Course Details

ELE230 - Electronics I

2023-2024 Spring term information
The course is open this term
Name Surname Position Section
Dinçer Gökcen Supervisor 21
Gürhan Bulu Supervisor 22
Weekly Schedule by Sections
Section Day, Hours, Place
21 Thursday, 09:40 - 11:30, E7
Friday, 09:40 - 11:30, E7
22 Wednesday, 13:40 - 15:30, E9
Friday, 09:40 - 11:30, E9

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.

ELE230 - Electronics I
Program Theoretıcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
Undergraduate 4 0 4 6
Obligation : Must
Prerequisite courses : ELE110
Concurrent courses : ELE214
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Question and Answer, Problem Solving, Other: This course must be taken together with ELE214 ELECTRONICS LABORATORY I.
Course objective : It 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 : Understand the operation and application of the basic electronic elements: diodes and transistors Perform AC/DC analysis on an electronic circuits Perform frequency response analysis Design voltage rectifier and voltage regulator circuits Design transistor amplifiers (BJT or FET) for the given gain, input-output impedance and frequency response specifications
Course content : Diodes 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
References : 1. B. Razavi, Fundamentals of Microelectronics, Wiley, 2021 (3rd Ed.); 2. A.S. Sedra, K.C. Smith, T.C. Carusone and V. Gaudet, Microelectronic Circuits, Oxford Uni. Press, 2019 (8th Ed.) 3. R. L. Boylestad and L. Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, Pearson, 2014, (11th ed.); 4. D. Neamen, Microelectronics Circuit Analysis and Design, McGraw-Hill, 2009 (4th Ed.)
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Diodes and diode applications
2 Voltage regulators
3 Bipolar juntion transistor (BJT) and its characteristics
4 DC biasing and bias stability of BJTs
5 Field effect transistor (FET) and its characteristics
6 DC biasing of FETs
7 AC/DC load-line analysis of BJT and FET circuits
8 Small signal analysis (SSAC) of BJT amplifiers
9 Small signal analysis (SSAC) of FET amplifiers
10 Midterm Exam
11 Frequency response of BJT amplifiers
12 Frequency response of FET amplifiers
13 Multistage amplifiers
14 Multistage amplifiers
15 Preparation for Final exam
16 Final Exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 50
Final exam 1 50
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 50
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 50
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 4 56
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 14 4 56
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study Duration) 1 20 20
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 30 30
Total workload 30 58 162
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.
2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.
3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.
4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.
5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.
6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.
7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.
8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.
9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.
10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.
11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.
13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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