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					                               GEC and Basic Engineering Subjects



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          A. MATHEMATICS

Course Name                 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
                            Algebraic expressions and equations; solution sets of algebraic equations in one
                            variable: linear, quadratic, polynomial of degree n, fractional, radical equations,
Course Description          quadratic in form, exponential and logarithmic equations; decomposition of
                            fractions into partial fractions; solution sets of systems of linear equations
                            involving up to three variables.
Number of Units for Lecture
                            3 units lecture
and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                            3 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisite                None
                            After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                              1. Operate and simplify algebraic expressions;
                              2. Determine the solution sets of all types of algebraic equations, exponential
Course Objectives                 and logarithmic equations; and inequalities;
                              3. Use the manipulative and analytical skills acquired in Objectives 1 to 2 to
                                  solve word problems; and
                              4. Identify the domain and range of a given relation/function.
                             1. The Set of Real Numbers
                                1.1. Integer Exponents
                                1.2. Polynomials, Operations, Special Products
                                1.3. Binomial Expansion (Binomial Theorem)
                                1.4. Factoring Polynomials
                             2. Rational Expressions
                                2.1. Rules of Exponents; Simplification of Rational Expressions;
                                       Operations on Rational Expressions
                                2.2. Properties of Radicals; Simplification of Radicals
                                2.3. Operations on Radicals
                                2.4. Complex Numbers
                             3. Equations in One Variable
Course Outline
                                3.1. Linear Equations; Literal Equations
                                3.2. Quadratic Equations in One Variable
                                3.3. Word Problems
                                3.4. Other Equations in One Variable: Radical, Fractional, Quadratic in
                                       Form
                                3.5. Polynomial Equation of Degree n
                             4. Functions
                                4.1. Inverse Functions
                                4.2. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
                                4.3. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
                             5. Systems of Linear Equations (by Elimination Methods)
                             6. Decomposition of Rational Expressions into Partial Fractions
Laboratory Equipment        None




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Course Name               ADVANCED ALGEBRA
                          Matrices and determinants; arithmetic and geometric series; solution sets of
Course Description        different types of inequalities and systems involving quadratics; solution of linear
                          equations using determinants and matrices.
Number of Units for
                          2 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          2 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisites             College Algebra
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Determine the solution sets of inequalities;
                            2. Determine the solution sets of systems involving quadratics;
                            3. Use the manipulative and analytical skills acquired in Objective 2 to solve
Course Objectives               word problems;
                            4. Operate and manipulate matrices and determinants;
                            5. Solve systems of linear equations using matrices and determinants; and
                            6. Determine the indicated sum of the elements in an arithmetic and
                                geometric sequence.
                            1. Inequalities
                               1.1. Linear, Quadratic, and Polynomial Inequality
                               1.2. Linear Inequalities with Absolute Value
                            2. Ratio, Proportion, and Variation
                            3. Determinants
                               3.1. Expansion by Minors
                               3.2. Solution of Linear Systems by Cramer’s Rule
                            4. Matrices
                               4.1. Identity Matrix
                               4.2. Cofactor Matrix
                               4.3. Transpose of a Matrix
                               4.4. Adjoint Matrix
                               4.5. Inverse of a Matrix
Course Outline                 4.6. Algebra on Matrices (Sum and Difference, Scalar Multiplication,
                                      Matrix Multiplication)
                               4.7. Solution of Linear Systems Using Matrices
                            5. Sequence and Series
                               5.1. Arithmetic and Geometric Means
                               5.2. Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
                               5.3. Arithmetic and Geometric Series
                               5.4. Infinite Series
                            6. Combinatorial Mathematics
                               6.1. Sequences
                               6.2. The Factorial of a Number
                               6.3. Fundamental Principles of Counting, Permutation, and Combination
                               6.4. Binomial Theorem
                               6.5. Mathematical Induction
Laboratory Equipment      None




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Course Name               PLANE AND SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY
                          Trigonometric functions; identities and equations; solutions of triangles; law of
Course Description
                          sines; law of cosines; inverse trigonometric functions; spherical trigonometry
Number of Units for
                          3 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisite              None
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Define angles and how they are measured;
                            2. Define and evaluate each of the six trigonometric functions;
                            3. Prove trigonometric functions;
                            4. Define and evaluate inverse trigonometric functions;
Course Objectives
                            5. Solve trigonometric equations;
                            6. Solve problems involving right triangles using trigonometric function
                                definitions for acute angles; and
                            7. Solve problems involving oblique triangles by the use of the sine and
                                cosine laws.
                            1. Trigonometric Functions
                               1.1. Angles and Measurement
                               1.2. Trigonometric Functions of Angles
                               1.3. Trigonometric Function Values
                               1.4. The Sine and Cosine of Real Numbers
                               1.5. Graphs of the Sine and Cosine and Other Sine Waves
                               1.6. Solutions of Right Triangle
                            2. Analytic Trigonometry
                               2.1. The Eight Fundamental Identities
                               2.2. Proving Trigonometric Identities
Course Outline                 2.3. Sum and Difference Identities
                               2.4. Double-Measure and Half-Measure Identities
                               2.5. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
                               2.6. Trigonometric Equations
                               2.7. Identities for the Product, Sum, and Difference of Sine and Cosine
                            3. Application of Trigonometry
                               3.1. The Law of Sines
                               3.2. The Law of Cosines
                            4. Spherical Trigonometry
                               4.1. Fundamental Formulas
                               4.2. Spherical Triangles
Laboratory Equipment      None



Course Name               ANALYTIC GEOMETRY
                          Equations of lines and conic sections; curve tracing in both rectangular and polar
Course Description
                          coordinates in two-dimensional space.
Number of Units for
                          2 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory




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Number of Contact Hours
                          2 hours lecture
per Week
                          College Algebra
Prerequisites
                          Plane and Spherical Trigonometry
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Set up equations given enough properties of lines and conics;
                            2. Draw the graph of the given equation of the line and the equation of the
Course Objectives
                                conic section; and
                            3. Analyze and trace completely the curve, given their equations in both
                                rectangular and polar coordinates, in two-dimensional space.
                           1. Plane Analytic Geometry
                              1.1. The Cartesian Planes
                              1.2. Distance Formula
                              1.3. Point-of-Division Formulas
                              1.4. Inclination and Slope
                              1.5. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
                              1.6. Angle from One Line to Another
                              1.7. An Equation of a Locus
                           2. The Line
                              2.1. Point-Slope and Two-Point Forms
                              2.2. Slope-Intercept and Intercept Forms
Course Outline
                              2.3. Distance from a Point to a Line
                              2.4. Normal Form
                              7.3. Relationships Between Rectangular and Polar Coordinates
                           3. The Circle
                              3.1. The Standard Form for an Equation of a Circle
                              3.2. Conditions to Determine a Circle
                           4. Conic Sections
                              4.1. Introduction
                              4.2. The Parabola
                              4.3. The Ellipse


                              4.4. The Hyperbola
                           5. Transformation of Coordinates
                              5.1. Translation of Conic Sections
                           6. Curve Sketching
                              6.1. Symmetry and Intercepts
                              6.2. Sketching Polynomial Equations
                              6.3. Asymptotes (Except Slant Asymptotes)
                              6.4. Sketching Rational Functions
                           7. Polar Coordinates
                              7.1. Polar Coordinates
                              7.2. Graphs in Polar Coordinates


Laboratory Equipment      None




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Course Name               SOLID MENSURATION
                          Concept of lines and planes; Cavalieri’s and Volume theorems; formulas for
                          areas of plane figures, volumes for solids; volumes and surfaces areas for
Course Description
                          spheres, pyramids, and cones; zone, sector and segment of a sphere; theorems
                          of Pappus.
Number of Units for
                          2 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          2 hours lecture
per Week
                          College Algebra, Plane and Spherical Trigonometry
Prerequisite

                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Compute for the area of plane figures;
Course Objectives           2. Compute for the surface areas and volumes of different types of solids; and
                            3. Determine the volumes and surface areas of solids using other methods
                                such as the theorems of Pappus.
                            1. Plane Figures
                               1.1. Mensuration of Plane Figures
                            2. Lines and Planes in Space
                               2.1. Typical Proofs of Solid Geometry
                               2.2. Angles
                            3. Solids for which V = Bh
                               3.1. Solid Sections
                               3.2. Cubes
                               3.3. Rectangular Parallelopiped
                               3.4. Cavalieri’s Theorem
                               3.5. Volume Theorem
                               3.6. Prism
                               3.7. Cylindrical Surface
Course Outline
                               3.8. Cylinder (Circular and Right Circular)
                            4. Solids for which V = ⅓Bh
                               4.1. Pyramids
                               4.2. Similar Figures
                               4.3. Cones
                               4.4. Frustum of Regular Pyramid
                               4.5. Frustum of Right Circular Cone
                            5. Sphere
                               5.1. Surface Area and Volume
                               5.2. Zone
                               5.3. Segment
                               5.4. Sector
                            6. Theorems of Pappus
Laboratory Equipment      None



Course Name               DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS
                          Basic concepts of calculus such as limits, continuity and differentiability of
Course Description        functions; differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions involving one
                          or more variables; applications of differential calculus to problems on



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                          optimization, rates of change, related rates, tangents and normals, and
                          approximations; partial differentiation and transcendental curve tracing.
Number of Units for
                          4 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          4 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisites             Analytic Geometry, Solid Mensuration, Advanced Algebra
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Have a working knowledge of the basic concepts of functions and limits;
                            2. Differentiate algebraic and transcendental functions with ease;
Course Objectives
                            3. Apply the concept of differentiation in solving word problems involving
                                optimization, related rates, and approximation; and
                            4. Analyze and trace transcendental curves.
                           1. Functions
                              1.1. Definitions
                              1.2. Classification of Functions
                              1.3. Domain and Range of a Function
                              1.4. Graph of a Function
                              1.5. Functional Notation
                              1.6. Evaluation of a Function
                              1.7. Combinations of Functions
                              1.8. One-Valued and Many-Valued Functions
                              1.9. Odd and Even Functions
                              1.10. Special Function Types
                              1.11. Functions as Mathematical Models
                           2. Continuity
                              2.1. Definition
                              2.2. Properties of Continuous Functions
                           3. Limits
                              3.1. Notion of a Limit
                              3.2. Definition
                              3.3. Properties of Limits
Course Outline                3.4. Operations with Limits
                              3.5. Evaluation of Limits
                              3.6. One-Sided Limits
                              3.7. Unbounded Functions
                           4. The Derivative
                              4.1. Notion of the Derivative
                              4.2. Definition
                              4.3. Determination of the Derivative by Increments
                              4.4. Differentiation Rules
                           5. The Slope
                              5.1. Definition of Slope as the Derivative of a Function
                              5.2. Determination of the Slope of a Curve at a Given Point
                           6. Rate of Change
                              6.1. Average Rate of Change
                              6.2. Instantaneous Rate of Change
                           7. The Chain Rule and the General Power Rule
                           8. Implicit Differentiation
                           9. Higher-Order Derivatives
                          10. Polynomial Curves
                              10.1. Generalities About Straight Lines



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                                 10.2. Tangents and Normal to Curves
                                 10.3. Extrema and the First Derivative Test
                                 10.4. Concavity and the Second Derivative Test
                                 10.5. Points of Inflection
                                 10.6. Sketching Polynomial Curves
                           11.   Applications of the Derivative: Optimization Problems
                           12.   Applications of the Derivative: Related Rates
                           13.   The Differential
                                 13.1. Definition
                                 13.2. Applications of the Differential—Comparison of x and dx
                                 13.3. Error Propagation
                                 13.4. Approximate Formulas
                           14.   Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
                                 14.1. Elementary Properties
                                 14.2. Definition
                                 14.3. Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
                                 14.4. Applications
                           15.   Derivatives of Inverse Trigonometric Functions
                                 15.1. Elementary Properties
                                 15.2. Definition
                                 15.3. Graphs of Inverse Trigonometric Functions
                                 15.4. Applications
                           16.   Derivatives of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions
                                 16.1. Elementary Properties
                                 16.2. Definition
                                 16.3. Graphs of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions
                                 16.4. Applications
                           17.   Derivatives of Hyperbolic Functions
                                 17.1. Elementary Properties
                                 17.2. Definition
                                 17.3. Graphs of Hyperbolic Functions
                                 17.4. Applications
                           18.   Solution of Equations
                                 18.1. Newton’s Method of Approximation
                                 18.2. Newton-Raphson Law
                           19.   Transcendental Curve Tracing
                                 19.1. Logarithmic and Exponential Functions
                           20.   Parametric Equations
                           21.   Partial Differentiation
Laboratory Equipment      None




Course Name               INTEGRAL CALCULUS
                          Concept of integration and its application to physical problems such as evaluation
                          of areas, volumes of revolution, force, and work; fundamental formulas and
Course Description
                          various techniques of integration applied to both single variable and multi-
                          variable functions; tracing of functions of two variables.
Number of Units for
                          4 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          4 hours lecture
per Week



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Prerequisite           Differential Calculus
                       After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                         1. Properly carry out integration through the use of the fundamental formulas
                             and/or the various techniques of integration for both single and multiple
                             integrals;
Course Objectives        2. Correctly apply the concept of integration in solving problems involving
                             evaluation of areas, volumes, work, and force;
                         3. Sketch 3-dimensional regions bounded by several surfaces; and
                         4. Evaluate volumes of 3-dimensional regions bounded by two or more
                             surfaces through the use of the double or triple integral.
                         1. Integration Concept / Formulas
                            1.1. Anti-Differentiation
                            1.2. Simple Power Formula
                            1.3. Simple Trigonometric Functions
                            1.4. Logarithmic Function
                            1.5. Exponential Function
                            1.6. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
                            1.7. Hyperbolic Functions
                            1.8. General Power Formula
                            1.9. Constant of Integration
                            1.10. Definite Integral
                         2. Integration Techniques
                            2.1. Integration by Parts
                            2.2. Trigonometric Integrals
                            2.3. Trigonometric Substitution
                            2.4. Rational Functions
                            2.5. Rationalizing Substitution
Course Outline           3. Application
                            3.1. Improper Integrals
                            3.2. Plane Area
                            3.3. Areas Between Curves
                         4. Other Applications
                            4.1. Volumes
                            4.2. Work
                            4.3. Hydrostatics Pressure and Force
                         5. Surfaces Multiple Integral as Volume
                            5.1. Surface Tracing: Planes
                            5.2. Spheres
                            5.3. Cylinders
                            5.4. Quadratic Surfaces
                            5.5. Double Integrals
                            5.6. Triple Integrals
                         6. Multiple Integral as Volume
                            6.1. Double Integrals
                            6.2. Triple Integrals
Laboratory Equipment   None



Course Name            DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
                       Differentiation and integration in solving first order, first-degree differential
Course Description     equations, and linear differential equations of order n; Laplace transforms in
                       solving differential equations.



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Number of Units for
                          3 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisite              Integral Calculus
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
Course Objectives           1. Solve the different types of differential equations; and
                            2. Apply differential equations to selected engineering problems.
                            1. Definitions
                               1.1. Definition and Classifications of Differential Equations (D.E.)
                               1.2. Order Degree of a D.E. / Linearity
                               1.3. Solution of a D.E. (General and Particular)
                            2. Solution of Some 1st Order, 1st Degree D.E.
                               2.1. Variable Separable
                               2.2. Homogeneous
                               2.3. Exact
                               2.4. Linear
                               2.5. Equations Linear in a Function
                               2.6. Bernoulli’s Equation
                            3. Applications of 1st Order D.E.
                               3.1. Decomposition / Growth
                               3.2. Newton’s Law of Cooling
Course Outline
                               3.3. Mixing (Non-Reacting Fluids)
                               3.4. Electric Circuits
                            4. Linear D.E. of Order n
                               4.1. Standard Form of a Linear D.E.
                               4.2. Linear Independence of a Set of Functions
                               4.3. Differential Operators
                               4.4. Differential Operator Form of a Linear D.E.
                            5. Homogeneous Linear D.E. with Constant Coefficients
                               5.1. General Solution
                               5.2. Auxiliary Equation
                            6. Non-Homogeneous D.E. with Constant-Coefficients
                               6.1. Form of the General Solution
                               6.2. Solution by Method of Undetermined Coefficients
                               6.3. Solution by Variation of Parameters
Laboratory Equipment      None



Course Name               PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
                          Basic principles of statistics; presentation and analysis of data; averages,
                          median, mode; deviations; probability distributions; normal curves and
Course Description
                          applications; regression analysis and correlation; application to engineering
                          problems.
Number of Units for
                          3 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours lecture
per Week




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Prerequisite           College Algebra
                       After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                         1. Define relevant statistical terms;
                         2. Discuss competently the following concepts:
                             2.1. Frequency distribution
                             2.2. Measures of central tendency
Course Objectives
                             2.3. Probability distribution
                             2.4. Normal distribution
                             2.5. Inferential statistics
                         3. Apply accurately statistical knowledge in solving specific engineering
                             problem situations.
                        1. Basic Concepts
                           1.1. Definition of Statistical Terms
                           1.2. Importance of Statistics
                        2. Steps in Conducting a Statistical Inquiry
                        3. Presentation of Data
                           3.1. Textual
                           3.2. Tabular
                           3.3. Graphical
                        4. Sampling Techniques
                        5. Measures of Central Tendency
                           5.1. Mean
                           5.2. Median
                           5.3. Mode
                           5.4. Skewness and Kurtosis
                        6. Measures of Variation
                           6.1. Range
Course Outline             6.2. Mean Absolute Deviation
                           6.3. Variance
                           6.4. Standard Deviation
                           6.5. Coefficient of Variation
                        7. Probability Distributions
                           7.1. Counting Techniques
                           7.2. Probability
                           7.3. Mathematical Expectations
                           7.4. Normal Distributions
                        8. Inferential Statistics
                           8.1. Test of Hypothesis
                           8.2. Test Concerning Means, Variation, and Proportion
                           8.3. Contingency Tables
                           8.4. Test of Independence
                           8.5. Goodness-of-Fit Test
                        9. Analysis of Variance
                       10. Regression and Correlation
Laboratory Equipment   None




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        B. NATURAL/PHYSICAL SCIENCES


Course Name               GENERAL CHEMISTRY
                          Basic concepts of matter and its classification; mass relationships in chemical
                          reactions; properties of gases, liquids, and solids; concepts of thermochemistry;
Course Description
                          quantum theory and electronic behavior; periodic relationship of elements in the
                          periodic table; intramolecular forces; and solutions.
Number of Units for
                          4 units: 3 units lecture, 1 unit laboratory
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          6 hours: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
per Week
Prerequisite              None
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Apply significant figures and appropriate units in all measurements and
                                calculations;
                            2. Classify matter; distinguish between physical and chemical
                                properties/changes;
                            3. Define and explain the concepts of atomic mass, average atomic mass,
                                mole, molar mass and perform calculations involving these;
                            4. Balance and interpret chemical equations and perform stoichiometric
                                calculations;
                            5. Write, explain and apply the gas laws;
                            6. Discuss the kinetic molecular theory (KMT) of gases and use the KMT to
                                qualitatively explain the gas laws; argue the differences between ideal and
                                non-ideal gas behavior;
                            7. Define enthalpy; classify common processes as exothermic or endothermic
                                and know the sign conventions;
Course Objectives
                            8. Trace the various atomic theories; discuss the Bohr model; and explain the
                                line spectra of hydrogen; Discuss the concept of electron density; contrast
                                the Bohr’s orbits with orbitals in the quantum theory;
                            9. Write electron configurations and orbital diagrams for multi electron atoms;
                           10. Use the periodic table to classify elements and predict trends in properties;
                           11. Write Lewis dot symbols and Lewis structure;
                           12. Explain valence bond theory, hybrid orbitals, and hybridization in common
                                compounds
                           13. Distinguish between inter- and intramolecular forces; give examples of
                                intramolecular forces and how they relate to physical properties;
                           14. Distinguish between crystalline and amorphous solids
                           15. Discuss various physical changes and interpret phase diagrams;
                           16. Distinguish different types of solutions; work with different concentration
                                units; Understand the effect of temperature and pressure on solubility; and
                           17. Explain and apply colligative properties to determine molar mass.
                            1. The Study of Change
                               1.1. Introduction to Chemistry
                               1.2. Matter: Classification, States, Physical, and Chemical Properties
                               1.3. Measurement and Handling of Numbers
Course Outline
                            2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions
                               2.1. The Atomic Theory
                               2.2. The Structure of the Atom
                               2.3. Atomic Number, Mass Number, Isotopes



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      2.4. The Periodic Table
      2.5. Molecules and Ions
      2.6. Chemical Formulas
      2.7. Naming Compounds
 3.   Mass Relationships in Chemical Reaction
      3.1. Atomic Mass
      3.2. Molar Mass of an Element and Avogadro’s Number
      3.3. Molecular Mass
      3.4. Percent Composition of Compounds
      3.5. Chemical Reactions and Chemical Equations
      3.6. Amounts of Reactants and Products
      3.7. Limiting Reagents
      3.8. Reaction Yield
 4.   Gases
      4.1. Substances That Exist as Gases
      4.2. Pressure of a Gas
      4.3. The Gas Laws
      4.4. The Ideal Gas Equation
      4.5. Gas Stoichiometry
      4.6. Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressure
      4.7. The Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases
      4.8. Deviation from Ideal Behavior
 5.   Thermochemistry
      5.1. Energy Changes in Chemical Reactions
      5.2. Introduction to Thermodynamics
      5.3. Enthalpy
 6.   Quantum Theory and the Electronic Structure of Atoms
      6.1. From Classical Physics to Quantum Theory
      6.2. Bohr’s Theory of the Hydrogen Atom
      6.3. The Dual Nature of the Electron
      6.4. Quantum Mechanics
      6.5. Quantum Numbers
      6.6. Atomic Orbitals
      6.7. Electron Configuration
      6.8. The Building-Up Principle
 7.   Periodic Relationships Among the Elements
      7.1. Periodic Classification of the Elements
      7.2. Periodic Variation in Physical Properties
      7.3. Ionization Energy
      7.4. Electron Affinity
 8.   Chemical Bonding: Basic Concepts
      8.1. Lewis Dot Structure
      8.2. The Ionic Bond
      8.3. The Covalent Bond
      8.4. Electronegativity
      8.5. Writing Lewis Structure
      8.6. The Concept of Resonance
      8.7. Bond Energy
 9.   Chemical Bonding: Molecular Geometry and Hybridization
      9.1. Molecular Geometry
      9.2. Dipole Moments
      9.3. The Valence Bond Theory
      9.4. Hybridization of Atomic Orbitals
      9.5. Hybridization in Molecules Containing Double and Triple Bonds
10.   Intermolecular Forces in Liquids and Solids



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                              10.1. The KMT of Liquids and Solids
                              10.2. Intermolecular Forces
                              10.3. Properties of Liquids
                              10.4. Crystalline vs. Amorphous Solids
                              10.5. Phase Changes
                              10.6. Phase Diagrams
                          11. Physical Properties of Solutions
                              11.1. Types of Solutions
                              11.2. A Molecular View of the Solution Process
                              11.3. Concentration Units
                              11.4. Effect of Temperature and Pressure on Solubility
                              11.5. Colligative Properties
Laboratory Equipment      Chemistry Laboratory (see attached)




Course Name               PHYSICS 1
                          Vectors; kinematics; dynamics; work, energy, and power; impulse and
Course Description
                          momentum; rotation; dynamics of rotation; elasticity; and oscillation.
Number of Units for
                          4 units: 3 units lecture, 1 unit laboratory
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          6 hours: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
per Week
Prerequisites             College Algebra, Plane and Spherical Trigonometry
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Differentiate a vector from a scalar;
                            2. Determine the resultant of concurrent vectors;
                            3. Solve problems in kinematics;
                            4. Apply Newton’s Laws of Motion;
                            5. Determine the gravitational force between different masses;
                            6. Solve problems involving centripetal force for horizontal and vertical
Course Objectives
                                curves;
                            7. Compute the work done on a given body;
                            8. Relate work and energy;
                            9. Solve problems by applying the law of conservation of energy;
                           10. Solve problems in impulse and momentum and collisions;
                           11. Determine the stress and strain on a body; and
                           12. Determine the period of a body in simple harmonic motion.
                            1. Work, Energy and Power
                               1.1. Definition of Work, Energy and Power
                               1.2. Conservation of Energy
                            2. Impulse and Momentum
                               2.1. Definition of Impulse and Momentum
Course Outline                 2.2. Conservation of Momentum
                            3. Vector
                               3.1. Vectors and Scalars
                               3.2. Graphical Method
                               3.3. Analytical Method
                            4. Vector Subtraction




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                           5. Kinematics
                              5.1. Equations of Kinematics
                              5.2. Freely Falling Bodies
                              5.3. Projectile Motion
                           6. Dynamics
                              6.1. Newton’s Laws of Motion
                              6.2. Friction
                              6.3. First Condition of Equilibrium
                           7. Work, Energy and Power
                              7.1. Definition of Work, Energy and Power
                              7.2. Conservation of Energy
                           8. Impulse and Momentum
                              8.1. Definition of Impulse and Momentum
                              8.2. Conservation of Momentum
                              8.3. Collisions, Coefficient of Restitution
                           9. Rotation
                              9.1. Definition of torque
                              9.2. Second Condition of Equilibrium
                              9.3. Center of Gravity
                          10. Dynamics of Rotation
                              10.1. Kinematics of Rotation
                              10.2. Dynamics of Rotation
                              10.3. Center of Gravity
                          11. Elasticity
                              11.1. Hooke’s Law
                              11.2. Stress and Strain
                              11.3. Modulus of Elasticity
                          12. Oscillations
                              12.1. Definition of Vibration Motion and Simple Harmonic Motion
                              12.2. Kinematics of Simple Harmonic Motion
                              12.3. Simple Pendulum
Laboratory Equipment      Physics Laboratory




Course Name               PHYSICS 2
                          Fluids; thermal expansion, thermal stress; heat transfer; calorimetry; waves;
Course Description        electrostatics; electricity; magnetism; optics; image formation by plane and
                          curved mirrors; and image formation by thin lenses.
Number of Units for
                          4 units: 3 units lecture, 1 unit laboratory
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          6 hours: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
per Week
Prerequisite              Physics 1
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Describe the characteristics of fluids at rest and in motion;
                            2. Compute the buoyant force on an object immersed in a fluid;
Course Objectives
                            3. Compute the pressure and flow speed of a fluid at any point in a flow tube;
                            4. Determine the amount of expansion of a given material in relation to
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                  5. Determine the change in temperature of a given amount of material that
                     loses or gains;
                  6. Solve problems about the law of heat transfer;
                  7. Describe the three methods of heat transfer;
                  8. Discuss the properties of waves;
                  9. Describe the modes of vibration of strings and air columns;
                 10. Solve problems on Doppler Effect;
                 11. Compute the electric force between electric charges;
                 12. Compute the electric field due to electric charges;
                 13. Compute the electric potential due to a charge and electric potential
                     energy of charges;
                 14. Define electric current, electric resistance and voltage;
                 15. Solve problems on resistance and cells in series and parallel;
                 16. State Kirchhoff’s rules and apply them in a given circuit;
                 17. Compute the magnetic field of a given current-carrying conductors;
                 18. Compute the magnetic torque on a current conductor in a magnetic field;
                     and
                 19. Describe image formation by mirrors and lenses.
                  1. Fluids
                     1.1. Pressure, Specific Gravity, Density
                     1.2. Archimedes’ Principle
                     1.3. Rate of Flow and Continuity Principle
                     1.4. Bernoulli’s Principle
                     1.5. Torricelli’s Theorem
                  2. Thermal Expansion, Thermal Stress
                  3. Heat Transfer
                  4. Calorimetry
                     4.1. Specific Heat
                     4.2. Law of Heat Exchange
                     4.3. Change of Phase
                  5. Waves
                     5.1. Types of Waves and Their Properties
                     5.2. Sounds
                  6. Electrostatics
                     6.1. Charge
                     6.2. Coulomb’s Law
Course Outline
                     6.3. Superposition Principle
                     6.4. Electric Field Intensity
                     6.5. Work and Potential
                     6.6. Capacitors, Dielectrics
                  7. Electricity
                     7.1. Current
                     7.2. Resistance
                     7.3. EMF
                     7.4. Ohm’s Law
                     7.5. Energy and Power in Circuits
                     7.6. Series and Parallel Connections
                     7.7. Kirchhoff’s Rules
                  8. Magnetism
                     8.1. Magnetic Field of Moving Changes
                     8.2. Magnetic Filed of Current Element
                     8.3. Motion of a Charge in a Magnetic Field
                     8.4. Biot-Savart Law
                     8.5. Force on a Moving Charge in a Magnetic Field




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                              8.6. Torque on a Current-Carrying Loop
                           9. Optics
                              9.1. Light as Electromagnetic Waves
                              9.2. Properties of Reflection and Refraction
                          10. Image Formation by Plane and Curved Mirrors
                              10.1. Graphical Methods
                              10.2. Mirror Equation
                          11. Image Formation by Thin Lenses
                              11.1. Graphical Methods
                              11.2. Lens Equation
Laboratory Equipment      Physics Laboratory




       C. BASIC ENGINEERING SCIENCES


Course Name               ENGINEERING DRAWING
                          Practices and techniques of graphical communication; application of drafting
                          instruments, lettering scale, and units of measure; descriptive geometry;
Course Description        orthographic projections; auxiliary views; dimensioning; sectional views;
                          pictorial drawings; requirements of engineering working drawings; and
                          assembly and exploded detailed drawings.
Number of Units for
                          1 unit laboratory
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours laboratory
per Week
Prerequisite              None
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Understand the importance of technical drawing knowledge and skills as
Course Objectives               applied to the various areas of engineering;
                            2. Apply the basic concepts of technical drawing and sketching; and
                            3. Prepare technical drawings.
                           1.   Engineering Lettering
                           2.   Instrumental Figures
                           3.   Geometric Construction
                           4.   Orthographic Projection
                           5.   Dimensioning
Course Outline
                           6.   Orthographic Views with Dimensions and Section View
                           7.   Sectional View
                           8.   Pictorial Drawing
                           9.   Engineering Working Drawings
                          10.   Assembly and Exploded Detailed Drawings
                            1. Drafting table
                            2. Drawing instruments
                               2.1. One 30-60 degree triangle
Laboratory Equipment
                               2.2. One 45 degree triangle
                               2.3. One technical compass
                               2.4. One protractor



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Course Name               COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND PROGRAMMING
                          Basic information technology concepts; fundamentals of algorithm
Course Description        development; high-level language and programming applications; computer
                          solutions of engineering problems.
Number of Units for
                          2 units laboratory
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          6 hours laboratory
per Week
Prerequisite              Second Year Standing
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Understand basic information technology concepts;
                            2. Use application software and the Internet properly;
Course Objectives
                            3. Acquire proficiency in algorithm development using a high-level
                                programming language;
                            4. Use the computer as a tool in engineering practice.
                            1. Introduction to Computers
                               1.1. Computer Organization
                               1.2. Number Systems and Data Representation
                               1.3. Application Software: Word Processing and Spreadsheet
Course Outline
                               1.4. The Internet
                            2. Programming
                               2.1. Algorithm Development
                               2.2. Programming Fundamentals
                            1. Personal computer with:
                               1.1. Operating system
                               1.2. Word processing software
Laboratory Equipment
                               1.3. Spreadsheet software
                               1.4. High-level programming language
                               1.5. Internet browser and Internet connection



Course Name               COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING
                          Concepts of computer-aided drafting (CAD); introduction to the CAD
Course Description        environment; terminologies; and the general operating procedures and
                          techniques in entering and executing basic CAD commands.
Number of Units for
                          1 unit laboratory
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours laboratory
per Week
Prerequisite              Third Year Standing




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                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Define the terms related to computer-aided drafting systems;
                            2. Identify the important tools used to create technical drawings in CAD;
Course Objectives
                            3. Create electronic drawings (e-drawing) using CAD; and
                            4. Appreciate the usefulness of the knowledge and skills in computer aided
                                drafting as applied in his/her professional development.
                            1.   Introduction to CAD Software
                            2.   CAD Drawing
                            3.   Snapping, Construction Elements
Course Outline              4.   Dimensioning
                            5.   Plotting, Inputting Images
                            6.   3D and Navigating in 3D
                            7.   Rendering
                            1. Personal computer with:
                               1.1. Operating system
Laboratory Equipment
                               1.2. CAD software
                            2. Printer or plotter



Course Name               STATICS OF RIGID BODIES
                          Force systems; structure analyses; friction; centroids and centers of gravity;
Course Description
                          and moments of inertia.
Number of Units for
                          3 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisites             Physics 1, Integral Calculus
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Understand the principles of equilibrium of particles;
                            2. Undertake vector operations such as vector cross and dot product;
                            3. Determine forces of 2D and 3D structures;
Course Objectives
                            4. Understand the principles of static, wedge and belt friction;
                            5. Determine centroids, center of mass and center of gravity of objects;
                            6. Determine moment of inertia, mass moment of inertia; and
                            7. Analyze the stresses of trusses, beams and frames.
                           1.    Introduction to Mechanics; Vector Operations
                           2.    Force Vectors and Equilibrium of Particles
                           3.    Vector Cross and Dot Product
                           4.    Moment of a Force
                           5.    Couples; Moment of a Couple
                           6.    Equivalent Force Systems in 2D and 3D
Course Outline
                           7.    Dry Static Friction, Wedge and Belt Friction
                           8.    Centroid; Center of Mass; and Center of Gravity
                           9.    Distributed Loads and Hydrostatic Forces; Cables
                          10.    Moment of Inertia; Mass Moment of Inertia
                          11.    Trusses; Frames and Machines; Internal Forces
                          12.    Beams; Shear and Bending Moment Diagrams
Laboratory Equipment      None



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Course Name               DYNAMICS OF RIGID BODIES
                          Kinetics and kinematics of a particle; kinetics and kinematics of rigid bodies;
Course Description
                          work energy method; and impulse and momentum.
Number of Units for
                          2 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          2 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisite              Statics of Rigid Bodies
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Understand the principles governing the motion of particles, velocity and
                                acceleration;
Course Objectives           2. Understand the principles of Newton’s Second Law and its applications;
                            3. Understand kinetics of particles in particular energy and momentum
                                methods; and
                            4. Understand kinematics of rigid bodies, its energy and momentum.
                            1. Introduction to Dynamics
                            2. Position, Velocity, and Acceleration
                            3. Determination of the Motion of the Particles
                            4. Uniform Rectilinear Motion
                            5. Uniformly Accelerated Rectilinear Motion
                            6. Position Vector, Velocity, and Acceleration
                            7. Derivatives of Vector Functions
                            8. Rectangular Components of Velocity and Acceleration
                            9. Motion Relative to a Frame in Translation
                           10. Tangential and Normal Components
                           11. Radial and Transverse Components
                           12. Motion of Several Particles (Dependent Motion)
                           13. Kinetics of Particles: Newton’s Second Law
                                13.1. Newton’s Second Law of Motion
                                13.2. Linear Momentum of the Particle, Rate of Change of Linear
                                       Momentum
                                13.3. System of Units
                                13.4. Equation of Motion
                                13.5. Dynamic Equilibrium
Course Outline
                                13.6. Angular Momentum of Particle, Rate of Change of Angular
                                       Momentum
                                13.7. Equations in Terms of Radial and Transverse Components
                                13.8. Motion Under a Central Force
                           14. Kinetics of Particles: Energy and Momentum Methods
                                14.1. Work of Force
                                14.2. Kinetic Energy of a Particle, Principle of Work and Energy
                                14.3. Applications of the Principle of Work and Energy
                                14.4. Potential Energy
                                14.5. Conservative Forces
                                14.6. Conservation of Energy
                                14.7. Principle of Impulse and Momentum
                                14.8. Impulsive Motion
                                14.9. Impact
                                14.10. Direct Central Impact
                                14.11. Oblique Central Impact
                                14.12. Problems Involving Energy and Momentum
                           15. Systems of Particles
                                15.1. Application of Newton’s Second Laws to Motion of a System of


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                                      Particles
                               15.2.  Linear and Angular Momentum of a System of Particles
                               15.3.  Motion of Mass Center of a System of Particles
                               15.4.  Angular Momentum of a System of Particles About Its Mass Center
                               15.5.  Conservation of Momentum for a System of Particles
                               15.6.  Kinetic Energy of a System of Particles
                               15.7.  Work-Energy Principle. Conservation of Energy for a System of
                                      Particles
                               15.8. Principle of Impulse and Momentum for a System of Particles
                           16. Kinematics of Rigid Bodies
                               16.1. Translation
                               16.2. Rotation About a Fixed Axis
                               16.3. Equations Defining the Rotation of a Rigid Body About a Fixed Axis
                               16.4. General Plane Motion
                               16.5. Absolute and Relative Velocity in Plane Motion
                               16.6. Instantaneous Center of Rotation in Plane Motion
                               16.7. Absolute and Relative Acceleration
                               16.8. Rate of Change of a Vector with Respect to a Rotating Frame
                               16.9. Plane Motion of a Particle Relative to a Rotating Frame; Coriolis
                                      Acceleration
                               16.10. Motion About a Fixed Point
                               16.11. General Motion
                               16.12. Three-Dimensional Motion of a Particle Relative to a Rotating
                                      Frame; Coriolis Acceleration
                               16.13. Frame of Reference in General Motion
                           17. Plane Motion of Rigid Bodies: Forces and Accelerations
                               17.1. Equation of Motions
                               17.2. Angular Momentum of a Rigid Body in Plane Motion
                               17.3. Plane Motion of a Rigid Body. D’ Alembert’s Principle
                               17.4. Solution of Problems involving the Motion of a Rigid Bodies
                               17.5. Systems of Rigid Bodies
                               17.6. Constrained Plane Motion
                           18. Plane Motion of Rigid Bodies: Energy and Momentum Methods
                               18.1. Principle of Work and Energy for a Rigid Body
                               18.2. Work of Forces Acting on a Rigid Body
                               18.3. Kinetic Energy of a Rigid Body in Plane Motion
                               18.4 Systems of Rigid Bodies
                               18.5 Conservation of Energy
                               18.6 Principle of Impulse and Momentum
                               18.7 Conservation of Angular Momentum
                               18.8 Impulsive Motion
                               18.9 Eccentric Impact
Laboratory Equipment      None



Course Name               MECHANICS OF DEFORMABLE BODIES
                          Axial stress and strain; stresses for torsion and bending; combined stresses;
Course Description        beam deflections; indeterminate beams; and elastic instability.
Number of Units for
                          3 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours lecture
per Week



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Prerequisite              Statics of Rigid Bodies

                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Understand the concepts of stress and strain;
                            2. Calculate stresses due to bending, shears, and torsion under plain and
Course Objectives
                                combined loading;
                            3. Analyze statically determinate and indeterminate structures; and
                            4. Determine the elastic stability of columns.
                           1.   Load Classification
                           2.   Concept of Stress, Normal and Shear Stress
                           3.   Stresses under Centric Loading
                           4.   Stress Concentration
                           5.   Plane Stress
                           6.   Principal Stresses for Plane Stress
                           7.   Mohr’s Circle for Plane Stress
                           8.   Deformations, Normal and Shear Strains
                           9.   Material Properties
                          10.   Working Stresses
                          11.   Deformation in a System of Axially Loaded Members
                          12.   Temperature Effects on Axially Loaded Members
                          13.   Statically Indeterminate Members
Course Outline            14.   Thin-Walled Pressure Vessel
                          15.   Torsional Stresses; Elastic Torsion Formula
                          16.   Torsional Deformation; Power Transmission
                          17.   Flexural Stresses by the Elastic Curve
                          18.   Moment Equation Using Singularity Function
                          19.   Beam Deflection by the Double Integration Method
                          20.   Area Moment Theorems
                          21.   Moment Diagram by Parts
                          22.   Beam Deflection by Area Moment Method
                          23.   Statically Indeterminate Beams
                          24.   Buckling of Long Straight Columns
                          25.   Combined Loadings
                          26.   Analysis of Riveted Connections by the Uniform Shear Method
                          27.   Welded Connections
Laboratory Equipment      None



Course Name               ENGINEERING ECONOMY
                          Concepts of the time value of money and equivalence; basic economy study
Course Description        methods; decisions under certainty; decisions recognizing risk; and decisions
                          admitting uncertainty.
Number of Units for
                          3 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisite              Third Year Standing
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
Course Objectives           1. Solve problems involving interest and the time value of money;
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                               and methods and select the most economically efficient one; and
                            3. Deal with risk and uncertainty in project outcomes by applying the basic
                               economic decision making concepts.
                            1. Introduction
                               1.1. Definitions
                               1.2. Principles of Engineering Economy
                               1.3. Engineering Economy and the Design Process
                               1.4. Cost Concepts for Decision Making
                               1.5. Present Economy Studies
                            2. Money-Time Relationships and Equivalence
                               2.1. Interest and the Time Value of Money
                               2.2. The Concept of Equivalence
                               2.3. Cash Flows
                            3. Basic Economy Study Methods
                               3.1. The Minimum Attractive Rate of Return
                               3.2. The Present Worth Method
                               3.3. The Future Worth Method
                               3.4. The Annual Worth Method
Course Outline                 3.5. The Internal Rate of Return Method
                               3.6. The External Rate of Return Method
                               3.7. The Payback Period Method
                               3.8. The Benefit/Cost Ratio Method
                            4. Decisions Under Certainty
                               4.1. Evaluation of Mutually Exclusive Alternatives
                               4.2. Evaluation of Independent Projects
                               4.3. Depreciation and After-Tax Economic Analysis
                               4.4. Replacement Studies
                               4.5. Break win Analysis
                            5. Decisions Recognizing Risk
                               5.1. Expected Monetary Value of Alternatives
                               5.2. Discounted Decision Tree Analysis
                            6. Decisions Admitting Uncertainty
                               6.1. Sensitivity Analysis
                               6.2. Decision Analysis Models
Laboratory Equipment      None



Course Name               ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
                          Decision-making; the functions of management; managing production and
Course Description        service operations; managing the marketing function; and managing the finance
                          function.
Number of Units for
                          3 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          3 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisite              Third Year Standing
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
Course Objectives           1. Understand the field of engineering management;
                            2. Know and apply the different functions of management.




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                            1. Introduction to Engineering Management
                            2. Decision Making
                            3. Functions of Management
                               3.1. Planning / Coordinating
                               3.2. Organizing
                               3.3. Staffing
Course Outline                 3.4. Communicating
                               3.5. Motivating
                               3.6. Leading
                               3.7. Controlling
                            4. Managing Product and Service Operations
                            5. Managing the Marketing Function
                            6. Managing the Finance Function
Laboratory Equipment      None



Course Name               ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
                          Ecological framework of sustainable development; pollution environments:
                          water, air, and solid; waste treatment processes, disposal, and management;
Course Description
                          government legislation, rules, and regulation related to the environment and
                          waste management; and environmental management system.
Number of Units for
                          2 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          2 hours lecture
per Week
Prerequisites             General Chemistry
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Understand the various effects of environmental pollution;
                            2. Know the existing laws, rules, and regulations of the government on
                                environmental issues;
Course Objectives
                            3. Identify, plan, and select appropriate design treatment schemes for waste
                                disposal; and
                            4. Understand the importance of waste management and its relevance to the
                                engineering profession.
                            1. Ecological Concepts
                               1.1. Introduction to Environmental Engineering
                               1.2. Ecology of Life
                               1.3. Biogeochemical Cycles
                               1.4. Ecosystems
                            2. Pollution Environments
Course Outline                 2.1. Water Environment
                               2.2. Air Environment
                               2.3. Solid Environmental
                               2.4. Toxic and Hazardous Waste Treatment
                            3. Environmental Management System
                               3.1. Environmental Impact Assessment
                               3.2. Environmental Clearance Certificate
Laboratory Equipment      None




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Course Name               SAFETY MANAGEMENT
                          Evolution of safety management; safety terminology; safety programs adopted
                          by high risk industries; hazards in the construction, manufacturing, gas and
Course Description        power plants, and other engineering industries and how to prevent or mitigate
                          them; techniques in hazard identification and analysis in workplaces; off-the-job
                          safety; disaster prevention and mitigation; and incident investigation.
Number of Units for
                          1 unit lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                          1 hour lecture
per Week
Prerequisites             Third Year Standing
                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                            1. Understand the importance and the value of safety;
Course Objectives           2. Know the health hazards and their prevention;
                            3. Identify and mitigate or prevent hazards; and
                            4. Apply the concepts and principles of safety in engineering practice.
                            1. Overview of Safety
                            2. Basic Safety Procedures in High Risk Activities and Industries
                               2.1. Procedure in Hazards Analysis in the Workplace
                               2.2. Control of Hazardous Energies
                               2.3. Confined Space Entry
                               2.4. Basic Electrical Safety
                               2.5. Fall Protection
                               2.6. Barricades and Scaffolds
                               2.7. Fire Safety and the Fire Code
                               2.8. Industrial Hygiene
                               2.9. Hazard Communication and Chemical Safety
Course Outline              3. Value Based Safety and Off-the-Job Safety
                               3.1. Safety as a Value; Choice vs. Compliance
                               3.2. Off-the-Job Safety (Residences and Public Places)
                               3.3. Safety as Related to Health Practices
                            4. Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
                               4.1. Rationale for Disaster Prevention and Loss Control
                               4.2. Planning for Emergencies
                               4.3. Emergency Response Procedures
                            5. Incident Investigation and Reporting
                               5.1. Accident Escalation, Incident Investigation and Reporting
                               5.2. Causal Analysis; Recognition of Root Cause
                               5.3. Identification of Corrective or Preventive Actions
Laboratory Equipment      None




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     . ALLIED SUBJECTS


Course Name:              ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS (FOR ECE)
                           A study of selected topics in mathematics and their applications in
                           advanced courses in engineering and other allied sciences. It covers the
                           study of Complex numbers and complex variables, Laplace and Inverse
Course Description
                           Laplace Transforms, Power series, Fourier series, Fourier Transforms, z-
                           transforms, power series solution of ordinary differential equations, and
                           partial differential equations.
Number of Units for
                            3 lecture units
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                    3 hours/week


Prerequisite                Differential Equations

                          After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                              - To familiarize the different parameters, laws, theorems and the different
                                  methods of solutions in advance mathematics.
Course Objectives
                              - To develop their abilities on how to apply the different laws, methods
                                  and theorems particularly in complex problems.

                              1.Complex numbers and complex variables
                              2.Laplace and Inverse Laplace Transforms
                              3.Power Series
                              4.Fourier Series
Course Outline                5.Fourier Transforms
                              6.Power Series solution of differential equations
                                6.1 Legendre Equation
                                6.2 Bessel Equations
                             7. Partial Differential Equations
Laboratory Equipment      none

Course Name:              DISCRETE MATHEMATICS
                          This course deals with logic, sets, proofs, growth of functions, theory of
Course Description
                          numbers, counting techniques, trees and graph theory.
Number of Units for
                          3 units Lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact
                          3 hours /week
Hours per week
Prerequisite              College Algebra

                              Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                               prove theorems and using logic
                               demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of discrete
                                 mathematics.
Course Objectives              apply counting techniques in calculation of discrete probabilities.
                               use trees and graph theory in dealing with discrete mathematics
                                 problems.
                               exhibit awareness of issues related to the computer engineering
                                 applications of discrete mathematics.




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                                  Logic, Sets, Proofs, and Functions
                                  Algorithms, Integers and Matrices
                                  Growth of Functions
                                  Complexity of Algorithms
                                  Number Theory
Course Outline                    Matrices
                                  Counting Techniques
                                  Relations
                                  Graph Theory
                                  Trees
                                  Introduction to Modeling Computation
Laboratory Equipment       none



Course Name:               BASIC THERMODYNAMICS
Course Description         A course dealing with the thermodynamic properties of pure substances, ideal
                           and real gases and the study and application of the laws of thermodynamics in
                           the analysis of processes and cycles. It includes introduction to vapor and gas
                           cycles.
Number of Units for        2 units lecture
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact
                           2 hours/ week
Hours per week
                           Integral Calculus, Physics 2
Prerequisite
                            To give the students a good background on the principles underlying the
Course Objectives          utilization of energy in the thermal systems; open and closed systems; and
                           introduction to gas and vapor cycles.

                             1. Introduction
                             2. Basic Principles, Concepts and definition
Course Outline               3. First Law of Thermodynamics
                             4. Ideal Gases/ Ideal Gas Laws
                             5. Processes of Ideal Gases
                             6. Properties of Pure Substance
                             7. Processes of Pure Substance
                             8. Introduction to cycle analysis: Second Law of Thermodynamics
                             9. Introduction to Gas and vapor cycles
Laboratory Equipment
                           None



Course Name                FUNDAMENTALS OF MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
Course Description         Structure and composition of materials (metals, polymers, ceramics and
                           composites). Processing, properties and behavior in service environments.
No. of Units for Lecture   3 units lecture
and Laboratory
No. of Contact Hours per
                           3 hours lecture
week
Prerequisites              General Chemistry, Physics 2
                           At the end of the course the student must be able to:
                              1. Identify the importance of materials to mankind through specific examples
Course Objectives
                                 of materials which have had significant impact to civilization
                              2. Identify the different ways of classifying various materials


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                                3. Identify the different material properties and how these are affected by
                                   the composition and structure
                                4. Determine the ways by which material properties can be engineered or
                                   modified to meet certain requirements related to their intended use
                                5. Select the appropriate material(s) for a given application
                                6. Evaluate feasibility of designs based on material considerations
                              1. Introduction (1)
                              2. Atomic structure and interatomic bonding (2)
                              3. Atomic arrangement in solids (4)
                              4. Structural imperfections and diffusion (5)
                              5. Electronic structures and processes (3)
                              6. Metals and their properties (4)
Course Outline
                              7. Polymers and their properties (2)
                              8. Ceramics and their properties (4)
                              9. Composite materials (3)
                              10. Materials selection and design considerations (3)
                              11. Economic, Environmental and Societal Issues in Materials Science and
                                  Engineering
Laboratory Equipment          None



Course Name:           ECE LAWS, CONTRACT AND ETHICS
                        Contracts; warranties; liabilities; patents; bids; insurance; other topics on the
Course Description
                        legal and ethical positions of the professional engineer.
Number of Units for
                       3 units lec
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week         3 hours lec

                         th
                       5 Year Standing

                       Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                         1. To define, enumerate, and understand the concept of the different laws that
                            governs the ECE profession.
Course Objectives         2. To apply the laws to a given situation and know the rights and obligations of
                             the parties.
                         3. Learn the intricacies of obligations and contracts.
                          1. Fundamentals of the Laws, Obligations and Contracts
                          2. Pledge of ECE, RA 5734 & CSC Guidelines
                          3. The Board Examination
                          4. Regulating the ECE Profession(PRC)
                          5. Practicing the ECE Profession
                          6. Other ECE Related Statutes
Course Outline
                             6.1 TELECOMMS Interconnection
                             6.2 IECEP
                             6.3 RA 9292
                             6.4 International Professional Practice
                             6.5 ASEAN & APEC Registry
                             6.6 Engineering Institutions
Laboratory Equipment




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     Course Name:        CIRCUITS 1
                          Fundamental relationships in circuit theory, mesh and node equations;
  Course Description      resistive networks, network theorems; solutions of network problems using
                          Laplace transform; transient analysis; methods of circuit analysis.
  Number of Units for
                       3 units lecture, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
  Number of Contact
   Hours per week      3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

                         Physics 2, Integral Calculus,
     Pre-requisite
                         Co-requisite -Differential Equations
                         Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                          1. Know the different dc circuit parameters and components
                          2. Solve problems in application of the different principles, theorems and laws
                             in dc circuits.
                          3. Help the students better understanding the basic principles correctly and
                             confidently.
                          1. Develop analytical skills in electric circuit analysis.

                           1. Fundamental Relationship in Circuit Theory
                           2. Resistive Network
                           3. Mesh and Node Equations
                           4. Network Theorems
    Course Outline
                           5. Transient Analysis
                           6. Solution of Network Problems Using Laplace Transform
                           1. Methods of Analysis for Special Circuits

                           DC Training Module that can perform the following experiments:
                           1. Familiarization with DC Equipment
                           2. Parallel & Series connection of linear resistors
                           3. Delta-Wye transformation of resistive networks
                           4. DC power measurement
Laboratory Equipment       5. Kirchhoff’s Law
                           6. Superposition Law
                           7. Thevenin’s Theorem
                           8. 8Bridge circuits
                           9. RC/RL Time constant curve
                           10. Maximum Power Transfer


Course Name:             CIRCUITS 2
                          Complex algebra and phasors; simple AC circuits, impedance and admittance;
                          mesh and node analysis for AC circuits; AC network theorems; power in AC
Course Description        circuits; resonance; three-phase circuits; transformers; two-port network
                          parameters and transfer function.

Number of Units for
                       3 units lecture, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week         3 hours lec, 3 hours lab


      Prerequisite       Circuits 1




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                         Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                          1. Know the different ac circuit parameters and components
  Course Objectives       2. Solve problems involving single phase and three- phase system
                          3. Develop analytical skills in ac electric circuit analysis

                           1.    Complex Algebra and Phasors
                           2.    Impedance and Admittance
                           3.    Simple AC Circuits
                           4.    Transformers
                           5.    Resonance
                           6.    Mesh and Node Analysis for AC Circuits
                           7.    AC Network Theorems
                           8.    Power in AC Circuits
                           9.    Three-Phase Circuits
                           10.   Two-Port Network Parameters and Transfer Function

Laboratory Equipment       1.    AC Training Module that can perform the following experiments:
                           2.    Familiarization with AC instruments
                           3.    Impedance of RC circuits
                           4.    Impedance of RLC circuits
                           5.    Power dissipation in AC circuits
                           6.    Measurement of Power Factor
                           7.    Three Phase circuit
                           8.    Power in 3-phase balanced load
                           9.    Transformer
                           10.   Frequency response of RL and RC
                           11.   Maximum Power transfer




Course Name:             ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS
                           Introduction to quantum mechanics of solid state electronics; diode and
                           transistor characteristics and models (BJT and FET); diode circuit analysis
Course Description         and applications; transistor biasing; small signal analysis; large signal
                           analysis; transistor amplifiers; Boolean logic; transistor switch.

Number of Units for
                           3 unit lecture, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week             3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Prerequisite               Physics 2; Integral Calculus
                          Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
Course Objectives           1. Acquire a strong foundation on semiconductor physics; diode and diode
                               circuit analysis; MOS and BJT (small and large signal) circuit analysis.




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                               2.    Orientation: Review of Course
                               3.    Assessment of the Different Types of Learners
                               4.    Fundamentals of tubes and other devices
                               5.    Introduction of Semiconductors
                               6.    Diode Equivalent Circuits
                               7.    Wave Shaping Circuits
                               8.    Special Diode Application
                               9.    Power Supply And Voltage Regulation
                               10.   Bipolar Junction Transistor
                               11.   Small- Signal Analysis (BJT)
                               12.   Field Effect Transistor
                               13.   Small-Signal Analysis (FET)
                               14.   Large-Signal Analysis


                              Electronics Training Module or set of equipment and components that can
                              perform the following experiments:
                               1. Solid state Diode familiarization
                               2. Diode Applications
                               3. Transistor familiarization
Laboratory Equipment           4. Transistor applications
                               5. JFET familiarization and characteristic curves
                               6. BJT familiarization and characteristic curves
                               7. Pre-amplifiers

                              Recommended List of Equipment:
                               1. Power Supplies
                               2. Signal Generator
                               3. Oscilloscope
                               4. Curve Tracer
                               5. Digital Multimeter




Course Name:               ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
                            High frequency transistor models; analysis of transistor circuits; multi-stage
                            amplifier, feedback, differential amplifiers and operational amplifiers; integrated
Course Description
                            circuit families (RTL, DTL, TTL, ECL, MOS)

Number of Units for
                        3 unit lecture, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                3 hours lec, 3 hours lab


Prerequisite               Electronics Devices and Circuits

                            Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                             1.     Review the basic electronics learned in Electronics 1.
                             2.     Analyze different circuits and models at high frequency.
                             3.     Analyze and solve problems with regards to transistor circuits.
Course Objectives
                             4.     Define an operational amplifier.
                             5.     Analyze combinational and sequential devices for logic circuits.
                             6.     Familiarize with the integrated circuit families.




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                             1.      Introduction and Review of Logarithms and Decibels
                             2.      BJT Lower Critical Frequency Response
                             3.      JFET Lower Critical Frequency Response
                             4.      BJT Higher Critical Frequency Response
                             5.      JFET Higher Critical Frequency Response
                             6.      Cascade and Cascode Connection
                             7.      CMOS Circuit, Darlington and Feedback Pair Connection
                             8.      Current Mirrors and Current Source
                             9.      Differentials Amplifier
                             10.     Introduction to Operational Amplifier
                             11.     Practical Operational Amplifier
                             12.     Operational Amplifier Specification
                             13.     Introduction to Feedback System
Course Outline
                             14.     Feedback Connections and Practical Feedback Circuits
                             15.     Negative Feedback System
                             16.     Positive Feedback
                             17.     Introduction to Oscillator
                             18.     RC Feedback Oscillator Circuits
                             19.     LC Feedback Oscillator Circuits
                             20.     Other Types of Oscillator
                             21.     Introduction to Filters
                             22.     Designing Filters
                             23.     Types of Filters
                             24.     Transistor Fabrication
                             25.     Designing Integrated Circuit Families

                            Electronics Training Module or set of equipment and components that can
                            perform the following experiments:
                             1. Frequency response of a transistor amplifier
                             2. Cascaded transistor amplifier
                             3. The differential amplifier
                             4. The operational amplifier
Laboratory Equipment         5. The transistor as a switch
                             6. Familiarization with digital circuits
                             7. Filters

                            Recommended List of Equipment:
                             1. Power Supplies
                             2. Signal Generators
                             3. Oscilloscope
                             4. Digital Multimeter
                             5. Spectrum Analyzer
                             6. Logic Analyzer




Course Name:                INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS
                          Theory and operating characteristics of electronic devices and control circuits for
    Course Description    industrial processes; industrial control applications; electronics instrumentation;
                          transducers; data acquisition system, power supply and voltage regulator
Number of Units for
                        3 unit lecture, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
                        3 hours lec, 3 hours lab
per week
Prerequisite            Electronic Circuit Analysis and Design



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Course Objectives         Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to understand various
                          electronic power controls and understand how they are designed and their
                          applications.
                             1. Filtered Power Supply
                             2. Voltage Multiplier
                             3. Voltage regulators
                                 3.1Automatic Voltage Regulators
                             4. Polyphase Rectifiers
                             5. SCRs
                             6. UJT
                             7. PUT
Course Outline               8. TRIAC, DIAC and other thyristors
                             9. Optoelectronic Devices and Sensors
                             10. Automatic Welding System
                             11. Transducers
                             12. Interfacing techniques
                                    12.1 Introduction to Programmable Logic Circuits
                             13. Introduction to Robotics

                          Electronics Training Module or set of equipment and components that can perform
                          the following experiments:
                              1. Filters
                              2. Voltage Multiplier
                              3. Voltage Regulator
                              4. SCR
                              5. UJT
Laboratory Equipment         6. TRIAC, DIAC and other thyristors
                              7. Application of power electonics devices e.g IGBT, thyristors
                                   7.1 Motor Speed Controls
                                   7.2 Automatic Welding Controls
                              8. Design Project

                          Recommended List of Equipment:
                          Power Supplies, Signal Generator, Oscilloscope, Curve Tracer, Digital Multimeter.



Course Name:              VECTOR ANALYSIS
                           This course deals with vector algebra, vector calculus, vector analysis, and their
Course Description
                           applications.
Number of Units for
                           3 units lec
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                   3 hours lec

Prerequisite               Integral Calculus

                          Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                           1. perform algebraic operations on vectors
                           2. deal with vector quantities in cartesian, cylindrical and spherical coordinate
Course Objectives             systems.
                           3. obtain the divergence, gradient and curl of vectors
                           4. prove vector analysis identities
                           5. apply vector analysis in deriving basic physical vector quantities and
                              solving problems.




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                          1.    Algebra of Vectors
                          2.    Equality of Vectors, Addition, Subtraction, Scalar Product,
                          3.    Vector Product
                          4.    Vector and Scalar Functions of one variable
                          5.    Calculus of Vectors and vector identities
                          6.    Derivative of a vector function
                          7.    Directional Derivative, The ―del‖ operator 
Course Outline            8.    Gradient, Divergence, Curl
                          9.    Line Integral
                          10.   Surface Integral
                          11.   Volume Integral
                          12.   Integral Theorems
                          13.   Green's Lemma
                          14.   Divergence Theorem
                          15.   Stokes' Theorem
                          16.   Applications
Laboratory Equipment         None



Course Name:             ELECTROMAGNETICS
                         This course deals with electric and magnetic fields, resistive, dielectric and
Course Description       magnetic materials, coupled circuits, magnetic circuits and fields, time-varying
                         electromagnetic fields, and Maxwell’s equations.
Number of Units for
                        3 units lec
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                3 hours lec


Prerequisite             Vector Analysis, Physics 2, Integral Calculus

                         Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                           1. define electromagnetic quantities
Course Objectives          2. write the expressions for and explain Maxwell’s equations
                           3. apply Maxwell’s equations in solving electromagnetic problems
                           4. identify and observe safety measures relating to Electromagnetic fields.

                           1.       Introduction to Vector Analysis
                           2.       Steady Electric and Magnetic Fields
                           3.       Dielectric and Magnetic Materials
Course Outline
                           4.       Coupled and Magnetic Circuits
                           5.       Time-Varying Fields and Maxwell’s Equation
                           6.       Field and Circuit Relationships
                           7.       Transmission Lines
Laboratory Equipment




Course Name:             SIGNALS SPECTRA, AND SIGNAL PROCESSING

                            Fourier transform; z transform; convolution; FIR filters; IIR filters; random
Course Description
                            signal analysis; correlation functions; DFT; FFT; spectral analysis;
                            applications of signal processing to speech, image, etc.


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Number of Units for
                             3 units lec, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                    3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

                            Probability and Statistics,
Prerequisite
                            Advanced Engineering Mathematics for ECE

                           Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to conceptualize,
Course Objectives
                           analyze and design signals, spectra and signal processing system.

                           1. Classification and Characteristics of signals
                           2. Sampling theorem and Aliasing
                           3. Difference equations for FIR and IIR filters
                           4. Convolution and correlation
Course Outline             5. Z transforms
                           6. Pole-zero-gain filters
                           7. Fourier transforms
                           8. Filtering
                          FIR/IIR
                          Training module in signal processing or equivalent to perform the following
                          experiments:
Laboratory Equipment       1. Periodic Signals
                           2. Non-periodic Signals
                           3. Computation of Transforms
                           4. Sampling and Quantization
                           5. Measurements on Filter Response
                           6. FIR Filter Analysis and Design
                           7. IIR Filter Analysis and Design
                           8. Project
                           9. Software requirement: Signal Processing


Course Name:              ENERGY CONVERSION
                            Principles of energy conversion and transducers: electromechanical,
                            photoelectric, photovoltaic, thermoelectric, piezzoelectric; hall effect; reed
Course Description
                            switch; electrochemical, etc; generators, transformers; dynamic analysis, and
                            fuel cells.
Number of Units for
                        3 units lec, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                3 hours lec, 3 hours lab


Prerequisite              Electromagnetics, Circuits 2

                          The objective of the course is to introduce the concepts of energy conversion
Course Objectives         using transducers and be able to familiarize the students with the several
                          applications of these devices.
                            1. Principles of Electromechanical Energy Conversion
                            2. DC Motor
                            3. DC Generator
Course Outline
                            4. Transformers
                            5. AC Generator
                            6. AC Motor



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                            Training module in Energy Conversion or equivalent to perform the following
                            experiments:
                            1. DC Power Supply
Laboratory Equipment        2. Variac
                            3. AC & DC Motors
                            4. Photovoltaic/photoelectric transducers (i.e. solar cells,)
                            5. Thermoelectric transducers
                            6. Piezzoelectric transducers
                            7. Electrochemical transducers
                            8. Electromechanical transducers
                            9. Transformers (fixed & multitap/multiwinding)
                            10. Inverters/UPS



Course Name:              PRINCIPLES OF COMMUNICATIONS
                           Bandwidth; filters; linear modulation; angle modulation; phase locked loop; pulse
Course Description         modulation; multiplexing techniques; noise analysis; radio transmitters and
                           receivers.
Number of Units for
                        3 units lec, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

                          Electronic Circuits Analysis and Design, Advanced Engineering Mathematics for
Prerequisite
                          ECE
                          Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to
                            1. Conceptualize and analyze a communication system.
Course Objectives
                            2. design communication circuits and subsystems

                            1.    Introduction to Communications Systems
                            2.    Noise
                            3.    Amplitude Modulation
                            4.    Single-Sideband Techniques
                            5.    Frequency Modulation
Course Outline              6.    Radio Receivers
                            7.    Radiation and Propagation of Waves
                            8.    Pulse Modulation
                            9.    Digital Modulation
                            10.   Broadband Communication System

                          Training modules in Analog Communications or equivalent to perform the following
                          experiments:
                            1. Passive, Active Filters, Tuned Circuits
                            2. AM Transmitter
Laboratory Equipment        3. Frequency Modulation
                            4. Pulse Amplitude Modulation
                            5. Diode Detection
                            6. Time Division Multiplexing
                            7. Frequency Division Multiplexing
                            8. Suggested Project : superheterodyne receiver




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      Course Name:          LOGIC CIRCUITS AND SWITCHING THEORY
                            Review of number systems, coding and Boolean algebra; inputs and
                            outputs; gates and gating networks; combinational circuits; standard form;
                            minimization; sequential circuits; state and machine equivalence;
Course Description
                            asynchronous sequential circuits; race conditions; algorithmic state
                            machines; design of digital sub-systems.

Number of Units for
                        3 units lec, 1 unit lab (4 credit units)
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
        per week        3 hours lec, 3 hours lab


Prerequisite                Electronic Devices and Circuits

                            Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                              1. Define and identify important logic switching circuit theories and terminologist
                              2. Use Boolean Algebra in simplifying logic circuits and solving related problems
Course Objectives
                              3. Apply minimization techniques in designing combinational circuits and in
                                 solving related problems
                            Design combinational and/or sequential digital system or sub-system
                              1. Number System
                              2. Other Number System and Number Conversion System
                              3. Boolean Algebra and Logic Gates
                              4. Minimization of Boolean Functions
Course Outline
                              5. Sequential Circuits
                              6. Algorithmic State Machine (ASM)
                              7. Asynchronous Sequential Logic

                            Training modules or equivalent to perform the following experiments:
                              1. Diode digital logic gates
Laboratory Equipment          2. Transistor digital logic gates
                              3. Integrated digital logic gates
                              4. Flip Flops
                              5. Registers
                              6. Counters (binary, ripple, decade, etc…)
                              7. Logic Circuit Project Design, construction and testing


Course Name:                NUMERICAL METHODS
                             Numerical Methods deals with the study of direct and interative numerical
                             methods in engineering, determination of error bounds in calculations,
                             computation of series expansions, roots of algebraic and transcendental
Course Description
                             equations, numerical differentiation and integration, solution to simultaneous
                             linear and non-linear equations, function approximation and interpolation,
                             differential equations, optimization, and their applications.
Number of Units for
                        3 units lec, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                3 hours lec, 3 hour lab

                            Advanced Engineering Mathematics,
Prerequisite
                            Computer Fundamentals and Programming




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                          Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                           1. Estimate error bounds in numerical calculations
                           2. Evaluate series expansions
                           3. Solve differential equations
                           4. Perform interpolation of functions
Course Objectives          5. Find the roots of equations
                           6. Solve simultaneous linear and nonlinear equations
                           7. Prepare algorithms, write computer programs, use computer software and
                              implement these to the solution of engineering problems
                           8. Prove theorems using logic

                           1. Algorithms and their complexity
                           2. The growth of functions
                           3. Analysis of errors in numerical calculations
                           4. Evaluation of series expansion of functions
                           5. Roots of algebraic and transcendental equations
                           6. Simultaneous linear equations
Course Outline
                           7. Simultaneous nonlinear equations
                           8. Function approximation and interpolation
                           9. Numerical Differentiation and Integration
                           10. Ordinary Differential Equations
                           11. Partial Differential Equations
                           12. Optimization
Laboratory Equipment      Computer programming and exercises using available software such as Matlab,
                          Mathematica, Mathcad, or equivalent.



     Course Name:          TRANSMISSION MEDIA AND ANTENNA SYSTEMS
                          Transmission media; radiowave propagation wire and cable transmission systems;
   Course Description
                          fiber-optic transmission system; transmission lines and antenna systems.
   Number of Units for
                        3 units lec, 1 unit lab
 Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
        per week        3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

                          Digital Communications, Electromagnetics
      Prerequisite

                           Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to conceptualize,
                           analyze and design transmission lines and antenna systems.
                           1.     Describe the types of transmission lines and calculate the line constants.
                           2.     Differentiate the types of radio wave propagation and be familiar with their
   Course Objectives           applications.
                           3.     Understand the principle and characteristics of antennas , the different
                               types as well as the methodology in the design of each.
                           4.     Be able to design and construct a wideband antenna ( VHF and UHF).

                           1.    Transmission Lines Circuits, losses and parameters
                           2.    Matching TL
                           3.    Smith Chart
                           4.    Radio Wave Propagation
     Course Outline
                           5.    Power Density and Field Strength Calculations
                           6.    Antenna Systems
                           7.    Wave guides
                           8.    Fiber Optics


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                          Training Modules in Transmission lines, antennas, microwave and Optical Fibre
                          Communications Systems to perform the following laboratory exercises:
                           1. Transmission Lines
                           2. Antennas
 Laboratory Equipment      3. Measurement of Frequency, Wavelength, Phase Velocity in Waveguides
                           4. Generation of Microwaves
                           5. Detection of Microwaves
                           6. Attenuation measurement
                           7. Optical Fibre System: numerical aperture, attenuation, modal theory




Course Name:              MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS

                           1. The course covers concepts involving microprocessor/ microcontroller
                              systems                  architecture/organization                including
                              microprocessor/microcontroller programming, interfacing techniques,
                              memory systems and bus standards.
                           2. In the laboratory the students will be involved with experiments using micro
Course Description
                              controllers and the use of microprocessor/ micro controller development
                              systems and other tools. Experiment topics include: assembly language
                              programming topics, interfacing with input and output devices, data transfer
                              between micro controller-based circuits and the PC via the serial port and
                              parallel port.
Number of Units for
                           3 units lec, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact Hours
per week                   3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

                          Logic Circuits and Switching Theory,
                          Computer Fundamentals and Programming,
Prerequisite
                          Electronic Circuit Analysis and Design

                          Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                           1. explain the concepts behind microprocessor systems and their components
                           2. differentiate between microprocessors and microcontrollers, between
                               microprocessors, and between microcontrollers based on architecture
                           3. develop programs to run on microprocessors/ micro controller systems using
                               both assembly language and high-level language via cross-compilation
                           4. explain how to interface microprocessors/ microcontrollers to memory, I/O
Course Objectives
                               devices, and other system devices
                           5. explain the organization/architecture of existing computer systems (Ex.
                               desktops, workstations, etc.)
                           6. analyze the capabilities of different processors
                           7. program a specific microcontroller system to accept input, process data and
                               control physical devices

                              1. Architecture
                              2. Assembly Language Programming Building Microcomputer
                              3. I/Q Interface
                              4. Overview of Z8 Microcontroller Family; Z8 Development Environment
Course Outline
                              5. Source Code Components; Target System Components and Z8
                                 Connections; Basic Debugger Operations and Creating Programs
                              6. Creating Programs
                              7. Basic I/Q and Basic Programming



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                              8.    Speaker and Relays Interfacing; and One Time Programming
                              9.    Interrupts and Hardware Timers
                              10.   Seven Segment Display; and Analog Interface
                              11.   Project Design

                          Microcontroller/microprocessor trainers or equivalent, emulators, personal
                          computers if not provided by trainer, include the following:
                           1 Assembler, cross-compiler, debugger
Laboratory Equipment       2 Seven-segment or LCD displays
                           3 Switches and keypads
                           4 Motors with TTL-input drivers

                             Suggested Project: An embedded system using a microcontroller
                             demonstrating integration with I/O devices and communication with a PC.




Course Name:             FEEDBACK AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
                          This course deals with time and frequency response of feedback control
                          systems. The topics covered include, time response of first order and
                          second order systems, modeling, transfer functions, pole-zero map, stability
Course Description
                          analysis, root locus, bode plots, compensators, PID controllers, and
                          introduction to state-space techniques.

Number of Units for
                       3 units lec, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week         3 hours lec, 3 hours lab


Prerequisite             Advanced Engineering Mathematics for ECE

                         Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                          1. familiar with various systems exhibiting control mechanisms and understand
                             their operation
                          2. able to develop the value of being analytic and able to apply learned concepts
Course Objectives            to improve systems.
                          3. able to understand and appreciate feedback control.
                          4. able to apply system-level thinking
                          5. able to demonstrate knowledge of concepts in dealing with feedback and
                             control systems

                             1.    Introduction to FEEDCON and feedback control systems.
                             2.    Control system terminology.
                             3.    Review of the Laplace transforms.
                             4.    Introduction to system modeling and the transfer function.
                             5.    Introduction to LTI systems.
                             6.    The concept of linearization.
Course Outline
                             7.    Poles and zeros of transfer functions. The pole-zero map.
                             8.    Introduction to time response and different types of test signals. First-order
                                   LTI system transient response analysis.
                             9.    Second-order LTI system transient response analysis
                             10.   Block diagram representation of systems and block diagram algebra.
                             11.   Signal flow graphs.
                             12.   Stability theory.



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                             13. Steady-state errors.
                             14. Sensitivity and Disturbance rejection.
                             15. Root Locus.
                             16. Controllers, Compensators, PID Controller
                             17. Frequency response analysis: Bode plot, Nyquist diagram, and Nichols
                                 chart.
                             18. Introduction to State-space concepts and applications.

Laboratory Equipment     Control system software



Course Name:             DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS
                         Random variables, bit error rate; matched filter; Digital modulation techniques; ASK,
                         FSK, QAM, PSK/QPSK, CDMA and W-CDMA systems; signal space; generalized
Course Description       orthonormal signals; information measures-entropy; channel capacity; efficient
                         encoding; error correcting codes information theory; data compression; coding
                         theory.
Number of Units for
                       3 units lec, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week         3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Prerequisite             Principles of Communications

                         Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to conceptualize, analyze
Course Objectives
                         and design a digital communication system.
                           1.    Introduction to Digital Communications Systems
                           2.    Digital Transmission
                           3.    PAM, PWM, PPM
                           4.    Pulse Code Modulation
                           5.    Digital Communications ,ASK, FSK
                           6.    Bandwidth Considerations for ASK, FSK, PSK, QAM
Course Outline
                           7.    Basics of Information Theory
                           8.    Error Detection
                           9.    FDM, TDM
                           10.   WDM, Applications of Multiplexing
                           11.   Multiple Access Channeling Protocols, FDMA,CDMA,TDMA

Laboratory Equipment     Digital Training Modules or equivalent to perform the following experiments.
                             1. PAM
                             2. Noise
                             3. FSK
                             4. ASK
                             5. PSK
                             6. PCM
                             7. Error Detection and Correction
                           Suggested Project : A hardware or a computer simulation to illustrate the
                           application of Digital Communications theory .




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Course Name:             DATA COMMUNICATIONS
                           Data communication systems; terminals, modems; terminal control units;
                           multiplexers; concentrators; front-end processors; common carrier services; data
Course Description
                           communication system design; computer network models; TCP/IP principles;
                           LAN; WAN; sample case studies
Number of Units for
                       3 units lec, 1 unit lab
Lecture and Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week         3 hours lec, 3 hours lab


Prerequisite             Digital Communications


Course Objectives        Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to conceptualize, analyze
                         and design a data communication system.
                           1. Introduction to Data Communications
                           2. Category of Data Communication
                           3. Configurations and Network Topology
                           4. Transmission Modes
                           5. Two-wire vs. Four Wire Circuits
                           6. Types of Synchronization
                           7. Network Components (Terminal, multiplexer, concentrators)
                           8. Network Components (LCU,FEP,Serial Interface)
                           9. Security
                           10. Cryptography
                           11. Open System Interconnection
                           12. System Network Architecture
                           13. TCP/IP Architecture
                           14. Character-Oriented Protocols
                           15. Bit-Oriented Protocols
                           16. LAN/MAN/WAN/GAN
                           17. ISDN/B-ISDN

Laboratory Equipment     Training modules in two wire and four wire circuits, modems, SDH, SONET
                         Suggested design project in data communication system design and networking


     E. Suggested Free or Track Elective Track Subjects


     E-1COMMUNICATIONS
            Wireless Communication
            Communications System Design
            Navigational Aids
            Broadcast Engineering
            Advanced Electromagnetism (also for Micro electronics track)
            DSP
            Telemetry
            RF Design System Level
            Mixed Signals-Systems Level
            Digital Terstial XSM
            Compression Technologies

     E-2 MICROELECTRONICS TRACK


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          Advanced Electromagnetism
          Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits Design
          Introduction to Digital VLSI Design
          VLSI Test and Measurement
          IC Packaging and Failure Analysis
          Advanced Statistics (Also for Microelectronics track)
          Mixed Signals-Silicon Level
          RF Design-Silicon Level
          Advanced Statistics
          CAD-Tool Design
          Solid State Physics & Fabrication

E-3 POWER ELECTRONICS TRACK
 Introduction to Power Electronics
 Power Supply Application
 Semiconductor Devices for Power Electronics
 Motor Drives and Inverters
 Modeling and Simulation*
 Digital Control System*
 Optoelectronics*
 Automotive Electronics*

3.1 E-4 BIOTECH/BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TRACK
 Biomedical Engineering Basic Course
 Digital Image Processing
 Principles of Medical Imaging Equipments
 Advanced Statistics (Also for Microelectronics track)*
 Telemetry*
 Optoelectronics*
 Embedded System*
 MEMS*
 NEMS*

E-5 INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL*
    Mechatronics*
    Robotics*
    Modelling and Simulation*
    Digital Control System*
    Metreology*
    MEMS (also for Biotech/Biomedical Engineering track)*
    NEMS (also for Biotech/Biomedical Engineering track)*


E-6 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES*
 Computer Systems*
 I/O Memory System*
 Computer Systems Architecture*
 Data Structure & Algorithm Analysis*
 Computer Systems Organizations*
 Structure of Program Language*
 Operating Systems*
 Digital Graphics, Digital Imaging and Animation*
 Artificial Intelligence*

*Note: The School may adopt and develop course specification for each course.




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     COURSE SPECIFICATION FOR SOME SUGGESTED ELECTIVE SUBJECTS


     E-1. COMMUNICATIONS

                      WIRELESS COMMUNICATION
Course Name:
                      (COMMUNICATION TRACK ELECTIVE)

                      Covers Signal Transmission Modes; Spread Spectrum Modulation System; Terrestrial
Course Description    Microwave; Satellite Systems; Satellite Multiple Access Techniques; Terrestrial and
                      Satellite Systems Path Calculations and Link Budgets.

Number of Units for
Lecture and           3 units lec
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week        3 hours lec

Year and Term to Be    th
                      4 Year
Taken

Prerequisite          Transmission Media and Antenna Systems


                      Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to conceptualize, analyze
Course Objectives
                      and design a wireless communication system.

                        1. Microwave communication system diagram and components Microwave
                            Equipments:
                        2. Radio Equipments, Multiplexers, Antenna Towers and Waveguides
                        3. Microwave signal propagation and factors affecting the signal
                        4. Microwave Repeaters, Microwave Devices, and Microwave Tubes
                        5. Earth Bulge, Fresnel Zone, Contour Reading, Path Profiling, and Tower
Course Outline              Computations
                        6. System Gains and Losses
                        7. Link Budget and Path Calculations
                        8. System Reliability, Protection switching and Diversity
                        9. Satellite Communications, systems, techniques, link capacity and budget
                        10. VSAT, INTELSAT

Laboratory
                      Design Project: Microwave System Design
Equipment


                      COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS DESIGN
Course Name:
                      (Communication Track Elective)

                            Communication systems analysis and design; operating performance and
                            interface standards for voice and data circuits; telecommunications facility
Course Description          planning; outside plant engineering; surveying; switching and handling
                            systems; mobile systems and standards; cellular radio systems (GSM and
                            UMTS architecture) ; PSTN

Number of Units for   3 units lec, 1 unit design


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Lecture and
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week        3 hours lec, 3 hours design

Year and Term to Be    th
                      4 Year
Taken

Prerequisite          Wireless Communications


Course Objectives     Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to conceptualize, analyze
                      and design a communication system.
                          1. PSTN Components /Equipment
                          2. Switching Fundamentals
                          3. Signaling
                          4. Transmission Engineering (PDH,SDH)
                          5. Fiber Optic System; Power budget
                          6. Traffic Engineering
Course Outline
                          7. PLMN
                          8. GSM Architecture, call flow
                          9. Cell Planning
                          10. Frequency Planning
                          11. Access Networks; Components
                          12. EML Calculation
Laboratory              Design Examples :
Equipment               Plate 1. Fiber optic Transmission and Network Cable Design
                        Plate 2: GSM System Design

                      ELECTRONIC NAVIGATIONAL AIDS
Course Name:
                      (COMMUNICATION TRACK ELECTIVE)
                        Principles and theories of navigational systems for air, marine, and space; RADARs;
                        directional finders (ADF), antenna systems, non-directional beacons (NDB),
Course Description
                        LORAN/DECCA/OMEGA systems, ILS and MLS; distance measuring equipment
                        (DME); VHF Omni Range (VOR), and global positioning system (GPS).
Number of Units for
Lecture and           3 units lec
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week        3 hours lec

Year and Term to Be    th
                      5 Year
Taken

Prerequisite          Transmission Media and Antenna System


                      Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to conceptualize, analyze
Course Objectives
                      and design an electronic navigational aid system.




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Course Outline            1.   Fundamentals of Electronic Navigation
                          2.   RDF/ADF
                          3.   RADARs
                          4.   Hyperbolic Navigational Systems (DECCA,OMEGA,LORAN)
                          5.   Satellite Navigational Systems, GPS
                          6.   Aircraft Navigation (VOR,DME, ILS, MLS)
                          7.   Marine Navigation

     Laboratory
     Equipment
                       none


                     BROADCAST ENGINEERING
   Course Name:
                     (COMMUNICATION TRACK ELECTIVE)
                       Discusses operation of audio and video equipment including amplifiers, processors,
                       audio/video mixers, distribution amps, TV cameras, microphones, monitors systems
                       integration, studio electro-acoustics and lighting , TV and radio transmitters and
 Course Description
                       propagation, coverage map calculation and frequency analysis, broadcast
                       networking , broadcast ancillary services ( STL’s and satellite links). Also includes
                       CATV technology and DTH.
 Number of Units for
    Lecture and      3 units lec, 1 unit lab
    Laboratory
 Number of Contact
  Hours per week     3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be st      th
                    1 sem, 4 year
       Taken

    Prerequisite       Transmission Media and Antenna System

                       Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to:
                          1. To understand, identify and analyze the broadcast communications
                             systems concepts, elements and applications. To differentiate the
                             different broadcasting techniques such as AM, FM and TV. To design
                             AM, FM and TV broadcasting network which includes coverage
                             mapping and interference. To understand the principle and application
                             of Acoustic system. To introduce digital broadcasting; Digital
                             Television (DTV) and Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB).
 Course Objectives
                          2. To designed AM, FM and TV station which includes the design of the
                             following
                              2.1 Studio System.
                              2.2 Technical Operation Center (TOC)
                              2.3 Transmission System
                              2.4 Coverage mapping and prediction
                              2.5 Interference study

                           1.    Introduction to AM Broadcasting System and Standards
                           2.    AM Studio System design
                           3.    AM Transmission System Design
                           4.    AM Coverage Mapping and Prediction
    Course Outline
                           5.    Introduction to FM Broadcasting System and Standards
                           6.    FM Studio System Design
                           7.    FM Transmission System Design
                           8.    FM Coverage Mapping and Prediction


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                          9.    Introduction to TV Broadcasting System and Standards
                          10.   RF System
                          11.   NTSC-Color TV Broadcasting
                          12.   TV Studio System Design
                          13.   Studio Wiring Diagram
                          14.   Technical Operation Center (TOC) System Design
                          15.   TOC Wiring Diagram
                          16.   Transmission System Design
                          17.   TV Coverage Mapping and Prediction
                          18.   Introduction to Engineering Acoustic
                          19.   Room Acoustic
                          20.   Microphones
                          21.   Speakers

                      Broadcast Training Modules to perform the following experiments:
     Laboratory         1 Sound level measurements
     Equipment          2 Microphones
                        3 Speakers
                        4 Characteristics of Mixers, Tone Controls, and Crossover Networks.
                        5 Design projects to cover at least two of the following areas :
                        6 AM or FM radio station
                        7 TV station
                        8 CATV


                      ADVANCED ELECTROMAGETISM
Course Name:          (COMMUNICATION TRACK ELECTIVE, ALSO FOR MICRO ELECTRONICS
                      TRACK)
                        This course deals with the study of Maxwell’s equations, the propagation and
Course Description
                        transmission of electromagnetic waves in different media, and their applications.
Number of Units for
Lecture and
                        3 units lecture, 1 unit lab
Laboratory

Number of Contact
Hours per week          3 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be       st        th
                        1 sem, 4 year
Taken

Prerequisite            Electromagnetics

                        Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to apply electromagnetic
Course Objectives       principles in the radiation and propagation of electromagnetic waves in different
                        media
                          1.    Review of Maxwell’s Equations
                          2.    Unguided Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves
                          3.    Guided Electromagnetic Wave Propagation
Course Outline
                          4.    Transmission Lines
                          5.    Resonant Cavities
                          6.    Additional Topics.
Laboratory
Equipment




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     E-2. MICROELECTRONICS TRACK

                      INTRODUCTION TO ANALOG INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DESIGN
Course Name:
                      (MICROELECTRONICS TRACK)
                      Focuses on Analog IC Fabrication processes, Analog device Modeling and Circuit
Course Description    simulation. Design and Characterization of Analog circuit building blocks such
                      Amplifiers, Comparators, Operational Amplifiers and other analog systems.
Number of Units for
Lecture and           2 units lecture, 1 unit lab
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week        2 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be    th
                      5 Year
Taken

Prerequisite          Introduction of Digital VLSI Design


Course Objectives


Course Outline

Laboratory            Unix Workstation
Equipment             Cadence, Synopsis, Mentor Graphics design tools or equivalent
                      HSPICE
                      MathLab

                      INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL VLSI DESIGN
Course Name:
                      (MICROELECTRONICS TRACK)
                      Focuses on the practice of designing VLSI systems from circuits to architectures and
Course Description    from sub-systems to systems. Top-down design techniques are taught using VHDL to
                      design and model digital systems.
Number of Units for
Lecture and           2 units lecture, 1 unit lab
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week        2 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be    th
                      5 Year
Taken

Prerequisite          Electronics 3, Microprocessor Systems
                      Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to provide an introduction to
                      the design and layout of Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) circuits for complex digital
                      systems. It covers custom design, cell-based hierarchical design, and algorithmic
Course Objectives
                      aspects of VLSI CAD tools for MOS with focus on CMOS technology.
                      By the end of this course, the students will have designed, laid out and verified a
                      CMOS device subsystem on engineering workstations in an associated laboratory.




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                        1. Concepts, economics and trends of integrated circuits
                        2. CMOS technology and theory of operation
                        3. CMOS circuits and logic design
                        4. CMOS layout rules and techniques
                        5. CMOS circuit characterization and performance estimation
Course Outline
                        6. Subsystem Design Approaches
                        7. FPGA, PLD, VHDL
                        8. VHDL techniques and design tools
                        9. VLSI system design methods
                        10. VLSI CAD tools
Laboratory            Unix Workstation
Equipment             Cadence, Synopsis, Mentor Graphics design tools or equivalent.


                      VLSI TEST AND MEASUREMENT
Course Name:
                      (MICROELECTRONICS TRACK)
                      Focuses on the concepts and applications of automated test systems to test
                      integrated circuits. Topics include modules of industrial standard automated test
Course Description
                      system and testing methodologies of various semiconductor components and
                      devices.
Number of Units for
Lecture and           2 units lecture, 1 unit lab
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week        2 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be    th
                      4 Year
Taken

Prerequisite          Introduction of Digital VLSI Design

                            Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to
                            1. Provide a practical and useful information on ATE system architecture
                               and functionality
                            2. Provide a solid understanding of device specifications
Course Objectives           3. Give an understanding of how and why each DC, AC and Functional test is
                               performed
                            4. Provide an understanding program flow and the trade-off of data collection vs.
                               test time
                            5. Introduce DFT, BIST, Scan, Structural and Defect Oriented Testing.

                            1. Materials science of semiconductor devices: silicon, polymers (adhesives,
                               molding compounds), metallization (aluminum, Pb-Sn, Au, BeCu, etc), FR-4,
                               polyimide, etc.
Course Outline
                            2. Packaging Technologies (Ceramic, Plastic)
                            3. Reliability Statistics (Weibull, Hazard function, etc)
                            4. Activation Energy
                            5. Bath Tub Curve
                            1. Bench Test Set-up
     Laboratory             2. Power Supplies
     Equipment              3. Parametric Analyzer
                            4. Logic Analyzer
                            5. Oscilloscope
                            6. Data Acquisition (LabView)




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                       IC PACKAGING AND FAILURE ANALYSIS
Course Name:           (MICROELECTRONICS TRACK)

                             Semiconductor packaging and assembly technology. Background on
                             semiconductor physics, reliability statistics, fault isolation and physical defect
Course Description
                             analysis techniques.

Number of Units for
Lecture and            2 units lecture, 1 unit lab
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week         2 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be     th
                       5 Year
Taken

Prerequisite           Introduction of Digital VLSI Design

                             Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to introduces the students
                             to the semiconductor assembly processes, material properties, packaging
                             technology, and integrated circuit failure analysis. Students will learn about failure
Course Objectives
                             analysis methodology and techniques, failure modes, failure mechanism, and
                             causes.

                              1. Materials science of semiconductor devices: silicon, polymers (adhesives,
                                 molding compounds), metallization (aluminum, Pb-Sn, Au, BeCu, etc), FR-4,
                                 polyimide, etc.
                              2. Packaging Technologies (Ceramic, Plastic)
Course Outline
                              3. Reliability Statistics (Weibull, Hazard function, etc)
                              4. Activation Energy
                              5. Bath Tub Curve

                              1.   Bench Test Set-up
                              2.   Power Supplies
                              3.   Parametric Analyzer
                              4.   Logic Analyzer
Laboratory Equipment
                              5.   Oscilloscope
                              6.   Data Acquisition (LabView)
                              7.   MathCaD
                              6.   SAS JMP


                    INTRODUCTION TO POWER ELECTRONICS
   Course Name:
                    (POWERELECTRONICS TRACK)
                    This course introduces power electronics scope and application. The semiconductor
                    devices for power electronics application are presented. Ideal switch model is used in
                    the study of converter topologies. Fast recovery diodes are discussed for swtich-mode
 Course Description dc-dc converters and dc-to-ac inverters. Recent development on resonant-mode
                    converter topologies for zero-loss switching is also comprehended.Swtich mode and
                    uniterruptible power supplies are treated in details.

 Number of Units for
    Lecture and      lecture - 4units
    Laboratory


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 Number of Contact
                        lecture - 3 hours
  Hours per week
     Prerequisite       Basic Electronics, Electromagnetics
                        Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to
                           1. discuss applications of power electronics
                           2. identify different types of electronic power supply
Course Objectives          3. analyze various power supply designs
                           4. evaluate power supply performance
                           5. appreciate energy efficient of electronics power supply

                           Fundamentals of Power Electronics
                           1. Semiconductors Switches
                           2. Passive Components for Electronics Power supply
                           3. Rectifiers
   Course Outline
                           4. Pase controlled rectifiers and converters
                           5. Switch-Mode Power Supply
                           6. Inverters
                           7. Resonant Converters
                           1. Spectrum Analyzer
                           2. Oscilloscope
Laboratory Equipment       3. Signal Generator
                           4. Multi-meter
                           Watt meter


                     ELECTRONIC POWER SUPPLY DESIGN AND APPLICATION
   Course Name:
                     (POWERELECTRONICS TRACK)
                       This course is about various applications of power electronics. Discussion will
 Course Description    consider design specification on power factor correction, motor control, illumination,
                       and radio frequency interference and other residential and industrial application
 Number of Units for
    Lecture and      lecture – 4units
    Laboratory
 Number of Contact
                     lecture – 3 hours
  Hours per week
    Prerequisite     Introduction to Power Electronics

                        Upon completion of the course, the student must be able to
                           1. Explain and evaluate power supply specifications
 Course Objectives         2. Solve problems involving power supply requirements
                           3. Design motor drives for robotic application
                           4. Appreciate energy saving efficiency




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                      Power Supply Design and Application
                         1. Switching DC Power Supplies
                         2. Power Conditioners and uninterruptible Power Supply
                         3. DC Motor Drives
                         4. Synchoronous Motor Drives
   Course Outline
                         5. Step-Motor Drives
                         6. Servo-Motor System
                         7. Variable Frequency Motor Control
                         8. Harmonics and Eloectromagnetic Interference
                         9. Energy Efficiency

                          1.   Spectrum Analyzer
     Laboratory           2.   Oscilloscope
     Equipment            3.   Multi-Meter, Clamp Meter
                          4.   Watt Meter



                      SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES FOR POWER ELECTRONICS
Course Name
                      (POWERELECTRONICS TRACK)
                      This course is about semiconductor device designed for power electronics
Course Description
                      application. The study will covers device design and fabrication
Number of Units for
Lecture and           lecture – 4 units
Laboratory
Number of Contact
                      lecture – 3 hours
Hours per week
Prerequisite          none
                      At the end of the course, the student must be able to:

                          1.   Differentiate semiconductor power device structure from logic device
Course Objectives
                          2.   Explain different power devices characteristics and specifications
                          3.   Analyze power devices behavior with associated passive components
                          4.   Conduct basic power device testing
                          1.   Basic semiconductor physics
                          2.   Power semiconductor fabrication
                          3.   Power Bipolar Junction Transistor
                          4.   Power MOSFET
Course Outline            5.   Thyristors
                          6.   Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors
                          7.   Recent Development on Power Semiconductor Device
                          8.   Passive Components and materials.

Laboratory            Variac, Spectrum Analyzer, Distortion Meter, Oscilloscope, Multi-Meter, Clamp Meter,
Equipment             Watt Meter


                      MOTOR DRIVES AND INVERTERS
Course Name:
                      (POWER ELECTRONICS TRACK)
                      Focuses on the principles of operation of DC and AC motors; Inverter Drive AC Motor,
Course Description    Servo motor and control; High Frequency Generator and Control (Generation of high
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Number of Units for
Lecture and           2 units lecture, 1 unit lab
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week        2 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be              th
                      At Least 4 Year
Taken

                      Physics 2, Electromagnetics, Electronics 3, Energy Conversion; Microprocessor
Prerequisite
                      Systems.

                      The students should be able to gain theoretical and practical insights into the
Course Objectives
                      principles of operations of motors and inverters and their controls.

Course Outline

Laboratory            1.       DC Motors
Equipment             2.       AC Motors
                      3.       Servo Motors and Controls
                      4.       DC Power Supply


     E-4 BIOTECH/BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TRACK

                      FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Course Name:
                      (BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TRACK)
                      Review of the fundamentals of biology. Introduction to the concepts of human
                      anatomy and medical terminology; pathology; applications of fluid mechanics,
                      mass transfer; physiology, modeling and instrumentation; diagnostics and therapy;
                      biomedical sensors and biomedical electronics; biomechanics; biomaterials; tissue
Course Description    engineering; prosthetics; biotechnology and genomics; bio-signals and their
                      processing; ionizing radiation protection and safety; biomedical equipment,
                      biomedical imaging; computerized tomography; ultrasound; magnetic resonance
                      imaging; lasers; rehabilitation; societal issues in biomedical engineering.

Number of Units for
Lecture and           3 units lecture
Laboratory
Number of Contact
Hours per week        3 hours lecture

Year and Term to Be    th
                      4 Year
Taken

Prerequisite

                      Upon completion of the course, the student will:
                          understand the terminology and basic concepts in biomedical engineering
                          develop an appreciation for biomedical engineering and an awareness of the
Course Objectives            social issues involved in the profession.
                          develop specific knowledge in different aspects of biomedical engineering
                             such as biomechanics, prostheses, biomaterials, diagnostics and therapy,
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                              imaging and equipment …


                      Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
                              Bioelectricity, bio-potentials, electrophysiology
                              Biomaterials and tissue engineering
                              Biomechanics
                              Physiological systems: cardiovascular, neuromuscular, respiratory…
                              Mathematical Modeling
   Course Outline
                              Transport processes: mass, fluid, energy, heat, oxygen
                              Neural engineering and prostheses
                              Biomedical signals and images, Biosensors, bio-optics
                             Biomedical Instrumentation, Bioelectronics
                             Biomedical imaging and Biomedical equipment
                             Social Issues in Biomedical Engineering
Laboratory
                          Computers and Matlab software
Equipment

                     PHYSIOLOGY
   Course Name:
                     (BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TRACK)
                     The objective of this course is to present the basic principles of human physiology
                     which apply to homeostasis, cell membrane potentials and transport mechanisms,
 Course Description nerve and muscle, and heart and the circulatory system, microcirculation and the
                     lymphatic system, the blood, the respiratory system, the renal system, the
                     gastrointestinal system and the endocrine system.
 Number of Units for
    Lecture and      2 units lecture, 1 unit lab
    Laboratory
 Number of Contact
  Hours per week     2 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be th
                    4 Year
       Taken

                          Cell Biology and Genetics, Organic chemistry, Biochemistry, Cell biology and
    Prerequisite
                          genetics, Anatomy
                      Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

                             Understand the origin and importance of biopotentials
                             Understand the mechanism and regulation of skeletal and smooth muscle
                              contractions
                             Understand cardiac function and regulation
                             Understand the roles of blood and its flow, blood pressure and how they are
                              regulated; basic functions of the components of the blood plasma; the
 Course Objectives            processes that result in the coagulation of the blood
                             Understand the cardiovascular system
                             Understand biomedical applications to physiology such as EKG
                             Understand the structure, function and operation of the microcirculation and
                              the lymphatic system.
                             Understand the structure, function, operation and control of the respiratory
                              system
                             Understand how oxygen is carried in the blood; how carbon dioxide is carried
                              in the blood and the relationship between blood carbon dioxide content and
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                       Understand the structure, function, operation and control of the renal system
                       Understand the structure, function, operation and control of the gastrointestinal
                        system
                       Understand the function of the hormones of the pancreatic islets and their
                        regulation of plasma glucose concentration
                       Perform physiological experiments

                       Functional organization of the human body
                             o Cardiovascular
                             o Circulatory
                             o Respiratory
                             o Endocrine
                             o Gastrointestinal
                             o Neuromuscular
                             o Skeletal
Course Outline         Diffusion, osmosis and ion transport
                       Membrane potentials and action potentials
                       Skeletal muscle contraction and excitation
                       Smooth muscle contraction and excitation
                       Heart muscle and function
                       EKG and cardiac abnormalities
                       Circulation and Hemodynamics
                       The microcirculation
                       The lymphatic system
                       Blood components
                       Hemostasis and coagulation
                       The respiratory system
                       The respiratory system
                       Oxygen transport by the blood
                       Carbon dioxide transport by the blood and blood acid-base chemistry
                       The kidneys
                       The gastrointestinal system
                       The liver
                       Hormones of the pancreatic islets
                       Other endocrine topics

                    Laboratory equipment that can perform experiments on:
                     Membrane potentials and nerve physiology
                     Muscle physiology
                     Cardiac Physiology
                     Vascular physiology
                     Noninvasive human measurements (EKG, bp, etc.)
 Laboratory
 Equipment          Project: A project may involve computer simulation of physiologic processes. This
                    project requires access to computers on which the programs can be run. A project
                    may also be performed on living animals and recently sacrificed animals. This kind
                    of project requires access to appropriate human and animal laboratory facilities,
                    equipment and personnel




Course Name:     PRINCIPLES OF MEDICAL IMAGING



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                     (BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TRACK)
                        This course introduces the student to medical imaging. Topics include
                        Electromagnetic Spectrum, Ultrasound Physics, Basic Atomic and Nuclear Physics;
                        Principles of operation of X-ray machine and film developer, Computed
 Course Description
                        Tomography Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography,
                        Gamma Camera, Ultrasound Machine. Image creation and its acquisition by
                        equipment, and Nuclear Image processing.
 Number of Units for
    Lecture and      2 units lecture, 1 unit lab
    Laboratory
 Number of Contact
  Hours per week     2 hours lec, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to be th
                    4 Year
       Taken

                      Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
    Prerequisite
                      Physics, Electromagnetics, Biomedical Electronics
                      Upon completion of the course, the student will:
                          understand the principle of operation of various medical imaging techniques
                          be familiar with Biomedical Imaging, Instrumentation, and equipment
                          possess the skills necessary to function in an entry level biomedical engineer
                             in medical imaging. This includes understanding how an image is created in
Course Objectives
                             each of the major imaging modalities including x-ray, computed tomography,
                             magnetic resonance, ultrasound, and nuclear.
                          implement common image processing methods and algorithms using software
                             tools such as MATLAB

                             Introduction to imaging
                             Image processing: enhancement, restoration, feature extraction, modeling,
                              recognition and interpretation
                             Radiation
                             X-ray imaging and fluoroscopy
   Course Outline            Computed tomography
                             Ultrasound imaging
                             Magnetic resonance imaging
                             Nuclear imaging including PET and SPECT
                             New emerging imaging modalities

                      Computer and MATLAB software

                             Laboratory exercises on basic Image Processing operations
     Laboratory              Exercises that allow the student to implement basic image processing
     Equipment                techniques used in medical imaging.
                             Project: students will also give a presentation related to medical imaging on a
                              topic of their choice.




                      BIOMECHANICS
Course Name:
                      (BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TRACK)
Course Description    This course is an introduction to the biomechanics of human movement, with



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                       applications to occupational, rehabilitation, forensic and sports biomechanics. Topics
                       covered include kinematics; anthropometry; kinetics; mechanical work, energy, and
                       power; synthesis of human movement; muscle mechanics; and kinesiological
                       electromyography.
Number of Units for
Lecture and            lecture - 2 units, Laboratory – 1 unit
Laboratory
Number of Contact      lecture - 2 hours
Hours per week         laboratory – 3 hours
                       Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
Prerequisite
                       Mechanics and Dynamics
                       Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
                           define the terms, anatomical axes, and planes associated with human
                              movement
                           understand the physiology associated with skeletal muscle contractions,
                              strength evaluation, joint mechanics, energy requirements, and fatigue and
                              the principles and use of electromyography as a biomechanics research tool
Course Objectives          define the design and behavior of the instrumentation, transducers, force
                              plates, etc. used to collect and process human movement data
                           develop 2-D link-segment models from basic anthropometric and kinematic
                              data
                           obtain inverse solutions of joint moments and reaction forces from kinematic
                              and force plate data

                              Review of muscle physiology
                              Principles and use of electromyography
                              Anthropometry
                              Center of mass and stability
                              Joint motion
                              Linear and angular kinematics
Course Outline
                              Analysis of kinematic gait data
                              Development and use of 2-D link-segment models to estimate joint moments,
                               reaction and compressive forces
                              Occupational biomechanics - NIOSH lifting equation, injury mechanisms
                              Whole-body and segmental vibration

                              Measurement and use of anthropometic data for the development of link-
                               segment models
                              Analysis of a Russell's traction apparatus using free-body analysis concepts
Laboratory Exercises          Development and presentation of a professional-quality poster session on a
                               selected topic from the rehabilitation, forensic, or sports biomechanics
                               literature

Laboratory
                       MATLAB Software
Equipment




   Course Name:        BIOMATERIALS



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                    (BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TRACK)
                       This course deals with the principles, which apply, to the properties and selection of
                       different types materials used in medical applications. Topics include metals,
Course Description
                       ceramics, polymers, composites, biological tissues, wound healing, and the
                       interaction between biological tissues and artificial materials.
Number of Units for
   Lecture and      3 units lecture
   Laboratory
Number of Contact
 Hours per week     3 hours lecture

Year and Term to be th
                    4 Year
       Taken
                          Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
    Prerequisite
                         Biochemical terminology, Introductory human anatomy and physiology Basic
                         atomic bonding, Basic thermodynamics, statics and strength of materials
                      Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

                              describe the structure of solids as they relate to the use of engineering
                               materials and the mechanical properties of typical engineering materials
                              Interpret phase diagram and use them to understand typical material
                               processing procedures such as heat-treatment

                              describe the typical advantages and disadvantages of metals, polymers and
                               ceramics as biomaterials
                              describe typical processing techniques for metals, polymers and ceramics
                              describe typical materials used in sutures, artificial heart valves, oxygenator
                               membranes, pacemaker electrodes, dialyzer membranes, contact lens,
  Course Outline
                               implantable lens, space filling implants, orthopedic implants, bone cements
                               and dental implants
                              describe the basic principles of tissue engineers and regenerative medicine
                              describe the processes involved in wound healing describe the response of
                               the human body to typical implants
                              Basic mechanics; stress, strain, axial loading, bending and torsion
                              Material properties; structure of solids, mechanical properties,
                               corrosion/degradation of materials, material resting and ASTM specifications
                              Metals; metallic bonding, metallic crystal structure, dislocations, strengthening
                               mechanisms, phase diagrams, phase transformations, corrosion
                              Ceramics; bonding and structure, degradation, fracture mechanics,
                               piezoelectric properties, glass ceramics, apatite ceramics, carbon
                              Polymers; polymerization process, polymer structure, viscoelastic behavior,
                               degradation (6 classes)
                              Properties and structure of tissues; collagen, elastin, calcium phosphate,
                               composition and structure of various soft tissues, mechanical properties
                              Principles of Tissue Engineering and regenerative medicine
                              Tissue/Material Interaction; biocompatibility, surface properties, ASTM testing
                               standards, effects of artificial materials on the body, effects of the body on
                               artificial materials
                              Applications of biomaterials science
    Laboratory
                          None.
    Equipment



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                    BIOPHYSICAL PHENOMENA
  Course Name:
                    (MEDICAL ELECTRONICS TRACK)
                    This course presents the fundamental principles of classical thermodynamics, heat
Course Description transfer, fluid mechanics, and mass transport and the application of these principles to
                    the solution of problems with focus on biomedical engineering.
Number of Units for
   Lecture and      2 units lecture, 1 unit lab
   Laboratory
Number of Contact
 Hours per week     2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab

Year and Term to Be th
                    4 Year
       Taken

   Prerequisite           Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering

                      Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
                          define thermodynamics and give examples of problems that can be solved
                             using thermodynamic principles
                          state the First Law of thermodynamics and apply it to open and closed
                             systems
                          state the Second Law of thermodynamics and use it to solve engineering
                             problems
                          solve simple problems involving conductive and convective heat transfers
                          use the principles of thermodynamics to solve relevant biomedical engineering
                             problems
                          solve problems involving buoyancy and Archimedes's principle
                          define viscosity and describe Newtonian fluid behavior
                          know the different methods for flow measurement
Course Objectives
                          solve classic and biomedical engineering problems using overall mass
                             balances
                          solve classic and biomedical engineering problems using mechanical energy
                             balances
                          solve classic and biomedical engineering problems using overall momentum
                             balances
                          setup classic and biomedical engineering problems using differential mass
                             balances and equations of motion, and solve simple cases
                          define mass diffusivity and apply Fick's law
                          solve classic and biomedical engineering problems involving convective mass
                             transfer
                          describe common techniques for measuring pressure and flow
                          use computers to solve fluid and mass transport problems




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                               Definition of thermodynamics and motivational examples
                               First law in closed and open systems
                               Properties of ideal and real pure substances
                               Properties of gas and gas-vapor mistures
                               First law applications
Course Outline
                               Second law, Entropy and applications
                               Heat transfer by conduction and convection and applications
                               Fluid statics, pressure measurement, and fluid dynamics
                               Mass balance with biomedical applications
                               Mechanical energy balance with biomedical applications

                                Momentum balance with biomedical applications
                                Flow measurement
                                Mass balance with biomedical applications
                                Energy balance
                                Differential momentum balance and the Navier-stokes equations
                                Solutions of the equations of motion and biomedical applications of these
                                 solutions
                             Velocity distributions in practical flows
                             Mass transfer and diffusion
                             Convective mass transfer with biomedical applications
                            Introduction to computerized solution of transport problems
        Laboratory
                            Computers and Matlab software
        Equipment


        3.1 OTHER SUGGESTED TRACK ELECTIVES

        E-5. INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL

        E-6 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES

        II. NON-TECHNICAL COURSES

        F. LANGUAGES


   Course Name              ENGLISH 3 (TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION)
                            The nature of technical communication; skills and strategies for reading and
   Course Description       writing literature reviews, journal articles, and technical reports; making oral
                            presentations.
   Number of Units for
                            3 units lecture
   Lecture and Laboratory
   Number of Contact
                            3 hours lecture
   Hours per Week
                            English 1
   Prerequisites
                            English 2




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                    After completing this course, the student must be able to:
                      1. Differentiate technical writing from other types of writing;
                      2. Engage him/herself critically in the reading of a specialized text;
                      3. Write a summary and review of a journal article;
Course Objectives
                      4. Write a research paper on a technical topic; and
                      5. Properly acknowledge sources by using a prescribed citation format;
                      6. Prepare an oral presentation on a technical topic; and
                      7. Deliver properly an oral technical presentation.




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