# Electrical Engineering (EE)

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EE 111. Introduction to Electrical Engineering. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F

Concurrent: EE 151.

A general overview of the field of electrical engineering. Preparation for successful completion of the Electrical Engineering (EE) program at Cal Poly. 1 lecture. Not required for students with transfer credit for EE 211 or EE 241.

EE 112. Electric Circuit Analysis I. 2 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: MATH 142 or equivalent. Recommended: EE 111/151.

Introduction to basic circuit analysis. Resistive circuits, voltage and current sources, network theorems. Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format. 2 lectures.

EE 113. Electric Circuit Analysis I. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Prerequisite: MATH 142. Concurrent: EE 143. Recommended: EE 111, EE 151; PHYS 133 or PHYS 143.

Basic circuit analysis and basic electronics manufacturing. Resistive circuits, voltage and current sources, op-amps, network theorems. Practical electronics manufacturing expanded through concepts such as CAD/CAM design, Design for Manufacture (DFM), documentation requirements, deposition and etching processes, prototyping, and production planning. PCB design and assembly. 3 lectures.

EE 115. Electrical and Electronic Circuits I. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: MATH 141. Corequisite: CHEM 124 and PHYS 133 or PHYS 143. Concurrent: EE 145.

DC analysis of two-terminal electrical devices and electrical circuits, including resistors, diodes, switches, relays, photo-cells, batteries and more. KCL, KVL. Multi-component networks and their two-terminal equivalents. Two-port devices for actuation and waveform manipulation. 3 lectures.

EE 133. Digital Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Prerequisite: An orientation course in student's major (EE 111 and EE 151; or CPE 100) and CPE/CSC 101.

Number systems, Boolean algebra, Boolean functions, and function minimization. Analysis and design of combinational and sequential digital logic circuits. Hardware Description Language (HDL) concepts and applications digital design and synthesis in FPGAs. Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 133.

EE 143. Electronics Manufacturing and Circuit Analysis Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Prerequisite: MATH 142. Concurrent: EE 113. Recommended: EE 111, EE 151; PHYS 133 or PHYS 143.

Use of electrical and electronic test equipment. Introduction to engineering design flow (design, simulate, build, test). PCB design and manufacturing. 1 laboratory.

EE 145. Electrical and Electronic Circuits I Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Concurrent: EE 115.

Lab experiments for two-terminal electrical devices and electrical DC circuits, including resistors, diodes, switches, relays, photo-cells, batteries and more. KCL, KVL. Multi-component networks and their two-terminal equivalents. Two-port devices for actuation and waveform manipulation. 1 laboratory.

EE 151. Introduction to Electrical Engineering Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F

Concurrent: EE 111.

A variety of hands-on experiments and demonstrations in electrical engineering, providing background and motivation for successful completion of the Electrical Engineering (EE) program at Cal Poly. Not open to students with credit for EE 241. 1 laboratory.

EE 200. Special Problems. 1-2 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Prerequisite: Consent of department chair.

Individual investigation, research, studies or surveys of selected problems. Total credit limited to 4 units, with a maximum of 2 units per quarter.

EE 201. Electric Circuit Theory. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Prerequisite: MATH 244, PHYS 133 or PHYS 143.

Application of fundamental circuit laws and theorems to the analysis of DC, and steady-state single-phase and three-phase circuits. Not for electrical engineering majors. Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format. 3 lectures.

EE 211. Electric Circuit Analysis II. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: EE 112 or EE 113. Prerequisite or Concurrent: PHYS 133 or PHYS 143, MATH 244. Concurrent: EE 241.

Continuation of basic circuit analysis. Op-amp circuits. Energy storage elements, RC and RL circuits, and AC steady state analysis. 3 lectures.

EE 212. Electric Circuit Analysis III. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: MATH 244, EE 211. Concurrent: EE 242.

AC power, 3-phase circuits. Mutual inductance, series and parallel resonance and two-port networks. Frequency response, including Bode plots. 3 lectures.

EE 215. Electrical and Electronic Circuits II. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: EE 115. Concurrent: EE 245.

Time and frequency domain analysis of linear circuits. Laplace transforms, s-Domain circuit analysis. Network functions, frequency response, Fourier series. Active filter design. 3 lectures.

EE 228. Continuous-Time Signals and Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: BMED 355; or EE 212 and EE 242. Recommended: MATH 241.

Continuous-time systems analysis, with emphasis on linear time-invariant (LTI) systems. Classifications of continuous-time systems. Convolution and its application to LTI systems. The Laplace transform, Fourier transform, and Fourier series, and their application to the analysis of LTI systems. 4 lectures.

EE 233. Computer Design and Assembly Language Programming. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 133.

Design and implementation of digital computer circuits via CAD tools for programmable logic devices (PLDs). Basic computer design with its datapath components and control unit. Introduction to assembly language programming of an off-the-shelf RISC-based microcontroller. Not open to students with credit in CPE/EE 229. Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 233.

EE 241. Electric Circuit Analysis Laboratory II. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: EE 112 or EE 113; EE 151 for EE students. Prerequisite or concurrent: MATH 244; PHYS 133 or PHYS 143. Concurrent: EE 211.

Use of electrical and electronic test equipment. Experimental verification of circuit analysis concepts including Kirchhoff's Laws, Thevenin's Theorem, maximum power transfer and superposition. 1 laboratory.

EE 242. Electric Circuit Analysis Laboratory III. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: MATH 244, EE 241 or consent of department chair. Concurrent: EE 212.

Observation of transient and steady-state phenomena, phase-shift circuits, resonance. Use of phasor diagrams. 1 laboratory.

EE 245. Electrical and Electronic Circuits II Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Concurrent: EE 215.

Lab projects dealing with dynamic circuits in the frequency-domain and the time domain. Frequency domain analysis of two-port circuits. Laplace transforms, s-Domain circuit analysis. Network functions, frequency response, Fourier series. Passive and active filter design. 1 laboratory.

EE 251. Electric Circuits Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Concurrent: EE 201.

Techniques of measurement of DC and steady-state AC circuit parameters. Equivalent circuits, nonlinear elements, resonance. 1 laboratory.

EE 255. Energy Conversion Electromagnetics. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Prerequisite: EE 212 and EE 242; or EE 201 and EE 251; or EE 215 and EE 245. Concurrent: EE 295.

Fundamentals of electromechanical energy conversion. Magnetic circuits and electromagnetic devices. Theory of operation and operating characteristics of transformers, and AC induction and synchronous machines. 3 lectures.

EE 261. Intro C Programming with a Hardware Emphasis. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: CPE/CSC 101. Recommended: EE 151.

Introduction to the C Programming Language with an emphasis on microprocessor implementation and applications. Not open to students with credit in CPE/CSC 357 or CPE/EE 329. 1 laboratory.

EE 262. Intro C++ Programming with a Hardware Emphasis. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: CPE/CSC 101. Recommended: EE 151.

Introduction to the C++ Objected Oriented Programming Language with an emphasis on Microprocessor Implementation and applications. 1 laboratory.

EE 270. Selected Topics. 1-4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Open to undergraduate students and consent of instructor.

Directed group study of selected topics. The Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 1 to 4 lectures.

EE 271. Selected Laboratory. 1-2 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Directed group laboratory study of selected topics. The Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 6 units. 1 to 2 laboratories.

EE 295. Energy Conversion Electromagnetics Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Prerequisite: EE 212 and EE 242; or EE 201 and EE 251; or EE 215 and EE 245. Concurrent: EE 255.

Single-phase and three-phase transformers. Starting of rotating machines, evaluation of characteristics of rotating machines. 1 laboratory.

EE 302. Classical Control Systems. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: W, SP

Prerequisite: EE 215 or EE 228. Concurrent: EE 342. Recommended: EE 368; or CPE 327 and CPE 367.

Introduction to feedback control systems. System modeling. Transfer functions. Graphical system representation. System time response, stability. Root Locus. Frequency response. Compensation. 3 lectures.

EE 306. Semiconductor Device Electronics. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: CHEM 124, EE 212 & EE 242, EE 143 or IME 156 or IME 458, PHYS 211. Concurrent: EE 346.

Internal operation, semiconductor physics, terminal characteristics, models and application of diodes (LEDs, solar cells, and photo-diodes) and transistors (field-effect and bipolar). 3 lectures.

EE 307. Digital Electronics and Integrated Circuits. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: W, SP

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 133, EE 306 and EE 346. Corequisite: CPE/EE 233. Concurrent: EE 347.

Analysis, design, application and interfacing of integrated logic circuits, including NMOS, CMOS, TTL, ECL, and other logic families. 3 lectures.

EE 308. Analog Electronics and Integrated Circuits. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Prerequisite: EE 302 & EE 342, EE 307 & EE 347. Concurrent: EE 348.

Analysis and design of integrated circuits for use in analog applications. Gain, frequency response, and feedback of linear small-signal amplifiers. 3 lectures.

EE 314. Introduction to Communication Systems. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: W, SP

Prerequisite: EE 228 or CPE/EE 327. Corequisites: STAT 350; and EE 306 or EE 315.

Analog modulation, including: double-sideband modulation, amplitude modulation, single-sideband modulation, frequency modulation, phase modulation. Performances of such systems in the presence of white Gaussian noise. Implementations of transmitters and receivers. Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format. 3 lectures.

EE 315. Electrical and Electronic Circuits III. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisites: CPE 133 and EE 215.

Digital electronics circuit design using MOSFETs. Design of one and two transistor amplifiers. Applications of transistor for interfacing analog signals to digital circuits. Review of circuits and electronics fundamentals. Designing interface circuits for small analog signals, noise reduction and protection. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 321. Electronics. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Prerequisite: EE 201 or BRAE 216 for BRAE majors.

Semiconductor devices and circuits. Instrumentation amplifiers, power control rectifiers, feedback, pulse circuits, digital logic circuits. Not for Electrical Engineering majors. 3 lectures.

EE 322. Microcontrollers for Everyone. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

2020-21 or later: Upper-Div GE Area B

2019-20 or earlier catalog: GE Area B5, B6, or B7

Prerequisite: Junior standing; completion of GE Area A with grades of C- or better; and one course in GE Area B4 with a grade of C- or better (GE Area B1 for students on the 2019-20 or earlier catalogs).

Microcontroller history and computer systems overview. Introduction to basic electrical circuits and computer programming concepts. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Fulfills GE Area Upper-Division B (GE Areas B5, B6, or B7 for students on the 2019-20 catalog).

EE 327. Digital Signals and Systems. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: EE 212 or EE 215; and MATH 244. Concurrent: CPE 367.

Signal and system description and analysis, with emphasis on discrete-time signals and linear time-invariant (LTI) systems. Sampling theorem. Frequency spectrum, Convolution and its application to LTI systems. The z transform, discrete-time Fourier transform, and discrete Fourier transform. Introduction to digital filters. 3 lectures. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 327.

EE 328. Discrete Time Signals and Systems. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: BMED 355 or EE 228. Concurrent: CPE/EE 368.

Discrete-time systems and analysis, with emphasis on linear time-invariant (LTI) systems. Sampling theorem. Classification of discrete-time systems. Convolution and its application to LTI systems. The z transform, discrete-time Fourier transform, and discrete Fourier transform. Introduction to digital filters. Not open to students with credit in CPE 327. 3 lectures. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 328.

EE 329. Microcontroller-Based Systems Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 233; EE 307 and EE 347.

Design, implementation and testing of microcontroller-based systems. Hardware and C software for embedded systems to sense and actuate external devices. I/O common embedded systems to interface I/O devices and protocols. Analysis of power consumption. Ethics. Not open to students with credit in CPE/EE 336. Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 329.

EE 335. Electromagnetic Fields and Transmission. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Prerequisite: EE 201 and EE 251; or EE 212 and EE 242; or EE 215 and EE 245; and MATH 241. Concurrent: EE 375.

Maxwell's equations. Plane wave propagation in free space. Static electric and magnetic fields. Distributed-circuit concepts and transmission line parameters. Reflections and standing waves. The Smith chart and its applications. Transmission line measurements and impedance matching techniques. 4 lectures.

EE 336. Microprocessor System Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 233.

Introduction to microcontrollers and integrated microprocessor systems. Hardware/software trade-offs, system economics, and functional configurations. Interface design, real-time clocks, interrupts, A/D conversion, serial and parallel communications, watch-dog timers, low power operation, event-based inter-peripheral communication, and assembly and higher-level language programming techniques. Architecture and design of sampled data and low-power systems. Not open to students with credit in CPE/EE 329. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 336.

EE 342. Classical Control Systems Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: W, SP

Prerequisite: EE 215 or EE 228. Concurrent: EE 302. Recommended: EE 368; or CPE 327 and CPE 367.

Laboratory work pertaining to classical control systems, including servo control, transient and frequency responses, stability, and computer-aided analysis of control systems. 1 laboratory.

EE 346. Semiconductor Device Electronics Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: CHEM 124, EE 212 & EE 242, EE 143 or IME 156 or IME 458, PHYS 211. Concurrent: EE 306. Recommended: ENGL 134.

Experimental determination of device characteristics and models. 1 laboratory.

EE 347. Digital Electronics and Integrated Circuits Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: W, SP

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 133, EE 306 and EE 346. Corequisite: CPE/EE 233. Concurrent: EE 307.

Computer simulation and experimental investigation of the characteristics, applications and interfacing of different logic families. 1 laboratory.

EE 348. Analog Electronics and Integrated Circuits Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Prerequisite: EE 302 & EE 342, EE 307 & EE 347. Concurrent: EE 308.

Design, simulation, construction and testing of solid state amplifiers and sub-circuits to meet stated specifications. 1 laboratory.

EE 361. Electronics Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Prerequisite: EE 251 or BRAE 216 for BRAE majors. Concurrent: EE 321.

Instrumentation amplifiers, feedback, rectifiers and power control, pulse and digital logic circuits. 1 laboratory.

EE 367. Digital Signals and Systems Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: EE 242 or EE 245. Concurrent: CPE 327.

Laboratory work pertaining to discrete-time signals and linear systems; including frequency response and Fourier spectral analysis, signal sampling and aliasing, digital signal processing techniques, and digital filter design and implementation. 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 367.

EE 368. Signals and Systems Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: BMED 355 or EE 228. Concurrent: CPE/EE 328.

Laboratory work pertaining to linear systems, including Fourier analysis, time and frequency responses, and system transfer function. Not open to students with credit in CPE 367. 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 368.

EE 375. Electromagnetic Fields and Transmission Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Concurrent: EE 335.

Transmission line and passive component measurements at microwave frequencies. Response to pulse excitation using time domain techniques and sinusoidal excitation using frequency domain techniques. Application of the Smith Chart and network analyzers in transmission line characterization and impedance matching techniques. 1 laboratory.

EE 400. Special Problems. 1-5 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: Consent of department chair.

Individual investigation, research, studies, or surveys of selected problems. Total credit limited to 5 units.

EE 402. Electromagnetic Waves. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: EE 335.

Maxwell's equations and plane wave propagation in materials. Reflection and transmission of normal and oblique incidence plane waves at planar boundaries between different media. Wave guides. Antennas. 4 lectures.

EE 403. Introduction to Photonics and Fiber Optics. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 306 and EE 346; or PHY 323. Concurrent: EE 443.

Introduction to modern fiber optics and photonics. Lens systems, photodiodes, LEDs, laser diodes, transmitter and receiver design, diffraction, interference, optical signal processing, propagation of light in optical fibers. 3 lectures.

EE 405. High Frequency Amplifier Design. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 308 & EE 348, EE 335. Concurrent: EE 445.

Design of modern electronic amplifiers and amplifier systems with advanced techniques. UHF and microwave small signal amplifier design utilizing microstrip transmission lines, S parameters of GaAs FET, and bipolar transistors. Low noise, broadband, and power amplifier designs. Oscillator designs. 3 lectures.

EE 406. Power Systems Analysis I. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 335, EE 255 & EE 295.

Introduction to electric power systems. Representation of power systems and its components including transmission lines, synchronous machines, transformers and loads. One line diagrams and per unit calculations. symmetrical faults. Load flow analysis. 4 lectures.

EE 407. Power Systems Analysis II. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 406.

Symmetrical components, unbalanced faults, power system stability, system protection, relays and relay systems, power system instrumentation and measurement techniques, economic operation. 4 lectures.

EE 409. Electronic Design. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: EE 308 & EE 348; CPE/EE 328 & CPE/EE 368, or CPE 327 & CPE 367; CPE/EE 329 or CPE/EE 336 or CPE 316. Concurrent: EE 449.

Design of electronic systems and subsystems using analog and digital integrated circuits. Design principles and techniques. Analysis and design of feedback amplifiers; operational amplifier applications. Design of analog/digital and digital/analog converters. Power supply design. Emphasis on IC implementation. 3 lectures.

EE 410. Power Electronics I. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 308 and EE 348, or EE 321 and consent of instructor.

Introduction to power electronic converters and power semiconductor devices. Steady state analysis, performance study, and design of uncontrolled and controlled rectifiers, non-isolated and isolated DC-DC converters, AC voltage controllers, and single-phase inverters. Use of commercially available software. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 411. Power Electronics II. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 410.

Switching trajectory, switching losses, and Safe Operating Area of solid-state switches. Analysis and design of snubber circuits. Synchronous rectification. Steady-state analysis and operation of resonant DC-DC converters. Power quality and harmonics. Operation of HVDC transmission lines, introduction to flexible AC transmission system (FACTS) controllers, multilevel and three-phase inverters. Use of commercially available software. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 412. Advanced Analog Circuits. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 314, EE 409 & EE 449. Concurrent: EE 452.

Application of linear integrated circuits to data acquisition problems: transducer interfacing, linear and nonlinear preprocessing, phase-locked loops, and high performance quantization and recovery (A/D, D/A conversion). 3 lectures.

EE 413. Advanced Electronic Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Sustainability Related

Prerequisite: CSC 101, EE 409 and EE 449.

Advanced design of electronic circuits and subsystems, including sustainability and design as a process. Automated testing with GPIB instruments. Implementation of specific design projects, including team-based projects. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 414. Robotic Systems Integration. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 329 or CPE/CSC 357 or ME 305.

Integration of sensors, actuators, chassis, and Linux-based computational platforms into functioning autonomous robotic systems. Embedded Linux system programming, inter-process software communication, basic sensor fusion techniques, Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) motor actuation, and web-based interfacing for remote system way-pointing and monitoring. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 414.

EE 415. Communication Systems Design. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: CPE 327 or EE 328.

Design of modern wireline and wireless electronic communication and telemetry systems. Emphasis: practical implementation and comparative evaluation of various communication systems. 3 lectures.

EE 416. Digital Communication Systems. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: EE 314; EE 328 or CPE 327.

Baseband (PCM, PAM, DM) signals and transmission. Bandpass (PSK, FSK, ASK) modulation and demodulation techniques. Digital communication signals in the presence of noise and detection of signals in Gaussian noise. Other topics such as: quantization, multiplexing and multiple access, spread spectrum techniques, coding, synchronization. 3 lectures.

EE 417. Alternating Current Machines. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 255 & EE 295.

Alternating current machines. Generalized, operational and dynamic analysis. Steady-state and transient operation of synchronous machines and linear induction machines. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 418. Photonic Engineering. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 335 or PHYS 323. Concurrent: EE 458.

Modern optical design with emphasis on the use of computers to design simple optical systems and to evaluate existing optical designs. Paraxial and exact ray tracing through thin and thick lenses, mirrors, and prisms. Radiometry and photometry. Electro-optic, acousto-optic, and magneto-optic modulators and their applications. Thermal detectors, semiconductor detectors, and charge coupled device (CCD) arrays. 3 lectures.

EE 419. Digital Signal Processing. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: CSC 101 or CSC 231; EE 328 and EE 368, or CPE 327 and CPE 367. Concurrent: EE 459.

Review of Z-transform, convolution and discrete Fourier Transform. Digital filter design. Fast Fourier Transform. Theory and applications of digital signal processors. 3 lectures.

EE 420. Sustainable Electric Energy Conversion. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Sustainability Focused

Prerequisite: CHEM 124; EE 255 and EE 295.

Electrical engineering aspects of photovoltaic and wind power generation and usage, and electrochemical energy conversion. Power control, processing, and quality for grid-connected and stand-alone systems. Distribution and storage of electric energy. Hydrogen and synthetic fuels. Distributed generation. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 422. Polymer Electronics Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: EE 347 or MATE 340 or CHEM 319 or PHYS 340.

Experimental procedures in polymer electronics. Investigation of the characteristics of a polymer electronic device. 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as EE/PHYS 422.

EE 423. Micro/Nano Fabrication. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: BMED 212 or MATE 210.

Fabrication science and technology for creating micro and nano scale devices. Explore basic processes such as oxidation, diffusion, ion implantation, etching, chemical and physical vapor deposition, photolithography. Develop an understanding of the science of each process and how to select the right steps for fabricating electronic, photon and micro-electro-mechanical systems devices. 3 lectures. Crosslisted as BMED 434/EE 423/MATE 430.

EE 424. Introduction to Remote Sensing. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: MATH 244; senior or graduate standing in engineering.

Radiation characteristics, sensor technology and platforms, satellite systems, system design tradeoffs, collection and transmission of radio-metric data, GPS, thermal remote sensing, active radar and microwave remote sensing, interpretation and exploitation of remotely sensed data for various applications. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 425. Analog Filter Design. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 409 & EE 449. Concurrent: EE 455.

Approximation Theory. All pole filters. Frequency transformations. Elements of passive synthesis. Time delay filters. Theory and design of active filter. Sensitivity analysis. 3 lectures.

EE 428. Computer Vision. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: CPE 327 or CPE/CSC 357 or EE 328 or ME 305.

Introduction to the concepts of 2D and 3D computer vision: low-level image processing methods such as filtering and edge detection; feature extraction; segmentation and clustering; stereo vision; appearance-based and model-based algorithms. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 428.

EE 431. Computer-Aided Design of VLSI Devices. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 307 and EE 347. Recommended: EE 308 and EE 348, for students interested in analog design.

Design of VLSI circuits using state-of-the-art CAD software. Design issues and algorithms related to design using CAD. Full custom design through automated design and a major multi-week chip design project in lab. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE 441/EE 431.

EE 432. Digital Control Systems. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 302 and EE 342; or CPE 327 and CPE 367. Concurrent: CPE/EE 472. Recommended: EE 328 and EE 368.

Theory and applications of digital computers in linear control systems. Analysis and design of microprocessor-based controls. Introduction of continuous and discrete transform methods for design of closed-loop dynamic systems. Applications in robotics, automotive, aircraft and industrial process control. 3 lectures. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 432.

EE 433. Introduction to Magnetic Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: EE 255 and EE 295.

Design of magnetic components. Fundamentals of magnetics, magnetic cores, design of power transformer, three-phase transformer, dc inductor, ac inductors, dc-dc converter transformer design, actuators. Use of commercially available software. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 434. Automotive Engineering for a Sustainable Future. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Junior standing in any engineering or physical science major.

Multidisciplinary investigation of automotive renewable fuels and electric/hybrid vehicles. Analyze and design related technologies and systems. Methods for complete-cycle energy and GHG analysis. Comparative emissions, efficiency, power output, and infrastructure requirements. Laboratory projects converting engines and vehicles to operate on alternative fuels or electric propulsion. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as BRAE/EE 434.

EE 435. Industrial Power Control and Automation. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 255, EE 295, EE 302, and EE 342.

Introduction to programmable automation controllers including custom developed functions, electrical hardware interfaces, communications networking to intelligent electronic devices, and machine operator interface terminals. Applications of industrial power control and automation systems including protection equipment, motor controllers, renewable energy, and sensors. 1 laboratory.

EE 439. Introduction to Real-Time Operating Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 329 or CPE 316.

Theory, design and implementation of real-time operating system-based embedded systems. Scheduling algorithms, operating system resources, peripheral device interfacing and embedded system architecture. Resource management issues in a resource-limited (microcontroller-based) environment. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 439.

EE 440. Wireless Communications. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 335, EE 314. Concurrent: EE 480.

Wireless microwave system design and analysis. RF transmission lines, microwave networks, receiver design, modulation techniques, and mixer characterization and realizations. Noise and distortion, RF oscillators and frequency synthesizers, filter design. Radiating systems and electromagnetic wave propagation, microwave amplifier design. 3 lectures.

EE 442. Real Time Embedded Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 329 or CPE/EE 336 or CPE 316.

Theory, design and implementation of modern embedded systems. Scheduling algorithms and operating system resources. System on Chip (SoC) design issues such as interfacing with custom hardware description language (HDL) peripherals, high-performance chip interconnect standards, energy use, area, and hardware versus software performance trade-offs. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 442.

EE 443. Introduction to Photonics and Fiber Optics Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 306 and EE 346; or PHYS 323. Concurrent: EE 403.

Experimental study of optical fibers, optical lens systems, fiber amplifiers, light sources, and optical detectors. Simulation of a simple fiber optical network using CAD tools. Design, build, and test of fiber optic and free-space optical communication systems. 1 laboratory.

EE 444. Power Systems Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 406.

Protective relaying, coordination, and relay calibration. Power control using transformers, parallel operation of generators, and computer simulation of power systems. 1 laboratory.

EE 445. High Frequency Amplifier Design Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 308 & EE 348, EE 335. Corequisite: EE 405.

Experimental investigation employing advanced techniques. Design of high-frequency electronic amplifiers utilizing S-parameters of bipolar transistors, network analyzers, and computer simulation techniques. 1 laboratory.

EE 446. Design of Fault-Tolerant Digital Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 329 or CPE/EE 336 or CPE 316. Recommended: STAT 350.

Hardware and software fault tolerance concepts: fault models, coding in computer systems, module and system level fault detection mechanisms, reconfiguration techniques for general purpose processors and ASICs, and software fault tolerance techniques such as recovery blocks, N-version programming, checkpointing, and recovery. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 446.

EE 447. Stringed Musical Instrument Acoustics, Mechanics, and Transducer Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE/CPE 329 or EE/CPE 336 or CPE 316 or ME 305.

Acoustics, sound production, and transducer design in the context of stringed musical instruments. Introduces music theory, scales and temperament, sound radiation, structural dynamics of stringed instruments. Integrates engineering topics including frequency spectrum analysis, electromagnetics, properties of materials, digital and analog circuit design. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 447.

EE 449. Electronic Design Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Prerequisite: EE 308 & EE 348; CPE/EE 328 & CPE/EE 368, or CPE 327 & CPE 367; CPE/EE 329 or CPE/EE 336 or CPE 316. Concurrent: EE 409.

Design of electronic systems and subsystems using integrated circuits. 1 laboratory.

EE 450. Solar Photovoltaic System Engineering. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: one of the following: PHYS 104; PHYS 118; PHYS 121; or PHYS 141; and junior standing.

Engineering principles, design, and installation of solar photovoltaic power systems including grid-tie and off-grid systems. Photonic energy conversion, solar module engineering, solar power electronics, photovoltaic site planning, mechanical and structural considerations, permit processes, government incentives, and analysis of financial and investment issues. Field trips required. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as BRAE/EE/HNRS 450.

EE 452. Advanced Analog Circuits Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 314, EE 409 & EE 449. Concurrent: EE 412.

Advanced laboratory study of LC and VCO oscillators, phase detectors, phase-locked loop circuits, transducer interface circuits, noise sources and signal-to-noise determination, ADC and DAC for data conversion. Formal experiments and computer SPICE simulation. 1 laboratory.

EE 455. Analog Filter Design Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 409 & EE 449. Concurrent: EE 425.

Advanced laboratory study of sensitivity and stability of active networks prescribed for realization of transfer functions by active network synthesis techniques. Formal experiments and individual project work. 1 laboratory.

EE 456. Digital Communication Systems Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: EE 314; EE 328 & EE 368 or CPE 327 & CPE 367.

Methods of digital modulation and demodulation. Emphasis on spectral analysis, bandwidth requirements and other practical considerations of modulation and demodulation. 1 laboratory.

EE 458. Photonic Engineering Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: SP

Concurrent: EE 418.

Experimental investigation of the techniques used in processing optical signals. Formal experiments on electro-optic modulation, acousto-optic modulation. Construction of an RF spectrum analyzer. Analog processing of optical signals, and charge-coupled array devices. 1 laboratory.

EE 459. Digital Signal Processing Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: CSC 101 or CSC 231; CPE 327 and CPE 367 or EE 328 and EE 368. Concurrent: EE 419.

Experiments in digital filter design and digital signal processing emphasizing various areas of application. Formal experiments and individual project work, including DSP algorithm and digital filter analysis, design and implementation using Matlab, and real-time implementations using C on an embedded DSP processor. 1 laboratory.

EE 460. Senior Project Preparation. 2 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W

Sustainability Related

Prerequisite: EE 314, EE 335. Corequisite: EE 409 & EE 449.

Introduction to teamwork and team-oriented project execution. Project planning, scheduling and analysis. Usage of tools for project management including Gantt and Pert Charts. Project development, cost and time estimation using top-down and bottom-up approaches. Ethics and ethical issues as they pertain to the conduct of engineering. Development of senior project proposal. 1 lecture, 1 laboratory.

EE 461. Senior Project I. 2 units

Term Typically Offered: W, SP

Prerequisite: EE 409, EE 449 and EE 460.

Investigation and design of a project under faculty supervision. Projects typical of problems which graduates must solve in their fields of employment. Project results are presented in a formal report.

EE 462. Senior Project II. 2 units

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Prerequisite: EE 461.

Continuation and completion of a project under faculty supervision. Projects typical of problems which graduates must solve in their fields of employment. Project results are presented in a formal report.

EE 463. Senior Project Design Laboratory I. 2 units

Term Typically Offered: W, SP

Prerequisite: EE 409, EE 449 and EE 460.

Investigation and design of a project under faculty supervision. Projects typical of problems which graduates must solve in their fields of employment. Project results are presented in a formal report. Not open to students with credit in EE 461. 2 laboratories.

EE 464. Senior Project Design Laboratory II. 2 units

Term Typically Offered: F, SP

Prerequisite: EE 463.

Continuation and completion of a project under faculty supervision. Projects typical of problems which graduates must solve in their fields of employment. Project results are presented in a formal report. Not open to students with credit in EE 462. 2 laboratories.

EE 470. Selected Advanced Topics. 1-4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Directed group study of selected topics for advanced students. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. The Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 1 to 4 lectures.

EE 471. Selected Advanced Laboratory. 1-4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Directed group laboratory study of selected topics for advanced students. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. The Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 1 to 4 laboratories.

EE 472. Digital Control Systems Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F

Concurrent: CPE/EE 432.

Design and programming of microprocessor-based digital controls for electro-mechanical plants. Topics include digital control laws, translation of transfer functions into algorithms, assembly language programming, real-time software design, sample rate selection, finite word-length considerations. 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 472.

EE 473. Microfabrication Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: W

Corequisite: BMED 434/EE 423/MATE 430.

Application of basic processes involved in microfabrication: cleanroom protocol, oxidation, diffusion, photolithography etching and sputtering. Explore process development through fabrication of electronic, photonic or microfluidic devices. Each student will be part of a team that will fabricate and test a device. 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as BMED 435/EE 473/MATE 435.

EE 475. Communication Networks and Systems Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: CPE 327 and CPE 367; or CPE/EE 328 and CPE/EE 368.

Methods of wireline and wireless communication networks and systems. Emphasis on TCP/IP wired networks and modern mobile communication standards. 1 laboratory.

EE 480. Wireless Communications Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 335, EE 314. Concurrent: EE 440.

Wireless microwave system design and analysis. RF transmission lines, microwave networks, receiver design, modulation techniques, and mixer characterization and realizations. Noise and distortion, RF oscillators and frequency synthesizers, filter design. Radiating systems and electromagnetic wave propagation, microwave amplifier design. 1 laboratory.

EE 493. Cooperative Education Experience. 1-2 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

CR/NC

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Part-time work experience in business, industry, government, and other areas of student career interest. Positions are paid and usually require relocation and registration in course for two consecutive quarters. Formal report and evaluation by work supervisor required. No major credit allowed; total credit limited to 6 units. Credit/No Credit grading only.

EE 494. Cooperative Education Experience. 6-12 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

CR/NC

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and consent of instructor.

Full-time work experience in business, industry, government, and other areas of student career interest. Positions are paid and usually require relocation and registration in course for two consecutive quarters. Evaluation by work supervisor required. Credit/No Credit grading only. No major credit allowed; total credit limited to 24 units.

EE 495. Cooperative Education Experience. 6-12 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

Prerequisite: Two consecutive quarters of EE 494 immediately preceding EE 495; sophomore standing and consent of instructor.

Full-time work experience in business, industry, government, and other areas of student career interest. Positions are paid and usually require relocation and registration in course for two consecutive quarters. Formal report and evaluation by work supervisor required. Major credit limited to 4 units; total credit limited to 12 units.

EE 500. Individual Study. 1-3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: Consent of department chair, graduate advisor, and supervising faculty member.

Advanced study planned and completed under the direction of a member of the department faculty. Open only to graduate students who have demonstrated ability to do independent work. Enrollment by petition. Total credit limit at discretion of graduate advisor, not to exceed 9 units.

EE 502. Microwave Component and System Engineering. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; or EE 306, EE 346, EE 335, and EE 375.

Passive and active microwave/millimeter wave system theory, design and project construction. Microwave components such as power splitters, filters, mixers, detectors, oscillators, modulators, and amplifiers are designed, fabricated and tested. Components are combined for system-level functionality projects. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 504. Software Defined Radio. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 314; and EE 328 or CPE 327; or graduate standing.

Introduction to software defined radios, including architectures of software defined radio receivers and transmitters, design principles and trade-offs, signal processing techniques, and applications of the technologies. 3 seminars, 1 laboratory.

EE 509. Computational Intelligence. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing.

Theory, design, and applications of biologically inspired computational paradigms, including artificial neural networks, evolutionary computation, swarm intelligence, and hybrid intelligent systems. 4 seminars.

EE 511. Electric Machines Theory. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 255 or equivalent, and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Advanced topics in electric machines theory. Introduction to Park's transformation. Analysis of electric machines using Kron's generalized concept. Vector control of induction machines. 4 seminars.

EE 513. Control Systems Theory. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 302 or equivalent, and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

State representation of dynamic systems. Mathematical models of physical devices, controllability and observability. Design of closed-loop systems. Optimal control theory. 4 seminars.

EE 514. Advanced Topics in Automatic Control. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 513 or equivalent, EE 328 or similar course on discrete-time linear systems.

Summary course covering five selected graduate-level topics in automatic control theory and practice; implementation issues in digital control, nonlinear control theory and design, LQ and time optimal control, variable structure control, and fuzzy logic/model-free control. 4 seminars.

EE 515. Discrete Time Filters. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: EE 314 or equivalent, and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Advanced topics in filter design and implementation. Emphasis placed on current applications and on the processing of real signals. Topics may include signal analysis via spectral estimation, short time Fourier transforms, and spectrograms. Effects of coefficient quantization, and limits of practical filters. State space realization. Optimal and adaptive filters for signal prediction, system identification, and noise cancellation. Techniques implemented in programming assignments. 4 seminars.

EE 516. Pattern Recognition. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: STAT 312 or STAT 350.

Fundamental topics in statistical pattern recognition including Bayesian decision theory, Maximum-likelihood and Bayesian estimation, non-parametric density estimation, feature selection, dimension reduction, and clustering, with application to image pattern recognition. 3 seminars, 1 laboratory.

EE 518. Power System Protection. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 406 and graduate standing.

Unsymmetrical faults. Protection fundamentals. Instrument transformers. Power system grounding. Generator protection, transformer protection, busbar protection, line and motor protection. 3 seminars, 1 laboratory.

EE 519. Advanced Analysis of Power Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: EE 406 or equivalent, and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Advanced power system stability analysis, numerical methods in power system analysis. 4 seminars.

EE 520. Advanced Solar-Photovoltaic Systems Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Sustainability Focused

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Solar radiation and insolation variability. Solar cell theory. Photovoltaic module and array design. Interfacing PV generators with various kinds of loads. Power processing circuits and systems. Energy storage options. Stand-alone and grid-connected systems. Life Cycle Assessment and Recycling of Solar PV equipment. Economic, policy and sustainability issues. 4 seminars.

EE 521. Computer Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: CPE 316 or CPE/EE 329; and CPE 315 or CPE 333; graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Organization of modern general purpose, high speed digital computer systems. Design of arithmetic units, control units, memories and memory subsystems. Cost, power and speed trade-offs in the design of such systems. 3 seminars, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 521.

EE 522. Advanced Real-Time Operating Systems Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 439.

Define and implement a microcontroller-based Real-Time Operating System (RTOS). Advanced real-time concepts, kernel structure, task and time management, various intertask communication constructs including semaphores, queues and mailboxes. Scheduler design, memory management and shared resource management in a resource-constrained microcontroller environment. 3 seminars, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 522.

EE 523. Digital Systems Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: CPE 316 or CPE/EE 329; and graduate standing.

Full-custom design and analysis of digital circuits using full CMOS, pass-transistor and dynamic circuit topologies. Transistor sizing for minimizing power consumption, delay and other design criteria. 3 seminars, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 523.

EE 524. Solid State Electronics. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: PHYS 412 or PHYS 425 or equivalent, and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Physical theory of solid-state devices. Properties of metal-semiconductor junctions and p-n junctions. Derivation of properties of diodes, transistors, and four-layer devices from basic physical and mathematical considerations. 3 seminars.

EE 525. Stochastic Processes. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: STAT 350 or equivalent, and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Probability and stochastic processes used in random signal analysis. Response of linear systems to random inputs. Auto-correlation and power spectral densities. Applications in signal processing using the discrete Kalman filter. 4 seminars.

EE 526. Advanced Digital Communications. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 314, EE 416, and graduate standing.

Modern digital communication systems. M-ary signals. Vector space representation of signals. Optimum receiver principles. Common signal sets. Signal space dimensionality versus time-bandwidth product. 4 seminars.

EE 527. Advanced Topics in Power Electronics. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 410 or equivalent, and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Selected advanced topics in power electronics such as dc-dc converters, phase-controlled rectifiers, switched-mode inverters, ac and dc drives, HVDC transmission, or utility applications of power electronics. 4 seminars.

EE 528. Digital Image Processing. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: CPE 327 or EE 328; and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Processing and interpretation of images by computer. Emphasis on current applications with real images used in programming assignments. Topics include intensity transformation, histogram equalization, spatial filtering, frequency-domain filtering, image restoration, Wavelet and other image transforms, image compression, morphological operations, intro to object recognition. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 529. Microwave Device Electronics. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 306, EE 315, or graduate standing.

Emphasis on device theory of operation, fabrication techniques and circuit principles of active microwave solid-state devices, their noise aspects and systems applications. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 530. Fourier Optics. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 402 or equivalent, EE 314 or equivalent, and graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Approach to the design and analysis of optical systems using linear communication theory, including Fourier analysis. Analysis of two-dimensional signals and systems, foundations of scalar diffraction theory. Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction. Wave-optics analysis of coherent optical systems, frequency analysis of optical imaging systems, holo-graphy.4 seminars.

EE 531. Advanced VLSI Design. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: CPE 441/EE 431.

Advanced Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) design using state-of-the-art software. Advanced topics in digital, analog and mixed signal circuit design to enable a quarter-long design project culminating in a tapeout-ready integrated circuit design. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE 541/EE 531.

EE 532. VLSI Circuit Testing. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: EE 531/CPE 541.

Characterization, testing and documentation of custom-fabricated Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) circuits. Use of specialized test equipment. 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 532.

EE 533. Antennas. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: EE 402 or equivalent.

Principles of antenna theory. Antenna parameters, radiation integrals. Duality and reciprocity theorems. Wire antennas. Antenna arrays. Traveling wave antennas. Broadband and frequency independent antennas. Aperture and reflector antennas. Microstrip antennas. Antenna design. 4 seminars.

EE 534. Advanced Photonic Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 335 or graduate standing. Recommended: EE 403 and EE 443.

Design, implementation, and characterization of advanced photonic systems including optical sensors, holography, optical coherence tomography (OCT), and light detection and ranging (LIDAR) systems. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.

EE 541. Advanced Microwave Laboratory. 2 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: EE 402 or equivalent and graduate standing.

Experimental measurement in waveguide and microstrip circuits employing the advanced Network Analyzer. Design of both passive and active microwave circuits using microstrip. Graphical and analytical design techniques as well as the use of computer-aided design codes. 2 laboratories.

EE 542. Advanced Real Time Embedded Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: CPE/EE 442.

Advanced study and application of modern embedded systems. Memory bandwidth matching, clock-domain crossing, IP creation and verification, and student-led lectures on modern System on Chip (SoC) design topics. Building a prototype embedded system. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Crosslisted as CPE/EE 542.

EE 544. Solid-state Electronics and VLSI Laboratory. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; EE 431 or EE 524 (EE 524 may be taken concurrently).

Experimental procedures in solid-state electronics and integrated circuits. Investigation and improvement of the characteristics of solid-state electronic devices and integrated circuits. 1 laboratory.

EE 563. Graduate Seminar. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

CR/NC

Current developments in the fields of electrical and electronic engineering. Participation by students, faculty and guest lecturers. Open to graduate students with a background in electrical or electronic engineering. Credit/No Credit grading only. Total credit limited to 3 units. Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format. 1 seminar.

EE 570. Selected Advanced Topics. 1-4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Directed group study of selected topics for advanced students. Open to graduate students and selected seniors with electrical and electronic engineering background. The Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 1 to 4 seminars.

EE 571. Selected Advanced Laboratory. 1-4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Directed group laboratory study of selected topics for advanced students. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. The Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 1 to 4 laboratories.

EE 594. Cooperative Education Experience. 6-12 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

CR/NC

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Advanced study analysis and full-time work experience in student's career field; current innovations, practices, and problems in administration, supervision, and organization of business, industry, and government. Must have demonstrated ability to do independent work and research in career field. Credit/No Credit grading only. Total credit limited to 24 units.

EE 595. Cooperative Education Experience. 6-12 units

Term Typically Offered: F,W,SP,SU

CR/NC

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Advanced study analysis and full-time work experience in student's career field; current innovations, practices, and problems in administration, supervision, and organization of business, industry, and government. Must have demonstrated ability to do independent work and research in career field. A fully-developed formal report and evaluation by work supervisor required. Total credit limited to 12 units.

EE 599. Design Project (Thesis). 1-9 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Each individual or group will select, with faculty guidance and approval, a topic for independent research or investigation resulting in a thesis or project to be used to satisfy the requirement for the degree. An appropriate experimental or analytical thesis or project may be accepted.