Electronics I

Electronics and Computer Engineering
6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 28,0 T + 14,0 PL + 28,0 TP + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Jorge Manuel Correia Guilherme

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Provide knowledge of the main semiconductor devices and circuits. The students will become familiar with matters such as diodes, bipolar and MOS transistors, operational amplifiers, and their main applications.

Program
Semiconductor properties. Diodes, bipolar, MOS and JFET transistor. LED diodes, Hall effect. Rectifiers, limiters, log amplifiers. Single stage transistor amplifiers. Operational amplifiers. Precision rectifiers. Comparators. Oscillators. Digital electronics. Logic gates, microelectronics technology, digital families. Differential pair. Active loads. Current sources. Precision voltage generators.

Evaluation Methodology
Written Examination 70%, Practical Works 30%.
Mandatory Practical works 30%

Bibliography
- Gray, P. (2009). Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits. (Vol. 1). US: John Wiley & Sons
- Smith, S. (2003). Microelectronic Circuits. (Vol. 1). England: Oxford Press,
- Silva, M. (1999). Circuitos com Transístores Bipolares e MOS. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Gulbenkian
- Silva, M. (1996). Introdução aos circuitos Eléctricos e Electrónicos. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Gulbenkian
- Razavi, B. (2013). Fundamentals of Microelectronics. (Vol. 1). NY: Wiley

Method of interaction
Lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions

Software used in class
LTSpice