Checking date: 10/07/2020


Course: 2020/2021

Electronic components and circuits
(13413)
Study: Bachelor in Telematics Engineering (215)


Coordinating teacher: GARCIA CAMARA, BRAULIO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Electronic Technology

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Branch of knowledge: Engineering and Architecture



Students are expected to have completed
Physics, Systems and Circuits
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
The objective of this course is to achieve the basic training of the student on the electronic instruments, the electronic devices and the electronic circuits, and the application of this knowledge to solve some engineering. In order to achieve this objective, it is the aim of this course that the student will obtain the following knowledge and abilities: - A knowledge of how passive and active electronic devices work and their main applications. - A knowledge of the electronic instruments, the measuring methods and techniques. - An ability to analyze the main parameters of single and multi-stage amplifiers in small-signal domain. - An ability to know how differential amplifiers work and to analyze their response. The specific competences and the skills that are developed in this course are the following: - An ability to apply the knowledge of circuits analysis tools, the analysis of electronic circuits with passive components, active devices and amplifiers, in transient regime and stationary regime. - An ability to characterize the electronic parameters associated to passive components and amplifier circuits. In addition, an ability to interpret the results comparing them with manufacturer datasheets. - An ability to solve real problems through orientated exercises that are related to each thematic block and global case studies that involve the total contents of the course. - Knowledge of different instruments and measurement techniques and an ability to manage them in the laboratory, the use of commercial simulation tools and their application to characterize electronic circuits.
Description of contents: programme
COURSE PROGRAM 1. Electronic and Photonic Components. Characterization and application circuits 1.1. Passive components. 1.2. Analysis of circuits with passive components. 1.3. Laboratory Instrumentation and Measuring Techniques 1.4. CAD Tools for Electronic Circuits Simulation 1.5. Fundamentals of Semiconductors. Diodes and applications circuits. 1.6. Transistors. Applications circuits. 1.7. Photonic Devices.Applications. 1.8. Microsystems 2. Electronic Signal Amplifiers 2.1. Basic concepts y parameters of amplifiers 2.2. Signal amplifiers with discrete components at the midband range. Configurations. 2.3. Current Sources and differential pair. 2.4. Active charges and integrated amplifiers. 2.5. Operation amplifiers and application circuits 3. Frequency response 3.1. Introduction to the frequency response. 3.2. Bandwidth concept, cutoff frequencies. Components affecting frequency response
Learning activities and methodology
The training activities are organized as following: - 40% Lectures (2.4 ECTS) where the main concepts are presented on the basis of mathematical tools and circuit analysis tools. The learning materials include the lecture notes, the classroom documentation, and the basic bibliography that is used as a reference for completing the themes and study them in depth. - 40% Practical classes (2.4 ECTS) that are focused on solving exercises and case studies, and also on the ongoing evaluation. These classes are completed with the exercises and practical problems that are solved by the students at home. The methods of solving these cases are complemented with the use of computer simulation tools. - 20% Laboratory sessions (1.2 ECTS) where the students analyze, implement and measure basic electronic circuits with real application using the instrumentation and the measurement techniques. - Group tutorial: At least a group tutorial will be carry out the recovery week as revision and final exam preparation.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • Adel S. SEDRA and Kenneth C. SMITH . Microelectronic Circuits. Oxford University Press, 5th edition, ISBN: 978-0195142525 . (2004)
  • Albert P. MALVINO and David J. BATES. Electronic Principles. McGraw-Hill, 7th edition, ISBN: 007-297527-X . (2007)
  • Robert F. COUGHLIN, Frederick F. DRISCOLL . Operational Amplifiers and Linear Integrated Circuits. Prentice Hall, 6th Edition, ISBN: 978-0130149916. (2000)
Additional Bibliography
  • Adel S. SEDRA and Kenneth C. SMITH . Microelectronic Circuits. Oxford University Press, 5th edition, ISBN: 978-0195142525 . (2004)
  • Albert P. MALVINO and David J. BATES . Electronic Principles. McGraw-Hill, 7th edition, ISBN: 007-297527-X. (2007)
  • Robert F. COUGHLIN, Frederick F. DRISCOLL . Operational Amplifiers and Linear Integrated Circuits. Prentice Hall, 6th Edition, ISBN: 978-0130149916. (2000)
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