Courses & Units

Analog Electronics ENG234




The unit is directed at building on the fundamentals of electrical circuits acquired in the first year of the course to provide technical competence in analogue electronics.

The unit introduces students to the properties and characteristics of analogue electronics. Students will gain an understanding of basic analogue electrical systems and an understanding of how such systems can form part of larger technical systems.

Fundamental skills will be gained in the analysis, modeling and implementation of low frequency electronic circuits and systems.

Topics covered include:

  • Diodes; simple rectifier circuits.
  • Transistors; modeling, bias circuits, transistor amplifier topologies and characteristics, frequency response of amplifiers, small signal and power amplifiers design.
  • Operational Amplifiers; characteristics, feedback circuits, analogue signal processing

The unit prepares students to undertake future studies in Electronic/Communication Engineering.


Unit name Analog Electronics
Unit code ENG234
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering

Andrew Brocklesby

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the basic characteristics and operation of low frequency analogue electronic circuits.

2. Draw conclusions regarding low frequency analogue electronic circuits using electronic mathematical models.

3. Construct, measure and evaluate analogue electronic circuits.

4. Solve problems related to the operation, characteristics and implementation of analogue circuits.



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,798.00 031303

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Teaching Pattern



Three major assessments:  2 x laboratory assignments (15% each), in-semester test (20%) and 2-hour end of semester exam (50%)

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