors.
441 DIGITAL COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: 341. Introduction to digital communication theory and systems; coding of analog and digital information; digital modulation techniques. Introduction to information theory.
445 WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 441. Theory and analysis of wireless communication systems, wireless propagation, multiple access, modulation, demodulation, multipath channel characterization, diversity, cellular and PCS services and standards.
447 RANDOM SIGNALS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 340. Applications of set theory, discrete and continuous sample spaces; probability, random variables, distribution functions, density functions, stochastic processes, random signals, system function, power spectrum and correlation functions.
448 OPTICAL COMMUNICATION NETWORKS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 360. Optical waveguides and integrated components. Optical transmitters and receivers. Optical communications network design.
451 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 360. Introduction to electromagnetics, electromagnetic compatibility, crosstalk and effects on computers, communication lines and systems.
453 ANTENNA THEORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 354. Theory of EM radiation. Wire antennas, arrays, receiving antennas, reciprocity. Integral equations for induced currents, self and mutual impedances. Equivalence principle, radiation from aperture antennas.
455 MICROWAVES 4 credits
Prerequisite: 354. Dynamic fields, Maxwell's equation and wave equations. Field analysis of wave guides, microwave components, techniques and systems.
461 OPTICAL ELECTR & PHOTO DEVICES 3 credits
Prerequisites: 360. Lightwave engineering, photonic principles and optical electronic device technology.
469 INTRO: SENSORS & ACTUATORS 3 credits
Prerequisite: senior standing or permission. Introduction to the theory and practice of sensors and actuators; sensing and actuation technologies; performance, and interfacing.
472 CONTROL SYSTEMS II 4 credits
Prerequisite: 371. Sampled-data control system analysis and design. Discrete-time representation of sampled-data systems. Cascade, feedforward and state-variable compensation techniques. Digital computer implementation.
481 MODERN POWER SYSTEMS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 381. Introduction to electricity utility load flow, faulty analysis, stability, surge protection and relaying.
483 POWER ELECTRONICS I 3 credits
Prerequisite: 332. Steady-state analysis and design of power electronic converters: AC/DC converters (rectifiers), DC/DC converters, DC/AC PWM and resonant converters, AC/AC converters and cycloconverters.
484 PWR ELECTRON LAB & DESIGN PROJ 2 credits
Prerequisite: 483/583 or equivalent. Experiments on different types of power electronic converters: AC/DC, DC/DC, DC/AC, and AC/AC. Design project to include design, simulation, building, and testing of a power electronic circuit.
485 ELECTRIC MOTOR DRIVES 3 credits
Prerequisite: 381. Application of electric machines, choice of motor for particular drive. Application of power semiconductor circuits in electric machinery.
486 DYNAMICS OF ELECTRIC MACHINES 3 credits
See department for course description.
487 ELECTROMAGN DSGN OF ELEC MCHNS 3 credits
See department for course description.
488 CONTROL OF MACHINES 4 credits
See department for course description.
489 ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES 3 credits
Prerequisite: 3450:335 Basic principles of electric and hybrid vehicles. Characteristics of electric machines, internal combustion engines, transmissions, batteries, fuel cells, ultracapcitors. Vehicle control strategies, communication networks, and overall system integration.
498 ST: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 1-3 credits
(May be taken more than once) Prerequisite: permission of department chair. Special topics in electrical engineering.

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