ELEC 457

Analog Integrated Circuits and
System Applications

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Lecturer

Dr. Carlos Saavedra, P. Eng. (email: saavedra {at} queensu.ca)

About this course


ELEC 457 is for students interested in advancing their knowledge of analog integrated circuits and their applications.  Topics covered include: phase-locked loops, phase-shift keying modulation and demodulation, signal generation, frequency conversion, integrated circuits for biomedical applications, radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, analog filter design, basics of radar imaging and radiometry for topological mapping.

On reserve at the Douglas library

Package of book excerpts related to ELEC 457 lecture material (2 copies, 24-hr loan)
Marking Plan (tentative)

Written tests  .....................................
50 %
Term project......................................
50 %

Policy on missed quizzes

There will be no makeups. If you are absent and you do not have a valid excuse, you will receive no credit for that quiz. A written letter is required from one of the sources shown below if you know in advance that you will be away from campus and will miss a quiz. The letter must be submitted to me before you leave campus, except for cases of ill-health or bereavement. No exceptions will be made.

Health, disabilities, and bereavement:

Special Needs Office 
La Salle Building 
146 Stuart Street
Varsity Sports and Marching Band:  
Team coach

Other extracurricular activities:  
Queen's Faculty advisor of the respective club










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