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PROGRAM & COURSE GUIDELINES

I. BASIC COURSE INFORMATION


Course Title: Course No.: College: Days: Methods of Research ECE 002 Engineering and Architecture Thursdays Course Section: Program: Time: 01:30 PM ~ 03:30 PM EC31FB1 Electronics Engineering Place of class meetings: Q-5307

Credit hours: Chairperson:

3 hours/ week for 18 weeks Engr. Shearyl U. Arenas

II. INSTRUCTOR CONTACT INFORMATION


Name: Alexa Ray Fernando Academic Title: Assistant Professor Office Location: ECE Department, 3/F Bldg. 5, QC Campus Tuesdays~Fridays, 12:00-1:30 PM 911-0964 loc 334 lex_ray_31686@yahoo.com Use of consultation hours is highly encouraged Appropriate times to call: Consultation hours

Contact Information: Consultation hours: Phone no(s): Email address: Special Instructions:

III. PROGRAM BACKGROUND Program Description


Electronics Engineering is a profession that integrates available and emerging technologies with knowledge of mathematics, natural, social and applied sciences to conceptualize, design, and implement new, improved, or innovative electronic, computer and communication systems, devices, goods, services and processes. The Electronics Engineering program focuses on how to design, construct, integrate, operate, and maintain electronic equipment, electronic devices and circuits used in the transmission and processing of information. Recognition: From PACUCOA: Level II Reaccredited Status in Electronics Engineering

Program Educational Objectives

The Electronics Engineering program has adopted the following educational objectives. Three to five years after graduation, the Electronics Engineering alumni shall: 1. have advanced their practice or achievement in the field of Electronics Engineering and/or other endeavors or advocacies supported by their acquired electronics engineering education; 2. strive to be globally competitive through a. living by the TIP mission values, pursuing continuing education, and practicing continuous quality improvement in their personal lives; b. continuously scanning, adopting, and building on the best practices in their field. Student Outcomes By the time of graduation, students will be able to: a. apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve complex engineering problems; b. identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; c. solve complex engineering problems by designing systems, components, or processes to meet specifications within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, cultural, social, societal, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability in accordance with standards; d. design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze, and interpret data, and synthesize information to provide valid conclusions for investigating complex problems; e. use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice in complex engineering activities; f. apply knowledge of contemporary issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice; g. understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development; h. apply principles of ethics and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities; i. function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings; j. communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with various communities including engineering experts and society at large using appropriate levels of discourse; k. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply these to ones own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments; l. recognize the need for, and prepare to engage in lifelong learning.

Program Curriculum

FIRST YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER (20) COURSE SUBJECT CODE CAT. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE ENGL 113 Grammar (Comm Arts 1) 103 Kom sa Akademikong Filipino FIL MATH 013N College Algebra MATH 133 Plane & Spherical Trigonometry 111 Engineering Orientation GE CHEM 133L1 General Chemistry DRAW 110D1 Engineering Drawing 152 Physical Fitness PE NSTP 11 National Service Training Program 1 SECOND YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER (24) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE ENGL 293 Technical Communication PHILO 003 Intro to Philosophy 003 Economics, Land Reform &Taxation ECO SOCIO 003 Socio & Family Planning 200L2 Computer Fund. & Prog. CS MATH 214 Differential Calculus PHYS 003L1 Physics 1 252 Indiv idual/Dual Sports PE THIRD YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER (26) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE MATH 343 Discrete Mathematics MATH 313 Differential Equations MECH 333 Statics of Rigid Bodies 000D1 Computer Aided Drafting CAD 333 Fund. of Mat, Scie & Engg EC 313 Vector Analysis EC SAFE 002 Safety Management 333L1 Electronics Dev . & Circuits EC c EE 313L1 Electric Circuits 1 FOURTH YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER (26) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE ComEc 413L1 Prin. of Communications 013L1 Logic Circuits & Switching Theory ECP 413L1X Signals, Spectra, Signal Proc EC 433L1 ECE Elective 1 ECE EECO 003 Engineering Economy EEC 423L1 Electromec Energy Conversion THER 003 ME Fundamentals SUMMER (2) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE EC 510P2 ECE Practicum FIFTH YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER (20) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE COM 513L1 Trans, Media & Antenna Sy stem 053l1 Microprocessor Systems ECE 533L1 Feedback & Control Sy stems EC 533 Special Topics 1 ECE 553L1 ECE Electives 3 ECE 510P1 Thesis 1 ECE

Lec hrs Lab hrs

3 3 3 3 1 3 0 2

0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0

CU PREREQUISITE(S) 3 3 3 3 1 4 3 2

FIRST YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER (20) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE ENGL 123 Composition (Comm Arts 2) 163 Pagbasa at Pagsulat Tungo sa FIL 100L2 Intl Computer Driving License (ICDL) CS MATH 122 Solid Mensuration MATH 123 Analytic Geometry MATH 142 Advance Algebra LOGIC 003 LOGIC 162 Rhythmic Activities PE NSTP 12 National Service Training Program 2 SECOND YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER (22) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE 003 Rizal JPR HUM 003 Ethics HIST 223 Phil. Hist w/ Pol & Governance MATH 224 Integral Calculus PHYS 203L1 Physics 2 PSTAT 003 Probability and Statistics 262 Sports and Games PE

Lec hrs Lab hrs

3 3 0 2 3 2 3 2

0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0

CU 3 3 2 2 3 2 3 2

PREREQUISITE(S) ENGL 113 FIL 103


M A TH 01 3N, M ATH 1 33 M A TH 01 3N, M ATH 1 33

MATH 013N PE152 NSTP 11

Lec hrs Lab hrs

3 3 3 3 0 4 3 2

0 0 0 0 6 0 3 0

CU 3 3 3 3 2 4 4 2

PREREQUISITE(S)

Lec hrs Lab hrs

ENGL 123

CS 100L2
M ATH 1 22, 1 23, 1 42 M ATH 1 22, 1 23, 1 42

3 3 3 4 3 3 2

0 0 0 0 3 0 0

CU 3 3 3 4 4 3 2

PREREQUISITE(S)

MATH 214 PHYS 003L1 MATH 214 PE 252

PE 162 THIRD YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER (23) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE MECH 363 Dynamic of Rigid Bodies MECH 383 Mech of Deformables Bodies 353 Adv. Engg Math for ECE EC 353L1 Elect. Circuits Anal & Design EC EEcE 323 Electromagnetics for ECE 343L1 Electric Circuits 2 EE ENVI 003 Environmental Engineering

Lec hrs Lab hrs

3 3 3 0 3 3 2 3 3

0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3

CU 3 3 3 1 3 3 2 4 4

PREREQUISITE(S) MATH 013N MATH 224


M ATH 224, P HYS 003L1
CHEM 1 33L1 , PHY S 203L1

Lec hrs Lab hrs

Third year Standing MATH 224 Third year Standing


P HY S 203L1, M A T H 224, co M A T H 313

3 3 3 3 3 3 3

0 0 0 3 0 3 0

CU 3 3 3 4 3 4 3

PREREQUISTES MECH 333 MECH 333 MATH 313 EC 333L1


E C 313, P HY S 203L1, M A T H 224

EE 313L1 CHEM 133L1

M ATH 224, P HYS 203L1

Lec hrs Lab hrs

3 3 3 3 3 3 3

CU 3 4 3 4 3 4 0 3 0 3 3 4 0 3

PREREQUISITE(S) EC 353, EC 353L1 EC 353L1 PSTAT 003, EC EC 353L1


Fourth Year Standing EEcE 323, EE 343L1
MATH 224, PHYS 203L1

FOURTH YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER (23) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE ComEC 423L1 Digital Communications 483L1 Industrial Electronics ECE 443L1 ECE Elective 2 ECE 423L1 Numerical Methods ECE ECE 400L2 Advanced ECE Programming EMAN 003 Engineering Management ECE 002 Methods of Research

Lec hrs Lab hrs

3 3 3 3 3 3 2

3 3 0 3 3 0 0

CU 4 4 3 4 4 3 2

PREREQUISITE(S) ComEC 413L1 EC 353L1


Fourth Year Standing

EC 353, CS 200L2 CS 200L2


Fourth Year Standing Fourth Year Standing

Lec hrs Lab hrs

CU PREREQUISITE(S) 2 5th Year Standing FIFTH YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER (19) COURSE COURSE CODE CODE. NO. DESCRIPTIVE TITLE 573L1 Data Communications EC ECeC 523 ECE Laws, Contracts & Ethics 520P1 Seminars and Field Trips EC 563L1 ECE Elective 4 ECE 500P1 Thesis 2 ECE 543 Special Topics 2 ECE PSYC 003 General Psy chology

Lec hrs Lab hrs

3 3 3 3 3 3

CU 3 4 3 4 3 4 0 3 0 3 0 1

PREREQUISITE(S) ComEC 423L2, EE CX013L1, CS ECE 483L1 Fifth Year Standing Fifth Year Standing ECE 002

Lec hrs Lab hrs

3 3 0 3 3 3 3

3 0 3 0 0 0 0

CU 4 3 1 3 1 3 3

PREREQUISITE(S) ComEc 423L1 Graduating Graduating Fifth Year Standing Graduating EC 353

IV. COURSE DESCRIPTION


Course Calendar/Schedule: Prelim Examination Period: July 22-27, 2013 Midterm Examination Period: August 27-31, 2013 Final Examination Period: October 9-15, 2013

IV. COURSE POLICIES


Grading. Students will be assessed individually. In case of group works like projects, reports, etc., the group grade will apply to each individual member except when the instructor needs to give additional points to member(s) of the group who performed better than the others, and deductions to member(s) of the group who performed lesser than the others. Objective-type assessments tasks like quizzes and examination will be graded based on the number of correct answers versus the total number of items. Non-objective-type assessments like oral presentation and projects will be graded based on whatever rubric is applicable. A student should get at least 75% to pass the course. The following grading system is in effect: Equivalent 1.00 1.25 1.50 1.75 2.00 2.25 2.50 2.75 3.00 4.00 5.00 6.00 7.00 % Grade 99 to 100% 96 to 98% 93 to 95% 90 to 92% 87 to 89% 84 to 86% 81 to 83% 78 to 80% 75 to 77% Below 75% Remarks Excellent Superior Meritorious Very Good Good Very Satisfactory Satisfactory Fair Passing Incomplete (No Final Examination) Failed Officially Dropped Unofficially Dropped

Grades are computed using the formula as follows: PG = 0.50 PE + 0.50 CSP MG = 1/3 PG + 2/3 (0.50 ME + 0.50 CSM) FG = 1/3 MG + 2/3 (0.50 FE + 0.50 CSF) Where:P Prelim E Examination M Midterm F Final CS Class Standing G Grade

Class standing is computed using the following components and corresponding weights Components Quizzes Laboratory Reports Project/ Case Study Seatworks/ Self-directed Learning (SDL) Reading Assessments/ Assignments/ Total Lecture Course 60% 20% 15% 5% 100% Laboratory Course 50% 20% 15% 10% 5% 100%

Assessment Tasks. Major examinations are given on the prescribed examination period. Final Examination is in Multiple-choice questions form. Other than the final exam, all the other major exams and quizzes can take any form like Modified True or False type, Problem-solving and Short-answer Questions. Quizzes are announced and are done at least twice per term. For laboratory courses, reports are submitted a week after the date of performance of the laboratory activity. Projects are usually given by group and need to be presented and defended against a panel of evaluators. Seatworks are unannounced and could be given as frequent as at the end of every meeting. Reading Assessments are unannounced and are given before an assigned reading topic is discussed. Attendance. Prompt and regular attendance in the course is required. Attendance is not graded but can lead to automatic dropping from the course. A student who has stopped attending classes and/or has incurred absences equivalent to more than 20% of the school days with or without notification shall not be given credit and will get an equivalent mark of 6.00 or 7.00 if the instructor was notified in writing by the student or not, respectively. A student will be given 15-minute grade period for every 1-hour duration of class meeting. Beyond the grace period, the student is late already. Three (3) consecutive instance of being late will be equivalent to one (1) day absence. Course Growth Portfolio. Each student is required to compile all the results of assessments and course works and reflect on their individual course growth. A template shall be given by the professor. The portfolio shall be submitted before the semester ends. Online Classroom. An online class will be provided by the instructor and each of the students should register be a member. All announcements are posted in the said online class. All the course resources such as lecture slides, notes, videos, softwares, etc., are also uploaded in the online classroom. Students should responsibly consistently check the classroom for new announcements. Any consequence of missed information like late submissions shall not be the responsibility of the professor.

V.

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY
Eight Cardinal Rules of Academic Integrity (Northwestern University)
1. Know your rights. Do not let other students in your class diminish the value of your achievement by taking unfair advantage. Report any academic dishonesty you see. 2. Acknowledge your sources. Whenever you use words or ideas that are not your own when writing a paper, use quotation marks where appropriate and cite your source in a footnote, and back it up at the end with a list of sources consulted. 3. Protect your work. In examinations, do not allow your neighbors to see what you have written; you are the only one who should receive credit for what you know. 4. Avoid suspicion. Do not put yourself in a position where you can be suspected of having copied another person's work, or of having used unauthorized notes in an examination. Even the appearance of dishonesty may undermine your instructor's confidence in your work.

5. Do your own work. The purpose of assignments is to develop your skills and measure your progress. Letting someone else do your work defeats the purpose of your education, and may lead to serious charges against you. 6. Never falsify a record or permit another person to do so. Academic records are regularly audited and students whose grades have been altered put their entire transcript at risk. 7. Never fabricate data, citations, or experimental results. Many professional careers have ended in disgrace, even years after the fabrication first took place. 8. Always tell the truth when discussing your work with your instructor. Any attempt to deceive may destroy the relation of teacher and student.