Mar 17, 2018  
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EET 251 - Electronic Circuitry and Laboratory

This second course in Electronics incorporates the devices introduced in EET 150 into representative circuits of moderate complexity.  They include amplifiers, oscillators, regulators, op-amp active filters, and other related circuits.  The characteristics of operational amplifiers and their use in various linear and non-linear applications are explored in some detail.  Computer simulation software is used to perform frequency response analysis of active filters, and to also analyze other electronic circuits.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  EET 150 Electronic Devices, EET 150 Electronic Devices Laboratory

Credits: 3
2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Explain the characteristics and different classes of power amplifiers.
2.  Explain the characteristics of an operational amplifier (op-amp), and the differences between open loop and closed loop operation of an op-amp.
3.  Design and analyze op-amp linear amplifier and filter circuits.
4.  Describe and analyze operation of oscillator and voltage regulator circuits.
5.  Explain the difference between time and frequency domains, and discuss the frequency spectrum of non-sinusoidal waveforms using Fourier theory.
6.  Use simulation software to design and analyze filters and other circuits.
7.  Demonstrate competency in the use of elecronic test equipment.
8.  Construct and troubleshoot electronic circuits on a breadboard, take measurements, analyze data, and produce coherent lab reports.

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