Electrical Engineering Principles and Practices for Physicists

Electrical Engineering Principles and Practices for Physicists
Electronic instrumentation theory and methods. Computer aided circuit design and analysis with transforms, logic and computer simulation. Analog, digital, and discrete signal systems. Printed circuit design and system-on-a-chip creation.
PHSCS
540
 Hours2.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPhscs 140, 145, 220; Math 303 or 334; ability to program in Matlab.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
Course Outcomes

Mathematical modeling of electronic circuits & software simulation of circuits

Students will acquire introductory skill in topics advanced for typical physics curriculum

in the application of Laplace Transforms to passive and active analog circuits.

in SPICE simulation software for transistor and operational amplifier circuits.

in component level debug and repair.

in digital logic synthesis and reduction.

Microcontroller implementation and programming

Students will acquire introductory skill in topics advanced for typical physics curriculum

in computing theory and microcontroller applications and programming.

Synthesis of programmable logic

Students will acquire introductory skill in topics advanced for typical physics curriculum

in field programmable gate array (FPGA) configuration, application, and the notion of a system on a chip (SoC).

Circuit manufacturing and packaging skills

Students will acquire introductory skill in topics advanced for typical physics curriculum

in computer aided design (CAD) for printed circuits, soldering, manual chassis wiring, and the use of sheet metal for constructing electronic chassis.

in thru hole and surface mount technology assembly and repair, including high pin count, high pin pitch parts.