This unit expands on the first year study of electronic circuits to add a deeper understanding of the properties and characteristics of analogue electronics. Students will gain an understanding of 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, modelling and implementation of low frequency electronic circuits and systems. Topics covered include: Diodes; simple rectifier circuits. Transistors; modelling, 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|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Mr Andrew Brocklesby|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Explain the characteristics and operation of low frequency (audio and below) analogue electronic circuits.
- Design low frequency analogue electronic circuits using electronic mathematical models.
- Construct analogue electronic circuits applicable to a communication system.
- Analyse analogue electronics circuits with regards to their operation, characteristics and implementation.
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- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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PrerequisitesKAA112 Engineering Circuits
|Assessment||Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|Assignment (20%)|Laboratory/practical (15%)|Laboratory/practical (25%)|
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