2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Electronics Engineering (EEN)

EEN 100  Introduction to Engineering  (3 Credits)  

The Introduction to Engineering course is an activity-based course with a number of life skills exercises, and hands-on activities integrated into the lectures. The intent of this course is to familiarize students with many of the skills that engineers must perform on a daily basis in the workplace with emphasis on engineering ethics and introductory concepts in electronics and optical engineering.

EEN 101  Engineering Problem Solving  (2 Credits)  

This course will provide an overview of the salient math topics most heavily used in the core sophomore-level engineering courses. These include algebraic manipulation of engineering equations, trigonometry, vectors and complexnumbers, sinusoids and harmonic signals, systems of equations and matrices, differentation, integration and differential equations. All math topics will be presented within the context of an engineering application, and reinforced through extensive example of their use in the core engineering courses. This course will also provide an introduction to the engineering analysis software MATLAB, which is used throughout the engineering curriculum.

EEN 102  Eng Use Computers  (3 Credits)  

This course is an introduction to the use of , computers to model systems and to solve, engineering problems using a high level language., Flow-charts and algorithms will be used in the , process of program design.

EEN 200  Introduction to Electronics  (3 Credits)  

This course is designed for non-electronics, engineering majors with coverage of specific , principles of electrical circuit theory (Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Laws, nodal analysis, and loop , analysis), and selected electronics topics , (junction diodes, BJT transistors, op-amps,, and first-order filters).

EEN 200L  Introduction to Electronics Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Laboratory experience of basic principles of electronics

EEN 201  Electrical Network Theory I  (3 Credits)  

This course is an introduction to the basics of DC electrical circuit theory for electrical engineering and other technology majors. The focus of the course is the study of methods for analyzing resistive circuits. Circuits incorporating independent and dependent energy sources are studied. Methods covered include: Ohm's Law, Kirchhhoff's Laws, nodal analysis, superposition, Thevenin's Theorem, Norton's Theorem and the maximum power transfer principle. Computer software tools such as MATLAB and Electronics Workbench are also utilized as an analysis aid.

EEN 201L  Electrical Network Theory I Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

This course provides hands-on experience in constructing, troubleshooting, and testing simple DC electrical circuits. The student experiences circuit theory in action by performing a series of increasingly difficult experiments. Basic instruments such as the digital multimeter DC power supply, and laboratory breadoard are introduced and utilized.

EEN 202  Electrical Network Theory II  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the application of unit-step as forcing function, power and energy, polyphase circuits, complex frequency and frequency response transformers and other two-part networks, linear network analysis using Laplace transform methods, and fourier analysis, etc., and PSPICE. Design project required.

EEN 202L  Electrical Network Theory II Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

This is the laboratory that accompanies EEN 202 Electrical Networks II. This course provides the students with hands-on experience with advanced electrical circuit components, measurement techniques, and data collection. The student will construct advanced electrical circuits that illustrate principles covered in the lecture. To successfully complete this course, the student will be required to perform a series of experiments of increasing difficulty. A formal report is required for each experiment.

EEN 203  Electronic Principles  (3 Credits)  

This is the second engineering course for second year optical engineering majors. This course provides the student with advanced concepts of circuit theory as well as an introduction to the theory and application of electronic devices. The following topics are studied: first and second order transient circuits, AC circuit analysis, diodes, transitors, and operational amplifiers. Computer modeling of electronic circuits using SPICE or an equivalent software will be implemented in this course.

EEN 211  Material Science & Engineering  (3 Credits)  

This course introduces students in the optical and electronics engineering programs to concepts that are necessary to understand important ideas in materials science and engineering. Also, this course relates these concepts to engineering design and manufacturing of electronic and photonic devices.

EEN 231  Digital Electronics Logic Design  (3 Credits)  

Study of number systems, binary aritmetic and codes, Boolean algebraic simplification, Quine-MeCluskey method and Karnaught Maps, Diode and transistor logic flip-flops, sequential networks, state tables, state assignments, etc.

EEN 231L  Digital Logic Design Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

This is a laboratory course that accompanies EEN-231 Digital Logic Design. The goal of this course is to provide the student with hands-on experience with the design and analysis of combinational and sequential logic design. Topics include: code converters, multiplexer design, synchronous and asynchronous sequential circuits design including counters and shift registers.

EEN 301  Electronic Devices  (3 Credits)  

This course provides an introduction to the theory and application of electronic devices; linear equivalent circuits, amplifier and bias considerations, frequency response of amplifiers, and integrated circuits, as well as the concept of electronic circuit design to meet prescribed specifications. Computer modeling of electronic circuits using PSPICE or an equivalent software will be implemented in this course.

EEN 301L  Electronic Devices Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

This is the laboratory that accompaines EEN 301 Engineering Electronics I. The goal of this course is to provide the student hands-on experience with electronic components such as BJTs, FETs and diodes. The student will design and construct electronic circuits that will illustrate principles covered in the lecture. This course includes practical examinations, laboratory experiments and report preparation.

EEN 302  Microelectronics  (3 Credits)  

This is the second course in electronics for electronics engineering and technology majors. The goal of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of advanced electronics concepts. The following topics are covered: multistage amplifiers, frequency response using Bode plots, feedback, oscillators, and active filters. To successfully complete this course, the student must demonstrate a working knowledge of the concepts covered through assignments and written examinations.

EEN 302L  Microelectronics Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

This is the laboratory that accompanies EEN 302 Engineering Electronics II. The goal of this course is to provide the student additional hands-on experience with more advanced electronic circuits. The student will construct advanced electronics circuits that will illustrate principles covered in the lecture. To successfully complete this course, the student will be required to perform a series of experiments of increasing difficulty. A formal report is required to be turned in one (1) week after performing an experiment.

EEN 305  Signals and Systems  (3 Credits)  

This course is an introduction to system representations and analysis, representation of signals methods of linear system analysis using convolution, Fourier series and transforms, and Z-transforms. Formulation and solution of state-variable equations as well as introduction to amplitude and analog pulse modulation are also studied. A design project is required.

EEN 311  Engineering Economics  (3 Credits)  

This course provides an introduction to economic principles and techniques used in making decisions about the acquisition and retirement of capital goods by government and industry. Special emphasis is given to methods of analysis based on the mathematics of compound interest. Study of time value of money, annual cost, present worth, future worth, future value, capitalized cost along with break-even analysis, valuation, and depreciation, and ethics in economics is covered. The class will also include entrepreneurial topics as business plans, sources of capital and marketing stategies.

EEN 321  Electromagnetic Field Theory  (3 Credits)  

This course involves the study of static and propagating electro-magnetic fields, a reviewof Maxwell's equations, propagation of EM-fields in dielectric waveguides, transmission theory and an introduction of antennas.

EEN 331  Microprocessors  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the structure of microprocessors and microcomputers. Representation of information in the computer logic an storage devices. Processor stucture registers, transfer of information, and control programming in microcomputers. I/O structure and auxiliary electonics. Interrupt structures direct memory access. LSI and its implication for microcomputers. Arithmetic operations. Different microcomputer architectures.

EEN 331L  Microprocessor Lab  (1 Credits)  

Procedures for reliable digital microcomputer design, understanding manufacturer's specifications, use of special test equipement, machine representation of numbers, assmembler basics, experiments to assemble, debug, and interface with peripherals are studied in this course.

EEN 333  Digital Integrated Circuits  (3 Credits)  

This course involves the study of digital CMOS circuits, MOSFET transistors, combinational circuits, and sequential circuits. The design of simple digital gates and circuits at the transistor level, and simulation of designed circuits for performance verification are also studied.

EEN 333L  Ditigal Integrated Circuits Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Laboratory work and a design project are intended verification of CMOS logic circuits. Laboratory exercises to cover CMOS propagation Delay and Layout Parasitics, Gate Styles, CMOS Arithmetic Blocks, Bipolar Devices, Bipolar Devices Propagation Delay, Very High Speed Combinational Logic, Sequential Circuits, Sequential Circuits and Timing Issues, Memory and Array Structures are also done.

EEN 350  Scientific Instrumentation  (3 Credits)  

This course covers integrated hardware and software applications to communicate and control instruments. Communication interface standards such as IEEN- GPIB and RS232, and use of data acquisition (DAQ) boards will be studied. Timing issues, real-time data acquisition and instrument control will also be covered.

EEN 351  Communications Engineering I  (3 Credits)  

Study of amplitude, frequency, and phase inlcuding modulation, smpling and pulse modulation; time division, multiplexing detection and frequency mixing, filters, receivers, transmitters and noise analysis.

EEN 371  Control Systems  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to control systems; mathematical models, feedback control systems characteristics and stability, root locus, frequency responses, stability in the frequency domain analysis.

EEN 384  Enginr Prob/Statis  (3 Credits)  

This course covers the applications of random , variables and random processes to engineering , analysis and design, cumulative and probability, density functions, error functions, central, limit theorem; finite samples, auto correlation, , power spectral density and the effect of filters , on digital data. The probabilistic and statistica, design of systems is also discussed.

EEN 401  Electronics Engineering Seminar  (1 Credits)  

This course provides an introduction to various aspects of engineering practice and engineering ethics, and career opportunities through invited lectures.

EEN 402  Power Electronics  (3 Credits)  

This course is being added to the curriculum to aid in the enhancement of the students' knowledge of electronics required for various power delivery systems.

EEN 411  Engineering Economics  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to economic principles and techniques used in making decisions about the acqisition and retirement of capitalgoods by government and industry. Special emphasis on methods of analysis based on the mathematics of compound interest. Study of time value of money, annual cost, present worth, future value, capitalized cost along with break-even analysis, valuation and depreciation, and ethics in economics.

EEN 431  Microcontrollers  (3 Credits)  

A hands-on approach to microcontroller systems and programming, I/O interfacing, and interrupt management. A sequence of mini projects requiring the programming (in assembly language) and integration of a microcontroller-based system are conducted. A midterm and final project provide a venue for complex project design and implementation. Project assignments require a Motorola microcontroller evaluation board and accessories supplied by the student.

EEN 451  Communications Engineering  (3 Credits)  

This course will introduce wireless communication technologies. Topics covered include: transmission fundamentals, signal encoding techniques, coding and error control, cellular wireless networks, Mobile IP and wireless access protocols.

EEN 453  Computer Networks  (3 Credits)  

Analyze network topologies; backbone design; , performance and queuing theory; data-grams and, virtual circuits; technology issues; layer , architectures; standarts; survey of commercial , networks; local area networks, and contention-, based communication protocols; encryption; , performance analysis, and security.

EEN 461  Optics and Lasers  (3 Credits)  

Reviews the electromagnetic principles of optics; , Maxwell's equations; reflection and transmission , of electromagnetic fields at dielecteric , interfaces; Gaussian beams; interference and, diffraction; laser theory with illustrations , chosen from atomic, gas, and semiconductor laser , systems; detectors including photomultipliers and, semiconductor-based detectors, and noise theory , and noise sources in optical detection.

EEN 462  Semiconductor Processing  (3 Credits)  

This course presents the fundamentals of semiconductor processing technology, including semiconductor substrates, microfabrication techniques, and process integration. Lithography, oxidation, diffusion, ion implantation, methods of film deposition and etching, metal interconnections, measurement techniques, and packaging will be discussed.

EEN 470  Introduction to Game Design and Development  (3 Credits)  

This course introduces students to game design and development concepts. Topics include the history of games, genres, play elements, story and character development, game play and storyboard design, level and user interface design, and the game design document.

EEN 471  Control Systems Analysis  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to control systems; mathematical models, feedback control systems characteristics and stability, root locus, frequency responses, stability in the frequency domain analysis.

EEN 472  Digital Control Systems  (3 Credits)  

EEN 472 Digital Control System-includes sampling , processes and theorems, z-transforms, modified , transforms, transfer functions, and stability , criteria, and analysis in frequency and time , domains.

EEN 473  Process Control and Instrumentation  (3 Credits)  

This course aims to give a sound understanding of, instrumentation systems from a stand point of , Process Control, convering transducers, signal , conditioning and processing elements, telemetry, , computer systems, recording and display systems. , Basic operation of the system components will be , considered together with accuracies, limitations, , range of applicability and costs. Particular , emphasis in the course is placed on the systems , aspects of these components. A graphical , programming enviroment will be used to develop, programs for data acquisition and instrument , control. Basic concepts, terminology, evaluation , of types of control systems as they apply to , industrial process control and positioning systems, will be covered.

EEN 475  Design of Robotic Systems  (3 Credits)  

This course will focus on core principles in the design and development of robotic systems. The course will build upon principles in electrical engineering, mechanics, and computer science.

EEN 476  Renewable Bio Energy  (3 Credits)  

This course presents an overview of our present status of knowledge on renewable bio energy. This course will cover the processes for recovery, productions, and usage of bio fuels and, bio products generated from these three types of biomasses to ultimately produce heat, electricity, transportation fuel, chemicals, and materials. The types of bio-waste and their use for energy and product generation will also be examined. The economic and environmental aspects of global bioenergy markets will also be examined.

EEN 481  Biomedical Engineering Micro-Devices & Systems  (3 Credits)  

This course introduces the concepts of biomedical engineering devices, especially for sensing and modulation applications. The course covers electronic or optical transduction techniques for applications such as neurochemicals, biopotentials and cellular ions. The course also includes a laboratory component for the design and fabrication of microscale biomedical sensors.

EEN 481H  Honors Biomedical Engineering Micro-Devices & Systems  (3 Credits)  

This course introduces upper-level students to the concepts and theory of biomedical engineering devices, especially for sensing and modulation purposes. The course provides classroom lectures on the operation mechanism and applications of micro-sensors and modulators for glucose, neurochemicals, biopotentiaIs, and cellular ions using electronic or optical transduction. In addition to classroom lectures, students will have a laboratory component for the design and fabrication of micro scale biomedical sensors.

EEN 482  Bioelectrics  (3 Credits)  

Basic electrical engineering will be applied to understand how electrical signals are generated in a biological cell, and their role in proper functioning of various bioelectrical systems in our body. This course covers the important concepts of bioelectrics, bioelectric system modeling and diagnosis. Although emphasis will be given to cardiovascular system, students will be able to apply the principles of bioelectricity to any bioelectrical system.

EEN 483  Vsli Systems Design  (3 Credits)  

Introduction, design tools, the CMOS transistor, , fabrication, layout and design rules implementing , logic in CMOS, design of adders, dynamic CMOS , logic high speed adders and ALUs, CMOS transitor , theory, circuit characterization, delay estimation, , CMOS performance optimization, clocking , strategies, other building and memory, control , design, electrical effects, introduction to design, verification, introduction to testing, design of , high performance circuits, low power design high , performance processor design, introduction to , timing verification, introduction to formal , verification, verification of large designs, , design of asynchronous circuits, future tends.

EEN 498  Sr Project I  (3 Credits)  

In this course students plan and design capstone engineering projects incorporating realistic and diverse constraints of technical, budgetary, and social aspects. Both written reports and oral presentations are required.

EEN 499  Sr Project II  (3 Credits)  

This course is the implementation phase of capstone projects designed in EEE 498. Demonstration of the final working project is required along with a written report and oral presentation.