Graduate School - The University of Akron

Courses **of** Instruction 103554 ADVANCED MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 3 creditsPrerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Three-dimensional state **of** stress and s_tra1n analySIS. Unsvn:metric bending **of** stra1ght and curved members w1th ~hear deformatiOn. Beams on elastiCfoundations. Sa1nt Venant's tors1onal problems. InelastiC analysiS **of** bend1ng and tors1onalmembers. Introduction to energy method. Instability behav1or **of** prismatiC members.563 TRANSPORTATION PLANNING 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 361. **The**ory and techn1ques for development, analys1s and evaluat1on **of** transportationsystem plans, EmphasiS on und_erstand1ng and us1ng tools and pr**of**essional methodsava1lab/e to solve transportation plannmg problems, especially rn urban areas.564 HIGHWAY DESIGN 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te. 361 Study **of** modern des1gn **of** geometnca/ and pavement features **of** h1ghwaysDes1gn problem and computer use. **Graduate** students wdl produce a more complete des1gn.565 PAVEMENT ENGINEERING 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 361. **The**ones **of** elasticity, **of** VJscoelastJcity and **of** layered systems as applied topavements. Pavement materials charactenzat1on; pavement des1gn, pavement restoration forrigid and flexible pavements.566 TRAFFIC ENGINEERING 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 361 Veh1cle and urban travel dlaractenst1cs. traff1c flow theory, traffic studies, accidentsand safety, traffic signs and marking, traffic s1gnal plann1ng, traffic control and transportationadministration.567 ADVANCED HIGHWAY DESIGN 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 564, Autocad, or permission Computer-a1ded geometnc design **of** highwaystncludJng survey data input, digital terrain modeling, cross-sect1on templates, horizontal and verticalroadway des1gn, earthwork computations, and advanced topiCS568 HIGHWAY MATERIALS 3 cred1tsPrerequiSites: 361, 380 or permtss1on. Propert1es **of** aggregates, manufacture and properties**of** portland cement concrete, propertieS **of** asphaltic matenals, destgn and test1ng **of** hot m1xasphalt pavement m1xes and **of** surface treatments. Laboratory preparation **of** specimens anddetermination **of** properties. **Graduate** student requirement: **Graduate** students wr!J berequ1red to perform an additional e1ght-hour asphalt laboratory (Abson recovery **of** asphaltfrom solut1onJ and to prepare a paper on a htghway matenals topic574 UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION 2 creditsPrerequistte: 314 Descriptton **of** pract1ces and techniques **of** underground construction. Selection**of** proper method for individual job Des1gn **of** underground openings, support systemsand l1n1ngs.604 DYNAMICS OF STRUCTURES 3 cred1tsPrerequ1site: 306. Approxtmate, ngorous dynamic analys1s **of** one. two, multiple and infin1tedegrees **of** freedom structural systef!!S. ElastoplastJC, plast1c analys1s. Equ1valent systems,dynamiC h1nge concept. Modal analys1s. Transfer matnces. Founer, Laplace transforms.605 STRUCTURAL STABILITY 3 creditsPrerequisite: 554 or eqUivalent. Buckling **of** bars, beam-columns and frames. Lateral buckling**of** beams. Doubl~ and tangent mod~lus theones. Energy methods. Compressed nngs andcurved bars. Torsional buckling. Buckling **of** plates and shells. Inelastic buckling.606 ENERGY METHODS AND ELASTICITY 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 202. Work and complementary work. Stra1n energy and complementary stra1nenergy. Virtual work and Castigl1ano'~ theorems Vanati_onal methods Applicat1ons. Forr:nulatJon**of** boundary value problems 1n elast1c1ty. Selected top1cs in energy methods and elast1city.607 PRESTRESSED CONCRffi 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 404_ Basic concepts. Design **of** double-tee ro**of** g1rder; shear; developmentlength;_column; pdes; des1gn **of** h1ghway br1dge girder; pretens1oned, post-tensioned; continuousg1rders; corbels; volume-change forces; connections608 MULTISTORY BUILDING DESIGN 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 401. Floor systems; staggered truss system; braced frame desrgn; unbracedframe des1gn; dnft 1nd1ces; monocoque (tube and part1al tube) systems; earthquake design;fire protect1on. Analys1s by STRUDL.609 ANITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS I 3 creditsPrerequisite: 5?4 or equivale~t. Introductory development **of** f1nite element method as appliedto vanous top1cs from cont1nu~m mecha_n1cs. Such areas as plane, axisymmetric and 3-Dstre~s analys1s; conduct1on, fluid mechan1cs; transient problems an geometnc and matenalnonl1neanty.610 INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSITE MECHANICS 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 554 or equ1valent. Fundamental concepts **of** compos1tes, compoSite mJcromec:nanJcs,ma~romechanics and lam1nate theory discussed from geometric relat1onsh1ps tolamm~te analys1s for strffness_ and strength. **The** geometric, mechanical, hygral and thermalbehav1o~ or compos1tes desc:1bed 1n terms **of** corresponding properties **of** the constituentsEmphasis placed _on the phys1cs **of** compos1te behav1or; des1gn and analys1s **of** f1ber composIte lam1nates subjected to mechanical and environmental load1ng conditions611 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOIL BEHAVIOR 2 creditsPrerequ1site: 314. In-depth exami~at1on **of** structure and fundamental physJco-chem1cal andmechan1cal propert1es **of** engmeenng soils v1ewed as particulate matter.612 ADVANCED SOIL MECHANICS 3 cred1tsPre~equ1site: 31~. Study **of** mechan1cs **of** behav1or **of** so1l as cont1nuum. Principles **of** stress,~tra1n, deformation, shear strength and pore water pressure as applied to mechaniCal behavIOr **of** soil masses.613 ADVANCED GEOTECHNICAL TESTING 3 cred1tsPrer_equisite~: 518, 612. **The**ory and pract1ce **of** stat1c and dynam1c 1n s1tu and laboratory so1ltest1ng. Test1ng procedures, applicability, 11m1tatJons. General evaluation **of** geotechnical parametersfor rout1ne and special s1te condit1ons One lecture. two laboratones per week614 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING I 3 creditsPrerequisite: 313 or permission. Foundation b~a_nng capac1ty and settlement analys1s. D_es1gn **of**shallow an? deep foundat10~ systems. Pile driVIng and l~ad test procedures and analys1s **The**oryand des1gn **of** earth-reta1n1ng structures Including reta1n1ng walls, tiebacks and bulkheads.615 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING II 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 614 ~r permission S_oll-structure 1nteract1on theory and applications to underground structures 1nclud1ng conduits, tunnels and shafts. Advanced foundation constructionmethods a_nd problef!is Including dewatenng, so1l stab111zation, underpinning and c**of**ferdamsSlope stability analysis.616 SOILIMI"ROVEMENT 3 creditsPrerequisites: 313 and 314. Admixture stabilization, precompress1on with vert1cal drains, blastIng, V1brocompact10n, Injection and grouting, thermal methods, electro-osmosiS, soil reinforcement,case stud1es617 NUMERICAL METHODS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING 3 cred1tsPrerequisites: 31~ and _314. Steady-state and trans1ent flow through sods, consolidation, soilstructure1nteract1on, p1l1ng, stress-deformat1on analysis **of** earth structures618ROCK MECHANICS _ _ 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 554 or permrss1on. Mechanical nature **of** rocks; linear elast1city and application torock problems; inelastiC behavtor **of** rocks, t1me dependence and effects **of** pore pressure,expenmental dlaracterization **of** rock properties; failure theory and crack propagatiOn.620 SANITARY ENGINEERING PROBLEMS2 creditsPrerequisite: 323. ApplicatiOn **of** both laboratory methods and theory to solut1on **of** san1taryeng1neenng problems involving water pollut1on, stream regeneration, spec1al 1ndustnalwastes, detergents and others.621 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES4 cred1tsCorequistte: 523. Provide the basic pnnciples **of** chemrcal react1on eng1neenng, m1crob1ology,environmental regulations, and contaminant m1gratton requtred for the understanding andsolving environmental problems.623 PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES 3 creditsPrerequisite or corequis1te: 621. **The**ory, current researdl assoc1ated w1th physical/chemicalprocesses, the impact on design-coagulation/flocculation, sedrmentaf1on, frltration, absorptionprocesses emphasized.624 BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES 3 creditsPrerequtsite or corequisite: 621. **The**ory, current research assoctated With biolog1cal processes,related physical/chemical processes, the 1mpact on design-activated sludge, fixed filmprocesses, gas transfer, sludge stabilization, sludge dewatering processes emphas1zed.625 WATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN 3 creditsPrereqursite: 623. Design **of** water treatment plants for potable, industrial and commercialuses. Development **of** water sources, treatment methods and fmancing used to des1gn bestpractical methods rn terms **of** cost-benefits.626 WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN 3 creditsPrerequisite: 624. Application **of** theory and fundamentals to design **of** wastewater treatmentplants. System design methods used for biological and chemtcal stab11izat1on **of** wastewaterto meet water quality cntena. Economic analyses made to determ1ne best pract1cal destgnsto be utilized.627 ENVIRONMENTAL OPERATIONS LABORATORY 2 cred1tsPrerequisite: 426 or permission **of** instructor. Conduction **of** laboratory expenments related tothe design and operat1on **of** water and wastewater treatment processes. Expenmentaldes1gn, data collect1on, analysis and report preparation.631 SOIL REMEDIATION 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 621 or permission. Provtde a thorough understanding **of** s1te charactenzat1on, traditionalsoil remediation technologies, as well as present new and emerging remed1ation technologtes.640 ADVANCED FLUID MECHANICS 3 cred1tsPrereq_U!Site: 4500:310 or permiss!on. Ba~ic equations, Navier-Stokes equat1on~. Analys1s **of**potent1al flow, turbulence, hydraulic trans1ents. Solution **of** typical flu1d mechan1cs problems.Analysis **of** water hammer tn pipe networks by method **of** charactenstics.644 OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAUUCS 3 credits~pplication **of** bas1c principles **of** flutd mechanics to flow in open channels Criteria for analySIS **of** un1form, gradually varied and rapidly vaned flows Study **of** movement and transportation**of** sediments. Des1gn problems utii1Z1ng numencal techniques645 APPUED HYDROLOGY 3 creditsDiscuss1on **of** water cycle sudl as precipitation, evaporation, stream flows, floods, tnflltrattonMethods **of** analysts and the1r application to studies **of** water demand, storage, transportation1nclud1ng mathemattcal modeling **of** urban run**of**f and statist1cal hydrology.646 COASTAL ENGINEERING 3 creditsChara~teristtcs **of** l1near and nonlinear wave theones. Interaction **of** structures, waves; des1gnanalysts **of** shore, **of**fshore structures. Movement, transportation **of** sediments tn lake shoreareas681 ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATERIALS 3 creditsSelected top1cs on pnnc1ples govern1ng medlan1cal behav1or **of** matenals w1th respect to elastic,plastic and creep responses, stress rupture, low and high cycle and thermal fattgue. Failuretheones and fracture phenor:nena in bnttle and ductile matenals. Crack propagatton and l1feprediction **of** engineering matenals.682 ELASTICITY 3 cred1tsPrere9uis1te: 202: Plane stress, plane strarn Two-dimensional problems 1n rectangular, polarcoordinates. Stra1n-energy methods. Stress, strain 1n three dimensions Torsion. Bending**The**rmal stresses.683 PLASTICITY 3 creditsPr_erequis1te: 682, 4600:622 or equivalent. Mathematical formulation **of** constituttve equatronsw1th focus on the1r use 1n structural analys1s. Internal variables. lsotroptc, kinematiC harden1ngNon1sothermal plastiCity. F1ntte deformations. Anisotropy684 ADVANCED REINFORCED CONCRffi DESIGN 3 creditsPrerequ1s1te: 403. Slab systems. Equ1va_lent frame propertieS. L1m1t analysts Y1eld lfne theoryLateral load systems. Shear walls. Foot1ngs. B1ax1al column act1on.685 ADVANCED STEEL DESIGN 3 creditsPrerequisite: 401. Properties **of** steel, fasteners, beanng, fnct1on JOints, Gusset plates, bolts tntenston, end plates, weld JOints, cyclic loads, fattgue analySIS, types **of** detail, tors1on, stabilitydes1gn.686 EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN STRUCTURAL MECHANICS 3 creditsPrerequisite: 682. Electrohydraullc closed-loop test systems. Methods for spec1men heating.Stra1n measurement te~n1ques _for room an~ elevated temperatures. Des1gn **of** computercontrolled expenments 1nvestigat1ng deformation and failure under complex stress states687 UMIT ANALYSIS IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING 3 creditsPrerequisites· 454(554, 682. Fundamental theorems **of** lim1t analys1s. **The** lower-bound andupper-bou~d solut1ons Applications to frames, plates and plane stress and plane stratn problems.Des1gn cons1derat1ons. Mathematical programming and computer 1mplementat1on.694 ADVANCED SEMINAR IN CIVIL ENGINEERING 7-3 creditsPrerequisite: permission. Advanced projects, read1ng, studtes, or expenmental 1n various areas**of** Civil engineenng.697 ENGINEERING REPORT 2 cred1tsPrerequtsite: Permission **of** advtsor A relevant problem in civil engineering for students electIng the non-thes1s opt1on. **The** final engineenng report must be approved by the advisor andthe adv1sory commtttee.698 MASTER'S RESEARCH 7-6 creditsPrerequt~ite: Perr:us~1on **of** advisor. (May be repeated.) Research on a suttable top1c 1n c1vileng1neenng culm1nat1ng 1n a master's thests.699 MASTER'S THESIS 7-6 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te. permiss1on. Researdl and thes_Js on some suttable toptc in c1vil engineering asapproved by department. Defense **of** thests 1s by f1nal exam1natton

104 **The** **University** **of** **Akron**701 EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING 3 creditsPrerequiSite. 604. Earthquake fundamentals. Earthquake response **of** s1ngle-story and multistorybu11d1ngs, as well as structural components. Modal analysis for earthquake responseInelastic response **of** multistory structures. Earthquake codes. Stochastic approach.702 PLATES AND SHELLS 3 creditsPrerequiSites: 682 and 3450·531 Nav1er and Levy solutions tor rectangular plates Approximatemethods, 1nclud1ng l1nile d1fference. Forces 1n m1ddle plant Large deflections. D 1 fferentlalgeometry ot a surface. Shells **of** revolutiOn.703 VISCOELASTICITY AND VlSCOPLASTICITY 3 cred 1 ts~rerequ1S1te: 683. Formulation **of** constitutive relations for t1me dependent materials. Class 1 callinear VISCoelastiCity. lntern.al vanable representation **of** nonlinear, hereditary behavior. Creepand rate dependent plastiCity. Cont1nuum thermodynam1cs. An1sotropy.704 RNITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS II . . 3 creditsPrerequiSite· 609 and 702 or perm1sS10n. Curved, plate, shell bnck elements. Quasi-analyticalelements. Quadrature formulas. Substructunng for static and dynam1c analyses. Solution algonthmsfor l1near and nonlinear stat1c and dynam1c analys1s. Computer program formulationRev1ew **of** large-scale production programs.710 ADVANCED COMPOSITE MECHANICS 3 creditsPrerequisite: 610. Analys1s **of** short-f1ber composites and statiStical behavior, bend1ng, bucklingand v1brat1on **of** laminated plates and shells. Advanced top1cs 1nvolv1ng stress concentration,res1due str~ss, fat1gue, fracture toughness, nonlinear and viscoelastiC stress-strain formulations,solutions **of** nonlinear problems712 DYNAMIC PLASTICITY 3 cred1tsPrerequiSite: 683 or 703. Impulsive and trans1ent loading **of** structural elements (beams,plates, shells, etc.) 1n Which 1nelast1c deformat1on occurs. Top1cs 1nclude. long1tUd1nal andtr_ansverse plast1c wave propag~t1on 1n th1n rods, propagation **of**_ plastiC hinges, rate-dependentv1scoplast1c waves, transverse 1mpa~t on beams and plates, h1gh-rate form1ng, blast load1ng,plate perforation, shock waves 1n sol1ds717 SOIL DYNAMICS 3 cred1tsPrerequisite. 614 or per.miSSion. Vibrat1on and wave propagation theory relat1ng to soils, soilstructures and foundations. DynamiC behav1or **of** soils Des1gn **of** foundat1ons for dynamiCload1ng impact, pulsating and blast loads731 BIOREMEDIATION 3 cred1tsPrerequ1site: .621 or permiSSIOn Prov1de the fundamentals reqUired for understanding andsuccessfully 1mplement1ng the b1odegradatton **of** hazardous compounds coupled w1th thedes1gn and operat1onal techniques **of** bioremediation systems.745 SEEPAGE 2 cred1tsD1scuss1on **of** parameters determ1n1ng permeability **of** vanous soils Analyt1cal, numencal andexpenmental methods to determine two- or three-dimensional movement **of** groundwaterUnsteady flows.898 PREUMINARY RESEARCH 7-75 cred1ts(May be repeated for a total **of** 15 creditS.) PrerequiSite: approval **of** d1ssertat1on director. Preliminaryinvestigat1ons pnor to the submiSSion **of** a dissertation proposal to the 1nterdisc1plinaryDoctoral Committee899 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 7-75 cred1ts(May be taken more than once.) Prerequ1s1te acceptance **of** research proposal by the InterdisciplinaryDoctoral Comm1ttee and approval **of** the dissertatiOn d1rector Ong1nal research bythe doctoral studentELECTRICAL ENGINEERING4400:521 ENGINEERING ECONOMY 2-3 cred1tsPrerequisites. 3250:244 and sen1or standing in engineenng Presents eng1neenng economicsas distinguished from classical economic theory549 DIGITAL COMMUNICATION 3 creditSPrereqUISite: 445. Introduction to d1g1tal commun1cat1on theory and systems; cod1ng **of** analogand dig1tal 1nformat1on; d1g1tal modulat1on techniques. Introduction to Information theory.553 ANTENNA THEORY 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te. 354 or equ1va\ent **The**ory **of** EM rad1at1on. W1re antennas, arrays, receiVIngantennas, reciprocity. Integral equations for Induced currents, self and mutual 1mpedances.Equ1valent principle, rad1at1on from aperture antennas555 MICROWAVES 4 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te: 354 or equ1valent. Dynam1c f1elds. Maxwell's equat1on and wave equat1ons. F1eldanalys1s **of** wave guides, m1crowave components. techniques and systems565 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC 4 cred1tsPrereqUISite. 363. ElectroniC c1rcu1try constderat1ons in logic CirCUitS, methods **of** sequent1al,threshold log1c analysts, synthesis, development **of** computer arithmetiC elements, memory,storage dev1ces,5n CONTROL SYSTEMS II3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te: 371 D1g1tal des1gn With programmable dev1ces. PLD and FPGA arctutecturesLog1c des1gn and technology mapp1ng tools.580 SYMMETRICAL COMPONENTS 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 381 Per un1t method as applied to power system calculations. Fundamental pnnciples**of** symmetncal components as apphed to analys1s **of** electncal c1rCu1tS and mach1nes.583 POWER ELECTRONICS I 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 381. Elements **of** power electronics c1rcuJts. Rect1f1ers. converters, 1nvertersanalys1s and design584 POWER ELECTRONICS LABORATORY AND DESIGN PROJECT 2 creditsPrerequisite· 483/583 or equivalent. Experiments on different types **of** power electroniC converters:AC/DC, DC/DC, DC/AD, and AC/AC. Design pro1ect to 1nclude des1gn, S1mulat1on,building, and test1ng **of** a power electroniC circu1t585 ELECTRIC MOTOR DRIVES 3 cred1tsPrereqUISite· 381. Applicat1on **of** electric mach1nes, choice **of** motor for particular dnve. Application**of** power semiconductor c1rcu1ts 1n electric machinery.598 TOPICS IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 1-2 cred1ts(May be taken more than once) Prerequisite: permiss1on **of** department head. Spec1al top1cs1n electncal engtneering600 ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER SYSTEMS 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 365 or permiSSion. Discussion **of** multiprocessing, numencal date processors,multitasking, system bus architectures, 16- bit and 32-bit m1croprocessor architectures, multilevelprotection and Virtual memory, as supported by commerc1al microprocessor.631 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS 3 creditsPrerequ1s1te: graduate stand1ng. Operational methods, t1me domain analysiS, state vanablem~thods and matnx techn1ques applied 1n CirCUit analys1s. Real1zabd1ty and synthesis **of** dnv1ngpo1nt Impedance and transfer funct1ons.641 RANDOM SIGNAL ANALYSIS 3 creditsPrerequ1s1t:: 447 Analys1s, 1nterpretat1on and smoothing **of** eng1neenng data through appliCatiOn**of** statiStical and probability methods.643 INFORMATION THEORY AND CODING 3 creditsPrerequ1s1te· 641 or permiSSIOn Sources. channels, entropy, mutual1nformation. source codIng theorem and channel :odmg theorem. Channel cod1ng theorem for waveform channelslntroduct1on to rate-d1stort1on theory.644 CHANNEL CODING 3 creditsPrerequ1s1te: 641 a~ perm1sston Algebraic structure **of** error-control codes· techniques for encodingand decoding. Coverage **of** the maJor classes **of** linear bloc!< codes a~d convolutional codes646 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING 3 cred1tsPrerequ_1s1te· 333 Relat1ons between continuous-and d1screte-t1me Founer expansions Sampling.alias1ng, sampl1ng rate convers1on. Operator concepts 11'1 s1gnai process1ng, all-pass systems,FFT digital filter des1gn647 DIGITAL SPECTRAL ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL MODEUNG 3 cred1tsP.rerequ1s1tes. 646 o~ permiSSion ,at Instructor. Methods and theory **of** spectral analys1s ands1gnal modeling are 1nvest1gated 1n detail Appl1catJon~ **of** theory 1nclude speech process1ng,opt1mal f1ltenng, biomedical systems, dig1tal commun1cat1ons.648 DETECTION AND ESTIMATION THEORY 3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 641 or permission. Signal detection, est1mat1on **of** s1gnal parameters in no1se·Bayes, m1n1max. Neyman-Pearson critena; nonparametnc and robust procedures; W1ener andKalman filtenng649 STATISTICAL COMMUNICATION THEORY 3 cred1tsPrerequiSite: 641 or permission. Fundamental pnnc1ples **of** transmiSSIOn **of** dig1tal informatiOnover no1sy channels. Opt1mum receivers Bandwidth and dimens1on. Capac1ty **of** the bandlimltedwh1te gauss1an no1se channel650 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY I 3 cred1tsPrerequiSite· permission **of** Instructor. Electrostatics: un1queness theorem, boundary-valueproblems. constructions **of** Green's funct1ons. MagnetostatiCS. Electrodynamics: energy andmomentum. EM potent1als. Stratton-Chu formulation, rad1at1on, dyad1c Green's functions651 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY II 3 cred1tsPrerequisite 650 o' permission **of** the course Instructor Scanenng. TEM waves; gUided wavetheory- transmiSSIOn l1nes, closed-boundary gu1des and cav1t1es. modal orthogonality and completeness,Green's functiOn, exc1tat10n and coupl1ng, open-boundary wavegu1des652 ADVANCED ELECTROMAGNETICS 3 creditsPrerequiSite· 651. Appl1cat1on **of** Maxwell's equations Propagation equat1ons and antennaanalysis.655 ADVANCED ANTENNA THEORY AND DESIGN 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te· 453/553 or equ1valent Basic propert1es and recent advances **of** m1crostnp antennasAnalysiS and des1gn **of** reflector antennas. Analys1s and synthesis **of** linear and planarantenna arrays661 DESIGN OF DIGITAL SYSTEMS 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te 465 Appl1cat1ons **of** log1c c1rcuits 1n modern d1g1tal electron1c computer and 1nd1g1tal commun1cat,on systems Computer organ1zat1on and control, 1nput-output devices and1nterface standards, advanced top1cs 1n computers.662 TOPICS IN ELECTRONICS 3 creditsPrerequisite· permission **of** department head. D1scusS1ons **of** recent advances in electron1cs.663 VLSI CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te graduate status. An introductory course des1gned to prov1de a broad understanding**of** very~large-scale-lntegrated (VLSil systems, c1rcuits. and devices Top1cs 1ncludedes1gn, Simulation. layout, fabncat1on, and test procedures664 INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICES 3 creditsPrerequisite· 353, 360, or equivalent. Develops phys1cal and analyt1cal descnpt1ons **of** solidstateelectron1c dev1ces lead1ng to equations and models **of** (Schottky and PN) diodes and(field-effect and bipolar) transistors671 DISCRETE CONTROL SYSTEMS 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te. 472/572 or permission. **The**ory, techn1ques for analysis. des1gn **of** discrete controlsystems. Z-transform technique, stability analys1s. frequency response Opt1m1zation DigItal computer control673 NONUNEAR CONTROL 3 cred1tsCorequ1s1te· 674 or tnstructor perm1ssion Des1gned to prov1de students w1th qualitative1ns1ghts 1nto nonlinear systems as well as techniques for controll1ng such systems Topics1nclude descnb1ng funct1ons. Popov and circle cntena, jump resonances, subharmon1cs, phaseplane, conservat1ve systems, Lyapunov theory, b1furcat1on **of** attractors, and routes to chaos.674 CONTROL SYSTEM THEORY 3 cred1tsPrerequiSite· 371 or Instructor permission. Advance modern control theory for hnear systemsControllability, observability, m1nimal realizations **of** mult1vanate systems, stability, state vanablefeedback, estimat1on. and an 1ntroduct1on to optimal control675 SYSTEM SIMULATION 3 cred1tsPrerequ1site· 472 or permiSSIOn **of** the Instructor Th1s course IS designed to provide the controleng1neer With tools necessary to simulate cont1nuous systems on a d1g1tal computer TopICS 1nclude linear multiStep methods, nonl1near methods, st1ff systems, optlm1zat1on. parallelcomput1ng and s1mulat1ons languages.676 RANDOM PROCESS ANALYSIS 3 creditsPrerequiSite· 674 Analys1s and design **of** control systems w1th stochast1ca\ly def1ned 1nputIntroduction to est1mat1on filters.677 OPTIMAL CONTROL I 3 creditsPrerequiSite: 674 Formulation **of** optimizat1onal problem; application **of** vanat1onal calculus,max1mum pnnciple and optimality pnnc1ple to control problems. Computational techn1ques 1nopt1m1zation.680 DYNAMICS AND CONTROL OF POWER ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS 3 cred1tsPrerequisites· 483/883 or equivalent Averaged and sampled-data models for rect1f1ers andDC/DC converters. Small-and large-s1gnal models about the cyclic steady-state. Feedback controlsus1ng class1cal and modern approaches.681 POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS 3 cred1tsPrerequisite· 480. Short circuit and load flow analys1s **of** power systems w1th emphasis oncomputer solution. Trans1ent machine analys1s682 POWER SYSTEM STABILITY 3 creditsPrerequ1s1te: 681 Steady state and trans1ent stability **of** power systems w1th emphasis oncomputer solution

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