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Spice Applications To An Undergraduate Electronics Program

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dc.contributor.author Hettinger, Mathias en_US
dc.contributor.author Gottschalk, Kenneth en_US
dc.contributor.author Fitchen, Franklin en_US
dc.contributor.author Hmurcik, Lawrence V. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-16T16:37:08Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-16T16:37:08Z
dc.date.issued 1990-05 en_US
dc.identifier.citation M. Hettinger, K. Gottschalk, F. Fitchen, L. V. Hmurcik, "Spice Applications To An Undergraduate Electronics Program," IEEE Transactions on Education, vol. 33, no. 2, May 1990.
dc.identifier.other 27a069f4-1429-04d0-ac67-ec2f461350c3 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/508
dc.description.abstract A plan is presented for integrating SPICE (simulation program with integrated circuit emphasis) into an undergraduate electronics curriculum. Three design projects for students are described: a network theory project, an analog electronics design course, and a senior thesis project. In the first project used in a first course on network theory, the emphasis is on simple programs that can extend basic techniques (such as Thevenin's equivalent circuit) to cases where hand analysis is long and tedious. In the electronics course, the application of the bipolar-junction transistor and field-effect transistor is more clearly understood by the student when he/she constructs an analog amplifier according to a given set of specifications. Creativity is encouraged, since the design of the amplifier is flexible as long as the specifications are met. In the senior thesis project, SPICE, along with other computer design packages, enables the student to analyze and modify a project before it is constructed. This saves valuable construction time and allows for a more thorough theoretical analysis. en_US
dc.description.uri http://ieeexplore.ieee.org.libproxy.bridgeport.edu/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=54859 en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.subject Engineering en_US
dc.title Spice Applications To An Undergraduate Electronics Program en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publication.issue 2 en_US
dc.publication.name IEEE Transactions on Education en_US
dc.publication.volume 33 en_US


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