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

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

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!

 

 

Lab 1: Thermistors

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

Lab 2:  Diode Characteristics

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

Lab 3:  Diode Circuit

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

 

Lab 4: More Diodes

T

Sep 23

Quiz

 

 

W

Sep 24

Discussion on term project

 

F

Sep 26

Using a Transistor as a Switch

Video

 

M

Sep 29

H-Bridge 

Video

 

Lab 5: Transistors & Load Lines

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

Boolean Logic & DTL Logic

 

37: Boolean Logic

38: DTL Logic

Lab 6: Transistor Logic

T

Oct 7

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 8

TTL Logic

 

39: TTL Logic

F

Oct 10

MOSFET & JFET Theory

 

40: MOSFET

M

Oct 13

MOSFET Used as a Switch

 

41: MOSFET Switch

Lab 7: MOSFET

T

Oct 14

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 15

CMOS Logic

 

 

F

Oct 17

Operational Amplifiers

 

 

M

Oct 20

Ideal Op-Amp

 

 

Lab 8:  Op-Amps

T

Oct 21

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 22

Inverting Amplifiers

 

26:  Node Equations

F

Oct 24

Instrumentation Amplifiers

 

27: Inst Amp

M

Oct 27

Comparitors, Schmitt Triggers

 

28: Comparitors

Lab 9: Instrumentation Amplifier

T

Oct 28

Quiz

 

 

W

Oct 29

Envelope Detectors

 

 

F

Oct 31

Integrators, Differentiators, etc

 

36: Integrators

M

Nov 3

Oscillators

 

 

T

Nov 4

Quiz

 

 

W

Nov 5

Filters: Gain and Phase

 

 

F

Nov 7

Phasors

 

32: Filters

 

 

 - End of 3cr version of ECE 321 -

 

 

 

M

Nov 10

Poles, Zeros, and Frequency Response

 

33:Freq Resp

 

T

Nov 11

Holiday!

 

 

W

Nov 12

Active Filters

 

35: Active Filters

F

Nov 14

Butterworth, Chebychev, Elliptic Filters

 

34: Butterworth

M

Nov 17

Fourier Transform

 

 

 

T

Nov 18

Quiz

 

 

W

Nov 19

More Fun with Fourier Transform

 

 

F

Nov 21

2-Port Models

 

 

M

Nov24

Transistors in Active Mode:  Amplifiers

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

19: BJT

Lab 10: CE Amplifier

(DC Analysis)

T

Nov 25

Quiz

 

 

W

Nov 26

Push-Pull Amplifiers

 

 

F

Nov 28

Holiday!

 

 

M

Dec 1

CE Amplifier

Video

 

Lab 11: CE Amplifier

(AC Analysis)

T

Dec 2

Quiz

 

 

W

Dec 3

CB, CC Amplifiers

Video

 

F

Dec 5

MOSFET Amplifiers (DC Analysis)       

 

42: MOSFET: DC

M

Dec 8

MOSFET Amplifiers (AC Analysis)

 

43: MOSFET: AC

Design Reviews

Tuesday and Thursday

8AM – 3PM

T

Dec 9

Quiz

 

 

W

Dec 10

Multi-Stage Amplifiers

 

22: Multi-Stage Amp

F

Dec 12

Review for Final

 

 

Thur

Dec 18

Final Exam – 8AM

 

 

Final Design Review

(Grading Scheme)

Extra stuff we won’t get to this semester

Transistor Differential Amplifier

 

 

Strain Sensors

 

 

Noise

 

 

 

 

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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