1 x 2-hour lecture weekly
1 x 2-hour workshop weekly
1 x 2-hour practical fortnightly
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 1 of ENGR1201, ENGR1205
2 ^ 1 of MATH1121, MATH1203
Must Satisfy: (1 and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
ENGR8771 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Knowledge of Diodes and transistors
Topic description
This topic covers: PN junction diodes, BJT & FET; BJT & FET biasing; BJT & FET models and small signal analysis; frequency response; multistage amplifiers; power amplifiers; voltage regulators, oscillators.
Educational aims
This topic aims to introduce students to the design and analysis of electronic circuits and systems, which are encountered in modern consumer electronics and industrial applications.
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of the topic, students are expected to be able to:

  1. Understand the mechanisms of how electronic components operate
  2. Model electronic components mathematically
  3. Design basic electronic circuits
  4. Develop their logbook and scientific report writing skills