EE 438: Fundamentals Electronic Circuits

Analysis and design of electronic circuits using semiconductor devices. Basic device physics and small-signal modeling for diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and metal-oxide-semiconductor transistors; operation region and biasing; basic switching circuits; single-stage and multi-stage amplifier design and analysis; input and output impedance characteristics of amplifiers; frequency response; AC and DC coupling techniques; differential amplifiers and output stages.

Course Level: 

Undergraduate

Prerequisites: 

Electrical Engineering 411 with a grade of at least C-; credit with a grade of at least C- or registration for Biomedical Engineering 343 or Electrical Engineering 313; and credit with a grade of at least C- or registration for one of the following: Aerospace Engineering 333T, Biomedical Engineering 333T, Chemical Engineering 333T, Civil Engineering 333T, Electrical Engineering 333T, Mechanical Engineering 333T, Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering 333T.