Course code 02 37 6258 00
Number of ECTS points 5
Course title in the language of instruction
Electronic Circuits 1
Course title in Polish Electronic Circuits 1 (Układy elektroniczne 1)
Course title in English
Electronic Circuits 1
Language of instruction English
Form of classes
Lecture Tutorials Laboratory Project Seminar Other Total of teaching hours during semester
Contact hours 30 15 30 0 75
E-learning No No No No No No
Assessment criteria (weightage) 0.70 0.10 0.20 0.00
Unit running the course Instytut Elektroniki
Course coordinator dr inż. Marcin Kociołek
Course instructors prof. dr hab. inż. Andrzej Materka
Semiconductor Devices, Mathematics, Electrical Circuits
Course learning outcomes
  1. After completing the course the student will be able to:
  2. - list and describe the characteristic properties and applications of basic electronic circuits,
  3. - analyse the operation, identify the most important parameters and characteristics of basic electronic circuits.
  4. - use analytical calculation methods to estimate the component values in a design process of electronic circuits,
  5. - use numerical simulation tools for the analysis and design of electronic circuits,
  6. - perform laboratory measurements of electronic circuits, measure basic parameters and determine the most important characteristics of the investigated circuit.
Programme learning outcomes
  1. Basic knowledge in the field of mathematics, physics and engineering and technical sciences; detailed knowldege in the field of electronics and telecommunications including selected issues from electrical engineering, automation and technical information technology.
  2. Ability to use one's knowledge to identify, formulate and solve a complex problem in the field of electronics or telecommunications, and to plan and conduct experiments including computer measurements and simulations; ability to think creatively, analyze and interpret the results and draw conclusions.
  3. Ability to use one's knowledge from the area of ??electrical circuits, analog and digital electronic circuits, microelectronics, microprocessor and computer systems as well as non-technical aspects to design, build, commision and test an electronic system.
  4. Ability to function effectively in a team (assuming different roles), whose members together set goals, plan and implement tasks. Awareness of the responsibility for decisions taken, especially in relation to the area of ??electronics and telecommunications.
Programme content Signals - basic concepts. Electronics-system block diagrams. Behavior of circuit components versus frequency. Behavioral description of amplifiers. Basic field effect transistor amplifiers. Basic bipolar transistor amplifiers. Feedback, oscillators. Operational amplifiers and their applications. Power supply circuits.
Assessment methods
Written/oral test/exam, observation of students activity, solution of project task, reports from simulation and laboratory work.

Grading policies Written/oral test/exam, attendance at tutorials and laboratory classes, observation of student activity and performance, lab report submission.
Course content TUTORIALS Students will learn how to simulate, find component values and optimize selected circuits discussed during lectures. LABORATORY Students will learn in practice operation of selected circuits discussed during lectures.
Basic reference materials
  1. A. Materka, Analog Electronics - Lecture Notes, Wydział Elektrotechniki i Elektroniki Politechniki Łódzkiej, Łódź 1998.
Other reference materials
  1. D.I. Crecraft, S. Gergely, Analog Electronics - Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, Newnes 2007.
  2. I. Hickman, Analog Electronics, Second Edition, Newnes 2004.
  3. S. Hamilton, An Analog Electronics Companion, Cambridge University Press, 2007.
  4. M. T. Thompson, Intuitive Analog Circuit Design, Elsevier 2006.
  5. Other books and papers suggested by the teacher, best addressing topics of concern.
Average student workload outside classroom
Updated on 2019-09-06 09:20:57
Archival course yes/no no