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Lectures

Time: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30-10:50 am
Location: Ledden Auditorium

Instructor

Professor Dan Sievenpiper
Jacobs Hall Room 3209
858-822-6678
dsievenpiper@eng.ucsd.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Applied Electromagnetics Group

Teaching/Lab Assistants

Mon 12:00pm-3:00pm - Phat Phan, p6phan@eng.ucsd.edu
Mon 3:30pm-6:30pm - moved to Friday
Mon 7:00pm-10:00pm - Yuxuan Liu, yul067@ucsd.edu
Tue 3:30pm-6:30pm - Jordan Field, j1field@ucsd.edu
Tue 7:00pm-10:00pm - James Choi, jhc037@eng.ucsd.edu
Wed 12:00pm-3:00pm - Harshini Rajachand, hrajacha@eng.ucsd.edu
Wed 3:30pm-6:30pm - Harshini Rajachand, hrajacha@eng.ucsd.edu
Fri 11:00am-2:00pm - Mayunk Kulkami, mkulkarn@eng.ucsd.edu

Textbook

None required
Supplementary Info can be found in some parts of "Microelectronic Circuits," by Sedra & Smith, but it is not necessary for the course.

Laboratory

Main circuit lab (24/7 access): Warren Lecture Hall 2215
Lab access: contact Rigo Marin, rmarin@eng.ucsd.edu
TAs will be available in the labs during the official lab sections

Course Summary

ECE100 is a third year course in analog electronic systems. It is designed to build upon material learned in ECE35, ECE45 and ECE65. It introduces ECE students to practical circuits and solving real-world problems. In this course students will learn to model and design practical circuits using idealized circuit models, to account for the interactions among various parts of a circuit, the concept of feedback, and a host of other issues encountered in designing a practical circuit. We will also examine how feedback concepts can be applied to a variety of system applications. This is a very “hands-on” course – you will be building and simulating a lot of different and interesting things. It is also a very tough class. Expect to move fast. Please plan to spend at least ten hours per week outside of class if you want to succeed.

Prerequisites

ECE35 and 45 are required. ECE65 is highly recommended but not required.