13E043LE - Linear Electronics

Course specification
Course title Linear Electronics
Acronym 13E043LE
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition Elected course: Control systems
The goal Students will be able to analyze and design linear electronic circuits. Students will be able to choose adequate circuit topology to meet the requirements imposed to common linear electronic subsystems. Students will be able to adjust their initial design to meet the requirements imposed.
The outcome Students demonstrate engineering knowledge and skills necessary for the linear electronic circuit design.
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Contents of lectures Stability of feedback amplifiers. Root loci. Dependence of the feedback amplifier characteristics on the phase margin. Compensation. Real operational amplifier (OpAmp) characteristics. Slew - rate. Two-stage CMOS OpAmp design. Current conveyors. Current feedback amplifiers. Analog filters. Filter margins, frequency transformations, approximations. Passive circuits synthesis. Active filters.
Contents of exercises Laboratory exercises: Stability of feedback amplifiers. Compensation in the feedback part of the loop. OpAmp compensation. Simulation and measurement of the single OpAmp active filter. Testing and application of the Current feedback amplifier. Filter synthesis using MATLAB and NUHERTZ FILTER. Projects: Two-stage CMOS OpAmp design. Log-domain filter.
  1. Gray, Hurst, Lewis, Meyer, Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, 4 th Ed., Wiley, 2001.
  2. B. Raković, Electronics - linear integrated circuits (in Serbian) , Građevinska knjiga, Beograd 1983
  3. J. Popović, Ž. Aleksić, LINEAR ELECTRONICS - collection of solved problems, 2004.
  4. Notes for lectures posted on the website of the course
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures and exercises: Oral presentation using powerpoint slides, questions and answers. Laboratory exercises: Experimental work and measurements in the laboratory, supervised by the teaching assistant. Projects: Autonomous work, consultations, project oral defense.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 35
Practical lessons 18 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 35
Seminars 12