Checking date: 01/05/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Electronics engineering fundamentals
Bachelor in Security Engineering (Plan: 282 - Estudio: 272)

Coordinating teacher: GUTIERREZ FERNANDEZ, ERIC

Department assigned to the subject: Electronic Technology Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
- Physics I - Physics II - Basic principles of electrical technology
- Ability to design, analyze, select, optimize, synthesize, install and maintain analog electronic systems and digital - Understand basic concepts related to the principles of electronics and its application to the Engineering. -Know the purpose and the functioning of the analog and digital electronic systems. -Management of the basic electronic instrumentation and carry out measures with them. -Understand and use the main electronic components.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
THEORY: T1: Introduction to Electronics Engineering Fundamentals 1.1. Course presentation, schedule, contents, sessions, evaluation, bibliography. 1.2. Analog and digital signals. Description. 1.3. Analog and digital signal parameters. T2: Digital Electronics 2.1. Fundamentals of digital electronics. Numbering and coding in digital systems. Boolean algebra. Logic gates. 2.2. Basic logic functions and Boolean rules for simplification. 2.3. Combinational circuits. Multiplexer, decoder. 2.4. Synchronous sequential systems. D-type flip-flop. Counters. 2.5. Memories. Programmable logic. Integrated electronic circuits. Hardware description languages. T3: Passive electronic components. 3.1. Resistors. Capacitors. Inductors. Types, characteristics. 3.2. Overview of electric circuit theory basics: Ohm, Kirchhoff, Thevenin, Norton, Superposition theorem. 3.3. Simulation of analog electronic circuits (LTSpice). T4: Filters and electronic instrumentation 4.1. Passive electronic circuits. RC filters. Bode diagram. 4.2. Electronic measurement equipment. Measuring voltages and currents. Power sources, generators, multimeters, oscilloscope. T5: Active electronic components 5.1. Introduction to semiconductors. 5.2. Diode: pn junction. Characteristic curve, diode models. Types. 5.3. Limiting and clampling circuits. Half-wave and full-wave rectifiers w/ and w/o filter. 5.4. Transistor types. MOSFET transistor. N- and P-channel enhancement MOSFET: structure and functional description, characteristic curves, operating zones, equations, biasing. T6: Analog Subsystems 6.1. Amplification: concept, parameters of interest. Types of amplifiers. 6.2. Ideal operational amplifier: functional description and operation. Stable operational amplifier based topologies (inverting, non-inverting, buffer, instrumentation amplifier, adder) 6.3. Operational amplifier as a comparator. LABORATORY: - S1: Digital electronics. - S2: Instrumentation measurements foundations. - S3: Circuits simulation with LTSpice. Transistors and diodes. - S4: Operational amplifiers.
Learning activities and methodology
The docent methodology will include: - Theoretical and problem classes, individual tutoring (both individual and in teams, online, up to 28 h) and personal work of the student (both individual and in teams); the acquisition of theoretical knowledge-oriented. -Practices of laboratory aimed at the acquisition of practical skills related to the program of the course, complemented with simulations.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • FLOYD, Thomas L.. Fundamentos de sistemas digitales. Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • FLOYD, Thomas L.. Dispositivos Electrónicos. Pearson Prentice Hall.
Additional Bibliography
Detailed subject contents or complementary information about assessment system of B.T.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.