Course detail

Basics of Electrotechnics

FSI-RENAcad. year: 2017/2018

Passive electronic components. Basic passive electronic circuits (especially filters). Basic semiconductor components (diode, bipolar transistor, unipolar transistor) - types, properties, linear models. Transistor in a linear regime (amplifier). Transistor in a switching mode. Basic principles of the inverter technique. Operational amplifiers - operation, properties, basic connections. Digital circuits - Boolean algebra, combination and sequential logic, logical circuits TTL and CMOS.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

An ability to design basic electronic circuits.


The basic knowledges from the theoretical electroengineering, nad mathematical logic (Bool algebra). The mathematic knowledges on 1st year technical university lewel.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Patočka M., Vorel P.: Řídicí elektronika - pasivní obvody

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Teaching is suplemented by practical laboratory work.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for the classified accreditation:
Laboratory lessons and checking tests

Semester test: 10point
Laboratory excercise: 25point
Final test: 65point

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Students get basic knowledge about passive and active electronic components and about analogue and digital circuits.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at practical training is obligatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3A-P Bachelor's

    branch B-MET , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


Basic passive elements
Basic passive circuits
Diodes, transistors
DC operating point of a transistor
Transfer properties of transistors
Basic connections of transistors
Transistors in the switching regime
Operational amplifiers (OA)
Basic connections of OA
Voltage regulators, current regulators
Basic principles of the inverter techique
Basic logic circuits

labs and studios

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1.,2. Operational amplifier - properties and basic connections
3.,4. Current regulator with a bipolar transistor
5.,6. Bipolar transistor in a switching regime
7.,8. OA as a comparator
9.,10. Integrator and a PWM modulator
11.,12. D-flop, applications
13.,14. CMOS circuity