The postgraduate programmes of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering are directed towards providing basic and applied research opportunities relevant to the processing of electrical energy and information.

Consequently, the department’s higher degree programmes have the twin objectives of offering postgraduate courses and basic research in specialized areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and secondly, updating, as the need arises, the knowledge of practicing engineers and applied scientists in specialized field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, through industry oriented and application-specific research programmes.


6.3.2      Vision

To be a department that is renowned for quality and excellence in knowledge generation for development and sustenance of the society in a friendly manner.


6.3.3      Mission

To train and produce qualified and highly skilled professionals in all aspects of Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline through teaching and research as readymade stimulant for industrial and economic growth of the nation.


6.3.4      Philosophy

To produce highly skilled professionals with requisite understanding of the practice and research in Electrical and Electronics Engineering as a discipline; who will be able to generate technologies for the nation’s development, agricultural advancement etc. in the quest of improving the quality of lives and the sustenance of the society.


6.3.5      Objectives of the Programme

To produce graduates with sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge for meaningful contribution towards nation’s development

To produce the required manpower which will not only be used in Electrical and Electronics Engineering establishments but will also be able to carry out result-oriented researches into all aspects of the profession

To produce graduates that have competence in the development of ideas and concepts for solving engineering problems using divergent thinking and induction of Electrical/Electronic Engineering principles and applications to solve societal problems


6.3.6      Postgraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) courses are available under general Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The courses cut across power systems, electrical machines, communication, electronics and control options in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Master of Engineering (M.Eng)/ Ph.D. courses are available in the following areas of specialization:

Communication and Digital Signal Processing

Electrical and Electronic Control Systems

Electrical Machines and Power Systems


6.3.7      Admission Requirements

All the prevailing University regulations governing postgraduate degree shall apply. In addition, the following is applicable to respective post-graduate programme offered by the Department.

(i)      PGD programme will be opened to holders of HND in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with a minimum of Upper Credit pass, Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with Third class minimum or Second Class Lower bachelor degree in relevant discipline.

(ii)    M.Eng programme shall be opened to candidate with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical and Electronics Engineering of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta or any other approved University recognized by the Senate.

(iii)   PhD programme shall be opened to only candidates having an M.Eng or equivalent in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Candidates for any of the programme may be required to satisfy the department in an oral interview, written examination or both.


6.3.8      General Graduation Requirements

To obtain PGD in Electrical/Electronics, a minimum of sixty (60) units is required for graduation. 

To obtain an M.Eng in Electrical Engineering, candidate must:

Satisfy the examiners in a minimum of thirty (30) units, made up as follows:

Twelve (12) units of the compulsory courses

Twelve (12) units from the optional courses

Six (6) units of the “Research Project” course

Satisfy all other requirements as stipulated in the Regulations of the Postgraduate School.

 To obtain a Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering:

A candidate may be allowed to pursue the programme wholly by thesis or by dissertation and course work. Candidate following the latter option must:

(i)   Satisfy a minimum of six (6) units of the ‘Research Project” at the 900 level;

(ii)  Satisfy all other requirements as stipulated in the regulations of the Postgraduate School.


6.3.9      Duration of Programmes

PGD – The programme duration for the PGD is four (4) semesters and the curriculum ineach programme is outlined into 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th semesters.

M. Eng. – This programme is to last for twenty-four (24) calendar months for full-time  students.  It consists of eight courses, one of which shall be a research project. 

Ph.D. – The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) requires a minimum of six semesters full-time or   ten semesters for part-time study. Course work and examinations are required but the principal examination is based on the thesis, which must show evidence of the candidate’s ability to draw significant conclusions from his own research.


6.3.10    Post-Graduate Courses



Compulsory Courses (First Semester Year One)

Course Code

Course Title



ABE 701

Engineering Mathematics I



CVE 709

Engineers in Society



ELE 701

Computer Programming



ELE 703

Circuit Theory I



ELE 705

Electrical & Electronics Engineering Materials



ELE 707

Engineering Economics



ELE 709

Electromagnetic Fields and Waves









Compulsory Courses (Second Semester Year One)

Course Code

Course Title



ABE 704

Statistical Methods for Engineers



MCE 702

Engineering Mathematics II



ELE 704

Circuit Theory II



ELE 706

Electrical Power Principles



ELE 710

Electrical & Electronics Measurements and Instrumentation



ELE 712

Numerical Methods and Computer Programming



ELE 714

Digital Electronics








Electives: Two Courses to be Selected for Year One

Course Code

Course Title



ELE 713

High Voltage and Switchgear Engineering



ELE 718

Communications Systems



ELE 720

Microwave Engineering




Compulsory Courses (First Semester Year Two)

Course Code

Course Title



MCE 721

Law, Management & Entrepreneurship



ELE 716

Energy Systems



ELE 721

Control Systems Engineering I



ELE 723

Power Systems Engineering



ELE 725

Communication Principles



ELE 727

Electrical Machines



CVE 715

Technical Report Writing








Compulsory Courses (Second Semester Year Two)

Course Code

Course Title



MCE 702

Engineering Mathematics II



ELE 722

Control Systems Engineering II



ELE 728

Engineering Management



ELE 730

Power Electronics



ELE 732

Digital Signal Processing



ELE 799








Electives: Two Courses to be Selected for Year Two

Course Code

Course Title



ELE 711

Microcomputer Hardware and Software Techniques



ELE 724

Solid State Electronics



ELE 731

Reliability Engineering



ELE 734

Data Communications




 (B)         Master of Engineering (M. Eng)

First Semester Courses

Course Code

Course Title



Common Courses

CSC 801

Use of Computer in Research



ELE 897




ELE 899




Core Courses

MTS 831

Mathematical Methods I



ELE 814

Electromagnetic Theory               



Option Based Courses- Two to be Selected

Specializing in Electrical Power Systems and Machines Option

ELE 805

High Voltage Engineering



ELE 807

Rotating machines



ELE 809

Active Networks                             



Specializing in Communication and Digital Signal Processing Option

ELE 811

Speech Analysis and Synthesis



ELE 813

Information Theory and Coding



Specializing in Electrical and Electronic Control Systems Option

ELE 808

Electronic Device Models & Circuit Design



ELE 810

Analysis and Synthesis of Active Network            



ELE 819

Classical Control Theory: Analysis and Design of control Systems               



ELE 820

Sampled Data and Digital Control Systems: Analysis and design



ELE 821

Analysis and Design of  Linear Multi-Variable Control Systems    




Second Semester Courses

Course Code

Course Title



Core Courses

ELE 800

Numerical Methods



ELE 801

Mini Project



ELE 802

Computer-Aided Design Techniques



ELE 812

Digital Signal Processing



Option Based Courses- Two to be Selected

Specializing in Electrical Power Systems and Machines Option

ELE 804

Electrical Power Systems and Control    



ELE 806

Protective Systems        



ELE 824

Power System Equipment



Specializing in Communication and Digital Signal Processing Option

ELE 815

Microwave Engineering and Antennas  



ELE 813

Information Theory and Coding



Specializing in Electrical and Electronic Control Systems Option

ELE 817

Digital Computer Design



ELE 818

Biomedical Electronics



ELE 822

Introduction to Stochastic and Adaptive Control



ELE 823

Control Theory and Industry



ELE 826

Special Topics on Control                             





(C)          PhD COURSES

Course Code

Course Title



ELE 961

Selected topics in current Electrical and Electronics Engineering



ELE 997

Research Seminar I



ELE 998

Research Seminar II



ELE 999

Research Thesis





6.3.11    Courses Synopses


Post-Graduate Diploma Course Outline

ABE 701:               Engineering Mathematics I                                                                        (3 units)

Review of matrix operation including inversion, Eigen values, Eigen vectors and Canonical transformations and application. Three dimensional vector representation, vector calculus, gradient, divergence and curl line, surface and volume integrals, Laplacian operations. Green’s, Stoke’s and Divergence theorems and applications. Ordinary and partial differential equations, applications and physical problems. Complex variables, numerical analysis, special functions and integral, problem formulation, simple method of solution.


MCE 702:             Engineering Mathematics II                                                                      (2 units)

Complex variables: function, deviation, language series, Taylor series, Cauchy theorem, Cauchy formula, Cauchy integrals. Analytic functions, singular points, Residual problems, Conformal problems and mapping. Special functions: Gamma, Delta, Beta and error functions. Fourier integral, Fourier transforms for solving partial differential equations.


ABE 704:               Statistical Methods                                                                                       (2 units)

Descriptive Statistics- Central tendencies and dispersion. Elementary probability theory, conditional probability, Baye’s theorem, probability distributions and applications. Elementary theories of sampling and estimation. Test of hypothesis and significance. Curve fitting, Linear and Multiple regression analysis; Linear correlation, Analysis of variance, Time series analysis. Statistical quality control for mean, standard deviation, range, number of defects etc., sampling techniques, average sampling number, stochastic processes.


CVE 709:                 Engineer-in-Society                                                                                     (2 units)

Philosophy of science, History of engineering and technology. Safety in engineering and introduction to risk analysis.   The role of engineers in nation building. Invited Lectures from Professionals.


CVE 715:                 Technical Report Writing                                                                           (2 units)

Principle of communications,  Preparation and writing of technical reports, Oral presentation, Use of visual aids and other communication equipment in technical and research presentations.


MCE 721:               Law, Management and Entrepreneurship                                         (3 units)

Principles of Management.  Industrial group and organizational behaviour. Motivation.  Industrial Law, legislation on wages, trademarks and patents, Laws of contract and sales of goods.  Liability for industrial injuries. Industrial relations. trade unions, employer associations, wages  bargaining and the role of the state.  Relevant topics on entrepreneurship designed by the National Universities Commission for Nigerian Universities.   


ELE 701:                Computer Programming                                                                               (3 units)

Flow-Charting and Algorithm Formulation.  Coding with (C++, Visual Basic). High Level Languages (e.g. C++, Linux, Visual Basic).  Applications to Solution of Engineering Problems.


ELE 703:                Circuit Theory I                                                                                                                 (3 units)

Elementary signals.  Dynamic circuit behaviour, oscillations.  First and second order systems.  Laplace and Fourier transforms.  Time and frequency domain solutions of circuit equations.  Stability.  Transfer function concepts.  Applications of network theorems.  Single-phase and three-phase circuits.  Two-port network analysis.  Introduction to computer-aided analysis.


ELE 704:                Circuit Theory II                                                                                               (3 units)

Laplace and Fourier transforms revisited.  Applications of Laplace transform to transient analysis of RLC circuits.  Non-sinusoidal periodic waveforms.  Non-periodic signals.  Different methods of network synthesis including Cauer, Foster, Long Division method, partial fractions, etc.  Conditions for Realizability.  Synthesis of non-linear resistive circuits.  Computer applications in the analysis and synthesis of linear and non-linear circuits.


ELE 705:                Electrical & Electronics Engineering Materials                                   (3 units)

Review of Atomic Theory.  Electronics configuration of engineering materials.  Band-bond theory of solid semiconductor devices.  Dielectric and Magnetic materials.  Masers and Lasers.  Superconductivity; Magnetic alloys; ferrites.  Optics.


ELE 706:                Electrical Power Principles                                                                          (3 units)

Generation:  Sources of Energy (thermal, hydro, nuclear, solar, wind, etc.)  Economics of Power supply (Tariffs, Load curves, Power factor correction, etc.)  Power generation, Transmission and Distribution.  Corona.  Types of cables. Insulators. System Protection. Performance charts.



ELE 707                 Engineering Economics                                                                                                 (2 units)

Break-even analysis. Time value of money.  Interest ratios (P/F, P/A, P/G, etc.)  Evaluating single alternative (PW, AW, FW, IRR, etc.) Decision making Among Alternatives (PW, AW, FW, IRR, etc.).  Equal Lives and Unequal Lives.  Depreciation methods.


ELE 709:                Electromagnetic Fields and Waves                                                          (3 units)

Review of electromagnetic laws in integral form: Gauss’ Law, Ampere’s and Faraday’s laws.  Electrostatic fields due to distribution of charge, magnetic fields in and around current – carrying conductors.  Time varying magnetic and electric fields.  Conduction and displacement currents.  Maxwell’s equations.  Poynting vector, energy propagation, and boundary conditions.


ELE 710:                Electrical and Electronics Measurements and Instrumentation (3 units)

Principles of measurements:  Measurement accuracy.  Terminology.  Signals, Potentiometers, and bridges.  Instrument types:  Voltage, current, power, energy, and resistance measurements.  Electronic and electrical instruments.  The cathode ray tube (CRO).  Transducers; magnetic effects measurements.  Data recording.  Spectrum analyzers.


ELE 711:                Microcomputer Hardware and Software Techniques                      (3 units)

Elements of digital computer design; control unit, programming, bus organization and addressing schemes, microprocessor, system architecture, bus control, instruction execution and addressing modes. Machine codes, assembly language and high level language programming, microprocessors and state machines.  Microprocessor interfacing: input/output technique, interrupt systems and direct memory access; interfacing to analogue systems and application to D/A and A/D converters.  System development tools: simulators, EPROM programming assemblers and loaders. Microprocessor and microcomputers Operating Systems and compilers.  Microprocessor applications


ELE 712:                Numerical methods computer programming                                     (3 units)

Gaussian elimination, Gauss-Seidel methods and Newton-Raphson methods of solving linear equations. Forward and backward difference tables, central difference formula, Finite difference Solution to partial differential equations. Solutions of ordinary differential equations (first and second order) using Runge- Kutta method. Flow charting, Algorithms, inputs and output, Basic, Fortran and Modern Languages. Computer software analysis, Highway/ Transportation, geotechnical, Hydraulics/ Hydrology problems and construction management. ICT.



ELE 713:                High voltage and switch gear Engineering                                           (2 units)

Methods of generation and measurement of high voltages.  Type and tests on switchgears.  Mechanisms of dielectric breakdown in gases, liquids and solids. Protection against over voltages.  Switchgear construction.  Oil switches.  Air blast, SF6, Vacuum circuit breakers.


ELE 714:                Digital Electronics                                                                                           (3 units)

Review of Boolean Algebra and Logic Circuits Simplifications.  Flip-flops.  Counters, Registers, Memory Devices.  Semiconductor Technologies:  MSI, LSI, etc.  Interfaces.  Digital converters, e.g. ADC, DAC, series/parallel converters, etc.  Microprocessors.  Digital Test and Maintenance Equipment.


ELE 716:                Energy Systems                                                                                                (2 units)

Global energy assessment.  Primary and secondary energy sources.  Renewable and non-renewable energy resources.  Energy needs of the country.  Energy conversion techniques.  Energy conservation.  Energy management and auditing.  Cost of energy.


ELE 718:                Communication Systems                                                                             (3 units)

Telephony:  Antennas and wave propagation mode.  Radar systems.  Satellite communication systems.  Broadcasting systems (analogue and digital).  Introduction to Wireless Communication Systems.  Regulations.  Telecommunication systems planning.


ELE 720:                Microwave Engineering                                                                               (3 units)

Microwave Devices and Circuits:  Variation Diode,  Parametric amplifiers, tunnel diodes, Schottky diode.  Gunn oscillators, frequency multipliers and up-converters. Microwave Theory and Techniques; transmission lines and waveguides, passive microwave devices: resonators, magic tee, TWT, etc.


ELE 721:                Control Systems Engineering I                                                                   (3 units)

Open and closed loop systems.  Modelling of Physical systems.  Dynamic equations of electrical, mechanical, thermal and fluid flow systems.  Transfer functions of control system components.  System response and classification.  Stability. Nyquist, Bode, Root Locus Analysis. Systems specifications and introduction to design.


ELE 722:                Control Systems Engineering II                                                                (3 units)

Analogue computers.  State space representation of control systems.  Stability of linear and non-linear systems.  Linearization of non-linear systems.  Describing functions.  Sampled data systems.  Digital control.

ELE 723:                Power System Engineering                                                                        (3 units)

Power system Control: Voltage and frequency Control. Economic load dispatch, Reactive power and active power control. Control sensitivity factors. Megawatt frequency control problem. Megavar voltage control problem. Power System Stability: Steady state and transient stability. Formulation of swing equations. Load frequency and Voltage controllers and their effects on transient stability(power and voltage loops). The effect of auto-reclosing of circuit breakers, methods of improving stability. Power system transients: Switching, Surge voltages. Over-voltages due to lightning. Travelling waves on power systems. Protection against over-voltages. Insulation co-ordination. EHV Transmission: Long line theory, Extra high voltage a.c transmission. Corona, harmonics and charging current. EHV direct current transmission and inverters, direct current links. EHV power cables and cables for direct current transmission.


ELE 724:                Solid State Electronics                                                                                  (2 units)

Physics and properties of semiconductors including high field effects, carrier injection and semiconductor surface phenomena.  Devices Technology: bulk and epitaxial material growth and impurity control.  Metal semiconductor interface properties, stability, and methods of characterization.  Controlled and surface-controlled devices.


ELE 725:                Communications Principles                                                                        (3 units)

A general communications system including source, transmission channel, and destination.  Analogue Modulation systems.  AM, FM, Phase Modulation.  Pulse Modulation:  PAM, PWM, PPM, PCM.  Introduction to Digital Modulation Techniques.  Bandwidth considerations.  Devices and systems for communications.


ELE 727:                Electrical Machines                                                                                        (3 units)

Electromechanical Energy Conversion systems.  DC machines,  Transformers.  Synchronous and Induction machines.  The machine as a generator and as a motor.  Analysis of electromagnetic torque.


ELE 728:                Engineering Management                                                                           (3 units)

Organization concepts; human resources management.  Financial management.  Production Management.  Company Policy development strategies.  Entrepreneurship.  Patents, inventions, trademarks and copyrights.


ELE 730:                Power Electronics                                                                                           (3 units)

Controlled rectifiers.  Converters.  Switching characteristics of diodes, transistors, and resistors.  Analysis of circuits using transistors as switches, power control circuits, characteristics of switching transformers, AC-DC converters. Power semiconductor devices protection.  Waveform synthesis.


ELE 731:                Reliability Engineering                                                                                                 (2 units)

Reliability concepts.  Elementary Reliability Theory.  Measures of reliability Failure Time Distribution Models.  Exponential, Weibull model.  Fault tree analysis (FTA).  Failure Mode, Effect and Criticality, Analysis.  Reliability growth.  Maintainability and Availability.


ELE 732:                Digital Signal Processing                                                                              (3 units)

Basic concepts and areas of applications.  Discrete-time signals and systems; linearity, shift-invariance, causality, stability, convolutional sum and frequency response.  Review of sampling theory and Z-transform digital system realization Finite-impulse response (FIR) and infinite-impulse response (IIR) filter design.  Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) and Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)


ELE 734:                Data Communications                                                                                   (3 units)

Introduction to Data communication systems:  digital signals and characters, data signals, band rate, serial and parallel data transmission.,  Networks and Network topology. Baseband Analysis, Modulated carrier signals (ASK, PSK, QPSK, FSK, MSK, GMSK, etc.).  Coherent and non-coherent detection of binary signals. Error rate comparison. OSI model and functions  of the layers.  TCT/IP model and functions of the layers.  Network management; Telecommunication Network Management.  International Standards.


ELE 799:                Project                                                                                                                                 (6 units)

Project titles are to be selected from an approved list of suitable topics.  The actual work is to be carried out under the supervision of a member of academic staff.  The standard of work must demonstrate the ability of the student to undertake independent work at a professional level of competence.  Each student is required to give a project defense seminar his/her work.


M.Eng Courses Outline

MTS 831:              Mathematical Method I                                                                               (3 units)

Revision of complex analysis. Many valued functions and Riemann surfaces. Analytical continuation and asymptotic expansions. Ordinary differential equations with a large parameter. First order linear differential equations. General first order equations. Second order linear equations. Partial Differential Equations; Green’s Functions; Fourier and Laplace Transforms; Complex Variables; Tensor Analysis Applications.


ELE 800:                Numerical Method in Engineering                                                          (3 units)

Methods for obtaining numerical solutions to problems arising in Engineering. Linear and Nonlinear Mechanical Systems.  Ordinary and partial Differential equations, Initial value and extreme value problems.


ELE 801:                Mini Project                                                                                                       (3 units)

Each student will be required to undertake laboratory design oriented mini-project in the first semester under the supervision of one or more members of the academic staff of the department.


ELE 802:                Computer-Aided Design Techniques                                                      (3 units)

Computer aided analysis of electrical and electronics emesis and components.  Network topology, compute formulation of Kirchhoffs Laws, Nodal analysis of linear and non-linear networks; computer formulation of the frequency domain                 solutions, stability and sensitivity evaluation. Computer-Aided numerical analytical tools for electronic and electrical Engineering.


ELE 803:                Reliability and Maintainability Engineering                                        (3 units)

Reliability mathematics; reliability data analysis; reliability precision and modeling; reliability in design maintainability criteria; standard and maintainability in design and construction.


ELE 804:                Electrical Power Systems and Control                                                    (4 units)

Network Analysis, load flow analysis, Optimal Systems Operation, Techniques of power of systems control, Power System Stability, Power System Economy, Load Forecasting, Commutation Methods and Programming.


ELE 805:                High Voltage Engineering                                                                            (3 units)

Properties of dielectrics, Ionization processes and gas breakdown of Solid and Liquid Dielectrics, Electrostatic fields, Surge phenomena, Insulation Coordination, Insulation in Polluted atmospheres.  Corona and interference from power Systems, Techniques of H.V. tests and specifications, H.V. dc Conversion                 and transmission.


ELE 806:                Protective Systems                                                                                         (3 units)

Voltage and current transducer Power fault analysis construction and characteristics of protective relay Protection of A.C Machinery, Feeder Protection, Bus-zone protection, Back-up Protection, static relays, over-voltage protection, Theory of Interruption.  Switchgear design, Recovery Voltage transients.


ELE 807:                Rotating Machines Analysis                                                                        (3 units)

The idealized machine, sign convictions and the per unit System. MMF Flux in the Rotating Machine.  Assumption in the General theory of Electrical Machines.  Methods of Analysis of Machines. The D. C. Machine Interpole, compensating and  series windings Transient performance of the D.C. Machine.  Steady State Vector Diagrams for A. C., Machine. General Equations for A. C. Machine Steady State Operation and characteristics.  Symmetrical short circuit of Alternator.  Synchronizing phenomena and sustained Oscillations in synchronous Machines.


ELE 808:  Electronic Device Models and Circuit Design                                                    (3 units)

The principles, structure and characteristics of semiconductor Devices; simple-frequency models for transistor: small signal and wide-band models for general non-reciprocal devices hybrid – PI and Tee models for transistors; relationship of models to transistor physics.  Comparison of bipolar and field effect transistors;  detailed frequency response of simple and multistage amplifiers, design of feedback amplifiers, D.C. coupling techniques, design of multistage tuned amplifiers selected digital and analogue circuits Operational Amplifiers and applications.  Integrated circuit design.


ELE 809:  Active Networks

Active network modeling.  The complex frequency plane, Conventional feedback and sensitivity, theorems for feedback Circuits, stability and physical reliability of electrical networks, Nyquist and Routh criteria for stability:  Activity and Passivity Criteria.  Examples using Op-Amps, FDNR’s converters, Grators, Nullators, etc.


ELE 810:  Analysis and Synthesis of Passive Networks                                                     (3 units)

Geometrical and analytical description of networks.  State Variable characterizations: scattering matrices, signal flow graphs: Sensitivity.  Design of driving- point and transfer impedance Functions with emphasis on the transfer loss and phase of minimum Phase networks, flow diagram, physical network characteristics, Including relations existing between real and imaginary components of network functions, modern methods of network synthesis.





ELE 811:  Speech Analysis and Synthesis                                                                                (3 units )

Acoustic theory of speech production; speech signals processing, Digital models and time domain models of speech signals; Digital speech processing for man-machine communication.  Realization of voice response and Speaker recognition systems.


ELE 812:  Digital Signal Processing                                                                                            (3 units)

Sampling as a modulation process, the sampling theorem: the Z-transform and discrete-time system analysis, direct and computer-Aided design of recursive and non-recursive digital filters: the Discrete Fourier transform (DFT) and the Fast Fourier transform (FFT), digital filtering using the FFT, analogue-to-digital and digital-to- analogue conversion; effects of quantization and finite-word-length arithmetic.  Correlation functions and power spectral densities for discrete time filters, methods for discrete time whiner filters, methods for designing digital filters to meet precise frequency domain specification. 


ELE 813:  Information Theory and Coding                                                                              (3 units)

Information measure, entropy, mutual information, source encoding; noiseless coding theorem, noisy coding theorem; exponential error bounds; memory-less channels and channels with memory; continuous channels, rate distortion function.  Introduction to coding and brief review of modern algebra (vectors, spaces and Galois fields); introduction to probabilistic error correcting codes; theory of linear codes; block and cyclic codes, convolution codes, error bounds; decoding of Hamming, cyclic and Bose-Chaudhuri-Hocquenghem (BCH) codes; simple automatic fault diagnosing techniques.


ELE 814:  Electromagnetic Theory and Applications                                                          (3 units)

Theoretical analysis and engineering applications of Maxwell’s Equations.  Boundary value problems of electrostatics and Magnetostatics, The homogeneous wave equation. Plane wave propagation.  The interaction of plane waves and material media.  Retarded potentials.  The Hertz potential.  Simple radiating systems. Relativistic covariance of Maxwell’s equations.


ELE 815:  Microwave Engineering and Antennas                                                                                (3 units)

Mathematical methods for the solution of wave equation; Transmission lines and waveguides, selected topics in the theory of wave guide structures, surface guides and artificial Dielectrics.  Introduction to the concepts of radiation, generalized for field Formulas.  Antenna theorems and fundamentals. Radiating networks.  Antenna arrays, linear and planner arrays; aperture antennas; terminal impedance, propagation. Selected advance Topics.


ELE 816:  Radio Wave Propagation                                                                                           (3 units)

General Solutions of Maxwell’s equations, geometrical optics Approximations, propagation above a place earth, effects of surface irregularities and stratified atmospheres, scattering by turbulence.


ELE 817:  Digital Computer Design                                                                                            (3 units)

Essential elements of the hardware design of digital computers. Arithmetic and logic units, adders, multipliers, dividers, logic and shifting operations, floating point arithmetic. Memory organization, digital memories.  Hard-wired control unit, micro Programmed control unit, index registers.  Organization of commercially available computers.  Design of basic computer.


ELE 818:  Biomedical Electronics                                                                                                (3 units)

Introduction to the generation and processing of bio-electric Signals including structure and function of the neuron. Generation and propagation of nerve impulses, electronic Neutral-type systems and heir realization.  Biological and medical instruments and equipment, Application in the Design of hearing aids for the deaf and of cardiac pace makers, or a similar case study.


ELE 819: Classical Control Theory:  Analysis and Design of Control Systems  ( 3 units)

Survey of basic principles of linear control theory.  Feedback Control.  Stability criteria.  Performance criteria.  Principles of Servos and controllers, equations of a basic servo; specifications and their implications.  Graphical methods of design:  Root locus, Bode diagrams Nicholas chart compensation in time and Frequency Domain.  Non-linearities and their effect on system performance.  Describing function principles; examples illustrating stability situations, stable and unstable            limit cycles, methods to eliminate oscillations, frequency response calculations.  Phase plane principles; application to control systems, relay operated systems; optimum switched and dual mode systems.  Popov stability criteria.


ELE 820:  Sampled Data and Digital Control Systems Analysis and Design                  (3 units)

Sampling analogue conversion.  Z-transformation and modified Z-transformation, frequency analysis of sampled data systems.  Discrete system state space representation poles of discrete.  System transfer function.  Z-transfer function of                 discrete systems from the transfer function of the continuous system.  Stability analysis of sample data systems.  The bilinear transformation.  Application of Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion to sampled-data Systems.  Root-locus method, Realization of compensation networks.



ELE 821:  Analysis and Design of Linear Multivariable Control Systems                   (3 units)

Systems representation.  Problems of interaction in control system Design.  Design on a single loop basis. Non-interacting.  Control Diagonal dominance. Assessment of multiple input multiple output (MIMO) system stability.  Characteristic loci, Nyquist and Inverse Nyquist methods, Gershgorin and Ostrowski Circles, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) Control system design approach.  Industrial application examples.


ELE 822:  Introduction to Stochastic and Adaptive Control                                             (3 units)

Stochastic processes in discrete and continuous time.  Stationary Processes:- auto correlation and cross correlation. Spectral density functions, with noise. Linear operations, on stationary processes. Difference equation models for discrete-time processes. Identification of linear discrete-time systems from input-output data; Parameter Estimation, Identification of model structure, general Diagnostic methods.  Adaptive control; Minimum Variance.  Self-Turning Control (Astrom).  Self-turning controllers for deterministic Systems.  Model reference adaptive controllers applications.


ELE 823:  Control Theory and Industry                                                                                     (3 units)

Sequence control techniques; Industrial control sensory; Stabilization techniques; cement industry control application; steel industry and textile control system; Agro-allied industry applications.


ELE 824:  Power System Equipment                                                                                         (3 units)

Basic design principles; specific design problems; commissioning of equipment, testing and operation of equipment, reliability and maintainability indices; testing equipment and procedure.


ELE 826:                Special Topics on Control                                                                             (3 units)

Digital control theory and systems; optimal control; adaptive control systems; fluidic control systems; Non-linear control systems.


ELE 897:                Seminar                                                                                                               (2 units)

Practical design and/or laboratory case studies are treated in this course.  Two problems of reasonable degree of difficulty must be solved and reported well in this course.  This course will be in consultation with course lecturer.




ELE 899:                Research Project                                                                                              (6 units)

Application of research techniques to the solution of current electrical and electronic engineering problems as directed by competent supervisors.  Projects bordering on development of research methodologies.  Projects on the problems       of local industry and materials as well as of tropical environmental importance.       Student is expected to give a seminar on the M.Sc. research project.


Phd Courses

ELE 961: Selected Topics in Current Electrical and Electronics Engineering            (3 units)

Lectures will be presented on selected topics of current research in power, high voltage, Electronics, control, communication and antennas, etc.  The student will be required to prepare and present two major review papers for evaluation.


ELE 997 Research Seminars I                                                                                       (3 units)

Postgraduate students are required to register in the departmental seminar, to participate in it, and to present at least two papers based on their own research during the course of their PhD degree programmes.


ELE 998:  Research Seminar II                                                                                     (3 units)

In the second seminar to be delivered, each student is expected to select a recent topic in Electrical Engineering, review literature and deliver a seminar to staff and postgraduate students.  The seminar will be followed by critical discussion by staff and students.


ELE 999:  Research Thesis                                                                                             (6 units)

Comprehensive Electrical and Electronics Engineering design project.  Identifying the problems and the technical aspects; interaction of economic and environmental considerations.  Preparation and presentation of the final report.


6.3.11    Academic Staff

List of Post-Graduate Lecturers





Area of Specialization


Prof. S. T. Wara

B.Eng.,M.Eng., PhD


Power and Machines


Prof. S. B. Adejuyigbe



Computer Aided design



Prof. M. A. Waheed

B.Eng, M.Eng, PhD


Numerical Analysis



Prof. S. A. Adekola

B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD


Communication and



Prof. O. L. Olopade

B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD


Computer and Microprocessor


Dr. I. A. Adejumobi

B.Eng., M.Eng., PhD


Power and Machines


Dr. O. Fakolujo

B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD

Senior Lecturer

Microprocessor and Electronics


Dr. I. O. Abiala

B.Sc, M.Sc, PhD

Senior Lecturer

Mathematical Method

* Associate Lecturers