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Module Code: EEE109
Module Title: Electronic Circuits
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
To introduce students to fundamental electronic devices - diodes and transistors.

To show how transistors are used in amplifiers.

To introduce students to fundamental amplifiers.

To show how the electronic devices are used in amplifier and switching circuits.

Learning outcomes 
Learning outcomes
Students completing the module successfully should:
(note: for accreditation and other reasons, sub-headings could be added apart from the items below by departments)

A Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this module the student should

understand the behaviour, important properties, equivalent circuit representations and applications of diodes and transistors;.

understand circuit biasing, the role of decoupling capacitors and the performance of some commonly used circuit configurations and their practical significance;.

understand amplifier circuit design and circuit analysis

B Intellectual Abilities

On successful completion of this module the student should havebe able to:

analyse simple transistor circuits;

determine components to meet a specification

design various types of amplifiers.

C Practical Skills

On successful completion of this module the student should havebe able to:

determine device properties from characteristics;.

calculate the output voltage and regulation of simple rectifier and stabilizer circuits;.

perform simple analysis of circuits containing bipolar and MOS transistors;.

construct and test simple transistor circuits and amplifiers.;

perform simple analysis of circuits containing MOS transistors.

construct and test simple amplifiers.

simulate frequency response of amplifiers using PSpice.

D General Transferable Skills

On successful completion of the module, students should be able to show experience and enhancement of the following key skills:

Independent learning.

Problem solving.

Circuit design and analysis.

Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures, problem classes, class demonstrations, and case studies.Some sessions on this module will be delivered by Language Centre tutors, with the aim of assisting students with language/study skills requirements for the module. Students will also be provided with online language/study skills support to help them engage with module content.
Chapter 1 Semiconductor Materials and Properties
The pn Junction
Diode Circuits: DC Analysis and Models
Diode Circuits: AC Equivalent Circuit
Other Diode Types
Design Application: Diode Thermometer

Chapter 2 Diode Circuits
Rectifier Circuits
Zener Diode Circuits
Clipper and Clamper Circuits
Photodiode and LED Circuits
Design Application: DC Power Supply

Chapter 3 The Field-Effect Transistor
MOS Field-Effect Transistor
MOSFET DC Circuit Analysis
Basic MOSFET Applications: Switch, Digital Logic Gate, and Amplifier
Constant-Current Biasing
Multistage MOSFET Circuits
Design Application: Diode Thermometer with an MOS Transistor

Chapter 4 Basic FET Amplifiers
The MOSFET Amplifier
Basic Transistor Amplifier Configurations
The Common-Source Amplifier
The Common-Drain (Source-Follower) Amplifier
The Common-Gate Configuration
The Three Basic Amplifier Configurations: Summary and Comparison

Chapter 5 The Bipolar Junction Transistor
Basic Bipolar Junction Transistor
DC Analysis of Transistor Circuits
Basic Transistor Applications
Bipolar Transistor Biasing

Chapter 6 Transistor Amplifiers
Basic concepts - amplifier as a system, matching
Transistor as an amplifier
Small signal equivalent circuit representation of a transistor
Common emitter amplifier
Amplifier biasing, DC operating point
AC behaviour, equivalent circuit
Circuit Input/Output resistances and gain

Chapter 7 Frequency Response
Amplifier frequency response
System transfer functions
Bipolar transistor frequency resonance
Transistor circuits frequency response

Chapter 8 Output Stages and Power Amplifiers
Power amplifiers
Power transistors
Classes of amplifiers
Class-A power amplifiers
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26  1  14  18    80  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Assignment 10.00
2 Laboratory 15.00
3 Mid-Term Test 15.00
4 Final Exam 60.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/22/2017 9:38:38 PM