Course Syllabus

Course Calendar (pdf)


Boris Murmann,
Phone: 650-725-7042, Office: Allen-208

Administrative Support

Ann Guerra,
Phone: 650-725-3725, Office: Allen-207

Teaching Assistants

Gary Yu, Iskender Kushan, Maggie Ford,


MWF, 11:30-12:20 AM, 200-034

Review session

Mondays 5pm-6pm, Room 200-030. First session on April 10, 2017.

Office Hours

Staff  Day Time Location No office hour
Boris Murmann (Instructor) Wed 10-11am Allen 208 5/3, 5/17, 5/24
Gary Yu (TA) Tues 4:00pm - 5:30pm Packard 75 (lab)
Iskender Kushan (TA) Mon 1:30pm - 2:50pm Packard 107

Piazza Forum


Location: Room 075, basement of Packard Electrical Engineering building
The course includes 6 lab sessions, ~3 hours each. All students must sign up for a lab section during the first week of instruction.

Course Description

Introduction to circuit design for modern electronic systems. Modeling and analysis of analog gain stages, frequency response, feedback. Filtering and analog-to-digital conversion. Fundamentals of circuit simulation. (4 Units)


EE101A, EE102A. Recommended: CME102

Text and Course Reader

There is no required textbook for this course. We will rely on a variety of online resources and isolated book chapters, most of which are available in the Materials section of the course website. You can purchase a hard copy of the lecture notes as a "course reader" in the bookstore. The material is also available as a soft copy (pdf).


20% Homework (lowest score will be dropped)
20% Lab
20% Midterm
40% Final

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