ECEN 2250 – Introduction to Circuits & Electronics

Spring 2017 - MWF 9:00–9:50 am – ECEE 1B32 - Professor G. Moddel

Please check this page and the schedule regularly – Last update 16 May 2017

 

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General Course Information

Homework assignments & solutions

Contact Information

Assignments & Grading

Syllabus

Individual issues

Exams

Final exam solution

Resources

Summary of AC power

Steps for solving RC & LR circuits

Reading a textbook for understanding

Reading a textbook effectively

 

Monday

Wednesday

Friday

Jan 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No class.

Jan 18  Circuit variables & symbols

Reading: Ch. 1

Jan 20 

Reading: 2-1

Jan 23  Sources & Kirchhoff’s laws

Reading: 2-2

HW1 due

Jan 25  Analyzing circuits

Reading: 2-3

3 PM – Optional problem session

Jan 27  Equivalent circuits, voltage & current division

Reading: 2-4, 2-5

HW2 due

Jan 30  Voltage & current division (cont.) & circuit reduction

Reading: 2-6, Web Appendix A (W-1 – W-4)

Feb 1  Node-voltage analysis

Reading: 3-1 (skip pp. 78-79)

3 PM – Optional problem session

Feb 3

HW3 due

Feb 6  Superposition

Reading: 3-3

Feb 8  Equivalent sources

Reading: 3-4

3 PM – Optional review session

Feb 10  Exam 1

Feb 13

Feb 15  Maximum signal transfer

Reading: 3-5

3 PM – Optional problem session

Feb 17  Dependent sources

Reading: 4-1, 4-2

HW4 due

Feb 20  OP AMP circuits

Reading: 4-3

Feb 22  OP AMP circuit analysis

Reading: 4-4

3 PM – Optional problem session

Feb 24

HW5 due

Feb 27  OP AMP circuit design

Reading: 4-5, pp. 208-211 & 223-225

Mar 1  Waveforms

Reading: 5-1, 5-2

3 PM – Optional problem session

 Mar 3  Capacitors

Reading: 6-1

HW6 due

Mar 6  Inductors

Reading: 6-2

Mar 8  Equivalent reactances

Reading: 6-4

3 PM – Optional review session

Mar 10  Exam 2

Mar 13  Dynamic OP AMP circuits

Reading: 6-3

Mar 15 

3 PM – Optional problem session

Mar 17  RC & RL circuits

Reading: 7-1

HW7 due

Mar 20  Step response

Reading: 7-2

Mar 22  Initial & final conditions

Reading: 7-3

3 PM – Optional problem session

Mar 24 

HW8 due

Mar 27

Spring break

Mar 29

Spring break

Mar 31

Spring break

Apr 3  Sinusoids

Reading: 5-4, 5-6

Apr 5  Sinusoidal response

Reading: 7-4

3 PM – Optional problem session

Apr 7  Sinusoidal steady state & phasors

Reading: 8-1, Appendix A (pp. 889-892)

HW9 due

Apr 10  Impedance

Reading: 8-2

Apr 12  Circuit analysis with phasors

Reading: 8-3

3 PM – Optional review session

Apr 14  Exam 3

Apr 17  myDAQ & Circuit properties with phasors

Reading: 8-4

Apr 19  General circuit analysis with phasors

Reading: 8-5

3 PM – Optional problem session

Apr 21 

HW10 due

Apr 24  Power

Reading: 8-6

Apr 26    Coupled inductors

Reading: 15-2, 15-2

3 PM – Optional problem session

Apr 28  Ideal transformer

Material covered: 15-3, 15-4

HW11 due

May 1  Power transformers

Material covered: 15-5

May 3  Courses, jobs & life

3 PM – Optional problem session

May 5

Course review slides

myDAQ report due

May 11 (Thursday) 

Final exam: 7:30 - 10:00 pm