2013-14 Catalog

Engineering Physics

Courses

ENPH 225. 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 242 or concurrent registration; MATH 209 or concurrent registration. Lab fee $10.

ENPH 248. Intro 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 C S 248 and ENPH 248 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: PHYS 242 or concurrent registration. Lab fee $15.

ENPH 314. Signals and Systems. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

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 225, MATH 306 or concurrent registration.

ENPH 332. 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 332 and PHYS 332 will not be awarded. Prerequisites: PHYS 242; MATH 306 and MATH 333 or concurrent registrations.

ENPH 343. 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 C S 343 and ENPH 343 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: C S 248 or ENPH 248. Lab fee $15.

ENPH 345. Electronics. 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. Prerequisite: ENPH 225. Lab fee $10.

ENPH 350. 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 314 or concurrent enrollment, ENPH 225.

ENPH 360. 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 332 or concurrent enrollment, and ENPH 225.

ENPH 430. Math Methods for Phys and Engr. 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 430 and PHYS 430 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: MATH 306, MATH 333.

ENPH 432. Microelectronic Circuit Fab. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Fundamentals of MOS and bipolar microelectronic circuit fabrication; theory and practice of diffusion, oxidation, ion implantation photolithography, etch; yield and reliability considerations; statistical process control; integrated process design, simulation, and characterization. Prerequisites: ENGR 223, ENPH 345 and ENPH 436 or concurrent registrations.

ENPH 436. 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 436 and PHYS 436 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: PHYS 334; MATH 306 or concurrent registration.

ENPH 441. 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 C S 441 and ENPH 441 will not be awarded. Prerequisite: ENPH 248 or C S 248. Lab fee $15.

ENPH 443. 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 314, MATH 306. Lab fee $10.

ENPH 486. 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.