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This course provides an introduction to the design and analysis techniques used within electronic engineering, and to the major active components (diodes and transistors). The course opens with a description of charges, the forces between charges and the concept of electric fields. The second part of the course deals with semiconductor devices, opening with fundamental properties of doped semiconductors.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Circuit theory: Kirchoff’s laws and examples of their application; Thevenin and a better common emitter amp; Norton; Applications to operational amplifier circuits;
The course includes a series of laboratory exercises including computer aided design using a SPICE circuit simulator.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: Two-hour examination (80%) and continuous assessment (20%).
Continuous assessment and a range of tutorial questions, with solutions provided on MyAberdeen, provides formative assessment.
Laboratory exercises are marked and returned to students. Solutions to tutorial questions are provided some weeks after questions are made available on MyAberdeen.