EEE 500: Thesis (18 credits)
A student must undertake a research work on M.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering topic under the guidance of a supervisor. The student is required to prepare and submit the thesis within the time specified. The thesis will be graded and a student must get at least a C grade, which is the passing grade for this course.
EEE 501: Project (6 Credits)
A student must undertake a research project work on M.Engg. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering topic under the guidance of a supervisor. The student is required to prepare and submit the report within the time specified. The report will be graded and a student must get at least a C grade, which is the passing grade for this course.
EEE 502: Internship (non-credit)
This is an optional non-credit course. The internship aims at providing on-the-job exposure to the students and an opportunity for translating theoretical concepts to real life situations. Students are placed in business enterprises, NGOs and research institutions for internship. The duration of internship will be a maximum of 8 weeks. The student is required to prepare and submit the report within the time specified. The report will be graded.
EEE 510: Signals, Systems and Stochastic Process
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Generic Description of Transmission Systems; Classifications of Signals; Fourier Analysis: Fourier Series, Power Theorem, Fourier Transform, Properties of Fourier Transform, Fourier Transform of Periodic Signals, Reconstruction of a Bandlimited Signal from Its Samples, Correlation Functions; Signal Transmission Through LTI Systems; Random Variables, Stochastic Processes, and Noise: pdf and cdf, Transformations of Random Variables, Statistical Averages, Real and Complex Random Vectors, Probability Models, Random Processes, Stationary and Ergodic Processes, Gaussian Processes, Spectral Characteristics of Random Signals, Random Signals and LTI Systems, Estimation of Power Spectrum, Noise Processes, Noise-Equivalent Bandwidth, Baseband Communication Model with Additive Noise: Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Noise Figure and Noise Temperature, Additive White Gaussian Noise Channel; Digital Communication Basics: Matched Filters, Signal Characterization, Additive White Gaussian Noise Channel. Coherent Detection of Binary Signals in AWGN Channel, Error Probabilities for Binary Signalling, Optimum Digital Receivers; Markov Processes: Chapman-Kolmogorov Equations, Classification of States, Limiting Probabilities, Discrete time, Discrete State Markov Processes.
Recommended Text Books:
A.V. Oppenheim, A.S. Willsky and S.H. Nawab, "Signals and Systems", Prentice Hall, 2nd Edition, 1997.
A.B. Carlson, P.B. Crilly and J.C. Rutledge, "Communication Systems, An Introduction to Signals and Noise in Electrical Communication", McGraw Hill, 4th Edition, 2002.
Athanasios Papoulis, "Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes", Mc-Graw Hill, 3rd Edition, 1991.
EEE 511: Cellular Mobile Communication
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Propagation in mobile radio channels: channel models, fading - large scale and small scale fading, flat fading and frequency selective fading channel, fast fading and slow fading channel; delay spread, Doppler spread and angle spread; channel autocorrelation functions, scattering function, correlated and uncorrelated scattering (US), WSS and WSSUS model.
Multiple access techniques: FDMA, TDMA and Spread Spectrum Communications; DS-CDMA and FH-CDMA: modulator and demodulator structure, probability of error, jamming margin, decoding, performance in the presence of interference, PN sequence, CDMA.
Multi-user detection: multiple access interference, detector performance measures - BER, asymptotic efficiency, near-far resistance; detectors - matched filter detector, de-correlator detector, MMSE detector, SIC, PIC, MAP and MLSE detectors.
Diversity and combining techniques: Multiple antenna systems - SISO, SIMO, MISO and MIMO systems, STBC, OSTBC, QOSTBC, spatial multiplexing (SM) schemes.
Interference and management and mobility management in wireless communications, security in wireless communication systems.
Multi-carrier communications: OFDM - oscillator based and FFT implementation; special issues of OFDM - cyclic prefix, timing offset, frequency offset, synchronization, peak power problem; OFDMA, MC-CDMA, WiMAX.
Selected transactions and industry standards.
Recommended Text Books:
Vijoy K. Garg , "Wireless Communications & Networking", Morgan Kaufman Publications 2007.
Andrea Goldsmith and Pramod Viswanath, "Wireless Communications".
Krzysztof Wesolowski, "Mobile Communication Systems", John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
Paulraj, Rohit Nabar, and Dhananjay Gore, "Introduction to Space -Time Wireless Communications".
David Tse, "Fundamentals of Wireless Communications".
Mohinder Jankiraman, "Space-Time Codes and MIMO Systems".
R. van Nee, R. Prasad, "OFDM for Wireless Multimedia Communications".
Ahmad R. S. Bahai and Burton R. Saltzberg, "Multi-Carrier Digital Communications -Theory and Applications of OFDM".
Ye (Geoffrey) Li, Gordon Stuber, "Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing for Wireless Communications".
EEE 512: Telecommunication Transmission Technologies
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Introduction to telecommunication transmission technologies; Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) principles, systems and transport technology; Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH) principles, systems & transport technology; Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) principles, systems & transport technology; SONET principles, systems & transport technology, ATM principles, systems & transport technology.
Switching Systems, Architecture & System overview of Digital Switching, Overview of packet and circuit switching, Packet transmission on LAN & WAN, Packet switching in broadband networks, ATM switching, IP switching, Overview of SS-7 signaling systems, Signaling networks
Introduction to access network transport technologies; PONS, DSL, HFC last mile solutions
Introduction to Satellite transmission networks, Space environment, Link analysis, Satellite Access, Earth stations, Satellite services
Recommended Text Books:
J. E. Flood, "Telecommunications Switching, Traffic and Networks", Prentice Hall.
Iakovos Venieris and Heirich Hussman, "Intelligent Broadband Networks", John Wiley and Sons Ltd.
Uyless Black, "Architectures for Digital Signalling Networks", Prentice Hall.
John Bellamy, "Digital Telephony", Wiley.
Tsong-Ho Wu and Noriaki, "ATM Transport and Network Integrity", Academic Press, 1997.
S. V. Kartalopolons, "Understanding SONET/SDH and ATM : Communication Networks for the Next Millennium", IEEE Press 1999.
EEE 513: Communication Services Networks
3 credits, 3 hours/week
SONET Transport Networks: Rationale for High Speed Networking - Evolution of Optical Networks - SONET Technology - SONET Transport Network Architectures - Survivability in SONET Systems- Automatic Protection Switching (APS) - Restoration Techniques - Self Healing Rings - IP-over -SONET. ATM Transport Networks: ATM Technology - Protocol Reference Model - Network Traffic Management - Protection and Restoration Techniques - IP-over- ATM-over-SONET. WDM Networks and Wavelength Routing: Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Technology - Wavelength Cross-Connects -Wavelength Routing Networks- Routing and Wavelength Assignment - Distributed Control Protocols - Wavelength Rerouting. WDM Ring and Wavelength-Convertible Networks: WDM Ring Networks - Wavelength Convertible Networks - Routing Algorithms - Converter Placement . WDM Optical Layer Design: Terabit Transport Networks - Layered Architecture - Design of Optical Layer - Virtual Topology -Problem Formulation-Design Heuristics- Multi-Fiber Networks. WDM Network Survivability and Optical Packet Switching: Network Survivability - Protection and Restoration Techniques - Optical Layer with Fault-tolerance Capability - Optical Packet Switching - IP-over-WDM. Advances in WDM technologies: Introduction to DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) technology and its features, Next generation optical networks.
Recommended Text Books:
R. Ramaswami and K. N. Sivarajan, "Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective", Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1998.
B. Mukherjee, "Optical Communication Networks", McGraw Hill, 1997.
J. Walrand and P. Varaiya, "High- Performance Communication Networks", Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Second edition, 2000.
Tsong-Ho Wu and Noriaki, "ATM Transport and Network Integrity", Academic Press, 1997.
S. V. Kartalopolons, "Understanding SONET/SDH and ATM: Communication Networks for the Next Millennium", IEEE Press 1999.
William Stallings, "High Speed Networks: TCP/IP and ATM Design Principles", Prentice Hall International, Inc., 1998.
EEE 514: Optical Communication System
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Introduction to optical communications: Motivation for using optical methods in data transmission. Brief history of optical communications, Generic optical communication system. Key components and their functions; Propagation of light in fibres: Principles of optical waveguiding. Fibre modes and their properties. Single mode, multimode fibres. Recently developed fibre types; Signal attenuation: Optical losses: intrinsic loss mechanisms; extrinsic loss (bending, splicing, coupling). Dispersion: modal dispersion, waveguide dispersion, dispersion shifting; Optical Systems: Optical transmission formats: return-to-zero, non-return-to-zero encoding, Binary transmission: statistics, noise and errors, Propagation of optical pulses in dispersive media. Loss limited systems and dispersion limited system.
Optoelectronic components: Optical Detectors.: Detectors of optical signals: principle of operation; responsivity; bandwidth; noise. Photodiodes, materials and structures: heterostructures; p-n detectors; avalanche detectors; common types of photodiodes. Optical Sources: Laser: emission and amplification of light; optical gain; principle of laser; laser modes; rate equations. Laser diodes: photons in semiconductors; generic structure of laser diode; double heterostructure; performance characteristics of laser diodes; rate equations; common types of laser diodes;
Optical amplifiers amplified systems: Design and principles of optical fibre amplifiers. Main characteristics: power, gain, noise. Saturation effects. Noise accumulation in long-span systems. Implications for long distance (trans-oceanic) data transmission; Nonlinear effects: Effective length of nonlinear interaction. Main effects: Self-phase modulation; Raman scattering; Brillouin scattering; four-wave mixing. Optical solitons; Advanced optical systems: Wavelength multiplexing and time-division multiplexing of optical signals. Ultrahigh-capacity optical data transmission; review of terabit-per-second systems. Detrimental effects of nonlinearities and dispersion on system performance. Useful effects: dispersion management; optical solitons. Current performance limits.
Recommended Text Books:
G.P.Agrawal, "Fiber-Optic Communication Systems", Wiley-Interscience, 2nd ed., 1997.
L.Kazovsky, S.Benedetto and A.Willner, "Optical Fiber Communication Systems", Artech House, 1996.
A.Ghatak and K.Thyagarajan, "Introduction to Fiber Optics", Cambridge, 1998.
J.M.Senior, "Optical Fibre Communications: Principles and Practice", Prentice Hall, 2nd ed, 1992.
G.Keiser, "Optical Fibre Communications", McGraw-Hill, 2nd ed., 1991.
J.Gowar, "Optical Communication Systems", Prentice Hall, 2nd ed, 1993.
R.Papannareddy, "Lightwave Communication Systems", Artech House, 1997.
EEE 520: Advanced Digital Communications
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Representation of bandpass signals and systems, modulation and demodulation for the additive white Gaussian noise channel, optimal demodulation for signals with random phase, noncoherent detection for binary and M-ary orthogonal signals, hard and soft decoding for linear codes, concatenated codes, performance of coded modulation systems, characterization of fading multi-path channels, diversity techniques, performance of coded systems on fading channels, direct performance of coded systems on fading channels, direct sequence and frequency hopped spread spectrum systems.
Recommended Text Books:
T.M. Cover and J.A., "Thomas Elements of Information Theory", Wiley, 1991.
R.G. Gallager, "Information Theory and Reliable Communication", Wiley, 1968.
MIT Open Courseware, "6.450 Digital Communications," web.mit.edu/6.450/
J.G. Proakis, "Digital Communications", McGraw-Hill, 2000.
H.L. Van Trees Detection, Estimation, and Modulation Theory: Part I, Wiley, 2001.
J.M. Wozencraft and I.M. Jacobs, "Principles of Communication Engineering", Wiley, 1965.
EEE 521: Digital Wireless Communications and Networks
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Analog and digital communications, Wireless spectrum, Multiplexing and access methods, Propagation; Unidirectional Broadcast Systems; Broadcast technologies for audio, video and data, Capabilities and limitations; Medium Access Control & Telecommunication Systems; Multiple radio access methods, Home and Mobile telephony systems, Capabilities and limitations; Wireless LAN, Aloha, IEEE 802.11 family, Bluetooth and others. Capabilities and limitations; Mobile Network Layer, Mobile ad hoc networks, routing protocols, quality of service and others, Capabilities and limitations; Transport Layers and Mobility Support; Transmission control protocols (TCP) for mobile systems. File store for mobile systems. Web, WAP and other mark up. Connection control systems.
Recommended Text Books:
Jochen Schiller, "Mobile Communications", Addison Wesley, 2nd Edition, 2003.
Theodore Rappaport, "Wireless Communications Principles and Practice", Prentice Hall, 2002.
Matthew S. Gast, "802.11 Wireless Networks The Definitive Guide", O'Reilly, 2002.
B. Sklar, "Digital Communication", Prentice -Hall, 2001.
Andy Bateman, "Digital Communications", Addison Wesley.
J. Kurzweil, "Digital Communications", Wiley, 2000.
EEE 522: Telecommunications Business Environment
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Commercial dimensions of networks: financial impact; Network economics, commercial pressures; Corporate finance: company accounts including P&L Balance sheet, depreciation, cash flow, stock market etc; Market forces: marketing principles, market sectors, market and products/services forecasting; Competition: competitor analysis and models, telecommunications competition; competitive responses; Product and services management: product lifecycles, translation from requirements to product definition and launch; Customer satisfaction: QoS, service surround, customer service, service centres; Pricing and product profitability: cost-based pricing, interconnect pricing, regulatory implications; Management accounting: accounting; budgetary control; financial control; Operating cost drivers: analysis of R&D costs; dynamic and interactive nature of costs; Telco cost model; whole life costs; productivity; process analysis, QoS and failure costs; Capital cost drivers: network capital requirements; impact of network planning; effect of depreciation; capital budgeting; funding; effect of procurement; control of capital projects; Regulation: acts and licences; organisation, role and powers of regulators; price regulation; influence of European Union and WTO regulation; Investment Appraisal: justification of capital projects and methods of investment; sensitivity and risk analysis; cost/benefit; financial authorisation; Global awareness: the global market; the Triad; characteristics of multinational customers; the European Union; global competitive analysis; Information industry: value chain, competition, impact on Telcos.
Recommended Text Books:
Philip Kotler and Gary Armstrong, "Principles of Marketing", Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004.
Malcolm McDonald and Martin Christopher, "Marketing: A Complete Guide", Palgrave McMillan 2003.
Jeffery J Wheatley, "World Telecommunications Economics", IEE Telecommunications Series No 41, 1999.
John Buckley, "Telecommunications Regulation", IEE Telecommunications Series No. 50, 2003.
EEE 523: Network and Services Management
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Introduction to role of network management, Configuration management, event management, testing, access and security, network planning, work management; network management standards, network management model, OSI and Internet management approaches, TMN; element management, and network control layer; service management, service management layer functions, service templates, generation of service definitions; future prospects for automation, role of AI, KBS, HCI, co-operating agents, Network Security: Introduction to Computer and Network Security; Criptography; Firewalls; IPSEC; IP attacks.
Recommended Text Books:
William Stallings, "SNMP, SNMPv2, SNMPv3 and RMON1 and 2", Third Edition, Addison Wesley.
Marshall T. Rose, "Introduction to Network Management", Prentice Hall.
Douglas R. Mauro and Kevin J. Schmidt, "Essential SNMP", O'Reilly.
William Stallings, "Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice"
EEE 524: Mobile Communication System Planning
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Purposes and procedures of network planning, Site survey and selection; Propagation analysis and coverage planning; Capacity planning; Radio frequency planning; Advanced planning aspects. Cell Planning: Traffic and coverage analysis, Nominal cell plan, surveys, System design, System implementation and tuning, System Growth, Re-use of frequencies in a cell, Hierarchical Cell Structure (HCS), Multi-band Cells. Telecommunication Subscriber Services, Mobile Intelligent Network, CVPN, CAMEL, Charging and Billing, Operations & Maintenance Systems, System architecture & Industrial implementations. (Pre req. EEE 511)
Recommended Text Books:
Jukka Lempiainen and Matti Manninen, "Radio Interface System Planning for GSM/Gprs/Umts", Kluwer Academic Publishers.
"Introduction to 3G Mobile Communications", Artech House Publishers; Second Edition , February 2003.
William C. Y. Lee, "Mobile Communications Design Fundamentals", John Wiley & Sons, 2nd edition, 1992.
EEE 525: Communications Systems Modeling
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Time and Frequency Domain Modeling of signals, Transforming between the time and frequency domain, Techniques for Physical Layer Simulation, Performance Measurement in simulation, Physical Layer Simulation examples (Optical Communications, Radio Communications, Electrical Communications), The Theory of Network Simulation, Network Simulation Examples.
Recommended Text Books:
John Person, "Basic Communication Theory", Prentice Hall.
John J. O'Reilly, "Telecommunication principles", Chapman and Hall, 2nd ed, 1991.
Ifiok Otung, "Communications Engineering Principles", Palgrave.
Ziemer and Tranter, "Principle of Communications", Houghton Mifflin, 4th Ed.
A. Bruce Carlson , "Communications Systems", McGraw Hill, 3rd Ed.
Peter Whittle, "Probability", Peguim Education.
EEE 530: Broadband Networks
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Types of networks - circuit-switched, packet-switched, connection-oriented, connectionless, single-rate, multi-rate, Framing, time slots, headers; Evolution of networks - the telephone network, the Internet, local area networks, the move to broadband networks; Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM). The ATM protocols: physical layer, ATM layer, adaptation layer; Source models, statistical multiplexing, multiplexing gain; Admission control, Access control, Leaky Bucket algorithm, Available Bit Rate, Weighted Fair queuing; ATM switches, Banyan networks, Banyan network throughput, Deflection routing, Sort-banyan switches, Head-of-line blocking, Output-buffered switches, Large-scale switches; Discrete-time queuing theory, Kendall's notation, Probability generating functions - definition and properties, PGFs of some distributions; Arrival processes, Batch arrivals, The Geo[x]/D/1 queue, Numerical calculation of moments and probabilities, Little's Law; Queuing model of output-buffered switch, Queuing model of input-buffered switch, Throughput of input-buffered switches, Numerical calculation of loss probabilities. Signaling protocols, User-network interface, Network-network interface, Routing protocols, ATM local area networks.
Recommended Text Books:
Keshav, S,, "An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking," Addison-Wesley, 1997.
Schwartz, Mischa, "Broadband Integrated Networks", Prentice Hall, 1996.
De Prycker, M., "Asynchronous Transfer Mode: Solution for Broadband ISDN", Ellis Horwood, 3rd ed., 1995.
EEE 531: Data Network Protocols
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Introduction and OSI Layering System Transmission - media, signals, asynchronous and synchronous, compression, huffmann; Physical Layer Data link Layer - go back n and selective repeat; LANs - ethernet, token ring, polling Network Layer - routing and flow control; Transport and Higher Layers - TCP/IP Circuit Switching - Telephone network; Erlangs Equations - queueing theory; Integrated Services Digital Network, ISDN B-ISDN and ATM, standards, traffic Future Trends and Conclusions.
Recommended Text Books:
Halsall, F., "Data Communications, Computer Networks and OSI", Addison Wesley, 4th ed., 1995.
Spragins T. et al, "Telecommunications Protocol and Design", Addison-Wesley, 1991.
Tanenbaum, A.S., "Computer Networks", Prentice Hall, 1988.
EEE 532: Network Security
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Overview of security, threats and mechanisms; Conventional encryption algorithms (DES, IDEA); Public Key cryptography, RSA, Key management, confidentiality authentication and digital signatures; Network-based threats: Intruders, Viruses and Worms; Hardware architectures required to implement algorithms; Firewalls.
Recommended Text Books:
Stallings,W., "Network and Internetwork Security", Prentice Hall, 1995.
EEE 533: Wavelets and Applications
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Introduction and Background: Why wavelets, subband coding and multiresolution analysis? Mathematical background, Hilbert spaces, Unitary operators, Review of Fourier theory, Continuous and discrete time signal processing; Time-frequency analysis, Multirate signal processing, Projections and approximations; Discrete-Time Bases and Filter Banks, Elementary filter banks, Analysis and design of filter banks, Spectral Factorization, Daubechies filters; Orthogonal and biorthogonal filter banks, Tree structured filter banks, Discrete wavelet transform, Multidimensional filter banks; Continuous-Time Bases and Wavelets; Iterated filter banks, The Haar and Sinc cases, The limit of iterated filter banks; Wavelets from Filters, Construction of compactly supported wavelet bases, Regularity, Approximation properties, Localization; The idea of multiresolution, Multiresolution analysis, Haar as a basis for L2(R), The continuous wavelet and short-time Fourier transform; Applications, Fundamentals of compression, Analysis and design of transform coding systems, Image Compression, the new compression standard (JPEG200) and the old standard, Why is the wavelet transform better than the discrete cosine transform? Video compression and the 3-D wavelet transform. Advanced topics: Beyond JPEG2000, non-linear approximation and compression.
Recommended Text Books:
G. Strang and T. Nguyen, "Wavelets and Filter Banks", Wellesley-Cambridge, MA, 1996.
S. Mallat, "A Wavelet Tour of Signal Processing", Academic Press, 1999.
EEE 534: Advanced Data Communication
3 credits, 3 hours/week
The course covers Communications protocol Stacks, OSI and TCP/IP. 802.X based wired and wireless LANs. Access protocols, Slip, PPP and ADSL. Management protocols ICMP, BOOTP, DHCP, SNMP & Management Tools, as well as management of Cisco routers. Routing protocols and clients, the DNS and BIND, RIP-2, OSPF (IGP & BGP). Socket Programming. Traffic Capture & Analysis Labs.
Recommended Text Books:
Tanenbaum, "Computer Networks", Prentice Hall, 4th Ed.
Sloan, "Network Troubleshooting Tools", O'Reilly UK.
Stevens, "Unix Network Programming", Prentice Hall.
EEE 535: Information Theory, Coding, and Detection
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Review of probability, random variables, probability density functions/cumulative distribution functions, expected values, central limit theorem, random processes, stationarity, ergodicity, Autocorrelation, Power spectral density. Multiple random variables, Transmission through linear systems. Optimum Signal Detection: Geometrical representation of signals. Gaussian random noise, Optimum receiver, Non-white channel noise. Information Theory: Measure of information, Source encoding, Error-free communication over a noisy channel, Channel capacity of a discrete memoriless system, Channel capacity of a continuous channel. Error-Control Coding: Linear block codes. Cyclic codes, Burst-error detecting and correcting codes, Convolutional codes, Comparison of coded and uncoded systems.
Recommended Text Books:
Lathi, B. P., "Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems", Oxford University Press, 3rd Ed., 1998.
EEE 540: Advanced Semiconductor Devices
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Review of basic semiconductor physics and III-V materials. GaAs metal-semiconductor field effect transistor (GaAs MESFET): introduction, structure, equivalent circuits, current saturation, effect of source and drain resistances, gate resistance and application of GaAs MESFET. High electron mobility transistor (HEMT): practical HEMT structure, energy band line-up, equivalent circuit, HEMT noise, pseudomorphic HEMT and applications. Fundamentals of quantum mechanics. Quantum devices: resonant tunneling diodes, quantum dots and wires. Nanotechnology: nanowires, carbon nanotubes, bio-inspired nanostructures, nano motors etc., future directions in nanotechnology.
Recommended Text Books:
William Liu, "Fundamentals of III-V Devices: HBTs, MESFETs, and HFETs/HEMTs", Wiley, 1999.
C.Y. Chang and Francis Kai, "GaAs High-Speed Devices", Wiley, 1994.
Berger, Lev I., "Semiconductor Materials", CRC Press, 1996.
EEE 541: Advanced VLSI Design
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Overview of important issues in high performance digital VLSI design: Interconnect as key limiting factor, wire modeling, clock distribution of high speed system, power distribution, crosstalk and power distribution noise. Low power design issues. CMOS design methodology: Structured design strategies, automated synthesis, placement and routing, circuit extraction, simulation, design rule check and testing. Combinational and sequential system design, state machine design, subsystem design, architectural design. Practical chip design examples.
Recommended Text Books:
H.B. Bakoglu, "Circuits, Interconnections and Packaging for VLSI", Addison Wesley Publishing Company.
Douglas A. Pucknell and Kamran Eshragian, "Basic VLSI Design", Prentice Hall, 3rd Edition.
Neil H. E. Weste, David Harris and Ayan Banerjee, "CMOS VLSI design", Pearson Education, 3rd edition.
Bosco Leung and Charles G. Sodini, "VLSI for Wireless Communication", Pearson Education.
EEE 542: Advanced Digital Signal Processing
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Signal Modeling: Pade & Prony Matching, Solution of Autocorrelation Normal Equations, Burg's Algorithm, Linear Prediction, Wiener and Kalman Filtering. Spectral Estimation: non-parametric (periodogram, Welsh and Blackman-Tukey modifications), parametric (AR, MA and ARMA). Two Dimensional Signal Processing: 2D z-transform, 2-D DFT and DCT, 2-D filters, image processing. Multirate Signal Processing: decimation & interpolation, polyphase filters, QMF filter banks Signal Coding: waveform coding, predictive coding, transform coding, MPEG1/2/4 audio and speech coding.
Recommended Text Books:
Bose, T. "Digital Signal and Image Processing", Wiley, 2004.
S. K., "Digital Signal Processing", McGraw Hill, 2001.
Lim, J.S. and Oppenheim, A.V., "Advanced Topics in Signal Processing", Prentice-Hall, 1988.
Grant, P.M. et al, "Analogue and Digital Signal Processing and Coding", Chartwell-Bratt, 1989.
Proakis, J.G. and Manolakis, D.G., "Digital Signal Processing", Macmillan, 2nd ed , 1992.
Jayant, N.S., and Noll, P., "Digital Coding of Waveforms", Prentice-Hall, 1984.
Lim, J.S., "Two Dimensional Signal and Image Processing", Prentice-Hall, 1990.
EEE 543: Power Semiconductor Circuits and Drives
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Static switching devices, characteristics of SCR, BJT, MOSFET, IGBT, SIT, GTO, MCT. Classifications of static power converters and their application. Control circuits for static power converters. Pulse width modulation; PWM control of static power converters. Switch mode DC to DC converters, resonant converters, Fourier analysis of static converter waveforms, HD, THD, pf, ZVS and ZCS of static converters. Hysteresis current of AC drives. Input/output filter design of static power converters. Design of protection circuits for static power converters. Design of microcomputer controllers for static power converter switching.
Recommended Text Books:
Muhammad H. Rashid, "Power Electronics Circuits, Devices and Applications", Prentice Hall, 3rd Edition.
Abraham I. Pressman, "Switching Power Supply Design", McGraw-Hill, 2nd Edition.
EEE 550: Advanced CMOS Technology
3 credits, 3 hours/week
CMOS Technology Overview: Evolution and recent advances in silicon electronics, Moore's Law and the ITRS, State-of- the-Art CMOS technology. Overview on CMOS Fabrication Processes: Overview of basic silicon processing steps, photolithography, isolation technique, threshold voltage adjustment, design rules and layout, technology for nanoscale fabrication. Nanoscale MOSFETs. MOSFET figures of merit: on- and off current, CVI metric, gate delay, power-delay product. Nanometer bulk MOSFETs: doping profiles, high-k dielectrics, gate stack design. Non-classical MOSFET structures: transport enhanced MOSFETs (strained Si and SiGe, Ge), SOI MOSFETs, multiple gate MOSFETs (lateral double-gate MOSFET, FinFET, Tri-gate MOSFET). Problems and challenges of nanoscale MOSFETs: shallow source/drain junctions, doping fluctuations (in the channel, in the source/drain regions), decreasing current drive capability, the limits of scaling (physical and process constraints). RF CMOS Devices and Circuits. Figures of merit of RF transistors, small-signal and low-noise RF MOSFETs, power RF MOSFETs. Challenges of Giga-Scale Integration. Reliability and yield, interconnects and delay, power dissipation and thermal issues, economics issues, active devices beyond CMOS, Si optoelectronic components.
Recommended Text Books:
N Weste and K Eshraghian, "Principles of CMOS VLSI Design A System Perspective", Addison-Wesley, 2nd Ed, 1993.
A Brown, "VLSI Circuits and Systems in Silicon", McGraw-Hill, 1991.
L A Glasser and D W Dobberpuhl, "The Design and Analysis of VLSI Circuits", Addison Wesley, 1985.
F. Schwierz, H. Wong, and J. J. Liou, "Nanometer CMOS", World Scientific, 2006.
EEE 552: Laser Theory
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Geometrical optics and Ray-transfer matrix: Reflection, refraction, imaging, and lenses. Definition of ray-transfer matrix and applications. Electromagnetic theory of light: Optical wave functions, wave equations, Maxwell's equations in various media, energy flow and absorption. Interference: Principle of superposition and interference, two-beam interference and interferometry, multi-wave intereference, Fabry-Perot interferometer, group/phase velocity and dispersion. Diffraction: Fraunhofer diffraction, Fresnel diffraction, diffraction at aperture and straight edge, diffraction gratings. Polarization: Jones vectors and Jones matrices, Fresnel equations, polarization devices. Photon, laser, and Gaussian-beam optics: Photon optics, laser basics, optical resonators, Gaussian beam, transmission of Gaussian beams through optical components. Semiconductor optics: Basic semiconductor physics, interaction of photons with semiconductors, absorption and emission. Semiconductor photonic devices: p-n junctions, light-emitting diodes, semiconductor lasers, photodetectors.
Recommended Text Books:
B. E. A. Saleh and M. C. Teich, "Fundamentals of Photonics", John Wiley & Sons, 1991.
J. T. Verdeyen, "Laser Electronics", Prentice Hall, 3rd ed., 1995.
S. O. Kasap, "Optoelectronics and Photonics", Prentice Hall, 2001.
EEE 554: Application Specific Integrated Circuit Design
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Types of ASICs- Standard cell, gate array, programmable logic devices. ASIC library design, library cell, gate array and standard cell design. Programmable ASIC logic cell and programmable I/O cell design. Programmable ASIC interconnects. Logic synthesis and simulation of ASIC using Hardware Description Language. Floor-planning, placement and routing of ASIC. ASIC testing : Boundary scan test, faults, fault simulation, automatic test pattern generation, built-in self test.
Recommended Text Books:
Michael John Sebastian Smith, "Application Specific Integrated Circuits", Pearson Education.
Michael D. Ciletti, "Advanced Digital Design with the Verilog HDL", Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd. 2005.
EEE 555: Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics Technology
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Introduction to Physics of the Solid State: Crystal structure and lattice vibrations; energy bands, reciprocal space, effective masses, Fermi surfaces, localised particles e.g. donors, traps, excitons. Methods of Measuring Properties: Crystallography - particle size determination and surface structure; microscopy; spectroscopy. Properties of Individual Nanoparticles: Metal nanoclusters, semiconducting nanoparticles, rare gas and molecular clusters, synthesis methods. Carbon Nanostructures: Carbon molecules, carbon clusters - C60 and fulllerenes; carbon nanotubes; applications of carbon nanotubes. Bulk Nanostructured Materials: Solid disordered nanostructures - synthesis and properties; nanostructured crystals - zeolites, photonic crystals. Nanostructured Ferromagnetism: Ferromagnetism; dynamics of nanomagnets, giant and colossal magnetoresistance; ferrofluids. Optical and Vibrational Spectroscopy: Excitons; infrared surface spectroscopy; Raman spectroscopy; Brillouin spectroscopy; Luminescence - photoluminescence, surface states, thermoluminescence. Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots: Preparation; size and dimensionality effects; excitons; single-electron tunnelling; applications - IR detectors, quantum dot lasers; superconductivity. Self-Assembly and Catalysis: process of self-assembly; catalysis. Organic Compounds and Polymers: Forming and characterizing polymers; nanocrystals; conductive polymers; supramolecular structures - dendritic molecules, micelles. Biological Materials: Biological building blocks - polypeptide nanowires and protein nanoparticles; nucleic acids - DNA, genetic code and protein synthesis. Nano Machines and Devices: Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS); nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS); molecular and supramolecular switches.
Recommended Text Books:
Waser. R. (ed), "Nanoelectronics and Information Technology: Advanced Electronic Materials and Novel Devices", Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2003.
EEE 560: Optimization of Power System Operation
3 credits, 3 hours/week
General principles of optimization, its application to power system planning, design and operation. Probability analysis of bulk power security and outage data. Economic operation of power system-economic operation of thermal plants, combined thermal and hydro-electric plants. Theory of economic operation of interconnected areas. Development and application of transmission loss formulae for economic operation of power systems. Method of optimum scheduling and dispath of generators.
Recommended Text Books:
Allen J. Wood and Bruce F. Wollenberg, "Power Generation, Operation, and Control", Wiley-Interscience; 2nd edition, 1996.
EEE 561: Advanced Protective Relays
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Review of characteristics of over current, directional, differential, distance and pilot relays. Principles of relay design. Effects of transients on relay operation. Harmonic relaying. Static and digital relays. Applications of static and digital relaying in various protection schemes.
Recommended Text Books:
J. Lewis Blackburn and Thomas J. Domin, "Protective Relaying: Principles and Applications", CRC, Third Edition, 2006.
EEE 562: Power System Stability
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Principles of angular and voltage stability. Methods of multi machine transient stability: direct methods and time domain simulation. Equal area criterion. Extended equal area criterion, transient energy function (TEF) methods. Nonlinear system stability- Lyapunov's method. State space concepts and dynamic system representation. Eigen vectors in dynamic system analysis. Detailed modeling, simplifications, salient synchronous machines and induction machines modeling.
Turbine governor, generator excitation systems and their representation in stability models. Power system stabilizers. On line identification and improvement of stability through on line control.
Recommended Text Books:
Prabha Kundur, "Power System Stability and Control", McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 1994.
EEE 563: Power System Planning
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Basic objectives of power system planning. Generation expansion planning process. Electrical demand forecasting; current demand forecasting approaches. Generation planning; economic analysis, expected energy generation, expected fuel cost. Both-Baleriux, cummulant and segmentation methods. Probabilistic simulation of hydro and energy limited units. Expected energy production cost of interconnected systems. Economic aspects of interconnection. Different aspects of load management; effects of load Management on reliability and on production cost. Joint ownership of generation.
Recommended Text Books:
Xifan Wang and James McDonald, "Modern Power System Planning", Mcgraw-Hill, 1994.
EEE 564: Advanced Machine Design
3 credits, 3 hours/week
General treatment of Electrical Machine Design. Review of standard procedures in design of DC machines. AC machines, transformers and special machines. Optimization and synthesis of design procedures. Applications of material balance and critical path principles in electrical design. Design economics and safety factors. Applications of computers in modern designs including the operation of the machine in the nonlinear ranges: Magnetic flux-plots and heat transfer process etc. Mechanical design of electrical machinery and relation between machanical and electrical machine design.
Recommended Text Books:
Hamrock, Jacobson and Schmid, "Fundamentals of Machine Elements", McGraw-Hill, 2nd Ed, 2004.
EEE 570: Transients in Power System
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Transients in simple electric and magnetically linked circuits, fundamentals: impacts of switching on rotating machinery. Parallel operation of interconnected networks; distribution of power impacts. Interaction of Governor's in power systems. Overvoltage during power system faults. Systems voltage recovery characteristics. Effect of arc restriking on recovery voltage. Switching surges and overvoltage caused by sudden loss of load and by open conductor.
Recommended Text Books:
Lou van der Sluis, "Transients in Power Systems", John Wiley & Sons, 2002
EEE 571: Reliability of Power System
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Review of basic probability theory. Basic reliability concepts. Markovian model of generation unit. Development of load models. Probabilistic simulation of generating systems. Reliability indices. Recursive, segmentation and cummulant method to obtain loss of load probability (LOLP). Modeling of forecast uncertainty. Reliability evaluation of energy limited systems. Different techniques of evaluating reliability, reliability indices of interconnected systems. Composite transmission and generating system reliability.
Recommended Text Books:
R.N. Allan, Billinton, "Reliability Evaluation of Power Systems", Springer, 1st edition, 1996.
William H. Smith, P.E.,"Electric Power System Reliability", Powersmiths International, 2007.
EEE 572: Modern Power System Modeling
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Overview of power electronic applications at utility and demand sides; sources of harmonics; utility devices and consumer loads. Various models for nonlinear and dynamic loads. High voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system modeling. AC-DC load flow studies. Modeling of flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS): conventional thyristor controlled reactors and phase shifters, voltage source inverter (VSI) based static condenser (STATCON) and unified power flow controller (UPFC). Transient stability and sub-synchronous resonance (SSR) studies incorporating super conducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) model. Modeling of utility interfaced photovoltaic and wind energy sources. Power quality, cyclic and noncyclic voltage flicker, total harmonic distortion (THD) analysis, remedial measures and harmonic load flow studies.
Recommended Text Books:
Prabha Kundur, "Power System Stability and Control", McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 1994.
D P Kothari and I J Nagrath, "Modern Power System Analysis", Tata McGraw-Hill, Third Edition, 2003.
A.P. Meliopoulos, "Power System Modeling Control and Operation"
EEE 573: Generalized Machine Theory
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Introduction to generalized machine theory. Kron's primitive machine: moving to fixed-axis transformation; Park's transformation: three-phase to d-q transformation: variable co-efficient transformation: other transformations. Matrix and tensor analysis of machines. Three phase synchronous and induction machines: two-phase servo motor: single phase induction motor. Smooth-air gap two-phase synchronous machine. Two-phase induction machine. The n-m winding symmetrical machine. Diagonalization by charge of variable. Symmetrical three-phase machine and special limiting cases.
Recommended Text Books:
Denis O'Kelly and S. Simmons, "Introduction to Generalized Electrical Machine Theory", McGraw-Hill Education, 1968.
H. Bülent Ertan, "Modern Electrical Drives", Springer, 2000.
EEE 574: Modern Control Theory
3 credits, 3 hours/week
State space description of dynamic systems: relationship between state equations and transfer function: continuous and discrete time linear system analysis and design using state transition method. Controllability and observability. State feedback and output feedback. Pole assignment using state feedback and output feedback. H control. Optimal control-dynamic programming. Pontryagin's minimum principle. Separation theorem. Stochastic control. Adaptive control.
Recommended Text Books:
William L. Brogan, "Modern Control Theory", Prentice Hall, 3rd Edition, 1990.
EEE 580: Computer and Machine Vision
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Sensors, Optics and Lighting; Image Representation, Point Operations; Neighbourhood Operations, Feature Extraction; Image Analysis, Image Classification, Image Transforms, Morphology, Texture Analysis, Colour Analysis, 3D Imaging Techniques, Intelligent Vision, Imaging Techniques;
Recommended Text Books:
M. Sonka, V. Hlavac and R. Boyle, "Image Processing, Analysis and Machine Vision", Chapman & Hall, 1993.
Davies, E.R., "Machine Vision: Theory, Algorithms, Practicalities", Morgan Kaufmann, Third Edition,
2005.
Shapiro, L.G.[Linda G.] and Stockman, G.C.[George C.], "Computer Vision", Prentice Hall, 2001.
Jain, R.C., Kasturi, R., and Schunck, B.G., "Machine Vision", McGraw-Hill, 1995.
Snyder, W.E.[Wesley E.], and Qi, H.R.[Hai-Rong], "Machine Vision", Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Paragios, N.[Nikos], Chen, Y.[Yunmei] and Faugeras, O.D.[Olivier D.], "Handbook of Mathematical Methods in Computer Vision", Springer, 2006.
EEE 581: Speech Recognition
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Introduction, Speech signal: production, perception and characterization, Signal processing and analysis; Pattern comparison techniques: distortion measures, spectral-distortion measures, time alignment and normalization; Recognition system design and implementation: source-coding, template training, performance analysis; Connected word models, two level DP, level building algorithm, one-pass algorithm; Continuos speech recognition: subword units, statistical modeling, context-depending units; Task oriented models.
Recommended Text Books:
Lawrence Rabiner and Biing-Hwang Juang, "Fundamentals of Speech Recognition (Prentice Hall Signal Processing Series)", Prentice Hall PTR, 1993.
Frederick Jelinek ,"Statistical Methods for Speech Recognition", MIT Press, 1998.
EEE 582: Image and Video Compression
3 credits, 3 hours/week
The challenge of digital audiovisual compression: data volume, error visibility, streaming, real-time, compatibility. An overview of existing audiovisual compression standards (e.g. JPEG, H.261, H.263, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4). Visual coding theory and approaches: transform-based coding; hybrid coding; basic codec structure, intra/inter frames, macroblock structure, configuration of coding tools; advanced and unrestricted motion estimation, context-based arithmetic coding, overlapped-block motion estimation. JPEG: DCT coding, coefficient quantisation and Huffman coding. MPEG-1: I-,B- and P-pictures, user defined quantisation matrix. MPEG-2: Compatibility, scalability, interlaced tools, profiles and levels. MPEG-4: VOs and VOPS, layered codec structure, VOP bounding, alpha plane encoding (shape coding), half-pixel resolution motion estimation, advanced and unrestricted mode, padding/shape-adaptive DCT, scalability, error robustness, profiles. Future developments in audiovisual compression and related issues: (e.g. MPEG-7, visual object segmentation, video analysis). Non-normative coding techniques (e.g. fractal coding, region-based, wavelets).
Recommended Text Books:
Puri,A. and Chen,T., "MPEG-4/ITU-T standards, Multimedia Systems, Standards, and Networks", Marcel Dekker, 2000.
Rao, K.R. and J.J. Hwang, "Techniques and Standards for Image, Video and Audio Coding", Prentice-Hall, 1996.
Furht, B. J. Greenberg and R. Westwater, "Motion Estimation Algorithms for Video Compression", Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.
R. Westwater and B. Furht, "Real-time Video Compression: Techniques and Algorithms", Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.
EEE 590: Special Topics
3 credits, 3 hours/week
This course will explore an area of current interest in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The emphasis will be on thorough study of a contemporary field within EEE, and the course will be made accessible to students with an EEE background. The syllabus should be approved by the department chair prior to commencement of the term, and a detailed description will be provided before the registration period.
(Pre req.: Permission of instructor)
Recommended Text Books: TBD
EEE 591: Independent Study (3 credits)
For students interested in any of the following ways of studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering: independently exploring an advanced topic under a faculty instructor; conducting significant research under a faculty supervisor; or doing an internship in industry under the supervision of industry and faculty advisors. In each case, the student must first identify a faculty member within the CSE department to oversee his/her work, and then write a proposal to the department chair outlining the means and objectives of the project. The proposal must be approved by the intended faculty supervisor and department chair prior to commencement of the term. At the end of the term, the student must submit a detailed report and/or give a presentation of the results, before the final course grade may be awarded.
(Pre req.: Permission of instructor)
Recommended Text Books: TBD
Description of Undergraduate Prerequisite Courses
EEE 201: Electrical Circuits I
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Circuit variables and elements: Voltage, current, power, energy, independent and dependent sources, resistance. Basic laws: Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's current and voltage laws. Simple resistive circuits: Series and parallel circuits, voltage and current division, Wye-Delta transformation. Techniques of circuit analysis: Nodal and mesh analysis including supernode and super mesh. Network theorems: Source transformation, Thevenin's, Norton's and Superposition theorems with applications in circuits having independent and dependent sources, maximum power transfer condition and reciprocity theorem. Energy storage elements: Inductors and capacitors, series parallel combination of inductors and capacitors. Responses of RL and RC circuits: Natural and step responses. Magnetic quantities and variables: Flux, permeability and reluctance, magnetic field strength, magnetic potential, flux density, magnetization curve. Laws in magnetic circuits: Ohm's law and Ampere's circuital law. Magnetic circuits: series, parallel and series-parallel circuits.
(Pre req. PHY 111 or appropriate experience in electronic circuits)
Suggested Texts:
1. W. H. Hayt, J. Kemmerly and S. M. Durbin, "Engineering Circuit Analysis", 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2002.
2. Robert L. Boylestad, "Introductory Circuit Analysis", 10th Edition, Prentice-Hall, 2002.
Suggested References:
1. J. W. Nilsson and S. Riedel, "Electric Circuits", 7th ed., Prentice Hall, 2004.
2. J. D. Irwin, "Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis", 7th ed., Wiley, 2001.
3. R. C. Dorf and J. A. Svoboda, "Introduction to Electric Circuits", 6th ed., Wiley, 2003.
4. D. E. Johnson, J. R. Johnson, J. L. Hilburn and P. D. Scott, "Electric Circuit Analysis", 3rd ed., Wiley, 1996.
5. R. E. Thomas and A. J. Rosa, "The Analysis and Design of Linear Circuits", 4th ed., Wiley, 2003.
EEE 203: Electrical Circuits II
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Sinusoidal functions: Instantaneous current, voltage, power, effective current and voltage, average power, phasors and complex quantities, impedance, real and reactive power, power factor. Analysis of single phase ac circuits: Series and parallel RL, RC and RLC circuits, nodal and mesh analysis, application of network theorems in ac circuits, circuits simultaneously excited by sinusoidal sources of several frequencies, transient response of RL and RC circuits with sinusoidal excitation. Resonance in ac circuits: Series and parallel resonance. Magnetically coupled circuits. Analysis of three phase circuits: Three phase supply, balanced and unbalanced circuits, power calculation.
(Pre req. EEE 201)
Suggested Texts:
1. Robert L. Boylestad, "Introductory Circuit Analysis", 10th Edition, Prentice-Hall, 2002.
Suggested References:
1. J. W. Nilsson and S. Riedel, "Electric Circuits", 7th ed., Prentice Hall, 2004.
2. J. D. Irwin, "Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis", 7th ed., Wiley, 2001.
3. R. C. Dorf and J. A. Svoboda, "Introduction to Electric Circuits", 6th ed., Wiley, 2003.
4. D. E. Johnson, J. R. Johnson, J. L. Hilburn and P. D. Scott, "Electric Circuit Analysis", 3rd ed., Wiley, 1996.
5. R. E. Thomas and A. J. Rosa, "The Analysis and Design of Linear Circuits", 4th ed., Wiley, 2003.
EEE 205: Electronics Devices and Circuits I
3 credits, 3 hours/week
P-N junction as a circuit element: Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, operational principle of p-n junction diode, contact potential, current-voltage characteristics of a diode, simplified dc and ac diode models, dynamic resistance and capacitance. Diode circuits: Half wave and full wave rectifiers, rectifiers with filter capacitor, characteristics of a zener diode, zener shunt regulator, clamping and clipping circuits. Bipolar junction transistor (BJT) as a circuit element: Basic structure. BJT characteristics and regions of operation, BJT as an amplifier, biasing the BJT for discrete circuits, small signal equivalent circuit models, BJT as a switch. Single stage BJT amplifier circuits and their configuarations: Voltage and current gain, input and output impedances. Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect-Transistor (MOSFET) as circuit element: structure and physical operation of MOSFETs, body effect, current- voltage characteristics of MOSFETs, biasing discrete and integrated MOS amplifier.
(Pre req. EEE 201)
Suggested Texts:
1. S. Sedra and K. C. Smith, "Microelectronic Circuits", 5th ed., Oxford University Press, 2003.
Suggested References:
1. W. H. Hayt, J. Kemmerly and S. M. Durbin, "Engineering Circuit Analysis", 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2002.
EEE 207: Electronic Devices and Circuits II
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Frequency response of amplifiers: Poles, zeros and Bode plots, amplifier transfer function, techniques of determining 3 dB frequencies of amplifier circuits, frequency response of single-stage and cascade amplifiers, frequency response of differential amplifiers. Operational amplifiers (Op-Amp): Properties of ideal Op-Amps, non-inverting and inverting amplifiers, inverting integrators, differentiator, weighted summer and other applications of Op-Amp circuits, effects of finite open loop gain and bandwidth on circuit performance, logic signal operation of Op-Amp, dc imperfections. General purpose Op-Amp: DC analysis, small-signal analysis of different stages, gain and frequency response of 741 Op-Amp. Negative feedback: properties, basic topologies, feedback amplifiers with different topologies, stability, frequency compensation. Active filters: Different types of filters and specifications, transfer functions, realization of first and second order low, high and bandpass filters using Op-Amps. Signal generators: Basic principle of sinusoidal oscillation, Op-Amp RC oscillators, LC and crystal oscillators. Power Amplifiers: Classification of output stages, class A, B and AB output stages.
(Pre req. EEE 205)
Suggested Texts:
1. S. Sedra and K. C. Smith, "Microelectronic Circuits", 5th ed., Oxford University Press, 2003.
2. P. Malvino and J. A. Brown, "Digital Computer Electronics", 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1992.
3. W. H. Hayt, J. Kemmerly and S. M. Durbin, "Engineering Circuit Analysis", 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2002.
EEE 209: Semiconductor Devices and Materials
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Semiconductor fundamentals, crystal structure, Fermi level, energy-band diagram, intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductor, carrier concentration, scattering and drift of electrons and holes, drift current, diffusion mechanism, Hall effect, generation, recombination and injection of carriers, transient response, basic governing equations in semiconductor, physical description of p-n junction, deletion approximation, biasing, transition capacitance, varactor diodes, junction breakdown, space charge effect and diffusion approximation, current-voltage characteristics and temperature dependence, tunneling current, optical absorption in a semiconductor, photovoltaic effect, semiconductor lasers.
(Pre req. EEE 205)
Suggested Texts:
1. B. G. Streetman, "Solid State Electronic Devices", 4th ed., Prentice-Hall, 1995.
EEE 211: Digital Logic Design
3 credits, 3 hours/week
An introduction to digital systems such as computer, communication and information systems. Topics covered include Boolean algebra, digital logic gates, combinational logic circuits, decoders, encoders, multiplexers. Asynchronous and synchronous counters. Registers, flip-flops, adders, Sequential circuit analysis and design. Simple computer architecture.
Suggested Texts:
1. R. J. Tocci, N. S. Widmer and G. L. Moss, "Digital Systems: Principles and Application", 9th ed., Prentice Hall, 2003.
EEE 221: Energy Conversion I
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Transformer: Ideal transformer- transformation ratio, no-load and load vector diagrams; actual transformer- equivalent circuit, regulation, short circuit and open circuit tests. Three phase induction motor: Rotating magnetic field, equivalent circuit, vector diagram, torque-speed characteristics, effect of changing rotor resistance and reactance on torque-speed curves, motor torque and developed rotor power, no-load test, blocked rotor test, starting and braking and speed control. Single phase induction motor: Theory of operation, equivalent circuit and starting. (Pre req. EEE 203)
Suggested Texts:
1. Sarma M S, "Electric Machines, Steady-state Theory and Dynamic Performance", Second Edition, West Publishing Company, 1994.
Suggested References:
1. Stephen J Chapman, "Electrical Machinery and Power System Fundamentals", McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2001.
2. Denis O'Kelly, "Performance and Control of Electrical Machines", Mc-Graw Hill Book Company, 1991.
3. K Karsai, D Kereny, L Kiss, "Studies in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Large Power Transformers", Elsevier, 1987.
4. A E Fitzgerald, Charles Kingsley, Stephen D Umans, "Electric Machinery", Sixth Edition, Mc-Graw-Hill Higher Education, 2002.
5. Charles I Hubert, "Electric Machines, Theory, Operation, Application, Adjustment and Control", Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991.
6. Dino Zorbas, "Electric Machines, Principles, Applications, and Control Schematics", West Publishing Company, 1989.
EEE 223: Energy Conversion II
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Synchronous Generator: excitation systems, equivalent circuit, vector diagrams at different loads, factors affecting voltage regulation, synchronous impedance, synchronous impedance method of predicting voltage regulation and its limitations. Parallel operation: Necessary conditions, synchronizing, circulating current and vector diagram. Synchronous motor: Operation, effect of loading under different excitation condition, effect of changing excitation, V-curves and starting. DC generator: Types, no-load voltage characteristics, build-up of a self excited shunt generator, critical field resistance, load-voltage characteristic, effect of speed on no-load and load characteristics and voltage regulation. DC motor: Torque, counter emf, speed, torque-speed characteristics, starting and speed regulation. Introduction to wind turbine generators Construction and basic characteristics of solar cells. (Pre req. EEE 221)
Suggested Texts:
1. Sarma M S, "Electric Machines, Steady-state Theory and Dynamic Performance", Second Edition, West Publishing Company, 1994.
Suggested References:
1. Stephen J Chapman, "Electrical Machinery and Power System Fundamentals", McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2001.
2. Denis O'Kelly, "Performance and Control of Electrical Machines", Mc-Graw Hill Book Company, 1991.
3. K Karsai, D Kereny, L Kiss, "Studies in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Large Power Transformers", Elsevier, 1987.
4. A E Fitzgerald, Charles Kingsley, Stephen D Umans, "Electric Machinery", Sixth Edition, Mc-Graw-Hill Higher Education, 2002.
5. Charles I Hubert, "Electric Machines, Theory, Operation, Application, Adjustment and Control", Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991.
6. Dino Zorbas, "Electric Machines, Principles, Applications, and Control Schematics", West Publishing Company, 1989.
EEE 241: Electromagnetic Waves and Fields
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Electromagentic waves: solution for free-space conditions, uniform plane wave propagation, wave Solutions for a conducting medium, polarization, surface impedance, numerical problems. Guided waves in two conductor lines: waves between parallel planes, transverse electric and transverse magnetic waves, characteristics of TE and TM waves, transverse electromagnetic waves, velocities of propagation, attenuation in parallel plane guides, wave impedance, electric field and current flow within the conductor, waves in coaxial lines and modes, waves in strip and micro-strip lines, impedances. Rectangular and circular waveguides. Solution of the field equations. (Pre req. EEE 203)
Suggested Texts:
1. D. K. Cheng, "Field and Wave Electromagnetics", 2nd ed., Prentice Hall, 1989.
Suggested References:
1. E. C. Jordan, "Electromagnetic Waves and Radiation System", 2nd ed., Prentice Hall, 1968.
2. S. Ramo, J. R. Whinnery and T. V. Duzer, "Fields and Waves in Communication Electronics", 3rd ed., Willey, 1994.
EEE 243: Signals and Systems
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Classification of signals and systems: signals - classification, basic operation on signals, elementary signals, representation of signals using impulse function; systems - classification. Properties of Linear Time Invariant (LTI) systems: linearity, causality, time invariance, memory, stability, invertibility. Time domain analysis of LTI systems: Differential equations - system representation, order of the system, solution techniques, zero state and zero input response, system properties; impulse response - convolution integral, determination of system properties; state variable - basic concept, state equation and time domain solution. Frequency domain analysis of LTI systems: Fourier series- properties, harmonic representation, system response, frequency response of LTI systems; Fourier transformation- properties, system transfer function, system response and distortion-less systems. Applications of time and frequency domain analyses: solution of analog electrical and mechanical systems, amplitude modulation and demodulation, time-division and frequency-division multiplexing. Laplace transformation: properties, inverse transform, solution of system equations, system transfer function, system stability and frequency response and application.
(Pre req. EEE 201)
Suggested Texts:
1. A.V. Oppenheim and A. S. Willsky, "Signals and Systems", 2nd ed., Prentice-Hall, 1997.
2. B. P. Lathi, "Linear Systems and Signals", 1st ed., Oxford University Press, 2001.
EEE 301: Digital Electronics and Pulse Techniques
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Diode logic gates, transistor switches, transistor gates, MOS gates, Logic families: TTL, ECL, IIL and CMOS logic with operation details. Propagation delay, product and noise immunity. Open collector and High impedance gates. Electronic circuits for flip flops, counters and register, memory systems. PLA's (A/D, D/A converters with applications, S/H circuits) LED, LCD and optically coupled oscillators. Non-linear applications of OPAMPs. Analog switches. Linear wave shaping: diode wave shaping techniques, clipping and clamping circuits, comparator circuits, switching circuits. Pulse transformers, pulse transmission. Pulse generation: monostable, bistable and stable multivibrations, Timing circuits. Simple voltage sweeps, linear circuit sweeps. Schmitrigger, blocking oscillators and time base circuit.
(Pre req. EEE207, EEE209, EEE 211)
Suggested Texts:
1. A. P. Malvino and J. A. Brown, "Digital Computer Electronics", 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1992.
EEE 321: Power System I
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Network representation: Single line and reactance diagram of power system and per unit. Line representation: equivalent circuit of short, medium and long lines. Load flow: Gauss- Siedel and Newton Raphson Methods. Power flow control: Tap changing transformer, phase shifting, booster and regulating transformer and shunt capacitor. Fault analysis: Short circuit current and reactance of a synchronous machine. Symmetrical fault calculation methods: symmetrical components, sequence networks and unsymmetrical fault calculation. Protection: Introduction to relays, differential protection and distance protection. Introduction to circuit breakers. Typical layout of a substation. Load curves: Demand factor, diversity factor, load duration curves, energy load curve, load factor, capacity factor and plant factor. (Pre req. EEE 223)
Suggested Texts:
1. J. Duncan Glover and Mulukutla S. Sarma, "Power System Analysis and Design", CENGAGE-Engineering, 2001.
Suggested References:
1. John Grainger, Jr., William Stevenson, "Power System Analysis", McGraw-Hill, 1994.
2. Leonard L. Grigsby , "Power System Stability and Control", CRC, 2007.
3. Stephen J Chapman, "Electrical Machinery and Power System Fundamentals", McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2001.
4. Colin Bayliss, Brian Hardy, "Transmission and Distribution Electrical Engineering", Newnes, 2006.
EEE 341: Introduction to Communication Engineering
3 credits, 3 hours/week
Communication systems Basic principle, fundamental elements, basic modes of communication, transmission media types. Brief discussion on Fourier Series and Fourier Transform. Application of Fourier analysis in Communication engineering, such as in multiplexing, modulation, sampling. Noise: Source, characteristics of various types of noise and signal to noise ratio, conditions for distortionless transmission. Analog modulation: amplitude modulation-introduction, double sideband, single sideband, vestigal side band, quadrature amplitude modulation(QAM):spectral analysis of each type, envelope and synchronous detection: angle modulation-instantaneous frequency, frequency modulation(FM) and phase modulation(PM),demodulation of FM and PM. Sampling---sampling theorem, Nyquist criterion, PAM, PCM, Differential PCM, demodulation of PCM. Digital Modulation: Amplitude Shift Keying-principle, ON-OFF keying, bandwidth requirements, detection; Frequency Shift Keying(FSK)-principle, bandwidth requirements, detection; Phase Shift Keying(PSK)-principle, bandwidth requirements, detection; quadrature PSK. Multiplexing-TDM, FDM. Overview of current systems---PSTN, Cellular telephones, Satellite Communication. (Pre req. EEE 241, EEE 243)
Suggested Texts:
1. S. Haykin, "Communication Systems", 3rd ed., Wiley, 1995.
Suggested References:
1. G. Kennedy, "Electronic Communication Systems", McGraw-Hill, 4th Edition, 1987.
2. Taub and Schilling, "Principles of Communication Systems", 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1987.
3. B. Carlson, "A Communication Systems", 3rd Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, 1986.
4. Roody and Coolen, "Electronic Communication", 4th ed., Prentice Hall of India, 1999.