Advanced Analog Circuits

Amplifier theory. Analysis of circuits in small signal operation, equivalent circuit models, frequency response and Bode plots. Cascaded stages with direct, capacitor and transformer coupling of amplifier stages, loads and signal sources. Analysis of power transfer, efficiency, thermal effects, and distortion of amplifier circuits in large signal operation, amplifier operating classes and push-pull amplifier circuits. Operational Amplifier applications. Regulators. Oscillators: Wein Bridge, RC phase shift, Hartley, Colpitts, Clapp, Negative resistance and crystal types. Prerequisites: EE-159 or EL-150 and EL-200. (3-2-4)

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