SRJC Course Outlines

7/24/2024 8:53:57 PMELEC 60B Course Outline as of Fall 2015

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 60BTitle:  ELECTRONIC DEVICES  
Full Title:  Fundamentals of Electronic Devices
Last Reviewed:2/23/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum6.00Lecture Scheduled5.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled87.50
Minimum6.00Lab Scheduled3.0010 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total8.00 Contact Total140.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  175.00Total Student Learning Hours: 315.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to electronic devices. Concepts of solid-state rectifier and amplifier circuits.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ELEC 60A; OR Course Completion of ELEC 60 and ELEC 60L; OR Course Completion of ELEC 70A and ELEC 70AL and ELEC 70B and ELEC 70BL


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to electronic devices. Concepts of solid-state rectifier and amplifier circuits.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ELEC 60A; OR Course Completion of ELEC 60 and ELEC 60L; OR Course Completion of ELEC 70A and ELEC 70AL and ELEC 70B and ELEC 70BL
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:Fall 2017
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
 
1. Identify the characteristics of semiconductor materials and PN junctions.
2. Identify common diode/rectifier power supply circuits.
3. Compare the characteristics of basic power supply filters.
4. Identify the characteristics of regulated power supplies.
5. Calculate circuit values from existing circuit designs of solid state amplifiers.
6. Calculate input impedance (Zin), output impedance (Zo) and amplifier gain.
7. Recognize the effects of loading upon an individual amplifier stage.
8. Describe the behavior of both series and parallel resonance on amplifier performance.

Topics and Scope
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I. Semiconductor physics of a PN junction for forward and reverse bias conditions
II. Diode circuits
   A. Rectifiers
       1. half wave
       2. full wave
       3. bridge
   B. Limiters
   C. Clampers
III. Power supply filter circuits
   A. percent of ripple
   B. percent of regulation
IV. Bipolar power supplies
V. Voltage muliplier circuits
VI. Solid state device structures and characteristics
   A. bipolar junction transistor (BJT)
   B. junction field effect transistor (JFET)
   C. metal oxide substrate field effect transistor (MOSFET)
   D. load lines
   F.  biasing
   G. amplification
       1. input impedance (Zin)
       2. output impedance (Zo)  
    H. thermal stability
VII. Basic amplifier configurations and characteristics
   A. Common input
       1. common emitter
       2. common source     
    B. Common output
       1. common collector
       2. common drain
   C. Common control
       1. common base
       2. common gate
VIII. Series and parallel resonance, Q factor and bandwidth
IX. Amplifier classes: A, AB, B, C
X. Regulated power supplies
   A. three terminal fixed
   B. three terminal adjustable
 
LABORATORY MATERIAL
I. Diodes & Rectification
II. Limiters & Clampers
III. Power supply filtering
IV. Power supply types - single voltage, bipolar voltage & voltage multipliers
V. Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) biasing - load line
VI. BJT Common Emitter (CE) linear amplifier
VII. BJT Common Collector (CC) and Common Base (CB) linear amplifiers
VIII. Junction Field Effect Transistor (JFET) Common Source (CS) linear amplifier
IX. JFET Common Drain (CD) & Common Gate (CG) linear amplifiers
X. Metal Oxide Substrate (MOSFET) switch mode operation

Assignments:
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  1.  Textbook readings, 20 - 30 pages per week.
 2.  1-2 weekly homework/lab assignments.
 3.  8-14 lab reports
 4.  4-8 quizzes; midterm; final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Lab reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Homework problems, lab assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes; midterm and final exam: objective examinations include multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Electronic Devices, 9th edition. Floyd, Thomas L. Prentice Hall publishers: 2012
Semiconductor Circuit Approximations, 4th edition. Malvino, Albert Paul. McGraw-Hill: 1985 (classic)

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