Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Operational Circuit Devices and Applications EEM 546 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses none
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ABDULLAH FERİKOĞLU
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Course Objective Introducing students to the universal operational devices such as Current Conveyors and Transconductance Amplifiers in addition to Operational Amplifiers; providing them with the construction, defining equations, equivalent circuits and application methods as basic analog functional blocks of these devices.
Course Content INTRODUCTION: Basic Concepts; transfer function, gain and phase functions, fitler characteristics. OPERATIONAL DEVICES : Opamp, OTA, CCII, FTFN.
BUILDING BLOCKS: Amplifier, summer, differentiator, integrator. TRANSFER FUNCTION REALISATION: : Opamp-RC , OTA-RC, CCII-RC, FTFN-RC kind realisations.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 1) Comprehend the operation of Opamp (Operational Amplifier), including their frequency and amplitude limitations and utilize them as operational blocks in designs Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 2) Comprehend the operation of OTA (Operational Transconductance Amplifier), including their frequency and amplitude limitations and utilize them as operational blocks in designs Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 3) Comprehend the operation of CC (Current Conveyor), including their frequency and amplitude limitations and utilize them as operational blocks in designs Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 4) Comprehend the operation of FTFN (Four Terminal Floating Nullor), including their frequency and amplitude limitations and utilize them as operational blocks in designs Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 5) Realize various transfer functions using operational devices Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Simulation, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Basic OPAMP circuits
3 OPAMP applications
4 Basic OTA circuits
5 OTA applications
6 Basic CCII circuits
7 CCII applications
8 Basic FTFN circuits
9 Midterm Exams
10 FTFN applications
11 OPAMP-RC and OTA-RC type implementations
12 CCII-RC type implementations
13 FTFN-RC type implementations
14 Various applications
Resources
Course Notes 1) Abdullah Ferikoğlu, “Operational Circuit Devices and Applications”, Notes
Course Resources 1) J. Huijsing, “Operational Amplifiers: Theory and Design”, Springer Science+Business, 2001

2) Fuat Anday, “Aktif Devre Sentezi”, İTÜ Elektrik-Elektronik Fakültesi, 1992
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability; to Access to wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret knowledge and implement. X
2 Ability; To complete and implement “Limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods. To stick knowledge of different disciplinarians together. X
3 Ability; to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method to solve and apply innovative solutions. X
4 Ability; To develop new and original ideas and methods, To develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process X
5 Comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering. X
6 Ability; to design and apply analytical, modeling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process.
7 High level ability to define the required information, data and reach, assess.
8 Ability; To lead multi-disciplinary teams To take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations.
9 Systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments
10 Social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, announcement.
11 Awareness at new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications.
12 Ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 3 6
Assignment 2 10 20
Total Workload 148
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.92
dersAKTSKredisi 6