Upper Level ELET Courses


3 Credits

This course integrates the student’s knowledge of electrical/electronic circuitry with computer graphic skills to facilitate the design of electrical/electronic layout and to produce working drawings in accordance with industrial standards.


Prereq: ELP 210 and ELS 235 and TCDP125 and TECH028 

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ELET301-ELECTRICAL DEVICES I

3 Credits

In this course, students focus on the fundamentals, construction, theory, operation and application of electrical devices. Emphasis is placed on direct current devices, single phase devices and single phase transformers. Topics include torque, speed, frequency and power loss.
Prereq: ELET231

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ELET302-MICROPROCESSOR TECHNOLOGIES

3 Credits

This course is a study of major industrial microprocessor manufacturer’s products. It reviews the history of microprocessors, beginning with a brief history up to the present technology. Emphasis is on component design, interfacing, programming and specifications which aid in product identification.
Prereq: ELS 220 and ELP 211 (Now replaced by ELET 230)

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ELET320-ADVANCED LINEAR CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

4 Credits

A calculus-based circuit analysis course incorporating topics such as: waveform analysis, time-domain transient and steady-state analysis, Laplace transform analysis, transfer functions, frequency response and Bode plots, Fourier series and transform, and an introduction to discrete-time system analysis via the z-transform.
Prereq: MATH170 and ELS 235 or ELP 225 (Now replaced by ELET 235)

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ELET330-ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION

4 Credits

In this course students are introduced to the theory and practice of Single Phase and Three Phase electrical installation and maintenance. Emphasis is on the calculation, analysis, application, design and construction of electrical installation work based on the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1.
Prereq: ELP 210

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ELET340-TECHNICAL C++ PROGRAMMING

3 Credits

In this course students are introduced to structured and object oriented programming using the C++ language. Emphasis is placed on C++ programming, which aids in solving engineering, scientific and mathematical problems. Data types, decision- making, loops, functions, arrays, pointers, structures, classes and data abstraction are covered.
Prereq: MATH270

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ELET350-ELECTRICAL DEVICES II

3 Credits

In this course students focus on the fundamentals, construction, theory, operation and application of three phase electrical devices. Emphasis is placed on induction motors, synchronous motors, synchronous generators and three phase transformers. Topics include torque, speed, frequency, slip, excitation, starting current, wye connection, delta connection, synchronisation, load characteristics and efficiency.
Prereq: ELET301

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ELET400-ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS II

3 Credits

This is the second in a two-course sequence that introduces students to digital, satellite and optical communications systems. Topics include pulse and digital modulation, bandwidth considerations, coding, digital modems, error probabilities, spread spectrum, satellite access techniques, light propagation in glass fibers and optical transmitter receiver devices and circuits.
Prereq: MATH270 and ELET243 and ELET320

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ELET410-LINEAR ELECTRONICS

4 Credits

This course is an upper-level treatment of linear electronics with major emphasis on linear integrated circuits. It includes the following topics: operational amplifier characteristics and application, timers, multipliers, regulators, active filters, and A/D and D/A conversion.
Prereq: ELET320

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ELET420-AUTOMATIC CONTROL THEORY

3 Credits

This course provides a thorough study of linear control systems. Topics include transfer functions, signal flow graphs, steady-state and transient responses, stability analysis of closed loop systems using root locus, Routh Criterion and Bode diagrams and design of controllers such as PI, PD, PID and Phase-Lead and Phase-Lag compensators.


Prereq: ELET320 and MATH270

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ELET430-POWER ELECTRONICS

3 Credits

In this course students are introduced to the use of electronic devices and systems for the control and conversion of electrical power. Emphasis is on the analysis, design and application of switching devices and conversion methods.
Prereq: ELET320

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ELET440-SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT

3 Credits

This capstone course provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge and engineering skills gained in earlier courses to design and implement a product, a prototype, or a research project. A comprehensive technical report will be required along with an oral presentation.
Prereq: Fourth-year standing

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ELET450-ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES AND TRANSMISSION LINES

3 Credits

In this course, students are introduced to electromagnetic propa- gation in free-space, waveguides and transmission lines. Topics include transient and steady-state responses on transmission lines, utilisation of the Smith Chart to design matching networks, Maxwell’s equations, waveguide transmission, antenna fundamentals and radio wave propagation.
Prereq: ELET400

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ELET460-DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

3 Credits

This course covers the analysis and design of digital signal processing systems. Topics include sampling, aliasing, the sampling theorem, the Z-transform, recursive and non-recursive digital filters, the discrete Fourier transform (DFT), discrete time Fourier transform (DTFT) and fast Fourier transform (FFT), analogue-to-digital and digital-to-analogue conversion and effects of quantisation.
Prereq: ELET410

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