The analog electronics section of the unit involves the study of PN and Zener diodes and their electrical characteristics and applications. The small signal equivalent circuits of Bipolar and MOSFET are introduced along with applications including the analysis and design of single stage BJT and CMOSFET amplifier circuits and linear and switching power supplies.
NEE2101 - Electrical Circuits
|1.||Construct truth tables, formulate logic expressions, minimize logic expressions using Boolean Algebra and Karnaugh maps;|
|2.||Design and construct simple combinational logic circuits in Sum of Products (SOP) and Product of Sums (POS) forms using simple logic gates;|
|3.||Design and construct sequential (ripple) logic digital circuits using D and T flip-flops and simple logic gates;|
|4.||Implement logic circuits through the use of a Computer Aided Design package and Field Programmable Logic Arrays (FPGA);|
|5.||Describe the characteristics of semiconductor devices (Diodes, Bipolar and Metal Oxide Transistors);|
|6.||Analyse and design a single-stage BJT and CMOS FET amplifier; and|
|7.||Analyse and design a simple rectifier based linear and switched modes power supply.|
|Laboratory Work||Six (6) Laboratory Based Problem Solving Sessions||10%|
|Assignment||Semester Written Assignment (1500 Words)||10%|
|Examination||End of Semester Examination||60%|
Microelectronic Circuits 6th edition
Sedra, A. and Smith, K, 2009
Oxford University Press
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