430-2201/06 – Electronics (EL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ElectronicsCredits6
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Pavel Brandštetter, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Pavel Brandštetter, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEI, FS, USPIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BRA30 prof. Ing. Pavel Brandštetter, CSc.
HAR0058 Ing. Tomáš Harach
PRZ0009 Ing. Samuel Przeczek
SLA10 Ing. Václav Sládeček, Ph.D.
SUL101 Ing. Radek Šulák
VER050 Ing. Tomáš Verner
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 3+2
Combined Graded credit 3+18

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The purpose of the subject is to obtain and to develope knowledge providing good orientation in area of electronic circuit functioning, power semiconductor converters and application of power electronics and futhermore to get ability of individual analysis and synthesis of electronic circuits and systems of power electronic, which is supposed for the good practical use.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The subject is focused on the basic understanding of electronic circuit function and power electronics. It contains the introduction of the semiconductor devices theory. The content of this subject is based on knowledge of the elektronic circuit theory and basics theoretical elektronics. The obtained information becomes part of general knowledge of electrical engineer, especially if he is focused on application of electronics.

Compulsory literature:

Brandštetter, P. Electronics.: Study text in English, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, 2015. Horowitz, P., Hill, W.: The Art of Electronics. Cambridge University Press, 3rd edition 2015. ISBN 0521809266. Heumann, K.: Basic Principles of Power Electronics. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York, ISBN 3642826768, 2012.

Recommended literature:

Kale, C.O.: Introduction to passive, linear, and digital electronics. Reston Publishing Company, ISBN 0-8359-3263-X, 1985.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Written. Verification of study: Control tests T1, T2. Conditions for credit: Attendance on laboratory education (100%). Report submission from laboratory exercises. Attendance on control tests. Evaluation (total 100 points): Test T1 - max. 40 points, Test T2 - max. 40 points, Laboratory reports = max. 20 points.


Další požadavky na studenta

There are no additional requirements for student.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: Properties of passive electronic devices. Resistors, condensers, inductors. Properties of active electronic devices. Semiconductor diodes. Basic features, characteristics, applications. Properties of active electronic devices. Bipolar transistors. Unipolar transistors. Basic features, characteristics, applications. Supply units. Requirements on individual parts of supply units. Rectifiers. Filtration of directional voltage. Parametric voltage stabilizers. Continuous and switched feedback voltage regulators. Basic features, characteristics, applications. Amplifiers. Setting and stabilization of the static operating point of bipolar transistors and unipolar transistors. Wideband amplifiers for small signal. Transfer parameters. Analysis of the frequency band. Solution of amplifiers for small signal. Multistep amplifiers. Direct and alternating coupling. Feedback in electronic circuits. Differential amplifier and its application. Power amplifiers in class A, B, AB. Transistor in the switching mode. Flip-flop circuits. Basic methods of signal modulation. Modulators and mixers. Theory of operational amplifiers. Ideal and real operational amplifier. Basic connections of operational amplifiers. Linear application of operational amplifiers. Nonlinear application of operational amplifiers. Active filters. Generators of periodic signals. Harmonic oscillators. Generators of square wave, triangular and saw signals. Power switching devices. Power uncontrolled rectifiers and their applications. Power controlled rectifiers and their applications. Principles of control circuits of controlled rectifiers. DC converters, circuit and their applications. Principles of control circuits of DC converters. Direct frequency converters, cycloconverters. Frequency converters with voltage and current DC link and their applications. Control methods of the output voltage and current. Exercises: Repetetion of properties of passive and active electronic devices. Calculation eaxamples of supply units. Calculation examples of parametric voltage stabilizers and feedback voltage regulators. Design examples of circuits for setting and stabilization of the static operating point of transistor. Design examples of wideband amplifiers. Test T1 - Basic knowledge from area of supply units. Aplication examples of differential amplifiers and operational amplifiers. Test T2 - Amplifiers, power amplifiers. Laboratories: Measurement of basic connections of rectifiers. Measurement of characteristics of parametric voltage stabilizers. Measurement of basic types of feedback voltage regulators. Measurement of feedback voltage in applications. Flip-flop circuits. Modulators. Linear applications of operational amplifiers. Nonlinear applications of operational amplifiers. Harmonic signal generators and function generators. Waveform generators. Projects: Laboratory reports (10 hours).

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100 (100) 51
        Test 1 Written test 40  20
        Test 2 Written test 40  20
        Protokoly z lab. cvičení Laboratory work 20  10
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Obligatory participation in laboratory exercises. Obligatory finishing of 2 tests in regular term.

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