Title:  Electronics for Information Technology 

Code:  IELe 

Ac.Year:  2017/2018 

Term:  Winter 

Curriculums:  

Language of Instruction:  English 

News:  * This course is prepared for incoming Erasmus+ students only, and it is instructed in English. * This course will be open if a certain/sure minimum of enrolled students is at least five students.


Private info:  http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/IELe/private/ 

Credits:  6 

Completion:  examination 

Type of instruction:  Hour/sem  Lectures  Sem. Exercises  Lab. exercises  Comp. exercises  Other 

Hours:  36  6  12  0  8 

 Examination  Tests  Exercises  Laboratories  Other 

Points:  55  15  0  18  12 



Guarantor:  Kunovský Jiří, doc. Ing., CSc., DITS 

Lecturer:  Kunovský Jiří, doc. Ing., CSc., DITS Šátek Václav, Ing., Ph.D., DITS 
Instructor:  Strnadel Josef, Ing., Ph.D., DCSY Šátek Václav, Ing., Ph.D., DITS Veigend Petr, Ing., DITS 

Faculty:  Faculty of Information Technology BUT 

Department:  Department of Intelligent Systems FIT BUT 

Substitute for:  

 Learning objectives: 

  To obtain general knowledge and basics of selected methods of description and analysis of electric circuits with practical application in computer science. To obtain detailed instructions and information about occupational safety with electric devices. To gain practical knowledge of working with fundamental electronic circuits in labs.  Description: 

  Analysis of transitional processes in electric circuits in a time area. TKSL simulation language. Formulation of circuit equations and possibilities of their solutions. Analysis of RC, RL, and RLC circuits. Analysis of nonlinear electric circuits. Parameters and characteristics of semiconductor elements. Graphic, numerical, and analytical methods of nonlinear circuit analysis. TTL and CMOS gates. Power supply units. Limiters and sampling circuits. Level translators, stabilizers. Astable, monostable, and bistable flipflops. Dissipationless and dissipation lines. Wave propagation on lines, reflections, adjusted lines.  Learning outcomes and competences: 

  Ability to analyze electric circuits with practical application in computer science. Knowledge of safety regulations for work with electronic devices.  Syllabus of lectures: 


 Safety regulation of working with electrical devices
 Mathematical basis for electric circuits (analytic and numerical methods), terminology and quantities used in circuits. Laws in linear DC circuits (Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's law)
 Electrical circuits of resistors with one and more directed voltage sources, analysis based on a method of simplification
 Theorems about substituted sources (Thévenin's theorem), method of loop's current and nodes voltages, superposition principle
 General description of RC, RL and RLC circuits. RC, RL and RLC circuits with sources of direct voltage. Transient processes
 Alternating voltages and Fourier's series, solution of RLC circuits. RLC circuits in impulse mode, frequency filters 3
 Dissipationless and dissipation lines. Spreading of signals on a line. Signal transmission
 Semiconducting components, bipolar technology, PN junction, diode
 Bipolar transistors, transistor as a switch
 Unipolar transistors, TTL and CMOS gates (logical levels, power)
 Operational amplifiers (perfect) with weighted resistant nets. Digitaltoanalog converters. Analogtodigital converters
 Overview of important electric circuits (voltage sources, stabilizers, oscillator, multioscilators, bistable flipflop, Schmitt flipflop, timer, comparator, transmitter, receiver). Microelectronics, principles of integrated circuits manufacturing
 Methods of measurement of electric and nonelectric quantities. Modern measuring devices. Principles and application of measuring devices
 Syllabus of numerical exercises: 


 Electric circuits of resistors. Fundamental circuits. Editor and simulator of electric circuits with directed voltage source. Audiovisual demonstrations
 RLC circuits, transient processes. Fundamental circuits. Editor and simulator of RLC circuits with alternating voltage source. Audiovisual demonstrations
 Bipolar technology, diode. Fundamental circuits. Audiovisual demonstrations
 Bipolar technology, transistor. Fundamental circuits. Audiovisual demonstrations
 A/D a D/A converters. Audiovisual demonstration of manipulation with professional electronic devices
 Signal transmission. Fundamental circuits. Audiovisual demonstrations
 Syllabus of laboratory exercises: 


 Electric circuits of resistors. Fundamental circuits. Editor and simulator of electric circuits with directed voltage source. Audiovisual demonstrations
 RLC circuits, transient processes. Fundamental circuits. Editor and simulator of RLC circuits with alternating voltage source. Audiovisual demonstrations
 Bipolar technology, diode. Fundamental circuits. Audiovisual demonstrations
 Bipolar technology, transistor. Fundamental circuits. Audiovisual demonstrations
 A/D a D/A converters. Audiovisual demonstration of manipulation with professional electronic devices
 Signal transmission. Fundamental circuits. Audiovisual demonstrations
 Syllabus  others, projects and individual work of students: 

 Individual evaluation of the individual project on choosen examples.  Fundamental literature: 

 Lecture notes written in PowerPoint  Links: 

  Controlled instruction: 

  Laboratories are voluntary. Missed laboratory is possible to replace with individual project after consultation with lecturer.  
