PHYS 475 - Laboratory Electronics II






Catalog Description:

Application and use of integrated circuits for experimental measurement and control. Topics include digital electronics, digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital conversion, mini and microcomputers, power supplies, active filters and oscillators.

Prerequisite: PHYS 375 - Laboratory Electronics I


This course consists of a weekly lecture and weekly laboratory.

The lecture will cover the theory and application of electronic circuits as found in laboratory equipment.

  • Rectifiers and power supplies
  • Sensors and signal processing
  • Sequential logic
  • Analog-digital interfaces

The laboratory will cover techniques of building and debugging circuits and follows the lectures

  • Building circuits with multiple active components
  • Simultaneously comparing signals at different parts of a circuit
  • Testing sequential behavior in circuits
  • Building interfaces between electronic systems


last updated August 12, 2006