CENG 215

Circuits and Electronics

Fundamentals of electric circuits, including the basic concepts (e.g. voltage, current, power), basic components (e.g. resistance, inductance, capacity, MOS transistor, operational amplifier), basic laws (e.g., Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s law, equivalent resistance exchange) and methods of circuit analysis. Transient analysis, frequency response, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, introduction to electronic materials and devices, diodes, bipolar transistors and logic families, MOS technology.

Learning Outcomes:

1.To be able to analyse circuits and devise solutions to design problems.
2.To be able to design and conduct experiments, to be able to interpret the results.
3.To be able to analyse and use fundamental electronics equipment, to design electronic circuits.
4.To be able to realize logic gates based the fundamentals of digital electronics.

Week Topics
1 Introduction to electrical circuits and basic components
2 Circuit laws and theorems
3 Methods of circuit analysis
4 Analysis of first order circuits
5 Analysis of second order circuits
6 Dependent sources and amplifiers
7 Large and small signal models, sinusoidal response
8 Mid-term Exam
9 Operational amplifier (OPAMP) abstraction
10 The impedance model
11 Filters
12 The digital abstraction
13 Realizing digital gates
14 Energy and power