RTR701 Laboratory Exercises in Electronics

Code RTR701
Name Laboratory Exercises in Electronics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; 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, Elmārs Beķeris
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The course is aimed to acquaint students with components of electronic system and their main connections. Learning is based on design of real devices on solderless breadboard. .
The main subject areas: resistance for circuits containing resistors connected in parallel, series and mixture connection; time delay by RC circuit; bipolar transistor as a switch; bipolar transistor as an amplifier; biasing of bipolar transistors; amplifier circuits; MSP 430 microcontroller, microcontroller pin programming as input, output, masks, programming several MSP430 integrated peripherals. The volume of subject areas may be varied according to the background and interest of specific groups..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of this course is understand principles of operation of electronic circuits and learn to make real connections without assistance. Students - are getting practical experience to prototype electronic circuit, according to the given circuit diagram; - are getting practical skills for independent circuit's research; - obtain experience to understand various circuit diagrams; - understand principles of operation of prototyped circuit's; - obtain ability to combine theoretical knowledge and experimental work.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Ability to understand circuit diagrams - Defense of laboratory work.
Ability to connect resistors with fixed resistance to achieve given resistance. - Laboratory work.
Ability to connect electronic components in accordance to given circuit diagram. - Laboratory work execution.
Ability to combine theoretical knowledge and experimental work. - Defense of laboratory work. Home work.
Ability to identify electronics components in circuit and circuit diagram. - Laboratory work.
Course prerequisites Ohm`s and Kirchoff`s laws. Resonance conditions in LC series and parallel circuits. Physics - chapter „Electrisity” .

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