Course Details

ELE 230 Electronics I
2021-2022 Spring term information

The course is open this term
Section: 21
Supervisor(s):Dr. Gürhan Bulu
E8Tuesday11:00 - 12:45
E8Thursday10:00 - 11:45
Section: 22
Supervisor(s):Dr. Dinçer Gökcen
E7Tuesday11:00 - 12:45
E7Thursday10:00 - 11:45

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 16/05/2022.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
ELECTRONICS I ELE230 4th Semester 4 0 4 6
Prerequisite(s)ELE110 Introduction to Electrical Engineering
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Problem Solving
Other: This course must be taken together with ELE214 ELECTRONICS LABORATORY I.  
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveIt is aimed to give the following topics to the students; a) Operation and application of the basic electronic elements: diodes and transistors b) DC and AC analysis of BJT and FET amplifiers c) Frequency response of BJT and FET amplifiers d) Design of BJT and FET amplifiers e) Design and analysis of multistage amplifiers 
Learning outcomes
  1. Understand the operation and application of the basic electronic elements: diodes and transistors
  2. Perform AC/DC analysis on an electronic circuits
  3. Perform frequency response analysis
  4. Design voltage rectifier and voltage regulator circuits
  5. Design transistor amplifiers (BJT or FET) for the given gain, input-output impedance and frequency response specifications
Course ContentDiodes and diode applications, Voltage regulators, Bipolar junction transistor (BJT) and its characteristics, DC biasing and bias stability of BJTs, Field effect transistor (FET) and its characteristics, DC biasing of FETs, Small signal transistor modelling, Small signal analysis (SSAC) of BJT amplifiers, Small signal analysis (SSAC) of FET amplifiers, Frequency response of BJT and FET amplifiers, Multistage amplifiers 
References1. A. S. Sedra and K. C. Smith, Microelectronic Circuits, Oxford Uni. Press, 2009 (6th ed.)
2. R. L. Boylestad and L. Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, Pearson, 2012, (11th ed.)
3. J. Millman and C. Halkias, Integrated Electronics, McGraw-Hill
4. D. Neamen, Electronic Circuit Analysis and Design, McGraw-Hill 

Course outline weekly

Week 1Diodes and diode applications
Week 2Voltage regulators
Week 3Bipolar juntion transistor (BJT) and its characteristics
Week 4DC biasing and bias stability of BJTs
Week 5Field effect transistor (FET) and its characteristics
Week 6DC biasing of FETs
Week 7AC/DC load-line analysis of BJT and FET circuits
Week 8Small signal analysis (SSAC) of BJT amplifiers
Week 9Small signal analysis (SSAC) of FET amplifiers
Week 10Midterm Exam
Week 11Frequency response of BJT amplifiers
Week 12Frequency response of FET amplifiers
Week 13Multistage amplifiers
Week 14Multistage amplifiers
Week 15Preparation for Final exam
Week 16Final Exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes150
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes150

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 4 56
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)14456
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)12020
Final Exam (Study duration) 13030
Total Workload3058162

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.     X
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.    X
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.     X
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.    X
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.X    
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.   X  
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.  X  
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. X   
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.X    
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.  X  
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities. X   
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems. X   
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.  X  

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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