Short Title:Solid State Electronics
Full Title:Solid State Electronics
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:ANEL H2065
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Electronics and automation
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JAMES WRIGHT
Module Author:DECLAN ENNIS
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide the student with a broad knowledge of analogue circuit techniques including the design of amplifier circuits. The module will examine the basic concepts of amplification, biasing circuits, circuit analysis of transistor based circuits as well as circuit construction and measurements. A circuit simulation tool will be used as part of the design environment.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Explain semiconductor properties with respect to issues such as intrinsic material, extrinsic material, diffusion, material doping, mobility, resistivity, depletion region
LO2 Explain the operation of devices such as Junction Diodes, Light Emitting Diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistors and MOSFETs including biasing, small signal analysis and amplifier configurations
LO3 Design electronic circuits for signal amplification including the use of circuit simulators to support the design process
LO4 Analyse the frequency characteristics of a single stage amplifier
LO5 Analyse and design basic voltage and current references including band gap references
LO6 Explain the ideal and practical characteristics of the Operational Amplifier
LO7 Construct active circuits, perform electrical measurements, complete calculations, analyse limitations and submit written reports.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Weekly Laboratory Sessions involving Circuit Construction, circuit analyse, and report writing 2,3,4,5,7 15.00 Ongoing
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical Laboratory Test 2,4,5,7 5.00 Week 4
Continuous Assessment Mid-Term Assessment 1,2,3,4,5 10.00 Week 6
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical Laboratory Test relating to circuit construction to this point 2,4,5,7 10.00 Week 11
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,7 60.00 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
Lecture Classroom work 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Laboratories Directed practical laboratory session 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Work conducted outside of classroom involving reporting, assignments and problems 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
Lecture Classroom work 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Laboratories Directed Practical laboratory work 2.00 Every Second Week 1.00
Independent Learning Work conducted outside of classroom involving reporting, assignments and problems 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Thomas L. Floyd 2006, Electronics fundamentals, Pearson Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River, N.J. [ISBN: 978-0131995857]
  • Streetman, Ben ; Banerjee, Sanjay 2010, Solid State Electronic Devices, Sixth Ed., Prentice Hall USA [ISBN: 978-0-13-245479-7]
  • David A. Bell 2008, Fundamentals of electronic devices and circuits, 5th Ed., Canada [ISBN: 9780195425239]
  • Theodore F. Bogart, Jeffrey S. Beasley, Guillermo Rico 2001, Electronic devices and circuits, Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River, N.J. [ISBN: 978-0130851789]
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 4 Elective
TA_EAENS_B Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Engineering Software 4 Elective
TA_EAELE_D Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering 4 Elective
TA_EAENS_D Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Software 4 Elective
TA_EELEC_C Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering 4 Elective