Course detail

A/D and D/A Converters

FEKT-NADPOptional specializedMaster's (2nd cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Summer semester1 year of study6  credits

Preprocessing of analog signal, parallel converters with switched resistor netwrks and switched current sources, parallel and serial D/A converters, indirect D/A converters, converters with cyclic resistor interchange, comparative A/D converters, compensating A/D converters, integrating A/D converters, A/D converters with automatic correction of conversion characteristic, U/f and f/U converters, D/f converters, digital measurement of time intervals, phase, frequency.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Fundamental knowledge will be provided on the principles of individual converter types (A/D, D/A, U/F, F/U and D/F) and their applications in various devices


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Techning methods include lectures, computer laboratories and practical laboratories. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basic principles of A/D and D/A converters, the properties of integrated converters and their possible applications

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer