Module Title:   Analogue Electronics

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG5007M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   PI - Engineering: Telecomms, Electromagnetics etc (MDIS) (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr D T W Liang

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To give students the ability to design analogue electric circuits with specific functions at both system and discrete components level, and to evaluate the interaction between the characteristics of the devices used and the performance of the final system.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Principles will be introduced in lectures and applied in a range of laboratory sessions and tutorials.

Lectures:   18.00          Directed Study:   62.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   2.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   12.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

describe the operating principles of discrete electronics devices such as Diodes, Transistors and Operational Amplifiers.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

design and analyse amplifier circuits to perform different functions.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate systematic problem solving.

  Examination - closed book 1.50 50%
  1.5 hour examination
  Laboratory Report   50%
  Report 1000 words
  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Supplementary 2 hour examination

Outline Syllabus:
Characteristics and operation of discrete devices: Real diodes - deviations from ideal behaviour. Bipolar transistors and their applications. FET - principles of operation and characteristics. Ratings and specification. Common source configuration, DC biasing, operating point, bias stabilisation. MOSFET switch. Oscillators. Basic concepts: Functions of analogue sub-systems - amplification, addition, subtraction, multiplication, differentiation, integration. Sub-system operation: Linear amplifier, concept of voltage, current and power gain. Decibels, input and output impedances, loading and matching. Operational amplifiers: Differential gain, summing, subtracting, differentiating and integrating circuits, comparators. Practical circuits. Bandwidth and distortion: Effects of feedback on bandwidth. Slew rate limitations.

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