Courses’ Description


Course No Course Name Credit Hourse Prerequisite
0905214 Electromagnetic 3 0120131
Review of vector analysis gradient divergence and curl Electrostatics Coulombs law electric field Gausss law energy and potential conductors semiconductors and dielectrics capacitance Poissons and Laplaces equations Steady electric currents Magnetostatics magnetic fields and forces Amperes and BiotSavart laws Faradays law and applications Maxwells equations electromagnetic potentials
0905111 Principles of Electrical Circuits 3 0120131
DC and sinusoidal steady state AC analysis of circuits Basic passive circuit elements resistors capacitors inductors Voltage and current sources Kirchoff laws Loop and nodal analysis Circuit theorems Superposition Maximum power transfer Thevenin Norton Sinusoidal signals complex numbers phasors and impedance concepts Average and RMS quantities Steady state timedomain behaviour of inductors and capacitors and energy storage Complex average and apparent power Resonant circuits Introduction to the use of electrical measurement equipment and circuit simulation using SPICE
0905212 Electric Circuits Lab 1 0905111
Resistors and resistive circuits Potentiometers Superposition principle Thevenins theorem and maximum power transfer RLC current and voltage characteristics Frequency response of RL RC and RLC circuits Series and parallel resonant circuits Lab project
0905261 Electronics I 3 0905111
Physics of semiconductors Diodes operation models and application circuits Bipolar Junction Transistors operation and characteristics DC and AC circuit models Basic singlestage BJT amplifier configurations FieldEffect Transistors Structure and physical operation bias circuits smallsignal equivalent circuits and basic amplifiers Basic concepts of digital logic circuits The BJT inverter The CMOS Inverter Propagation delay of the CMOS inverter CMOS gates and other digital circuits
0905362 Electronics II 3 0905261
Darlington pair amplifiers Differential Amplifiers BJT MOS BiCMOS GaAs Multistage Amplifiers Frequency Response sDomain analysis amplifier transfer function frequency response of CS CE CB cascade CC and cascaded amplifiers Feedback general feedback structure and basic feedback topologies Operational amplifier theory and applications summation subtraction integration and differentiation Filters Oscillators Output Stages and Power Amplifiers Class A B and AB output stages IC and MOS power amplifiers Bipolar and Advanced Technology Digital Circuits TTL ECL BiCMOS Digital Circuits GaAs Digital Circuits
0909242 Digital Logic Design 3 0120121
Number Systems and digital waveforms Basic gates and logic functions Boolean algebra Boolean expressions Logic minimization techniques VHDL basics Design simulation and synthesis tools for programmable logic devices Combinational logic building blocks including decoders encoders multiplexers demultiplexers magnitude comparators VHDL for combinational circuits Digital arithmetic adders subtractors VHDL for arithmetic circuits Basics of sequential circuits Basic latches and flipflops Timing parameters and diagrams Counters shift registers Basic PLDs CPLDs and FPGAs architectures VHDL for binary counters and shift registers State machines System design with state machines using VHDL
0909223 Signals and Systems Analysis 3 0909221
Continuoustime and discretetime signals Mathematical description of systems Properties of systems Convolution and impulse response of continuous and discrete time LTI systems Fourier series of periodic continuous and discrete time signals Decomposition and approximation of signals by orthogonal functions The Fourier transform of continuous and discrete time signals Frequency response of systems Frequency selective filtering An introduction to ztransform First and second order systems Sampling and reconstruction of continuoustime signals LTI system analysis with Laplace transforms
0905265 Electronics Lab 1 0905261
Diode circuits DC and AC characteristics of BJT and FET amplifiers Single and multistage amplifiers and their frequency response Operational amplifiers and applications Filters Oscillators Transistor as a switch TTL logic specifications Interfacing of logic gates Comparators and Schmidtt triggers Monostable and astable multivibrators AD and DA converters Sweep voltage generators Sample and hold circuits Lab project
0901243 Digital Logic Design Lab 1 0901242
This laboratory consists of a series of experiments dealing with the analyzing designing simulating constructing and testing of logic gates combinational and sequential logic circuits VHDL will be used as a Hardware description language in addition to synthesis and implementation tools for FPGA devices
0911361 Numerical Analysis for Engineers 3 0101104
Roots of nonlinear equations fixed point Newton secant bisection Condition number of linear systems Iterative methods for linear and nonlinear systems GaussSeidel GaussJacobi SOR fixed point Newton Interpolation and polynomial approximation Eigenvalue methods Spline interpolation numerical differentiation and integration Numerical methods for differential equations Random number generators Error analysis
0909221 Introduction to Linear Systems 3 0101104
Review of complex numbers The fundamental theorem of algebra Review of vector and scalar products projections Introduction to vector spaces linear independence bases function spaces Solution of systems of linear equations matrix algebra determinants eigenvalues and eigenvectors Gram Schmidt orthogonal projections Linear transformations kernel and image their standard matrices Applications eg geometry networks differential equations
0905213 Advanced Electrical Circuits 3 0905111
Forced and natural responses of RL RC and RLC circuits using the differential equation approach Transient circuit analysis using unilateral Laplace transforms Twoport networks and parameters Mutual inductance and the ideal transformer Transfer functions Frequency response of simple filters Fundamentals of computeraided circuit simulation The measurement of sinusoidal and nonsinusoidal electrical quantities in analogue and digital circuits Introduction to sensors and instrumentation amplifiers The measurement of nonelectrical quantities
0905364 Power Electronics 3 0905261
An introduction to switchedmode dcdc converters The first part of the course treats basic circuit operation including steadystate converter modeling and analysis switch realization discontinuous conduction mode and transformerisolated converters Next converter control systems are covered including ac modeling of converters using averaged methods smallsignal transfer functions and classical feedback loop design Finally magnetics design for switchedmode applications is discussed including basic magnetics the skin and proximity effects inductor design transformer design
0905465 Power Electronics and Drive Systems Lab 1 0905449
This laboratory introduces the student to measurement and simulation of important operating characteristics of power electronic circuits and power semiconductor devices Emphasis is on devices circuits gating methods and power quality
0905330 Electrical Machine I 3 0905213
This course taught the theory of AC Synchronous Generators and Motors which is then demonstrated with practical labs Vector analysis of the synchronous machine and its effect on the grid system as well as the concept of infinite buss is covered in depth Attention is given to the different types of construction methods of Synchronous machines and as well as the effect of these Construction methods on the Harmonic distortion Power factor correction using synchronous machines in Real World situations are covered in depth
0905447 Embedded Systems 3 0909242
This course provides a practical understanding to the design of computing systems that are embedded in a larger system such as communication and control systems design aspects of embedded systems architectures microcontrollers memory hierarchy IO timers and exceptions interfacing and data acquisition Real time operating system features Concurrent processes and priority Synchronizing processes Hardware and operating system constraints Deadlines and real time scheduling Intertask communication message passing and threads Hardware for real time Safety critical systems Case studies A series of case studies illustrating design and performance issues for realtime embedded systems leading to an introduction for the assignment to control a petrol engine An introduction to the PIC microcontroller The programmers model instruction set and addressing modes The structure of the PIC and its polling and interrupt inputoutput mechanisms Compiling and downloading programmers
0905324 Power Systems Analysis I 3 0905330
This course is an introductory course in the field of power systems Students study the electrical power transmission system the power system operation and control requirements for power transmission systems supply operation economics Production and Insulation of underground cable and operation management models of NPort components transmission line cable shunt transformer Also students study the fault calculations power flow studies power system stability and protection Finally students learn the components which make up a typical substation and how it feeds a distribution network that supplies customers with electricity
0905324 Probability and Random Process 3 0901223
Probabilistic models conditional probability and Bayes rule vectors of random variables distributions and density functions operations on random variables expectations and characteristic functions Independence Laws of Large Numbers CentralLimit Theorem Random process concepts Random signal analysis concepts Spectral characterization Response of linear timeinvariant systems to random inputs Applications drawn from Computer and communications system
0905425 Power systems Analysis II 3 0905324
Modern Power System Operation review of Power System Modeling network Matrices bus admittance and bus impedance atrices sparse data structures solution of linear system of equations factorization ordering load flow solutions and control formulation of load flow problem solution of nonlinear algebraic equations solution techniques GaussSeidel Newton Raphson computer studies control of power into a network Computer calculation of fault currents review of sequence networks and unsymmetrical faults analysis using bus impedance matrix faults through impedances Power system formulation of the stability problem equal Area Criterion of stability multi machine stability studies computer solution techniques
0905423 High Voltage Engineering 3 0905324
The course serves as an introduction to high voltage engineering including basics of electrical breakdown high voltage generation high voltage test systems measurement and analysis techniques as applied to power system apparatus such as cables insulators transformers and generators. The following topics will be covered Generation of high voltage AC and DC impulse generating equipment high voltage measuring systems Quasi electrostatic field calculation and simulation models standard high voltage laboratory test and measurement methods and analysis of results electrical breakdown fundamentals electrical breakdown in solids nondestructive tests such as corona testing and partial discharge insulation coordination as related to equipment ratings and test requirements review of other industrial applications of high voltage engineering
0905431 Electrical Machines II 3 0905330
This course Includes advanced electrical machines technology and principles construction and performance of salient and non salient type synchronous generators principle of operation and performance of synchronous motor construction principle of operation and performance of induction machines starting and speed control of threephase induction motors construction principle of operation and performance of single phase induction motors and special machines
0905432 Electrical Machines Lab 1 0905431
The course consists of five laboratory tasks Synchronous machines Shortcircuit of synchronous machine Transformers Induction machine and DC Machines
0905449 Drive Systems 3 0905431
Elements of drive systems characterization of mechanical loads requirements of electrical drive systems dynamic equations and modelling of electrical machines dc drives with various dc power sources induction motor drives ac controller slipenergy recovery constant airgap flux synchronous motor drives permanent magnet motors reluctance motors
0905342 Control Systems 3 0901223
Transfer functions Block diagrams Signal flow graphs Statespace description Mathematical modeling of physical systems Timedomain analysis Root locus techniques Frequencydomain analysis and design
0905343 Automated Control System 3 0905342
The subjects dealt in this class are the role of process control in process operation the basic hardware and instrumentation for process control the mathematical modeling of processes using unsteadystate mass and energy balances various simple empirical models for designing controllers the analysis of dynamical systems using Laplace transforms the design and tuning methods for feedback controllers stability analysis performance analysis of feedback loops using Laplace and frequency domain techniques and the basic control strategies
0905542 Control Systems Lab 1 0905343
Introduction to feedback concepts positive and negative Transient and steadystate analysis using Laplace transforms Bode plots and stability criteria Lab work includes the use of mathematical analysis and simulation
0905316 Instrumentation Sensors 2 0905342
This course explains the basic measurement techniques instruments and methods used in everyday practice It covers in detail both analogue and digital instruments measurements errors and uncertainty instrument transformers bridges amplifiers oscilloscopes data acquisition sensors instrument controls and measurement systems
0905416 Instrumentation Sensors Lab 1 0905316
This course will consist of a lab project designed to provide students with an opportunity to consolidate their theoretical knowledge of basic measurement techniques instruments and methods It includes projects in both analogue and digital instruments measurements errors and uncertainty instrument transformers bridges amplifiers oscilloscopes data acquisition sensors instrument controls and measurement systems
0905445 Digital Control Systems 3 0905343
Introduction to realtime computer control systems a review of discretetime signals and systems difference equations ztransform sampled data systems sample and hold discrete models discrete equivalents of continuoustime systems stability analysis design specifications design using root locus and frequency response methods implementation issues including bumpless transfer integral windup sample rate selection prefiltering quantization effects and computational delay scheduling theory and priority assignment to control processes timing of control loops effects of missed deadlines principles and characteristics of sensors and devices embedded processors processordevice interface
0905401 Engineering Training 0 Passing
The student has to spend at least 8 weeks of power and control engineering training at recognized companies and establishments during the summer semester
0905426 Power Systems Analysis Lab 1 0905324
Practical Laboratory for understanding the components eg transformers rotating machines of a power system through performing experiments and studies
0905427 Electrical Power Distribution Systems 3 0905324
To identify the typical power system faults that may occur within an industrial facility In addition to calculate the maximum fault current that may exist in an industrial power system network and to specify the interrupting capacity of electrical equipment apparatus Moreover to apply an appropriate fault detection scheme to protect against power system faults Finally to size and specify current and voltage transformers for protective relaying applications
0905528 Power Systems Protection 3 0905425
This course seeks to provide an understanding of how interconnected power systems and their components are protected from abnormal events such as faults short circuits overvoltages offnominal frequency and unbalanced phase conditions. The course begins with a brief review of power system operation threephase system calculations and the representation modeling of power system elements The modeling of current transformers under steadystate and transient conditions is presented with emphasis on the impact on protective devices A unit on system grounding and its impact on protective device operation are included Course emphasis then shifts to protective devices and their principles of operation Both electromechanical and numeric relay designs are covered The final course segments cover specific applications such as pilot protection of transmission lines generator protection and transformer protection
0905525 Electrical Power Generation Stations 3 0905431
Generation of electric power using fossil nuclear and renewable including solar geothermal wind hydroelectric biomass and ocean energy sources Power plant thermal cycle analysis Cogeneration and combined cycles Economics operations and design of electric power stations
0905529 Renewable Energy Systems 3 0905431
Students will learn about the stateoftheart in renewable energy applications including biomass for heat electric power and liquid fuels as well as geoenergy sources such as wind solar and hydro power Students will do engineering calculations of power and energy availability of renewable energy sources and learn about requirements for integrating renewable energy sources into production distribution and enduse systems
0905549 Programmable Logic Controllers PLC 3 0909447
Fundamental concepts of programmable logic controllers principles of operation and numbering systems as applied to electrical controls Identify and describe digital logic circuits and explain numbering systems explain the operation of programmable logic controllers convert ladder diagrams into programs incorporate timers and counters utilizing programmable logic controllers and execute and evaluate programs
0905448 Advanced Control Systems 3 0905343
Direct Digital Control DDC REGATE Equation for large scale systems technologies and implementation of industrial process control systems Design and manufacture of stepping motor drivers servo motor amplifiers integrated drivercontrollers and standalone programmable machine controllers for scientific and industrial applications Integrated power solutions for power industry
0905541 Power Systems Control 3 0905425
Creation of the mathematical model of the PS the effect of frequency on the operation of the PS primary secondary and tertiary regulation of frequency and active power evaluation of regulation of frequency and active power underfrequency load shedding in PS effect of voltage on operation of the PS sources and consumers of reactive power equipment for regulation of voltages in the PS primary secondary and tertiary regulation of voltage and reactive power
0905535 Underground Electrical Distribution Systems 3 0905427
Underground Cable and Cable Accessories Cable in Underground Structures Transformers Protective Equipment Cable Installation in Conduit Lightning Protection on Underground Systems Overcurrent Protection on Underground Systems National Electrical Safety Code Requirements Planning and Design Criteria Comprehensive Design Problem Operation and Maintenance of Underground Systems
0905533 Overhead Electrical Distribution Lines 3 0905427
Standards and Regulations Inspection and Maintenance Conductors Lightning Protection Wood Poles Live Line Working Line Design Standards Safety and ESQCR Condition Assessment and Assessment Management of Overhead Lines Insulators for Overhead Lines Future Developments
0905501 Graduation Project I 1 Passing
Lectures and tutorials on product design and development methodology and the role of the professional engineer in this regard election of a project that will build design and teamwork skills Formation of teams Documentation and presentation of first iteration of design project
0905502 Graduation project II 2 0905501
Lectures and tutorials on product design and development methodology and the role of the professional engineer in this regard Completion of work started in 0905591 Deliverables include written documentation and presentations in class
0905503 Special Topics In Electrical Engineering 3
Content has to be approved by the Power and Control Engineering Department Council
0905548 SCADA DCS Systems 3 0905342
The course includes mainly the SCADA application system software in details which is concentrates mainly on the control Centre as well as the operators a comparison between the SCADA system and the DCS and discuss in deep all the differences between the two systems of control Despite the aforementioned differences most DCS and SCADA systems today come with same standard facilities like event archiving HMI reporting DB management and logging as well as control center remote control
0909211 Applied Physics 3 0120131
Electric Field Gausss Law Electric Potential Capacitance and Dielectrics Current and Resistance Direct Current Circuits Magnetic Field Sources of the Magnetic Field Faradays Laws of Induction
0909212 Applied Physics Lab 3 0909211
Field lines Ohms law Wheatstone bridge The Galvanometer Ammeter and Voltmeter Kirchoffs rules Voltage division with potentiometer Electrical Power measurement of a capacitance RC circuits and Faradays Laws
0905525 Principles of Electrical Power systems 3 0905111
This course is an introductory course in the field of power systems Students study the electrical power transmission system the power system operation and control requirements for power transmission systems supply operation economics Production and Insulation of underground cable and operation management models of NPort components transmission line cable shunt transformer Also students study the fault calculations power flow studies power system stability and protection Finally students learn the components which make up a typical substation and how it feeds a distribution network that supplies customers with electricity