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 enrollment in MATH 2451
    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 3361
    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
    Fundamentals of solid state electronic materials and devices, emphasizing semiconductors and principles of operation of ULSI devices.

  • 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 3361 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.