# Non Linear Circuits

 Title ΜΗ ΓΡΑΜΜΙΚΑ ΚΥΚΛΩΜΑΤΑ / Non Linear Circuits Code ΕΦΕ203 Faculty Sciences School Physics Cycle / Level 1st / Undergraduate Teaching Period Winter Coordinator Ioannis Stoumpoulos Common Yes Status Active Course ID 40003081

 Academic Year 2016 – 2017 Class Period Winter Faculty Instructors Weekly Hours 3 Class ID 600036390
Course Type 2016-2020
• Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
• Face to face
Language of Instruction
• Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The purpose of the course is for the students: 1) to get familiarized with the use of electrical measurement instruments . 2) to acquire experience on experimentally constructing electrical circuits and monitoring their function by taking measurements 3) to acquire knowledge on circuit analysis methods and theorems and applying this knowledge in practice 4) to practice their skills in written presentation and discussing experimental results
General Competences
• Apply knowledge in practice
• Work autonomously
• Work in teams
• Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Nonlinear Circuit Elements. The nonlinear resistor (series and parallel connections, concave and convex resistors, dc operating points, small signal analysis). Nonlinear capacitors and inductors. Operational-amplifier circuits. Device description, characteristics and model. OP-AMP circuits operating in the linear region. OP-AMP circuits operating in the nonlinear region. First-order circuits. Circuits driven by dc sources, circuits driven by piecewise-constant signals, the dynamic route, jump phenomenon and relaxation oscillation). Second-order circuits. Tunnel diode and Josephson junction circuits, equilibrium states and operating points. Nonlinear oscillation. Basic negative-resistance oscillator, physical mechanisms for oscillation, phase portrait of typical oscillators. Van der Pol oscillator, Duffing oscillator, Duffing-Ueda oscillator. Introduction to nonlinear dynamics. Poincaré maps, bifurcation diagrams, Lyapunov exponents. From periodicity to chaos. Routes to chaos (period-doubling, collapse of tori, intermittency). Antimonotonicity. Crises of chaotic attractors. Chaotic dynamics of the R-L-varactor diode circuit. Chaotic dynamics of Chua’s circuit family. Memristors (from periodicity to chaos)
Keywords
Chaos, Antimonotonicity, phaseportrait, Poincare, Memristor,
Educational Material Types
• Notes
• Slide presentations
• Video lectures
• Multimedia
• Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
• Use of ICT in Course Teaching
• Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
• Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Lectures27
Laboratory Work30
Tutorial30
Written assigments30
Exams3
Total120
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
• Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
• Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
• Written Assignment (Formative)
• Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΜΗ ΓΡΑΜΜΙΚΑ ΚΥΚΛΩΜΑΤΑ, I. ΚΥΠΡΙΑΝΙΔΗΣ, Μ. ΠΕΤΡΑΝΗ, ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΗ ΠΑΙΔΕΙΑ
Last Update
29-06-2016