UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

ELEC5502 Analogue Electronics

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit covers analogue circuits; linear operational amplifiers (op-amps) applications; nonlinear applications of op-amps; characteristics of practical op-amps (CMRR, Bias currents, DC offsets); op-amp frequency and phase response; stability and compensation; low noise design; noise processes; characterisation of noise processes (mean and RMS voltage, auto-correlation function, power spectral density); transistor noise models; general amplifier noise models; low noise circuit design; phase noise characteristics of amplifiers; and phase noise characteristics. Students gain an understanding of the design of analogue electronic circuits and an appreciation of the factors that limit their performance including the effects of noise. They gain hands-on experience and proficiency in design according to application requirements.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) locate and assess information in relevant data bases; (2) express information effectively and succinctly; (3) model feedback amplifier using two-port network theory; (4) model and describe electrical noise of common circuit elements; (5) apply computer-aided design (CAD) tools in design and analysis of amplifier; and (6) design amplifiers to meet gain, bandwidth, stability and noise specifications.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) class tests and laboratories; (2) project assignment; and (3) a final-year examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is only available in this unit in the case of a student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s) Professor Tyrone Fernando
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Master of Professional Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering specialisation); for pre-2012 courses: (ELEC2300 Circuits and Electronic Systems 2 or ENSC3017 Circuits and Electronics), (ELEC2304 Physical Electronics 2 or ENSC3014 Electronic Materials and Devices), (ELEC2305 Signals and Systems 2 or ENSC3015 Signals and Systems) and (ELEC3301 Circuits and Electronic Systems 3 or ELEC4401 Circuits and Electronic Systems)
Advisable prior study: ENSC3015 Signals and Systems; ENSC3014 Electronic Materials and Devices; ENSC3017 Circuits and Electronics
Incompatibility: ELEC3300 Analogue Electronics
Contact hours lectures, tutorials and laboratories
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.ecm.uwa.edu.au/Units/ELEC5502/SEM-2/2017

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