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Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

College
College of Engineering
Department
Electrical Engineering
Level
Undergraduate
Study System
Courses
Total Credit Hours
132 Cr.Hrs
Duration
4
Intake
Fall & Spring
Location
Sharjah Main Campus
Language
English
Study Mode
Full Time

Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program combines the analysis and design of electrical and electronic circuits, mechanisms for automated control of processes, communication systems, signal processing and electrical power generation and delivery.

 

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MoHESR) since March 2004.

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program is also accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org ​ , effective October 2009.

 

    

​​Program Educational Goals

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program educational goals are: 

  • Goal 1: Provide students with quality educational programs that are consistent with national and international standards and define the department brand. 
  • Goal 2: Promote quality research and disseminate knowledge that contributes to advancing technology and prepare graduates to pursue post graduate studies.
  • Goal 3: Serve as an effective source of engineering expertise and offer a range of professional and continuing educational opportunities, with particular emphasis on the national and regional needs.

​Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the B.Sc. Electrical and Electronics Engineering  program, a student will have :

1. Identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
2. Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well         as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
3. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
4. Describe ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the                   impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
5. Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish          goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
6. Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
7. Apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
 

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Program Overview
To obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, the student must complete a total of 132 credit hours. These hours span University, College and Departmental requirements. The allocation of the credit hours is shown in the following table:

 B.Sc. in  Electrical and Electronics Engineering

University

Requirements

College

Requirements

Department

Requirements

 

Total

Compulsory 15 26 67 108
Electives 9 - 15 24
Total 24 26 82 132

 

I.    University Requirements

The list of the University required courses and their descriptions are presented in the introductory pages of the College of Engineering section in this catalog.


II.   College Requirements

The list of the College required courses and their descriptions are presented in the introductory pages of the College of Engineering section in this catalog.


Program Requirements

A. Core Courses

The EEE core courses are listed in the table below.

Course # Title Crs Prerequisites
1440262 Mathematics for Engineers 3 Pre: 1440161
0402100 Introduction to Electrical and Electronics Engineering  2 -
0402202 Circuit Analysis I 3

Pre/Co: 1430117, 1440261

0402203 Circuit Analysis I Laboratory 1

Pre/Co: 0402202, 1430118

0402205 Circuit Analysis II 3 Pre: 0402202
0402206 Circuit Analysis II Laboratory 1

Pre: 0402203 Pre/Co: 0402205

0402240 Signals and Systems 3 Pre: 0402202
0402241 Random Signal Theory 3 Pre/Co: 0402202
0402250 Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits 3

Pre: 0402202, 0403201

0402251

Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits Laboratory

1

Pre: 0402203 Pre/Co: 0402250

0402310 Electromechanical Systems 3 Pre: 0402205
0402311 Electromechanical Systems Laboratory
1

Pre: 0402206 Pre/Co: 0402310

0402320
Field Analysis 3

Pre: 1430117 Pre/Co: 1440262

0402330 Feedback Control Systems 3 Pre: 0402240
0402331 Feedback Control Systems Laboratory 1 Pre/Co: 0402330
0402340

Engineering Computation & Linear Algebra

3

Pre: 1411116, 1440261

0402341 Multimedia Technology Laboratory 1 Pre: 0402240
0402343 Random Signal & Systems 3

Pre: 0402240, 0402241

0402346 Telecommunication Systems I 3

Pre: 0402240, 0402241 

0402347

Telecommunication Systems I Laboratory

1 Pre: 0402346
0402353 Electronic Circuits 3 Pre: 0402250
0402354 Electronic Circuits Laboratory 1 Pre/Co: 0402353
0402490 Practical Training 0

Completion of 90 credits

0402491 Senior Design Project I 1 Senior Standing Pre/Co: 0202207, 0202110

0402492
Senior Design Project II 3 Pre: 0402491
0403201 Digital Logic Design 3 Pre: 1411116
0403202 Digital Logic Design Laboratory 1 Pre: 0403201
0403336 Microcontroller Based Design 3

Pre: 1411116, 0403201

0403337

Microcontroller Based Design Laboratory

1

Pre/Co: 0403336, 0403202

0403300

Professional, Societal, and Ethical Issues in Engineering

1 3rd Year Standing
1430118 Physics II Laboratory 1

Pre: 1430116 Pre/Co: 1430117

1411116 Programming I 4 None

 

B.   Elective courses

As part of the program for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, the student is required to study 15 credit hours of technical elective courses. These courses allow the student to focus on a specific area for in depth knowledge and understanding. The student can also mix and match elective courses from different areas to get a more advanced exposure to the different Electrical and Electronics Engineering disciplines. The student should select, in cooperation with his/her academic advisor, the list of electives that best meet his or her needs and aspirations. It is highly recommended that the student register for these courses after completing all department required courses. The following table shows the list of elective courses.

Course # Title Crs Prerequisites
0402410 Power System Analysis 3 Pre: 0402310
0402411 Electric Power Distribution Systems 3 Pre/Co: 0402310
0402414 Power Systems Laboratory 1 Pre/Co: 0402410
0402420 Microwave Engineering 3 Pre: 0402320
0402421 Antenna Analysis 3 Pre: 0402320
0402430

Instrumentation and Measurements

3

Pre: 0402353, 0402240

0402431

Instrumentation and Measurements Laboratory

1 Pre/Co: 0402430
0402434 Digital Control Systems 3 Pre: 0402330
0402436 Applied Control Engineering 3 Pre: 0402330
0402437

Programmable Logic Controllers and Applications

3

Pre: 0403336 or 0403334

0402442

Telecommunication Systems II 3
Pre: 0402346
0402444
Digital Signal Processing 3 Pre: 0402240
0402446 Cellular Telephony 3 Pre: 0402346
0402447 Wireless Communication 3 Pre: 0402346
0402448

Speech Signal Processing and Applications

3

Pre: 0402340, 0402346

0402449 Optical Fiber Communication 3

Pre: 0402250, 0402346

0402450 Power Electronics 3 Pre: 0402353
0402452 Communication Electronics 3

Pre: 0402353, 0402346

0402454 Optoelectronics 3 Pre: 0402353
0402455 Analog Integrated Circuits 3 Pre: 0402353
0402460

Special Topics in Electrical Engineering

3 4th Year Standing
0402461

Special Topics in Control and Automation

3 Pre: 0402330
0402462

Special Topics in Communication Systems

3 Pre: 0402346
0402463 Special Topics in Electronics 3 Pre: 0402250
0402464

Special Topics in Signal and Image Processing

3 Pre: 0402240
0402493

Senior Seminar in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

1 Senior standing
0403346 Computer Communications & Networks 3 Pre/Co: 0402241
0403347

Computer Communications & Networks Laboratory

1 Pre: 0403346
0403445 Digital Image Processing 3

Pre: 0402240 Pre/Co: 0402340

0403452 VLSI Design 3 Pre: 0402250
0402415 Grid Connected PV System 3 Pre: 0402353
0403457 Digital Integrated Circuits 3 Pre: 0402250
0403458

Digital Integrated Circuits Laboratory

1 Pre/Co: 0403457
0406320 Solar PV Systems 3 Pre: 0402250
0406321 Solar PV Systems Laboratory 1 Pre/Co: 0406320


Study Plan

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering encompasses

132 credit hours that are spread over eight semesters and can be completed in four years. The following study plan serves as a roadmap for a smooth progression toward graduation.

Year 1, Semester 1 (17 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course # Title Crs Prerequisites
0201102 Arabic Language 3  
0202112 English for Academic Purposes 3  
1420101 General Chemistry (1) 3  
1420102 General Chemistry (1) Laboratory 1 Pre: 1420101
1440133 Calculus I For Engineering 3  
1430115 Physics I 3 Pre/Co: 1440133
1430116 Physics I Laboratory 1 Pre/Co: 1430115

 

Year 1, Semester 2 (16 Credits) ​ ​ ​

Course #

Title Crs Prerequisites
  University Elective 1 3  
1411116 Programming I 4  
1440161 Calculus II For Engineers 3 Pre: 1440133
1430117 Physics 2 3

Pre: 1430115; Pre/Co: 1440161

1430118 Physics 2 Laboratory 1

Pre: 1430116; Pre/Co: 1430117

0402100

Introduction to Electrical and Electronics Engineering

2  

 

Year 2, Semester 3 (16 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course # Tile Crs Prerequisites
0202110 Speech Communication 3 Pre: 0202112
1440261 Differential Equations for Engineers 3 Pre: 1440161
1440262 Mathematics  for Engineers 3 1440161
0402202 Circuit Analysis I 3

Pre/Co: 1430117; 1440261

0402203 Circuit Analysis I Laboratory 1

Pre/Co: 0402202; 1430118

0403201 Digital Logic Design 3 Pre: 1411116


Year 2, Semester 4 (15 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course # Tile Crs Prerequisites
0402205 Circuit Analysis II 3 Pre: 0402202
0402206 Circuit Analysis II Laboratory 1

Pre: 0402203; Pre/Co: 0402205

0402240 Signals and Systems 3 Pre: 0402202
0402241 Random Signal Theory 3 Pre/Co: 0402202
0403202 Digital Logic Design Laboratory 1 Pre: 0403201
0402250 Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits 3

Pre: 0402202; 0403201

0402251

Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits Laboratory

1

Pre : 0402203; Pre/Co: 0402250

 

Year 3, Semester 5 (18 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course # Title Crs Prerequisites
0402340

Engineering Computation and Linear Algebra

3 1411116; 1440261
0402341 Multimedia Technology Laboratory 1 0402240
0402346 Telecommunication Systems I 3 0402240; 0402241
0402353 Electronic Circuits 3 Pre: 0402250
0402354 Electronic Circuits Laboratory 1 Pre/Co: 0402353
0402343 Random Signals and Systems 3 0402240; 0402241
0402310 Electromechanical Systems 3 0402205
0402311 Electromechanical Systems Laboratory
1

0402206; Pre/Co: 0402310

 

Year 3, Semester 6 (18 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course # Title Crs Prerequisites
0402320 Field Analysis 3

Pre: 1430117; Pre/Co: 1440262

0402330 Feedback Control Systems 3 0402240
0402331 Feedback Control Systems Laboratory 1 Pre/Co: 0402330
0302200 Fundamentals of Innovation 3  
0402347

Telecommunication Systems I Laboratory

1 0402346
0202207 Technical Writing 3 0202112
0403336 Microcontroller Based Design 3 0403201
0403337

Microcontroller Based Design Laboratory

1

Pre/Co: 0403336; Pre/Co: 0403202


Year 3, Summer Training (0 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course # Title Crs Prerequisites
0402490 Practical Training for 8 weeks 0

Successful completion of  90 credits

 

Year 4, Semester 7 (16 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course # Title Crs Prerequisites
0402491 Senior Design Project I 1

Senior Standing; Pre/Co: 0202207, 0202110

040XXXX Department Elective 1 3  
040XXXX Department Elective 2 3  
040XXXX Department Elective 3 3  
0401301 Engineering Economics 3  
0104100 Islamic Culture 3  

 

Year 4, Semester 8 (14 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course # Title Crs Prerequisites
0403492 Senior Design Project II 3 Pre: 0402491
040XXXX Department Elective 4 3  
040XXXX Department Elective 5 3  
0403300 Profession, Society and Ethical Issues 1 3rd Year Standing
  University Elective 2 3  
  University Elective 3 3  

 
Course Description

Courses in the proposed program that are offered in the department of electrical and electronics engineering start with (0402). The program of study contains courses that are offered by other Engineering departments as well as from outside the college. Consistent with the university policies, EEE courses in the program will be assigned numbers of the form (0402ABC) where:

A Year (level)  
B

Areas (as follows)

0:General Electrical Engineering

1:Electromechanical and Power

2:Electromagnetism

3:Control & Instrumentation

4:Communications & Signal

Processing

5:Electronics

6:Special Topics

9:Projects and Seminars

C Course sequence in area  


Core Courses

Descriptions of the core courses are given below.

0402100 Introduction to Electrical and Electronics Engineering (1-2:2)

Engineering Profession. Nature and scope of Electrical and Computer Engineering.Engineering design and problem solving. Study skills. Communication and teamwork.Library search. Labs facilities and resources available. Lab associated with the course that will cover: Lab tools familiarization, Lab Safety, MatLab/Simulink experiments.

Prerequisite(s): None ​ ​

 

0402202 Circuit Analysis I (3-0:3)

Fundamentals of DC and AC circuit laws, Mathematical models for circuit elements, Techniques for circuit analysis and for writing and solving circuit equations, Circuit theorems, Introduction to op amps. Transient analysis of first order circuits, Phasor techniques for steady-state sinusoidal response.

Prerequisite(s): Pre/Co: 1430117- Physics II; Pre/Co: 1440261 - Differential Equations for Engineers. ​ ​

 

0402203 Circuit Analysis I Laboratory (0-3:1)

Fundamentals of DC circuits. Experiments that revolve around DC networksand their behavior under transient and steady state conditions. SPICE modeling of circuits, use of test and measurement equipment such as function generators and oscilloscopes.

Prerequisite(s): Pre/Co: 1430118 - Physics II Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402202 - Circuit Analysis I. ​ ​

 

0402205 Circuit Analysis II (3-0:3)

AC power concepts, three-phase systems, magnetically coupled circuits and transformers, Laplace transform, transfer functions and Bode plots, frequency selective circuits and two-port networks.

Prerequisite: 0402202- Circuit Analysis I. ​ ​

 

0402206 Circuit Analysis II Laboratory (0-3:1)

AC power measurements, resonance in both RLC series and parallel circuits. Frequency response for low pass, band pass and notch filters. Transformer operation and characteristics, two-port network measurements, Spice circuit simulation, three-phase circuits.

Prerequisites: 0402203 - Circuit Analysis I Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402205 - Circuit Analysis II. ​ ​

 

0402240 Signals and Systems (3-0:3)

Representation  and  analysis  of  signals.  Fourier  transforms.  Linear  time-invariant  systems,  impulse  response,  amplitude  and  phase  responses.Representation and analysis of discrete-time signals. Z-transforms. Introduction to analog and digital filters.

Prerequisite: 0402202 - Circuit Analysis I. ​ ​

 

0402241 Random Signal Theory (3-0:3)

The  role  of  statistics  in  engineering.  Data  summary  and  presentation. Probability concepts. Discrete random variables an  probability distributions. Continuous random variables and probability distributions. Joint probability distributions. Introduction to parameter estimation. Computation of confidence intervals.

Prerequisite: Pre/Co: 0402202 - Circuit Analysis I ​ ​


0402250 Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits (3-0:3)

Fundamentals    of    semiconductor    physics,    the    PN    junction    diode (characteristics, modeling and applications), the Bipolar Junction Transistor (structure, characteristics, modeling, DC circuit analysis and biasing techniques), the Metal-Oxide Semi-Conductor transistor (structure, characteristics, modeling, DC circuit analysis and biasing techniques), digital applications of diodes (DTL logic), digital applications of BJTs (e.g. ECL logic), digital applications of MOSFETs (NMOS and CMOS static logic), introduction to small signal analysis. Prerequisite(s): 0402202-Circuit Analysis I; 0403201- Digital Logic Design ​ ​

 

0402251 Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits Laboratory (0-3:1)

SPICE and its usage to carryout AC & transient analysis. Signal and Zener diode characteristics and application circuits. Bipolar and MOS transistor characteristics and DC biasing circuits. BJT and MOS digital circuit simulation using  Spice  and  experiments  using  discrete  components  and  transistor arrays.

Prerequisite(s): Pre: 0402203-Circuit Analysis I Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402250-Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits. ​ ​


0402310 Electromechanical Systems (3-0:3)

Fundamentals of electrical, electronic and magnetic circuits. Steady state analysis and measurement techniques. Transformers. Principles of electromechanical energy conversions. DC and AC machines. Stepper and servo motors.  Principles  of  instrumentation  and  measurements.  

Prerequisites::0402205 Circuit Analysis II​ ​

 

0402311 Electromechanical Systems Laboratory (0-3:1)

Hands-on exercises to set up circuits along with many measurement and observation capabilities of the virtual instrumentation system to explore the operating principles and characteristic of transformers, DC and AC Motors and Generators.

Prerequisites: 0402206 - Circuit Analysis II Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402310 - Electromechanical Systems. ​ ​

 

0402320 Field Analysis (3-0:3)

Electrostatic  and  Magneto  static  Fields.  Time  Varying  Fields,  Maxwell Equations, Plane Wave Propagation, Reflection and Refraction, Introduction to  Transmission  Lines,  Waveguides,  Antennas  and  Fiber  Optics.

Prerequisites: Pre: 1430117 - Physics II, Pre/Co: 1440262 - Mathematics for Engineers. ​ ​


0402330 Feedback Control Systems (3-0:3)

Open- and closed-loop systems.  Time  and  frequency  domain  analysis techniques of linear feedback control systems and the relationship between these techniques. Stability of systems. Design and compensation of feedback control systems. Analog and digital devices in control theory.  

Prerequisite: 0402240 - Signals and Systems. ​ ​

 

0402331 Feedback Control Systems Laboratory (0-3:1)

Response of electromechanical devices and mechanisms in open-loop and closed-loop systems. Analog and digital systems with cascade and feedback compensation techniques. Computer-Aided design and analysis using MATLAB software.

Prerequisite: Pre/Co: 0402330 Feedback Control Systems. ​ ​

 

0402340 Engineering Computation and Linear Algebra (3-0:3)

Basic linear algebra: LU decomposition, normal equations and least squares solutions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors decomposition of matrices. Numerical solution of linear and nonlinear system of equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, curve fitting, numerical differentiation and integration of functions, numerical solution of ordinary differential equations, use of MATLAB to solve complex engineering problems.

Prerequisites: 1411116 - Programming I; 1440261 - Differential Equations for Engineers. ​ ​

 

0402341 Multimedia Technology Laboratory (0-3:1)

MATLAB for signals and systems. Practices with operation on signals, Speech manipulation and analysis. Image manipulation and analysis. Demonstration of  filtering  and  spectral  analysis.  Demonstration of  convolution,  Fourier series and superposition.

Prerequisite: 0402240 - Signals and Systems. ​ ​

 

0402343 Random Signal & Systems (3-0:3)

Review of probability theory and random variables. Expectation, moments and central limit theorem. Introduction to random processes. Correlation and  PSD.  Ergodicity.  Statistics  estimation.  Response  of  LTI  systems  to random processes. Introduction to optimal filtering: Matched   and Wiener filters.

Prerequisites: 0402240 - Signals and Systems; 0402241 - Random Signal Theory. ​ ​

 

0402346 Telecommunication Systems I (3-0:3)

Introduction  to   communications  systems.  Introduction  to   signals  and

systems. Amplitude modulation techniques (AM-LC, DSBSC, SSB, VSB and FDM). Frequency modulation techniques (NBFM, WBFM). Sampling, PCM, Pulse Modulation (PAM, PCM, TDM). Introduction to digital communication and   digital   modulations.   

Prerequisites:   0402240-Signals  and   Systems; 0402241 - Random Signal Theory. ​ ​


0402347 Telecommunication Systems I Laboratory (0-3:1)

Experiments on signal representation and filtering, amplitude modulation, frequency  division   multiplexing,  frequency  modulation,       pulse   analog modulation, pulse   code modulation,   and digital modulation techniques: ASK, PSK, FSK.

Prerequisite: 0402346 - Telecommunication Systems I. ​ ​

 

0402353 Electronic Circuits (3-0:3)

Review of semiconductor device characteristics and DC analysis (diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs). Small-signal AC analysis, and basic application circuits (single- stage amplifiers, multiple-stage amplifiers, differential amplifiers, active biasing). Frequency response and feedback topologies. The operational amplifier and its linear and nonlinear applications (waveform generators, oscillators, first and second-order filters).

Prerequisite: 0402250 - Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits. ​ ​

 

0402354 Electronic Circuits Laboratory (0-3:1)

Bipolar transistor single and multiple stage amplifiers, MOS transistor amplifiers, frequency response measurements, op amp filters and oscillators circuits.

Prerequisite: Pre/Co: 0402353-Electronic Circuits. ​ ​

 

0402491 Senior Design Project I (1-0:1)

This is the first phase of the capstone project, which, consists of two courses Senior Design Project I and Senior Design Project II. Subjects for the projects are linked to research interests in the department or sometimes in co- operation with local industry. Small groups of students work together to design, build, refine and test complete hardware or software systems to meet specifications. During this phase, students are expected to study the current literatures, acquire the required skills for the project, and finalize the high level specifications for the design. Each group of students submits a report and gives a presentation.

Prerequisites: Senior standing in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pre/Co: 0202207 - Technical Writing; Pre/Co: 0202110 - Speech Communication. ​ ​

 

0402492 Senior Design Project II (3-0:3)

This is the second phase of the capstone project, which, consists of two courses Senior Design Project I and Senior Design Project II.  During this phase, students are expected to implement the proposed project as outlined in the report produced at the end of Senior Design Project I. Each group of students is  required to  prepare a  detailed report, a  poster, and  make a formal presentation of their work that will be used to evaluate their engineering design and verbal and communication skills.

Prerequisite: 0402491 - Senior Design Project I. ​ ​


Elective Courses

Descriptions of the elective courses are given below.

0402410 Power System Analysis (3-0:3)
Load studies, fault calculations, stability studies, transmission lines parameters, impedance of transmission lines, capacitance of transmission lines, bundled conductors and parallel three-phase lines, current and voltage relations on a transmission line, power flow in transmission lines, one-line diagrams, per unit power system representation, network equations and solutions, load flow studies and methods. Prerequisite: 0402310 - Electromechanical Systems. ​ ​

 

0402411 Electric Power Distribution Systems (3-0:3)

Introduction to electric distribution systems, distribution system indices and load characteristics, different topologies and configurations of distribution systems, distribution system equipment, single-phase and three-phase distribution transformers, over-head distribution lines, underground cables, distribution protective systems, protective equipment and devices, voltage drop over distribution feeders, voltage regulation, distribution system compensation,  distribution  generation  units,  power  quality  issues  and electric distribution within the buildings.

Prerequisite: Pre/Co: 0402310- Electromechanical Systems. ​ ​

 

0402414 Power Systems Laboratory (0-3:1)

Important concepts in power system analysis such as phase sequence, real and reactive power in three-phase systems, three-phase balanced systems, three-phase unbalanced systems, power flow and voltage regulation of a simple transmission system, phase angle and voltage drop between the sending end and the receiving end, parameters affecting real and reactive power flow, and renewable power generation in power systems.

Prerequisite: 0402410-Power System Analysis. ​ ​

 

0402449 Optical Fiber Communication (3-0:3)

Overview of optical communication systems, review of optics, characteristics of optical fibers, optical waveguides, review of digital communications, optical sources and transmitters, optical detectors and receivers, optical amplifiers.   Noise   and   detection,   dispersion   in   optical   communication systems, optical link design.

Prerequisites: 0402250 - Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits; 0402346 Telecommunication Systems I. ​ ​


0402420 Microwave Engineering (3-0:3)

Review of Maxwell's equations and wave propagations, transmission line theory, Smith chart, impedance matching and tuning, waveguides, microwave network analysis, power dividers and directional couplers.

Prerequisite: 0402320 - Field Analysis. ​ ​

 

0402421 Antenna Analysis (3-0:3)

Review  of  the  Maxwell's  equations  and  theory  of  wave  propagation. Antenna parameters: Radiation pattern, beam width, side lobe level, directivity, radiation resistance, power losses, efficiency, gain and polarization. Antennas in communication links and radars (Friis formula, radar cross-section and effective aperture). Fields and power radiation of different thin linear antennas (e.g. electrically short dipole, half-wave dipole, and  dipole  over  perfect  ground  plane).  Antenna  arrays:  Array  factor, radiation pattern, beam width and directivity of isotropic arrays and short dipole arrays.

Prerequisite: 0402320 - Field Analysis. ​ ​

 

0402430 Instrumentation and Measurements (2-3:3)

The measurement process. Errors and sources of errors, signals and noise in

instrumentation, filtering. Display and recording systems. Elements of signal processing in instrumentation. Transducers. Sensors. Microprocessor-based instrumentation systems, data logging, interfaces and data processing

Prerequisites: 0402240 - Signals and Systems; 0402353 - Electronic Circuits. ​ ​

 

0402434 Digital Control Systems (3-0:3)

Discrete-time systems and the Z-transform. Sampling and reconstruction.

Open-loop and closed-loop discrete-time Systems. System time-response characteristics. Stability analysis techniques. Digital controller design. State- space representations of discrete-time Systems. Pole-assignment design and state estimation. Linear quadratic optimal Control.

Prerequisite: 0402330 - Feedback Control Systems. ​ ​

 

0402436 Applied Control Engineering (3-0:3)

Introduction   to   process   control,   feedback   and   feed   forward   control configurations,  modeling  of  dynamic  systems:  time  delays,  high-order systems,  multivariable  systems,  process  identification,  analysis  and controller design performances, PID controller tuning, Intelligent controller tuning, advanced control techniques, process interaction and decoupling control,  introduction  to  distributed  control  systems  and  digital  control issues.

Prerequisite: 0402330 - Feedback Control Systems. ​ ​

 

0402442 Telecommunication Systems II (3-0:3)

Pulse-digital modulation systems: sampling, quantization, and quantization noise, PCM, DPCM, and DM. Information theory concepts. Baseband data transmission: intersymbol distortion, equalization. Bandpass data transmission: Signaling techniques, MASK, MFSK, and MPSK. Performance of MASK, MFSK, and MPSK systems in presence of noise.

Prerequisite: 0402346-Telecommunication Systems I. ​ ​

 

0402444 Digital Signal Processing (3-0:3)

Digital filter structures and transfer functions. Design algorithms for IIR and FIR filters. DFT and its implementation with FFT algorithms. Discrete-time spectrum analysis. Digital signal processing applications and implementation issues.

Prerequisite: 0402240 - Signals and Systems. ​ ​

 

0402437 Programmable Logic Controllers and Applications (2-2:3)

An introductory course on programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and their basic applications. Topics include an overview of PLCs, PLC hardware components, basics of PLC programming, development of fundamental PLC ladder programming , timers and counters, data manipulation , concepts in analog data I/O advanced programming techniques, PLC sensors and actuators, and PLC communication Networks. Classroom instruction is supported by laboratory activities through which students use PLCs to perform industrial control functions, troubleshooting, and networking PLCs in situations of typical industrial projects.

Prerequisite: 0403336 - Microcontroller Based Design or 0403334 - Embedded Systems Design. ​ ​

 

0402446 Cellular Telephony (3-0:3)

Introduction to  Global  System for  Mobile (GSM) and  the  GSM  network. Types  of  services  offered  by  a  mobile  telephony  system.  Transmission methods used in mobile telephony. The mobile station. The air or digital radio interface, the channel concept and types of channels used in the air interface. The base transceiver station and the base station controller. Cells planning.

Prerequisite: 0402346 - Telecommunication Systems I.

​ ​

 

0402447 Wireless Communication (3-0:3)

Overview  of  Wireless  Communications, Technical  Challenges  of  Wireless

Communications,   Wireless   propagation   channels,   Antennas,   Wireless Transceivers Systems, Modulation Formats, Diversity, Wireless Medium Access, Spread Spectrum Systems, Cellular Communications, GSM System, GSM Security.

Prerequisite: 0402346 - Telecommunication Systems I. ​ ​

 

0402448 Speech Signal Processing and Applications (3-0:3)

Speech   analysis   and   modelling,   digital   processing   of   speech   signals,

parametric coding of speech: linear predictive coding, stochastic modelling of speech signals, pattern recognition and its application to speech, speech recognition and its applications, speaker recognition and its applications, and the  latest  developments in  the  different areas  of  speech.  

Prerequisites: 0402346 -Telecommunication Systems I;    0402340- Engineering Computation and Linear Algebra. ​

 

0402450 Power Electronics (2-3:3)

Applications   of   power   diodes   and   silicon   controlled   rectifiers.   Static converters. AC voltage controllers. DC power supplies. Choppers, Inverters in power systems.

Prerequisite: 0402353 - Electronic Circuits. ​ ​

 

0402452 Communications Electronics (3-0:3)

Design  of  communication  circuits  such  as  oscillators,  mixers  and  tuned networks. AM and FM transmitters. Low noise amplifier design, matching, higher-order  filter  design.  

Prerequisites:  0402353  -  Electronic  Circuits; 0402346 - Telecommunication systems I. ​ ​

 

0402454 Optoelectronics (3-0:3)

Physics  and   operating  characteristics  of   optoelectronic  semiconductor devices. Modern optoelectronic components such as waveguides, optical fibers, photo detectors, light emitting diodes and semiconductor lasers.

Prerequisite: 0402353 - Electronic Circuits. ​ ​

 

0402455 Analog Integrated Circuits (3-0:3)

The course serves as an advanced course for electronics students in analog integrated circuits (IC) design. The course will focus on conventional and modern analog building blocks for analog signal processing in BJT and MOS technology both in continuous time and discrete time applications. The course include analog multipliers, the op-amp applications in active filters, op-amp non-idealities, Nonlinearity cancellation of the MOS transistors, MOS-C Continuous time filters, Switched-C Circuits, and High frequency analog blocks ( ex: Current Conveyors and current feedback amplifiers).

 Prerequisite: 0402353 - Electronic Circuits. ​ ​

 

0402460 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (3-0:3)

This course covers emerging and advanced topics in electrical engineering. The   contents   and   pre-requisite   will   vary   depending   on   the   topic.

Prerequisite: 4th Year standing. ​ ​

 

0402461 Special Topics in Control and Automation (3-0:3)

This course covers emerging and advanced topics in the field of control and automation. The contents will vary depending on the topic. Prerequisite: 0402330 - Feedback Control Systems.​ ​

 

0402462 Special Topics in Communication Systems (3-0:3)

Shannon Theory, Nyquist Sampling and Single-Carrier Modulation, Statistical Detection and Error Performance, Channel Coding, Adaptive Filters, Equalization, Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM) and Multiple-Input Multiple- Output (MIMO).

Prerequisite: 0402346 - Telecommunication Systems I. ​ ​

 

0402463 Special Topics in Electronics (3-0:3)
This course covers emerging and advanced topics in the field of electronics. The contents will vary depending on the topic.
Prerequisite: 0402250 - Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits. ​ ​

 

0402464 Special Topics in Signal and Image Processing (3-0:3)

This course covers emerging and advanced topics in the field of signal and image   processing.   The   contents   will   vary   depending   on   the   topic.

Prerequisites: 0402240 - Signals and Systems; 0402340 ​ ​

 

0402493 Senior Seminar in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (1-0:1)

Course provides a review of contemporary topics in electrical and electronics engineering to enrich senior students' knowledge about the latest technologies and research areas in electrical and electronics engineering field. It includes the latest in the fields of circuit analysis and design, automatic control, electronic devices and telecommunications with numerous practical applications. The course introduces the students to research methodologies and sharpen skills needed to be successful as future engineers. It helps senior students to understand career development process and explore trends in the market while at the same time preparing them to start their career path. The course aims to enhance oral communication skills by giving the opportunity for senior students to give seminars about new topics of their selection.

Prerequisite: Senior standing. ​ ​

 

0402415 Grid Connected PV System (3-0:3)

Review of PV systems. Power conditioning and maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithms based buck- and boost converter technologies. Maximum power point (MPP) methods for PV system. Inverter topologies for stand-alone and grid connected PV operation.  Introduction to Matlab Simulink. Simulation models and examples using Matlab Simulink. Active power filtering with real power injection.  Grid-connected PV system economics.

Prerequisite: 0402353 Electronic Circuits ​ ​

 

0406320 Solar PV Systems (3-0:3)

Properties of sunlight and solar irradiation; Overview of semiconductors physics and PN junctions; The operation principle, materials, design and efficiency limits of PV solar cells. The design and degradation mechanisms of solar PV modules and panels. Examination of the different types of solar PV systems and their components. The design and installation of solar PV systems with examples.

Prerequisite: 0402250 - Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits. ​ ​

 

0406321 Solar PV Systems Laboratory (0-3:1)

Basic  physics  of   solar   energy  and   PV   devices;  PV   module  and   panel characterization; solar PV systems and  components; Effects of  shading and temperature on PV system performance.

Prerequisite: Pre/Co 0406320 – Solar PV Systems.