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ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS – IV
Sub Code : 10MAT41

IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100

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MICROCONTROLLERS

(Common to EC/TC/EE/IT/BM/ML)
Sub Code : 10ES42

IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100

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PART – A

UNIT 1:
Microprocessors and microcontroller. Introduction, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers, RISC & CISC CPU Architectures, Harvard & Von- Neumann CPU architecture, Computer software. The 8051 Architecture: Introduction, Architecture of 8051, Pin diagram of 8051, Memory organization, External Memory interfacing, Stacks.
6 Hours

UNIT 2:
Addressing Modes: Introduction, Instruction syntax, Data types, Subroutines, Addressing modes: Immediate addressing , Register addressing, Direct addressing, Indirect addressing, relative addressing, Absolute addressing, Long addressing, Indexed addressing, Bit inherent addressing, bit direct addressing. Instruction set: Instruction timings, 8051 instructions: Data transfer instructions, Arithmetic instructions, Logical instructions, Branch instructions, Subroutine instructions, Bit manipulation instruction.
6 Hours

UNIT 3:
8051 programming: Assembler directives, Assembly language programs and Time delay calculations. 6 Hours

UNIT 4:
8051 Interfacing and Applications: Basics of I/O concepts, I/O Port Operation, Interfacing 8051 to LCD, Keyboard, parallel and serial ADC, DAC, Stepper motor interfacing and DC motor interfacing and programming
7 Hours

PART – B

UNIT 5:
8051 Interrupts and Timers/counters: Basics of interrupts, 8051 interrupt structure, Timers and Counters, 8051 timers/counters, programming 8051 timers in assembly and C .
6 Hours

UNIT 6:
8051 Serial Communication: Data communication, Basics of Serial Data Communication, 8051 Serial Communication, connections to RS-232, Serial communication Programming in assembly and C. 8255A Programmable Peripheral Interface:, Architecture of 8255A, I/O addressing,, I/O devices interfacing with 8051 using 8255A.
6 Hours
Course Aim – The MSP430 microcontroller is ideally suited for development of low-power embedded systems that must run on batteries for many years. There are also applications where MSP430 microcontroller must operate on energy harvested from the environment. This is possible due to the ultra-low power operation of MSP430 and the fact that it provides a complete system solution including a RISC CPU, flash memory, on-chip data converters and on-chip peripherals.

UNIT 7:
Motivation for MSP430microcontrollers – Low Power embedded systems, On-chip peripherals (analog and digital), low-power RF capabilities. Target applications (Single-chip, low cost, low power, high performance system design).
2 Hours
MSP430 RISC CPU architecture, Compiler-friendly features, Instruction set, Clock system, Memory subsystem. Key differentiating factors between different MSP430 families.
2 Hours
Introduction to Code Composer Studio (CCS v4). Understanding how to use CCS for Assembly, C, Assembly+C projects for MSP430 microcontrollers. Interrupt programming.
3 Hours
Digital I/O – I/O ports programming using C and assembly, Understanding the muxing scheme of the MSP430 pins. 2 Hours

UNIT 8:
On-chip peripherals. Watchdog Timer, Comparator, Op-Amp, Basic Timer, Real Time Clock (RTC), ADC, DAC, SD16, LCD, DMA.
2 Hours
Using the Low-power features of MSP430. Clock system, low-power modes, Clock request feature, Low-power programming and Interrupt.
2 Hours
Interfacing LED, LCD, External memory. Seven segment LED modules interfacing. Example – Real-time clock.
2 Hours
Case Studies of applications of MSP430 – Data acquisition system, Wired Sensor network, Wireless sensor network with Chipcon RF interfaces.
3 Hours

TEXT BOOKS:

  • 1. “The 8051 Microcontroller and Embedded Systems – using assembly and C ”-, Muhammad Ali Mazidi and Janice Gillespie Mazidi and Rollin D. McKinlay; PHI, 2006 / Pearson, 2006
  • 2. “MSP430 Microcontroller Basics”, John Davies, Elsevier, 2010 (Indian edition available)

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1. “The 8051 Microcontroller Architecture, Programming & Applications”, 2e Kenneth J. Ayala ;, Penram International, 1996 / Thomson Learning 2005.
  • 2. “The 8051 Microcontroller”, V.Udayashankar and MalikarjunaSwamy, TMH, 2009
  • 3. MSP430 Teaching CD-ROM, Texas Instruments, 2008 (can be requested http://www.uniti.in )
  • 4. Microcontrollers: Architecture, Programming, Interfacing and System Design”,Raj Kamal, “Pearson Education, 2005

CONTROL SYSTEMS
(Common to EC/TC/EE/IT/BM/ML)
Sub Code : 10ES43

IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100

PART – A

UNIT 1:
Modeling of Systems: Introduction to Control Systems, Types of Control Systems, Effect of Feedback Systems, Differential equation of Physical Systems -Mechanical systems, Friction, Translational systems (Mechanical accelerometer, systems excluded), Rotational systems, Gear trains, Electrical systems, Analogous systems.
7 Hours
UNIT 2:
Block diagrams and signal flow graphs: Transfer functions, Block diagram algebra, Signal Flow graphs (State variable formulation excluded),
6 Hours

UNIT 3:
Time Response of feed back control systems: Standard test signals, Unit step response of First and second order systems, Time response specifications, Time response specifications of second order systems, steady – state errors and error constants. Introduction to PID Controllers(excluding design)
7 Hours

UNIT 4:
Stability analysis: Concepts of stability, Necessary conditions for Stability, Routh- stability criterion, Relative stability analysis; More on the Routh stability criterion. 6 Hours

PART – B

UNIT 5:
Root–Locus Techniques: Introduction, The root locus concepts, Construction of root loci. 6 Hours

UNIT 6:
Frequency domain analysis: Correlation between time and frequency response, Bode plots, Experimental determination of transfer functions, Assessment of relative stability using Bode Plots. Introduction to lead, lag and lead-lag compensating networks (excluding design).
7 Hours

UNIT 7:
Stability in the frequency domain: Introduction to Polar Plots, (Inverse Polar Plots excluded) Mathematical preliminaries, Nyquist Stability criterion, Assessment of relative stability using Nyquist criterion, (Systems with transportation lag excluded).
7 Hours

UNIT 8:
Introduction to State variable analysis: Concepts of state, state variable and state models for electrical systems, Solution of state equations.
6 Hours

TEXT BOOK :

  • 1. J. Nagarath and M.Gopal, “Control Systems Engineering”, New Age International (P) Limited, Publishers, Fourth edition – 2005.

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1. “Modern Control Engineering “, K. Ogata, Pearson Education Asia/ PHI, 4th Edition, 2002.
  • 2. “Automatic Control Systems”, Benjamin C. Kuo, John Wiley India Pvt. Ltd., 8th Edition, 2008.
  • 3. “Feedback and Control System”, Joseph J Distefano III et al., Schaum’s Outlines, TMH, 2nd Edition 2007.

SIGNALS & SYSTEMS
(Common to EC/TC/IT/BM/ML)
Sub Code : 10EC44

IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100

PART – A

UNIT 1:
Introduction: Definitions of a signal and a system, classification of signals, basic Operations on signals, elementary signals, Systems viewed as Interconnections of operations, properties of systems.
6 Hours

UNIT 2:
Time-domain representations for LTI systems – 1: Convolution, impulse response representation, Convolution Sum and Convolution Integral.
6 Hours

UNIT 3:
Time-domain representations for LTI systems – 2: Properties of impulse response representation, Differential and difference equation Representations, Block diagram representations.
7 Hours

UNIT 4:
Fourier representation for signals – 1: Introduction, Discrete time and continuous time Fourier series (derivation of series excluded) and their
properties . 7 Hours

PART – B

UNIT 5:
Fourier representation for signals – 2: Discrete and continuous Fourier transforms(derivations of transforms are excluded) and their properties.
6 Hours

UNIT 6:
Applications of Fourier representations: Introduction, Frequency response of LTI systems, Fourier transform representation of periodic signals, Fourier transform representation of discrete time signals. Sampling theorm and Nyquist rate.
7 Hours

UNIT 7:
Z-Transforms – 1: Introduction, Z – transform, properties of ROC, properties of Z – transforms, inversion of Z – transforms.
6 Hours

UNIT 8:
Z-transforms – 2: Transform analysis of LTI Systems, unilateral ZTransform and its application to solve difference equations. 6 Hours

TEXT BOOK

  • 1. Simon Haykin, “Signals and Systems”, John Wiley India Pvt. Ltd., 2nd Edn, 2008.
  • 2. Michael Roberts, “Fundamentals of Signals & Systems”, 2nd ed, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2010.

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1. Alan V Oppenheim, Alan S, Willsky and A Hamid Nawab, “Signals and Systems” Pearson Education Asia / PHI, 2nd edition, 1997. Indian Reprint 2002.
  • 2. H. P Hsu, R. Ranjan, “Signals and Systems”, Scham’s outlines, TMH, 2006.
  • 3. B. P. Lathi, “Linear Systems and Signals”, Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • 4. Ganesh Rao and Satish Tunga, “Signals and Systems”, Pearson/Sanguine Technical Publishers, 2004.

FUNDAMENTALS OF HDL
(Common to EC/TC/IT/BM/ML)
Sub Code : 10EC45

IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100

PART – A

UNIT 1:
Introduction: Why HDL? , A Brief History of HDL, Structure of HDL Module, Operators, Data types, Types of Descriptions, simulation and synthesis, Brief comparison of VHDL and Verilog
7 Hours

UNIT 2:
Data –Flow Descriptions: Highlights of Data-Flow Descriptions, Structure of Data-Flow Description, Data Type – Vectors. 6 Hours

UNIT 3:
Behavioral Descriptions: Behavioral Description highlights, structure of HDL behavioral Description, The VHDL variable –Assignment Statement, sequential statements.
6 Hours

UNIT 4:
Structural Descriptions: Highlights of structural Description, Organization of the structural Descriptions, Binding, state Machines, Generate, Generic, and Parameter statements.
7 Hours

PART – B

UNIT 5:
Procedures, Tasks, and Functions: Highlights of Procedures, tasks, and Functions, Procedures and tasks, Functions. Advanced HDL Descriptions: File Processing, Examples of File Processing
7 Hours

UNIT 6:
Mixed –Type Descriptions: Why Mixed-Type Description? VHDL User- Defined Types, VHDL Packages, Mixed-Type Description examples
6 Hours
UNIT 7:
Mixed –Language Descriptions: Highlights of Mixed-Language Description, How to invoke One language from the Other, Mixed-language Description Examples, Limitations of Mixed-Language Description.
7 Hours

UNIT 8:
Synthesis Basics: Highlights of Synthesis, Synthesis information from Entity and Module, Mapping Process and Always in the Hardware Domain.
6 Hours

TEXT BOOKS:

  • 1. HDL Programming (VHDL and Verilog)- Nazeih M.Botros- John Weily India Pvt. Ltd. 2008.

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1. Fundamentals of HDL – Cyril P.R. Pearson/Sanguin 2010.
  • 2. VHDL -Douglas perry-Tata McGraw-Hill.
  • 3. A Verilog HDL Primer- J.Bhaskar – BS Publications
  • 4. Circuit Design with VHDL-Volnei A.Pedroni-PHI.

LINEAR IC’s & APPLICATIONS
(Common to EC/TC/IT/BM/ML)
Sub Code : 10EC46

IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100

PART – A

UNIT 1:
Operational Amplifier Fundamentals: Basic Op-Amp circuit, Op-Amp parameters – Input and output voltage, CMRR and PSRR, offset voltages and currents, Input and output impedances, Slew rate and Frequency limitations; Op-Amps as DC Amplifiers- Biasing Op-Amps, Direct coupled -Voltage Followers, Non-inverting Amplifiers, Inverting amplifiers, Summing amplifiers, Difference amplifier.
7 Hours

UNIT 2:
Op-Amps as AC Amplifiers: Capacitor coupled Voltage Follower, High input impedance – Capacitor coupled Voltage Follower, Capacitor coupled Non-inverting Amplifiers, High input impedance – Capacitor coupled Noninverting Amplifiers, Capacitor coupled Inverting amplifiers, setting the upper cut-off frequency, Capacitor coupled Difference amplifier, Use of a single polarity power supply.
7 Hours

UNIT 3:
Op-Amps frequency response and compensation: Circuit stability, Frequency and phase response, Frequency compensating methods, Band width, Slew rate effects, Zin Mod compensation, and circuit stability precautions.
6 Hours

UNIT 4:
OP-AMP Applications: Voltage sources, current sources and current sinks, Current amplifiers, instrumentation amplifier, precision rectifiers, Limiting
circuits.
6 Hours

PART – B

UNIT 5:
More applications: Clamping circuits, Peak detectors, sample and hold circuits, V to I and I to V converters, Log and antilog amplifiers, Multiplier and divider, Triangular / rectangular wave generators, Wave form generator design, phase shift oscillator, Wein bridge oscillator.
7 Hours

UNIT 6:
Non-linear circuit applications: crossing detectors, inverting Schmitt trigger circuits, Monostable & Astable multivibrator, Active Filters –First and second order Low pass & High pass filters.
6 Hours

UNIT 7:
Voltage Regulators: Introduction, Series Op-Amp regulator, IC Voltage regulators, 723 general purpose regulator, Switching regulator.
6 Hours

UNIT 8:
Other Linear IC applications: 555 timer – Basic timer circuit, 555 timer used as astable and monostable multivibrator, Schmitt trigger; PLL-operating principles, Phase detector / comparator, VCO; D/A and A/ D converters – Basic DAC Techniques, AD converters.
7 Hours

TEXT BOOKS:

  • 1. “Operational Amplifiers and Linear IC’s”, David A. Bell, 2nd edition, PHI/Pearson, 2004.
  • 2. “Linear Integrated Circuits”, D. Roy Choudhury and Shail B. Jain, 2nd edition, Reprint 2006, New Age International.

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1. “Opamps- Design, Applications and Trouble Shooting”, Terrell, Elsevier, 3rd ed. 2006.
  • 2. “Operational Amplifiers”, George Clayton and Steve Winder, Elsever……
  • 4. “Operational Amplifiers and Linear Integrated Circuits”, Robert. F. Coughlin & Fred.F. Driscoll, PHI/Pearson, 2006.
  • 5. “Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits”, Sergio Franco, TMH, 3e, 2005.

MICROCONTROLLERS LAB
(Common to EC/TC/EE/IT/BM/ML)
Sub Code : 10ESL47

IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 03 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 42 Exam Marks : 50

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HDL LAB

(Common to EC/TC/IT/BM/ML)
Sub Code : 10ECL48

IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 03 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 42 Exam Marks : 50

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