Catalog Description: Analysis, evaluation and design of present-day integrated circuits for communications application, particularly those for which nonlinear response must be included. MOS, bipolar and BICMOS circuits, audio and video power amplifiers, optimum performance of near-sinusoidal oscillators and frequency-translation circuits. Phase-locked loop ICs, analog multipliers and voltage-controlled oscillators; advanced components for telecommunication circuits. Use of new CAD tools and systems.

Units: 3

Prerequisites: EL ENG 142 and EL ENG 240.

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for EL ENG 242B after completing EL ENG 242, or EL ENG W242B. A deficient grade in EL ENG 242B may be removed by taking EL ENG W242B.

Spring: 3.0 hours of lecture per week
Fall: 3.0 hours of lecture per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: No final exam

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