The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered

Course handbook


This course considers advanced analogue electronics design with a particular emphasis on radio frequency (RF) electronics. Both theoretical and practical aspects of RF electronic circuits are considered. A major component of the course is a small group project, where design, testing and construction of an electronic circuit is required.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2020.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Solve complex problems using established engineering methods in RF electronics.

2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the use and application of standard RF electronic test equipment.

3. Design standard RF electronic circuit elements.

4. Build standard RF electronic circuits.


Practical hints on electronics components, Comparators, Noise in Electronic Circuits, Interference Generation, Transmission, Reception, Grounding & Shielding,Analogue / RF Filters Design, Analogue / RF Amplifiers, Oscillators, Modulators, Mixers, Phase Locked Loops.

Assumed knowledge


Assessment items

Quiz: Quiz

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Laboratory

Report: Assignments

Project: Group Project