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Handout 0 ECE 315, Cornell University 1 • Transistors (and wires) are your friends , if not your hands! • Transistors are good to know for telecomm and computer people too! • Transistors are the REALITY! • >95% transistors today are CMOS! 6-T SRAM cell MOS BJT Current Mirror
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Handout 0 ECE 315, Cornell University 2 Logic Flow of the Course •R e v i e w basic circuit theory and terminology (you should have seen most of them in ERGRD 210). CMOS and BJT as digital switches and analog functional blocks. • Analog amplifiers and differential pairs • CMOS and BJT circuit comparison • Transient and frequency analyses in CMOS • Basic principles and design styles in digital CMOS (this will be useful for Co-Op).
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Handout 0 ECE 315, Cornell University 3 Class Philosophy ± To know : to understand how transistors work in large and small signals for analog and digital circuits. ± To feel : to build intuition towards transistor circuit design. ± To do : to be able to perform circuit design from given specification ± To be : to have the engineer’s mind towards problem solving, debugging and system integration
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ECE 315, Cornell University 4 Grades ± 9 homework: best 9 of 10, 18% total ± 4 in-class pop quizzes: best 4 of 7, 4% total ± 6 lab reports (2 persons per group): 18% total. ± 2 prelim exams: 30% total (10/16 and 11/13 Tuesday night at 7:30pm) ± 1 final exam: 30% (12/10 Monday at 9am) ± Recitation session every week (you are required to attend one), longer for weeks without labs. ± Sorry, we are not H
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2008 for the course ECE 3150 taught by Professor Spencer during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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