University of Colorado Boulder

ECEN 2250 – Introduction to Circuits & Electronics - Fall 2017

Prof. Sean Shaheen

TA's: Selena Leitner & Ryan Sullivan

3:00 - 3:50 pm MWF

Locations: MW, ECCR 1B40 (lecture); F, KOBL S135 (studio)

All course materials are posted on the D2L page.

Course Calendar

Last update 20 September 2017

Monday

Wednesday

Friday

Aug 28

Welcome and introduction

Aug 30  Circuit variables & symbols

Reading: 1-1, 1-2, 1-3

Sept 1 - Studio 1  

Sept 4

Labor Day

Sept 6 Kirchoff's Laws 

Reading: 2-1, 2-2

HW 1 due

Sept 8 - Studio 2 

Sept 11 Kirchoff's Laws; parallel & series connectors 

Reading: 2-2

Sept 13 Analyzing circuits; combined constraints  

Reading: 2-3, 2-4

HW 2 due

Sept 15 - Studio 3

Sept 18 Voltage & current division 

Reading: 2-5

Sept 20 Circuit reduction  

Reading: 2-6

HW 3 due

Sept 22 - Studio 4 

Sept 25 Node-Voltage analysis

Reading: 3-1

Sept 27 Node-Voltage analysis 

Reading: 3-1

HW 4 due

← Tuesday, 9/26: Exam review session 7:00-8:30 pm, ECCR 245

Sept 29  Hour Exam 1 - ECCR 1B40 (last names A-J) or KOBL S135 (last names K-Z)

Oct 2 Chapter 3 

Oct 4 Chapter 3 

Oct 6 - Studio 5

Oct 9 Chapter 4 

Oct 11 Chapter 4 

 Oct 13 - Studio 6 

Oct 16 Chapter 4 

Oct 18 Chapter 4  

Oct 20 - Studio 7 

Oct 23 Chapter 5 

Oct 25 Chapter 6 

Oct 27 - Studio 8 

Oct 30 Chapter 6 

Nov 1 Chapter 6 

Exam review session 6:00-7:30 pm, BESC 180

Nov 3  Hour Exam 2 - KOBL S135

Nov 6 Chapter 6

Nov 8 Chapter 7

Nov 10 - Studio 9

Nov 13 Chapter 7 

Nov 15 Chapter 7 

Nov 17 - Studio 10  

Nov 20 

Fall Break

Nov 22 

Fall Break

Nov 24 

Fall Break

Nov 27 Chapter 8 

Nov 29 Chapter 8 

Dec 1 - Studio 11 

Dec 4 Chapter 8 

Dec 6 Chapter 8   

Dec 8 - Studio 12 

Dec 11 Chapter 15 

Dec 13 Chapter 15 

December 19 (Tuesday) 

Final exam: 7:30 - 10:00 pm