Electrical Engineering (EE)

EE-526  Advanced Power Electronics    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Course work or work experience in power electronics or electric vehicle drive trains is a prerequisite for this course. An advanced class in power electronics providing state variable modeling of DC-DC converters. Topics include: buck, boost/buck-boost/Cuk; state variable modeling of converter topologies: floating interleaved dual boost, floating double-interleaved dual boost, floating double boost double stage boost, and isolated full lH-bridge; converter control system design based on state variable models; circuits for soft switching in inverters and converters; single phase inverter design; three phase, six-step inverter design; multilevel inverter design; Pulse Width Modulation (PWM): SPWM, HEPWM, SVPWM; resonant converters: series, parallel, series-parallel; wireless battery charging.
Lecture: 4, Lab 2, Other 0

EE-530  Digital Control Systems    4 Credits

Prerequisites: (EE-338 and EE-432)
Terms Offered: Winter, Spring
Control of continuous-time processes using computer-based controllers is studied. Topics include: design of control algorithms for implementation on digital computers; modeling of discrete-time systems; application of z-transforms; stability analysis; root locus analysis; controller design via conventional techniques; state-space analysis and modeling; and design of control systems using state-space methods. Implementation of real-time digital controllers is performed in the lab.
Lecture: 3, Lab 2, Other 0

EE-582  Robot Dynamics and Control    4 Credits

Corequisites: EE-432
Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall
Principles of robot analysis, design, and operation are presented. Topics include: coordinate systems, kinematics and robot dynamics; feedback, feedforward, and adaptive methods for arm control; vision and intelligence; and mobile robots.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

EE-691  Graduate Special Topics in EE    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: As needed
Graduate Level Special Topics in Electrical Engineering.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

EE-695  Graduate Research in Electrical Engineering    8 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: As needed
This course is directed research towards a master’s thesis. Students take the course under the direction of a faculty advisor. This course may be repeated for credit.
Lecture: 8, Lab 0, Other 0

EE-699  Graduate Level Independent Study in Electrical Engineering    8 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: As needed
Graduate level Independent Study in Electrical Engineering.
Lecture: 8, Lab 0, Other 0