PH 308 - Electronic Circuits - Fall 2004

Course description:  Semiconductor electronic circuits employing linear devices in amplifiers and nonlinear devices in digital logic circuits.  Course syllabus - Word document.
Textbook: "Basic Electronics for Scientists and Engineers" by James Brophy, 5th Edition (1990).
Instructor:  David Renneke, Science 205, 794-3403, phrenneke@augustana.edu

 

HyperPhysics | Electronics Concepts | Digital Circuits | Number system conversions
● Fanciful half adder - Time magazine, Feb. 20, 1978 - cover - half adder
LED - light emitting diode | LCD - liquid crystal display | plasma display
HeNe lasers | applet | laser diodes | applet | Goldwasser (lots of details)
laser pointers | red and green | Hilton (high power diode lasers)
Household wiring | practical electric circuits | electric shock   
● Ground fault interrupter - sink in room 118 - close up - under the cover - schematic

● Test 3 - Monday, Nov. 1, 9:00 am.  Chapters 9-10. Comments

Homework Assignment

Due by 5:00 pm on

Problems A8-A11.  For these you will be using the digital part of Electronics Workbench.   Word Mon., Nov. 8
 

List of Experiments

DC Circuit Measurements 6 555 Timer Applications
2 AC Circuit Measurements 7 Digital Logic:  Binary Numbers & Logic Gates
3 Diode Circuits 8 Digital Logic:  Arithmetic Operations
4 Transistors 9 Digital Logic:  Information Registers
5 Operational Amplifiers    

Last update:  Nov. 11, 2004