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AMIE Electronics and Communication Engineering Syllabus 2021

Engineering Management Syllabus

Group A

Management and Organisations

  • Management process : Definition, planning organizing, directing, controlling, coordinating, types of management.
  • Organisation Definition, planning, design and development, types of organizations.
  • Management planning and control : Classical, new classical and modern principles. General Management, scientific management, engineering, management, systems management.
  • Planning : Procedures, resources and constraints, objectives, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Control : Setting of reference or standards, appraisal or evaluation, monitoring and controlling, types of control.
  • Human resource planning and management, selection, recruitment, training, retraining, skill development, competence development, promotion and career development, participative management, trade unions, and collective bargaining.

Management of Physical Resources

  • Plant : site selection procedures, factors affecting selection. Layout – types and relative merits and demerits, Maintenance – Objectives, different types of associated decisions, strategies for effective maintenance, computer applications.
  • Material : Functions, objectives, planning and control including inventory models with or without storage costs, price break ( excluding dynamic and probabilistic considerations ). Different classes of inventory. Material Requirement Planning ( MRP ).

Group B

  • Financial management : Introduction to standard forms of financial statements, ie., balancesheet, profit and loss, and income statement. Fixed and current asset items. Fixed and current liability items. Linkage of two successive balance – sheets through income or profit and loss statement. Funds flow statement. Financial ratios and their implications.
  • Managerial economics : Concepts, theory of production, marginal productivity and cost. Introduction to theory of firm.
  • Quality management : Quality definition, quality planning, quality control and quality management, Total quality management, ISO 9000 systems, simple quality control techniques like control charts and acceptance sampling.
  • Marketing management : consumer behavior, market research, product design and development pricing and promotion.
  • Project management : Introduction. Concept of a project, project management concepts, project simulation, cost or project and means of financing, economic evaluation criteria of the project, project implementation, project planning, scheduling and monitoring, project control ( PERT, CPM techniques including crashing ). Project evaluation.
  • Information technology and management : Role of information, management information system and decision support system, Information technology – introduction to e – business, e – commerce and integration tools like enterprise resource planning ( ERP ).

Communication Engineering

Group A

  • Field theory : Fields, vector calculus, gradient, Divergence, curl, Gauss’s laws. Stoke’ theorem, Helmholtz Theorem. Electric field intensity and potential, conducting Boundaries, coaxial cylinders, Poisson’s equations and Laplace equation. Ampere’s circuital law, differential equation for vector potential. Magnetic polarization and field intensity, boundary conditions for Band H. Faraday’s law. Time varying fields, displacement current. Maxwell’s equations in differential and integral forms.
  • Communication preliminaries : Signal representation in frequency and time domain. Fourier transforms, power Spectrum, energy density spectrum. Direct delta function. Orthogonal representatives of signals ( Gram Schmidt Procedure ), autocorrelation, sampling theressare ( Nyquist criterion ). Random signal theory. Discrete probability theory, continuous random variables, probability density functions, ergodic processes, correlation function, spectral density, white noise.

Noise : Atmospheric, thermal, shot and partition noise, noise figure and experimental determination of noise figure, minimum noise figures in networks. Analog communication. Modulation theory and circuits. Amplitude modulation, AM – DSB, AM – DSB / SC, AM – SSB and their comparison. Modulating and detector circuits for AM, FM and phase modulation~ Automatic frequency control. Pulse modulation. PAM, PDM, PPM, PCM, delta modulation and circuits. Principle multiplexing FDM and TDM.

Group B

  • Transmission through network : Networks with random input, auto – correlations, special density and probability density input – output relationships, envelope of sine wave plus Gaussian noise, optimum systems and nonlinear systems. Maximum signal to noise ratio’ criterion. Minimum mean square error criteria, equivalent noise bandwidth. SNR in envelope detectors and PCM systems. Comparison of modulation systems.
  • Digital communication : Basic information theory : Definition of information, entropy, uncertainty and information, rate of communication, redundancy, relation between systems capacity and information content of messages, discrete systems, discrete noisy channel, channel coding.
  • Introduction to digital communication, quantization, PCM, log – PCM, DM, DPCM, AD, PCM and LPC for speech signals, TOM. Baseband transmission, optimum detection, matched filter, optimum terminal filters. LSI pulse shapes for controlled ISI, line codes; digital RF modulation. Modems, performance of digital modulation systems. Synchronization. Timing recovery.

Circuit Theory and Control

Group A

  • Graph of a network. Concept of tree, concepts of loop current and node pair voltage, circuits cut – set and cut – set matrices, formulation of equilibrium equations of the loop and node basis. Mesh and nodal analysis.
  • Laplace transform. Transient response using Laplace transform. Initial and final value theorems. Unit step, impulse, ramp functions. Laplace transform for shifted and’ singular functions.
  • The convolution integral, Fourier series, complex exponential form of the Fourier series. The frequency spectra of periodic waveforms and their relationship to Laplace transform.
  • The concept of complex frequency, transform impedance and admittance; series .and parallel combinations. Frequency response, coupled circuits.
  • Terminals and terminal pairs, driving point impedance, transfer functions, poles and zeros, restrictions on pole and zero locations in s – plane. Analysis of 1 – port and 2 – port networks. Time domain behavior from pole and zero plot, sinusoidal network functions in terms of poles and zeros. Resonance, Q and bandwidth of a circuit.
  • Introduction to synthesis of passive networks : Butterworths, Chebyshev and Bessel type low pass, high pass, band pass and band rejection filters.

Group B

  • Introduction : Basic concepts and symbols, open loop and closed loop systems, effects of feedback. Concepts of linear and nonlinear systems. Definition of transfer function. Block diagram representation. Signal flow graphs.
  • Servo components : Mathematical modelling and simulation of dynamic systems. Synchros, potentiometers, gyros. d.c. and a.c. servomotors. d.c.. and a.c. tachogenerators. Power and preamplifiers. Modulators and demodulators. Position and speed control systems.
  • Time response : Typical test input’ signals. Time domain performance of first and second order systems to impulse, step, ramp and sinusoidal inputs. Definition of error coefficients and steady state error.
  • Stability : Routh – Hurwitz criteria.
  • Frequency response : Frequency domain specifications. Bode plots. Polar plots. Regulators and controllers. Proportional, PI and PID controllers.

Microprocessor and Micro Controllers

Group A

  • Microprocessor architecture and microcomputer systems, memory systems, input and output devices. Number systems – binary, hexadecimal and BCD numbers, 2s complement and arithmetic operations.
  • 8085 microprocessor architecture : Memory interfacing address decoding techniques, memory read and write operations. Memory map. Interfacing I / O devices – Memory – mapped I / O and I / O mapped I / O. Polled and interrupt modes of data transfer. 8085 interrupts, direct memory access. Introduction to 16 – bit microprocessor using 8086 as an example. Concept of debugger and MASM / T ASM for PC assembly language programming.
  • Peripheral devices : 8255 programmable peripheral interface, 8253 programmable counter timer, serial communication with SID and SOD, 8251 programmable communication interface, 8259 programmable interrupt controller, keyboard and display devices.
  • 8085 assembly language programming : 8085 instructions – addressing modes. Stack and subroutines. 8085 programmer’s model – CPU registers. Addition, subtraction and multiplication routines. Software delay and counting routines. Logical operations. Analog and digital I / O interface routines – ADC and DAC.
  • Software development systems : Assemblers and cross assemblers.
  • Microprocessor applications : Microprocessor based system design aids and trouble – shooting techniques.

Group B

  • Introduction to microcontroller : Comparison of various microcontrollers. 8051 microcontroller architecture. Bi – directional data ports, internal ROM and RAM, counters / timers. Oscillator and clock.
  • 8051 registers : Memory organisations – program memory and data memory, internal RAM and bit addressable memory, special functions, registers, memory map.
  • External memory systems and I / O interface : Accessing external program memory, accessing external data memory, available I / O ports during external memory access. Alternate ports functions. Serial interface. 8051 interrupts. Power down modes.
  • 8051 assembly language programming : 8051instruction sets, addressing modes, bit level operations. Arithmetic routines, counting and timing under interrupt control, keyboard and display interface routines, accessing lookup tables.
  • Software development systems : Assemblers and simulators. Microcontroller based system design and applications.

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