Circuit Theory I

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Course No: EECE.2010-011; SIS Class Nbr: 1076; SIS Term: 2940
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.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: Virtual Classroom Course
  • Core Codes: STEM, VRCL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: John Palma
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W-Th | 11:00 AM-1:20 PM EST
  • Summer 2020: May 18 to Jun 29
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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