6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory

Spring 2007

Students demonstrate their induction heating element by frying some eggs.
Students demonstrate their induction heating element by frying some eggs. See this short video (AVI - 6.8 MB) for more. (Courtesy Ron Roscoe, Allie Jacobs and Joseph Fernandez. Used with permission.)

Course Description

6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects.

Recommended Citation

For any use or distribution of these materials, please cite as follows:

Ron Roscoe, course materials for 6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu/), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY].

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*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Course Meeting Times

Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Open hours during the semester



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