Course: Electronics I (ES 230)
Spring, 2014

syllabus, homework.

Instructor:  Jack Ou, Ph.D.
Office Location: Salazar Hall 2010B
Telephone: (707) 664 3462
Email:jack.ou AT sonoma DOT edu
Office Hours: By appointment during during MW10:15-10:45 and M 1:00-2:00.
Class Days/Time: MW 10:45-12:00
Classroom: Salazar Hall 2009A
Prerequisites: ES 220 and ES221
Co-requisites: ES 231

Course Description
Theory, characteristics and operation of diodes, bipolar junction transistors and MOSFET transistors; analog and digital electronic circuits; design and analysis of analog electronic circuits such as filters, operational amplifiers,single and multistage amplifiers; modeling and simulation using spice/multisim software.

Required Text:  Behzad Razavi, “Fundamentals of Microelectronics”, Wiley, 1st Edition. 
(ISBN-13: 978-0-471-47846-1)

Date
Topic
Reference
Comments
1/13
introduction
diagnostic test
1/16
review,hw1
chapter 1
kcl, kvl, thevenin/norton equivalent circuit
1/21
basics semiconductor physics
section 2.1
drift/diffusion current
1/23
pn junction, hw2
section 2.2
problem session (10:15-45, sal 2009), hw1 due.
1/28
pn junction
1/30
applications of diodes
sec. 3.1-3.3
problem session (10:15-45, sal 2009), hw2 due.
2/4
test #1, review
2/6
class canceled
2/11
physics of bjt
sec. 4.1-4.3
underlying physics of an npn transistor, energy band diagram.
2/13
application of bjt in the design of logic gates, hw3
section 4.3, 4.5, 4.6
physics of npn and pnp transistor
2/18 application of bjt in the design of logic gates section 4.5 use bjt to design an nand gate
2/20
small signal model
sec. 4.4, 4.6
small signal model
2/25
small signal model,hw4
sec. 4.4, 4.6
derivation of small signal model, iteration example, iteration problems
2/27
transistor bias
sec. 5.1-5.2
biasing techniques, iteration, fm transmitter
3/4
terminal resistance
chapter 5
derivation of resistance looking into base, emitter, and collector. equivalence of npn and pnp. similarity of bjt to cmos.
3/6
practice problems, empty/notes, hw5
chapter 5
problems
3/11
derivation of gain equations
chapter 5
av of ce, cb, and cc
3/13
practice problems,hw6
chapter 5
problems
3/25
review & practice problems
3/27
nmos, review sheet
sec. 6.1-6.4
bjt vs. mos, basic nmos device physics
4/1
test #2
hw4_sol, hw5_sol, hw6_sol
4/3
pmos
sec. 6.1-6.4
4/8
small signal model, digital applications
applications of cmos transistors, small signal model, practice problems
4/10
review, review sheet, hw7, hw7_sol
4/15
test #3, part a
coverage: chapter 6
4/17
amplifier configuration
courtesy of dr. cullens
4/21
push and pull amplifier lab
courtesy of dr. cullens
4/22
amplifier classes
courtesy of dr. cullens
4/24
amplifier efficiency
courtesy of dr. cullens