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2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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EE 3112 - Analog Electronics II

3 lecture hours 2 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course focuses on design with operational amplifiers. Linear and non-linear amplifiers, active filters, and signal generators are covered. The concepts of stability of operational amplifier circuits are introduced. Static and dynamic limitations are covered. Emphasis is placed on the design of different kinds of operational amplifier circuits and their applications. (prereq: EE 3102  or EE 3002B )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe the fundamentals of operational amplifiers
  • Design operational amplifier circuits with resistive feedback
  • Design simple active filters
  • Describe static and dynamic limitations of operational amplifiers
  • Determine stability of operational amplifier circuits
  • Design non-linear operation amplifier circuits

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Transfer functions
  • Bode plots
  • Transient first and second order circuit analysis
  • BJT and FET device operation
  • Single stage transistor amplifier analysis

Course Topics
  • Operational amplifier fundamentals
  • Operational amplifiers with resistive feedback
  • Active filters
  • Static op amp limitations
  • Dynamic op amp limitations
  • Stability
  • Non-linear circuits
  • Signal generators

Laboratory Topics
  • Linear amplifier design, simulation, and implementation
  • Instrumentation amplifier design, simulation, amd implementation
  • First-order active filter design, simulation, and implementation
  • Second-order active filter design, simulation, and implementation
  • Approximate filter design
  • Multiple linear amplifier and active filter design, slew-rate determination
  • Frequency compensation
  • Schmitt trigger design

Dr. Steve Holland

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