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Syllabus | B. Tech. Electronics & Communication Engineering | Technical skills-II

13040301 Technical skills-II L T P C
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Pre-requisites//Exposure Courses up to Vth semesters of ECE programme


  1. To gain first-hand experience of working as an engineering professional, including the technical application of engineering knowledge.
  2. To experience the discipline of working in a professional organisation and multidisciplinary team.
  3. To develop technical, interpersonal and communication skills.

Course Outcomes

On completion of this component of curriculum, the students will be able to

  1. Apply engineering knowledge in solving real-life problems.
  2. Attain new skills and be aware of the state-of-art in engineering disciplines of their own interest.
  3. Get exposure to real-life-working environment & practices, and to attain the professionalisms.
  4. Work with multi-tasking professionals and multidisciplinary team.
  5. Prepare a technical report, to improve presentation and other soft skills.

Course Content

Course Objectives

  1. To prepare students to build solid foundation in theory and practice of electronics engineering.
  2. To make electronics engineering graduate most competent and competitive for jobs in public and private organization
  3. To build extensive foundation among students to take up higher study

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, the students will be able to

  1. Explain the theory and operation of Advanced Electronic components and devices.
  2. Explain the concepts of Communication & Networking.
  3. Write the programs using languages like C,C++,Java.
  4. Familiarize with application development using programming language.
  5. Solve the questions designed for recruitment tests

Catalog Description

This Course gives a description of the Advanced Electronics Components and Devices, Basics of Digital Communication, Advanced Programming using C,C++ and Test series for Competitive examinations.

In the Unit-I Advanced Electronics Components and Devices topics like Special Diodes, Diodes applications are discussed and in Unit-II Basics of Digital Communication topics like modulation techniques and types of Digital Modulations, Pulse Modulations are discussed and also with the advanced topics in Computer networks.

Unit-III describes the advanced programming using C, C++ and basics of MATLAB simulation tool.

Unit-IV discusses the applications development using simulation tools like MATLAB and advanced programming in C,C++ for Electronics applications.

Finally Unit-V describes the skills required by recruiters in the form test series depending on the different types of Organizations like IT sectors,Govt. Sectors and also for the improvement of technical skills for Competitive examinations like GATE,IES.

Text Books

  1. Robert L.Boylestad, Louis Nashelsky, “Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory”, 9th Edition, Pearson Education, 2007.
  2. Simon Haykin, “Digital Communication Systems”, 4th edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2001.
  3. C – programming E.Balagurusamy Tata McGray Hill
  4. Object Oriented Programming with C++, E. Balaguruswamy, Tata McGrawHill

Reference Books 

  1. Behrouz A.Forouzan, ‘Data Communication and Networking’, Second Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2000.
  2. S.Rappaport, Wireless digital communications; Principles and practice, Prentice Hall, NJ, 1996.
  3. B.Brey, The intel microprocessor: architecture, programming and interfacing, prentice hall of India, NewDelhi, 2003.
  4. Mohammad Ali Mazidi, Janice Gillispie Mazidi “The 8051 Microcontroller and Embedded Systems” Pearson education, 2003.

Course Content

Unit I: Advanced Electronic Devices and its applications                              


Diode –Rectifiers,Clippers,Clampers. Zener Diodes, Special diodes-UJT, SCR. JFET, MOSFET, Voltage Regulators

Unit II: Communication and Networking


Basics of   Digital Communication Transmitters, Channels and Receivers, Importance of  Digital Modulation Techniques, Types of Digital  Modulations (ASK,FSK,PSK,MSK), Speech Coding, TCP/IP Networks, Introduction to Wireless Routing protocols, Wi-FI,Wi-Max Networks.                                                                                                                                 

Unit III:  Programming Languages


Advanced programming using C, C++, Basics of Java Programming Language, Simulation using MATLAB.

 Unit IV:  Application Development using Programming Language


Application development using C, C++,Java programming Language. Simulation using MATLAB Software for Electronics and Communication applications.

Unit V: Exploring Skills Required by Recruiters


Practising questions for government organizations, Core Industries and preparation for higher study.

Mode of Evaluation: The theory performances of students are evaluated.

Components Internal SEE
Marks 50 50
Total Marks 100


Relationship between the Course Outcomes (COs) and Program Outcomes (POs)

Mapping between COs and Pos
Sl. No. Course Outcomes (COs) Mapped Programme Outcomes
1 Explain the theory and operation of Advanced Electronic Components and devices 1
2 Explain the concepts of Communication & Networking 1
3 Write the programs using languages like C,C++,Java 3,4,5
4 Familiarize with application development using programming language 3,6
5 Solve the questions designed for recruitment tests 1,2,10,12


    Engineering Knowledge Problem analysis Design/development of solutions Conduct investigations of complex problems Modern tool usage The engineer and society Environment and sustainability Ethics Individual or team work Communication Project management and finance Life-long Learning
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
ECE 345 Technical Proficiency in  Electronics and Communication Engineers-II 1 3 2 3 3 4       2   3


1=addressed to small extent

2= addressed significantly

3=major part of course