King Abdullah II School of Engineering
Electrical Engineering

POWER AND ENERGY ENGINEERING B.SC. - Course Description

11000   Computer Skills Placement Test
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 0
This test covers all topics taught in 2100 Computer skills (Remedial).

11100   Computer Skills (Remedial)
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 0
Introduction to computers: historical, components, functionality. Introduction to computer hardware and software. Programming languages. Introduction to operating systems. Introduction to word processing with practical applications in preparing homework and reports. Spreadsheets. Computer graphics. Presentation design. Using the Internet and emails.

11103   Structured Programming
Prerequisite: 11100
Credit Hours: 3
Concepts of structured programming. Structured programming languages. Program design, development, running, and testing, and debugging programs. Syntax and semantics of the programming language C++. Basic elements of the language: variables, constants, and data types. Basic input/output functions. Conditional and iterative control structures. Concept of procedural programming, Top/down design. Structured decomposition. Functions and parameter passing. Recursive functions. Pointers and dynamic variables. Basic data structures: one and two-dimensional arrays, string manipulation, structures. Input / Output files, Concepts of OOP and Classes.

11151   Structured Programming Lab
Co-requisite: 11103
Credit Hours: 1
Laboratory sessions on applications of structured programming. It includes training on the different aspects and topics of the structured programming using C.

11201   Geographical Information Systems
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
The goal of this course is to introduce the students to the basics of GIS. Specific features of the course include: coverage of basic geographic, cartographic, and GIS concepts. Topics include: computer representation of physical, political, statistical, and social aspects of space using vector-based maps, graphic design principles for using shape, hue, size, and patterns in mapping, attribute-based and graphic feature-based queries for spatial analysis. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) allow individuals and organizations to pose, explore and answer a variety of public- and private-sector questions using spatial data.

21231   Electronics (1)
Prerequisite: 21221
Credit Hours: 3
Basic semiconductor concepts. Diodes: DC and AC analysis, special type diodes. Theory of Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT): biasing techniques, BJT amplifier analysis. Field Effect Transistors (FET): biasing techniques, FET amplifier. Simple applications of BJT’s and FET’s.

21331   Electronics (2)
Prerequisite: 21231
Credit Hours: 3
Operational amplifiers: basic theory, characteristics and applications. BJT and MOSFET current mirrors. Differential and multistage amplifiers. Frequency response of single and multistage BJT and CMOS amplifiers. Negative feedback analysis: feedback topology, properties and stability analysis. Operational amplifier design and simulations project.

21338   Electronics Lab
Prerequisite: 21229
Co-requisite: 21331
Credit Hours: 1
Diode characteristics and applications. BJT characteristics and DC biasing. FET characteristics and DC biasing. BJT amplifiers. Operational amplifiers. Multistage amplifiers. Differential amplifiers. Frequency response. Feedback techniques.

21581   Special Topics in Electronics Engineering
Prerequisite: To be set by the Dept.
Credit Hours: 3
The objective of this course is to introduce advanced and new topics in one of the areas of electronics engineering. The topics can be changed from one year to another depending on the instructor’s area of specialty.

22241   Digital Logic Design
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Number systems. Basic gates and logic functions. Boolean algebra, Boolean expressions. Logic minimization techniques.  Combinational logic building blocks: decoders, encoders, multiplexers, demultiplexers and magnitude comparators. Digital arithmetic: adders and subtractors. Basics of sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops. Timing diagrams. Counters and shift registers. Basic PLDs, CPLDs and FPGAs. State machines. System design with state machines using VHDL. Memory devices and systems: RAM, ROM, FIFO, LIFO and DRAM.

22340   Microprocessors and Embedded Systems
Prerequisite: 22241 and 21231
Credit Hours: 3
Microprocessor basic system: CPU, memory, I/O and buses. Computer basic operation: the fetch and execute cycle. Bus timing. Microprocessors and microcontrollers. Microcontroller architecture and instruction set. On-chip peripheral devices. Interrupt system. Internal and external interrupts. I/O interfacing: keypad, seven-segment LED display, LCD display, ADC and DAC and I/O port expansion. System development tools.

22346   Logic and Embedded Systems Lab
Co-requisite: 22340
Credit Hours: 1
Combinational logic circuits. Decoders and Multiplexers. ROM and RAM. Registers and Counters. Assembly language programming. Input/Output interfacing. Keyboard and 7-Segment display interfacing.

22581   Special Topics in Computer Engineering
Prerequisite: To be set by the Dept.
Credit Hours: 3
The objective of this course is to introduce advanced and new topics in one of the areas of computer engineering. The topics can be changed from one year to another depending on the instructor’s area of specialty.

23351   Signals and Systems
Prerequisite: 24222 and 20232
Co-requisite: 23352
Credit Hours: 3
Classification of signals and systems. System modeling and time domain analysis. The Fourier series, the Fourier transform, and Laplace transform and applications. Frequency response and filter concepts. Signal transmission. Spectral analysis. Discrete-time signals and systems: classification of signals and systems. The Z-Transform and applications.

23352   Programming Applications in Signals and Systems
Co-requisite: 23351
Credit Hours: 1
Introduction to MATLAB. Using MATLAB in signals and systems. Signal generation and the convolution process. Fourier series. Laplace and Fourier transforms. Transient and steady state response. Filter design. Discrete signals: Z- transform and frequency domain analysis.

23581   Special Topics in Communications Engineering
Prerequisite: To be set by the Dept.
Credit Hours: 3
The objective of this course is to introduce advanced and new topics in one of the areas of Communications engineering. The topics can be changed from one year to another depending on the instructor’s area of specialty.

24218   Engineering Drawing Using Computers
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 1
Introduction to engineering drawing and AutoCAD software. Setting up drawing parameters. Coordinates entry. Object snap. Basic editing techniques. Blocks. Multi-lines. Polylines. Spline. Layers. Dimensions. Orthographic projection. Auxiliary views. Sections. Three-dimensional pictorials. Editing solids and 3-D operations. Boolean Operations.

24219   Engineering Workshop
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 1
Development of basic skills in fields of hand filing, turning, welding, piping and plumbing, carpentry, sand casting, glass works, sheet metal fabrication, and household electric circuits. Theories related to metal machining, measurements, metal forming, sand casting, and welding.Industrial Safety. Engineering Materials and Their, Properties. Electrical wiring. Casting Processes. Metal Forming (Working) Processes. Metal Machining Processes.Metal Joining.  Carpentering.

24221   Electric Circuits (1)
Prerequisite: 20142
Credit Hours: 3
Types of circuits and circuit elements. Revision of Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s Laws. Circuit analysis techniques: voltage and current division, nodal and mesh analysis, source transformation, superposition, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems. Inductance and capacitance. Source-free RL and RC circuits. Applications of the unit-step forcing function. The RLC circuit: source-free parallel and series RLC and complete response. Sinusoidal forcing function. Phasor concept.

24222   Electric Circuits (2)
Prerequisite: 24221
Credit Hours: 3
The sinusoidal steady state response: application of phasor concept and circuit analysis techniques AC circuits. Average power and RMS values. Poly-phase circuits: three phase (Y) and (Δ) connection. Complex frequency. Frequency response and Bode plot. Magnetically coupled circuits. Two-port networks.

24229   Electric Circuits Lab
Co-requisite: 24222
Credit Hours: 1
DC circuit: Kirchhoff’s laws and mesh analysis. Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems. Superposition theorem. Wheatstone bridge. Transient response: RL, RC, and RLC circuits. AC circuits: impedance concept, frequency response, three-phase circuits. Y- Δ transformation. Maximum power transfer. Two-port networks.

24311   Thermodynamics
Prerequisite: 20142
Credit Hours: 3
Thermodynamics concepts and definitions. States. Properties. Systems. Control volume. Processes. Cycles and units. Pure substances. Equation of states. Table of properties. Work and heat. The first law. Internal energy and enthalpy. Conservation of mass. SSSF and USUF processes. The second law. Heat engines and refrigerators. Reversible processes. Carnot cycle. Entropy. Clausius inequality. Principle of the increase of entropy. Efficiencies. Vapor, air power and refrigeration cycles. Mixtures of real gases and vapors. Psychrometry. Combustion. Elementary chemical kinetics.

24321   Applied Electromagnetics
Prerequisite: 20142 and 20331
Credit Hours: 3
Gauss’ law. Divergence Theorem. Ampere's law. Biot-Savart law. Maxwell’s equations and boundary conditions. Electromagnetic waves. Wave equations. Solutions in Cartesian coordinates. Solutions for partially conducting, good conducting and perfect dielectric mediums. Standing waves. Power and Poynting vector. Transmission lines, parameters, equations, input impedance, Standing Wave Ratio (SWR), power and Smith chart.

24322   Instrumentation & Measurements
Prerequisite: 24222
Credit Hours: 3
Measurements & errors.  Systems of units. Standards of measurements. Potentiometers.  DC & AC bridges.  DC & AC indicating instruments. Galvanometers. Electrodynamometers. Ammeters. Voltmeters. Wattmeters. Watthourmeters. Power factor meters. Loading effects. Ohmmeters. Meggers. Frequency counters. Instrument transformers. Oscilloscopes. Spectrum analyzers.

24329   Instrumentation & Measurements Lab
Prerequisite: 24229
Co-requisite: 24322
Credit Hours: 1
Construction and use of potentiometers in DC & AC bridges. DC & AC indicating instruments. Shunts. Transformers & error measurements. Multimeters. Power measurements. Frequency meters & power supplies. Oscilloscopes.

24411   Engineering Ethics
Prerequisite: Finish 99 Credit Hours
Credit Hours: 1
Safety and responsibility. Professional responsibility tow customers and to employers. Blowing the whistle. Codes of ethics and honor. Professional choices. Legal obligations. Standard ethics theories. Case studies.

24461   Electric Machines (1)
Prerequisite: 24222 and 24321
Credit Hours: 3
Transformers: construction, principles and operation, ideal and practical, performance characteristics, three-phase, auto transformers. DC machines: construction, classifications, performance equations of generators and motors, Synchronous machines: construction, generator and motor operations. Three-phase induction motors: construction, operation, performance calculations, starting and speed control.

24462   Electric Machines (2)
Prerequisite: 24461
Credit Hours: 3
Transformers. Special transformer connections. Three-phase synchronous motors: starting, pull out torque and conditions for maximum power, applications. DC machines: starting and speed control. Three-phase induction motors: staring, speed control, deep-bar double cage rotor, circuit diagram, induction generator. Fractional HP machines. Single phase induction motor: principle of operation, torque/speed characteristics, equivalent circuit, analysis and performance evaluation. Single-phase 2-winding motors: starting methods, performance evaluation. Stepper motors. Brushless DC motors.

24463   Power Systems
Prerequisite: 24222 and 24461
Credit Hours: 3
Basic concepts and introduction to power system: components, generation, transmission, distribution, symmetrical components, P.U. system, and single-line diagram. Load flow analysis using Gauss-Seidel method. Transmission line: classification, parameters’ calculations, R, L and C. ABCD representation. Fault analysis: balanced and unbalanced. Introduction to power system protection.

24465   Electric Power Systems Economics
Prerequisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 3
Economic structure of power systems. Problem formulation, optimization methods and programming for economic analysis of power system operation and planning. Economic dispatch, load forecasting, unit commitment, interchange, planning and reliability analysis. Factors that affect investments in generation and transmission.

24468   Electric Machines Lab
Co-requisite: 24462
Credit Hours: 1
Transformers. DC Motors and generators. Single- and three-phase induction motors. Single- and three-phase synchronous generators and motors. Single-phase induction motor: torque-speed characteristics.

24469   Electric Power Systems Lab
Co-requisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 1
Transmission line. Simulation of power systems. Earthing of power systems. Symmetrical components and sequence filters. Balanced and unbalanced faults.

24471   Automatic Control
Prerequisite: 23351
Credit Hours: 3
Transfer Functions: block diagrams and signal flow graphs. Mathematical modeling of physical systems. State space representations. Control systems characteristics. Time response of systems and closed loop performance of second order systems.  Stability and Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion. Root locus analysis. Nyqist stability criterion. Bode plots. Frequency domain analysis. Design of control systems.

24472   Energy Conversion
Prerequisite: 24311
Credit Hours: 3
Energy classifications, sources and utilization. Energy growth and economics. Fossil-fuel systems and combustion in steam power plants. Steam generators. Boiler rating and performance. Environmental aspects of thermal power plants. Overview of renewable energy sources with emphasis on solar and wind energy systems. Introduction to direct energy conversion systems; Thermoelectric, photovoltaic and thermionic converters. Energy storage.

24479   Automatic Control Lab
Co-requisite: 24471
Credit Hours: 1
A set of experiments that cover the following: analog simulation, first and second order systems, transient and steady state for step, ramp, and parabolic inputs. Time and frequency response of second order systems. DC motor control. Application of PID controller, phase-lead, and phase-lag controllers. Level control. Applications using simulation software.

24490   Engineering Training
Prerequisite: Finish 99 Credit Hours
Credit Hours: 3
Grade: Pass/Fail
Students undertake suitable and supervised internships for a period of 8 consecutive weeks in Jordan, or 6 consecutive weeks outside.

24561   Power Electronics
Prerequisite: 21331
Credit Hours: 3
Principles and methods of Electric power conversion (including waveform components, phase control and pulse width modulation), semiconductor power switches, supplementary components and systems (drivers, overcurrent protection schemes, snubbers and filters), AC-to- DC converters, AC-to- AC converters (including PWM AC voltage converters, cycloconverters and matrix converters), DC-to-DC converters, DC-to-AC converters (Inverters), switching power supplies, power Electronics for clean Energy (PV , Wind, Fuel cell and Electric and Hybrid cars).

24562   Power Systems Protection
Prerequisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 3
Protection systems components: voltage and current transformers, electromechanical and solid state relays, circuit breakers. Types of relays: overcurrent, directional, differential and distance. Types of circuit breakers: air, oil, SF6 and vacuum. Protection of power system components: generator, transformers, bus bars, and lines.

24563   Generation Systems Planning & Operation
Prerequisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 3
Forecasting demand for electrical load and energy. Power plants: types, operation consideration. Generation systems costs: capital, fuel, operation and maintenance costs. Economic dispatch and unit commitment. Electricity markets and reliability of generation systems.

24564   Transmission & Distribution Systems
Prerequisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 3
Components of Transmission and Distribution systems (TD). Planning of TD. Overhead lines. Cables. Bulk power transmission. TD Grid. Losses. HVDC. FACT. Substation. Distribution networks: radial, interconnected. Cost of electrical power TD. Electricity market of TD. Control and reliability of TD.

24565   High Voltage Engineering
Prerequisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 3
Insulating materials and their application. Breakdown of insulating materials: gases, liquid and solid dielectrics. Generation and measurement of high voltages and currents. Insulation coordination in electrical power systems. High voltage testing of electrical equipment.

24566   Reliability of power systems
Prerequisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 3
Basic concepts of reliability engineering. Reliability of generating capacity and transmission systems. Composite systems reliability evaluation. Reliability of distribution systems. Reliability cost-worth analysis. Ancillary services in electricity markets.

24567   Power Systems Design
Prerequisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 3
Design of three-phase synchronous generators, power station, transmission lines, substation, Industrial and commercial electrical systems.

24568   Power Electronics Lab
Co-requisite: 24561
Credit Hours: 1
Single-phase half wave rectification. Single-phase full wave rectification. Controlled single phase half wave rectification. Controlled single phase full wave rectification. Single phase AC tuned circuits. Three phase rectifier. Three phase controlled rectification. Three phase AC voltage controller at  α=45  . Three phase AC voltage controller at α=75 . Three phase AC voltage controller at α=105.

24569   Power Systems Protection Lab
Co-requisite: 24562
Credit Hours: 1
Experiments to study the characteristics and performance of: instrument transformers, sequence filters, electromechanical and solid state relays, various types of relays. Protection application to power system components.

24571   Renewable Energy Systems
Prerequisite: 24463
Credit Hours: 3
Electric Power Fundamentals, Introduction to Renewable Energy Types and Resources, Solar Energy, Photovoltaic material and Characteristics, Photovoltaic Systems, Wind Power Systems, Introduction to Smart Grids

24572   Electrical Drives Systems
Prerequisite: 24462
Credit Hours: 3
Review: Electromagnetics and Energy Conversion, Review: AC Systems and Three-Phase Circuits, Converter Power Electronics: Basic Theory, Devices, AC Inverter Basics: VSI, CSI, Modulation, Adjustable Speed Drives: Basics, Adjustable Speed Drives: Volts/Hz Control, Adjustable Torque Drives: Basics, Induction Motor Field Orientation, Application-Specific, Selection of Machine-and-Drive Systems.

24581   Special Topics in Electrical Power Engineering
Prerequisite: To be set by the Dept.
Credit Hours: 3
The objective of this course is to introduce advanced and new topics in one of the areas of Electrical Power engineering. The topics can be changed from one year to another depending on the instructor’s area of specialty.

24582   Special Topics in Electrical Energy Engineering
Prerequisite: To be set by the Dept.
Credit Hours: 3
The objective of this course is to introduce advanced and new topics in one of the areas of Electrical Energyengineering. The topics can be changed from one year to another depending on the instructor’s area of specialty.

24591   Senior Design Project (1)
Prerequisite: Finish 120 Credit Hours
Credit Hours: 1
Grade: Pass/Fail
Projects are aimed at developing independent engineering problem solving skills. A project should be performed by two or more students under the supervision of a faculty member.

24592   Senior Design Project (2)
Prerequisite: 24591
Credit Hours: 2
Continuation of Senior Design Project (1). Students are required to fulfill the project objectives, perform a formal presentation and submit a final report.

31010   Arabic Language Placement Test
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 0
Testing basic grammars in Arabic.

31019   Arabic Language (Remedial)
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 0
The verb and noun. Grammars. Punctuation. Al Hamza. Applications.

31020   English Language Placement Test
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 0
Testing basic grammars in English.

31029   English Language (Remedial)
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 0
Reading. Writing. Speaking. Listening. Application.

31111   Arabic Language
Prerequisite: 31019
Credit Hours: 3
Summarization. Punctuation. Spelling. Deletion. Displacement. Construction and inflection. Derivation. Substitution and the vowel system. Number. Indescribability. Sentence. Clause. Rhetoric issues and various applications.

31121   English Language
Prerequisite: 31029
Credit Hours: 3
Advanced reading. Advanced writing. Grammar. Speech. Translation.

20132   Calculus (1)
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Functions, limits and continuity. Derivatives. Differentiation. Inverse functions. Trigonometric functions. Logarithmic and exponential functions. Hyperbolic functions. Integrals.

20133   Calculus (2)
Prerequisite: 20132
Credit Hours: 3
Methods of integration. Applications of integration. Plane analytic geometry including polar coordinates. Sequences and series, including power series.

20141   Physics (1)
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Units and measurements. Vector algebra. Kinematics. Projectile and circular motions. Newton’s laws of motion. Forces of nature. Applications of Newton’s laws on rectilinear and circular motions. Work and energy. Law of conservation of mechanical energy. Laws of conservation of linear and angular momenta.

20142   Physics (2)
Prerequisite: 20141
Credit Hours: 3
Electric fields. Gauss’ law. Electric potential. Capacitance and dielectrics. Current and resistance. Direct current circuits. Magnetic fields. Source of the magnetic field. Faraday’s law. Inductance. Alternating current circuits. Electromagnetic waves.

20148   Physics (1) Lab
Co-requisite: 20141
Credit Hours: 1
Basic measurements. Static equilibrium. Newton’s second law on the air track. Moment of inertia. The simple harmonic motion of a spring. Young’s modulus of elasticity. Resonance in air columns. Linear expansion of a solid.

20149   Physics (2) Lab
Co-requisite: 20142
Credit Hours: 1
Electric fields. Slide-wire Wheatstone bridge. Damped electrical oscillations. Index of refraction. Interference and diffraction. Photoelectric effect.

31151   National Education
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Jordan: the land, people and homeland. The Arab nation. History of Jordan. Political system. Jordanian society. Major national institutions. Internal and external challenges facing Jordan. The role of local institutions in achieving development in national awareness. The family and its role in society.

31152   Islamic Arabic Civilization
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Concept of civilization. Stages of development of Islamic Arabic civilization. Principles and grounds of Islamic Arabic civilization. Areas of cultural creativity in Islamic Arabic Civilization. Linguistics. Theology. Islamic jurisprudence. Philosophy. Natural and social sciences. Islamic art and music. Unity of the Arab and Islamic worlds.

31161   Introductions to Library Science
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Information sources. Types of cataloging. Types of catalogs. Types of classification. Information and knowledge.  Information society. Information services. Information technology. Information storage. Information retrieval and dissemination. Information and Internet.

31171   History of Science
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Importance of understanding science as a socio-historic phenomenon. Science as industry. Science and development. Cognitive conditions of scientific production. Examples: Kepler and Planck. Science as social production. Socio-historic determinants of the social production of science. Main epochs of the history of natural science. Greek Science. Hellenistic science Roman science. Arabic Islamic science. Modern European science. Science in the contemporary Arab world. Epistemological periodization of natural science. Roots of the philosophy of nature. The Ionians. Platonic project in astronomy. Aristotle. Ptolemy. Arabic Islamic astronomy. The 17th century Scientific Revolution.

31211   Arabic Literature
Prerequisite: 31111
Credit Hours: 3
Developing students' taste of Arabic literature through reading of literature essays. Analysis. Introducing some literature aspects from different eras.

20231   Calculus (3)
Prerequisite: 20133
Credit Hours: 3
Vectors in a plane. Vectors in space. Plane and space curves. Functions of several variables. Partial differentiation and derivatives. Gradient. Extremal values. Lagrange multipliers. Double integrals in Cartesian and polar coordinates. Triple integrals in Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical coordinates.

20232   Engineering Mathematics (1)
Prerequisite: 20133
Credit Hours: 3
First order ordinary differential equations. Second and higher order linear ordinary differential equations. Systems of first order linear and nonlinear ordinary differential equations and stability. Laplace transforms.

20234   Linear Algebra
Prerequisite: 20133
Credit Hours: 3

31251   Military Science (Jordanian Students Only)
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Grade: Pass/Fail
History of the Jordanian army. Jordanian peace forces. Preparing the nation for defense and liberation. Genesis and development of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

31261   Introductions to Politics and Economics
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
The nature of political economy. The issues of political economy. The importance of the market. Market effects and political economy. Three ideologies of political economy. The dynamics of the international political economy. The political economy of structural changes. Long-term variations of economic growth and the effect of political hegemonic. The politics of international trade. The political economy of international finance.

31262   Introductions to Educational Science
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Education: principles and philosophy. Education and individuals. Education and learning. Education and society. Education and development. Educational courses and methods. Educational institutions and educational assessments. Education in the Arab and Islamic worlds.

31263   Technical Writing & Communication Skills
Prerequisite: 31111 and 31121
Credit Hours: 3
Organization of the technical report. Layout and organization of the front page. Arrangement of information. Organization and layout of headings and sub-headings. Numbering systems. Order of arrangements of results and recommendations. How to prepare an undetailed proposal on any technical and scientific work.

31271   Environmental Science
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
The earth and natural hazards. Ecosystems. Biogeochemical cycles. Man and the Environment. The natural resources in the solid Earth system. Air pollution. Water resources. Management and pollution. Solid waste. Food and Health. Environmental impact assessment.

20331   Engineering Mathematics (2)
Prerequisite: 20231 and 20232
Credit Hours: 3
Vector calculus. Line and surface integrals. The three main theorems: Green theorem, Stokes theorem and divergence theorem. Fourier series, integrals and transforms. Partial differential equations solutions using Fourier series and Transforms.

20333   Numerical Analysis
Prerequisite: 20133
Credit Hours: 3
Vectors and matrices. Determinants. System of linear algebraic equations. Cramer’s rule and characteristics-value problem. Error analysis. Iterative methods for solving linear and nonlinear systems of equations. Interpolation and approximation. Introduction to numerical differentiation and integration.

20334   Applied Probability
Prerequisite: 20232
Credit Hours: 3
Probability principles and set theory. Random variables. Operations on random variables. Various distribution functions. Introduction to random processes. Weak stationary. Correlation functions, linear processing, and estimation. Poisson processes and Markov chains. Queuing analysis.

31351   Current Issues in the Arab World
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Social and national fragmentation in the Arab east: Features and roots. The Arab-Israeli conflict. Democracy and civil society in the Arab world. Pan- Arabism and Islam. The self and the other. Secularism. The Arabs and globalization. Human security in the Arab world.

31352   Jerusalem: History and facts
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
The geographic borders of AL-Quds through history. A glance at the historical discoveries in AL-Quds. AL-Quds and the British occupation. The establishment of Israel. The Israeli plans to jadeite AL-Quds. Importance of AL-Quds from religion point of view. The infringements of AL-Aqsa mosque since 1967 by Israel.

31361   Introductions to Philosophy
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Definition of philosophy. The relation between philosophy and science. The science-based and religion-based thoughts. A historical review of philosophy and science. A discussion of the most important fields in philosophy.

31371   Health Education
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Understanding the responsibility we have for our own health. Skills for dealing with emergency cases. Personal safety and accident prevention. Mental health, mental illness and stress.

32431   Engineering Economics
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3
Cost concepts, Decision making process, Concepts of time value of money, Simple and compound interest, Interest formulas, rate of return, cash flow, project evaluation methods, break-even analysis, evaluating a single project, comparison and selection among alternatives and Depreciation calculations.