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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Engineering and Applied Science


ELECENG Electrical Engineering



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101 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. 3 cr. U. Principles of electrical engineering including intro to fundamental electrical quantities and circuit analysis. Lab with reenforcing experiments, introduction to electrical test equipment, computer simulation techniques, and team project.| Counts as repeat of ElecEng 299 with same topic. Prereq: Math 116 (C).
150 Electronic Technology in the World Around Us. 3 cr. U. An introductory course that explains the modern technology affecting our everyday life. Topics include: digital communication, satellites, television, stereo system, computer, radar, microwaves, lasers.|Prereq: none.
234 Analytical Methods in Engineering. 4 cr. U. Mathematical techniques for linear systems. Solutions of ordinary differential equations by classical and transform techniques. Elementary aspects of linear algebra. Complex Numbers.|Prereq: Grade of C or better in Math 232(P).
299 Topics in Electrical Engineering: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Work on new material in electrical engineering. Section title and credits announced whenever course is offered.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr with change in topic. Prereq: specific courses dependent on topic.
301 Electrical Circuits I. 3 cr. U. Circuit laws and analysis, resistive circuits, energy storage, AC circuits and power, three-phase circuits, computer-aided analysis.|Prereq: Physics 210(C).
305 Electrical Circuits II. 4 cr. U. Transformers, transient response, network functions, s-domain, response, filters, fourier analysis, two-ports. 3 hr Lec/2 hr Lab.|Prereq: ElecEng 301(P) & 234 (P).
306 Introduction to Electrical Engineering. 4 cr. U. An introduction to electrical circuits with laboratory. Topics include dc and ac circuits, signal transients, motors, transformers and operational amplifiers.|Prereq: Physics 210(P); ElecEng 234(P).
310 Signals and Systems. 3 cr. U. Analysis techniques for signals and systems in both continuous and discrete time. Signal representation, including fourier and laplace transforms; system definitions and properties.|Prereq: ElecEng 305(C).
330 Electronics I. 4 cr. U. Op-amps, diodes, bipolar junction transistors, mos field effect circuit applications.|Counts as repeat of ElecEng 331. Prereq: ElecEng 305(C).
335 Electronics II. 4 cr. U. Differential and multistage amplifiers, IC techniques, frequency response, feedback, digital circuits.|Counts as repeat of ElecEng 332. Prereq: ElecEng 330(P), 310(C).
354 Digital Logic. 3 cr. U. Number systems and binary codes; Boolean Algebra and basic results; switching functions; minimization techniques; analysis and design of combinational and sequential logic circuits.|Prereq: CompSci 151(P) or 152(P) 153(P) or 201(P) or 215(P).
355 Electronics Design Laboratory. 3 cr. U. In depth investigation in instrumentation and design of analog and digital networks and electronic systems in control and communication.|Prereq: sr st; ElecEng 335(C) or 332(P).
361 Electromagnetic Fields. 3 cr. U. Principles of electrostatics and electromagnetics; laws of fields; resistance, inductance, and capacitance; dielectrics; energy storage; Maxwell's field equation.|Prereq: Physics 210(P), ElecEng 234(P), grade C or better in Math 233(P).
362 Electromechanical Energy Conversion. 4 cr. U. Principles of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion; transformers, polyphase induction and synchronous machines, d.c. machines, single phase motors, including design parameters and testing; with lab (3 hr lec recitation & 2 hr lab per week).|Prereq: ElecEng 305(P) & ElecEng 361(P).
367 Introduction to Microprocessors. 4 cr. U. Fundamentals of microprocessors, including assembly language programming, hardware design, interfacing peripherals and programmable I/O devices, and social/ethical issues in engineering design and practice. Lab.|Prereq: CompSci 151(P) or 152(P) or 153(P) or 201(P) & C or better in ElecEng 354(P).
410 Digital Signal Processing. 3 cr. U/G. Spectral computation including DFT and FFT, sampling of continuous signals, digital filter design including FIR and IIR filters.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 310(P).
420 Random Signals and Systems. 3 cr. U/G. Fundamental probability and random process theory, power spectral density. Linear systems and random signals, auto- and cross-correlation, optimum MSE filter design.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 310(P); or grad st.
421 Communication Systems. 3 cr. U/G. Basic concepts of information; modulation, transmission and demodulation; presentation of information; practical communication systems.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 335(C).
430 Energy Modeling. 3 cr. U/G. Electrical/thermal energy modeling through lectures and hands-on classroom work along with use of energy modeling software.|Jointly offered with and counts are repeat of MechEng 430. Prereq: jr st; or cons instr.
436 Introduction to Medical Instrumentation. 3 cr. U/G. Biopotential signals and electrodes; Biopotential Amplifiers and Signal Processing; Sensors, Detectors, and Sources; Electrical Safety; Specifications; Error Analysis; Device Approval Process.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 330(P) or equiv.
437 Introduction to Biomedical Imaging. 3 cr. U/G. Biomedical imaging modalities and underlying principles: X-radiography, computerized tomography, Radon transforms; image reconstruction techniques; ultrasonic imaging; nuclear medicine; magnetic resonance imaging; experimental techniques.|Prereq: sr st; ElecEng 310(P) or equiv.
439 Introduction to Biomedical Optics. 3 cr. U/G. Tissue Optical Properties, Light Transport, Fourier Transforms in Spatial Domain, Wave theory, Spectroscopy, Optical imaging, Laser-Tissue interaction, Photoconversion, Photodynamic Therapy, Microscopy, Fluorescence imaging, and OCT.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 310(P) & 361(P).
451 Introduction to VLSI Design. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to design of VLSI circuits. Ic fundamentals including: energy band diagrams, transistor optimization, design approaches including both customs and semi-custom.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 330(P), 354(P).
457 Digital Logic Laboratory. 3 cr. U/G. Experimentation with digital logic systems. Synthesis of digital systems, such as adders, shift registers. Analog/digital and digital/analog converters from basic logic modules.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 330(P), 354(P).
458 Computer Architecture. 3 cr. U/G. Processor organization and design; memory organization; microprogramming and control unit design; I-O organization; case studies of selected machine architectures.|Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of CompSci 458. Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 354(P), CompSci 315(215)(P) or ElecEng 367(P).
461 Microwave Engineering. 3 cr. U/G. Review from electromagnetics, transmission lines and waveguides; impedance matching, passive components, stripline and microstrip line circuits, dielectric waveguide, laboratory experiments, industrial and biomedical applications.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 361(P) or equiv.
462 Antenna Theory. 3 cr. U/G. Analysis and design of antennas: antenna fundamentals; wire antennas; dipole, monopole, and loop antennas; antenna arrays; aperture antennas; horn, slot, and parabolic dish antennas.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 361(P).
464 Fundamentals of Photonics. 3 cr. U/G. Fundamentals of ray, electromagnetic, and beam optics; polarization and polarization-based devices; optics of layered media; and guided-wave optics, including optical fibers.|Prereq: jr st & ElecEng 361(P); or grad st.
465 Broadband Optical Networks. 3 cr. U/G. Multichannel lightwave systems based on wavelength-division, time-division, and subcarrier multiplexing; optical devices and coding techniques for implementing optical networks.|Counts as repeat of ElecEng 490(690) w/same topic. Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 305(P) & 361(P); or grad st.
471 Electric Power Systems. 3 cr. U/G. Elements of a typical power system. Per-unit quantities; load flow study; economic dispatch; symmetrical components; fault study; system protection; stability.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 362(C).
472 Introduction to Wind Energy. 3 cr. U/G. Principles of wind turbines; wind characteristics; rotor dynamics of wind turbines; turbine design and integration; controls and electrical systems; grid connection.|MechEng 472 & ElecEng 472 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; or cons instr.
474 (402) Introduction to Control Systems. 4 cr. U/G. Modeling of continuous systems; stability considerations, analysis and design of feedback control systems in time and frequency domains.|Not open for cr to students w/cr in ElecEng 402. Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 310(P), CivEng 202(P) or cons instr; or grad st.
482 Introduction to Nanoelectronics. 3 cr. U/G. Wave properties of electrons, diffraction, Schr¿dinger's equation, quantum confinement, band theory, tunnel junctions, Coulomb blockade, quantum dots and wires, quantum conductance and ballistic transport.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 330(C), ElecEng 361(C).
490 (690) Topics in Electrical Engineering: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U/G. Specific topics, credits, and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st.
541 Integrated Circuits and Systems. 3 cr. U/G. Differential and operational amplifier circuits. Linear integrated circuits: comparators, regulators, amplifiers and phase locked loops. Digital integrated circuits: mos shift registers, ram, a-to-d converters.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 330(P).
545 FPGA Embedded CPUs & Firmware Development. 3 cr. U/G. Use of modern embedded system central processor units (CPUs) with integrated field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). Design and implementation of firmware for these devices.|Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of ElecEng 545. Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 367(P) & 457(P).
562 Telecommunication Circuits. 3 cr. U/G. Radio frequency communication systems, terrestrial and satellite communication systems, mixers, oscillators, filters, design considerations for receivers and transmitters.|Prereq: sr st; ElecEng 330(P).
565 Optical Communication. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of communication systems, light and electromagnetic waves, optical fibers, lasers, led, photodetectors, receivers, optical fiber communication systems.|Prereq: sr st; ElecEng 361(P), & 330(P) or 465(P).
568 (effective 09/02/2014) Applications of Digital Signal Processing. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to the use of modern digital signal processor (DSP) units in DSP applications such as digital filtering and speech signal processing.|Counts as repeat of ElecEng 490 and 890 w/similar topic; Prereq: ElecEng 310(P), 367(P).
572 Power Electronics. 3 cr. U/G. Power diodes and transistors; static converters; D.C. power supplies; power transistor circuits; SCR's; classical and modern forced-commutation inverters; choppers; cycloconverters, applications in power.|Prereq: sr st; ElecEng 335(C).
574 (503) Intermediate Control Systems. 3 cr. U/G. State space; frequency domain methods of modelling, analysis and design of control systems; digital control; and multivariate systems.|ElecEng 574(503) & MechEng 574(478) are jointly offered & count as repeats of each other. Not open for cr to students who have cr in ElecEng 503(ER) or MechEng 478(ER). Prereq: sr st; MechEng 474(P) or ElecEng 474(402(P); or grad st.
575 Analysis of Electric Machines and Motor Drives. 3 cr. U/G. Reference frame analysis, computer simulation, permanent magnet synchronous machines, induction machines, power electronic inverters, pulsewidth modulation, vector control.|Prereq: jr st, ElecEng 330(P) & 362(P).
588 Fundamentals of Nanotechnology. 3 cr. U/G. Nanofabrication, self-assembly, principles of scanning tunneling/atomic force microscopy, operators, energy quantization; density of states, quantum dots, nanowires, carbon nanotubes: electronic properties and applications.|Prereq: jr st; non-ElecEng majors; ElecEng 361(P) or equiv.
595 Capstone Design Project. 4 cr. U. Team project in simulated industrial environment. Each team develops solutions to complex real world design problems and reports results in professional writing and oral presentation.|Counts as repeat of ElecEng 355. Prereq: sr st; ElecEng 335(P), ElecEng 367(P).
599 (390) Senior Thesis. 1-3 cr. U. Independent research under the direction of a faculty member; submission of a written thesis is required. 3 cr total required.|May be retaken to max of 3 cr. Prereq: sr st & cons instr.
699 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U/G. |May be retaken to max of 6 cr toward the undergraduate degree. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.

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