EECS 189A Electrical Engineering Senior Design Project I (2017-2018)

EECS 189A Electrical Engineering Senior Design Project I

(Required for EE.)
Catalog Data:

EECS 189A Electrical Engineering Senior Design Project I (Credit Units: 2) Design projects for seniors in the Electrical Engineering program. Each project is supervised by a faculty member. In-progress grading. Prerequisite: EECS150, EECS170C, and EECS180A. Electrical Engineering majors only. (Design units: 2)

Required Textbook:
Recommended Textbook:


Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic
  • Understanding of topics in microelectronics, including device characteristics, simple analog and digital sub circuits, and large-scale multi-signal electronic systems.
  • understanding of mathematical foundation of discrete-time and continuous-time signals and systems.
  • understanding of basic engineering electromagnetics, including electromagnetic fields, Maxwell's equations, and plane wave propagation, reflection, and transmission.
Lecture Topics:


Class Schedule:

Meets for 1 hour of lecture, 1 hour of discussion and 6 hours of laboratory each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
Laboratory Projects:
Professional Component

This is part of the capstone design experience for seniors in the Electrical Engineering program. Students enrolled in this course will use their commutative knowledge gained from other Electrical Engineering courses to design their team projects.

Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • In-progress grading. Final course grad based on performance in bother EECS189A and EECS 189B. Final cumulative grade for this 2-quarter sequence is given in EECS189B.
  • efficacy of design proposal and simulation results during first quarter (EECS189A): 20%
  • simulation results (EECS189A): 20%
  • testing/measurement of design (EECS189B): 50%
  • Final oral presentation (EECS189B): 10%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 2.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 2.0 credit units

February 22, 2017
Senate Approved:
January 8, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr