Electronics I

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

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 538
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CORECompulsory Course326

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
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
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: 1. Understand the behavior of pn junction based on semiconductor theory. 2. Know the diode component and its applications in circuits. 3. Understand the operation of unipolar and in particular MOS transistors as well as bipolar transistors (BJTs), their basic equations, equivalent circuits and methods for analyzing and designing amplifiers for signal amplification in discrete and integrated circuits. 4. Know the methods and the procedures for the fabrication of integrated circuits. 5. Gain laboratory experience in the implementation and measurement of simple one-stage electronic amplifier 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 Work210.7
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, 7η Έκδοση & CD, Α. Sedra, Κ. Smith, Εκδόσεις Παπασωτηρίου, 2011. 3. Βιβλίο: Μικροηλεκτρονική, 5η Έκδοση, R.C. Jaeger, T.N. Blalock, Εκδόσεις ΤΖΙΟΛΑ, 2018.
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