Fundamentals of Electronics

Learning Outcomes

  1. explain the operation of basic semiconductor devices
  2. analyze basic electronic amplifiers
  3. compare the amplifiers with different electronic devices
  4. analyze CMOS logic circuits
  5. apply operational amplifier in analog and digital circuits
  6. analyze of electronic circuits using electronic computers

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures

Exercises

Problem solving

Laboratory

Lab exercises

Grading Method

     
Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Laboratory Exercises 0 % 12 % 0 % 12 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 44 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 44 %
Exam: Written 0 % 50 %
Exam: Oral 38 %
Comment:

Before final exam students must have completed all laboratory exercises.

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Application and importance of electronics; Introduction to amplifiers (gain, input and output resistance).
  2. Introduction to digital electronics; Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors; Carrier concentrations, electrons and holes.
  3. Current flow in semiconductors (drift and diffusion current); Operating principle; Electrical characteristics.
  4. Small-signal model; Optoelectronic electron devices; Basic rectifier circuits.
  5. Structure and operating principle of MOSFET and JFET; Electrical characteristics.
  6. Electrical characteristics; Small-signal model.
  7. Definition and stabilization of bias operating point; Basic amplifier configurations: common source, common gate, common drain.
  8. Midterm exam.
  9. Basic amplifier configurations: common source, common gate, common drain; Calculation of gain, input and output resistances of basic amplifier configurations; Calculation of output voltage swing.
  10. Structure and operating principle of BJT; Electrical characteristics; Small-signal model.
  11. Definition and stabilization of bias operating point; Basic amplifier configurations: common emitter, common base, common collector; Calculation of gain, input and output resistances of basic amplifier configurations; Calculation of output voltage swing.
  12. Basic amplifier configurations: common emitter, common base, common collector; CMOS inverter; Combinational CMOS circuits; Sequential CMOS circuits.
  13. Inverters with bipolar transistors; Current switch with BJT and basic ECL circuit; Ideal OpAmp electrical characteristics.
  14. Basic amplifier configurations, integrator, differentiator; Differential and instrumentation amplifier; Comparators and multivibrators.
  15. Final exam.

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computing (study)
Elective Courses (5. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Elective Courses (5. semester)

Literature

(.), Ž. Butković, J. Divković-Pukšec, A. Barić, Elektronika 1, Fakutet elektrotehnike i računarstva, Zagreb - interna skripta, 2016, FER
Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth Carless Smith (1998.), Microelectronic Circuits, New York : Oxford University Press
Richard Jaeger, Travis Blalock (2015.), Microelectronic Circuit Design, McGraw-Hill Higher Education

General

ID 183373
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
60 Lectures
0 Exercises
12 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

87 Excellent
75 Very Good
62 Good
50 Acceptable