Course: Electronics I (ES 230)
Fall, 2014

syllabus (tentative!)

Instructor:  Jack Ou, Ph.D.
Office Location: Salazar Hall 2010B
Telephone: (707) 664 3462
Email: jack.ou@sonoma.edu
Office Hours:  MW 10:30-11:00, TTH 3:00 to 4:00
Class Days/Time: TTH 10:45-12:00 (Lectures); T 1-3:40 (Lab)
Classroom: Salazar Hall 2009A/Sal 2005

Prerequisites:
1. Electric Circuits (ES 220)
2. Electric Circuits Laboratory (ES221)
3. Introduction to Physics II (Physics 214: electrostatics, electric fields and currents). This pre-requisite is mandatory. You will have trouble understanding the course materials if you have not taken Physics 214.
4. Calulus II (MATH 211) (Functions of two variables, differential equations, and integration.)

Co-requisites:
Electronics I Laboratory (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 Cadence.

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

Date
Topic
Reference
Comments
8/19
introduction
8/21
Review (pdf,mp4)
8/26 Review (pdf, mp4), hw1  
hw1 solution(pdf, mp4 (1,2))
8/28
basic physics (1) (pdf, mp4)
2.1
supplemental assignment #1
9/2
basic physics (2) (pdf, mp4), hw2 (solution)
2.1-2.2
animation: formation of free electron, doping
9/4
pn junction (1)(pdf, mp4)
animation: drift current, diffusion current
9/9
pn junction (2) (pdf, mp4),hw3 (solution)
2.2,3.1 (selected coverage)
animation: formation of pn junction, bias of pn junction
9/11
Diode logic (pdf, mp4)
3.1-3.3
review sheet
9/16
Examples of diode logic (pdf, mp4)
supplemental assignment #2, diode logic on wikipedia
9/18
Test #1
9/23
physics of npn
4.1-4.3
flastad(npn,pnp),animation(npn)
9/25
pnp transistor (pdf, ppt, mp4), hw4, hw4s
4.6
MobaXterm tutorial
9/30
saturation(pdf, ppt, mp4)
4.5
10/2
examples(pdf, mp4)
supplement assignment #3
10/7
small signal model(pdf, ppt, mp4) computation of small signal parameters (mp4,pdf)
4.4
10/9
small signal workshop(pdf, ppt),hw5, hw5s
4.4
10/14
Bias of a transistor [excel, ppt, pdf]
5.1-5.2
10/16
Design example (pdf, mp4),hw6
5.2
10/21
HW#5 (pdf, mp4)
5
extended office hour from noon to 3pm on 10/20/14.
10/23

Terminal resistance derivation(mp4,pdf) recitation(mp4, pdf)

5
10/28 Terminal resistance problems (pdf)
5
In-class problems session
10/30
Voltage gain equations (mp4, pdf), mock test (pdf), test #2 review inclass voltage gain examples (mp4, pdf)
5
Mock test is due on 11/4
11/4
Go over mock test (mp4, pdf)
extended office hour from noon to 3 pm
11/6
Test #2
Student-led review session from 1-2 in Sal 2003 on 11/5.
11/11
Veteran's day campus closed!
11/13
Physics of NMOS transistor (mp4,pdf) Circuit Puzzle #1
6.1-6.2
11/18
Physics of NMOS transistor (mp4, pdf) Circuit Puzzle #2, hw7
6.1-6.2
11/20
PMOS transistor (mp4, pdf)
Selected material from Chapter 15
11/25
CMOS Logic Circuits (mp4, pdf)
12/2
Small signal model & CMOS Amplifier (mp4, pdf)
6.3-6.4
12/4
Review for the Final Exam (mock final) The final is cumulative! (SETE) (mp4, pdf) Final review sheet (docx) Correction for problem 7.18.
Selected topics of Chapter 7
12/9
Final exam (Sal 2009, 11-12:50)
Course grade (pdf)