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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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EE 356 - Electronic Applications and Interfacing

Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Credit Hours: 3

Electronic Applications and Interfacing is a continuation of EE 355  Electronics. Tools and techniques taught in EE 355  are applied to the design of practical electronic circuits in the course of solving electronics and engineering problems. Operational amplifiers and their characteristics are used to design linear and non-linear circuits to solve analog circuit problems. The Barkhausen criteria are presented for the design of oscillators and waveform generation. Grounding and shielding, power supply decoupling, and the termination of transmission lines to minimize the effects of external and internal noise sources are discussed. Power switching techniques including transistor switches, h-bridges, and pulse-width modulation are used to interface transducers and various types of actuators. Power supply design is studied using linear regulation approaches and introductory switching methods. Digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital conversions are also presented. Circuit simulation software is used throughout the course and typical circuit applications are designed, implemented, and tested in the laboratory. Prerequisite(s): EE 355