ECE Licensure Exam SYLLABI

SYLLABI FOR THE ELECTRONICS ENGINEER (ECE) LICENSURE EXAMINATION 

I. MATHEMATICS (20%)
1. Algebra & General Mathematics
_ Algebraic functions
_ Theory of equations
_ Factorization and algebraic functions
_ Ratio, proportion and variation
_ Matrix theory
_ Arithmetic and geometric progressions
_ Equations and inequalities
_ Linear and quadratic equations
_ Complex number system
_ Polynomials
_ Mathematical induction
_ Logic and probability
_ Statistics

2. Geometry
_ Lines and planes
_ Plane figures
_ Application of Cavalier’s, Pappus and Prismodial Theorems
_ Coordinates in space
_ Quadratic surfaces
_ Mensuration
_ Plane geometry
_ Solid geometry
_ Spherical geometry
_ Analytical geometry

3. Trigonometry
_ Logarithmic principles
_ Trigonometric functions
_ Fundamental trigonometric identities
_ Solutions of right and oblique triangles
_ Applications of terrestrial mensuration
_ Area, perimeter and centroid of plane figures
_ Polar coordinates
_ Spherical trigonometry

4. Calculus
_ Complex variables
_ Derivatives and applications
_ Integration and applications
_ Transcendental functions
_ Partial derivatives
_ Higher derivatives
_ Indeterminate forms
_ Multiple integrals
_ Differential equations

5. Mathematics Laws, Terms and Theories
_ Laws, theories and other rules relative to the fields of mathematics

II. GENERAL ENGINEERING & APPLIED SCIENCES (20%)
1. Engineering Mechanics
2. Strength Of Materials
3. College Physics
4. General Chemistry
5. Thermodynamics
6. Engineering Materials
7. Engineering Economics
8. Engineering Management
9. Laws and Ethics
_ Contracts and Specifications
_ Telecommunications and broadcasting law and regulations
_ Electronics engineering law of 2004
_ Code of professional ethics and conduct
_ Philippine electronics code
_ Code of Technical Standards and Practice
(Manual of Practice)

III. ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (30%)
1. Electricity/ Magnetism Fundamentals
_ Atomic structure
_ Electric charge
_ Laws (Ohms, Kirchoff, Coulomb, etc)
_ Magnetic power
_ Magnetic field/flux
_ Magnetic/electric quantities/units
_ Magnetic/electromagnet principles

2. Electrical Circuit
_ Ac-dc circuits
_ Resistors
_ Inductors
_ Capacitor

3. Solid State Devices/Circuits
_ Semi-conductor fundamentals
_ Transistor components, circuits, analysis, and design
_ Special services (photo, electric, photovoltaic etc.)

4. Power Generator/ Sources/ Principles/Applications
_ Cells and batteries
_ Electric generator
_ Electronic power supply
_ Voltage regulation
_ Photovoltaic/thermoelectric generator
_ Distribution transformers
_ UPS/float-battery system
_ Converters/inverters

5. Electronic (Audio/RF) Circuit/Analysis/Design Cells and batteries
_ Amplifiers
_ Oscillators
_ Rectifier
_ Filters
_ Voltage regulation

6. Tests and Measurements
_ Volt-ohm-ammeter (analog/digital)
_ R-L-Z bridges
_ Oscilloscope
_ Cable testers
_ RF meters
_ Signal generators (audio, RF, video)
_ Noise generators
_ Power/reflectometer/grid dip meter

7. Microelectronics
_ Integrated circuits components, characteristics and products
_ Operational amplifiers/multivibrators

8. Industrial Electronics Principles/Applications
_ Electronic control system
_ Industrial solid state services
_ Welding systems/high frequency heating
_ Feedback systems/servomechanism
_ Transducers
_ Motor speed control systems
_ Robotic principles
_ Bioelectrical principles
_ Instrumentation and control

9. Computer Principles
_ Analog/digital systems
_ Binary number system/Boolean algebra
_ Mathematical logic and switching networks
_ Basic digital circuits (logic, gates, flip-flops, multivibrators etc.)
_ Static and dynamic memory devices
_ Programming and machine languages
_ Information and acquisition processing
_ Analog/digital conversion
_ Computer networking

IV. ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES (30%)
1. Radio Communication System
a. Transmission Fundamentals
_ Transmission system
_ Transmission medium
_ Primary line constants
_ Velocity and line wavelength
_ Characteristic Impedance
_ Propagation constants
_ Phase and group velocity
_ Standing waves
_ Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
_ Telephone lines and cables
_ Wave guides
_ Balanced and unbalanced lines
_ Uniformly distributed lines
_ Twisted pair wire
_ Coaxial Cable
_ The Decibel
_ Power level Calculations
_ Signal and Noise Fundamentals

b. Acoustics
_ Definition
_ Frequency range
_ Sound pressure level
_ Sound Intensity
_ Loudness Level
_ Pitch and Frequency
_ Interval and Octave
_ Sound distortion
_ Room Acoustics
_ Electro-Acoustic Transducers

c. Modulation
_ Amplitude modulation
_ Phase modulation
_ Frequency modulation
_ Pulse modulation

d. Noise
_ External noise
_ Internal noise
_ Noise calculation and measurements
_ Radio interference
e. Radiation and Wave Propagation
_ Electro Magnetic Radiation
_ Radio Spectrum
_ Wave Propagation
_ Radiation Patterns
_ Wavelength calculations
_ Radiation resistance
_ Diversity systems

f. Antennas
_ Basic considerations
_ Wire Radiators in Space
_ Isotropic Radiator
_ Current and Voltage Distribution
_ Resonant, non-resonant antennas
_ Terms and definition
_ Antenna gain and resistance
_ Bandwidth, beamwidth, polarization
_ Effects of ground on antennas
_ Grounded, ungrounded antennas
_ Grounding systems
_ Antenna height
_ Design and applications
_ Matching systems
_ Impedance Calculations
_ Antenna types
_ Directional and non-directional
_ Microwave Antennas
_ Wideband and Special Purpose Antennas

g. Wire and Wireless Communications System
_ The telephone set
_ Connection and performance
_ Exchange Area Plant
_ Loop Design
_ Trunks in the Exchange Plant
_ Insertion Loss
_ Traffic Calculations
_ Reference Equivalent and Standards
_ Telephone networks
_ Signaling, Billing, CAMA, ANI
_ Echo, Singing and Design Loss
_ Via Net Loss
_ Network Hierarchy, Class Type
_ VF Repeaters
_ Transmission Considerations in Long Distance Network
_ Telephone Exchanges
_ PSTN, PABX, Line Concentration
_ Telephone features-IDD, NDD,LEC
_ Mobile Communications
_ Cellular communication, trunk radio, radio paging system etc

h. Microwave Communications and Principles

i. Basic Principles of various electronics systems
_ Electro-optics, photonics/optoelectronics
_ Electromagnetics
_ Avionics, aerospace/ navigational and military operations
_ Medical Electronics
_ Cybernetics
_ Biometrics

2. Digital and Data Communications Systems
a. Digital Communication Networks
_ Bit and Binary Transmission
_ Signaling Rate
_ Error Probability
_ Digital Filtering
_ Switching
_ Packet Circuit
_ Vertical Circuit
_ Open Systems Interconnection
_ Multiplexing, Modulation and Synchronization
_ Pulse Code modulation
_ Companding
_ Encoding
_ Bandwidth and Signal to Noise Ratio
_ Delta Modulation
_ Slope Overload
_ Adaptive Delta Modulation
_ Codes and Protocols
_ Error Detection and Correction Codes
_ Digital Carrier Systems
_ Frequency Shift Keying
_ Phase Shift Keying
_ Differential Phase Shift Keying
_ DC Nature of Data Transmission
_ Loops
_ Neutral and Polar
_ Binary Transmission and the Concept of Time
_ Asynchronous and Synchronous
_ Timing
_ Distortion
_ Bits, Band, WPM
_ Data Interface Standards
_ Data Input/Output Devices
_ Digital Transmission on Analog Channel
_ Modulation-Demodulation Schemes Parameters
_ Circuit Conditioning
_ Modem Applications
_ Serial and Parallel Transmission

b. Fiber Optics
_ Principles of Light, Transmission
_ Types
_ Light Sources, Laser, LED
_ Light Detectors
_ Modulation and Waveform
_ System Design
_ General Application
_ Design Procedure
_ Dispersion Limited Domain
_ System Bandwidth
_ Splicing Techniques

 3. Satellite , Broadcasting and Cable TV Systems
a. Satellite System
_ The Satellite System
_ Types of Satellite
_ Satellite Orbit
_ Uplink Considerations
_ Demand Assignment Multiple Access
_ Antenna Tracking
_ Satellite Link Budgets
_ Path Loss
_ Figure of Merit
_ Ratio of Carrier to Thermal Noise Power
_ Station Margin
_ VSAT

b. Broadcasting and Cable TV systems
_ Radio Transmitter (AM, FM, Television)
_ Studio (Microphone, Amplifiers, Cameras, Lighting, etc)
_ Cable Television

5 comments:

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    1. i received no news yet about new resolution or amendment of RA 9292 IRR. So most probably, this syllabi is still the reference for ECE Board Exam.

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  2. Is this still the Syllabi for 2017? or for the following years?
    No amendments on the exact topics?

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    1. Still and probably for the following years.

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