Course Outlines

Section

Lecturer

Room No.

Contact No.

Email

01

Ir. Dr. Michael Tan Loong Peng

P19A - 050212

012-5615493

michael@fke.utm.my

SPACE PP

PM. Dr. Rubita Sudirman

P19A - 010113

07-5557002

rubita@utm.my

SPACE JB

Dr. Shaharin Fadzli Abd. Rahman

P19A - 040500

07 - 5557211

shaharinfadzli@utm.my

 

 
Synopsis

 

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The course introduces students to semiconductor devices, amplifiers and basic concepts in analogue electronic.  Course content includes the basic structure of electronic devices, their characteristics and circuit applications. The goal is to develop excellent understanding of the devices operation for students to be applied in analogue and digital circuit design.

 

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

No.

Course Learning Outcome

Programme

Outcome

Taxonomies and

Soft-Skills

Assessment Methods

 

CLO1

 

 

 

CLO2

 

 

 

CLO3

 

Apply the basic law and theorems of electronic devices to describe their basic operation.

 

Apply the basic law, theorems and methods of analysis to solve complex problem related to circuitry.

 

Work in a team and communicate effectively.

 

 

PO1

 

 

 

PO1

 

 

 

PO7

 

C2

 

 

 

C3

 

 

                 A3

 

Q, T, F

 

 

 

T, F

 

 

 

As

 

 

 

F = Final Exam ; Q = Quiz ; As = Assignement ; T = Test

 

STUDENT LEARNING TIME

Teaching and Learning Activities


Student Learning Time (hours)

 

  1. Direct Learning

i.                     Lecture

ii.                    Student-Centered Learning Activities – Active Learning, Cooperative Learning, Tutorial, Post Lecture Discussion

 

  1. Self-Learning

i.                     Indirect Learning or student-centered learning: Assignment, Project, e-Learning.

ii.                    Revision

iii.                  Assessment Preparation

 

  1. Formal Assessment

i.                     Continuous Assessment

ii.                    Hourly Test

iii.                  Final Examination

 

(50)

38

12

                                

 

(60)

24

 

18

18

 

(10)

5

2.5

2.5

Total (SLT)

120

 

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

 

 

(i)       Lecture, tutorial and in class discussion

(ii)     Individual and Team Quiz, Written Test & Final Examination

(iii)    Active Learning & Cooperative Learning – Team Assignment/Project

 

 

ASSESSMENT

 

Assessment

% Marks

Dates

Quizzes (5)

10 %

Will be informed in class

Assignment (Group Project)

10 %

Will be informed in class

Test 1

15 %

20th Oct 2015

Test 2

15 %

1st Dec 2015

Final Exam

50 %

Exam Week

Total

100 %

 

 

 

 

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

 

Week 1

(6 Sept – 10 Sept)

Chapter 1: Semiconductor Materials (2 hours)

·         Introduction to electronics devices.

·         Atomic structure and material classification.

·         Semiconductor doping and covalent bonding

·         Conduction in semiconductor

 

 

Week 2  -  3

(13 Sept – 24 Sept)

Chapter 2: Diode: Part 1 (4 hours)

·         Introduction to P-N Junction

·         Biasing the PN Junction (Forward and reverse biased)

·         Ideal and practical diode characteristic and circuit analysis.

·         Zener diode characteristics and application as a voltage regulator.

 

 

QUIZ 1

 

 

 

 

Week 4 - 5

(27 Sept  – 8 Oct)

Chapter 3: Rectifier (4 hours)

·         Basic blocks of power supplies (line voltage in, step-down transformer, rectifier circuits, filters, voltage regulators and load).

·         Half wave and full wave rectifier. * Focus on full- wave only

·         Full wave rectifier circuit analysis using bridge and center- tap configuration.  (Formulas and calculations for the average and rms  voltage)

·         Full wave rectifier with filter.

·         Applications of full wave rectifier with capacitor filter and voltage regulator in power supply. (waveform and calculation of voltage at each stage)

 

 

 

 

QUIZ 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 6 - 7

(11 Oct – 22 Oct)

 

Chapter 4: Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) (4 hours)

Part 1 : DC Analysis (2 hour)

·      Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT).

·      BJT basic operation, configuration, current relation and operational region. * Focus on Common Emitter configuration (Fixed bias, Emitter bias, Voltage divider bias)

·      BJT as amplifier. Design and analysis of biasing circuit, DC load line   and Q- point using graphical approach.

 

Part 2 : AC Analysis (2 hours)

·      Mid frequency AC analysis using hybrid – π model

      *Common Emitter with and without by-pass capacitor

·      Amplifier parameters (AV(OC), Av, Zi and Zo).

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEST 1 :

20ST Oct 2015

COVERS

CHAPTER

1 - 3

 

QUIZ 3

 

 

 

Week 8 - 9

(25 Oct –  5 Nov)

 

Chapter 5: Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET)

Part 1 : DC Analysis (4 hours)

·         Introduction to MOSFET

·         MOSFET basic operation, configuration, current relation and operational region.  

·         MOSFET as amplifier DC load line and Q point using graphical approach.

 

*Focus on Common Source configuration (Fixed bias, Voltage divider bias)

 

 

 

 

Week  10

MID- SEMESTER BREAK (8 Nov - 14 Nov 2015)

 

 

 

 

 

Week 11 - 12

(15 Nov – 26 Nov)

Chapter 5: Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET)

Part 2 : AC Analysis (4 hours)

·       Mid frequency AC analysis using hybrid – π model

        *Common Source with and without by-pass capacitor

·       Amplifier parameters (AV(OC), Av, Zi and Zo).

·       Simulation using Multism

 

* Focus on Common Source configuration (Fixed bias, Voltage divider bias)

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUIZ 4

 

 

 

 

Week 13 - 14

(29 Nov – 10 Dec)

 

Chapter 6: Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps) (4 hours)

·         Op – Amp characteristic

·         Linear: Inverting and non – inverting amplifies, voltage follower, inverting and non – inverting summing and instrumentation amplifer.

·         Non-Linear:  Comparator and Schmitt Trigger

 

 

TEST 2

1 Dec 2015

COVERS

CHAPTER

4 – 5

 

 

QUIZ 5

 

 

Week 15

(13 Dec – 17 Dec)

 

Chapter 7: Electronic Circuit Application (2 hours)

Oscillator (Wien Bridge), Multivibrator (Astable) and 555 Timer

 

 

 

Week 16

 

Study Week

 

 

 

Weeks 17-18

 

 

Revision Week and Final Examination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES

 

 

1.    Thomas L. Floyd, Electronic Devices, 9th Edition, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2008.

2.    Rubita Sudirman, Puspa Inayat Khalid, Siti Hawa Ruslan, Peranti Elektronik, Pearson Education, 2007

3.    Rubita Sudirman, Puspa Inayat Khalid, Siti Hawa Ruslan, Modul Pengajaran Elektronik 1, Edisi ke-3, 2001

4.    Neamen, Donald. A., Microelectronics - Circuit Analysis and Design, 3rd Ed., McGraw Hill, Int.  Ed. 2007.

5.    Robert. Paynter, Introductory Electronic Devices and Circuits, 7th Edition Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2006.

6.    Boylestad and Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, 11th Edition Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 20013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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