ECE 321: Electronics I

Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear Circuits

Fall 2014

Updates:

·         Fall 2014 Posted:  11/29/14

 

 

Bison Academy

Syllabus

Term Project Info

Other Information

 

Instructor:        Dr. Jake Glower

Email:              jacob_glower@yahoo.com

T.A. (Labs)      Ashiq Sakib

Grader (quiz)   Brandon Stevens

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

·         Circuit Simulator (PartSim)

 

 


 

Date

Topic

Video

Problems & Solutions

Homework & Lab

T

Aug 26

Introduction

 

 

 

W

Aug 27

555-Timers:

 

 

F

Aug 29

MATLAB, SciLab, VisSim, MultiSim

Numerical Methods to Solve f(x) = 0

 

2: MATLAB

3: Numerical Solutions

M

Sep 1

Holiday!

 

 

 

HW #1

Solution #1

T

Sep 2

Semiconductors

Video

4: Semiconductors

W

Sep 3

PN Junctions

Video

5: PN Junction

F

Sep 5

Diodes: VI Characteristics

Video

6: Diodes

M

Sep 8

Idea Diode

Video

7: Ideal Diodes

 

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1 Solution

T

Sep 9

Quiz

 

More Ideal Diodes

W

Sep 10

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

8. LEDs

F

Sep 12

Clipper, Clampers

9: Clippers

M

Sep 15

Min, Max

 

10:Max / Min / Avg

HW #3: Diodes

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2 Solution

T

Sep 16

Quiz

 

 

W

Sep 17

AC to DC Converters

 

11: AC to DC

F

Sep 19

DC to DC Converters

Video

M

Sep 22

Transistor Theory

Video

 

HW #4:  Transistors

Solution #4

 

Quiz #3 Solution

T

Sep 23

Quiz

 

 

W

Sep 24

Career Fair (no class)

 

F

Sep 26

Using a Transistor as a Switch

Video

 

M

Sep 29

H-Bridge 

Video

 

HW #5:

HW #5 Solution

 

Quiz #4 Solution

T

Sep 30

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 1

DC to AC Converters 

Video

17: DC to AC

F

Oct 3

Semiconductor Relay

IGBT Demo

Cornstarch Speaker

18: SCR

M

Oct 6

Push-Pull Amplifiers

 

HW #6:

HW #6 Solution

 

Quiz #5 Solution

 

Term Project

Due Dec 12

T

Oct 7

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 8

Term Project Ideas…

 

F

Oct 10

Boolean Logic & DTL Logic

 

37: Boolean Logic

38: DTL Logic

M

Oct 13

TTL Logic

 

39: TTL Logic

HW #7

HW #7 Solution

 

Quiz #6 Solution

T

Oct 14

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 15

MOSFET & JFET Theory

 

40: MOSFET

F

Oct 17

MOSFET Used as a Switch

 

41: MOSFET Switch

M

Oct 20

CMOS Logic

 

 

HW #8

Solution #8

 

Quiz #7 Solution

T

Oct 21

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 22

Differential Amplifier & Operational Amplifiers

 

F

Oct 24

Inverting Amplifiers

 

26:  Node Equations

M

Oct 27

Instrumentation Amplifiers

 

27: Inst Amp

HW #9

HW #9 Solution

 

T

Oct 28

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 29

Comparitors, Schmitt Triggers

 

28: Comparitors

F

Oct 31

Envelope Detectors

 

M

Nov 3

Integrators, Differentiators, etc

 

36: Integrators

HW #10

Solution #10

 

Quiz #8

T

Nov 4

Quiz

 

 

W

Nov 5

Filters: Gain and Phase

 

32: Filters

F

Nov 7

Phasors

 

 

 

 - End of 3cr version of ECE 321 -

 

 

 

M

Nov 10

Poles, Zeros, and Frequency Response

 

33:Freq Resp

HW #11

Solution #11

T

Nov 11

Holiday!

 

 

W

Nov 12

Active Filters

 

35: Active Filters

F

Nov 14

Butterworth, Chebychev, Elliptic Filters

 

34: Butterworth

M

Nov 17

2-Port Models

 

HW #12

 

Quiz #9

T

Nov 18

Quiz

 

 

W

Nov 19

Transistors in Active Mode:  Amplifiers

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

19: BJT

F

Nov 21

CE Amplifier

Video

 

M

Nov24

CB, CC Amplifiers

Video

T

Nov 25

Quiz

 

 

W

Nov 26

MOSFET Amplifiers (DC Analysis)       

42: MOSFET: DC

F

Nov 28

Holiday!

 

 

M

Dec 1

MOSFET Amplifiers (AC Analysis)

43: MOSFET: AC

T

Dec 2

Quiz

 

 

W

Dec 3

Multi-Stage Amplifiers

22: Multi-Stage Amp

F

Dec 5

Noise

 

M

Dec 8

Fourier Transform

 

Term Project

Due Dec 12

T

Dec 9

Quiz

 

 

W

Dec 10

Review for Final

 

F

Dec 12

Review for Final

 

 

Thur

Dec 18

Final Exam – 8AM

 

 

Extra stuff we won’t get to this semester

Transistor Differential Amplifier

 

 

Strain Sensors

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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