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Course number and title: EE115AL Analog Electronics Laboratory I
Credits: 2
Instructor(s)-in-charge: W. Kaiser (kaiser@ee.ucla.edu)
Course type: Laboratory
Required or Elective: Required.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 1 hr/week. Meets once weekly.
Lab: 3 hrs/lab section.
Outside Study: 5 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 1 hr/week by instructor. 2 hrs/week by each teaching assistant.
 
Course Assessment:
Quizzes: 4 to 5 quizzes
Labs: 7 laboratory reports and prelabs.
 
Grading Policy: Typically 50% lab reports and prelabs, 30% quizzes, 20% attendance and performance during laboratory.
Course Prerequisites: EE110L, EE115A
Catalog Description: Experimental determination of device characteristics, resistive diode circuits, single-stage amplifiers, compound transistor stages, effect of feedback on single-stage amplifiers, operational amplifiers, and operational amplifier circuits. Introduction to hands-on design experience based on individual student hardware design and implementation platforms.  
Textbook and any related course material:
H. Babaie, EE115AL Lab Manual, available in class.
EE115A Course Textbook.
 
Course Website
Topics covered in the course and level of coverage:
Instrument orientation. 4 hrs.
Design and test of opAmp based summing circuit. 4 hrs.
Design and test of opAmp based high-pass and low-pass filter. 4 hrs.
Analysis, design, and test of emitter follower output stage. 4 hrs.
Analysis, design, and test of push-pull output stage. 4 hrs.
Design and test of compensation for cross-over distortion. 2 hrs.
Analysis and test of a single-stage common-emitter amplifier. 2 hrs.
Design and test of emitter-degeneration feedback for a common-emitter amplifier. 4 hrs.
Analysis, design and test of collector-base feedback for single-stage amplifier. 4 hrs.
Analysis, design and test of multi-stage amplifier with distortion compensation. 4 hrs.
Course objectives and their relation to the Program Educational Objectives:  
Contribution of the course to the Professional Component:
Engineering Topics: 0 %
General Education: 0 %
Mathematics & Basic Sciences: 0 %
Expected level of proficiency from students entering the course:
Mathematics: Strong
Physics: Average
Chemistry: Not Applicable
Technical writing: Some
Computer Programming: Not Applicable
Material available to students and department at end of course:
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students
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Course Objectives and Outcomes Form: X X X X
Lecture notes, homework assignments, and solutions: X X X X
Samples of lab reports from 2 students: X
Course performance form from student surveys: X X
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? YES

  Level of contribution of course to Program Outcomes
(a) Strong  
(b) Strong  
(c) Strong  
(e) Strong  
(f) Some  
(g) Strong  
(i) Average  
(k) Strong  
(l) Strong  
(m) Strong  
(n) Strong  
Strong: (a) (b) (c) (e) (g) (k) (l) (m) (n)
Average: (i)
Some: (f)

:: Upon completion of this course, students will have had an opportunity to learn about the following ::
  Specific Course Outcomes Program Outcomes
1. Make basic connections to instrumentation such as power, input signal, voltage measurement, time and frequency domain measurements. a b e i k l
2. Understand and apply characteristic equations for circuit components (transistors, resistors) to analyze and design circuits. a l m n
3. Design and test circuits using operational amplifiers. a b c e k m n
4. Design circuit for an output stage using bipolar transistors. a b c e k m n
5. Design circuit for amplification using bipolar transistors. a b c e k m n
6. Employ feedback in a circuit. a b c e k l m n
7. Write and prepare a lab report that details design procedures and experimental results. a e g i
8. Work in a team using available resources to design circuits to meet a given specification. a c f g i

  Program outcomes and how they are covered by the specific course outcomes
(a)   Make basic connections to instrumentation such as power, input signal, voltage measurement, time and frequency domain measurements.  
  Understand and apply characteristic equations for circuit components (transistors, resistors) to analyze and design circuits.  
  Design and test circuits using operational amplifiers.  
  Design circuit for an output stage using bipolar transistors.  
  Design circuit for amplification using bipolar transistors.  
  Employ feedback in a circuit.  
  Write and prepare a lab report that details design procedures and experimental results.  
  Work in a team using available resources to design circuits to meet a given specification.  
(b)   Make basic connections to instrumentation such as power, input signal, voltage measurement, time and frequency domain measurements.  
  Design and test circuits using operational amplifiers.  
  Design circuit for an output stage using bipolar transistors.  
  Design circuit for amplification using bipolar transistors.  
  Employ feedback in a circuit.  
(c)   Design and test circuits using operational amplifiers.  
  Design circuit for an output stage using bipolar transistors.  
  Design circuit for amplification using bipolar transistors.  
  Employ feedback in a circuit.  
  Work in a team using available resources to design circuits to meet a given specification.  
(e)   Make basic connections to instrumentation such as power, input signal, voltage measurement, time and frequency domain measurements.  
  Design and test circuits using operational amplifiers.  
  Design circuit for an output stage using bipolar transistors.  
  Design circuit for amplification using bipolar transistors.  
  Employ feedback in a circuit.  
  Write and prepare a lab report that details design procedures and experimental results.  
(f)   Work in a team using available resources to design circuits to meet a given specification.  
(g)   Write and prepare a lab report that details design procedures and experimental results.  
  Work in a team using available resources to design circuits to meet a given specification.  
(i)   Make basic connections to instrumentation such as power, input signal, voltage measurement, time and frequency domain measurements.  
  Write and prepare a lab report that details design procedures and experimental results.  
  Work in a team using available resources to design circuits to meet a given specification.  
(k)   Make basic connections to instrumentation such as power, input signal, voltage measurement, time and frequency domain measurements.  
  Design and test circuits using operational amplifiers.  
  Design circuit for an output stage using bipolar transistors.  
  Design circuit for amplification using bipolar transistors.  
  Employ feedback in a circuit.  
(l)   Make basic connections to instrumentation such as power, input signal, voltage measurement, time and frequency domain measurements.  
  Understand and apply characteristic equations for circuit components (transistors, resistors) to analyze and design circuits.  
  Employ feedback in a circuit.  
(m)   Understand and apply characteristic equations for circuit components (transistors, resistors) to analyze and design circuits.  
  Design and test circuits using operational amplifiers.  
  Design circuit for an output stage using bipolar transistors.  
  Design circuit for amplification using bipolar transistors.  
  Employ feedback in a circuit.  
(n)   Understand and apply characteristic equations for circuit components (transistors, resistors) to analyze and design circuits.  
  Design and test circuits using operational amplifiers.  
  Design circuit for an output stage using bipolar transistors.  
  Design circuit for amplification using bipolar transistors.  
  Employ feedback in a circuit.  

:: Last modified: February 2013 by J. Lin ::

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