ECEN 2250 – Introduction to Circuits & Electronics

Spring 2016 - MWF 9:00–9:50 am – ECEE 1B32 - Professor G. Moddel

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

 

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Final exam solution

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Reading a textbook for understanding

Reading a textbook effectively

Steps for solving a 1st order circuit with a DC forcing function

 

Monday

Wednesday

Friday

 

Jan 11  Circuit variables & symbols

Reading: Ch. 1

Jan 13

Reading: 2-1

Jan 15  Sources & Kirchhoff’s laws

Reading: 2-2

HW1 due

 

Jan 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No class.

Jan 20  Analyzing circuits

Reading: 2-3

Jan 22  Equivalent circuits, voltage & current division

Reading: 2-4, 2-5

HW2 due

 

Jan 25  Voltage & current division (cont.) & circuit reduction

Reading: 2-6, Web Appendix A (W-1 – W-5)

Jan 27  Node-voltage analysis

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

Jan 29

HW3 due

 

Feb 1  Superposition

Reading: 3-3

Feb 3  Equivalent sources

Reading: 3-4

Review Session: 4 PM in regular classroom

Feb 5  Exam 1

 

Feb 8

Feb 10  Maximum signal transfer

Reading: 3-5

Exam Review: 4 PM in regular classroom

Feb 12  Dependent sources

Reading: 4-1, 4-2

HW4 due

 

Feb 15  OP AMP circuits

Reading: 4-3

Feb 17  OP AMP circuit analysis

Reading: 4-4

Feb 19 

HW5 due

 

Feb 22  OP AMP circuit design

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

Feb 24  Waveforms

Reading: 5-1, 5-2

Feb 26  Capacitors

Reading: 6-1

HW6 due

 

Feb 29  Inductors

Reading: 6-2

Mar 2  Equivalent reactances

Reading: 6-4

Exam Review: 6:15 PM in regular classroom

Mar 4  Exam 2

 

Mar 7  Dynamic OP AMP circuits

Reading: 6-3

Mar 9 

Mar 11  RC & RL circuits

Reading: 7-1

HW7 due

 

Mar 14  Step response

Reading: 7-2

Mar 16  Initial & final conditions

Reading: 7-3

Mar 18 

HW8 due

 

Mar 21

Spring break

Mar 23

Spring break

Mar 26

Spring break

 

Mar 28  Sinusoids

Reading: 5-4, 5-6

Mar 30  Sinusoidal response

Reading: 7-4

Apr 1  Sinusoidal steady state & phasors

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

HW9 due

 

Apr 4  Impedance

Reading: 8-2

Apr 6  Circuit analysis with phasors

Reading: 8-3

Exam Review: 4 PM in regular classroom

Apr 8  Exam 3

 

Apr 11  myDAQ & Circuit properties with phasors

Reading: 8-4

Apr 13  General circuit analysis with phasors

Reading: 8-5

Apr 15 

HW10 due

 

Apr 18  Power

Reading: 8-6

Apr 20    Coupled inductors

Reading: 15-2, 15-2

Apr 22  Ideal transformer

Material covered: 15-3, 15-4

HW11 due

 

Apr 25 Power transformers

Material covered: 15-5

Apr 27 

myDAQ report due

Apr 29

Course review slides

 

May 2 & 4   11 AM

Problem Session

May 5 (Thursday) 

Final exam: 4:30 - 7:00 pm