Cleveland State University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


EEC 313 Electronics I


Spring Semester, 2009


Text:                       Bogart, Beasley, Rico; Electronic Devices & Circuits, Sixth Edition, 2004


Instructor:             Dr. Siu-Tung Yau

                                Office: SH 340, Tel: (216) 875-9783, Email:

                                Office Hours:        MWF 12:05-1:05 p.m. F 10:00-11:00 am


Prerequisite:          EEC 310 Electric Circuits I

Co-requisite:         EEC 311 Electric Circuits II




Chapter 2   The pn junction                                                                                               

Chapter 3   The diode as a circuit element                                                      

Chapter 4   Bipolar junction transistors (BJT)                                                

Chapter 5   Field-effect transistors (FET)                                                        

Chapter 6   Amplifier fundamentals                                                                  

Chapter 7   Small-signal transister amplifiers                                                  

Chapter 9  Amplifier Frequency Response                                                     


Homework:            Homework will be assigned and the students are expected to complete the homework seriously

and independently. There will be problem-solving sessions in which selected homework problems

will be solved in the class.


Tests:   Midterm 1 (Feb 23, Monday), Midterm 2 (March 30, Monday),  Final Exam


Grading:              Homework                                10%                       

                                Midterm 1                              20%                       

Midterm 2                              30%

                                Final Exam                             40%





Classroom Decorum


1.  Attendance will be taken into consideration when final grade is awarded. 

2.  Turn off cell phone during class.

3.  No eatting in class.


Make-Up Tests


There will be no make-up tests in this course.  If you have an emergency (accident, medical emergency, etc.) for missing a test, you need to present written proof, and the missing grade percentage will be distributed into the remaining tests.