CSE 112 Electronic Devices and Circuits (2011-2012)

CSE 112 Electronic Devices and Circuits

(Required for CSE.)
Catalog Data:

CSE 112 Electronic Devices and Circuits (Credit Units: 4) Semiconductor properties, carrier transport, P-N junctions, metal-semiconductor junctions, diodes, MOS transitors, transitor equivalent circuits, amplifiers, invertors, digital circuits, CMOS circuits, and logic gates. Prerequisite: Physics 7D, CSE70A/EECS 70A. (Design units: 1)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0132130066.

Recommended Textbook:
None
References:

NONE.

Coordinator:
Henry P. Lee
Relationship to Student Outcomes
This course relates to Student Outcomes: CAC a, EAC a.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

1. Understand semiconductor properties (EAC a)

2. Understand carrier transport. (EAC a)

3. Understand P-N junctions and diodes. (EAC a)

4. Understand Mos transistors. (EAC a)

5. Be able to design single-stage amplifiers. (CAC a, EAC a)

6. Be able to design basic CMOS gates. (CAC a, EAC a)

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Calculus: First order differential equations;
  • College physics: Mechanics, waves, electromagnetics, and quantum physics;
  • College chemistry: General bonding theory and co-valent bonding;
  • Circuit theory: RLC circuits, transfer function, impulse response, node and loop equations.
Lecture Topics:
  • Introduction to semiconductor electronics (3 hours)
  • Energy band diagrams and semiconductor properties (3 hours)
  • Electrons, holes, and carrier transport (3 hours)
  • P-N and metal-semiconductor junctions (3 hours)
  • Bipolar junction transistors (3 hours)
  • MOS transistors (3 hours)
  • Transistor equivalent circuits (3 hours)
  • Amplifiers and invertors (3 hours)
  • Logic gates (3 hours)
  • CMOS circuits (3 hours)
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Computer knowledge is helpful in solving homework problems but is not necessary.

Laboratory Projects:

NONE.

Professional Component

Contributes towards the Computer Science and Engineering major requirements for Engineering and Computer Topic courses.

Design Content Description
Approach:

Design of basic bipolar junction transistors, basic MOS transistors, basic single-stage amplifiers, and basic invertors. * Lectures: * Laboratory Portion

Lectures: 0%
Laboratory Portion: 0%
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework Assignments: 30%
  • Midterm exam: 30%
  • Final exam: 40%
  • Total: 100%
  • Weighting determined by instructor.
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 3.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 1.0 credit units

Prepared:
June 6, 2011
Senate Approved:
February 23, 2004
Approved Effective:
2004 Fall Qtr