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EECS 311: Electronic Circuits

Instructor: Professor David Wentzloff

EECS 311 covers single-transistor amplifier design and analysis of circuits commonly used in audio amplifiers, wireless radios, and several other interface applications. Non-linear, large-signal models for diodes, MOSFETs, and BJTs are introduced. The concept of biasing transistors at an operating point and analyzing gain and frequency response using small-signal analysis is also covered. Active filters and non-ideal operational amplifiers are also reviewed. Common amplifier topologies and design strategies are analyzed, and students implement these through a series of lab experiments.

Lab 1: Active Filters
Lab 2: Non-Ideal Opamps
Lab 3: Perpetual LED
Lab 4: Single-Stage Amplifier
Lab 5: Three-Stage Amplifier
Lab 6: Common-Gate Amplifier

Additional Information
Please see the EECS 311 Course Website for more information.

Sedra, Adel, and Kenneth KC) Smith. Microelectronic Circuits (The Oxford Series in Electrical and Computer Engineering). 6 ed. New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 2009.

• Non-Ideal Opamps
• Active Filters, Sallen & Key
• Solid-State Electronics
• Diodes
• BJTs
• Transistor Amplifiers
• Small-Signal Analysis
• Frequency Response
• Multi-Stage Amplifiers
• Current Sources and Mirrors