MG6021 – Electronics 2

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Module code
MG6021
Module title
Electronics 2
Prescription
To develop an understanding of electronic devices and signals.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Demonstrate and apply knowledge of small signal transistor amplifier design.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of power semiconductor devices as applied to power amplifiers.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of operational amplifier circuits.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of waveform generation.
Content
• Loads in DC. and AC circuits are identified, load lines are drawn, and maximum signal swing and distortion are explained in accordance with industry practice
• Small signal amplifier gains, frequency responses, and impedances using transistor models are calculated in accordance with industry practice
• Power semiconductor devices are described in accordance with industry practice
• Power amplifier classes, circuits and their applications are described in accordance with industry practice
• Power and efficiencies are calculated and explained in accordance with industry practice
• An example of an SOA is drawn and explained in accordance with industry practice
• The purpose of heat sinks is explained and their requirements are calculated in accordance with industry practice
• Operational amplifier circuits are designed, drawn, and analysed in accordance with industry practice
• Special operational amplifier types are described in accordance with industry practice
• Types of noise associated with an operational amplifier circuit are explained and the noise equivalent circuits are drawn in accordance with industry practice
• The function and application of oscillators is described in accordance with industry practice
• Oscillator circuits are sketched and explained in accordance with industry practice