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*Automatic Control
 
*Automatic Control
 
**Question 1: Feedback Control Systems
 
**Question 1: Feedback Control Systems
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_Automatic_Control_2007_Problem1|August 2007]] <span style="color:red">Waiting for your input!</span>
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***[[QE2007_AC-1_ECE382|August 2007]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_Automatic_Control_2007_Problem1|August 2008]] <span style="color:red">Waiting for your input!</span>
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***[[QE2017_AC-1_ECE382|August 2017]]
 
**Question 2: Linear Time-Invariant and Time-Varying Systems: A State Space Approach
 
**Question 2: Linear Time-Invariant and Time-Varying Systems: A State Space Approach
 
***[[ECE-QE_AC2-2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_AC2-2011|August 2011]]
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***[[QE2012_AC-3_ECE580|August 2012]]
 
***[[QE2012_AC-3_ECE580|August 2012]]
 
***[[QE2013_AC-3_ECE580|August 2013]]
 
***[[QE2013_AC-3_ECE580|August 2013]]
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***[[QE2015_AC-3_ECE580|August 2015]]
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***[[QE2016_AC-3_ECE580|August 2016]]
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***[[QE2017_AC-3_ECE580|August 2017]]
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*Biomedical Imaging and Sensing
 
*Biomedical Imaging and Sensing
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*Communications and Signal Processing
 
*Communications and Signal Processing
**Question 1: Probability and Random Processes
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**Question 1: Probability and Random Processes [https://www.dropbox.com/s/ewb62g9vqheuhjp/CS1_summary.pdf?dl=1 (Summary)]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2000_Problem1|August 2000]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2000_Problem1|August 2000]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_Jan_2001_Problem1|January 2001]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_Jan_2001_Problem1|January 2001]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_Jan_2002_Problem1|January 2002]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_Jan_2002_Problem1|January 2002]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2002_Problem1|August 2002]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2002_Problem1|August 2002]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_Jan_2003_Problem1|January 2003]] <span style="color:red">(No solution yet.)</span>
 
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2003_Problem1|August 2003]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2003_Problem1|August 2003]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_Jan_2004_Problem1|January 2004]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_Jan_2004_Problem1|January 2004]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2007_Problem1|August 2007]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2007_Problem1|August 2007]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2008_Problem1|August 2008]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2008_Problem1|August 2008]]
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***[https://www.dropbox.com/s/rpawl38le6h6h7n/CS1_2009.pdf?dl=1 August 2009]
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***[https://www.dropbox.com/s/87f5hg80z2tna2y/CS1_2010.pdf?dl=1 August 2010]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2013|August 2013]]
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***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2014|August 2014]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2015|August 2015]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2015|August 2015]]
 
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***[[ECE-QE_CS1-2016|August 2016]]
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***[https://www.dropbox.com/s/krkcs5whef3tda5/CS1_2017.pdf?dl=1 August 2017]
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***[https://www.dropbox.com/s/gmi9ymqf0etfd4l/CS1.pdf?dl=1 August 2018]
 
**Question 2: Signal Processing
 
**Question 2: Signal Processing
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*** [https://www.scribd.com/document/386018742/cs2-dsp-QE-2017 August 2017]
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*** [https://www.scribd.com/document/386018872/cs2-dsp-QE-2016 August 2016]
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*** [https://www.scribd.com/document/386018921/cs2-dsp-QE-2015 August 2015]
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*** [https://www.scribd.com/document/386018957/cs2-dsp-QE-2014 August 2014]
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*** [https://www.scribd.com/document/386018984/cs2-dsp-QE-2013 August 2013]
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*** [https://www.scribd.com/document/386019264/cs2-dsp-QE-2012 August 2012]
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*** [[QE2011_CS-2_ECE538| August 2011]]
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*** [[QE2010_CS-2_ECE538| August 2010]]
 
**Question 3: Communications
 
**Question 3: Communications
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2011_Question3|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CNSIP_2011_Question3|August 2011]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CS3_2017|August 2017]]
 
**Question 4: Networking
 
**Question 4: Networking
 
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***[[QE2007_CS-4_ECE580|August 2007]]
 
**Question 5: Image Processing
 
**Question 5: Image Processing
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS5-2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS5-2011|August 2011]]
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***[[ECE-QE_CS5-2014|August 2014]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS5-2014|August 2014]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS5-2015|August 2015]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CS5-2015|August 2015]]
***[[QE637_sol2012|August 2012(Published on May 2017)]]
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***[[QE637_sol2012|August 2012]]
***[[QE637_sol2013|August 2013(Published on May 2017)]]
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***[[QE637_sol2013|August 2013]]
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***[[QE2016 CS-5 ECE637|August 2016]]
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***[[QE_2017_CS-5|August 2017]]
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***[https://www.dropbox.com/s/r1mndiloval48mi/CS5.pdf?dl=1 August 2018]
  
 
*Computer Engineering
 
*Computer Engineering
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***[[ECE-QE_CE1-2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CE1-2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CE1-2015|August 2015]]
 
***[[ECE-QE_CE1-2015|August 2015]]
 
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**Question 2: Compilers
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**Question 3: Artificial Intelligence
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**Question 4: Architecture
 
**Question 5: Computer Network Systems
 
**Question 5: Computer Network Systems
 
***[https://www.projectrhea.org/rhea/images/2/27/CE-5_QE_09.pdf August 2009]
 
***[https://www.projectrhea.org/rhea/images/2/27/CE-5_QE_09.pdf August 2009]
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***[https://www.projectrhea.org/rhea/images/7/77/CE-5_QE_12.pdf August 2012]
 
***[https://www.projectrhea.org/rhea/images/7/77/CE-5_QE_12.pdf August 2012]
 
***[https://www.projectrhea.org/rhea/images/d/d0/CE-5_QE_13.pdf August 2013]
 
***[https://www.projectrhea.org/rhea/images/d/d0/CE-5_QE_13.pdf August 2013]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CE5_2014|August 2014]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CE5_2015|August 2015]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CE5_2016|August 2016]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_CE5_2017|August 2017]]
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**Question 6: Operating Systems
  
*Energy Sources and Systems
 
 
*Fields and Optics
 
*Fields and Optics
 
**Question 1: Statics 1
 
**Question 1: Statics 1
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_Fields_Optics_2011|August 2011]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_Fields_Optics_2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_Fields_Optics_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_Fields_Optics_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_Fields_Optics_2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_Fields_Optics_2013|August 2013]]
 
**Question 2:  Dynamics 1 : Propagation, transmission and radiation
 
**Question 2:  Dynamics 1 : Propagation, transmission and radiation
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2007|August 2007]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2007|August 2007]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2008|August 2008]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2008|August 2008]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2009|August 2009]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2009|August 2009]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2010|August 2010]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2010|August 2010]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2011|August 2011]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO2_2013|August 2013]]
 
**Question 3:  Dynamics 2 : Time Varying Fields and Maxwell's Equations
 
**Question 3:  Dynamics 2 : Time Varying Fields and Maxwell's Equations
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2007|August 2007]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2007|August 2007]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2008|August 2008]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2008|August 2008]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2010|August 2010]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2010|August 2010]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2011|August 2011]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2012|August 2012]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_FO3_2013|August 2013]]
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*Microelectronics and Nanotechnology
 
*Microelectronics and Nanotechnology
** Question 1:  
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** Question 1: Semiconductor Fundamentals
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2007|August 2007]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2007|August 2007]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2008|August 2008]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2008|August 2008]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2009|August 2009]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2009|August 2009]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2010|August 2010]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2010|August 2010]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2011|August 2011]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN1_2013|August 2013]]
** Question 2:  
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** Question 2: Junction Devices
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2007|August 2007]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2007|August 2007]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2008|August 2008]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2008|August 2008]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2009|August 2009]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2009|August 2009]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2010|August 2010]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2010|August 2010]]
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2011|August 2011]]  
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN2_2013|August 2013]]
** Question 3:  
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** Question 3: Field Effect Devices
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN3_2009|August 2009]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN3_2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN3_2011|August 2011]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN3_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN3_2012|August 2012]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN3_2013|August 2013]]
 
***[[ECE_PhD_QE_MN3_2013|August 2013]]
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*Power and Energy Devices and Systems (formerly Energy Sources and Systems)
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**Question 1: Energy Conversion and Reference Frame Theory
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_ES1_2007|August 2007]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_ES1_2008|August 2008]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_ES1_2009|August 2009]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_PE1_2010|August 2010]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_PE1_2011|August 2011]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_PE1_2012|August 2012]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_PE1_2013|August 2013]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_PE1_2014|August 2014]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_PE1_2015|August 2015]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_PE1_2016|August 2016]]
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***[[ECE_PhD_QE_PE1_2017|August 2017]]
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**Question 2: Electric Machinery (Induction, PM, Wound-Rotor Synchronous)
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**Question 3: Power Electronics and Electric Drives
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*VLSI and Circuit Design
 
*VLSI and Circuit Design
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**Question 1: Transistor Level Design [https://www.dropbox.com/s/n9jit3knzoxa1dn/VC1_summary.pdf?dl=1 (Summary)]
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***[https://www.dropbox.com/s/qtcsmdime7uja64/VC1_20072016.pdf?dl=1 August 2007 - August 2016 (A)]
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***[https://www.dropbox.com/s/rko97lzocbywesx/VC1_20072017.pdf?dl=1 August 2007 - August 2017 (B)]
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**Question 2: Combinational and Sequential Logic [https://www.dropbox.com/s/t90hfrjhysx94tj/VC2_summary.pdf?dl=1 (Summary)]
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***[https://www.dropbox.com/s/rvinkullzgjegol/VC2_20072017.pdf?dl=1 August 2007 - August 2017]
  
 
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Practice Problems for the ECE Ph.D. Qualifying Exams (QE)

with student solutions and feedback


Past Exam Problems

  • Biomedical Imaging and Sensing
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