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Module Code: RBE103TC
Module Title: Electronic Circuits- Analog and Digital
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: School of Robotics
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aim of the module is to introduce students to

A. fundamental electronic devices - diodes and transistors, and how transistors are used in design and analysis of amplifier and switching circuits.

B. the binary number system, the laws of Boolean algebra, and basic design methods for combinational and sequential logic circuits.
Learning outcomes 
A. Understand the behaviour, important properties, equivalent circuit representations and applications of diodes and transistors.

B. Design and analyse simple BJT/MOSFET circuits.

C. Analyse simple BJT/MOSFET amplifier’s frequency response.

D. Understand and apply laws of Boolean algebra in logic minimization.

E. Understand basic design methods for combinational and sequential logic circuits.

F. Acquire the practical skills in building and debugging electronic systems.
Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures, problem classes, class demonstrations, and laboratory.
Topic 1. Semiconductor Materials and Properties The pn Junction Diode Circuits: DC Analysis and Models Diode Circuits: AC Equivalent Circuit Other Diode Types Design

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

Topic 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

Topic 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

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

Topic 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

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

Topic 8. Introduction to the binary number systems, BCD, Hexidecimal and arithmetics.

Topic 9. Combinational Logic

Basic logic elements, circuit description by truth table and Boolean algebra. Design of circuits including the minimisation by Karnaugh map technique. Introduction to electronic principles of gate circuits. Simple application of logic circuits in computers.

Topic 10. Sequential Logic

Basic features of sequential elements including SR and D type, JK and T type. Design of sequential logic circuits, e.g. counters, registers.

Topic 11. Asynchronous and Synchronous Sequential Circuits

Feedback logic and set reset flip-flop based asynchronous sequential circuit design. Analysis of circuits. State tables, state diagrams. Design method for synchronous sequential circuits. Design examples.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 36    12  20    82  150 


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

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