#### EE101, Intro to electrical engineering

**No:**EE101 & EE101L

**Title:**Introduction to Electrical Engineering, and Lab

**Credits:**2

**Structure/Schedule:**One 75-minute lecture per week, one three-hour laboratory session per week

**Designation:**Required

**Prerequisites:**None

**Co-requisites:**

Math 103 College Algebra

EE 101 & EE 101 are co-requisites of each other

**Catalog Description:**A broad overview of electrical engineering, including an introduction to analog and digital circuitry. Practical exercises using the EE department's computer-based applications software and lab equipment.

**Topics Covered:**

• Basic analog circuit theory including voltage, current, resistance

• Basic analog circuit analysis including Ohm's law, Kirchoff's laws, conservation of power, resistor network reduction

• Capacitors and simple RC circuits

• Building a TTL function generator with a 555 timer

• Basic intro to diodes and operational amplifiers

• Thevenin & Norton equivalent circuits

• Sinusoidal signals and equations

• Basic digital circuit theory including binary and hex counting systems, truth tables, boolean functions, logic diagrams, Karnaugh map reduction, logic IC chips, system design

• Introduction to sequential logic and timing diagrams

**Textbook:**(Optional)

*Electronics*, 2nd edition, David Crecraft & David Gorham, CRC Press, 2003

**Computer usage:**In-lab use of P-Spice circuit design/analysis/simulation software

**Past course web sites:**

Fall 2012

Fall 2011

Fall 2010

Spring 2010

Fall 2009