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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) (0-1) 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) (0-1) 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 discrete-time linear time-invariant systems, applications of Fast Fourier Transform, design of digital filters, applications of digital filters. Corequisite: EE/TE 3302. (Same as EE 3102) (0-1) 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) (3-0) Y
TE 3302 Signals and Systems (3 semester hours) Introduces the fundamentals of continuous and discrete-time signal processing. Linear system analysis including convolution and impulse response, Fourier series, Fourier transform and applications, discrete-time signal analysis, sampling, and z-transform. Prerequisite: EE/TE 3301. Corequisite: EE/TE 3102. (Same as EE 3302) (3-0) 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. (3-0) 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) (3-0) 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. (3-0) S
TE 4334 Numerical Methods in Engineering (3 semester hours) Computer arithmetic and error analysis. Solution of linear equations, roots of polynomial equations, interpolation and approximation, numerical differentiation and integration, solution of ordinary differential equations. Emphasis on engineering applications and numerical software. Prerequisites: EE 2300, EE 3300, and knowledge of a high level programming language. (Same as EE 4334) (3-0) Y
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) (3-0) 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) (3-0) 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) (3-0) 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 multi-node, multi-topology 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) (3-0) 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) (3-0) 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) (3-0) Y
TE 4385 DSP-Based Design Project I (3 semester hours) Basic discrete-time signal processing concepts, hands-on experience in real-time 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) (3-0) Y
TE 4386 DSP-Based Design Project II (3 semester hours) Graphical programming of DSP systems, real-time 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. (3-0) 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) (3-0) R
TE 4390 Computer Networks (3 semester hours). The design and analysis of computer networks. Topics include the ISO reference model, transmission media, medium-access protocols, LANs, data link protocols, routing, congestion control, internetworking, and connection management. Prerequisite: TE 3346 or CS/SE 3345. (Same as CS 4390) (3-0) S
TE 4V95 Undergraduate Topics in Telecommunications Engineering (1-9 semester hours) Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit (9 hours maximum). ([1-9]-0) R

 

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