ECTS - Fundamentals of Electronic Components

Fundamentals of Electronic Components (CMPE134) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Fundamentals of Electronic Components CMPE134 3 2 0 4 3.5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of the course is to teach; Basics of electronic circuit analysis, fundamentals of electronic circuit design (combinational and sequential) and electronic circuit components. Principles in semiconductor based electronic components and transistor-transistor logic (TTL).
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Discuss and interpret the basic concepts in electronic circuit analyses.
  • Recall basic analyze and design principles of electronic circuit components.
  • Describe electronic logical calculation technologies and methods
  • Elaborate transistor-transistor logic running fundamentals.
Course Content Engineering abstraction in simple circuit analysis and models to represent actual circuit components; analysis of electronic circuits; the linearity and superposition theory; Thevenin and Norton equity principles in multi-component circuit analysis; first order RC and RL circuits, digital electronic components, fundamentals of logical calculations

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction, Systems of Units, Charge, Current and Voltage Introduction + Chapter 1(main text)
2 Ohm's Law, Nodes, Branches and Loops, Kirchhoff's Current Law (KCL), Chapter 2
3 Kirchhoff's Voltage Law (KVL), Series Resistors and Voltage Division, Parallel Resistors and Current Division, Short Circuit and Open Circuit Chapter 2
4 Nodal Analysis, Nodal Analysis with Voltage, Sources, Mesh Analysis, Mesh Analysis with Current Sources Chapter 3
5 Linearity Property, Superposition, Source Transformation Chapter 3
6 Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton’s Theorem Chapter 3
7 Semiconductors, Diodes, PN junctions Chapter 16
8 BJT switching characteristics Chapter 6
9 First order RL and RC circuits Chapter 10
10 Digital Integrated Circuits Chapter 10
11 DTL, TTL, ECL, and fan in/out, propagation delay Chapter 10
12 CMOS circuits Chapter 11
13 Digital Logic Structures, Digital versus analog logic, Logic Gates And Truth Tables, State Diagrams Chapter 5
14 Boolean Algebra and DeMorgan's Theorems, Finding Expression From Truth Table, Digital Circuit Realization Chapter 5


Course Book 1. Agarwal, Anant, and Jeffrey H. Lang. Foundations of Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits. San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Elsevier, July 2005. ISBN: 9781558607354.
Other Sources 2. Electric Circuits, J.W.Nilsson and R.A.Riedel, Addison Wesley Pub
3. Fundamentals of Electric Circuit Analysis, Clayton Paul, John Wiley & Sons
4. Introductory Circuits for Electrical and Computer Eng., J. W. Nilsson, S. A. Riedel, Prentice Hall

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 1 10
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 3 10
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 7 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and subjects specific to the computer engineering discipline; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas to complex engineering problems. X
2 The ability to identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying proper analysis and modeling techniques for this purpose. X
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. X
4 The ability to develop, select and utilize modern techniques and tools essential for the analysis and determination of complex problems in computer engineering applications; the ability to utilize information technologies effectively. X
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or research topics specific to the computer engineering discipline. X
6 The ability to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Effective oral and writen communication skills in Turkish; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions. X
8 The knowledge of at least one foreign language; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
9 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology.
10 The ability to behave according to ethical principles, awareness of professional and ethical responsibility;
11 Knowledge of the standards utilized in software engineering applications
12 Knowledge on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management;
13 Awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation
14 Knowledge on sustainable development
15 Knowledge on the effects of computer engineering applications on the universal and social dimensions of health, environment and safety;
16 Awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions
17 An ability to describe, analyze and design digital computing and representation systems. X
18 An ability to use appropriate computer engineering concepts and programming languages in solving computing problems. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Laboratory 12 2 24
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 1 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics 3 1 3
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 2 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 92