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A. MATHEMATICS

Course Name                 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
Algebraic expressions and equations; solution sets of algebraic equations in one
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
2.4. 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
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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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
4.5. 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

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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
5.5. 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
temperature change;

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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
1.4. High-level programming language
1.5. Internet browser and Internet connection

Course Name               COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING
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.
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
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
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
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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
3. Analyze statically determinate and indeterminate structures; and
4. Determine the elastic stability of columns.
2.   Concept of Stress, Normal and Shear Stress
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
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
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
6.1. 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
3.7. 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
2.7. 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
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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
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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
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
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
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

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
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
7.    Radiation and Propagation of Waves
8.    Pulse Modulation
9.    Digital Modulation

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

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,

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
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
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
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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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
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
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
 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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   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
   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

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
6.   Aircraft Navigation (VOR,DME, ILS, MLS)

Laboratory
Equipment
none

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
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

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
Laboratory
Equipment

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E-2. MICROELECTRONICS TRACK

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
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)
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
voltage using inverters and high frequency conversion and its control)

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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,
biomedical signals, bioelectronics, biomedical instrumentation, biomedical

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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
plasma

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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
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
    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)
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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

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
    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,
    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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