Course code FYS235

FYS235 Electronics

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Course responsible: Ruth Heidi Samuelsen Nygård
Teachers: Fredrik Arnesen Stulen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2012-2013
Preferential right:
See Norwegian text
Course contents:
You will get an introduction to semiconductor physics, electronic components, analysis of simple electrical networks, nonlinear electronic components such as diode and transistors, signal processing, instruments used in electronics and operational amplifiers. 
Learning outcome:
You will gain basic understanding of designing and building simple electronic circuits, to find and correct circuit errors and be happy when it works properly. You will learn to use basic electronic instruments, power supplies and function generators.
Learning activities:

LECTURES where important concepts, theory and examples will be covered.

CALCULATION EXERCISES where problems will be solved


SELF-STUDY where the students work independently or in small groups discussing theory and calculations

Teaching support:
Canvas, tutoring by teaching assistants meeting with teacher by appointment.

Textbook:  Electronic devices and circuit theory, Boylestad et al. 

ISBN-13: 9781292025636| Edition: 11

FYS101, FYS102, MATH111, MATH113
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
6 laboratory exercises. Details will be given at the beginning of the course.
Final written exam, 3,5 hours
Nominal workload:
125 hours over 15 weeks, 9 hours per week
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 2 hours x 13 weeks = 26 hours Calculation exercises: 2 hours x 13 weeks = 26 hours Laboratory work: 6 x (4 hours + 4 hours for report work) = 49 hours
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate`s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written test: Letter grades