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Todd A DeLong

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office location and address
351 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
ECE 1501: Special Topics in Electrical & Computer Engineering
Credits: 1
Student-led special topic courses which vary by semester.
ECE 2330: Digital Logic Design
Credits: 3
Introduction to analysis and design of digital systems from switches to gates to components to CPU. Analysis and design of combinational and sequential components including multiplexers and demultiplexers, decoders and encoders, comparators, adders and ALU, registers and register files, counters and timers, RTL design, culminating in the design of a simple programmable processor. 10-12 studio design activities. Cross-listed as CS 2330.
ECE 2630: ECE Fundamentals I
Credits: 4
Electrical circuits with linear applications of passive and active elements; Kirchhoff's voltage and current laws to derive circuit equations; solutions for first- and second-order transient and DC steady-state responses; AC steady-state analysis; frequency and time domain signal representations; Fourier series; phasor methods; complex impedance; transfer functions; Thevenin/Norton equivalent models; controlled sources. Prerequisite: APMA 1110.
ECE 2660: ECE Fundamentals II
Credits: 4
Studies the modeling, analysis, design, computer simulation, and measurement of electrical circuits which contain non-linear devices such as junction diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and field effect transistors. Includes the gain and frequency response of linear amplifiers, power supplies, and other practical electronic circuits. This course is taught in the studio mode with mixed lecture and lab. Prerequisite: ECE 2630, APMA 2130 co-requisite
ECE 3430: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems
Credits: 4
An embedded computer is designed to efficiently and (semi-) autonomously perform a small number of tasks, interacting directly with its physical environment. This lab-based course explores architecture and interface issues relating to the design, evaluation and implementation of embedded systems . Topics include hardware and software organization, power management, digital and analog I/O devices, memory systems, timing and interrupts. Prerequisite: ECE 2660, CS 2110
ECE 3502: Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Credits: 1–5
A third-level undergraduate course covering a topic not normally covered in the course offerings. The topic usually reflects new developments in the electrical and computer engineering field. Offering is based on student and faculty interests.
ECE 3750: ECE Fundamentals III
Credits: 4
Develops tools for analyzing signals and systems operating in continuous-time, with applications to control, communications, and signal processing. Primary concepts are representation of signals, linear time-invariant systems, Fourier analysis of signals, frequency response, and frequency-domain input/output analysis, the Laplace transform, and linear feedback principles. Practical examples are employed throughout, and regular usage of computer tools (Matlab, CC) is incorporated. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and BIOM 3310. Prerequisite: ECE 2660, APMA 2130
ECE 4440: Embedded System Design
Credits: 5
Design, analysis and testing of an embedded computer system to meet specific needs, considering public health, safety and welfare as well as societal impacts. Tradeoff analysis and constraint satisfaction facilitated by the use of appropriate engineering analysis techniques. Semester-long team project develops physical prototype (not simulation). Counts as MDE (major design experience) for computer and electrical and engineering students. Prerequisite: ECE 3430 & ECE 3750 and 4th year standing.
ECE 4907: Electrical Engineering Projects
Credits: 1–3
Under faculty supervision, students plan a project of at least one semester's duration, conduct the analysis or design and test, and report on the results. If this work is to be the basis for an undergraduate thesis, the course should be taken no later than the seventh semester. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ECE 4908: Electrical Engineering Projects
Credits: 1–3
Under faculty supervision, students plan a project of at least one semester's duration, conduct the analysis or design and test, and report on the results. If this work is to be the basis for an undergraduate thesis, the course should be taken no later than the seventh semester. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ECE 4991: MDE - Capstone Design
Credits: 5
Design, analysis and testing of an electrical system to meet specific needs, considering applicable standards, health, safety, welfare, and societal impacts as well as tradeoff and constraint considerations. Semester-long team project develops physical prototype (not simulation). Counts as MDE (major design experience) for Computer and Electrical Engineering students. Prerequisite: ECE 3430 & ECE 3750 and 4th year standing.
ECE 6502: Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Credits: 3
A first-level graduate course covering a topic not normally covered in the graduate course offerings. The topic will usually reflect new developments in the electrical and computer engineering field. Offering is based on student and faculty interests. Prerequisite:  Instructor permission.