Apr 23, 2018
ELEC 224 Electronic Circuits5 credits
Course covers DC/AC analysis of basic FET devices with DC/AC amplifier analysis and a study of the thyristor family. Computer modeling of FET amplifiers is used to enhance understanding. Also includes a study of frequency effects on amplifier operation, and a study of oscillator and regulated power supply circuits. This course teaches to the global outcome of Information and Technical Literacy.
Prerequisites: ELEC 137 or instructor permission.
Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Summer
This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Describe the operation of FET devices and their role in amplification
- State common biasing methods for FET circuits
- Approximate FET input/output impedances and gain
- List the major parameters of FET configurations
- Computer model DC/AC FET amplifiers and interpret the data
- Construct, test and analyze the operation of several FET amplifier circuits in the lab
- Name and recognize the schematic symbol of common thyristor devices
- Explain the operation of a SCR and Triac circuit used to control power to a load
- Construct, test and analyze a thyristor circuit in the lab
- Describe the effects that frequency has on amplifier operation
- Name several selected oscillator circuits by viewing their schematic diagrams
- Construct, test and analyze the operation of oscillator circuits in the lab
- Compare linear regulated power supplies with switch-mode power supplies
- Describe the theory of linear regulated and switch-mode power supplies
- Construct, test and analyze the operation of regulated power supplies in the lab
- Use complex numbers in both rectangular and polar form
- Read and interpret datasheets from a variety of sources, including the internet, and apply the data obtained to devices used