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EE 105, Fall 2018
Microelectronic Devices & Circuits

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
2 LeConte

Discussion Sections:

Section 201:  Monday, 9:00am - 10:00am, 521 Cory Hall
Section 202:  Wednesday, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, 521 Cory Hall
Section 203:  Wednesday, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, 521 Cory Hall

Laboratory Sections:

Section 101:  Monday, 11:00am - 2:00pm, 125 Cory Hall, TA: Qianyi Xie
Section 102:  Tuesday, 11:00am - 2:00pm, 125 Cory Hall, TA: Qianyi Xie
Section 103:  Wednesday, 8:00am - 11:00am, 125 Cory Hall, TA: Kieran Peleaux
Section 104:  Wednesday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm, 125 Cory Hall, TA: Kieran Peleaux


The prerequisites for this course are EE16A and EE16B. It is assumed that you are familiar with the following topics:

  • Basic network theory: RLC circuits, analysis methods, setp/frequency response, poles and zeros, complex impedance, transient response analysis
  • Ideal operational amplifier circuit design and analysis
  • Some exposure to digital logic circuits, e.g., inverter operation
  • Basic electromagnetics: fields and waves, potential, Gauss's law


  • Required:
    • A. S. Sedra, K. G. Smith, Microelectronic Circuits,   7th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2014.

    • Various supplementary material released throughout the course.

  • Supplementary:
    • Tuinenga, SPICE: A Guide to Circuit Simulation & Analysis Using PSpice.

    • NOTE:  This text is very helpful towards learning the intracacies on how to use SPICE to perform vairous circuit simulations. It is not required, but if you really want to learn SPICE, this is a good book.

Course Details:
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Academic Dishonesty Policy

Professor Clark Nguyen
574 Cory Hall
Phone: (510) 642-6251

Office Hours:
Monday, 3:30pm - 4:30pm, 574 Cory Hall
Wednesday, 11:00am - 12:00pm, 574 Cory Hall

Teaching Assistants:

TA:  Mr. Kieran Peleaux
373 Cory Hall
Phone:  (412) 254-3088

Office Hours:
Tuesday, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, 367 Cory Hall
Thursday, 10:00am - 11:00am, 557 Cory Hall

TA:  Mr. Qianyi Xie
373 Cory Hall
Phone:  (209) 790-4387

Office Hours:
Tuesday, 10:00am - 11:00am, 367 Cory Hall
Thursday, 11:00am - 12:00pm, 557 Cory Hall

Office hours are the primary mechanism for individual contact with Professor Nguyen and the TA's. All students are strongly encouraged to make use of office hours. Note that there will be some days when the rooms for office hours must change due to other reservations. Changes will be announced via Piazza.

 Last updated 8/21/18 by CN

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