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Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering

EEC215, Spring 2017


Paul Hurst
Phone: (530) 752-2054, Email Address: hurst@ece.ucdavis.edu


Tu Th noon-1:30 PM in 1128 Bainer Hall starting 4/20 (was in 1342 Storer Hall)

Office hours: (may change)

Tu 9:30-10:30am in 2031 Kemper Hall

Th 1:30-2:30pm in 2031 Kemper Hall

Office hours for exam: (Exam is Tues June 6 in class)

Mon 2:00-3:30pm in 2031 Kemper Hall

Tu 9:30-10:30am in 2031 Kemper Hall

  • Course Syllabus : "Course Syllabus"

  • MOS models for Homework Problems : "HSPICE MOS Models"
    "Spectre MOS Models" (from Scott Block)

  • Reading Assignments:
    The following reading assignments refer to material in: Digital Baseband Transmission and Recording, J. Bergmans; Kluwer.

    Background and Applications Chap. 1 and 2
    AGC Sect. 8.3
    Nyquist Criterion, Raised Cosine Pulses Sect. 5.2
    Linear Equalizer Theory Chap. 5 (skim)
    Adaptive Linear Equalizers Sect. 8.6-8.9, then 8.5
    DFE and Viterbi Detectors Chap. 6 and 7
    Timing Recovery Chap. 9 and 10

  • Selected papers on: AGC and Digital Communications Overview

  • Selected papers on: Adaptive Equalizers (including DFEs)

  • Selected papers on: Viterbi Detectors and Timing Recovery

  • These papers should all be available from IEEE Xplore: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/dynhome.jsp

  • Final & Talk Info: : Final average = 56.9/65, Hi = 65, Low = 44.5; Talk average = 9.4/10)