Circuit variables, circuit elements. Simple resistive circuits. Techniques of circuit analysis. Topology in circuit analysis. Inductance and capacitance. State variables and state equations. Response of first-order RL, RC circuits. Natural and step responses of second-order RLC circuits. 

 (Prerequisite: MATH 151)

Basic components of robot systems; coordinate frames, homogeneous transformations, kinematics for manipulator, inverse kinematics; manipulator dynamics, Jacobians: velocities and static forces , trajectory planning, Actuators, Sensors, Vision, Fuzzy logic control of manipulator and robotic programming.

Introduction to wireless communications systems. The cellular concept and system design fundamentals: frequency reuse, interference and system capacity. Radio propagation and large-scale path loss. Small-scale fading and multipath propagation: Doppler shift, mobile multipath channel parameters such as coherence bandwidth and coherence time. Diversity techniques and diversity combining. Spread spectrum communication techniques. Multiple access techniques: TDMA, FDMA, CDMA, SDMA. Current and future wireless systems and standards

Definition of Microwaves. Basic properties. Application areas. Historical perspectives. Circuit viewpoint TEM transmission lines in sinusoidal steady state regime. Smith Chart. Impedance matching.  Single and double stub matching Field analysis of transmission lines and waveguides. TEM, TM and  TE Waves. Parallel plate and rectangular waveguides. Waveguide modes of a coaxial  line. Dielectric slab waveguides, surface waves. Stripline. Planar guiding structures: microstrip, coplanar lines, fin lines etc. Microwave network analysis. Impedance and admitance matrices. Scattering parameters. ABCD matrix. Two-port networks.

(Prerequisite: EENG 331)