ECE 206 - Electric and Electronic Circuits Laboratory

Semesters Offered

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Elec & Electronic Circuits LabECE206A130392LAB1100 - 1250 MT  4074 ECE Building Zuofu Cheng

Official Description

Laboratory instruments and basic measurement techniques; electric circuits; CMOS logic circuits; DTL and TTL circuits; op-amps. Course Information: Credit is not given to Computer or Electrical Engineering majors. Prerequisite: PHYS 212; concurrent registration in ECE 205.

Subject Area

Core Curriculum

Course Director

Description

Laboratory instruments and basic measurement techniques, electric circuits, CMOS logic circuits, DTL and TTL circuits, and op-amps.

Notes

ECE students may not receive credit for this course.

Goals

This course is designed to supplement the material of ECE 205 and provide a hands-on experience in assembling and testing electric and electronic circuits.

Topics

  • Laboratory Introduction
  • Network Solving and Equivalent Circuits
  • Transient Response
  • Rectifier and Power Supply Circuits
  • MOSFET Inverter Circuits
  • CMOS Logic Circuits
  • CMOS Transient Analysis
  • BJT Circuits
  • Transient-Transistor Logic
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Nonlinear Op Amp Circuits
  • Frequency Response

Detailed Description and Outline

This course is designed to supplement the material of ECE 205 and provide a hands-on experience in assembling and testing electric and electronic circuits.

Topics:

  • Laboratory Introduction
  • BJT review and logic gates
  • Arduino (or similar microcontroller platform) introduction and programming
  • MOSFET device operation and characteristics
  • MOSFET based logic and switching
  • PWM operation
  • H-bridge design and construction
  • H-bridge control of DC motor (open loop)
  • H-bridge control of DC motor (closed loop)

ECE students may not receive credit for this course.

Computer Usage

Students will use the computer for programming Arduino, as well as capturing data from lab instruments.

Reports

Students are required to turn in weekly lab reports.

Topical Prerequisites

  • ECE 205 is required before ECE 206
  • Basic circuit analysis (KVL, KCL)
  • Understanding of AC and DC behavior of passive devices (resistor, capacitor, inductor)
  • Basic understanding of diodes and BJTs

ABET Category

Engineering Science: 100%

Course Goals

ECE206 is the lab course which builds on ECE 205 concepts; ECE 205 is an introductory course in circuit analysis for non-majors in engineering. The goals are to supplement the material of ECE 205 and provide a hands-on experience in assembling and testing electric and electronic circuits.

Instructional Objectives

1. Laboratory Introduction and BJT(s) (2 hours) At the end of week 1 students will be able to

  • Obtain BJT operating characteristics and IV curves. (a,b)
  • Identify BJT operating regions.
  • Implementing logic gates using BJTs
  • Analyze problems with BJT logic gates.

2. Arduno Programming Lab(s) (4 hours) At the end of Week 5 students will be able to:

  • Use (Arduino+programming) and bench instruments as logic input/output sources and power supply. (a, b)

3. MOSFET Device Introduction (2 hours) At the end of Week 7 students will be able to:

  • Obtain and investigate MOS I-V characteristics and obtain key MOS parameters from the IV characteristics. (a,b)
  • Analyze and Build CMOS inverter circuits to verify the logic function, and measure the propagation delay, noise margin, and power dissipation using an oscilloscope, function generator, and power supply. (a,b)

4. General Digital Logic and MOSFET Gates (2 hours) At the end of Week 9 students will be able to:

  • Analyze and build CMOS gates and characterize the performance in terms of propagation delay, noise margins, and static and dynamic power. (a,b)
  • Analyze and design logic circuits to realize any arbitrary logic function.

5. H-Bridge and Motor Introduction (4 hours) At the end of Week 13 students will be able to:

  • Analyze and design a H-Bridge circuit using BJTs (a, b)
  • Design logic circuit to interface with H-bridge (a,b)
  • Use H-Bridge and logic circuits to obtain PWM and direction signals.
  • Use H-Bridge circuit to drive a load
  • Use Arduino to measure motor speed
  • Use PWM signals to control motor speed in open loop configuration

6. Closed loop motor control (2 hours) At the end of Week 15 students will be able to:

  • Use PWM signals to control motor speed in closed loop configuration (a,b)

Last updated

3/30/2017by Zuofu Cheng