Houston Baptist University Catalog
Electrical Engineering ( ELEN ) Course Descriptions
ELEN 2325 ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC FIELDS
ELEN 2325 Electrical and Magnetic Fields
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2423 and ENSC 2361 and MATH 2451
Vector analysis, Coulomb’s and Gauss’ Law. Electric field streamlines. Energy and potential. Conductors, dielectrics, capacitance. Maxwell’s, Poisson’s and Laplace’s equations. Steady magnetic fields. Joule’s Law. Ampere’s Circuit Law, magnetic flux and potential, magnetic forces, materials and inductance, time-varying electromagnetic fields, Maxwell’s equations, plane waves, transmission lines, impedance-matching devices.
ELEN 2341 INTRO MICROPROCESSORS DIG DESI
ELEN 2341 Introduction to Microprocessors & Digital Design
Prerequisite(s): Credit for or concurrent registration in MATH 1451
Introduction to microprocessor organization and operation, data manipulation, assembly and/or embedded-C language programming, serial communication, analog-to-digital conversion, timers, interrupts, DC motor control. Digital design techniques, Boolean algebra, combinational logic, minimization techniques, simple arithmetic circuits, programmable logic, sequential circuit design, registers and counters, state machines, Verilog and VHDL.
ELEN 2362 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS II
ELEN 2362 Electrical Circuits II
Prerequisite(s): ENSC 2361
Steady-state and transient analysis of RL, RC and RLC circuits. Design problems using circuit analysis programs. Analysis of ideal and non-ideal operational amplifiers. Magnetically coupled circuits. Complex frequency. Two-port networks. Laplace transforms. Frequency response.
ELEN 3342 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
ELEN 3342 Digital Signal Processing
Prerequisite(s): ELEN 2362
Discrete signals, LTI systems, discrete Fourier analysis, discrete filters, sampling, Z-transforms.
ELEN 3361 LINEAR SYSTEMS
ELEN 3361 Linear Systems
Prerequisite(s): ENSC 2361 and MATH 2451
Fourier Series, Fourer Transform, LaPlace Transform. Convolution and the system function. Filters. State variable representation and solution.
ELEN 3362 SOLID STATE ELECTRONICS
ELEN 3362 Solid State Electronics
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2451 and PHYS 2423 and ENSC 2361
An introduction to solid state electronics with topics to include amplifiers, small-signal models, and applications of diodes, bipolar junction transistors, junction field effect transistors, and metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors. Course will include lab-based activities and a comprehensive semester project.
ELEN 3363 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS
ELEN 3363 Electronic Circuits
Prerequisite(s): ELEN 2351 and ELEN 3362
Circuit-level behavior of diodes, bipolar transistors, field-effect transistors, and operational amplifiers. Analysis and design of linear amplifiers. Frequency domain characterization of transistor circuits.
ELEN 4341 EMBEDDED SYSTEMS
ELEN 4341 Embedded Systems
Prerequisite(s): ELEN 2341
Assembly and C programming on a customizable microprocessor implemented on an FPGA board. Verilog components, RTOS, debuggin techniques, state machines, software revision control, DSP programming.
ELEN 4371 INSTRUMENTATION & MEASUREMENT
ELEN 4371 Instrumentation and Measurement
Prerequisite(s): ENSC 2361
Transducers, including 4-20 mA loops. Signal Conditioning. Industrial Control Electronics, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Statistical analysis on experimental data.
ELEN 4372 COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
ELEN 4372 Communication Systems
Prerequisite(s): ELEN 3342
Analog and digital communication systems. Random signals, noise and filtering. Physical constraints. Multiplexing. Properties of AM, FM, PSK, and QAM systems.
ELEN 4373 SCADA SYSTEMS
ELEN 4373 SCADA Systems
Prerequisite(s): ELEN 2341 and MATH 2451
Analysis and design of linear systems. Mathematical modeling. Transfer functions and signal-flow graphs. State variable analysis. Time domain analysis and design of linear control systems. Frequency domain analysis and design of linear control systems. Security of cyber physical systems.