BASIC ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS

ELE2CCT

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The first component is an introduction to digital electronics which covers: Boolean algebra, binary number systems, logic gates, combinational circuits, sequential circuits, flip-flops, counters, registers and arithmetic circuits. The second component covers amplifier concepts, operational amplifiers, transistor models and transistor amplifiers. All students will be required to sit for both components.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Martchenko

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFSTE First Year Survival Guide (second edition)RecommendedFaculty of Science, Technology and EngineeringLA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2012
ReadingsIntroductory circuit analysis,RecommendedBoylstad, RL 201012TH EDN, PRENTICE HALL
ReadingsMicroelectronic circuits,RecommendedSedra, AS and Smith, KC 20106TH EDN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsDigital systems, principles and applicationsPrescribedTocci, RJ and Widmer, NS 201011TH EDN, PRENTICE HALL

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Differentiate between analog and digital quantities and become familiar with the expression and conversion of quantities in and between different bases and codes.

Activities:
Students complete theoretical analysis questions in the test module exams and in the final exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)

02. Synthesise, analyse, simplify and transform combinational and sequential digital circuits using truth tables, logic circuits and Boolean expressions

Activities:
Students complete theoretical analysis questions in the test module exams and in the final exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)

03. Investigate and analyse engineering problems using provided information sources

Activities:
Students complete theoretical analysis questions in the test module exams and in the final exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)

04. Construct and analyse transistor and operational amplifier circuits to ascertain and document their functionality through measurements

Activities:
Students follow laboratory instructions to construct, debug and analyse circuits
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)

05. Demonstrate effective written communication skills by presenting an engineering technical report in a clear and logical fashion

Activities:
Students produce a technical report following execution of at least one of laboratory experiments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Martchenko

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 22
One 3.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
8 short assignments equivalent to 100 words each.20 01, 02, 03, 04
8 short lab reports equivalent to 100 words each.20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
4 x 40 minute written tests60 01, 02, 04