Public University of Navarre



Academic year: 2019/2020 | Previous academic years:  2018/2019 
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering at the Universidad Pública de Navarra
Course code: 252405 Subject title: FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRONICS
Credits: 6 Type of subject: Mandatory Year: 2 Period: 2º S
Department: Ingeniería Eléctrica, Electrónica y de Comunicación
Lecturers
GUBIA VILLABONA, EUGENIO (Resp) GOICOECHEA FERNANDEZ, JAVIER
SOCORRO LERANOZ, ABIAN BENTOR URRUTIA AZCONA, AITOR

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Module/Subject matter

Module: Common Industrial Education (MFC)
Subject matter: Electronics and Automation

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Descriptors

Electronic components. Circuits and electronic Systems Analysis. Analog, digital and power electronics.


In order to follow successfully this subject it is highly recommended a basic knowledge of the circuit analysis techniques. In this bachelor programme this basic tools are studied in the subject ¿Circuitos Eléctricos¿.

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General proficiencies

  • CB2: The students should be able to apply their knowledge to their job in a professional way and they should have the proficiencies required to elaborate and defend their job using arguments and solve problems within their area of expertise.
  • CB4: The students should be able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to an specialized or a general audience.
  • GG1: Ability to write, sign and develop problems
  • GG2: Ability to manage activities involved in projects
  • CG3: Knowledge of the basic and technological skills that prepare the student to learn new theories and methods, and provide the student with the necessary versatility to adapt to new situations.
  • CG4: Ability to solve problems with initiative, decision making, creativity, critical thinking and to communicate and transmit knowledge, skills and abilities in the field of industrial engineering.
  • CG5: Knowledge to perform measurements, calculations, assessments, appraisals, surveys, studies, reports, work plans and similar work
  • CG10: Ability to work in a multilingual and multidisciplinary environment.

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Specific proficiencies

  • CC5: Possess knowledge in fundamentals of electronics.
  • CC9: Possess basic knowledge of the production and manufacturing processes

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the students are capable of:

  • R1: Describe and explain the basic operation principles of the fundamental electronic devices.
  • R2: Extract the main operation parameters of the electronic components from their commercial datasheets.
  • R3: Design electronic applications using diodes, transistors, operational amplifiers and other analog integrated circuits.
  • R4: know the fundamentals of the binary codification of information.
  • R5: know the fundamentals of the logic gates.
  • R6: Understand the diode rectifier and the half-bridge inverter.
  • R7: Understand and know the characteristics and basic limitations of analog, digital and power circuits.
  • R8: Break down complex problems into basic functional blocks that can be easily implemented with electronic circuits.
  • R9: Know the basic manufacturing processes in engineering.
  • R10: Know the manufacturing processes and materials used in the fabrication of electronic circuits and ICs.

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Methodology

 

Methodology- Activity Class hours  Self-study
A-1 Classroom lectures 46  
A-2 Laboratory sessions 14 14
A-3 Debates, presentations, group work   10
A-4  Paper writting   17
A-5 Reading    
A-6 Self-study   40
A-7 Exams 3  
A-8 Office hours    6
     
Total 63 87

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Relationship between formative activities and proficiencies

Proficiency Formative activities
CB2 A1,A2,A3,A4,A6,A7,A8
CB4 A1,A2,A3,A4,A7,A8
CG1 A1,A2,A4
CG2 A4
CG3 A1,A2,A4
CG4 A1,A6,A8
CG5 A1
CG10 A4
CC5 A1,A2,A7
CC9 A1,A2,A7

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Languages

English

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Evaluation

 

 Proficiencies Evaluation system Weight (%) Retake
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10 Long-answer exam.   It is mandatory to have a minimum of 5/10 to average with the rest of the evaluation items. If the qualification in this item is below 5/10 the final mark of the course will be the average of all the items with a maximum of 4.9/10.  60%  yes
R3, R8 Project and report. The project and the report should be presented within the mandatory deadline that will be announced in advance. If the student don¿t fulfill this requirement, the final mark of the course will be ¿NOT TAKEN¿. It is mandatory to have a minimum of 5/10 to average with the rest of the evaluation items. If the qualification in this item is below 5/10 the final mark of the course will be the average of all the items with a maximum of 4.9/10  30%  yes
 R2, R3, R7, R8 Experimental work exam. The assistance to the laboratory sessions is mandatory, as well as the prior preparation of the design exercises proposed. If the student don¿t fulfill this requirement, the final mark of the course will be ¿NOT TAKEN¿. It is mandatory to have a minimum of 5/10 to average with the rest of the evaluation items. If the qualification in this item is below 5/10 the final mark of the course will be the average of all the items with a maximum of 4.9/10.  10%  yes

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Contents

  • Introduction to the economic and social relevance of the electronics
  • Introduction to semiconductor materials and the manufacturing techniques of ICs.
  • Basic electronic devices.
  • Analysis and design of analog signal circuits.
  • Introduction to digital electronics
  • Logic gates
  • Indroduction to power electronics.
  • Diode rectifiers and half-bridge inverters.
  • Industrial applications

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Agenda

  • Lecture 1. Introduction
  • Lecture 2. Diodes
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 P-N junctions.
    • 2.3 Manufacturing techniques
    • 2.4 Rectifying diodes,
    • 2.5 LED, Zener y Photodiodes.
  • Lecture 3.Transistors
    • 3.1 Bipolar Transistor
    • 3.2 Field-Effect Transistor.
  • Lecture 4. Analog Electronics
    • 4.1.Introduction
    • 4.2 The Operational Amplifier
    • 4.3 Linear and non-linear applications of the OA.
    • 4.4. Other ICs: comparators, signal generators, etc.
    • 4.5 IC manufacturing techniques
  • Lecure 5. Digital Electronics
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Binary codification of information
    • 5.3 Basic components of programmable digital systems
    • 5.4 Logic families
    • 5.4 A/D and D/A converters
  • Lecture 6. Power electronics
    • 6.1 Introduction to power electronics.
    • 6.2 Introduction to switched converters.
    • 6.3 Linear power amplifiers and regulators.
  • Lecture 7. Industrial applications

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  • Simulation session:
    • Session 0.Introduction to LTSPICE electronic circuit simulator
  • Laboratory sessions:
    • Session 1. Circuits using diodes
    • Session 2. Transistors used as switches
    • Session 3. Operational amplifier: voltage follower and amplifiers.
    • Session 4. Hysteresis comparator circuit with OA.
    • Session 5. Laboratory instrumentation.
    • Session 6. Analog/Digital and Digital/Analog conversions

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Bibliography

Acceda a la bibliografía que su profesor ha solicitado a la Biblioteca.


BASIC BIBLIOGRAPHY:

At the beginning of the course there is a full description of the documents and bibliography that is recommended and used in this subject.


Course guide compilation:
This document is elaborated by the lecturers of the course and it is recommended as the official Course Guide. This document will be available for every student.

 

SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY:

  • - Circuitos Electrónicos. Análisis, Simulación y Diseño. Norbet R. Malik. Prentice Hall 1996. Traducido de Electronic Circuits. Analysis, Simulation & Design.
  • - Microelectronic Circuits. Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith. Oxford University Press. 1998.
  • - Thomas L. Floyd; ¿Fundamentos de sistemas digitales¿, PRENTICE HALL
  • - Mohand, Undeland, Robbins; ¿Power electronics : Converters, applications, and design¿, WILEY

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Location

  • Theory: lecture room at ¿El Aulario¿, Campus Arrosadía
  • Laboratory: Basic Electronic Laboratory, 1st floor of the ¿Los Tejos¿ building (Electric and Electronic Engineering Department.
  • Ocasionally some lectures may take place in a computer room.

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