NO. 
Date 
Topic 
Readings 
HW due (see blackboard) 

2013 
Textbook 1. Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis, by J. Irwin and R. Nelms , 10th ed. (or 9th) 
J.Irwin: Review
Chapt.8.3  8.8, 12.1. 



Textbook 2. Microelectronic Circuits by Sedra/Smith. 5th ed. (or 6th edition) 



Jan 9 
Introduction; electromagnetic spectrum: from DC to Xrays; frequency/wavelength; size of devices. 
Classnotes 



Instantaneous and Avg. Power 



Jan 14 
Max Power Transfer, RMS. 
9.3,9.4; Complex no. with MATLAB 



Power Factor (definition); Complex power 
9.5, 9.6 



Power factor Correction; Safety consideration 
9.7, 9.9 


Jan 21 
Martin Luther King Holiday 



Jan 23 
Variable frequency response 
12.1 (review), 12.2 and MATLAB frequency response (Bode plots); Example Bode Plot; 


Jan 25 
Bode Plots 
12.2 


Jan 28 
Examples Bode Plots, alternative method to plot Bode Plots 
12.2 


Jan 30 
Resonance (review); Filter Networks. 
12.3, 12.5; Tacoma Bridge (resonance).; Java simulation RLC circuit 


Feb 1 
Filter Networks: Passive Filters 
12.5; ; Ex Bandpass filter in Matlab 


Feb 4 
Active Filters 
12.5, 12.6 


Feb 6 
Active Filters and applications (cont); timefrequency relationship 
12.6, 12.7 

13 
Feb 8 
Filter Applications 
12.7 



Laplace Transform: Definitions and Properties 
13.1, 13.2, 13.3, 13.4 



Inverse Laplace transform 
13.5; Matlab and Laplace Transforms 

16 
Feb 15 
Convolution. Initialvalue and finalvalue theorems

13.6 and 13.7 


Feb 18 
Midterm 1 



Feb 20 
Applications of Laplace transforms for circuit analysis 
14.1, 14.2, 14.3; example RLC response; 

18 
Feb 22 
Transfer function; Polezero plots; Filter applications. 
14.4;14.5; 14.7; example 3D plot H(s) 

19 
Feb 25 
Filter Applications; Butterworth filter. 
14.7; 14.8 

20 
Feb 27 
Butterworth filter. 
14.8 




Book: Sedra/Smith,
6th Ed: Read and Review chpt 1: 1.4, 1.5, 1.6; chpt 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5) 

21 
Mar 1 
Real Opamps: DC Imperfactions of OpAmps 
2.12.5 (review); 2.6 [2.7 in 5th ed]] 


Mar 310 
Spring Break 


22 
Mar 11 
Finite gain and bandwdith, GainBandwidth Product 
2.7 [2.5] 


Mar 13 
Large Signal Operation; datasheets 
2.8 [2.6] ; Datasheet LM741 


Mar 15 
Ideal Diode; Terminal Characteristics 
4.1, 4.2 [3.1, 3.2] 

25 
Mar 18 
Diode Modeling of the forward region. 
4.3 [3.3] 


Mar 20 
Reverse Breakdown and Zener Diodes 
4.4 [3.4]; Example PSpice Simulation of Zener Regulator 


Mar 22 
Rectifier Circuits 
4.5 [3.5] 


Mar 25 
Peak detector and Limiting Circuits 
4.5.4, 4.6.1, 4.6.2 [3.5.4, 3.6.1, 3.9 3.9], PSpice 


Mar 27 
MOSFET Physical Structure and Operation 



Mar 29 
MOSFET currentvoltage characteristics 
5.2 [4.2] 


Apr 1 
MOSFETS at DC 
5.3 [4.3, 4.5] 


Apr 3 
MOSFET as an amplifier 
5.4 



Midterm 2 


34 
Apr. 8 
Small signal operation and models 
5.5 [4.6] 

35 
Apr 10 
Small signal operation and models (cont) 
5.5 [4.6] 


Apr 12 
Singlestage MOS amplifier; commonsource amplifier 
5.6.15.6.5.4 [4.7] 



Commongate and Commondrain amplifiers 
5.6.55.6.6 [4.7] 


Apr 17 
Biasing of MOS amplifiers 
5.7 [4.5] 


Apr 19 
Discrete Circuit MOS Amplifiers 
5.8 


Apr 22 
HighFrequency Model of a MOSFET 
9.2.1, [4.8] 








HighFrequency Response of a Commonsource amplifier 
9.3.1 [4.9] 



LowFrequency Response of a Commonsource amplifier 
9.1 [4.9] 



Reading days 


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FINAL Exam: May 7, 2013 from 911am 

