Electrical Engineering Lab

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ECEL 301 [WI] Electrical Engineering Laboratory 2.0 Credits

Offers laboratory experiences in each of the five ECE tracks: computers, controls/robotics, electronics, power and energy, and telecommunications. Each lab consists of a stand-alone module containing: lecture material providing basic theory, references, and laboratory experiments. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: ECE 200 [Min Grade: D] and ECE 201 [Min Grade: D] and (TDEC 132 [Min Grade: D] or TDEC 133 [Min Grade: D] or ENGR 104 [Min Grade: D] or ENGR 103 [Min Grade: D])

ECEL 302 ECE Laboratory II 2.0 Credits

Offers laboratory experiences in each of the five ECE tracks: computers, controls/robotics, electronics, power and energy, and telecommunications. Each lab consists of a stand-alone module containing: lecture material providing basic theory, references, and laboratory experiments. Some or all pre-requisites may be taken as either a pre-requisite or co-requisite. Please see the department for more information.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: ECES 302 [Min Grade: D] (Can be taken Concurrently)ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D]

ECEL 303 ECE Laboratory III 2.0 Credits

Covers basic digital signal processing concepts, an introduction to analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters, and power supply design using analog IC devices.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D]

ECEL 304 ECE Laboratory IV 2.0 Credits

This course offers laboratory experience, using both modeling software and digital and analog hardware relevant to both electrical and computer engineers. Multi-week design projects and design teams are used to prepare students for Senior Design work.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEL 303 [Min Grade: D]

ECEL 311 ECE Laboratory Methods I 3.0 Credits

Introduces students to MATLAB and PSpice, industry standard CAD software for electronics (analog and digital) and systems engineers. Solve DC bias, DC sweep, AC sweep, and transient problems in PSpice and MATLAB. Build and design simple digital circuits.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECE 200 [Min Grade: D] and ECE 201 [Min Grade: D] and ENGR 103 [Min Grade: D]

ECEL 312 ECE Laboratory Methods II 3.0 Credits

Covers introduction to transistor circuits, PSpice simulations of active devices, transfer function analysis, Bode analysis, active filter analysis and design. Programming and use of Microprocessors and/or FPGA. Perform measurements on devices and circuits.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D] or ECEL 311 [Min Grade: D]

ECEL 401 Lightwave Engineering Laboratory 3.0 Credits

Teaches fundamentals of interaction of light with matter. Waves and photons. nterference and diffraction. Optical fibers and free-space optics. Introduces students to optical communication and imaging.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 302 [Min Grade: D] and ECEE 302 [Min Grade: D]) or (ECEL 311 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 312 [Min Grade: D] and ECEE 304 [Min Grade: D])

ECEL 402 Nano-Photonics Laboratory 3.0 Credits

Teaches a fundamental knowledge of nanophotonic materials, devices, and applications in a hands-on laboratory setting. Introduces students to photonic bandgaps, photonic crystals, optical sensing methods, holography methods and materials, concepts of surface plasmons and Plasmon resonance.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 302 [Min Grade: D] and ECEE 304 [Min Grade: D]) or (ECEL 311 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 312 [Min Grade: D] and ECEE 304 [Min Grade: D])

ECEL 403 Bio-Photonics Laboratory 3.0 Credits

Teaches the fundamentals of the interaction of light with matter. Introduces students to different types of optical detection for biomedical applications,Quantized states of matter, Energy levels of atoms and molecules, Absorption, Scattering, Fluorescence, Imaging of cells and molecules, Spectroscopy, and Cancer precursors.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 302 [Min Grade: D] and ECEE 304 [Min Grade: D]) or (ECEL 311 [Min Grade: D] or ECEL 312 [Min Grade: D] or ECEE 304 [Min Grade: D])

ECEL 404 Software Defined Radio Laboratory 3.0 Credits

This course introduces students to the concept of software defined radio using the USRP hardware platform and GNU Radio software. Functional blocks of wireless communications systems will be discussed, programmed in Python, and tested on hardware.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 302 [Min Grade: D] and ECES 302 [Min Grade: D]) or (ECEL 311 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 312 [Min Grade: D] and ECES 302 [Min Grade: D])

ECEL 405 Digital Systems Laboratory 3.0 Credits

Students will gain practical knowledge of digital systems and signal processing by designing, simulating, constructing, testing and refining a digital audio recording system.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 302 [Min Grade: D] and ECES 302 [Min Grade: D]) or (ECEL 311 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 312 [Min Grade: D] and ECES 302 [Min Grade: D])

ECEL 407 General Purpose GPU Programming 3.0 Credits

This course will teach students how to develop parallel algorithms for the GPU and implement them using the CUDA progamming interface.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (ECEL 301 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 302 [Min Grade: D] and ECEC 301 [Min Grade: D] and ECEC 355 [Min Grade: D]) or (ECEL 311 [Min Grade: D] and ECEL 312 [Min Grade: D] and ECEC 301 [Min Grade: D] and ECEC 355 [Min Grade: D])

ECEL 490 Special Topics 1.0-4.0 Credit

Provides special courses offered because of particular student or faculty interest.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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