Course descriptions

Below is a list of all the electrical engineering classes offered. Following each link will take you expanded information about the class.

EE211, Circuits and Signals I

No: EE 211
Title: Circuits and Signals I
Credits: 3 Cr
Structure/Schedule: Three 50 minute lectures per week

Designation: Required

Math 132 (Calculus and Analytic Geometry II)
EE 101 and EE 101L (Introduction to Electrical Engineering)or junior standing

Co-requisites: None

Catalog Description: Principles of electrical circuit analysis. Kirchhoff's laws, equivalent circuits, dependent sources, node and mesh analyses, signals, RLC components. Introductory circuits and operational amplifier circuits as examples.

Topics Covered:
• Define current, voltage difference, power, and the passive convention
• Define resistance, independent and dependent sources
• Kirchhoffs laws
• Parallel and series combinations. Voltage and current division
• Source conversion
• Superposition
• Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits
• Node voltage analysis
• Mesh currents
• Definition of op-amp and the limiting case of an ideal op-amp
• Analysis of various op-amp circuits
• RMS value of periodic waveforms
• Definition of capacitance
• Definition inductance
• Classical solution of RC, RL, and RLC circuits
• Sinusoidal steady state analysis of RLC circuits
• Average power and reactive volt ampere calculations

Textbook: (Required) Elementary Linear Circuit Analysis, (2nd edition), Leonard Bobrow, Oxford University Press, 1995

Computer usage: MATLAB introduction

Past course web sites:
Fall 2011
Fall 2009
Fall 2007
Fall 2003
Fall 2002