An overview of sets, events, single random variables and probability theory; Multiple Random variables, joined density and distribution functions, operations on multiple random variables, moments and characteristic functions, dependence and correlation; multi-variant Gaussian distribution; Random processes, stationarity, ergodicity, correlation functions, temporal and spectral characteristics.

- Characterize probability models by employing counting methods and basic probability mass function and probability density function canonical models for discrete and continuous random variables. [PLO 1]
- Describe conditional and independent events and conditional random variables. [PLO 1]
- Characterize jointly multiple discrete and continuous random variables by joint density and distribution functions. [PLO 1]
- Evaluate first and second moments and cumulative distribution functions for both discrete and continuous single and multiple random variables. [PLO 1]
- Perform operations on single and multiple random variables of expectation and transformation of a single and multiple random variables. [PLO 1]
- Characterize stochastic processes with an emphasis on stationary random processes. [PLO 1]
- Compute the correlation function and power density spectrums. [PLO 1]

Background and overview of communication systems. Analysis and transmission of signals. Analog modulation techniques: amplitude modulation/demodulation, DSB, DSB-SC, SSB, and Phase and frequency Modulation/Demodulation. Analog communication Systems: Super heterodyne receiver, Multiplexing systems, Phase-locked loops, and Television and broadcast systems. Sampling theory and Pulse Modulation: PAM, PPM and PWM.

- ELEC360 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze Ideal And Practical Filters, Distortion (Linear And Nonlinear), Spectral Density, And Correlation.
- Analyze Phase And Frequency Modulated Signals Spectrum And Derive Mathematical Expressions For The Transmission Bandwidth.
- Determine The Mathematical Expressions For Amplitude, Double Side Band, Single Side Band, And Vestigial Side Band Modulated Signals.
- Determine The Mathematical Expressions For Phase And Frequency Modulated Signals.
- Identify Different Circuits And Block Diagrams For Am And Fm Modulation And Demodulation.
- Identify Typical Communication Channels, Effects Of Channel Attenuation And Distortion, And Noise On Transmitted Signals Using Fourier Transform And/Or Fourier Series. This Includes Identifying White Noise And The Effect Of The Signal-To-Noise Ratio And Its Improvement On A Communication System.

Filter design and characteristics. ,AM Modulation/Demodulation Circuits, FM Modulation/Demodulation Circuits.PCM, Delta Modulation, and Delta-Sigma Modulation Circuits. Bandpass digital Modulation/Demodulation techniques ASK ,FSK BPSK QPSK. Spread Spectrum –DSSS mod/dem.,Fiber Optics – basics .

- Pre/Co ECOM422 with a minimum grade D

- Investigate Am Modulation/Demodulation Characteristics And Circuits.
- Investigate Digital Modulation/Demodulation Techniques Such As Ask, Fsk, Bpsk, Qpsk.
- Investigate Sampling / Reconstruction Characteristics And Pcm Techniques And Circuits.
- Investigate Spread Spectrum –Dsss Mod/Dem.

Time varying fields and Maxwell's equations. Plane wave propagation in perfect dielectric, lossy dielectric and good conducting materials. Power flow and power losses. Standing wave ratio and skin effect. Reflection and refraction of plane waves for normal and oblique wave incidence. Transmission lines (TL), power flow on lossless lines, transient signal analysis on TL. Smith chart, input impedance and matching with single stubs. Rectangular waveguides and resonators.

- ELEC325 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze Transients On A Transmission Line And Their Application To Some Electrical Engineering Problems.
- Apply Em Boundary Conditions And Solve For Normal And Obluiq Wave Incidence At Boundary Interface Between Two And Three Different Dielectric Media.
- Apply The Concept Of Waveguide To The Solution Of Rectangular Cavities And Resonators.
- Define Waveguides And Solve For Maxwell’S Equations In A Rectangular Waveguide, And Understand Waveguide Propagation Modes And Compute The Properties Of Tm And Te Modes.
- Describe And Compute Plane Wave Propagation Properties In Conducting, Lossless And Lossy Material And Estimate The Skin Effect And Attenuation Factor.
- Use The Circuit-Parameter (Rlcg) Model Of Transmission Lines (Tl) To Solve For Tl Voltages And Currents, And Compute Tl Input Impedance, Standing Wave Ratio (Swr), And Power
- Use The Smith Chart Graphical Tool In Tl Analysis, And Apply Tl Concepts And Smith Chart In The Design And Analysis Of Some Tl Applications (Tl Transformer, Single Stub, And Impedance Matching Circuits).

Introduction: sampling theorem, quantizing & PCM, the maximum-likelihood (ML) receiver, error probability in ML receivers. Digital modulations: phase-shift keying (PSK), amplitude-shift keying (ASK), & frequency-shift keying (FSK). Pulse shaped modulations. Some advanced topics: differential PSK & offset PSK schemes. Generation of coherent references: phase-locked loops, linear & nonlinear models of PLL in the presence of additive noise.

- Analyze Binary Pcm Systems And Design Binary Waveforms, And Tdm.
- Analyze Binary Pcm Systems And Design Binary Waveforms, And Tdm.
- Apply The Matched-Filter Theory For The Design And Analysis Of Optimum Coherent Receiver In Awgn Channel.
- Apply The Theory Of Random Variables And Random Processes To The Digital Communication Systems.
- Distinguish Intersymbol Interference And Nyquist Criterion For Distortionless Baseband Data Transmission.
- Employ Sampling Theory And Nyquist Criteria For Perfect Reconstruction.
- Identify Signal Bases Functions For Signal Analysis And Reconstruction.
- Use The Maximum Likelihood (Ml) And Maximum A-Posteriori (Map) Criteria To Design And Analyze Coherent Receivers Of Awgn Channel.

Principles of data communications; information transfer, computer networks and their applications. Open systems and the OSI reference model. Physical layer, transmission media, multiplexing, analog and digital transmissions. Data Link Layer: media access control, error detection and correction, multiple access, circuit switching: PSTN, packet switching: and Ethernet and gigabit networking. Local Area Networks (LANS), and Wide area Networks, (WANs), Network layer addressing and TCP/IP protocol stack.

- Pre/Co ECOM360 with a minimum grade D

- 1. Describe data communication system fundamentals, open systems interconnection (OSI) model, and Internet model.
- 2. Identify different transmission media, the fundamental limits of digital transmission, and multiplexing techniques.
- 3. Apply the coding techniques that can be used to detect and correct errors that may occur during digital transmission.
- 4. Demonstrate the operation of transport layer protocols; namely, user datagram protocol (UDP) and transport control protocol (TCP).
- 5. Demonstrate the operation of different data link layer point-to-point and multiple access protocols and devices such as switches and bridges.
- 6. Design Internet Protocol (IP) sub-networks with static routing tables and general router architecture.
- 7. Demonstrate the functionalities of different application layer protocols.

Network Cabling and Testing, Building a Network, Testing and Troubleshooting a Network, Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing, Routing and Routing Basics, WAN Technologies, Network Monitoring and security, and Wireless LAN.

- Pre/Co ECOM432 with a minimum grade D

- Explore The Concepts Of Routing Packets Related To Addressing, Path Determination, Data Packets, And Ip.
- Explore The Basic Concepts Of Encapsulation Processes That Occur As Data Travels Across A Lan And A Wan.
- Investigate Communication Basics And Basic Functions And Types Of Network Devices, Media, And Protocols.
- Investigate Network Addressing And How To Use The Address Mask, Or Prefix Length, To Determine The Number Of Subnetworks And Hosts In A Network.
- Investigate Osi Model And Its Layers, Their Roles And Functions, Standards, And Protocols.
- Utilize Simulation Tools Using Packet Tracer And Wireshark Software To Practice Ip Subnetting, Building Planning And Configuring A Complex Network

Overview of discrete-time signals and systems, representation of discrete-time systems by means of difference equations. Analysis of discrete-time signals and systems using Fourier and z-transforms. The sampling theory of continuous-time signals, digital processing of continuous-time signals using A/D and D/A conversion. Transform-based analysis of linear time-invariant (LTI) FIR and IIR systems and their structures. Discrete Fourier transform (DFT) and fast algorithms for its computation. FIR and IIR digital filter design.

- ECOM360 with a minimum grade D

- Apply Discrete Fourier Transform (Dft) In The Analysis Of Discrete-Time Signals And Systems.
- Apply Discrete-Time Fourier Transform (Dtft) In The Analysis Of Discrete-Time Signals And Systems.
- Apply Z-Transform For The Analysis And Design Of Dsp Systems.
- Describe Discrete-Time Signals And Systems As Mathematical Functions And Transformation, Respectively.
- Design Fir And Iir Digital Filters Using Various Techniques, And Realization Using Various Structures.
- Identify Basic Filters' Design And Their Structures.

Fundamentals of applied digital signal processing (DSP) by implementing a wide range of DSP applications on general-purpose DSP development kits. Experiments cover fundamental concepts of digital signal processing like sampling and aliasing, quantization in A/D conversion, digital filter design and implementation, signal generation, spectrum estimation and fast transforms, sampling-rate conversion and multi-rate processing. Application experiments address a selection of multi-media and digital communications problems.

- Pre/Co ECOM451 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze Sampling And Aliasing
- Apply Analog To Digital And Digital To Analog Conversion To Signals .
- Apply Frequency Analysis For Discrete-Time Signals
- Apply Z-Transform, And Discrete-Time Fourier Transform In Real Time Systems
- Design Basic Digital Filter Design And Applications.
- Implement Real-Time Signal Acquisition, Processing And Dsp Applications

Fields and power radiation of different thin linear antennas (e.g. ideal dipole, electrically short dipole, half wave dipole and dipole over perfect ground plane). Antenna parameters in the far zone: radiation pattern, beam width, side lobe level, radiation resistance, power loss, efficiency, directivity, gain and polarization. Antennas in communication links and radar (Friis formula, radar cross-section, effective aperture). Antenna arrays: array factor, radiation pattern, beam width and directivity of isotropic arrays and short dipole arrays, case of uniformly excited, equally spaced linear arrays. Descriptive study of wire antennas (e.g. Yagi-Uda) and broadband antennas (e.g. helical, biconical).

- ECOM412 with a minimum grade D

- Describe And Calculate The Radiation Properties Of Arbitrarily Oriented Wire Antennas In The Presence Of A Perfectly Conducting Ground Plane.
- Design Array Factor For 2?D Arrays Rectangular And Circular, And Compute Radiation Properties.
- Design Linear Arrays With Phase Steering And Apply The Concept Of Pattern Multiplication To Obtain The Radiation Pattern Of Non?Uniformly Excited Linear Arrays And 2?D Arrays.
- Determine Analytical Expression Of The Far?Zone Radiated Electric Field And Antenna State Of Polarization.
- Determine The Analytical Expression Of The Array Factor For Linear Array Antennas.
- Evaluate The Radiation Properties (Hpbw, Fnbw, Side?Lobe Level, And Directivity) Of Uniform Linear Arrays Given The Array Factor Expression.
- Evaluate The Receiving Characteristics (Field Strength, Antenna Effective Aperture, Received Power, Etc) In Simple Communication Links Using The Friis Transmission Formula.
- Explain The Operational Principles And Use Of A Yagi?Uda Array Antenna, And Compute Its Radiation Properties Using Available Software.
- Identify And Define Important Antenna Specifications And Parameters Such As Antenna Impedance, Directivity, Efficiency, Gain, Half Power Beamwidth, Side Lobe Level, Radiated Power, Radiation Resistance And Rayleigh Or Far Field Range.

Introduction to wireless communication systems. The cellular concept and system design fundamentals: frequency reuse, interference and system capacity. Radio propagation and large-scale path loss. Small-scale fading and multipath propagation: Doppler shift, mobile multipath channel parameters such as coherence bandwidth and coherence time. Diversity techniques and diversity combining. Spread spectrum communication techniques. Multiple access techniques: TDMA, FDMA, CDMA, SDMA. Current and future wireless systems and standards.

- Characterize of mobile communication channel and apply analytical and empirical propagation models in the design of wireless links
- Use of the basics of traffic and queuing theory in the design a cellular communication system.
- Apply capacity and coverage enhancement techniques.
- Analyze the performance of digital wireless systems in terms of BER and outage probability.
- Distinguish multiple radio access and division techniques.
- Recognize the need of diversity, equalization, coding, interleaving and data link control techniques for wireless communications.

The concept of amount of information; average information; entropy and information rate; Shannon's theorem; channel capacity. Coding: mathematics of coding, groups, rings, fields and Galois fields. Block codes: parity and generator matrix, syndrome, and minimum distance. Cyclic and BCH codes; Convolutional codes and Viterbi decoding algorithm.

- ECOM360 with a minimum grade D

- Apply Channel Coding Theorem.
- Apply Information Capacity Theorem.
- Apply Source Coding Theorem Such As Huffman & Lempel-Ziv Coding Techniques.
- Calculate The Amount Of Information & Uncertainty.
- Design A Convolutional Encoder And Implement Viterbi Algorithm To Decode Convolutional Codes.
- Determine Parity-Check Matrix And The Syndrome To Decode The Codewords.
- Implement Linear Block Codes.
- Implement Selected Coding Algorithms And Evaluate The Performance Of Some Error Correction And Coding Techniques Using Matlab.

Introduction to Satellite Communication Systems. Link Analysis. Satellite Communication Techniques. Multiple Access Techniques. Multibeam Satellite Systems. Regenerative Satellite Systems. Broadcasting by Satellites. Inter Satellite Links. Satellite Communication Payload, Earth Station Technology, Project Work

- ECOM412 with a minimum grade D

- 1. To understand Satellites Spacecraft subsystems.
- 2. To identify satellite different payload and applications. [
- 3. To be familiar with the satellite Communication Systems and the future needs and challenges.
- 4. To be familiar with satellite link budget.
- 5. To identify Earth Station antenna and equipment.
- 6. To design satellite communication systems and to do a systems tradeoff design.

RF signals in analog and digital modulations. RF circuits including linear amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, detectors, limiters, and power amplifiers; Transmitter and receiver structures; Phase locked loops; Design of RF integrated circuits; Circuit concepts like stability, noise, distortion, intermodulation, and dynamic range. Design problems of RF communication circuits or subsystems based on component, circuit, and system data and specifications.

- Analysis And Design Of Analog Filters.
- Analysis And Design Of Small-Signal Rf Amplifiers.
- Calculate Signal-To-Noise Ratio Noise-Figure Of Amplifiers.
- Construct Rf Impedance Matching And Transformation Circuits Using Discrete Components.
- Design Direct And Indirect Frequency Synthesis.
- Design Simple Rf-Oscillators Using Lc And Crystal Resonators.
- Explain Principles Of The Most Common Radio Transmitter And Receiver Systems.
- Implementation Of Standard Am/Fm Receiver.
- Understand The Theory And Applications Of Phase-Locked Loops.
- Use Narrow Band Approximations And Series-To-Parallel Conversions To Design Frequency Selective Networks.

Topics in communications engineering are chosen by the course instructor at the beginning of the term and approved by the department council.

Introduction to computing, data types and variables, expressions, selection and repetition control structures, library and user-defined functions, files and streams, arrays, library and user-defined classes, pointers.

- Apply And Manipulate Arrays And Strings
- Develop Algorithms For Problem Solving
- Develop Modular Programs Such As Functions
- Develop Programs To Access I/O Files
- Develop Programs Using References Or Pointers
- Develop Programs Using Repetition And Decision Constructs (Structures)
- Develop Structured Computer Programs Including Arithmetic And Logical Operators

Circuit Analysis Techniques: Nodal Analysis, Mesh Analysis, Source Transformation, Superposition, Thevenin?s and Norton Theorems. Transient Response: First Order RC & RL Circuits, Step Response & Time Constants, Second Order RLC Circuits, Resonance & Quality Factor. Sinusoids and Phasors: Phasor Representation of Sinusoids, Impedance & Admittance, Circuit Analysis using Phasors. Average Power and RMS values. Operational Amplifiers (Op Amp): Ideal Op Amp Operation, Circuit Analysis of Op Amp Inverting Configuration, Applications of Inverting Configuration, Circuit Analysis of Op Amp Non-Inverting Configuration.

- MATH1120 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze And Calculate The Ac Steady-State And Transient Of Rlc Circuits’ W.R.T The Impedance, Admittance And Ac-Power.
- Analyze And Solve For The Transient Response Of First Order Rl And Rc Circuits As Well As Second Order Rlc Circuits.
- Analyze Dc Electric Circuits Using Nodal And Loop Analysis.
- Analyze The Current And Voltage Using Network Theorems Such As Superposition, And Source-Transformation, Thevenin’S, Norton’S, And Maximum-Power-Transfer.
- Identify The Voltage–Current Relationship And Compute Energy Stored Ion Inductors And Capacitors Circuits.
- Investigate The Ideal Op-Amp Characteristics And Applications.

Introduction to Circuit Simulators. Circuit Analysis Techniques I (Nodal & Mesh Analysis). Circuit Analysis Techniques II (Thevenin?s & Norton & Superposition). Transient Analysis of RC & RL circuits. Resonance & Quality Factor of RLC Circuits. Circuit Analysis using Phasors. Networks DC & Transient Analysis. Op Amp Circuits I (Configurations & Circuit Analysis). Op Amp Circuits II (Op Amp Applications). Op Amp Limitations.

- Pre/Co ELEC305 with a minimum grade D

- Conduct Experiments To Analyze Circuits Using Nodal And Super Position Techniques
- Conduct Experiments To Study The Steady State Response, Resonance, And Complex Power Of Circuits Excited By Ac Sources
- Conduct Experiments To Study The Transient Behavior Of First- And Second-Order Circuits
- Conduct Experiments To Verify Thevenin’ Theorems
- Design, Analyze And Implement Op-Amp Circuits
- Effectively Use Multisim Tools To Design, Model And Simulate Circuits.

Semiconductors: energy bands, carrier concentration, carrier transport phenomena: drift, diffusion. P-N Junction: current-voltage characteristics. Diode models. Diode circuit applications: Rectifiers, Clippers, Clamper, Zener diode (Regulators). Metal-Semiconductor Contacts: equilibrium, idealized metal semiconductor junctions, non-rectifying (Ohmic) contacts, Schottky diodes. Metal Oxide Semiconductor (MOS) capacitance. MOS Field-Effect Transistor: structure, current-voltage characteristics, DC biasing., the MOSFET as an amplifier and as a switch. Bipolar junction transistor (BJT): structure, current-voltage characteristics, DC biasing, charge control switching model, Ebers-Moll model.

- ELEC305 with a minimum grade D

- Explore Basics Of Semiconductor Materials And Electrical Characteristics.
- Investigate And Analyze Bjt Structure, Electrical Characteristics, Dc Biasing And The Use Of Bjt As Switch And Amplifier.
- Investigate And Analyze Diode Characteristics And Diode Based Circuits.
- Investigate And Analyze Mosfet Structure, Electrical Characteristics, Dc Biasing And The Use Of Mosfet As Switch And Amplifier.
- Utilize Simulation Tools To Analyze Bias Point, Dc Sweep And Perform Transient Analysis.

Review of Instantaneous Power, Average power and RMS values, Active and Reactive Power. Three Phase Circuits and Power Distribution systems: Configuration of Different Three phase Systems, Three phase Power, Power factor Correction. Magnetically Coupled Circuits: Mutual Inductance, Dot Convention, Energy stored, Ideal Transformers, Three Phase Transformers. Frequency Response: Network Functions, Bode Plot, Resonance Circuits. Two port networks: Admittance Parameters, Impedance Parameters and Hybrid Parameters.

- Analyze Filters And Resonance Circuits
- Analyze Self And Mutual Inductances, Energy Stored In Magnetically Coupled Networks, And Ideal Transformers
- Analyze The Admittance, Impedance, Hybrid And Transmission Parameters In Linear Two-Port Networks
- Analyze Three-Phase Circuits And Three-Phase Source/Load Connections
- Produce Bode Plots For Electrical Circuits.
- Solve Problems Relating The Instantaneous Power, Average Power, Complex Power, And Power Factor In Ac Networks At Steady-State Condition

Review of vectors and coordinate systems. Electrostatics: electric field intensity and potential due to different charge distributions; Electric flux, Gauss's law, divergence theorem and capacitance; Electric boundary conditions. Magnetostatics: steady magnetic field; Biot-Savart law; Ampere's circuital law; Stokes' theorem and magnetic flux. Magnetic force and Inductance. Magnetic boundary conditions.

- MATH1120 with a minimum grade D
- PHYS1120 with a minimum grade D

- Apply Ampere’S Circuital Law And Biot-Savart Law To Solve Magnetostatic Field Problems, And Compute Magnetic Field Parameters Inside Magnetic Material Space And Apply The Magnetic Boundary Condition Principles
- Apply Electrostatic Field Fundamentals To The Analysis And Design Of Electric Circuits And Verify The Design Using Available Software
- Apply Magnetostatic Field Fundamentals To The Analysis And Design Of Magnetic Circuits
- Compute Electric Field Intensity Due To Different Charge Distributions Using Coulomb’S Law And Gauss’S Law
- Compute The Electric Field Parameters Inside An Electric Material Space (Dielectric, Conductors) And Apply The Electric Boundary Conditions Principles
- Implement The Theory Of Electric Field Dipole And Calculate Electric Energy In Electrostatic Field

Data representation, number systems, codes, arithmetic operations, Boolean algebra, logic gate, combinational logic circuits, minimization techniques, MSI modules: adder, decoders, multiplexers, programmable logic arrays. Flip Flops, sequential circuits, registers, counters, and memory. Design of synchronous and asynchronous sequential circuits, state diagrams, state minimization and assignment. Memories.

- Apply Boolean Algebra And Karnaugh Map Minimization Techniques To Simplify Boolean Expressions
- Design Binary Adders, Decoders, Encoders, Multiplexers, And De-Multiplexers To Implement Combinational Logic Circuits
- Design Digital Circuits With Memory Devices Of Roms, Plas, & Pals
- Design Registers (Serial, Parallel, And Shift) Ripple Counters, And Synchronous Counters
- Design With Flip-Flops, Synchronous And Asynchronous Sequential Circuits, State Diagrams, And State Tables
- Manipulate Number System, Binary Codes, And Computer Arithmetic

Hands-on experimentation with primitive logic gates, decoders, multiplexers, adders, flip-flops, counters, registers, LEDs, and seven-segment displays.

- Pre/Co ELEC335 with a minimum grade D

- Construct Combinational Circuits Using Adders, Seven-Segment Decoders And Seven-Segment Disiplays
- Construct Digital Circuits Using Primitive Logic Gates
- Design And Build Sequential Circuits Using Counters And Seven-Segment Displays
- Design And Build Sequential Circuits Using Several Types Of Flip-Flops
- Design Digital Combinational Circuits Using Medium Scale Integrated Circuits Such As Decoders, Multiplexers And Comparators

Continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems. Linear time-invariant (LTI) systems: system properties, convolution sum and the convolution integral representation, system properties, LTI systems described by differential and difference equations. Fourier series: properties and applications, Fourier transform: properties and applications. Laplace Transform: properties and applications.

- MATH2210 with a minimum grade D

- Apply Fourier Transform Techniques In Applications Of System Analysis Such As Basic Ideal Filters And Am Modulation
- Derive The Generalized Fourier Series (Fs) Expansion Of A Signal, Sketch And Interpret The Frequency Line Spectra Of Periodic Signals
- Find Fourier Transform (Ft) And Understand Its Properties, Sketch And Interpret The Frequency Spectra Of Signals
- Solve First And Second Order Systems Using System Impulse Responses And Convolution, Find The Zero-Input And Zero-State Responses)
- Understand The Basics Of Signals And Systems: Including Signals’ Operation, Classifications, Operation And Conditioning, Systems Properties, Classifications, And Modeling
- Use Computing Tools Such As Matlab To Signal And Systems Analysis Problems

Low and high frequency models for transistors. Small-signal analysis and design of single-stage MOSFET amplifiers. Small-signal analysis and design of single-stage BJT amplifiers. Frequency response characteristics of amplifiers. Multistage amplifiers: Small signal analysis and Frequency response characteristics of multistage amplifiers. Negative feedback: Properties and the four basic feedback topologies. Wave shaping: Basic principles of Sinusoidal Oscillators, Op Amp-RC Oscillator circuits, LC and crystal Oscillators, Multi-vibrators, and Voltage controlled oscillators (VCO). Output stages and power amplifiers: Classification.

- Analyze And Design The Different Configurations Of Single Stage And Multistage Amplifiers Based On Small Signal Ac-Model And Discuss The Gain, Input And Output Resistances
- Describe Classification Of Electronic Signals, Understand Signal Amplification Process, And Explore Circuit Models For Amplifiers Plo-5]
- Determine The Frequency Response Of An Amplifier And Understand The Role Of Coupling And Bypass Capacitors
- Evaluate The Effect Of Negative And Positive Feedback On The Amplifier And Wave-Shaping Circuits
- Explore Different Classes Of Power Amplifier Circuits

AC circuit analysis: phasors steady state power analysis, polyphase circuits; basics of electrical machines construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit and its governing equations of DC machines, 3-phase synchronous generations, single phase transformers, and 3-phase induction motors, semiconductor devices and transducers.

- PHYS1120 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC330 with a minimum grade D

- Identify the main components, of the electric circuits the basic theories, and the power sign convention
- Apply analysis techniques (mesh, node, superposition and Thevenin) to solve DC&AC circuits.
- Determine the instantaneous power, average power, complex power, and power factor in single-phase and three-phase AC networks
- Realize the basic principles of single-phase transformer, its equivalent circuit, and the efficiency and regulation concepts
- Identify the construction, operation, and basic characteristics of the 3-phase Synchronous Generator
- Identify the construction, operation, and basic characteristics of the 3-phase Induction Motors

Diode Characteristics & Circuit Applications, Zener Diode Characteristics & Circuit Applications. FET Characteristics, FET Amplifiers and frequency response characteristics. BJT DC Characteristics, BJT Amplifiers and frequency response characteristics. RC Coupled Amplifier characteristics and frequency response, Feedback amplifier operation and characteristics, Hartley and Colpitts oscillators and multivibrators, Complementary Power Amplifier DC Operation, AC Voltage and Power Gain.

- Pre/Co ELEC370 with a minimum grade D

- Investigate And Simulate The Characteristics, Operation And Circuits Of Diodes And Zeners.
- Investigate And Simulate The Operation And Characteristics Of Comparators.
- Investigate And Simulate The Operation And Characteristics Of Feedback Amplifiers.
- Investigate And Simulate The Operation And Characteristics Of Power Amplifiers And Regulated Power Supplies.
- Investigate And Simulate The Operation, Characteristics And Design Of Multivibrators (Square Wave Generators).
- Investigate And Simulate The Operation, Characteristics And Design Of Single Stage And Multistage Amplifiers. Transistors Circuits.

Complex analysis including complex numbers, complex functions, complex integration, and series representations of complex functions. Laplace transform, properties and applications. Fourier analysis and orthogonal expansions. Introduction to partial differential equations. Applications include but not limited to circuit theory, control, wave propagation and digital signal processing.

- MATH2210 with a minimum grade D

- Apply differentiation and integration on complex variable.
- Use Laplace transform and properties in solving electrical systems.
- Use Fourier series and orthogonality.
- Apply partial differential equations using boundary value problem
- Develop solutions involving electrical systems and applications

Faraday's Law and applications, Magnetic circuits and introduction to the machinery principles. Single phase transformer, Ideal and Real Transformers theory of operation, Modeling and derivation of equivalent circuit parameters, experimental determination of equivalent circuit parameters. Theory of operation of AC Machines. 3-phase synchronous Generators, theory of operation, Machine modeling, experimental determination of the equivalent circuit parameters and parallel operation. Induction motors, theory of operation, Equivalent circuit development, experimental determination of equivalent circuit parameters, torque speed curve characteristics.

- Analyze The Operation Of Induction And Synchronous Machines As Ac Motors Via Equivalent Circuit Parameters And Predict Its Torque Speed Characteristics.
- Analyze The Operation Of Synchronous Machines As Ac Generators Via Equivalent Circuit Parameters And Understand Its Operation Under Different Loading Conditions.
- Explain The Operation Of Ideal And Real Transformer, And Understand The Transformer Characteristics Via Its Equivalent Circuit Parameters.
- Identify And Distinguish The Operation Of Ac Machines And Study The Characteristics Of General Ac Machines.
- Model And Analyze Magnetic Circuits And Apply Their Relation With The Transformer And The Electric Machines.

Control Systems in the Real World, Feedback Concept, Modeling of Dynamic Systems, Block Diagrams, Sensitivity and Disturbance Analysis, Steady State Error Analysis, Stability Analysis, Time Domain Analysis of Control Systems, Frequency Domain Analysis of Control Systems, Control system design in frequency domain (Nyquist and Nichols Charts), Control System Design in time domain (Proportional-Integral-Derivative Control and lead-lag compensator).

- Analyze Time Response Of First Order Systems, Second Order Systems, And Higher Order Systems
- Apply Frequency Response Techniques
- Design Controller For Closed-Loop Systems
- Evaluate The Stability And Steady-State Error Of The Closed Loop Systems
- Simplify Multiple Subsystems
- Write Mathematical Models Of Systems

Practical analysis and design of feedback control systems and components: control design of second-order systems, PID control design, Programmable Logic Controllers.

- Pre/Co ELEC431 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze And Differentiate Between The Performance Of Open-Loop And Closed-Loop Systems
- Configure And Program Different Types Of Plc Controllers To Perform Specific Tasks In Real Systems
- Configure The Data Acquisition Boards And Use The Modern Engineering Tools Such As Matlab And Labview In Control Systems
- Determine The Parameters Of The Pid Controller For Real Setups Based On Its Open Loop Step Response
- Identify The Main Components Of Dynamical Systems (Plant, Actuators, Sensors...)

Architecture of a Microcomputer System, Evolution of the Microprocessors, Software Architecture of the 8088/8086 Microprocessors, Software Development Tools, Instruction Set, Assembly Language Programming Techniques, Interfacing and Applications, Interrupts.

- ELEC335 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC330 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze The Instruction Set Of The Microprocessor, Including Data Transfer, Arithmetic And Logic, And Control Instructions
- Compose Procedures For Assembly Programs
- Construct Assembly Programs To Solve Engineering Problems
- Explain The Internal Architecture Of Cisc Microprocessors And Its Comparison To Risc Processors
- Illustrate The Different Addressing Modes Of The Microprocessor Using Assembly Instructions
- Show The Hardware Organization Of The Microprocessor, I/O And Memory Interfaces

Software debugging and development tools, Instruction set, Assembly language programming techniques with applications.

- ELEC451 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze Various Memory Organization Techniques In Solving Storage Problems
- Apply Various I/O Techniques For Serial And Parallel Connections
- Employ Digital-Design Tools To Simulate Hardware Functions
- Examine Techniques To Increase Instruction Throughput Like Pipelining And Parallel Processing
- Use A Debugger Tool To Examine The Microprocessor’S Registers And Memory
- Use Computer Arithmetic Circuits To Solve Computing Problems

Basic structure of computers, machine programs sequencing, addressing modes, micro-programmed control, CISC & RISC CPUs, instruction architecture, data path and control, computer arithmetic, input-output organizations, I/O channels computer communications, memory organizations.

- ELEC451 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze Various Memory Organization Techniques In Solving Storage Problems
- Apply Various I/O Techniques For Serial And Parallel Connections
- Employ Digital-Design Tools To Simulate Hardware Functions
- Examine Techniques To Increase Instruction Throughput Like Pipelining And Parallel Processing
- Explain Functional Units, Fetch-Execute Cycle, And Internal Structure Of A Cpu
- Use Computer Arithmetic Circuits To Solve Computing Problems

Power Systems Concept and Components, The UAE Power Network, Review of Phasors and Complex Power, Balanced Three-phase Circuits, Per Unit Notation, Transmission Line Parameters, Modeling of Transmission Lines in the Steady State Mode, Introduction to Power Flow, Fundamentals of Symmetrical faults calculation, Computer applications.

- Analyze Electric Power System During Symmetrical Faults.
- Define The Mathematical Model Of Short, Medium And Long Overhead Transmission Lines And Analyze Their Performance.
- Formulate And Solve The Power Flow Problems By Application Of The Gauss-Siedial Iterations.
- Model Multi-Node Power Systems Using An Admittance Matrix Or Impedance Matrix.
- Perform Steady-State Analysis For Balanced And Unbalanced Three-Phase Systems.
- Represent Electric Power Elements, Including Generators, Transmission Lines, Transformers, And Loads, Using Single Line Diagram And Per Unit Basis.

Transformer basics including turns ratio test, open-circuit test and short circuit test to determine the equivalent circuit parameters, in addition to exploring the concept of the voltage regulation and efficiency. DC machines (motors and generators) operation and basic characteristics. Basic tests and modeling of 3-phase synchronous generator in addition to the load characteristics. Torque-speed, efficiency, starting and other main characteristics of the Induction Motors.

- Pre/Co ELEC411 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze Experimental Data To Find The Losses, Voltage Regulation, And Efficiency Of The Transformer.
- Construct The Equivalent Circuit Of The Transformer And Determine Its Parameters Based On Open Circuit And Short Circuit Tests Measurements.
- Examine, Experimentally, The Main Characteristics Of The Induction Machine, Its Parameters, And The Types Of Losses In This Machine.
- Examine, Experimentally, The Main Characteristics Of The Synchronous Generator, Its Parameters, And Its Regulation Under R, L And C Loads.
- Measure, Practically, The Characteristics Of The Dc Machines (Motors And Generators).

Students spend one semester on full-time basis in in engineering or consulting company in the UAE or abroad to earn practical skills. (This course is conducted over a full semester (before the last study year). No courses are allowed to be registered during the internship).

- GENG315 with a minimum grade D
- CHEM2706 with a minimum grade D
- ECOM320 with a minimum grade D
- ECOM360 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC230 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC325 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC335 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC345 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC370 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC375 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC451 with a minimum grade D
- (PHYS235 with a minimum grade D or PHYS330 with a minimum grade D or MATH245 with a minimum grade D or MATH470 with a minimum grade D)

MOS Digital Circuits: Digital Circuit Design Overview, the MOSFET as a Digital Circuit Element Design and performance Analysis of the CMOS Inverter, CMOS Logic Circuits Pseudo-NMOS Circuits, Pass-Transistor Logic Circuits, Dynamic Logic Circuits, Latches and Flip-Flops, Multivibrators, Semiconductor Memories: Types and Architectures, Random-Access Memory (RAM) Cells, Read-Only Memory (ROM). Bipolar Digital Circuits: The BJT as a Digital Circuit Element, Transistor-Transistor Logic (TTL or T?L) 3. Characteristics of Standard TTL; TTL Families with Improved Performance; Emitter-Coupled Logic (ECL), Timing Circuits (Astable, Bistable, Monostable). Advanced Technology Digital Circuits: BiCMOS Digital Circuits, Overview of Silicon Germanium (SiGe) and Gallium-Arsenid.

- ELEC370 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze And Design Advanced Logic Circuits.
- Analyze And Design Cmos Inverter & Digital Logic Circuits.
- Classify And Analyze Semiconductor Memories.
- Explain Moore’S Law And It’S Impact In Ic’S Design.
- Understand Nmosfet & Pmosfet Structure And Operation In Deep Submicron Technology

Controllability and Observability, State and Output Feedback Controller Design, Observer Design, Linear Quadratic Regulator, Introduction to Robust Control Design, Fundamentals of Nonlinear Control.

- ELEC431 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze Stability Of Nonlinear Systems
- Design Controller Using State And Output Feedback Control
- Design Full And Reduced Order Controller
- Design Linear Quadratic Regulator
- Evaluate Controllability And Observability Of The System
- Write State-Space Model For Linear Systems

Graphical symbols in Control Systems, Data acquisition, Implementation of digital PID controllers, Cascade Control, Feedforward control, Smith predictor controller, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Ladder diagrams, SCADA systems.

- ELEC431 with a minimum grade D

- Design Digital Systems And Implement Digital Pid
- Design Of A Advanced Controllers (Cascade, Feed-Forward And Smith Predictor)
- Develop Graphical Symbols In Controlled Systems (P&Id Diagram)
- Develop Plc Programming Using Ladder Diagram
- Explain Various Topics In Industrial Automation Such As Scada, Data Acquisition, Industrial Robotics, Sensors, Etc.

Topics in power and control engineering are chosen by the course instructor at the beginning of the term and approved by the department council.

- Ability to identify and describe the functions of distributed generation and apply economic calculation for a distributed resource projects
- Ability to identify, describe and model the characteristics of photovoltaic systems
- Ability to design ideal stand alone and grid connected photovoltaic systems
- Ability to identify and describe the functions various parts of wind power system and calculate average power from a wind power system
- Ability to describe and solve economic dispatch and unit commitment problem in a modern power system
- Ability to describe various devices, models and functions of load frequency control loop

Power Systems in the Real World, Sources of Faults in Power Systems, Symmetrical Components, Sequence Networks, Unsymmetrical Short Circuits, Advanced load flow analysis, Power System Stability, Power System Protection.

- ELEC472 with a minimum grade D

- Apply Equal Area Criterion Method For Steady State Stability Analysis
- Apply Newton Raphson And Fast Decoupled Techniques For Power Flow Analysis
- Apply Symmetrical Component For Unbalanced Fault Analysis
- Perform Balanced And Unbalanced Fault Analyses
- Understand Principles And Requirements For The Protection Schemes

Historical perspective and future trend of CMOS technology; Basics of CMOS process; Design methodologies: custom, semicustom, automatic. The focus is on CMOS technology, using custom and standard cell-based design flows. Issues covered at the introductory level include deep sub-micron design, Global design issues: clocking, interconnect, physical design, sub-system design, power, testing as well as CAD tools. The course includes a project component in which students design and layout a small circuit (Chip).

- ELEC370 with a minimum grade D

- Demonstrate A Thorough Knowledge Of The Ideal And Noni Deal Ideal I-V Characteristics Of Mos Transistor.
- Estimate Delay And Power Dissipation In Circuits And Understand The Impact Of Technology Scaling.
- Identify And Understand Cmos Technology And Layout Design Rules.
- Identify And Understand The Ic Design Flow.
- Identify And Understand Various Cmos Combinational Logic And Sequential Circuit.
- Use Available Software Vlsi Design Tools.

Generation, Transmission and distribution, Load characteristics, load estimation, Subtransmission lines and distribution substation, Primary systems, Secondary systems, Voltage drop, power loss, Application of capacitor banks, Distribution systems voltage regulation, Distribution System faults, Distribution System protection, Earthing systems, Power quality assessment, system reliability and Distribution automation.

- ELEC472 with a minimum grade D

- Analyze Different Distribution Systems To Define The Standard Limit Of The Voltage Drop Under Different Configurations.
- Design Capacitor Bank And Investigate Its Effect On The System Voltage And System Losses.
- Design Overcurrent Protection System For Radial Feeders
- Identify Different Load Parameters Required To Calculate The Demand Required By Different Customers And Selecting The Rating Of The Main Equipment In Distribution Systems.
- Identifying The Main Components For Designing Distribution System Protection
- Utilize Distribution Voltage Regulators For Controlling Costumer’S Voltage

An introduction to basic techniques of analysis and manipulation of pictorial data by computer, image /output devices, Image processing software, Enhancement, Segmentation, Property measurement, Hough transform, Fourier analysis, Computer encoding, processing, and analysis of curves.

- Analyze Digital Images
- Apply Various Discrete Transforms To Images
- Demonstrate Ability In Using Imaging Software For Various Image Operations, Transformations, And Analysis
- Demonstrate Image Representation, Preprocessing And Geometry
- Examine The Basics Of Image Processing, Computer Vision, And Image Analysis Systems
- Implement Various Image Operations Such As Gradient Operators And Segmentation

Introduction to Java applications & applets, Control structures, Methods, Arrays, Object-oriented programming, Strings & characters, Files and streams, GUIs, Term project.

- ELEC330 with a minimum grade D

- Apply Arrays To Store, Sort, Search List, And Tables Of Values
- Apply Selection And Repetition Control Structures To Execute Statements
- Apply Text Processing On Characters And String Objects
- Develop A Graphical User Interface (Gui)
- Examine Object Oriented Design Techniques

An investigation of current microcomputer structures with emphasis on design of control software, hardware implementation of I/O, analogy to digital (A/D) converter, serial communication, direct memory access, interrupts, interfacing external memory device, and microprogramming.

- ELEC451 with a minimum grade D

- Design An Build An Embedded System
- Design An Interrupt Handler Software For A Specific Micro-Controller
- Develop Software To Control Digital I/O Interfaced With External Hardware
- Develop Software To Handle Analog Inputs
- Explain The Characteristics Of Embedded Systems
- Use Sensors In An Embedded Systems

Topics in computer engineering are chosen by the course instructor at the beginning of the term and approved by the department council.

- ELEC330 with a minimum grade D
- ELEC451 with a minimum grade D

- Construct A Standalone Electric/Electronic System
- Describe Various Features Of A Printed Circuit Board
- Design A Printed Circuit Board For A Statndalone System
- Develop The Layout Of Electric/Electronic Systems Using Cad Tools
- Develop The Schematic Of Electric/Electronic Systems Using Cad Tools
- Develop The Skills Of Soldering And De-Soldering Techniques And Tools

Topics in electronic engineering are chosen by the course instructor at the beginning of the term and approved by the department council

- ELEC370 with a minimum grade D

- Characterizing The Performance Parameters Of A Cmos Image Sensors
- Deriving The Photodiode/Photogate Characteristics Under Illumination
- Learning And Analyzing The Active Pixel Sensor (Aps)
- Learning The Basics Of Digital Imaging Systems (Dis)

Integrated-circuits devices and modeling. Design of basic analog circuits, such as current sources and mirrors, differential amplifiers. Basic amplifier circuits, CMOS opamps, opamp compensation. Comparators. Noise. Reference circuits.

- ELEC370 with a minimum grade D

- Depict The Operation And Ability To Use The Comparators Circuits
- Describe And Illustrate The Models For Active Devices In Mos Based Ic Technologies
- Design And Analyze The Differential Amplifiers & Basic Operational Amplifiers
- Design And Analyze The Single Stage Amplifiers And C Current Sources And Current Mirrors
- Explain The Operation And Employ The Bandgap Reference In Real Biasing Application
- Illustrate The Noise Sources And Models Applicable In Opamp Design

This course concentrates on the rigors of communication, design, and critical thinking in an engineering context including problem identification, feasibility study of alternative solutions, preliminary design, technical writing, teamwork, and formal presentations. A team of students will apply the knowledge gained throughout their study and from industrial training to an engineering design project, emphasizing critical thinking, creativity, and originality. The selected alternatives will be the foundation of the capstone design project. A final report is required.

- ELEC495 with a minimum grade P

- Identify the relevant theoretical background of a contemporary engineering problem. [PLO1]
- Apply the fundamentals of engineering-design and critical thinking, including the assessment and evaluation of alternative engineering solutions. [PLO2]
- Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, modeling, simulation, and/or data analysis using engineering tools. [PLO6]
- Communicate effectively through oral and written presentations. [PLO3]
- Outline the principles of engineering ethics, and social and environmental responsibilities. [PLO4]
- Recognize the need for ongoing additional knowledge, and the potential of integration and/or application of this knowledge effectively. [PLO7]
- Develop leadership skills and project management techniques to independently and/or collaboratively handle complex professional tasks in a team-work context. [PLO5]

This course builds on the outcomes of ELEC 585 course to perform detailed design and cost estimate of the selected alternative solutions to a well-defined engineering problem. Student teams are expected to apply knowledge gained throughout their studies to an engineering design project, emphasizing creativity and originality. A final report is required.

- ELEC585 with a minimum grade D

- Identify the theoretical background of a contemporary engineering problem. [PLO1]
- Apply the fundamentals of engineering-design, including the assessment and evaluation of alternative engineering solutions. [PLO2]
- Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, modelling, simulation, and/or data analysis using modern engineering tools. [PLO6]
- Communicate effectively through oral and written presentations. [PLO3]
- Recognize the principles of engineering ethics, and social and environmental responsibilities. [PLO4]
- Recognize the need for ongoing additional knowledge, and the potential of integration and/or application of this knowledge effectively. [PLO7]
- Develop leadership skills and project management techniques to independently and/or collaboratively handle complex professional tasks in a team-work context. [PLO5]

The Thyristor, AC and DC diode circuits, Thyristor commutation techniques, Single and three-phase converters, Controlled rectifiers, different static switches, AC voltage controllers, inverters and cycloconverters, DC Choppers. Thyristor data sheets, Protection of diodes and circuits.

- Analyze And Design Of Dc-Dc Converters (Buck, Boost, Buck-Boost, And Cuk Converters)
- Analyze Controlled Single Phase And Three-Phase Rectifier
- Analyze Single Phase And Three Phase Inverters (Square Wave And Pulse Width Modulated).
- Analyze Uncontrolled Single Phase And Three-Phase Rectifier
- Understand And Apply Of Power Electronics, Power Semiconductor Switches Characteristics, Switch Selection, Data Sheet, And Diode Circuits.

This course focuses on numerical methods for the analysis and design of engineering processes and systems. The course will include approximation and interpolation, root-finding, solution of linear and nonlinear equations, curve fitting, numerical differentiation and integration, numerical optimization, solution of ordinary and partial differential equations, finite difference and introduction to finite element techniques, regression estimation, and uncertainty analysis.

- Apply Numerical Integration And Differentiation
- Compute Roots Of Linear And Non-Linear Equations
- Evaluate Stable Methods To Solve Ordinary And Partial Differential Equations
- Examine Stable And Accurate Numerical Methods To Solve Linear Systems Of Equations
- Explain The Difference Between Analytical And Numerical Solutions
- Solve Basic Linear And Nonlinear Optimization Problems Related To Engineering

Mathematical description of systems, fundamental of matrix algebra and quadratic forms, state space solution and realization of linear systems, stability of linear and nonlinear systems, controllability and observability, minimal realization and coprime fractions state feedback and state estimators.

- Analyze Aspects Of Linear Time-Invariant Systems Including Controllability, Observability, Canonical Forms And Stability
- Contruct Dynamical Systems Using Linear Time-Invariant State Space Realizations And Transfer Functions
- Demonstrate Knowledge Of Fundamental Concepts In Linear Algebra, Systems Analysis And Matrix Theory
- Design State Feedback
- Design State Observers For State Estimation

Review important concepts in digital signal processing and introduce a number of advanced topics and applications in one-dimensional digital signal processing. Review the basic discrete time transforms including discrete time Fourier transform (DTFT), discrete Fourier transform (DFT), and Z-transform. Introduce selected topics from IIR and FIR filter design, short-time Fourier analysis, modern spectral estimation, linear prediction, adaptive filtering, and array processing. Applications from speech / music analysis and synthesis would also be included.

- ELEC360 with a minimum grade C

- Analyze Lti Systems In The Frequency Domain
- Apply The Z-Transform And Its Application To The Analysis Of Linear Time Invariant Systems
- Design Fir And Iir Digital Filters
- Determine The Discrete Fourier Transform (Dft) Of Signals And Its Properties And Applications
- Implement Discrete-Time Systems
- Solve Difference Equations Representing A Linear Time-Invariant Discrete-Time System

Fundamental concepts of communication networks, architecture for access and internetworking, packet switching; protocols and throughput optimization, routing; error and flow control, TCP/IP and other internet protocols, topological design algorithms, queuing theory and its applications, multiple access schemes.

- ECOM432 with a minimum grade C

- Analyze Packet Switching Throughput And Delay Performance Using Queuing Models
- Describe And Analyze The Different Congestion Control Techniques At The Network Layer Level
- Describe The Research Outcomes And The Technical Analysis Of A Research Paper And Make A Technical Presentation About It
- Identify And Compare Between Internet Routing Protocols Such As Routing Information Protocol (Rip), Open Shortest Path First (Ospf) And Border Gateway Protocol (Bgp)
- Outline The Operation Of Different Routing And Internetworking Techniques In Packet Switching Networks Such As Link State Routing And Distance Vector Routing
- Recall The Basic Principles Of Computer Networking, The Operation Of The Tcp/Ip Protocol And Local Area Networks

Evolution of radio communications and broadcast systems, new trends, economics of radio communications, spectrum usage; Cellular concept, coverage, frequency reuse, interference; Broadcast concepts; Radio propagation; Large scale path loss, small scale fading and multi-path; Wireless modulation techniques; Multiple access techniques; Networking and planning; Case studies.

- ECOM360 with a minimum grade C

- Analyze The Performance Of Digital Wireless Systems In Terms Of Ber And Outage Probability
- Apply Performance Enhancement Techniques Such As Diversity, Equalization, Coding, Interleaving And Data Link Control Techniques
- Apply The Basics Of Traffic And Queuing Theory
- Describe The Characteristics Of Wireless Communication Channel
- Design A Cellular Communication System Using Frequency Reuse, Cell Splitting, Sectoring, And Capacity And Coverage Enhancement Techniques
- Understand The New Trends In Wireless Communication
- Workout A Complete Research-Based Project Related To Wireless Communication

Basic concepts and applications of adaptive signal processing; adaptive filters, beam-formers, optimum space/time processors and their adaptive implementation, adaptive algorithms.

- ECOM451 with a minimum grade C

- Derive The Wiener Filter For Signals With Known Second Order Statistics
- Determine Suitable Lms Step Size To Trade Off Convergence Time And Maladjustment
- Formulate The Wiener Filter As A Constrained Optimization Problem
- Implement The Rls Algorithm For Iteratively Estimating The Wiener Filter Weights
- Solve The Wiener Filter Weights For The Prediction Filter Using The Levinson-Durbin Algorithm
- Use Basic Probability Theory To Model Random Signals In Terms Of Random Processes
- Use The Lms Algorithm And Its Variants For Iteratively Estimating The Wiener Filter Weights

Review of antennas basic theory: radiation pattern antenna impedance, gain, directivity, bandwidth, beam width, and frequency dependence. Advanced level treatment of antenna design and analysis. Analysis and synthesis of phased arrays. Reflector antennas. Micro strip antennas. Single and dual reflector systems. New concepts of primary radiator design. Primary feeds for monopulse radar. Antennas for navigation aids. Adaptive phased arrays and their application to radar.

- ELEC325 with a minimum grade C

- Contemporary Issues Of Antennas In Modern Mobile Communication: Smart Antenna System And Mimo Antenna; Definition And Design, Beam Scanning And Directive Antenna Systems
- Describe And Calculate The Radiation Properties Of Arbitrarily Oriented Wire Antennas
- Design And Analyze Different Types Of Microstrip Antennas
- Design Array Factor For 1-D And 2-D Arrays Rectangular And Circular, And Compute Radiation Properties
- Determine Analytical Expression Of The Far-Zone Radiated Electric Field And Antenna State Of Polarization. Evaluate The Antenna Receiving Characteristics
- Explain The Operational Principles And Use Of A Yagi-Uda Array Antenna, And Compute Its Radiation Properties Using Available Software
- Identify And Define Important Antenna Parameters Such As Antenna Impedance, Directivity, Efficiency, Gain

Consent of instructor where topics are to be chosen every year according to specific interests.

- ECOM360 with a minimum grade C

- Describe How Traffic Engineering Is Done For Wireless Networks
- Describe The Architecture And The Operation Of 3G/Umts Networks Including High Speed Data Link Packet Access (Hsdpa)
- Describe The Research Outcomes And The Technical Analysis Of A Research Paper And Make A Technical Presentation About It
- Describe The Wimax Network Architecture And The Operation Of The Wimax Mac Layer
- Explain How Network Capacity Planning Is Done For Distributed And Infrastructure-Based Wireless Networks
- Explain The Different Medium Access Control Techniques That Are Used In Wireless Networks
- Explain The Fundamentals Of Radio Resource Management And Mobility Management In Wireless Networks
- Identify The Main Design Issues Of Ad Hoc Networks From Medium Access Control (Mac) And Routing Layers’ Perspective

This course focuses on mathematical formulation and analysis of engineering processes and systems, including initial and boundary value problems. The course will include matrices and vectors, system of equations, ordinary and partial differential equations, and complex variables. Mathematical methods such as separation of variables, Laplace transformation, Fourier transformation, integral transformation, orthogonal functions and Bessel functions will be covered.

- Analyze Complex System Using Complex Integration And Differentiation
- Determine Stable Point And Phase Plane Analysis For Systems Of Differential Equations
- Develop Solution Of Sturm Loiuvel System Using Mathematical Fourier Series Solution
- Develop Solutions To Special Differential Equations: Bessel’S Equation And Bessel Functions, Legendre’S Equation, Orthogonality Of Legendre Polynomials
- Solve Partial Differential Equations; Separation Of Variables, Heat Equation, Wave Equation
- Solve 1St & 2Nd Order Ordinary Differential Equations

Review of power system symmetrical components & fault analysis, protective device operating principles, instrument transformers, over current protection, distance and pilot protection, equipment protection: machines, transformers, buses, protection aspects of power system phenomena.

- ELEC472 with a minimum grade C

- Analyze Distance And Unit Protection Systems For The Power Systems Equipment.
- Analyze Short-Circuit Current Using Symmetrical Components
- Apply The Basic Principles Of Electrical Systems And Requirements For The Protection Schemes
- Evaluate Various Components Of The Protection Systems And Their Duties
- Perform Relay Coordination For Overcurrent Protection Relays

Power quality disturbances, power quality standards, CBEMA and ITIC curves, power quality indices, power interruption, faults as a sources of sags and swells, motor starting sags, mitigation of sag and swell disturbances, waveform distortion, voltage fluctuation, power frequency variation, harmonic sources, power system responses to harmonics, resonance, harmonic analysis methods, harmonic mitigation, transients, capacitor-switching transients, interaction of capacitor banks, circuit analysis of cap-switching transients, mitigation of transients, power quality monitoring, detection classification and measurement, power quality and deregulation. Solving power quality problems, power conditioning devices, static circuit breaker, static shunt and series compensator, passive and active harmonic filters.

- ELEC472 with a minimum grade C

- Describe And Understand The Concept Of Power Quality Disturbances On The Power System And Power Quality Standards
- Design An Experiment Through Measurement/Monitoring Using The Power Quality Analyzer
- Evaluate The Practical Power Quality Data And Proposed The Solutions Of The Problems
- Perform An Analysis Of Harmonics Problems And Apply Suitable Mitigation Techniques
- Perform An Analysis Of Short Duration Power Quality Problems And Its Impact On Power System Equipment

This course deals with advanced power / power electronics topics as per instructor area of expertise.

- ELEC472 with a minimum grade C

- Design Ideal Stand Alone And Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems
- Design Ideal Stand Alone And Grid Connected Wind Systems
- Develop Analytical Techniques For Analyzing The Steady-State And Dynamic Characteristics Of Pv Inverters
- Plan Dg Resources In Power Distribution Systems Considering Sizing And Placement
- Understand The Power Quality Issues Re Resources Integrations And Apply Mitigations Techniques

Design, analysis and application of sensors used to measure physical quantities such as flow, level, temperature, pressure and density.

- ELEC370 with a minimum grade C

- Analyze And Design Different Sensor Structure Using Inductive, Capacitive And Resistive Elements
- Apply The Different Concept Of Capacitive, Inductive And Resistive Sensor Configurations
- Evaluate The Different Sensing Mechanisms And Principles
- Explore Electronic Signals, Signal Amplification Process And Circuit Models For Sensor Interface Circuit

Topics to be chosen every year according to specific interests.

- ELEC370 with a minimum grade C

- 1. Explain Moore’s law, VLSI development & design flow, and VLSI design verification techniques. [PLO-3]
- 2. Analyze modes of operation and IV characteristics of long-channel and short-channel MOS transistors. [PLO-1, 3]
- 3. Analyze secondary effects in deep-submicron technology. [PLO-3]
- 4. Analyze and design of logic inverters including resistively loaded MOS inverter and CMOS Inverter. [PLO-1]
- 5. Explain the parasitic capacitance in MOS transistors .[PLO-1]
- 6. Compute the propagation delay and power dissipation of CMOS Inverter. [PLO-1]
- 7. Design the layout and schematic of VLSI CMOS inverters and various MOS digital circuits based on PMOS and NMOS transistors .[PLO-2]

This will require students to discuss and critique original and recent journal articles, describing a major scientific advancement in a research area, which will be chosen in consultation with the student’s supervisor. Students are required to make presentations, submit reports and participate in discussions.

Introduction to combinational & sequential logic, finite state machines, high performance digital systems: theory and application of modern design, alternative implementation forms and introduction to HDL, sequential logic technologies.

- ELEC335 with a minimum grade C

- Demonstrate The Use Of 5/6 Variable K-Maps And Quine Mcklusky Method For Function Minimization, And Function Implementation By Using Nand/Nor Logic
- Design Counters, Counter Design Procedures, Reversed-Engineered Counters, And Cascaded Counters To Build Finite State Machines
- Develop Alternative Implementations And Incomplete Specified Functions Of Combinational Logic Systems, And Function Minimization By Using Hypercube
- Formulate Logic Techniques For Multiplexers, Decoders, Rom, Pla, & Pal
- Introduction To A Hdl (Verilog) Programming Language With Logical Simulation
- Mastery Of Logic Elements, State Diagrams, State Tables, Flip-Flops, Master-Slave Flip-Flops, And Registers

Overview of neuro-engineering technology, basic neural network architectures, single layer perception classifiers and multi-layer feed forward networks, single-layer feedback networks, and associative memories, Kohonen models and counter propagation networks, adaptive resonance theory and Boltzmann machines, Simulated annealing, temporal modeling, supervised and unsupervised learning, Implementation, basic applications to pattern recognition.

- Analyze Self-Organized Maps And Kohonen Networks
- Classify Different Neural Network Architectures
- Demonstrate Supervised Learning; Perceptron And Its Relation To Bayes Classifier
- Examine Recurrent Networks And Support Vector Machines Concept
- Interpret Basis Of Neuron And Brain Model
- Investigate Hebbian-Based Learning And Apply Principles Of Self-Organization

The fundamentals of computer vision and techniques for image understanding and high-level image processing. Includes computational techniques, image segmentation, geometric structures, relational structures, inference, matching, stereo vision, sequence of images, shape, color and texture, three dimensional scene analysis, vision systems, and applications.

- Analyze Image Transforms
- Evaluate Lossless And Lossy Image Compression
- Examine Image Enhancement Techniques
- Explain Human Eye And Basics Of Computer Imaging
- Interpret Image Geometry And Contrast Different Image Transformation Techniques
- Investigate Image Segmentation Techniques And Apply Morphological Operations

Topics to be chosen every year according to specific interests.

- 1. Analyze operating system architecture, system calls, process concept, interprocess communication, and threads concept. [PLO-1]
- 2. Build various CPU-scheduling algorithms and solutions for process synchronization including critical section and semaphores. [PLO-1, 2]
- 3. Compose various ways of organizing memory hardware and memory management techniques including paging and segmentation. [PLO-1]
- 4. Develop the concept of virtual memory, demand paging, page-replacement algorithms, and allocation of page frames. [PLO-1]
- 5. Determine details of layered file system structure, file allocation methods, and free space management. [PLO-2]
- 6. Analyze physical structure of mass storage systems including the secondary and tertiary storage devices. [PLO-1, 2]

Analysis of nonlinear control systems; Lyapunov stability, numerical methods, phase-plane techniques, describing functions, and linearization via feedback.

- ELEC602 with a minimum grade C

- Demonstrate Knowledge Of Fundamental Mathematics For Nonlinear Systems
- Design Nonlinear Observers
- Design Using Backstepping Method
- Design Using Feedback Linearization Method
- Evaluate Stability Of Autonmous Systems
- Evaluate Stability Of Non Autonomous Systems

Optimal control by dynamic programming. Pontryagins maximum principle, and variational methods; minimum time, energy, and fuel problems for linear continuous and discrete systems.

- ELEC431 with a minimum grade C

- 1. Show mastery of the engineering knowledge and analyze skills in the area of nonlinear optimization. [PLO-1, 2]
- 2. Show mastery of the engineering knowledge and analyze skills in the area of dynamic programming. [PLO-1, 2]
- 3. Show mastery of the engineering knowledge and analyze skills in the area general calculus of variations. [PLO-1, 2]
- 4. Show mastery of the engineering knowledge and analyze skills in the area calculus of variations for control engineering. [PLO-1, 2]
- 5. Design Linear Quadratic Regulator (LQR) and Linear Quadratic Gaussian (LQG). [PLO-3]
- 6. Design model predictive controller (MPC). [PLO-3]

Topics are to be chosen every year according to specific interests.

- ELEC431 with a minimum grade C

- 1. Analyze and design using conventional PID control techniques. [PLO-2, 3]
- 2. Analyze and design using fuzzy Logic control techniques. [PLO-2, 3]
- 3. Analyze and design using robust control techniques. [PLO-2, 3]
- 4. Analyze and design using nonlinear control techniques. [PLO-2, 3]
- 5. Analyze and design using optimal control techniques. [PLO-2, 3]
- 6. Analyze and design using MIMO control techniques. [PLO-2, 3]
- 7. Model systems using system identification techniques. [PLO-2]

Thesis option students should present a research proposal in front of a panel appointed by the EE Graduate Studies committee. Research projects are discussed to decide on the Master's Thesis.

Thesis option students should defend their MSc research in front of an examination panel appointed by the EE Graduate Studies committee. These seminars will be attended by faculty members, members of the student's advisory committee, and MSc students.

Supervision of research work is made towards the completion of M.Sc. requirements for Thesis option students.

- Demonstrates good knowledge of methodology and gives a justification for methods used.
- Discusses the implications of findings from the study and describes its impact on future research as well as its limitations.
- Expresses ideas clearly and logically with a good writing style that is easy to follow and understand.
- Identifies relevant research and literature and provides a summary and appropriate citation of major work in the field.
- Includes a definition and articulation of the research question with a justification for the current research.
- Presents and interprets results in light of the research question and includes explanations for tables and graphs.
- Presents evidence that the research has resulted in the advancement of new knowledge in the research field.

Supervision of research/design paper is made towards the completion of M.Sc requirements for Non-Thesis option students.

- Demonstrates good knowledge of methodology and gives a justification for methods used.
- Discusses the implications of findings from the study and describes its impact on future research as well as its limitations.
- Expresses ideas clearly and logically with a good writing style that is easy to follow and understand.
- Identifies relevant research and literature and provides a summary and appropriate citation of major work in the field.
- Includes a definition and articulation of the research question with a justification for the current research.
- Presents and interprets results in light of the research question and includes explanations for tables and graphs.
- Presents evidence that the research has resulted in the advancement of new knowledge in the research field.

To be designed to the specific interest of the exiting PhD students with emphasis on new frontiers in Electrical Engineering

To be designed to the specific interest of the exiting PhD students with emphasis on new frontiers in Electrical Engineering

To be designed to the specific interest of the exiting PhD students, in which they conduct exploratory research with emphasis on new frontiers in Electrical Engineering.

PhD students must sign for the 0 credit hour seminar course every semester.

Passing the comprehensive exam is required to enter into PhD candidacy. The exam evaluates the research ability of potential PhD candidates.

PhD student submits and defends a Research Proposal in front of a prospectus examination committee as stipulated in the COE prospectus examination guidelines.

- ELEC800 with a minimum grade D

Open to students who have successfully completed the comprehensive exam. PhD student conducts original research under the direction of a supervisory committee. Credits are determined in consultation with the dissertation supervisor.

Two part exam, open and close, to defend the results of PhD research work

- ELEC810 with a minimum grade D

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