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Electronic Devices and Circuits
ELEC DEV/CKTS
CLASS CODE: COMPE 350 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Theory, design, and implementation of circuits using diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and field effect transistors. Laboratory exercises are included.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Principles of rectifiers, zener diodes and other pn junction devices. Diode applications such as voltage rectifiers, voltage multipliers, voltage regulators, clippers, clampers. Principles, biasing, modeling and small signal applications of bipolar junction transistors and field effect transistors.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Design and analyze circuits with diodes, BJTs, and FETs using models of various complexity;
2. Use CAE software to model circuits with diodes, BJTs, and FETs;
3. Construct semiconductor circuits and observe their operation using basic laboratory instruments;
4. Design and construct a linear power supply according to written specifications;
5. Test a design to detrmine whether it meets required physical, operational, and storage specifications;
6. Make technical presentations.
7. Design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data;
8. Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs;
9. Test a design to determine whether it meets required physical, operational, and storage specifications;
10. Communicate effectively;
11. Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: CompE 250
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004