Fall 2020 - ENSC 225 D100
Microelectronics I (4)
Class Number: 8895
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 18, 2020
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Prerequisites:(ENSC 220 or MSE 250), MATH 232, and MATH 310.
This course teaches analog/digital electronics and basic device physics in the context of modern silicon integrated circuits technology. Topics include: qualitative device physics and terminal characteristics; implementations and models of basic semiconductor devices (diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs); circuit simulation via SPICE; basic diode circuits; transistors as amplifiers and switching elements; temperature effects and compensation; single-stage transistor amplifiers; biasing, current sources and mirrors. Students taking or with credit for ENSC 226, MSE 251 or SEE 231 may not take ENSC 225 for further credit. Quantitative.
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