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ECE 3030 – Electronics II

At a glance

  • 4 lecture hours per week
  • 4 credits



Course Description

  • Common emitter configuration of BJT and its principle of operation
  • CE operational regions (cut-off/saturation/active)
  • Load line analysis, input and output characteristics of transistors
  • Load line and Q-point calculations, cut-off and saturation regions, effects of RB
  • Amplifier circuits with emitter bias, LED drivers, phototransistors
  • Fixed bias, emitter bias, voltage divider bias (VDB), transistor models
  • H-parameters, voltage gain, transistor circuit design, AC/DC analysis
  • Small signal operations, AC models, AC emitter resistance, trans-conductance
  • Coupling capacitors, amplifier stages, Darlington pair, etc.
  • Common base and common collector circuits analysis, and their characteristics
  • Class A, AB, C amplifier circuits
  • Introduction to field effect transistor (FET) and MOSFET transistors
  • Operational amplifier and differential amplifier circuits

Learning Resources

  • Boylestad, R. L., & Nashelsky, L. (2012). Electronic devices and circuit theory (11th edition). Pearson.