Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET)

ESET 2101  AC and DC Circuits Lab  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Experiments on DC and AC circuits with precision electronic instruments to support the learning in ENTC 2301. Will include network analysis, and steady state analysis of AC circuits.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 2102  Analog Circuits Lab  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Experiments on analog circuits with precision electronic instruments to support the learning in ENTC 2103. Will include experiments on Op-Amp circuits, biasing and active loads, and non-ideal effects in Op-Amp circuits.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 2301  AC and DC Circuits  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Voltage, current, and resistance in DC circuits. The circuit abstraction, resistive networks, network theorems, analysis of nonlinear circuits. Study of AC circuits in the sinusoidal steady state.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 2302  Analog Circuits  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Ideal Operational Amplifiers and Op-Amp circuits, Integrated circuit biasing and active loads. Differential and multistage amplifiers. Feedback and stability. Op-Amp circuits. Non-ideal effects in Op-Amp circuits.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3101  Digital Electronics Lab  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Experiments on digital electronics with precision electronic instruments to support the learning in ESET 3301. Will include experiments on MOSFET and bipolar circuits.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3102  Found of Wireless Commun I  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Experiments on wireless communication from a digital signal processing perspective to support the learning in ESET 3302. Will include experiments on wave generation, propagation, interference, and wireless channels.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3103  Found of Wireless Commun II  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Experiments on linear modulation, demodulation, and orthogonal frequency division, multiplexing, synchronization, channel estimation, and equalization. Communication in fading channels and wireless standards.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3104  Programmable Logic Controllers  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Experiments on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) to support the learning in ENTC 3304. Introduction to Ladder Logic Diagrams and PLCs, Latches, Logic Gates, Timers, Drum Sequencers, Counters, Motor Control, and PLCs with ADCs and DACs.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3105  Near and Far Field Commu Lab  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Experiments on electromagnetic wave characteristics in the near and far field regions to support the learning in ESET 3205. Measurement of wave characteristics, and the impact of antenna design on waves, in the near and far regions.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3205  Near and Far Field Communicati  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

The nature and characteristics of the electromagnetic field radiated from an antenna in near and far field regimes. Transition from near to far field. Relation between transmitting antenna and receiving antenna in the near field region. Antenna design for near and far field communication. Data encryption in wireless communication.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3301  Digital Electronics  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

The digital abstraction, The MOSFET switch, The MOSFET amplifier, MOSFET digital circuits, Bipolar digital circuits. The small signal model. Energy storage elements. First-order transients. Energy and power in digital circuits. Transients in second order circuits.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3302  Found of Wireless Commun I  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Applications and requirements of wireless services. Technical challenges of wireless communications. Noise and interference limited systems. Propagation mechanisms. Statistical description of the wireless channel. Wideband and directional channel characterization, channel models, channel sounding. Antennas.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3303  Found of Wireless Commun II  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Structure of a wireless communication link. Modulation formats, Demodulation, Diversity, Channel coding and information theory. Speech coding. Equalizers. Multiple access and the cellular principle. Spread spectrum systems. Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing. Multiantenna systems.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 3304  Programmable Logic Controllers  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Logic basics, Boolean algebra. Simplifying logic circuits. State combination circuits design. PLC memory and file structure. Analog and discrete input output modules. Instructions for relays, timers, and counters, and proportional integral-derivative controller.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4101  Control Systems Lab  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Practical aspects of control systems. Companion course to ENTC 4301. Exercises on frequency response system identification, PID control design, Stability simulation, Root locus analysis and informal design, and Feedback linearization.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4102  Electronics Testing Lab  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Practical aspects of electronic testing. Companion course to ENTC 4302. Exercise on defects, failures, and faults, current testing, application of the various test techniques for reliability assurance.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4103  Digital Hardware Design Lab  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Practical aspects of digital hardware design. Companion course to ESET 4303. Exercises on Combinational Design, Adders, Signed numbers, and their applications in building complex digital hardware.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4105  Sensors and Instrumentation La  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Design of tools for making physical measurements and conducting experiments. Exercises on data collection, analysis, and design of experimental systems. Building the electronics for computer-based data acquisition systems for mechanical, electrical, and environmental systems. Will include team project on design and execution of an experiment that involves measurement, data acquisition, and data analysis.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4106  Embedded & Connected Smart Dev  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Companion course to ENTC 4306. Exercises on communication with sensors and actuators through serial protocols and buses. Creating wired and wireless networks. Programming on embedded and mobile platforms. Visualization and analytics on sensor data. Project on creating end-to-end one IoT application.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4107  Electronic Design Smart Card  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Companion course to ESET 4307. Exercises on smart card design for applications in banking, medical and health care sectors, card security, games on attacking card security and designing defenses.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4108  Unmanned Mobile Sys Architectu  
Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
  

Companion course to ESET 4208. Exercises on disassembling a toy motorized boat and an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), studying and testing their subsystems. Defining mission requirements, designing, architecting, and building an Unmanned Mobile System as a group project.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4201  Control Systems  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

Interactions between engineered systems and signals, Mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical system modeling, Laplace Transform techniques, Role of transfer functions, Stability, Systems and control design. Control theory, Open loop and closed loop control, Design Proportional (P), Proportional Integral (PI), Proportional Derivative (PD), Proportional Derivative Feedback (PDFB) and Proportional Integral Derivative (PID) controllers. Empirical Ziegler Nichols Method to design effective P, PI and PID controllers.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4202  Electronics Testing  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

Overview of Testing - Defects, Failures, and Faults. Design Representation, VLSI Design Flow. Role of Simulation in Testing. Automatic Test Pattern Generation. Current Testing, Ad Hoc Test Techniques, Scan-Path Design, Boundary-Scan Testing, Built-in Self-Test, Memory Testing, Testing FPGAs and Microprocessors. Synthesis for Testability.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4203  Digital Hardware Design  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

Combinational logic design, Sequential logic design, Hardware description language, Digital building blocks, Digital architecture, Microarchitecture, Memory and I/O systems, Digital system implementation.

Prerequisites: ESET 3301 and CSCI 1436 or (CSCI 1336 and 1136).
Corequisites: ESET 4103.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4205  Sensors and Instrumentation  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

Fundamental technology and practical applications of sensors. Capacitive, inductive, optical, electromagnetic, and other sensing methods are examined. Instrumentation techniques incorporating computer control, sampling, and data collection and analysis are reviewed in the context of real-world scenarios.

Prerequisites: ESET 3301.
Corequisites: ESET 4105.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4206  Embedded & Connected Smart Dev  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

Introduction to embedded and smart devices. Components of embedded systems. Interfacing with sensors and actuators, amplification, filtering, signal processing, ADC, DAC, Classic networking. Architecture of Internet of Things (IOT), IOT networking, Cloud Computing, Smartphones, Data visualization and analytics. Applications in health, fitness, smart cities, wearables, security, smart home, and various other environments.

Prerequisites: ESET 3301.
Corequisites: ESET 4106.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4207  Electronic Design Smart Card  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

Introduction to electronic design for smart card applications. Components of smart card – secure microprocessors, communication ports, and peripheral components. Communication between the microprocessor and secure chip. Card security, recognizing potential attacks on security and improving system integrity. Avoiding and overcoming design errors.

Prerequisites: ESET 3301.
Corequisites: ESET 4107.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4208  Unmanned Mobile Systems Archit  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

Architecture of an unmanned mobile system (UMS). Subsystems. Defining critical mission requirements and objectives of, and designing and architecting, a UMS to meet them. Integrating the various components and subsystems of a UMS. Analyzing various sensors/payloads to meet the mission requirements and objectives. Incorporating human aspects into the UMS design.

Prerequisites: ESET 3301.
Corequisites: ESET 4108.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

ESET 4304  Electronic Systems Capstone Pr  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

"Upper division ESET majors solve open-ended ESET problems identified in consultation with industrial collaborators. Students work in small groups to identify an opportunity, define the problem, analyze competing needs and requirements, perform prior art and patent searches, develop alternative designs, carry out cost analyses, and select and implement a design solution."

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.