|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Undergraduate Studies, Professional|
|Field of study||Electronics and Telecommunications|
|Faculty||Department of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Technologies|
|Academic staff||Ivars Raņķis, Oskars Krievs, Igors Ščukins, Andrejs Stepanovs, Juris Egle|
|Credit points||4.0 (6.0 ECTS)|
Typical power supply unit topologies of electronic equipment. Linear and switching mode voltage regulators - principles of operation and common integrated circuits. Overcurrent protection circuits. Power amplifiers, their classification and the main characteristics. The structure and basic properties of operational amplifiers. Typical operational amplifier circuits, signal generators and active filters. Logic gates and their manipulation. Typical combinational logic – decoders, encoders, multiplexers, adders, programmable logic devices. Typical sequential logic – triggers, binary counters, parallel and shift registers. Semiconductor ROM and RAM memories, their structure and parameters. Integrated logic circuit families - DTL, TTL, CMOS, BiCMOS, ECL, GaAs devices, their structure and parameters. ADCs and DACs. Converters „voltage – frequency” and „frequency – voltage”. Timer circuits and applications..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|Provide knowledge in fundamentals of analogue and digital electronics. Develop an ability to recognize and design simple electronic equipment, applicable in industrial environment.|
Ability to recognize typical power supply unit structures and apply typical voltage regulator circuits. - Accomplished and defended lab. works No.1. and No.2.
Ability to recognize and analyze typical power amplifier topologies. - Accomplished and defended lab. work No.3.
Understanding of basic properties of operational amplifiers. Ability to recognize, analyze and apply typical operational amplifier circuits. - Accomplished and defended lab. work No.4.
Comprehension of discrepancies among different logic circuit families and ability to apply them in practice. - Accomplished and defended lab. work No.5.
Ability to design and apply typical timer circuits. - Accomplished and defended lab. work No.6.
Ability to recognize and synthesize active filters with operational amplifiers. - Accomplished and defended course project.
|Course prerequisites||Basic knowledge of fundamentals of electrical engineering theory and in solid-state devices.|