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ECEN 3250

Homework 0
(This was the Circuits 1 & 2 Review Exam given in Fall 2004)

These were the exam instructions: This is a 50 minute timed, closed-book, closednotes test. You may use a handheld calculator. No other materials are permitted. Work in the space provided (or on the back of the page if you need more space). Turn in these sheets. Show all work: partial credit will be given if all steps are shown. This exam contains four problems and seven pages. Write your name in the spaces provided on the first page and the pages 6 and 7 of the exam. Page 7 of the exam includes an option to have the class scores reported on the class web site under the codename of your choice.


1. B (a) Find the DC output voltage VOUT (b) Find the output resistance seen to the left of the terminals A and B 2 . I = 4 mA. [30 pts] In the circuit shown below. and R = 1 KΩ. 2R R A + _ VDD + I Rout _ R VOUT Figure 1: given VDD = 12 V.

and find t1. [30 pts] In the circuit shown in Figure 2. at time t = t1. the switch S is on.2. Sketch the waveforms v(t) and iD(t) in the diagram below. VDD is an ideal voltage source. the diode D and the switch S are ideal. At t = t1. and C = 100 pF. I is an ideal current source. the diode D is off. and the diode D is off. VDD = 5 V. v(t1) = VDD. v(t) = 0. The circuit operates as follows: for t < 0. the capacitor voltage v(t) reaches VDD. iD + I S C v(t) _ D + – VDD iD(t) 0 v(t) t 0 0 t Figure 2 3 . For t < t1. the switch S is turned off and the current source I starts charging the capacitor C until. At t = 0. I = 100 µA. and the diode D turns on.

fp1 = 100 KHz and fp2 = 10 MHz. R2.40 dB 1 kHz 10 kHz 100 kHz 1 MHz 10 MHz 100 MHz 4 . [30 pts] An ideal op-amp is used to construct an amplifier as shown below: R2 C2 C1 R1 _ + vout vin + – Figure 3: (a) Show that the amplifier’s transfer function G(s) = vout(s)/vin(s) can be written as: 1 . C1. the phase response is not required). and C2. (b) Assuming Go = −10. sketch and label the magnitude response of the amplifier on the axes below (do just a Bode plot of the magnitude response.20 dB . 40 dB 20 dB 0 dB .3. G ( s ) = Go   ω p1  s    1 + s  1 + ω  p2    and find analytical expressions for the mid-frequency gain Gο and the pole frequencies fp1 and fp2 in terms of the circuit parameters R1.

L and C. L + – vin C R Zout(s) Figure 4 5 . [10 pts] Derive an expression for the output impedance Zout(s) of the circuit shown below and give analytical expressions for the corner frequency fo and the Q-factor in terms of R.4.

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