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PHY 311 – ANALOG and DIGITAL ELECTRONICS Instructor: Dr. R. Ochoa Office: SC- P132 Telephone: 771-2846 e-mail:[email protected] Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Text: Faissler, William, An Introduction to Modern Electronics , J. Wiley, 1991. Laboratory Text: Electronics Lab. Manual (2002). Course Objectives: 1. understand the nature and scope of modern electronics. 2. describe physical and mathematical models of electrical and electronic circuits. 3. design and construct simple electronic circuits to accomplish a specific function, e.g., a computer interface for collection of temperature data. 4. understand the capabilities and limitations of electronic instrumentation and make decisions regarding their best utilization in a specific situation. General Course Content: 1. Basic physical concepts of electronics.- (Ch. 2) Charge. Current. Voltage. Resistance. Ohm’s law. Power. Homework problems: 2.5, 2.7, 2.8,2.9,2.11 2. Circuit analysis.- (Ch. 3,4,6) Circuit elements. Schematic diagrams. Kirchhoff’s laws. Sign conventions. Series and parallel circuits. Equivalent resistors. Voltage divider. Current divider. Thevenin’s theorem. Norton’s theorem. Homework problems: 3.6,3.7,4.7,4.8,4.9,4.11,4.13,6.5,6.7, A1, A2, A3 3. Alternating current circuits.- (Ch. 8-11) Measures of periodic signal amplitudes. Capacitors. Inductors. Impedance. Power. Reactance. Voltage divider. Resonance. RCL circuit. Transformers. Semiconductor diodes. Rectification. Wheatsone bridge. Homework problems: 8.3,8.5,9.1,9.3,11.2,11.3, A4,A5,A6
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