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SUGGESTED READING:


  • Standard handbook of biomedical engineering and design / Myer Kutz, editor in chief. (McGraw-Hill standard handbooks) McGraw-Hill. 0071356371. R1-329982. 2003. US.

  • Teixeira, Marie B., 1965- Design controls for the medical device industry / Marie B. Teixeira, Richard Bradley. Marcel Dekker. 082470830X. R8-344940. 2003. US

  • King, Paul H., 1941- Design of biomedical devices and systems / Paul H. King, Richard C. Fries. Marcel Dekker. 082470889X. R3-346148. 2003. US.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 2 hours of seminar a week, plus 2 hours of tutorial a week.
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Students will work in groups of two on virtual projects based on designing a medical (e.g. diagnostical) or assistive device for a specific disease/disability (the projects are termed “virtual” because of the devices are not constructed in this course). Teams must thoroughly research the medical conditions requiring the development of the device as a lead-in to the design process.
PROFESSORS-IN-CHARGE:

A.H. Rawicz MSc, PhD, Professor (ENSC)


OTHER INSTRUCTORS:

M.F. Beg BTech, MSBE, PhD, Assistant Professor (ENSC)

Additional faculty member in Biomedical Engineering
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):


CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 39 AU

Engineering Science = 17.55 AU

Engineering Design = 17.55 AU

Complementary Studies = 3.9 AU

AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Data not yet available, as first offering will be in Spring 2008.
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 372-4 Biomedical Instrumentation
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 378 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option compulsory (Biomed)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 30

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 30
MAJOR TOPICS:


  1. The nature of bioelectric potentials. 

  2. Biosensors, including EEG, ECG, EMG, cardiovascular pressure

  3. Sensors for body fluids: blood oximetry, concentration of ions, molecules, cells.

  4. Biostimulation.

  5. Electrical safety issues: grounding; low voltage design.

  6. Signal conditioning: protection from noise and interference; amplification; analog filtering.

  7. Analog to digital conversion: grounding and reference voltages; interrupt handling; foreground/background programming.

  8. Bioresearch ethics.

Some sensors will be demonstrated in the lecture or in field trips.  Others form part of the laboratory.  If time permits, instructors may introduce additional sensing modalities; for example:

a. Ultrasound for mechanical properties of tissues

b. lectromagnetic radiation, including near infrared.
PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):


  • John G. Webster (ed.), Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, Third Ed., Wiley 1998.

  • J.D. Bronzino (ed.), Biomedical Engineering Handbook, CRC Press, 1995


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture a week + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: EEG/ECG measurements: sensors, signal conditioning, A/D conversion to digital memory using a digital controller, use of multi-channel analyzer and signal processing/display package: comparison of measurements and models, blood pressure and flow measurements, muscle stimulation.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: A.M. Leung BS, MS, PhD, PEng, Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:

Tenure-track faculty member (ENSC), to be hired

P. Leung BSEE, PEng, Senior Lecturer (ENSC)

P.N.S. Bawa BSc, MSc, MSc, PhD, Professor (KIN)

T.E. Milner BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor (KIN)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 31.2 AU

Engineering Design = 20.8 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Data not yet available, as first offering will be in Spring 2008.
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 374-4 Biomedical Image Acquisition
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 378 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 20

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Radiologic physics - X-rays and their production

  2. Radiographic imaging and method

  3. Sonographic imaging and method

  4. Computed tomography and method

  5. Magnetic resonance imaging and method


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

    • The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Hardbound by Jerrold T. Bushberg PhD; J. Anthony Seibert PhD; Edwin M. Leidholdt, Jr. PhD; John M. Boone PhD ISBN/ISSN: 0-683-30118-7

    • Medical Imaging Physics by William R. Hendee, E. Russell Ritenour, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 4th edition (June 15, 2002) ISBN: 0471382264.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Sample projects planned for this course include characterization of an X-ray photoconductor or optical photodiode sensor, analyzing the characteristics of an acoustic sensor, and development of a basic omputed tomography reconstruction algorithm.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: K. Karim BASc, PhD, PEng, Assistant Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: A.H. Rawicz MSc, PhD, Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Data not yet available, as the first offering will be in Spring 2008.
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 376-4 Introduction to Optical Engineering and Design

CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 378 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 20

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Image formation.

  2. The eye and vision.

  3. Radiometry and photometry.

  4. Basic light sources and photo-detectors.

  5. Signal detection registration in opto-electronic devices.

  6. Basic optical devices.

  7. Aberrations.

  8. General design of optical systems


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • R. R. Shannon, The art and science of optical design, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

  • C. O’Shea, Elements of modern optical design, New York, Wiley, 1985


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Laboratory work will include (1) characterization of devices such as discharge lamp, photo-diodes, photo-resistors, array photo-detectors, and basic opto-mechanical devices, and (2) building a simple microscopic system.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: G.H. Chapman BSc, MSc, PhD, PEng, Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: A.H. Rawicz MSc, PhD, Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Data not yet available, as the first offering will be in Spring 2008.

EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 378-2 Medical Device Development and Standards
CALENDAR REFERENCE: This course mirrors the BCIT course BMET 7102 (refer to course website at http://www.bcit.ca/study/outlines/bmet7102?)

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option compulsory
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 30

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS:

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION:
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Overview of Medical Device Development

  2. Basis and Types of Regulation & Standards

  3. Canadian Health Product and Food Branch Regulation, Medical Device Bureau

  4. US Food and Drug Regulation, Center for Devices and Radiological Health

  5. European Medical Device Directives

  6. Basics of ISO13485/88

  7. Rationale and Elements of Design Control

  8. Example of a Medical Device Development

  9. VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION

  10. Hazard Analysis and mitigation

  11. MEDICAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT (IEC60601-1):

  12. MEDICAL ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (IEC60601-1-2):

  13. Emission Radiated and Conducted CISPR11

  14. Susceptibility Radiated and Conducted IEC801


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):


        • Handbook of Medical Device Design: Richard C. Fries, Marcel Dekker, New York 2000, ISBN: 0-8247-0399-5

        • Product Development Planning for Health Care Products Regulated by the FDA: Elaine Whitmore, ASQC Quality Press, Wisconsin 1997, ISBN: 0-87389-416-2

        • The FDA and Worldwide Quality System Requirements Guidebook for Medical Devices: Kimberly A. Trautman, ASQC Quality Press, Wisconsin 1997, ISBN: 0-87389-377-8

        • Canadian Medical Devices Regulations: Department of Health, Extract Canadian Gazette, Part I, May 27th, 1998.

        • US Code of Federal Regulations 2001: Title 21 – Food and Drugs, Chapter I – Subchapter H Medical Devices.

        • Medical Electrical Equipment – Part 1 General Requirements for Safety: IEC 60601-1, 3rd edition 2000.

        • Medical Electrical Equipment – Part 1 General Requirements for Safety Section 1.2 Collateral Standard:

        • Electromagnetic Compatibility: IEC 60601-1-2, 1993.



INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 2 hours of lecture a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE:
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Bruno Jaggi, DiplT, BASc, MASc, PEng (BCIT)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 26.0 AU

Engineering Science = 5.2 AU

Engineering Design = 20.8 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE:
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE): There is no SFU calendar entry for this course at present.
DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 387-4 Introduction to Electromechanical Sensors and Actuators
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 378 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective (Biomed); Option Compulsory (Systems Engineering)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 10/40

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: open lab

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 3
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Operating principles

  2. Design considerations and applications of analog sensors (motion, force/torque, microsensors)

  3. Digital transducers

  4. Magnetic circuits

  5. Stepper motors

  6. Continuos-drive actuators (including DC and AC machines)

  7. Drive System Electronics and Electromechanical Systems


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  1. Control Sensors and Actuators, Clarence W. de Silva, Prentice Hall, 1989 (custom courseware).

  2. Principles of Electric Machines and Power Electronics, 2nd edition, P.C. Sen, J. Wiley, 1997.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab per week

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: None
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Force/Torque sensors; Digital Motion Sensors, Magnetic Circuits; Stepper Motors; DC Machines; and AC Machines.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: W. Gruver, BSEE, MSEE, DIC, PhD., P.Eng, Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: B. Gray, BSEE, MSEE, Ph.D. EE, Assistant Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/84
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY

CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 36.4 AU

Engineering Design = 15.6 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 75.8% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 424-4 Multimedia Communications Engineering
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 378 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION:

Fall 2005: 21 students



TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: N/A

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: N/A
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Multimedia Signals and Quality Issues in Real Time Services

  2. Signal Compression and Modeling

  3. Multimedia Compression Standards

  4. Networking for Multimedia

  5. Traffic Shaping and Policing

  6. Scheduling and Admission Control


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Introduction to Data Compression by Sayood, 3rd edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2005.

  • Computer Networking: a top down approach featuring the Internet by Kurose and Ross, 3rd edition, Addison Wesley, 2004.

  • Detailed Class Notes and assorted articles.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture a week + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: MATLAB and C/C++
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Students do a significant research project involving the design, modeling and construction of multimedia codecs and/or their networked performance. Computer investigations are also made throughout the semester as part of the assignments.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Jie Liang, BE, ME, PhD, PEng, Assistant Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:

Ivan J. Bajic, BSc, MSc, MSEE, PhD, Assistant Professor (ENSC)


TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):

1/84 (in Fall 2005)


CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52.0 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 75% / 2.5%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION:(IF APPLICABLE)
DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 425-4 Electronic System Design
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 378 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1 section

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 35 students

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1 section

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 30 students
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Amplifiers, Noise, Comparators and Nonlinear circuits

  2. Signal Generators, Phase Locked Loops and Switched Capacitor Filters

  3. Voltage Reference, Regulated Power Converters and Data Conversion.


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Design with Operational Amplifiers & Analog Integrated Circuits, 3rd ed., Sergio Franco, McGraw Hill, 1998


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture a week + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: PSPICE, Filter Design Software
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Students are required to conduct 3 laboratory exercises on the following topics: Measuring Operational Amplifier Noise, Designing circuits to display Video Signals on an Oscilloscope, Designing Switch-mode Power Converters.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Albert Leung, BS, MS, PhD., P.Eng. (ENSC)

OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Lakshman One, M.Sc., Lecturer (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1 / FOUR BASE UNITS

CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52.0 AU

Engineering Science = 20.8 AU

Engineering Design = 31.2 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 80% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 426-4 High Frequency Electronics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 378 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1 section

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 25

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1 laboratory section

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 3 per laboratory group
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Transmission lines and waveguides

  2. Voltage/current/power wave propagations, S-parameters

  3. Microwave devices: Bipolars and FETs

  4. Coupling and impedance matching networks

  5. Amplifier design: unilateral and bilateral design

  6. Gain and noise circles

  7. Amplifier nonlinearity, gain saturation, intermodulation


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S): Ludwig and Bretchko, RF Circuit Design: Theory and Applications, Prentice Hall, 2000
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 lectures hours and 2 laboratory hours per week.
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Students make use of a microwave network simulator for amplifier design.
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Students use microwave test equipment to measure noise figure, reflection and transmission coefficients, and microwave spectra.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: C.R. Bolognesi, B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Shawn Stapleton, B.Eng, M.Eng, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): None
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52.0 AU

Engineering Science = 31.2 AU

Engineering Design = 20.8 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 81% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 427-4 Communication Networks
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 378 & 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1 section

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 42 (2006)

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1 laboratory section

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 42 per laboratory section / 3 per laboratory group
MAJOR TOPICS:


  1. Quantitative performance analysis and design of data and integrated services networks

  2. Re-transmission error recovery schemes, networks of queues, congestion control, routing strategies

  3. Multiple access techniques in data networks, design for specified throughput and delay performance

  4. Wireless networks, routing approaches in mobile networks

  5. Analysis and design of broadband integrated services digital networks, asynchronous time division multiplexing


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S): Leon-Garcia and Widjaja, Communication Networks, McGraw Hill, 2nd edition
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 lecture and 2 laboratory hours per week.
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Students use a communication network simulator to analyze and predict network performance.
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Laboratory exercises are composed of four distinct laboratory assignments. The exercises all make use of a commercial network simulation tool, OPNET. This software application is a fully-functional commercial version, and is similar to the simulation tools used in industry for telecommunications network design. It is not a research-based simulator, but is a full “industrial – strength” design tool.
The specific titles and topics of the four laboratory exercises are: (1) Introduction to OPNET, (2) M/M/1 Queue Simulation, (3) CSMA/CD Ethernet Simulation, and (4) TCP Simulation.


PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: R.H.S. Hardy B.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/91 hours
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52.0 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 79% / 0% (2006), 78% / 10% (2005)
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 428-4 Data Communications
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 28

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 28
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Digital Communication Systems

  2. Optimum Signal Detection

  3. Propagation Channel Modeling

  4. Multi-user Radio Communications

  5. Spread Spectrum Modulations

  6. Error Correcting Codes


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Communication Systems, 4th ed., Simon Haykin, 2001


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture a week + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: MATLAB
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Development of Communication Modules: “Spread Spectrum, BPSK, Fading Channel Model, Error Correcting Coding”
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dong In Kim, BSc, MSc, Ph.D., P.Eng., Associate Professor (ENSC)

OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Steve Hardy, BSc., Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)

Paul Ho, BSc, BE, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)

Shawn Stapleton, B.Eng, M.Eng, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/91.14
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 39 AU

Engineering Design = 13 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 72% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 429-4 Discrete Time System
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 32

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 32
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Discrete-Time Signals and Systems, sampling of continuous time signals, Fourier Transform, discrete-time random processes

  2. Z-Transform

  3. DFT and FFT

  4. FIR filter design

  5. IIR filter design

  6. Quantization noise in DSP

  7. Adaptive signal processing – adaptive equalization


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Discrete-Time Signal Processing, A. V. Oppenheim and R. W. Schafer with J.R. Buck, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall, 1999.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture a week + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: MATLAB
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Students are required to complete a project on the implementation of a baseband modem on DSP
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Paul Ho, BSc, BE, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Shawn Stapleton, B.Eng, M.Eng, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC); Daniel Lee, BS, BCEE, M.Sc, Ph.D., Associate Profesor (ENSC).
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/84
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 36.4 AU

Engineering Design = 15.6 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 64% / 0% (2005 class)
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 450-4 VLSI Systems Design
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective (Biomed, Electronics, Physics, Systems) ; Option Compulsory (Computer Engineering)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 50 max

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: as needed

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 25
MAJOR TOPICS:


  1. CMOS Fabrication

  2. CMOS Technology and Layout Rules

  3. Combinational and Sequential Logic

  4. Logic Simulation

  5. Systems Design

  6. CAD Tools


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • CMOS VLSI Design, A Circuits and Systems Perspective, 3rd ed., Weste, Neil, and Harris, David, Pearson / Addison Wesley, 2005.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture a week + 2 hours lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: VHDL, HSPICE, Cadence (Layout, Synthesis).
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Students work in groups for analog and digital simulation, IC layout, and VLSI design project.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Rick Hobson, Ph.D., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/84
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 20.8 AU

Engineering Design = 31.2 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 75.9% / 1%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 472-4 Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Devices
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 20

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Pathology of sensory-motor systems, assessment methods of sensory-motor systems.

  2. Restoring physical independence

  3. Assistive devices: user interfaces, visual prostheses, cochlear implants, controls for wheel chairs.

  4. Design considerations: bio-compatibility of materials, mechanical, electro-mechanical, thermodynamic.

  5. Safety and reliability: standard in design.


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Course notes


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Laboratory/project involves designing, fabrication, and testing of a sensing/control system for a selected rehabilitation or assistive device.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: A.H. Rawicz MSc, PhD, Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:

S.N. Robinovitch BASc, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor (KIN)


TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Data not yet available, first offering will be in Fall 2008.
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 474-4 Biomedical Signal and Image Processing
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 20

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Representation and sampling of digital images.

  2. Noise reduction and enhancement techniques for biomedical images.

  3. Interpolation and model-fitting for discrete multidimensional data.

  4. Rigid and Non-rigid transformations of medical images.

  5. Morphological Image processing - Dilation, erosion, opening, closing operations applied to images for feature extraction and noise removal.

  6. Representation and description of anatomical objects: Medial Axis based representation, Fourier Descriptors, Topological descriptors. 3D Representation using surface models.

  7. Pattern recognition.



PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

    • Possible choice is the textbook Handbook of Medical Imaging by Isaac Bankman.

    • Another possible choice is Digital Image Processing (2nd Edition) by Gonzalez and Woods.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Matlab/C++
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Sample lab projects can be (1) implementing various filters for noise removal from images, (2) recovering transformations for correction of distortion or registration medical images to a chosen template image for data pooling and averaging, (3) segmentation of objects in medical images using morphological operators as an example.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: M.F. Beg BTech, MSBE, PhD, Assistant Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: J. Liang BE, ME, ME, PhD, Assistant Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Data not yet available, as first offering will be in Fall 2008.
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 476-4 Biophotonics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 15

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 15
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Basic Physics of Light-Biomatter Interactions and Tissue Optics

  2. Light Induced Effects in Biological Systems

  3. Optical Diagnostic Techniques and Instrumentation

  4. Optical Therapeutic Instrumentation and Applications

  5. Optical Tomography: Initial Applications in Bio-Medicine

  6. Optical Sensors and Applications


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • M. Verga Sheggi, S. Martellucci, A. Chester, and R. Pratesi, eds., Biomedical optical instrumentation and laser-assisted technology,  NATO ASI Series, Applied Sciences vol. 325, 1996.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture + 2 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Modeling of light propagation in tissues, simulation of light behavior in multi-layer translucent structure using Monte Carlo modeling with either Ray Tracing or Electromagnetic Wave approach, design and construction of ONE of (a) a blood oxygen monitor, (b) an optical pulse monitor, (c) an optical body temperature sensor, and (d) an optical endoscope with a CCD imaging system.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: G.H. Chapman BSc, MSc, PhD, PEng, Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: A.H. Rawicz MSc, PhD, Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Data not yet available, as first offering will be in Fall 2008.
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE): DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 481-4 Designing for Reliability
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 26

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 26
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Quality Control and Reliability

  2. Stress and Strain

  3. Failures Modes

  4. Reliability Testing

  5. Statistical and Experimental Methods


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Instructor handouts


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture a week + 2 hours tutorial a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Andrew Rawicz, M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52.0 AU

Engineering Science = 20.8 AU

Engineering Design = 20.8 AU

Basic Science = 5.2 AU

Comp. Studies = 5.2 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 83.9% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 483-4 Modern Control Systems
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective (Biomed, Electronics, Computer, Physics); Option Compulsory (Systems)

TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 10/40

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 2 Tutorials

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 2/NA
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Review of abstract vector spaces

  2. Eigenvalues, and eigenvectors; Matrix diagonalization.

  3. Generalized eigenvectors; Jordan Forms; Function of a square matrix.

  4. Functions of a square matrix;

  5. State space representation of continuous linear time invariant (LTI) systems.

  6. Transformation, and relationship to transfer function representation;

  7. Solution of the state equation.

  8. State transition matrix (STM); Calculation of STM; Resolvant matrix;

  9. Complete solution; Adjoint and Dual Systems.

  10. Concept of controllability.

  11. Concept of observability; Duality; Decomposition of a LTI Into subsystems.

  12. State feedback design; Pole placement for SISO and MIMO systems.

  13. Design of tracking systems; State estimation; Full order and reduced order estimator designs.

  14. Separation principle; Output feedback

  15. Stability concepts and criteria; Lyapunov's Method


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S): Modern Control Theory, 3rd Edition, William L. Brogan, Prentice Hall 1991.
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab per week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: CAD Experience: Computer Aided Control System Design (CACSD) using MATLAB.
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: A project involving modern controller + state estimator design and use in the feedback path for an actual dynamical system (e.g. inverted pendulum, ball and beam, MAGLEV system, etc.)
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: M. Saif, BSc., MSc., Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: W. Gruver, BSEE, MSEE, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/126
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.2 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 67.9% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 488-4 Introduction to Robotics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective (Biomed, Electronics, Computer, Physics); Option Compulsory (Systems Engineering)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 32

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: Open Lab

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: Open Lab
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Introduction – Basic terminology and preview of topics

  2. Kinematics of Robot arm

  3. Differential Motion and statics

  4. Trajectory Planning

  5. Dynamics and Control of a robot arm

  6. Robot programming and (time permitting) collision avoidance, path planning


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S): Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control, John J. Craig, Addison Wesley
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture 2 hours lab
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Student project: involves C++ and Open GL Programming.
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Students design an off-line programming system for a 4-link SCARA type robot. They design the geometry of the robot, assign kinematics, formulate dynamics and design trajectory planning and control algorithms. The entire system is simulated and its performance is evaluated.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: K Gupta, Ph.D., P. Eng., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: S. Payandeh, Ph.D., P. Eng., Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/168
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52.0 AU

Engineering Science = 41.6 AU

Engineering Design = 10.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 65% / 6% (05-3 offering)
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 489-4 Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 379 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective (Biomed, Electronics, Computer, Physics); Option Compulsory (Systems Engineering)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1 section

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 39

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1 section

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: Open Lab
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Geometry in CAD

  2. Solid Modelling

  3. CAD Software

  4. CAM Principles, integrating CAD and CAM

  5. NC: gcode, APT, hilevel CAM systems

  6. Robots in Manufacturing Operations

  7. Group Technology


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Principles of CAD/CAM/CAE Systems, Kunwoo Lee, Addison Wesley, 1999.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 lecture hours/week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, CAMWorks
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Laboratories use CAD/CAM software and NC milling machines, and are integrated with the assignments. The lab topics center around the various stages in Computer Integrated Manufacturing, from design through manufacturing.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: John Dill, BASc, MS Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1 / 3 units
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52.0 AU

Engineering Science = 31.2 AU

Engineering Design = 20.8 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 77% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: ENSC 495-4 Introduction to Microelectronic Fabrication
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 380 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Elective Course
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 6/24

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 2

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 12
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Clean Room Technology and Silicon Wafer Production.

  2. Thermal Oxidation

  3. Photolithography (basic and advanced)

  4. Etching (wet and dry/plasma etching process)

  5. Diffusion Processes & Ion Implantation

  6. Thin Film Deposition: Evaporation, Sputtering, Chemical Vapor Deposition

  7. Packaging, Yields, Processing Facility Setup and Silicon Foundries

  8. CMOS and Bipolar Process Integration in practice

  9. Fabrication Lab (students fabricate a 4 level IC from the silicon to chip & test devices)


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

1. Introduction to Microelectronic Fabrication, Richard C. Jaeger, Prentice Hall.

2. Microelectronics Processing, W. Scot Ruska, McGraw Hill Book (custom courseware).
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 2 lecture and 4 lab hours per week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Students are introduced to industrial standard computer-aided design and simulation tools during the course, but are not required to complete assignments using these tools.
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Projects in Microfabrication Lab: Students work in 3 –4 people teams which start with a bare silicon wafer and create finished IC’s which include diodes, solar cells, transistors and some characterization test devices. Students additionally test and analyze their finished devices.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: G.H. Chapman B.Sc, MSc, PhD., P.Eng., Professor (ENSC)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: B.L. Gray, BSEE, MSEE, Ph.D. EE, Assistant Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): Bill Woods, Lab Engineer and one additional 1 teaching assistant
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 52 AU

Engineering Design = 13 AU

Engineering Science = 39 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 81.8% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE): DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: KIN 201-3 Biomechanics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 409 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option compulsory
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 70

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 3

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 24


MAJOR TOPICS:


  1. Musculoskeletal loads during daily activities

  2. Kinematics and dynamics of human movement

  3. Mechanical properties of biological tissues


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):
N. Özkaya and M. Nordin, Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation, Second Edition, Springer, 1999.
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 lecture hours per week, plus 1 tutorial hour per week.
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Some assignments may require the development of programs for data analysis using MATLAB or Excel.
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: There is no formal laboratory for this course.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: S.N. Robinovitch, BASc, MSc, PhD, CRC Chair (KIN)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: A.J. Leyland, Bed, MSc, Senior Lecturer (KIN)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 3/277
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 45.5 AU

Basic Science = 45.5 AU
AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: C+ / 2%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: KIN 208-3 Introduction to Physiological Systems
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 409 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option compulsory (Biomed)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 30

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 30
MAJOR TOPICS:


  1. Structure of the body: molecules, cells, tissues, organs and systems.

  2. Excitable cells: neuron, Nernst Equation, Goldman Equation, Hodgkin-Huxley equations, conduction along an axon, and synaptic transmission.

  3. Nervous system: structure, peripheral and central nervous systems, somatic and autonomic nervous systems, somatosensory afferents and spinal reflexes.

  4. Motor System: skeletal and smooth muscle structure and contraction.

  5. Visual System

  6. Vestibular system, and eye movements: transduction, effect on posture and eye movements, Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia

  7. Motor cortex and SMA, PMA

  8. Temperature control system

  9. Endocrine System: Hypothalamus, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal medulla.

  10. Cardiovascular System: Anatomy, heart mechanics peripheral resistance, blood pressure, effects of autonomic nervous system.

  11. Respiratory System: Anatomy, mechanics, control, gas exchange and transport

  12. Renal System: Kidney anatomy and physiology, fluid and electrolyte balance.

  13. Digestive system

  14. Reproductive System


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Silverthorn’s Human Physiology: an integrated approach, 4th edition by Pearson.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours of lecture a week + 1 hour of tutorial a week.
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE:
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE:

P.N.S. Bawa BSc, MSc, MSc, PhD, Professor (KIN)

R. Ward BSc, MSc, PhD, Senior Lecturer (KIN)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:

J.M. Donelan BKin, MA, PhD, Assistant Professor (KIN)

J.A. Hoffer BS, PhD, Professor (KIN)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 45.5 AU

Basic Science = 45.5 AU
AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Data not yet available, as first offering will be in Spring 2006.
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: KIN 308-3 Experiments and Models in Physiology
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 409 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option compulsory (Biomed)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 30

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 30
MAJOR TOPICS:


  1. Mechanics and Electrophysiology of peripheral neuromuscular system.

  2. Thermoregulation

  3. Locomotion

  4. Cardiovascular System

  5. Respiration


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S): to be determined
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 1 hour of lecture + 3 hours of lab a week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: MATLAB
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Six experiments and modeling exercises in physiology. Topics include ECG measurement and analysis, blood pressure measurements under different conditions, computer modeling of the heart and the circulatory system, gas measurements and analysis, muscle simulation and modeling, time-domain and frequency domain analysis of surface EMG.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE:

T.E. Milner BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor (KIN)


OTHER INSTRUCTORS:

M. Donelan BKin, MA, PhD, Assistant Professor (KIN)


TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 32.5 AU

Engineering Science = 6.5 AU

Basic Science = 26.0 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: Not yet available as first offering will be in Fall 2007
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: MACM 101-3 Discrete Mathematics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 422 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Computer, Systems Engineering)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1 section per semester

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 150 students per section

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 6 sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 25
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Propositional Logic

  2. Predicate Calculus

  3. Set Theory

  4. Mathematical induction

  5. Counting

  6. Relations and functions

  7. Growth of functions

  8. Formal languages and finite state machines

  9. Graphs and trees



PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics, 5th edition, Ralph P. Grimaldi, Addison Wesley, 2004


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 lecture hours/week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: N/A
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: N/A
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Brad Bart, M.Sc., Senior Lecturer (CMPT)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Steven Pearce, Ph.D., Lecturer (CMPT), Tony Dixon, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer (CMPT), Art Liestman, Ph.D., Professor (CMPT), Binay Bhattacharya, Ph.D., Professor (CMPT), Pavol Hell, Ph.D., Professor (CMPT)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 12 BU (504 hrs)/section
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 39 AU

Mathematics = 39 AU
AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 54% / 10%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: MACM 201-3 Discrete Mathematics II
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 422 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Computer Engineering)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1 section

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 100 - 140 students

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: The Algebra Workshop supports this course. The workshop is open Monday – Friday.
MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: N/A
MAJOR TOPICS:


  1. Inclusion - Exclusion

  2. Advanced Counting: Generating Functions

  3. Recurrence Relations

  4. An Introductory to Graph Theory

  5. Trees and Applications


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Discrete Combinatorial Mathematics An Applied Introduction, 5/E, R. Grimaldi, Pearson Education, 1SBN: 0201726343


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 lecture hours/week
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: N/A
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: N/A
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: The textbook and syllabus for the course are set by the department’s undergraduate studies committee chaired by Dr. Malgorzata Dubiel.

In semester 06-3 the course will be taught by Professor Yoonjin Lee.


OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Professor Jonathan Jedwab
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): N/A
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 39 AU

Mathematics = 39 AU
AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 60% / 3%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: MATH 254-3 Vector and Complex Analysis for Applied Sciences
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 420 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Biomed, Electronics, Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 40 to 90

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 2 or 3 depending on enrolments

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 18 to 32
MAJOR TOPICS:


  1. Vector functions of one variable

  2. Line, Surface, and Volume Integrals

  3. The Divergence Theorem, Green’s Theorem, Stokes’ Theorem

  4. Generalized Orthogonal Curvilinear Coordinates

  5. Functions of a complex variable, differentiability, contour integrals, Cauchy’s theorem

  6. Taylor and Laurent expansion, method of residues, integral transform and conformal mapping.


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Calculus Early Transcendentals, 5/E, J. Stewart, Thomson Brooks Cole. ISBN 0495139076

  • Applied Complex Variables for Scientists and Engineers, by Y.K. Kwok, Cambridge University Press.


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 for lectures, 1 for tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Students are encouraged to use Maple to check their calculations and for plotting. Maple is available on many work stations spread across the campus.
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: A TA gives a weekly tutorial to support the lecture. New material is not introduced.
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: A. Oberman, BSc, MSc, PhD, Assistant Professor (MATH)
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): Typically, this course has one TA, two tutorials, and is assigned 2 base units (one for each tutorial), where a base unit represents 41 hours of work over the semester. Additionally, each TA receives 1.17 base units for preparation. The instructor may apply for extra TA help to the Chair of the Undergraduate Studies Committee.
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):
Total = 45.5 AU

Mathematics = 45.5 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 58% / 8%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):.
DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 211-3 Intermediate Mechanics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 427 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 30/60

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1-3 tutorial sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

1. Kinematics, Dynamics, Energy, Momentum

2. Free and Forced Oscillations


  1. Rigid-Body Motion

  2. Central Forces and Gravitation


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Introductory Classical Mechanics, D. Morin

  • Classical Mechanics, J.R. Taylor (University Science Books)


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Some computer modelling
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: none
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. John Bechhoefer, Professor, A.B., M.Sc., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 45.5 AU

Engineering Science = 18.2 AU

Basic Science = 27.3 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 54% / 3%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 221-3 Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 427 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Biomed, Electronics, Systems, Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 40/80

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 2-4 tutorial sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

1. Electrostatics, magnetostatics

2. Resistance, Capacitance, inductance, DC and AC circuits

3. Concepts of electric and magnetic fields

4. Maxwell's equations
PRESCRIBED TEXT(S): Fundamentals of Electricity and Magnetism, A.F. Kip (McGraw Hill)
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Some computer modelling
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: None
PROFESSOR‑IN‑CHARGE: Dr. Pat Mooney, Professor, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Bret Heinrich, Professor, B.Sc., Ph.D., Dr. Albert Curzon, Professor, B.Sc., Ph.D.
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/168
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):
Total = 45.5 AU

Basic Science = 45.5 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 60% / 5%

EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION

(IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 233-2 Physics Laboratory III
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 427 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar
CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: None

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: None

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1 laboratory section

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 10/15 per laboratory section
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Experiments chosen from among mechanics, heat, optics, electricity, magnetism, properties of matter, atomic and nuclear physics

  2. Engineering Science students will do a selected set of experiments


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S): An Introduction to Error Analysis, J.R. Taylor (University Science Books)
INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 4 laboratory hours
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Computers are used to analyze data
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Strictly a laboratory course
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. Karen Kavanagh, Professor, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Barbara Frisken, Professor, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/147
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 26 AU

Basic Science = 13 AU

Engineering Science = 13 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 71% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE): Laboratories are 4 hours per week

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 324-3 Electromagnetics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 427 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Electronics, Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 40/60

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 2-3 tutorial sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

Electromagnetics, magnetostatics, electromagnetic waves, transmission lines, waveguides, antennas and radiating systems


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Electromagnetism, John F. Cochran (Physics Department, SFU)

  • Field and Wave Electromagnetics, D.K. Cheng (Addison-Wesley)


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Some computer modelling
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: None
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. B. Heinrich, Professor, B.Sc., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Michael Chen, Senior Lecturer, B.Sc., Ph.D.
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/110
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):
Total = 45.5 AU

Basic Science = 45.5 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 73% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 332-3 Optics Laboratory
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 428 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: None, laboratory course

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: N/A

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1 laboratory

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 15-20
MAJOR TOPICS:

1. Experiments in optics

2. Data analysis

3. Scientific writing


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Statistics: A Guide to the Use of Statistical Methods in the Physicsal Sciences, R.J. Barlow (Wiley)


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 4 hours laboratory
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Data analysis with Igor and MATLAB, computerized data acquisition, typesetting of scientific documents, plot/figure generation
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: Optical experiments in interference, diffraction, fiber optics, geometrical optics
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. J.S. Dodge, Assistant Professor, A.B., M.A., Ph.D
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Paul Haljan, Assistant Professor, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/ 4 (168 hrs)
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):
Total = 26 AU

Engineering Science = 13 AU

Basic Science = 13 AU
AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 79% / 5%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 344-3 Thermal Physics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 428 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 20/40

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1-2 tutorial sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

1. Heat, Temperature, Heat Transfer

2. Laws of Thermodynamics


  1. Entropy, Heat Engines

  2. Applications to Special Systems

  3. Phase Transitions


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Basic Thermodynamics, Gerald Carrington, Oxford University Press, 1994


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: None
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: None
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. Nancy Forde, Assistant Professor, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: John Jones, PhD, P.Eng., Associate Professor (ENSC)
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS):
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 45.5 AU

Engineering Science = 22.75 AU

Basic Science = 22.75 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE:
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE): Kinetic theory is not a major topic.

DATE: July 2006
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 355-3 Optics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 428 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 20/40

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1-2 tutorial sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Geometrical Optics

  2. Physical Optics

  3. Interference, Diffraction

  4. Polarization, Coherence

  5. Optical Instruments


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Optics, 4th ed., by Hecht (Addison-Wesley)


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: None
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: None
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. J.S. Dodge, Assistant Professor, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1 / 2.5 (110 hrs)
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):
Total = 45.5 AU

Basic Science = 45.5 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 66% / 4%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):


DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 365-3 Semiconductor Device Physics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 428 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 20/40

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1-2 tutorial sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Structure and properties of semiconductors

  2. Semiconductor theory

  3. Theory and operation of semiconductor devices

  4. Semiconductor device technology


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Solid State Electronic Devices, 5th Ed., Ben G. Streetman and Sanjay Banerjee (Prentice-Hall)


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: None
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: None
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. Karen Kavanagh, Professor, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Dr. S. Watkins, Professor, B.Sc., M.Sc, Ph.D
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1/42
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 45.5 AU

Basic Science = 9.1 AU

Engineering Science = 36.4 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 59% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):
DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 384-3 Methods of Theoretical Physics I
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 428 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 15/30

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1-2 tutorial sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

  1. Coordinate systems, vectors, tensors

  2. Complex analysis

  3. Linear and partial differential equations

  4. Fourier series and Laplace transformations

  5. Boundary value problems


PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):

  • Mathematical Physics, E. Butkov (Addison-Wesley) or similar


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: None
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: None
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. D. Horvat, Lecturer, B.Sc., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Howard Trottier, Professor, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1 / 63
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):

Total = 45.5 AU

Basic Science = 45.5 AU
AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 83% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
COURSE NUMBER & TITLE: PHYS 385-3 Quantum Physics
CALENDAR REFERENCE: Page 428 of the 2005/2006 SFU University Calendar

CEAB COURSE TYPE: Option Compulsory (Physics)
TOTAL NUMBER OF LECTURE SECTIONS: 1

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER SECTION: 20/40

TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTIONS: 1-2 tutorial sections

MIN/MAX NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER LABORATORY/TUTORIAL SECTION: 20
MAJOR TOPICS:

1. Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

2. Exact Solutions to Schrodinger’s Equation in 3 Dimensions

3. Applications to Metals, Nuclei and Neutron Stars

4. Time Independent Perturbation Theory
PRESCRIBED TEXT(S):


  • Quantum Physics, S. Gasiorowicz (Wiley)


INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: None
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: None
PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE: Dr. J. Sonier, Associate Professor, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
OTHER INSTRUCTORS:
TEACHING ASSISTANTS (NUMBER/HOURS): 1 TA at 6 hours/week
CEAB CURRICULUM CATEGORY CONTENT (NUMBER OF ACCREDITATION UNITS):
Total = 45.5 AU

Basic Science = 45.5 AU


AVERAGE GRADE/FAILURE RATE: 72% / 0%
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON INCONSISTENCIES WITH CALENDAR INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE):

DATE: July 2006


2D.2 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COURSE INFORMATION
Occupational health and safety is currently taught in the core course ENSC 102-1. It is also mentioned in ENSC 100-3 and ENSC 406-2 in the contexts of ethics and Engineers’ responsibility for public safety. When needed, students are required to take SFU Safety courses (e.g. to work in the ENSC cleanroom) or must receive approval from the ENSC Safety Officer to work in places like the ENSC machine shop.

TABLE 2D.2
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COURSE INFORMATION


Course

Code

Program Year Offered

Mandatory

or Elective

Name of Textbook Used for OH&S Instructions (if any)

Formal Lecture Format (Yes/No)

ENSC 102

1st year

Mandatory

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Computer Based Training

No





















































































































































































SECTION 2E

FACULTY INFORMATION FORM



2E.1 FACULTY INFORMATION FORM
The faculty of the School of Engineering Science unit are listed below. Their information forms follow this page:

  • Ivan Bajic, Assistant Professor

  • Faisal Beg, Assistant Professor

  • John Bird, Professor

  • Colombo Bolognesi, Professor

  • Jim Cavers, Professor

  • Glenn Chapman, Professor

  • Bonnie Gray, Assistant Professor

  • Bill Gruver, Professor

  • Kamal Gupta, Professor

  • Atousa Hajshirmohammadi, Lecturer

  • Steve Hardy, Professor

  • Paul Ho, Professor

  • Rick Hobson, Professor

  • John Jones, Professor

  • Bozena Kaminska, Professor

  • Karim Karim, Assistant Professor

  • Dong In Kim, Associate Professor

  • James Kuo, Professor

  • Daniel Lee, Associate Professor

  • Albert Leung, Professor

  • Patrick Leung, Senior Lecturer

  • Ji Liang, Assistant Professor

  • Lakshman One, Senior Lecturer

  • Ash Parameswaran, Professor

  • Shahram Payandeh, Professor

  • Andrew Rawicz, Professor

  • Steve Robinovitch, Professor

  • Mehrdad Saif, Professor

  • Craig Scratchley, Lecturer

  • Mike Sjoerdsma, Lecturer

  • Shawn Stapleton, Professor

  • Susan Stevenson, Senior Lecturer

  • Marek Syrzycki, Professor

  • Ljiljana Trajkovic, Professor

  • Rodney Vaughan, Professor

  • Steve Whitmore, Senior Lecturer

2E.1 FACULTY INFORMATION FORM


1.

Name and Rank:

Ivan V. Bajic, Assistant Professor




2.

Department:

School of Engineering Science




3.

Tenured

Tenure Track

Limited Term

Other (Specify)







X










4.

Degrees

Field

Date Awarded

Institution/Country




Ph.D.

Electrical Eng.

August 2003

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA




M.S.

Mathematics

May 2002

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA




M.S.

Electrical Eng.

August 2000

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA




B.Sc.Eng.

Electronic Eng.

April 1999

University of Natal, Durban, South Africa




5.

Date of Original Appointment and Rank:

July 1, 2005. Assistant Professor




6.

Advancement in Rank:




To

Date































7.

Current Professional Engineering Registration (P.Eng. or ing.):




Province/Territory

Date































8.

Current Memberships (e.g. Professional, Scientific, or Standards Development):




1. IEEE

2.




3.

4.




5.

6.



9.

Sabbatical Leaves:




Year

Organization

Location








































10.

Courses Taught in the past three years (course number and title):




Undergraduate

Graduate




ENSC 380 – Linear Systems


































11.

Number of Student Thesis Supervised

Undergraduate

M.Sc.11

Ph.D.




Completed (Last 3 years)













Completed (Lifetime)













In Progress







1




12.

Scholarship/Publications

Refereed Journals

Refereed Conference

Other Publications (Identify)

Patents




Number (Last 6 years)

6

14

1

(Book chapter)









Number (Lifetime)

6

22

2

(Book chapters)









13.

Funding

NSERC Research Grants

Other Research Grants

Research Contracts

Non-Research




Current/Year

$21,000

$27,500

$

$37,410




Total (Last 5 years)

$21,000

$27,500

$

$37,410


14.

Brief description of main areas of professional/scholarly activity (technical and research interests, offices held in professional and technical organizations, participation on technical standards development committees, etc.).




Main research interests: (1) signal processing with applications to image and video processing and coding, multimedia communications and networking; (2) computational biology, systems biology and bioinformatics.


  • Member of IEEE (Signal Processing, Communications and Information Theory societies)

  • Served as TPC Member for 5 IEEE conferences

  • Serverd as rewiever for 10 international journals (7 IEEE, one EURASIP, one ACM, and one World Scientific)







15.

Industrial and related experience.




  • Software Engineer, Silicon Imaging (start-up company in Clifton Park, NY, USA), Summer 2000. My work there was related to development of wavelet-based video compression methods for surveillance using CMOS cameras.

  • Involved in the initial phases of development and testing of scalable video coding algorithms in MPEG-21. This work is summarized in the following ISO/IEC/MPEG document:

A. Golwelkar, I. V. Bajic, and J. W. Woods, “Response to call for evidence on scalable video coding,” ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11/M9723, Trondheim, Norway, July 2003.




16.

Honours and Awards, other pertinent information.




  • SFU Endowed Research Fellowship, Simon Fraser University (2005-2006)

  • IBM Research Student Travel Grant for IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing (2003)

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, ECSE Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2000)

  • South African National Research Foundation Scholar (1999 - 2003)

  • Altech Award for the best final year student in Electronic Engineering, University of Natal (1998)

  • Skye Award for the best final year thesis in Electronic Engineering, University of Natal (1998)




Date:

April 28, 2006




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