Short Title:Electronic Circuits and Filters
Full Title:Electronic Circuits and Filters
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:ASDD H3002
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Electronics and automation
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JAMES WRIGHT
Module Author:DONAL O TOOLE
Module Description:This subject provides more analytical detail to topics introduced in courses on the Higher Certificate in Electronics. Topics include: Filters, Oscillators, Transistor Circuits and Negative Feedback.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe, analyse and design Butterworth active and passive analogue filters
LO2 Analyse and design various oscillators
LO3 Analyse transistor circuits
LO4 Analyse amplifiers that employ negative feedback
LO5 Design and simulate a range of circuits covered in the syllabus content and answer questions related to the behaviour of these circuits.
LO6 Define a problem, analyse , design, implement and evaluate a solution as part of a project, while considering all ethical implications.
LO7 Communicate effectively as part of a team, as well as formally presenting their findings verbally and in written documents.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Laboratory Design and construction of passive and active filters using Multisym (or other simulation package). 1,5 0.30 Week 19
Laboratory Design and construction of passive and active filters using Multisym (or other simulation package). 1,5 0.30 Week 20
Laboratory Design and construction of passive and active filters using Multisym (or other simulation package). 1,5 0.40 Week 21
Laboratory Laboratory examination based on construction of passive and active filters using Multisym (or other simulation package). 1,5 5.00 Week 23
Multiple Choice Questions Moodle Quiz on passive and active filters. 1,5 10.00 Week 23
Laboratory Simulate various oscillator circuits using Multisim (or other simulation package) 2,5 2.00 Week 25
Assignment Simulate a selection of the following: differential amplifiers, current sources, CE amplifiers, cascode amplifiers, various negative feedback amplifiers. 3,4,5 2.00 Week 27
Project Project Report, Presentation and Demonstration. 6,7 10.00 Sem 2 End
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer/Lab Attend lectures and laboratory. 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Time Review lecture material, solve problems, and prepare reports. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer/Lab Attend lectures and laboratory. 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Time Review lecture material, solve problems, and prepare reports. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Sedra and Smith 2010, Microelectronic Circuits, 6th ed Ed., Oxford University Press [ISBN: 978-0199738519]
  • Boylestad and Nashelsky 2013, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, 11th ed Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 978-1292025636]
  • Millman and Grabel 1988, Microelectronics, 2nd ed Ed., McGraw Hill College [ISBN: 0-07100596X]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EAELE_B Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Honours) in Electronic Engineering 6 Mandatory
TA_EAELE_D Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering 6 Mandatory
TA_EELEC_D Bachelor of Engineering In Electronic Engineering - Add On Year 2 Mandatory