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Linear amplifiers. Operational amplifiers. Operational amplifier circuits. Nonlinear devices: diodes & transistors. Switching circuits. Power supplies, AC to DC conversion.
Topics covered include:• Linear amplifiers, Input / Output resistance• Negative feedback • Ideal opamps • Opamp circuits• BJT DC Circuits and Stability• Design of BJT circuits• FET and MOSFET physical characteristics and design• MOS switching circuits• Multistage amplifiers
At the end of this course, the student will be able to:1. Analyze and design basic amplifier circuits2. Design an OpAmp amplifier circuit for specific application3. Analyze and design basic MOSFET switching circuit4. Design and analyze multistage amplifier circuits.5. Perform experimental work to determine electronic circuit behaviour and specifications.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
PHYS102, MATH103 or EMTH119; or Approval of the Dean of Engineering and Forestry
Students must attend one activity from each section.
A D Sedra & K.C. Smith;
Boylestad, Robert L. , Nashelsky, Louis;
Electronic devices and circuit theory
11th ed., Pearson new international ed;
Pearson Education, 2014 (EBook https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/canterbury/detail.action?docID=5176598). (Earlier editions of both books are also good value if you can find them second hand).
Domestic fee $1,205.00
International fee $5,925.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
Electrical and Computer Engineering