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Semiconductors
SEMI CONDUCTOR
CLASS CODE: EET 153 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Introduction to semiconductor devices. Principles of rectifiers, zener diodes, and other pn junction devices. Students must design, build, and demonstrate a linear power supply that meets given specifications. 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. Be introduced to semiconductor devices.
2. Understand the principles of rectifiers, zener diodes, and other pn juction devices; diode applications such as voltage rectifiers, voltage multipliers, voltage regulators, clippers, and clampers; principles, biasing, modeling, and small signal applications of bipolar junction transistors and field effect transistors.
3. Design, build, and demonstrate a linear power supply that meets given specifications.
4. Provide a student with appropriate Laboratory exercises.

REQUIREMENTS: Calculator and basic electronics tools; Students must design, build, and demonstrate a linear power supply that meets given specifications.
PREREQUISITES: EET 150
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1994