Modiwl IED-2051:
Electronics Laboratory Level 2

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

10 Credyd neu 5 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1 a 2

Trefnydd: Dr Iestyn Pierce

Amcanion cyffredinol

Introduce further laboratory equipment and techniques. Support taught courses by looking at practical examples that highlight important engineering concepts. Further develop formal report writing and presentational skills.

Cynnwys cwrs

• CMOS logic. Finite State Machines. Analysis and synthesis of ‘Moore’ and ‘Mealy’ synchronous circuits.

• Asynchronous sequential circuits, analysis, avoiding hazards. Synthesis methods.

• Working in groups, guided laboratory project in instrumentation design and construction. With guidance, to perform all stages of the design and construction of a simple operational amplifier system.

• Electronic devices: Hall effect, impurity diffusion in silicon, avalanche breakdown in transistors.

• ASIC Design Software: Schematic Entry, Hardware Description Languages (HDLs): VHDL. Logic Synthesis. Behavioural and structural models. Embedded Microprocessors.

Cyswllt Canlyniad dysgu i Meini Prawf

  threshold

40%

good

60%

excellent

70%

Design digital circuits

With some assistance can design and build multi-chip circuits. Can design and build advanced circuits. Can find and eliminate most faults. Can reliably construct and optimize all required circuits and diagnose and rectify all common problems.

Have a working understanding of the issues concerning practical analogue circuit design

Ability to give a basic description of parameters of concern in practical circuit design Demonstrate a detailed understanding of why certain parameters are important in practical circuit design Ability to implement practical circuit design considerations in a circuit and justify the choices made

Design a simple ASIC using commercial electronic design automation software packages

Can specify simple logic circuits using VHDL. Can describe the simulation and test processes. Can design, synthesise, simulate and test simple circuits using EDA software. Can design, synthesise and test larger, more complex circuits using EDA software. Can use advanced features of VHDL.

Use instruments to characterise electronic materials and devices

Able to use lab instrumentation for measurements. Can produce simple analysis of data with some discussion. Knows instrument limitations / accuracy. Able to perform more complex analysis and discuss results in context of theory. Fully conversant with instrument operation. Suggests methods for improving experiment. Is able to identify and quantify sources of error and suggest improvements.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
ASIC design reports 25
Digital Circuits laboratory notebook 25
Analogue electronics laboratory notebook 25
Electronic Devices laboratory notebook 15
Technical report on electronic devices experiment 10

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Laboratory

1 x 3 hour lab session per week for 24 weeks

72
Private study

Preparing technical report, designing circuits and systems, analysing measurements, planning experiments.

28

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Rhifedd - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio rhifau ar lefelau priodol o gywirdeb
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
  • Gwaith Tîm - Gallu cydweithio'n adeiladol ag eraill ar dasg gyffredin, ac/neu fod yn rhan o dîm gweithio o ddydd i ddydd
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Apply underpinning concepts and ideas of engineering;
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of the specialist cognate area of electronic engineering in an international context;
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of the specialist cognate area of computer systems engineering in an international context;
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of the specialist cognate area of computer systems for controlling complex systems;
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of the specialist cognate area of computer systems engineering in safety-critical areas;
  • Assess and choose optimal methods and approaches for the specification, design, implementation and evaluation of engineering solutions, especially ones that include embedded microprocessors
  • Formulate and analyse requirements and practical constraints of products, processes and services, place them in an engineering context and manage their implementation;
  • Solve problems logically and systematically;
  • Assess and choose optimal methods and approaches for the specification, design, implementation and evaluation of engineering solutions.
  • Appreciate the importance of designing products with due regard to good laboratory practice, health and safety considerations and ethical issues.
  • Access and synthesize information and literature sources;
  • Use both verbal and written communication skills to different target audiences;
  • Analyse and display data using appropriate methods and mathematical techniques;
  • Demonstrate familiarity with relevant subject specific and general computer software packages.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the need to work safely and comply within relevant legislative and regulatory frameworks;

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