The department was first established in 1981 to provide the BSc degree in electronic technology and then developed in 1993 to provide the BSc degree in electronic engineering (EE). The study plans were developed to adhere to the intended learning outcomes (ILOs) of the American Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Students are prepared to achieve high quality electronic engineering education and research that enable graduates for leadership and excellence in their profession. The acquired knowledge covers all fields of this specialization which include but not limited to electric and electronic circuits, digital systems, power systems, control systems, signal processing, instrumentations and measurements.
The Department aims to have an active role in society via providing technologyrelated services, and to play a role in sustainable development. Our vision is to provide the Palestinian and regional markets with high qualified human resources, who have proper scientific and technical background in the different fields of electronic Engineering.
The educational objectives of the Electronic Engineering Department are to turn out graduates who :
 Are competent engineers with solid foundations in Electronics.
 Are problemsolvers, innovators, and can handle the rapid pace of modern electronic technology.
 Can function effectively in professional environment, have the necessary communication and leadership skills, and adhere to standard codes of ethics.
 Can pursue graduate studies and carry out research in advanced topics and specializations.
The ILO’s of the Electronic Engineering program adhere to the American Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Thus, upon completion of this program, students will have :
 An ability to apply knowledge of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering.
 An ability to design and conduct experiments, to analyze and interpret data.
 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
 An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve Engineering problems.
 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
 An ability to communicate effectively.
 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of Engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
 A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for Engineering practice.
The conditions announced by the Admission Department before each new academic year.
Electronic Engineering graduates work in several fields, including:
 Electronic circuit design companies.
 Installing, operating and maintaining production lines in factories.
 Factories of construction, food & materials industries such as metals, aluminum, plastics and paper industries.
 Electricity distribution companies and private sector companies.
 Design, installation and extension of networks.
 Integrated logic circuit construction companies and chip design.
 Electrical equipment inspection and maintenance centers.
 Landline & cellular communications companies, in Palestine & neighboring countries.
 Radio and TV broadcasting stations.
 University laboratories, study and research centers, postgraduate studies.
 Importing and marketing control systems and software.
 Hospitals, in the field of installing and maintaining medical devices.
 Installation of elevator systems, monitoring and security systems.
 Starting a special project in the field of electronic engineering.
Study Year 1 

Semester: Fall 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0000100 
University Requirement 
2 or 3 
— 


0400150 
Language & Thinking 
3 
— 


0400184 
Paragraph Writing 
2 
— 
Placement exam or remedial English courses 

0302103 
General Physics for Engineers I 
3 
— 


0302113 
Practical Physics for Engineers I 
— 
1 
Co0302103 

0302199 
Practical physics for engineers I Lecture 
0 
— 
Co0302103 & 0302113 

0306101 
Calculus I 
3 
— 


0702111 
Introduction to Computer Engineering 
3 
— 


0702112 
Introduction to Computer Eng. Lab 
— 
1 
Co0702111 

Study Year 1 

Semester: Spring 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0000100 
University Requirement 
2 or 3 
— 


0400185 
English Communication Skills 
2 
— 
Placement exam or remedial English courses 

0302104 
General Physics for Engineers II 
3 
— 
Pr0302103 

0302114 
Practical Physics for Engineers II 
— 
1 
Co0302103 

0302299 
Practical physics for engineers II Lecture 
0 
— 
Co0302104 & 0302114 

0306102 
Calculus II 
3 
— 
Pr0306101 

0700103 
Engineering Drawing 
— 
1 


0702113 
Programming Fundamentals for Eng. 
3 
— 
Pr0702111 

0702114 
Programming Fundamentals for Engineers Lab 
— 
1 
Co0702113 

Study Year 2 

Semester: Fall 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0000100 
University Requirement 
2 or 3 
— 


0700000 
Faculty Elective* 
3 
— 
Pr0400109 

0700231 
Engineering Mathematics 
3 
— 
Pr0306102 

0700233 
Engineering Mathematics Lab 
— 
1 
Co0700231 

0701211 
Introduction to Circuit Theory & Electronics 
3 
— 
Pr0302104 

0701213 
Intro to Circuit Theory & Electronics Lab 
— 
1 
Co0701211 

0701235 
Complex Analysis & Engineering Transforms 
3 
— 
Co0700231 

*Recommendation: 0700209Technical Writing & Communication Skills (Pr0400184 & Pr0400185).
Study Year 2 

Semester: Spring 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0000000 
University Requirement** 
2 or 3 
— 


0701212 
Electric Circuits 
3 
— 
Pr0701211 

0701214 
Electric Circuits Lab 
— 
1 
Co0701212 

0701222 
Electronics I 
3 
— 
Pr0701211 

0701224 
Electronics I Lab 
— 
1 
Co0701222 

0701232 
Probability & Random Variables 
3 
— 
Pr0700231 

0701242 
Digital Logic Systems 
3 
— 
Pr0701211 

0701244 
Digital Logic Systems Lab 
— 
1 
Co0701242 

**Recommendation: 0700301Skills for the Workplace3 credit hours (Pr0400184 & Pr0400185).
Study Year 3 

Semester: Fall 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0701311 
Electromagnetics I 
3 
— 
Pr0701211 & Pr0700231 

0701321 
Electronics II 
3 
— 
Pr0701222 

0701323 
Electronics II Lab 
— 
1 
Co0701321 

0701325 
Electronics Workshop 
— 
1 
Pr0701222 

0701371 
Linear Network Analysis 
3 
— 
Pr0701212 & Pr0701235 

0702341 
Computer Organization & Architecture 
3 
— 
Pr0701242 

0703201 
Introduction to Materials Engineering 
3 
— 
Pr0302103 

0703203 
Introduction to Materials Engineering Lab 
— 
1 
Co0703201 

Study Year 3 

Semester: Spring 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0700306 
Thermodynamics 
3 
— 
Pr0700231 

0701312 
Electromagnetics II 
3 
— 
Pr0701311 

0701314 
Electrical Machines 
3 
— 
Pr0701311 

0701322 
Electronics III 
3 
— 
Pr0701321 

0701342 
Microprocessors 
3 
— 
Pr0702341 

0701352 
Analog Communications 
3 
— 
Pr0701232 & Pr0701235 

Study Year 4 

Semester: Fall 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0700381 
Engineering Management 
3 
— 
3^{rd} year + 

0701421 
Sensors & Instrumentation 
3 
— 
Pr0701321 

0701423 
Electronics III Lab 
— 
1 
Pr0701322 

0701441 
Programmable Controllers 
3 
— 
Pr0701342 

0701443 
Microprocessors Lab 
— 
1 
Pr0701342 

0701451 
Digital Communications 
3 
— 
Pr0701352 

0701453 
Analog Communications Lab 
— 
1 
Pr0701352 

0701461 
Control Systems 
3 
— 
Pr0701371 

Study Year 4 

Semester: Spring 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0701432 
Numerical Analysis for Engineers 
3 
— 
Pr0700231 

0701444 
Programmable Controllers Lab 
— 
1 
Pr0701342 

0701454 
Digital Communications Lab 
— 
1 
Pr0701352 

0701462 
Control Systems Lab 
— 
1 
Pr0701461 

0701472 
Digital Signal Processing 
3 
— 
Pr0701371 

0701474 
Digital Signal Processing Lab 
— 
1 
Co0701472 

0701000 
Department Elective 
3 
— 


0701000 
Department Elective 
3 
— 


Study Year 5 

Semester: Fall 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0000000 
Free Elective 
3 
— 


0000100 
University Requirement 
2 
— 


0000100 
University Requirement 
2 
— 


070000 
Faculty Elective 
3 
— 


0701000 
Department Elective 
3 
— 


0701591 
Introduction to Graduation Project 
— 
1 


Study Year 5 

Semester: Spring 

Course 
Credits 
Pre & Corequisite(s) 
Student result(s) 

No. 
Title 
Theory 
Practice 

0000000 
Free Elective 
3 
— 


0000100 
University Requirement 
3 
— 


0701000 
Department Elective 
3 
— 


0701590 
Internship 
— 
3 
Successfully attain 123 credit hours minimum 

0701592 
Graduation Project 
— 
3 
Pr0701591 

Faculty Compulsory Courses
0302103 General Physics for Engineers I (3 credits)
Units, vectors, motion in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions, work and energy, linear and angular momentum, collisions in 1 and 2 dimensions. Prerequisite: None.
0302104 General Physics for Engineers II (3 credits)
Electric fields, Gauss law, electric potential and energy, capacitance, electric circuits, magnetic field and forces, induction and selfinduction, ac circuits and electromagnetic fields. Prerequisite: 0302103 General Physics for Engineers I
0302113 Practical Physics for Engineers I (1 credit)
Experiments to cover the material in 0302103. Density and measurements of π, kinematics, vectors, Newton’s second law, inclined plane, spring, simple pendulum, projectile motion, conservation of energy, conservation of momentum, free falling. Prerequisite or Corequisite: 0302103 General Physics for Engineers I
0302114 Practical Physics for Engineers II (1 credit)
Experiments to cover the material in 0302104. Electric field, ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s law, whetstone bridge, oscilloscope, RCcircuit, magnetic field, induction, specific heat capacity. Prerequisite or Corequisite: 0302104 General Physics for Engineers II
0306101 Calculus I (3 credits)
Limits and continuity: rates of change and limits, limits involving infinity, continuity, tangent lines. Derivatives: the derivative as a function and as a rate of change, derivatives of products, quotients and negative powers, derivatives of trigonometric functions, the chain rule, implicit differentiation and related rates. Application of Derivatives: extreme values of functions, the mean value theorem and differential equations, curve sketching. Integration: Antiderivatives, integral rules and integration by substitution, Riemann sums and definite integrals, substitution in definite integrals, the mean value and fundamental theorems of calculus. Application of Integrals: volumes by slicing and rotation about an axis, modeling volume using cylindrical shells, lengths of plane curves. Prerequisite: None.
0306102 Calculus II (3 credits)
Transcendental functions and differential equations: logarithms, exponential functions, derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions; integrals, first order separable differential equations and first order linear differential equations. Techniques of integration: Integration by parts, trigonometric substitution, the method of partial fractions, L’Hospital’s rule and improper integrals. Vectors in the Plane and Polar Functions: vectors, dot products, vectorvalued functions, polar coordinates and graphs, calculus of polar curves. Infinite series: limits of sequences of numbers, subsequences and bounded sequences, infinite series, tests for convergence, alternating series, absolute and conditional convergence, power series, Taylor and Maclaurin series, application of power series. Prerequisite: 0306101 Calculus I
0700103 Engineering Drawing (1 credit)
Manual technical drawing and design: instrumental drawing, lettering, geometric constructions, sketching and shape description, multiview projection, sectional views, dimensioning. Computer Aided Technical Drawing and Design using AutoCAD: basic commands, settings, blocks, layers, dimensions. Prerequisite: None.
0700209 Technical Writing & Communication Skills (3 credits)
This course provides the engineering student with vital knowledge that will expand his/her skills in aspects of technical writing such as Technical terminology including scientific prefixes and suffixes, writing short and correct technical definitions, writing headings and titles, connecting ideas and sentences, writing a scientific paragraph and essay, writing scientific abstracts, and finally writing a technical report with a correct bibliography and citation. Oral, written and graphical communication principles are covered and exercised through the study of case histories, practical workshops and detailed assignments. Prerequisite: 0400109 English Language Skills II
0700231 Engineering Mathematics (3 credits)
First and second order differential equations with applications; linear systems of differential equations. Systems of linear equations and elementary row operations, Euclidean nspace and subspaces, linear transformations and matrix representations, GramSchmidt orthogonalization process, determinants, eigenvectors and eigenvalues; Positive definite matrices. Computations with matrices. Unitary transforms and Hermitian matrices. QR, Singular value decomposition (SVD). Quadratic forms and convex optimization techniques. Prerequisite: 0306102 Calculus II
0700233 Engineering Mathematics Laboratory (1 credit)
Students will solve selected mathematical, scientific, and engineering problems using Matlab, Maple and/or Mathematica. Corequisite: 0700231 Engineering Mathematics
0700306 Thermodynamics (3 credits)
Definitions and basic concepts. Perfect gases, laws related to perfect gases, mixtures of perfect gases. Properties and states of simple substances. The first law of thermodynamics. Kinetic energy, potential energy, work, and heat transfers. Control volume energy analysis, conservation of mass and energy for control volume. The second law of thermodynamics, heat engines and refrigeration systems, Carnot cycles. Entropy, T & S equations. Prerequisite: 0700231 Engineering Mathematics
0700381 Engineering Management (3 credits)
The nature of management. Foundations of management understanding. External Environment and social responsibility. Introduction to Project Management. Development of the network and its rules. Critical path methods. Arrow Diagramming Method. Precedence Diagramming Method. Scheduling computations. Overlapping Networks. PERT Method and its statistical approach. TimeCost Analysis. Project cost control. Prerequisite: 3^{rd} Year +
0701211 Introduction to Circuit Theory & Electronics (3 credits)
Basic definitions. Ohm’s Law. Kirchhoff’s Laws. Single loop circuits. Single nodepair circuits. Resistance and source combination. Voltage and current division. Circuit analysis techniques: Nodal, Mesh, Linearity, Superposition, Source transformation, Thevenin’s and Norton theorems. Inductance and Capacitance. IV relationships for inductors and capacitors. Insulators, conductors, and semiconductors. Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors. Impurities, doping, ntype and ptype semiconductors. The pn junction diode: characteristics and applications. The Zener diode: characteristics and applications. Special purpose diodes, npn and pnp BJTs, DC biasing techniques. Prerequisite: 0302104 General Physics II
0701213 Introduction to Circuit Theory & Electronics Laboratory (1 credit)
Reports and technical writing. Passive components: Resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Types, specifications and colorcoding schemes. Multioutput constant/variable DC power supplies: Ratings and current limitations. Digital MultiMeters: Functions, resolution, operating ranges, and AC/DC settings. Function Generators: Signal types, duty cycle, DC offset, TTL/50 outputs, counter operation. Oscilloscopes: Basic theory of operation, CRTs, Startup procedure, Phase measurement techniques. Electronic test boards: breadboards, stripboards, and PCBs. Mesh, Nodal and Superposition techniques. General response of an RL circuit. The Thevenin’s equivalent circuit. General diode characteristics and modeling. Diode applications: rectifiers, limiters, clampers, and voltage doublers. Zener diode characteristics and applications. BJTs characteristics and DC biasing. Corequisite: 0701211 Introduction to Circuit Theory & Electronics
0702111 Introduction to Computer Engineering (3 credits)
Introduction to computing, computer organization and architecture, bits, main & mass memory, information representation, numbering systems, Boolean operations, gates, Boolean circuits, machine language/instruction set, traditional programming concepts, procedures & functions, implementation (translation, linking, and loading), algorithm representation & discovery, flowcharting, pseudo coding, iterative structures, introduction to C programming, formatted input/output in C language, expressions in C language, oneway, two way, & multipleway selections in C. Prerequisite: None
0702112 Introduction to Computer Engineering Laboratory (1 credit)
Computer architecture, HW & maintenance, DOS, Windows interface, files & folders, internet, email, & web search, MS office: Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Access/Visio, writing C programs with MS visual studio 6.0, C language: formatted input/output, expressions & selection statements in C. Corequisite: 0702111 Introduction to Computer Engineering
0702113 Programming Fundamentals for Engineers (3 credits)
Revision of C language, basic types, iterative structures (loops), arrays, functions, recursion, local and global variables, pointers and arrays, pointers and functions, strings, dynamic data structures, files, introduction to OOP, classes & objects, attributes, constructors, destructors, properties, & methods, implementation using C++, other OOP concepts, graphics. Prerequisite: 0702111 Introduction to Computer Engineering
0702114 Programming Fundamentals for Engineers Laboratory (1 credit)
Implementing C programs, C language basic data types, iterative structures (loops), arrays, functions, recursion, local and global variables, pointers and arrays, pointers and functions, strings, dynamic data structures, files, creating classes & objects in C++, attributes, constructors, destructors, properties, methods, graphics, demonstrating engineering and businessoriented problems. Corequisite: 0702113 Programming Fundamentals for Engineers
0703201 Introduction to Materials Engineering (3 credits)
Mole Concept, atomic structure, periodic table, electron configuration, chemical bonding, molecular orbitals, classification of materials, the structure of crystalline solids, imperfection in solids, diffusion, general properties of engineering materials. Prerequisite: 0302103 General Physics I
0703203 Introduction to Materials Engineering Laboratory (1 credit)
Investigations of various properties of materials including: mechanical, thermal, structural, chemical, electrical, and physical. Corequisite: 0703201 Introduction to Materials Engineering
Faculty Elective Courses
0700382 Engineering Economy (3 credits)
Engineering and engineering economy. Economic and cost concepts. Interest formula derivations. Calculations of economic equivalence. Inflation and purchasing power of money. Bases for comparison of alternatives. Decision making along alternatives. Evaluating replacement alternatives. Breakeven and minimum cost analysis. Evaluation of public activities. Prerequisite: 3^{rd} Year +
0700383 Quality Control (3 credits)
Deming philosophy and Taguchi approach in quality control. Statistical data characterization. Shewhart’s Concept of Statistical Process Control. Basis for and construction of Shewhart Control Chart for Variable Data. Application of Xbar and R control Charts. Rational Sampling and Analysis of outofcontrol Patterns. Process Capabilities. Tolerance Assessment. Taguchi’s Loss Function. Tolerance Engineering. Statistical Thinking. X, Rm Control Charts. Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Control Charts. Cusum Control Charts and Cusum Plots. Shewhart Control Charts for Nonconformities. Bivariate Control Charts. Prerequisite: 3^{rd} Year +
0700385 E Business (3 credits)
Introduction to ebusiness, ecommerce, the Internet, the World Wide Web, and the ebusiness patterns. Constructing an ebusiness (design, development, and management). Online monetary transactions, wireless and mcommerce, emarketing, epublishing, elearning, internet security, ecustomer relationship management. Online industries, banking & investment, and career services. Prerequisite: 3^{rd} Year +
III Program Requirements (Total 91 credits)
Program Compulsory Courses
0701212 Electric Circuits (3 credits)
RL and RC circuits. The unit step forcing function. Natural and forced response for RL and RC circuits. Parallel and series RLC circuits. The complete response of RLC circuits. Forced response to sinusoidal forcing functions. The complex forcing function. The Phasor concept. Impedance. Admittance. The sinusoidal steadystate response. Standard analysis techniques. Phasor diagrams. Response as a function of . Instantaneous power. Average power. Effective (RMS) values. Apparent power. Power factor. Complex power. Complex frequency. Frequency response as a function of . The complexfrequency plane. Calculating natural, forced, and complete responses using the splane. Parallel and series resonance. Prerequisite: 0701211 Introduction to Circuit Theory & Electronics
0701214 Electric Circuits Laboratory (1 credit)
Transient response in RLC circuits. The sinusoidal steadystate response. toY and Yto conversions. DC and AC current Bridges. Single stage RC and RL filters. Series RLC resonance. Computer simulations for electric circuits using Electronics Workbench, PSpice, etc. Corequisite: 0701212 Electric Circuits
0701222 Electronics I (3 credits)
Fieldeffect transistor (FET): theory, dc biasing, and symmetrical swing. Small signal analysis of BJT and FET amplifiers, multistage amplifiers, Darlington pair amplifiers. Frequency response of single and multistage BJT and FET amplifiers. Differential amplifiers, Operational amplifier (OpAmp): theory, slew rate, offset, frequency response. Basic OpAmp applications: summation, subtraction, integration and differentiation. Prerequisite: 0701211 Introduction to Circuit Theory & Electronics
0701224 Electronics I Laboratory (1 credit)
BJTs and FETs: characteristics, DC biasing, circuit design, amplifiers and frequencyresponses. Compound multistage configurations. Darlington & Cascade circuits, current source & current mirror circuits. Differential amplifiers. Corequisite: 0701222 Electronics I
0701232 Probability & Random Variables (3 credits)
Probability principles and set theory. Random variables and operations performed on random variables. Various distribution functions. Random processes from the viewpoint of temporal and spectral characterization. Response of linear timeinvariant systems to random inputs. Timeseries analysis. Corequisite: 0700231 Engineering Mathematics
0701235 Complex Analysis & Engineering Transforms (3 credits)
Complex Analysis: complex numbers, analytic functions, elementary functions, complex integration, residue integration method, and conformal mapping. Fourier Analysis: periodic functions, trigonometric series, Fourier series and integrals, complex Fourier spectrum, Fourier transform and its properties. Laplace Transform: Forward and inverse Laplace transforms, linearity, applications and properties. Practical exercises using MATLAB. Corequisite: 0700231 Engineering Mathematics
0701242 Digital Logic Systems (3 credits)
Boolean algebra and its laws, theorems, operations, simplification of Boolean expressions. Description the logic system behavior in an algebraic expression. Using Karnaugh Maps and QuinnMcLowski’s techniques. Combinational logic networks and applications. Logic functions implementation using Multiplexers, Decoders, ReadOnly Memories, and Programmable Logic Arrays. SR, JK, T, and D flipflops. Design and analysis of synchronous sequential logic networks and applications. Corequisite: 0701211 Introduction to Circuit Theory & Electronics
0701244 Digital Logic Systems Laboratory (1 credit)
Combinational Logic circuits. Digital comparators and adders. Code conversion and multiplexers. Sequential circuit design. Counters. Sequential adders/subtractors. Shift registers. Design project. Corequisite: 0701242 Digital Logic Systems
0701311 Electromagnetics I (3 credits)
Vector analysis. Electrostatic fields. Magnetostatic fields. Solution of Laplace’s and Poisson’s equations. Faraday’s law and applications. Prerequisites: 0700231 Engineering Mathematics, 0701211 Introduction to Circuit Theory & Electronics.
0701312 Electromagnetics II (3 credits)
Maxwell’s equations. Transmission lines. Plane waves propagation, reflection and refraction. Waveguides and cavities. Introduction to antennas. Prerequisite: 0701311 Electromagnetics I
0701314 Electrical Machines (3 credits)
Magnetic Circuits: magnetic field, flux, MMF, magnetic materials, hysteresis, and losses. Transformers and Autotransformers: construction, operation, speed and torque characteristics, test procedures, special transformers. Direct Current Machines: construction, classification, operation, control of d.c. machines, losses and efficiency, test procedures. Induction Machines: construction, operation, performance, starting speed control. Synchronous Machines: construction, operation, types of synchronous machines, parallel operation, control of synchronous machines. Special Machines. Prerequisite: 0701311 Electromagnetics I
0701321 Electronics II (3 credits)
OpAmp applications: current to voltage converters, voltage to current converters, log and antilog amplifiers, current amplifier, instrumentation amplifiers. Active Filters: First and second order low pass & High pass filters, Band pass & BandReject filters. Linear digital ICs: comparators, Digital to Analog (D/A) and Analog to Digital (A/D) converters. Timer IC (555): structure, operation, and applications. Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO). Phase Locked Loop (PLL). Feedback and Oscillators. Power amplifier classes and pushpull circuits. Prerequisite: 0701222 Electronics I
0701322 Electronics III (3 credits)
Multivibrators (astable, bistable, and monostable multivibrators): analysis, design, and applications. Feedback and Oscillators: concepts & connection types, PhaseShift, Wien Bridge, Tuned, Crystal & Unijunction transistor oscillators. Advanced applications of Opamps and other ICs: Precision rectifiers, Schmitt triggers, analog switches, peak detectors, Sample and hold circuit, Voltage to Frequency and Frequency to voltage Converters. Voltage regulators: linear regulators, switching regulators. Automatic gain amplifiers, frequency modulators and demodulators. Power electronic devices: thyristors (SCR, SCS Diac, Triac), UniJunction Transistor (UJT), Programmable Unijunction Transistor (PUT), and MOSFETs. Digital integrated circuits and logic families: RTL, DTL, TTL, ECL, and CMOS. Prerequisite: 0701321 Electronics II
0701323 Electronic II Laboratory (1 credit)
Operational amplifiers: inverting, noninverting, differentiating, integrating, summing, and subtracting OpAmp circuits. Controlled sources, multistage OpAmps. Active filters: LP, HP and BP. Comparators, A/D & D/A converters. 555 operation. VCO and PLL circuits. Corequisite: 0701321 Electronics II
0701325 Electronics Workshop (1 credit)
Schematics, Simulations, and PCB layouts Computer Aided Design using OrCAD, Pspice and/or Proteus etc. Prerequisite: 0701222 Electronics I
0702341 Computer Organization & Architecture (3 credits)
A revision of digital logic components, microprogramming and microprogramming realization, the instruction set design (instruction format, instruction cycle, and machine cycle), the Intel 8086 instruction set and software architecture and addressing modes, the processor design; the design of the address generator, the register file, the instruction decoder and the control unit, and the arithmetic logic unit, the internal memory architecture, memory organization, memory map, the I/O devices, and the I/O map. Prerequisite: 0701242 Digital Logic Systems
0701342 Microprocessors (3 credits)
Basic architecture of the Intel microprocessor family (XX86 and Pentium versions). Realmode assembly language programming. Memory mapping, interfacing, and addressing. I/O interface. Programmable Peripheral Interface (PPI), Serial I/O interfacing, Interrupt Controller (PIC). DMA modules. Arithmetic Coprocessor. Bus interfacing modules. Prerequisite: 0702341 Computer Organization & Architecture
0701352 Analog Communications (3 credits)
Introduction to communication systems. Review of Fourier analysis and Fourier transform: properties, the Diracdelta function, transforms of periodic signals. Hilbert transforms. Linear systems: response of linear timeinvariant systems, the convolution integral, distortionless transmission. Amplitude Modulation: conventional AM, DSBSC, SSB, VSB, QAM, baseband representation of modulated waves, frequency division multiplexing, the superheterodyne receiver. Angle Modulation: FM, PM, narrow band FM, wide band FM. Transmission bandwidth of FM waves. Generation of FM waves. Demodulation of FM: PLL, slope detectors. FM stereo multiplexing. Noise in analog modulation: white noise, thermal noise, narrowband noise, noise equivalent bandwidth, SNR, noise in conventional AM, DSBSC, SSB, and FM. Prerequisites: 0701232 Probability & Random Variables, 0701235 Complex Analysis & Engineering Transforms
0701371 Linear Network Analysis (3 credits)
Classifications of signals and singularity functions. Convolution and superposition integrals. Impulse and step response of linear systems. Laplace transform and its applications in system analysis. Transfer function and frequency response. Concept and representation of poles and zeros. Bode plots. Elementary synthesis procedures. Concept of positive real functions. Synthesis of one and twoport networks. The characteristics and response of filters such as Butterworth, Chebyshev and Bessel. Synthesis of filters and frequency transformations. Prerequisites:0701212 Electric Circuits and 0701235 Complex Analysis & Engineering Transforms
0701421 Sensors and Instrumentation (3 credits)
Classification of sensors and actuators, materials and manufacturing, performance characteristics, strategies for measurement, signalconditioning, and interfacing as well as discussion of specific sensors and actuators. Prerequisite: 0701321 Electronics II
0701423 Electronics III Laboratory (1 credit)
Oscillators & multivibrators circuits. Schmitt triggers, peak detectors, Sample and hold application. Voltage to Frequency & Frequency to voltage conversion. Frequency modulators and demodulators. Automatic gain amplifiers. Linear & switching regulators. Power electronic devices. Design and implementation of logic gates. Prerequisite: 0701322 Electronics III
0701432 Numerical Analysis for Engineers (3 credits)
Fixedpoint and floatingpoint precision. Roundoff error. Linear systems of equations. Gauss elimination and iterative methods. Largest eigenvalue using power methods. Interpolation. Numerical differentiation and integration. Ordinary differential equations. Nonlinear equations. Zeros of polynomials. One dimensional optimization. Least squares data fitting. Singular value decomposition. Uniform random number generator. Prerequisite: 0700231 Engineering Mathematics
0701441 Programmable Controllers (3 credits)
Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Uses of basic PLC relay instructions to write, debug, and troubleshoot ladder logic programs. Timers and counters functions and programming techniques. Program control instructions. Math and data manipulation instructions. Immediate input and output instructions. Interfacing digital and analog devices. Troubleshooting PLC controlled systems. Introduction to microcontrollers. Instruction set and assembly language programming. High level language programming techniques. Applications and case studies. Prerequisite: 0701342 Microprocessors
0701443 Microprocessor Laboratory (1 credit)
A collection of experiments to enhance the understanding of microprocessor hardware bases, interfaces with real world including peripheral interfaces & programmable communication. The experiments involve machine language programming. An Intel 8086 microprocessor development kit will be used by students for “hands on” program development. Prerequisite: 0701342 Microprocessors
0701444 Programmable Controllers Laboratory (1 credit)
A collection of experiments to enhance the understanding of PLCs and Microcontrollers. Prerequisite: 0701441 Programmable Controllers
0701451 Digital Communications (3 credits)
Elements of digital communication systems. Pulse Analog Modulation: sampling theorem, aliasing phenomenon, PAM, PDM, PPM, Quantization process. Pulse Code Modulation (PCM): elements of PCM, noise in PCM, DPCM, DM, pulse shaping. Line codes. Timedivision multiplexing. Baseband transmission of digital data: the intersymbol interference problem, the Nyquist channel, the raisedcosine pulse spectrum, baseband transmission of Mary data, the eye pattern. Digital bandpass modulation techniques: ASK, PSK, FSK, noncoherent digital modulation schemes. Noise in digital communications: bit error rate, equalization, matched filter, optimum detection of binary PAM in noise; optimal detection of BPSK, QPSK, BFSK, QAM and DPSK in noise. Prerequisite: 0701352 Analog Communications
0701453 Analog Communications Laboratory (1 credit)
Introduction to analog communication, AM transmission, AM reception, SSB transmission, SSB reception, angle modulation and demodulation, phaselocked loop, AM superheterodyne receiver, FM stereo receiver. Prerequisite: 0701352 Analog Communications
0701454 Digital Communications Laboratory (1 credit)
Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM), PAM timedivision multiplexing, pulsetime modulation, pulse code modulation, delta modulation, channel effects, Line coding, frequency shift keying, phase shift keying, amplitude shift keying, effects of noise, modems. Prerequisite: 0701451 Digital Communications
0701461 Control Systems (3 credits)
Introduction to control systems. Mathematical and state variable models of systems. Transfer function description and blockdiagram representations. The characteristics and performance of feedback control systems. The stability of linear feedback systems. The root locus method. Frequency response methods. Stability in frequency domain. Design of feedback control systems. Prerequisite: 0701371 Linear Networks Analysis
0701462 Control Systems Laboratory (1 credit)
Measurement of motor characteristics: armature connection and field connection; transient response of motor; properties of operational amplifier unit; closedloop position control system; speed control system; reversible speed control; dead band and transient characteristics; passive network compensation; stabilization with tachogenerator feedback: frequency response measurement. Prerequisite: 0701461 Control Systems
0701472 Digital Signal Processing (3 credits)
Discretetime signals and systems. Discretetime Fourier transform. Sampling, A/D & D/A convertors, antialiasing filtering. Finitelength discrete transforms. Ztransform. LTI discretetime systems. Digital filter structures. FIR & IIR filters design. Finite word length effects. Applications. Prerequisite: 0701371 Linear Networks Analysis
0701474 Digital Signal Processing Laboratory (1 credit)
Implementation of digital signal processing algorithms using MATLAB. Corequisite: 0701472 Digital Signal Processing
0701590 Internship (3 credits)
Each student is expected to spend at least 135 hours of training and work in a recognized engineering company or establishment. The student is required to prepare a detailed report summarizing the practical work experience both office and field work. The academic staff from the department will continuously follow up the training by making regular field visits to training locations. Prerequisite: 123+ credits
0701591 Introduction to Graduation Project (1 credit)
This course allows students to work with a faculty advisor to complete a proposed graduation project. Students are expected to gather the necessary information, scientific literature, and materials related to the project. Students are also expected to complete the initial design and implementation stage of their project. Depending on the selected project, this might involve testing hardware circuits, writing test programs, or performing any necessary computer simulations etc. Prerequisite: 123+ credits
0701592 Graduation Project (3 credits)
Students are expected to continue the project started in 0701591. At the end of the term, students should submit a fully documented report of their project, and perform a public presentation, open to all faculty members and any invited visitors, and includes an oral examination of their work. Prerequisite: 0701591 Introduction to Graduation Project
Program Elective Courses
0701411 Power Systems (3 credits)
Basic Concepts. Ring & radial configurations. Transmission lines & distribution lines. Equivalent circuits of transmission lines. Transmission lines voltage and current equations. Power angle characteristics. Selection of voltages. Power stations & substations. Static and dynamic loads. Regulation of voltage and frequency. Economical aspects. Prerequisite: 0701314 Electrical Machines
0701424 Power Electronics (3 credits)
Rectifying Devices. Rectifying Circuits. Converter Operation. D.C. Line Commutation. Frequency Conversion. D.C. and A.C. Machine Control. Variable frequency Drives. Stepper Motors. Protection. Case Studies of Industrial Applications. Safety Considerations. Prerequisite: 0701322 Electronics III
0701482 Special Topics (3 credits)
This course has a very flexible and varied outline that covers various topics depending on the research interests of the academic instructor teaching this course. Prerequisite: Department Consent
0701543 Realtime Embedded Systems (3 credits)
This course addresses the considerations in designing realtime embedded systems, both from a hardware and software perspective. The primary emphasis is on realtime processing for communications and signal processing systems, but applications to seismic and environmental monitoring, process control systems will be addressed. Programming projects in a highlevel language like C/C++ will be an essential component of the course, as well as hardware design with modern design tools. Prerequisite: 0701441 Programmable Controllers
0701552 Computer Communication Networks (3 credits)
Introduction to queuing theory; physical data link and network layers; network topologies; basic performance evaluation methods; circuit and packet switching; local area networks; telephone system; integrated services digital networks. Prerequisite: 0701451 Digital Communications
0701554 Optical Fiber Communication Systems (3 credits)
Theories of light nature, stepindex and gradedindex fiber, single mode and multimode fiber, fiber fabrication, dispersion and attenuation in optical fiber, optical sources (LED and Laser diode), optical receivers (pin photodiode and APD), noise in optical detection. Prerequisites: 0701312 Electromagnetics II & 0701451 Digital Communications
0701557 Mobile Communication Systems (3 credits)
Evolution of mobile systems and standards: 1G AMPS, 2G GSM and IS95, 2.5G GPRS and EDGE, 3G UMTS and CDMA2000, beyond 3G, 4G LTE and WiMAX. Cellular system concepts and design fundamentals: frequency reuse, channel assignment strategies, handoff strategies, interference and system capacity, trunking and grade of service, improving capacity and coverage. Mobile radio propagation: free space model, the three basic propagation mechanisms, reflection, diffraction and scattering, outdoor propagation models, indoor propagation models. Small scale fading and multipath propagation: impulse response model of a multipath channel, parameters of mobile multipath channel, types of smallscale fading, statistical models for multipath fading channel. Modulation techniques for mobile radio: linear modulation techniques, spread spectrum modulation techniques. Multiple access techniques for mobile communications: FDMA, TDMA, and CDMA. Case study: GSM mobile network. Prerequisites: 0701312 Electromagnetics II & 0701451 Digital Communications
0701559 Wireless Communication Networks (3 credits)
Evolution of wireless communications networks: Home RF, IrDA, LAN to WLAN (WiFi), GSM to WiMAX, Bluetooth, WPAN, wireless ad hoc networks. Architecture of wireless ad hoc networks: MANET, SANET, VANET. Protocols of wireless ad hoc networks: MAC layer protocols, unicast and multicast routing protocols, transport layer protocols. Design issues for wireless ad hoc networks: Crosslayer design, quality of service (QoS), energy management, mobility models. Applications and recent developments in wireless communication networks. Prerequisite: 0701451 Digital Communications
0701561 Advanced Control Systems (3 credits)
Discrete time systems and Ztransform. Sampling and reconstruction. Open and closed loop discrete time systems. Discrete system time response. Stability study for discrete time systems. Digital Controllers. Prerequisite: 0701461 Control Systems
0701574 Speech Processing (3 credits)
Production and classification of speech sounds, acoustics of speech production. Statistical properties of speech signals, quantization, SNR. Time domain and frequency domain coding systems, AR modeling of speech signals, spectral properties of speech signals (shorttime Fourier analysis, LPCbased analysis and coding, homomorphic, formants and pitch estimation). Speech synthesis techniques. Speech and speaker recognition (metrics, DTW algorithm, statistical methods). Applications on Arabic speech using Matlab. Prerequisite: 0701472 Digital Signal Processing