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Electrical/Electronic Course Descriptions

ELEC101 - INTRODUCTION to ENGINEERING (2-4-4)
This initial course introduces technology concepts and engineering drawing. Students will learn about basic systems, get an overview of their major, and become acquainted with the skill sets they will need to be successful in their field. Prerequisite: Enrollment in BCOT or BEET program Day Course.

ELEC105 - CIRCUIT THEORY I (3-2-4)
The concepts of current, voltage, power, energy, and resistance are studied. Topics include DC and AC sources, capacitance, inductance, and magnetism. Resistive circuits are analyzed using Ohm's and Kirchhoff's Laws and computer-aided circuit analysis using SPICE is included. Corequisite: MATH205 College Mathematics I or MATH230 College Mathematics B. Day and The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC130 - ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS (3-2-4)
Basic principles of electric circuit analysis are discussed. Voltage, current, and power relationships in AC and DC circuits are emphasized. Principles and applications of diodes, transistors, and control devices are discussed. Basic digital circuitry is also included. Laboratory work augments the theory. Prerequisite: MATH235 College Mathematics C or MATH250 Pre-calculus. Day and The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC156 - DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING I (2-2-3)
This course introduces the student to digital image processing. Topics considered are image capture, computer processing of digital images, and display. Applications include image enhancement, noise filtering, special effects, edge detection algorithms, compression methods like JPEG, and image analysis. Laboratory and class work demonstrate some of the underlying mathematical principles including transform techniques like FFT, DCT, Haar and wavelets. Prerequisite: MATH250 Precalculus.

ELEC163 - ELECTRONIC DESIGN I (1-4-3)
This course introduces the student to the fundamental principles involved in the electronic design process. Topics include problem identification and definition, mechanisms of technological problem-solving, design alternatives, and project planning and implementation. The influence of cost, material resources, performance criteria, and relevant safety issues will be discussed. All students will be expected to complete an electronic design project. Prerequisite: MATH205 College Mathematics I.

ELEC180 - LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS (3-2-4)
The emphasis of this course is on basic linear operational amplifier circuits such as comparators, amplifiers, waveshaping circuits and active filters. Also considered are linear integrated circuit modules such as voltage references and instrumentation amplifiers. These circuits are tested and analyzed in the laboratory. Prerequisite: ELEC200 Fundamentals of Electronic Devices. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC190 - CIRCUIT ANALYSIS (3-2-4)
The concepts of current, voltage, power, and resistance are studied. Topics also include DC and AC sources, capacitance, inductance and magnetism. Resistive circuits are analyzed using Ohm's and Kirchhoff's Laws and computer-aided circuit analysis using SPICE is included. The concepts of impedance and admittance in sinusoidal circuits are examined and transformer theory is also studied. Laboratory work is designed to correlate with theory. Prerequisite: MATH230 College Mathematics B. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC195 - CIRCUIT THEORY II (3-2-4)
The concepts of impedance and admittance in sinusoidal circuits are examined. Circuits are solved using superposition, Thevenin, Norton, nodal, and mesh analysis. Resonant circuits and transformer theory are also studied. Laboratory work and computer-aided analysis techniques are designed to correlate with theory. Prerequisite: ELEC105 Circuit Theory I. Corequisite (Day): MATH250 Pre-calculus. Day and The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC200 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES (3-2-4)
This course introduces the field of discrete electronic devices and its application. It also covers a broad spectrum of devices that are currently being used in the electronics industry. Prerequisites: ELEC195 Circuit Theory II; MATH235 College Mathematics C. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC206 - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES (3-2-4)
A variety of semiconductor devices are introduced. Emphasis is placed on diodes, BJT, oscillators and FET. A variety of applications including triacs, SCRs, optoisolators, and other devices are also included. Prerequisite: ELEC195 Circuit Theory II. Corequisite: MATH280 Calculus I. Day Course.

ELEC231 - NETWORK THEORY I (3-2-4)
The fundamental concepts of current, voltage, and power are studied along with the properties of passive circuit elements as well as network theorems. Transient analysis R-L, R-C, and R-L-C circuits and initial conditions are studied. Laboratory experiments parallel classroom theory and include circuit simulation. Prerequisite: MATH280 Calculus I; Corequisite: MATH290 Calculus II. Day Course.

ELEC234 - INTRODUCTION TO FIBER OPTICS (2-2-3)
This course covers the types of optical fibers used in communication and the characteristics and properties of these fibers. Criteria for optical signal confinement and propagation in an optical waveguide are also covered. Laboratory exercises will demonstrate the principles. Prerequisite: MATH235 College Mathematics C or MATH250 Precalculus; and PHYS220 College Physics II (or equivalent). Day Course.

ELEC235 - LOGIC CIRCUITS (3-2-4)
This course introduces binary and hexadecimal numbers, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Karnaugh maps, and combination logic using basic gates. Flip-flops, counters, registers, ALU's, encoders, and decoders are also presented. Circuit simulation software is used in both classroom and laboratory work. Prerequisite: ELEC105 Circuit Theory I.

ELEC236 - LOGIC CIRCUITS (3-2-4)
This course introduces the Boolean algebra, combination logic circuits, counters, registers, ALUs, encoders, decoders and multiplexer. Circuit simulation software is used in laboratory work. Prerequisite: ELEC105 Circuit Theory I. Day Course.

ELEC237 - ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND INTEGRATED SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
This course introduces the student to the field of analog electronics and centers around the study of linear integrated circuits and systems. Topics include sensors for measurement, signal conditioning circuit design to interface sensors to the analog-to-digital input of a microcontroller, and electronic devices to allow the microcontroller to act as an embedded computer for process control applications. Semiconductor diodes, transistors (BJT and MOSFET), triacs and other devices are studied to support these applications. Classroom theory is enhanced by laboratory exercises. Prerequisite: ELEC190 Circuit Analysis. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC240 - INTRODUCTION TO MICROPROCESSORS (3-2-4)
This course introduces microprocessors and microcomputer systems. Related hardware and software issues will be covered. It will also cover memory systems, input/output devices, and interfacing mechanisms. Prerequisite: ELEC235 Logic Circuits. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC244 - DIGITAL SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
This course covers both the hardware and the software of a microprocessor-based system. The first part of this course introduces different number systems, Boolean algebra, truth table, simplification methods of Boolean expression, combination and sequential circuits. The second part of the course introduces microprocessor and microcontroller, memories, input/output interfacing, and assembly language programming. Prerequisite: COMP120 Computer Science I Using C.

ELEC252 - INTRODUCTION TO FIBER OPTICS (3-2-4)
This course covers the types of optical fibers used in communication and the characteristics and property of these fibers. Criteria for optical signal confinement and propagation in an optical waveguide and optical communication devices such as directional couplers and wavelength division multiplexers are also covered. Laboratory exercises will demonstrate the principles and enhance the learning. Prerequisite: MATH235 College Mathematics C; ELEC200 Fundamentals of Electronic Devices. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC253 - ELECTRONIC PROJECT (2-2-4)
This capstone project course provides an opportunity for students to apply the various electronic design skills acquired from previous curriculum courses. Students will be encouraged to become involved in an interdisciplinary team to develop an innovative technological system. Prerequisite: Third-year status and approval of advisor.

ELEC257 - MICROCOMPUTER CONTROL SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
This course introduces microcontroller hardware and software and includes the work covered in ELEC237 Electronic Devices and Integrated Systems. The student studies system architecture including the CPU, timer, serial and parallel I/O ports, RAM and ROM. The software portion of the course covers assembly language instructions and addressing modes. Practical engineering problems requiring an embedded controller solution are presented, and solved with a combination of sensors, electronic devices and software design. Classroom material will be enhanced by laboratory exercises. Prerequisite: ELEC237 Electronic Devices and Integrated Systems. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC261 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS (3-2-4)
In this course, the student studies how information is transferred either between peripheral equipment and computer or between computers. Both serial and parallel techniques are studied, as well as modems, modulation, electrical interfaces, codes, half and full duplex operations and troubleshooting techniques. Laboratory exercises illustrate the principles learned in the classroom. Prerequisite: ELEC345 Microcontrollers and Embedded Computer Systems. Day Course.

ELEC262 - MICROWAVE COMMUNICATIONS (3-2-4)
The principles of amplitude, frequency, phase, and various types of pulse modulation are studied. Frequency division multiplexing, bandwidth, microwave transmitters and receivers, transmission lines, and antennas are discussed. Applications include long-haul and short-haul communication links. Laboratory work involves modulation and transmission practices Prerequisites: ELEC200 Fundamentals of Electronic Devices; ELEC195 Circuit Theory II. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC281 - NETWORK THEORY II (2-2-3)
In this continuation of Network Theory I, the concept of complex impedance and admittance is presented and circuits are solved using network theorems. Magnetic circuits and transformer concepts are presented as well as three-phase balanced circuits. Prerequisite: ELEC231 Network Theory I; MATH290 Calculus II. Day Course.

ELEC296 - DIGITAL APPLICATIONS (3-2-4)
This course covers the analysis and modeling of high-speed digital systems. It examines the use of programmable CMOS integrated circuits. The student will learn to implement both combination and sequential logic circuits in addition finite state machines. Prerequisite: ELEC236 Logic Circuits; ELEC195 Circuit Theory II; and Corequisite: MATH290 Calculus II. Day Course.

ELEC306 - INTEGRATED CIRCUITS WITH APPLICATIONS (3-2-4)
Integrated circuit applications of operational amplifiers and linear integrated circuits are introduced. Topics include the use of linear and non-linear IC's in open and closed loop (feedback) configurations. Prerequisite: ELEC206 Semiconductor Devices. Corequisite: MATH290 Calculus II. Day Course.

ELEC310 - DIGITAL COMMUNICATION (3-2-4)
This course studies sampling, bandwidth, analog to digital and digital to analog converters, pulse code modulation and its codes, digital multiplexing, digital carrier systems, and frequency shift keying. Laboratory work parallels the classroom instruction. Prerequisite: ELEC235 Logic Circuits. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC345 - MICROCONTROLLERS & EMBEDDED COMPUTER SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
This course will introduce the students to microcontroller principles, both hardware and software. Students will write assembly language programs using programming techniques and use sensor signal conditioning for interfacing and software design. Prerequisite: ELEC296 Digital Applications and ELEC306 Integrated Circuits with Applications. Day Course.

ELEC370 - ELECTRONICS INDEPENDENT STUDY (1 to 4 credits)
This course investigates a topic of special interest to faculty and students that is outside regular course offerings. Day course

ELEC401 - AUTOMATIC ELECTRONIC TEST AND MEASUREMENT (1-4-3)
Programs for automatic test and measurement of electronic circuits are developed using modern object-oriented software. Interactive graphical user interfaces are designed. Prerequisite: ELEC206 Semiconductor Devices. Day Course.

ELEC415 - OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING FOR ELECTRONICS (3-2-4)
This course is an introduction to object oriented programming topics useful for electronics. Topics include I/O file streams and data files, introduction to classes, class functions, and conversions. Prerequisite: COMP120 Computer Science I Using C. Day Course.

ELEC426 - DATA COMMUNICATIONS (3-2-4)
This course introduces the concepts of digital transmission, metallic cable and fiber transmission media, transmission lines, public telephone network and data communications. Prerequisite: ELEC236 Logic Circuits. Day Course.

ELEC430 - POWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS (3-0-3)
This course provides a thorough study of the power system data necessary, and the methods commonly used in analysis of power systems. The types of studies covered may include: short circuit, symmetrical components and load flow, motor starting, cable ampacity, transient stability, harmonic analysis, switching transient, reliability, protective relay coordination, power system modeling, transmission line parameters and representation, and economic load dispatch. Prerequisite: ELEC195 Circuit Theory II or ELEC281 Network Theory II. Day Course.

ELEC443 - ANALOG CIRCUIT DESIGN (3-2-4)
This course covers the concepts of design, analysis, simulation, implementation and evaluation of analog electronic circuits and systems. Topics include semiconductor physics, BJT, MOS, and FET devices and linear integrated circuits. Prerequisite: Junior status, MATH290 Calculus II; ELEC281 Network Theory II. Day Course.

ELEC462 - EMBEDDED MICROCONTROLLER (2-2-3)
This course is a continuation of Introduction to Microprocessors and includes the work studied in Linear Integrated Circuits. Students use sensors for measurements, signal conditioning for input interfacing, semiconductor devices for output control and the software design necessary to implement practical engineering designs using embedded microcontroller IC systems. Prerequisites: ELEC180 Linear Integrated Circuits; ELEC240 Introduction to Microprocessors. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC467 - ELECTRIC MACHINES AND TRANSFORMERS (3-2-4)
This course concentrates on single-phase and three-phase systems, magnetic systems, transformers, electromechanical conversion principles, three-phase and single-phase induction motors, synchronous motors and generators, DC generators and motors, and stepper motors as applied to electric power and control systems. Laboratory work parallels classroom theory. Prerequisite: ELEC195 Circuit Theory II. Day Course.

ELEC471 - EMBEDDED COMPUTER SYSTEMS (2-2-3)
Students will design embedded data acquisition systems to monitor and record data from a variety of electromechanical systems. This course includes the study and use of sensors for measurement of physical parameters, signal conditioning for input interfacing, semiconductor devices for output control. Both hardware and software designs are implemented to solve a variety of engineering applications. Prerequisites: COMP120 Computer Science I Using C; ELEC443 Analog Circuit Design; ELEC244 Digital Systems. Corequisite: ELEC596 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing; ELEC345 Microcontrollers and Embedded Computer Systems. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC480 - PRINCIPLES OF VLSI DESIGN (2-2-3)
Principles of analog and digital CMOS VLSI logic circuits using schematics, symbolic, and physical layout representations are presented in context with their mathematical design parameters. Prerequisite: ELEC667 Advanced Programmable Logic.

ELEC485 - ADVANCES OF NANOTECHNOLOGY (2-2-3)
The fabrication of nanostructured materials, nanoscale films, compositions, devices, their unique properties and recent advances and issues in molecular nanotechnology are studied. Prerequisite: Junior status. Day Course.

ELEC486 - COMPUTER SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE (3-2-4)
This course examines the operation of a computer system including microprocessor, I/O, mass storage, monitors, and memory. Introduces machine language and compilers as applied to current and state-of-the-art systems. Interfacing with stepper motors and sensors are also introduced. Prerequisite: Junior status; ELEC296 Digital Applications. Day Course.

ELEC490 - INTRODUCTION TO FIBER OPTICS (2-2-3)
This course introduces the concepts of optical fiber communications and some other applications of fiber optics. Analysis of optical transmitters and receivers is also covered. Prerequisite: ELEC206 Semiconductor Devices and ELEC355 Integrated Circuits with Applications. Day Course.

ELEC496 - ADVANCED SENSORS AND INTERFACING SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
Topics include linear and nonlinear sensors, high-performance instrumentation amplifiers for signal conditioning, temperature sensors, analog computational units with application of linear regression techniques, and design of multiplier circuits. Modern sensors and interfacing with microcontrollers are introduced. Prerequisite: ELEC306 Integrated Circuits with Applications. Day Course.

ELEC505 - LINEAR NETWORK ANALYSIS (3-2-4)
This course introduces first and second order differential equations, initial condition problems, Laplace Transforms with partial fraction expansion, pole/zero analysis, and Fourier Transforms. Associated laboratory experiments parallel the theory and help demonstrate the practical usefulness of the topics as they apply to electronic and computer engineering technology problems. Prerequisite: Junior status; MATH510 Calculus III. Day Course.

ELEC510 - DISCRETE SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
Discrete signals and systems are identified and studied. The use of difference equations, convolution techniques, and z-transforms are included. The need for anti-aliasing filters, sample-and-hold circuitry as well as limitations of ADCs are emphasized. Laboratory exercises address practical solutions to problems. Prerequisite: Junior status; Corequisite: ELEC505 Linear Network Analysis. Day Course.

ELEC516 - COMPUTER COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKS (3-2-4)
This course covers local (LAN), metropolitan (MAN) and wide area (WAN) networks, topologies and transmission media, network interface and management, congestion/flow/error control, routing and addressing. Laboratory exercises include simulation and installation of small network. Prerequisite: ELEC426 Data Communications. Day Course.

ELEC565 - NETWORK ANALYSIS (4-0-4)
In this course, circuit equations are developed using a matrix format. Solutions obtained by computer techniques are included. The characteristics of controlled sources and Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems are studied. The response of RLC circuits to impulse, step and ramp time functions are explored. The Laplace transform and its use in the determination of circuit behavior is introduced. Network functions are characterized and studied using pole-zero and frequency response diagrams. Prerequisite: ELEC580 Signals and Systems; and MATH495 Applied Calculus and Differential Equations. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC573 - WAVES AND TRANSMISSION (2-2-3)
The important static and time-varying characteristics of electric and magnetic fields are explored. The wave equation is developed. The propagation behavior of electro-magnetic waves is investigated, and study is extended to transmission lines. Methods and devices used in the generation, detection and amplification of high frequency electrical signals are studied. Laboratory applications cover antennas, filters, circulators, couplers and matching techniques. Prerequisite: MATH495 Applied Calculus and Differential Equations; Junior status. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC575 - DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING (3-2-4)
This course presents the basic digital signal processing (DSP) principles used in the design and analysis of sampled signals. Topics include but are not limited to design of finite impulse response (FIR) filters and infinite impulse response (IIR) filters. The Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) is studied in order to compute the Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT). Laboratory experiments emphasize hardware and software solutions to practical problems. Prerequisites: ELEC505 Linear Network Analysis; ELEC510 Discrete Signals and Systems; ELEC345 Microcontrollers and Embedded Computer Systems. Day Course.

ELEC577 - DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS (2-2-3)
This course presents the basic digital signal processing (DSP) principles used in the design and analysis of sampled signals. Topics include but are not limited to design of finite impulse response (FIR) filters and infinite impulse response (IIR) filters. The Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) is studied in order to compute the Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT). Laboratory experiments emphasize hardware and software solutions to practical problems. Prerequisite: ELEC580 Signals and Systems; ELEC240 Introduction to Microprocessors. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC580 - SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS (4-0-4)
The response of linear, time-invariant systems to exponential and sinusoidal signals for both continuous and discrete time-systems is studied. The transfer function of a system is introduced. This is followed by a study of Fourier Series, Fourier transforms, and Laplace and Z-transforms. The filter characteristics of a system, distortionless transmission and natural frequencies are introduced. The correspondence between time domain and frequency domain representation of a signal is stressed. Prerequisite: MATH495 Applied Calculus and Differential Equations; Junior status. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC584 - ENGINEERING SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
Continuous and discrete-time signals and systems will be studied. Time domain analysis of linear systems will include convolution (discrete and continuous), time-invariance, causality, and stability of systems. Time domain analysis of signals using the Fourier series and Fourier integral will be covered as well as frequency domain analysis of signals using the Fourier transform. Laplace transform analysis of linear systems including pole-zero plots and z-transform analysis of discrete systems will be studied. Laboratory exercises will use computer software to strengthen important course concepts. Prerequisite: ELEC281 Network Theory II; MATH620 Applied Differential Equations I. Day Course.

ELEC585 - ELECTROMAGNETICS (3-2-4)
Static electric and magnetic fields are studied in this course. Maxwell's equations are presented and time-varying fields are introduced. Laboratory applications include transmission of electromagnetic waves in air and on transmission lines. Prerequisite: Junior status; MATH510 Calculus III. Day Course.

ELEC586 - MOTORS AND CONTROLS (3-2-4)
This course reviews the topic of magnetic, DC, AC (single and 3-phase) and special motors are considered. Applications of different types of motors will be discussed. Electromechanical control equipment as well as the solid state control equipment will be covered. The course will use the knowledge learned in previous courses in the curriculum to build a working model for a particular application. Prerequisites: ELEC443 Analog Circuit Design; MATH 510; Calculus III. Day Course.

ELEC595 - DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
This course will use velocity and position feedback to control servos. PID and other types of systems will be analyzed through software packages employing BODE, Nyquist and Root locus techniques. Prerequisite: ELEC505 Linear Network Analysis. Corequisite: ELEC596 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing. Day Course.

ELEC596 - INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING (3-2-4)
This course introduces sampling, aliasing, ADCs and z-transforms. DSP applications including digital filtering (both FIR and IIR) are analyzed and designed. Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) is studied in order to compute the Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT). Laboratory experiments emphasize hardware and software solutions to practical problems. Prerequisites: ELEC505 Linear Network Analysis; ELEC345 Microcontrollers and Embedded Computer Systems. Day Course.

ELEC601 - SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT (2-2-4)
This subject is for senior students who wish to pursue individual or group studies in either laboratory or project-oriented course work. The student will work in his or her curriculum area and may become involved in an interdisciplinary approach to technological problems. The work will be performed under the direction of one or more faculty advisors. Course requirements include oral and written progress reports throughout the semester plus a final technical report documenting the work for the semester. Prerequisite: Senior status; and approval of Advisor. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC605 - SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT I (1-4-3)
The first of a two course sequence, this course concentrates on the selection of an appropriate engineering project for design, the development of time and financial budgets, and milestone graphs. The majority of work is spent in the laboratory researching, designing, prototyping, debugging, and acquiring data on the students' individual designs. Engineering notebook is required. Prerequisites: Senior Status; ELEC496 Advanced Sensors and Interfacing Systems; ELEC345 Microcontrollers and Embedded Computer Systems. Day Course.

ELEC610 - ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS (2-2-4)
This course studies communication systems including time and frequency multiplexing. Theory and circuits for signal sampling, amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, phase modulation and various kinds of pulse modulations are treated. Recent developments and practices in digital communication systems are presented. Laboratory exercises parallel the theory portion of this course. Prerequisite: ELEC580 Signals and Systems. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC620 - FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEMS (2-2-4)
Analysis and design of linear control systems and feedback are studied. Nyquist's and Routh's stability criteria, Bode plots, transient behavior, static error coefficients, and the steady-state behavior of various system types are presented. The rootlocus method and block diagram representation and simplification are also included. The theory is augmented with laboratory work. Prerequisite: ELEC565 Network Analysis. The Arioch Center Course.

ELEC625 - FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
Analysis and design of linear control systems will be accomplished using Root locus, Bode and Nyquist techniques. The laboratory experiments will include servo trainers and employing 4 software packages. Digital systems will be introduced as well as state variables. PID controllers will be covered. Prerequisites: ELEC510 Discrete Signals and Systems; ELEC505 Linear Network Analysis. Day Course.

ELEC645 - INTRODUCTION TO NANOTECHNOLOGY (2-2-3)
The ongoing impact of nanotechnology on the current state of science and engineering will be explored here. Various deposition techniques and applications are also studied. Day Course.

ELEC667 - ADVANCED PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC (2-2-3)
The objective of this course is to build a RISC processor core. The emphasis will be on implementing MSI circuits using VHDL language. Students utilize top-down methodology to design complex logic circuits using programmable logic abstractions. They synthesize hierarchical architecture structures in building a processor core. Prerequisite: ELEC296 Digital Applications. Day Course.

ELEC675 - DIGITAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS (3-2-4)
This course studies sampling, coding, decoding, pulse code modulation, digital multiplexing, digital carrier systems, frequency shift keying, data compression, as well as bandwidth considerations. Laboratory work parallels classroom theory. Prerequisite: ELEC510 Discrete Signals and Systems or ELEC596 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing. Day Course.

ELEC685 - SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT (1-6-4)
This course is for BCOT senior students to pursue project-oriented work. Students may work in their curriculum or become involved in an interdisciplinary problem. Course requirements include oral and written progress reports throughout the semester plus a final technical report documenting the semester's work. Prerequisite: COMM400 Technical Communications; Senior status. Day Course.

ELEC695 - SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT II (1-4-3)
The second of a two course sequence, Senior Design Project II focuses on implementing the design developed in Senior Design Project I. Emphasis is placed on both oral and written presentation skills as well as packaging and fabrication of an "engineering prototype". Prerequisites: COMM400 Technical Communications; ELEC605 Senior Design Project I. Day Course.

ELEC820 - FEEDBACK AND CONTROL (3-2-4)
The definition of an analog feedback control system will be the introduction of the course. The course proceeds with the time-domain and frequency-domain analysis of closed loop feedback control systems. The relationship between the time-domain and frequency-domain is discussed. The stability methods are explained. The course provides an introduction to the state-space method and an introduction to discrete control systems. Prerequisites: ELEC586 Motors and Controls; MATH 620 Applied Differential Equations I. Day Course.

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