DEPARTAMENTO DE FÍSICA

 

Electronics - F+EF+EB+mnrF

Ano letivo: 2018-2019
Specification sheet

Specific details
course codecycle os studiesacademic semestercredits ECTSteaching language
1002660126pt


Learning goals
-Understand the operation of the fundamental electronic devices (operational amplifiers, diodes, bipolar transistors and MOS transistors)
-Develop the skill for analyzing and designing basic electronic circuits
-Applying the theorems of linear circuits to understand and simplify electronic circuits
-To understand and use the basic models of semiconductor devices
-To use circuits models and simulation tools
Syllabus
1. Introduction: theorems of linear circuits; analog and digital signals; frequency spectrum; amplifier models.
2. Operational amplifiers: ideal operational amplifier; inverting and non-inverting configuration; differential amplifier; Integrator and differentiator; non-ideal amplifier.
3. Diodes: ideal diode; characteristic curves; models; the p-n junction. Zener diodes. Rectifier circuits. Clippers and dc restoration.
4. Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT): structure and operation; characteristic curves; operation as amplifier and switch. Polarization. Models for small signals. Single stage amplifiers. Digital inverter BJT.
5. MOSFET Transistors: structure and operation; characteristic curves; operation as amplifier and switch. Polarization. Models for small signals. Single stage amplifiers. Digital CMOS inverter.
6. Introduction to digital electronics. Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion.
Prerequisites
None
Generic skills to reach
. Competence in analysis and synthesis;
. Computer Skills for the scope of the study;
. Competence to solve problems;
. Critical thinking;
. Self-criticism and self-evaluation;
. Competence in oral and written communication;
. Knowledge of a foreign language;
. Competence in autonomous learning;
. Creativity;
. Competence in applying theoretical knowledge in practice;
(by decreasing order of importance)
Teaching hours per semester
lectures30
laboratory classes45
total of teaching hours75

Assessment
Sseminar or study visit- %
Laboratory or field work30 %
Problem solving- %
Synthesis work thesis- %
Project- %
Research work- %
Mini tests- %
Assessment Tests70 %
Exam- %
Other- %
- %
- %

Bibliography of reference
Microelectronic Circuits, Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith, Oxford University Press, 5th ed.

Princípios de Electrónica, Albert P. Malvino, McGraw-Hill, 6ª ed.
Teaching method
Expository theoretical lectures supplemented with laboratory and simulation classes.
Resources used
Laboratório de electrónica convenientemente equipado.
Computadores equipados com programa para simulação.