
 Graduate Studies : Birzeit University : Palestine (Site not responding. Last check: 20071013) 
  Thermodynamic equilibrium and statistical mechanics, ensemble theory, partition functions, applications to ideal gas and crystals, theories of simple liquids, Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulations, reaction dynamics from a microscopic viewpoint. 
  An overview of real time systems and their applications, terminology, problems and architectures, sensors and actuators, modeling of realtime systems, realtime operating system kernels, architecture of microcontrollers, realtime communications, scheduling algorithms, and applications. 
  Signals, GramSchmidt orthogonalization, linear time invariant systems (LTI), the sampling theorem, modeling of discrete systems in t, z, and wdomain, design and implementation of FIR and IR digital filters, linear filtering methods algorithms, DFT discrete convolution, FFTalgorithms, spectrum estimation, multirate DSP, linear prediction, optimal filters, Least square methods. 
 www.birzeit.edu /academics/faculties/compscience (995 words) 
