EELE 317 Notes
Date  Topic/Comments 
14 Dec (Th) 
Final Exam 16001750, in Linfield Hall 301 (regular classroom). Closed book: two 8.5x11 inch handwritten note sheets, calculator, and pen/pencil only. Final exam is multiple choice (40 questions) and comprehensive over the entire course. 
8 Dec (F) 
Last day of class. Course wrapup. Lecture on major course topics and learning outcomes. 
6 Dec (W) 
Op amp practicalities (cont.). Lecture on hints for op amp circuit and instrumentation prototyping. 
4 Dec (M) 
Op amp practicalities. Lecture on practical specifications of op amps. (No labs this week) Lab notebooks due in ECE Department office (610 Cobleigh) by 5PM. 
1 Dec (F) 
IC building blocks (cont.): multistage amplifier configurations. (notebook due date moved to Monday) 
30 Nov (Th) 
Lab #11 (students in section 5) CMOS circuit measurements (LAST LAB) 
29 Nov (W) 
IC building blocks: differential input stages and power amp output stages. 
28 Nov (Tu) 
Lab # 11 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) CMOS circuit measurements (LAST LAB) 
27 Nov (M) 
CMOS: identify VIL and VIH analytically. Propagation delay time. 
2124 Nov (TuF) 
No EELE 317 labs and lectures (Thanksgiving Holiday) 
20 Nov (M) 
CMOS: discuss lab prep and CMOS inverter characteristics 
17 Nov (F) 
CMOS circuits. D2L quiz due by 11:59PM. 
16 Nov (Th)  Lab #10 (students in section 5) Op Amp Configurations 
15 Nov (W) 
Transistor amplifier considerations for integrated circuit design Quiz #10 assigned on D2L (due by 11:59PM on Friday 17 Nov.) 
14 Nov (T)  Lab #10 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) Op Amp Configurations 
13 Nov (M) 
Transistor high frequency model (review) Lab Report (on Lab #8) due by 5PM in ECE Department Office (608 Cobleigh). HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 10.14, 10.15, 10.22 
10 Nov (F)  No class this day (Veterans Day Holiday) 
9 Nov (Th)  Lab #9 (students in section 5) Transistor applications 
8 Nov (W) 
MIDTERM EXAM #2 in class. Closed book, pen/pencil, calculator, one 8.5x11 sheet of notes. Coverage through 10/27/17. (NO QUIZ THIS WEEK) 
7 Nov (Tu) 
Lab #9 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) Transistor applications 
6 Nov (M) 
Transistor high frequency model (cont.) EXAM REVIEW SESSION: 2:103:45PM, Barnard 110 (Optics Teaching Lab) 
3 Nov (F) 
Transistor high frequency model EXAM REVIEW SESSION: 10:00noon, Cobleigh 608 (ECE Conf. Rm.) HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 10.5, 10.8, 10.9 
2 Nov (Th) 
Lab #8 (students in section 5) BJT amplifiers EXAM REVIEW SESSION: 4:005:15PM, Cobleigh 608 (ECE Conf. Rm.) 
1 Nov (W) 
Amplifier frequency response (cont.) Quiz #9 assigned on D2L (due by 11:59PM on Friday 3 Nov.) 
31 Oct (T) 
Lab #8 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) BJT amplifiers 
30 Oct (M) 
Amplifier frequency response, Laplace interpretation review 
27 Oct (F) 
Wrapup transistor amplifier small signal topics. D2L quiz due by 11:59PM. HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 7.70, 7.90, 7.95, 7.125 Reminder: Exam #2 will be held in class on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Coverage through 10/27. 
26 Oct (Th)  Lab #7 (students in section 5) MOS amplifiers

25 Oct (W) 
Transistor AC small signal input and output impedance. Quiz #8 assigned on D2L (due by 11:59PM on Friday 27 Oct.with extension to Saturday due to quiz problem typo) 
24 Oct (T) 
Lab #7 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) MOS amplifiers 
23 Oct (M) 
Transistor biasing and smallsignal analysis 
20 Oct (F) 
No class this day (instructor out of town) D2L quiz due by 11:59PM. HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 7.30, 7.39, 7.40, 7.53, 7.72 
19 Oct (Th) 
(No lab this week) 
18 Oct (W) 
Guest lecture, transistor amplifier configurations. Quiz #7 assigned on D2L (due by 11:59PM on Friday 20 Oct.) 
17 Oct (T) 
(No lab this week) 
16 Oct (M) 
Transistor amplifiers: bias point and transconductance. 
13 Oct (F) 
Transistor amplifiers: small signal operation. HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 7.11, 7.20, 7.24, 7.25 
12 Oct (Th) 
Lab #6 (students in section 5) BJTs 
11 Oct (W) 
MIDTERM EXAM #1 in class. Closed book, pen/pencil, calculator, one 8.5x11 sheet of notes. Coverage through 10/6/17. (NO QUIZ THIS WEEK) 
10 Oct (T) 
Lab #6 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) BJTs 
9 Oct (M) 
BJT wrapup, Q&A session for exam. EXAM REVIEW SESSION: 3:004:30PM, Cobleigh 608 (ECE Conf. Rm.) 
6 Oct (F) 
Finish BJT DC analysis. Lab Report due by 5PM in ECE Department Office (608 Cobleigh). HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 5.50, 5.52, 6.17, 6.28, 6.52, 6.56 
5 Oct (Th) 
Lab #5 (students in section 5) NMOS EXAM REVIEW SESSION: 4:105:30PM, Cobleigh 608 (ECE Conf. Rm.) 
4 Oct (W) 
Guest visit by representative from IM/Flash. Reminder: Lab Report due Friday, Oct. 6, by 5PM. Reminder: Exam #1 will be held in class on Wednesday, Oct. 11. 
3 Oct (T) 
Lab #5 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) NMOS 
2 Oct (M) 
FET question review. 
29 Sep (F) 
Introduction to BJTs (chapter 6 material) 
28 Sep (Th) 
Lab #4 (students in section 5) Signal diodes 
27 Sep (W) 
FETs: NMOS, PMOS, and finite output resistance 
26 Sep (T) 
Lab #4 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) Signal diodes 
25 Sep (M) 
FET DC biasing: currents and voltages with external components 
22 Sep (F) 
FET large signal behavior (cont.) HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation before next week's quiz): 5.9, 5.13, 5.14, 5.18 
21 Sep (Th) 
Lab #3 (students in section 5); SPICE lab, meet in room 625 computer lab; notebooks returned 
20 Sep (W) 
Introduction to MOSFETs (chapter 5 material) Quiz #4 assigned on D2L (due by 11:59PM on Friday 22 Sept.) 
19 Sep (T) 
Lab #3 (students in sections 2, 3, 4); SPICE lab, meet in room 625 computer lab; notebooks returned. 
18 Sep (M) 
pnjunction device physics (cont.); calculation of carrier concentrations, n_{i}, n_{p}, p_{n}, etc., barrier potential V_{0} 
15 Sep (F) 
pnjunction device physics (cont.) LAB NOTEBOOKS due in the bin in the ECE Department office, 610 Cobleigh Hall, by 5:00PM. HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation before next week's quiz): 4.90, 3.3, 3.5, 3.13 
14 Sep (Th) 
Lab #2 (students in section 5) NOTEBOOKS COLLECTED FRIDAY 
13 Sep (W) 
Zener diodes; diode pnjunction device physics overview Quiz #3 assigned on D2L (due by 5PM on Friday 15 Sept.) . 
12 Sep (T) 
Lab #2 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) NOTEBOOKS COLLECTED FRIDAY 
11 Sep (M) 
Diode smallsignal model practice (in class work) 
8 Sep (F) 
Diode practice problems (in class work) HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation before next week's quiz): 4.36, 4.40, 4.44, 4.54, 4.62, 4.67 
7 Sep (Th) 
Lab #1 (students in section 5) 
6 Sep (W) 
Diode large signal models: "ideal," 0.7V drop, exponential equation. Quiz #2 assigned on D2L (due by 5PM on Friday 8 Sept.) 
5 Sep (T) 
Lab #1 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) 
4 Sep (M)  No class (Labor Day Holiday) 
1 Sep (F) 
Diode introduction HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation before next week's quiz): 4.2, 4.11, 4.17, 4.23, 4.25 
30 Aug (W) 
Amplifier Models Quiz #1 assigned on D2L (due by 5PM on Friday 1 Sept.) 
28 Aug (M)  First class meeting, 9AM, Linfield 301 Course intro; review of Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, and linear circuit concepts. NOTE: EELE 317 labs will NOT meet the first week of classes. 