ECE 20800 - Electronic Devices and Design LaboratoryLab Hours: 3 Credits: 1
Normally Offered: Each Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: ECE 20700 and ECE 25500 [may be taken concurrently].
Requisites by Topic:
Prerequisites: basic circuit analysis including dc, transient, and steady state sinusoidal analysis; basic laboratory instrumentation Concurrent Prerequisites: basic circuit models for diodes, unipolar and bipolar transistors; design of small signal amplifiers
Laboratory experiments in the measurement of electronic device characteristics. Design of biasing networks, small signal amplifiers and switching circuits.
This course is an CMPE Core Course for catalog terms prior to Fall 2018. For Fall 2018 and later catalog terms it is a CMPE Special Content Elective.
- Electronic Devices and Design Laboratory, M. Swabey, A. Balmos, S. Hathorn, and B. Robinson, KendallHunt, 2017, ISBN No. 978-1-5249-2303-7.
Recommended Text(s): None.
Learning Outcomes:A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated an ability to:
- measure the characteristics of diodes and bipolar transistors. 
- design, build, and test biasing networks for diodes, bipolar transistors, and field effect transistors. [1,2,6]
- design, build, and test single stage voltage amplifiers to meet a set of given specifications. [1,2,6]
- design simple switching circuits. [1,2,6]
|Week||Experiment Title or Activity|
|2||Measurement of diode characteristics|
|3||Triangle to sine converter design|
|4||A small signal attenuator|
|5||A motor driver - power MOSFET|
|7||Formal report project|
|8||Formal report project (continued)|
|9||DC models for bipolar transistors|
|10||Common emitter: load lines, etc.|
|11||Precision gain amplifiers|
|12||Low frequency hybrid-pi model|
|13||Lab practical exam|
|14||Single stage amplifier design|
|15||Single stage amplifier design (continued)|