Course Description

Course Name

Electronic Circuits

Session: VCPS3119

Hours & Credits

12 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Overview

Course outline:
This course aims to develop an advanced understanding of frequency analysis of circuits. Topics include: manual Bode plot techniques for plotting magnitude and phase, breakpoints analysis. Operational amplifiers; design of circuits using opamps, practical limitations, frequency response, stability. Noise in circuits. Introduction to analogue filters. Oscillators. Use of Spice-based simulation software to simulate electronic circuits. Laboratory practicals in building and testing of circuits on bread-board, power supplies, switched mode circuits, and mixed signal systems.

30 lectures 5 laboratories

DP requirements: Minimum of 40% for at least one class test.
Assessment: Tutorials and Laboratories (6%), Class Test (14%), June Examination (80%).

Course Entry Requirements: EEE2038W, EEE2039W.

*Course content subject to change