Special Electric Machines

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours


Types of special electric machines.

2.DC motors with permanent magnets (DCMWPM).

Speed regulation of DCMWPM

Transient processes, transfer function, application

3.Universal collector motor

Construction, work principle, characteristics, speed regulation, application

4.Small power induction motors, capacitive motor

5.Induction servomotors

Types, moment, control, transfer functions

6.Synchronous micro-motors, motors with permanent magnets, reluctant, reduction motors.

7.Control of synchronous motor with permanent magnet

8.Stepping motors.

Constructional features, Principle of operation, Variable reluctance motor, hybrid motor, Single and multi stack configurations, Theory of torque predictions, Linear and non-linear analysis, Characteristics, Drive circuits, Control of step motors. Application.

9.Brushless DC motors

Construction, work principles, magnetic circuit analsis, EMF and torque equations, ,power controllers, motor characteristics and control

10. Switching reluctant motors

Construction, work principles, characteristics, mircroprocesor based control, Characteristics, Computer Control

11. Tacho-generators.


·Switched Reluctance Motors and Their Control, Magna Physics Publishing, 1993;

·R. Krishnan, Electric Motor Drives- Modeling, Analysis,and Control, Prentice Hall, 2001. T. Kenio, Stepping Motors and Their Microprocessor Controls, Clarendon Press,Oxford,1984

·TJE Miller, 'Brushless Permanent Magnet and Reluctance Motor Drives', Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1989

·PP Aearnley, 'Stepping Mortors–A Guide to Motor Theory and Practice', Peter Perengrinus, London, 1982

Reference Books

·T. Kenjo, 'Stepping Motors and Their Microprocessor Controls', Clarendon Press, London, 1984

·T Kenjo and S Nagamori, 'Permanent Magnet and Brushless DC Motors', Clarendon Press, London, 1988


Automotive Electronics

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours

1.Sensors and Actuators

Pressure, Linear and Angle Position, Flow, temperature, Heat, Humidity, Exhaust Gas, Speed and Acceleration Sensors, Engine Knock, Engine Torque sensors

2.Control Systems

Automotive Microcontrollers, Engine Control, Transmission Control, Cruise Control, Braking Control, Traction Control, Stability Control, Suspension Control, Steering Control, Lighting Wipers and Airconditioning

3.Displays and Information System

Instrument Panel Display Tehcnologies, On and Off Board Diagnostics,

Safety and Convenience, Entertainment/Communication/navigation


SAE and IEEE Standards, Noise Propagation Modes, Cabling, PCB Checklists

Emerging Technologies: Collision Avoidance, GPS based Navigation etc


·Young A.P. & Griffiths. L. “Automotive Electrical E quipment”, ELBS & New Press- 1999.

·William B.Riddens “Understanding Automotive Electro nics”, 5th edition - Butter worth Heinemann Woburn, 1998.


·Bechhold “Understanding Automotive Electronics”, SA E, 1998.

·Crouse, W.H “Automobile Electrical Equipment”, McGr aw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York, 3rd edition, 1986.

·Judge A.W “Modern Electrical Equipment of Automobil es”, Chapman & Hall, London, 1992.

·Kholi.P.L “Automotive Electrical Equipment”, Tata M cGraw-Hill Co., Ltd., New Delhi, 1975.

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Ganesan.V. “Internal Combustion Engines”, Tata McGr aw-Hill Publishing Co., New Delhi, 2003.


AC drives

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours


Dynamic d-q modeling of induction machines - stator, rotor and synchronously rotating reference frame models, state space equations and dynamic simulation, Space Phasor model – control principle of the induction motor

2.Vector Control

Vector controlled induction motor drive - Basic principle

3.Direct Rotor flux oriented vector control

Estimation of rotor flux and torque - Implementation with current source and voltage source inverters

4.Stator flux oriented vector control

Indirect rotor flux oriented vector control scheme- implementation – tuning - Dynamic simulation.

5.Parameter sensitivity and compensation of vector controlled induction motors

Selection of Flux level - Flux weakening operation - Speed controller design -Vector control strategies for Synchronous motor.

6.Sensor less Control

Principles for speed sensor less control - Sensor less methods for scalar control, Sensor less methods for vector control, Introduction to observer based techniques, Basic principle of DTFC.

7.Selection of electric motor power rating

Overload protection. Protection against power supply network influence.


·R Krishnan, Electric Motor Drives, PHI-2001.

·D W Novotny and T A Lipo, Vector Control and Dynamics of AC Drives, Oxford University Press, 1996.

·B K Bose, Modern Power Electronics and AC Drives, Pearson-2002.

·Leonhard, Control of Electric Drives, Springer-2001.

·Kazmierkowski, Krishnan, Blaabjerg, Control in Power Electronics-Selected Problems, Academic Press, 2002.

·John Chiasson, Modeling and High Performance Control of Electric Machines, Wiley IEEE Press, 2005.

·I Boldea, S A Nasar, Electric Drives, 2ndedition, CRC Press, 2006.

·K Rajashekara, Sensorless Control of AC motors, IEEE Press, 1996.

·I Boldea, S A Nasar, Vector Control of AC Drives, CRC Press, 1992.

·J Holtz, Sensorless Control of Induction Motor Drives, Proceedings of the IEEE, August 2002, PP 1359- 1394

EEE804 (ET865)

Optical Communication

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours


Advantages of communication. Elements of optical communication link.

2.Optical Fibers

Ray theory, fiber cables, step index and graded index fibers. Numerical apertures attenuation dispersion, modal noise and polarization. Fiber modes, single-mode fibers, multimode fibers. Fiber splices and joint losses. Connectors. Dispersion, mode coupling, and loss mechanics. Glass materials, fiber fabrication, and characterization techniques.

3.Optical Sources

Basic concepts, optical emission from semiconductor injection lasers. Multimode and single mode, injection lasers. Laser characteristics. LEDs’ structures and characteristics. Modulation response, modulation of lasers and LEDs. Source-fiber coupling.

4.Detectors and Receivers

Photodetectors, receivers. Receiver noise and sensitivity. Photo detector noise and thermal noise. Receiver structures, preamplifiers and receiver performance calculations.

5.Optical Communication Systems

System design: link power budget, rise time budget and range System design. Line coding LED and laser drive circuits. AGC and equalization. Subcarrier modulation and coherent systems. Single-Wavelength Fiber-Optic Networks (FDDI, SONET) Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (WDM)

Text Books / references:

·J. Senior - Optical Fiber Communications, Prentice Hall International.

·G. Keiser - Optical Fiber Communication, McGraw-Hill.

·J. Gowar -- Optical Communication Systems, PHI.

EEE805 (ET863)

VLSI Technology

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours

1.The MOS field effect transistor

Basic Structure and operation of a MOSFET. Behavior of the gate to bulk capacitor. Threshold voltage and the derivation of the Ip – Vps equation. Parasitic elem ents and the layout of a MOSFET. PMOS and NMOS depletion and types.

2.Review of fabrication processes

Aluminum gate and polysilicon gate devices. MOSFFT based digital circuits - the inverter with active pull-up, NAND and NOR gates, I/O characteristics and power delay product. Static and dynamic memory cells. Pass transistor circuits.

3.The CMOS structure

Fabrication processes, NAND and NOR gates, transfer characteristics and power delay product. Modeling and simulation of MOSFET circuits on SPICE.

4.Stick diagram

Layout of simple digital circuit blocks, λ– based rules and colour schemes of various layers. Project work that involves the design of a digital system and its layout. CAD tools for simulation and for the design and layout of VLSI circuits.

5.ASICs, FPGAs and CPLDs

Their use and programming with CAD tools.

Text Books / references :

·Douglas A Pucknell and Kamran Esharaghian, Prentice Hall of India.

·R. Jacob Baker, Henry W. Li and David E. Boyce - CMOS - Circuit Design, Layout and

·Simulation, Prentice Hall of India.

·Richard S. Muller and Theodore I. Kamins - Device Electronics for Integrated Circuits, John Wiley and Sons Inc..

EEE806 (CS 671)

Database Management System

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours


2.Data Models

3.Relational Model, Relational Algebra & Relational Calculus

4.SQL and other relational query languages

5.Relational Database Design

6.Query Processing & Organization

7.File and File Management System

8.Object Oriented Databases.

9.Concurrency Control and Recovery

10.Distributed DBMS


·Silberschatz, Korth and Sudarshan - Database System Concepts, McGraw Hill International Edition.

·Mazumdar and Bhattacharya - Database Management System, Tata McGraw Hill.

EEE807 (CS 674) Operating Systems

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours

1.Process Management

Process, thread and scheduling algorithms. Concurrent process. Issues related to concurrent processes like functionality, mutual exclusion, synchronization, deadlock and inter-process communication primitives like semaphores and the implementation using machine primitives. Deadlock detection, prevention and avoidance.

2.Memory Management

Allocation, protection, hardware support, paging and segmentation. Demand paging and virtual memory.

3.File management

Naming, file operation and their implementation.

4.File systems

Allocation, free space management, directory management and mounting. File system protection, security, integrity, reliability, device independence.

5.I/O management

Device drivers, disk scheduling, block I/O and character I/O.

6.Examples of operating systems


Books / References:

·A Silberschatz and P. B. Galvin - Operating System Concepts, Addison Wesley, 1990.

·H. M. Deitel - Operating Systems, Addison Wesley, 1990, 2/e.

·W. Stallings - Operating Systems, Prentice Hall. 1995, 2/e.

·M. J. Bach - The Design of the UNIX Operating System, Prentice Hall of India, 1994.

EEE808 (ET864)

Digital Image Processing

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours


Scope and application of digital image processing. Image acquisition and display Mathematical preliminaries. Human visual perception.

2.Image Transforms

2D-Fourier Transforms. 2D DFT. KLT, 2D DCT, Haar transform.

3.Image Enhancement

Histogram processing. Spatial Filtering. Frequency Domain Filtering.

4.Image Restoration

Degradation Model. Inverse Filtering. Wiener Filtering.

5.Edge Detection and Segmentation

Edge detection. Line detection. Segmentation. Texture Analysis and Classification.

6.Image Compression

Lossy Compression. Loss-less compression. Run-length and Huffman Coding. Transform Coding. Image Compression Standards

7.Color Image Processing

Color model. Color Image Processing.

Text Books/references :

·R. C. Gonzalez & R. E. Woods - Digital Image Processing, Addison Wesley, 1993.

·A. K. Jain - Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing, PHI

·K. R. Castleman - Digital Image Processing, PHI 1996

·W. K. Pratt - Digital Image Processing, John Wiley Interscience, 1991

EEE809 (EE 845)

High Voltage Engineering

Theory Marks: 100

Sessional Marks: 75

Time: 3 Hours

1.Conduction and Breakdown in Gases:

Desirable properties of gas and insulating medium, Townsond’s current growth equations, Townsond’ s criterion for breakdown, Electronegative gases and their breakdown, Streamer theory, Baschen’ s law.

2.Conduction and Breakdown of liquid Dielectrics:

Pure and commercial liquids, origin and purification, breakdown of commercial liquids, Transformer oil- composition, properties and deterioration: Inhibitor.

3.Breakdown of solid Dielectrics:

Different types of breakdown, measurement of intrinsic strength, partial discharge.

4.Electrical Properties of High Vacuum:

High Vacuum as dielectric, breakdown conduction, factors affecting breakdown voltage, breakdown phenomenon.

5.Lighting Over-voltage:

Measuring instruments, Magnetic surge crest ammeter, Kyldonograph, Fulchronograph, Oscillograph, Protective devices, surge absorbers, ground and counterpoise wires, lighting arresters, switching over voltages- origin, wave shape and magnitudes, protective devices.

6.High-voltage Generation:

Alternating voltage: transformers in cascade, single units, high frequency transformers, direct voltage: Voltage multipliers and cascade circuits using rectifiers, electrostatic machines, voltage stabilization, transient voltage, impulse generator, analysis of the basic circuits, standard impulse wave-shape, multi-stage circuits, wave shape control, triggering, general construction, synchronization with oscilloscope.

7.High-voltage Measurement:

Measurement of high direct, alternating (rms and peak) and impulse voltage and currents. Uniform field electrodes, measurement of dielectric constant and loss factor, Schering bridge, Wagner earth discharge and measurement.

8.High-voltage Testing:

Low-frequency tests, impulse tests, test circuits, control gear, testing of overhead line insulators, cables and transformer oil.

9.High-voltage Equipment:

Bushings: classification, construction and application, Grading, Breakdown of bushings, design and constructional features of high-voltage resistors, High-voltage capacitors, guard rings and shields.

10. High-voltage Laboratory:

Planning, testing and other facilities, test equipment, clearance and layout safety measures, grounding, High-voltage connections.


·Kuffel E. and Abdulla , M., ‘High Voltage Engineering’, Paragon Press, London.

·Naidu, M. S., and Karmaju, V., ‘High Voltage Engineering’, Tata Mc Grow Hill.

·Chourasia, M. P., ‘High Voltage Engineering’, Khann a publishers.

·Alsten, ‘High Voltage Engineering’.

·Jha, R., A. S., ‘High Voltage Engineering’, Dhanpat Rai & Sons.

·Rind , D. ‘High Voltage Laboratory Technics, PHI.

EEE810 (ET 666)

Data Structures

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time 3 Hours

1.Time and Space analysis of Algorithms

Order Notations.

2.Linear Data Structures

Sequential representations – Arrays and Lists, Stac ks, Queues, Strings; Link Representations – Linear linked lists, Circular linked lists, Doubly linked lists; Applications.


Design of Recursive Algorithms, Tail Recursion.

4.Nonlinear Data Structures

Trees – Binary Trees, Traversals and Threads, Binar y Search Trees, Insertion and Deletion algorithms, Height Balanced Trees and Weight Balanced Trees, B-trees, B+ trees, Application of trees; Graphs – Representa tions, Breadth-first and Depth-first Search.


Hashing Functions, Collision Resolution Techniques.

6.Sorting and Searching Algorithms

Bubble sort, Selection sort, Insertion sort, Quick sort, Merge sort, Heap sort, Radix sort.

7.File Structures

Sequential and Direct Access, Relative files, Indexed files, B+ tree aas index, Multi-index files, Hashed files.


·Data Structures and Algorithms, A. V. Aho, J. E. Hoppcroft, J. E. Ullman,

·Addision Wesley.

·Fundamentals of Data Structures, E. Horowitzz, S. Sahni, Galgotia Publ.

·Data Structures using C, A. S. Tanenbaum

·Algorithms, Data Structures, and Problem Solving, Addision Wesley.

·Data Management and File Structures, Loomis, Marry, PHI

·M. A. Weiss – Data Structures & Algorithm Analysis in C++, Addison Wesley.

·Lipshutz – Theory and Problems of Data Structures, McGraw Hill.

·Neil Graham – Learning with C++, McGraw Hill

EEE811 (ET665)

Communication Networks

Theory: 100 marks

Sessional: 75 marks

Time: 3 hours

1.Uses of computer networks

Network goals, application structures, architectures, OSI Model and services. Network examples.

2.Physical layer

Transmission medium, telephone system. RS-232C, RS-449 standards. _21 switching, ISDN and terminal handling.

3.Medium access sublayer

ALOHA, CSMA, CSMA/CD, Collision free protocol, BRAP, MLMA etc. IEEE standard 802.3, Ethernet, token ring. FDDI, satellite networks and packet radio networks.

4.Data link layer

Framing, error detection and correction and data link protocols.

5.Network layer

Routing algorithm, flow control, queuing theory, analytical treatment of M/M/I and M/M/M.

6.Security and reliability of networks

Case study of' computer communication networks. TCP/IP.

Text books/references:

·Dimitri Bertsekas & Robert Gallager – Data Networks . PHI, 1992, 2/e.

·W. Stallings - Data and Computer Communications, Prentice Hall, 1997.

·A. S. Tannenbaum - Computer Networks. PHI, 1997, 3/e.