ECE Courses

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Course Number  Course Title and Catalog Description
Circuit Analysis
Basic concepts of DC and AC circuit theory and analysis.
Microelectronic Circuits
Basic concepts of microelectronic materials, devices and circuits.
Measurements, Circuits and Microelectronics Laboratory
Basic electronic test instrumentation. Elementary passive and active circuits using both discrete (diodes, bipolar junction transistors, MOSFETs) and integrated devices (operational amplifiers).
Analog Electronics
Analysis and design of electronic circuits and systems. Biasing, small-signal analysis, frequency response, feedback amplifiers, active filters, non-linear op-amp applications, and oscillators.
Senior Analog Electronics Laboratory
Experiments in analog electronics using discrete devices and off-the-shelf integrated circuits.
RF-Microwave Measurement Laboratory
RF/microwave measurement theory and techniques. Use of state-of-the-art equipment operating into the GHz range.
RF Engineering I
Fundamentals of RF engineering. Components at high frequencies,device modeling, amplifiers,lumped-element and microstrip impedance transformation networks, S-parameter based design of RF and microwave amplifiers.
RF Engineering II
Fundamentals learned in RF-I are employed to design the elements of radio receivers, transmitters, and similar systems. Systems analysis, mixers, detectors, power amplifiers, low-noise amplifiers, and oscillators are covered.
Digital Integrated Circuits
Analysis and design of bipolar and MOS digital integrated circuit families and their applications in modern electronic systems.
Analog Integrated Circuits
Analysis and design of analog ICs using analytic techniques and CAD tools. Topics include amplifiers, current sources, output circuits and other analog building blocks.
Operational Amplifier Design
Analysis and design techniques for the utilization of integrated circuit operational amplifiers for applications in electronic systems.
Audio Engineering
Concepts of acoustics and electroacoustic modeling for the analysis and design of microphones, loudspeakers, and crossover networks. Methods of analysis and design of audio power amplifiers.
Audio Engineering Laboratory
A companion laboratory to ECE 4445. Design, analysis, construction, modeling, and testing of circuits and systems pertaining to audio engineering.
Analog Integrated Circuit Design
Design of analog circuits using CMOS and bipolar technology.
Analog Integrated System Design
Design of analog systems using CMOS and bipolar technology. A higher level of design for analog and digital systems is presented.
Wireless IC Design
Wireless system specifications are translated to architectures and building blocks compatible with silicon technology. The course focuses on the analysis and design of these blocks.
Interface IC Design for MEMS and Sensors
Design of high-performance integrated interface circuits for various MEMS and sensing devices. System level issues in integrated microsystems.
Digital MOS Integrated Circuits
Detailed analysis of the operaration and design of high performance MOS digital integrated circuits. Emphasis is on current design techniques with examples from the literature.
Neuromorphic Analog VLSI Circuits
Large-scale analog computation for sensory and motor processing. Analog building blocks are presented, leading to VLSI systems inspired by neurobiological architectures and computational paradigms.
Silicon-Based Heterostructure Devices and Circuits
Theory and design of novel silicon-germanium microelectronic devices and circuits. Materials, device physics, fabrication, measurement, circuit design, and system applications.