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PHY405H1Electronics Lab

Course Title PHY405H1
Session winter
Year of Study 4th year
Time and Location 12L: R2, Room: MP134
36P: M2-5/F2-5 Room: MP 238

David  Bailey


Official Description

Electrical circuits, networks and devices are all-pervasive in the modern world.  This laboratory course is an introduction to the world of electronics.  Students will learn the joys and perils of electronics, by designing, constructing and debugging circuits and devices.  The course will cover topics ranging from filters and operational amplifiers to micro-controllers, and will introduce students to concepts such as impedance, transfer functions, feedback and noise.  The course will include lectures, assigned readings, and a final circuit project.

Prerequisite: PHY224H1, PHY250H1, PHY405H1 may be taken in third or fourth year
Co-requisite: n.a.
Exclusion: PHY305H1
Recommended preparation: n.a.
Textbook The Art of Electronics, by P. Horowitz and W. Hill. (The 3rd edition is on reserve in the library. The 2nd edition is sufficient for the course.)