Specification Unit 35: Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits 

LO1. Understand the function and operation of diodes, transistors and logic gates 

Diodes: 
The Diode 
Transistors 
The Transistor 
Transistors  
Logic gates 
Logic Gates 
LO2 Be able to build and test operational amplifierbased analogue circuits 

Building analogue circuits 
Making a PCB 
Testing analogue circuits 
The Multimeter 
The Oscillscope  
LO3 Be able to build and test combinational and sequential logic circuits 

Building combinational and sequential logic circuits: 

A sequential ciruit diagram  
Testing of logic circuits: 

Minimisation of logic circuits 
Karnaugh maps 
Karnaugh maps intro video  
Karnaugh maps 3 variable video  
Karnaugh maps exercise  
Online Karnaugh map solver  
Online Karnaugh map mimimizer  
Karnaugh map tutorial (nice and simple)  
Karnaugh Map Spreadsheet (a template to enter data into)  
LO4 Be able to use computerbased simulation software packages to construct and test the operation of analogue and digital circuits 

Simulation of analogue circuit 

Simulation of digital circuit 
