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Integrated Circuit Applications

  • Course Code :
    ELE 564
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

 Build analytical skills needed for the field of radio frequency design.  Build analytical skills needed for analyzing basic radio frequency performance parameters.  Enrich students’ knowledge in the field of transceivers system and circuit design.

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Integrated Circuit Applications

Amplifiers: RF IF and video, Oscillators: tuned and untuned oscillators stability, VCO, phase locked loop, Modulators: AM, SSB balanced FM, PM, pulse modulators, digital modulators, Demodulators: AM, FM and PM detectors, Transmitter and receiver circuits, Circuit simulators, Digital, Analog and mixed mode.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1- List the operation of common transceiver architectures for high-frequency applications.
2- a2- Explain the concept of noise figure, non-linearity, and sensitivity in transceivers
3- a3- Discuss the performance requirements of different building blocks such as noise figure, gain and non-linearity.
4- a4- Describe the concept of impedance matching and impedance transformation in high-frequency circuits
5- a5- Recognize the usage of low noise amplifiers, mixers, voltage controlled oscillators, power amplifiers, and phase locked loops.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1- Assess intuitively about communication transceivers and its building blocks.
2- b2- Analyze system requirements of communication transceivers.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1- Simulate communication transceivers and its building blocks.
2- c2- Use software tool to build the different building blocks.
3- c3- Prepare and technical report.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1- Work in teams.
2- d2- Propose and formulate new ideas in communication transceivers.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Amplifiers: RF IF and video, 10 6 4
Oscillators: tuned and untuned oscillators stability, VCO 10 6 4
phase locked loop 10 6 4
Modulators: AM, SSB balanced FM, PM, pulse modulators, digital modulators, Demodulators: AM, FM and PM detectors, 20 12 8
Transmitter and receiver circuits, 10 6 4
Circuit simulators 5 3 2
Digital, Analog and mixed mode. 10 6 4

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Problem Solving
Discussion
Experiential Learning
Project

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
• Final exam 40.00
o Assignments 5.00
o In Class Quizzes 10.00
o Mid-Term exams 30.00
o Project/Lab 15.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

a. Course notes - Taken by the student inside classroom b. Essential books (text books) - P.R. Gray and R.G. Meyer, Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, 5th Edition, John Wiley, 2009. - D. O. Pederson, K. Mayaram, Analog Integrated Circuits for Communication, Springer. 2nd Ed., 2009 c. Periodicals, Web sites, … etc - IEEE periodicals

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