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William E Dillon

Name

[Dillon, William E]
  • Assoc Prof

Appointments

    • Jan 1971 to Jan 2013 Assoc Prof
      University of Texas at Arlington

Research and Expertise

  • Expertise

    Licensed Professional Engineer

    Power electronics
    Space power applications
    High voltage techniques
    Conventional power system analysis
    Computer simulation of electrical components and systems

    Dr. Dillon has industrial experience in protective relay component selection and installation, specification and procurement of data telemetry and power system control equipment, and switchgear installation.  In recent years he has been engaged in space power research including the SPEAR projects, high voltage dc-dc conversion, and novel power generation techniques.

Publications

      Journal Article 2000
      • W. E. Dillon, G. V. Kondraske,L. J. Everett, and R. A. Volz, “Performance Theory Based Outcome Management in Engineering Education and Training,”  IEEE Transactions on Education, 43(2) pp 92-99.  May 2000.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1993
      • W. J. Carey, B. D. Barrett, W. C. Nunnally, W. E. Dillon, E. L, Eubank, “A Pulse Forming Network Design for Blocked-Bore Plasma Armature Experiments,”  IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol 29 pp 915-918. January, 1993.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1991
      • W. E. Dillon, W.C. Nunnally, C.V. Smith, Jr., “Spear II High Voltage Mock-Up Experiment”, 8th IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference, San Diego, CA, July 1991.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      1991
      • W. J. Carey, B.D. Barrett, D. P. Milner, W. C. Nunnally, W. E. Dillon, “An Electrolytic Capacitor Based Pulse Forming Network for Maximizing Peak Current in a Railgun Simulator,” 8th IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference, San Diego, CA, July 1991.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      1991
      • S. S. Yechuri, W. E. Dillon, W. C. Nunnally, “Electrical Triggering and Characterization of a back-Lighted Thyratron,” 8th IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference, San Diego, CA, July 1991.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1991
      • J. M. Hall, W. E. Dillon, W. C. Nunnally, “Thermal-Acoustic-Piezoelectric Power Generation,”  American Nuclear Society, August, 1991,
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1990
      • Edward W. Banios, Bhagwan Deorajsingh, William E. Dillon, “Taming CESAR: Updating College of Engineering Student Advisor,” 1990 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Section Annual Meeting, Waco, Texas, March 11-13, 1990.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Courses

      • EE 1205-101 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        E E 1205. INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (1-3)A project based course in which basic concepts in electrical engineering, such as electrical systems, power and energy, circuit laws, measurements, and data analysis will be introduced. Student teams will engage in laboratory experiments, application hands-on projects, which cover areas of study in electrical engineering including analog and digital electronics, robotics, semiconductors, electromagnetics, signal processing, photonics, energy management, and telecommunication systems. Corequisite: EE 1104.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 20121 Link
      • EE 2415-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        E E 2415. CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I (3-3) 4 hours credit - Basic circuit concepts of R, L, and C elements Kirchhoff's laws, resistive network analysis, power calculations, loop and node equations, topology, basic network theorems. Dependent sources and operational amplifiers. Computer-assisted solution of circuit problems. Elementary transient analysis. Steady-state A-C phasor analysis, including element laws and phasor diagrams. Introduction to two-port Networks. Prerequisite: MATH 2325; corequisite: PHYS 1444. $15  course specific fee.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 20121 Link
      • EE 1205-301 Introduction to Electrical Engineering
        E E 1205. INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (1-3)A project based course in which basic concepts in electrical engineering, such as electrical systems, power and energy, circuit laws, measurements, and data analysis will be introduced. Student teams will engage in laboratory experiments, application hands-on projects, which cover areas of study in electrical engineering including analog and digital electronics, robotics, semiconductors, electromagnetics, signal processing, photonics, energy management, and telecommunication systems. Corequisite: EE 1104.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 20121 Link