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Telecommunications Engineering Course Descriptions
TE 1102 Introduction to Experimental Techniques
(1 semester hour) EE fundamentals laboratory that stresses laboratory
procedures; learning use of common laboratory equipment such as power
supplies, multimeters, signal generators, and oscilloscopes; making
measurements; familiarization with simple DC resistor circuits; Ohm's
law; analyzing AC signals, including frequency, period, amplitude, and
rms value; inductors, capacitors and DC transients; measuring phase
shift in an AC circuit due to an inductor or capacitor; and basics of
laboratory report writing. (Same as TE 1102) (01) S
TE 3101 Electrical Network Analysis Laboratory
(1 semester hour) Laboratory to accompany EE 3301. Design, assembly
and testing of linear electrical networks and systems. Use of computers
to control electrical equipment and acquire data. Prerequisite: EE/TE
1102. Corequisite: EE/TE 3301. (Same as EE 3101) (01) S
TE 3102 Signals and Systems Laboratory
(1 semester hour) Laboratory based on MATLAB to accompany EE 3302. Fourier
series and Fourier transform analysis, implementation of discretetime
linear timeinvariant systems, applications of Fast Fourier Transform,
design of digital filters, applications of digital filters. Corequisite:
EE/TE 3302. (Same as EE 3102) (01) S
TE 3301 Electrical Network Analysis
(3 semester hours) Analysis and design of RC, RL, and RLC electrical
networks. Sinusoidal steady state analysis of passive networks using
phasor representation; mesh and nodal analyses. Introduction to the
concept of impulse response and frequency analysis using the Laplace
transform. Prerequisites: MATH 2420 and PHYS 2326. (Same as EE 3301)
(30) Y
TE 3302 Signals and Systems (3 semester
hours) Introduces the fundamentals of continuous and discretetime signal
processing. Linear system analysis including convolution and impulse
response, Fourier series, Fourier transform and applications, discretetime
signal analysis, sampling, ztransform, analysis and design of digital
filters. Prerequisite: EE/TE 3301. Corequisite: EE/TE 3102. (Same as
EE 3302) (30) Y
TE 3307 Discrete Mathematics (3
semester hours) Principles of counting. Boolean operations. Sets, relations,
functions, and partial orders. Recurrence relations. Graph theory. Prerequisite:
MATH 2417. (30) Y
TE 3341 Probability Theory and Statistics
(3 semester hours) Axioms of probability, conditional probability, Bayes
theorem, random variables, probability density/mass function (pdf/pmf),
cumulative distribution function, expected value, functions of random
variables, joint, conditional and marginal pdfs/pmfs for multiple random
variables, moments, central limit theorem, elementary statistics, empirical
distribution. Prerequisite: MATH 2419. (Same as EE 3341) (30) Y
TE 3346 Computer Algorithms and Data Structures
(3 semester hours) Basic data structures such as arrays, stacks, queues,
lists, trees. Algorithmic complexity. Sorting and search techniques.
Fundamental graph algorithms. Prerequisites: CS 2336 and TE 3307. (30)
S
TE 4348 Operating Systems Concepts
(3 semester hours) An introduction to fundamental concepts in operating
systems, their design, implementation, and usage. Topics include: process
management, main memory management, virtual memory, I/O and device drivers,
file systems, secondary storage management, introduction to critical
sections and deadlocks. Prerequisites: CS/SE 4340, one of TE 3346 or
CS/SE 3345, and a working knowledge of C and UNIX. (Same as CS/SE 4348)
(30) S
TE 4365 Introduction to Wireless Communication
(3 semester hours) Introduction to the basic system concepts of cellular
telephony. Mobile standards, mobile system architecture, design, performance
and operation. Voice digitization and modulation techniques; PCS technologies.
Prerequisite: EE 3350. (Same as EE 4365) (30) Y
TE 4367 Telecommunications Switching and
Transmission (3 semester hours) Trunking and queuing, switching
technologies: voice, data, video, circuit switching and packet switching,
transmission technologies and protocols, transmission media  copper,
fiber, microwave, satellite, protocols  bipolar formats, digital hierarchy,
optical hierarchy, synchronization, advanced switching protocols and
architectures; frame relay, ATM, HDTV, SONET. Prerequisite or Corequisite:
EE 3350. (Same as 4367) (30) Y
TE 4381 Mobile Communications System Design
Project I (3 semester hours) Fundamental topics in network
design including graph theory, internal and external routing protocols,
reliability, availability, capacity, security, and quality of service
for networks comprised of SONET, Ethernet, cable, DSL, and wireless
infrastructures. All students will design and configure multinode,
multitopology networks, complete with cost analysis, then will submit
a written report and make an oral presentation of their project. Prerequisites:
EE 3300, EE 3302, EE 3311, EE 3320. Pre or corequisite: EE/TE 4365.
(Same as EE 4381) (30) Y
TE 4382 Individually Supervised Senior Design
Project I (3 semester hours) Detailed design assembly and testing
of a system or component under the guidance of a faculty member. Specific
technical requirements will be set by the faculty member. All students
must submit a written report and make an oral presentation of the culmination
of the project. Prerequisites: EE 3300, EE 3302, EE 3311, and EE 3320.
(Same as EE 4382) (30) R
TE 4384 Mobile Communications System Design
Project II (3 semester hours) Radio frequency system design,
propagation, antennas, traffic and trunking, technology issues, channel
modeling, link budget, cell design principles, demographics and capacity
analysis, project management, and regulatory issues. All students must
submit a written report and make an oral presentation at the culmination
of their project. Prerequisites: EE 3300, EE 3302, EE 3311, EE 3320.
Pre or corequisite: EE 4390 or CS/TE 4390. (Same as EE 4384) (30)
Y
TE 4385 DSPBased Design Project I
(3 semester hours) Basic discretetime signal processing concepts, handson
experience in realtime digital communications systems, digital signal
processor architectures, programming, and interfacing with external
systems. All students must finish laboratory experiments, submit a written
report, and make an oral presentation at the culmination of the project.
Prerequisites: EE 3300, EE 3302, EE 3311, EE 3320 and EE 3350 (or EE/TE
4361). (Same as EE 4385) (30) Y
TE 4386 DSPBased Design Project II
(3 semester hours) Graphical programming of DSP systems, realtime signal
processing, analog to digital signal conversion, digital filtering systems,
frequency domain processing, DSP chip architecture, DSP software development
tools, design projects. Prerequisites: EE 4385 or EE 3300, EE 3302,
EE 3311, EE 3320 and EE 3350 (or EE/TE 4361) and knowledge of C. (30)
Y
TE 4387 Individually Supervised Senior Design
Project II (3 semester hours) Detailed design assembly and
testing of a system or component under the guidance of a faculty member.
Specific technical requirements will be set by the faculty member. All
students must submit a written report and make an oral presentation
of the culmination of the project. Prerequisite: EE/TE 4382 or EE 3300,
EE 3302, EE 3311, and EE 3320. (Same as EE 4387) (30) R
TE 4390 Computer Networks (3 semester
hours). The design and analysis of computer networks. Topics include
the ISO reference model, transmission media, mediumaccess protocols,
LANs, data link protocols, routing, congestion control, internetworking,
and connection management. Prerequisite: TE 3346 or CS/SE 3345. (Same
as CS/SE 4390) (30) S
TE 4V95 Undergraduate Topics in Telecommunications
Engineering (19 semester hours) Subject matter will vary from
semester to semester. May be repeated for credit (9 hours maximum).
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