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Electronic Devices and Circuits

Electronic Devices and Circuits
type: lecture
chair: IMS
semester: Bachelor 2. Semester
place: Daimler-HS

Mo. 11:30 - 13:00

Thu. 11:30 - 13:00


Prof. Siegel

sws: 3
ects: 4.5
lv-no.: 23655



Grading Policy:

Homeworks: 5%
Final Exam: 95%


To understand the function and operating principles of pn junctions, pn- and zener diodes, bipolar and field-effect de-vices, basic analog and digital circuit components including single stage and operational amplifiers. To understand device parameters and operating principles, analyze and calculate single-stage amplifiers, CMOS and multi stage amplifiers, differential amplifier and output stages as well as operational amplifier applications. To understand and apply dc and ac device and circuit models in circuit design and understand the constraints. To understand and apply all basic digital circuits (inverter, NAND, NOR, tri state inverter and transmission gates), sequential logic circuits RS-, D- and JK- flip flops at counters, frequency dividers and shift registers. To understand and apply digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital converters



  • Notions and basic numerical tools
  • Passive circuits (R, C, L)
  • Properties of diodes and transistors
  • Transistor equivalent circuits for dc and ac
  • Circuits with common emitter, base and collector
  • Multistage amplifier circuits with and without feedback
  • Basic characteristics of operational amplifiers
  • Typical applications of operational amplifiers
  • Introduction to digital electronics
  • Considerations of integrated circuit engineering
  • Basic logic circuits with bipolar and field-effect devices
  • Detailed description of n-MOS-, p-MOS- and CMOS-circuits
  • Flip-flops, counters and Schmitt-triggers
  • Multiplexer and demultiplexer,
  • Main principles of analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog con-version.