Course Code: EA 3103 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Electronic engineering and telecommunications • Field of study: Applied Electronics
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Ioan Emilian Ceuca
Seminar tutor: Ioan Emilian Ceuca
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

 Knowledge of the main principles of analyzing, designing and producing of analog (linear) integrated circuits applications
 Knowing of analysis and functioning of main integrated sub circuits: current shunts and sources, current mirrors, amplification stages, output stages etc.
 Knowing the structure and applications of operational amplifiers.

Course Entry Requirements:

Electronic devices, Fundamental electronic circuits.

Course contents:

 Microelectronics, definitions, taxonomies  Analog integrated circuits technology.  Analog integrated circuits, types and applications  Operational amplifiers, parameters, linear and nonlinear applications.  Sub circuits (current sources and mirrors, active loads, voltage references.  Elementary amplification stages.  Output stages (A class, B class, A-B class).  Frequency behavior and stability of operational amplifiers applications.  Nonlinear analogic integrated circuits.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification

Learning outcomes:

 Analyzing and constructive design of analog systems using analog integrated circuits.  Using of specific software for analyzing and designing analog electronic devices.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written exam - 40%; continuous assessment (laboratory) - 40%, final test - 20%.

Recommended reading:

 Gray P. R., P.J. Hurst, S.H. Lewis, R.G. Meyer, “Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits”, John Wiley & Sons, 2003
 Gray P.R., R.G. Meyer, “Circuite integrate analogice. Analiza şi proiectare”, Ed. Tehnica,1997
 Manolescu A. M., A. Manolescu, C. Popa, “Analiza şi proiectarea circuitelor integrate VLSI CMOS. Culegere de probleme”, Printech, 2006