B.Tech ECE Outline Syllabi


Course Outline

B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering Outline Syllabi


B.Tech Courses:

Core Courses:


Electrical Circuit Analysis (4 credits) 1st Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC111
Electrical sources – DC, AC, Voltage, current and power sources, Electrical components -passive and active. Basic circuit laws, Network Theorems (DC circuits), AC waveforms-frequency, phase, amplitude, peak, rms, calculation of power, response of passive components on AC waveforms- impedance, RLC circuit, Transient analysis of electric circuits, steady state analysis of circuits, network theorems(ac circuits), two port networks, resonance.


Basic Electronic Devices and Circuits (4 credits) 2nd Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC211
Semiconductor basic theory, PN junctions, transistor theory, PN junction diodes, BJTs, FETs:- characteristics, biasing, different configuration. Review of two port network theory – h and other parameters, Equivalent circuits, BJT, FET amplifiers-frequency response, negative and positive feedback, operational amplifiers and their applications. Oscillators. Boolean algebra, logic circuits and gates, FLIP FLOPS, shift registers, counters, timers.


Signals And Systems (4 credits) 3rd Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC312
Signal types and their representation- Time Domain, Frequency Domain. Discrete and Continuous Transforms – Laplace, Fourier and Z- Transforms. Introduction to Random Signals. Systems- Linear and Non-Linear, Continuous and Discrete Systems. System Characterization-Time Domain and Frequency Domain. System Analysis. Systems Stability Criterion. Introduction to DSP.


Electrical Machines and Instrumentation(4 credits) 3rd Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC311
Single phase Transformer Operation, Phasor Diagram, Open and Short Circuit tests, Regulation and Efficiency, Autotransformer. Construction of a DC Machine, Types of DC Generators, Efficiency, Condition for Maximum Efficiency, Characteristics of DC Generators, DC Motors, speed control of DC motors, Construction of Synchronous Machine, Synchronous Speed, Rotating Magnetic Field due to Three-Phase Currents, EMF Equation. Synchronous Motors, starting of synchronous motors. Phasor Diagrams for Generator and Motors, Synchronous Condenser. Induction Machines (Squirrel Cage Rotor, Slip ring or Phase-Wound Rotor). Single-Phase Motors, Types of Single-Phase Motors, Stepper Motors, Types of Stepper Motors, Measuring Instruments, Permanent Magnet Moving Coil (PMMC) and Moving iron (MI) type Instruments, Multirange meters, Dynamometer Wattmeter, Single-Phase Induction Type Energy Meter, Cathode Ray Oscilloscope (CRO), Construction, Working and Applications. AC Bridges.


Analogue Electronics (4 credits) 3rd Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC313
Detailed analysis of BJT and FET biasing circuits, stability considerations. Analysis of single and multistage amplifiers. Amplifier with different types of feedbacks. Power amplifiers, tuned amplifiers and oscillators, differential amplifiers and current mirrors. Op-amp details. Op-amp circuits and applications- active filters.


Digital Electronics (4 credits) 4rth Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC412
Binary codes, Boolean algebra, Boolean function representation and minimization techniques, Combinational logic circuits, Sequential logic circuits, Digital memories, Introduction to VHDL, Wave shaping circuits: IC-555 based multi vibrators, Digital logic families.


Semiconductor Devices (4 credits) 4rth Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC411
Semiconductors, valence and conduction bands, Fermi level, potential barrier, doping, carrier transport phenomenon- drift and diffusion phenomena, excess charge carriers, PN junctions diode fabrication and theory, BJT Theory, energy band diagrams of different contacts, MOSFET theory and application, switching and power consideration in semiconductor devices.


Analog Communications (4 credits) 4rth Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC413
Review of time and frequency domain description of signals, band width concept. Elements of communication system – point to point and broadcast. Concept and theory of amplitude and angle modulation– generation, detection, spectra, BW and power analysis. PLL theory and application. Sampling Theorem, Pulse modulation systems. Time and frequency division multiplexing techniques. Radio transmitters and receivers. Introduction to noise and its effect on communication systems


Digital Communications (4 credits) 5th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC511
Digital signals – merits and demerits. Baseband transmission of digital signals. Voice and video digitization techniques – coding, decoding, BW and performance. Digital modulation techniques – Binary and M-ary. Line coding techniques. Digital Radio. Channel noise performance. Plesiochronous and Digital Synchronous Hierarchy standards, Introduction to error control.


Digital Signal Processing (4 credits) 5th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC512
Review of discrete–time sequences and systems. Z-Transforms and System Functions. Discrete Fourier Transform and FFT. IIR Filter design : Basic structures of digital filters, Review of Approximation of filter functions, IIR filter design based on analog filter function, Invariant and modified invariant response techniques, Bilinear transformation method etc., Design based on least square method. FIR filters design: Frequency sampling and Windowing techniques, Computer aided design. Adaptive and Multi-rate Digital Signal Processing. Basics of digital signal processors architecture and applications. DSP Applications: Applications in speech and image processing.


Electromagnetic Engineering (4 credits) 5th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC514
Review of Electrostatic & Magneto static Fields. Maxwell’s Equations, Boundary Conditions. Wave Propagation in different mediums. Reflection, Refraction and Diffraction. Polarization. Boundary conditions in dielectric, conductors. Poynting Vector and Poynting Theorem. Transmission Lines. Waveguides. Radiation and Fundamentals of Antennas.


Communication Systems (4 credits)
Introduction of Signals and Systems, Introduction of the elements of Communication Systems, Amplitude Modulation, Angle Modulation, Radio Receivers and Multiplexing Techniques, Sampling and Pulse Modulation Techniques, Coding Techniques and Line Codes, Digital Modulation Techniques, Digital Radio Systems and Mobile Communication.


Telecommunication Networks (4 credits) 6th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC611
Telecommunication network model. Switching technologies: circuit-switching and packet-switching. Different networks types. Computer Networks: Seven layered OSI model. Functions of different layers. Detailed working of data link, network, transport and physical layers with their standards. IP and TCP description. Local area networks: Protocols, physical layer specifications. ISDN, B-ISDN, ATM. Network performance.


VLSI Technology And Applications (4 credits) 6th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B11EC612
Overview of VLSI design methodologies, VLSI design flow, Design hierarchy, Fabrication of MOSFETs, MOS transistor theory, Elements of physical design, Logic design with MOSFETs, MOS inverters, Combinational and sequential MOS logic circuits, Dynamic logic circuits, System specifications using HDL, Semiconductor memories, CPLD, FPGA.


Elective Courses:

Information Theory and Applications (3 credits) 7th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B1AEC737
Review of probability theory, Definition and interpretation of information, Entropy, Mutual information, Shannon’s theory – source coding, Channel coding, Discrete and continuous channels, Channel capacity, Source coding algorithms, Ideal communication systems, Capacity of band-limited AWGN channel, limits to communication-Shannon Limit, Power–Bandwidth trade-off. Review of linear algebra, Need for error control codes, Linear Block Codes, Hamming Codes, Cyclic Code, Convolution Codes – Viterbi decoding.


Control Systems (3 credits) 7th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B1AEC736
Introduction, System Modeling and Mathematical Representation of Systems, Time Domain Analysis and Design: Input – Output Approach, State Variable Approach to Time Domain Analysis, Integrated Approach to Stability Analysis, Root Locus Method and Design in Time Domain, Frequency Response Analysis and Design, Design of Digital Control Systems.


Mobile Communications (3 credits) 7th Semester Sub.Code:-   14B1AEC738
Mobile communication system evolution, Basics of Mobile Communications, The cellular Concept and System Design Fundamentals, Multipath Fading, Mobile communication network architectures, Introduction to WLAN.


Essentials of VLSI Testing (3 credits) 7th Semester Sub.Code:-   14B1AEC733
VLSI testing process and test equipment, Types of testing, Digital and Analog Testing, Automatic Test Equipment, Economics of Testable Design, Yield analysis, Defect levels, AC parametric testing, DC parametric testing, Testability Measures, Fault Modeling, Logic and Fault Simulation, IDDQ Testing, Delay Tests, Combinational circuit test generation, Sequential circuit test generation.


RF and Microwave Engineering (3 credits)  7th Semester Sub.Code:-   14B1AEC734
Microwave Transmission Lines, Scattering Matrix, Microwave Integrated Lines, Impedance Matching: λ/4 Transformer, Binomial multisection matching Transformers, Tapered Lines, Microwave Components: H-plane, E-plane and Magic Tee, Isolator, Circulator , Directional Coupler, Cavity Resonators, Q of Cavity Resonator, Microwave devices and sources, Microwave semiconductor devices: Gunn and IMPATT diode. Microwave Measurements: Impedance and Power Measurement Vector Network Analyzer, Spectrum analyzer, RF Filters, Microwave Propagation, Applications, Industrial, Scientific and Medical applications of Microwave Energy, Biological effects of microwave energy, Microwave Transceivers, RF MEMS.


Optical Communication (3 credits) 8th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B1AEC831
Overview of Optical fiber Communications, Wave propagation through Optical fibers, Optical fibers Structures, Signal Degradation in Optical fibers, Optical Sources, Power Launching and Coupling, Photodetectors & Receivers, Digital signal transmission, Coherent optical fiber communication system, Optical systems design: power and rise time budgets, Line coding in Optical link, Introduction to WDM.


Digital Hardware Design (3 credits) 7th Semester Sub.Code:- 14B1AEC732
Digital Design concepts, k-maps, VEM Theory, Combinational Logic Design: Arithmetic Circuits, Multiplexers, Decoders, Encoders, Code Converter, AOI, Wired Logic. Sequential Logic Design: Flip-flops, The Binary Cell, latches, Single-Mode and Multi-mode counters, ring counters, Shift registers, State transition graphs, Mealy and Moore machines, FSM based Design methodology. Multi-Input System Controller Design, Timing and Frequency considerations, MDS Diagram generation. Design of Asynchronous Sequential Design, Flow table realization, reduction, state assignments and design, race analysis. Map-Entered-Variable approaches to Asynchronous Design. HDL based circuit design of Combinational and Sequential Logic.


Digital System Testing (3 credits)
Overview of Electronic Testing, Test process and Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), Test Economics, Yield Analysis, Fault modelling, Logic and Fault Simulation Algorithms, Testability measures, Combinational and Sequential Automatic Test Pattern Generation Algorithms, D-algorithm, PODEM, FAN, Memory Testing, IDDQ Testing, Design for Testability (DFT) techniques, Built-in Self-test (BIST), Boundary Scan and Scan Design testing, design rules, scan implementation.