RTR244 Numerical Methods of Computer Aided Design

Code RTR244
Name Numerical Methods of Computer Aided Design
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 Pēteris Misāns, Gatis Valters, Māris Tērauds
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Models of electronic circuit elements. Development of equations for circuits. Methods for static and stationary state analysis. Transient process, frequency and bias point analysis. Macromodels. Methods how to optimize electronic circuits..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Introduction into the dominant numerical methods of CAD systems. Development of skills in the independent usage of CAD numerical methods and the ability to develop the mentioned skills.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to operate independently with sparse matrices in MATLAB environment - Passed blitz-test, test and final test. Successful presentation of lab work report.
Able to perform independently LU-factorization in MATLAB environment - Passed blitz-test, test and final test. Successful presentation of lab work report.
Able to build up the node voltage equations for nonlinear circuit and simulate the circuit independently - Passed blitz-test, test and final test. Successful presentation of lab work report.
Able to build up and simulate the simple transistor models independently - Passed blitz-test, test and final test. Successful presentation of lab work report.
Able to build up and simulate nonlinear dynamic circuits with state-space method - Passed blitz-test, test and final test. Successful presentation of lab work report.
Course prerequisites Basics of Calculus. Basic skills in MATLAB programming language. Circuit Theory.

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