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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

 

2: MATLAB

3: Numerical Solutions

F

Jan 15

Semiconductors

Video

4: Semiconductors

M

Jan 18

Holiday

 

 

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1 Solution

W

Jan 20

PN Junctions

Video

5: PN Junction

Th

Jan 21

Quiz (EE 206)

Sample Quiz

F

Jan 22

Diodes: VI Characteristics

Video

6: Diodes

M

Jan 25

Idea Diode

Video

7: Ideal Diodes

HW #3

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2 Solution

W

Jan 27

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Color Wheel

8. LEDs

Th

Jan 28

Quiz

F

Jan 29

Clipper Circuits

9: Clippers

M

Feb 1

Min, Max Circuits

 

10:Max / Min / Avg

HW #4

W

Feb 3

AC to DC Converters

 

11: AC to DC

Th

Feb 4

Quiz

 

F

Feb 5

DC to DC Converters

Video

M

Feb 8

Transistor Theory

Video

 

 

W

Feb 10

Career Fair (no class)

 

 

Th

Feb 11

Using a Transistor as a Switch

Video

 

F

Feb 12

H-Bridge  

Video

 

M

Feb 15

Holiday

 

 

 

W

Feb 17

DC to AC Converters  

Video

17: DC to AC

Th

Feb 18

Quiz

F

Feb 19

Semiconductor Relay

IGBT Demo

Cornstarch Speaker

18: SCR

M

Feb 22

Boolean Logic

37: Boolean Logic

 

W

Feb 24

DTL Logic

 

38: DTL Logic

Th

Feb 25

Quiz

 

F

Feb 26

TTL Logic

 

39: TTL Logic

M

Feb 29

MOSFET & JFET Theory

 

40: MOSFET

 

W

Mar 2

MOSFET Used as a Switch

 

41: MOSFET Switch

Th

Mar 3

Quiz

 

F

Mar 4

CMOS Logic

 

M

Mar 7

Differential Amplifier & Operational Amplifiers

 

 

 

W

Mar 9

Comparitors, Schmitt Triggers

 

28: Comparitors

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

 

 

 

W

Mar 30

Op Amps:  Inverting Amplifiers

 

26:  Node Equations

Th

Mar 31

Instrumentation Amplifiers

 

27: Inst Amp

F

Apr 1

Push-Pull Amplifiers

Envelope Detectors

Crossover

 

M

Apr 4

Integrators, Differentiators, etc

 

36: Integrators

 

W

Apr 6

Filters: Gain and Phase

Phasors

 

32: Filters

Th

Apr 7

Quiz

 

 

F

Apr 8

Poles, Zeros, and Frequency Response

 

33:Freq Resp

M

Apr 11

Butterworth, Chebychev, Elliptic Filters

Bass Boost

34: Butterworth

 

W

Apr 13

Active Filters

 

35: 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

19: BJT

 

W

Apr 20

CE Amplifier

Video

 

Th

Apr 21

Quiz

F

Apr 22

CB, CC Amplifiers

Video

M

Apr 25

Multi-Stage Amplifiers

 

22: Multi-Stage Amp

 

W

Apr 27

MOSFET Amplifiers (DC Analysis)

 

42: MOSFET: DC

Th

Apr 28

Quiz

F

Apr 29

MOSFET Amplifiers (AC Analysis)

 

43: MOSFET: AC

M

May 2

AM Modulation

Sound on a laser beam

 

 

 

W

May 4

FM Modulation

Improved Sound on a laser beam

 

 

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)