Engineering and design

Electronic Devices and Circuit Prototyping

Module code: H6099
Level 4
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Practical, Laboratory
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Coursework

Your studies in this module include:

  • semiconductor devices - diodes, junction transistors, field-effect transistors (FETs)
  • simple circuit applications - rectifiers and amplifiers
  • component specifications and selection
  • use of data sheets and applications notes
  • production of circuit diagrams
  • circuit simulation
  • circuit prototyping
  • development and testing
  • printed circuit board (PCB) production
  • final construction and testing
  • project team management
  • recording of work
  • technical report writing.

Pre-requisite

Electrical Circuits & Devices

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of basic analogue and digital systems
  • Interpret component specifications, application notes and datasheets
  • Apply circuit design concepts to a practical implementation
  • Build, test and evaluate a circuit as part of a group in the laboratory.