Objectives-Assessments

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Course Name
: EE2303

Electronics I
Spring 2010


Objective of the course:

To analyze and design circuits and modules that perform signal processing functions, utilizing Op

Amps, diodes, and transistors
, in
addition

to passive elements.


Following is an appr
o
ximate breakdown of topic,

lecture
s hours,

expected

level of cognition according to Bloom’s

Taxonomy
http://www.officeport.com/edu/blooms.htm

http://www.coun.uvic.ca/learning/exams/blooms
-
taxonomy.html


Student is expected to demonstrate:


Cognitive
level

Lecture Time

(includes 3
hours of exams)

Assessment
Approach

ABET
Outcome
Mapping

Comments/Activities

A. Circuits us
ing OpAmps




a, e
, k


Understanding of operation of
OpAmps in linear and saturation
regime

4

3

EXAM I

Homework/Quiz

a


Understanding of the linear circuit
model of the 4 basic types of
amplifiers and recognizing the
appropriateness of each in different

applications

4

2

EXAM I

Homework/Quiz


a, e


Ability to analyze and design
cascade amplifier circuits using the
above amplifier types

(simulation

5

1

Final EXAM:

Homework/Quiz
and Design
/Analysis using
PSPICE


a, e, k


Ability to Analyze and design
first
order and second active order filters

4

1

Design /Analysis
using PSPICE

a, e, k


B. Circuits with simple diodes




a, e, k


Ability to solve DC circuits that
include two terminal nonlinear
elements using different methods
4

3

EXAM I
Homework/Quiz:


a, e


(analytic, numerical, gra
phical,
piecewise linear),


Ability to analyze and design wave
-
shaping circuits, using diodes and
develop transfer characteristics.

Ability to analyze and design
regulated voltage supplies
containing diodes, and capacit
ors,
and Zener voltage regulators

5

4

EXAM I , Final
EXAM
Homework/Quiz

Design/Analysis
using PSPICE

a, e, k


Ability to analyze ac small signal
model of diodes and their
application in circuits.

4

3

EXAM I

Homework/Quiz

Design/Analysis
using PSPICE

a
, e, k


C. Circuits with single transistors




a, e, k


Understanding different region of
operation of BJT and FET
transistors

4

2

EXAM I
Homework/Quiz:

Final EXAM

e


Ability to find Q point of various
transistor circuits using different
biasing cir
cuits and relation to bias
stability

4

4.5

EXAM II

Homework/Quiz

Design/Analysis
using PSPICE

a, e


Ability to analyze and design ac
Amplifier circuits using ac small
signal models

5

4.5

EXAM I Final
EXAM

a, e, k


Ability to analyze and design
invert
er circuits using BJT and FETs

5

3

Homework/Quiz

EXAM I

a, e, k


Understanding of dc and ac load
lines and application to graphic
analysis of transistor circuits

4

4

EXAM I

Final EXAM
Homework/Quiz

Design/Analysis
using PSPICE

a, e


Ability to extract

FET transistor
4

3

Final EXAM,

a, c



parameters using experimental data


Homework/Quiz

Ability to analyze large signal
response of transistor circuits

5

3

EXAM I, Final
EXAM,
Homework/Quiz

Design/Analysis
using PSPICE

a, e, k


Knowledge of different ty
pes of bias
circuit and ability to design biasing
circuits for transistors



Homework/Quiz

Design/Analysis
using PSPICE

a, e, k


Understanding difference between
properties of BJTs and FETs, pros
and cons of each

2

1

Final EXAM,
Homework/Quiz

Design/Anal
ysis
using PSPICE

a, e, k


D. Circuits with Multiple
Elements






Superdiodes: Diodes with
O
pAmps
to correct for offset voltage

4

.25

Homework/Quiz

Design/Analysis
using PSPICE



Tran
sistors with
Zener diodes

4

.25

Homework/Quiz

Design/Analysis
using P
SPICE



CMOS circuits for switching

4

.5




Proper use of PSPICE for analysis
and design of electronic circuits

4

Tutorials by
GTA (4
-
6hours
outside class)

Various Projects
and assignments

a, e, k


D. Semiconductor concepts

1

1





E. Experiential Le
arning Activity






Design, Analyze, simulate, construct

1.

Function Generator

2.

Multistage Amplifier

4

Outside Class
Activity/team
work




Key Concepts developed:


Amplifiers

(linear and saturation regimes)
:

Two port model of Amplifier

Role of negative Fee
dback in achieving linearity

OpAmps and their applications (including active Filters and negative resistance)

Current sources and negative resistors using OpAmps

Saturation in OpAmp and application to switching and wave shaping

Positive feedback.


Nonlinea
r elements
:

Diodes and transistors as nonlinear elements

Graphic methods for determining operating point: DC Load Line

Large signal DC behavior:

Transfer Characteristic and different region of Operation

Diode circuits: wave shaping, rectification

Transi
stors:

Transfer function and switching


Operating point selection

Trade off between DC gain and bias stability


Small signal ac behavior:

D
ynamic resistance


Zener diodes and voltage regulation

Small signal ac models of transistors

Ac gain, input and outp
ut impedance, ac load lines and selection of the Q
-
point for maximum distortionless amplification




Relationship of course to program
outcomes
:



Estimate level of coverage:

Extensive
,
Moderate
,
Minor
, or

No
ne


Outcome

Coverage

(a)

an ability to apply k
nowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

Extensive

(b)

an ability to design and construct experiments, as well as to analyze and
interpret data

Moderate

(c)

an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
within realis
tic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political,
ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

None

(d)

an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

None

(e)

an ability to identify, formulate, and solve enginee
ring problems;

Moderate

(f)

an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

None

(g)

an ability to communicate effectively

Minor
-
written
communication

(h)

the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering
solutions in a g
lobal and societal context


(i)

a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning

Minor

(j)

a knowledge of contemporary issues

Minor

(k)

an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools
necessary for engi
neering practice

Extensive