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Electronics Fundamentals and Applications

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A.A. 2022/23

Course Language

Inglese

Course degree

Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Mechatronic Engineering (Ingegneria Meccatronica) - Torino

Course structure
Teaching Hours
Lezioni 40
Esercitazioni in laboratorio 40
Tutoraggio 48
Teachers
Teacher Status SSD h.Les h.Ex h.Lab h.Tut Years teaching
Chiaberge Marcello Professore Associato ING-INF/01 20 0 40 0 6
Teaching assistant
Espandi

Context
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/01 8 D - A scelta dello studente A scelta dello studente
2022/23
The aim of the course is to teach to analyse and design basic electrical and electronic circuits that are the base of complex embedded analog and digital systems used in mechatronics applications. The module will start from basic building blocks in the DC and AC domains together with the necessary analysis and simulation techniques. A complete section of the module will be used to analyze available technologies and components. The last section is devoted to digital basic building blocks.
The aim of the course is to teach to analyse and design basic electrical and electronic circuits that are the base of complex embedded analog and digital systems used in mechatronics applications. The module will start from basic building blocks in the DC and AC domains together with the necessary analysis and simulation techniques. A complete section of the module will be used to analyze available technologies and components. The last section is devoted to digital basic building blocks.
Become familiar with passive circuits in DC and AC domain. Become familiar with analog and digital electronics. Design small analog systems from specifications. Design a digital circuit and the interface between it and a load. Become familiar with the experimental lab, instruments and measurement techniques for analog and digital circuits.
Become familiar with passive circuits in DC and AC domain. Become familiar with analog and digital electronics. Design small analog systems from specifications. Design a digital circuit and the interface between it and a load. Become familiar with the experimental lab, instruments and measurement techniques for analog and digital circuits.
Physics: power and energy, basic electromagnetics. Mathematics: algebra of complex numbers, linear algebra and matrix analysis, algebraic linear systems, first-order linear differential equations, basis of Laplace transform.
Physics: power and energy, basic electromagnetics. Mathematics: algebra of complex numbers, linear algebra and matrix analysis, algebraic linear systems, first-order linear differential equations, basis of Laplace transform.
Part I DC Circuits (2 CFU) • Quantities and Units • Voltage, Current, and Resistance • Ohm’s Law, Energy and Power • Series Circuits • Parallel Circuits • Series-Parallel Circuits Part II AC Circuits (2CFU) • Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage • Capacitors, Inductors • Laplace transform, Bode diagrams • RC and RLC Circuits and Resonance • Time Response of Reactive Circuits • Transformers Part III Devices (2,5 CFU) • Semiconductors • Diodes and Applications • Transistors (BJT, JFET, MOS) and Applications • The Operational Amplifier • Basic Op-Amp Circuits • I order active filters Part IV Digital Electronics (1,5 CFU) • bipolar and MOS transistors in switching mode, switches, CMOS gates • Static and dynamic parameters, open drain and tri-state output • AND-OR-NOT gates • basic sequential circuits (latches, flip-flops, counters)
Part I DC Circuits (2 CFU) • Quantities and Units • Voltage, Current, and Resistance • Ohm’s Law, Energy and Power • Series Circuits • Parallel Circuits • Series-Parallel Circuits Part II AC Circuits (2CFU) • Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage • Capacitors, Inductors • Laplace transform, Bode diagrams • RC and RLC Circuits and Resonance • Time Response of Reactive Circuits • Transformers Part III Devices (2,5 CFU) • Semiconductors • Diodes and Applications • Transistors (BJT, JFET, MOS) and Applications • The Operational Amplifier • Basic Op-Amp Circuits • I order active filters Part IV Digital Electronics (1,5 CFU) • bipolar and MOS transistors in switching mode, switches, CMOS gates • Static and dynamic parameters, open drain and tri-state output • AND-OR-NOT gates • basic sequential circuits (latches, flip-flops, counters)
The course includes 8 experimental laboratory exercises (4 CFU) to be performed at the LED laboratories. The labs are organized in groups of 3/4 students. For each lab, groups must prepare weekly reports that are evaluated and will be part of the final score.
The course includes 8 experimental laboratory exercises (4 CFU) to be performed at the LED laboratories. The labs are organized in groups of 3/4 students. For each lab, groups must prepare weekly reports that will be evaluated and will contribute to the final score (-2 / +4 contribution). In case of persisting restrictions related with COVID-19 emergency, the experimental lab will be organized at home giving experimental boards and components to the groups.
For further details and discussions the recommended text is: Neil Storey, Electronics: A Systems Approach (6th edition), Pearson Education UK, ISBN: 978-1-292-11406-4 (print), 978-1-292-11411-8 (PDF), 978-1-292-13341-6 (ePub)
For further details and discussions the recommended text is: Neil Storey, Electronics: A Systems Approach (6th edition), Pearson Education UK, ISBN: 978-1-292-11406-4 (print), 978-1-292-11411-8 (PDF), 978-1-292-13341-6 (ePub)
Modalità di esame: Prova scritta (in aula); Prova orale facoltativa; Elaborato grafico prodotto in gruppo; Elaborato scritto prodotto in gruppo;
Exam: Written test; Optional oral exam; Group graphic design project; Group essay;
The final exam consists of two distinct written parts that are carried out together in the same day: one part related with exercises / project analysis (such as those seen during the course and in the laboratory exercises) and a second part related with theory (three or four open questions, 5 minutes time for each question). The first part has a typical duration of about 60 minutes, while the second depends on the number of questions. The exam lasts less than two hours. During the first part (exercises), you can use notes, forms, educational materials, etc... but is NOT allowed the use of personal computers (only classic calculators). During the second part (theory), you cannot use any material and you do not need calculators. The two parts are evaluated separately and an average score is made (in thirtieths). The score obtained from the written exam is summed with the evaluation of laboratory exercises (delta max. between -2 and +4). The resulting score can be registered as it is or further integrated (between -3 and +3) with a possible optional oral session. NEW ADDITIONAL EXAM RULES: - if you reserve the exam and you cannot attend it, please unbook or send an email to communicate about your absence. If you don't do that, you will not granted to attend next exam session - you still can REJECT the score, BUT ONLY ONCE - to pass the exam, both sections MUST be greater or equal than 12/30 otherwise the exam will be FULLY FAILED
Gli studenti e le studentesse con disabilità o con Disturbi Specifici di Apprendimento (DSA), oltre alla segnalazione tramite procedura informatizzata, sono invitati a comunicare anche direttamente al/la docente titolare dell'insegnamento, con un preavviso non inferiore ad una settimana dall'avvio della sessione d'esame, gli strumenti compensativi concordati con l'Unità Special Needs, al fine di permettere al/la docente la declinazione più idonea in riferimento alla specifica tipologia di esame.
Exam: Written test; Optional oral exam; Group graphic design project; Group essay;
The final exam consists of two distinct parts that are carried out together in the same day: one part related with exercises / project analysis (such as those seen during the course and in the laboratory exercises) and a second part related with theory (three or four open questions, 5 minutes time for each question). The first part has a typical duration of 60/90 minutes depending on the exercises, while the second depends on the number of questions (typically 15/20 minutes). The full exam lasts less than two hours. During the first part (exercises), you can consult slides, notes, forms, didactic material, etc... During the second part (theory), you cannot consult any material. The two parts are evaluated separately and an average score is made (in thirtieths). The score obtained from the written exam is summed with the evaluation of laboratory exercises (delta max. -2 to +4). The resulting score can be registered or further integrated (-3 to +3) with a optional oral session. NEW ADDITIONAL EXAM RULES - if you reserve the exam and you cannot attend it, please unbook or send an email to communicate about your absence. If you don't do that, your name will be entered in a "black list" and you will not granted to attend next two exam sessions - you can still REJECT the score, BUT ONLY ONCE - to pass the exam, both sections MUST have a score greater than 12/30 otherwise the exam will be FULLY FAILED IMPORTANT In order to reduce the enormous waste of paper and to simplify the corrected papers correction and consultation operations, from AY 2022/23 the exam will be conducted entirely using a personal notebook/tablet/iPad. The exam will be conducted in the exact same manner as the "paper" exam with the only difference being that at the end of the exam (on a server), one PDF file containing the two sections of the exam (exercises and theory) will have to be uploaded. The personal notebook/tablet/iPad will clearly also be able to be used to consult the admitted material during the exam and to perform possible LTSpice and/or Matlab/SIMULINK simulations that may also be included in the final paper to be handed in.
In addition to the message sent by the online system, students with disabilities or Specific Learning Disorders (SLD) are invited to directly inform the professor in charge of the course about the special arrangements for the exam that have been agreed with the Special Needs Unit. The professor has to be informed at least one week before the beginning of the examination session in order to provide students with the most suitable arrangements for each specific type of exam.
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