# Curriculum Map

# Course: Electronics

**Description**

This curriculum map provides a mapping of content from *Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers *and *Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering** *to standard Electronics course topics. The author carefully selected relevant examples, videos, tables and figures which she felt would be valuable supplements to any standard Electronics textbook. You can easily incorporate the content into your course by using our copy link functionality to paste a direct link into your school's LMS.

**Author**

Carlotta A. Berry, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

## Course Topics

- Semiconductors
- Diodes
- Amplifiers
- BJT/Bipolar Amplifiers
- MOSFET Transistors
- Differential Amplifiers
- Power Amplifiers
- Feedback
- Filters
- Oscillators
- Operational Amplifiers

## Semiconductors

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Component Energy Levels | Figure | Figure 2-7 shows the energy levels for conductors, insulators and semiconductors. |
Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers |

## Diodes

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Power Electronic Device Families |
Text | Section 13.1.1 describes the difference between the three power electronic devices including diodes, transistors and thyristors. | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Problem 4.52: Diode Example 1 | Video | This video demonstrates how to find the i-v curve for an ideal diode in a DC circuit. |
Schaum's Outline of Electric Circuits |

Problem 4.53: Diode Example 2 | Video |
This video demonstrates how to find the i-v curve for an ideal diode in a DC circuit. |
Schaum's Outline of Electric Circuits |

Problem 4.54/4.55: Diode Example 3 | Video |
This video demonstrates how to find the DC circuit model given the i-v curve for an ideal diode. |
Schaum's Outline of Electric Circuits |

Snubber diode circuit | Figure | Figure 13.1.1 shows a snubber circuit with diodes that is used to protect devices from large changes in current or voltage. | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Power Electronic Devices | Figure | Figure 13.1.2 illustrates the most commonly used power electronic devices including diodes, Schottky diodes and MOSFETS. | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Computer Power Supply |
Figure | Figure 22.2 shows a computer power supply with a diode bridge and a dc-dc converter. |
Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers |

Adjustable speed motor drive |
Figure |
Figure 22.3 is an adjustable speed motor drive with a thre-phase AC supply input and output. |
Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers |

## Amplifiers

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Amplifier Gain |
Text | Section 11.1.1.1 defines the different types of gain for a generalizede amplifier. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Generalized Amplifier | Figure | Figure 11.1.1 shows the input and output relationshp for a generalized amplifier. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Bandwidth | Figure |
Figure 11.1.2 shows the bandwidth for a typical amplifier. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Cascaded Amplifiers | Figure | Figure 11.1.10 shows the network matrix terms such as the two-port paramters for calculating the gain for a cascaded amplifier. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Network Interconnections | Figure | Figure 11.1.11 shows various types of amplifier interconnections such as series-series, parallel-parallel, and cascode. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Transistor Amplifier | Figure | Figure 11.2.5 shows a three-stage transistor amplifer that is capacitively coupled between the stages. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Push-pull Amplifier | Figure | Figure 11.2.9 shows a transformer-coupled push-pull transistor stage which will alternately amplify the negative and positive cycles of the input waveform. | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

## BJT/Bipolar Amplifiers

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Bipolar Transistor-Amplifier Stage |
Figure | Figure 11.2.2 shows biasing and coupling for a bipolar transistor-amplifier stage. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Low-Frequency Compensation Network |
Figure |
Figure 11.3.14 shows a low-frequency compensation network with a BJT. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

## MOSFET Transistors

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Low-Frequency Compensation Network |
Figure | Figure 11.3.14 shows a low-frequency compensation network with a FET. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Transistors in HighPower Amplifiers | Text | Section 11.5.7 describes the advantage of using MOSFETS over bipolar transistors. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Bi-Positional Switch | Figure | Figure 22.5 shows an implemenation of a bi-positional switch by using MOSTFETS |
Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers |

## Differential Amplifiers

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Differential Amplifier Pair |
Figure | Figure 11.4.2 shows a differential amplifier pair which track parameter differences better than separate devices. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Two-State Differential Amplifier | Figure |
Figure 11.4.3 shows a two-stage differential amplifier with common-mode feedback. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Analog Multiplication | Figure |
Figure 11.4.10 show a basic differential amplifier sued for analog multiplication. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

## Power Amplifiers

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Natural Broadcast Transmitter |
Figure | Figure 11.5.4 shows a power amplifier for a Nautel broadcast transmitter. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Class D Audio Amplifier | Figure | Figure 11.5.5 shows a Class D audio amplifier using a power MOSFET. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

## Feedback

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Negative Feedback |
Figure | Figure 11.1.6 shows a simple example of an amplifier with a negative feedback loop. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

## Filters

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Low Pass Filter Design | Text | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering | |

Low Pass Filter Design | Example | This example shows the design of a low pass filter by using a normalized prototype. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Low Pass Butterworth Filter Design: Ex. 1 | Video |
This video demonstrates how to derive a low pass Butterworth filter by using the explicit formulas. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Low Pass Butterworth Filter Design: Ex. 2 | Video |
This video demonstrates how to derive a low pass Butterworth filter by using a table of values. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Time-Delay Network | Example | This example shows how to design a time-delay network. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Low Pass Bessel Filter Design: Ex. 1 | Video |
This video illustrates the design of a time delay network by using a Bessel approximation. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Low Pass Bessel Filter Design: Ex. 2 | Video |
This video illustrates the design of a time delay network by using a Bessel approximation. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

High Pass Filters | Text | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering | |

High-pass Chebyshev Filter Design |
Example | This example shows the design of a bandpass filter with a Chebyshev approximation. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

High Pass Chebyshev Filter Design: Ex. 1 | Video | This video illustrates the design of a high pass Chebyshev filter using a table of values. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

High Pass Chebyshev Filter Design: Ex. 2 | Video | This video illustrates the design of a high pass Chebyshev filter using the explicit formulas. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Bandpass Filters | Text | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering | |

Bandpass Chebyshev Filter Design |
Example | This example shows the design of a bandpass filter with a Chebyshev approximation. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Bandpass Chebyshev Filter | Video | This video illustrates the design of a bandpass filter by using a Chebyshev approximation. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Bandpass Butterworth Filter | Video | This video illustrates the design of a bandpass filter by using a Butterworth approximation. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Band-Elimination Filters | Text | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering | |

Band-Elimination Filter Design | Example | This example shows the design of a bandreject filter. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Band-Elimination Butterworth Filter | Video | This video illustrates the design of a band-elimination filter by using a Butterworth approximation. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Band-Elimination Chebyshev Filter | Video | This video illustrates the design of a band-elimination filter by using a Chebyshev approximation. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Active Filters | Text | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering | |

Active Low-Pass Filter | Figure | Figure 10.3.15 shows an RC unit gain active low pass filter. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Low Pass Ladder Filter | Figure | Figure 10.3.16 shows a low-pass prototype ladder filter. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Attenuator Network Design | Text | Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering | |

Attenuator Network | Fgiure | Figure 10.7.1 shows attenuator network configurations. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Attenuator PI Network Design | Video | This video illustrates the design of an attenuator by using a PI and T network. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Attenuator Bridged-T Network Design | Video | This video illustrates the design of an attenuator by using a bridged-T network. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

## Oscillators

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Types of Oscillators | Figure | Figure 11.1.13 shows various types of oscillators such as phase-shift, Colpitts and Wien bridge. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

LC Oscillator | Figure |
Figure 11.2.12 shows a Hartley oscillator with the collector and base at opposite ends of the tuned circuit. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Colpitts Oscillator | Figure |
Figure 11.2.13 shows the transistor version of the Colpitts oscillator circuit. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Tuned-Collector Oscillator | Figure |
Figure 11.2.14 is an oscillator configuration used in the audio-frequency range where regenerative feedback is produced via the transformer turns. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

RC Oscillator (High Pass Filter) | Figure |
Figure 11.2.15 shows a phase-shift network to produce an RC oscillator with an inverting amplifier with a high pass filter. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

RC Oscillator (Low Pass Filter) | Figure |
Figure 11.2.16 shows a phase-shift network to produce an RC oscillator with an inverting amplifier with a low pass filter. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Wien Bridge Oscillator | Figure |
Figure 11.2.17 shows a Wien bridge oscillator with a differential voltage amplifier with infinite input impedance and zero output impedance. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Low-Frequency Crystal Oscillators | Figure |
Figure 11.2.18 shows the lumped circuit equivalent of a quartz crystal oscillator which has much lower frequencies than just LC or RC oscillators. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Crystal Oscillator |
Figure |
Figure 11.2.20 shows an integrated circuit operational amplifier crystal oscillator. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

## Operational Amplifiers

Relevant Material | Type | Description | Source |
---|---|---|---|

Operational Amplifier | Figure | Figure 11.4.6 shows an operational amplifier with external impedances which determine its functional application. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Integrating Amplifier | Figure |
Figure 11.4.7 shows an integrating amplifier with a capacitor in the feedback loop. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Chapter 16 - The Integrator | Video | This video demonstrates how to design an integrator circuit to have certain input and output characteristics. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Differentiating Amplifier | Figure |
Figure 11.4.8 shows a differentiating amplifier with the capacitor on the input. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Chapter 16 - The Differentiator | Video | This video demonstrates how to design a differentiator circuit to have certain input and output characteristics. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Inverting Amplifier | Figure |
Figure 11.4.16 shows a low-noise design for an inverting amplifier. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Inverting and Non-inverting Amplifiers | Figure |
Figure 10.3.1 shows a first-order realization of inverting and noninverting amplifiers. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Gyrators | Figure |
Figure 10.3.3 and 10.3.4 show the implementation of an inductor by using a gyrator. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Impedance Converter | Figure |
Figure 10.3.6 shows a general impedance convertor implmented with op amps. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Chapter 14 - Converters | Video | This video demonstrates how to design current to voltage and voltage to current converters to have a specific output. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Low Pass Active Filter | Figure |
Figure 10.3.12 shows a low-pass active filter with a gain greater than zero. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

High Pass Active Filter |
Figure |
Figure 10.3.13 shows a high-pass active filter network with a gain greater than zero. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Bandpass Active Filter | Figure |
Figure 10.3.14 shows a bandpass active filter with a gain greater than zero. |
Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering |

Chapter 13 - Nonideal Operational Amplifiers | Video | This video demonstrates how to find the output of a non-ideal operational amplifier with DC offset voltage and currents. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 13 - Slew-Rate Limiting on Operational Amplifiers | Video |
This video demonstrates how to determine the frequency of the input signal to an op amp given the maximum slew rate. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 14 - The Instrumentation Amplifier | Video |
This video demonstrates how to derive the transfer function for an instrumentation amplifier and design it for a specified gain. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 15 - Half-Wave Precision Rectifier | Video |
This video demonstrates how to analyze a half-wave precision rectifier to find the transfer function characteristics. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 15 - Full-Wave Precision Rectifier | Video |
This video demonstrates how to analyze a full-wave precision rectifier to find the transfer function characteristics. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 16 - Basic Comparator and Window Comparator | Video |
This video demonstrates how to design a comparator to produce a square wave between a given high and low reference voltage. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 17 - Phase Shift Oscillators | Video |
This video demonstrates how to design a phase shift oscillator to produce a sine wave with a certain frequency. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 17 - The Wien Bridge Oscillator | Video |
This video demonstrates how to design a Wien Bridge Oscillator to exhibit certain characteristics. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 17 - Square Wave Relaxation Oscillator | Video |
This video demonstrates how to design a square wave relaxation oscillator to produce a square wave with certain characteristics. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Chapter 17 - Triangular Wave Relaxation Oscillator | Video |
This video demonstrates how to design a triangular wave relaxation oscillator to produce a triangular wave with certain characteristics. |
Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook |

Problem 5.48: Op Amp Design Example 1 | Video | This video demonstrates the design of an op amp circuit to satisfy certain output requirements. |
Schaum's Outline of Electric Circuits |

Problem 5.40: Op Amp Design Example 2 | Video | This video demonstrates how to design an op amp to satisfy a given input-output characteristic and input resistance. |
Schaum's Outline of Electric Circuits |