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

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

Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear Circuits

Spring 2016

 

Syllabus

Sample Homework & Quizzes

Term Project Info

 

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:      T/R  9-10

Class Times:   MWF 11AM   (CIE 101)

                        Th 10AM (ECE 125 – Quiz Day)

Lab TA                        t.b.d.

 

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

M

Jan 11

Holiday

 

 

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Jan 13

Introduction & 555-Timers:

 

 

Th

Jan 14

MATLAB, SciLab, VisSim, MultiSim

Numerical Methods to Solve f(x) = 0

 

MATLAB

Numerical Solutions

F

Jan 15

Semiconductors

Video

Semiconductors

M

Jan 18

Holiday

 

 

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1 Solution

W

Jan 20

PN Junctions

Video

PN Junction

Th

Jan 21

Quiz (EE 206)

Sample Quiz

F

Jan 22

Diodes: VI Characteristics

Video

Diodes

M

Jan 25

Idea Diode

Video

Ideal Diodes

HW #3

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2 Solution

W

Jan 27

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Color Wheel

LEDs

Th

Jan 28

Quiz

F

Jan 29

Clipper Circuits

Clippers

M

Feb 1

Min, Max Circuits

 

Max / Min / Avg

HW #4

Solution #4

 

Quiz #3 Solution

W

Feb 3

AC to DC Converters

 

AC to DC

Th

Feb 4

Quiz

 

F

Feb 5

DC to DC Converters

Video

M

Feb 8

Transistor Theory

Video

 

HW #5

Solution #5

W

Feb 10

Career Fair (no class)

 

 

Th

Feb 11

Using a Transistor as a Switch

Video

NPN Switch

NPN Switch v2

NPN Switch v3

NPN Switch v4

NPN Switch v5

F

Feb 12

H-Bridge  

Video

Driving a Speaker

v2 - v3 - v4 - v5

M

Feb 15

Holiday

 

 

HW #6

Solution #6

 

Quiz #4 Solution

 

Bonus

W

Feb 17

DC to AC Converters  

Video

DC to AC

Th

Feb 18

Quiz

F

Feb 19

Semiconductor Relay

IGBT Demo

Cornstarch Speaker

SCR

M

Feb 22

Boolean Logic

Boolean Logic

HW #7

Solution #7

 

Quiz #5 Solution

W

Feb 24

DTL Logic

 

DTL Logic

DTL NAND Gate

v2 - v3 - v4 - v5 - v6v7

Th

Feb 25

Quiz

 

F

Feb 26

TTL Logic

 

TTL Logic

M

Feb 29

Differential Amplifier & Operational Amplifiers

 

 

HW #8

Solution #8

 

Quiz #6 Solution

W

Mar 2

Comparitors, Schmitt Triggers

 

Comparitors

Th

Mar 3

Quiz

 

F

Mar 4

MOSFET & JFET Theory

 

MOSFET

M

Mar 7

MOSFET Used as a Switch

 

MOSFET Switch

HW #9

 

Quiz #7 Solution

W

Mar 9

CMOS Logic

 

Th

Mar 10

Quiz

 

F

Mar 11

Temperature Controlled Relays (Design Problem)

 

M

Mar 21

Review

 

Term Project

W

Mar 23

Final Exam – Part 1

 

 

Th

Mar 24

Final Exam – Part 2

 

F

Mar 25

Holiday

 

End of 320:  Digital Electronics

Start of 321:  Analog Electronics

M

Mar 28

Holiday

 

 

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Mar 30

Op Amps:  Inverting Amplifiers

 

Node Equations

Th

Mar 31

Instrumentation Amplifiers

 

Inst Amp

F

Apr 1

Push-Pull Amplifiers

Envelope Detectors

Crossover

 

M

Apr 4

Integrators, Differentiators, etc

 

Integrators

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1 Solution

W

Apr 6

Phasors

 

Filters

Th

Apr 7

Quiz

 

 

F

Apr 8

Poles, Zeros, and Frequency Response

 

Freq Resp

M

Apr 11

Butterworth, Chebychev, Elliptic Filters

Bass Boost

Butterworth

HW #3

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2 Solution

W

Apr 13

Active Filters

 

Active Filters

Th

Apr 14

Quiz

 

 

F

Apr 15

2-Port Models

 

 

M

Apr 18

Transistors in Active Mode:  Amplifiers

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

BJT

HW #4

Solution #4

 

Quiz #3 Solution

W

Apr 20

CE Amplifier

Video

 

Th

Apr 21

Quiz

F

Apr 22

CB, CC Amplifiers

Video

M

Apr 25

Multi-Stage Amplifiers

 

Multi-Stage Amp

HW #5

W

Apr 27

MOSFET Amplifiers (DC Analysis)

MOSFET Amplifiers (AC Analysis)

 

MOSFET: DC

MOSFET: AC

Th

Apr 28

Quiz

F

Apr 29

Electronic Microphone

 

M

May 2

Sound on a Laser Beam

Voice on a Sunbeam

AM Modulation

 

 

 

W

May 4

Measuring a Heartbeat

 

 

Th

May 5

Quiz

 

F

May 6

Review

 

Th

 

8AM:  Final Exam (ECE 125)

 

 

 

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)