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UW TACOMA
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY - UWT
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - TACOMA

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TEE 225 Engineering Ethics (5) VLPA/I&S
Examines ethical theory and moral values. Explores classic and contemporary ethical theory through comparative literature analysis. Emphasizes writing, and construction of ethical arguments as applied to the field of engineering in diverse, global societies. Analyzes historical and contemporary ethical issues in engineering including privacy, security, intellectual property, and emerging technology.
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TEE 315 Electrical Circuits II (4)
Provides further exploration techniques of advanced circuit analysis after learning materials in Electrical Circuits I. Topics include review of AC Circuits, Power and Energy, Three-phase circuits, Two-port circuits, Laplace Transform, Filters, and Ideal Transformers. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 in TCES 215.
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TEE 316 Electronics and Analog Circuits II (5)
Examines amplifier frequency response, feedback amplifiers and oscillators, digital electronics, and power amplifiers. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in TCES 312.
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TEE 331 Applied Electromagnetics (4)
Examines concepts of Vector Analysis, Electrostatic and Magnetostatic Fields, Time-Varying Electromagnetic Fields, and Maxwell Equations, plane wave propagation, guided waves, and Radiation and Antennas. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in both TEE 315 and TCES 310.
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TEE 341 Communication Theory (4)
Examines analog modulation including amplitude modulation (AM) and angle modulation (FM and PM), noise in communication systems, probability theory and random processes used in the design and analysis of communication systems, digital communication systems including digital pulse code modulation, and analysis and evaluation of modern communication systems. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 in TCES 380.
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TEE 372 Computer Architecture for Electrical Engineers (3)
Covers instruction set design, assembly programming, CPU microarchitecture including pipelining and superscalar design, cache design and hierarchies, multi-level memory systems, and architectural performance analysis. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 in TCES 230.
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TEE 390 Undergraduate Seminar in Electrical Engineering (2)
Enhances problem-solving skills. Includes lectures and problem sessions in mathematics, programming, problem solving and EE applications. Credit/no-credit only.
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TEE 417 Power Electronics (5)
Covers the various types of power electronic converters and semiconductors employed. Investigates the operation region of diodes, insulated gate bipolar transistors, and metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors as the main switching elements in converters, the fundamental principles of dc-dc converters, dc power supplies, inverters, rectifiers and voltage controllers as well as resonant converters. Software PLECS and/or MATLAB/Simulink. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 in TCES 312; and a minimum grade of 2.0 in TEE 315.
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TEE 431 Power Systems (5)
Provides a systematic understanding of the operation of a modern electricity network, operating under balanced steady-state and fault conditions. It is designed to be of value to students who are considering a career in the electricity supply industry or any large industrial user with their own power network. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 in TEE 315.
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TEE 451 Control Systems (5)
System representation, feedback characteristics, and time-domain characteristics. Classical control theories including Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion, root locus, Nyquist criterion, Bode plots and Nichols charts. Introduces controller digitization, z-transform, and state-space approach. Provides experience in using computers to implement PID controllers to control motors and other physical actuators. Reteam projects in the laboratory. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in TCES 310 and TEE 316.
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TEE 453 Digital Signal Processing (5)
Discrete-time convolution, difference equations, the z-transform, and the discrete-time Fourier transform. Digital signal processor architectures. Analysis and design of digital network and finite/infinite impulse response digital filters. Implementation of the fast Fourier transform algorithm. Prerequisite: either a minimum grade of 2.0 in TCES 380, or a minimum grade of 2.0 in TMATH 390
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TEE 454 Digital Communication (5)
Analog and digital signal representation and filtering, modulation and demodulation techniques; white Gaussian noise and the effect of noise on digital modulation techniques; sampling and quantization; basehand and band pass digital transmission; and modern, advanced, digital techniques such as Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM). Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in TEE 341.
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TEE 456 Wireless Communication/RF Electronics (5)
Key concepts of electromagnetic and optical fields and waves, and their implications in modern communication systems. Selected topics from areas such as propagation in dispersive media, transmission line transients, reflection and refraction, diffraction and scattering, optical fibers, microwave and photonic waveguides, and antennas and sensors networks. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in TEE 316 and TEE 331.
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TEE 461 Image Processing (5)
Covers theory and applications of image processing. Topics covered include human visual perception, storage of digital images, processing grayscale and color images, two-dimensional filtering, Fourier transform, image restoration, image compression, morphological operations, and image classification. Students will apply these methods to processing real images. Prerequisite: TEE 453.
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TEE 463 Systems Science and Engineering (5)
Introduces and develops the principles and concepts of systems science as they pertain to systems engineering. Covers attributes, dynamics, and evolution of systems, the purpose and methods of holistic analysis, design, implementation, and retirement of complex systems. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in TCES 312.
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TEE 480 Senior Project I (2)
Covers the preparation for conducting the senior project systems analysis and design (TEE481), and implementation, testing, and delivery (TEE482). Includes case studies of engineering projects. Prerequisite: TEE 316 with 2.0 GPA.
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TEE 481 Senior Project II (4)
Provides guidance to project teams to analyze client needs, develop problem statements, specifications, and plans for implementation of project deliverables. Prerequisite: min 2.0 GPA in TEE 480.
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TEE 482 Senior Project III (4)
Project teams will implement, rest and deliver project deliverables (product), completing the Senior Design requirement for the degree. Prerequisite: min 2.0 GPA in TEE 481.
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TEE 490 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (1-5, max. 5)
Examines current topics and issues associated with electrical engineering.
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TEE 497 Internship (1-5, max. 5)
Gives experience working in a real-world environment. Demonstrates how engineering processes are conducted within an organization. Prerequisite: TCES 330.
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TEE 498 Directed Readings in Electrical Engineering (1-5, max. 5)
Facilitates pursuit of knowledge in a specific area through readings of technical publications as specified in an agreement with the faculty supervisor.
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TEE 499 Undergraduate Research in Electrical Engineering (1-5, max. 5)
Provides opportunities to pursue research in an area that is of interest. Gives experience specifying, designing, implementing, and evaluating a research project.
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