# Electrical Engineering (ELEN)

ELEN 2020  Electric Circuits 2  (3 credits)
Sinusoidal steady-state analysis. Power in AC circuits. Linear and ideal transformers. Laplace transform methods and circuit analysis applications. Passive and active frequency-selective circuits. Balanced three-phase circuits. Two-port circuits.
Prerequisite: EECE 2010.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 2040  Engineering Systems  (3 credits)
Focuses on the modeling and solution of physical systems including translational and rotational mechanical systems, mass balance systems (fluids, chemical), thermal systems and electrical systems. Analytic solution techniques stress the universality of the mathematics for all systems. Computer solutions using MatLab and Simulink are used to further investigate the linear system behavior and to introduce non-linear system behavior.
Prerequisite: EECE 2010 and either MATH 2450 or MATH 1455.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 3001  Electric Circuits  (3 credits)
Circuit modeling; basic solution methods for DC and AC circuits; DC transient analysis of first order and second order circuits. More advanced circuit solution methods including node voltage equations and Thevenin’s Theorem. Op Amp circuits and an introduction to transfer functions. May not be taken for credit by EECE students.
Prerequisite: MATH 1451 or MATH 1455.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 3020  Linear Systems Analysis  (3 credits)
Mathematical models of continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems are studied. The time domain viewpoint is developed for linear time invariant systems using the impulse response and convolution integral. The frequency domain viewpoint is also explored through the Fourier Series and Fourier Transform. Basic filtering concepts including simple design problems are covered. Application of the Laplace transform to block diagrams, linear feedback, and stability including Bode plots are discussed. The sampling theorem, the z-transform, and the Discrete Fourier Transform are introduced. Examples of electrical, mechanical and biomedical signals and systems are used extensively throughout the course.
Prerequisite: ELEN 2020 and MATH 2451; or BIEN 2300 and MATH 2451; or ELEN 3001 and MATH 2451.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term
ELEN 3025  Electrical Instrumentation Laboratory  (2 credits)
Develops familiarity with typical electronic instruments and terminology. Combines theory with experience to analyze and design electrical networks. Learn experimental technique and documentation. 1 hr. lec., 3 hrs. lab.
Prerequisite: EECE 3010, ELEN 2020 and EECE 2015.
Marquette Core Curriculum: Writing Intensive
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 3030  Analog Electronics  (3 credits)
Analysis and design of analog electronic circuits. Low and high frequency models for both bipolar and field effect transistors. Design features and operating characteristics of integrated linear circuits with emphasis on operational amplifiers and op-amp circuits.
Prerequisite: EECE 3010 and ELEN 2020.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 3035  Electronics Projects Laboratory  (2 credits)
Gain experience in the design, assembly, testing and trouble-shooting of analog electronic circuits. Experiments encompass a wide range of topics, such as: amplifiers, filters, power supplies, power control, oscillators and communication circuits. Transistors, op-amps, general purpose and specific purpose devices are used. 1 hr. lec., 3 hrs. lab.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3030, ELEN 3025 and MATH 4720.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term
ELEN 3110  Electromagnetic Fields 1  (3 credits)
Development and use of the point and integral forms of Maxwell's equations for static and quasi-static electric and magnetic fields with emphasis placed on the vector nature of these fields. Includes analytic and computational solutions to field's problems. The wave equation for E.M. fields is derived and discussed.
Prerequisite: ELEN 2020, MATH 1455, and PHYS 1004 or PHYS 1014.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term
ELEN 3120  Electromagnetic Fields 2  (3 credits)
Development and use of Wave Equations as derived from Maxwell's equations to explain the propagation of electromagnetic waves. Includes treatment of physicaloptics, antennas, wave-guides and transmission lines.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3110.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 3210  Electric Drives  (3 credits)
Application of electromagnetic field and circuit theory to electromechanical energy conversion systems. Solutions for the magnetic fields, electromagnetic and electrostatic induced forces, and equivalent circuits using conservation of energy principles. Operation of electric machinery from solid-state power switch converters.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3110.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term, 2019 Spring Term
ELEN 4015  Advanced Electrical Engineering Laboratory  (3 credits)
Project-based laboratory experience in the design, assembly and testing of advanced electronic and electrical systems. Course content announced prior to each term. Students may enroll in the course more than once as the content of the course changes. Possible topics for the advanced laboratory experience include (but are not limited to) advanced electromagnetic system design, optical and high frequency electronics, nonlinear control systems, motor control circuits and systems, power electronics, communications circuits, integrated microelectronic circuit design and fabrication (VLSI), advanced analog system design, advanced digital system design, microprocessor system-level design. Instruction and use of the appropriate test and measurement tools for design, assembly and testing of systems. 2 hrs. lec., 2 hrs. lab.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr.
Last four terms offered: 1997 Spring Term, 1996 Spring Term, 1995 Spring Term
ELEN 4090  Developments in Electronics  (1-3 credits)
Course content is announced prior to each term. Students may enroll in the course more than once because subject matter changes. Depending upon the subject matter and the instructor, the class may be taught in traditional lecture format or as a seminar which focuses on readings from the current literature. Possible topics include laser electronics, optoelectronics and photonics, RF circuit design, SOC design.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. or Sr. stndg.
ELEN 4100  Transmission Lines and Electromagnetic Waves  (3 credits)
Development and use of wave equations as derived from Maxwell’s equations to explain the propagation of electromagnetic waves. Includes wave propagation, reflection/diffraction, antennas, and transmission lines including use of the Smith chart. Discusses S parameters and the vector network analyzer. An introduction to the physical principles of radio communication.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3110 or equiv.
ELEN 4110  Microwave Engineering  (3 credits)
Studies the fundamentals of microwave engineering. After a review of transmission line theory and the Smith chart, the scattering parameters are developed and used to characterize and design a variety of devices including power dividers/directional couplers, filters, amplifiers, oscillators and mixers. Also introduces and develops receiver architectures and system noise.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3120.
Last four terms offered: 2021 Spring Term, 2018 Spring Term, 2016 Spring Term, 2013 Fall Term
ELEN 4130  Antenna Theory and Design  (3 credits)
Design and use of antennas of varying types, including wire, broadbands, horn, and reflector antennas in transmitting and receiving applications. The application and design of antenna arrays, and an introduction to diffraction theory.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3120.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2017 Spring Term, 2015 Spring Term
ELEN 4150  Applied Finite Elements in Electromagnetics  (3 credits)
Introduction to finite element (FE) analysis as applied to linear and static electromagnetic field problems. Review of basic field formulations using Maxwell's electromagnetic field equations, solution of boundary value problems using the finite difference methods, FE formulations, assembly of elemental and global matrices, pre-processing, post-processing. Application of the FE method using one-dimensional and two-dimensional elements, magnetostatic and electrostatic analysis, and the use of commercially available software packages.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3110 or equiv.
Last four terms offered: 2001 Fall Term, 2001 Spring Term, 1995 Fall Term
ELEN 4190  Developments in Electromagnetics  (1-3 credits)
Course content is announced prior to each term. Students may enroll in the course more than once because subject matter changes. Depending upon the subject matter and the instructor, the class may be taught in traditional lecture format or as a seminar which focuses on readings from the current literature. Possible topics include wireless and microwave components and systems, electromagnetic compatibility, radio wave propagation.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. or Sr. stndg.
Last four terms offered: 2012 Spring Term, 2011 Spring Term
ELEN 4210  Design and Analysis of Electric Motor-Drive Systems  (3 credits)
Principles of design of AC and DC electric machines, in particular design of electric motors in power electronically controlled adjustable speed drives, torque and power to volume analysis under constant volts per hertz torque-speed control. Covers design of AC induction, synchronous, universal and DC conventional as well as brushless DC motors, and low horsepower motors in adjustable speed drives. Covers effects of space and time harmonics on motor design and performance, including harmonic abatement for control of torque pulsation. Use of modern modeling techniques throughout.
Prerequisite: ELEN 2020, ELEN 3110 and ELEN 3210.
Last four terms offered: 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term, 2018 Fall Term
ELEN 4220  Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Systems  (3 credits)
Fundamental concepts, techniques, and methods for design and analysis of power electronic systems. Modeling of semiconductor switching devices for use in power electronic systems. Practical aspects and power electronic conversion techniques for rectifiers, DC-to-DC converters, DC-to-AC inverters and their applications in wind and solar renewable energy and power electronic systems.
Prerequisite: EECE 3010 and ELEN 3020.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 4230  Renewable and Legacy Electric Energy Systems Analysis  (3 credits)
Elements of renewable and legacy electric power systems; fundamental concepts and techniques for design and analysis; per unit system; load flow; economic dispatch; smart grids and load management; steady state and transient power system stability.
Prerequisite: ELEN 2020 and ELEN 3020.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2016 Fall Term, 2014 Fall Term
ELEN 4240  Protection and Monitoring of Electric Energy Systems  (3 credits)
Principles of design of relay and sensor systems for detection of faulty operating conditions in electric generators, transformers, power transmission lines, motors and other loads in power systems. Symmetrical components, balanced and unbalanced faults including single and multiple unbalances. Design and hierarchical coordination of protection systems for interconnected generation, transmission and distribution facilities in power systems, which includes integrated generator-transformer-busbar-transmission line-load protection and analysis of operation under fault conditions.
Prerequisite: ELEN 2020, ELEN 3110 and ELEN 3210.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term, 2017 Fall Term, 2013 Fall Term
ELEN 4250  Transients in Electric Energy Systems and Devices  (3 credits)
Covers microsecond fast transients in power systems and devices resulting from lightning strokes, switching surges in power systems and devices, as well as impulse surges resulting from pulse width modulation in modern adjustable speed drives, using distributed parameter models and analysis of transmission lines and windings of transformers, generators and motors. Also covers successive reflections, transition points, wavefront flattening techniques and studies surge arrestor design applications for voltage buildup reduction and control. Includes polyphase multi-velocity multi-conductor system transients.
Prerequisite: ELEN 2020 and ELEN 3110.
Last four terms offered: 2018 Fall Term, 2016 Fall Term, 2015 Fall Term, 2012 Fall Term
ELEN 4290  Developments in Energy and Power  (1-3 credits)
Course content is announced prior to each term. Students may enroll in the course more than once as subject matter changes. May be taught in traditional lecture format or as a seminar which focuses on readings from current literature. Topics may include: electronics for machine and drive systems, electrical transients, faults and diagnostics and protection in power devices and systems, renewable energy systems, smart grids and advanced topics in the electric energy engineering area.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. or Sr. stndg.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term
ELEN 4310  Control Systems  (3 credits)
Review of continuous-time linear systems. Time-domain system analysis. Time-domain design of lead/lag and PID controllers. Root-Locus technique. Frequency-domain system analysis including Nyquist, Bode, and Nichols analysis and relative stability. Frequency-domain design/lag and PID controllers.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3020 or BIEN 3300.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 4320  Digital Control Systems  (3 credits)
Review of sampling processes, discrete time linear systems analysis and z-transform. Discrete time and sampled data state-variable analysis. Stability analysis, time domain and frequency-domain analysis and design. Analysis, design and computer implementation of digital algorithms and control systems.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3020 or BIEN 3300.
Last four terms offered: 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2019 Spring Term, 2018 Spring Term
ELEN 4390  Developments in Control  (1-3 credits)
Course content is announced prior to each term. Students may enroll in the course more than once because subject matter changes. Depending upon the subject matter and the instructor, the class may be taught in traditional lecture format or as a seminar which focuses on readings from the current literature. Possible topics include optimal, adaptive and robust control methods, digital control and nonlinear systems. Stndg.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. or Sr.
ELEN 4430  Physical Principles of Solid State Devices  (3 credits)
Fundamental physical principles of solid state devices are presented. The operation of modern semiconductor devices is explained from first principles and these principles are used to extend the students' knowledge of devices used in electronic circuits.
Prerequisite: EECE 3010, ELEN 3110 and PHYS 1004 or PHYS 1014.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term
ELEN 4440  MEMS and Nanotechnology  (3 credits)
Lecture and laboratory work are combined to provide students with a practical, hands-on introduction to micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and nano-electro-mechanical systems (NEMS).
Prerequisite: EECE 3010, ELEN 3110.
ELEN 4460  Sensor Devices: Theory, Design and Applications  (3 credits)
Sensor classification and transduction principles. Fundamental principles and theory of operation of various types of sensors, based on various technologies which include optical, electrical, acoustical, thermal, magnetic, mechanical and chemical. Analysis of sensor signals. Study of sensor characteristics which include hysteresis, non-linearity, saturation, repeatability, sensitivity, selectivity and resolution. Design and practical implementations of various sensors for scientific, industrial and consumer applications.
Prerequisite: Sr. stndg.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term, 2017 Spring Term
ELEN 4490  Developments in Devices  (1-3 credits)
Course content is announced prior to each term. Students may enroll in the course more than once because subject matter changes. Depending upon the subject matter and the instructor, the class may be taught in traditional lecture format or as a seminar which focuses on readings from the current literature. Possible topics include optoelectronic devices, nano-scale devices, solid-state devices, integrated electronic devices, power devices, electro-mechanical devices, quantum devices.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. or Sr. stndg.
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2020 Spring Term
ELEN 4550  Developments in Signal Processing  (1-3 credits)
Course content is announced prior to each term. Students may enroll in the course more than once because subject matter changes. Depending upon the subject matter and the instructor, the class may be taught in traditional lecture format or as a seminar which focuses on readings from the current literature. Possible topics include filter design, DSP hardware, Nonlinear signal processing and multi-dimensional signal processing.
Prerequisite: MATH 4720, cons. of instr. or Sr. stndg.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term
ELEN 4560  Introduction to Communication Systems  (3 credits)
Survey of digital and analog communication systems including signal representation, modulation techniques, transmit and receive network design considerations.
Prerequisite: MATH 4720; and BIEN 3300 or ELEN 3020.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Spring Term, 2020 Spring Term, 2019 Spring Term, 2015 Spring Term
ELEN 4565  Optical Fiber Communications  (3 credits)
Introduces and develops fundamental principles and theories of optical fiber systems. Review of electromagnetic principles of wave-guides. Step-Index and Graded-Index, single and multimode fibers. Signal analysis in optical fibers: mode interaction, attenuation, dispersion and pulse spreading. Operating characteristics of optical sources and photo-receivers with impact on system performance. Coupling to a fiber and distribution system. Optical fiber communication system design.
Prerequisite: MATH 4720, Sr. stndg. and ELEN 3110.
Last four terms offered: 2022 Spring Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2018 Fall Term, 2017 Fall Term
ELEN 4570  Wireless Communications  (3 credits)
Fundamentals, analysis and design of cell systems, including trunking theory and grade of service. Large scale and small scale path loss analysis and modeling. Overview of modulation techniques, including amplitude and frequency modulating, and digital modulation techniques.
Prerequisite: ELEN 3020 or BIEN 3300; and ELEN 3110.
Last four terms offered: 2021 Fall Term, 2011 Spring Term, 2009 Spring Term, 2007 Spring Term
ELEN 4590  Developments in Communications  (1-3 credits)
Course content is announced prior to each term. Students may enroll in the course more than once because subject matter changes. Depending upon the subject matter and the instructor, the class may be taught in traditional lecture format or as a seminar which focuses on readings from the current literature. Possible topics include digital modulation and detection, coding theory, information theory.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. or Sr. stndg.
Last four terms offered: 2020 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term
ELEN 4920  Principles of Design  (3 credits)
Course content focuses on a structured product design and development process that includes project definition, customer needs identification, product specification, concept generation and concept selection. Also focuses on issues related to teamwork, project management and effective communication. Student team design projects culminate in the development of a technically and economically viable concept and a proposal for future development of this concept (done in the second semester of this two-course sequence). 2 hrs. lec., 1 hr. disc.; Co-op students, jr. stndg. Cross-listed with BIEN 4920, COEN 4920 and MEEN 4920.
Prerequisite: Sr. stndg.