## Courses

**ELEG2201 Digital Circuits and Systems (3 units)**

Digital system concepts, numbering systems and codes. Boolean algebra, logic gates and logic circuit elements. Logic function minimization. Combinational logic circuit and sequential logic circuit design. Synchronous and asynchronous sequential machine design procedures. Implementation technology: NMOS and CMOS circuits; PLD, PLA, PAL, CPLD, and FPGA. Introduction to CAD tools and VHDL.

**ELEG2202 Circuits and Devices I (3 units)**

Basic circuit laws and theorems; mesh and nodal analysis, superposition and source transformation. Phasor, impedance and AC analysis. Introduction to three-phase circuits. P-N junction diode, bipolar transistor and MOS transistor: terminal I-V characteristics and circuit models; diode rectifiers; single-stage transistor amplifiers: biasing and small signal analysis. Operational amplifier and its applications.

**ELEG2401 Introduction to Embedded Systems (3 units)**

Introduction to microcomputer systems and to the concept of memory. Fundamentals of micro-controller unit, instructions and assembly programming. Input/Output. Interrupt. Timer and counter. Serial communication. Interfacing. Application to step motor. C programming for MCU.

**ELEG3201 Circuits and Devices II (3 units)**

Fundamental semiconductor physics: electrons and holes, energy band diagram, Fermi energy, intrinsic and doped semiconductors, drift and diffusion currents. Physics of P-N junctions, bipolar and MOS transistors. Device performance measures: current efficiency, transit frequency and intrinsic gain. Frequency response of transistor amplifiers. Filters. Feedback principles, stability and frequency compensation. Oscillators.

**ELEG3202 Analog Integrated Circuits (3 units)**

Non-ideal opamp. Transistor amplifier design. Opamp design. Feedback analysis. Stability and frequency compensation. Noise analysis. Current source. Bandgap voltage reference. Linear regulator. Data converter. Filter.

**ELEG3205 Modern Digital Circuit Design (3 units)**

Digital circuit technology trends, implementation methods, design flow techniques and tools (e.g. Verilog); packaging, testing; advanced devices and design flow; IC related technologies.

**ELEG3207 Introduction to Power Electronics (3 units)**

Single-phase and three-phase electrical systems; principles and methods of electric power conversion; semiconductor power switches; rectification of utility input; DC-to-DC converters; switch-mode DC power supplies; synthesis of AC voltages for motor drives and uninterruptible power supplies; power factor correction circuits; power electronics in clean energy generation systems.

**ELEG4201 CMOS Integrated Circuits (2 units)**

Modern circuit design techniques used in current CMOS integrated circuits. CMOS digital integrated circuits: static and dynamic logic, transmission gate intensive logic, switching characteristic of static logic, I/O buffer, SRAM.

**ELEG4205 Power Converter Circuits (2 units)**

Introduction to power conversion. Bandgap and Zener voltage references. Linear regulators and low-dropout regulators. Charge pump. Switched-mode power regulators.

**ELEG5210 CMOS Analog Integrated Circuits (3 units)**

Review MOS device properties and electrical models. Basic analog circuit building blocks including simple and cascode current sources, active loads, common source and common drain amplifiers, DC biasing networks, and differential amplifiers. Review MOS device properties and electrical models. Basic analog circuit building blocks including simple and cascode current sources, active loads, common source and common drain amplifiers, DC biasing networks, and differential amplifiers. Analog sub-systems building blocks including CMOS OTA, OCA, comparators. Selected topics in CMOS RF circuits.

**ENGG5201 Analog-Digital ASIC Design (3 units)**

Analog-digital ASIC design: technology trends, integration requirements, design skills and methodologies; Characteristics of modern IC technologies; Layout and Matching; Noise in electronic circuits; Coupling and isolation; Synthesis of basic cells: operational transconductance amplifiers, comparators, voltage and current references; Design of analog-digital integrated circuits at the building block and system level: continuous-time and sampled-data filters, Nyquist-rate A/D and D/A converters, oversampled A/D converters.