Electronics

Year
0
Academic year
2018-2019
Code
01002660
Subject Area
Área Científica do Menor
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
Duration
SEMESTRIAL
ECTS Credits
6.0
Type
Elective
Level
1st Cycle Studies

Teaching Methods

Expository theoretical lectures supplemented with laboratory and simulation classes.

Learning Outcomes

- Understand the operation of the fundamental electronic devices (operational amplifiers, diodes, bipolar transistors and MOS transistors).
- Develop the skill for analyzing and designing basic electronic circuits.
- Applying the theorems of linear circuits to understand and simplify electronic circuits.
- To understand and use the basic models of semiconductor devices.
- To use circuits models and simulation tools.

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

1. Introduction: theorems of linear circuits; analog and digital signals; frequency spectrum; amplifier models.
2. Operational amplifiers: ideal operational amplifier; inverting and non-inverting configuration; differential amplifier; Integrator and differentiator; non-ideal amplifier.
3. Diodes: ideal diode; characteristic curves; models; the p-n junction. Zener diodes. Rectifier circuits. Clippers and dc restoration.
4. Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT): structure and operation; characteristic curves; operation as amplifier and switch. Polarization. Models for small signals. Single stage amplifiers. Digital inverter BJT.
5. MOSFET Transistors: structure and operation; characteristic curves; operation as amplifier and switch. Polarization. Models for small signals. Single stage amplifiers. Digital CMOS inverter.
6. Introduction to digital electronics. Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion.

Head Lecturer(s)

Custódio Francisco Melo Loureiro

Assessment Methods

Final evaluation
Laboratory work or Field work: 30.0%
Exam: 70.0%

Continuous evaluation
Laboratory work or Field work: 30.0%
Frequency: 70.0%

Bibliography

Microelectronic Circuits, Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith, Oxford University Press, 5th ed.

Princípios de Electrónica, Albert P. Malvino, McGraw-Hill, 6ª ed.