Course Syllabus

Schedule (subject to change)

Week

Dates

Topics

Homework/Quiz

Lab

1

1/8/17

Analog Processing, Oscillators
(Ch. 4.1-4.5, 7.1)

HW#1

1) Schmitt Trigger  

2

1/15/17

Prof. Tripathi Guest Lectures: CMOS and CCDs                 
(Ch 10.2, notes)

QUIZ#1

No regular lab.  Spice exercise.

3

1/22/17

Intro. to Logic
Boolean Algebra
(Ch 10.1)

HW#2

2) Gates and Flip-flops

4

1/29/17

Combination Logic                  
(Ch 10.3)

QUIZ#2

3) Combinatorial logic

5

2/5/17

Sequential Logic Implementation             
(Ch 10.4-10.5)

HW#3

4) 555 Timer

6

2/12/17

State Machines
(Ch 10.4, notes)       

QUIZ#3

5) Sequential logic

7

2/19/17

Programmable Logic Devices
 (Ch. 11)

HW#4

No regular lab.  Special activity (TBD)

8

2/26/17

ADCs and DACs           
(Ch. 13.1-13.8)

QUIZ#4

6) Introduction to FPGA’s

9

3/5/17

Buses and Transmission Lines
(App. H, Ch. 14.6)

HW#5

7) ADC and FPGA

10

3/12/17

Low-Noise Techniques
(Selections from 8.1-8.4)

QUIZ#5

8) Noise and ADC

 

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