Introduction to the basic laws and techniques for the analysis of electric circuits. Calculation of the response of circuits with resistors, independent sources, controlled sources, and operational amplifiers. The transient analysis of basic circuits with R, L, and C components. An introduction to AC analysis and phasors.
Circuit analysis and design using discrete R, L, and C components are the most fundamental skills for electrical engineers. This course introduces these basic circuit elements and teaches modeling and analysis skills for the DC portion of these circuits, with a small introduction to AC phasors. This knowledge is critical for the studentsí future studies in all areas of electrical and computer engineering.
Required for all EE and CPE majors
C- or better in ENGE 1104 or ENGE 1204 or ENGE 1114 or ENGE 1216. Corequisites: MATH 2214; 2074
This course requires ENGE 1104 and 1204, which provides the student with basic problem-solving skills, instruction in the use of the computer, MATLAB, and graphing methods, all of which are necessary in circuit analysis. MATH 2214 is a corequisite because it teaches the student how to solve linear, constant coefficient forced and un-forced differential equations. The corequisite of 2074 is required because it is the accompanying laboratory that develops experimental skills in the subject matter of the course. The students apply these skills in the second half of 2004. Note that ENGE 1204 is a bridge course for students who complete ENGE 114 and wish to transfer to ECE.
Percentage of Course
|Voltage and current, the 2-terminal device, power concept||5%|
|Ohm’s law, sources, KCL, KVL, dependent sources||10%|
|Resistors: series, parallel, voltage and current dividers, measurements||10%|
|Mesh and node equations||10%|
|Thevenin and Norton equivalents (DC)||5%|
|Superposition, duality, and reciprocity||5%|
|Energy storage elements (L and C), combinations||10%|
|First order circuits (RL and RC)||10%|
|Second order circuits (RLC), step and general responses||10%|
|Introduction to phasors, with basic circuit equations||15%|
|Operational amplifiers as ideal element||10%|