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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 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:      Tu/Th  9-10

Class Times:   MWF 11AM   (CME Auditorium)

                        Th 10AM (ECE 125 – Quiz Day)

T.A.                 Dipankar Mitra            MW,    room 211         4PM - 8PM

Jonathon Edstrom      Tu/Th,  room 211         4PM - 8PM

 

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

Aug 22

Holiday

 

 

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Aug 24

Introduction

Matlab Basics   -   555-Timers:

 

 

Th

Aug 25

MATLAB, SciLab, VisSim, MultiSim

Numerical Methods to Solve f(x) = 0

SciLab: leastsq()

Matlab: fminsearch()

MATLAB

Numerical Solutions

F

Aug 26

Semiconductors

Video

Semiconductors

M

Aug 29

PN Junctions

Video

PN Junction

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1

W

Aug 31

Diodes: VI Characteristics

Video

Diodes

Th

Sep 1

Quiz (EE 206)

Sample Quiz

F

Sep 2

Idea Diode

Video

Ideal Diodes

M

Sep 5

Holiday

HW #3

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2

W

Sep 7

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Color Wheel

LEDs

Th

Sep 8

Quiz

F

Sep 9

Clipper Circuits

Clippers

M

Sep 12

Min, Max Circuits

 

Max / Min / Avg

HW #4

Solution #4

 

Quiz #3

W

Sep 14

AC to DC Converters

 

AC to DC

Th

Sep 15

Quiz

 

F

Sep 16

DC to DC Converters

Video

M

Sep 19

Transistor Theory

Video

 

HW #5

Solution #5

 

Quiz #4

W

Sep 21

Using a Transistor as a Switch

Video

NPN Switch

NPN Switch v2

NPN Switch v3

NPN Switch v4

NPN Switch v5

Th

Sep 22

Quiz

F

Sep 23

H-Bridge  

Video

Driving a Speaker

v2 - v3 - v4 - v5

M

Sep 26

DC to AC Converters  

Video

DC to AC

HW #6

Solution #6

W

Sep 28

Career Fair  (no class)

Th

Sep 29

Semiconductor Relay

IGBT Demo

Cornstarch Speaker

SCR

F

Sep 30

Boolean Logic

Boolean Logic

M

Oct 3

DTL Logic

DTL Logic

DTL NAND Gate

v2 - v3 - v4 - v5 - v6v7

HW #7

Solution #7

 

Quiz #5

2014 Budget

W

Oct 5

TTL Logic

 

TTL Logic

Th

Oct 6

Quiz

 

F

Oct 7

Differential Amplifier & Operational Amplifiers

 

M

Oct 10

Comparitors, Schmitt Triggers

 

Comparitors

HW #8

Solution #8

 

Quiz #6

ND Dept of Health

W

Oct 12

MOSFET & JFET Theory

 

MOSFET

Th

Oct 13

Quiz

 

F

Oct 14

MOSFET Used as a Switch

 

MOSFET Switch

M

Oct 17

CMOS Logic

 

HW #9

 

Quiz #7

W

Oct 19

Temperature Controlled Relays (Design Problem)

 

Th

Oct 20

Quiz

 

F

Oct 21

Review

 

M

Oct 24

Final Exam

 

Term Project

W

Oct 26

Final Exam – Part 2

 

 

End of 320:  Digital Electronics

Start of 321:  Analog Electronics

Th

Oct 27

Op Amps:  Inverting Amplifiers

 

Node Equations

HW #1

Solution #1

F

Oct 28

Instrumentation Amplifiers

 

Inst Amp

M

Oct 31

Push-Pull Amplifiers

 

 

 

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1

W

Nov 2

Audio Amplifiers with Op-Amps

 

 

Th

Nov 3

Quiz

 

 

F

Nov 4

Audio Amplifiers with Op-Amps (cont’d)

 

 

M

Nov 7

Complex Numbers and Phasors

 

 

HW #3

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2

Bonus Permian

Video: BBC

Benton (2015)

Erwin (2008)

W

Nov 9

Circuit Analysis with Phasors

 

 

Th

Nov 10

Quiz

 

 

F

Nov 11

Holiday

 

 

M

Nov 14

Poles, Zeros, and Frequency Response

 

Freq Resp

HW #4

Solution #4

 

Quiz #3

Bonus

Before the Flood

NOAA

Degree by Degree Explanation

W

Nov 16

Butterworth, Chebychev, Elliptic Filters

Bass Boost

Butterworth

Th

Nov 17

Quiz

 

 

F

Nov 18

Active Filters

Envelope Detectors

 

Active Filters

M

Nov 21

2-Port Models

HW #5

Solution #5

W

Nov 23

Transistors in Active Mode:  Amplifiers

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

BJT

Th

Nov 24

Holiday

F

Nov 25

Holiday

M

Nov 28

CE Amplifier

HW #6

Due Wednesday

 

Quiz #4

 

Term Project (pt 1)

W

Nov 30

CB, CC Amplifiers

Th

Dec 1

Quiz

F

Dec 2

Multi-Stage Amplifiers

 

Multi-Stage Amp

M

Dec 5

** No Class **

 

MOSFET: DC

 

Term Project (pt 2)

W

Dec 7

MOSFET Amplifiers (DC Analysis)

MOSFET Amplifiers (AC Analysis)

 

MOSFET: AC

Th

Dec 8

Quiz

 

F

Dec 9

Review

 

Tu

Dec 13

Final Exam – 10:30 AM, Room 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)