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Code EE 200
Term 201602
Title Electronic Circuit Implementations
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Subject Electronics Engineering(EE)
SU Credit 2
ECTS Credit 2.00 / 2.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Instructor(s) Yasar Gurbuz,
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Undergraduate
Type of Course Click here to view.
(only for SU students)
Mode of Delivery Formal lecture,Interactive lecture,Recitation,One-to-one tutorial,Laboratory
Planned Learning Activities Interactive,Project based learning,Simulation

In the first module, Basic Circuit Experiments such as Thevenin Equivalent Circuits, RC and RL first order circuits, Resonance Circuits/Higher order filters, Operational Amplifier Circuit, and basic radio circuit with the use of opamp, diode and RLC circuits. In the second module, DC, small-signal and frequency models of semiconductor devices such as PN diodes, BJT and MOSFETs will be included. Using these models, different circuit implementation will be executed, such as Wave Shaping Circuits (with diodes, op-amps, passives and integral/differentiator circuits), Different Configuration of Single/Multi Stage Amplifiers (CE, CC, DB, and combination of these as multistage amp., CS, CD, CG, and combinations), Oscillators (with BJTs and feedback concepts), etc. Analytical design methodologies, along with CAD tools (such as PSPICE), will also be part of the course for designing and implementing circuits.


The objectives of the course is to teach the students the followings:

Use SPICE to analyze circuits that include semiconductor devices such as diodes, BJTs, and FETs.

Design/Simulate and Construct series and parallel resonance circuits using R-L-C devices and make AC and DC voltage and current measurements

Design/Simulate and Construct OpAmp Circuits and make AC and DC measurements

Design/Simulate and Construct basic diode circuits in the laboratory (such as rectifiers) and make AC and DC voltage and current measurements

Design/Simulate and Construct BJT transistor circuits in the laboratory (such as small signal amplifiers) and make AC and DC voltage and current measurements

Design/Simulate and Construct FET transistor circuits in the laboratory (such as small signal amplifiers) and make AC and DC voltage and current measurements

Start from the given specifications to Design/Simulate, Construct and Verify complex electronic circuits for different applications

Learning Outcome

Understand main working principles and use of the electronics laboratory equipments and devices (DC power supply, Wave-form/Signal generator, multimeters, Oscilascope, frequency counter, connectors, breadboard and Printed Circuit Board-PCB) to aply and measure AC/DC signals.

Understand fundamentals of DC measurements, including basic circuit theories of Thevenin's and Norton's and equivalent/conversion circuits
Understand the use and implementation of Computer Aided Design (CAD) Tools, PSPICE, to design and / or verify the circuit performance, combined of Use SPICE to analyze circuits that include passives (RLC), semiconductor devices such as diodes, BJTs, and FETs.
Understand the design and applications of frequency selection circuits/filters, series and parallel resonance circuits (RC, RL, and RLC).
Understand the experimental measurements and calculations of amplitude, frequency and phases of signals using steady-state AC response of active and passive filters.
Understand the design, functional implementation, performance characterization and different applications of operational amplifiers: inverting, non-inverting, positive and negative feedback, single and multi-stage operational amplifiers, integrator, filters, input and output performance analysis and characterization.
Understand the operating principles, experimenting input/output (I-V, load-line, DC and small-signal) characteristics and applications (rectifiers) of different diodes: pn?junction, Schottky and Zener.
Understanding a system design and implementation using electronic components (Design Lab 1 (signal-wave form generator)): Understand the use and implementation of different electronic components (RLC, diodes and operational amplifiers) to design a signal-wave-form generator from given system performance specifications.
Understand and generate input / output characteristics (DC and load-line) of BJT and MOSFETs and identify different operation regions
Understand and implement biasing of BJT and MOSFET devices to achieve a desired quiescent operating point.
Understand and extract/measure DC, small-signal models/parameters and frequency responses of BJT and MOSFET
Understand the design, implementation and analysis of common transistor amplifier configurations for BJTs (such as common emitter, common base, and emitter follower) and for FETs (such as common source, common gate, and source follower) with different gain, BW, power consumption, input/ouput DC/AC range, etc. specifications.
Understanding of advantages and disadvantages of common BJT and FET transistor amplifier configurations through experiments.
Understand a System Design and Implementation using BJT/MOSFET (System Design LAB 2): multi-stage (3 or more) amplifier design and implementation from given system specifications
Design and implement simple digital circuits using diodes, BJTs, or MOSFETs.
Understand and implement an AM Radio using electronic components, within the scope of this course, effectively/efficiently: Design and Implementation Lab 3 to build an A.M. radio receiver in order to listen an A.M. radio station broadcasting at 700kHz. (T.R.T. Radio ? Channel 1)

Programme Outcomes
Common Outcomes For All Programs
1 Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 1
2 Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 2
3 Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 3
4 Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 4
5 Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 5
Common Outcomes ForFaculty of Eng. & Natural Sci.
1 Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems. 5
2 Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 5
3 Develop, choose and use modern techniques and tools that are needed for analysis and solution of complex problems faced in engineering applications; possess knowledge of standards used in engineering applications; use information technologies effectively. 5
4 Ability to design a complex system, process, instrument or a product under realistic constraints and conditions, with the goal of fulfilling specified needs; apply modern design techniques for this purpose. 5
5 Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas. 5
6 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. 2
7 Knowledge of impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, health and societal context; knowledge of contemporary issues; awareness on legal outcomes of engineering solutions; understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 3
1 Familiarity with concepts in statistics and optimization, knowledge in basic differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, complex variables, multi-variable calculus, as well as physics and computer science, and ability to use this knowledge in modeling, design and analysis of complex dynamical systems containing hardware and software components.
Mechatronics Engineering Program Outcomes Required Courses
2 Ability to work in design, implementation and integration of engineering applications, such as electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, control and computer systems that contain software and hardware components, including sensors, actuators and controllers. 4
Electronics Engineering Program Outcomes Required Courses
1 Use mathematics (including derivative and integral calculations, probability and statistics), basic sciences, computer and programming, and electronics engineering knowledge to design and analyze complex electronic circuits, instruments, software and electronics systems with hardware/software. 5
2 Analyze and design communication networks and systems, signal processing algorithms or software using advanced knowledge on differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables and discrete mathematics. 4
Computer Science and Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
1 Design, implement, test, and evaluate a computer system, component, or algorithm to meet desired needs and to solve a computational problem. 3
2 Demonstrate knowledge of discrete mathematics and data structures. 1
3 Demonstrate knowledge of probability and statistics, including applications appropriate to computer science and engineering. 2
Materials Science and Nano Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
1 Applying fundamental and advanced knowledge of natural sciences as well as engineering principles to develop and design new materials and establish the relation between internal structure and physical properties using experimental, computational and theoretical tools. 2
2 Merging the existing knowledge on physical properties, design limits and fabrication methods in materials selection for a particular application or to resolve material performance related problems. 1
3 Predicting and understanding the behavior of a material under use in a specific environment knowing the internal structure or vice versa. 2
Assessment Methods and Criteria
  Percentage (%)
Final 25
Midterm 25
Written Report 50
Recommended or Required Reading

Lab Manuals will be provided to the students.