Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Student learns to design switched-capacitor filters, active RC-filters, transconductance-capacitor filters, switched-current source filters, D/A-converters and A/D-converters with CMOS technology.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 28.02.2024 - 05.06.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kari Halonen, Jussi Ryynänen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Realization of an analog system as an integrated circuit. SC-filters. Integrated A/D and D/A converters. Modulators. Phase locked loops. Determination of performance characteristics of integrated circuit blocks.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lecture examinations 30%, exercises 40% and CAD-exercises 30%.

Workload
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    24 + 12 + 92 (2 + 1 + 7,67)

    Lectures 24 hrs (1 x 2h / week, 12 times): general overview of the course, motivating students.

    In-class exercises on paper 9 hrs (1 x 1h / week, 9 times): mathematical derivation, calculation.

    Independent work 92 hrs (1 x 7,67h / week, 12 times): preparation for lectures and revision, in-class exercises and independent calculation assignments.

DETAILS

Substitutes for Courses
Prerequisites

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring IV - V
    2023-2024 Spring IV - V

    Enrollment :

    Registration for Courses on Sisu (sisu.aalto.fi).