Course Details

ELE 214 Electronics Laboratory I
2021-2022 Fall term information

The course is not open this term

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Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
ELECTRONICS LABORATORY I ELE214 4th Semester 0 3 1 2
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesPreparing and/or Presenting Reports
Project Design/Management
Other: This course must be taken together with ELE230 ELECTRONICS I.  
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveIt is aimed to give the following topics to the students; a) SPICE simulation language and simulation with SPICE tools b) Analysis and design of voltage rectifier and voltage regulator circuits c) DC and AC analysis of BJT and FET amplifier circuits d) Frequency response of BJT and FET amplifier circuits e) Design of BJT and FET amplifiers  
Learning outcomes
  1. Understand the simulation concept and use the simulation tools (SPICE) to design the electronic circuits (esp. diode and transistor circuits)
  2. Design voltage rectifier and voltage regulator circuits
  3. Perform AC/DC analysis on an electronic circuits
  4. Perform frequency response analysis
  5. Design transistor amplifiers (BJT or FET) for the given gain, input-output impedance and frequency response specifications
Course ContentIntroduction to SPICE, Semiconductor diodes and rectifier circuits, Zener diodes and their regulator applications, Characteristics of bipolar junction transistors, Characteristics of field effect transistors, AC/DC analysis BJT and FET amplifiers, Frequency response of BJT and FET amplifiers. 
References1. A. S. Sedra and K. C. Smith, Microelectronic Circuits, Oxford Uni. Press, 2009 (6th ed.)
2. R. L. Boylestad and L. Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, Pearson, 2012, (11th ed.)
3. J. Millman and C. Halkias, Integrated Electronics, McGraw-Hill
4. D. Neamen, Electronic Circuit Analysis and Design, McGraw-Hill

Course outline weekly

Week 1
Week 2Introduction to SPICE
Week 3Experiment 1: Semiconductor diodes and rectifier circuits
Week 4
Week 5Experiment 2: Zener diodes and their regulator applications
Week 6Assignment of projects for group study
Week 7Experiment 3: Characteristics of bipolar junction transistors
Week 8
Week 9Experiment 4: AC/DC analysis of BJT amplifiers
Week 10
Week 11Experiment 5: Characteristics of junction field effect transistors
Week 12
Week 13Experiment 6: AC/DC analysis and frequency response of JFET amplifiers
Week 14Experiment 7: Frequency response of BJT amplifiers
Week 15Preparation for Final exam
Week 16Final Exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam140
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes860
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes140

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 0 0 0
Laboratory 8 3 24
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)8324
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)000
Final Exam (Study duration) 11212
Total Workload171860

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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