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PHYS 213       (2-3-3)             Principles of Electronics


Resistor approximation, inductor and capacitor approximation, diodes,  rectifier diodes, diode curve, reverse resistance, diode capacitance,  Zener diode, half-wave rectifier, center tap rectifier, bridge rectifier, choke-input filter, capacitor-input filter, RC and LC filters, voltage multiplier, voltage regulation,  Zener regulator, clipper and clamper, peak-to-peak detector, bipolar transistor, transistor biasing circuit, AC equivalent circuits, small signal amplifier.


Prerequisites: PHYS 102 and PHYS 107.