EGC193. Engineering Selected Topic. 1-12 Credits.

Selected topics courses are regularly scheduled courses that focus on a particular topic of interest. Descriptions are printed in the Schedule of Classes each semester. Selected topics courses may be used as elective credit and may be repeated for credit, provided that the topic of the course changes.

May be repeated for credit

EGC220. Digital Logic Fundamentals. 3 Credits.

An introduction to digital logic analysis and design. Topics include: number representations used in today's digital systems and their arithmetic properties and conversion techniques; combinational switching theory of digital element networks where no feedback is present; analysis and design of clocked sequential circuits where feedback is present; and an introduction to modern programmable logic devices and their programming and synthesis techniques.

Attributes:

  • Critical Thinking Introductory

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Computer Science (513)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:


* May be taken at the same time
May not be repeated for credit

EGC221. Digital Logic Lab. 1 Credit.

Experiments in both combinational and sequential logic design. Breadboarding, schematic capture, and Verilog implementation of digital circuits of varying complexity. Use of software tools to design FPGA based circuits.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Computer Science (513)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Corequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC251. C/C++ Programming. 3 Credits.

A course in computer programming using high level programming languages (C/C++) as a tool to solve engineering problems. Topics include programming structure, decisions, repetition, arrays, functions, data files, addresses and pointers and object oriented design.

Attributes:

  • Information Mgmt Intro

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC293. Engr Selected Topics. 1-12 Credits.

Selected topics courses are regularly scheduled courses that focus on a particular topic of interest. Descriptions are printed in the Schedule of Classes each semester. Selected topics courses may be used as elective credit and may be repeated for credit, provided that the topic of the course changes.

May be repeated for credit

EGC295. Indep Study Comptr Engin. 1-12 Credits.

May be repeated for credit

EGC320. Digital Systems Design. 3 Credits.

State minimization, assignment, and design of synchronous sequential circuits. Verilog coding. Analysis and design of asynchronous sequential circuits. PLDS. Digital system design examples. Additional topics such as design of CMOS circuits, power reduction, testing etc.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC331. Microcontroller System Design. 3 Credits.

An introduction to Microcontroller Hardware and Software Design. Topics include organization and architecture; memory and I/O interfacing; and Assembly and C language programming. Interfacing and programming techniques with microcontroller peripherals that include: UART (Serial Communications), Counters and Timers, Interrupts, and Analog and Digital Interfacing.

Restrictions:

  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Engineering (EGG)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

Corequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC332. Microcontroller Laboratory. 1 Credit.

Self-paced laboratory to provide hands-on experience encompassing Assembly and C programming languages and interfacing peripheral devices as applied to microcontroller systems.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Engineering (EGG)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

Corequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC412. Data Communications. 3 Credits.

A first course in Data Communications, which introduces the problems, solutions, and limitations associated with interconnecting computers by communication networks (LAN or WAN). The seven layer ISO Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) reference model serves as framework for the course with major emphasis on layers one through four (physical, data link, network, and transportation.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC433. Embedded Systems. 3 Credits.

Analysis and design processes required for utilizing advanced functionality, real-time (interrupt) interfacing, and bare-metal and RTOS programming techniques (using C) as applied to an industry standard microcontroller-based embedded system. Topics include: analog interfacing and data acquisition, sensors, actuators, signal conditioning, timers and PWM, parallel and serial interfacing, communication and networking and control concepts.

Attributes:

  • Critical Thinking Intermediate

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Engineering (EGG)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC442. Introduction to Computer Architecture. 3 Credits.

Computer architecture and hardware system organization are examined. Topics include performance issues, CPU organization and instruction set implementation, performance enhancement through pipelining, memory organizations, input/output structure, and an introduction to parallel architectures.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Engineering (EGG)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC445. VLSI Design. 3 Credits.

Introduction to CMOS, MOS transistor theory. IC technology and layout design rules. Design of CMOS circuits. Circuit characterization and performance estimation. Memory, clocking and input/output circuits. Microarchitecture of VLSI systems. Chip design projects. Testability.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

Corequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC446. VLSI Design Lab. 1 Credit.

Static and dynamic characteristics of CMOS logic gates. Design of CMOS circuits using transistor schematics, and verification through simulation. Layout of CMOS circuits using state-of-the-art VLSI tools, design rule check, and verification through simulation.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Corequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC447. Functional Verfication of Hardware Systems. 3 Credits.

An introduction to the hardware verification practices used in industry. Students will learn how to create architecture for test benches, object-oriented approach, stimulus generation techniques, results checking, and how to analyze coverage using SystemVerilog.

Attributes:

  • Information Mgmt Intrmd

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

  • EGC 450 Minimum Grade of C-
  • EGC455 Minimum Grade of C-
May not be repeated for credit

EGC448. Software Defined Networks. 3 Credits.

Broadband and Carrier Ethernet Networks and technologies. Role of SDN in defining architecture of the next generation of networks. Determination of conformance criteria for network standards and protocols to support industry solutions and applications.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • BS Computer Engineering/MS EE (266)
    • BS Elec. Engineering/MS EE (267)
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC451. Real-Time Systems. 3 Credits.

Practical experience of real-time operating systems (RTOS) and real-time debugging as applied to real-time embedded systems. Design and implementation of real-time embedded systems: controllers, data storage, data acquistion, and communication using a commercially available RTOS.

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

  • EGC433 Minimum Grade of C- or EGC 416 Minimum Grade of C-
May not be repeated for credit

EGC455. Design and Verification of System on Chip. 3 Credits.

System-on-chip (SoC) design and verification, IP (intellectual property) reuse in design and verification, hardware/software co-design, embedded software, functional verification using SystemVerilog and Universal Verification Methodology (UVM).

Restrictions:

  • Must have the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
  • Must be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration):
    • Computer Engineering (518)
    • Electrical Engineering (517)
    • Mechanical Engineering (521)

Prerequisites:

May not be repeated for credit

EGC493. Comp Eng Select Topics. 3-12 Credits.

Selected topics courses are regularly scheduled courses that focus on a particular topic of interest. Descriptions are printed in the Schedule of Classes each semester. Selected topics courses may be used as elective credit and may be repeated for credit, provided that the topic of the course changes.

Restrictions:

  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman

Prerequisites:

May be repeated for credit

EGC494. Fieldwork Computer Engin. 0 Credits.

Restrictions:

  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
May not be repeated for credit

EGC495. Indep Study Comptr Engin. 1-12 Credits.

Restrictions:

  • Must not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman
May be repeated for credit