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EDA350 - Electronic circuits
Owner: TDATA
3,0 Credits (ECTS 4,5)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: A
Department: 0735 - Computer engineering

Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0198 Examination 2,0 c Grading: TH   2,0 c   16 Dec 2003 pm M,  13 Apr 2004 pm M,  26 Aug 2004 pm V
0298 Laboratory 1,0 c Grading: UG   1,0 c    

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The integrated circuit represents the physical core of almost all electronic systems. As a result of many years of intense development towards decreasing transistor and wire sizes, it is today possible to integrate hundreds of millions transistors on a single microchip. This presents electronic system designers with unprecedented possibilities with respect to functionality and performance.

To be able to design efficient electronic systems that can harness the inherent possibilities for functionality and performance, the designer needs not only be skilled in industrial design methods for the system level, but she/he should also be proficient in electronic circuit design. The purpose of this course it to give the Computer Science and Engineering student the experience from and knowledge in basic electronic circuits that is required in order to design integrated electronic systems.

The student shall gain insight in the electronic circuits that constitute digital as well as analog circuitry, integrated circuits as well as printed circuit boards. The student shall learn basic analysis and design methods in a limited selection of electronic circuits; analog circuits, digital circuits and wires. Furthermore, the course aims to give students an overview of contemporary issues in circuit design, and focus is put on integrated circuits and so-called System-on-Chip (SoC) technology.


History of Electronics, The amplifier, DC analysis, Electronic devices, The gain stage, Operating/biasing point, Load resistance, Impedances, Small signal models, High-frequency MOS behavior, High-frequency amplifier behavior, Feedback and stability, Feedback and bandwidth, Cascading, Practical electrical design of digital systems, Wire theory and modeling, Microchip technology, Differential amplifier, OP, CMOS, CMOS inverter, CMOS logic, Power dissipation issues, Memory design, Dynamic circuits, Clocking, Latches and flip-flops


12 lectures
12 exercises
2 laboratory exercises


"Microelectronic Circuits" by Sedra and Smith, 4th edition, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-511690-9

Laboratory exercise manual


Written exam, and pass on laboratory exercises

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