Small signal modeling of transistors. Basic architecture and functionality of linear amplifiers including transistor biasing circuits, current sources, differential amplifier, common emitter amplifier, common source amplifier, emitter follower, source follower, common base amplifier, and common gale amplifier. Frequency response of single stage and multistage amplifiers.
This is an introductory course to analog circuits. The syllabus has been revised in coordination with ECE 4220 to provide a stronger foundation for students.
Percentage of Course
|1. Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) amplifier basics||10%|
|2. Common Emitter (CE) and Emitter Follower (EF) amplifiers and alternating current (ac) analysis||10%|
|3. Multistage Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) amplifiers||10%|
|4. Field Effect Transistor (FET) amplifier basics||10%|
|5. Common Source (CS) and Source Follower (SF) amplifiers and alternating current (ac) analysis||10%|
|6. Multistage Field Effect Transistor (FET) amplifiers||10%|
|7. Frequency response||10%|
|8. Integrated Circuit (IC) biasing and active loads||15%|
|9. Differential amplifier circuit analysis||15%|