Syllabus

This course covers circuit simplification methods, basic components of analog circuits; resistors, capacitors, inductors, voltage sources, and current sources, DC analysis of these components and introduction to the AC analysis.This course covers circuit simplification methods, basic components of analog circuits; resistors, capacitors, inductors, voltage sources, and current sources, DC analysis of these components and introduction to the AC analysis.

Course Content:

 

1            Circuit variables and elements, dependent and independent sources, Kirchoff’s Current Law (KCL), & Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law  (KVL), Series & Parallel Resistance and Voltage & Current Division

2            Techniques of circuit analysis; The Node voltage method, The mesh current method, Source transformation, Thevenin´s and Norton´s theorems, maximum power transfer

3            Basic periodic waveforms (Sine wave, Triangular wave, Square wave)

4            Operational amplifiers

5            Energy storage elements: Input-output characteristics of inductors and capacitors

6            First order circuits (RC circuits)

7            First order circuits (RL circuits)

8            Second order circuits (LC circuits)

9            Second order circuits (LC circuits)

10          Second order circuits (RLC, LC circuits), Switching Circuits, Switching Operations

11          Switching Circuits, Switching Operations

12          Switching Circuits, Switching Operations, Basic diode circuits

13          Basics of AC Power Analysis

14          Representation and characterization of higher order circuits

Textbook: Electric Circuits by James W. Nilsson, Susan A. Riedel

​Assessment: 40% Midterm exam, 40% Final Exam, 20% Labs