Electrical and computer engineering students at Lafayette engage in a wide range of hands-on design projects, starting with their first-year engineering class and culuminating with a capstone design project.

Past Individual Design Projects

  • Design and implementation of Computer Networks using Token Ring, Ethernet, and Token Bus Protocols
  • Custom Design of a Digital Data Link
  • Interstory Drift Monitor
  • Optical Encoder
  • Low-Voltage Fully Differential CMOST Amplifier with NMOS Only Signal Path
  • FPGA Digital Controller — Motor Position
  • Microwave Photonic Phase Modulator
  • Microcontroller-Based Remote Controlled Vehicle
  • Subset of a MIPS Processor using a Field Programmable Gate Array
  • Tumor Detection Using Digital Mammography
  • Spark Control for the Internal Combustion Engine
  • Fixed-Point Binary Multiplication using the Sequential Add-Shift Algorithm
  • Secure Digital Communications Via FPGA
  • Residential Door Locking System (RDLS)
  • ASIC Design of Digital Transmit Filter for CDMA Wireless System
  • Laser Line Generator Control System
  • Computerized Control of Medical and Microwave Systems
  • Industrial Power Distribution Project
  • Automated Antenna Pattern Measurement System
  • Interstory Drift Monitor: Chord Drift Analysis
  • Gaussian Beam Optical Encoding
  • Hands-Free Computer Based Interactive Tutorial
  • Digital Control System for a Resident-Sized Greenhouse
  • PC-Controlled Stepper Motor
  • Audio Signal to MIDI Note Controller
  • Antenna Design using Matlab

Junior Sample Design Projects

  • Analog Multiplier using MOSFETS in the Triode Region
  • Bridged Audio Power Amplifier
  • Charge Pump for an IC PLL in CMOS Process Technology
  • Integrated Circuit PLL System Design and Implementation
  • Crossover Network with Notched Responses
  • Low Voltage CMOS Bootstrapped Switch for Sample-and-Hold Circuit
  • Operational Amplifier with Balanced Output Stage in CMOS Process Technology
  • Operational Amplifier with Cascode Output Stage for High Gain in CMOS Process Technology
  • Operational Amplifier with Class AB Output Stage in CMOS Process Technology
  • Operational Amplifier with Constant gm Biasing in CMOS Process Technology
  • High Speed CMOS Phase Detector for an IC PLL
  • Voltage Controlled Oscillator Design for an IC PLL in CMOS Process Technology