14:332:463 Analog Electronics

Course catalog description: Feedback amplifier analysis, Frequency response of BJT and FET amplifiers, and frequency response with feedback stability, operational amplifiers.

Credits and contact hours: 3 credits; 1 hour and 20-minute session twice a week, every week

Pre-Requisite courses: 14:332:361

Co-Requisite courses: None

Topics Covered:

  • Single-stage BJT and FET amplifiers
  • Multi-stage amplifiers
  • Differential amplifiers
  • Current sources and active loads
  • High frequency single stage
  • High frequency multi-stage            
  • Time constants and Bode plots
  • Feedback amplifiers configuration
  • Gain, input and output resistance of feedback amplifiers
  • Feedback examples
  • Stability of feedback amplifiers
  • Bode plots; determining stability and compensation
  • Analysis of 741 op-amp gain
  • Stability example with 741 op amp

Textbook: R. C. Jaeger, Microelectronic Circuit Design, McGraw-Hill.

Other supplemental material: P.R. Gray, P. J. Hurst, S. T. Lewis and and R. G. Meyer, Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.