Qualitative semiconductor physics, leading to the diode equation. Diode applications. Operational amplifiers and their application in feedback configurations including active filters. Introduction to bipolar transistors and MOSFETs, analysis of biasing circuits. Transistor applications including small signal amplifiers.
Precludes additional credit for OSS 2006, PLT 2006 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1005, ELEC 2501, and second-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory and problem analysis three hours a week.