Semiconductor and Digital Electronics - EL027

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Autumn and Spring
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3 15 (7.5) DR G Lu



EENG0024 (EL024) - Electromagnetics For Engineers
EENG0025 (EL025) - Electrical Principles and Measurements
EENG0026 (EL026) - Analogue Electronics
PHYS0020 (PH020)- Algebra and Arithmetic (or equivalent)





This module consists of a series of coherent lectures, laboratory sessions and practical classes. Technical topics covered in the module include logic gates and networks, Boolean algebra, and their applications. It also introduces semiconductor material and devices in theory and their practical applications.


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 43
Private study hours: 107
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Examination 70%
Assessed Laboratory work 24%
Test mark and homework 6%

Indicative reading


See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. Understand the basic principles of operation of semiconductor diodes and transistors;
2. Understand the basic principles of digital electronics;
3. Be able to perform elementary logic arithmetic.

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