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Electrical Engineering

College of Engineering

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Electrical Engineering - E E Graduate Courses

GRADUATE LEVEL

502./402. Engineering Modeling and Simulation (3)

Prerequisite: EE 380.
Fundamental techniques of modeling and simulation of complex engineering systems. Next generation simulation tools (DES), Output analysis of systems. Alternative system configurations. Variance reduction techniques. Project proposal developments.
Additional projects required for EE 502. (Lecture-problems 3 hours). Letter grade only (A-F).

503. Advanced Systems Engineering (3)

Prerequisite: EE 411 or equivalent mathematical maturity.
Modeling and analysis, and design of deterministic and stochastic systems. The building blocks of engineering optimization models ranging from network models with special structured, to unstructured linear and nonlinear optimization.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-problems 3 hours)

504. Introduction to Entrepreneurship for Engineers (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in engineering or computer science.
Core business concepts and issues, essence of leadership. Understanding of finance, marketing, sales, and management issues from practical entrepreneurial perspective through classroom discussion, guest speakers’ seminars, case study, and creation of business plan based on student's specific area of interest.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

505. Advanced Engineering Mathematics for Electrical Engineers (3)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Boundary–value problems and generalized Fourier (or eigenfunction) expansions. Review of Fourier series. Fourier transforms (FT, FFT and STFT), wavelet transform and its computer implementation. Z–transform. Hilbert transform. Solutions of partial differential equations using methods of separation of variables, etc.
(Lecture–problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

506./606. Theory and Practice of Biomedical Instrumentation (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in engineering or natural sciences and either EE 406 or consent of instructor.
Advanced design concepts and practical utilization of biomedical instrumentation. Transduction of physiological parameters. Theory and practice.
Master’s students register in EE 506; Ph.D. students register in EE 606. Additional projects required for EE 606. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

507./607. Advanced Biomedical Systems (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in engineering or natural sciences and either EE 406 or consent of instructor.
Novel trends in biotechnology, design and organization of modern hospital systems, and utilization of advanced technologies. Modeling and simulation of physiological and medical systems.
Master’s students register in EE 507; Ph.D. students register in EE 607. Additional projects required for EE 607. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

508. Probability Theory and Random Processes (3)

Prerequisite: EE 380.
Probability spaces, random vectors and processes, convergence concepts, stationarity and ergodic properties, second-order moments and linear systems, correlation and spectral representations. Some applications of random processes.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

509. Network Theory (3)

Prerequisites: EE 386, 410 or 430.
Network classifications and study of non-linear circuits. Analysis of linear networks using topological and state-space techniques. Characterization of networks using scattering and other parameters. Tellegen’s theorem and its application.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

510. Circuit Synthesis (3)

Corequisite: EE 509.
Synthesis of passive lumped networks, cascade synthesis (link with filter synthesis), realization of commensurate distributed networks, discrete passive networks.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

511. Linear Systems Analysis (3)

Prerequisite: EE 411 or 470 or equivalent mathematical maturity.
Review of linear algebra and z-transforms. Continuous and discrete-time systems. Sampled data systems. State-space linear system analysis. Stability, reachability, and observability. Minimal realization. State feedback and pole assignment. Asymptotic observers. Examples of applications. Project on a related subject.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

514. Advanced Circuit Synthesis and Design (3)

Prerequisite: EE 510.
Scattering synthesis in (s-z) domains, wave digital filters. Lossless bounded-real two-pair and orthogonal digital filters with an emphasis on structures suitable for VLSI implementation.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

527. Digital Filter Design and Audio Processing (3)

Prerequisite: EE 486 or consent of instructor.
Frequency and time domain analysis using FFT, FIR, and IIR filter design and implementation techniques. Principles of digital audio processing, compression/decompression. Applications of audio coding standards, such as MPEG audio and G.729.
Not open for credit to students with credit in EE 513. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

528./428. Speech Signal Processing (3)

Prerequisite or Corequisite: EE 486 or consent of instructor.
Principles and engineering applications of speech signal processing. Speech synthesis, recognition, encoding, and compression. Applications of neural networks.
Additional projects required for EE 528. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

531. CMOS Electronics (3)

Prerequisite: EE 430.
Electronic design automation CAD tools, silicon compilers, CMOS design, BiCMOS design (technologies, modeling, device characterization and simulation), CMOS and BiCMOS subcircuits, amplifiers, op-amps and systems.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

533./633. Quantum and Optical Electronics (3)

Prerequisites: EE 460 or 462 or 464 or consent of instructor.
Modern quantum and optical concepts of relevance in lasers, fiber optics, optical technology and semiconductor solid state electronics. Basic theory and applications to state-of-the-art electronics engineering.
Master’s students register in EE 533; Ph.D. students register in EE 633. Additional projects required for Ph.D. students. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

534./434. Mixed-Signal IC Design (3)

Prerequisites: EE 201 and EE 330 or consent of instructor.
CMOS fabrication. Component layout. MOSFET modeling. Mixed-signal devices such as D/A and A/D converters and phase-locked loops. Substrate Noise coupling. System-on-chip considerations. Design using CAD tools.
Additional projects required for EE 534. (Lecture-problems 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

535. VLSI Design (3)

Prerequisite: EE 430.
Techniques for designing Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) circuits using n-channel metal oxide semiconductors (n-MOS).
Not open for credit to students with credit in EE 520. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

535A./435. Microelectronics (3)

Prerequisites: EE 201 and 330 or consent of instructor.
Theory of microelectronics integrated circuit design, IC fabrication technology, device characterization, modelling, digital and analog simulation tools, physical layout tools, digital standard cell library design, IC digital system designs, I/O pad design, full chip simulation and physical designs.
Additional projects required for EE535A.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-problems 3 hours)

536./436. Microfabrication and Nanotechnology (3)

Prerequisites: EE 330; EE 320 or PHYS 254; or MAE 300.
Techniques and technology of miniaturization of electrical, mechanical, optical, and opto-electronic devices in sizes from millimeters to nanometers are presented. Design examples of sensors, microlenses, cantilevers, and micromotors are covered and process fabrication using latest technology demonstrated.
Additional projects required for EE 536. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

540. Advanced Digital System and Computer Architecture (3)

Prerequisite: EE 446 or equivalent. Strongly recommended: EE 546.
High level computer architectures including studies of network processors, security processing, embedded computers; system design and implementation approaches including ASIC’s, SOC’s, and networks on chip concepts. Simulation and design tools. Project required.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

545. Computer Communication Networks (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Design and analysis of computer communications networks including their topologies, architectures, protocols, and standards. LAN, WAN environments and access methods. Ethernet, ATM, bridges, routers, gateways and intelligent hubs. TCP/IP and other Networking protocols. Load balancing, traffic monitoring, use of simulation tools.
(Lecture-problems-computer projects 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

546. Advanced Microprocessors and Embedded Controllers II (3)

Prerequisite: EE 446 or consent of the instructor.
Advanced concepts for embedded controllers, mobile processors, network processors, embedded Internet, and embedded Internet devices. Parallelism, multithreading, pipelining, coherence protocols, interconnection networks, clustering. Simulation and analysis tools. Project required.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

548./448. Wireless and Mobile Networks and Security in Wireless Networks (3)

Prerequisites: EE 482 or equivalent.
Wireless and Mobile Ad-hoc Networks and Security. Ad-hoc and geographic routing, resource discovery, MAC, IP-mobility, mobility modelling, wired-wireless networks, security aspects. Lab Projects will include use of tools such as OPNET, Ethereal, Sniffer, Scanner, IDS, etc.
Advanced project required for EE 548. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

549./449. Topics in Multimedia and Hypermedia (3)

Prerequisite: EE 483 or equivalent.
Theoretical and practical issues in designing multimedia systems, design and implementation of interactive multimedia and hypermedia applications including interactive television (e.g., video-on-demand, eLearning), hypermedia systems (e.g., the World Wide Web), and video conferencing and groupware. Emphasis placed on current design issues and research topics.
Extra project for graduate students. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

550. Power Electronics and Applications (3)

Prerequisites: EE 350 and 430.
Power converters: rectifiers, inverters, choppers and cycloconverters. PWM and PFM techniques. Harmonics and filters. Magnetics. Applications in motor controls in industrial systems, energy conversion, HVDC transmission, aircraft and spacecraft power systems.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

551. Theory and Applications of DC/DC Converters (3)

Prerequisite: EE 550 or consent of instructor.
Modeling, analysis, design and application of DC/DC switch-mode converters.
(Lec-prob 3 hrs) Letter grade only (A-F).

552. Electric Drives and Applications (3)

Prerequisites: EE 370, 452 or consent of instructor.
Characteristics and applications of small electric machines including stepper motors, brushless DC motors, permanent-magnet synchronous motors and switched-reluctance motors. Motor performance, control and drive-circuit configurations.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

553./453. Protection of Power Systems (3)

Prerequisites: EE 310, 350.
Protective relays, instrument transformers, low-voltage and high-voltage circuit breakers, protection of generators and motors, transformer protection and transmission line protection. Relay coordination and commercial power systems. Application of computer programs for protective device coordination. Additional projects required for EE 553.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

555./455. Space Electric Power Systems (3)

Prerequisites: EE 330, 350.
A comprehensive treatment of characteristics of and requirements from spacecraft power systems, power sources, power conversion and control. Energy storage, electrical equipment, power converters and loads, power management. Future space missions and technological needs.
Additional projects required for EE 555. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

574./474. Robot Dynamics and Control (3)

Prerequisite: EE 370.
Basic methodology for analysis and design of robotic manipulators. Classification of robots. Homogeneous transformations, kinematics, dynamics, trajectory planning and control of robots. Application of robots in flexible manufacturing.
Additional projects required for EE 574. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

575./675. Non-Linear Control Systems (3)

Prerequisite: EE 511 or consent of instructor.
Methodologies and results dealing with stability and robust stabilization of non-linear systems applied to robotics, aerospace, artificial neural networks, etc. Phase plane analysis, limit cycles, Lyapunov stability theory and its extension, Positive real transfer matrix and passivity, feedback linearization and stabilization, tracking, robust control.
Ph.D. students register in EE 675. Additional projects for EE 675 students. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Not open for credit to students with credit in EE 775. Letter grade only (A-F).

576./476. Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic (3)

Prerequisite or Corequisite: EE 486 or consent of instructor.
Principles and application of artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic. Mechanisms of supervised and unsupervised neural networks. Fuzzy control systems. Applications in signal processing, communications, control, and other areas.
Additional projects required for EE 576. Not open for credit to students with credit in EE 589/689. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

580. Statistical Communication Theory (3)

Prerequisites: EE 482, 505 and 508 or consent of instructor.
Power spectral density of analog and digital communication signals. Matched filters. Signal-to-noise-ratio performance analysis for analog and pulse modulation systems. Vector space representation of digital signals. Error rate analysis for various signaling formats. Optimum digital receivers. Fading channels.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

581./481. Satellite Communication Systems (3)

Prerequisite: EE 482.
Basic orbital mechanics, link analysis, multiple access architectures and protocols, FDMA, TDMA, and CDMA systems. Synchronization techniques, modulation and coding techniques. Security and spread spectrum requirements. System design.
Additional projects required for EE 581. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

582. Spread Spectrum Communication Systems (3)

Prerequisite: EE 580 or consent of instructor.
Spread spectrum (SS) techniques. Direct sequence systems, frequency hopped systems. Generation and properties of pseudo random sequences. Electronic jamming and interference. Processing gain, carrier synchronization, code acquisition and tracking, information modulation and coding. Applications include ranging, CDMA etc.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

583./683. Digital Image Processing (3)

Prerequisite: EE 505 or consent of instructor.
Acquiring Images. Correcting Imaging defects. Image enhancement. Segmentation and threshholding. Processing Binary images. Tomography. Three dimensional Imaging. Some image data compression techniques.
Masters students register in EE 583; Ph.D. students register in EE 683. Additional projects required for EE 683. (Lecture–problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

584. Information Theory and Coding (3)

Prerequisites: EE 482 and 508.
Information measures, source coding, Shannon’s first theorem, mutual information and channel capacity, Shannon’s second theorem, coding techniques for reliable information transmission over noisy channels.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

585./685. Advanced Digital Signal Processing (3)

Prerequisite: EE 486 or consent of the instructor.
Advanced topics in digital signal processing and applications including adaptive filters, spectral estimation and multimedia standards: JPEG, MPEG. State space description of linear discrete time systems.
Master’s students register in EE 585; Ph.D. students register in EE 685. Additional projects for EE 685. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

586. Real–Time Digital Signal Processing (3)

Prerequisite: EE 486, EE or CECS 440, or consent of instructor.
Digital signal processors architecture and language. Real–time DSP considerations and limitations. Digital filter and signal processing system implementations.
(Lecture–problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

590. Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in electrical engineering and consent of instructor.
Selected topics from recent advances in electrical engineering. Course content will vary from year to year.
Topics will be announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

591. Adaptive Systems (3)

Prerequisite: EE 508.
Adaptive systems and their applications to communication, control, and signal processing systems.
(Lecture – problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

600. Graduate Seminar and Presentation (1)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and advancement to candidacy.
Lectures by faculty and guests on advanced topics. A report and presentation are required.
(Seminar 1 hour) Letter grade only (A-F).

606./506. Theory and Practice of Biomedical Instrumentation (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in engineering or natural sciences and either EE 406 or consent of instructor.
Advanced design concepts and practical utilization of biomedical instrumentation. Transduction of physiological parameters. Theory and practice.
Master’s students register in EE 506; Ph.D. students register in EE 606. Additional projects required for EE 606. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

607./507. Advanced Biomedical Systems (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in engineering or natural sciences and either EE 406 or consent of instructor.
Novel trends in biotechnology, design and organization of modern hospital systems and utilization of advanced technologies. Modeling an simulation of physiological and medical systems.
Master’s students register in EE 507; Ph.D. students register in EE 607. Additional projects required for EE 607. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

633./533. Quantum and Optical Electronics (3)

Prerequisites: EE 460 or 462 or 464 or consent of instructor.
Modern quantum and optical concepts of relevance in lasers, fiber optics, optical technology and semiconductor solid state electronics. Basic theory and applications to state-of-the-art electronics engineering.
Master’s students register in EE 533; Ph.D. students register in EE 633. Additional projects required for Ph.D. students. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

675/575. Non-Linear Control Systems (3)

Prerequisite: EE 511 or consent of instructor.
Methodologies and results dealing with stability and robust stabilization of non-linear systems applied to robotics, aerospace, artificial neural networks, etc. Phase plane analysis, limit cycles, Lyapunov stability theory and extension, Positive real transfer matrix and passivity, feedback linearization and stabilization, tracking, robust control.
(Ph.D. students register in EE 675) Additional projects for EE 675 students. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

683./583. Digital Image Processing (3)

Prerequisite: EE 505 or consent of instructor.
Acquiring Images. Correcting Imaging defects. Image enhancement. Segmentation and threshholding. Processing Binary images. Tomography. Three dimensional Imaging. Some image data compression techniques.
Masters students register in EE 583; Ph.D. students register in EE 683. Additional projects required for EE 683. (Lecture–problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

685./585. Advanced Digital Signal Processing (3)

Prerequisite: EE 486 or consent of the instructor.
Advanced topics in digital signal processing and applications including adaptive filters, spectral estimation and multimedia standards: JPEG, MPEG. State space description of linear discrete time systems.
Master’s students register in EE 585; Ph.D. students register in EE 685. Additional projects for EE 685. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

697. Directed Research (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Advancement to Candidacy is strongly recommended.
Theoretical and experimental problems in electrical engineering requiring intensive analysis culminating in a substantial report.
Letter grade only (A-F).

698. Thesis or Industrial Project (3-6)

Prerequisite: Advancement to Candidacy.
Planning, preparation and completion of a thesis (total 6 units), or industrial project (3 units), in electrical engineering.
Letter grade only (A-F).