ECE 342    SUMMER 2021

PDF Copy of Syllabus

Instructor

José Schutt-Ainé – 5042 ECEB (jesa@illinois.edu)

Class Time

9:00 am-9:50 am, MTWRF

Teaching Assistant

Thong Nguyen (tnnguye3@illinois.edu)

Textbook

Sedra and Smith, Microelectronic Circuits, Oxford, 8th Edition.

Web Pages

The course web page is at http://courses.engr.illinois.edu/ece342.

Piazza page: http://piazza.com/illinois/summer2021/ece342

Virtual meeting room for TA office hour: click here

Virtual meeting room for Instructor office hour: click here

Grading Policy

Homework and Quizzes          20% of total

Midterm Exams                      40% of total

Final Exam                              40% of total

Homework Policy

Homework will be assigned twice a week and will be due on Tuesday and Friday. Homework must be uploaded by 5 pm at the web site assigned for the course. Late homework will not be accepted. Homework solutions will be posted on the class web page on the day after the due date.

Office Hours

Jose Schutt-Aine - Wednesday 3-4 pm

Thong Nguyen - Tuesday and Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Midterm Exams

Midterm Exam 1: Friday, July 2, 9:00 – 9:50 am

Midterm Exam 2: Friday, July 30, 9:00 – 9:50 am

Final Exam

Friday, August 6, 1:00 – 3:00 PM


                      Syllabus for ECE 342 Summer 2021  (Prof. Jose Schutt-Aine)

 

Lec.

 

 

Day

Date

 

Topic

 

S&S -8th Ed

1

M

6/14/21

 

Review of KCL, KVL, Thevenin and Norton theorems

1.1-1.5

2

T

6/15/21

 

Large and small signal concepts

1.6

3

W

6/16/21

 

PN Junction and Diode

4.1-4.2

4

Th

6/17/21

 

Diode models

4.3-4.6

5

F

6/18/21

 

Diode applications

4.5

6

M

6/21/21

 

MOS technology and terminal behavior

5.1–5.2

7

T

6/22/21

 

DC analysis of circuits with MOSFETs

5.3

8

W

6/23/21

 

Small signal model for MOSFETS

7.1-7.2

9

Th

6/24/21

 

Common source (CS) amplifier

7.3

10

F

6/25/21

 

CS amplifier

7.3

11

M

6/28/21

 

CS amplifier

7.3

12

T

6/29/21

 

CS amplifier

7.3

13

W

6/30/21

 

Common gate (CG) and common drain (CD) amplifiers

7.3

14

Th

7/1/21

 

Bipolar junction transistors (BJT) – Regions of operation

6.1-6.2

 

F

7/2/21

 

Exam 1

 

 

M

7/5/21

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY OBSERVANCE - NO CLASS

 

15

T

7/6/21

 

DC analysis of BJT amplifiers

6.3

16

W

7/7/21

 

Small-signal model for BJTs

7.2

17

Th

7/8/21

 

Common-Emitter (CE) amplifier

7.3

18

F

7/9/21

 

CE amplifier with degeneration

7.3

19

M

7/12/21

 

Common base (CB) and common collector (CC) amps

7.3

20

T

7/13/21

 

Frequency response - Transfer functions

10.1

21

W

7/14/21

 

Complex number Bode plots

10.1

22

Th

7/15/21

 

Transistor intrinsic capacitors

10.2

23

F

7/16/21

 

Miller’s theorem – Open circuit time constant

10.3

24

M

7/19/21

 

Frequency response of CE and CS amplifiers

10.3

25

T

7/20/21

 

Frequency response of CB/CG and cascaded CE/CS amps

10.3

26

W

7/21/21

 

Frequency response of CB/CG and cascaded CE/CS amps

10.3

27

Th

7/22/21

 

Introduction to feedback

11.1-11.2

28

F

7/23/21

 

Feedback topologies

11.3-11.5

29

M

7/26/21

 

Feedback – Stability analysis and examples

11.7

30

T

7/27/21

 

Operational Amplifiers

2.1-2.4

31

W

7/28/21

 

Operational Amplifiers

2.7

32

Th

7/29/21

 

CMOS

16.1

 

F

7/30/21

 

Exam 2

 

33

M

8/2/21

 

CMOS logic

16.2-16.3

34

T

8/3/21

 

RC delay model for CMOS inverter

17.1

35

W

8/4/21

 

Transistor sizing

17.2

36

Th

8/5/21

 

Review

 

 

F

8/6/21

 

Final Exam