# Calendar

The calendar provides information on the course’s lecture (L), recitation (R), and quiz (Q) sessions.

SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
L1 Lumped abstraction relationship to physics, KVL, KCL Lab 0 out
R1 KVL, KCL resistive network analysis
L2 KVL, KCL example, nodal analysis Homework 1 out
R2 Nodal analysis, examples
L3 Linearity, superposition, Thevenin’s equivalences Lab 0 due 1 day before L3
R3 Thevenin and Norton equivalences
L4 Digital abstraction Homework 2 out
R4 Boolean logic, comb. gates review, examples Homework 1 due
R4a Digital logic, gates, examples Lab 1 out
L5 MOS switch, S and SR model, MOS gate design Homework 3 out
R5 MOS switch resistor (SR) model (cont.) Homework 2 due
L6 Nonlinear resistors, networks
R6 Static power in dig ckts, nonlinear resistors, examples
L7 Nonlinear resistors, small signal analysis Homework 4 out
R7 Nonlinear resistors, small signal examples Homework 3 due
L8 Dependent sources, analog amplification
R8 Dependent sources, amplifiers, operating point analysis, biasing Lab 1 due
L9 MOS SCS model and MOS amplifier Homework 5 out
R9 Review MOS SCS model, MOS ckts, MOS amplifier Homework 4 due
Q1 Quiz 1 (evening)
R9a MOS amplifier review
L10 Amplifier large signal analysis Homework 6 out
R10 Review 3-term device representations, amplifier input-output curves Homework 5 due
L11 Amplifier small signal analysis Lab 2 out
R11 Amplifier small signal analysis examples
L12 Amplifier small signal circuit models Homework 7 out
R12 Amplifier small signal circuit models and analysis examples Homework 6 due
L13 Capacitors, first order circuits, examples
R13 Inductors and their physics, first order step response, examples
L14 Intuitive analysis of first order systems, examples Homework 8 out
R14 Ramp, step, impulse, superposition Homework 7 due
L15 Digital memory, state Lab 3 out
R15 Impulse response examples, digital memory arrays Lab 2 due
L16 Transients in second order systems Homework 9 out
R16

First order examples

Second order examples

Homework 8 due
R17

Second order examples

Second order systems with damping

L17 Second order systems with damping, intuitive analysis Homework 10 out
R18

Damped second order system examples

Preview of frequency response

Homework 9 due
L18 Sinusoidal steady state analysis, frequency response Lab 4 out
Q2 Quiz 2 (evening)
L19 Impedance methods Homework 11/12 out
R19 Review of impedance methods and examples Homework 10 due
L20 Filters, Q factor, radio tuner
R20 Time and frequency domain responses, Q Lab 3 due
L21 Op-amp abstraction, concept of feedback, noninverting amplifier
R21 Op-amp abstraction, examples and review, inverting amplifier
L22 Multiple inputs and superposition, integrators, differentiators
R22 First and second order op-amp filters
L23 Op-amp abstraction, feedback, stability, oscillators, clocking
R23 Special op-amp circuits

Lab 4 due

Homework 11/12 due

L24 Energy and power
R24 Examples, CMOS, energy and power
L25 Breaking the abstraction barrier

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