Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
610211 
Electric Circuits I 
3 
Applied Physics 
Basic Concepts (Charge, Current, Voltage, Power Energy). Circuit Elements (Independent and Dependent Voltage and Current Sources. Resistors. Capacitors. Inductors). KVL and KCL. Mesh and Nodal Circuit Analysis. Network Theorems (Thevenin, Norton, and superposition). Transient Analysis of RL and RC. Introduction to AC Circuits 
610216 
Electric Circuits Lab. 
1 
Electric Circuits I 
DC circuits. KVL and KCL. Mesh and Nodal Circuits Analysis. Circuit Theorems. Transient Analysis of RL and RC Circuits. Power Measurement. 
610314 
Electric Machines I 
3 
Electric Circuits I 
Transformers. DC Motors. DC Generators. SinglePhase and ThreePhase Induction motors. ThreePhase Synchronous Generators. AC Series Motor. Repulsion Motor. 
610316 
Electric Machines Lab. 
1 
Electric Machines I 
Transformers. DC Motors and Generators. Singlephase and ThreePhase Induction Motors. Singlephase and ThreePhase Synchronous Generators. AC Series Motors. 
611332 
Instrumentation and Measurement 
3 
Electronics 
Applications of Electrical and Mechanical Sensors. Data Acquisition and Applications of Logic Controllers in Power Systems. Identify the Physical Information Needed to Control and Record Data. Methods of Calibration and Correction. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
610336 
Instrumentation and Measurement Lab. 
1 
Instrumentation and Measurement 
Experiments on: Oscillations. Measurement of Ground Resistance. Data Acquisition. Signal Generators. Overlap and Isolation. Open and Closed Circuit Systems. Speed feedback on system Performance. Frequency Response Measurements. 
611359 
Engineering Project (1) 
1 
Engineering Workshop (1) 
Theoretical Discussion. Practical Application. Supervised by a Faculty Member From the Faculty. Detailed Report and Oral Exam is Required. 
610414 
Automatic Control 
3 
Instrumentation and Measurement 
Introduction to Feedback Systems. Review of System Equations. Block Diagram and Signal Flow Graphs. Time Response of Systems and Closed Loop Performance. Routh's Stability Criterion. The Root Locus Method. Frequency Methods. Compensation Techniques. Introduction to Sampled Control Systems. Computer Control Systems.

611458 
Engineering Training 
Zero 
90 Cr. H. 
The Student must Spend Eight Weeks after Completing 90 Credit Hours in the Industry (Inside or Outside Jordan) Under the Supervision of a faculty Member in the Department. The Student is Required to Submit Periodic Reports, Final Reports and Final Exams. This will be in a separate semester that is not synchronized with the study 
611459 
Engineering Project (2) 
1 
120 Cr. H. 
The Student Must be Associated with one or more Faculty Members from the Department where a Project is Assigned to him. The Student will Study the Project, Analyze it and Submit a Proposal for its Implementation in the Next Stage. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
610530 
Power Electronics 
3 
Electronics 
Introduction to HighPower Semiconductor Devices. ACDC converters: Singlephase halfwave rectifiers (uncontrolled, controlled). Single phase and biphase fullwave Rectifiers: Uncontrolled, fully controlled, halfcontrolled. Threephase bridge rectifiers: Uncontrolled, fully controlled. DCDC converters: Stepdown, stepup, stepdown/up. DCAC converters: Singlephase inverters: PWM inverter; Threephase inverter. ACAC converters: Singlephase cycloconverter, singlephase transformer tap changer. The Applications of the different Converters. 
611559 
Engineering Project (3) 
2 
Engineering Project (2) 
The Student Carries Out the Project Suggested by the Department Based on the Results Obtained from Engineering Project (2). 
611301 
Engineering Statistics 
3 
Calculus (2) 
Data Processing. Probability Theory. Random Variables. Probability Distribution. Modeling Theory. Statistics Estimation. Tests Hypothesis. Statistics Analysis. 
611312 
Energy Economics and Management 
3 
Energy Conversion and efficiency 
Principles of Energy Management. Energy Conservation. Energy Auditing and Analysis. Formulation of Energy Management Options. Economic Assessment and Conservation Technology of Energy. Energy Saving in Big Industries. Steam Generation. Electric and Distribution Energy Systems Management. Integral Planning for the Resources. Demand Management. Cogeneration. Total Power Schemes. Thermal Insulation. Energy Storage. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
611311 
Energy Conversion and Efficiency 
3 
Electric Machines I 
Discussing Methods for Maximizing Available Energy. Energy Conversion. Advances in Energy Conversion from a Wide Variety of Currently Available Energy Sources. Describes Energy Sources Such as Fossil Fuels, Biomass including refusederived biomass Fuels, nuclear, solar radiation, wind, Geothermal, and Ocean. Then Provides the Terminology and Units Used for Each Energy Resource and Their Equivalence. A Comprehensive Description of the Direct Energy Conversion Methods, Including, Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells, Thermoelectric Conversion, Thermionics and MHD. It Briefly reviews the physics of PV Electrical Generation. Discusses the PV System Design Process. Discusses Five Energy Storage Categories: Electrical, Electromechanical, Mechanical, Direct Thermal, and Thermochemical. The Storage Methods That Can Store and Deliver Energy. 
611411 
Energy Legislations 
3 
Energy Economics and Management 
Environmental legislations in Jordan and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14000). Pollution. Land Use. Waste and Resource Recovery. Pesticides and Toxic Substances. Energy. Global Environmental Law. Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment. Writing of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports. Environmental Requirements for New Industries License. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
611421 
Solar Thermal Energy 
3 
Introduction to Renewable Energy 
Introduction of Solar Thermal Energy. Residential. Commercial and Industrial Applications. Solar Radiation. Heat Transfer. Plane and Concentrated Collectors. Water Heating Applications. Heating and Cooling the Buildings. Thermal Industrial Applications Water Desalination. Solar Thermal Energy System. 
611422 
Photovoltaic Systems 
3 
Electronics 
Introduction to Renewable and Historical Overview. Functioning of the Photovoltaic Cells Efficiency of Solar Cells. Types of Solar Photovoltaic Cells. Energy Depreciation of Photovoltaic Cells. Photovoltaic System Types. Conversion and Specifications. Charge Regulators. Power Factor. Network‐Connected Photovoltaic Systems (On‐grid). Network‐Connected Home Systems (Possibility for Own Consumption). Network‐Connected Solar Power Plants (Farms). Standalone Systems (Off‐grid) or Isolated Systems, Hybrid Systems. Independent. Systems for Economic Purposes. 
611526 
Solar energy lab. 
1 
Solar Thermal Energy 
Sun Radiation Measurements. Properties of Photovoltaic Devices. Open Circuit Voltage and Short Circuit Current. Maximum Power Point (MPP). The Efficiency of Solar Cells. Parallel and Series Solar Cells. Shadow, Temperature and Dust Effect. Battery Charging and Control. Offgrid Connection. Ongrid Connection. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
611511 
Energy Environment Impact 
3 
Heat Dynamics I 
Applications of Chemistry and Engineering Fundamentals to Understand Environmental Concepts Related to Human Activities. Mass and Energy Transfer. Environmental Chemistry for Water and Air Pollution. Pollution Management and Hazard Evaluation. Introduction to Chemical. Physical and Biological Related to Quality of Water. Air and Earth Environment. Parameters That Effect Energy Consumption and Building Utilization. Basic Resources and Utilization of Energy. Energy Conversions. Distribution and Utilization of Electricity and Heat. Environment Impact of Energy Technology. 
611521 
Solar Thermal Energy Technology 
3 
Solar Thermal Energy 
Solar Energy Technology deals with All Aspects of Solar Energy Systems. Advance Topics in Solar Cell Energy. Design High Efficient Solar Cells. Reliability of Solar Thermal Energy. Monitor the System Efficiency. Maintenance and Perfect of the System. The Fundamentals of Predicting Availability. Economic Appraisal Strategies. Specific Collector Subsystems. Including a Proven Analytical Procedure for Predicting Performance. and Analyses of Solar Energy Systems from Dryers to Greenhouses. Passive Solar Buildings to Water Pumps, are Covered in Depth. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
611531 
Wind Energy Systems 
3 
Mechanical Vibration 
Historical Applications of Wind Energy. Electrical Power From The Wind and the Batteries. Wind Energy System (Rotor Blades, the Tower, Mechanical Drive, Electrical System, etc). Physical Principles of Wind Energy Conversion. Basic Concepts of Wind Energy Converters (Turbines). Aerodynamics of Turbines. Using Computer Software for Wind Energy Analysis. 
611532 
Design of Wind Energy Systems 
3 
Wind Energy Systems 
Electrical Power from Wind Energy. Electrical Aspects of Wind Turbines. Wind Turbine Design. Wind Turbine Control. Wind Turbine Installation, Siting, System Design, Integration and Operation. Offshore and Onshore Wind Turbines. Wind Turbine Costs. Environmental Impact. Wind Turbine Economics. Using Computer Software for Wind Energy Analysis. 
611536 
Wind Energy Lab. 
1 
Wind Energy Systems 
Study of the Conversion of Kinetic Wind Energy Into Electrical Energy. Study of the Conversion of Kinetic Wind Energy Into Electrical Energy. Determination of the Typical Parameters of The Aerogenerator (Short Circuit Current, OpenCircuit Voltage, Maximum Power), and IV Curve. Study of Voltage, Current and Power in Function of Different Loads and the Influence of the Load Variation on the Aerogenerator. Study of the Power Generated By the Aerogenerator Depending on the Incident Angle of the Air. Study of The Aerogenerator Operation in Function of the Blade Configuration (Aerogenerator With 6, 3 Or 2 Blades), and the Optimum Number of Blades. Study of the Efficiency of a Wind Power Unit. Study of the Connection of Loads to Alternating Voltage of 220V. Study of the Inverter Connected to the Grid Simulator. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
611341 
Introduction to Renewable Energy 
3 
Energy Conversion and Efficiency 
Introduction to Renewable Energy Include Photovoltaic, Wind power, Micro Hydropower, Biomass Energy, Waste Power, Solar Thermal Power, Geothermal Power, Ocean Energy (Tidal, TideFlow and Wave), and Ocean Energy (OTEC). Comparison of Characteristics and Cost of Renewables. How Sun, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Resources, and Water Can be Used to Generate More Sustainable Energy. The Fundamentals of Energy, Including the Transfer of Energy, As Well As the Limitations of Natural Resources. Starting With Solar Power. How Energy From The Sun is Transferred and Stored, Used for Heating, Cooling and Lighting, Collected and Concentrated, and Converted Into Electricity. 
611541 
Bioenergy system 
3 
Introduction to Renewable Energy 
Introduction to Biomass Energy. Bioenergy systems. Organic Materials (Plants etc.). Biomass Energy. Waste power. Transfer of Solid Material to Gas, Gas collection Technologies Burning and Digestion of Wet Wastes. Biomass as a Source of Renewable Energy. 
611542 
Geothermal Energy 
3 
Heat Transfer 
Introduction to Heat Transfer. Geothermal Resources. Heat Transfer Mechanisms. Different Heat Exchange Systems. Thermodynamics Applications. Analysis, Design and Control of Heating and Cooling Systems. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 

611543 
Hydraulic and wave energy 
3 
Fluid Mechanics 
Fluids and Fluid Flow. Hydraulic and Air System Implementations. Installation and Modeling of Principles of Performance. Function and Applications of Hydraulic and Air Component, Valves, Cylinders and Pumps. Linear and Circular Motion Control Circuits. Design Principles and Implementation in Hydraulic and Air Systems. Systems and Devices of Hydraulic Energy Generation. The Transfer and Control of Energy. Drawing and Installation of Circuit and Hydraulic Systems. Performance Improvements for the Systems in Industrial Processes. 

611544 
Special Topics in Renewable Energy 
3 
Department Approval 
Special Topics in Renewable Energy Engineering. 

620211 
Statics 
3 
Calculus I 
Introduction to Mechanics of Rigid Bodies. Basic Principles in Forces and Vectors Analysis, forces Systems, Equivalent forces Systems, Static Equilibrium, Simple Structures Analysis, Friction, Geometric Properties, Centroids and Moments of Inertia. 

620212 
Dynamics 
3 
Statics 
Kinematics of Particles. Rectilinear and Curvilinear Motion in Various Coordinate Systems. Kinetics of Particles. Newton’s Second Law. Central Force Motion. WorkEnergy Equation. Principle of Impulse and Momentum. Impact, Conservation of Energy and Momentum. Application to a System of Particles. Kinematics of Rigid Bodies. Relative Velocity and Acceleration. Instantaneous Center, Analysis in Terms of a Parameter. Plane Kinetics of Rigid Bodies With Application of Newton’s Second Law. Energy and ImpulseMomentum. Vibrations. 

Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 

620213 
Solid Mechanics 
3 
Statics 
Axial Loading. Material Properties Obtained from Tensile Tests. Stresses And Strains Due to Axial Loading. Thermal Stresses. Elementary Theory of Torsion, Solid and Hollow Shafts. ThinWalled Tubes. Rectangular CrossSection. Stresses in Beams Due to Bending, Shear and Combined Forces. Composite Beams, Analysis of Plane Stress, Mohr’s Circle. Combined Stresses. ThinWalled Pressure Vessels. Deflection of Beams, Buckling of Columns. Energy Methods. 

620323 
Thermodynamic I 
3 
Calculus II 
Thermodynamic Concepts and Definitions. Pure Substances. Equation of States, Table of Properties. Work And Heat. The First Law. Internal Energy And Enthalpy. Conservation of Mass. The Second Law. Heat Engines and Refrigerators, Reversible Processes. Carnot Cycle. Entropy, Clausius Inequality. Principle of the Increase Of Entropy. Efficiencies. 

620320 
Fluid Mechanics I 
3 
Engineering Analysis II 
Introduction. Fluid Properties. Basic Units. Fluid Statics. Pressure and Its Measurements. Forces on Plane and Curved Submerged Surfaces. Buoyancy & Floatation. Fluids in Motion. Flow Kinematics and Visualization. Basic Control Volume Approach. Differential And Integral Continuity Equation. Pressure Variation in Flowing Fluids. Euler’s and Bernoulli’s Equations. Applications of Bernoulli Equation. Momentum Principle and Its Applications. NavierStokes Equations. Energy Equation, Hydraulic and Energy Grade Lines. Dimensional Analysis and Similitude. Surface Resistance and Introduction to Boundary Layer Theory. Flow in Conduits, Laminar and Turbulent Flows. Frictional and Minor Losses, Piping Systems. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
620414 
Mechanical Vibration 
3 
Dynamics 
Simple Harmonic Motion. Elements of Vibratory Systems. Systems With Single Degree of Freedom and Applications. Damped Free Vibration. Rotating and Reciprocating Unbalance. Vibration Isolation And Transmissibility. Period Excitation. Systems With Multiple Degrees of Freedom and Applications. Methods of Finding Natural Frequencies. 
620420 
Heat Transfer 
3 
Thermodynamics I 
Introduction to Modes of Heat Transfer; OneDimensional Steady State Conduction, Unsteady State Thermal Conduction. Lumped Heat Capacity System. Convection Heat Transfer. Empirical and Practical Relations for Convection Heat Transfer. Free Convection Heat Transfer. Condensation and Evaporation. Introduction to Heat Exchangers. Introduction to Thermal Radiation. 
620324 
Thermodynamics II 
3 
Thermodynamics I 
Study of Standard Energy Cycles for Steam Refrigeration. Thermodynamic Relations. Ideal and Real Gases and Generalized Charts. Nonreacting Mixtures and Solutions, Chemical Reactions and Combustion. 
620427 
Heat Transfer Lab. 
1 
Heat Transfer 
Experiments Related to the Subjects Covered in Heat Transfer Course. 

Fluid Mechanics Lab. 
1 
Fluid Mechanics I 
Experiments Related to the Subjects Covered in Fluid Mechanics I Course. 
630211 
Logic Circuits 
3 
Programming Language 
Number Systems: Decimal, Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal. Boolean Algebra. Basic Equivalence and Algebraic Operation. Truth Tables and Karnaugh Map. The Quine – Mc Cluskosy Method. Design of Combinational Circuits. Sequential Circuits. Counters and Registers. 
Course No. 
Course Title 
Cr. H. 
Prerequisite 
Course Description 
630414 
Embedded Systems 
3 
Logic Circuits 
Specifications, Architecture and Detailed Design of the Microprocessor 8086. Connect to I/O Devices. Memory Connection. Interrupt Processing Systems. Direct Access Memory DMA. Data and Addressing Lines. System Design Based on Microprocessor: Specifications and engineering applications. 
630522 
Modeling and Simulation 
3 
Engineering Analysis II 
Physical Model. Symbolic Model. Methodological Modeling: Analysis And Formulations of Solution Strategy and Verification, Certificate Validation. Intermittent Simulation. Simulation Continuation. Oriented Approach Process, Random Number And Random Variables. Simulation Language. Analysis And Study Induction and Prediction Methods Using Computer for Available Data. 
650242 
Electronics 
3 
Electric Circuits 
Semiconductor Circuit Analysis. Full Wave and Half Wave Semiconductor Diodes Rectifiers. Zener Diodes, Clippers, Clampers. Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT), Biasing Circuits. Common Emitter Amplifier. Common Collector Amplifier. Common Base Amplifier. Design of BJT Amplifier. Field Effect Transistor (FET): JFET & MOSFET. JFET Amplifiers. Design of JFET Amplifier. Introduction to OPAMP & Its Applications. 
630262 
Engineering Analysis II 
3 
Calculus II 
Methods of solving nonlinear equations numerically. Correlation. Numerical calculus. Direct Methods of Solving Linear Equation Systems. Using Advanced computer Programs to Solve Problems on the Mentioned Subjects. 