Introduction to Signal Processing

Introduction to discrete-time signal processing and linear systems. Sampling theorem. Filtering. Frequency response. Discrete Fourier Transform. Z Transform. Laboratory emphasizes computer-based signal processing.

Digital Design Laboratory

Design and implementation of digital systems, including a team design project. CAD tools, project design methodologies, logic synthesis, and assembly language programming.


Programming for Hardware/Software Systems

Creation of complex execution and storage mechanisms, based on instruction set architecture, for software design including high-level programming languages and operating systems. Programming design projects.

Circuit Analysis

Basic concepts of DC and AC circuit theory and analysis.

Professional and Technical Communications for ECE

Written, oral, and visual communication skills required by electrical and computer engineers. Prepares students for advanced communication tasks required in academic and professional settings.

Co-Curricular Professional Communications for ECE

This course documents student completion of ECE professional communications requirement through workshops, seminars, research projects, co/extra-curricular activities, etc.

Electromagnetics

To present the laws and applications of electromagnetics.

Microelectronic Circuits

Basic concepts of microelectronic materials, devices and circuits.

Measurements, Circuits and Microelectronics Laboratory

Theory and experiments related to the design, analysis, construction, and measurement of elementary passive and active analog circuits using both discrete and integrated devices.

Electrical Energy Systems

Non-renewable and renewable/sustainable energy sources. Processes, costs, and environmental impact of conversion into electric energy. Delivery and control of electric energy, electromechanical systems.

ECE Culminating Design Project I

First semester of ECE culminating design sequence. Design tools, financial principles, project management, probabilistic and statistical techniques, team forming. Requires formal reports and group presentations.

ECE Culminating Design Project II

Second semester of ECE culminating design sequence. Team project in ECE incorporating engineering standards and realistic constraints. Requires formal reports and group presentations.

Fundamentals of Digital System Design

Computer system and digital design principles. Switch and gate design, Boolean algebra, number systems, arithmetic, storage elements. Datapath, memory organization. Instruction set architecture, assembly language.

Engineering Software Design

Object-oriented software methods for engineering applications. Numerical analysis methods; simulations and graphical presentation of simulation results; analysis of numerical precision. Programming projects.

Introduction to Probability and Statistics for ECE

Introduction to probability, random variables, distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, linear regression and other tools for describing and managing uncertainty in electrical and computer engineering.

Signals and Systems

Continuous-time linear systems and signals, their mathematical representations, and computational tools; Fourier and Laplace transforms, convolutions, input-output responses, stability.

ECE Culminating Design Project

Team-oriented culminating design project in electrical/computer engineering, incorporating engineering standards and realistic constraints. Requires formal reports and group presentations.