Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

ECE 100. Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 100, Freshman standing, consent of instructor.

Description: Provides an enrichment experience for freshman engineering students in an advanced topic in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Note: Does not count toward a major in Electrical Engineering.

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ECE 210. Logic Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Corequisite(s): ECE 211.

Description: Enrollment restricted to Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Engineering and Computer Science students only, or with permission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair. Number systems, base conversions, and codes. Complementary arithmetic, boolean algebra, logic gates, IC logic families, MSI applications, flip-flops, registers, counters, memories, arithmetic circuits, and analysis and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits.

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ECE 211. Logic Design Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Corequisite(s): ECE 210.

Description: Design-oriented experiments on combinational and sequential logic circuits, using integrated circuit components.

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ECE 220. Network Analysis I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 299; ENGR 205 (or concurrent).

Corequisite(s): ECE 221.

Description: Enrollment restricted to Electrical and Computer Engineering students only, or with permission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair. Topics include basic circuit laws, circuit solving methods, independent and dependent sources, resistance, inductance, capacitance, introduction to operational amplifiers, Thevenin's Theorem, superposition, first and second order circuits, power, energy, AC circuit analysis using impedance, phasors, and the power triangle, and balanced three-phase power, and critical thinking.

Note:Tablet PC required.

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ECE 221. Network Analysis I Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 299, ENGR 205 (or concurrent).

Corequisite(s): ECE 220.

Description: Enrollment restricted to Electrical and Computer Engineering students only, or with permission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair. An introductory laboratory with experiments in the use of measurement instruments and the measurement of network characteristics.

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ECE 252. Introduction to Electrical Engineering3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 201 (or concurrent).

Description: DC/AC circuits. Linear network analysis. Impedance. Phasors. Complex Power. Transformers. Three-phase. Resonance. Solid-state devices. Integrated circuits. Op-amps. Electrical safety. RC filters. Sensors. Motors. Batteries.

Note: This course is for non-ECE students only.

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ECE 288. Electrical & Computer Engineering Cooperative Education Seminar0 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the ECE Department; CECS 130 (or concurrent), ECE 220 (or concurrent), ECE 221 (or concurrent).

Description: Discussion of the policies and procedures for cooperative education and instruction in job search techniques, including resume preparation, forwarding letters,and behavioral interviewing. The student performance appraisal is explained,along with how to be successful in the workplace. The job market is discussed along with company descriptions and the requirements for the Co-op Report are explained. Question and answer sessions are included with returning co-op students and co-op employers. The student also receives training in the use of University Career Services Management System.

Note: This seminar is a prerequisite for the first cooperative education term.

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ECE 289. Electrical & Computer Engineering Cooperative Education I1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CECS 130, ECE 220, ECE 221 and ECE 288.

Description: Full-time technical work experience related to the student's academic program.

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ECE 309. Electronic Systems Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer Only

Prerequisite(s): ECE 210, ECE 211, ECE 220, and ECE 221.

Description: Topics on the design, fabrication, and testing of electrical and electronic circuits utilizing printed circuit boards (PCBs). The course will focus on practical electronics, schematic capture, board layout, standards, soldering, and troubleshooting of electronic systems, The course will have a lecture component along with lab implementation of course concepts.

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ECE 320. Network Analysis II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ECE 220 and ENGR 205.

Description: A continuation of ECE 220. Topics include Laplace transforms, network theorems, transfer functions, time-domain analysis, frequency response, operational amplifier circuits, filters, Bode plots, resonance, two-port networks, mutual inductance and transformers.

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ECE 322. Introduction to ECE Computing Tools1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CECS 130 (or concurrent).

Description: Introduction to scientific programming in MATLAB. Numerical variables, control structures, arrays, functions, and file input/output, plotting. Critical thinking skills. Software reporting standards.

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ECE 333. Electronics I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ECE 220 and ECE 221.

Corequisite(s): ECE 320 and ECE 334.

Description: Introduction to electronic devices and the basic circuits. The course deals with the op-amp, the diode, the bipolar junction transistor, and the field-effect transistor. Biasing, small-signal and large signal analysis and the principles employed in the design of electronic circuits are included in the course.

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ECE 334. Electronics I Lab1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ECE 221.

Corequisite(s): ECE 320 and ECE 333.

Description: Weekly laboratory to illustrate experimental analysis and design principles of electronic circuits.

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ECE 360. Probabilistic Methods in Electrical and Computer Engineering3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 201; ECE 320 (or concurrent).

Description: An introductory treatment of probability theory including distribution and density functions, moments and random variables. Applications of normal and exponential distributions. Estimation of means, variances. Correlation and spectral density functions. Random processes and response of linear system to random inputs.

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ECE 389. Electrical & Computer Engineering Cooperative Education II1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 289.

Description: Full-time technical work experience related to the student's academic program.

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ECE 400. Special Topics in Electrical & Computer Engineering1-6 Units

Description: Exploration of one or more ECE topics not covered in the regular course offerings.

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ECE 405. Undergraduate Project in Electrical & Computer Engineering1-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval of a faculty sponsor.

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ECE 412. Introduction to Embedded Systems3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 210 and Junior standing, or faculty consent.

Description: Introduction to embedded systems; assembly language programming; parallel and serial data transfer; polling, interrupts, and servicing of interrupts; software and hardware timing; analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion. Projects on interfacing, system design, and implementation.

Note: Cross-listed with CECS 412.

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ECE 420. Signals and Linear Systems3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ECE 320 and ECE 322.

Description: Analysis of continuous-time and discrete-time, discrete-parameter, time-invariant, linear systems based upon the convolution integral, Fourier series and transform, Laplace transform, Z-transform, and state-space methods. Topics include the impulse response, transfer function, energy spectra, filtering, sampling, and applications to networks, communications, and controls.

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ECE 473. Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields and Waves3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 205 and PHYS 299.

Description: Electrostatic and magnetostatic fields; Faraday's law; Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic properties of matter, uniform plane waves.

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ECE 489. Electrical and Computer Engineering Cooperative Education III1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 389.

Description: Full-time technical work experience related to the student's academic program.

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ECE 493. Independent Study in Electrical & Computer Engineering1-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval of a faculty sponsor.

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ECE 496. Professional Issues and Current Topics Seminar2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.

Description: Students receive instruction in making oral and written presentations to professional and technical audiences. Topics include ethical issues in engineering, and a selection of technical topics of current interest that promote the understanding of global, economic, environmental, sustainability, societal impacts of engineering; lifelong learning and critical thinking skills;

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ECE 497. Capstone Design in ECE - CUE3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ECE 412 and Senior standing; ECE 420 (or concurrent), ECE 496 (or concurrent), and ECE 5xx/5xx elective & lab (or concurrent); or permission of instructor.

Description: Students work in teams to design, build, test, and document an electrical, electronic, or electro-mechanical device or system, subject to realistic constraints,thus demonstrating their grasp of the concepts of electrical and computer engineering by successful completion of this culminating design experience.

Course Attribute(s): CUE - This course fulfills the Culminating Undergraduate Experience (CUE) requirement for certain degree programs. CUE courses are advanced-level courses intended for majors with at least 90 earned credits/senior-level status.

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ECE 500. Special Topics in Electrical Engineering1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: Exploration of one or more ECE topics not covered in the regular course offerings.

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ECE 505. Graduate-Professional Project in Electrical Engineering1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Approval of a faculty sponsor.

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ECE 510. Computer Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ECE 210 and ECE 211.

Corequisite(s): ECE 511.

Description: Review of logic design and elementary computer organization. Design of the central processing unit, memory, control, and input-output portions of a computer. The VHDL hardware design language will be used.

Note: Cross-listed with CECS 510.

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ECE 511. Computer Design Laboratory1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): ECE 210.

Corequisite(s): ECE 510 or CECS 510.

Description: Experiments in the design of the central processing unit, memory, control, and input-output portions of a computer using VHDL for software simulation.

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ECE 514. Introduction to VLSI Systems Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): ECE 510 (or concurrent) or CECS 510 (or concurrent) or consent of instructor.

Corequisite(s): ECE 515.

Description: Design of logic circuits and subsystems using CAD tools: layout, verification, parameter extraction, circuit- and logic-level simulation.

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ECE 515. Introduction to VLSI Systems3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): ECE 510 (or concurrent) or CECS 510 (or concurrent) or consent of instructor.

Corequisite(s): ECE 514.

Description: MOS devices and circuits, electrical and logic design principles. Fabrication steps, design rules, electrical parameters, extraction, delays. Logic/switch arrays, dynamic precharge logic, precharge forms, finite state machines, registers, memories, subsystem design examples.

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ECE 516. Microcomputer Design4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 412 or CECS 412 or consent of instructor.

Description: Design and construction of microcomputers with microprocessors and digital integrated circuits. Breadboarding, hardware design and software design are emphasized. The class is separated into groups and each group designs, breadboards and tests a complete microcomputer system including interfaces to peripheral devices.

Note: Cross-listed with CECS 525.

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ECE 518. Fundamentals of Computer Communications and Networks3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECE 360 or IE 360; ECE 412.

Description: Data communications: The exchange of data between devices is covered. The key aspects of transmission interfacing, link control, and multiplexing are examined. Data communication networking: Examines the internal mechanisms by which communication networks provide a data transfer service for attached devices.

Note: Cross-listed with CECS 516.

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ECE 520. Digital Signal Processing3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ECE 420.

Corequisite(s): ECE 521.

Description: Discrete time signals and systems; Discrete Fourier Transforms, FFT algorithms, flow graph and the matrix representation of digital filters; FIR and IIR filter design techniques; quantization effects; spectral estimation; current applications of digital signal processing.

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ECE 521. Digital Signal Processing Laboratory1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): ECE 420.

Corequisite(s): ECE 520.

Description: Focuses on the implementation of common digital signal processing functions using state-of-the-art DSP devices and software. Introduction to fundamentals of discrete-time signal processing and digital signal processor architectures and applications. Emphasis on laboratory experience involving generation of deterministic and random signals; digital filter design; quantization effects; FFT computation; linear system analysis; speech processing.

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ECE 523. Introduction to Biometrics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 420 and Senior standing.

Description: Biometric approaches aim at identification based on a physical characteristic. Survey of biometric techniques with focus on non-intrusive approaches. Topics covered include image formation, sensors, motion tracking, and face recognition algorithms.

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ECE 526. LabVIEW for Electrical Engineers3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 420 (or concurrent) or permission from the instructor.

Description: Introduction to capabilities of LabVIEW software for electrical engineers. Weekly labs build mastery of LabVIEW applications such as: data acquisition and analysis, instrumentation, and DSP programming.

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ECE 530. Introduction to Random Processes and Estimation Theory3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 330; ECE 360 or IE 360; and ECE 420.

Description: Introduction to the theory and applications of random processes, a nonmeasure-theoretic approach to the study of random variables, functions of random variables, least square estimation, convergence, stochastic representation, stationarity, ergodicity, Gaussian processes, Poisson processes, Markov chains, and random fields.

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ECE 531. Power Electronics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 333, ECE 334, and ECE 420.

Description: Topics in power electronics including: power semiconductor devices; converter topologies and their applications; switched-mode DC and uninterruptible power supplies; motor drives; EMI concerns and remedies for interfacing to electric utilities.

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ECE 532. Electromechanical System Designs for Home Appliances4.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: An integrated study of advanced electrical engineering and software engineering fundamentals and their application to technologies associated with the design, development, and production of modern major household appliances. This class is designed for GE Appliances Edison students or GE Appliances employees enrolled in the ECE program.

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ECE 533. Integrated Circuit Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): ECE 333.

Corequisite(s): ECE 534.

Description: Analysis and design of analog integrated circuits. Bipolar, JFET, and MOS-FET devices. The technology of IC fabrication. Transistor connections, current sources, active loads, and output stages. Integrated amplifier and MOS circuit design.

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ECE 534. Integrated Circuit Design Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): ECE 333.

Corequisite(s): ECE 533.

Description: Laboratory to illustrate design principles in ECE 533.

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ECE 539. Industrial Software for Home Appliances4.5 Units

Description: This course provides electrical engineering graduate students working in the major home appliance industry with an understanding of industrial software engineering fundamentals and their application to technologies associated with the design, development, and production of major household appliances such as refridgerators, washers, dryers, cooking products and dishwashers.

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ECE 540. Fundamentals of Lasers3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 542 or ECE 473 and PHYS 355 or consent of instructor.

Description: Topics to be discussed include interaction of light with matter,optical amplifiers, laser resonators, Gaussian and higher order optical beams,non-linear optics, and ultra-fast laser pulses.

Note: Cross-listed with PHYS 547.

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ECE 541. Engineering Optics Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 540 (or concurrent).

Description: Computer-aided design-oriented series of fundamental optics experiments ranging from thin lens experiments, diffraction, interference, laser coherence and birefringence. Abbe theory.

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ECE 542. Physical Electronics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 300 (or concurrent).

Description: Semiconductor fundamentals, energy bands, carrier transport theory, continuity equations, PN junction diodes, Zener diodes, Schottky Barrier diodes, metal-semiconductor contacts, bipolar junction transistors, MOS capacitors, field effect transistors, microelectronic fabrication.

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ECE 543. Fundamentals of Microfabrication and MEMS3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.

Description: Microfabrication techniques including cleanroom technology, lithography, thermal oxidation, diffusion, ion implantation, film deposition, etching, micromachining, wafer-level bonding/polishing, and packaging yield. Microtechnology measurement and analysis techniques. Process simulation. CAD device-layout. MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) and microelectric technology and applications. Material issues for MEMS/microelectronics.

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ECE 544. Microfabrications/MEMS Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 543 (or concurrent).

Description: Laboratory to illustrate microfabrication processes, semiconductor measurement techniques, MEMS microstructure fabrication, and MEMS testing. Cleanroom activity required.

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ECE 545. Optical Signal Processing3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 420 or consent of instructor.

Description: Scalar diffraction theory and equivalence to linear filtering. Fourier transform properties of lenses. The modulation transfer function.

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ECE 546. Introduction to Medical Imaging3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 420.

Description: Focuses on the foundation of modern medical imaging at an introductory level with emphasis placed on concepts: X-ray, CT, MRI, PET, and Ultrasound will be discussed. Students interested in in-depth treatment of these topics should register for ECE 641.

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ECE 550. Communication and Modulation3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): ECE 360 or IE 360, and ECE 420.

Corequisite(s): ECE 551.

Description: Modulations such as AM, FM, PAM, PPM, PDM, single sideband, vestigial sideband. Coherent and noncoherent detection, heterodyne action, performance and distortion, circuits for modulation and demodulation

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ECE 551. Communication Systems Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): ECE 420.

Corequisite(s): ECE 550.

Description: Laboratory exercises involving the design and analysis of electronic communication systems for the transmission of analog and digital data at radio frequencies.

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ECE 555. Digital Image Processing3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ECE 520 and ECE 521, or ECE 420 and departmental consent.

Corequisite(s): ECE 556.

Description: Introduction to the theory and applications of 2-D signal and image processing: 2-D signals and systems analysis, 2-D sampling and quantization, 2-D signals and image transforms, 2-D FIR filter design; image formation; image enhancement; image restoration; image coding; image reconstruction from projections; image compression; color image processing; current applications.

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ECE 556. Digital Image Processing Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Corequisite(s): ECE 555.

Description: Laboratory experiments in software are assigned to test the concepts covered in ECE 555, Digital Image Processing. Projects include: Image Representation and Transformation, Image Enhancement in the spatial and frequency domain and Image Restoration. Time permitting, projects on image compression and image segmentation will also be assigned.

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ECE 560. Control Systems Principles3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 420.

Corequisite(s): ECE 561.

Description: Basic concepts of linear control systems. Formulation of the linear control problem by classical and state space methods. Frequency response and time response analysis and synthesis techniques. Stability and system performance specifications.

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ECE 561. Control Systems Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Corequisite(s): ECE 560.

Description: Laboratory exercises involving identification, analysis and design of closed-loop control systems.

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ECE 564. Fundamentals of Autonomous Robots3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, or permission of instructor.

Corequisite(s): ECE 565.

Description: Fundamentals of autonomous robots: sensors, path planning, machine perception, basic principles of AI, modeling, control and architecture. Case studies in industry and medicine will be discussed.

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ECE 565. Fundamentals of Autonomous Robots Lab1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, or permission of instructor.

Corequisite(s): ECE 564.

Description: An autonomous robots laboratory experience in which the student becomes familiar with designing and building autonomous robots, using sensors, applying robotic paradigms and controller design. A final robotic competition will be held at the end of the semester.

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ECE 569. Intermediate Electromagnetic Fields and Waves3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 473.

Description: General curvilinear coordinates. Electromagnetic energy transmission. The wave equation, Poynting theorem and plane wave propagation in media. Transmission lines and impedance matching.

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ECE 581. Electric Machines and Drives3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 473.

Description: Operating principles and characteristics of DC, induction, synchronous motors/generators. AC/DC electric-machine drives for speed/position control. Integrated discussion of electric machines, power electronics, and control systems. B and H in ferromagnetic materials. Magnetic circuits. Transformers. Dynamic equations of magnetic systems.

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ECE 582. Power System Analysis3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ECE 473.

Description: Three-phase circuits. Inductance and capacitance of transmission lines. Circuit models. Per-unit representation. Network methods. Load-flow studies. Load-flow control. Economic dispatch. Symmetrical three-phase faults.

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ECE 593. Independent Study in Electrical Engineering1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Approval of a faculty sponsor.

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ECE 595. Graduate/Professional Seminar in Electrical & Computer Engineering1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

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