The Electrical Engineering program offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering is appropriate to the University mission and its design and composition as well as its delivery and assessment of learning outcomes are in accordance with international academic norms. There is a regular process of assessment and evaluation and the results of such evaluation are regularly utilized for continuous improvement of the program. Its program learning outcomes are appropriate to the level of qualifications awarded and are consistent with the UAE Qualification Framework (QFEmirates).
The EE program requires a total of 142 credit hours for graduation. This includes 3 credit hours for 12 weeks of practical training (internship) in engineering organizations preceded by 2 weeks of intensive internal training in the College of Engineering. The remaining 139 credit hours of course work are distributed over 8 full semesters and one summer semester. Accordingly, a student can complete all the requirements for graduation in a period of four years. For graduation, a student must have cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. Depending upon the chosen concentration, students are awarded degrees as follows:
The first three years of the study plan will be exactly the same as those of other concentrations and only in the final (fourth) year, students will take some different specialization course
Vision of EE Department
The vision of the Department of Electrical Engineering is to be recognized, at the national and regional level, as a department that offers quality education in electrical engineering, produces impactful research and effectively engages with the community.
Mission of EE Department
The Department of Electrical Engineering aims to provide high quality electrical engineering education to its students by focusing on developing their technical as well as generic skills so that they are well qualified for gainful employment in electrical engineering discipline and can effectively contribute to the advancement of the community. It also aims to promote research and community engagement as well as prepare its students for graduate studies in electrical engineering.
A few years following their graduation, EE graduates are:
A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
C. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
D. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
E. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
G. An ability to communicate effectively
H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solution in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
J. A knowledge of contemporary issues
K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
L. An ability to demonstrate broad knowledge in the field of electrical engineering and specialized knowledge in chosen concentration.
Admission to Electrical Engineering (EE) program requires a UAE Secondary School Certificate (Science Section) or its equivalent (approved by the UAE Ministry of Education) with a minimum acceptable aggregate score of 70%. In addition, students shall demonstrate their English language proficiency by obtaining at least 500 in TOEFL (paper-based) or 61 in TOEFL (iBT) or Band 5 in IELTS.
Students who do not fulfill the English language proficiency requirement may begin their studies with conditional admission provided they have a TOEFL score of 450, iBT 45, or an IELTS Band 4. During their first semester they will be required to enroll in the Intensive English Program (IEP) offered by the University until they satisfy the English language proficiency requirement. Admitted students with a TOEFL score of below 450 or its equivalent are required to enroll for an English preparation course at AUST Continuing Education Center (CEC). The College will reserve their seat for one semester only and they must satisfy the English language proficiency requirement at the end of the first semester to continue as regular students.
Students who do not satisfy the requirement of minimum acceptable aggregate score of 70% may be granted admission on a probationary basis. Probationary students shall achieve the status of regular students if they obtain a GPA of 2.0 (C) or higher in each of the specified courses offered in the first semester as well as satisfy any other condition(s) set by the College Dean. Otherwise, they will not be allowed to continue their studies in the EE program.
For further information, please refer to the university admissions policy as given in University Catalog.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering is awarded upon the fulfillment of the following:
1. Successful completion of all courses in the program curriculum (138 credit hours)
2. Successful completion of two weeks of internal training and 12 weeks of external training in engineering companies (4 credit hours)
3. The cumulative grade points average (CGPA) must be at least 2.0 out of 4.0
Currently, the EE program is offered with three concentrations, namely Electronics, Communication, and Instrumentation & Control. For all EE students, the awarded degree is Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), the program name is Electrical Engineering, and this is followed by the concentration name in the next line of the transcript.
For the first three years of study, all EE students follow the same study plan. It is only in the final (fourth) year that students of each concentration take different specialization courses depending upon the chosen concentration.
|Ayman El Sayed A. Tawfikfirstname.lastname@example.org||Head of department|
|Mustahsan Miremail@example.com||Dean of Graduate Studies and Research|
|Hasan Abdel Rahim A. Zidanfirstname.lastname@example.org||Assistant Professor|
|Muhammad Akmal Chaudaryemail@example.com||Assistant Professor|
|Kamran Arshadfirstname.lastname@example.org||Dean of Graduate Studies & Research|
|Konstantinos Aidinisemail@example.com||Associate Professor|
|Maher Assaadfirstname.lastname@example.org||Associate Professor|
|Tazeen Sharifemail@example.com||Electrical Engineering Lecturer,Manager - Office of International Academic Affairs|
|Ziyad Mhd Saeed Saidifirstname.lastname@example.org||Lecturer|
|Zulfiqar Ali Memonemail@example.com||Assistant Professor|
|Fahar G. M. Hayatifirstname.lastname@example.org||Dean|
Basic properties of semiconductor materials. Theory of operation and applications of p-n junction diodes, Zener diodes and photodiodes. Theory of operation, biasing circuits, and small signal analysis of bipolar junction transistor and junction field effect transistor. Transistor configurations and two-port network representation of transistor AC equivalent circuits. Analysis and design of transistor amplifier circuits. Pre-requisite: 2152110
Operational amplifiers and their applications. MOSFETs: theory of operation and characteristics of depletion and enhancement type MOSFETs, analysis of various biasing circuits. Small-signal model and AC analysis of amplifiers. Frequency response of amplifiers. Multistage amplifiers. Feedback amplifiers and oscillator circuits. Power amplifiers. Pre-requisite: 2112510
A review of Op-Amps and Digital IC families. Design of analog signal conditioning circuits. Design of power supplies using IC regulators. Op-amp applications. Design of systems for measuring and displaying the measured values on LEDs. Applications of ADC, DAC, and counter ICs. Optoisolators, triacs, and control of high-voltage systems and actuators. Design of signal generators. Applications of commonly used ICs such as VCO, PLL, Timer IC, F/V and V/F ICs. Pre-requisite: 2113520
Design methodologies for implementing digital systems in programmable logic. Hardware Description Language (HDL) to describe and implement hardware. Behavioral modeling, dataflow modeling, structural modeling and design verification. Computer-aided synthesis and implementation for PLDs and FPGAs design. Finite state machines, VHDL models. Practical exercises for complete programmable logic design cycle. Prototype of a digital system starting with VHDL entry, functional and timing simulations, logic synthesis, device programming, and verification. Prerequisite: 2132350
Properties and definitions of digital ICs, ideal inverter. BJT logic gates: BJT Inverter Circuit, RTL NOR and NAND gates, OR and AND gates. Description of DTL NOR and NAND gate circuits, Analysis of Modified DTL gate, Basic TTL circuit, Practical TTL circuit. MOSFET logic gates: NMOS and CMOS technologies and their applications. MSI digital circuits. Interfacing between logic families, and their comparison, BiCMOS technology. Memories. Pre-requisites: 2113520, 2132350
Introduction to VLSI design. Review of basic logic gates in CMOS. Analysis and review of transistors as switches. Silicon layers manufacturing process and lithography. CMOS, nMOS, pMOS, BiCOMS design. Pass transistors, TGs & MUXs building units, buffers and latches. CMOS configurations: dynamic CMOS. Stick diagrams, pattern diagrams, floor-planning and routing. DRAM, SRAM, ROM designs. Computer simulation using VHDL or Verilog. Pre-requisites: 2113520, 2132350
Introduction to power electronics and power electronic devices. Power diodes and power transistors BJTs, MOSFETs, IGBTs, and SITs. Thyristor, thyristor firing circuits, triggering circuits using UJTs and PUTs. Analysis and design of single-phase/three-phase half-wave/full wave uncontrolled/controlled rectifiers with resistive and inductive loads. AC voltage controllers: Principles of on-off and phase control, single-phase controllers with resistive load/inductive load. DC choppers: step-down and step-up operations. Three-phase inverters, DC and AC drives. Industrial applications. Pre-requisites: 2113520, 2152120
Communication Systems. Types of electronic communications. Amplitude modulation (AM) and demodulation circuits. Single sideband (SSB) communication circuits. Frequency modulation (FM) and demodulation circuits. Communication circuits: Oscillators, power amplifiers, mixers, impedance-matching networks. Multiplexing and Demultiplexing. Radio transmitter and receiver circuits. Digital Communication Circuits. Pre-requisites: 2113520, 2123150
Fundamental concepts of semiconductors optical properties. Characteristics and classification of detectors. Radiation sources, classification of radiation sources. Population inversion and gain in a two-level lasing medium. Optical feedback and laser cavity. P-N junction laser operating principles, threshold current, Hetero-junction lasers, Quantum well lasers, device fabrication and fiber coupling. Optical fibers and design of optical systems. Pre-requisites: 2113520, 2123850
Basic physics and transport mechanisms inside semiconductors. Bonding forces and energy bands in solids, drift of carriers in electric and magnetic fields. Bipolar and Field Effect devices: I-V characteristics, dependence of performance limits on device and circuit parameters. Metal-semiconductor devices: Physics of operation and high frequency performance enhancement. Low dimensional Quantum and high frequency devices: Tunnel diode, Gunn diode, Impatt diode, zero dimensional quantum dot devices, one dimensional quantum wire devices, two dimensional layered crystals, spintronic memory nanoelectronic resistive memory. Pre-requisite: 2113520
Basic concepts and physics in the nanometer scale. Areas of application of Nanotechnology. Nanoparticle Beams. Electron and Ion Beam lithography. Deposition Methods. Nanoimprint methods. Chemical Synthesis of Self-Assembled Structures. Nanostructure Architecture. Characterization of Nanostructures. Architecture and Properties of Nano-electronic Devices. Quantum Dots as Light Emitters. Nanoelectromechanical Switches and Systems (NEMs). Applications of Nanotechnology. Pre-requisite: 2113520
Topics of current interest in Electronics as selected by the faculty and approved by the EE Department. The course is tailored according to market demands and the technology directions. Pre-requisite: 2113520
Directed study in Electronics is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. A student interested to undertake such a study shall submit a proposal outlining the description of the work to be performed with clearly defined objectives and intended outcomes. The study may include experimental investigation, computer simulation or completely theoretical research. The proposal must be approved by the concerned faculty and Head of the EE Department. Pre-requisites: 2113670 and Advisor’s Approval
Continuous- and discrete-time signals and systems. Basic system properties. Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) systems. Properties of LTI systems. Convolution sum. Fourier series of periodic signals. Fourier transform of non-periodic signals. Filtering. Analysis of continuous-time LTI systems using Laplace transform. Pre-requisite: 2172030
Introduction to fundamentals of communication systems. Amplitude Modulation (AM): Modulation index, spectrum of AM signals, AM circuits. Single side band modulation, frequency division multiplexing. Frequency Modulation (FM): Spectrum of FM signals, FM circuits. FM versus AM. Sampling, quantization, coding, pulse code modulation, delta modulation, time division multiplexing. Shift Keying methods. Pre-requisite: 2122210
Electrostatics: Coulomb’s Law, Gauss’s Law. Electric fields in material space, Polarization in Dielectrics. Ampere’s Law, Stoke’s Theorem. Time-varying Fields, Faraday’s Law, Maxwell’s Equations in point form, Maxwell's equations in integral form, boundary conditions. Wave equation, plane wave propagation, Poynting vector and average power. Transmission line theory, reflection and transmission on transmission lines. Pre-requisites: 2171220, 2172030
Review of random processes. Pulse Modulation: sampling process, Analog Pulse Modulation (PAM, PWM, PPM), Pulse Code Modulation (PCM). Time Division Multiplexing (TDM). Digital Communication Systems. Line coding, pulse shaping, equalization, and eye-pattern. M-ary baseband signaling. Digital carrier modulation and demodulation. Performance analysis of digital communication systems. Error detection and correction. Error control coding. Spread Spectrum Communication. Pre-requisites: 2123150, 2173630
Review of discrete-time signals and systems. Transform-domain representations of signals: Discrete-time Fourier Transform, Fast-Fourier Transform, applications of Z-Transform. Transform-domain representations of LTI systems: Types of transfer functions, stability condition and test. Frequency response of a Rational Transfer Function. Concept of filtering: Finite Impulse Response (FIR) and Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) Filters. Pre-requisite: 2122210
Introduction to modern radar systems; examples of simple radar systems and their applications. Radar block diagram. Overview of the radar equation. Define radar frequencies, radar cross section (RCS). Design of a surveillance radar. Detection theory, matched filter detection. Range and range ambiguity. Doppler and velocity measurements. Radar transmitters. Pre-requisites: 2123150, 2123850
Introduction to computer networks, protocol architecture and OSI reference model. Local Area Network (LAN): Topologies and transmission media. high-speed LAN. Token-Ring, FDDI. Circuit switching and packet switching, ISDN, DSL, packet switching network, X.25, frame relay, ATM. Internetworking devices. UDP, TCP architecture, Internet protocols, TCP/IP. Application Layer: Client-server model, socket interface, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, and WWW. Wireless Networking. Pre-requisite: 2123150
Introduction to telecommunication systems. Telecommunication fundamentals and transmission media characteristics. Design analogue and digital data transmission schemes. Telephony systems: ISDN and PSTN, essentials of traffic engineering. Overview of Wireless LAN technology. Comparison of ZigBee with other standards and applications. Introduction to satellite and optical communication. link power budget calculation, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Systems. Introduction to fiber optic based communication. Pre-requisites: 2123150
Introduction to microwave engineering, time domain analysis of transmission lines. Bounce diagrams. Steady-State Waves on Transmission Lines, field equations for lossless guiding structures, TEM waves. Power flow on a transmission line. Rectangular and Circular waveguides, Coaxial Lines and Stripline, Microstrip Lines. Impedance transformation and matching techniques. Scattering Matrix. Passive Microwave Devices. Terminators and attenuators. Phase shifters. Directional couplers. Hybrid couplers. Antennas. Applications of Microwave Engineering. Pre-requisite: 2123850
Introduction to cellular mobile radio systems: Cellular-concept system design fundamentals, trunking and grade of service. Mobile channel, large scale and small-scale fading. Outdoor propagation models. Multiple access techniques for mobile communication. Modern wireless communication systems: Second-generation (2G) cellular networks, Third-Generation (3G) and Fourth Generation (4G) wireless systems. Pre-requisites: 2123150, 2123850
Topics of current interest in Communication as selected by the faculty and approved by the EE Department. The course is tailored according to market demands and the technology directions. Pre-requisites: 2123150
Directed study in Communication is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. A student interested to undertake such a study must submit a proposal outlining the description of the work to be performed with clearly defined objectives and intended outcomes. The study may include experimental investigation, computer simulation or completely theoretical research. The proposal must be approved by the concerned faculty and the Head of EE Department. Pre-requisites: 2123150 and Advisor’s Approval.
Problem solving using flowcharts, structure of a C++ program, data types, operators, variables and constants. Input and output, output formatting. Control Statements: IF and SWITCH, WHILE, DO-WHILE and FOR statements. Function definition and calling, library functions, arrays and strings, pointers. File input and output. Pre-requisite: 1041200
Basic theorems and properties of Boolean Algebra and boolean functions. Simplification of Boolean Functions: Karnaugh Map Method. Product of Sums (POS) and Sum of Products (SOP) forms. Combinational logic circuits: Design and analysis procedures. Decoders, encoders, multiplexers, demultiplexers, ROM, PLA and PAL. Sequential logic circuits: Flip Flops (RS, D, JK, T), design procedure for clocked sequential circuits, counters. Registers and shift registers. Pre-requisite: 1041200
Developing C++ programs to solve electrical engineering problems. MATLAB programming environment, vectors and matrices, input/output, M-files: scripts and functions, control statements. Plotting with MATLAB. GUI in MATLAB. Introduction to SIMULINK. Electrical system modeling via SIMULINK. Introduction to LabVIEW. Development of Virtual Instruments using LabVIEW. Pre-requisite: 2131400
Introduction to microprocessor and its internal architecture. Typical microprocessor bus systems. Addressing modes and address decoding. Memory and I/O interface. Assembly language programming. Microcontrollers and embedded systems. Programming of microcontroller using C language. Interrupt processing and interrupt-based control. Microcontroller interfacing to real-world applications. Design and implementation of course projects using a microcontroller. Pre-requisites: 2132350, 2131400
Basic measurement concepts, sources and types of measurement errors, sources of noise and interference. DC and AC Bridges and their applications. Analog DC and AC meters. Oscilloscopes: types, specifications, operation, measurements with oscilloscopes. Electronic voltmeters, digital multimeters, electronic counters. Transducers and their applications in measurement systems. Pre-requisites: 2113520, 2152120
Introduction to Control Systems: Characteristics, time response, steady-state error. Open loop and closed loop concepts, transfer function, time domain, frequency domain, stability of linear feedback control systems, Root Locus method, Bode diagram. Design of feedback control systems: principles of design, design with the PD, PI, and PID controllers. Performance evaluation of feedback control systems. Compensation: phase-lead, phase-lag and lead-lag compensation. Pre-requisite: 2122210
Introduction to intelligent systems and robotics, applications of robots in industry and other workplaces, block diagram representation and explanation of various parts of a robot. Machine learning and its comparison with human learning. Application of artificial intelligence in robotics. Robot kinematics: Position and motion analysis of a robot with different degrees of freedom. Different types of sensors, characteristics and comparison of actuating systems. Image processing and analysis. Communication technologies for robotics. Pre-requisite: 2133330
Industrial control principles. Block diagram representation of industrial control systems. Application of analog and digital signal conditioning in industrial control. Thermal, optical, displacement, position, strain, motion, pressure, and flow sensors used in industrial control. Actuators in industrial control. Data Logging, Supervisory Control, Computer-based Controllers. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Sequential programming, Ladder diagrams. Introduction to Process Control Systems. Foundation Fieldbus and Profibus standards. Pre-requisite: 2143520
Introduction to PC-based instrumentation and control. Explanation of standard bus types: ISA, EISA, PCI, PXI busses. IEEE 488 (GPIB) and RS-232 standards. Hardware and software interrupts, programmable interrupt controllers, interrupt service routines, DMA control and DMA controllers. Parallel Port interfacing. Serial Port Interfacing. USB Port interfacing. Data acquisition and control using plug-in cards. Development of virtual instruments using LabVIEW, remote data transmission and control, telemetry. Applications for a variety of measurements involving different kinds of sensors/transducers. Pre-requisite: 2133330
Discrete-time signals and systems, solution of difference equations by Z-transform. Sampling and reconstruction, zero-order hold equivalence, sampled-data systems, stability tests, state-space methods. Control system design parameters: dynamic response parameters and steady-state parameters; conventional design tools: root-locus and Bode diagram; compensation: phase-lead, phase-lag, and PID controller. Second-order and high-order digital controller structures. Software and hardware implementations of digital controller. Pre-requisites: 2122210, 2143520
Introduction to Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks history, applications, and implementations. Fuzzy logic fundamentals, fuzzy sets, types of membership functions, linguistic variables, creation of fuzzy logic rule base, fuzzy logic operations. Fuzzy inference system. Neural network fundamentals, neural type learning process, single layer perceptron. Artificial neural networks architectures, training algorithms, genetic algorithms and evolution computing, neuro-fuzzy technology. Fuzzy control systems and applications. Associative memory Hopfield neural networks. Pre-requisites: 2132350
Biomedical sensors and transducers. Biopotential amplifiers, pre-amplifier circuits, instrumentation amplifier, isolation amplifiers, surge protection, input guarding, filters and signal conditioning circuits. Physiological recording systems ECG, EMG, EEG, ERG, etc. Blood pressure and its measurement. Pace-makers and Defibrillators. Clinical laboratory instrumentation. Pre-requisite: 2143220
Power system apparatus, modeling of overhead transmission lines, Per Unit system. Single-line diagram. Load flow analysis, balanced three-phase faults and analysis of power system during short circuits. Primary and backup protection systems. Different types of protective relays and their operating principles. Rotating machinery protection. Protection of transmission lines, transformers, bus-bars, and generators. Pilot relaying, digital relays. Power system control: load frequency control, automatic generation control, reactive power and voltage control. Pre-requisites: 2143520, 2153350
Topics of current interest in Instrumentation and Control as selected by the faculty and approved by the EE Department. The course is tailored according to market demands and the technology directions. Pre-requisite: 2143220
Directed study in Instrumentation and Control is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. A student interested to undertake such a study shall submit a proposal outlining the description of the work to be performed with clearly defined objectives and intended outcomes. The study may include experimental investigation, computer simulation or completely theoretical research. The proposal must be approved by the concerned faculty and the Head of EE Department. Pre-requisites: 2143220 and Advisor’s Approval.
Basic quantities: charge, current, voltage, resistance, energy and power. Analysis of series, parallel and series-parallel D.C. resistive circuits using Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's voltage and current laws. Star-Delta and Delta-Star Transformations. Analysis of more resistive circuits using loop and nodal methods, superposition, source transformation, Thevenin and Norton theorems, maximum power transfer theorem. Transient analyses of RC, RL, and RLC circuits with DC excitation. Pre-requisite: 2171220
AC circuits: impedance and admittance, phasors and phasor diagrams, series and parallel circuits, power and power factor correction. Steady-state response using phasor method. Nodal and loop analysis, application of circuit theorems. Steady-state power analysis. Magnetically-coupled circuits. Analysis of balanced three-phase circuits. Frequency response of simple circuits. Series and parallel resonance. Pre-requisite: 2152110
Introduction to power systems. Basics of generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy. Control of reactive power, control of voltage and frequency. Contemporary issues related to power systems. Environmental issues. Load flow and power system stability. Basics of power system protection. Magnetic circuits and electromagnetics. Principles of DC machines. DC generators and motors. Speed control of DC motors. Permanent magnet DC motors. Transformers, voltage regulation and efficiency. Principles of A.C machines. Synchronous generators and motors, induction motors, speed control of induction motors. Servomotors. Stepper motors. Pre-requisite: 2152120
Introduction to engineering management and role of effective management. Strategic and operational planning, forecasting, action planning. Organization: activities, organizational structures, delegating, establishing working relationships. Basics of leadership. Controlling activities: setting standards, measuring, evaluating, and improving performance. Marketing Management: marketing process and strategies, pricing, promotion strategy, channels of distribution and types of distribution. Pre-requisite: 2173210
Introduction to financial management concepts and financial skills. Ethical concerns. Time value of money. Annuities and Perpetuities, comparing rates. Income statement and cash flow statement. Long-term financial planning. Capital Budgeting: Net Present Value; Internal Rate of Return; Other Investment Criteria; Relevant Project Cash Flows. Capital market efficiency. Variability of returns. Pre-requisite: 2173210
Limits of functions, theorems about limits, evaluation of limit at a point and infinity, continuity. Derivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions, maxima and minima, engineering applications of derivatives. The definite and indefinite integrals and their applications. Integration by parts, Integration using powers of trigonometric functions, Integration using trigonometric substitution, Integration by partial fractions. Integration of improper integrals. Transcendental Functions. Pre-requisite: None
Matrix addition, subtraction, multiplication and transposition. Complex numbers, algebraic properties of complex numbers, absolute values, complex conjugate, polar representation, powers and roots. Functions of several variables. Double and triple integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates. Applications of multiple integrals in engineering. Infinite sequences, tests for convergence, power series expansion of functions, Taylor series, Laurent series, Fourier series and their applications in engineering. Pre-requisite: 2171010
Vectors, motion, and Newton’s laws. Work, energy, momentum and conservation of momentum. Rotation of rigid bodies, dynamics of rotational motion. Equilibrium and elasticity. Stress and strain. Periodic motion. Engineering applications. Pre-requisite: None
Electric charge and electric field. Coulomb’s law and Gauss’s law with applications. Capacitance and dielectrics. DC circuits. Magnetic fields. Ampere’s law and its applications. Electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law, induced electric fields. Self- and mutual-inductance. Electromagnetic waves and Maxwell’s equations. Optics and its engineering applications. Pre-requisites: None
Atoms, molecules, ions and formulas of ionic compounds. Electronic structure and the periodic table. Quantum numbers, energy levels and orbital. Orbital diagrams of atoms. Various types of bonds. Chemistry of metals and transition metals. Chemistry of semiconductors, polymers, polymerization. Introduction to organic chemistry, bonding and types of hybridization in carbon atom, alkanes and cyclo alkanes, alkyl and halogen substituents. Alkenes and alkynes, Diels-Alder reaction, problems. Pre-requisites: None
Engineering profession and the role of engineers in modern developments, engineering ethics, and engineering disciplines. Electrical engineering, importance of math and science to engineers. Engineering design and analysis, lab skills for engineers, computer skills for engineers. Engineering curriculum, curriculum planning and management. Critical thinking, soft skills for engineers, creativity, engineering communications. Case studies on engineering ethics. Pre-requisite: None
Vector Calculus and its engineering applications. First order differential equations. Homogeneous linear second-order differential equations with constant and variable coefficients, non-homogeneous linear second-order differential equations with constant coefficients, higher-order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Power series solution of differential equations. Laplace Transform, Inverse Laplace Transform. Application of Laplace Transform to solve ordinary differential equations. Introduction to partial differential equations (PDEs), first order PDEs, second order PDEs, boundary value problems, engineering applications. Pre-requisite: 2171020
Linear Algebra: Matrices and determinants, solution of systems of linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, engineering applications, computer exercises. Complex Analysis: Complex functions, derivative of complex functions, analytic functions, Cauchy-Riemann equations, harmonic functions. Fourier analysis: Fourier Series, Fourier Integrals, Fourier series of even and odd functions with applications. Discrete Mathematics and its engineering applications. Pre-requisite: 2172030
Concept of Probability. Discrete and continuous random variables. Operations on single random variable: Expected values and moments. Joint cumulative distribution function and joint probability density function. Sum of random variables. Independent random variables. Jointly Gaussian random variables. Definition and classification of random process, transmission of random process through linear filters, and optimum filtering. Applications in signal processing and communication systems. Pre-requisite: 2171020
Writing of technical reports, brief reports and progress reports. Business communication: business letters and memos, executive summary, business reports. Oral presentation: planning, preparation of visuals and delivering of an oral presentation. Pre-requisite: 2171500
Teams of three to four students shall design, implement, test, and demonstrate their graduation project in two semesters. Graduation Project I is to be completed in first semester and includes a literature survey, action plan, design of complete project taking into account realistic constraints, computer simulation (if applicable), partial implementation and testing. Report writing and oral presentation. Pre-requisite: 2113670
It is continuation of Graduation Project I in the second semester. Students will complete the implementation and testing of remaining part of their design. They will integrate the complete project, test it and prepare a PCB. Report writing, oral presentation, poster presentation and project demonstration. Pre-requisite: 21x4910.