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ECE 320: Electronics I  (3cr - Digital Electronics)

ECE 321: Electronics II (2cr - Analog Electronics)

Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear Circuits

Spring 2018

 

 

Note for Registration: 

·         Electronics I is required for all Electrical and Computer Engineers  (everyone should sign up for 320)

·         Electronics II is required for all Electrical Engineers and counts as an elective for Computer Engineers

 

Instructor:        Dr. Jake Glower

Email:              jacob_glower@yahoo.com

Office:             ECE 201A

Office Hrs:      Tu / Th 11AM - noon

 

Class Times   

·         MWF (attend either section)

·         9AM   (ECE 123)

·         11AM  (CME Auditorium)

·         Th  10AM (ECE 125 – Quiz Day)

 

T.A. 4PM – 8PM room 211

·         M:  Mousam Hossain

·         Tu: Babak Hamidi

·         W: Mousam Hossain

·         Th: Babak Hamidi

Student Information:

·         Old Homework

·         Text Book ($71 new, $2 used)

·         Google Electronics Tutorials

·         Bloom’s Taxonomy

·         Circuit Simulator (PartSim)

 

 

 


 

Date

Topic

Video

Homework & Lab

Old Problems & Solutions

M

Jan 8

Holiday

Download Matlab (link here)

Download SciLab (link here)

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Jan 10

Introduction & EE 206 Review:  KCL, KVN

 

Th

Jan 11

Complex Numbers and Phasors

SciLab: leastsq()

Matlab: fminsearch()

F

Jan 12

John Deere Presentation

Video

M

Jan 15

Holiday

 

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1

HP35s (Amazon)

W

Jan 17

Semiconductors

Th

Jan 18

PN Junctions

Video

F

Jan 19

Quiz (EE 206) – Friday due to holiday

M

Jan 22

Diodes: VI Characteristics

Video

HW #3

Solution #3

Quiz #1b

Quiz #2

Global CO2 Levels

W

Jan 24

Idea Diode

Video

Th

Jan 25

Quiz

 

F

Jan 26

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Color Wheel

1000W LED 90,000 Lumens

M

Jan 29

AC to DC Converters

ElectroBoom:  Full Bridge Rectifier

HW #4

Solution #4

 

Quiz #3

Quiz #1c

W

Jan 31

Min, Max Circuits

 

Th

Feb 1

Quiz

 

F

Feb 2

Clipper Circuits

M

Feb 5

Transistor Theory

Video

ElectroBoom – Strobe Light

HW #5

Solution #5

 

 

Quiz #4

W

Feb 7

Career Fair (no class)

 

Th

Feb 8

Using a Transistor as a Switch

Video

ElectroBoom - Coil Gun

F

Feb 9

Quiz (Friday due to career fair on Wed)

 

M

Feb 12

H-Bridge 

Video

HW #6

Solution #6

 

Quiz #1e

Quiz #5 Solution

W

Feb 14

DC to DC Converters

Electroboom:  iPhone Charger

Video

Th

Feb 15

Quiz

 

F

Feb 16

DC to AC Converters 

Video

M

Feb 19

Holiday: President Trump Day

 

HW #7

Solution #7

 

Quiz #6

Quiz #1f

Quiz Bonus

W

Feb 21

Semiconductor Relay

IGBT Demo

Cornstarch Speaker

Th

Feb 22

Differential Amplifier & Operational Amplifiers

F

Feb 23

Quiz

M

Feb 26

Comparitors, Schmitt Triggers

Turning on and off a DC motor

HW #8

Solution #8

 

Quiz #7

Quiz #1g

W

Feb 28

Boolean Logic

Th

Mar 1

Quiz

 

F

Mar 2

DTL Logic

Y = AB+C

M

Mar 5

Snow Day

HW #9

Solution #9

 

 

Quiz #8

Quiz #1h

W

Mar 7

TTL Logic

 

Th

Mar 8

MOSFET & JFET Theory

MOSFET Used as a Switch

 

F

Mar 9

Quiz

 

M

Mar 12

Spring Break

 

 

W

Mar 14

Spring Break

 

Th

Mar 15

Spring Break

 

F

Mar 16

Spring Break

 

M

Mar 19

CMOS Logic

 

 

W

Mar 21

Review

 

Th

Mar 22

ECE 320 Final Exam (part 1)

 

F

Mar 23

ECE 320 Final Exam (part 2)

 

M

Mar 26

Push-Pull Amplifiers

ElectroBoom Power Amp

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Mar 28

Op Amps:  Inverting Amplifiers

 

Th

Mar 29

Instrumentation Amplifiers

 

F

Mar 30

Easter Break

 

M

Apr 2

Easter Break

 

HW #2

Solution #2

 

Quiz #1

W

Apr 4

Active Filters

 

Th

Apr 5

Poles, Zeros, and Frequency Response

 

F

Apr 6

Quiz #1

 

M

Apr 9

Butterworth, Chebychev, Elliptic Filters

Bass Boost

HW #3

Solution #3

 

Quiz #2

W

Apr 11

Design Example:  Active Filters

Analog Computers

 

Th

Apr 12

Quiz #2

 

F

Apr 13

Holiday!  (PE Exam)

 

M

Apr 16

2-Port Models

 

HW #4

W

Apr 18

Transistors in Active Mode:  Amplifiers

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Th

Apr 19

Quiz #3

 

F

Apr 20

CE Amplifier

 

M

Apr 23

CB, CC Amplifiers

 

HW #5

W

Apr 25

Multi-Stage Amplifiers

 

Th

Apr 26

Quiz #4

 

F

Apr 27

MOSFET Amplifiers (DC Analysis)

 

M

Apr 30

MOSFET Amplifiers (AC Analysis)

 

 

W

May 2

Review

 

 

Th

May 3

Quiz #5

 

 

F

May 4

Holiday!  (IET Conference)

 

 

Tu

May 8

Final (1-3PM, room 125)

 

 

 

 

Videos: Ideas for Term Project

Rail Gun Video

Strobe Light Video

iPhone Amplifier

Cornstarch Speaker

Fun Theory: Piano Stairs

Fun Theory: Trash Can

Fun Theory: Recycle Bin

Fourier Transform & Noise& -

Subwoofer Crossover  (Sp15)

Transfer Functions