20220324 (Electrotechnics and Electronic Engineering B)

Course Name: Electrotechnics and Electronic Engineering B

Course Number: 20220324

Program: Undergraduate program

Type: Required

Credits: 4

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

Prerequisite(s):Physics, Higher Mathematics,Electrical and Electronic Engineering A

Instructor(s): Qingyu Tang, Yandan Wang, Tingwen Liu


Tang Qingyu, Electrical engineering and Electronics, Tsinghua University Press, 2008 (in Chinese)


Qingyu Tang, Experimental instructions for Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Tsinghua University Press, 2004

Hongming Wang, Yusheng Duan, Yandan Wang, Electrical Engineering and Electronics, High Educational Press, 2009

Yusheng Duan, Lijing He, Yandan Wang, Electrical Engineering and EDA fundamentals, Tsinghua University Press,2004~2006

Giorgio Rizzoni, Principles and Applications of Electrical Engineering, McGraw Hill, 2007

Allan R. Hambley, Electrical Engineering (Principles and Applications), Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005

Thomas L. Floyd, Digital Fundamentals, Science Press, 2003

Course Description:

This course is designed to serve as a basic technical course for non-EE majors. It introduces the fundamentals of electronics and programmable logic controller, and includes the following topics: the applications of operational amplifiers; power amplifiers; DC power-supplies; basics of digital electronics,  combinational and sequential digital circuits and applications;  memory, A/D and D/A converter; programmable logic devices (PLD) and electronic design automation(EDA); programmable logic controller (PLC). Design and lab experimental exercises are also significant components of the course.

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

1.To introduce the principles of analog and digital electronics to the non-electrical-major engineering students. [1, 4]

2.To present the students with analytical tools, such as MULTISIM, to solve the practical problems. [3, 5, 11]

3.To improve the practice ability of the student by the training of laboratory and design projects. [11]

Course Topics:

1.The applications of operational amplifiers: linear application, nonlinear application and waveform generators.

2.Power Amplifiers: the principles of output capacitor-less circuit and output transformer-less circuit; circuit efficiency analysis and transistor selection; applications of integrated power amplifier circuit.

3.DC power supplies: Rectifying and filtering; linear DC power-supplies; Integrated voltage regulators; Thyristor and controllable rectifier circuits; switching mode direct power supplies.

4.Basics of digital electronics: number system; common-used binary codes; basic logical relations; basics of Boolean algebra; Karnaugh map and logic simplification etc.

5.Digital gates: TTL gates, OC gates, three-state output gates and MOS gates.

6.Combinational logic circuit: analysis and design methods of combinational logic circuit; introduction to common used combinational integrated components, such as adders, comparators, encoders, decoders, multiplexers and demultiplexers.

7.Four-kind flip-flops: RS, D, T(T¢) and JK flip-flop.

8.Sequential logic circuit: register (data register, shift register and integrated register), counter (binary counter, decimal counter and integrated counter) and application examples.

9.Pulse generation and conditioning: One shot generation, continuous pulse generation, monostable multivibrator (555 timer).

10.Memory (ROM, RAM, EPROM and EEPROM): principles, integrated circuits and applications.

11.Introduction of programmable logic devices (PLD), complex programmable logic devices (CPLD).

12.Programmable logic controller.

13.A/D and D/C converter: principles, integrated circuits and applications).

14.Multisim simulation of analog and digital circuits.

Experiment Project(s):

Operational amplifier circuits A.

Build and measure the following circuits: inverter amplifier circuit, non-inverter amplifier circuit, inverter adder circuits and non-inverter adder circuits, differential amplifier and integrator. Learn the linear characteristics of the operational circuits.

Operational amplifier circuits B.

Design and build the square wave generator, a sawtooth wave generator, the sinusoidal wave generator. Measure and adjust the circuits. Understand the operations of operational amplifiers in nonlinear circuits.

Thyristor and its application circuits.

Study the measurement of thyristors. Study controllable rectifier circuits with thyristors.

Combinational circuits.

Design the combinational circuits with TTL gates, build and measure the circuits. Circuits include: adders, decoders, data selectors.

Sequential circuits.

Learn the applications of the integrated circuit modules 74LS90 and 74LS163. Design the sequential circuits with 74LS90 and 74LS163. Test and adjust the circuits. Design and build a frequency meter.

Programmable logic controller applications.

Practice the use of step7-micro/win. Programming PLC control software with step7-micro/win. Learn the structure of s7-200 PLC. Get familiar with the basic PLC instructions

Design circuit with complex programmable logic device A.

Practice the use of Quartus II – programming, compiling, simulation, running, and building user circuit symbols.

Design circuit with complex programmable logic device B.

Design a digital clock simulation circuit with CPLD.

Multisim simulation projects.

Amplifier circuit simulation; Active circuit simulation; Wave generators simulation; Combinational circuit simulation; Shifter circuit simulation; Traffic light circuit simulation; Washer control circuit simulation.

Course Assessment:

  Homework measures, 10 points

  Quiz and simulation project measures, 10 points.

  Experiments: 10 points.

  Final exam score, 70 points.