RTR218 Application of Computers in Electronics

Code RTR218
Name Application of Computers in Electronics
Status Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Electronics and Telecommunications
Faculty Department of Fundamentals of Electronics
Academic staff Māris Tērauds
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Computer as the main contemporary engineering tool. Basics of the automation of electronic circuit design. Modeling of structural and functional blocks. Analysis of logic and analog electric circuits. Variant analysis. Design problems. Microchip design. Data transmission networks. Data transfer protocols..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Goal: the obtained skills needed to continue studies at the following courses: RTR306 (Analog electronics), RTR519 (Integrated Devices and Their Applications), RTR535 (Digital and Mixed Circuit Simulation). An ability to simulate electronic circuits independently, presentation of results. Tasks: 1) to develop skills in scheme modeling in PSpice; 2) to promote comprehension of circuit working principles; 3) to learn to analyze lab test results and make conclusions.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Understanding of operational principles of circuits presented in the framework of the course. - Laboratory work, report and its defense.
Ability to provide analysis of analogue circuits. - Laboratory work, report and its defense.
Ability to carry out modelling of various circuits. - Laboratory work, report and its defense.
Ability to analyze circuits, select a modeling mode, know how to combine analogous and digital circuits. - Laboratory work, report and its defense.
Ability to apply analogous and digital circuits for solving various technical problems in electronics. - Laboratory test, report and its defense. The final test is passed if all lab works are completed, reports submitted and defended, the individual task is successfully completed.
Course prerequisites Basics of electrical engineering theory, RC and RL circuits, transient response, RLC circuits.

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