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EELE 101  INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS 

EELE 201  CIRCUITS I FOR ENGINEERING

EELE 203  CIRCUITS II FOR ENGINEERING

EELE 217  THE SCIENCE OF SOUND 

EELE 250  CIRCUITS, DEVICES, AND MOTORS

EELE 261  INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC CIRCUITS

EELE 262  INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC CIRCUITS LAB

EELE 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

EELE 291  SPECIAL TOPICS

EELE 292  INDEPENDENT STUDY

EELE 308  SIGNAL AND SYSTEM ANALYSIS

EELE 317  ELECTRONICS

EELE 321  INTRODUCTION TO FEEDBACK CONTROLS

EELE 334  ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY I

EELE 335  ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY II

EELE 354  ELECTRIC POWER APPLICATIONS

EELE 355  ELECTRIC MACHINERY FUNDAMENTALS

EELE 367  LOGIC DESIGN

EELE 371  MICROPROCESS HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SYSTEM

EELE 394  MULTIDISCIPLINARY SEMINARS

EELE 407  INTRODUCTION TO MICROFABRICATION

EELE 408  PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS  

EELE 409   EE MATERIAL SCIENCE

EELE 411   ADVANCED ANALOG ELECTRONICS

EELE 414   INTRODUCTION TO VLSI DESIGN

EELE 417   ACOUSTICS/AUDIO ENGINEERING

EELE 422   INTRODUCTION TO MODERN CONTROL

EELE 432   APPLIED ELECTROMAGNETICS

EELE 445   TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

EELE 447   MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

EELE 451   POWER ELECTRONICS

EELE 454   POWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS

EELE 455   ALTERNATIVE ENERGY POWER GENERATION

EELE 461   DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN

EELE 465   MICROCONTROLLER APPLICATIONS

EELE 466   COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND SYSTEM ORGANIZATION

EELE 475   HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING FOR EMBEDDED SYSTEMS

EELE 477   DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

EELE 482   ELECTRO-OPTICAL SYSTEMS

EELE 483   FIBER AND OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS

EELE 484   LASER ENGINEERING

EELE 487   PROFESSIONALISM, ETHICS AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES

EELE 488R  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CAPSTONE DESIGN I

EELE 489R  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CAPSTONE DESIGN II

EELE 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

EELE 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

EELE 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

EELE 498   INTERNSHIP

EELE 499R  CAPSTONE:ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN II

EELE 503   ADVANCED ANALOG CIRCUIT DESIGN

EELE 505   MEMS SENSORS AND ACTUATORS

EELE 522   ADAPTIVE CONTROL

EELE 525   SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION

EELE 526   SEQUENTIAL STATE ESTIMATION

EELE 528   ADVANCED TOPICS - CONTROLS & SIGNALS

EELE 533   ANTENNA ENGINEERING

EELE 538   ADVANCED TOPICS IN ELECTROMAGNETICS AND OPTICS

EELE 541   ADVANCED COMMUNICATION THEORY

EELE 543   ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

EELE 547   AD HOC WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS

EELE 548   ADVANCED TOPICS IN COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

EELE 552   ADVANCED POWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & CONTROL

EELE 555   ALTERNATE ENERGY DISTRIBUTED GENERATION SYSTEMS

EELE 556   ADVANCED POWER ELECTRONICS

EELE 558   ADVANCED TOPICS - ELECTRICAL POWER

EELE 561   DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN

EELE 565   PARALLEL PROCESSING

EELE 575   RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT

EELE 577   ADVANCED DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

EELE 578   SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING

EELE 581   FOURIER OPTICS AND IMAGING THEORY

EELE 582   OPTICAL DESIGN

EELE 583   REMOTE SENSING SYSTEMS

EELE 589   GRADUATE CONSULTATION

EELE 590   MASTER'S THESIS

EELE 591   SPECIAL TOPICS

EELE 592   INDEPENDENT STUDY

EELE 690   DOCTORAL THESIS


EELE 101 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS
F,S 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: M 151 or equivalent.
-- Lecture/laboratory introduction to electrical fundamentals including Kirchhoff's and Ohm's Laws, using meters and oscilloscopes, time-varying signals in electric circuits, inductors and capacitors, series and parallel circuits, introduction to digital circuits, problem solving including computer applications, technical communications, team work.

EELE 201 CIRCUITS I FOR ENGINEERING
F,S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 101, M 172.
COREQUISITE: PHSX 222.
-- Introduction to circuit analysis, Ohm's and Kirchhoff's Laws, nodal and mesh methods, network theorems; resistors, capacitors, inductors, dependent sources, ideal op-amps; the complete response of first order circuits; complex frequency and phasors; steady-state AC circuits, coupled inductors and ideal transformers.

EELE 203 CIRCUITS II FOR ENGINEERING
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 201, M 274.
-- Natural and forced response of R-L-C circuits, frequency response of R-L-C circuits and Bode plots, frequency response, slew-rate and DC imperfections of real op-amps; Laplace Transform, Fourier series and Fourier Transform techniques in circuit analysis; basic R-L-C and op-amp filters; two port networks.

EELE 217 THE SCIENCE OF SOUND
S 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: M 121, M 135, or M 145, or the equivalent.
-- Introduction to the principles of musical acoustics, sound systems, and audio technology for non-engineering students. This course is particularly geared toward students in the College of Arts and Architecture and in the Music Technology program.

EELE 250 CIRCUITS, DEVICES, AND MOTORS
F,S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: M 166 or M 172 and PHSX 207 or PHSX 222.
-- Introduction for non-majors to electrical circuit principles, voltage and current laws, frequency response; introduction to electronic circuits including operational amplifiers, and power electronics; introduction to electromechanical energy conversion devices, DC and AC machines.

EELE 261 INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC CIRCUITS
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
COREQUISITE: M 171.
-- An introductory course in the fundamental concepts of classical digital design. Course covers design and implementation of combinational logic circuits, synchronous sequential circuits and information storage circuits. Basic concepts of programmable logic devices and computer-aided design tools are presented.

EELE 262 INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC CIRCUITS LABORATORY
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 261.
-- Application of digital circuit theory and logic circuit design, utilizing both discrete and programmable logic. Design of IC timing circuits for digital clock applications.

EELE 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ACTIVITY
F,S 1-6 cr. IND May be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

EELE 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EELE 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 2 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EELE 308 SIGNAL AND SYSTEM ANALYSIS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 203, M 273.
-- Discrete and continuous time signals and systems. Properties, application, synthesis and analysis for the CT and DT Fourier Series, the Fourier transform, the DTFT, z and Laplace transform. Applications in differential and difference equations, sampling, feedback, and communications. Introduction to the DFT.

EELE 317 ELECTRONICS
F 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 203.
-- This is an introductory course in electronics. It introduces diodes, bipolar junction transistors, field effect transistors and bipolar and MOS analog and digital circuits.

EELE 321 INTRODUCTION TO FEEDBACK CONTROLS
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 308 or consent of instructor.
-- Classical continuous-time, transfer function approach to control systems engineering. Approximations, linearization, and time response. Design and analysis via root-locus, Nyquist, and Bode methods. Proportional, dominant pole, lead, lag, PID, and minor loop compensation. Describing functions. Lab exercises incorporate a variety of hand-on control systems.

EELE 334 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY I
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 222, M 273.
-- Basic electric and magnetic fields including transmission lines. The materials covered will include both static and dynamic fields, traveling waves, and transmission line concepts such as impedance, reflection coefficient, and transient response.

EELE 335 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY II
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 334.
-- This course provides students the opportunity to gain more depth in EM fields topics such as Maxwell's equations, plane wave propagation, radiation and antennas, and the use of the Smith Chart.

EELE 354 ELECTRIC POWER APPLICATIONS
F 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: M 166 or M 171 and PHSX 207 or PHSX 222.
-- An applied study of electricity and electrical power circuits, with laboratory experience, for that person not expected to deal with electronics or advanced circuit techniques. Topics covered include electrical circuit laws; power and energy; alternating current circuits; residential, commercial and industrial wiring; wire sizing, three-phase circuits; and application of transformers and electric motors.

EELE 355 ELECTRIC MACHINERY FUNDAMENTALS
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 203.
-- Introduction to electrical energy conversion devices such as DC and AC generators and motors, transformers, single phase and special purpose motors, and power electronic converters; three-phase circuits; introduction to power systems. Laboratory experience includes construction and demonstration of energy conversion circuits.

EELE 367 LOGIC DESIGN
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 262 and EELE 371.
-- Advanced combinational and sequential logic design. Hardware descriptive language (HDL) programming knowledge. Laboratory experience implementing advanced logic designs using FPGAs.

EELE 371 MICROPROCESS HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SYSTEM
F 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 261 and knowledge of a programming language or consent of instructor.
-- Introduction to the structure of microprocessors, arithmetic and logic units, processor control, interrupts, memories, and input/output. Laboratory experience in assembly level programming of microprocessor applications.

EELE 394 MULTIDISCIPLINARY SEMINARS
F,S 1 cr SEM 1
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing.
-- Students attend seminars presented by a variety of departments and disciplines to gain an appreciation of multidisciplinary environments leading to a greater understanding of the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.

EELE 407 INTRODUCTION TO MICROFABRICATION
S 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and PHSX 222 or PHSX 207.
-- Provide an introduction to clean room safety protocol and micro fabrication. Lectures will introduce micro fabrication methods, models and equipment. Laboratories will perform the steps to produce and characterize a metal-oxide-semiconductor transistor.

EELE 408 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS
F 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 222.
-- Provide a basic understanding of the design, fabrication and operating principles of solar cells and how they are integrated into photovoltaic systems. Laboratories will perform the steps required to produce and characterize silicon solar cells.

EELE 409 EE MATERIAL SCIENCE
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 317.
-- Basic material properties of dielectrics, magnetic materials, conductors, and semiconductors. Practical applications of materials to semiconductor devices.

EELE 411 ADVANCED ANALOG ELECTRONICS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 317.
-- This course covers differential and multistage amplifiers, frequency response, feedback, analog integrated circuits, filters, and tuned circuits, analog to digital and digital to analog conversion, noise in electronics, current topics.

EELE 414 INTRODUCTION TO VLSI DESIGN
F 3 cr. LEC 3.
PREREQUISITE: EELE 262, EELE 317.
-- Introduction to the fundamentals of CMOS VLSI circuit design. This course covers CMOS device characteristics and timing, CMOS fabrication, CAD tools, design rules, simulation and layout, CMOS combinational and sequential logic, SRAM and DRAM memory, and dynamic logic design.

EELE 417 ACOUSTICS/AUDIO ENGINEERING
F alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3.
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 222.
-- Introduction to the principles of acoustics, audio engineering, and audio signal processing. Propagation of sound in enclosures. Engineering analysis of loudspeakers, microphones, and recording devices. Human psychoacoustics.

EELE 422 INTRODUCTION TO MODERN CONTROL
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 321.
-- Introduction to techniques of modern control with emphasis on discrete time, including matrices, norms, state-space, and stochastic processes. Stability, Lyapunov functions, Lyapunov stability. Observability, controllability, reachability. State feedback and observers. Model based control. Performance and robustness.

EELE 432 APPLIED ELECTROMAGNETICS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 334 or PHSX 423.
-- Advanced study of electromagnetic wave propagation, including polarization, reflection and refraction at interfaces, and cavities and multilayer structures, to investigate a number of practical devices with applications related to electrical engineering and optics, such as waveguides, fiber optics, and antennas .

EELE 433 PLANAR MICROWAVE CIRCUIT DESIGN
F 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 334.
-- An introductory course on microwave circuits emphasizing the design, fabrication and measurement of planar circuits (matching networks, filters, couplers, mixers, etc.) for frequencies above 1 GHz. Students will learn to use state-of-the-art CAD tools and a vector network analyzer.

EELE 445 TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 308, EELE 317.
-- Introduction to analog and digital communication systems with lab. Topics include signals in communications; noise characterizations; bandwidth considerations; probability of error; analog and digital modulation; frequency domain analysis; matched filter applications. Experiments involve modulation, demodulation, A/Ds, sampling theory, and aliasing.

EELE 447 MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 445.
-- Characteristics of the radio environment, propagation, cellular concepts, channel allocation, modulation techniques, multiple access techniques, Shannon's Capacity Theorem, error-correcting codes, data compression, spread spectrum modulation, current wireless communication systems.

EELE 451 POWER ELECTRONICS
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 317, EELE 321, EELE 355.
-- Solid-state power devices; topologies, operating principles, and control methods of solid-state power converters; applications of solid-state power converters in different electric systems.

EELE 454 POWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 355.
-- Power system components, transmission system design, power flow studies, automatic generation control, symmetrical components, faulted power systems, protection, introduction to transient stability.

EELE 455 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY POWER GENERATION
S, alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 355 or equivalent.
-- Exploration and analysis of alternative power generation sources and systems such as wind, solar, microturbine, and fuel cells, combined sources and their design, power electronic interfacing, and energy storage systems.

EELE 461 DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN
S, alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 308 and EELE 334 and EELE 371.
-- Analysis and design of high speed digital systems including chip-to chip signal propagation, transmission lines, IC package interconnect, printed circuit board design, state-of-the-art simulation tools, and measurement techniques using Time Domain Reflectrometry (TDR).

EELE 465 MICROCONTROLLER APPLICATIONS
S 4 cr. LEC 2 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: EELE 371.
-- Lecture/laboratory exposure to micro controller hardware and software applications, serial and parallel I/O, timing, interrupts LCDs, keypads, A to D conversion, and a project realizing a real time control problem.

EELE 466 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND SYSTEM ORGANIZATION
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 367 and CSCI 112.
-- Design of computer system instruction sets, data path, storage, memory systems, and interfaces. Cost and speed relations, tradeoffs between hardware and software architectures including CISCs and RISCs, multiprocessors, and distributed processors. Control and implementation tradeoffs. Laboratory experience implementing soft processors and custom logic in FPGAs.

EELE 475 HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING FOR EMBEDDED SYSTEMS
F 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 367 and CSCI 112.
-- Topics in embedded system design, real-time operating systems, high level language programming of embedded systems, software and hardware tradeoffs, and laboratory experience with embedded systems.

EELE 477 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 308.
-- Analysis and design of discrete-time systems, including frequency response. Sampling and reconstruction of continuous signals. Analysis, design, and applications of FIR and IIR digital filters. Properties and applications of the discrete Fourier transform. Laboratory experience implementing off-line and real time digital signal processing algorithms.

EELE 482 ELECTRO-OPTICAL SYSTEMS
F 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 334 or PHSX 423 or equivalent.
-- Provides an overview of electro-optic systems and components. Lectures cover ray optics, scalar wave optics, laser and Gaussian beam optics, optical polarization and polarization devices, light sources, detectors, and electro-optic and acoustic-optic photonic devices. Laboratory experiments introduce basic photonic instrumentation and measurement techniques.

EELE 483 FIBER AND OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS
S alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1.
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 224 AND EELE 334 or PHSX 425.
-- This introduction to fiber and integrated optics components for telecommunications systems includes: ray tracing, graded index lenses, single mode and multimode optical fiber, fiber Bragg gratings, wave guides, WDM components, light sources and detectors, optical link design, link budgets and optical system architectures.

EELE 484 LASER ENGINEERING
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3.
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 222.
-- The laser engineering course provides a basic understanding of the design and operational principles of lasers. Discussions of design and operation of several types of lasers will be covered including solid state lasers, gas lasers, and semiconductor lasers.

EELE 487 PROFESSIONALISM, ETHICS AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES
S 1 cr. LEC 1
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing.
-- Engineers from industry and others give presentations on professionalism, ethics, and engineering practices. Included are specific well-known, historical engineering ethics cases and professional practices of engineering, intellectual property issues, and new developments.

EELE 488R ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CAPSTONE DESIGN I
F,S 2 cr. SEM 2
PREREQUISITE: EELE 317 and ENGR 310.
-- Part I of a two consecutive semester senior capstone design sequence in Electrical Engineering. Students, under the guidance of a faculty supervisor, formulate a solution to a real-world design problem culminating in a critical design review.

EELE 489R ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CAPSTONE DESIGN II
F,S 2 cr. SEM 2
PREREQUISITE: EELE 493R.
-- The second of a two consecutive semester senior capstone design sequence in Electrical Engineering. Students, under the guidance of a faculty supervisor, realize, assess and document the performance of their solution to a real-world design problem.

EELE 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1-6 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 6 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

EELE 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EELE 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 2 cr. IND Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EELE 494 SEMINAR/WORKSHOP
S 1 cr. LEC 1
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing.
-- Engineers from industry and others give presentations on professionalism, ethics, and engineering practices. Included are specific well-known, historical engineering ethics cases and professional practices of engineering, intellectual property issues, and new developments.

EELE 498 INTERNSHIP
F,S,Su 1-2 cr. IND Maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Sophomore standing and consent of instructor.
-- On-site, one semester practicum under guidance of employer designated mentor.

EELE 499R CAPSTONE:ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN II
F,S 3 cr. SEM 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: ENGR 310.
-- Senior capstone course. A design project culminates with the actual construction and demonstration of the results. Design teams report progress to the design supervisor periodically. Students are required to write a technical paper, participate in a Design Fair, and generate complete technical documentation for the project.

EELE 503 ADVANCED ANALOG CIRCUIT DESIGN
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 317.
--Solid state device models, p-spice and other computer simulations, single and multiple state amplifier design, current sources, operation amplification design, frequency response, feedback and feed forward amplifier analysis, noise and distortion in electronics.

EELE 505 MEMS SENSORS AND ACTUATORS
S alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EELE 409.
-- Micro fabrication of electrical and mechanical devices. Theory of various mechanical transducers and physical sensors including optical MEMS, RF MEMS, and Bio/Chemical MEMS.

EELE 522 ADAPTIVE CONTROL
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 422.
-- On-line parameter estimation, self tuning regulators, model reference adaptive controls. Robust control.

EELE 525 SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 422.
-- System identification with emphasis on off-line techniques. Stability of matrix decompositions used for identification. Recursive least squares, auto regressive techniques, hypothesis testing. Geometrical and statistical interpretations of least squares, maximum likelihood, and Bayesian estimation. Derivative and derivative-free iterative solutions. Modeling and model order selection. Analytical techniques including Lagrange multipliers.

EELE 526 SEQUENTIAL STATE ESTIMATION
F alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 422.
-- Sequential state estimation, with emphasis on Kalman filtering and smoothing. Continuous and discrete time.

EELE 528 ADVANCED TOPICS - CONTROLS & SIGNALS
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3 Max 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: EELE 422 or equivalent.
-- Reading, discussion and exploration of original source material on advanced control systems and signal processing. Topics selected to compliment current interest and existing courses; for example, computational statistical methods, estimation, modeling, compression, advanced analytical techniques, multi-dimensional systems, spectral analysis, and implementation.

EELE 533 ANTENNA ENGINEERING
F alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 334 or equivalent.
-- Introduction to the electromagnetic theory and practice of antenna design and analysis. Common antenna structures are studied, including dipoles, arrays, horns, and reflectors. Applications will be explored in wireless communication, remote sensing, and related fields. Numerical electromagnetic simulation techniques are used for antenna modeling.

EELE 538 ADVANCED TOPICS IN ELECTROMAGNETICS AND OPTICS
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3 MAX 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None.
-- Advanced topics in applied electromagnetics and optics, chosen to represent current research in this field.

EELE 541 ADVANCED COMMUNICATION THEORY
F alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 445.
-- Signal spectrum analysis, random processes, correlation functions, functional transformations of random variables, optimal linear filtering and estimation, statistical analysis of digital and analog modulation systems, orthogonality and related signals: time, bandwidth, and dimensionality.

EELE 543 ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 445.
-- Digital and analog switching systems, packet and circuit telecommunication transmission networking and media selection (fiber optics, cable, microwave and satellite), network configuration, network technologies, equipment selection, system design examples and project.

EELE 547 AD HOC WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 447 and EELE 543.
-- Stationary and mobile sensor network topologies, RF technologies, frequency selection, link layer and media access protocols, energy management techniques, mobility management, standards and applications.

EELE 548 ADVANCED TOPICS IN COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
S alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. SEM 3 Max 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: EE 543 or equivalent.
-- Reading and discussion of original source material on advanced communications systems topics including digital communications systems, optical technologies and systems, packet networks, IP networking, wireless systems, ad hoc networks.

EELE 552 ADVANCED POWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & CONTROL
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 454.
-- Representation of power system elements, fast-decoupled power flow, optimal power flow, voltage control, load-frequency control, control of active and reactive power flow, application of FACTS devices in power flow control, electrical faults and contingency calculations, transient stability, dynamic stability.

EELE 555 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY DISTRIBUTED GENERATION SYSTEMS
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 355.
-- Exploration and analysis of alternative power generation sources and systems such as wind, solar, microturbine, and fuel cells, combined sources and their design, power electronic interfacing, and energy storage systems.

EELE 556 ADVANCED POWER ELECTRONICS
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 451.
-- mathematical modeling of switching power converters, advanced power converter topologies, design constraints and control methods, design-oriented analysis techniques for applications in electro-mechanical systems, power systems, transportation systems, etc.

EELE 558 ADVANCED TOPICS - ELECTRICAL POWER
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3 Max 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: EELE 454 or equivalent.
-- Reading, discussion and exploration of advanced electrical power topics including power system operation and control, power dynamics, power markets, protection, electric drives, or power electronics.

EELE 561 DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN
S, alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 308 and EELE 334 and EELE 371.
-- Analysis and design of high speed digital systems including chip-to-chip signal propagation, transmission lines, IC package interconnect, printed circuit board design, state-of-the-art simulation tools, and measurement techniques using Time Domain Reflectrometry (TDR) and Vector Network Analyzers. Research of modern topics.

EELE 565 PARALLEL PROCESSING
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 466.
-- Architecture and applications of parallel processors, major design issues, fault tolerant computing, performance measures of parallel systems, and issues in concurrent programming.

EELE 570 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 6 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, approval of department head and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EELE 575 RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT
F,S,Su 3 - 6 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
-- A research or professional paper dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major advisor and graduate committee. This course is required for students in the Electrical Engineering non-thesis (plan B) master's degree program.

EELE 577 ADVANCED DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
S alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 477.
-- Advanced topics in digital signal processing. Review of LTI discrete-time systems; signal and coefficient quantization; sample rate conversion and multirate filter structures; time-varying and adaptive systems; fast algorithms; system implementation alternatives; DSP applications in current research.

EELE 578 SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING
F alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3.
PREREQUISITE: EELE 477.
-- Digital signal processing techniques that are used to analyze, code, and manipulate speech signals will be covered. Topics include modification, coding, enhancement, and recognition of speech signals.

EELE 580 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EELE 581 FOURIER OPTICS AND IMAGING THEORY
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 334 or consent of instructor.
-- Optical propagation and diffraction using scalar wave approach and Fourier Theory of imaging. Introduces concepts of pupil function, point and line spread function and optical transfer function, image formation with coherent and incoherent light, holography and diffractive optical elements.

EELE 582 OPTICAL DESIGN
S alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 482 or PHSX 327.
-- Optical design using geometric optics and computer ray-tracing software. Introduces ray and wave front aberrations, control of aberrations in optical systems, designing for system requirements, and analytic tools including the modulation transfer function for describing the imaging and beam-conditioning properties of typical optical systems, including lenses, mirrors, cameras, and telescopes.

EELE 583 REMOTE SENSING SYSTEMS
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EELE 334 or PHSX 423 or equivalent.
-- Design, analysis, and calibration of electromagnetic remote sensing systems. Combines an introduction to atmospheric radiative transfer and wave propagation principles with detailed coverage of radiometry and optical detectors to analyze remote sensing systems. The course considers the full electromagnetic spectrum, but emphasizes optical systems at ultraviolet, visible, and infrared wavelengths, including cameras, spectrometers, radiometers, polarimeters, multispectral and hyperspectral imagers, laser radars, etc.

EELE 589 GRADUATE CONSULTATION
F,S,Su 1 - 3 cr. TUT Maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing and approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- This course may be used only by students who have completed all of their course work (and thesis if on a thesis plan) but who need additional faculty or staff time or help.

EELE 590 MASTER'S THESIS
F,S,Su 1 - 10 cr. IND Maximum credits unlimited.
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

EELE 690 DOCTORAL THESIS
F,S,Su 1 - 10 cr. IND Maximum credits unlimited.
PREREQUISITE: Doctoral standing.

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