Electrical Engineering (ELEN)
Communication Systems. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 322. Analog and digital communication systems. Random signals, noise, and filetering. Physical constraints. Multiplexing. Properties of AM, FM, PSK, and QAM systems. (G)
Power Systems. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 411. Per-unit notation. The de¬sign and analysis of balanced power systems including load flow, economic dispatch, short circuit and over current device coordination and control of watts and vars. (G)
Electromagnetic Waves. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 411. Propagation, re¬flection and refraction of electromagnetic waves. Guided waves and power flow. Boundary-value problems.
Telecommunication Theory and Application. 0-3-3. Emphasis on the physical and data link layers of the OSI model. Topics include modula¬tion, utilization, multiplexing, impairments, and protocols on LANs, MANs and WANs.
Modern Wireless and Optical Networking. 0-3-3. Overview of wireless and optical networking (at all layers of the OSI model). Topics in-clude: 4G, FTTx, OFDMA, software-defined-radio, ROADM, optical packet and burst switching.
Optical Communication Systems. 0-3-3. Optical telecommunication system performance issues and enabling technologies. Shot noise mitigation, dispersion compensation, eduction and exploitation of nonlinearities. Next generation optical networks, sources and detectors.
Optoelectronics. 0-3-3. Preq., Permission of instructor. Modulation of light, display devices, lasers, photodetectors, optical transistors, logic gates, Waveguides, transmitter and receiver design.
Advanced Topics in Microelectronics. 0-3-3. Preq., consent of in¬structor. Selected topics of current research interest in the field of microelec¬tronics.
|ELEN537||Advanced Microfabrication with Computer-Aided Design. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 438. Advanced microfabrication process development and inte¬gration with the aid of computer process modeling and simulation.|
|ELEN538||Advanced Microelectronic Devices with Computer-Aided Design. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 537. Principles of operation and analysis of advanced mi¬croelectronic devices with the aid of computer device modeling and simulation.|
|ELEN550||Special Problems. 1-4 semester hours. Preq., consent of instructor. Advanced problems in electrical engineering. The problems and projects will be treated by current methods used in professional practice.|
|ELEN551||Research and Thesis in Electrical Engineering. (Pass/Fail). Preq., 12 semester hours of graduate work. Registration in any quarter is for 3 semes¬ter hours or multiples thereof. Maximum credit applicable towards the degree is 6 semester hours.|
|ELEN555||Practicum. 0-3-3 (6). (Pass/Fail). Preq., 12 semester hours of graduate work. Analytical and/or experimental solution of an engineering problem; tech¬nical literature survey required; development of engineering research techniques|
|ELEN557||Special Topics: Electrical Engineering. 0-3-3 (9). The topic or top¬ics will be selected by the instructor from the various sub-areas of electrical engineering. May be repeated as topics change.|
|ELEN561||Random Signals and Systems. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 461 and 471. Random signal analysis. Correlation and power spectrum analysis. Stochastic communication and control systems.|
|ELEN565||Digital Signal Processing. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 461. Review of dis¬crete linear signals and systems theory. Design/Implementation of FIR and IIR digital filters. Quantization and finite word length effects. Spectrum estimation.|
|ELEN566||Estimation Theory. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 561. Estimation, based on noise-corrupted observations, of unknown system states. Maximum-likelihood and least square estimation; matched filters. Wiener and Kalman filtering.|
|ELEN567||Wireless Sensor Networks. 0-3-3. Topics Include: Introduction to wireless sensor networks, networks, topology, routing, graph theory, hardware components, layered network architecture, coverage and connectivity, localiza¬tion and tracking, network platforms.|
|ELEN573||Digital Control Systems II. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 572 or consent ot in¬structor. Review of Z-transforms. State variable techniques. Controllability and observability. Design of digital control systems with state variable techniques. Digital state observer. Microprocessor control.|
|ELEN575||Nonlinear Systems. 0-3-3. Topics Include: Introduction to nonlinear systems, equilibrium points, phase-plane analysis, limit cycles, examples of nonlinear systems, Lyapunov stability, feedback linearization, nonlinear ob¬servers, adaptive control.|
|ELEN581||Computer Applications to Power Systems. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 481. The study of algorithms for power network matrices, three-phase networks, fault, load flow and stability problems solution by computer methods.|
Motor Control and Power Electronics. 0-3-3. Preq., ELEN 481. Electronic and electromagnetic motor control devices; programmable con-trollers; motor protection; solid state power device application to DC and AC power conversion.
List of Elective Courses for M.S. in Engineering with concentration in Electrical Engineering:
Note 1: This is not an all-inclusive list. Courses outside of this list can be used as an elective with special permission from the student's Graduate Committee, ELEN Graduate Coordinator and Director.
Note 2: Maximum number of ELEN557 (Special Topics) hours that graduate student can take is 9 hours!
|ELEN533||Optoelectronics (Every Spring) (Dr. Zivanovic)|
|ELEN535||Advanced Topics in Microelectronics ( Every Fall) (Dr. Wilson)|
|ELEN-537-001||Advanced Microfabrication with CAD (Dr. Que) (every Winter) (MSE-407-001/MSE-507-001)|
|ELEN-538-001||ADV MICROEL DEV W/COMP-AIDED DES (every Spring) (Dr. Que) (MSE-457-001/MSE-508-001)|
|ELEN561||Random Signals and Systems|
|ELEN567||Wireless Sensor Networks. Will be offered Spring 2014. (Dr. Selmic)|
|ELEN575||Nonlinear Systems. Will be offered Spring 2013. (Dr. Selmic)|
Random Signals and Kalman Filtering, (Group B; last time offered Spring 2012,every2-3 years)
|ELEN557||Antennas and Propagation; Group B, last time offered Spring 2011, every 2-3 years, Dr. Cox|
|ELEN557||Optical Communication Systems; Group B; (every Spring) (Dr. Shepard)(ELEN463)|
|ELEN557||Communication Systems; Group B, (every Winter) (Dr. Shepard)(ELEN461)|
|ELEN557/482||Power System Design and Analysis; Group D; possibly Spring 2013, Dr. Cox|
|ELEN557||Power Electronics, Group D, (Dr. Cox) (last time offered 4 years ago)|
|ELEN581||Computer Applications to Power Systems, Group D, (Dr. Cox)|
|ELEN582||Motor Control and Power Electronics, Group D, (Dr. Cox)|
(Microsystems Engineering ) Courses
|MSE501||Fundamentals of Microfabrication Processing (Fall) (Dr. Wang)|
|MSE557||Nanosystems and Devices (Fall) (Dr. Que)( NSE-410-001)|
|MSE609||Microsystems Analysis with CAD (Fall 2012) ( Dr. Khaliq)|
Microsystems principles(Winter) ( Dr. Chester Wilson)
Advanced Materials for Micro/Nano Devices and Systems (Dr. Zivanovic)
Nanotechnology Principles, every Spring, (Dr. C. O’Neal)
Micro/Nano ScaleMaterials Measurements and Analysis, every Spring
Microsystem Design, Fabrication and Testing Laboratory, Summer 2012 (Dr. Hegab)