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Sample Ph.D. Diagnostic Exams

Digital and Microprocessor/Embedded Controller Systems

No exam in this thrust area at this time

Solid-State Devices, Circuits and Systems

Semiconductor Device Theory Sample Exams:

Systems, Controls and Automated Manufacturing

Linear Systems Sample Exams:

Electromagnetic Fields and Applications

Diagnostic Exam is based on EE 5306. Text Book of EE 5306 is Constantine A Balanis, Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics, Wiley 1st Ed.,1989. Coverage of the exam is Chapter 1 to Chapter 8 of the book.

Electromagnetic Fields & Applications Sample Exams:

Digital Signal and Image Processing
Reference Books:
  • Digital Signal Processing: A Computer-based Approach 4th edition, by S.K. Mitra, McGraw Hill (Chs. 1-7)
  • Discrete-time Signal Processing, 3rd edition, by A.V. Oppenheim, R.W. Schafer, Prentice Hall (Chs. 1-5, 8)

Signal Processing Sample Exams:

Communications and Information Systems

Reference Book : Proakis, Digital Communications, 4th ed, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ISBN: 0-07-232111-3, 2000. or 5th edition, ISBN: 0-07-295716-6, 2008.

Digital Communications Sample Exams:

Power Systems and Industrial Power Electronics

Diagnostic Exam is based on EE 5308. Text Book of EE 5308 is Power Systems Analysis by Arhur R. Bergen anf Vijat Vittal. Coverage of the exam is Chapters 1 to 6, 8 to10, 12 to 14 of the book.

Power System Modeling & Analysis Sample Exams

Optical Devices and Systems

Principles of Photonics & Optical Engg Sample Exams

Nanotechnology and MEMS - Materials and Devices

MEMS & Devices Sample Exams

Renewable Energy and Vehicular Technology

Reference Book is Fundamentals of Power Electronics by Robert Ericson and Dragan Maksimovic. Coverage of the exam is Chapters 1 to 9 of the book.

Power Electronics Sample Exams:

Fundamental Courses

Random Signals & Noise Sample Exams:

Advanced Electronics Sample Exams