2014-15 Catalog

Engineering Physics

Courses

ENPH 2425. Electrical Circuit Theory. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Resistive circuits: circuit laws, network reduction, nodal analysis, mesh analysis; energy storage elements; sinusoidal steady state; AC energy systems; magnetically coupled circuits; the ideal transformer; resonance; introduction to computer applications in circuit analysis. Prerequisites: PHYS 2426 or concurrent registration; MATH 2414 or concurrent registration. Lab fee $15.

ENPH 2448. Introduction to Digital System Design. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Combinational and sequential digital system design techniques; design of practical digital systems. Credit for both COSC 2448 and ENPH 2448 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: PHYS 2426 or concurrent registration. Lab fee $15.

ENPH 3314. Signals and Systems. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). [WI]

Lumped linear passive and active circuit analysis by Laplace transformation methods; transient and steady-state response; two-port networks theory; Fourier series; Fourier transform; elementary feedback. Prerequisites: ENPH 2425, MATH 3306 or concurrent registration.

ENPH 3332. Electromagnetic Field Theory. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Electrostatics; Laplace's equation; the theory of dielectrics; magnetostatic fields; electromagnetic induction; magnetic fields of currents; Maxwell's equations. Credit for both ENPH 3332 and PHYS 3332 will not be awarded. Prerequisites: PHYS 2426; MATH 3306 and MATH 3433 or concurrent registrations.

ENPH 3350. Communications Theory. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Introduction to the frequency and time domain; modulation; random signal theory; network analysis using nondeterministic signals; basic information theory; noise. Prerequisites: ENPH 3314 or concurrent enrollment, ENPH 2425.

ENPH 3360. Microwave Theory. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Review of Electromagnetic Theory and Transmission Lines, Analysis of Transmission Lines and Waveguides, Microwave Network Analysis, Impedance Matching, Power Dividers, Couplers, and Hybrids. Prerequisites: ENPH 2425, PHYS 2426, MATH 2414.

ENPH 3443. Computer Architecture. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Hardware and software structures found in modern digital computers. Instruction set architecture, hardwired design of the processor, assembly language programming, microprogramming, I/O and memory units, analysis of instruction usage, and hardware complexity. Credit for both COSC 3443 and ENPH 3443 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: COSC 2448 or ENPH 2448. Lab fee $15.

ENPH 3445. Electronics I. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Introduction to electronic systems; linear circuits; operational amplifiers and applications; diodes, field effect transistors, bipolar transistors; amplifiers and nonlinear circuits; frequency response. Prerequisite: ENPH 2425. Lab fee $15.

ENPH 4330. Math methods for Physicists and Engineers. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Mathematical techniques from the following areas: infinite series; integral transforming; applications of complex variables; vectors, matrices, and tensors; special functions; partial differential equations; Green's functions; perturbation theory; integral equations; calculus of variations; and groups and group representatives. Credit for both ENPH 4330 and PHYS 4330 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: MATH 3306, MATH 3433.

ENPH 4336. Solid State Physics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

The basic ideas of physics are applied to the understanding of the properties of crystalline materials to include the definition of such materials, electrical and thermal conductivity, heat capacity, crystalline binding, the nature of metals, insulators, and semiconductors, dielectric properties, and magnetic properties. Credit for both ENPH 4336 and PHYS 4336 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: PHYS 3334; MATH 3306 or concurrent registration.

ENPH 4441. Microprocessor System Design. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Introduction to microprocessors; 8/16 bit single board computer hardware and software designs; chip select equations for memory board design, serial and parallel I/O interfacing; ROM, static and dynamic RAM circuits for no wait-state design; assembly language programming, stack models, subroutines and I/O processing. Credit for both COSC 4441 and ENPH 4441 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: ENPH 2448 or COSC 2448. Lab fee $15.

ENPH 4443. Linear Control Systems. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Application of state variable and frequency domain techniques to modeling and analysis of single input, single output linear control systems; physical implementation of control systems by integrating sensors, actuators and other control system components; use of software design tools. Prerequisite ENPH 3314, MATH 3306. Lab fee $10.

ENPH 4486. Special Problems. 1-4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Directed study of selected topics in Engineering Physics. May be repeated with approval of department head.