Modeling and Simulation in Electronics

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Modeling and Simulation in Electronics
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ05Л027
  3.    Study program KHIE
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester II/4   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Katerina Raleva
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):   Knowledge of  electronic circuits simulation using SPICE (OrCAD). Knowledge of  SPICE built-in models for semiconductor devices. Understands what the SPICE model parameters mean and how they relate to physical quantities. Able to use SPICE (OrCAD) to simulate, verify, examine, and design microelectronic circuits for a wide variety of practical applications in the analog and digital realms. Able to design simple models for electronic devices.

11.    Course Syllabus: Overview of electronic circuits simulation programs. Introduction to SPICE – statements and  types of analysis. SPICE buit-in models for diode, BJT, MOSFET and JFET. Modeling of zener diode (using subcircuit). Simulation of current-voltage characteristics of semiconductor devices. Small-signal and large-signal models for BJT and MOSFET. Using SPICE to determine voltage and current gain, input and output resistance in single-stage and multistage amplifiers. Frequency analysis. Models for operational amplifiers (op-amp). Simulation of linear and pulse circuits with op-amp. Feedback amplifiers and stability analysis using SPICE. Circuit simulation with Schematics (OrCAD). Analysis of MOS and bipolar digital circuits using SPICE. Simulation of combinational and sequential logic.

12.    Learning methods:  
13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 10
16.2. Individual tasks 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 70
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 20
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 10
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 60
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Lectures and tutorials attendance and successful completion of lab exercises.
20.  Forms of assessment During the semester, two partial written exams are provided (at the middle and at the end of the semester, lasting 120 minutes), tests and a test from laboratory exercises (after the exercises). The points from the partial exams and tests, the points from the homework assignments and the points from the laboratory exercises are included in the final grade.
In the planned exam sessions, a written exam is taken (duration 180 minutes). The final grade includes points from the written exam and tests, points from homework assignments and points from the laboratory exercises.
It is not allowed to use books, scripts, manuscripts or notes of any kind during the exam, as well as a calculator, mobile phone, tablet or any other electronic device
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and surveys.
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Gordon W. Roberts, Adel S. Sedra SPICE (2nd edition) Oxford University Press 1997
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 M.H. Rashid  Introduction to PSpice using OrCAD for circuits and electronics  Prentice Hall  2004