Agenda Item FA 15-01

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction (Undergraduate)

(School of Engineering/Mechanical & Electrical Engineering): New Courses, Course Changes, & Programs of Study changes (2 packages)

01/08/15: Passed

01/13/15: Approved

Log Number: 201408-77

School of Engineering/Mechanical – Undergraduate


Change a degree-major of an existing program                        
Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering Major

Summary of the Changes:
Update curriculum to reflect the needs and trend of industry. These changes have been approved by program faculty. There is no change to the total number of credit hours required by the degree.
Remove required courses:
1. EGN2009C Intro to Engineering II (2 credit hours)
2. Technical Elective (2 credit hours), 3. EGN 3613 Engineering Economics (2 credit hours).
Add required courses:
1. EML3553 Project Engineering I (3 credit hours)
2. EML4507C Finite Element Modeling (3 credit hours)
Other changes:
1. EML3553 Project Engineering I (course description, add pre-requisite: EGN1001C, update title);
2. EML4507 Finite Element Modeling and Analysis to EML4507C (integrated lecture-laboratory to allow for laboratory breakout sections, add pre-requisites: EML4501 Machine Design, EML3535C Modern Engineering CAD;
3.EML4304L Fluids Lab (change EML3015 Fluids to be a co-requisite);
4. EML3015 Fluids I (Change name to Fluids, add pre-requisite: EML3100 Thermo I, Add co-requisite: EML3015 Fluids);
5. EML4004L Energy Syst Lab (change EML3101 Thermo II to be a co-requisite);
6. EML3101 Thermo II (add co-requisite: EML4004L Energy Systems Lab);
7. EML4301L (Mech Sys Lab) (Add co-requisite: EML 4313 Control of Machinery);
8. EML4313 Control of Machinery (add co-requisite: EML 4301L Mechanical Systems Lab);
9. EML3203 Modern Computational Methods (change course description, add pre-requisite: COP2220 Computer Science 1);
10. EML4320C Integrated Design and Manufacture (remove pre-requisite: EML3331 Strength of Materials);
11. EML3535C Modern Engineering CAD (add pre-requisite: EGN1001C Intro to Engineering I);
12. EML4551 Senior Capstone Design I (add pre-requisite: EML4320C Integrated Design and Manufacture, EML4501 Machine Design, EML3553 Project Engineering I);
13. EML4501 Machine Design (add pre-requisite: EMA 3010 Intro to Materials Science and Engineering); 14. EML3101 Thermodynamics II (change course description);
15.EML4140 Heat transfer (remove pre-requisite: EML3100 Thermodynamics);
16. Terminate EML4024 Advanced Solid Modeling (course not needed);
17. Terminate EML4554 Materials and Handling I (course not needed);
18. EML4806 Robotics Engineering I (Change name to Robotics Engineering);
19. EML4016 Fluids II (Change name to Advanced Fluids);
20. EML4xxx (add course: supervised undergraduate research)
21. Add Internal Combustion Engine (EML4xxx) as a technical elective.

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Advanced Solid Modeling

EML

Senior (4xxx)

024

Remove course as it is not regularly taught and since some of the material is taught in EML3535C.

 

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Project Engineering II

EML

Senior (4xxx)

554

Remove course as it is not needed in the program, not generally offered, and since EML3553 covers much of this content.

 

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Project Engineering I

EML

Junior (3xxx)

553

This course is modified to include topics of engineering economics and management in an effort to better align the curriculum with the needs and trends of industry. Remove the "1" in the course title. EGN1001C: Intro to Engineering I is added as a pre-requisite.
New Course Description:

Prerequisites: EGN1001C. This course provides an overview of project management with emphasis on project scheduling, budgets and economic analysis. Students will employ management tools such as Microsoft Project, PERT charts, and GANNT charts to identify project milestones, parallel versus sequential operations and milestone decision points. Topics such as risk assessment, task-based management, time value of money, cash flow, inflation, depreciation, breakeven point and cost-benefit analysis will be covered.

 

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Finite Element Model/Analysis

EML

Senior (4xxx)

507

This course has been taught as a combined lecture and laboratory course, but is listed as a lecture course. Adding a "C" to the course name would better describe the nature of the course. 1.5 credits should be devoted to laboratory and 1.5 credits to lecture. The current pre-requisites for the course do not properly prepare students for the course and need to be updated. The course description is slightly updated to better clarify the nature of the course. Prerequisites added are EML 3535C: Modern Engineering CAD, and EML 4501: Machine Design.
New Course Description:

Prerequisites: EML 3535C: Modern Engineering CAD, EML 4501: Machine Design. Students will study stress-strain relationships, design of mechanical components and assemblies, and finite element modeling and analysis. In-house modeling and analysis software will be used. Students will be exposed to theoretical background and real life applications. (A material fee of $40 will be assessed.)

 

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Fluid Mechanics Lab

EML

Senior (4xxx)

304 L

Change pre-requisites and co-requisites of course to better meet the needs of the program. New pre-requisites is EML 3100: Thermodynamic I. New co-requisite is EML 3015: Fluids I.
New Course Description:

Prerequisites: EML 3100: Thermodynamic I. Co-requisite: EML 3015: Fluids I. This laboratory course is designed to provide insight and experience into the fundamental principles taught in core thermal science lecture courses. These principles include internal and external viscous flow. (A laboratory fee of $40 will be assessed.)
 

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Fluids I

EML

Junior (3xxx)

015

Course will be taught in conjunction with Fluids lab (EML4304L), and hence this laboratory is needed as a co-requisite. Course title is changed from "Fluids 1" to "Fluids", as the curriculum only offers one course in Fluids.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EGN 3311: Statics, EML3100: Thermodynamics I. Corequisite: EGN 3321: Dynamics, EML4304L: Fluid Mechanics Lab. The purpose of the course is to introduce the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics, including fluid statics, fluid kinematics, and the dynamic equations for fluid mass, momentum and energy conservation. Also, the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics are used to solve basic engineering problems involving incompressible flow.

 

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Energy Systems Lab

EML

Senior (4xxx)

004 L

Pre-requisites are modified to better align with the course content. New prerequisite is EML 3100: Thermodynamics I. New Corequisite is EML3101: Thermodynamics II.
New Course Description:

Prerequisites: EML 3100: Thermodynamics I. Corequisite: EML3101: Thermodynamics II. The application of mechanical engineering concepts and devices will be performed in this laboratory to include incompressible flows and thermal systems. (A laboratory fee of $40 will be assessed.)

 

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Thermodynamics II

EML

Junior (3xxx)

101

This course will be co-dependent on the material taught in EML4004L: Energy Systems Laboratory and both courses should therefore be co-requisites to each other. The course description is modified to specify that this course includes design content.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EML 3100. Co-requisite: EML4004L. This course is a continuation of EML3100, Thermodynamics I. In this course, students will consider concepts associated with power and refrigeration systems, gas mixtures, chemical reactions and equilibrium, and irreversibility and availability. Students will learn how to apply thermal sciences concepts through design activities.

 

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Mechanical Systems Laboratory

EML

Senior (4xxx)

301 L

EML4313: Model/Analysis Dynamic Systems is added as a co-requisite for the course. This course will be co-dependent on EML4313 and both courses should therefore be co-requisites to each other.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EML 4312: Model/Analysis Dynamic Systems. Co-requisite: EML4313: Control of Machinery. This course of study designs and conducts experiments in mechanical systems engineering. Hands-on experience and knowledge of instrumentation hardware and software is integrated into the experiments. Experimental procedures, measurement of physical parameters, data collection, and analysis and interpretation of data are emphasized in experiments involving dynamic mechanical systems with requisite understanding at the senior level of mechanical engineering. (A laboratory fee of $40 will be assessed.)

 

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Control of Machinery

EML

Senior (4xxx)

313

EML 4301L: Mechanical Systems Laboratory is added as a co-requisite for the course. This course will be co-dependent on EML4301L and both courses should therefore be co-requisites to each other.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EML 4312: Model/Analysis Dynamic Systems. Co-requisite: EML4301L: Mechanical Systems Laboratory. This course covers the theory and design of linear systems control techniques applied to control of machinery. The study of design and implementation of control systems using conventional automatic controllers for linear systems, compensation techniques, and discrete-time control systems for machine control is covered. One or more advanced topics in modern control theory including adaptive control, optimal control, control of nonlinear systems are introduced. (A material fee of $40 will be assessed.)

 

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Modern Computational Methods

EGN

Junior (3xxx)

203

The course description is updated to better clarify what is taught in the course. COP2220: Computer Science I is added as a pre-requisites as this course builds on some of the content covered in COP2220.

New Course Description:
Prerequisite: MAP 2302: Ordinary Differ Equations, COP2220: Computer Science I. This course covers linear algebra, numerical methods, and applications of these using a high-level programming language.

 

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Integrated Design/Manufacture

EML

Senior (4xxx)

320 C

Remove EGN3331: Strength of Materials as a co-requisite. The content of EGN3331 is not necessary for this course.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EML 3535C: Modern Engineering CAD. Description: Students will be introduced to topics in design and manufacturing, basic manufacturing principles, computer aided design, computer aided manufacturing, geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing, and rapid prototyping. In addition to lectures, students will be exposed to lab activities in design and manufacturing.
Course Fees: $40

 

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Modern Engineering CAD

EML

Junior (3xxx)

535 C

EGN1001l: Intro to Engineering I is added as a pre-requisite. The pre-requisite cover design concepts which topics in EML3535C will build on.
New Course Description:

Prerequisites: EGN1001C. This course covers fundamentals of engineering graphics including drafting, dimensioning, tolerancing, and exposure to computer aided design software. (A laboratory fee of $40 will be assessed.)

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Senior Capstone Design I

EML

Senior (4xxx)

551

Pre-requisites EML4320C Integrated Design and Manufacture, EML4501 Machine Design, and EML3553: Project Engineering I are added to the course to allow EML4551 to build on the knowledge from these courses. The course description is modified to better align with the course content.
New Course Description:

Prerequisites: EML3553: Project Engineering I, EML 3015: Fluids, EML4320C: Integrated Design and Manufacture, and EML4501: Machine Design. Senior standing and consent of Department. This course is the first part of a two-semester team design project. Teams are responsible for preparing a project proposal including a problem statement and need identification, concept generation and down selection and a project design. Teams are further required to develop and demonstrate a proof of concept or prototype. Additional topics covered include ethics, safety, and intellectual property such as copyrights, trademarks and patents. A final project proposal oral presentation is required. Course Fees: $40


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Machine Design

EML

Senior (4xxx)

501

EMA 3010: Intro to Materials Science is added as a pre-requisite to ensure that students have pre-requisite knowledge which will help them succeed in the course.
New Course Description:

Prerequisites: EMA 3010 Intro to Materials Science, EGN 3331 Strength of Materials. This course covers fundamentals of machines designs, stress, strain, and failure analysis including static and fatigue theories. Design of specific elements such as springs, screws, fasteners and shafts will be covered. 

 

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Heat Transfer

EML

Senior (4xxx)

140

Remove pre-requisite EML3100: Thermodynamics I, as it is redundant. Course description is modified to better align with course content.
New Course Description:

Prerequisites: EML 3015. In this course concepts are presented and studied describing the processes of transferring energy in the form of heat from one body (solid, liquid, or gas) to another body. Heat transfer by conduction and radiation will be covered, and analysis tools will be employed in the topics presented.

 

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Robotics Engineering I

EML

Senior (4xxx)

806

Name change from Robotics Engineering I to Robotics Engineering, as only one Robotics course is offered in undergraduate curriculum.


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Fluids II

EML

Senior (4xxx)

016

Change name to "Advanced Fluids" as the course covers advanced topics of Fluid Dynamics.

 

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Mechatronics

EML

Senior (4xxx)

804

Updating pre-requisites to better align with course content. New pre-requisite: EEL3111: Circuit Analysis I. New co-requisites: EML4312 Model/Analysis Dynamic Systems or EEL3135: Signals and Systems.
New Course Description:

Pre-requisite: EEL3111: Circuit Analysis I. Co-requisites: EML4312 Model/Analysis Dynamic Systems or EEL3135: Signals and Systems. Description: Computer integration of electro-mechanical systems is studied. Actuators, sensors, interfacing, computer hardware and software components are studied at the component level from which integrated design and control hands-on projects in mechatronics systems are implemented. Course Fees: $75

 

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Senior Capstone Design II

EML

Senior (4xxx)

552

The course description is updated to better align with the course content.
New Course Description:

Pre-requisite: EML4551. This course is the second part of a two-semester team design project. Teams are responsible for completion of their engineering project that was proposed in the Senior Capstone Design I course. Teams are required to generate a manufacturing scope of work as well as an assessment plan for their project. Assessment of the design performance relative to the original design specifications is required. Teams are required to complete a written design report and a final oral and poster presentation.

 

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Supervised Undergraduate Research (v. 1-3 crs)

EML

Senior (4xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None
Course Description:

Pre-requisites: Junior or Senior Standing, admitted into ME program, ME advisor approval. This course is an investigation of topics in Mechanical Engineering through research.

 

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Internal Combustion Engines
(3 crs)

EML

Senior (4xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
"EML3101: Thermodynamics II"
Course Description:

Co-requisite: EML 3101 This course provides a broad introduction to all aspects of Internal Combustion Engine theory, modeling and design, with strong emphasis on operation of engine sub-systems, advanced technology, combustion and thermodynamics.

 

 

Log Number: 201408-78

School of Engineering/Electrical – Undergraduate

Change a degree-major of an existing program                        
BS in Electrical Engineering – Electrical Engineering Major

Summary of the Changes:
Updating the BS Electrical Engineering Curriculum to be a 4-year program. As part of this update, the following changes to the curriculum have occurred:
- EGN 2009C (Introduction to Engineering II) was removed from the curriculum
- EEL 3701C (Introduction to Digital Systems) was separated into a separate course (EEL 3701) and a lab (EEL 3701L) and the prereq was changed to EGN1001C (Introduction to Engineering I) and COP 2220 (Computer Science I), PHY 2042 (Physics for Engineers II) was added as a co-req
- EEL 4712C (Digital Design) was separated into a separate course (EEL 4712) and a lab (EEL 4712L)
- STA 3032 (Probability & Statistics for Engineers) was replaced by STA 4321 (Probability & Statistics)
- EGN 3203 (Modern Computational Methods) was replaced by MAS 3105 (Linear Algebra)
- EEE 3308 (Electronic Circuits I) was renamed Microelectronics I
- EEE 4309C (Electronic Circuits II) was separated into a separate course (EEE 4309) and lab (EEE 4309L). The course was renamed Microelectronics II
- EEL 4514 (Communication Systems) added STA 4321 (Probability and Statistics) as a prereq and EEL 4514L (Communication Systems Lab) was added as a co-req
- EEL 4514L (Communication Systems Lab) was removed as a technical elective and added as a required course
- EEL 4657C (Linear Control Systems) was separated into a separate course (EEL 4657) and lab (EEL 4657L). EEL 4744C (Microcontroller Applications) was removed as a prereq and STA 4321 (Probability & Statistics) was added as a prereq
- EEL 4914 (Senior Capstone Design I) was changed from 1 credit to 3 credits. EGN 2009C (Introduction to Engineering II) was removed as a prereq. The course description was updated.
- EEL 4915 (Senior Capstone Design II) course description was updated.
- EEL 3211 (Introduction to Electric Machines) was terminated
- EEL 4xxx (Electric Machines) was added as a technical elective
- EGN 4042 (Prob Solving & Continuous Improvement Methods) was added as a technical elective
- EEE 4396 (Solid State Electronic Devices) course description was updated
- MAS 3105 (Linear Algebra) was added as a prereq for EEL 3135 (Signals & Systems)
- EEE 4314L (Advanced Electronics) was terminated
- EEL 4905 (Individual Study) was renamed Supervised Undergraduate Research. The course description was updated.
- EEL 4829 (Digital Electronic Imaging) was renamed Digital Image Processing

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Intro to Electric Machines

EEL

Junior (3xxx)

211

This course is currently a technical elective in the BSEE program. The course is being eliminated. A new course will be added as a technical elective, which will be a 4000-level course titled "Electric Machines"

 

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Advanced Electronics

EEE

Senior (4xxx)

314 L

This course has not been offered by the Electrical Engineering Program since Fall 2007. The departmental faculty agreed that this course should not be offered in the future.

 

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Electronic Circuits I

EEE

Junior (3xxx)

308

The name of this course is being updated from "Electronic Circuits I" to "Microelectronics I". This change is being made to better align the course title with the course content. The course description has been updated to correspond to the new title.

 

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Introduction Digital Systems

EEL

Junior (3xxx)

701 C

EEL3701C is currently a 4 credit hour course that consists of 3 credit hours of lecture and 1 credit hour of lab time. As part of the curriculum revision, this course is being separated into a lecture and lab portion. This course will be the 1 credit lab portion (Introduction to Digital Systems Lab), and a new 3 credit lecture portion will be created. The lab course will now be a co-requisite course to the lecture course. The course prerequisites are also being updated to be appropriate with the course content.

New Course Description:
Prerequisite: COP 2220 (Computer Science I) and EGN 1001C (Introduction to Engineering I)
Co-requisite: PHY 2042 (Physics for Engineers II)
Description: This course is the laboratory that accompanies EEL 3xxx (Introduction to Digital Systems).
Course Fee: $75

 

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Senior Capstone Design I

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

914

The electrical engineering senior capstone design course is being changed from a 1 credit course to a 3 credit course. The course description is being updated to accurately reflect the course content.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEE 4309 (Microelectronics II), EEE 4309L (Electronics Lab) and EEL 4744C (Microcontroller Applications)
Description: This course is the first part of a two-semester team design project. Teams are responsible for preparing a project proposal including a problem statement and need identification, concept generation and down selection and a project design. Teams are further required to develop and demonstrate a proof of concept or prototype. Additional topics covered include ethics, safety, and intellectual property such as copyrights, trademarks and patents. A final project proposal oral presentation is required.
Course Fee: $75

 

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Senior Capstone Design II

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

915

The course description is being updated to reflect course content.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEL 4914 (Senior Capstone Design I)
Description: This course is the second part of a two-semester team design project. Teams are responsible for completion of their engineering project that was proposed in the Senior Capstone Design I course. Teams are required to generate a manufacturing scope of work as well as an assessment plan for their project. Assessment of the project relative to the original design specifications is required. Teams are required to complete a written design report and a final oral and poster presentation.
Course Fee: $100

 

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Digital Electronic Imaging

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

829

The course name is being changed from "Digital Electronic Imaging" to "Digital Image Processing". This name change more accurately describes the course and the course title will now match the corresponding cross-listed graduate course (EEL 5820 - Digital Image Processing)
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEL3135 (Signals and Systems)
Description: This course provides an overview of electrical engineering aspects of digital image processing techniques and their applications including image acquisition, sampling, color, enhancement, segmentation, compression, coding, and morphology.

 

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Individual Study

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

905

This course title is being changed from "Individual Study" to "Undergraduate Supervised Research". This change is being made to better align this course with the vision of the School of Engineering.

New Course Description:

Prerequisite: Approval of supervising professor and chair
Description: This course is an investigation of a research topic in Electrical Engineering. The course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

 

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Electronic Circuits II

EEE

Senior (4xxx)

309 C

EEE4309C (Electronic Circuits II) is currently a 4 credit hour course that consists of 3 credit hours of lecture and 1 credit hour of lab time. As part of the curriculum revision, this course is being separated into a lecture and lab portion. This course will be the 1 credit lab portion (called Electronics Lab), and a new 3 credit lecture portion will be created. The lab course will now be a co-requisite course to the lecture course.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEL 3112 (Circuit Analysis II), EEL 3117L (Electrical Circuits Laboratory) and EEE 3308 (Microelectronics I)
Co-requisite: EEE 4309 (Microelectronics II)
Description: This is the laboratory portion of Microelectronic II (EEE 4309).
Course Fee: $75

 

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Linear Control Systems

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

657 C

EEL4657C (Linear Control Systems) is currently a 4 credit hour course that consists of 3 credit hours of lecture and 1 credit hour of lab time. As part of the curriculum revision, this course is being separated into a lecture and lab portion. This course will be the 1 credit lab portion (Linear Control Systems Lab), and a new 3 credit lecture portion will be created. The lab course will now be a co-requisite course to the lecture course. The course prerequisites are also being updated to be appropriate with the course content.

New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEL 3135 (Signals and Systems) and STA 4321 (Probability and Statistics)
Co-requisite: EEL 4657 (Linear Control Systems)
Description: This course is the laboratory to accompany EEL 4657 (Linear Control Systems)
Course Fee: $75

 

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Signals and Systems

EEL

Junior (3xxx)

135

The course prerequisite is being updated to include MAS 3105 (Linear Algebra) which is being added as a required course in the BSEE curriculum.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEL 3112 (Circuit Analysis II) and MAS 3105 (Linear Algebra)
Description: This course covers concepts and properties of continuous-time and discrete-time linear time-invariant systems, frequency domain analysis of signals and systems, discrete Fourier transform, fast Fourier transform (FFT), and thier applications. Computer-aided tools are used.

 

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Digital Design

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

712 C

EEL4712C (Digital Design) is currently a 4 credit hour course that consists of 3 credit hours of lecture and 1 credit hour of lab time. As part of the curriculum revision, this course is being separated into a lecture and lab portion. This course will be the 1 credit lab portion (Digital Design Lab), and a new 3 credit lecture portion will be created. The lab course will now be a co-requisite course to the lecture course.
New Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEE3308 (Microelectronics I), EEL 3701 (Introduction to Digital Systems) and EEL 3701L (Introduction to Digital Systems Lab)
Co-requisite: EEL4712 (Digital Design)
Description: This is the laboratory component of Digital Design (EEL 4712)

 

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Introduction to Digital Systems
(3 crs)

EEL

Junior (3xxx)

701

Prerequisites:   
"COP2220: Computer Science I"
AND "EGN1001C: Introduction to Engineering I"
Co-requisites:   
"PHY2042: Physics for Engineers II"
AND "EEL3701: EEL3701L - Introduction to Digital Systems Lab"
Course Description:

Prerequisite: COP 2220 (Computer Science I) and EGN 1001C (Introduction to Engineering I)
Co-requisite: PHY 2042 (Physics for Engineers II) and EEL 3701L (Introduction to Digital Systems Lab)
Description: This course covers basic digital design technology. Topics include number systems, boolean algebra, combinational and sequential circuit design and analysis, hardware description language, and programmable logic devices.

 

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Electric Machines (3 crs)

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"EEL3216: Introduction to Power Systems"
AND "EEL3472: Electromagnetic Fields Applic"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEL 3216 (Introduction to Power Systems) and EEL 3472 (Electromagnetic Fields Applications)
Description: This course covers the principles of magnetic circuit concepts, ac machinery fundamentals, synchronous generators and motors, induction motors, dc machinery fundamentals, and dc motors and generators.

 

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Microelectronics II (3 crs)

EEE

Senior (4xxx)

309

Prerequisites:   
"EEE3308: Electronic Circuits I"
AND "EEL3112: Circuit Analysis II"
AND "EEL3117L: Electrical Circuits Laboratory"
Co-requisites:   
"EEE4309: EEE4309L - Electronics Lab"

Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEE 3308 (Microelectronics I), EEL 3117L (Electrical Circuits Lab) and EEL 3112 (Circuit Analysis II)
Co-requisite: EEE 4309L (Electronics Lab)
Description: This course covers advanced electronic design techniques. Topics include frequency response of amplifiers, output stages and power amplifiers, differential and multistage amplifiers, feedback and stability, oscillator design and analysis, and applications of linear and digital integrated circuits.

 

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Linear Control Systems (3 crs)

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

657

Prerequisites:   
"EEL3135: Signals and Systems"
AND "STA4321: (GM)Probability and Statistics"
Co-requisites:   
"EEL4657: EEL4657L - Linear Control Systems Lab"

Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEL3135 (Signals and Systems) and STA 4321 (Probability and Statistics)
Co-requisite: EEL4657L (Linear Control Systems Lab)
Description: This course covers the design and analysis of control systems using transfer function-based methods. Topics include modeling of physical systems as transfer functions, stability analysis, design specifications, design of controllers by root locus method, frequency response techniques, computer-aided analysis and design.

 

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Digital Design (3 crs)

EEL

Senior (4xxx)

712

Prerequisites:   
"EEE3308: Electronic Circuits I"
AND "EEL3701: Introduction to Digital Systems"
AND "EEL3701: EEL 3701L - Introduction to Digital Systems Lab"
Co-requisites:   
"EEL4712: EEL4712L - Digital Design Lab"

Course Description:

Prerequisite: EEE 3308 (Microelectronics I), EEL3701 ("Introduction to Digital Systems) and EEL3701L (Introduction to Digital Systems Lab)
Co-requisite: EEE 4712L (Digital Design Lab)
Description: This course covers the analysis, design, simulation, and implementation of advanced combinational logic circuits and synchronous / asynchronous state machines using modern programmable logic devices. Electrical and timing characteristics of physical devices are covered. CAD-based design and development using hardware description languages are used throughout the course.