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Course Descriptions

Electrical Engineering (EE) is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. Common EE tasks include designing communication systems, energy conversion and power delivery, control systems applications, design of analog and digital systems, and others.

ECE 534 - Advanced Signal & Power Integrity

Signal and power integrity modeling and measurement in high-speed digital systems at IC, PCB, and chassis levels. High-frequency behavior of passive components and packages. Behavior and SPICE models of drivers and receivers. Lossy transmission lines and discontinuity characterization. Mixedmode s-parameters and other network parameters. Frequency and time-domain modeling of capacitive and inductive crosstalk. Differential signaling techniques; timing conventions. Synchronization. Signal equalization. Power plane noise and resonance. High-speed PCB design guidelines. Measurement techniques including time-domain reflectometry, vector network analyzer and impedance analyzer. PCB simulation. Full-wave simulations.