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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.
1. Online lab reports for experiments through LTSpice & optional in-campus laboratory (30%) - on-campus
2. Online Timed test on first half contents of the course (35%)
3. Online Timed test on second half contents of the course (35%)
Alternative Resit Assessment
Re-sit of only the failed assessment component(s)
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Remember||ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.|