Course Details

ELE 296 Introduction to Electronic Circuits and Systems (Service Course)
2020-2021 Fall term information

The course is not open this term

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 25/01/2021.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
Course languageEnglish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Problem Solving
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveBasic objective of the course is to give idea on fundamental principles of electrical and electronics engineering , basic electrical circuits and systems concepts in simplified manner for the purpose of adapting students to their job education.  
Learning outcomes
  1. L.O.1. Have the ability of solving basic electrical circuits using proper techniques
  2. L.O.2. Learn basic electronic design principles
  3. L.O.3. Have basic information background on current electronical systems
Course ContentCircuit variables, components, theorems
Basic circuit fundamentals
Analysis techniques
Introduction to semiconductor components
Diode applications
Opamp applications
A/D, D/A converter principles
Memory designs
Selected electronic systems

References 1.Reed, M.L., Rohrer, R. A. , Applied Introductory Circuit Analysis for Electrical and Computer Engineering with Principles Digital Design, Prentice Hall, 1999.

2. Boylestad, R.L., Nashelsky, L.Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, Pearson Education, 2009.

Course outline weekly

Week 1Circuit variables, components
Week 2Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws
Week 3Circuit analysis techniques and applications
Week 4Circuit analysis techniques and applications
Week 5AC circuits
Week 6Midterm
Week 7Transformators and ac circuits
Week 8Introduction to semiconductor components, diodes
Week 9Diode applications, clippers and clampers
Week 10Transistors, amplifier principles, logic gates
Week 11Opamp applications, oscillators, signal shaping circuits
Week 12Midterm
Week 13Selected electronic systems (Commmunication systems, control systems etc.)
Week 14Selected electronic systems (Commmunication systems, control systems etc.)
Week 15Preparation for Final exam
Week 16Final Exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes5050
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes5050

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities14456
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)000
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)12121
Final Exam (Study duration) 13131
Total Workload3059150

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.  X   
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.   X 
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.    X 
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.  X  
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results. X   
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.   X  
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. X   
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. X   
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.  X  
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English. X   
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.  X  
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.  X  
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem. X   

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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