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ECE 320: Electronics I  (3cr - Digital Electronics)

ECE 321: Electronics II (2cr - Analog Electronics)

Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear Circuits

Fall 2017

 

 

Note for Registration: 

·         Electronics I is required for all Electrical and Computer Engineers  (everyone should sign up for 320)

·         Electronics II is required for all Electrical Engineers and counts as an elective for Computer Engineers

 

Instructor:        Dr. Jake Glower

Email:              jacob_glower@yahoo.com

Office:             ECE 201A

Office Hrs:      Tu/Th  9-10

 

Class Times:  

·         MWF 11AM  (CME Auditorium)

·         Th  3:30PM  (ECE 125 – Quiz Day)

 

T.A. 4PM – 8PM room 211

·         M:  Xiaowei Chen

·         Tu: Dipankar Mitra

·         W: Dipankar Mitra

·         Th: Xiaowei Chen

Student Information:

·         Old Homework

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

·         Google Electronics Tutorials

·         Bloom’s Taxonomy

·         Circuit Simulator (PartSim)

 

 

 


 

Date

Topic

Video

Homework & Lab

Old Problems & Solutions

M

Aug 21

Holiday

Download Matlab (link here)

Download SciLab (link here)

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Aug 23

Introduction & EE 206 Review:  KCL, KVN

 

Th

Aug 24

Complex Numbers and Phasors

SciLab: leastsq()

Matlab: fminsearch()

F

Aug 25

John Deere Presentation

M

Aug 28

Semiconductors

Video

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1

W

Aug 30

PN Junctions

Video

Th

Aug 31

Quiz (EE 206)

F

Sep 1

Diodes: VI Characteristics

Video

M

Sep 4

Holiday

HW #3

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2

National Snow and Ice Data Center

W

Sep 6

Idea Diode

Video

Th

Sep 7

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Color Wheel

1000W LED 90,000 Lumens

F

Sep 8

Quiz  (Friday due to holiday)

M

Sep 11

Clipper Circuits

HW #4

Solution #4

 

Quiz #3

W

Sep 13

Min, Max Circuits

 

Th

Sep 14

Quiz

 

F

Sep 15

AC to DC Converters

M

Sep 18

Full Bridge Rectifier

(notes at the end of AC to DC converters)

ElectroBoom:  Full Bridge Rectifier

HW #5

Solution #5

 

Quiz #4

W

Sep 20

Transistor Theory

Video

ElectroBoom – Strobe Light

Th

Sep 21

Quiz

F

Sep 22

Using a Transistor as a Switch

Video

ElectroBoom - Coil Gun

M

Sep 25

H-Bridge 

Video

HW #6

Solution #6

 

Quiz #5

W

Sep 27

Career Fair (no class)

 

Th

Sep 28

DC to DC Converters

Electroboom:  iPhone Charger

Video

F

Sep 29

Quiz (Friday due to career fair)

Burns & McDonnell Presentation

M

Oct 2

DC to AC Converters 

Video

HW #7

Solution #7

 

Quiz #6

W

Oct 4

Semiconductor Relay

IGBT Demo

Cornstarch Speaker

Th

Oct 5

Quiz

F

Oct 6

Differential Amplifier & Operational Amplifiers

M

Oct 9

Comparitors, Schmitt Triggers

HW #8

Solution #8

 

Quiz #7

Quiz #1 ver c

W

Oct 11

Boolean Logic

ElectroBoom:  Coil Gun

Th

Oct 12

Quiz

 

F

Oct 13

DTL Logic

Y = AB+C

M

Oct 16

TTL Logic

HW #9

Solution #9

 

Quiz #8

W

Oct 18

MOSFET & JFET Theory

 

Th

Oct 19

Quiz

 

F

Oct 20

MOSFET Used as a Switch

 

M

Oct 23

CMOS Logic

 

ECE 320 Final

W

Oct 25

Review

 

Th

Oct 26

ECE 320 Final Exam (part 1)

 

F

Oct 27

ECE 320 Final Exam (part 2)

 

M

Oct 30

ECE 321: Analog Electronics

 

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Nov 1

Push-Pull Amplifiers

ElectroBoom Power Amp

Th

Nov 2

Op Amps:  Inverting Amplifiers

 

F

Nov 3

Instrumentation Amplifiers

 

M

Nov 6

Active Filters

 

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1 Solution

W

Nov 8

Poles, Zeros, and Frequency Response

Th

Nov 9

Quiz #1

F

Nov 10

Holiday

 

M

Nov 13

Butterworth, Chebychev, Elliptic Filters

Bass Boost

HW #3

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2 Solution

W

Nov 15

Design Example:  Active Filters

Th

Nov 16

Quiz #2

 

F

Nov 17

Analog Computers

M

Nov 20

2-Port Models

HW #4

Solution #4

 

W

Nov 22

Transistors in Active Mode:  Amplifiers

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Th

Nov 23

Holiday

F

Nov 24

Holiday

M

Nov 27

CE Amplifier

HW #5

Solution #5

 

Quiz #3

Quiz #3 Bonus

W

Nov 29

CB, CC Amplifiers

 

Th

Nov 30

Quiz #3

F

Dec 1

Multi-Stage Amplifiers

M

Dec 4

MOSFET Amplifiers (DC Analysis)

 

 

W

Dec 6

MOSFET Amplifiers (AC Analysis)

 

Th

Dec 7

Quiz #4

 

F

Dec 8

Review

 

W

Dec 13th

ECE 321 Final Exam

10:30 AM room 125

 

ECE 321 Final

Project

 

 

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

Fourier Transform & Noise& -

Subwoofer Crossover  (Sp15)

Transfer Functions