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ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY




BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING

CURRICULUM


(
Syllabus of new and existing courses for approval
)


Course Category
:

Electronic
s

Engineering

Core

(
EL
XXX)

Required
Courses

Technical Electives






NOTATIONS


Convention in

Subject Code:
EL


Y
’‘
NN





EL



Electronic
s

Engineering


UG



Under Graduate General Course






Y



Year of Study Indicator; 1


First Year, 2
-
Second Ye
ar, 3
-
Third Year, 4
-
Fourth Year



NN



Subject N
umber; a two digit number


Example:

EL
202

Required course in
Electronics Engineering

offered in the

2
nd

year

with subject number 0
2.

PART I

List of New,
Revised

and Approved Courses


A.

Electronics

Core (Required)

Code

Core

Courses

Credits

(L
-
P)

Prerequi
sites

Syllabus

Responsible
Faculty

EL201

Semiconductor Devices

3(3
-
0)

UG105

Revised


EL202

Electrical Circuits

4
(
3
-
1)

None

Revised

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL203

Digital Logic Design

3(2
-
1)

None

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL204

Electronic Circuits

3(2
-
1)

EL202

Revised

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL301

Electrical Instruments and
Measurement
s

3(2
-
1)

None

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL302

Semiconductor Fabrication

3(3
-
0)

UG105

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL303

Advanced Electronic
C
ircuit

Design

3(
3
-
0
)

EL
202

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL304

Power Electronics

3(3
-
0)

EL202

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL402

Embedded Systems

3(2
-
1)

EL203

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL401

Analog Integrated Circuits

3(3
-
0)

EL202

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong



B
.

Technical Electives

Code

Technical Electives

Credits

(L
-
P)

Prerequisites

Syllabus

Responsible
Faculty

EL
41
1

Solar Electrical
System
s

3(3
-
0)

None

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL
41
2

Operational Amplifier Design

3(3
-
0)

None

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL
41
3

VLSI Design

3(3
-
0)

EL203

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong

EL
41
4

High
-
Frequency Electronics

3(3
-
0)

None

New Course

Mongkol
Ekpanyapong


PART II
-
A
Electronics

Core

Course Outlines (Revised & New Courses Only)


EL201
SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

3
(3
-
0)


Year
II Semester I

Rationale:

To introduce students to the physics of semiconductors and the inner working of
semiconductor devices, and to provide an understanding of new semiconductor devices and
technologies. The topics include
quantum mechanics, statistical

mechanics, solid structure,
energy bands and
semiconductor fundamentals, diodes, BJTs, FETs, logic gates
.


Catalogue

Description:

Introductory Physical Concepts; Carrier Transport and Excess Carriers in
Semiconductors; Junction Diodes; Bipolar Junction
Tr
ansistors (
BJT); MOS Transistors; Optical
Devices
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

UG105
,

Electromagnetism & Optics I


Course outline:



I.

Introductory Physical Concepts

1.

General material properties

2.

Crystal structure

3.

Crystal growth

4.

Ene
rgy band

5.

Fermi energy level


II.

Carrier
Transport and Excess Carriers in Semiconductors

1.

Carrier drift

2.

Carrier diffusion

3.

Generation and recombination

4.

Continuity equation


III.

Junction Diodes

1.

P
-
N
j
unction

2.

Metal
-
s
emiconductor
j
unction

3.

I
-
V
c
haracteristics


IV.

Bipolar Junction Transistors(BJT)

1.

Operating and

principles

2.

Minority carrier distribution

3.

Ideal
I
-
V

characteristics

4.

Non
-
ideal effects

5.

Small
-
signal models


V.

MOS Transistors

1.

Operation principles

2.

The two
-
terminal
MOS

structure

3.

Metal oxide field effect transistor (
MOSFET
)

4.

Enhancement and depletion
MOSFET
s

5.

Cu
rrent
-
voltage characteristics

6.

M
OSFET

fabrication


VI.

Optical Devices

1.

Optical absorption

2.

Solar cells

3.

Photodetectors

4.

Light emitting diodes

5.

Laser diodes



Textbook & Materials
:

Donald A Neamen:

Semiconductor Physics and Devices
, 4
th

Edition
,
McGraw
-
Hill, 2011


R
eferences
:

Robert F. Pierret
:

Semiconductor Device Fundamentals
,

1
st

Edition
,
Prentice Hall
,
1995

Thomas L.

Floyd
:

Electronic Devices
,
9
th

Edition
,
Prentice Hall
,

2011

Simon M. Sze, Kwok K. Ng
:

Physics of Semiconductor Devices
, 3
rd

Edition
,
Wiley, John &
Sons
, 2006


Grading:

Homework 20 %,
Mid
t
erm
(
40
%
),
Final Exam
(
40
%
)

Instructor(s):


TBA

EL
202
EL
ECTRICAL CIRCUITS 4
(
3
-
1)


Year II Semester I

Rationale:

This course develops a knowledge base in the fundamentals of electrical
engineering, especiall
y in the area of circuit analysis. The topics include circuit elements and
Kirchhoff’s law, analysis of resistive circuits, network theorems, alternating current theory,
three
-
phase circuits, electrical measurements, non
-
sinusoidal wave forms, and electric
al
installations.

After finish this course, students should be able to determine and analyze
the
basic electrical circuit.


Catalogue

Description:

Basic
C
ircuit
E
lements
;

Analysis of
R
esistive
C
ircuits
;

Network
Theorems
;

Alternating Current
Theory
;

Three
-
P
hase Circuits
;

Electrical
Measurements
;
Electrical Machine
;

Electrical
Installations
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

None


Course outline:


I.

Overview

1.

Electrical power and national development

2.

Role of the electrical engineer

3.

Power generation

4.

Transmission

5.

Distribution a
nd
utilization

including modern drives

6.

Si units


II.

Basic
Circuit Elements

1.

Voltage, current, power and energy

2.

Active and
p
assive
c
ircuit
e
lements

3.

Voltage and current sources

4.

Dependent and independent sources

5.

Voltmeters and Ammeters

6.

Resistance, inductance, ca
pacitance


III.

Resistive Circuits

1.

Ohm

s
l
aw

and

Kirchoff

s
l
aw

2.

Series resistors and voltage division

3.

Parallel resistors and current division

4.

Series voltage sources and parallel current sources

5.

Circuit analysis



IV.

Network Theorems

1.

Superposition theorem, Thevenin

s theorem,
Norton's theorem,
maximum
power transfer theorem, Millmann

s theorem.

2.

Star
-
d
elta transform
ations, Nodal and
m
esh analysis



V.

Alternating Current
T
heory

1.

S
inusoidal waveform, phasor and complex representation

2.

Impedance

3.

Power and
p
ower factor

4.

Analy
sis of simple R, L, and C circuits using alternating current

5.

Magnetically coupled circuits

6.

Mutual
i
nductance

7.

Solution of simple network problems by phasor and complex number
representation


VI.

Three
-
Phase Circuits

1.

Advantage of three phase

2.

Star and
d
elta confi
gurations

3.

Phase sequence

4.

Balanced and unbalanced systems

5.

Power factor correction


VII.

Electrical
M
easurements

1.

Direct deflection and null deflection methods

2.

Ammeters,
v
oltmeters,
w
attmeter,
e
nergy meters

3.

Extension of ranges


VIII.

Electrical Machine
s

1.

Direct
c
urrent (
DC)
m
achine

2.

Alternating
c
urrent

(AC)
m
achine


IX.

Electrical
Installations

1.

Fuses, miniature circuit breakers

2.

E
arth leakage circuit breakers

3.

R
esidual current circuit breakers,
e
arthing, electric shock

4.

IEE wiring regulations, basic domestic installations


Labora
tory Sessions
:

1.

Ohm’s law

2.

Node, mesh analysis

and superposition

3.

Thevenin and
N
orton equivalent circuit

4.

A
C

circuit

5.

Single phase circuit

6.

Three phase circuit

7.

Energy conversion and transformer

8.

Electric motor and g
enerator


Textbook & Materials
:

Charles Alexande
r:

Fundamentals of Electric Circuits
,

3
rd

E
dition
, McGraw
-
Hill, 2006


References

:

Thomas L. Floyd
:

Electric Circuits Fundamentals
, 8
th

E
dition
,
Prentice Hall
, 2009

Clive Maxfield
:

Electrical Engineering: Know It All
,
Elsevier Science
, 2008

James W. Nilsso
n, Susan A. Riedel, Susan Riedel
:

Electric Circuits
, 8
th

E
dition
,
Prentice Hall
, 2007

Thomas, Rosa, Toussaint:

Analysis and design of linear circuits
,

55
th

E
dition,
Wiley, 2005


Grading:

Laboratory Exercises (20%)
,
Mid
t
erm (
4
0%)
,
Final Exam (
4
0%)


Instruct
or(s):

TBA
EL203

DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN

3
(
2
-
1
)


Year II Semester I

Rationale:

This objective of the course is to familiarize students with the design and implementation of
digital systems including combinational and sequential logic. Students will
gain hands
-
on experience
through a small team design project.


Catalogue

Description:

Combinational
Logic
;
Combinational Logic

Analysis
;

Sequential
Logic
Design
;
Finite
State Machines
;
Sequential
Logic Technologies
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

None


Course outline:



I.

Introduction

1.

Dissecting the title

2.

A brief history of logic design

3.

Computation


II.

Combinational
L
ogic

1.

Outputs as a function of inputs

2.

Laws and theorems of Boolean logic

3.

Realizing Boolean formulas

4.

Two
-
level logic

5.

Motivation for two
-
level simplification

6.

Mult
ilevel logic

7.

Motivation for multilevel minimization



III.

C
ombinational
L
ogic

Analysis

1.

Two
-
level simplification

2.

Automating two
-
level simplification

3.

Multilevel simplification

4.

Automating multilevel simplification

5.

Time response in combinational network

6.

Hardware d
escription languages

7.

Basic logic components

8.

Two
-
level and multilevel logic

9.

Non
-
gate logic

10.

Case
s
tudies


IV.

Sequential
L
ogic
D
esign

1.

Sequential logic elements

2.

Timing methodologies

3.

Resisters


V.

Finite
State Machines

1.

Counters

2.

The concept of the state m
achine

3.

Basic
FSM

design approach

4.

Motivation for optimization

5.

State minimization/reduction

6.

State assignment

7.

Finite state machine partitioning

8.

Hardware description languages


VI.

Sequential
Logic Technologies

1.

Basic sequential logic compone
nts

2.

FSM

des
ign with counters

3.

FSM

design with programmable logic

4.

FSM

design with more
s
ophisticated programmable logic devices

5.

Case studies


Laboratory Sessions:
.

1.

Basic logic gates

2.

Adder
s

& subtractor
s

3.

Encoder
s

& decoder
s

4.

Multiplexing & demultiplexing

5.

Asynchronous & s
ynchronous counter
s

6.

Sequence recognizer
s

7.

Flip
-
flops

8.

Registers

9.

S
imulation &
CAD

tools


Textbook & Materials
:

Randy H. Katz
,
Gaetano Borriello

:

Contemporary
L
ogic
D
esign
, 1
st

E
dition,

Prentice Hall
,

2004


References

:

Brian Holdsworth, B. Holdsworth, Clive Woods:

Digital Logic Design
,

4
th

E
dition, Else
vier Science,

2002


Norman Balabanian, Bradley Carlson, Bradley Carlson:

Digital Logic Design Principles
,
1
st

E
dition, Wiley, John & Sons, 2000


Victor P. Nelson, H. Troy Nagle, Bill D. Carroll:

Digital Logic Circuit Analysis and Design
,
1
st

E
dition, Prent
ice Hall, 1995


Grading:

Homework and lab work (40%)
,

Midterm (30%)
,

Final
E
xam (30%)

Instructor(s):

TBA


EL
204 ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT
S

3
(
2
-
1
)



Year II Semester II

Rationale:

This course is designed
to build

fundamental engineering knowledge
about an
alog

electronic circuit design and analysis.

Students will study the principle of semiconductor and
electronics concepts both of theory and practice in lab.


Catalogue

Description:

Introduction to
S
emiconductor
s
;
Diode Application
s
;
Bipola
r

Junction
Transi
stors
;
Transistor Bias Circuits
;
BJT Amplifiers
;
Power Amplifiers
;
Field
-
Effect Transistors
(FETs)
;
The Operational Amplifier
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

EL201
,

Semiconductor Devices
;

EL202
,

Electrical Circuits


Course Outline:


I.

Introduction to
S
emiconductor
s

1.

Ato
mic structure

2.

Insulators, conductors, and semiconductors

3.

N
-
type and p
-
type semiconductors

4.

The diode

5.

Biasing a diode


II.

Diode Application
s

1.

Half
-
wave rectifiers

2.

Full
-
wave rectifiers

3.

Power supply filters and regulators

4.

Diode limiting and clamping circuits

5.

Volta
ge multipliers


III.

Bipola
r

Junction Transistors

1.

B
JT

structure

2.

Basic
B
JT

operation

3.

B
JT

characteristics and parameters

4.

The
BJT

as a amplifier

5.

The
BJT

as switching

6.

The phototransistor


IV.

Transistor Bias Circuits

1.

The
DC

operating point

2.

Voltage
-
divider bias

3.

Other bi
as m
e
thods


V.

BJT Amplifiers

1.

Amplifier operation

2.

Transistor
AC

models

3.

The common
-
emitter amplifier

4.

The common
-
collector amplifier

5.

The common
-
base amplifier

6.

Multistage amplifier


VI.

Power Amplifiers

1.

The class
A

power amplifier

2.

The class
B

and class
AB

push
-
pull
amplifiers

3.

The class
C

amplifier


VII.

Field
-
Effect Transistors (FETs)

1.

The JFET

2.

JFET
c
haracteristic and
P
arameters

3.

JFET
b
iasing

4.

THE MOSFET

5.

MOSFET
c
haracteristic and
p
arameters

6.

MOSFET
b
iasing


VIII.

The Operational Amplifier

1.

Introduction to operational amplifier

2.

Op
-
amp

input modes and parameters

3.

Op
-
amp

with negative feedback

4.

Open
-
loop response

5.

Close
-
loop response

6.

Summing amplifiers

7.

Integrators and differentiations


Laboratory Session
s
:

1.

Introduction to electronics devices

2.

Diode application

3.

Bipolar junctio
n transistor

(BJT) and DC bias

4.

Field effect transistors

(FETS
)

and DC bias

5.

Characteristic of operational amplifiers

6.

Operational amplifier application



Textbook & Materials
:

Thomas L. Floyd:

Electronics Devices Conventional Current Version
, 9
th

Edition
, Pr
entice Hall, 2011



References
:

Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith:

Microelectronic Circuits (Oxford Series in Electrical Engineering),

1997


Grading:

Laboratory Exercises (20%),
Mid
t
erm (3
0%), F
inal Exam (50%)


Instructor(s):

TBA

EL301 ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT
S AND
MEASUREMENT
S

3
(
2
-
1
)






Year III Semester I

Rationale:

This course covers the basic concepts of electrical instruments and measurement
including electric safety, analog and digital techniques in measurement, and signal
-
to
-
noise
ratio enhancemen
t techniques.

Students will study of both theory and practical to understand
the essential principles of electronic measurement and instrumentation.


Catalogue

Description:

Units, Dimensio
ns, and Standards; Measurement E
rrors;
Electromechanical Instruments
;

Analog Electronic Volt
-
Ohm
-
Milliammeters; Digital Instrument
Basics; Digital Voltmeters and Frequency Meters;

Low, High and Precise Resistance
Measurements; Inductance and Capacitance Measurements; Cathode
-
Ray Oscilloscopes;
Special Oscilloscopes; Signal

Gen
erators; Instrument Calibration.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

None


Course outline:


I.

Units,
D
imensions, and
S
tandards

1.

SI
mechanical units

2.

S
I

electrical units

3.

Other unit systems

4.

Standards


II.

Measurement
E
rrors

1.

Gross errors and systematic errors

2.

Absolute errors and

relative errors

3.

Measurement error combinations


III.

Electromechanical instruments

1.

Permanent
-
magnet moving
-
coil instrument

2.

Galvanometer

3.

D
C

ammeter

4.

D
C

voltmeter

5.

Rectifier voltmeter

6.

Rectifier ammeter

7.

Series ohmmeter

8.

Shunt ohmmeter

9.

Volt
-
ohm
-
milli
am
meter


IV.

Analog
E
lectronic
V
olt
-
O
hm
-
M
illiammeters

1.

Transistor voltmeter circuits

2.

Operational amplifier voltmeter circuits

3.

Ohmmeter function in electronic instruments

4.

A
C

electronic voltmeters

5.

Analog electronic multimeters


V.

Digital Instrument Basics

1.

Basic logic gates

2.

Flip
-
flo
ps

3.

Analog
-
to
-
digital converter

4.

Digital
-
to
-
analog converter


VI.


Digital Voltmeters and Frequency Meters

1.

Digital voltmeter systems

2.

Digital multimeters

3.

Digital frequency meter system

4.

Counter/timer/frequency meter


VII.

Low, High and Precise Resistance Measurement
s

1.

Voltmeter and ammeter methods

2.

Wheatstone bridge

3.

Low
-
resistance
:

measurement
s

and instruments

4.

High
-
resistance
:

measurement
s

and instruments


VIII.

Inductance and Capacitance Measurements

1.

RC and RL
e
quivalent
c
ircuits

2.

AC
b
ridge
t
heory

3.

Capacitance
b
ridges

4.

Measuri
ng
s
mall C, R, and L
q
uantities

5.

Digital L, C, and R
m
easurements

6.

Q
m
eter


IX.

Oscilloscopes

1.

Cathode
-
ray oscilloscopes

2.

Digital storage oscilloscopes


X.

Signal Generators

1.

Low
-
frequency signal generators

2.

Function generators

3.

Pulse generators

4.

R
F

signal generators

5.

Frequency synthesizer


XI.

Instrument
C
alibration

1.

Comparison methods

2.

Digital multimeters as standard instruments

3.

Calibration instruments

4.

Potentiometers



Laboratory Sessions:


1.

Introduction to
i
nstrumentation

2.

DC
v
oltmeter
s
,
DC
a
mmeter
s

3.

Potentiometer
c
ircuit
s

an
d
r
eference
v
oltage

4.

Wheatstone
b
ridge
s

5.

Electronics
m
eters

(
o
scilloscope
s &
f
unction
g
enerators)


6.

Transducers

7.

L, C, and R
m
easurements

8.

Data
a
cquisition

9.

Three
p
hase
m
easurement



Textbook & Materials
:

David A. Bell
:

Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement
s
, 2
nd

Edition
,

Oxford University Press
,2007


References
:

A.D. Helfrick
:

Modern Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques
,

Prentice Hall, 1990


Thomas E. Brewer
:

Introduction to Electrical Measurements
,
4
th

Edition
,
Kendall/Hunt Publishing
, 200
4


Grading:

Homework and lab work (40%)
,

Midterm (30%) Final
E
xam (30%)

Instructor(s):

TBA


EL302

SEMICONDUCTOR
FABRICATION

3
(3
-
0)






Year III Semester I

Rationale:

This course
is to provide

fundamental knowledge of
semiconductor fabrication
techno
logy, from crystal growth to integrated devices and circuits.

S
tudents will know the
semiconductor fabrication technology and IC fabrication step


Catalogue

Description
:

Crystal
G
rowth; Silicon
O
xidation; Photolithography; Etching; Diffusion;
Ion
I
mplantat
ion; Film
D
eposition; Process
I
ntegration; IC
M
anufacturing; Future
T
rends and
C
hallenges.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

UG105
,

Electromagnetism & Optics I


Course outline:


I.

Introduction

1.

Semiconductor materials

2.

Semiconductor devices

3.

Semiconductor process technology

4.

B
asic fabrication steps


II.

Crystal Growth

1.

Silicon crystal growth from the melt

2.

Silicon float
-
zone process

3.

Ga
A
s crystal growth techniques

4.

Material characterization


III.

Silicon Oxidation

1.

Thermal oxidation process

2.

Impurity redistribution during oxidation

3.

Masking pr
operties of silicon dioxide

4.

Oxide quality

5.

Oxide thickness characterization

6.

Oxidation simulation


IV.

Photolithography

1.

Optical lithography

2.

Next
-
generation lithographic

3.

Photolithography simulation


V.

Etching

1.

Wet chemical etching

2.

Dry etching

3.

Etch simulation



VI.

Diffu
sion

1.

Basic diffusion process

2.

Extrinsic diffusion

3.

Lateral diffusion

4.

Diffusion simulation


VII.

Ion Implementation

1.

Range of implanted ions

2.

Implant damage and annealing

3.

Implantation
-
related process

4.

Ion implantation simulation


VIII.

Film Deposition

1.

Epitaxial growth tech
niques

2.

Structure and defects in epitaxial

3.

Dielectric deposition

4.

Polysilicon deposition

5.

Metallization

6.

Deposition simulation


IX.

Process Integration

1.

Passive components

2.

Bipolar technology

3.

MOSFET
t
echnology

4.

MESFET
t
echnology

5.

MEMS
t
echnology

6.

Process simulation




Textbook & Materials
:

Gary S. May, Simon M. Sze
:

Fundamentals of
S
emiconductor

F
abrication
,

Wiley,

2004
.


References
:

Shanalyn Kemme:

Microoptics and Nanooptics Fabrication
: 1
st

Edition, CRC Press, 2009

Stephen A. Campbell:

Fabrication Engineering at the M
icro
-

and Nanoscale
,
3
rd

Edition
, Oxford University
Press, USA, 2007

Peter Van Zant , Peter Van Zant :

Microchip Fabrication: A Practical Guide to Semiconductor Processing
, McGraw
-
Hill
Companies, 2004


Grading:

Homework (20%),
Mid Term
(
40
%),
Final Exam
(
4
0
%
)

Instructor(s):


TBA

EL303
ADVANCE
D

ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DESIGN

3 (
3
-
0
)





Year III Semester I

Rationale:

This course provides students with a thorough basic understanding of
electronic
circuit design including electronic circuits, small signal amp
lifiers, and frequency responses of
amplifiers
.


Catalogue

Description:

Electronic Circuit Design
;
Semiconductor Physics and Electronic Devices
;


Solid
-
State Device Fabrication
;

Computer
-
Aided Design: Tools and Techniques
;
Analog
E
lectronic
C
ircuit
D
esign
:

Operational Amplifiers
;

Small
-
Signal Linearity and Amplification
;

DC
Biasing
;

Low
-
Frequency Small
-
Signal AC Analysis and Amplifiers
;

Amplifier Frequency Response
;

Feedback
;

Filters and Tuned Amplifiers
;

Low
-
Frequency Large
-
Signal AC Analysis
;

Data
Convert
ers
;
Digital
E
lectronic
C
ircuit
D
esign
:
Gate
-
Level Digital Circuits
;
Transistor
-
Level Digital
Circuits
;

Resistive Load


Pre
-
Requisite(s):


EL302
,

Electrical Circuits
;

EL204
,

Electronics Circuit


Course outline:


I.

Electronic Circuit Design

1.

The process of des
ign

2.

Analysis for design

3.

Electronic systems

4.

Notation


II.

Semiconductor Physics and Electronic Devices

1.

Material properties

2.

Conduction mechanisms

3.

Conductor
-
to
-
semiconductor contacts

4.

PN
-
junction diodes

5.

Bipolar junction transistors
(BJT
)

6.

Metal
-
oxide semiconductor
field
-
effect transistors (
MOSFET
)


7.

Junction field
-
effect transistors
(JFET
)


8.

Metal
-
semiconductor
FET
's (
MOSFET
)

9.

Silicon controlled rectifier and power handling devices


10.

Comparison of devices


III.

Computer
-
Aided Design: Tools and Techniques

1.

Overview of sim
ulation techniques


2.

Circuit simulation using
SPICE

3.

Circuit elements and models for
SPICE


4.

Macro models in
SPICE


IV.

Operational Amplifiers

1.

Basic op amp circuits


2.

Frequency
-
dependent op amp circuits


3.

Nonlinear op amp circuits


4.

Non

ideal characteristics of
op amps


V.

Small
-
Signal Linearity and Amplification

1.

Linear time
-
invariant networks

2.

Nonlinear circuit analysis


3.

Small
-
signal analysis


4.

Small
-
signal amplifiers

5.

Types of amplifiers


VI.

DC Biasing

1.

Dc and large
-
signal low
-
frequency models for design

2.

Biasing o
f single
-
stage amplifiers


3.

Biasing of multi
-
stage amplifiers


4.

Biasing for integrated circuits


5.

Biasing of differential amplifiers


6.

Worst
-
case analysis and parameter variation


VII.

Low
-
Frequency Small
-
Signal AC Analysis and Amplifiers

1.

Low
-
frequency small
-
s
ignal models for design


2.

Stages with voltage and current gain


3.

V
oltage buffers

4.

Current buffers


5.

Integrated amplifiers


6.

Differential amplifiers


7.

Multi
-
stage amplifiers


8.

Comparison of
BJT

and
FET

amplifiers


VIII.

Amplifier Frequency Response

1.

High
-
frequency

small
-
signal models for design


2.

Stages with voltage and current gain. Voltage buffers

3.

Current buffers

4.

Comparison of single
-
stage amplifiers

5.

Multi
-
stage amplifiers.

6.

Differential amplifiers


IX.

Feedback

1.

Negative feedback

2.

Positive feedback and oscillators


X.

Filters and Tuned Amplifiers

1.

Filters

2.

Tuned amplifiers

3.

Phase
-
locked loops


XI.

Low
-
Frequency Large
-
Signal AC Analysis

1.

Diode circuits

2.

Amplifiers

3.

Output stages


XII.

Gate
-
Level Digital Circuits

1.

Background and binary logic

2.

Flip
-
flops

3.

Shift registers and cou
nters

4.

Reflections on transmission line



Textbook & Materials
:

David

J.

Comer
:

Advanced Electronic Circuit Design
, 1
st

Edition,
John

Wiley

& Sons, 2003


Re
ferences
:

Thomas Henry O'Dell
:

Electronic Circuit Design: Art and Practice
,

Cambridge University Press, 1988

Richard Spencer:


Introduction
t
o El
ectronics Design
, 1
st

Edition,
Prentice Hall, 2002


Grading:

Homework (
s
20%),
Mid
t
erm
(
40
%
),
Final Exam
(
40
%
)

Instructor(s):


TBA

EL304

POWER ELECTRONICS

3
(3
-
0)


Year III Semester I

Rationale:

This course provides students with a thorough understanding of
power electronic devices,
power conversion, and motor control theory.


Catalogue

Description:

PNPN and
o
ther
D
evices
;
P
ower
C
omputations
;
Half wave Rectifier
;
Full
W
ave
R
ectifier
;
AC
V
oltage
C
ontroller: AC to AC
C
onverter

and

DC
Converter
;
DC Power
Supplie
s
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

EL302
,

Electrical Circuits


Course outline:


I.

PNPN and other
D
evices

1.

SCR (
s
ilicon
c
ontrolled
r
ectifier
)

2.

GTO (
g
ate
t
urn
-
off
t
hyristor
)

3.

LASCR (
l
ight
-
a
ctivated
s
ilicon
-
c
ontrolled
r
ectifiers
)

4.

Shockley
d
iode

5.

Triac


II.

Power
Computations

1.

Power
and energy


2.

Inductors and capacitors


3.

Energy recovery


4.

R
MS


5.

Apparent power and power factor



III.

Half wave Rectifier

1.

Resistive load


2.

Resistive
-
inductive load


3.

Half
-
wave rectifier with a capacitor


4.

Controlled rectifier


IV.

Full wave
R
ectifier

1.

Single phase full wa
ve rectifier


2.

Controlled full wave rectifier



V.

AC to AC
C
onverter

and DC Converter

1.

Single phase
AC

voltage controller


2.

Linear voltage regulator


3.

Basic switching converter


4.

Buck converter


5.

Boost converter



VI.

DC Power Supplies

1.

Transformer models


2.

Flyback conv
erter


3.

Forward converter


4.

Double ended converter


5.

Push pull converter



Textbook & Materials
:

Daniel W. Hart:

Power Electronics
,
1
st

Edition
,

McGraw
-
Hill Companies, 2010


References
:

Ned Mohan
:


Power Electronics: Converters Applications and Design
,
33
rd

Edition
,

Wiley,2002

Muhammed H. Rashid:

Power Electronics: Circuits Devices and Applications
,
3
rd

Edition
,

Prentice Hall,2003

John G. Kassakian:

Principles of

Power Electronics
,
1
st

,

Addison
-
Wesley, 1991


Grading:

Homework (20%),
Mid
t
erm
(
30
%
),

Final Exam
(
5
0
%
)

Instructor(s):


TBA








EL401 ANALOG INTEGRATED
CIRCUIT

3
(3
-
0)



Year IV Semester II

Rationale:

This course covers fundamental concepts i
n the theory, analysis, and design of
analog integrated circuits. Basic design concepts, issues, and trade
-
offs involved in analog IC
design will be explored.

Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to
analog IC
design.


Catalogue

Description
:

Models for Integrated
-
Circuit Active Devices
;
Output Stages
;
Operational Amplifiers with Single
-
Ended Outputs
;
Frequency Response of Integrated Circuits
;
Feedback
;
Frequency Response and Stability of Feedback Amplifiers
;
Nonlinear Analog Circuits
;
Noise
in Integrated Circuits
;
Fully Differential Operational Amplifiers
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):


EL
2
02
,

Electrical Circuits


Course outline:


I.

Models for Integrated
-
Circuit Active Devices

1.

Depletion region of a
PN

junction

2.

Large
-
signal behavior of bipolar transistors

3.

Small
-
signal models of bipolar transistors

4.

Small
-
signal models of
MOS

transistors

5.

Short
-
channel effects in
MOS

transistors


II.

Current Mirrors, Active Loads, and References

1.

Current mirrors

2.

Active loads

3.

Voltage and current references


III.

Output Stages

1.

Th
e emitter follower as an output stage

2.

The source follower as an output stage

3.

Class
B

push
-
pull output stage

4.

CMOS

class
AB

output stages


IV.

Operational Amplifiers with Single
-
Ended Outputs

1.

Applications of operational amplifiers

2.

Deviations from ideality in

real operational amplifiers

3.

Basic two
-
stage
MOS

operational amplifiers

4.

Two
-
stage
MOS

operational amplifiers with cascodes

5.

MOS

telescopic
-
cascode operational amplifiers

6.

Bipolar operational amplifiers


V.

Frequency Response of Integrated Circuits

1.

Single
-
sta
ge amplifiers

2.

Multistage amplifier frequency response

3.

Analysis of the frequency response of the
NE
5234
Op Amp

4.

Relation between frequency response and time response


VI.

Feedback

1.

Ideal feedback equation

2.

Gain sensitivity

3.

Feedback configurations

4.

Practical con
figurations and the effect of loading

5.

Single
-
stage feedback

6.

The voltage regulator as a feedback circuit

7.

Feedback circuit analysis using return ratio


VII.

Frequency Response and Stability of Feedback Amplifiers

1.

Relation between gain and bandwidth in feedba
ck amplifiers

2.

Instability and the
N
yquist criterion

3.

Root
-
locus techniques

4.

Slew rate


VIII.

Nonlinear Analog Circuits

1.

Analog multipliers employing the bipolar transistor

2.

Phase
-
locked loops (
PLL
)

3.

Nonlinear function synthesis


XI.

Noise in Integrated Circuits

1.

Sources of noise

2.

Noise models of integrated
-
circuit components

3.

Circuit noise calculations

4.

Equivalent input noise generators


XII.

Fully Differential Operational Amplifiers

1.

Properties of fully differential amplifiers

2.

Small
-
signal models for balanced differ
ential amplifiers

3.

Common
-
mode feedback

4.

CMFB

circuits

5.

Fully differential Op Amps



Textbook & Materials
:

Paul R. Gray:

Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits
, 5
th

Edition
,
Wiley, 2008


References
:

Behzad Razavi
:


Design of Analog CMOS Integrated
Circuits
,

1
st

Edition
, McGraw
-
Hill, 2000

Phillip E. Allen, Douglas R. Holberg, P. E. Allen
:


CMOS Analog Circuit Design
, 2
nd

Edition

Oxford University,

2002


Grading:

Homework (20%),
Mid
t
erm

(
30
%
),
Final Exam
(
5
0
%
)

Instructor(s):


TBA


EL402

EMBEDDED SYS
TEM
S

3
(
2
-
1
)







Year IV Semester I

Rationale:

This course provides active knowledge and understanding of
microprocessors and
the principles of microprocessor programming.

After finish this course, students should be abl
e to
design and develop an embedded system.


Catalogue

Description:

The Hard
ware

side
;
Memories and the Memory Subsystem
;
Introduction to Software Modeling
;
The Software Side
-

The C Program
;
Embedded System
Design and Development
;
Real
-
Time Kernels and Op
erating System
;
Tasks and Task
Management
;

Performance Analysis and Optimization
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):


EL203
,
Digital Logic Design


Course outline:


I.

The Hardware
Side

1.

The core level

2.

Understanding number

3.

Instruction address register


II.

Memories and the Memor
y Subsystem

1.

Classify memory

2.

Rom over view

3.

Static ram

4.

Dynamic ram

5.

Chip organization

6.

Memory terminology

7.

SRAM

design

8.

DRAM

design

9.

Memory map


III.

Introduction to Software Modeling

1.

Introduction to
UML

2.

Class diagrams

3.

Dynamic modeling with
UML

4.

Sequence diagrams

5.

State

chart diagrams


IV.

The Software Side
-

The C Program

1.

Software and its manifestations

2.

An embedded
C

program

3.

C building blocks

4.

C program structure



V.

Embedded System Design and Development

1.

S
ystem design and development

2.

Life
-
cycle models

3.

Architectural desi
gn

4.

Prototyping



VI.

Real
-
Time Kernels and Operating System

1.

Threads
-
lightweight and heavyweight

2.

O
perating system
s

3.

R
eal
-
time operating system
s

(RTOS)



VII.

Tasks and Task Management


1.

Task scheduling


2.

Scheduling algorithms


3.

Algorithm evaluat
ion


4.

Task
s
, threads, and communication





VIII.

Performance Analysis and Optimization


1.

Performance or efficiency measure


2.

Analyzing code


3.

Analyzing algorithms


4.

Response time


5.

Time loading


6.

Memory loading



Laboratory Session:

1.

Introd
uction to embedded software

2.

Registers

3.

Input/
output ports

4.

L
CD

controllers

5.

Motor controllers

6.

Timer
s

and counter
s

7.

Serial communication

8.

Interrupt
s



Textbook & Materials
:

James K. Peckol
:

Embedded Systems: A Contemporary Design Tool
, 1
st

Edition
,

Wiley, John &

Sons, 2007


References

:

Steve Heath
:

Embedded Systems Design
, 2
nd

Edition
,
Elsevier Science
, 2002

Peter Marwedel
:

Embedded System Design: Embedded Systems Foundations of Cyber
-
Physical Systems
,

2
nd

Edition
,
Springer
-
Verlag
, 2010


Grading:

Homework and l
ab work (40%)
,

Midterm (30%) Final
E
xam (30%)

Instructor(s):

TBA



PART II
-
B Technical Electives

Course Outlines (Revised & New Courses Only)

EL
411

SOLAR ELECTRICAL

SYSTEM
S

3
(
3
-
0
)


Technical Elective

Rationale
:

This course provides

students with a
comprehe
nsive understanding of photovo
l
taic
principles and related technologies. The topics include usage, storage and management solar
energy.


Catalogue

Description:

Photovoltaics (PV); Inverters; Storage; PV
-
Systems in the Topics; Energy
Consumption for the Set
-
up of a PV Power Plant; Energy Yield; Energy Input by Dumping and
Recycling; Total Energy Balance; Optimization


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

None


Course outline:


I.

Introduction

1.

World's energy consumption

2.

CO
2
-
emission by humankind

3.

Global warming by
CO
2

4.

Measure of
C
O
2
-
diminution

5.

Conventional and renewable source of energy


II.

Photovoltaics (PV)

1.

Photovoltaic effect

2.

Photovoltaic generator

3.

Properties of
PV

generators in operation condition

4.

Mounting of
PV

modules

5.

Future development of photovoltaics

6.

Market development of ph
otovotaics


III.

Inverters

1.

Autonomous operation

2.

Inverters for electrical grid injection

3.

Types of inverters

4.

Electrical grid connection


IV.

Storage

1.

Lead sulphide acid battery

2.

Other type of batteries

3.

Fuel cells


V.

PV
-
Systems in the T
r
opics

1.

Pre
-
installation issues

2.

Techn
ical issues

3.

Operation and maintenance


VI.


Energy Consumption for the Set
-
up of a PV Power Plant

1.

Preparation of raw materials for production

2.

Direct energy consumption at the production

3.

Production of solar cells

4.

Production of
PV

modules

5.

Installation and taking

into operation

6.

Operating expenses

7.

Dismantling


VII.

Energy Yield

1.

Model to determine the cell reaching irradiance

2.

Electrical modeling

3.

PV

grid injection

4.

System layouts

5.

Electrical yield of a reference system


VIII.

Energy Input by Dumping and Recycling

1.

Separation of ma
terials

2.

Energy input by recycling


IX.

Total Energy Balance

1.

Commutated energy expense

2.

Models for energy balances

3.

Input
-
output analysis

4.

Process chain analysis

5.

CO
2

reducing effects by the use of
PV


X.

Optimization

1.

Improvement of irradiance on a solar cell

2.

Reductio
n of expenses for mounting

3.

Substitution of building components

4.

Thermal enhancement of
PV

modules



Textbook & Materials
:

Stefan C. W. Krauter

:

Solar Electric Power Generation
-

Photovoltaic Energy Systems
,
1
st


Edition
,

Springer
-
Verlag New York
,

2010

Refe
rences

:

R. Messenger, J. Ventre;


Photovoltaic Systems Engineering
,

2nd
Edition
,

CRC Press
,

2004

L. Castaner, S. Silvestre:

Modelling Photovotaics System Using PSpice
, John Wiley & Sons, 2002


Grading:

Homework (20%),
Midterm

(
4
0%)
,

Final
E
xam (
4
0%)

Instr
uctor(s):

TBA


EL
41
2 OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER DESIGN

3
(
3
-
0
)


Technical Elective

Rationale:

The objective of this is to introduce students to the concepts
of
the standard
operational amplifier circuits.

After completing

this course,
students

will know the

characteristics of op
-
amp
s,

and they should be able to design op
-
amp

circuit
.

Catalogue

Description:

Operational Amplifier Fundamentals; Ideal Op
-
Amp Circuits;
Operational Active Filter; Static Op Amp Limitations; Dynamic Op Amp Limitations; Noise;
Stabil
ity; Nonlinear Circuits; Signal Generators; Nonlinear Amplifiers and Phase
-
Locked Loops
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

None


Course outline:


I.

Operational Amplifier Fundamentals

1.

Basic op
-
amp

configurations

2.

Ideal op
-
amp

circuit analysis

3.

Negative feedback

4.

The loop gain

5.

Op amp powering


II.

Ideal Op
-
Amp Circuits

1.

Invertin
g and non
-
inverting amplifiers

2.

Differenti
al input and output amplifiers

3.

In
tegrators and differentiators

4.

Single
-
pole low
-
pass and high
-
pass amplifiers

5.

The op
-
amp as a comparator


III.

Operational Active Filter

1.

Filt
er transfer functions

2.

Butterworth filters

3.

S
tate variable

4.

G
eneralized impedance converter

5.

Swit
c
hed

c
apacitor
t
opologies


IV.

Static Op Amp Limitations

1.

Input bias and offset currents

2.

Low
-
input
-
bias
-
current op amps

3.

Input offset voltage

4.

Low
-
input
-
offset
-
voltage op

amps

5.

Input offset
-
error compensation


V.

Dynamic Op Amp Limitations

1.

Open
-
loop response

2.

Closed
-
loop response

3.

Input and output impedances

4.

Transient response

5.

Current
-
feedback amplifiers


VI.

Noise

1.

Noise properties

2.

Noise dynamics

3.

Sources of

noise

4.

Op amp
noise

5.

Low
-
noise op amps


VII.

Stability

1.

The stability problem

2.

Stability in constant
-
GBP

op amp circuits

3.

Stability in
CFA

circuits

4.

Composite amplifiers


VIII.

Nonlinear Circuits

1.

Voltage comparators

2.

Comparator applications

3.

Schmitt triggers

4.

Sample
-
and
-
hold amplifiers


IX.

Signal Generators

1.

Sine wave generators

2.

Multivibrators

3.

Monolithic timers

4.

V
-
F

and
F
-
V

converters


X.

Nonlinear Amplifiers and Phase
-
Locked Loops

1.

Log/antilog amplifiers

2.

Analog multipliers

3.

Operational tranconductance amplifiers

4.

Phase
-
locked loops

5.

Monolithic
PLLS

6.

Triangular wave generators

7.

Saw tooth wave generators



Textbook & Materials
:

Sergio Franco
:


Design With Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits
,
3
rd

Edition
,

McGraw
-

Hill
,

2001


References

:

G B Clayton
:

Operational Amplifiers
,

5
th


Edi
tion
,

Elsevier Science
, 2003

Johan Huijsing
:

Operational Amplifiers: Theory and Design
,
2
nd

Edition
,

Springer
-
Verlag New York
, 2011


Grading:

Homework

(20%),
Midterm (
4
0%)
,

Final
E
xam (
4
0%)

Instructor(s):

TBA


EL
41
3

VLSI DESIGN

3
(
3
-
0
)

Technical Elective

Ra
tionale:

This is an
introductory

course in VLSI
s
ystems and
d
esign. It provide
s
students

with
the ability to design

and analyze digital circuit
s
, in a VLSI chip.
After completing this course,
students will
be able to design for low p
ower with high performa
nce
.


Catalogue

Description:

MOS Transistor Theory; MOS Processing Technology; Delay; Power;
Interconnect; Robustness; Circuit Simulation; Combinational Circuit Design; Sequential Circuit
Design
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

EL203, Digital Logic Design


Course outli
ne:


I.

Introduction

1.

CMOS

logic

2.

CMOS

fabrication and layout

3.

Design partitioning

4.

A simple
MIPS

microprocessor


II.

MOS Transistor Theory

1.

Long
-
channel

I
-
V

characteristics

2.

C
-
v characteristics

3.

Non
-
ideal
I
-
V

effects

4.

Dc transfer characteristics


III.

Operational Active Fil
ter

1.

CMOS

technologies.

2.

Layout design rules

3.

CMOS

process enhancements

4.

Technology
-
related
CAD

issues

5.

Manufacturing issues


IV.

Delay

1.

Transient response

2.

RC

delay model

3.

Linear delay model

4.

Logical effort of paths

5.

Timing analysis delay models


V.

Power

1.

Introduction


2.

Dynamic power

3.

Static power

4.

Energy
-
delay optimization

5.

Low power architectures


VI.


Interconnect

1.

Interconnect modeling

2.

Interconnect impact

3.

Interconnect engineering

4.

Logical effort with wires


VII.

Robustness

1.

Variability, reliability, scaling

2.

Statistical analysis

of variability

3.

Variation
-
tolerant design


VIII.

Circuit Simulation

1.

A spice tutorial

2.

Device models

3.

Device characterization

4.

Circuit characterization

5.

Interconnect simulation


IX.

Combinational Circuit Design

1.

Circuit families

2.

Circuit pitfalls

3.

More circuit families

4.

S
ilicon
-
on
-
insulator circuit design


5.

Sub
-
threshold circuit design



X.

Sequential Circuit Design

1.

Sequencing static circuits


2.

Circuit design of latches and flip
-
flops



3.

Static sequencing element methodology


4.

Sequencing dynamic circuits


5.

Synchronizers


6.

Wave pipe
lining





Textbook & Materials
:

Neil Weste, David Harris:


CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems Perspective
, 4
th

Edition
, Addison Wesley,

2010


References

:

John P. Uyemura
:


Introduction to VLSI Circuits and Systems
,

1
st

Edition
,

Wiley, John & Sons
,

2001


Wayne Wolf
:


Modern VLSI Design: System
-
on
-
Chip Design
,

3
rd

Edition
,

Prentice Hall
, 2002


Grading:

Homework (20%)
,
Midterm (
4
0%)
,

Final
E
xam (
4
0%)


Instructor(s):

TBA


EL
41
4

HIGH
-
FREQUENCY ELECTRONICS

3
(
3
-
0
)


Technical Elective

Rationale:

This cour
se

is designed to provide student
s with an

understand
ing of the

fundamentals of
high frequency electronics
.
The topics include IC technology, MESFET
s
,
d
iode
s
,
amplifier
s
,
o
scillators and data converter
s

in high frequency circuits
.

On successful completion

of the course, s
tudent
s

will

be able to

select component of the high frequency circuit design.


Catalogue

Description:

I
ntegrated
-
Circuit Processing Technology; MESFET Design and
Modeling; Schottky Diode and Passive Components; Basic Building Blocks; Wide
band
Amplifiers; Operational Amplifiers; Mixers and Oscillators; Data Conversion Circuit; Synthesis of
Linearized Conductance Functions
.


Pre
-
Requisite(s):

None


Course outline:


I.

Overview

1.

High frequency analog circuit requirements

2.

Ga
A
s
MESFET
s and analog
IC
s

3.

Distortion in
MESFET
s

4.

Applications system of ga
A
s analog
ICS

in wireless communication systems


II.

Integrated
-
Circuit Processing Technology

1.

Bulk growth

2.

Epitaxial growth

3.

Processing technology

4.

Analog
IC

process


III.

MESFET Design and Modeling

1.

Principle of opera
tion

2.

Ion
-
implanted
MESFET

model

3.

Intrinsic
I
-
V

model

4.

Parasitic effects

5.

MESFET

equivalent circuit


IV.

Schottky Diode and Passive Components

1.

Schottky diode

2.

Passive components


V.

Basic Building Blocks

1.

Biasing circuits

2.

Basic gain stages

3.

Active loads

4.

Current source a
nd current mirrors

5.

Voltage level
-
shift networks

6.

Output
-
buffer stages


VI.


Wideband Amplifiers

1.

Design considerations

2.

Direct
-
coupled amplifiers

3.

Multistage amplifiers

4.

Gain
-
control amplifiers

5.

Phase
-
splitting amplifiers

6.

Transimpedance amplifiers


VII.

Operational Am
plifiers

1.

High
-
speed operational amplifiers

2.

Building block for operational amplifiers

3.

Operational amplifiers design


VIII.

Mixers and Oscillators

1.

Mixers

2.

Oscillators


IX.

Data Conversion Circuit

1.

D/
A

converters

2.

A/
D

converters

3.

Comparator circuit

4.

S/
H

circuit


X.

Synthesis o
f Linearized Conductance Functions

1.

Synthesis

2.

Realization Architecture

3.

Basic Building Block Circuits

4.

Transconductance Realization

5.

Self
-
Conductance Realization

6.

Linearized Isolator Circuit

7.

Multiplier Realization


Textbook & Materials
:

Ravender Goyal:

High
-
Frequency Analog Integrated Circuit Design
, Wiley,

1995


References

:

Yip Peter C. L
:

High Frequency Circuit Design and Measurements
,

Chapman & Hall
, 1990


Grading:

Homework (20%),
Midterm (
4
0%)
,

Final exam (
4
0%)

Instructor(s):

TBA