ECE 115 - Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering

Description: Credit 4U. Concepts of electrical and computer engineering including: circuit analysis, fundamental electromagnetics, electronic devices, sensors, communication, digital logic, programming, numerous practical applications: laboratory.

Notes to Students: Much programming in MATLAB, which is taught in this course, is required.

Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in MATH 180.

Tutorials are provided on course website. Electronic equipment is provided in the laboratory. Computer facilities are provided in laboratory and departmental PC lab.


  • Matrix algebra
  • Complex time functions
  • Continuous and discrete signals
  • DC circuits and physical principles
  • Logic circuits, Boolean algebra
  • Electronic devices, amplifiers, sensors
  • Communication, electromagnetics, information
  • Data representation, binary arithmetic
  • Digital systems
  • Computer organization
  • Higher level language programming
  • Apply concepts to communication
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