2012-2014 Catalog

Fields, Waves and Electromagnetic Systems

Students in this Technical Core study different aspects of applied electromagnetics, including antennas, radio wave propagation, microwave and radio frequency circuits and transmission structures, optical components and lasers, and engineering acoustics. A student should choose the electromagnetic engineering area if he or she is interested in engineering that involves the physical layer in modern communication and radar systems. Graduates are well positioned for jobs in antenna design and testing, propagation channel characterization, microwave and radio frequency circuit design, electromagnetic emission testing from electronic devices and systems, radar system design and development, optical telecommunication, optical information and signal processing systems, and component design and development.

Students take:

Course # Course Name
EE 325 Electromagnetic Engineering
EE 339 Solid-State Electronic Devices
EE 438 or
EE 462L
Electronic Circuits I
Power Electronics Laboratory
EE 325K or
EE 363M
Antennas and Wireless Propagation
Microwave and Radio Frequency Engineering
M 427L Advanced Calculus for Applications II

And three courses from the following list:

Course # Course Name
EE 325K Antennas and Wireless Propagation
EE 334K Quantum Theory of Engineering Materials
EE 341 Electric Drives and Machines
EE 347 Modern Optics
EE 348 Laser and Optical Engineering
EE 361R Radio Frequency Circuit Design
EE 363M Microwave and Radio Frequency Engineering
EE 363N Engineering Acoustics
EE 369 Power Systems Engineering
EE 374K Biomedical Electronic Insturment Design
EE 374L Applications of Biomedical Engineering