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UNIBEN 200 Level Electrical/Electronics Engineering Courses
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|EMA281||Engineering Mathematics I||3|
|ECP281||Engineering Computer Programming||2|
|MEE211||Engineering drawing I||3|
|CVE211||Strength of materials||3|
|PRE211||Manufacturing Technology I||2|
|EEE211||Electrical Engineering I||3|
|ENS211||Engineering in Society||2|
|EMA282||Engineering Mathematics II||4|
|MEE212||Rigid Body Dynamics||3|
|MEE222||Engineering Drawing II||3|
|PRE212||Manufacturing Technology II||2|
|EEE212||Electrical Engineering II||3|
|EEE272||Intro. To Computer Eng.||2|
UNIBEN 300 Level Electrical/Electronics Engineering Courses
|1ST SEMESTER||COURSE CODE||CREDIT|
|EMA381||Engineering Mathematics III||3|
|EEE331||Electrical Power & Machines||3|
|CPE375||Computer Arch. Organization||3|
|PRE311||Manufacturing Technology III||2|
|EEE371||Logic Design& Dig. Circuits||3|
|EEE311||Electrical Theory I||3|
|EEE313||Electrical/ Electronic Measurement||2|
|EMA382||Engineering Mathematics IV||3|
|EEE376||Basic Computer Engineering||3|
|EEE316||Electrical Properties of Materials||3|
|EEE332||Electrical Machines I||3|
|EEE372||Electronic Device & Circuits||3|
UNIBEN 400 Level Electrical/Electronics Engineering Courses
Uniben Electrical Engineering Courses And Electronics Engineering Courses for 500 Level Students (Structure)
|1ST SEMESTER||COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE|
|EMA481||Engineering Mathematics V||3|
|EEE431||Electrical Machine II||3|
|EEE433||Energy Generation, Distribution and Utilization||3|
|EEE471||Electronics Circuits I||3|
|CPE477||Electronic Mat. Technology||3|
|EEE473||Telecommunication Principles I||3|
UNIBEN 500 Level Electrical/Electronics Engineering Courses
Uniben Electrical Engineering Courses And Electronics Engineering Courses for 500 Level Students (Structure)
|PRE571||Engineering Economics & Administration||3|
|EEE533||Power Systems I||3|
|EEE571||Electronics Circuits II||3|
|EEE573||Telecommunication Principles II||3|
|EEE590||Professional Knowledge in Elect. Eng.||3|
|EEE500||Project and Thesis||3|
|EEE590||Professional Knowledge in Elect. Eng.||0|
|EEE500||Project & Thesis||3|
|OPTIONAL (Choose 5)|
|EEE552||Solid State Electronics||3|
|EEE522||High Voltage Engineering||3|
|EEE516||Electrical Service Design||3|
|EEE524||Power systems Design||3|
|EEE532||Special Topics in Electrical Machines||3|
|EEE534||Electrical Machine Design||3|
|EEE536||Power Systems II||3|
|EEE538||Electrical Drives& Traction||3|
|EEE572||Digital Computers & Systems||3|
|EEE578||Solid State electronics & Device||3|
200 Level Electrical Engineering Courses
Uniben Electrical Engineering Courses And Electronics Engineering Courses for 300 Level Students
EEE211: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING I (3 CREDITS)
Units. Basic Circuits Elements and their behaviour in DC Circuits. Basic Circuit Laws and Theorem, Introduction to A.C. Circuits, Resonance, Power and Power Factor. 3-Phase Circuits. Transformers. Basic Distribution System, Introduction to DC and AC Machines
EEE212: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING II (3 CREDITS)
Physics of Device: atomic Structure, Material Classification, Electron Emission, Gas Discharge Devices, Semiconductors Materials, p-n junction diode and Transistor. Transistor Switching Characteristics, Rectification and D.C. Power supplies. Electrical measurement: voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, wattmeter’s, energy meters, measurement of three-phase power.
EEE272: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER ENGINEERING (2 CREDITS)
Number System: Conversion between bases. Computer Arithmetic; 2’s and 1’s complement, floating-point arithmetic.
Error- Detection and Correcting Codes; Parity Bits, Hamming Codes Boolean algebra; Simplification of Boolean Functions, De Morgan Theorem. Introduction to Microprocessor; Intel 8086/8088 Microprocessor Unit, Internal Architecture, Function of Various Pins, Read/ Write Cycles, RAM & ROM.
300 Level Electrical Engineering Courses
Uniben Electrical Engineering Courses And Electronics Engineering Courses for 300 Level Students
EEE311: ELECTRICAL THEORY (3 CREDITS)
Electrical Fields: Fundamental Concepts, Energy Storage. Magnetic Circuits: Simple Calculation of magnetic circuits, B-H curves and core losses. Inductance: self and mutual inductance, coupled circuits, Transient and steady state response of circuits: RL, RC and RLC Circuits, free and forced oscillation. Network analysis: Network theorems, mesh and model analysis.one and two-port network: driving point functions, circuits’ parameters, interconnection and termination, transformation.
EEE312: ELECTRICAL THEORY II (3 CREDITS)
Laplace transform methods in circuit analysis; Transfer functions, pole-zero analysis, graphical representation. Basic state variable approach. Filters: rectifier filters, L-C filters, K & M derived filters, frequency response. Network graphs and topology: basic concepts, application to non-planner networks. Waveforms harmonics: Fourier analysis approximate harmonic analysis, circuits with non- sinusoidal oxidation. Symmetrical components: Basic concepts and simple application
EEE313: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT (2 CREDITS)
Electron dynamics, cathode ray tube, application of the oscilloscope in measurement. A.C. and D.C. indicating instruments and their dynamic behaviour. DC and AC bridges and potentiometers. Sensor for transducers. Electronic instrument system: analogue instruments, digital instrument, analogue to digital and digital to analogue conversion technique.
EEE314: ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY (3 CREDITS)
Review of vector analysis. Electrostatics and Magnetostatics; simple boundary value problems, field mapping. Dielectric and magnetic media. Time-varying fields and Maxwalls equations, plane waves. Phenomena of reflection, refraction, standing waves and transmission of energy.
EEE316: MODERN PHYSICS AND ELECTRICAL MATERIALS (2 CREDITS)
Atomic structures: Quantum model, wave-particle duality, energy band structure, materials classification. Density of energy states: uncertainty and exclusion principles, Fermi-energy & Fermi-distribution function, carrier population in bands.
Semiconductor materials: intrinsic, p-type and n-type materials, energy level diagram, carrier density in bands, temperature effects. Charge transport process; drift and diffusion flow, carrier recombination and life time, magnetic effect.
Electron Emission: image force, work function, thermionic-, field-, and photoelectric-emission surface contacts: characteristics of junctions, metal/metal, metal/semiconductor, p-n junctions. Optoelectronics: Transition in direct/indirect gap materials, electroluminescence, optical detection/ radiation. Dielectric Materials.
EEE317: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING III (3 CREDITS)
Electromagnetic Theory: Ampere’s and Faraday’s Laws, inductances.
Network Analysis: Kirchhoff’s laws, 3- phase circuits, star and delta connections, Measurements: S.I. Units D.C. and indicating instruments. D.C. and A.C. Bridges Frequency and Phase measurements.
Energy Conversion: Electromechanical energy conversion and devices; Transformers; Three phase induction motors. Electronics: Atomic Structure, conduction mechanism; p-n junction diode and transistor; Amplifier circuits; DC and AC analysis; impedance matching; Feedback fundamentals, oscillatory circuits; Rectification and D.C. power supplies.
EEE318: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING IV (2 CREDITS)
Electrical Power Machines: Main part of a power system, bus bar: layouts, distribution systems, overhead lines, parallel operation of alternators; synchronizing. D.C. induction and synchronous motors. Starting and speed control methods, choice of motors for industrial drives.
Networks and electronics: Transient responses of RLC circuits. Control Theory and Feedback system. Amplifiers and oscillators. Analog computation, Digital techniques. Logic theory and simple logic system.
EEE331: BASIC ELECTRICAL POWER AND MACHINES (3 CREDITS)
Machines: Generation of Voltages. Motional emf’s and transformer emf. Elementary DC generator; elementary synchronous generator. Elementary three voltages.
Transformers: construction, operation; phasor diagrams and equivalent circuits, determination of parameters from tests. Autotransformers. Three- phased transformers connections, groupings, and tertiary windings. Instrument transformer: current transformers, potential transformer.
EEE332: ELECTRICAL MACHINES I (3 CREDITS)
Electromechanical energy conversion: Basic principles and survey of Physical phenomena and definition. Energy in single excited and multiply excited magnetic systems. Magnetically coupled circuits, reluctance torque in rotating machines.
Armature windings of electrical machines: Conductors, terms, coils, coil-span, single and double layer windings. D.C. armature winding (lap and wave) connections. Principles of action of commutator and brush location, types of A.C. windings, e.m.f. of windings, distribution factor and coil-span factor, different harmonics.
Basic rotating machines principles: elementary concepts, e.m.f. of distribution windings, rotating magnetic fields torque and voltage for different types of flux density and fluxes.
Transformer: Review of phasor diagram of a single-phase transformer on load, efficiency and voltage regulation testing methods, frequency response, harmonic vibration and noise, transient, auto-transformer, three-phase transformers, 3 to 2, six phases and single-phase conversion, tertiary windings, parallel operation, tap changing protection transformer connection.
EEE376: BASIC COMPUTER ENGINEERING (3 CREDITS)
Microcomputer construction and manufacture. Minicomputer architectures, advantages and limitations. Types of memory elements, ROM, FROM, EPROM, main and secondary memories. Storage primitives; bits, bytes, word, registers, accumulators. Programming in high-level programming languages.
BASIC FORTRAN and other languages examples, the objective is to familiarize the student with techniques in logical reasoning and problem solving, programme construction, editing, compilation and execution.
EEE372: ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS (3 CREDITS)
Conduction in materials, materials classification. Basic treatment of the p-n junction, BJT’s and FET’s. I-V characteristics and switching properties. Vacuum tubes. Simple linear and diode waveshaping. DC Biasing. Small signal models at low and high frequencies. Temperature effects. Analysis of single-stage amplifiers.
EEE371: LOGIC DESIGN AND DIGITAL CIRCUITS (3 CREDITS)
Digital Representation of information and Binary Arithmetic. Position number systems, binary coding of alphanumeric characters in the computer, simple error detecting and correcting codes (parity bits, hamming codes) Arithmetic in various base system, Binary arithmetic in the combination logic.
Boolean Algebra; switching function, truth table, Karnaugh maps etc.; properties of switching function; canonical form; N and Nar design; “don’t cares” minimization of multiple output switching functions;
Introductory minimization of multiple output switching functions; simple combinational circuits design; encoder, decoder, multiplexer, serial and parallel half and full-adders etc. hazards in combinational circuits design problems such as fan-in fan-out, attenuation, etc. notion of feedback state and delay in logic circuits;
Basic difference between the synchronous and asynchronous sequential circuits; illustration of the use of state transition equations, diagrams, table etc., in sequential logic by their use in defining the operation of synchronized or clocked flip flops ( such as RS, JK, D, T. etc., flip flops). Edge triggered and Master-slave Flip-flops.
400 Level Electrical Engineering Courses
Uniben Electrical Engineering Courses And Electronics Engineering Courses for 400 Level Students
EEE431: ELECTRICAL MACHINES II (3 CREDITS)
Synchronous Machines: Theory of the cylindrical motor machines, synchronous reactance and voltage regulation by different methods, parallel operation and operation on finite bus bar.
Power transformer: Parallel operation, switching, grouping, cooling protection. Basic machine design: Introduction to machines design. Design of transformers. Design of rotating machines. Electric and magnetic loading.
EEE433: ENERGY GENERATION DISTRIBUTION & UTILIZATION (3 CREDITS)
Generation: Power plants and their layouts parallel operation of alternators. Voltage and frequency control of simple economics. Tariffs. Power factor improvement.
Distribution: voltage drops in distribution systems. Conductor design for feeders and distributors. Substation layout. Neutral earthling. Utilization: Energy Utilization in lighting, heating, welding, electrolytic and electrometallurgical processes.
Lighting design for different purposes. Resistance, induction, eddy-current and dielectric heating. Arc furnaces. Resistance and Arc welding. Extraction and refining of metals.
EEE451: CONTROL THEORY (3 CREDITS)
Introduction: Concept of feedback control, Mathematical models of physical system. Review of Laplace transformers, derivation of system transfer functions.
Block Diagram Reduction Techniques: Block diagram algebra. Signal flow graphs. Mason’s rule. Analysis and design in S-plane: Steady-state and transient response due to step and ramp input. Time response specifications.
Effects of external load torques on steady-state performance. Use of P+I, P+D lag, lead and tacho compensators for improvement of the overall response. Negative velocity and positive acceleration feedback. Error rate damping. Stability analysis: System type and error constants. Concept of stability Rout’s stability criterion.
Frequency Response Methods: Analysis of systems using polar. Bode plots, M.N. circles and Nichol’s chart. Nyquist compensation. Design of systems with lead, lag and lead-lag compensators in the frequency domain. System identification from experimental data. Analogue computing: Basic computing elements.
The solution of linear ordinary differential equations, Magnitude Scaling-Equal coefficient rule. Simulation of simple transfer function. D.C. Bias design; analysis and design of a single-stage and multiple stage amplifiers at low and high frequencies, Darlington pair, cascade amplifiers, Bootstrapping. Negative feedback concepts and design of feedback amplifiers.
EEE453: INSTRUMENTATION (3 CREDITS)
Errors in measurement: classification and functional analysis, performance of instruments systems, calibration. Control system components; Amplifiers, sensing devices, pumps and controllers, error detectors and output elements, instrumentation methods: measurement and recording of time,
frequency temperature, pressure etc., transducers, bridge and potentiometer methods, Syncros, hall effect, photovoltaic and moving iron transducers. Instrument transformers, pulse transformers, energy meters and metering,
information storage techniques. Electronic instrumentation, digital techniques, Analogue/ digital signal processing: survey of modern instrumentation components. Nonlinear computing elements.
EEE471: ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I (3 CREDITS)
D.C. Bias design; analysis and Design of single stage and multiple stage amplifiers at low and high frequencies Darlington pair, cascoe amplifier, Bootstrapping. Negative feedback concepts and design of feedbacks amplifiers.
The differential amplifier and basic analysis of the operational amplifier. Computer aided electronic circuit design.
EEE473: TELECOMMUNICATION PRINCIPLES I (3 CREDITS)
Transmission lines, rectangular wave guide junctions and resonators: Radiation antennas. Electromagnetic propagation in the troposphere.
500 Level Electrical Engineering Course Content
Uniben Electrical Engineering Courses And Electronics Engineering Courses for 500 Level Students
EEE512: NETWORK SYNTHESIS (3 CREDITS)
Review of linear network analysis. Passive network synthesis; properties of positive Real functions; synthesis of LC driving- point impedances; RC and RL network function.
Minimum positive real functions synthesis of RLC network one-port and two-port realizations. Two-terminal pair synthesis of ladder development; series and parallel realization.
Lossless and transformer less synthesis. Approximation problems; use of Butterworth and Tschebysceff functions etc.; application to passive filter design. Active network synthesis. Properties of active network functions, sensitivity considerations, Gyrators, control sources, negative immitanceconcertors. Introduction to active filters
EEE516: ELECTRICAL SERVICE DESIGN (3 CREDITS)
Lighting installation, power installation. Energy supply and distribution. Choice of cables and conductor, wiring system and accessories, choice of outdoor low voltage cables. Cable protection in low voltage applications, low voltage equipment. Earthling and testing of electrical installation.
Earth resistance measurement. Illumination. Power supply regulations: national and international. Design concepts of electrical services and the corresponding electrical drawings
EEE524: POWER SYSTEM DESIGN (3 CREDITS)
Overall planning of [power systems and design: power systems equipment, selection and application. Sub-station Designs: General requirements, electrical layout and specifications; overhead lines design: wiring designs: preparation of Bills of Quantities. Computer Aided Design of power systems.
EEE531: ENERGY TRANSMISSION (3 CREDITS)
Overhead lines: Inductance. Self and mutual GMD’s. Inductive interference on communication circuits
Capacitance. Effect of earth on the Capacitance of a line. Conductor materials.
Electrical and mechanical design of overhead line conductors. Insulators. Corona. Underground cables: comparism with overhead lines. Insulation resistance. Stress in insulation and capacitance. Capacitance grading. Thermal characteristics of cables.
Performance of lines: voltage and current relations using and VZ parameters as well as generalized ABCD parameters. Regulation of a line. Voltage and power circle diagrams. Wave propagation in lines. Extra high voltage transmission.
EEE532: SPECIAL TOPICS IN ELECTRICAL MACHINES (3 CREDITS)
Cross field machines, Metaldyne and amplidyne, application in feedback systems synchronous machines: load diagram, operating charts, synchronization and control of generators, starting of synchronous motors, two reaction theory, sudden three-phase short-circuit, park’s transformation and the mathematical theory, applications to transient stability studies, excitation systems.
Computer aided design of machines: Basic principles, optimization by interaction. Generalized Machine Theory: Transformation and connection, energy conversion process, torque equation of motion.
EEE533: POWER SYSTEMS I (3 CREDITS)
Representation of Power System. Per-visit methods. System impedance and reactance diagrams. Reduction of system diagrams. Fault studies: circulation of short-circuit KVA for symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults. Phase shifts of PPS and NPS currents in star-data transformers.
ZPS diagrams of generators- transformer units. Fault on power system. Switch-gear: Circuit breakers versus switches. Types of circuit breakers (self-blast, oil air-blast, SF6 etc.).
Current zero interrupting theory. Resistance and capacitant switching. Protection: Types of relays Bucholz’s non- directional, directional induction distance, differential etc.). Protection circuits using static relays. Saturable reactors.
Protection for generators, transformer units, Bus bar protection and feeder protection schemes. Impedance protection. Carrier surges in a system with insulated neutral, Protection against surges. Neutral earthling methods.
EEE534: ELECTRICAL MACHINES DESIGN (3 CREDITS)
Material conducting, insulating and magnetic materials in electrical machines. Magnetic circuit of rotating machines. Ampere turn calculations for dc, induction and synchronous machines,
Design of transformers: core and shell types, output equation and s [specific loading, design of core yoke. Winding and cooling systems, reactance calculations, Design of dc, machines: Main dimensions, pole, filled winding, commutation, Design of induction and synchronous machine; main dimensions, stator and rotor. Design of methods for machines, losses, cooling methods, temperature rise, standing ratings
EEE536: POWER SYSTEMS II (3 CREDITS)
Power system operations: control of voltage and frequency. Automatic voltage regulation, control of line power (real and reactive). Power network solution: review of node- voltage and loop-current methods, node elimination by star-delta transformation and by matrix partitioning power network analysis: Fault analysis by computer methods, load flow studies by matrix inversion, gauss, Newton-Raphson and hybrid methods, simple application of tearing. Power systems and stability: steady-state and transient stability. Equal-area criterion. The swing equation and its solution. Method of improving stability.
EEE538: ELECTRIC DRIVES AND POWER ELECTRONICS (3 CREDITS)
Individual, group and collective drives; review of starting and running characteristics of electric motors, thermal rating, duty cycle, heating and cooling time constant of motors; dynamic performance and Mechanics of motor-load systems, load fluctuation and load equalization; speed control and speed-time relation of motors, electric breaking energy consumption; selection of motors for specific services Power electrics.
Basic characteristics, specification and rating of thyristors, phase control: thyristor modules and trigger pulse circuits; current limiting device, converter and inverters, choppers and cyclo-converters; Speed Control of DC and AC motors using thyristors, frequency control of inverters and converters.
Control Scheme for electric Device. Practical feedback control loops and their effect on stability; displacement, velocity, power factor and reactive power control sensors; Gain requirements and accuracy, loop transfer function; logic circuits and statics switching control applications. Timing and counting circuits.
EEE552: CONTROL ENGINEERING
Review of basic control theory. Analysis and design using root locus. System optimization using error criteria. Non-linear systems describing function and phase plane methods. Multivariable system. Advanced analogue and hybrid computing
EEE571: ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS II (3 CREDITS)
The push-pull and power amplifiers. Digital logic circuits (RTL, DTL, TTL etc.), switching characteristics, OP-AMP applications; active filters, comparators, analogue computing etc. oscillator circuits, switching circuits: Multivibrators and flip-flops. Power electronics: Stabilized power supplies, power control
EEE572: COMPUTER ENGINEERING (3 CREDITS)
Combinational and synchronous sequential circuits. An overview of computer architecture and organization. Microprocessor: micro- programming, instruction execution, machine and assembly language programming (emphasis in this course will be on machine and assembly language programming of an example microprocessor, basic ideals of programming and data structures will be illustrated through programming assignment) micro-processor applications; impact of IC technology.
EEE573: TELECOMMUNICATION PRINCIPLES II (3 CREDITS)
Time and Frequency Analysis of Telecommunication SIGNALS, Fourier series and Fourier’s transforms. Gaussian noise and its statistical representation: signal to noise ratio, noise factor and noise figure definition and measurements.
Introduction to telecommunication systems: Modulation and demodulation principles for A.M and F.M., simple modulators and demodulators, pulse modulation principles. Information theory and coding: Shannon and Hartley laws.
EEE574: TELECOMMUNICATION SYTEMS (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to the following telecommunication systems; telephone, telegraph, radio and television radar, satellite sonar and laser. A detailed study of telephone and television system will be done. Introduction to Optical communication.
EEE576: MICROWAVE ENGINEERING (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to scattering matrix. Microwave circuit and device theory including microwave generation and amplification, junctions and resonators. Antennas and radiating systems, television and radar systems
EEE578: SOLID STATE ELECTRONICS AND DEVICES (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to the concepts of quantum mechanics. The solid state, Bond and bands in solids. Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, carrier’s statistics.
Semiconductor devices; over half the course will be used to develop the physical principles of operation of the p-n junction and MOS capacitor including operating principles and circuits models of the MOS field effect transistor and bipolar transistor. Other solid stat device: MOSFETS, the thyristor, optoelectronic devices, etc. Monolithic and film IC fabrication techniques.
EEE590: PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (0 CREDITS)
Topics will include code of practice in electrical engineering, Student experience during industrial training, general topics in electrical engineering design, etc. students will also actively participate in organized departmental seminar programmes.
EEE591: RELIABILITY AND MAINTENANCE (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to reliability and maintainability of electronic component and systems. Application of reliability and maintainability to electrical and electronic components. Test characteristics to electrical and electronics components. Types of fault. Designing for high reliability packing. Mounting and ventilation of electrical and electronic components and systems protection from humidity and dust.
EEE562: DIGITAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (3 CREDITS)
Discrete signals; Nyquist sampling theories. Flat-topped and natural sampling. Advantages of digital signal and analogue signals. Quantization of analogue signals. Quantization error, Error correction
Digital signal processing; Fourier transform, Digital Fourier- transformed. Fast Fourier transform algorithm-transformed pulse and digital modulation systems: digital filters, pulse amplitude modulation pulse duration modulation; pulse position modulation, pulse code modulation system, Delta modulation system.
Coding and Digital Signal Transmission System: coding systems error detection and correction codes. Digital carrier systems; Frequency shifty keying; phase shift keying; teleprinters and telegraph circuits; ratio telegraph transmitter.
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