Electronics I

Course Information
TitleΗλεκτρονική Ι / Electronics I
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAlkiviadis Chatzopoulos
Course ID600000964

Programme of Study: Merikī Foítīsī - PPS Īlektrológōn Mīchanikṓn kai Mīchanikṓn Ypologistṓn (2016 - sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course326

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 267
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CORECompulsory Course326

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Prerequisites
1. Basic circuit theory
Learning Outcomes
1. Understanding the behavior of the pn junction based on the semiconductor theory. 2. Getting familiar with the diode component and its applications in circuits. 3. Analysis of operation of unipolar and in particular of MOS transistors, basic equations, equivalent circuits, methods of analysis and design of single stage amplifiers for signal amplification. 4. Analysis of operation of bipolar transistors, basic equations, equivalent circuits, methods of analysis and design of single stage amplifiers for signal amplification. 5. Deep understanding (theory and laboratory ) of amplifiers with unipolar (MOS) and bipolar (BJT) transistor, design of single stage amplifiers in discrete and integrated circuits 6. Introduction to fabrication of integrated circuits.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic semiconductor theory, properties of the pn junction, diodes, diode circuits, unipolar transistor (FET), bipolar transistor (BJT). Load line in DC and AC, equivalent circuits of transistors, use of the H-parameters. Regions of operation of bipolar and MOS transistors, bias and stabilization of the operating point of amplifiers, analysis and design of single stage amplifiers with bipolar and MOS transistors in discrete and integrated circuits.
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
Laboratory Work21
Student Assessment
Written test; duration of 180 minutes (80%) Laboratory assessment (10%) and assessment in the use of circuit analysis program (10%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Βιβλίο: SPICE, Χατζόπουλος Αλκιβιάδης, Μπόντζιος Γ., Κωνσταντίνου Δ., Φάρχα Αμπού Σ., Εκδόσεις ΤΖΙΟΛΑ, 2012 2. Βιβλίο: Μικροηλεκτρονικά Κυκλώματα, 5η Έκδοση & CD, Α. Sedra, Κ. Smith, Εκδόσεις Παπασωτηρίου, 2011.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Βιβλίο: Μικροηλεκτρονική, 2η Έκδοση, Millman Jacob, Grabel Arvin, Εκδόσεις ΤΖΙΟΛΑ, 2013.
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