Course Catalogue

Course Code: EEE 103
Course Name:
Electrical Circuit II
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

Definitions of AC voltage, current, power, volt-ampere and various factors including the peak and form factors. Introduction to sinusoidal steady state analysis: Sinusoidal sources, instantaneous and effective voltage and currents, average power, phasors and complex quantities, impedance, real and reactive power, maximum power transfer, power factor and its improvement. 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 with non-sinusoidal excitations, transients in AC circuits. Passive filters: Basic types. characteristic impedance and attenuation, ladder network, low- and high-pass filters, propagation coefficient and time delay in filter sections, practical composite filters. 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.

Course Code: EEE 104
Course Name:
Electrical Circuit II Laboratory
Credit Hours:
1.00
Detailed Syllabus:

In this course students will perform experiments to verify practically the theories and concepts learned in EEE 103.

Course Code: EEE 201
Course Name:
Electronic Devices and Circuits I
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

P-N junction as a circuit element: Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, operational principle of p-n junction diode, contact potential, current-voltage characteristics of adiode, 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, photo diodes an LED circuits. Bipolar junction transistor (BJT) as circuit element: Current components, 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 mid-band frequency BJT amplifier circuits: voltage and current gain, input and output impedance of a common base, common emitter and common collector amplifier circuits. Metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET) as circuit element: Structure and physical operation of an enhancement MOSFET, threshold voltage, body effect, current-voltage characteristics of an enhancement MOSFET, biasing discrete and integrated MOS amplifier circuits, single stage MOS amplifiers, MOSFET as a switch, CMOS inverter. Junction field effect transistor (JFET): Structure and physical operation of JFET, transistor characteristics, pinch-off voltage. Differential and multistage amplifiers: Description of differential amplifiers and small signal operation, differential and common mode gains, RC coupled mid-band frequency amplifier.

Course Code: EEE 202
Course Name:
Electronic Circuit Simulation Laboratory
Credit Hours:
1.00
Detailed Syllabus:

Simulation Laboratory based on EEE 201. Students will verify the theories and concepts learned in EEE 201 using simulation software like PSpice and MATLAB.

Course Code: EEE 203
Course Name:
Electronic Devices and Circuits II
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

Frequency response of amplifiers: Poles, zeros and bode plots, amplifier transfer function, techniques of determining 3 dB frequencies of amplifier circuits, frequencyresponse of single stage and cascade amplifiers, frequency response of differential amplifiers. Operational amplifiers (Op-Amp): Properties of ideal Op-Amps, noninverting 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 band-pass filters using Op-Amps. Positive feedback and signal generators: Basic principle of sinusoidal oscillation, Op-Amp RC oscillators and LC and crystal oscillators. Timer ICs: IC 555 and its applications. Power amplifiers: Classification of output stages, class A, B, C, and AB output stages.

Course Code: EEE 204
Course Name:
Electronic Devices and Circuits Laboratory
Credit Hours:
1.00
Detailed Syllabus:

In this course students will perform experiments to verify practically the theories and concepts learned in EEE 203.

Course Code: EEE 205
Course Name:
Electrical Machines I
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

Transformer: Ideal transformer-transformer ratio, no-load and load vector diagrams; actual transformer-equivalent circuit, regulation, short circuit and open circuit tests, voltage regulation, per unit quantities, polarity of windings, vector group. Three-phase transformer: Design and harmonic suppression. Auto and instrumentation transformers. Three-phase induction motor: Rotating magnetic field, equivalent circuits, vector diagram, torque-speed characteristics, effect of changing rotor resistance reactance on torque-speed curves, motor torque, developed rotor power, no-load test, blocked rotor test, per unit values of machine parameters, starting, braking and speed control. Single phase induction motor: Theory of operation, equivalent circuit and starting

Course Code: EEE 209
Course Name:
Electrical Machines II
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

Synchronous Generators: 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 and circulating current and vector diagram. Synchronous motors: Operation, effect of loading under different excitation conditions, effect of changing excitations, V-curves and starting. DC generator: types, no-load voltage characteristics, build-up of a self-excited shunt generator, critical field resistance, load-voltage characteristics, effect of speed on noload and load characteristics and voltage regulation. DC motors: Torque, counter emf, speed, torque-speed characteristics, starting and speed regulation. Introduction to wind turbine generators construction and basic characteristics of solar cells.

Course Code: EEE 210
Course Name:
Electrical Machines Laboratory
Credit Hours:
1.00
Detailed Syllabus:

In this course students will perform experiments to verify practically the theories and concepts learned in EEE 205 and EEE 209.

Course Code: EEE 211
Course Name:
Electronic Measurements and Instrumentations
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

Significance and methods of measurements, Electrical and Electronic. Absolute and secondary instruments. Analog and digital instruments, Electronic instruments. RMS and quasi responding voltmeters, Automation in voltmeters, Accuracy and errors in digital instruments. Transducers, Signal generators, Frequency synthesizers and frequency analyzers, Analog and digital frequency meters. Oscilloscopes, Absorption and detection of radiation, Single channel and multi-channel analyzers. Medical instruments: ECG, EEG, EMG, X-ray, Ultrasonography, Endoscopies, Pace-makers, CT-Scan, MRI. Analytical instruments: pH meter, Thermal conductivity meters, Gas chromatograph, Spectrophotometers, Mass spectrometers, SEM, TEM. Interfacing systems: Measurement and control of temperature, pressure, flow, strain, acceleration, vibration, liquid level and humidity. Instrument systems, types and techniques, versatility, data acquisition, stimulus response control, automatic testing, analog and digital interfaces, digital and computer-controlled systems analog and digital recording systems, readouts and displays, Grounding of instruments. Electrical Measurements: Ammeter, Voltmeter, Ohmmeter, wattmeter Energy meter, Gauss and frequency meter, Extension of instrument ranges, electronics measuring instrument and oscilloscope.

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