ECE 321: Electronics I

Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear Circuits

Spring 2014

·         Quiz #5 posted  3/14/14

·         Quiz 4 posted:  3/6/14

·         Quiz 2 posted:  2/11/14

·         Quiz 1 Posted:  2/4/14

 

 

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Term Project Info

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Instructor:        Dr. Jake Glower

Email:              jacob_glower@yahoo.com

Office:             ECE 201A, ECE 201B

Office Hrs:      MWF 10-11AM

 

Student Information:

·         Text Book from Amazon ($71 new, $2 used)

·         Google Electronics Tutorials

·         Bloom’s Taxonomy

 

 


 

Date

Topic

Video

Homework

Lab

T

Jan 14

Introduction

 

 

 

W

Jan 15

555-Timers:

 

 

F

Jan 17

MATLAB, SciLab, VisSim, MultiSim

Numerical Methods to Solve f(x) = 0

 

2: MATLAB

3: Numerical Solutions

M

Jan 20

Holiday!

 

 

Lab 1: Thermistors

T

Jan 21

Semiconductors

Video

4: Semiconductors

W

Jan 22

PN Junctions

Video

5: PN Junction

F

Jan 24

Diodes: VI Characteristics

Video

6: Diodes

M

Jan 27

John Deere Visit

Video

7: Ideal Diodes

Lab 2:  Diode Characteristics

T

Jan 28

Idea Diode

 

More Ideal Diodes

W

Jan 29

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

8. LEDs

F

Jan 31

Clipper, Clampers

9: Clippers

M

Feb 3

Min, Max

 

10:Max / Min / Avg

Lab 3:  Diode Circuit

T

Feb 4

Quiz #1

 

 

W

Feb 5

AC to DC Converters

 

11: AC to DC

F

Feb 7

DC to DC Converters

Video

M

Feb 10

Transistor Theory

Video

 

Lab 4: More Diodes

T

Feb 11

Quiz #2

 

 

W

Feb 12

Discussion on term project

 

F

Feb 14

Using a Transistor as a Switch

Video

 

M

Feb 17

Holiday!

 

 

Lab 5: Transistors & Load Lines

T

Feb 18

Switch (cont’d) & demo

 

 

W

Feb 19

H-Bridge 

Video

F

Feb 21

DC to AC Converters 

Video

17: DC to AC

M

Feb 24

Semiconductor Relay

IGBT Demo

Cornstarch Speaker

18: SCR

Lab 6: Transistors

T

Feb 25

Quiz #3

 

 

W

Feb 26

Career Fair (no class)

F

Feb 28

Transistors in Active Mode:  Amplifiers

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

19: BJT

M

Mar 3

CE Amplifier

Video

Lab 7: CE Amplifier

(DC Analysis)

T

Mar 4

Quiz #4

 

 

W

Mar 5

CB, CC Amplifiers

Video

F

Mar 7

Multi-Stage Amplifiers

 

22: Multi-Stage Amp

M

Mar 10

Push-Pull Amplifiers

 

Lab 7: CE Amplifier

(AC Analysis)

T

Mar 11

Quiz #5

 

 

W

Mar 12

Transistor Differential Amplifier

 

F

Mar 14

Inverting Amplifiers

 

26:  Node Equations

M

Mar 17

Holiday!

Videos: Ideas for Term Project

Coil Gun    -    Strobe Light    -    iPhone Amplifier    -    Cornstarch Speaker    -    Piano Stairs    -    Trash Can    -    Recycle Bin

T

Mar 18

Holiday!

W

Mar 19

Holiday!

F

Mar 21

Holiday!

M

Mar 24

 

 

 

Lab 8:  Op-Amps

T

Mar 25

Instrumentation Amplifiers

 

27: Inst Amp

W

Mar 26

Comparitors, Schmitt Triggers

 

28: Comparitors

F

Mar 28

Envelope Detectors

 

M

Mar 31

Integrators, Differentiators, etc

 

36: Integrators

 

T

Apr 1

(no quiz)

 

 

W

Apr 2

Filters: Gain and Phase

 

F

Apr 4

Phasors

 

32: Filters

M

Apr 7

Poles, Zeros, and Frequency Response

 

33:Freq Resp

 

T

Apr 8

Quiz #7

 

 

W

Apr 9

Active Filters

 

35: Active Filters

F

Apr 11

Butterworth, Chebychev, Elliptic Filters

 

34: Butterworth

M

Apr 14

Fourier Transform

 

T

Apr 15

 

 

37: Boolean Logic

W

Apr 16

Boolean Logic & DTL Logic

 

38: DTL Logic

F

Apr 18

Holiday!

 

 

M

Apr 21

Holiday!

 

 

 

T

Apr 22

 

 

 

W

Apr 23

TTL Logic

 

39: TTL Logic

F

Apr 25

MOSFET & JFET Theory

 

40: MOSFET

M

Apr 28

MOSFET Used as a Switch

 

41: MOSFET Switch

Design Reviews

Tuesday and Thursday

8AM – 3PM

T

Apr 29

Quiz #8

 

W

Apr 30

MOSFET Amplifiers (DC Analysis)       

 

42: MOSFET: DC

F

May 2

MOSFET Amplifiers (AC Analysis)

 

43: MOSFET: AC

M

May 5

CMOS Logic

 

 

Final Design Review

(Grading Scheme)

T

May 6

Design Reviews (Tuesday and Thursday)

 

 

W

May 7

Review for Final

 

 

F

May 9

No Class

 

 

 

 

Videos: Ideas for Term Project

Rail Gun Video

Strobe Light Video

iPhone Amplifier

Cornstarch Speaker

Fun Theory: Piano Stairs

Fun Theory: Trash Can

Fun Theory: Recycle Bin

Strain Sensors & - Noise