ENME 350 - Electronics and Instrumentation I

3 Credits


Electrical Engineering, Principles and Applications, by Allan R. Hambley, Fifth Edition, 20011. 

Or any previous edition.


PHYS 270
PHYS 271


Catalog dscription: Modern instrumentation. Basic circuit design, standard microelectronic circuits. Signal conditioning. Instrumentation interfacing. Designing and testing of analog circuits. Laboratory experiments.


In this course the student will develop and/or refine the following areas of knowledge:

  • Design and use electronic systems to measure, detect or monitor mechanical systems
  • Assemble off-the-shelf circuits into electronic systems for a specific task
  • Design and build simple electronic circuits to facilitate the use of off-the-shelf instruments
  • Communicate with electronic engineers in the same technical team
  • Mathematical descriptions of electronic systems
  • Analysis in time and frequency domains


  • Introduction and language of electronics
  • Circuit laws
  • Analysis of resistor circuits
  • First order circuits
  • Second order circuits
  • Sinusoidal sources and phasors
  • Complex impedances
  • Diodes
    • FET and BJT Transistors
    • Operational amplifiers and amplifier circuits
    • Filters, transfer functions, and Bode plots
    • Transformers

Learning Outcomes 

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Class/Laboratory Schedule 

  • Two lectures of 50 minutes and one lab of 110 minutes each week

Last Updated By 
Dr. Jungho Kim, June 2017