Electrical Engineering (EL ENG)

Courses

EL ENG 16A Designing Information Devices and Systems I 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Summer 2017 8 Week Session, Spring 2017
This course and its follow-on course EE16B focus on the fundamentals of designing modern information devices and systems that interface with the real world. Together, this course sequence provides a comprehensive foundation for core EECS topics in signal processing, learning, control, and circuit design while introducing key linear-algebraic concepts motivated by application
contexts. Modeling is emphasized in a way that deepens mathematical maturity, and in both labs and homework, students will engage computationally, physically, and visually with the concepts being introduced in addition to traditional paper/pencil exercises. The courses are aimed at entering students as well as non-majors seeking a broad foundation for the field.
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EL ENG 16B Designing Information Devices and Systems II 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
This course is a follow-on to Electrical Engineering 16A, and focuses on the fundamentals of designing and building modern information devices and systems that interface with the real world. The course sequence provides a comprehensive introduction to core EECS topics in circuit design, signals, and systems in an application-driven context. The courses are delivered assuming mathematical
maturity and aptitude at roughly the level of having completed Math 1A-1B, and are aimed at entering students as well as non-majors seeking a broad introduction to the field.
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EL ENG 24 Freshman Seminar 1 Unit

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small seminar setting. Freshman seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics may vary from department to department and semester to semester.

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EL ENG 25 What Electrical Engineers Do--Feedback from Recent Graduates 1 Unit

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2011
A Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences degree opens the door to many opportunities, but what exactly are they? Graduation is only a few years away and it's not too early to find out. In this seminar students will hear from practicing engineers who recently graduated. What are they working on? Are they working in a team? What do they wish they had learned better? How did they find their jobs?

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EL ENG 39 Freshman/Sophomore Seminar 2 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2011
Freshman and sophomore seminars offer lower division students the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member and a group of peers in a small-seminar setting. These seminars are offered in all campus departments; topics vary from department to department and from semester to semester. Enrollment limits are set by the faculty, but the suggested limit is 25.

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EL ENG 42 Introduction to Digital Electronics 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2013, Summer 2013 8 Week Session, Spring 2013
This course serves as an introduction to the principles of electrical engineering, starting from the basic concepts of voltage and current and circuit elements of resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Circuit analysis is taught using Kirchhoff's voltage and current laws with Thevenin and Norton equivalents. Operational amplifiers with feedback are introduced as basic building
blocks for amplication and filtering. Semiconductor devices including diodes and MOSFETS and their IV characteristics are covered. Applications of diodes for rectification, and design of MOSFETs in common source amplifiers are taught. Digital logic gates and design using CMOS as well as simple flip-flops are introduced. Speed and scaling issues for CMOS are considered. The course includes as motivating examples designs of high level applications including logic circuits, amplifiers, power supplies, and communication links.
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EL ENG 43 Introductory Electronics Laboratory 1 Unit

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2013, Summer 2013 8 Week Session, Spring 2013
Using and understanding electronics laboratory equipment such as oscilloscope, power supplies, function generator, multimeter, curve-tracer, and RLC-meter. Includes a term project of constructing and testing a robot or other appropriate electromechanical device.

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EL ENG 84 Sophomore Seminar 1 or 2 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2015
Sophomore seminars are small interactive courses offered by faculty members in departments all across the campus. Sophomore seminars offer opportunity for close, regular intellectual contact between faculty members and students in the crucial second year. The topics vary from department to department and semester to semester. Enrollment limited to 15 sophomores.

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EL ENG 97 Field Study 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
Students take part in organized individual field sponsored programs with off-campus companies or tutoring/mentoring relevant to specific aspects and applications of computer science on or off campus. Note Summer CPT or OPT students: written report required. Course does not count toward major requirements, but will be counted in the cumulative units toward graduation.

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EL ENG 98 Directed Group Study for Undergraduates 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
Group study of selected topics in electrical engineering, usually relating to new developments.

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EL ENG 99 Individual Study and Research for Undergraduates 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
Supervised independent study and research for students with fewer than 60 units completed.

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EL ENG 105 Microelectronic Devices and Circuits 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
This course covers the fundamental circuit and device concepts needed to understand analog integrated circuits. After an overview of the basic properties of semiconductors, the p-n junction and MOS capacitors are described and the MOSFET is modeled as a large-signal device. Two port small-signal amplifiers and their realization using single stage and multistage CMOS building blocks are discussed.
Sinusoidal steady-state signals are introduced and the techniques of phasor analysis are developed, including impedance and the magnitude and phase response of linear circuits. The frequency responses of single and multi-stage amplifiers are analyzed. Differential amplifiers are introduced.
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EL ENG C106A Introduction to Robotics 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
An introduction to the kinematics, dynamics, and control of robot manipulators, robotic vision, and sensing. The course covers forward and inverse kinematics of serial chain manipulators, the manipulator Jacobian, force relations, dynamics, and control. It presents elementary principles on proximity, tactile, and force sensing, vision sensors, camera calibration, stereo construction, and motion
detection. The course concludes with current applications of robotics in active perception, medical robotics, and other areas.
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EL ENG C106B Robotic Manipulation and Interaction 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016
This course is a sequel to Electrical Engineering C106A/Bioengineering C125, which covers kinematics, dynamics and control of a single robot. This course will cover dynamics and control of groups of robotic manipulators coordinating with each other and interacting with the environment. Concepts will include an introduction to grasping and the constrained manipulation, contacts and force control for
interaction with the environment. We will also cover active perception guided manipulation, as well as the manipulation of non-rigid objects. Throughout, we will emphasize design and human-robot interactions, and applications to applications in manufacturing, service robotics, tele-surgery, and locomotion.
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EL ENG 113 Power Electronics 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2009
Power conversion circuits and techniques. Characterization and design of magnetic devices including transformers, reactors, and electromagnetic machinery. Characteristics of bipolar and MOS power semiconductor devices. Applications to motor control, switching power supplies, lighting, power systems, and other areas as appropriate.

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EL ENG 117 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Review of static electric and magnetic fields and applications; Maxwell's equations; transmission lines; propagation and reflection of plane waves; introduction to guided waves, microwave networks, and radiation and antennas. Minilabs on statics, transmission lines, and waves.

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EL ENG 118 Introduction to Optical Engineering 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Fundamental principles of optical systems. Geometrical optics and aberration theory. Stops and apertures, prisms, and mirrors. Diffraction and interference. Optical materials and coatings. Radiometry and photometry. Basic optical devices and the human eye. The design of optical systems. Lasers, fiber optics, and holography.

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EL ENG 120 Signals and Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Continuous and discrete-time transform analysis techniques with illustrative applications. Linear and time-invariant systems, transfer functions. Fourier series, Fourier transform, Laplace and Z-transforms. Sampling and reconstruction. Solution of differential and difference equations using transforms. Frequency response, Bode plots, stability analysis. Illustrated by analysis of communication
systems and feedback control systems.
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EL ENG 121 Introduction to Digital Communication Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
Introduction to the basic principles of the design and analysis of modern digital communication systems. Topics include source coding, channel coding, baseband and passband modulation techniques, receiver design, and channel equalization. Applications to design of digital telephone modems, compact disks, and digital wireless communication systems. Concepts illustrated by a sequence of MATLAB
exercises.
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EL ENG 122 Introduction to Communication Networks 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
This course focuses on the fundamentals of the wired and wireless communication networks. The course covers both the architectural principles for making these networks scalable and robust, as well as the key techniques essential for analyzing and designing them. The topics include graph theory, Markov chains, queuing, optimization techniques, the physical and link layers, switching,
transport, cellular networks and Wi-Fi.
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EL ENG 123 Digital Signal Processing 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Discrete time signals and systems: Fourier and Z transforms, DFT, 2-dimensional versions. Digital signal processing topics: flow graphs, realizations, FFT, chirp-Z algorithms, Hilbert transform relations, quantization effects, linear prediction. Digital filter design methods: windowing, frequency sampling, S-to-Z methods, frequency-transformation methods, optimization methods, 2-dimensional
filter design.
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EL ENG 126 Probability and Random Processes 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
This course covers the fundamentals of probability and random processes useful in fields such as networks, communication, signal processing, and control. Sample space, events, probability law. Conditional probability. Independence. Random variables. Distribution, density functions. Random vectors. Law of large numbers. Central limit theorem. Estimation and detection. Markov chains.

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EL ENG C128 Feedback Control Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Analysis and synthesis of linear feedback control systems in transform and time domains. Control system design by root locus, frequency response, and state space methods. Applications to electro-mechanical and mechatronics systems.

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EL ENG 129 Neural and Nonlinear Information Processing 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Spring 2009
Principles of massively parallel real-time computation, optimization, and information processing via nonlinear dynamics and analog VLSI neural networks, applications selected from image processing, pattern recognition, feature extraction, motion detection, data compression, secure communication, bionic eye, auto waves, and Turing patterns.

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EL ENG 130 Integrated-Circuit Devices 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Overview of electronic properties of semiconductor. Metal-semiconductor contacts, pn junctions, bipolar transistors, and MOS field-effect transistors. Properties that are significant to device operation for integrated circuits. Silicon device fabrication technology.

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EL ENG 134 Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Devices 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
This course is designed to give an introduction to, and overview of, the fundamentals of photovoltaic devices. Students will learn how solar cells work, understand the concepts and models of solar cell device physics, and formulate and solve relevant physical problems related to photovoltaic devices. Monocrystalline, thin film and third generation solar cells will be discussed and analyzed.
Light management and economic considerations in a solar cell system will also be covered.
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EL ENG 137A Introduction to Electric Power Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Overview of conventional electric power conversion and delivery, emphasizing a systemic understanding of the electric grid with primary focus at the transmission level, aimed toward recognizing needs and opportunities for technological innovation. Topics include aspects of a.c. system design, electric generators, components of transmission and distribution systems, power flow analysis, system
planning and operation, performance measures, and limitations of legacy technologies.
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EL ENG 137B Introduction to Electric Power Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Overview of recent and potential future evolution of electric power systems with focus on new and emerging technologies for power conversion and delivery, primarily at the distribution level. Topics include power electronics applications, solar and wind generation, distribution system design and operation, electric energy storage, information management and communications, demand response
, and microgrids.
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EL ENG 140 Linear Integrated Circuits 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Single and multiple stage transistor amplifiers. Operational amplifiers. Feedback amplifiers, 2-port formulation, source, load, and feedback network loading. Frequency response of cascaded amplifiers, gain-bandwidth exchange, compensation, dominant pole techniques, root locus. Supply and temperature independent biasing and references. Selected applications of analog circuits such as analog-to-digital
converters, switched capacitor filters, and comparators. Hardware laboratory and design project.
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EL ENG 142 Integrated Circuits for Communications 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Analysis and design of electronic circuits for communication systems, with an emphasis on integrated circuits for wireless communication systems. Analysis of noise and distortion in amplifiers with application to radio receiver design. Power amplifier design with application to wireless radio transmitters. Radio-frequency mixers, oscillators, phase-locked loops, modulators, and demodulators.

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EL ENG 143 Microfabrication Technology 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Integrated circuit device fabrication and surface micromachining technology. Thermal oxidation, ion implantation, impurity diffusion, film deposition, expitaxy, lithography, etching, contacts and interconnections, and process integration issues. Device design and mask layout, relation between physical structure and electrical/mechanical performance. MOS transistors and poly-Si surface microstructures
will be fabricated in the laboratory and evaluated.
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EL ENG 144 Fundamental Algorithms for Systems Modeling, Analysis, and Optimization 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
The modeling, analysis, and optimization of complex systems requires a range of algorithms and design software. This course reviews the fundamental techniques underlying the design methodology for complex systems, using integrated circuit design as example. Topics include design flows, discrete and continuous models and algorithms, and strategies for implementing algorithms efficiently and
correctly in software. Laboratory assignments and a class project will expose students to state-of-the-art tools.
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EL ENG C145B Medical Imaging Signals and Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Biomedical imaging is a clinically important application of engineering, applied mathematics, physics, and medicine. In this course, we apply linear systems theory and basic physics to analyze X-ray imaging, computerized tomography, nuclear medicine, and MRI. We cover the basic physics and instrumentation that characterizes medical image as an ideal perfect-resolution image blurred by an impulse
response. This material could prepare the student for a career in designing new medical imaging systems that reliably detect small tumors or infarcts.
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EL ENG C145L Introductory Electronic Transducers Laboratory 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2012
Laboratory exercises exploring a variety of electronic transducers for measuring physical quantities such as temperature, force, displacement, sound, light, ionic potential; the use of circuits for low-level differential amplification and analog signal processing; and the use of microcomputers for digital sampling and display. Lectures cover principles explored in the laboratory exercises;
construction, response and signal to noise of electronic transducers and actuators; and design of circuits for sensing and controlling physical quantities.
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EL ENG C145M Introductory Microcomputer Interfacing Laboratory 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011
Laboratory exercises constructing basic interfacing circuits and writing 20-100 line C programs for data acquisition, storage, analysis, display, and control. Use of the IBM PC with microprogrammable digital counter/timer, parallel I/O port. Circuit components include anti-aliasing filters, the S/H amplifier, A/D and D/A converters. Exercises include effects of aliasing in periodic sampling
, fast Fourier transforms of basic waveforms, the use of the Hanning filter for leakage reduction, Fourier analysis of the human voice, digital filters, and control using Fourier deconvolution. Lectures cover principles explored in the lab exercises and design of microcomputer-based systems for data acquisitions, analysis and control.
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EL ENG C145O Laboratory in the Mechanics of Organisms 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012
Introduction to laboratory and field study of the biomechanics of animals and plants using fundamental biomechanical techniques and equipment. Course has a series of rotations involving students in experiments demonstrating how solid and fluid mechanics can be used to discover the way in which diverse organisms move and interact with their physical environment. The laboratories
emphasize sampling methodology, experimental design, and statistical interpretation of results. Latter third of course devoted to independent research projects. Written reports and class presentation of project results are required.
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EL ENG 146L Application Specific Integrated Circuits Laboratory 2 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2015
This is a lab course that covers the design of modern Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs). The labs lay the foundation of modern digital design by first setting-up the scripting and hardware description language base for specification of digital systems and interactions with tool flows. Software testing of digital designs is covered leading into a set of labs that cover the design flow. Digital synthesis
, floorplanning, placement and routing are covered, as well as tools to evaluate design timing and power. Chip-level assembly is covered, instantiation of custom IP blocks: I/O pads, memories, PLLs, etc. The labs culminate with a project design – implementation of a 3-stage RISC-V processor with register file and caches.
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EL ENG 147 Introduction to Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
This course will teach fundamentals of micromachining and microfabrication techniques, including planar thin-film process technologies, photolithographic techniques, deposition and etching techniques, and the other technologies that are central to MEMS fabrication. It will pay special attention to teaching of fundamentals necessary for the design and analysis of devices and systems in mechanical
, electrical, fluidic, and thermal energy/signal domains, and will teach basic techniques for multi-domain analysis. Fundamentals of sensing and transduction mechanisms including capacitive and piezoresistive techniques, and design and analysis of micmicromachined miniature sensors and actuators using these techniques will be covered.
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EL ENG C149 Introduction to Embedded Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
This course introduces students to the basics of models, analysis tools, and control for embedded systems operating in real time. Students learn how to combine physical processes with computation. Topics include models of computation, control, analysis and verification, interfacing with the physical world, mapping to platforms, and distributed embedded systems. The course has a strong laboratory
component, with emphasis on a semester-long sequence of projects.
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EL ENG 192 Mechatronic Design Laboratory 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Design project course, focusing on application of theoretical principles in electrical engineering to control of a small-scale system, such as a mobile robot. Small teams of students will design and construct a mechatronic system incorporating sensors, actuators, and intelligence.

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EL ENG 194 Special Topics 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Spring 2012
Topics will vary semester to semester. See the Electrical Engineering announcements.

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EL ENG H196A Senior Honors Thesis Research 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
Thesis work under the supervision of a faculty member. A minimum of four units must be taken; the units may be distributed between one and two semesters in any way. To obtain credit a satisfactory thesis must be submitted at the end of the two semesters to the Electrical and Engineering and Computer Science Department archive. Students who complete four units and a thesis in one semester
receive a letter grade at the end of H196A. Students who do not, receive an IP in H196A and must enroll in H196B.
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EL ENG H196B Senior Honors Thesis Research 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014
Thesis work under the supervision of a faculty member. A minimum of four units must be taken; the units may be distributed between one and two semesters in any way. To obtain credit a satisfactory thesis must be submitted at the end of the two semesters to the Electrical and Engineering and Computer Science Department archive. Students who complete four units and a thesis in one semester
receive a letter grade at the end of H196A. Students who do not, receive an IP in H196A and must enroll in H196B.
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EL ENG 197 Field Study 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
Students take part in organized individual field sponsored programs with off-campus companies or tutoring/mentoring relevant to specific aspects and applications of computer science on or off campus. Note Summer CPT or OPT students: written report required. Course does not count toward major requirements, but will be counted in the cumulative units toward graduation.

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EL ENG 198 Directed Group Study for Advanced Undergraduates 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Group study of selected topics in electrical engineering, usually relating to new developments.

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EL ENG 199 Supervised Independent Study 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Summer 2016 8 Week Session
Supervised independent study. Enrollment restrictions apply.

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EL ENG 206A Introduction to Robotics 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
An introduction to the kinematics, dynamics, and control of robot manipulators, robotic vision, and sensing. The course will cover forward and inverse kinematics of serial chain manipulators, the manipulator Jacobian, force relations, dynamics and control-position, and force control. Proximity, tactile, and force sensing. Network modeling, stability, and fidelity in teleoperation and medical
applications of robotics.
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EL ENG 206B Robotic Manipulation and Interaction 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017
This course is a sequel to EECS 125/225, which covers kinematics,
dynamics and control of a single robot. This course will cover dynamics and control of groups of robotic
manipulators coordinating with each other and interacting with the environment. Concepts will include
an introduction to grasping and the constrained manipulation, contacts and force control for interaction
with the environment.
We will also cover active perception guided manipulation, as well as the
manipulation of non-rigid objects. Throughout, we will emphasize design and human-robot
interactions, and applications to applications in manufacturing, service robotics, tele-surgery, and
locomotion.

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EL ENG 210 Applied Electromagnetic Theory 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2011, Spring 2010, Fall 2006
Advanced treatment of classical electromagnetic theory with engineering applications. Boundary value problems in electrostatics. Applications of Maxwell's Equations to the study of waveguides, resonant cavities, optical fiber guides, Gaussian optics, diffraction, scattering, and antennas.

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EL ENG 213A Power Electronics 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017
Power conversion circuits and techniques. Characterization and design of magnetic devices including transformers, inductors, and electromagnetic actuators. Characteristics of power semiconductor devices, including power diodes, SCRs, MOSFETs, IGBTs, and emerging wide bandgap devices. Applications to renewable energy systems, high-efficiency lighting, power management in mobile electronics, and electric machine
drives. Simulation based laboratory and design project.
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EL ENG C213 X-rays and Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2009
This course explores modern developments in the physics and applications of x-rays and extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation. It begins with a review of electromagnetic radiation at short wavelengths including dipole radiation, scattering and refractive index, using a semi-classical atomic model. Subject matter includes the generation of x-rays with synchrotron radiation, high harmonic generation
, x-ray free electron lasers, laser-plasma sources. Spatial and temporal coherence concepts are explained. Optics appropriate for this spectral region are described. Applications include nanoscale and astrophysical imaging, femtosecond and attosecond probing of electron dynamics in molecules and solids, EUV lithography, and materials characteristics.
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EL ENG 218A Introduction to Optical Engineering 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Fundamental principles of optical systems. Geometrical optics and aberration theory. Stops and apertures, prisms, and mirrors. Diffraction and interference. Optical materials and coatings. Radiometry and photometry. Basic optical devices and the human eye. The design of optical systems. Lasers, fiber optics, and holography.

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EL ENG 219A Numerical Simulation and Modeling 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
Numerical simulation and modeling are enabling technologies that pervade science and engineering. This course provides a detailed introduction to the fundamental principles of these technologies and their translation to engineering practice. The course emphasizes hands-on programming in MATLAB and application to several domains, including circuits, nanotechnology, and biology.

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EL ENG 219B Logic Synthesis 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2011
The course covers the fundamental techniques for the design and analysis of digital circuits. The goal is to provide a detailed understanding of basic logic synthesis and analysis algorithms, and to enable students to apply this knowledge in the design of digital systems and EDA tools. The course will present combinational circuit optimization (two-level and multi-level synthesis), sequential
circuit optimization (state encoding, retiming), timing analysis, testing, and logic verification.
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EL ENG 219C Computer-Aided Verification 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014
Introduction to the theory and practice of formal methods for the design and analysis of systems, with a focus on automated algorithmic techniques. Covers selected topics in computational logic and automata theory including formal models of reactive systems, temporal logic, model checking, and automated theorem proving. Applications in hardware and software verification, analysis of
embedded, real-time, and hybrid systems, computer security, synthesis, planning, constraint solving, and other areas will be explored as time permits.
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EL ENG C220A Advanced Control Systems I 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Input-output and state space representation of linear continuous and discrete time dynamic systems. Controllability, observability, and stability. Modeling and identification. Design and analysis of single and multi-variable feedback control systems in transform and time domain. State observer. Feedforward/preview control. Application to engineering systems.

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EL ENG C220B Experiential Advanced Control Design I 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Experience-based learning in the design of SISO and MIMO feedback controllers for linear systems. The student will master skills needed to apply linear control design and analysis tools to classical and modern control problems. In particular, the participant will be exposed to and develop expertise in two key control design technologies: frequency-domain control synthesis and time-domain optimization-based
approach.
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EL ENG C220C Experiential Advanced Control Design II 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017
Experience-based learning in the design, analysis, and verification of automatic control systems. The course emphasizes the use of computer-aided design techniques through case studies and design tasks. The student will master skills needed to apply advanced model-based control analysis, design, and estimation to a variety of industrial applications. The role of these specific design methodologies within the
larger endeavor of control design is also addressed.
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EL ENG 221A Linear System Theory 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Basic system concepts; state-space and I/O representation. Properties of linear systems. Controllability, observability, minimality, state and output-feedback. Stability. Observers. Characteristic polynomial. Nyquist test.

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EL ENG 222 Nonlinear Systems--Analysis, Stability and Control 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Basic graduate course in non-linear systems. Second Order systems. Numerical solution methods, the describing function method, linearization. Stability - direct and indirect methods of Lyapunov. Applications to the Lure problem - Popov, circle criterion. Input-Output stability. Additional topics include: bifurcations of dynamical systems, introduction to the "geometric" theory
of control for nonlinear systems, passivity concepts and dissipative dynamical systems.
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EL ENG C222 Nonlinear Systems 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Not yet offered
Basic graduate course in nonlinear systems. Nonlinear phenomena, planar systems, bifurcations, center manifolds, existence and uniqueness theorems. Lyapunov’s direct and indirect methods, Lyapunov-based feedback stabilization. Input-to-state and input-output stability, and dissipativity theory. Computation techniques for nonlinear system analysis and design. Feedback linearization and sliding mode control
methods.
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EL ENG 223 Stochastic Systems: Estimation and Control 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2015, Fall 2011, Fall 2008
Parameter and state estimation. System identification. Nonlinear filtering. Stochastic control. Adaptive control.

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EL ENG 224A Digital Communications 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008
Introduction to the basic principles of the design and analysis of modern digital communication systems. Topics include source coding; channel coding; baseband and passband modulation techniques; receiver design; channel equalization; information theoretic techniques; block, convolutional, and trellis coding techniques; multiuser communications and spread spectrum; multi-carrier techniques
and FDM; carrier and symbol synchronization. Applications to design of digital telephone modems, compact disks, and digital wireless communication systems are illustrated. The concepts are illustrated by a sequence of MATLAB exercises.
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EL ENG 224B Fundamentals of Wireless Communication 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2010
Introduction of the fundamentals of wireless communication. Modeling of the wireless multipath fading channel and its basic physical parameters. Coherent and noncoherent reception. Diversity techniques over time, frequency, and space. Spread spectrum communication. Multiple access and interference management in wireless networks. Frequency re-use, sectorization. Multiple access techniques:
TDMA, CDMA, OFDM. Capacity of wireless channels. Opportunistic communication. Multiple antenna systems: spatial multiplexing, space-time codes. Examples from existing wireless standards.
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EL ENG 225A Digital Signal Processing 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Advanced techniques in signal processing. Stochastic signal processing, parametric statistical signal models, and adaptive filterings. Application to spectral estimation, speech and audio coding, adaptive equalization, noise cancellation, echo cancellation, and linear prediction.

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EL ENG 225B Digital Image Processing 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
2-D sequences and systems, separable systems, projection slice thm, reconstruction from projections and partial Fourier information, Z transform, different equations, recursive computability, 2D DFT and FFT, 2D FIR filter design; human eye, perception, psychophysical vision properties, photometry and colorimetry, optics and image systems; image enhancement, image restoration, geometrical
image modification, morphological image processing, halftoning, edge detection, image compression: scalar quantization, lossless coding, huffman coding, arithmetic coding dictionary techniques, waveform and transform coding DCT, KLT, Hadammard, multiresolution coding pyramid, subband coding, Fractal coding, vector quantization, motion estimation and compensation, standards: JPEG, MPEG, H.xxx, pre- and post-processing, scalable image and video coding, image and video communication over noisy channels.
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EL ENG C225E Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Fundamentals of MRI including signal-to-noise ratio, resolution, and contrast as dictated by physics, pulse sequences, and instrumentation. Image reconstruction via 2D FFT methods. Fast imaging reconstruction via convolution-back projection and gridding methods and FFTs. Hardware for modern MRI scanners including main field, gradient fields, RF coils, and shim supplies. Software for
MRI including imaging methods such as 2D FT, RARE, SSFP, spiral and echo planar imaging methods.
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EL ENG 225D Audio Signal Processing in Humans and Machines 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2014, Spring 2012, Spring 2009
Introduction to relevant signal processing and basics of pattern recognition. Introduction to coding, synthesis, and recognition. Models of speech and music production and perception. Signal processing for speech analysis. Pitch perception and auditory spectral analysis with applications to speech and music. Vocoders and music synthesizers. Statistical speech recognition, including introduction
to Hidden Markov Model and Neural Network approaches.
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EL ENG 226A Random Processes in Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Probability, random variables and their convergence, random processes. Filtering of wide sense stationary processes, spectral density, Wiener and Kalman filters. Markov processes and Markov chains. Gaussian, birth and death, poisson and shot noise processes. Elementary queueing analysis. Detection of signals in Gaussian and shot noise, elementary parameter estimation.

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EL ENG 226B Applications of Stochastic Process Theory 2 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2013, Spring 1997
Advanced topics such as: Martingale theory, stochastic calculus, random fields, queueing networks, stochastic control.

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EL ENG 227BT Convex Optimization 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
Convex optimization is a class of nonlinear optimization problems where the objective to be minimized, and the constraints, are both convex. The course covers some convex optimization theory and algorithms, and describes various applications arising in engineering design, machine learning and statistics, finance, and operations research. The course includes laboratory assignments, which consist
of hands-on experiments with the optimization software CVX, and a discussion section.
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EL ENG C227C Convex Optimization and Approximation 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Convex optimization as a systematic approximation tool for hard decision problems. Approximations of combinatorial optimization problems, of stochastic programming problems, of robust optimization problems (i.e., with optimization problems with unknown but bounded data), of optimal control problems. Quality estimates of the resulting approximation. Applications in robust engineering
design, statistics, control, finance, data mining, operations research.
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EL ENG C227T Introduction to Convex Optimization 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
The course covers some convex optimization theory and algorithms, and describes various applications arising in engineering design, machine learning and statistics, finance, and operations research. The course includes laboratory assignments, which consist of hands-on experience.

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EL ENG 228A High Speed Communications Networks 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2011
Descriptions, models, and approaches to the design and management of networks. Optical transmission and switching technologies are described and analyzed using deterministic, stochastic, and simulation models. FDDI, DQDB, SMDS, Frame Relay, ATM, networks, and SONET. Applications demanding high-speed communication.

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EL ENG 229A Information Theory and Coding 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Fundamental bounds of Shannon theory and their application. Source and channel coding theorems. Galois field theory, algebraic error-correction codes. Private and public-key cryptographic systems.

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EL ENG 229B Error Control Coding 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2013, Fall 2012
Error control codes are an integral part of most communication and recording systems where they are primarily used to provide resiliency to noise. In this course, we will cover the basics of error control coding for reliable digital transmission and storage. We will discuss the major classes of codes that are important in practice, including Reed Muller codes, cyclic codes, Reed Solomon
codes, convolutional codes, concatenated codes, turbo codes, and low density parity check codes. The relevant background material from finite field and polynomial algebra will be developed as part of the course. Overview of topics: binary linear block codes; Reed Muller codes; Galois fields; linear block codes over a finite field; cyclic codes; BCH and Reed Solomon codes; convolutional codes and trellis based decoding, message passing decoding algorithms; trellis based soft decision decoding of block codes; turbo codes; low density parity check codes.
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EL ENG 230A Integrated-Circuit Devices 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Overview of electronic properties of semiconductors. Metal-semiconductor contacts, pn junctions, bipolar transistors, and MOS field-effect transistors. Properties that are significant to device operation for integrated circuits. Silicon device fabrication technology.

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EL ENG 230B Solid State Devices 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Physical principles and operational characteristics of semiconductor devices. Emphasis is on MOS field-effect transistors and their behaviors dictated by present and probable future technologies. Metal-oxide-semiconductor systems, short-channel and high field effects, device modeling, and impact on analog, digital circuits.

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EL ENG 230C Solid State Electronics 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2014
Crystal structure and symmetries. Energy-band theory. Cyclotron resonance. Tensor effective mass. Statistics of electronic state population. Recombination theory. Carrier transport theory. Interface properties. Optical processes and properties.

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EL ENG W230A Integrated-Circuit Devices 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2015
Overview of electronic properties of semiconductors. Metal-semiconductor contacts, pn junctions, bipolar transistors, and MOS field-effect transistors. Properties that are significant to device operation for integrated circuits. Silicon device fabrication technology.

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EL ENG W230B Solid State Devices 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015
Physical principles and operational characteristics of semiconductor devices. Emphasis is on MOS field-effect transistors and their behaviors dictated by present and probable future technologies. Metal-oxide-semiconductor systems, short-channel and high field effects, device modeling, and impact on analog, digital circuits.

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EL ENG 232 Lightwave Devices 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
This course is designed to give an introduction and overview of the fundamentals of optoelectronic devices. Topics such as optical gain and absorption spectra, quantization effects, strained quantum wells, optical waveguiding and coupling, and hetero p-n junction will be covered. This course will focus on basic physics and design principles of semiconductor diode lasers, light emitting
diodes, photodetectors and integrated optics. Practical applications of the devices will be also discussed.
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EL ENG C235 Nanoscale Fabrication 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2013
This course discusses various top-down and bottom-up approaches to synthesizing and processing nanostructured materials. The topics include fundamentals of self assembly, nano-imprint lithography, electron beam lithography, nanowire and nanotube synthesis, quantum dot synthesis (strain patterned and colloidal), postsynthesis modification (oxidation, doping, diffusion, surface interactions
, and etching techniques). In addition, techniques to bridging length scales such as heterogeneous integration will be discussed. We will discuss new electronic, optical, thermal, mechanical, and chemical properties brought forth by the very small sizes.
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EL ENG 236A Quantum and Optical Electronics 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2013
Interaction of radiation with atomic and semiconductor systems, density matrix treatment, semiclassical laser theory (Lamb's), laser resonators, specific laser systems, laser dynamics, Q-switching and mode-locking, noise in lasers and optical amplifiers. Nonlinear optics, phase-conjugation, electrooptics, acoustooptics and magnetooptics, coherent optics, stimulated Raman and Brillouin scattering.

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EL ENG C239 Partially Ionized Plasmas 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Spring 2007
Introduction to partially ionized, chemically reactive plasmas, including collisional processes, diffusion, sources, sheaths, boundaries, and diagnostics. DC, RF, and microwave discharges. Applications to plasma-assisted materials processing and to plasma wall interactions.

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EL ENG 240A Analog Integrated Circuits 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Single and multiple stage transistor amplifiers. Operational amplifiers. Feedback amplifiers, 2-port formulation, source, load, and feedback network loading. Frequency response of cascaded amplifiers, gain-bandwidth exchange, compensation, dominant pole techniques, root locus. Supply and temperature independent biasing and references. Selected applications of analog circuits such as analog-to-digital
converters, switched capacitor filters, and comparators. Hardware laboratory and design project.
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EL ENG 240B Advanced Analog Integrated Circuits 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Analysis and optimized design of monolithic operational amplifiers and wide-band amplifiers; methods of achieving wide-band amplification, gain-bandwidth considerations; analysis of noise in integrated circuits and low noise design. Precision passive elements, analog switches, amplifiers and comparators, voltage reference in NMOS and CMOS circuits, Serial, successive-approximation, and
parallel analog-to-digital converters. Switched-capacitor and CCD filters. Applications to codecs, modems.
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EL ENG 240C Analysis and Design of VLSI Analog-Digital Interface Integrated Circuits 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
Architectural and circuit level design and analysis of integrated analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog interfaces in CMOS and BiCMOS VLSI technology. Analog-digital converters, digital-analog converters, sample/hold amplifiers, continuous and switched-capacitor filters. RF integrated electronics including synthesizers, LNA's, and baseband processing. Low power mixed signal design. Data
communications functions including clock recovery. CAD tools for analog design including simulation and synthesis.
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EL ENG W240A Analog Integrated Circuits 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Single and multiple stage transistor amplifiers. Operational amplifiers. Feedback amplifiers, 2-port formulation, source, load, and feedback network loading. Frequency response of cascaded amplifiers, gain-bandwidth exchange, compensation, dominant pole techniques, root locus. Supply and temperature independent biasing and references. Selected applications of analog circuits such as
analog-to-digital converters, switched capacitor filters, and comparators.
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EL ENG W240B Advanced Analog Integrated Circuits 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2014
Analysis and optimized design of monolithic operational amplifiers and wide-band amplifiers; methods of achieving wide-band amplification, gain-bandwidth considerations; analysis of noise in integrated circuits and low noise design. Precision passive elements, analog switches, amplifiers and comparators, voltage reference in NMOS and CMOS circuits, Serial, successive-approximation, and parallel analog-to-digital
converts. Switched-capacitor and CCD filters. Applications to codecs, modems.
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EL ENG W240C Analysis and Design of VLSI Analog-Digital Interface Integrated Circuits 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Architectural and circuit level design and analysis of integrated analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog interfaces in modern CMOS and BiCMOS VLSI technology. Analog-digital converters, digital-analog converters, sample/hold amplifiers, continuous and switched-capacitor filters. Low power mixed signal design techniques. Data communications systems including interface circuity. CAD tools for analog
design for simulation and synthesis.
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EL ENG 241B Advanced Digital Integrated Circuits 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Analysis and design of MOS and bipolar large-scale integrated circuits at the circuit level. Fabrication processes, device characteristics, parasitic effects static and dynamic digital circuits for logic and memory functions. Calculation of speed and power consumption from layout and fabrication parameters. ROM, RAM, EEPROM circuit design. Use of SPICE and other computer aids.

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EL ENG W241A Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
CMOS devices and deep sub-micron manufacturing technology. CMOS inverters and complex gates. Modeling of interconnect wires. Optimization of designs with respect to a number of metrics: cost, reliability, performance, and power dissipation. Sequential circuits, timing considerations, and clocking approaches. Design of large system blocks, including arithmetic, interconnect, memories, and
programmable logic arrays. Introduction to design methodologies, including laboratory experience.
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EL ENG W241B Advanced Digital Integrated Circuits 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Analysis and design of MOS and bipolar large-scale integrated circuits at the circuit level. Fabrication processes, device characteristics, parasitic effects static and dynamic digital circuits for logic and memory functions. Calculation of speed and power consumption from layout and fabrication parameters. ROM, RAM, EEPROM circuit design. Use of SPICE and other computer aids.

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EL ENG 242A Integrated Circuits for Communications 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Analysis and design of electronic circuits for communication systems, with an emphasis on integrated circuits for wireless communication systems. Analysis of noise and distortion in amplifiers with application to radio receiver design. Power amplifier design with application to wireless radio transmitters. Radio-frequency mixers, oscillators, phase-locked loops, modulators, and demodulators.

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EL ENG 242B Advanced Integrated Circuits for Communications 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2014
Analysis, evaluation and design of present-day integrated circuits for communications application, particularly those for which nonlinear response must be included. MOS, bipolar and BICMOS circuits, audio and video power amplifiers, optimum performance of near-sinusoidal oscillators and frequency-translation circuits. Phase-locked loop ICs, analog multipliers and voltage-controlled oscillators; advanced components
for telecommunication circuits. Use of new CAD tools and systems.
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EL ENG W242A Integrated Circuits for Communications 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2015
Analysis and design of electronic circuits for communication systems, with an emphasis on integrated circuits for wireless communication systems. Analysis of noise and distortion in amplifiers with application to radio receiver design. Power amplifier design with application to wireless radio transmitters. Radio-frequency mixers, oscillators, phase-locked loops, modulators, and demodulators.

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EL ENG W242B Advanced Integrated Circuits for Communications 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Analysis, evaluation, and design of present-day integrated circuits for communications application, particularly those for which nonlinear response must be included. MOS, bipolar and BICMOS circuits, audio and video power amplifiers, optimum performance of near-sinusoidal oscillators and frequency-translation circuits. Phase-locked loop ICs, analog multipliers and voltage-controlled oscillators;
advanced components for telecommunication circuits. Use of new CAD tools and systems.
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EL ENG 243 Advanced IC Processing and Layout 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2014, Spring 2012, Spring 2011
The key processes for the fabrication of integrated circuits. Optical, X-ray, and e-beam lithography, ion implantation, oxidation and diffusion. Thin film deposition. Wet and dry etching and ion milling. Effect of phase and defect equilibria on process control.

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EL ENG 244 Fundamental Algorithms for Systems Modeling, Analysis, and Optimization 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
The modeling, analysis, and optimization of complex systems requires a range of algorithms and design software. This course reviews the fundamental techniques underlying the design methodology for complex systems, using integrated circuit design as example. Topics include design flows, discrete and continuous models and algorithms, and strategies for implementing algorithms efficiently and
correctly in software. Laboratory assignments and a class project will expose students to state-of-the-art.
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EL ENG W244 Fundamental Algorithms for System Modeling, Analysis, and Optimization 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015
The modeling, analysis, and optimization of complex systems require a range of algorithms and design tools. This course reviews the fundamental techniques underlying the design methodology for complex systems, using integrated circuit design as an example. Topics include design flows, discrete and continuous models and algorithms, and strategies for implementing algorithms efficiently and correctly in software.

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EL ENG C246 Parametric and Optimal Design of MEMS 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011
Parametric design and optimal design of MEMS. Emphasis on design, not fabrication. Analytic solution of MEMS design problems to determine the dimensions of MEMS structures for specified function. Trade-off of various performance requirements despite conflicting design requirements. Structures include flexure systems, accelerometers, and rate sensors.

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EL ENG 247A Introduction to Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
This course will teach fundamentals of micromachining and microfabrication techniques, including planar thin-film process technologies, photolithographic techniques, deposition and etching techniques, and the other technologies that are central to MEMS fabrication. It will pay special attention to teaching of fundamentals necessary for the design and analysis of devices and systems in mechanical
, electrical, fluidic, and thermal energy/signal domains, and will teach basic techniques for multi-domain analysis. Fundamentals of sensing and transduction mechanisms including capacitive and piezoresistive techniques, and design and analysis of micmicromachined miniature sensors and actuators using these techniques will be covered.
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EL ENG C247B Introduction to MEMS Design 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Physics, fabrication, and design of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). Micro and nanofabrication processes, including silicon surface and bulk micromachining and non-silicon micromachining. Integration strategies and assembly processes. Microsensor and microactuator devices: electrostatic, piezoresistive, piezoelectric, thermal, magnetic transduction. Electronic position-sensing
circuits and electrical and mechanical noise. CAD for MEMS. Design project is required.
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EL ENG W247B Introduction to MEMS Design 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
Physics, fabrication and design of micro electromechanical systems (MEMS). Micro and nano-fabrication processes, including silicon surface and bulk micromachining and non-silicon micromachining. Integration strategies and assembly processes. Microsensor and microactuator devices: electrostatic, piezoresistive, piezoelectric, thermal, and magnetic transduction. Electronic position-sensing circuits and electrical
and mechanical noise. CAD for MEMS. Design project is required.
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EL ENG 248C Numerical Modeling and Analysis: Nonlinear Systems and Noise 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Not yet offered
Numerical modelling and analysis techniques are widely used in scientific and
engineering practice; they are also an excellent vehicle for understanding and
concretizing theory.

This course covers topics important for a proper understanding of nonlinearity
and noise: periodic steady state and envelope ("RF") analyses; oscillatory
systems; nonstationary and phase noise;
and homotopy/continuation techniques
for solving "difficult" equation systems. An underlying theme of the course is
relevance to different physical domains, from electronics (e.g.,
analog/RF/mixed-signal circuits, high-speed digital circuits, interconnect,
etc.) to optics, nanotechnology, chemistry, biology and mechanics. Hands-on
coding using the MATLAB-based Berkeley Model

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EL ENG C249A Introduction to Embedded Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
This course introduces students to the basics of models, analysis tools, and control for embedded systems operating in real time. Students learn how to combine physical processes with computation. Topics include models of computation, control, analysis and verification, interfacing with the physical world, mapping to platforms, and distributed embedded systems. The course has a strong laboratory
component, with emphasis on a semester-long sequence of projects.
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EL ENG C249B Embedded System Design: Modeling, Analysis, and Synthesis 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2013
Principles of embedded system design. Focus on design methodologies and foundations. Platform-based design and communication-based design and their relationship with design time, re-use, and performance. Models of computation and their use in design capture, manipulation, verification, and synthesis. Mapping into architecture and systems platforms. Performance estimation. Scheduling and
real-time requirements. Synchronous languages and time-triggered protocols to simplify the design process.
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EL ENG C261 Medical Imaging Signals and Systems 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Biomedical imaging is a clinically important application of engineering, applied mathematics, physics, and medicine. In this course, we apply linear systems theory and basic physics to analyze X-ray imaging, computerized tomography, nuclear medicine, and MRI. We cover the basic physics and instrumentation that characterizes medical image as an ideal perfect-resolution image blurred by an impulse
response. This material could prepare the student for a career in designing new medical imaging systems that reliably detect small tumors or infarcts.
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EL ENG 290A Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Computer-Aided Design 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2014
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290B Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Solid State Devices 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290C Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Circuit Design 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290D Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Semiconductor Technology 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2004
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290F Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Photonics 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2012
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290G Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Mems, Microsensors, and Microactuators 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Spring 2002, Fall 1999
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290N Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in System Theory 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290O Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Control 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2012
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290P Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Bioelectronics 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290Q Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Communication Networks 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2014
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290S Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Communications and Information Theory 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2009, Spring 2009
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG 290T Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Advanced Topics in Signal Processing 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2014
The 290 courses cover current topics of research interest in electrical engineering. The course content may vary from semester to semester.

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EL ENG W290C Advanced Topics in Circuit Design 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
Seminar-style course presenting an in-depth perspective on one specific domain of integrated circuit design. Most often, this will address an application space that has become particularly relevant in recent times. Examples are serial links, ultra low-power design, wireless transceiver design, etc.

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EL ENG 290Y Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering: Organic Materials in Electronics 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Fall 2009
Organic materials are seeing increasing application in electronics applications. This course will provide an overview of the properties of the major classes of organic materials with relevance to electronics. Students will study the technology, physics, and chemistry of their use in the three most rapidly growing major applications--energy conversion/generation devices (fuel cells and
photovoltaics), organic light-emitting diodes, and organic transistors.
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EL ENG C291 Control and Optimization of Distributed Parameters Systems 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013
Distributed systems and PDE models of physical phenomena (propagation of waves, network traffic, water distribution, fluid mechanics, electromagnetism, blood vessels, beams, road pavement, structures, etc.). Fundamental solution methods for PDEs: separation of variables, self-similar solutions, characteristics, numerical methods, spectral methods. Stability analysis. Adjoint-based
optimization. Lyapunov stabilization. Differential flatness. Viability control. Hamilton-Jacobi-based control.
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EL ENG C291E Hybrid Systems and Intelligent Control 3 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2012, Spring 2010
Analysis of hybrid systems formed by the interaction of continuous time dynamics and discrete-event controllers. Discrete-event systems models and language descriptions. Finite-state machines and automata. Model verification and control of hybrid systems. Signal-to-symbol conversion and logic controllers. Adaptive, neural, and fuzzy-control systems. Applications to robotics
and Intelligent Vehicle and Highway Systems (IVHS).
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EL ENG 297 Field Studies in Electrical Engineering 12 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Fall 2009
Supervised experience in off-campus companies relevant to specific aspects and applications of electrical engineering. Written report required at the end of the semester.

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EL ENG 298 Group Studies, Seminars, or Group Research 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
Advanced study in various subjects through special seminars on topics to be selected each year, informal group studies of special problems, group participation in comprehensive design problems, or group research on complete problems for analysis and experimentation.

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EL ENG 299 Individual Research 1 - 12 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Summer 2016 10 Week Session, Summer 2016 8 Week Session, Spring 2016
Investigation of problems in electrical engineering.

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EL ENG 375 Teaching Techniques for Electrical Engineering 2 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Discussion of effective teaching techniques. Use of educational objectives, alternative forms of instruction, and proven techniques to enhance student learning. This course is intended to orient new student instructors to more effectively teach courses offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley.

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EL ENG 602 Individual Study for Doctoral Students 1 - 8 Units

Offered through: Electrical Engin and Computer Sci
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
Individual study in consultation with the major field adviser, intended to provide an opportunity for qualified students to prepare themselves for the various examinations required of candidates for the Ph.D. (and other doctoral degrees).

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