King Abdullah II Faculty of Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Electronics 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 Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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.

11206 Object Oriented Programming
Prerequisite: 11103
Credit Hours: 3

Object oriented programming concepts and paradigms. Review of control structures, data types and functions. Data abstraction and ADT. Encapsulation and information hiding. Classes, attributes and methods (operations). Objects, instantiation, and constructors. Software reuse and reengineering. Inheritance. Overloading. Polymorphism. Templates. Graphical User Interface.

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. Differential and multistage amplifiers. Frequency response of single and multistage amplifiers. Negative feedback analysis: feedback topology, properties and stability analysis.

21332 Digital Electronics
Prerequisite: 21331
Credit Hours: 3

Dynamic operation of the BJT switch. Early form of the digital circuit. Study of DTL and TTL circuits. Characteristics of the standard TTL circuit. TTL families with improved performance. Emitter-coupled logic (ECL) circuits. Design and performance evaluation of CMOS logic circuits. Types of the CMOS logic circuits: pass transistor, dynamic logic. Latches, flip-flop, architecture of memories (SRAM, DRAM, ROM). Logic gate based multi-vibrator circuits. BiCMOS and GaAs logic circuits. Interface of various logic gates.

Sampling circuit, D/A and A/D conversion techniques.

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.

21339 Digital Electronics Lab
Prerequisite: 21338
Co-requisite: 21332
Credit Hours: 1

Basic TTL circuits. TTL characteristics. Basic MOS logic circuits. MOS characteristics. Logic gate based oscillators. Interfacing techniques. Sampling circuits. A/D and D/A converters.

21431 Communication Electronics
Prerequisite: 21331 and 23353
Credit Hours: 3

Power amplifiers: classification of output stage A, B, C, and AB. Efficiency analysis of power amplifiers and basic techniques in heat sink design. Tuned amplifier: theory and design. Oscillators: LC and crystal oscillators. Modulation and demodulation circuits and synthesizers. Phase-Locked Loop (PLL): theory and design. Active and passive filters.

21432 Optical Electronics
Prerequisite: 21331
Credit Hours: 3

Semiconductor concepts and energy bands. Direct and indirect bandgap semiconductors. PN junction principles. The PN junction band diagram. Light-Emitting Diodes. LED materials. Hetrojunction high intensity LEDs. LED characteristics. LED for optical fiber communications. Introduction to LASER stimulated emission devices. Photodetectors. Photovoltaic devices. Principles of fiber-optic communication links.

21439 Communication Electronics Lab
Prerequisite: 21338
Co-requisite: 21431
Credit Hours: 1

Power amplifier. Oscillators. Modulation and demodulation circuits. Phase Locked Loop (PLL) circuits. Active filters.

21490 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.

21531 Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) Circuits
Prerequisite: 21332
Credit Hours: 3

Design and techniques for rapid implementation and evaluation of very large scale integrated circuits, including behavioral, and functional logic circuits and devices. Physical IC fabrication and layout issues. CMOS technology. Logic and transmission gates. Switching characteristics and processing.

21533 RF Microelectronics
Prerequisite: 21331, 23353
Credit Hours: 3

Communication systems overview. Transceiver architectures. S-parameters and impedance transformers. MOS transistors, passive components and gain-bandwidth issues for broadband amplifiers. High frequency broadband amplifiers. Low-noise amplifiers. Voltage controlled oscillators. Mixers. Power amplifiers: class ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’. Advanced RF topics.

21534 Mixed Signal IC Design
Prerequisite: 21331
Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to data communications IC design terminology, signal integrity and signaling conventions. Data transmission media and noise sources. Transistor-level design techniques for timing circuits: phase-locked loops, delay-locked loops, clock and data recovery. Phase-locked loops components: phase/frequency detectors, charge pumps and voltage controlled oscillators. Interface, signal conditioning and wave shaping techniques. Current mode and voltage mode drivers. Transceiver analysis and design. Concepts of power, speed, and signal integrity.

21535 Solid State Electronics
Prerequisite: 21231
Credit Hours: 3

The crystal structure of solids. Introduction to the quantum mechanics of solids: Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, the Schrodinger equation, the free electron problem, the step potential, the Kronig-Penney model, the simple harmonic oscillator. Introduction to the quantum theory of solids: the Fermi-Dirac distribution function. Introduction to semiconductor physics: carrier transport in semiconductors. Introduction to semiconductor diodes. Introduction to the bipolar junction transistor. Introduction to the field-effect transistor.

21536 Analog IC Design
Prerequisite: 21331
Credit Hours: 3

Basic analog circuits blocks: reference bias circuits, comparators, operational amplifiers and sample-and-hold amplifiers.Concepts of stability, bandwidth, gain bandwidth product, frequency response and gain response. Switched-capacitors circuit techniques. Integrated circuit analog-to-digital converters and topologies: flash, pipeline, and successive rate approximation. Digital-to-analog convertors: current mode and resistor ladder topologies. Concepts of resolution and speed for data convertors.Filter design techniques using operational amplifiers and GmC based integrated circuits. Concepts of bandwidth, filter order, and stability.

21572 Industrial Electronics
Prerequisite: 24471
Credit Hours: 3

DC & AC bridges.
Ammeters. Voltmeters. Power measurements and power meters. Loading effects. Sensors: thermal, mechanical, optical. Relay controllers and ladder diagrams. Analog controllers (P), (PI) and (PID). Digital and Programmable Logic Controllers.

21573 Image Processing
Prerequisite: 23351
Credit Hours: 3

Enhancement in the spatial domain. Image enhancement in the frequency domain. Image restoration. Color image processing. Wavelets. Image compression. Morphological image processing. Image segmentation.

21574 Medical Electronics
Prerequisite: 21331
Credit Hours: 3

Basic sensors. Bio-potential signals. Bio-potential amplifier circuits. Blood pressure measurements. Heart sound measurements. Blood flow measurements. Respiratory system measurements. Clinical laboratory instrumentation. Therapeutic and prosthetic devices. Introduction to medical imaging systems. Four practical lab experiments.

21579 Industrial Electronics Lab
Prerequisite: 21338
Co-requisite: 21572
Credit Hours: 1

Experiments in DC & AC Bridge Circuits, Power & Energy Meters, Loading Effect, Thermal, Mechanical, Optical Sensors and Circuits.

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.

21591 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.

21592 Senior Design Project (2)
Prerequisite: 21591
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.

22241 Digital Logic Design
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3

Course 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.

22344 Microprocessors
Prerequisite: 22241
Credit Hours: 3

Assembly language instruction set. Addressing modes. Arithmetic instructions. Logical and bit manipulating instruction. I/O instructions. Microprocessor pin out and timing diagram. Address decoding circuits. Memory interfacing. Input output interfacing. Serial and parallel communications. Counter and timers. Interrupts. DMA controllers.

22347 Logic and Microprocessors Lab
Co-requisite: 22344
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.

22442 Embedded Systems
Prerequisite: 22344
Credit Hours: 3

Embedded systems characteristics. Microprocessors versus microcontrollers. Microcontrollers characteristics. General-purpose microcontrollers. Examples of microcontroller architectures. Interrupts. Counters/timers. Input/output ports. Microcontroller programming. Instruction set. Program development and use of assemblers. Memory maps and addressing modes. Digital to analogue and analogue to digital conversion in microcontrollers. Data acquisition and distribution. Serial and parallel communications. Real-time systems and its constraints. Interfacing to external devices. Power consumption consideration. Applications.

22444 Computer Architecture and Organization (1)
Prerequisite: 22241
Credit Hours: 3

Register transfer & microoperations. Design of arithmetic logic unit. Computer Instructions. Course Number representations and computer arithmetic. Computer organization and components. Processor design: datapath and control units. Instruction cycle. Pipelining.

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 31232
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.

23353 Analog Communications
Prerequisite: 23351
Credit Hours: 3

Spectral densities. Correlation function. Power-bandwidth product. Distortion and distortionless channels. Analog modulation: DSB-SC, DSB-AM, SSB, Vestigial AM, modulator, demodulator: coherent, non-coherent. Angle modulation: FM, PM, modulator, demodulator. Base-band modulation: sampling theorem, PAM, PWM, PPM. Noise in analog communications: noise types, signal to noise ratio, the additive white Gaussian noise, signal interference.

23451 Digital Communications
Prerequisite: 21311 and 23353
Credit Hours: 3

Base band digital modulation techniques: PCM, DM, D-Σ, and DPCM. Line coding. Intersymbol interference: M-ary signaling, bandwidth, data rate. Multiplexing: FDM, TDM, CDM. Passband digital modulation and demodulation techniques: ASK, FSK, PSK, DPSK, M-ary, coherent and non-coherent detection. Bit error rate performance. Channel coding theory: convolution coding, block codes. Error performance using coding.

23459 Communications Lab
Prerequisite: 21338
Co-requisite: 23451
Credit Hours: 1

Spectral analysis. Amplitude modulation. Frequency modulation: phase shift keying, amplitude shift keying, frequency shift keying.
TDMA. FDMA. Lab project.

 

23571 Digital Signal Processing
Prerequisite: 23351
Credit Hours: 3

Discrete-time signals and systems. Frequency analysis of discrete-time signals and systems. Sampling and quantization. Discrete Fourier transform. Windowing effect. Z-transform. FIR and IIR Digital filters design. Digital filters realization. Fast Fourier transform.

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

Introduction to basic electrical components and instruments. Electrical Wires and cables. Basic wiring schemes. Printed circuit boards. Heat sinks. Batteries. PC hardware and software. Wireless technologies. Motors. Sensors.

24221 Electric Circuits (1)
Prerequisite: 31142
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.

24321 Applied Electromagnetics
Prerequisite: 31142 and 31331
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.

24464 Electric Machines and Power Systems
Prerequisite: 24222 and [24321 or 23231]
Credit Hours: 3

Per-unit system and applications. Transformer: single- and three-phase, ideal and practical, modeling and equivalent circuits. Synchronous machines. Single-line diagram. Y-bus and Z-bus matrices. Load flow analysis. Transmission lines: classification (short and long), for communications
purposes. Calculations of R, L and C parameters. ABCD representation.

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.

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. Applications of MATLAB control toolbox and Simulink, Level control, PLC control.

24561 Power Electronics
Prerequisite: 21331
Credit Hours: 3

Unique aspects of power electronics, switching operation, and commutation. Thermal consideration in design and use of specification sheets and energy graphs and modes of Transistor operation when calculating device dissipation. Thyristors: static and dynamic characteristics, Turn-on techniques, Rate of Rise of voltage and current, dv/dt and di/dt. Harmonic analysis. Single-phase and Three-phase controlled Rectifiers and plotting device and output waveforms. Single-phase and Three-phase AC voltage controllers and plotting output waveforms. DC to DC Switch-mode converters: Buck, Boost, Buck-Boost and Cuk.

24573 Digital Control
Prerequisite: 24471
Credit Hours: 3

Discrete-time systems. Difference equations. Z-transform. Inverse Z-transform. Flow graphs. State variables. Transfer functions. Sampling and reconstruction of control systems. Zero-order and first-order hold. System time response characteristics. Stability analysis. Bi-linear transform. Jury's stability test. Pole assignment and state estimation. Controllability and observability. Ackerman’s formula. Linear quadratic optimal control.

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.

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. Course Number. Indescribability. Sentence. Clause. Rhetoric issues and various applications.

31121 English Language
Prerequisite: 31029
Credit Hours: 3

Advanced reading. Advanced writing. Grammar. Speech. Translation.

31132 Calculus (1)
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3

Functions, limits and continuity. Derivatives. Differentiation. Inverse functions. Trigonometric functions. Logarithmic and exponential functions. Hyperbolic functions. Integrals.

31133 Calculus (2)
Prerequisite: 31132
Credit Hours: 3

Methods of integration. Applications of integration. Plane analytic geometry including polar coordinates. Sequences and series, including power series.

31141 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.

31142 Physics (2)
Prerequisite: 31141
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.

31148 Physics (1) Lab
Co-requisite: 31141
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.

31149 Physics (2) Lab
Co-requisite: 31142
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.

31231 Calculus (3)
Prerequisite: 31133
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.

31232 Engineering Mathematics (1)
Prerequisite: 31133
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.

31234 Linear Algebra
Prerequisite: 31133
Credit Hours: 3

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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. Course 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.

31331 Engineering Mathematics (2)
Prerequisite: 31231 and 31232
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.

31333 Numerical Analysis
Prerequisite: 31133
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.

31334 Applied Probability
Prerequisite: 31232
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

Introduction. Comparative economic systems. The market economy. Demand, supply and equilibrium price. Elasticity, measurement, economies of scale and learning curves. Theories of firms: NEO - classical economies - price takers and seekers. Objectives of organizations. New institutional economics. Functions in firms: economic theory for marketing and finance in engineering organizations. Directions for research in production and operations management.