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Basic Electronic Circuits

  • Course Code :
    ELE 216
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Area of Study :

This course aims to: • Prepare student to be aware with the semiconductor physics and general characteris-tics of semiconductor materials • Introduce the basic structure , characteristics , operation, configurations and biasing of Bipolar – junction transistors (BJT) and the Field-Effect transistors (FET) • Introduce the principle of operation , characteristics and applications of the operation-al Amplifiers (Op-Amp) and filters.

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Basic Electronic Circuits

Semiconductor devices and switching characteristics, Logic gates and families, Memory elements and types, Timing circuits, Analog / digital and digital / analog converters.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1. Illustrate the characteristics of Semiconductors used in electronic circuits and compo-nents.
2- a2. Illustrate Diodes and BJT and FET transistors DC operations.
3- a3. Recognize methodologies of solving electronic circuit's problems.
4- a4. Acquire principles of design of Diodes, BJT and FET Electronic circuits.
5- a5. Discuss some amplifier fundamentals
6- a6. Discuss the principle of operation and characteristics of the Operational Amplifier
7- a7. Discuss the Non-Inverting and inverting Amplifiers circuits
8- a8. Illustrate the characteristics of analog filters.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1. Differentiate between different types of semiconductor materials.
2- b2- Analyze Diode circuits (clipper, rectifier,..etc.).
3- b3. Analyze the DC problems for BJT and MOS transistors
4- b4. Assess and evaluate the characteristics of different BJT and FET biasing circuits.
5- b5. Develop analytical models for Diodes, BJT`s and FET`s circuits.
6- b6. Analyze the Integrator, Differentiator, Differential Amplifier and Summing Amplifier cir-cuits
7- b7. Differentiate between the various first-order and second-order filters

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1. Synthesis different Diodes, BJT and FET circuits
2- c2. Use laboratory equipment to design Diodes, BJT`s and FET`s circuits
3- c3. Implement the various first-orders / second-order - passive/active filters using op amps and RC circuits.
4- c4. Use MultiSim software packages to simulate the designed circuits
5- c5. Measure the diode I-V characteristics, the BJT/FET input and output characteristics and the main characteristics of op-amp and analog filters

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1. Collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary team.
2- d2. Show the ability to present and interpret projects.
3- d3. Communicate effectively.
4- d4 Improve the ability to manage time and resources within an individual and group projects


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to Semiconductor Solid State 8 4 4
Semiconductor Diode 8 4 4
Diode Models 8 4 4
Diode Circuit Applications 8 4 4
Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) 8 4 4
Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET) 8 4 4
Operational Amplifier 12 6 6

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Problem solving
Experiential learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
1st Midterm 15.00 5
2nd Midterm 15.00 10
Assignments, Participation, & Quizzes 30.00
Final Exam 40.00 16

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

• Robert Boylestad Louis Nashelsky, "Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory", 11th editions, Pearson, ISBN-10: 0132622262, 2014 • Course Notes: Lectures word notes, power point presentation and summary notes.

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