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ELEC353 Analogue Electronics

Theoretical and computer analysis of analogue electronic networks; transistor and operational amplifiers; time and frequency responses; passive and active filters; phase locked loops.

This paper follows an applied-systems-analysis approach to understanding analogue electronic circuits, with the focus on the way a circuit transforms inputs to outputs. We develop design-oriented analysis tools that allow us to calculate and understand the operation of an analogue electronic network, hence aiding design. In addition to developing analytic tools, we will use the computer programs LTSpice and Matlab to perform the calculations required to make predictions from theory or to provide a simulation tool for circuit design.

Paper title Analogue Electronics
Paper code ELEC353
Subject Electronics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Prerequisite
ELEC 253 and MATH 170
Recommended Preparation
MATH 242
Schedule C
Science
Contact
daniel.schumayer@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Daniel Schumayer
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
After completing this paper students will be able to:
  1. Understand and apply the concept of a transfer function of a system
  2. Analyse complex circuits using nodal and mesh methods
  3. Interpret the time and frequency descriptions of systems and transform between these representations
  4. Design filters and feedback networks to achieve desired frequency responses
  5. Be familiar with a range of common circuit topologies

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 18-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Thursday 14:00-17:50 9, 11, 14, 18, 20, 22

Theoretical and computer analysis of analogue electronic networks; transistor and operational amplifiers; time and frequency responses; passive and active filters; phase locked loops.

This paper follows an applied-systems-analysis approach to understanding analogue electronic circuits, with the focus on the way a circuit transforms inputs to outputs. We develop design-oriented analysis tools that allow us to calculate and understand the operation of an analogue electronic network, hence aiding design. In addition to developing analytic tools, we will use the computer programs LTSpice and Matlab to perform the calculations required to make predictions from theory or to provide a simulation tool for circuit design.

Paper title Analogue Electronics
Paper code ELEC353
Subject Electronics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,038.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,492.80

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Prerequisite
ELEC 253 and MATH 170
Recommended Preparation
MATH 242
Schedule C
Science
Contact
tim@physics.otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course co-ordinator: Dr Tim Molteno
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
After completing this paper students will be able to:
  1. Understand and apply the concept of a transfer function of a system
  2. Analyse complex circuits using nodal and mesh methods
  3. Interpret the time and frequency descriptions of systems and transform between these representations
  4. Design filters and feedback networks to achieve desired frequency responses
  5. Be familiar with a range of common circuit topologies

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Thursday 14:00-17:50 9, 11, 16, 18, 20, 22