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B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering Outline Syllabi

B.Tech Courses: Core Courses:

15B11EC111 Electrical Science -I (4 credits)

Basic Electrical Circuit, Network Analysis; Sinusoidal steady state analysis: Diodes & Applications; Bipolar Junction Transistor; Instruments- CRO, digital meters, function generators, power supplies, moving coil, moving iron, energy meter and watt meter.

15B11EC211 Electrical Science -II (4 credits)

Transient Analysis; Operational Amplifiers; Basics of digital electronics; Introduction of Signals and Systems; Introduction of Communications; Introduction to dc motors and dc generators, three phase and single phase induction motors; Single Phase Transformer; Analogy between mechanical and electrical quantities; Conversion between systems.

15B11EC213 Basic Electronics (Only for Bio –Technology Students) (4 credits)

Transient Analysis; Operational Amplifiers; Basics of digital electronics; Introduction of Signals and Systems; Introduction of Communications; Single Phase Transformer; Biosensors: Sensors and biosensors, types of sensors, characteristics of biosensors; target analysis, Calibration, dynamic Range, signal to noise ratio, sensitivity,  selectivity, interference, screen printed electrodes, stamp transfer electrodes;  Glucometers, wearable electrochemical biosensors; Environmental and security monitoring.

10B11EC311 /15B11EC315 Electrical Machines and Instruments (4 credits)

Single phase Transformer Operation and EMF Equation, Transformer at No Load and with load, Phasor Diagram, Open and short Circuit tests, Regulation & Efficiency, Autotransformer.  Construction of a DC Machine,Armature Winding, DC Machine as Generator or Motor, Types of DC Generators, Efficiency, Condition for Maximum Efficiency, Characteristics of DC Generators, DC Motors, Equivalent Circuit, Speed Regulation, Torque and Speed Characteristics. Construction of  Synchronous Machine, Synchronous Speed, Rotating Magnetic Flux due to Three-Phase Currents, EMF Equation.  Synchronous Motors, Phasor Diagrams for Generator and Motors, Effect of Change in Mechanical Load, Effect of Change in Excitation, Synchronous Condenser. Construction of Induction Machines (Squirrel Cage Rotor, Slip ring or Phase-Wound Rotor). Rotor EMF, Current and Power Factor, Torque-Slip Characteristics, Starting and maximum Torque, Modes of Operation, Single-Phase Motors, Double-Field Revolving Theory The Remedy (Two-Phase Motors), Types of Single-Phase Motors, Stepper Motors, Types of Stepper Motors, Variable Reactance (VR) Stepper Motors, Step Angle, Resolution, Speed.

Measuring Instruments, Permanent Magnet Moving Coil (PMMC) and Moving Iron (MI) type Instruments, Ohmmeter, Meter Sensitivity, Loading Effect, Multimeter, Dynamometer Wattmeter, Single-Phase Induction Type Energy Meter, universal meters. Cathode Ray Oscilloscope (CRO), Construction, Working and Applications. Digital meters, Function Generators. AC Bridges: Maxwell, Anderson, Hay, Schering and WeinBridge.

10B11EC301/15B11EC311 Signals and Systems (4 credits)

Signal types and their representation- Time Domain, Frequency Domain. Discrete and ContinuousTransforms- 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.

10B11EC401/15B11EC312 Digital Electronics (4 credits)

Introduction to Digital Systems, Binary Codes and Boolean Algebra, Boolean Function Representation and Minimization Techniques: K-map, QM technique, Combinational Logic Circuits and their Applications, Sequential Logic Circuits and their Applications, Programmable Logic Devices, Digital Memories , Digital Logic Families, Wave Shaping Circuits, Introduction to HDL Simulation.

15B11EC314 Introduction to Digital System (Only for CSE & IT Students) (4 credits)

Minimization Techniques and Arithmetic Circuits, Flip-Flops, Counters; Signals and classification of signals: Continuous time and discrete time, Even and odd, periodic and non-periodic (along with how to calculate fundamental period), Energy and Power signals (along with mathematical expressions), Basic signals - unit impulse, unit step and unit ramp. Basic operations of signals: time-scaling, time- shifting, etc.Sampling and Reconstruction of Signals, Digital Modulation Techniques, Error Analysis; Fourier Transform, Filter Design

15B11EC313 Microprocessor & Microcontroller
Introduction to Microprocessors, 8085 Microprocessor, 8051 Microcontroller, Real World Interfacing with Microcontrollers

10B11EC312/15B11EC411 Analogue Electronics (4 credits)

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, linear integrated circuits- process technology, differential amplifiers and current mirrors. Op-amp details. Op-amp circuits and applications- active filters, functional amplifiers.

10B11EC412/15B11EC412 Analog Communications (4 credits)

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.

10B11EC512 /15B11EC413 Digital Signal Processing(4 credits)

Signal Processing: Z-Transform, Digital structures, Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT), Fast Fourier Transform, Digital Filter design: FIR filters design. IIR filter design from analog filters, Multirate Digital Signal Processing, Adaptive Filters: Application of adaptive filters, Adaptive Direct-form FIR filters, Adaptive Lattice-Ladder filters, Spectral Analysis and Power Spectrum Estimation.

10B11EC612/15B11EC414 VLSI Technology and Applications (4 credits)

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 and FPGA.

10B11EC511/15B11EC511 Digital Communications (4 credits)

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. Digital Synchronous Hierarchy standards, Introduction to error control.

10B11EC611 /15B11EC611 Telecommunication Networks (4 credits)

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 standards. IP and TCP description. Local area networks: Protocols, physical layer specifications. ISDN, B-ISDN, ATM. Network performance.

10B11EC513/15B11EC612 Electromagnetic Engineering (4 credits)

Review of Electrostatic & Magnetostatic Fields.  Maxwell’s Equations, Boundary Conditions. Wave Propagation in different media. Poloarization. Boundary conditions in dielectrics and conductors. Poynting Vector and Poynting Theorem. Transmission Lines. Waveguides. Radiation and Fundamentals of Antennas.

10B1NEC733/15B11EC613 Control Systems (4 credits)

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.

10B1NEC732/15B11EC711 Mobile Communications (4 credits)

Mobile communication system evolution, Basics of Mobile Communications, The Cellular Concept and System Design Fundamentals, Handoff Techniques, SIR Estimation, Free space and Two ray  ground propagation models, Small Scale and Large Scale Fading, Multipath Fading, Rayleigh and Rician Channels, Mobile communication network architectures-GSM, GPRS, and UMTS, Multiplexing Techniques- FDMA, TDMA, CDMA and OFDMA,  Introduction to LTE networks.

10B11EC111 Electrical Circuit Analysis (4 credits)

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.

10B11EC211 Basic Electronic Devices and Circuits (4 credits)

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.

10B11EC514 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.

17B11EC732 Cognitive Communication Systems (4 credits)

Introduction of various generation of wireless communication, Spectrum scarcity, Fundamental challenges and issues in designing cognitive radio, dynamic spectrum access (DSA), Underlay, overlay  and hybrid cognitive radio, components of cognitive radio, Spectrum sensing, detection of spectrum holes (TVWS), spectrum analysis and decision, potential applications of cognitive radio. Distributed adaptation and optimization methods of cognitive wireless networks

Elective Courses:

10B1NEC833 Digital Hardware Design (3 credits)

Introduction, Clocking of Sequential Circuits, Finite State Machine (FSM), Asynchronous FiniteState Machines, Modeling Hardware with HDL, Fault Analysis.

11B1NEC731 Essentials of VLSI Testing (3 credits)

Introduction to Testing Terminology, Fault Modeling, Testability measures, Testing algorithms for Combinational & sequential circuits, DFT, Introduction to Design for Testability (DFT), Scan Test, Partial Scan Test, Built-In-Self-Test, IDDQ Testing, Memory Test.

12B1NEC731 RF and Microwave Engineering (4 Credits)

Basics of RF and microwave engineering, frequency ranges and their applications, S-parameter characteristics of different devices, Microwave Transmission Lines, Smith Chart, Impedance matching, Microwave Components, Microwave Devices and Sources, Microwave Measurements, Microwave Propagation and Applications, Microwave Transceivers, RF MEMS.

10B1NEC731 Information Theory and Applications (3 credits)

Review of Basic Probability, Information Measure, Data Compression, Error Control Coding, Linear Block Codes, Cyclic Codes, Convolutional Codes, Turbo Codes.

10B1NEC831 Optical Communication (3 credits)

Overview of Optical fibre Communications, Optical fibres Structures, Signal Degradation in Optical fibres, Optical Sources, Power Launching and Coupling, Photodetectors & Receivers, Optical system design.

11B1NEC831 Satellite Communication (3 credits)

Introduction, Satellite Orbits and Frequency Bands, Communication Satellites and Link Design, Modulation Techniques, Multiple Access, Different Communication  Satellite Systems , Some Communication Satellite Applications.

15B1NEC732 Speech Signal Processing (3 credits)

Fundamental of Speech signals- Physiology of Human Speech Production Mechanism, Basics of articulatory and acoustics phonetics, LTI Model for  Speech production, Types of Speech, Time-domain analysis, spectral domain analysis, spectrogram of narrowband and wideband signals, Homomorphic Processing, Cepstral analysis, Short-Time  Short-Time Fourier Transform (STFT). Sound perception, auditory masking, Critical bands, auditory models. Speech Quantization and Coding- Standards, Uniform and Non-Uniform Quantizers Speech and speaker recognition- Speech Recognition Systems, VQ-HMM-Based Speech Recognition, Speech Processing Applications- Speech synthesis.

15B1NEC731 Soft Computing Techniques (3 credits)

Characterizing Soft Computing Approaches, Mathematical model of Neuron, Perceptron and MLP, Characterizing Neural Network Architectures, Learning in Artificial Neural Networks; Supervised, Unsupervised and Competitive Learning paradigms; Learning rules and Functions, Hebbian Learning, Associative Memories, Self Organizing Maps, Computing with Artificial Neural Networks, Applications of Artificial Neural Networks in text analytics. Introduction to Fuzzy Sets, Operations on Fuzzy sets, Fuzzy Logic, Fuzzy Measures. Introduction to Genetic Algorithms, Genetic Operators and Parameters, Genetic Algorithms in Problem Solving, Theoretical Foundations of Genetic Algorithms, Implementation Issues.

13M1NEC334 Antenna Theory and Design (3 credits)

Radiation Fundamentals, Antenna Parameters, Linear Antennas, Loop Antennas, Broadband Antennas, Frequency Independent antennas, Aperture antennas, Microstrip antennas, Advanced Topics.

13M1NEC339 Digital Image Processing (3 credits)

Human visual system and image perception, Image coding and compression, Transforms for image coding, Image analysis, Image Enhancement, Image restoration, Morphological Image Processing.

15M2NEC351 CMOS IC Interface Design (3 credits)

Analog and Mixed Signal circuit design in scaled CMOS, MOS Operation (weak, moderate, strong inversion),Basic transistor stages with low voltage supplies, Device mismatch and its impact on circuit performance, Temperature and supply-independent biasing, Noise  in circuits, Low-noise transimpedance amplifier, Phase-locked loop, reference voltage and current generators, Low dropout regulators, Low-noise amplifier, MEMS devices and their Interface ICs.

15B1NEC733 Fundamentals of Embedded Systems (3 credits)

Fundamental of Embedded System and its applications, Future Trends of Embedded System, Design Parameters of Embedded System and its significance, Microprocessor Versus Microcontrollers, Microcontrollers for Embedded Systems, Embedded Versus External Memory Devices, CISC Versus RISC Processors. Harvard Versus Von-Neumann architecture, Detailed study of Microcontrollers-AVR (ATMega16/32) Microcontroller, Concept of Embedded C programming, Real world Interfacing with Microcontroller, Concept of RTOS ,  Advanced Microprocessors (ARM7) and Communication Protocols.

16B1NEC733 Antenna Theory and Wave Propagation (3 credits)

Definition of antenna, Function of antenna, Properties of antennas, Basic antennas parameters and elements, Radiation mechanism, Radiation field, Power and Radiation Resistance, Radiation, induction and electronic field, Hertzian dipole, Different current distribution in liner antennas, Radiation characteristics of dipoles. Uniform linear array, Broadside and endfire array, Array of non isotropic radiations, Principles of pattern multiplication, Binomial arrays. Yagi-uda antenna, Log-periodic antenna, Loop antenna, Helical antenna. Aperture Antennas, Microstrip Antennas, Antennas for Special Applications, Radio Wave Propagation: Surface Wave, Space wave, Tropospheric wave propagation, Ducting, Inosphere Layers, Inosphere wave Propagation, MUF, Skip distance, Fading Effect of the Earth’s magnetic field, LOS communication, Radio Horizon.

M.Tech Courses: Core Courses:

17M11EC118/13M11EC111 Advanced Digital Signal Processing (3 credits)

Review of Digital Signal Processing: Z-Transform, Digital structures, Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT), Fast Fourier Transform, Digital Filter design: FIR filters design. IIR filter design from analog filters, Multirate Digital Signal Processing, Adaptive Filters: Application of adaptive filters, Adaptive Direct-form FIR filters, Adaptive Lattice-Ladder filters, Spectral Analysis. Review of DSP Techniques. Spectral Analysis of Sinusoidal Signals, Spectral Analysis of Non stationary signals, Nonparametric and parametric methods of power spectrum estimation, Eigen analysis algorithms for spectral estimation.

17M12EC126/10M11EC112 Advanced Telecommunication Networks (3 credits)

Review of telecommunications Networks. Digital telephone networks – space, time and hybrid switching techniques. Signaling system#7. Packet switched computer networks – Data link layer, LAN, TCP/IP, IPv6. VoIP. Real time protocols. Cell switching – ATM, congestion control. Routing protocols. UDP/TCP/SCTP, QOS. High speed network performance anlysis.

13M11EC113 RF Microelectronics (3 credits)

Radio-frequency mixers, oscillators, phase-locked loops, modulators and demodulators. Passive/active IC devices, Passive RLC network, Distributed Systems, Smith Chart, Bandwidth estimation, RF amplifier design, Voltage reference & biasing, Noise, LNA design, Mixers, RF power amplifiers, Feedback systems, Synthesizer. RF  transreceiver design.

17M22EC115/13M11EC114 Advanced Communication Systems (3 credits)

Introduction, Random Signals and Noise. Baseband Modulation, Correlative Coding. Signal Models, PSD of Different Signals.  Synchronization, Phase Locked Loop.  Baseband Demodulation/Detection, Bandpass Modulation & Demodulation, Coded Modulation. Source Coding, Encryption and Decryption. Some emerging areas: Wireless Sensor Networks, Cognitive Radio, Wavelets and their Applications in Communication Engineering.

Overview of Optical fiber Communications, Optical Sources, Signal Degradation in Optical fibers, Photodetectors & Receivers, Optical system design, Advanced Optical Systems and Networks.

17M11EC119/13M1NEC232 Advanced Wireless & Mobile Communication (3 credits)

Introduction, Cellular Concept and Engineering, Propagation of Mobile Radio Signals, Signal Processing in Mobile Communication, Multiple Access Techniques, Spread Spectrum and Code Division Multiple Access Techniques, Mobile Communication Evolution, Wireless Data networks, Advances in Wireless Communication.

17M11EC121/13M1NEC432 Statistical Signal Processing (3 credits)

Review of random variables: distribution and density functions, moments, independent, uncorrelated and orthogonal random variables, Random process, Properties of power spectral density, Gaussian Process and White noise process. Random signal modelling: MA(q), AR(p) , ARMA(p,q) models. Parameter Estimation Theory: Principle of estimation and applications, Properties of estimates, unbiased and consistent estimators. Adaptive Filtering: Principle and Application, Steepest Descent Algorithm Convergence characteristics; LMS algorithm, convergence, Leaky LMS algorithm; Application of Adaptive filters; RLS algorithm. Kalman filtering. Spectral analysis: Estimated autocorrelation function, periodogram, Averaging the periodogram (Bartlett Method), Welch modification, Blackman and Tukey method of smoothing periodogram, Parametric method.

13M22EC121 Microelectronic Device Technology and Design Interface (3 credits)

Semiconductor review, MOS capacitor (2-3 terminal), MOS level 1 transistor model, Microelectronic unit processes – oxidation (Dry and wet), Impurity doping (Diffusion and Ion implantation), Lithography (optical and e-beam). Process integration: CMOS. Layout design rules, stick diagram.

17M22EC113/13M22EC122 HDL Based Digital Design (3 credits)

HDL fundamentals, behavioral and RTL style of modeling, data flow style of description, structural style, test-bench, Digital system design flow. Synchronous sequential circuit design, FSM design, state reduction, state assignment and its design, sequence detectors. Fundamental of Asynchronous Design, Flow table realization, reduction, state assignments and design, race analysis.  Hazards and fault analysis. ASIC and PLD’s.

17M22EC112/13M22EC123 Basic Embedded System Design (3 credits)

Introduction to embedded system design, its design metrics, life cycle and hardware parameters, detailed study of basic microcontroller (8051/52) architecture, register set, on chip peripherals, real word interfacings programming in embedded C, detailed study of ARM7 core architecture, instruction set & assembly programming, Introduction to RTOS and its related concepts, study of different communication protocols & buses, sources of power dissipation & study of different techniques to minimize power at different levels of design hierarchy in embedded system design.  

10M22EC221 Analogue and Digital CMOS Design (3 credits)

Small signal equivalent circuit for MOSFETs, CMOS analog building block – Single stage amplifier, Current Sources, Source Follower, Differential stage amplifier, Operational Transconductance Amplifier, Operational Amplifier.

Switch-level RC Delay Models, Effective Resistance and Capacitance calculations, Elmore Delay Model, Linear Delay Model, and Switching Activity of logic gates. Adders, Multipliers and Shifters Timing Matrix. Static latches and Registers,  Flip flops, Dynamic Sequential Circuit, Schmitt Trigger Semiconductor Memories, Memory peripheral Circuitry. HDL based Design.

17M22EC120/10M22EC222 Microelectronics and MEMS Technology (3 credits)

Silicon as mechanical material, Smart Sensors, Surface and Bulk Micromachining. Lift Off Process, Cantilever and membrane based MEMS devices. Modelling of unit processes for microelectronics: Overview of unit, Processes and of silicon as material. Oxidation, Diffusion. CVD, Implantation, Lithography, Etching, Packaging etc. Process Simulation. MEMS logic, Analog MEMS. Interfacing for MEMS. Application case studies. Inductor modeling, Equivalent circuit, Interface circuits for smart sensors.

Elective Courses: 17M11EC119/13M1NEC232 Advance Wireless & Mobile Communication (3 credits)

Introduction, Cellular Concept and Engineering, Propagation of Mobile Radio Signals, Signal Processing in Mobile Communication, Doppler effect, Handoff, Multiple Access Techniques, Spread Spectrum and Code Division Multiple Access Techniques, Mobile Communication Evolution, Wireless Data networks, Small and Large scale fading, Power delay profile, Intersymbol interference, OFDM, Diversity schemes, Introduction to latest advances in Wireless Communication: 4G and 5G.

17M12EC125/13M1NEC131 Detection and Estimation Theory (3 credits)

Probability background. Binary hypothesis testing; Bayes ,minimax and Neyman –Pearson test. Composite hypothesis testing. Signal detection in discrete time. Coherent detection. Detection in Gaussian noise.Detection of signals with random parameters and stochastic signals. Performance evaluation. Chernoff and related bounds. Bayesian parameter estimation; MMSE, MMAE and MAP estimates. Nonrandom parameter estimation. M L estimation. Information inequality. Asymptotic properties of MLEs.

17M12EC123/13M1NEC132 Information and Coding Theory (3 credits)

Information measure. Discrete Entropy, Entropy in Continuous case. Data Compression. Uniquely decipherable and instantaneous codes. Kraft McMillan Inequality. Noiseless Coding Theorem. Construction of Optimal Codes. Data Transmission. Discrete and continuous channels, Mutual Information and Channel capacity. Shannon’s fundamental theorem and its weak converse. Capacity of bandlimited AWGN channel, limits to communication-Shannon Limit, Power–Bandwidth trade-off. Error control coding, Linear Block Codes, Algebra Background, Hamming Codes, Cyclic Codes, Convolution Codes, Optimal Decoding of convolution codes – Viterbi decoding.

10M1NEC231 Antenna Theory and Design (3 credits)

Radiation fundamentals. Potential theory. Helmholtz  integrals. Radiation from a current element. Basic antenna parameters. Radiation field of an arbitrary current distribution. Small loop antennas. Receiving antenna. Reciprocity relations. Receiving cross section and its relation to gain. Reception of completely polarized waves. Linear antennas. Current Distribution. Radiation field of thin dipole. Folded dipole. Feeding methods. Baluns. Antenna arrays. Array factorization. Array parameters. Broadside and end fire arrays. Yagi-Uda arrays. Log periodic arrays. Aperture antennas. Fields as sources of radiation. Horn antennas. Parabolic reflector antennas. Microstrip patch antennas. General formulation of the cavity model. Characteristics of the rectangular patch antenna.

17M12EC129/13M1NEC231 Selected Topics in Communication (3 credits)

Background and Overview of wireless comm. Systems: Wave Propagation and Path Loss Models, Fading models and shadowing models, composite fading models. Multiple carriers,  orthogonality & OFDM systems and its problems. Spatial Diversity & MIMO systems: Selection combining, MRC, EGC, baseband channel model, MIMO capacity calculation, diversity-capacity tradeoff.

10M1NEC331 Advanced Error Control Coding (3 credits)

Introduction, Coding for reliable digital transmission and storage. Algebra Background, Linear Block Codes, Hamming Codes. Cyclic and Quasicyclic Codes, Binary BCH and Non-Binary BCH Codes, Non-binary BCH and Reed Solomon Codes, Convolutional Codes, ML Decoding- Viterbi Algorithm,Turbo Codes. Performance Bounds, Encoding of parallel concatenated codes, Iterative Decoding- BCJR Algorithm. LDPC Codes. Tanner Graphs. Sum-Product Algorithm. Map Decoding. Encoding of LDPC Codes.

10M1NEC339 Advanced Digital Image Processing (3 credits)

Human visual system and image perception- Image sensing and acquisition visual perception, Noise in images, Image sampling and quantization, Pixel connectivity. Image coding and compression- Lossy and lossless compression, entropy coding, transform coding, sub band coding, image compression standards. Transforms for image coding- Unitary transforms, 2D DFT, DCT, KL and Harr transform. Image analysis- Edge and line detection, Hough transform, segmentation, feature extraction, classification image texture analysis, Color models and color image processing. Image Enhancement:  Gray level transformation, histogram processing, Smoothing and sharpening spatial Filters, Smoothing and sharpening frequency domain filters. Image restoration- linear degradation model, inverse and Wiener filtering. Morphological Image Processing.

17M21EC114 Advanced Embedded System Design (3 credits)

ARM7TDMI Architecture & On Chip Peripherals includes watchdog timer, ADC, DAC, communication protocols like SPI, I2C etcwith interfacing of real time device and programming in embedded C, ARM CORTEX Processor (M3) and Controller (STM32)includes Pipeline, Programmer’s Model CPU Operating Modes, Thumb-2 Instruction Set, Memory Map, Unaligned Memory Accesses, Bit Banding Cortex Processor Busses, Bus Matrix, System Timer, Interrupt Handling, Nested Vector Interrupt Controller, STM32 Family, Package Types & Portfolio, Features of STM32F100RB, STM32 Architecture & pin description, Hardware Considerations, On chip peripherals of STM32F100RB, programming & interfacing, Linux Basics & System programming.

10M2NEC351 VLSI Physical Design (3 credits)

Introduction, Physical Design process, Algorithms and Data Structures, Design Rule Checking, Partitioning Algorithms, Floor Planning and Placement Algorithms, Routing Algorithms, Compaction Algorithms.

17M22EC117/11M1NEC431 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.

13M1NEC431 Mixed Signal IC Design (3 credits)

Introduction of Mixed IC Design Circuits, their relevance in electronics especially system on chip, Resistance realization through switched capacitors, integrators, filters, comparators, various type of comparator, sample and hold circuit, switch capacitor based sample and hold circuit, data converters(ADC and DAC) and its type, PLL architecture.

11M1NEC432 Fuzzy System & Artificial Neural Network (3 credits)

Classical sets, Fuzzy sets, Fuzzy relations, Fuzzification, Defuzzification, Fuzzy rules, Membership function, Knowledge base, Decision-making logic, Optimization of membership function using neural networks, Adaptive fuzzy system, Introduction of Humans and Computers, Organization of the Brain, Biological Neuron, Biological and Artificial Neuron Models, Characteristics of ANN, McCulloch-Pitts Model, Application of ANN, Single and Multilayer Feedforward Neural Network, Associative Memories.

17M12EC124/13M1NEC133 Reliability Engineering (3 credits)

Reliability Concepts, Definition, Importance and Various Measures. Reliability Mathematics: Probability, Distributions, Markov Processes, Probability Plots. Reliability Models: Block Diagrams, Graphs, Fault Trees, BDD, Markov, Petri Nets, Multistates, Flow Limited and Statistical. Reliability Analysis using different Models, Failure Data Analysis. Reliability Optimization, Testing, Demonstration and design.

Maintainability and Availability Concepts, Measures and Analysis.

17M12EC130/17MINEC335 Advanced Wireless Networks ( 3 Credits)

Evolution of mobile communication systems. A review of 2G/3G Networks: GSM/GPRS Network Architecture; Call Scenarios; Quality of services (QoS) in data networks; UMTS/HSPA Network Architecture. Overview of LTE network. LTE Air Interface. LTE Core Network (EPC Core). LTE Signaling Scenarios. LTE-Advanced and Above (Introduction to LTE-Advanced Pro and 5G)

16M3NEC361 Estimation over Distributed Networks (3 credits)

Importance of Distributed Networks vs. Centralized processing, distributed adaptation over networks, distributed learning over networks, optimization over distributed networks, importance of localized interactions among agents, benefits of co-operation, combination strategies, their applications in social networks, biological networks etc., performance analysis of various estimation algorithms their convergence analysis, learning curves and their stability, robustness and resilience to failure, privacy and secrecy considerations among agents.