Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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Prof Stan Skafidas
Upon completion of this class, students will be able to design an analog-digital interface from system-level specifications such as input signal and disturbance characteristics. The students will learn how to design, analyze and characterize all components of an acquisition chain, including filters and A/D or D/A converters.
Principles of analog-to-digital interfaces: concepts of aggressors,noise, signal-to-noise ratio, dynamic range, resolution and accuracy. Methodology for interface design from system specifications. Filter architectures and implementations: Biquad and Ladder filters, switched capacitor and continuous-time filter; OTA-RC and opamp-RC implementation. D/A converter architectures and characterization:differential and integral non-linearity and spectral metrics; binary, thermometer and segmented architectures. A/D converter architectures: Flash, pipelined, successive approximation, oversampling converter. Analysis of error sources in A/D converter architectures and impact on design.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
Having completed this unit the student should be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 1-4 are assessed in the final exam, the submitted assignments, and class participation. ILOs 1, 3 and 4 are also assessed in the submitted project work.
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