You can choose courses that are conducted in English from th​e list below. Please note that the list consists of proposed courses, but in case of insufficient number of students interested, a course may be cancelled. For any questions regarding your choice and content of courses, please contact Erasmus+ Coordinator of MPEI: Irina Kulik, E-mail:

Academic year 2018/2019, Autumn semester

​Name of discipline Number of credits​ ​​​Description​ Semester​
​Physics (part 1) ​5 ​Mechanics.  Molecular physics and thermodynamics ​1
​Mathematical analysis (part 1) ​5 ​Limits. Derivatives. Investigation of functions. Creation of a function graph. ​1
​Mathematical analysis (part 3) ​6 Functions in one complex variable
Elementary functions. Complex integral. Complex series. Residues and evaluations of integrals. Operational calculus.

Ordinary differential equations (ODE)
 Equations of the first order. Linear differential equations with variable coefficients. Linear differential equations with constant coefficients (stationary equations). Linear boundary problem for ODE of the second order. System of ordinary differential equations.
​Algebra and analytical geometry ​5 ​Algebra of matrices. Determinants. Theory of linear systems solving. Quadratic forms. Straight line and plane. Curves and surfaces of the 2d order. ​1
​Programming (part 1) ​8 ​The goal of the discipline is to study the main principals and methods of structural and procedural programming based on a high-level language Pascal.

To acquaint students with main algorithms for data processing; to teach how to create programs which can be executed inside Pascal environment as well as under the operating system Windows.
​Philosophy ​4 ​The course in Philosophy has been classical and one of the cornerstones for any University education for more than 500 years. Mordern technical update of Philosophy for Technical students is supposed to provide next generation engineers with essentials of scientific development  and to trace back the main causes that gave impacts or obstacles to technical processes. Modern managers should be awared and responsible for the results of decisions and foreseen multiplied effects of their solutions. Besides the Couse will provide students with a system of arguments for successful interpersonal communication, extend their worldview system as well. ​3
​Electrical engineering ​6 ​Basics of electrical engineering: terms, laws, principles, theorems. Basic analysis procedures: nodal analysis, mesh analysis, phasor circuits, time-domain and s-domain analysis. Laboratory works support course with experiments and modeling. ​3
​Programming technology ​5 ​Programming in C++BUILDER ​3
​Culturology ​4 ​Phenomenon of culture. Definitions. Russian culture as culture of Slavs, Byzantine Orthodox Christianity and European culture of XYIII-XIX cc. Excursions to museums. ​5
​Digital circuit design ​6 ​The courses studies the basic digital circuits builded on basic digital elements, like triggers, logic elements and so on. It studies modeling digital schemes, timing delays, the interference emission and power consumption. ​5
​Modeling of digital circuit ​4 ​Course introduce  students  to modeling of digital logic circuits.  It start from review   of Boolean algebra and Finite State Machine  basics to combinatorial and sequential  units design , Computer Aided Design principles, Hardware description Languages( VHDL).  VHDL syntax, entities and architectures, data types ,operators, concurrent and sequential statements, test bench design. ​5
Ecology​ ​2 ​The realm of ecology. Definitions. Life on Earth. Chemical and biological evolution. Ecosystems. Global atmosphere. Sources of air, soil and water pollution. Population growth. Excursions to museums. ​7
​Local area networks ​3 ​Windows 2000 network services. Microsoft TCP/IP architecture.  Microsoft protocol suits. TCP and UDP protocols. Internet protocol (IP). ARP protocol. TCP/IP addressing. Subnet mask. Network ID.  TCP/IP utilities.  IP routing. Windows 2000 Naming Schemes. NetBIOS name resolution.  DNS. WINS. DHCP.  Remote Access Service.  Windows 2000 features. Windows 2000 user and group accounts.  Network security. Administration tools. Interoperability Windows 2000 and Novell NetWare. GSNW. CSNW. ​7
​Computer networks and telecommunication  (part 2) ​4 ​Wide Area Network (WAN) transmission. Routers and gateways. Cisco router types. Cisco solutions for SOHOs - central office connections. Analog connectivity. Dial-Up lines. Dedicated analog lines. Digital connectivity. T1, T3.ISDN.Packet-Switching networks. X.25.Frame relay. ATM. WAN modeling.  Packet Tracer. Internetwork  troubleshooting. ​7

Academic year 2018/2019, Spring semester

​Name of discipline Number of credits​ Description​ Semester​
​Physics (part 2) ​6 ​Electrostatics.  Direct electric current.  Magnetism ​2
​Mathematical analysis (part 2) ​6 ​Indefinite and definite integrals and their applications. Improper integrals. Multiple integrals. Field theory. Curvilinear and surface integrals and their applications. Functions of several variables. Numerical and functional series. ​2
​Programming (part 2) ​7 ​Continuation of studying methods of structural and procedural programming based on a high-level language Pascal: files in Pascal, procedures and functions, multi-modular programming, complex data representation structures and algorithms for its processing; ​2
​History ​4 ​History of Russia in the world context. Chronology of major events of Russian history. Excursions to museums. ​2
Discrete mathematics​ ​7 ​Boolean functions. Relations. Graph theory. Combinatorics. Algorithm theory ​4
​Computational methods ​5 ​The sources and classification of errors. Numerical solution of nonlinear equations. Solution of systems of linear equations. Approximation of functions. Numerical differentiation and integration.  Numerical solution of Cauchy problem.  Numerical solution of boundary  value problem. Dirichlet  problem for Poisson’s  equation. Differential  equation of oscillation.  Differential  equation of heat spreading. ​4
​Еlectronics ​6 ​Basics of electronics - semiconductors (intrinsic, extrinsic), p-n junction. Diode, Zener diode, light emitting diode, photodiode, diode-based rectifiers. Bipolar junction transistors, BJT-based amplifiers, emitter follower. Field-effect transistors: MOSFETs, IGBTs, CMOS pair, floating gate transistors. MOSFET amplifiers, logic gates, memory cells. Modulation and demodulation, ADC/DAC. ​4
​Fundamentals of computer systems theory ​5 ​Course consists of two parts:
1. Computer arithmetic - how computer calculates, direct, inverse, complement codes, overflow control, floating point format.
2. Finite State Machines theory - introduction to FSM theory, Mealy and Moor machines, representing, conversion, behavioral approach to automata synthesis, introduction to logical circuits, logical schemes, canonical method of structural synthesis.
Student gets the understanding of the main principles and ideas that all the computers are based on.
​Jurisprudence ​3 ​Models of democracy from ancient Athens and ancient Rome to modern time. The reforms and laws which promote to establish democracy. ​6
​System software ​4 ​The course gives knowledge about assembling Intel x86 microchips, building assembler programs, gives understanding how the hardware, operates at the low level and how it’s organized. ​6
​Fundamentals of control theory ​4 ​Mathematical models of linear control systems.  Linear control systems characteristics. Linear systems. Stability analysis. Linear Systems Quality Analysis. ​6
​Computers and peripherals (part 1) ​4 ​The discipline acquaints the students with the main principles of construction both functioning of the COMPUTER and computing systems, computer memory, devices of management, principles of organization of processors. The following questions are examined: evolution of development and current state of computer facilities, arithmetic and logic bases of the COMPUTER, elements and units and the main COMPUTER characteristics. ​6
​Computer networks and telecommunication  (part 1) ​4 ​Network operating systems. Peer-to-peer networks. Server-based networks. Combination networks.

Standard topologies: bus, star, ring. Hubs. Variations of major topologies. Cable types: coaxial, twisted pair, fiber-optic. Wireless network communications. Network adapter cards. The OSI networking model. A layered architecture. Networking software and drivers. The function of packets in network communications. Packet structure. Common protocols: TCP/IP, NetBEUI, X.25, IPX/SPX, NWLINK. Putting data on the cable. Carrier - sense multiple access with collision detection. Ethernet. 10 Base T. 10 Base2. 10 Base5. 10 Base FL. 100 Base TX. Gigabit Ethernet.

Bridges. Switches. Network segmentation. Examples of  network  designing.
​Safety of vital activity ​2 ​Safety of vital activity ​8
​Computer architecture ​4 ​Functional and structural organization of the COMPUTER is analyzed. The general structure of processor and microprocessor and their different modifications (scalar, vector, pipeline) are considered. The main principles and management computer devices are analyzed. Common questions of computer memory system organization is discussed. Brief view on modernhigh-performance architectures and concepts of GRID   technology, metacomputing and cloudcomputing are given. ​8
​Distributed computing ​4 ​The discipline acquaints the students with the parallel and distributed data models and corresponding computer architectures and their relationship.

The following questions are examined: basic concepts and development trends architecture of modern computers, threading model, multiprocessor, multicomputer, features of the organization and functioning of the architectures with common, distributed and mixed memory organization, topology of communication in multiprocessor systems.
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