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Courses - EE Lower Division

186. Introduction to Programming and Applications for Electrical Engineers (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENGL100 or equivalent
Introduction to programming using the C language, with emphasis on electrical engineering applications. Variables, conditional control flow loops, functions and program structure, pointers and arrays, input/output processing. Introduction to embedded system applications and development platforms.
Letter Grade only (A-F). (Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours).

200. Trends in Electrical Engineering (1)

Electrical Engineering as a profession. Nature of professional and design activities. Advances in Electrical Engineering. Current designs, future trends and challenges in various fields of Electrical Engineering.
(Lecture 1 hour) Letter grade only (A-F).

201. Digital Logic Design (3)

Practical design of digital circuits. Basic topics in combinational and sequential switching circuits with applications to the design of digital devices.
(Lecture-problems 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours)

202. Computer Methods in Engineering (3)

Prerequisites: MATH 123 with a grade of "C" or better.
Introduction to MATLAB and numerical methods with applications to engineering. Programming in MATLAB. Introduction to SIMULINK and other MATLAB toolboxes.
(Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in ENGR 202.

210. Electro-Magnetic Foundations in Electrical Engineering (3)

Prerequisite: PHYS 151 all with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisites: MATH 123, EE 210L.
Electric fields. Magnetic fields. Ohm's law. Kirchoff's laws. Physics of inductance and capacitance. Conservation of energy. Introduction to RL, RC and RLC circuits. Introduction to phasors. Introduction to electric machinery, computer electronics, electromagnetic radiation, and communication.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

210L. Electro-Magnetic Foundations in Electrical Engineering Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: EE 210.
Laboratory experiments demonstrating behavior of resistive circuits; capacitors and inductors; transient RL and RC circuits; sinusoidal (phasor) RL, RC and RLC circuits; motors, generators, and transformers.
Letter grade only (A-F).

211. Electric and Electronic Circuits (3)

Prerequisites: (EE 210/210L or PHYS 152) and (MATH 123 or equivalent) all with a grade of "C" or better.
Linear circuit analysis techniques including circuit transformations, mesh and node analyses. Thevenin's, Norton's, Superposition, and Maximum Power Transfer theorems. Transient analysis of RL, RC and RLC circuits. Phasors. Power concepts. Nonlinear circuits including diodes. Circuit solution using PSpice.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

211L. Electric Circuits Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: EE 211.
Laboratory investigation of Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Laws, voltage and current division, mesh and nodal analysis, Thevenin and Norton equivalents, superposition, simple RL, RC, RLC circuits, phasors. Use of voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters and oscilloscopes. Identification of unknown elements.
(Laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

220. Materials Sciences for Electrical Engineers (3)

Prerequisites: MATH 224 and EE 210 all with a grade of "C" or better.
Basic principles of optical and wave propagation. Introduction to quantum electronics. Fundamental aspects of photonics and materials sciences and their relevance to solid state electronic circuits.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-problems 3 hours)

260. Analytical Methods for Electromagnetics (4)

Prerequisite: EE 210 or PHYS 152 or equivalent all with a grade of "C" or better.
Fundamental concepts and analytical methods for electromagnetics.
(Lecture 3 hours, problem session 2 hours.) Letter grade only (A-F).


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