Nonlinear Electronic Circuits (NEC)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Marko Topič



Objectives of the course: In-depth analysis of non-linear circuits - topography, properties and design procedures, including 

Necessary knowledge:
Basic of electronic circuits, Electronics, Theory of Systems, Analog Electronic Circuits.


  • Signal conversion circuits.
    • Resistive rectifiers.
    • Cutters.
    • Voltage regulators.
    • Current regulators.
    • Comparators.
    • Nonlinear amplifiers.
    • Power amplifiers.
  • Dynamic circuits with single input.
    • Detectors: amplitude, mean, peak, true rms.
    • Clampers.
    • Voltage multipliers.
    • RC rectifiers.
  • Switching regulators (DC/DC) and rectifiers (AC/DC).
  • Circuits for generating signals: monostable, bistable, astable multivibrator.
  • Phase locked loops.
  • Converters: sample and hold circuits, V/F and F/V converters, D/A and A/D converters.


  • D.O. Pederson and K. Mayaram: Analog Integrated Circuits for Communication:Principles, Simulation and Design, 2Ed, Springer, 2008.
  • P.R. Gray et al, Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, 5Ed, Wiley, 2010.
  • Topič M., Levstek A., Jankovec M., Zbirka rešenih nalog iz nelinearnih elektronskih vezij, Založba FE in FRI, Ljubljana, 3. izdaja, 2006.


Laboratory work

Information will be provided when the laboratory work in English will actually begin. Until then refer to Slovenian page for more information.


Applications to exams

For applications to written and oral examinations please use STUDIS.


Rešitve izpitov

Rešitve izpita bodo dostopne v e-učilnici.

Ocene bodo dostopne v STUDIS-u. Ogled izpitov bo v kabinetu Glažar - BN312.


Old exams

There have been no in English exams yet. Refer to Slovenian page for exams in Slovene.