TRON06051 2019 Circuit Simulation and Layout

General Details

Full Title
Circuit Simulation and Layout
Transcript Title
Circuit Simulation and Layout
Code
TRON06051
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
TRON - Electronics
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Diane O'Brien, Louise O'Gorman
Programme Membership
SG_EELCO_B07 201900 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering in Electronic and Computing SG_EMTRN_B07 201900 Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronic Engineering SG_EMTRN_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Mechatronic Engineering SG_EELCO_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Engineering in Electronic and Computing
Description

This Electronics module, introduces students to circuit layout, schematic capture, circuit simulation, and use of electronic instruments for measurement.Simulation allows students to explore how different configurations, component selections, noise, and signal sources affect circuit designs.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

 Identify electronic circuit symbols and layout circuits according to layout conventions

2.

Complete a circuit design using schematic capture software tools

3.

 Use simple virtual instruments to measure circuit outcomes

4.

Transfer and design a circuit from schematic design software to PCB CAD  software

5.

Create testing Plan from pcb netlist

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lectures and labs

Module Assessment Strategies

Lab assignments

Classroom quizzes

End of semester assessment

Repeat Assessments

Students can repeat coursework.

Indicative Syllabus

 Conventions on circuit layout, Voltage measurements in a circuit. Thevenin’s Theorem, and resistance capacitance and inductance in circuits.  Diodes, Transistors, Operational Amplifiers, timers.  Use of virtual oscilloscope, multimeter, variable power supply, and function generator.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Exam Continuous Assessment Closed Book Exam 20 % Week 12 1,5
2 Practical Practical Assessment 20 % Week 12 2,3,4
3 Weekly labwork Continuous Assessment Assignment 40 % OnGoing 2,3,4,5
4 Weekly Quizzes Continuous Assessment Assignment 20 % OnGoing 1,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Schematic capture 2 Weekly 2.00
Laboratory Practical Engineering Laboratory schematic capture lab 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
20/05/2018 The Circuit Designers Companion Second edition

Module Resources

Journal Resources

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URL Resources

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Other Resources

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Additional Information

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