Third Level - Course Specification of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) B.Sc Program
First Semester  
 MAT 361 Numerical Methods. 3Cr. 3-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Programming for numerical calculations, rounding off error, approximation and interpolation numerical quadrature and solution of ordinary differential equations. Direct solutions of systems of linear equations. Practice on computer.
 ECE 361 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves II. 3Cr. 4-1-1 Hrs/wk.
General methods of solving field problems. Electromagnetic of materials. Radiation and diffraction. Antenna parameters. Linear, loop, and helical antennas.
 ECE 351 Signal Processing. 3Cr. 4-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Continuous and discrete-time transform analysis techniques with illustrative applications. Linear and time invariant systems. Sampling theorem. Discrete time signals and systems: review of Fourier and z-transform, DFT, two-dimensional versions. Digital signal processing topics: flow graphs, realizations, FFT, chirp-z algorithms, Hilbert transform relations, quantization effects, linear prediction. Digital filters.
 ECE 353 Analog Communications. 4Cr. 4-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Classification of signals and systems. Linear modulation techniques: AM, DSB, SSB, VSB. AM transmission and superheterodyne receivers. FDM. Exponential modulation techniques: FM, PM. Noise effects on linear and exponential modulation techniques.
 CE 311 Introduction to Microprocessors. 4Cr. 4-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Introduction to microprocessors and memory organization in microprocessors. Representation of data, instruction sets, addressing modes. Microprocessor families. Assembly language programming. I/O techniques. Interrupt handling and DMA. Microprocessor peripheral devices.
 EM 311 Operations Research and Industrial Planning. 1Cr. 1-0-0 Hrs/wk.
Theory and computation of optimal selection of decisions under certainly. Linear programming. Introduction to the design, scheduling, and control of production systems.
Second Semester  
 ECE 342 Analog Integrated Circuits. 4Cr. 4-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Operational amplifiers: OP-amp error sources, frequency compensation, and stability, slew rate. Linear and nonlinear applications of operational amplifiers. Specialized analogue ICs: comparators, analog switches, operational transcondutance amplifiers, balanced modulators, the 555 timer, phase locked loops. Analog CMOS ICs.
 ECE 322 Optical Electronics. 3Cr. 3-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Electromagnetic and polarization effects. Coherence. Diffraction. Absorption and emission of light. Spontaneous emission. Stimulated emission and Einstein's A and B coefficients. Amplification of light. Population inversion and optical gain. Optical resonators and waveguides. Lasers and other light sources: gas lasers, solid lasers, dye lasers, semiconductor lasers, light emitting diodes. Light detectors: solid state photodiode, avalanche photodiode, photomultipliers. Optical fibers: single and multimode fibers, stepped and graded fibers.
 ECE 352 Digital Communications. 4Cr. 4-1-2 Hrs/wk.
Analog pulse modulation: sampling theorem, PAM, PPM, PWM, PCM, delta modulation. Baseband transmission. TDM. Digital carrier modulation: ASK, PSK, FSK. Error rate performance of digital modulation techniques: coherent and noncoherent receivers, Channel coding. Speed spectrum technique.
 CE 312 Microprocessor Interfacing. 3Cr. 4-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Microprocessor architecture. Architecture and design of microprocessor based systems. Principles of hardware and software interfacing. I/O techniques: polling, interrupt, DMA, daisy-chaining. Applications: interfacing to instruments, data acquisition systems. Other examples selected from several disciplines.
 EM 322 Introduction to Marketing. 1Cr. 1-0-0 Hrs/wk.
Study of the nature and scope of marketing. Market segmentation and marketing mix. Marketing research and marketing information systems.
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 ECE 362 Introduction to Microwaves. 3Cr. 3-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Transmission line fundamentals, differential equations, matrix representation, Smith chart, matching techniques. Waveguides, rectangular waveguides, circular waveguides. Resonant cavities. Microstrip lines. Microwave devices: scattering matrix, attenuators, mixers, circulators, directional coupler, ferrite devices. Microwave sources.
 ECE 354 Digital Filtering. 3Cr. 3-1-1 Hrs/wk.
Introduction to modern digital signal processing techniques. Optimal design procedures for Finite Response (FIR) and Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) filters. Theory of quantization noise. Multi-dimensional filters and transforms, introduction to nonlinear filters, multiresolution filters and their applications to image processing. Wiener filters. Adaptive filters.