Course: Electronics I (ES 230)
Spring, 2014
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 MW10:1510:45 and M 1:002:00.
Class Days/Time: MW 10:4512:00
Classroom: Salazar Hall 2009A
Prerequisites: ES 220 and ES221
Corequisites: 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.
(ISBN13: 9780471478461)
Date 
Topic 
Reference 
Comments 
1/13 
introduction 
diagnostic test 

1/16 
chapter 1 
kcl, kvl, thevenin/norton equivalent circuit 

1/21 
section 2.1 
drift/diffusion current 

1/23 
pn junction, hw2 
section 2.2 
problem session (10:1545, sal 2009), hw1 due. 
1/28 
pn junction 

1/30 
sec. 3.13.3 
problem session (10:1545, sal 2009), hw2 due. 

2/4 
test #1, review 

2/6 
class canceled 

2/11 
sec. 4.14.3 
underlying physics of an npn transistor, energy band diagram. 

2/13 
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 
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 
sec. 5.15.2 
biasing techniques, iteration, fm transmitter 

3/4 
chapter 5 
derivation of resistance looking into base, emitter, and collector. equivalence of npn and pnp. similarity of bjt to cmos. 

3/6 
chapter 5 
problems 

3/11 
chapter 5 
av of ce, cb, and cc 

3/13 
chapter 5 
problems 

3/25 

3/27 
sec. 6.16.4 
bjt vs. mos, basic nmos device physics 

4/1 
test #2 

4/3 
sec. 6.16.4 

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 
courtesy of dr. cullens 

4/21 
courtesy of dr. cullens 

4/22 
courtesy of dr. cullens 

4/24 
courtesy of dr. cullens 