This course introduces students to the basic components of electronics: diodes, transistors, and op amps. It covers the basic operation and some common applications.

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This course introduces students to the basic components of electronics: diodes, transistors, and op amps. It covers the basic operation and some common applications.

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Week

1Learning Objectives: 1. Review syllabus and procedures of this course. 2. Review concepts from linear circuit theory to aid in understanding material covered in this course.

6 videos (Total 52 min), 5 readings

1.2 Review of Circuit Elements10m

1.3 Review of Kirchhoff's Laws10m

1.4 Review of Impedance11m

1.5 Review of Transfer Functions4m

1.6 Review of Frequency Response Plots13m

Start Here10m

Syllabus10m

Consent Form10m

Resources10m

Get More From Georgia Tech10m

Week

2Learning Objectives: 1. Develop an understanding of the operational amplifier and its applications. 2. Develop an ability to analyze op amp circuits.

10 videos (Total 96 min), 2 readings, 12 quizzes

2.2 Buffer Circuits8m

2.3 Basic Op Amp Configurations10m

2.4 Differentiators and Integrators11m

2.5 Active Filters10m

Solved Problem: Inverting and Non-Inverting Comparison7m

Solved Problem: Two Op-Amp Differential Amplifier10m

Solved Problem: Balanced Output Amplifier10m

Solved Problem: Differential Amplifier Currents6m

Solved Problem: Op-Amp Example 15m

Week 2 Quiz Solutions10m

Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m

Problem 2-1-12m

Problem 2-1-24m

Problem 2-2-12m

Problem 2-2-26m

Problem 2-3-12m

Problem 2-3-22m

Problem 2-3-34m

Problem 2-4-12m

Problem 2-4-22m

Problem 2-5-12m

Problem 2-5-22m

Week 2 Quiz18m

Week

3Learning Objectives: 1. Examine additional operational amplifier applications. 2. Examine filter transfer functions.

9 videos (Total 113 min), 1 reading, 10 quizzes

3.2 First-Order Highpass Filters9m

3.3 Cascaded First-Order Filters17m

3.4 Second-Order Transfer Functions14m

3.5 Second-Order Filter Circuits11m

3.6 Lowpass Filter Design Example4m

3.7 Active Filtering14m

3.8 Extra: Cascaded Filters Transfer Function11m

3.9 Extra: Derivation of Sallen-Key LPF Transfer Function14m

Week 3 Quiz Solutions10m

Problem 3-1-14m

Problem 3-1-28m

Problem 3-2-18m

Problem 3-3-18m

Problem 3-4-12m

Problem 3-5-16m

Problem 3-7-14m

Problem 3-7-22m

Problem 3-7-32m

Week 3 Quiz22m

Week

4Learning Objectives: 1. Develop an understanding of the PN junction diode and its behavior. 2. Develop an ability to analyze diode circuits.

7 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 13 quizzes

4.2 Models of Diode Behavior8m

4.3 Ideal Diodes6m

4.4 Assumed States Method14m

4.5 Ideal Diode + Voltage Source Model10m

Solved Problem: Diodes 16m

Solved Problem: Diodes 28m

Week 4 Quiz Solutions10m

Problem 4-1-12m

Problem 4-1-22m

Problem 4-2-12m

Problem 4-3-12m

Problem 4-3-22m

Problem 4-3-32m

Problem 4-4-12m

Problem 4-4-24m

Problem 4-4-34m

Problem 4-4-48m

Problem 4-5-12m

Problem 4-5-22m

Week 4 Quiz20m

Week

5Learning Objectives: 1. Examine additional applications of the diode. 2. Make use of voltage transfer characteristics to analyze diode circuit behavior.

7 videos (Total 91 min), 1 reading, 15 quizzes

5.2 Full Wave Rectifiers12m

5.3 Voltage Transfer Characteristics8m

5.4 AC to DC Conversion11m

5.5 Limiters12m

5.6 Voltage Regulators14m

5.7 Envelope Detector19m

Week 5 Quiz Solutions10m

Problem 5-1-14m

Problem 5-1-26m

Problem 5-1-34m

Problem 5-2-12m

Problem 5-3-14m

Problem 5-3-22m

Problem 5-3-32m

Problem 5-4-12m

Problem 5-4-22m

Problem 5-5-14m

Problem 5-5-22m

Problem 5-6-12m

Problem 5-6-28m

Problem 5-7-16m

Week 5 Quiz20m

Week

6Learning Objectives: 1. Develop an understanding of the MOSFET and its applications. 2. Develop an ability to analyze MOSFET circuits.

6 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 11 quizzes

6.2 MOSFET Switches10m

6.3 CMOS Logic Gates10m

6.4 MOSFET Characteristics9m

6.5 Common Source Amplifier DC Analysis12m

6.6 Common Source Amplifier AC Analysis12m

Week 6 Quiz Solutions10m

Problem 6-1-12m

Problem 6-2-14m

Problem 6-2-22m

Problem 6-3-12m

Problem 6-3-24m

Problem 6-3-32m

Problem 6-3-42m

Problem 6-4-12m

Problem 6-5-16m

Problem 6-6-110m

Week 6 Quiz20m

Week

7Learning Objectives: 1. Develop an understanding of the NPN BJT and its applications. 2. Develop an ability to analyze BJT circuits.

7 videos (Total 83 min), 1 reading, 9 quizzes

7.2 BJT Terminal Characteristics10m

7.3 BJT Parameters9m

7.4 BJT Curve Tracer8m

7.5 BJT Switch13m

7.6 BJT Common Emitter Amplifier15m

7.7 BJT Common Emitter Amplifer AC Behavior14m

Week 7 Quiz Solutions10m

Problem 7-1-12m

Problem 7-2-12m

Problem 7-2-22m

Problem 7-3-14m

Problem 7-4-16m

Problem 7-5-14m

Problem 7-6-14m

Problem 7-6-212m

Week 7 Quiz14m

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By PT•Jul 3rd 2019

This was a great refresher course for me! I took ECE 3040 on campus during the summer of 2012 but it was fast paced and couldn't get much into applications... this course did and I'm thankful!

By SK•Oct 14th 2018

Electronics is one of the hard to learn subjects using internet. I am studying computer science and I could not find good introduction course for electronics except this. Thank you!

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