8. Synopsis
**Measurement 1: Building and testing simple
electrical circuits**

The
students build simple electrical circuits from standalone components and verify
the circuit's operation and main parameters.

**Measurement 2: Designing printed circuit boards**

Students
get acquainted with a basic PCB design software and meet with the first steps
of PCB design, such as schematics, simulation, routing and generation of
production files.

**Measurement 3: Measurement of EMC phenomena**

Analysis of
the mutual effect of electronic devices on each other, transient behavior.
Different modes of electrical coupling and their approximation.

**Measurement
4: Linear and switch mode power supplies**

Voltage
(power) converter topologies, linear regulators and high frequency switching
power regulators. Analysis of circuit operation and unique effects, measurement
of parameters (load rejection, ripple, etc.).

**Measurement 5: Transistor based amplifiers**

Analysis of
simple transistor based amplifier configurations, characterization, evaluation
of their performance and parameters.

**Measurement 6: Instrumentation amplifiers**

Analysis of
simple, operational amplifiers based amplifier circuits (inverting,
non-inverting, symmetric instrumentational). Evaluation of their parameters and
performance.

**Measurement 7: Analog to Digital and Digital to
Analog Converters **

Analysis of
A/D and D/A converters, basic evaluation, measurement of static and dynamic errors,
special features.

**Measurement
8: System identification and control**

Model
fitting and development on a real dynamic system, system identification,
controller design based on state estimation and feedback.

**Measurement 9: Analog phase locked loop (PLL)**

Basic
operation of an analog PLL circuit, building blocks and their characterization,
typical applications.

**Measurement 10: 900 MHz FSK transceiver/receiver**

Radio
frequency spectral analyses, FSK modulation and demodulation, measurement on an
experimental FSK system.

**Measurement
11: Logic controllers (PLC)**

Computer
based control of a simple physical system using a PLC. Design and
implementation of the experimental system, evaluation of control performance.