12 units (3-2-7)
Prerequisites: Ma 1abc, Ph 1abc
Design-oriented analysis approach to the fundamentals of electrical engineering. Linear circuit analysis, Kirchoff's laws, transient and steady-state network solutions, phasors, Thevenin and Norton theorems, Bode plot, power transfer, resonant circuits. Device physics of diodes, FETs, and bipolar transistors, device characteristics, models, limitations. Transistor bias circuits, multi-transistor circuits, current mirrors, cascades. Digital circuit analysis, DTL, TTL, ECL, MOS logic circuits. Analog circuit analysis, small signal analysis, amplifiers, frequency response. Operation amplifiers, power amplifiers. Feedback circuits, stability, Nyquist's theorem.
Laboratory experiments are designed to match course materials.
Not offered on pass/fail basis.
Lab: Rodney Goodman
Recitation: John Lindal
Horenstein, Mark N. Microelectronic Circuits & Devices. Prentice Hall, 1995.
Lindal, John and R. David Middlebrook. Design Oriented Analysis, Supplementary Notes for EE 14 and EE 114. California Institute of Technology, 1995. (available in the EE Stockroom)
Here are the reading assignments.
Head lab TA:
Lab: Posted outside the EE14 lab in the sub-basement of Steele.
Recitation: 22 Gates; Wednesday 4 PM
Jim Lazar: 133 Steele; Monday 5 PM
John Lindal: 304 Bridge; any afternoon
Exams are limited time, open everything, no collaboration.