Professor Jon G. Bredeson, Chairperson.

Horn Professors Hagler, Kristiansen, and Walkup; Maddox Professor Temkin; Professors Auñón, Chao, Gustafson, Ishihara, Krile, Krompholz, Mitra, O'Hair, Parten, Portnoy, Trost, and Vines; Associate Professors Baker, Giesselmann, Mehrl, and Zieher; Assistant Professor Wunsch; Visiting Professor Maqusi; Adjunct Faculty: Kachru, Petrosian, Rowe, Shieh, Shurmer, and Van Wyk.

This department supervises the following degree programs: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING,
*Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy.*

The profession of electrical engineering combines the principles of the electrical and physical sciences, using mathematics as a common language, to develop a body of knowledge and techniques for the solutions of important problems in modern technological society. The main objectives of the program are: provide our graduates with a firm education in the fundamentals, teach them to think analytically, and most important of all, help them learn how to learn. An important contribution to accomplish these goals is our five course sequence of stand-alone project laboratory courses.

In each of the project laboratory courses, students are given a brief description of a complex, open-ended project. The students, usually working in teams, are required to design, develop, construct, and evaluate a system to satisfy the requirements for the project. Faculty advisors evaluate the project on the basis of finished products, required written reports, and oral presentations. By its very structure the project laboratory sequence gives our students considerable experience in dealing with open ended design problems. They also gain experience in working closely with others and in written and oral communication.

The material presented in the electrical engineering lecture courses is incorporated in the project laboratory course sequence. The projects, however, are real world problems that require the students to go beyond the basic knowledge learned in the classroom. Through these experiences, the students gain the technical maturity necessary to succeed in their chosen career. In addition, the project laboratory courses address topics in engineering ethics and professionalism and help the students to develop the skills needed for life-long learning.

The result of the overall curriculum is to prepare a graduate who is sensitive to the consequences of his or her work, both ethically and professionally, for a productive professional career. A broad educational background has been incorporated into this curriculum and personalized advising plays an important role in its implementation. The required undergraduate program is contained in the curriculum table shown below.

Our undergraduate curriculum gives students a broad education in electrical engineering, and will enable them to pursue all career options in our fast changing technical environment. In addition, students may select from a wide variety of elective course in electrical engineering and other related disciplines allowing them to specialize at the senior level. If a student wishes, specific specialization options are available which include electronics, power, signals and systems, communications, optoelectronics, and electro-mechanical systems.

Students will be responsible for arranging a course of study with an advisor's counsel and approval. Students whose high school courses include physics, chemistry, mathematics through analytical geometry, and at least two credits for a single foreign language are expected to follow the sequence of courses shown in the curriculum. However, students who lack credits in any of these areas of study in high school should consult with departmental advisors to determine a suitably adjusted first year schedule. The exceptionally well-prepared student should consult the section of this catalog on credit by examination. All students must satisfy the academic performance requirements of the Dynamic Enrollment Management Plan (DEMP), copies of which are available from the Department of Electrical Engineering. Any student within nine semester hours of graduation may take courses for graduate credit. Students interested in a dual degree program or a minor should consult a faculty advisor.

A minor in electrical engineering consists of EE 2304, 2331, 2372, 3303, 3311, and 3362. Dual-degree programs are available with Computer Science and the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

** Electrical Engineering Curriculum.**

FIRST YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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MATH 1351, Cal. I | 3 | MATH 1352, Cal. II | 3 |

*CHEM 1307, Prin. of Chem. I | 3 | CS 1462, Fund. of Comp. Sci. I | 4 |

CHEM 1107, Prin. of Chem. I (Lab.) | 1 | EE 2372, Mod. Dig. Syst. Des. | 3 |

EE 1305, Intro. Engr. & Comp. Prog. | 3 | ENGL 1302, Adv. Coll. Rhetoric | 3 |

POLS 1301, Amer. Govt., Org. | 3 | Elective | 3 |

ENGL 1301, Ess. Coll. Rhetoric | 3 | 16 | |

16 | |||

SECOND YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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MATH 2350, Calculus III | 3 | MATH 3350, Math for Engr. I | 3 |

EE 2304, Fund. of Elect. Engr. | 3 | EE 3311, Electronics I | 3 |

PHYS 1308, Prin. of Phys. I | 3 | EE 2331, Proj. Lab. I | 3 |

PHYS 1105, Prin. of Phys. I (Lab.) | 1 | PHYS 2301, Prin. of Phys. II | 3 |

EE 3362, Engr. Appr. to Dig. Des. | 3 | PHYS 1106, Prin. of Phys. II (Lab.) | 1 |

Elective | 3 | EE 3303, Linear System Analysis | 3 |

16 | 16 | ||

THIRD YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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EE 3332, Proj. Lab. II | 3 | EE 3333, Proj. Lab. III | 3 |

EE 3323, Prin. Comm. Sys. | 3 | EE 3342, Electromag. Theory II | 3 |

EE 3341, Electromag. Theory I | 3 | EE 3353, Feedback Contr. Sys. | 3 |

EE 3312, Electronics II | 3 | Elective | 6 |

Elective | 3 | 15 | |

15 | |||

FOURTH YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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EE 4333, Senior Proj. Lab. IV | 3 | EE 4334, Proj. Lab. V | 3 |

Elective (mathematics) | 3 | Elective | 15 |

Elective | 9 | 18 | |

15 |

Minimum hours required for graduation--127.

*Students who do not have high school credit for chemistry or physics must take CHEM 1301 and/or PHYS 1304 before those listed.

Electives from the following categories must be selected from approved lists available from the Department of Electrical Engineering to ensure that ABET, General Education, departmental, and legislative requirements are satisfied: 1 political science, 2 history, 2 humanities and fine arts, 1 individual and group behavior, 1 basic science, 4 electrical engineering, and 2 other engineering.

Option courses include: ElectronicsEE 4314, 4321, 4324, 4382; powerEE 4316, 4343, 4345, 4391; signals and systemsEE 4315, 4364, 4367, 4368; communicationsEE 4323, 4325, 4342, 4360, 4361, optoelectronicsEE 4314, 4360, 4362, 4367; electromechanicalEE 4316, 4368, 4391, 4376, and a mechanical engineering elective.

** Electrical Engineering-Computer Science Dual Degree Curriculum.**

FIRST YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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MATH 1351, Cal. I | 3 | MATH 1352, Cal. II | 3 |

*CHEM 1307, Prin. of Chem. I | 3 | CS 1462, Fund. of Comp. Sci. I | 4 |

CHEM 1107, Prin. of Chem. I (Lab.) | 1 | EE 2372, Mod. Dig. Syst. Des. | 3 |

EE 1305, Intro. Engr. & Comp. Prog. | 3 | ENGL 1302, Adv. Coll. Rhetoric | 3 |

POLS 1301, Amer. Govt., Org. | 3 | Elective | 3 |

ENGL 1301, Ess. Coll. Rhetoric | 3 | 16 | |

16 | |||

SECOND YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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MATH 2350, (Dual) Calculus III | 3 | MATH 3350, Math for Engr. I | 3 |

CS 1463, Fund. Comp. Sci. II | 4 | CS 2382, Disc. Struc. | 3 |

EE 2304, Fund. of Elec. Engr. | 3 | EE 3303, Linear Syst. Analysis | 3 |

EE 3362, Engr. Appr. to Dig. Des. | 3 | MATH 2360, Linear Algebra | 3 |

13 | PHYS 1308, Prin. of Phys. I | 3 | |

PHYS 1105, Prin. of Phys. I (Lab) | 1 | ||

16 | |||

THIRD YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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EE 2331, Proj. Lab. I | 3 | EE 3341, Electromag. Theory I | 3 |

EE 3311, Electronics | 3 | EE 3323, Prin. Comm. Sys. | 3 |

PHYS 2301, Prin. of Phys. II | 3 | EE 3312, Electronics II | 3 |

PHYS 1106, Prin. of Phys. II (Lab) | 1 | CS 3461, Concepts Prog. Lang. | 4 |

CS 2365, Software Eng. | 3 | Elective | 3 |

Elective | 3 | 16 | |

16 | |||

FOURTH YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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Elective | 3 | EE 3353, Feedback Contr. Sys. | 3 |

EE 3342, Electromag. Theory II | 3 | EE 3333, Proj. Lab. III | 3 |

EE 3332, Proj. Lab. II | 3 | CS 3364, Des. & Anal. of Alg. | 3 |

CS 3375, Machine Struc. & Org. | 3 | Elective | 6 |

12 | 15 | ||

FIFTH YEAR
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Fall | Spring
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EE 4333 Senior Proj. Lab. IV | 3 | EE 4334, Proj. Lab. V | 3 |

CS 3352, Intro. Sys. Prog. | 3 | CS 3372, Dig. Sys. Lab. | 3 |

Elective | 9 | Elective | 6 |

15 | 12 |

Minimum hours required for graduation--147.

*Students who do not have high school credit for chemistry or physics must take CHEM 1301 and/or PHYS 1304 before those listed.

Electives from the following categories must be selected from approved lists available from the Department of Electrical Engineering or Computer Science to ensure that ABET, General Education, departmental, and legislative requirements are satisfied: 1 political science, 2 history, 2 humanities and fine arts, 1 individual and group behavior, 1 basic science, 1 electrical engineering, 1 computer science, and 1 other engineering.

**Courses in Electrical Engineering. (EE)
**

** All prerequisite courses must be completed with a C or better.
**

** Phase III requires equivalent completion of first 2 years of EE curriculum.
**

**
**

**1305. Introduction to Engineering and Computer Programming (3:3:0).
**Corequisite: MATH 1351. An introduction to
the fundamentals of electrical engineering and its relation to science, mathematics, management, ethics, and society. Computing
and structured programming.

**2304. Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering (3:3:0).
** Corequisite: MATH 2350. Principles of electrical circuits and systems.
DC and sinusoidal steady-state analysis. Introduction to transformers and motors.

**2331. Project Laboratory I (3:1:6).
**Prerequisite: EE 3362. Corequisite: EE 3303 and 3311. A laboratory course to accompany second
year basic courses in electrical engineering.

**2372. Modern Digital System Design (3:3:0).
**Corequisite: MATH 1352. An introduction to combinational, sequential, and
microprocessor based digital systems. Hardware and software aspects are considered.

**3303. Linear System Analysis (3:3:0).
** Prerequisite: EE 2304. Corequisite: MATH 3350. Concepts of signal and system analysis
in time and frequency domains. Analog and discrete signals and systems. State variable technique Laplace, Fourier, and z transforms.

**3311. Electronics I (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: EE 2304. Introduction to electronic devices, amplifiers, and electronic systems.
Principles of electronic circuit design and analysis.

**3312. Electronics II (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: EE 3311 and 3303, Phase III standing in electrical engineering. Integrated circuit amplifier design.
Power and other special purpose amplifiers.

**3323. Principles of Communication Systems (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3303, Phase III standing in electrical engineering.
Fourier transforms and linear systems concepts. Probability and random variables. Amplitude, phase angle, and pulse modulation
communication systems.

**3332. Project Laboratory II (3:1:6).
**Prerequisite: EE 2331, Phase III standing in electrical engineering; corequisite: EE 3312
and 3323. A laboratory course to accompany third-year basic courses in electrical engineering.

**3333. Project Laboratory III (3:1:6).
**Prerequisite: EE 3332, Phase III standing in electrical engineering; corequisite: EE 3353.
A laboratory course to accompany third-year basic courses in electrical engineering.

**3334. Computer Engineering Project Laboratory (3:1:6).
** Prerequisite: E E 3332 and Phase III standing in electrical engineering.
A laboratory course to accompany third year basic courses in electrical engineering.

**3341. Electromagnetic Theory I (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3303 and PHYS 2301, Phase III standing in electrical engineering.
Vector analysis. Partial differential equations. General treatment of static, electric, and magnetic fields from the vector viewpoint.

**3342. Electromagnetic Theory II (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3341, Phase III standing in electrical engineering. General solutions
for Maxwell's equations. Traveling waves in scalar media. Boundary conditions and constraints imposed by bounding surfaces.

**3351. Energy Conversion I (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: EE 3323, and Phase III standing in electrical engineering. Principles of
information theory, quantum mechanics, and statistics applied to thermal physics with applications to electrical engineering.

**3353. Feedback Control Systems (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3312 and Phase III standing in electrical engineering. An
introduction to the analysis and design of automatic control systems. Control system concepts. Controller design and digital control.

**3361. Fundamentals of Electronic Devices (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3341, Phase III standing in electrical engineering.
Introduction to semiconductor physics, electronic devices, and their models.

**3362. Digital Design using Microcontrollers (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 2372. Design and applications of advanced digital
systems including combinational, sequential, and microprocessor based systems.

**3388. Robotic Systems (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: MATH 3350, PHYS 2301, and MATH 2360 or EE 3303. Base analytical
techniques and fundamental principles of robotics. Including kinematics, dynamics, sensing, and control.

**4314. Solid State Devices (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: E E 3312 and 3341. Principles and properties of semiconductor devices and
optical devices. Thyristors and other switches. Integrated circuit devices. Device modeling.

**4316. Power Electronics (3:3:0). ** Prerequisite: EE 3353. Switch mode power conversion, power supplies, inverters, motor
drives, power semiconductor devices, and magnetics. System analysis, design, and modeling.

**4321. Applications of Analog Integrated Circuits (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3312, 3323. Principles involved in designing
analog integrated circuits. Device physics, small signal, and large signal models. Biasing and basic circuit building blocks. Applications.

**4323. Modern Communication Circuits (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3312, 3323. Analysis and design techniques for modern
communication circuits.

**4324. Computer-Aided Circuit Analysis (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3353. Development, implementation, and application of
advanced circuit models for the design of integrated circuits. Designed to enhanced design skills through direct application of
computer-aided analysis tools.

**4325. Telecommunication Networks (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: E E 3323. Networking and standards. Data and voice network
architectures, cellular, satellite and telephone networks. Open network architecture, ISDN, transport and network layer protocols.
Network modeling and optimization. Queuing theory.

**4331. Special Problems in Electrical Engineering (3).
** Prerequisite: Approval of department chairperson. Individual studies
in advanced engineering areas of special interest. May be repeated for credit.

**4332. Special Experimental Problems in Electrical Engineering (3:3:0).
**Individual experimental studies in current problems
of special interest in advanced electrical engineering technology.

**4333. Project Laboratory IV (3:0:9).
**Prerequisite: EE 3333. A laboratory course to accompany fourth-year courses in
electrical engineering.

**4334. Project Laboratory V (3:0:9). ** Prerequisite: EE 4333. A laboratory course to accompany fourth year courses in
electrical engineering.

**4342. Microwave Solid-State Circuits (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3312 and 3342. Study of microwave electronics and design at
the device and solid-state circuit level. Circuit design issues such as transistor-based amplifier design, noise, broadband, and
high-power considerations, and microwave oscillators. Device topics to be included are special diodes, avalanche devices, and other
active devices.

**4343. Introduction to Power Systems (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3342. Electrical power transmission and distribution
systems; power generation systems, system modeling, planning, management and protection.

**4345. Pulsed Power (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: E E 3342. Fundamentals of pulsed power circuits, components, and systems.
Pulse forming lines, energy storage, voltage multipliers, switching, materials, grounding and shielding, measurements, and applications.

**4353. Gaseous Electronics (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: E E 3342. Kinetic theory of gases. Collisions. Emission processes.
Self-sustained discharge. Pashen law. Glow discharge. Arc discharge. Streamers. Spark discharge. Corona discharge. Gas lasers.

**4360. Fiber Optic Systems (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: EE 3312, 3323, and 3342. Optical fibers, couplers, sources, and
detectors; applications to communications and sensing.

**4361. Advanced Communication Systems (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3323. Information transmission in electronic systems.
Random variables and stochastic processes, noise in analog and digital modulation systems, optimal receivers.

**4362. Modern Optics for Engineers (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3323, 3342. Modern concepts in optics related to
engineering applications. Geometrical, physical, and quantum optics; Fourier optics, holography, and image processing.

**4364. Digital Signal Processing (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3323, 3353. An introduction to digital signal processing. Sampling,
z-transform, discrete and fast Fourier transforms, flowgraphs, design techniques for digital filters, effects of finite word length, and applications.

**4367. Image Processing (3:3:0). **Prerequisite: E E 3323. Imaging fundamentals. Linear operators in both spatial-frequency domains.
Image enhancement and restoration techniques. Analysis and coding of images.

**4368. Advanced Control Systems (3:3:0).
** Prerequisite: E E 3353. ** **Analysis and design of advanced control systems
including optimal, nonlinear, multiple-input multiple-output, digital, fuzzy logic, and neural network control.

**4375. Computer Architecture (3:3:0).
** Prerequisite: EE 3362 and Phase III standing in electrical engineering. An introduction to
the architecture, organization, and design of uniprocessor-based computer systems. Hardware design related to various computers
and microprocessors. Analysis of current computer systems and applications.

**4381. VLSI Processing (3:3:0). ** Prerequisite: PHYS 2301 and MATH 3350. Introduction tot the physical principles, techniques,
and technologies involved with the fabrication of very large scale integrated circuits (VLSI).

**4382. Digital IC Analysis and Design (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: EE 3312, 3362. Design of VLSI digital integrated circuits
including basic device theory and processing technologies.

**4391. Electric Machines and Drives (3:3:0).
**Prerequisite: E E 3353 and 3388. Analysis and control of DC machines and
induction machines. Space vector theory. Field oriented control. Modeling of machine and controller dynamics.

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