SUBJECTS OFFERED FOR 4-YEAR PROGRAM
EEEB111 ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS MEASUREMENT LABORATORY
Experimental exercises in use of electronics instruments/equipment. Voltage, current, impedance, frequency and waveform measurements. Transient and frequency response. Application of operational Amplifier. Elements of circuit modelling and design.
EEEB113 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
Circuit elements voltage-current characteristics, independent and dependent sources. Kirchoffs laws nodal analysis, mesh current, source transformation. Thevenins and Nortons theorems. Superposition principle. Operational Amplifier terminal behaviour. Transient response of RC, RL and RLC circuits. Sinusoidal steady-state and impedance. Instantaneous and average power. Computer simulation tool (Pspice) in analysing electric circuits.
EEEB123 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS II
Continuation of EEEB113. Balanced three-phase circuits, magnetically coupled circuits; mutual inductance concept & transformers, use of Laplace Transform techniques to analyse linear circuit with and without initial conditions. Characterization of circuits based upon impedance, admittance, and transfer function parameters. Determination of frequency response via analysis of poles and zeros in the complex plane. Relationship between the transfer function and the impulse response of a circuit. Use of continuous time convolution to determine time domain responses. Low and high-pass filter design. Fourier series. Input-output characterization of a circuit as a two-port.
EEB141 ELECTRONICS DESIGN LABORATORY
Laboratory experiments in the measurement of electronic device characteristics diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs) and Field Effect Transistors (FETs). Also involve design and analysis of electronic circuits such as rectifiers, regulators, biasing networks, small-signal amplifiers and active filters. Students will also simulate and analyze the circuit designed using CAD tools.
EEEB143 ELECTRONICS ANALYSIS & DESIGN I
Introduction to semiconductor materials and diodes. Modeling of diodes, bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) and field-effect-transistors (FETs) and their electrical properties. Diodes operating point design and applications. BJT and FET amplifier operating point design. High, mid and low frequency amplifier responses and design. Multi-stage amplifier analysis and design. Students will also use software tools such as Matlab for calculations and PSPICE for circuit simulation and analysis.
EEEB161 DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN LABORATORY
A series of laboratory projects dealing with the design, simulation, building and testing of logic circuits. Projects chosen to reinforce material presented in EEEB163 lecture. Written reports required.
EEEB163 DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN
An introduction to digital circuit and system design. Emphasis is on practical design techniques and circuit implementation. Among the topics covered are number systems and codes, Boolean Algebra, logic gates and flip-flops, electrical characteristics, propagation delay and timing analysis, combinational logic circuits, sequential (synchronous and asynchronous) logic
circuits, arithmetic circuits, digital subsystems and MSI logics such as counters, registers, encoders, decoders, multiplexers, demultiplexers and code converters; memory and programmable logic devices and digital systems design with top-down and bottom-up structured design procedures including the use of CAD tools.
EEEB233 SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS
Signal and system modeling concept, system analysis and design in both the time-domain and frequency-domains. Continuous-time linear systems: Fourier Series, Fourier Transform, bilateral Laplace Transform, application of Laplace Transform. Discrete-time linear systems: difference equations, Discrete-Time Fourier Transform, Z-Transform. Sampling, quantization, and discrete-time processing of continuous-time signals.
EEEB253 ELECTROMAGNETICS FIELDS & WAVES
Pre-requisite: MATB123, EEEB123
Study of vector calculus, electrostatics and magnetostatics. Maxwells equations. Introduction to electromagnetic waves, transmission lines and radiation from antennas.
EEEB273 ELECTRONICS ANALYSIS & DESIGN II
A continuation of EEEB143. Introduction to op-amps and its non-ideal performance. Emphasis will be on the analysis and design of analog integrated circuits using electronic devices such as diodes, transistors and op amps. Circuits include the differential amplifiers, 741 op amp, ADC and DAC, feedback amplifiers, active filters, tuned amplifiers, oscillators and multivibrators. PSPICE software will be used for circuit simulation and analysis.
EEEB281 ELECTRICAL MACHINES LABORATORY
This laboratory complements the subject EEEB283 Electromechanical Devices. Students will conduct tests and experiments to determine the characteristic of dc, induction and synchronous machines, the principles of which have been covered in EEEB283. Students will also conduct tests to determine the efficiency and regulation of a 3-phase ac transformer. The works in this section will be done at TNB Institut Latihan Sultan Ahmad Shah (ILSAS) Training Workshop, under the supervision of qualified instructors. The transformer under test will be a model similar to those typically used in TNB distribution system.
EEEB283 ELECTRICAL MACHINES & DRIVES
Pre-requisite: EEEB113, MATB113
The course begins by reviewing fundamental theories and laws pertaining to magnetic and magnetically coupled circuits and also the principles behind electromechanical energy conversion. This will lead to studies of the characteristics of dc machines, induction, synchronous machines, servomotor and fractional kilowatt machines such as brushless dc machines and stepper motors. The course will also cover the application aspects of these devices in industry. Students will do practical work and tests on selected devices covered in this subject in EEEB281 Electrical Machines Laboratory.
EEEB323 CONTROL SYSTEM I
Pre-requisite: MATB123, EEEB233
Modelling of continuous systems; extensive use of computer-aided solution such as Matlab and Simulink to system problems, feedback control systems analysis; stability, frequency response and transient response and compensation techniques. Root locus, Bode diagram, Nyquist plot are used as determinants of system stability. Frequency domain and state variable method.
EEEB363 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
Pre-requisite: EEEB233, EEEB373
Introduction to analysis, design and realization of digital filters. Discrete-time signals, linear shift-invariant systems, sampling, Z transform, discrete Fourier transform, Fast Fourier Transform, digital filter design finite impulse response and infinite impulse response, quantization, finite word length. Introduction to general applications of digital signal processing: modem, image processing, voice synthesis, industrial control. Introduction DSP hardware; data acquisition system and processor.
EEEB371 MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS LABORATORY
Introduction to PIC18 micro-controller assembly and high level language programming, debugging and design using simulator, memory address decoding, interrupts, parallel port, serial communication, timer, and A/D converter.
EEEB373 MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS
The course begins by reviewing digital electronics with emphasis on number systems and architecture of a microprocessor-based embedded system. Attention is then focused on the architecture of a PIC18 microcontroller. Throughout the course, programming is taught using assembly language and C with the aid of MPLAB IDE and C compiler. Included in the course, is programming of selected I/O devices within the PIC18 with external interfacing, implemented using polling and interrupt I/O techniques.
EEEB383 RANDOM PROCESS
Introduction to probability models in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Probability Theory, Discrete and continuous random variables. Probability Distribution: Binomial, Gaussian and Poisson. Application of the distribution functions. Discrete and continuous random processes. Entropy. White Noise. Computer method for synthesis and analysis of random processes.
EEEB393 POWER ELECTRONICS
Pre-requisite: EEEB233, EEEB283
The course covers an introduction to diodes, transistors, MOSFETS, basic circuit concepts, rectifiers, ac/dc and dc/dc converters, ac voltage controllers.
EEEB423 CONTROL SYSTEM II
Introduction to Discrete-Time Control System. Review of Mathematical Foundation. Analysis of Discrete-Time Systems. Design of Conventional Discrete-Time Controllers. State Space Analysis of Continuous-Time Linear Systems. Design of State Controllers and observers.
EEEB443 CONTROL AND DRIVES
Review the basics of electric motors, speed control of DC, induction and synchronous motors, motor control devices and circuits, introduction to ac machine dynamics.
EEEB493 INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS
Pre-requisite: CCSB164, EEEB323
Introduction to robot fundamentals, geometry of workspace, kinematics equation, inverse kinematics, trajectory planning, dynamics and control. Using programming languages to command a robot to perform specific tasks.
EEPB353 ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM I
Pre-requisite: EEEB283, EEEB123
This subject discusses the fundamental elements of an ac and ac/dc power system i.e. transmission lines, generators, transformers, HVDC & FACTS devices and the distribution system. Techniques for system / network modelling and calculation and obtaining network equivalent will also be covered.
EEPB383 ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM II
The course covers the application aspect of a power system. Students will be exposed to the types and methods by which elements of a power system interact with one another and the consequences of these interactions. Fundamentals of transient analysis, harmonics, power quality and economic aspects of power engineering will also be covered.
EEPB413 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
The course is designed to include the basics of electrical installation methods, codes and standards. Design of electrical systems for residential, commercial and industrial areas with special emphasis on grounding and voltage drop calculation will also be covered.
EEPB423 ELECTRICAL SAFETY AND HAZARDS
The course is designed to include the basics of electrical hazards and safety related work practices in compliance with national codes and health standards. Personnel safety and the use of personal protective equipment at various occupational locations will also be covered.
EEPB463 HIGH VOLTAGE TECHNOLOGY
Introduction, Conduction and Breakdown in Gases, Conduction and Breakdown in Liquid Dielectrics, Breakdown in Solid Dielectrics, Generation of High Voltages and Currents, Measurement of High Voltages and Currents, High Voltage Testing of Electrical Apparatus, Design, Planning and Layout of High Voltage Laboratories
EEPB473 POWER SYSTEM PROTECTION
To expose students to the protection philosophies employed by power utilities especially TNB. Students are introduced to elements such as protection zones, types of faults, CTs and VTs. Protection philosophies covered include those used in distance protection, auto-reclosing schemes, transmissions lines, substations and generators.
EEPB493 HVDC AND FACTS DEVICES
Pre-requisite: EEEB393, EEPB353
The course covers key component of HVDC and FACTS devices i.e. SVC, STATCON and SMES technology devices which is becoming more common in power systems today. The course will look at each systems capabilities and limitations.
EPEB413 POWER QUALITY
Students are introduced to power quality phenomena such as voltage sag/swell, distortions, unbalance, and flicker that occur in power systems. The course begins with terms and definitions associated with power quality, following which each phenomenon, that is, voltage sag/swell, transient overvoltage, harmonics, and flicker is presented and discussed in detail for students to understand the sources and impact of these occurrences on power system as well as typical mitigation techniques. Finally, students are introduced to power quality benchmarking, monitoring and assessment in regards to international standards. Computer simulation tools are used to help students understand the materials
EPEB423 ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY ECONOMICS
The course will deal with the application of the economic theory to the Electricity Supply Industry (ESI). The students will be exposed to new theories such as monopoly, oligopoly and its characteristics which are pertinent in electricity markets. Pricing mechanisms will also be covered in order to expose students to the various pricing methodologies in electricity market.
EPEB433 POWER SYSTEM COMMUNICATIONS
Pre-requisite: EEPB353, EECB353
The course begins by introducing the concept of power system monitoring and control. It introduces the various communication services, technologies and their applications in power system. It introduces some of the basic power system monitoring and control applications that use these communication technologies. Issues that relates to the planning and design of these systems are also describes.
EPEB443 ENERGY CONVERSION
The course begins by reviewing the basic principles and theories in energy conversion. Then the course review the advances in energy conversion technologies. This will lead to the studies on the application of the theory on energy conversion in the production of electrical power from different sources of energy. The course will also discuss the energy usage, total energy production cost, the role of National Energy Balance policy and the issues in the connection of generators to the National Grid.
EPEB453 POWER DISTRIBUTION ENGINEERING
The course covers planning, design construction and operation in Medium (MV) and Low voltage (LV) Distribution Systems Network. The students will be introduced to the fundamental theory, construction and operation of various major components used in MV and LV Distribution System. Overview of safety procedures will also be introduced.
EPRB412 PROJECT 1
Pre-requisite: EEEB323, EEEB363, EEPB353, EECB353
Students select a project either proposed by faculty members or by the student and may choose an area of specialization such as communication, electromagnetic, signal processing, digital design, microprocessor, power, control, or robotics. Project topics and specifications are then discussed and determined with the respective project supervisors.
EPRB424 PROJECT II
Pre-requisite: COEB314, EPRB412
A continuation from Project I, the project objectives are pursued by means of research, design and/or laboratory experiments under the supervision of a faculty member. Submission of a final thesis is a requirement.
EEIB413 PROCESS CONTROL AND INSTRUMENTATION
Pre-requisite: EEEB323, MEHB213
Modelling and simulation of process control loop. Laplace transform and behaviour of first, second and higher order systems. Sensors, actuators and controllers. Frequency response analysis. Advanced control system. Controller design. Digital control technique. Process control design.
EECB351 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM LAB
BEEE(Core), BEPE (Core)
This course will expose students to the actual application of the communication theory and concept that provides the students with hands on experience experimental results analysis that could supplement their theory course on communication system.
EECB353 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
Principle signal and system in communication system, probability, power spectral and noise. Analog modulation; linear and non-linear system, digital modulation, noise in modulation system, noise analysis, information theory and coding.
EECB483 OPTOELECTRONICS AND FIBRE OPTICS
Basics element of optics; Lights sources lasers and light emitting lasers: light detectors, sensors and display; light modulations electrooptical; acousto optical; magnetooptical; fiber optics.
EECB493 RADIO-FREQUENCY / MICROWAVE ENGINEERING
Transmission Lines and Smith Chart, Matching Networks, Scattering Parameters, Solid-state Microwave Monolithic IC, Microwave Passive Components, Generators and Antennas.
ECEB463 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & NEURAL-FUZZY SYSTEMS
This course is aimed at introducing the underlying concepts of artificial intelligence and some of its techniques and their applications. Artificial intelligence (AI) involves the development of algorithms derived from human and animal intelligence which have capabilities such as learning, reasoning, generalisation, adaptation, reproduction, etc. These techniques are getting more popular nowadays due to the large number of successful report of their implementation. AI techniques have also made their way into many domestic and industrial and provided solutions to many difficult engineering problems. From this course, the students should be able to understand the two popular techniques of AI. Ie. Artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic and how they are used in solving some engineering and also non-engineering problems.
ECEB473 ADVANCED MICROPROCESSOR
Introduction to the 68000 Microprocessor. Software details of the 68000. Exception processing. Hardware details of the 68000. Memory system design, I/O system design. Building a working 68000 system. Introduction to the advanced 680X0 series microprocessors.
MESB413 ELEMENTS OF MECHATRONICS
Pre-requisite: EEEB283, EEEB323
The Mechatronic course incorporates topics selected from the electrical, computer and mechanical engineering fields designed to provide students with the unique skills required to tackle problems that span the full electro-mechanical spectrum. A feature of the course is the strong emphasis on the project work that allows students to consolidate their learning develop planning and communication skills that are considered an integral part of the engineering profession.