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EE2300 - Electronics 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Section A Electrical properties of materials; semiconductors, insulators, conductors, superconductors. Piezo-electricity, Dielectric materials and their applications. Magnetic properties of materials. The PN junction.Section B Load line analysis. Application of PN diodes: rectifiers, waveshaping, peakdetectors, level restorers. Other types of diodes: Zener, LED, Varactor, Photo. Bipolar and FET Transistors operation, characteristics and circuit biasing. Operational amplifiers and comparators. Principles of feedback. Power supplies.

Learning Outcomes

  • the analysis and design of discrete diode and transistor circuits; properties, operation and design of electronic circuits based on operational amplifiers;
  • to understand the fundamental aspects of semiconductors and other electrical materials in the design of electronic circuits.
Prerequisites: EG1012


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Professor Janina Mazierska, Assoc. Professor Ahmad Zahedi
Lecturers: Professor Janina Mazierska, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.