Neveen Shlayan

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Spring 2017 > Electronics I-ECE 241A

Spring 2017

Course Information: 

Tuesday, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM, Room 101 

Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM, Room 101 

Office Hours: Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM or by appointment. 

Course Description:

Semiconductor physics: band theory, carrier distributions and transport mechanisms. PN-junctions, PN junction devices. Diode circuits. BJTs: current relationships, operating region. Biasing circuits, DC Analysis; small-signal models, AC analysis. BJT amplifier configurations. 

Prerequisite(s): ECE 240 Credit Hours: 3 

Text (required): Fundamentals of Microelectronics, 2nd Edition. Author(s): Behzad Razavi.

Suggested Texts:

Microelectronic Circuits, Sedra et. al.

Microelectronic Devices and Circuits, Fonstad. 

Grade Distribution: 

Test I                               30% (Feb 21)

Test II                              30% (April 4)

Final Exam                      40%


Homework:

HW1: Chapter 2, Problems 1 thru 5, 8.

HW2: Handout & Chapter 2, Problems 10 thru 13, 19 thru 27. (read section 2.2.2 regarding the diode's capacitance) 

HW3: Chapter 3, Problems 4, 5, 6, 9 thru 14.

HW4: Chapter 3, Problems 36 thru 47

HW5: Chapter 4, Problems 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 19, 21, 22

HW6: Chapter 4, Problems 35, 36, 34 (perform twice, once with V_A = infinity and the second time with V_A = 5V)

HW7: Chapter 4, Problems 38, 41, 42, 43, 49, 53, 55

HW8: Chapter 6, Problems 1, 3, 12, 20, 27, 40