Homeworks are due at the Beginning of the lecture on the due date.
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Weeks Dates Lectures Notes Homework
Week 1 Jan 13
Course Introduction
video

No HW

Jan 15 Review Phasor and Frequency Response I
video, notes

No HW

Jan 17 Review Phasor and Frequency Response II
video, notes

HW 1: 1.1-1.4
due Wednesday Jan 22
Week 2 Jan 20
Review Phasor and Frequency Response III
video, notes

HW 2: 1.5 - 1.9
due Monday Jan 27

Jan 22
Review Bode Plot
videos, notes

HW 3: 1.10 - 1.11
due Wednesday Jan 29

Jan 24
Review HW 2
video, notes

No HW
Week 3 Jan 27 Review Operational Amplifiers I
video, notes

No HW

Jan 29 Review Frequency Response
video, notes
Quiz 1
Frequency response of RC Circuits
No HW

Jan 31
Active Filters and Operational Amplifiers I
video, notes

HW 4: 2.1 - 2.7
due Monday, Feb 10
(I numbered it incorrectly as HW5 before)
Week 4 Feb 3
Active Filters and Operational Amplifiers II
video, notes
(Quiz 2, resistor color code, will be done on Tuesday in the Lab) No HW

Feb 5
More About Op Amps
video, notes

No HW

Feb 7
Wrap Up Op Amps
video, notes

HW 5: 2.8 - 2.11
due Wednesday Feb 12
(I numbered it incorrectly as HW6 before)
Week 5 Feb 10
Intro to Semiconductors
video, notes
Quiz 3
Op Amps for small signal amplification
No HW

Feb 12
Intro to Semiconductors II
video, notes

No HW

Feb 14
The PN Junction and Diode Circuits with Diodes
video, notes

HW 6: 3.1-3.5
due Fri Feb 21
(I numbered it incorrectly as HW7 before)
Week 6 Feb 17 Midterm Preview
video, notes

No HW

Feb 19 Terminal Characteristics of Diodes/Rectifier I
video, notes
No Quiz Today, the resisitor color code will be included in the midterm exam
No HW

Feb 21
Midterm Exam

No HW
Week 7 Feb 24
Terminal Characteristics of Diodes/Rectifier II
video, notes

HW 7: 3.6 - 3.9
due Friday, Feb 28

Feb 26 Wrap up diodes and Intro to CMOS I
video, notes

No HW

Feb 28 Intro to CMOS II
video, notes

No HW
Week 8 Mar 2
NMOS/PMOS IV Curve and DC Operating Points
video, notes
models.zip
HW 8: 4.1 - 4.3
due Monday, Mar 9

Mar 4
More DC Operating Points
video, notes

No HW

Mar 6
DC Operating Points III
video, notes

No HW
Week 9 Mar 9
DC Operating Points IV
video, notes
simulation file (Vfwd, BV)
Quiz 4
CMOS I/V curve and Diodes stuff
HW 9: 4.4 - 4.6
due Friday, Mar 13

Mar 11
DC Operating Points V and gm
video, notes

No HW

Mar 13
Homework 9 Review
video, notes
NMOS/PMOS simulation examples
No HW
Week 10 Mar 16 Spring Break


Mar 18 Spring Break


Mar 20
Spring Break

Week 11 Mar 23
Class Cancelled



Mar 25 Class Cancelled
 


Mar 27 Class Cancelled

Week 12 Mar 30
Small Signal Analysis III
video, notes



Apr 1
The Differential Pair I
video, notes

 
HW 10: 4.7 and 4.8
due April 6, Monday
(Take Pictures of the work and send it to me by email)
Combine the work into one PDF file (you can use PDF24 to convert it)

Apr 3
The Differential Pair II
video, notes

No HW
Week 13 Apr 6
The Current Mirror
video, notes

HW 11: 4.9-4.11
due Friday Apr 10

Apr 8
Cascoding Current Mirrors I
video, notes

No HW

Apr 10
Cascoding Current Mirrors II
video, notes
Solutions for Hw 9, 10, and 11
No HW
Week 14 Apr 13
The Differential Amplifier
video, notes

HW 12: 5.1
due Monday Apr 20
refer to the first video on this page

Apr 15 Keep working on the chip layout
no lecture

No HW

Apr 17 Keep working on the chip layout
no lecture

No HW
Week 15 Apr 20
Final Exam Preview
video, notes

HW 13: Complete the course evaluation by 5 pm Apr 24. Send me the certificate of completion by email.

Apr 22
Keep working on the chip layout
no lecture

No HW

Apr 24 Keep working on the chip layout
no lecture

No HW
Week 16 Apr 28 (Tuesday)
Final Exam
9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
The exam will be sent to you by email at 9:45 am
Open-book, open-notes
Send it back to me by email after it is done