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