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48A  Integrated Circuits (3) CSU Lecture 3 hours.

Recommended Prerequisites: Electronics 26 and 63.

Theory and applications of linear and linear/digital integrated circuits with emphasis on operational amplifiers.  DC parameters, input/output impedance, input offset/bias current, CMRR, open and closed loop gain.  Frequency response, voltage regulators, audio frequency amplifiers, oscillators, filters and mixers.  Differential amplifiers and phase lock loops.  Applications and CAD circuit analysis.

48B  Integrated Circuits Laboratory (1) CSU Laboratory 3 hours.

Recommended Corequisite: Electronics 48A

Laboratory applications of linear and linear/digital integrated circuits with emphasis on operational amplifiers.  DC parameters, input/output impedance, input offset/bias current, CMRR, open and closed loop gain.  Frequency response, voltage regulators, audio frequency amplifiers, oscillators, filters and mixers.  Differential amplifiers and phase lock loops.  Applications and CAD circuit analysis.

Electronics 48A - Integrated Circuits Course Outline

  1. Review of transistor amplifier configurations and parameters.
  2. Differential Amplifiers.  Circuit configuration and parameters.
  3. Ideal amplifier parameters.  Real op-amp open loop characteristics.  Comparators and zero crossing detectors.
  4. Inverting and non-inverting amplifiers.  Development of the gain formulas.  Feedback.  Equivalent circuits and virtual ground.
  5. Frequency and phase response.  Transient response and slew rate.  Input and output impedance.
  6. Offsets and compensation.  Single source biasing.
  7. Voltage followers, buffers, and comparator applications.
  8. Active filters.  Low pass, high pass, band stop and band pass configurations.
  9. Summing (mixer) amplifiers.  Gain adjustment.  Input impedance considerations.
  10. Voltage regulator circuits.  Power supply troubleshooting techniques.
  11. Specialized operational amplifier applications and devices including A/D and D/A converters.
  12. Audio frequency oscillators and waveform generators.
  13. Phase locked loops.   Capture and lock range.  Error voltage.  Sample applications.
  14. Integrators and differentiators.
  15. Special purpose linear integrated circuits.  Sample solutions using circuit analysis software.
   Electronics 48B - Integrated Circuits Laboratory Course Outline
  1. Review of transistor amplifier configurations and parameters.
  2. Differential Amplifiers.  Circuit configuration and parameters.
  3. Inverting Amplifier with Feedback.
  4. Non-Inverting Amplifier with Feedback.
  5. Frequency and phase response.  Transient response and slew rate.  Input and output impedance.
  6. Measuring and setting offsets and compensation.  Single source biasing.
  7. Measuring Slew rate.
  8. AC inverting Amplifier.
  9. Summing (mixer) amplifiers.  Gain adjustment.  Input impedance considerations.
  10. Clippers and Clampers.
  11. Voltage Regulators.
  12. First order low and high pass filters.
  13. Phase locked loops.   Capture and lock range.  Error voltage.  Frequency Multiplication.
  14. Integrators and differentiators.
  15. Digital to Analog conversion.