Circuit Theory I

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Course No: EECE.2010-011; SIS Class Nbr: 1130; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

Terminal characteristics of ideal elements, active and passive. Ohm's law and Kirchoff's laws. Introduction to network topology, independent variable, loop and nodal analysis with matrix methods. Definition and consequences of linearity. Superposition theorem. Concept of excitation and response. Passive equivalent circuits. Thevenin's and Norton's theorems. Ideal inductance and capacitance, volt-ampere characteristics, energy relations, graphical differentiation and integration. First order transients; initial conditions, natural response, and natural frequencies. Network response to unit step function and unit impulse. Second order transients: RLC circuits, natural frequencies and the complex-frequency s-plane. Pre-Requisite: 92.132 Calculus II with a grade of 'C' or better. Co-Requisite: 16.207 or 16.212 Basic EE Lab

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: MATH 1320 Calculus ll, and ENGN/EECE 1070/1080 Introduction to Engineering l, and Co-req: EECE 2070 Basic Electrical Engineering Lab l, Grade of C or better in MATH 1320.
  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: John Palma
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When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W-Th | 11:00 AM-1:20 PM EDT
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Jul 01
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for On Campus / Face-to-Face Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer I Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet May 20-July 1 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 24, June 7 and June 21 at the regularly scheduled hours.
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  • Summer II Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet July 8 to Aug 15 include 2 FRIDAYS: July 12, July 26 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer II Tues/Thurs Evening Courses: Meet July 9 to Aug 15 include 2 FRIDAYS: July 19 and August 12 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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