ECE 340 - Electronics I

Description:  Credit 4. Operational amplifiers. Semiconductor junctions. Bipolar and field-effect transistors. Simple transistor amplifier and switching applications. Introduction to digital logic circuits. Laboratory experience.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ECE 225

Textbooks:       1. Microelectronic Circuits, Sedra and Smith; HRW (latest edition)-textbook.
                        2. Digital Electronic Circuits, G.M. Glasford; Prentice-Hall, 1988.-reference.


  • Operational amplifiers 
  • A.C. and D. C. characteristics of semiconductor junctions 
  • Bipolar junction transistors 
  • Junction and insulated gate field-effect transistors 
  • Small signal and large signal circuits analysis techniques 
  • Introduction to transistor amplifiers and switches 
  • Simple bipolar logic and bistable circuits 
  • Passive load NMOS logic circuits 
  • Introduction to CMOS logic circuits