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Module Code: EEE109
Module Title: Electronic Circuits
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aim of the module is to introduce students to fundamental electronic devices - diodes and transistors, and how transistors are used in design and analysis of amplifier and switching circuits.
Learning outcomes 
A. Understand the behaviour, important properties, equivalent circuit representations and applications of diodes and transistors.

B. Design and analyse simple rectifier and stabilizer circuits

C. Design and analyse simple BJT/MOSFET circuits (e.g.biasing circuit, DC analysis, AC analysis), in terms of input/output resistance, power gain, voltage gain, current gain.

D. Analyse simple BJT/MOSFET amplifier’s frequency response, by considering the effect of coupling capacitors and bypass capacitors.

Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures, problem classes, class demonstrations, and case studies.Some sessions on this module will be delivered by Language Centre tutors, with the aim of assisting students with language/study skills requirements for the module. Students will also be provided with online language/study skills support to help them engage with module content.
Chapter 1 Semiconductor Materials and Properties
The pn Junction
Diode Circuits: DC Analysis and Models
Diode Circuits: AC Equivalent Circuit
Other Diode Types
Design Application: Diode Thermometer

Chapter 2 Diode Circuits
Rectifier Circuits
Zener Diode Circuits
Clipper and Clamper Circuits
Photodiode and LED Circuits
Design Application: DC Power Supply

Chapter 3 The Field-Effect Transistor
MOS Field-Effect Transistor
MOSFET DC Circuit Analysis
Basic MOSFET Applications: Switch, Digital Logic Gate, and Amplifier
Constant-Current Biasing
Multistage MOSFET Circuits
Design Application: Diode Thermometer with an MOS Transistor

Chapter 4 Basic FET Amplifiers
The MOSFET Amplifier
Basic Transistor Amplifier Configurations
The Common-Source Amplifier
The Common-Drain (Source-Follower) Amplifier
The Common-Gate Configuration
The Three Basic Amplifier Configurations: Summary and Comparison

Chapter 5 The Bipolar Junction Transistor
Basic Bipolar Junction Transistor
DC Analysis of Transistor Circuits
Basic Transistor Applications
Bipolar Transistor Biasing

Chapter 6 Transistor Amplifiers
Basic concepts - amplifier as a system, matching
Transistor as an amplifier
Small signal equivalent circuit representation of a transistor
Common emitter amplifier
Amplifier biasing, DC operating point
AC behaviour, equivalent circuit
Circuit Input/Output resistances and gain

Chapter 7 Frequency Response
Amplifier frequency response
System transfer functions
Bipolar transistor frequency resonance
Transistor circuits frequency response

Chapter 8 Output Stages and Power Amplifiers
Power amplifiers
Power transistors
Classes of amplifiers
Class-A power amplifiers
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    13  18    93  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Assignment 10.00
2 Laboratory 15.00
3 Mid-Term Test 15.00
4 Final Exam 60.00

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