ENEE 312 Fall 2002
Semiconductor Devices and Analog Electronics

Instructor: Pamela Abshire
2211 A. V. Williams Bldg. pabshire@glue.umd.edu (301) 405-6629

Class Time: Lectures Mon Wed Fri 12:00-12:50pm CHM 0122
Office Hours: Wed 3-5pm (or by appointment) AVW 2211

Teaching Assistant: Suvarcha Malhotra
2160 A. V. Williams Bldg. suvarcha@glue.umd.edu (301) 405-8974

Recitation Section 0101 Th 1:00-1:50pm MTH B0431
Recitation Section 0102 Th 2:00-2:50pm MTH 0106
Office Hours: Thurs 11am-1pm (or by appointment) EGL 1153

Class Materials:

Syllabus

Announcements
(recent email bulletins; follow link for archive)
25Nov02: Quiz 2 was handed back in class last Wednesday (20Nov02). The average score was 28 points out of a possible 50, with a standard deviation of 9. Quiz #3 will be given in class on the last day of class this semester, Friday, 13Dec02. Our class review for the final exam will be on Sunday, 15Dec02, from 2-4pm in ARM 0119. I will make every effort possible to return the graded copies of Quiz #3 at the final review session. The final exam for ENEE312 Sections 01xx will be on Friday, 20Dec02, from 8-10am.

2Dec02: Today in class we discussed single transistor BJT and MOS amplifiers. A handout summarizing the features and analysis is available here as a Pdf file.

9Dec02: Friday in class we discussed BJT and MOS differential pairs. A handout summarizing the material is available here as a Pdf file. Today in class we discussed BJT and MOS current mirrors. A handout summarizing the material is available here as a Pdf file.

11Dec02: Today in class we discussed the Miller effect and frequency response. A handout summarizing the material is available here as a Pdf file. Extra copies of all handouts are available in the box outside my office, 2211 AVW. I did not hand out the solution to HW6 today but Suvarcha will distribute it in discussion sections tomorrow. Quiz #3 is Friday and the review session for the final is Sunday at 2pm.

Assignments (follow link for archive) HW1 HW2 HW3 HW4 HW5 HW6 Extra Credit Project HW7
25Nov02: At this point we have covered (and you should have read) Sections 4.1-4.8, 4.13, 5.1-5.2, and 5.4-5.5 of Sedra and Smith. On Wednesday will will conclude our discussions of Sections 5.2 and 5.4. After Thanksgiving we will discuss Sections 4.10-4.11, 4.15, 5.6-5.7, and 5.10. Homework assignment #6 is available here as a Pdf file. It is due in class on Monday, 2Dec02. Hard copies are available outside my office, 2211 AVW. You may elect to complete an extra credit project assignment available here as a Pdf file. It is due by Friday, 13Dec02. There will be one more homework assignment this term.

2Dec02: Read Chapter 6, sections 6.1-6.6 in preparation for lecture on Wednesday and Friday. Homework #6 will be accepted until Friday, 6Dec02. Homework assignment #7 is available here as a Pdf file. Hard copies are available outside my office, 2211 AVW. It is due in class on Wednesday, 11Dec02. No papers will be accepted after class on Wednesday, 11Dec02, so that I can distribute solutions in preparation for Quiz #3 on Friday, 13Dec02.

Meet the class

Pamela Abshire ECE/ISR, UMD pabshire@glue.umd.edu
This website is maintained by Prof. Abshire. Last revised December 11, 2002.