Study

Computing

Fundamentals of Electronics

  • Class 60
  • Practice 12
  • Independent work 78
Total 150

Course title

Fundamentals of Electronics

Lecture type

Elective

Course code

183373

Semester

5

ECTS

5

Lecturers and associates

Course objectives

Application and importance of electronics; Introduction to amplifiers (gain, input and output resistance).
Introduction to digital electronics; Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors; Carrier concentrations, electrons and holes.
Current flow in semiconductors (drift and diffusion current); Operating principle; Electrical characteristics.
Small-signal model; Optoelectronic electron devices; Basic rectifier circuits.
Structure and operating principle of MOSFET and JFET; Electrical characteristics.
Electrical characteristics; Small-signal model.
Definition and stabilization of bias operating point; Basic amplifier configurations: common source, common gate, common drain.
Midterm exam.
Basic amplifier configurations: common source, common gate, common drain; Calculation of gain, input and output resistances of basic amplifier configurations; Calculation of output voltage swing.
Structure and operating principle of BJT; Electrical characteristics; Small-signal model.
Definition and stabilization of bias operating point; Basic amplifier configurations: common emitter, common base, common collector; Calculation of gain, input and output resistances of basic amplifier configurations; Calculation of output voltage swing.
Basic amplifier configurations: common emitter, common base, common collector; CMOS inverter; Combinational CMOS circuits; Sequential CMOS circuits.
Inverters with bipolar transistors; Current switch with BJT and basic ECL circuit; Ideal OpAmp electrical characteristics.
Basic amplifier configurations, integrator, differentiator; Differential and instrumentation amplifier; Comparators and multivibrators.
Final exam.

Required reading

(.), Ž. Butković, J. Divković-Pukšec, A. Barić, Elektronika 1, Fakutet elektrotehnike i računarstva, Zagreb - interna skripta, 2016, FER
Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth Carless Smith (1998.), Microelectronic Circuits, New York : Oxford University Press
Richard Jaeger, Travis Blalock (2015.), Microelectronic Circuit Design, McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Minimal learning outcomes

  • Explain the operation of basic semiconductor devices
  • Analyze basic electronic amplifiers
  • Compare the amplifiers with different electronic devices
  • Analyze CMOS logic circuits
  • Apply operational amplifier in analog and digital circuits
  • Analyze of electronic circuits using electronic computers
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