ECE 248

Semiconductor Devices and Circuits

Spring 2015



Instructor: Professor Hedrick
Office: 206 Steinmetz Hall
Phone: 388-8027
e-mail: hedrickj@union.edu

Class: Tuesday, Thursday 10:55 - 12:40 AM (Room N100)

Labs: Section 1 Monday 1:50 – 4:40 PM in N100
Section 2 Wednesday
1:55 – 4:40 PM in N100
Section 3 Thursday 1:55 – 4:40 PM in N106

 




NOTE: This calendar is subject to change. Last updated: 04/05/2015

 

TEXTBOOK: “Electronic Principles, 7th Edition”

by Albert Malvino and David J. Bates (2007)



 Week

Date

Lectures

Suggested 
Textbook Reading 

Helpful info

Solutions

Assignments

1

March 31

Half-wave rectifiers


Ch 3.1-3, 3.5-7, 3.11

Ch 4.1

Introduction to Multisim
Course Groundrules


Assignment 1 due April 9

NO LAB






April 02

Clippers and Doublers


Ch 4.10-12

Circuit for pre-lab 2 task 3


PreLab1 (due at beginning of Lab1)

April 07

Full-wave and bridge rectifiers


Ch 4.2-4







HW1 due

Quiz #1 (in class)

Lab1

Lab1 (Half-wave rectifier, voltage limiter)


Lab1 Handout (pdf)



Lab1 report template



April 09

Zeners + LEDs


Ch 5.1 – 6

1N4002 data sheet



1N4734 data sheet



LM317 data sheet

Assign 1 solution


Assignment 2

Assignment 1 due

 

PreLab2 (due at lab session)

April 14

Basic semiconductor Physics


Chapter 6
Sections 6.3 to 6.5

Standard 5% resistor Values

Assign 2 solution



Quiz 1 Solution

PreLab2 due


Lab2

Lab2 (DC Power supplies)


Lab2 Handout (pdf)



Lab2 report template

Lab 2 is due the week of April 27 on your normal lab day


 Assigmnent 3

April 16

BJT basics, Exam Review






April 21

Common emitter biasing and gain

Chapter 8
Sections 8.1 and 8.2

Chapter 9
Sections 9.3 to 9.7

Chapter 10 section 10.1

In Lab practical exam

All Sections



Lab

Exam





 

April
23




Exam 1

In class

Lab 3 Handout (pdf)

Lab 3 report template




PreLab 3 (due with lab report)

April 28

Input & Output Impedance


Chapter 10
Section 10.2




HW3 (due May 06)

Lab3

Lab3 (Common emitter)




2N3904 data sheet





Lab3 (common emitter)

Lab3 report template (due May 02)

April 30

Emitter follower & Darlington





PreLab4 (due at lab session)

May 05

Multistage amplifiers



Prelab 4

Assign 3 Solution



HW3 due

Lab4

Lab4 (Emitter Follower)


Lab4 Handout (pdf)

2N2222 data sheet

TIP31 datasheet

Lab4 report template

DC Motor Tutorial



May 07

Max undistorted output


Chapter 10
Sections 10-1 to 10-5

Chapter 11
Sections 11-1 to 11-5

Chapter 12
Sections 12-1 to 12-3

Soldering Instructions

Solder safety

2N4401 data sheet

Exercise Solutions

CE Exercise



7

May 12

BJT switches







Assignment 4

Lab5

Lab5 (Soldering)


Lab5 Handout (pdf)

Lab5 report template



May 14

Relays








May 18




Assign 4 solution

 

Lab6



Lab6 (BJT switches)




Lab6 Handout (pdf)



Lab6 report template



May 21




Exam 2
In class N205
ME Fishbowl






May 25

MOSFET basic physics



Resistor&CapacitorTable


Assignment 5

Lab7

Lab7 (DC-DC converter)


 

IRF520 nchannel MOSFET

IRF9520 pchannel MOSFET

Lab7 handout (pdf)



No lab report for lab 7



May 28






Assign 5 solution


10 

Jun 02

Exam Review







HW5 due




.





Jun 04








 

Jun 10

FINAL EXAM Wednesday June 10, 2015 in the ME “Fish Bowl”

2:30 to 4:30 PM