EELE 317 Notes
Date  Topic/Comments 
13 Dec (Th)  Final Exam 08000950, in Lewis Hall 304 (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. 
7 Dec (F) 
Last day of class. Course wrapup. Lecture on major course topics and learning outcomes.

6 Dec (Th)  Lab #11 (students in section 5) CMOS circuit measurements (LAST LAB) 
5 Dec (W)  Op amp practicalities (cont.). Lecture on hints for op amp circuit and instrumentation prototyping. 
4 Dec (Tu)  Lab # 11 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) CMOS circuit measurements (LAST LAB) 
3 Dec (M)  Op amp practicalities. Lecture on practical specifications of op amps. 
30 Nov (F)  IC building blocks (cont.): multistage amplifier configurations. 
29 Nov (Th)  Lab #10 (students in section 5) Op Amp Configurations 
28 Nov (W)  IC building blocks: differential input stages and power amp output stages. 
27 Nov (Tu)  Lab #10 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) Op Amp Configurations 
26 Nov (M)  CMOS inverter analysis (cont.) 
2123 Nov (WF) 
No classes (Thanksgiving holiday) .

20 Nov (Tu) 
NO LAB this week 
19 Nov (M) 
CMOS inverter analysis. Your lab notebook is collected for grading by 5:00PM on Monday, November 19, in the box in the ECE Department office (610 Cobleigh). 
16 Nov (F)  CMOS circuits. More on open and short circuit time constants. 
15 Nov (Th)  Lab #9 (students in section 5) Transistor applications 
14 Nov (W) 
CMOS circuits. A formal lab report for Lab #8 is due by 12:00PM noon on Wednesday, November 14, in the box in the ECE Department office (610 Cobleigh). 
13 Nov (Tu)  Lab #9 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) Transistor applications 
12 Nov (M)  No class this day (Veterans Day holiday) 
9 Nov (F) 
Exams returned. Transistor amplifier considerations for integrated circuit design (cont.) HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 10.14, 10.15, 10.22 
8 Nov (Th)  NO LAB this week 
7 Nov (W)  MIDTERM EXAM #2 in class. Closed book, pen/pencil, calculator, one 8.5x11 sheet of notes. Coverage through 11/2/18. 
6 Nov (Tu)  NO LAB this week 
5 Oct (M) 
Transistor amplifier considerations for integrated circuit design Exam review from 5:307:00PM in Cobleigh Hall room 608 (ECE Conf. Rm.)MOVED TO BARNARD 108. 
2 Nov (F) 
Transistor high frequency model (cont.) HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 10.5, 10.8, 10.9 
1 Nov (Th)  Lab #8 (students in section 5) BJT amplifiers 
31 Oct (W) 
Transistor high frequency model Exam review from 46PM in Barnard Hall room 110 
30 Oct (Tu)  Lab #8 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) BJT amplifiers 
29 Oct (M)  Amplifier frequency response (cont.) 
26 Oct (F) 
Amplifier frequency response, Laplace interpretation review. HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 7.70, 7.90, 7.95, 7.125 
25 Oct (Th)  Lab #7 (students in section 5) MOS amplifiers 
24 Oct (W) 
Wrapup transistor amplifier small signal topics. Reminder: Exam #2 will be held in class on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Coverage through 11/2. 
23 Oct (Tu)  Lab #7 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) MOS amplifiers 
22 Oct (M)  Transistor AC small signal input and output impedance. 
19 Oct (F) 
Transistor amplifiers: examples (cont.) HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 7.30, 7.39, 7.40, 7.53, 7.72 
18 Oct (Th)  NO LAB this week 
17 Oct (W)  Transistor amplifiers: example configurations 
16 Oct (Tu)  NO LABS this week 
15 Oct (M) 
Transistor amplifiers: small signal operation. Quiz #6 assigned on D2L (due by 11PM on Friday19Oct.) 
12 Oct (F) 
Transistor amplifiers: small signal operation. HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 7.11, 7.20, 7.24, 7.25 
11 Oct (Th) 
Lab #6 (students in sections 5) 
10 Oct (W) 
MIDTERM EXAM #1 in class. Closed book, pen/pencil, calculator, one 8.5x11 sheet of notes. Coverage through 10/5/18. (NO QUIZ THIS WEEK) 
9 Oct (Tu) 
Lab #6 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) 
8 Oct (M) 
BJT wrapup. Review for midterm exam. 
5 Oct (F) 
NO CLASS this day (instructor out of town) FORMAL REPORT for Lab #4 due in the box in the ECE Dept. office (610 Cobleigh) by 5PM. HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation): 5.50, 5.52, 6.17, 6.28, 6.52, 6.56 
4 Oct (Th) 
Lab #5 (students in section 5) 
3 Oct (W) 
Guest visit by representatives from IM/Flash. More BJT circuits: active mode and saturation mode. Quiz #5 assigned on D2L (due by 11PM on Friday 5Oct.) 
2 Oct (Tu) 
Lab #5 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) 
1 Oct (M) 
BJT circuits and DC analysis. 
28 Sep (F) 
pchannel FETs, start bipolar junction transistors (BJT) concepts HW Practice problems (NOT collected); 5.21, 5.38, 6.2, 6.15 
27 Sep (Th)  Lab #4 (students in section 5) 
26 Sep (W) 
FET DC circuit examples Quiz #4 assigned on D2L (due by 11PM on Friday 28 Sept.) 
25 Sep (Tu)  Lab #4 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) 
24 Sep (M)  FET large signal behavior, modes of operation (off, triode, saturation) 
21 Sep (F) 
FET large signal behavior HW Practice problems (NOT collected): 5.9, 5.13, 5.14, 5.18 
20 Sep (Th)  Lab #3 (students in section 5) 
19 Sep (W) 
Fieldeffect transistors (NMOS FET) Quiz #3 assigned on D2L (due by 11PM on Friday 21 Sept.) 
18 Sep (Tu)  Lab #3 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) 
17 Sep (M) 
pnjunctions, diode circuit problems LAB NOTEBOOKS for the Thursday lab section (5) due in the bin in the ECE Department office, 610 Cobleigh Hall, by 12:00PM noon. 
14 Sep (F) 
pnjunction device physics (cont.) LAB NOTEBOOKS for the Tuesday lab sections (2, 3, 4) 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 
13 Sep (Th)  Lab #2 (students in section 5) NOTEBOOKS COLLECTED MONDAY! 
12 Sep (W) 
Diode pnjunction device physics overview
Quiz #2 assigned on D2L (due by 11PM on Friday 14 Sept.)

11 Sep (Tu) 
Lab #2 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) NOTEBOOKS COLLECTED FRIDAY!

10 Sep (M) 
More diode circuit examples; Zener diodes

7 Sep (F) 
Diode example circuits; Small signal diode model
Reminder: Quiz #1 due by Friday evening.
HW Practice problems (NOT collecteddo before next week's quiz):
4.36, 4.40, 4.44, 4.54, 4.62, 4.67

6 Sep (Th) 
Lab #1 (students in section 5) 
5 Sep (W) 
Diode large signal models: "ideal," 0.7V drop, exponential equation. Quiz #1 assigned on D2L (due by 11:59PM on Friday 7 Sept.) 
4 Sep (T) 
Lab #1 (students in sections 2, 3, 4) 
3 Sep (M)  No class (Labor Day Holiday) 
31 Aug (F) 
No class this day: instructor out of town HW Practice problems (NOT collectedfor preparation before next week's quiz): 
29 Aug (W) 
Amplifier Models Diode introduction 
27 Aug (M)  First class meeting, 9AM, Lewis 304 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. 