Electrical Engineering    (EE)

 

Course offering in the second semester 072 ( february 2008 ) :

 

 

EE 201 - Electric Circuits I (3-3-4)

Basic laws: Ohm's, KVL, KCL. Resistive networks. Circuit analysis techniques: nodal and mesh analysis. Network theorems: Thevenin's, Norton's, source transformations, superposition, maximum power transfer. Energy storage elements. Phasor technique for steady-state sinusoidal response. Important power concepts of ac circuits. Transient analysis of first-order circuits.

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EE 203 - Electronics I (3-3-4)

Diodes: models and circuit analysis. Diode applications (rectifiers and others). Transistors: bipolar junction, junction field effect and metal-oxide-semiconductor field effect (BJT, JFET & MOSFET). DC and small signal AC analysis. Amplifier configurations. Differential Amplifiers. Digital logic families (TTL, ECL, I2L, and CMOS circuits).

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EE 204 - Fundamentals of Electrical Circuits (2-3-3)

(Non EE students)

Basic laws: Ohm's, KVL,KCL. Resistive networks, mesh and node equations. Network theorems. Inductance and capacitance. Sinusoidal analysis and phasor methods. Power concepts of AC circuits. Polyphase circuits.

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EE 205 - Electric Circuits II (3-0-3)

Analysis of three-phase networks. Time domain solutions of second order circuits. State equations for linear circuits. Computer-aided circuit analysis. Frequency domain analysis and Bode plots. Network analysis in the S-domain. Mutual inductance and transformers. Two port networks.

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EE 207 - Signals and Systems (3-0-3)

Fourier series. Fourier transform. Laplace transform. Linear circuits and systems concepts. Impulse response. Convolution. Transfer function. Frequency response. State space representation. Introduction to sampling of analog signals. Introduction to difference equations and z-transform.

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EE 208 - Electrical Systems (2-3-3)

(Architectural Engineering students)

Basic electrical concepts: Ohm's law, Kirchoff's laws, DC and AC, resistance, inductance, capacitance, three phase systems. Electrical symbols. Outlets, conductor sizes, types and determination of number of circuits required. Wiring plans for single and multiple family dwellings, commercial and institutional structures.

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EE 303 - Electronics II (3-3-4)

Amplifier frequency response. Linear and nonlinear op amp applications. Nonideal characteristics of op amps. Multistage amplifiers. Active filters. Feedback: Circuit topologies and analysis. Oscillators.

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EE 306- Electromechanical Devices (2-3-3)

(Non EE-Students)

Magnetic circuits. Transformers. Concepts of electric machines. DC generators and motors operation. 3 phase Induction motors. Motor starting. Synchronous machines. Parallel operation. Fractional Horsepower Motors.

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EE 315 - Probabilistic Methods in Electrical Engineering (3-0-3)

Fundamentals of probability theory. Single and multiple discrete and continuous random variables. Probability density function. Gaussian and other distributions. Functions of random variables. Joint and conditional probabilities. Moments and statistical averages. Central limit theorem. Random processes. Stationarity and ergodicity. Correlation function. Power spectrum density. Gaussian and Poisson random processes. Response of linear systems to random signals.

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EE 340 - Electromagnetics (3-3-4)

Coulomb's law. Gauss's law. Electric potential. Electric boundary conditions. Electric dipoles. Resistance, capacitance. Laplace's equation, Biot-Savart law, Ampere's law. Scalar and vector potentials. Magnetic boundary conditions, inductance. Time varying fields, Maxwell's equations. Plane wave propagation. Reflection and refraction. Poynting vector. Introduction to transmission line theory. Concept of radiation.

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EE 351 - Electrical Engineering Cooperative Work (0-0-9)

(AEE only)

A continuous period of 28 weeks spent in the industry working in any of the fields of electrical engineering. During this training period, the student is exposed to the profession of electrical engineering through working in many of its fields. The student is required to submit ,and present, a formal written report of his work.

 

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EE 360 - Electric Energy Engineering (3-3-4)

Magnetic circuits. Transformers. Concepts of electric machines, DC machines: motor and generator operation, speed control of motors, motor starting. Induction Machines: Motor Starting. Synchronous Machines. Parallel operation. Per-Unit Systems. Transmission Lines: parameters, current and voltage relations for short, medium and long lines, Performance characteristics, Transmission lines. Cables.

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EE 370 - Communications Engineering I (3-3-4)

Transmission of signals through linear systems. Hilbert transform. Representation of band-pass signals and systems. Amplitude modulation (AM, DSBSC, SSB, VSB). Signal spectrum. Angle modulation (PM, FM). Review of sampling theory. Pulse analog modulation. Pulse code modulation. Introduction to digital modulation schemes.

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EE 380 - Control Engineering I (3-3-4)

Introduction to feedback control systems. Block diagram and signal flow Graph representation. Mathematical modeling of physical systems. Stability of linear control systems. Time-domain and frequency-domain analysis tools and performance assessment. Lead and lag compensator design. Proportional, integral, and derivative control.

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EE 390 - Digital Systems Engineering (3-3-4)

Microprocessor hardware and software Models. Instruction sets. Assembly language programming and debugging. Memory and input/output mapping. Input and output instructions. Input/output Interfacing. Introduction to interrupts.

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EE 400 - Introduction to Telephone Switching and Telegraphic Analysis (3-3-4)

The telephone network: organization, routing. Local area design. The telephone set. Teletraffic analysis: blocking probability, traffic measurement, switch sizing. Switching techniques: crossbar, space and time switching. Telephone transmission: frequency and time multiplexing standards, transmission media, drop and insert concept. Conventional and common channel signaling. Current and future trends: cellular phones, ISDN, broadband ISDN and ATM switching.

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EE 402 - Control Engineering II (3-0-3)

Review of stability criteria and techniques. Linear feedback system design and compensation methods. Introduction to nonlinear control systems: the describing function and phase plane analysis. Stability criteria for nonlinear systems. On off control systems and optimum switching. Introduction to optimal control theory. Simulations.

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EE 403 - Semiconductor Devices (3-0-3)

Characteristics of semiconductors. Classification of the various junctions. Characterization of bipolar devices. MOS devices. Charge-transfer devices. Integrated devices. Opto-electric devices. Impatt photovoltaic effect. Solar cells.

 

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EE 405 - Microwave Transmission (3-3-4)

Characteristics of HF transmission lines. Lossless and lossy transmission lines. Microstrip transmission lines. Smith chart. Impedance matching techniques. Theory of waveguides (rectangular and circular). Microwave components and cavity resonators. Introduction to radio wave propagation.

 

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EE 406 - Digital Signal Processing (3-0-3)

Classification of signals and their mathematical representation. Discrete-time systems classification. Linear shift-invariant system response, difference equations, convolution sum, and frequency response. Discrete Fourier transform. z-transform and its application to system analysis. Realization forms. Sampling and aliasing. Finite-impulse response (FIR). Design windowing technique. Introduction to infinite-impulse-response (IIR). Filter design techniques.

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EE 407 - Microwave Engineering (3-3-4)

Introduction to rectangular waveguides. Limitations of low-frequency components. Microwave materials (semiconductors, ferrites, etc.). Microwave tubes and solid-state devices: klystrons, magnetron, Gunn, Impatt, etc. Microwave circuit design. Directional couplers. Power dividers, equalizers, phase shifters. Microwave integrated circuit design: filters and amplifiers. Applications of microwaves.

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EE 410 - Digital Image Processing (3-0-3)

Fundamentals of digital image processing. Image acquisition. Image display. Image transforms. Image enhancement. Image segmentation. Basics of image filtering and encoding. Industrial applications.

 

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EE 411 - Senior Design Project (1-6-3)

A comprehensive course that integrates various components of the curriculum in a comprehensive engineering design experience. Design of a complete project including establishment of objectives and criteria, formulation of design problem statements, preparation of engineering designs. The design may involve experimentation, realization and/or computer project are essential requirements for completion of the course. Team design projects, where appropriate, are highly encouraged.

 

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EE 415 - Analog Integrated Circuits Analysis And Design (3-0-3)

Integrated circuit devices and concepts. Review of single stage BJT and FET amplifiers. Biasing circuits, current mirrors and sources. Design of input stages, differential pairs, active loads, gain stages and level shifting. Output stages, power dissipation and current protection. Design of low power amplifiers. Analysis of typical op amp circuits and audio amplifiers. Non-linear op amp applications. Design of comparators, A/D and D/A converters.

 

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EE 416 - Analog Filter Design (3-0-3)

Properties of network functions. Design of lossless two-port networks. Filter characteristics approximation; Butterworth, Chebyshev, Elliptic, and Bessel approximations. Frequency transformation. Design of active RC filters using operational amplifiers. Nonideal effects. Design using OTA's and "MOSFET-C" circuits. Introduction to switched capacitor filters.

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EE 417 - Communication Engineering II (3-0-3)

Noise in telecommunication systems. Representation of white and narrow-band noise. Transmission of noise through linear filters. Performance of continuous wave modulation (full-AM, DSBSC, SSB, and FM) in the presence of additive white Gaussian noise. Digital waveform coding (DM, PCM, DPCM, and ADPCM). Digital communication systems. Noise effects and probability of error in digital communication systems. Matched filter.

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EE 418 - Introduction to Satellite Communications (3-0-3)

Overview of satellite systems. Orbits and launching methods. Communication satellite subsystems. Modulation schemes and satellite multiple access (FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, and SDMA). Space link analysis. Satellite antennas. Applications of satellites.

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EE 420 - Optical Fiber Communications (3-3-4)

Optical fiber waveguides: ray and mode theories. Step-index and graded-index fibers. Transmission characteristics of optical fibers; losses and dispersion. Methods of manufacture of optical fibers and cables. Connection of optical fibers. Measurements of attenuation, dispersion, refractive index profile, numerical aperture, diameter and field. Optical sources, the semiconductor laser and the light emitting diode. Optical detectors. Optical fiber system. Digital and analog systems. Design of a simple optical fiber communication link.

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EE 422 - Antenna Theory (3-3-4)

Types of antenna. Antenna fundamental parameters. Transmission formula and radar range equation. Radiation integrals. Linear wire antennas. Antenna arrays. Synthesis of far field patterns by array factors. Design of Dolph-Chebyshev arrays. Broadband antennas and matching techniques. Methods of antenna measurements.

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EE 429 - Microcomputer Organization (3-3-4)

Microprocessor architectures. Design of ALU. Overview of 32 and 64 bit processors. Advanced assembly language programming. Memory mapping. Advanced input/output interfacing. Programmable timers. Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog interfacing. BIOS and DOS interrupts. High-level language interface. Data acquisition. Design projects.

 

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EE 430 - Information Theory and Coding (3-0-3)

Concept of information and its measurement. Entropy source coding theorem. Huffman codes, LZW, arithmetic codes. Introduction to rate distortion theory. Channel coding theorem, channel capacity. Block codes: detection and correction. Linear codes, cyclic codes, hamming codes, BCH codes, encoding, and decoding algorithms. Introduction to convolutional codes

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EE 432 -Digital Control Systems (3-3-4)

Transducer fundamentals. Basic sampling concepts. Sample and hold circuits and analog multiplexers. Data conversion systems. Data loggers and acquisition systems. Application of microcomputers to closed-loop industrial systems.

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EE 433 - Applied Control Engineering (3-3-4)

Introduction to process control. Feedback and feed forward control configurations. Modeling of dynamic systems: Time delays, high order systems, multivariable systems. Process identification. Analysis and controller design performances. PID controller tuning. Intelligent controller tuning. Advanced control techniques. Process interaction and decoupling control. Introduction to distributed computer control systems and digital control issues.

 

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EE 434 - Industrial Instrumentation (2-3-3)

Instrumentation and control. Signal and data acquisition and processing. Interfacing techniques. Physio-chemical principles of instrumentation. Force, torque, and pressure measurements. Temperature, flow, moisture, and humidity sensors. Digital transducers. Calibration techniques. Errors in measurements. Introduction to actuators. Norms and standardization. Introduction to intelligent instrumentation.

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EE 437 - Electrical Installation (2-3-3)

Distribution system. Load characteristics. Conductors and cables. Installation methods. Design of electrical systems for residential, commercial, and industrial installations. Electrical safety. Grounding. Protection equipment. Voltage drop calculations. Electrical drawing.

 

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EE 445 - Industrial Electronics (3-3-4)

555 timers. Optoelectronic sensors. Microswitches. Ultrasonic transducers. Thermal sensors. Strain gauges and instrumentation amplifiers. UJT, PUT, multilayer diodes. SCRS and TRIACS. Triggering and power control techniques. Solid state relays. Practical applications.

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EE 446 - Programmable Logic Controllers (2-3-3)

Basic concepts of microcontrollers. The structure of programmable logic controllers: I/O, relays, counters and timers. Ladder diagram concept. PLC's intermediate and advanced functions, PLC's instruction sets and data manipulations. PLC's industrial applications in the process control.

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EE 455 Analog Communication Electronics (3-3-4)

Functional blocks of analog communication systems. Design of mixers, converters, RF and IF amplifiers, AM detectors, and FM discriminators. Functional blocks of monochrome TV receivers. Design of video IF amplifiers, video amplifiers, sync. separators, horizontal and vertical oscillators and AFC. Functional blocks of color TV receivers. Color signal representation and processing.

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EE 456 Digital Communication Electronics (3-3-4)

Functional blocks of digital communication systems: PAM, PWM, PPM and PCM. Design of S/H circuits, A/D and D/A converters, and timing (clock generator) circuits. Circuit design using PLL, VCO and multipliers. Design of PAM, PPM, PWM andPCM transmitters and detectors. Special circuits for phase shift keying.

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EE 460 - Power Electronics (3-3-4)

Review of power semiconductor devices: diodes, thyristors, transistors BJTS and MOSFETS. Diode characteristics. Diode circuit rectifiers. Thyristors characteristics. Principles of thyristor controlled rectifiers. AC voltage controllers. Thyristors commutation techniques. Power transistor characteristics. DC choppers. Pulse-width-modulation techniques for inverters. Resonant pulse inverters. (All design and analysis concepts are supported by computer aided .design analysis).

 

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EE 462 - Electrical Machines (3-3-4)

Electro-mechanical energy conversion principles. Generalized machine concepts. Steady state operation of DC, synchronous and induction machines. DC machine Dynamics. Fractional Horse power AC motors. Special types of machines.

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EE 463 - Power System Analysis (3-0-3)

Basic concepts of power systems. Per-Unit system. System modeling. Network calculations. Load flow analysis. Economic operation of power systems. Symmetrical three-phase faults. Symmetrical components. Unsymmetrical faults. Introduction to power system stability.

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EE 464 - High Voltage Engineering (2-3-3)

Ionization and decay processes. Photo-ionization, thermal ionization. Townsend ionization coefficient. Electric breakdown in gases. Surge breakdown voltage-time lag . Corona discharges under switching surges. Breakdown in solid and dielectric. Generation of high voltage. Attenuation voltage. Transient voltage. Direct voltage.

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EE 465 - Power Transmission & Distribution (3-0-3)

Fundamental concepts for transmission lines· Transmission line parameters and constants· Underground cables· Construction of overhead lines· Sag and tension analysis and mechanical design. Transient overvoltage on transmission lines · Reactive compensation and natural loading.

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EE 466 - Power System Protection (3-0-3)

Introduction to protective relaying. Relay operating principles. Current and potential transformers. Overcurrent differential, distance and pilot protection · Protection of generators, motors, transformers, busbars and transmission lines. Protection aspects of power system phenomena.

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EE 470 - Introduction to Optical Electronics (3-0-3)

Spontaneous and induced transitions. Absorption and amplification of radiation. Atomic susceptibility. Rate equations. Gain saturation. Fabry-Perot lasers. Mode locking. Q-switching. Waveguide modes. Semiconductor physics review. Gain and absorption in semiconductors laser media. Heterostructures. Modulation and bandwidth. The semiconductor photodiode. Avalanche diode. Detection. Noise in optical detection. Traveling wave amplification. Design of optical digital data transmission system.

 

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EE 463 - Power System Analysis (3-0-3)

Basic concepts of power systems. Per-Unit system. System modeling. Network calculations. Load flow analysis. Economic operation of power systems. Symmetrical three-phase faults. Symmetrical components. Unsymmetrical faults. Introduction to power system stability.

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EE 466 - Power System Protection (3-0-3)

Introduction to protective relaying. Relay operating principles. Current and potential transformers. Overcurrent differential, distance and pilot protection · Protection of generators, motors, transformers, busbars and transmission lines. Protection aspects of power system phenomena.

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 EE 499   Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (3-0-3)

The contents of this course will be in one of the areas of interest in electrical engineering. The specific contents of the course will be given in detail at least one semester in advance of that in which it is offered.

 

 

All Electrical Engineering Courses   (Undergraduate Program )

 

 

 

 

Electrical Engineering (EE)

( Graduate Program )

 

Course offering in the second semester 072 ( february 2008 ) :

 

 

EE 520   Power System Steady State Analysis               (3-0-3)

Steady state modeling and simulation techniques. Large-scale power systems.  Sparsity programming.  Short-circuit and load-flow studies. Introduction to transient stability.  Introduction to state estimation.

Prerequisite:   EE 463 or equivalent

 

EE 522   Power System Dynamic Analysis                      (3-0-3)

Dynamic model of synchronous machines.  Excitation and governor systems.  Nonlinear and linear modeling of single machine infinite bus systems.  Stability analysis and control design.  Direct method of stability determination.  Multimachine system modeling.  Power system dynamic equivalents.

Prerequisite:   EE 520 or equivalent

 

EE 523   Analysis and control of Electrical Machines   (3-0-3)

Steady-state and dynamic analysis of electrical machines: direct and quadrature axis transformation.  Linear and nonlinear state space representation. Regulation and control devices.  Simulation of electromechanical subsystems.

Prerequisite:   EE 462 or equivalent

 

EE 524   Power System Planning   (3-0-3)

Mathematical methods and modern approaches to power system planning.  Demand forecasting. Generation system planning: deterministic and probabilistic methods.  Transmission system planning: heuristic and stochastic methods.  Optimization methods for transmission planning.  Route selection: environmental and other considerations. Distribution system planning: system layout, and choice of components

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor

 

EE 525   Transmission of Electrical Energy   (3-0-3)

Introduction to power system transients.  Transmission lines/cable parameters, Propagation on loss-free lines, effects of termination and junctions.  Transform methods of solution of T.L. Laplace transform and Fourier transform.  Transients on T.L., potential and current distribution: standing waves.  Traveling wave method: Lattice and graphical methods.  Lighting and switching applications.  Voltage limitation on power-handling capacity and T.L. effects.  Transmission system protection. 

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor

 

EE 527   Reliability Assessment of Power Systems     (3-0-3)

Concepts of power system reliability:  Review of basic techniques, modeling in repairable systems, network approach, Markov modeling, frequency and duration.  Generation capacity: loss of load indices, loss of energy indices, frequency and duration. Interconnected systems.  Operation reserve.  Composite systems.  Distribution systems.  Substations and switching stations.  Reliability cost/worth.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor

 

EE 528   Advanced Power Electronics  (3-0-3)

Review of power semiconductor devices: thyristors, GTO, power transistor, and MOSFET. Power control converters.  Drive specifications.  Rectifier control of DC motors. Fully controlled single-phase and three-phase drives. Multiquadrant operation of DC motors.  Closed-loop control of DC motors. Induction motors by voltage controllers.  Frequency controlled induction motor drives. Slip power control. Self-controlled synchronous motors. Current/voltage source inverter drives. Introduction to microcomputer control of AC and DC drives.

Prerequisite:   EE 460 or equivalent

 

EE 530   Radiation and Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves       (3-0-3)

Review of Maxwell’s equations and solutions. Electromagnetic waves in lossy, and anisotropic media. Waves at plane boundaries. Guided waves. Duality, uniqueness, image theory, equivalence principle, and reciprocity. Introduction to radiation and scattering. Problem formulation using Green’s function and integral equations.

Prerequisite:   EE 340 or equivalent

 

EE 531   Applied Electromagnetic Theory     (3-0-3)

Analytical solution of the wave equation in Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical coordinate systems. Applications to common boundary value problems (guidance, resonance, scattering and radiation). Perturbational and variational techniques. Numerical formulation and solution of selected boundary value problems.

Prerequisite:   EE 530

 

EE 532   Antenna  Theory and Applications   (3-0-3)

Properties and characteristics of antennas. Polynomial representation of linear arrays. Pattern synthesis. Chebyshev array distributions. Thin linear antennas. Microstrip radiators and arrays. Huygen’s principle. Radiation from apertures. Reflector type antennas. Frequency independent antennas. Reciprocity theorem and receiving antennas. Radar antennas. Antenna measurements.

Prerequisite:   EE 340 or equivalent

 

EE 533   Microwave Integrated Circuits   (3-0-3)

An overview of microwave integrated circuits (MIC). Hybrid and monolithic MIC. Analysis of microstrip lines.  Slot lines and coplanar waveguides. Coupled microstrip and directional couplers. Microstrip circuit design: couplers, Hybrids and filters. Lumped elements. Ferrite components. Active devices for MIC: MESFET, Gunn diode, avalanche diode, Schottky-barrier diode and PIN diode. MIC modules: oscillators, amplifiers, mixers and phase shifters. TR modules.

Prerequisite:   EE 407 or equivalent

 

EE 541   Design of Digital Systems     (3-0-3)

Hardware organization of digital systems. Synchronous sequential machines. Arithmetic and logic units: high speed addition, multiplication and division algorithms and implementation. Control units: control, status, timing and clocking schemes and circuits. Digital memories. System controllers using RAMs, ROM, PAL, and FPLAs. Iterative networks and modular design procedures.

Prerequisite:   EE 390 or equivalent

 

EE 542   Analog Integrated Circuit Design     (3-0-3)

Review of device-level models. Basic equations and higher-order effects. Basic building blocks of bipolar, MOS and CMOS analog circuits: current mirrors, differential pairs, level-shift stages, gain stages, references and Op-Amp circuits. The translinear principle and applications. Typical examples of IC amplifier design.

Prerequisite:   EE 303 or equivalent

 

EE 543   Computer Architecture   (3-0-3)

Study of advanced microprocessors: instruction set and data format, architecture, register organization, programming aspects, CPU architecture, pipelining, etc. Memory hierarchy and management. I/O buses architecture. Microprocessor interfacing. RISC and CICS processors.

Prerequisite:   EE 541 (cross listed with COE 520)

 

EE 544   Embedded System Design and Applications     (3-0-3)

Microprocessors, Microcontrollers and DSP hardware and software architectures. Advanced programming and interrupts. Interface to real-time systems. Applications and case studies including projects

Prerequisite:   EE 541

 

EE 545   Advanced Analog Electronics   (3-0-3)

Small-signal equivalent circuits and noise models of active devices. Design and analysis of linear wide-band low-noise feedback amplifiers. High frequency design using operational amplifiers and operational transconductance amplifiers. Application of specialized electronic systems in analog signal processors. Introduction to emerging technologies and advanced topics from recent literature.

Prerequisite:   EE 303 or equivalent

 

EE 546   Semiconductor Device Theory     (3-0-3)

Electronic states in semiconductors. Carrier transport models and current equations. Analysis of pn junctions, bipolar and FET transistors. Introduction to microwave devices and semiconductor optoelectronics.

Prerequisite:   EE 403 or equivalent

 

EE 550   Linear Control Systems     (3-0-3)

State space representation of systems. Theory of multivariable systems. Jordan canonical forms. Transformation matrices. Realization theory. Controllability and observability. Stability. State estimators. Output and state feedback. Compensation. Decoupling and model matching. Introduction to optimal control.

Prerequisite:   EE 380 or equivalent (crosslisted with SE 507)

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EE  551   System Identification     (3-0-3)

Introduction to dynamic systems, models, and identification process. Models of linear time-invariant systems. Models of time-varying and nonlinear systems. Parametric estimation methods. Convergence and consistency of solutions. Asymptotic distribution. Recursive and non-recursive computation methods. Model selection and validation.

Prerequisite:   EE 380 or equivalent

 

EE 552   Optimal Control Theory and Applications   (3-0-3)

Nonlinear optimal control of continuous-time systems.  Minimum time and constrained input problems.  Linear quadratic regulator.  Optimal output-feedback.  Optimal state estimation.  Linear quadratic Gaussian design. Case studies.

Prerequisite:   EE 550 or equivalent (crosslisted with SE 514)

 

EE 554   Advanced Digital Control Systems   (3-0-3)

Digital controller design. Pole-assignment design and state-estimation. Linear quadratic optimal control. Sampled-data transformation of Analog filters. Digital filter structures. Microcomputer implementation of digital filters.

Prerequisite:   EE 432 or equivalent

 

EE 555   Neural Networks Theory and Applications   (3-0-3)

Introduction, background and biological inspiration. Survey of fundamentals methods of artificial neural networks: single and multi-layer networks; Perceptions and back propagation. Associative memory and statistical networks. Supervised and unsupervised learning. Merits and limitations of neural networks. Applications.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor (cross listed with SE 507 and COE 591)

 

EE 556   Intelligent Control   (3-0-3)

Intelligent control strategies: Expert systems, Fuzzy logic control, Neural networks. Optimization control techniques: genetic algorithms, simulated annealing, tabu search. Hybrid systems. Applications

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor (Not to be taken for credit with SE 571)

 

EE 562   Digital Signal Processing I   (3-0-3)

Classification of discrete-time signals and systems. Basic and lattice structures, Finite-word length effects. Discrete Fourier Transform and its efficient implementations. Introduction to spectral analysis. FIR and IIR filter design techniques: Windowing techniques, Analog-to-Digital transformation techniques, Computer-aided design techniques.

Prerequisite:   EE 406 or equivalent

 

EE 563   Speech and Audio Processing     (3-0-3)

Speech analysis, Digital processing of wave forms, Wavelet transformation Waveform coding, Parametric coding of speech: linear predictive coding, Text-to-Speech synthesis, Recognition, Stochastic modeling of speech signals, Pattern recognition and its application to speech, Speech coding for Packet Networks, Echo removal.

Prerequisite:   EE 562 or equivalent (crosslisted with SE 524)

 

EE 570   Stochastic  Processes     (3-0-3)

Review of fundamentals of probability, Sequences of random variables and convergence, Stationarity and ergodicity; second-order properties and estimation; Gaussian random processes, Poisson and renewal processes, Markov processes. Queuing Theory. Applications to communications and signal processing.

Prerequisite:   EE 315 or equivalent (Not to be taken for credit with SE 543)

 

EE 571   Digital Communications I     (3-0-3)

Time and frequency representation of signals.  Spectral density and autocorrelation. A/D and D/A conversion.  PAM and PCM systems. Detection of binary and M-ary signals in Gaussian noise. Matched filter and correlator receivers. Pulse shaping. Band pass modulation and demodulation techniques. Error performance for binary and M-ary systems. Spectral Analysis of digital signals. Communication link analysis.

Prerequisite:   EE 370 or equivalent,  EE 315 or equivalent

 

EE 573   Digital Communications II     (3-0-3)

Review of digital  transmission over AWGN channels. Spectral analysis of digital signals. Digital, transmission over band-Limited channels. Intersymbol Interference. Signal design for band-Limited channels. Channel equalization. Adaptive equalizers. Characterization of fading multipath channels. Performance of digital transmission over fading channels. Diversity techniques. Spread spectrum. Multi-user communication. Overview of Advanced Communications Systems (satellite, mobile, optical, ...)..

Prerequisite:   EE 571

 

EE 574   Detection and Estimation     (3-0-3)

Binary and M-hypotheses Detection techniques: Maximum likelihood, Newman Pearson, Minimum probability of error, Maximum a posteriori probability, Bayes decision and minimax detection. Parameter estimation: weighted least squares, BLUE, Maximum likelihood, Mean square estimation. Signal estimation and filtering: Wiener filtering, Kalman filtering and estimation. Simultaneous detection and estimation. Application to system identification and communication systems.

Prerequisite:   EE 570

 

EE 575   Information Theory     (3-0-3)

Measures of information, Entropy, Source Coding theory, Lossless data compression, Huffman Codes, Ziv-Lempel and Elias Codes, Arithmetic Codes, Run-length Encoding, Sources with memory, Lossy data compression, Rate distortion theory, Mutual Information, Memoryless channels, Channel capacity, Channel coding theory, Differential Entropy, Capacity of AWGN channels.

Prerequisite:   EE 370 or equivalent,  EE 315 or equivalent

 

EE 576   Error Control Coding     (3-0-3)

Finite field arithmetic, Linear codes, Block codes, Cyclic codes, BCH and Reed-Solomon codes, Encoding and decoding methods, Performance analysis of block and cyclic codes, Convolutional codes, Trellis representation, The Viterbi algorithm, Performance analysis of convolutional codes, Coded modulation, Turbo codes.

Prerequisite:   EE 370 or equivalent,  EE 315 or equivalent

 

EE 577    Wireless and Personal Communications     (3-0-3)

The Cellular concept, Propagation modeling, Digital transmission techniques, multiple access techniques, Cellular frequency planning, Link control, Handoffs, Power control, Traffic capacity, Wireless networking, Privacy and security of wireless systems, Examples of current wireless systems standards.

Prerequisite:   EE 571

 

EE 578    Simulation of Communication Systems     (3-0-3)

Generation of pseudo-random signals and noise, Basic techniques for bit error rate estimation, Simulation of a binary system, Simulation of Intersymbol interference, Channel modeling, Signal-to-Noise Ratio estimation, Multi-rate simulation, Adaptive equalization and Coded systems simulation, Importance sampling.

Prerequisite:   EE 573

 

EE 599   Seminar  (1-0-0)                                                                                                        

Graduate students working towards either M.S. In Electrical engineering, M. S. In Telecommunication Engineering, or Ph.D. degrees, are required to attend the seminars given by faculty, visiting scholars, and fellow graduate students. Additionally, each student must present at least one seminar on a timely research topic. Among other things, this course is designed to give the student an overview of research in the department, and a familiarity with the research  methodology, journals and professional societies in his discipline. Graded on a Pass or Fail basis.

 

EE 610   M.S. Thesis     (0-0-6)

 

EE 620   High Voltage Engineering     (3-0-3)

Breakdown in gases, solids and liquids.  Analysis of high voltage transmission: switching and lighting surges.  Insulation coordination in electrical power system. Basic impulse levels.  System grounding and insulation designs.  High voltage generation and measurement.

Prerequisite:   EE 464 or equivalent

 

EE 622   Power System Operation     (3-0-3)

Mathematical methods and tools applied to power system operation.  Characteristics of power generation units.  Economic dispatch of generating units and methods of solution.  Transmission system effects.  Unit commitment, dynamic programming, Heuristic methods.  Hydrothermal coordination.  Maintenance scheduling.  Power interchange production cost models. Generation control.  Reactive power dispatch and allocation.

Prerequisite:   EE 463 or equivalent

 

EE 623   HVDC Transmission System     (3-0-3)

Comparison between AC and DC transmission.  Converter circuit configuration.  Converter operation and analysis.  Misoperation of converter.  Harmonics and filters.  Ground return.  Integration of HVDC links into power systems.  AC-DC load flow, short circuit and stability calculations.

Prerequisite:   EE 460 or equivalent

 

EE 629   Special Topics in Power Systems     (3-0-3)

The contents of this course will be in one of the areas of interest in power systems.  The specific contents of the special topics course will be given in detail at least one semester in advance of that in which it is offered.  It is also subject to the approval  by the Graduate Council.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor.

 

EE 631   Microwave Measurements   (1-6-3)

Microwave signal sources.  Waveguide components.  Network analyzer measurements. Scattering parameters of microwave planar transistors.  Doppler effect.  Time domain  reflectometry.  Microwave links.  Antenna impedance and pattern measurements. Microstrip transmission lines. Resonant cavities.

Prerequisite:   EE 405 or equivalent

 

EE 632   Scattering and Diffraction of Electromagnetic Waves     (3-0-3)

Radiation condition and radar cross section.  Cylindrical wave functions. Field of a line source.  Plane  wave  and  line  field  scattering  by  conducting  circular  cylinders. Spherical wave functions.  Plane wave scattering by conducting and dielectric spheres. Approximate techniques applied to Rayleigh  scattering.  Application  to  a  conducting sphere.  High frequency approximation.  Geometric theory of diffraction.   Diffraction by a slit.

Prerequisite:   EE 530

 

EE 633   Optical Fiber Communication     (3-0-3)

Dielectric slab waveguides. Classification of mode types. Parabolic two-dimensional media. Circular waveguides. Step-index and graded-index optical fibers. Effect of loss. Dispersion effects. Fabrication methods in integrated optics and optical fibers. Light sources. Couplers. Opto-electronic devices. Applications in communication systems.

Prerequisite:   EE 420 or equivalent

 

EE 636   Theory and Applications of Antenna Arrays     (3-0-3)

Antenna array fundamentals. Analysis and synthesis of discrete linear arrays. Two-dimensional arrays. Concept of adaptive arrays. Adaptive beam forming and nulling. Superdirective array functions. Suppression of side lobes in linear arrays.

Prerequisite:   EE 422 or equivalent

 

EE  635   Computational Electromagnetics     (3-0-3)

Review of basic electromagnetic theory and partial differential equations (PDEs).  Finite-difference approximation of PDEs. The finite-difference time domain (FDTD) in 2D and 3D. The Yee’s mesh. Scalar formulation of the FDTD method. Related topics including numerical stability and dispersion, boundary conditions, materials, etc. Introduction to other methods such as the finite-element method, the method of lines, beam propagation method, and the method of moments. Applications and case studies.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor

 

EE  639   Special Topics in Electromagnetics     (3-0-3)

The contents of this course will be in one of the areas of interest in electromagnetics. The specific contents of the special topics of course will be given in detail at least one semester in advance of that in which it is offered. It is also subject to the approval by the Graduate Council.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor

 

EE 642   Analog VLSI Circuit Design     (3-0-3)

MOS and CMOS technology: building blocks, devices, capacitors and limitations. Operational amplifiers and other analog systems. Application to filter design and data converters. Layout considerations and CAD tools.

Prerequisite:   EE 542

 

EE 645   VLSI Architecture     (3-0-3)

Review of MOS transistors: fabrication, layout and characterization. Review of CMOS circuit and logic design: fully complementary CMOS logic, pseudo-NMOS logic, dynamic CMOS logic, pass-transistor logic, clocking strategies. Subsystem design: ALUs, multipliers, memories, PLAs. Architecture design: iterative cellular design and systolic arrays. Application to system level  designs.

Prerequisite:   EE 541

 

EE 649   Special Topics in Digital Systems and Electronics     (3-0-3)

The contents of this course will be in one of the areas that has the nature of research topics in digital and electronics systems. For example: VLSI architectures, Advanced analog ICs, Physics of ultra small devices, etc.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor

 

EE  651   Adaptive Control     (3-0-3)

Introduction to the various approaches of adaptive controller design. Real-time parameter estimation. Model reference adaptive control. Self-tuning controllers. Variable structure systems. Gain Scheduling. Robustness issues. Practical aspects and implementation.  Typical Industrial applications.

Prerequisite:   EE 550 or equivalent (cross-listed with SE 537)

 

EE 652   Nonlinear Systems      (3-0-3)

Introduction to nonlinear dynamics and control. Overview of phase plane analysis, describing function and limit cycles. Lyapunov stability. Input/output stability. Input/output linearization. Stabilization and control of nonlinear systems.

Prerequisite:   EE 550 or equivalent (cross-listed with SE 517)

 

EE 653   Robust Control      (3-0-3)

Elements of robust control theory. Norms of signals and systems.  Performance specifications.  Stability and performance of feedback systems.  Performance limitations.  Model uncertainty and robustness.  Parametrization of stabilizing controllers.  Loop transfer recovery robust design. control and filtering.

Prerequisite:   EE 550 or equivalent (Not to be taken for credit with SE 654)

 

EE 654   Large Scale Systems     (3-0-3)

Introduction to large scale systems.  Classical Model reduction techniques.  Component cost analysis method.  L2 model reduction.  Hankel norm approximation.  Introduction to  model reduction.  Relations between modeling and  control.  Closed loop model reduction.  Decentralized control design schemes.  System’s interactions. Coordinated and hierarchical control. Case studies.

Prerequisite:   EE 550 or equivalent (Not to be taken for credit with SE 509)

 

EE 655   Predictive Control     (3-0-3)

Predictive control concept.  Process models and prediction.  Optimization criterion.  Predictive control law.  Performance and robustness.  Minimum cost horizon.  Disturbance model.  Overview of well-known predictive controllers.  Tuning of predictive controller design parameters.  Predictive control with output constraints.  Implementation issues.  Industrial case studies.

Prerequisite:   EE 550 or equivalent

 

EE 656   Robotics & Control     (3-0-3)

Basic concepts of robotics. Mathematical  description of industrial manipulator. Homogeneous transformation and the Denavit-Hartenberg notation. Transformation between frames. Forward, and inverse kinematics and  dynamics. Newton - Euler and Lagrange formulations. Joint space, and Cartesian space trajectories and dynamic control. Trajectory planning. Advance control schemes.

Prerequisite:   EE 550 or equivalent (crosslisted with SE 632)

 

EE 659   Special Topics in Control     (3-0-3)

The contents of this course will be in one of the areas of interest in control. The specific contents of the special topics of course will be given in detail at least one semester in advance of that in which it is offered. It is also subject to the approval by the Graduate Council.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor

 

EE 661   Digital Signal Processing II     (3-0-3)

Optimal one- dimensional filter design techniques.  Multidimensional digital signals and systems.  Multidimensional Fourier transform.  Analysis of multidimensional systems and digital filter design.  Implementation issues.  Parametric and non- parametric spectral estimation.  Applications.

Prerequisite:    EE 562 or equivalent

 

EE 662   Adaptive Filtering and Applications   (3-0-3)

Introduction to adaptive Signal Processing.  Fundamentals of Adaptive Filter Theory.  The LMS Algorithm, LMS-based Algorithms.  Conventional RLS Adaptive Filtering.  Adaptive Lattice-based RLS Algorithms.  Fast Algorithms.  Implementation Issues.  Adaptive IIR filters.  HOS-based adaptive filtering.  Introduction to nonlinear filtering.  Applications to Echo cancellation, equalization, noise canceling and prediction.

Prerequisite:   EE 570 or equivalent

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EE 663   Image Processing     (3-0-3)

Two-dimensional systems and mathematical preliminaries. Perception and human vision systems. Sampling and quantization. Image transforms. Image representation by stochastic models. Image data compression, enhancement, filtering, restoration. Reconstruction from projection. Analysis and computer vision.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor (Not to be taken for credit with SE 662)

 

EE 664   Wavelet Signal Processing     (3-0-3)

Cosine transform and short-time Fourier transform, Analysis of filter banks and wavelets, Sub-band and wavelet coding, Multirate signal processing, Wavelet transform, Daubechies wavelets, Orthogonal and biorthogonal wavelets, Time-frequency and time-scale analysis, Design methods.  Applications of wavelets to audio and image compression, Medical imaging, Geophysics, Scientific visualization.

Prerequisite:   EE 562 or equivalent

 

EE  665   Signal and Image Compression     (3-0-3)

Principles and techniques of signal compression, Quantization theory, Linear prediction, Coding techniques: predictive, transform, entropy, and vector quantization, Fidelity, bit-rate, and complexity trade-offs. Compression standards, Applications to speech, audio, image, and video compression.

Prerequisite:   EE 562 or equivalent

 

EE  669   Special Topics in Signal Processing     (3-0-3)

The contents of this course will be in one of the areas of interest in signal processing.. The specific contents of the special topics of course will be given in detail at least one semester in advance of that in which it is offered. It is also subject to the approval by the Graduate Council.

Prerequisite:   Consent of the Instructor

 

EE 672   Satellite Communications     (3-0-3)

Introduction to satellite communication systems. Satellite orbits. The satellite channel. Satellite links. Earth stations. Modulation and multiplexing. Digital modulation. Multiple access and demand assignment. Satellite cross links. VSAT and mobile satellite systems.

Prerequisite:   EE 571

 

EE 674    Telecommunication Networks     (3-0-3)

Introduction to modern communication networks, Data traffic, Queuing models, Multi-access channels, Mutiplexing, Packet switching, Circuit switching, Datagrams, Protocols, Media access control, Resource allocation, SONET, ATM, Performance analysis, Product-form queuing networks, Local area networks, Ethernet, Fiber-Distributed-Data-Interface (FDDI), Token rings, Token busses, Polling systems, Optimal routing and flow controls.

Prerequisite:   EE 570 (crosslisted with COE 540)

 

EE 679   Special Topics in Communication     (3-0-3)

The contents of this course will be in one of the areas of interest in communication. The specific contents of the special topics of course will be given in detail at least one semester in advance of that in which it is offered. It is also subject to the approval by the Graduate Council.

Prerequisite:    Consent of the Instructor

 

EE 690   Advanced Electrical Engineering Projects     (3-0-3)

Individual research projects to be approved by the supervising faculty members before registering for the course. An approved written report must be filed with the Graduate Committee before credit is accepted. Credit of this course may not be used towards the fulfillment of the M.S. Degree.

 

EE 710   Ph.D. Dissertation     (0-0-12)

 

 

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