## EE 211 Section 1

Lecture Outline for Fall 1998

1. Wednesday 8/26

• Sections 1-1, 1-2.
• Introduction and Course Syllabus.
• Review of Scientific Notation and Engineering Prefix Notation.
• Definition of decibel.

2. Friday 8/28

• Section 1-3.
• Definitions of charge q, current i, voltage v, and power p.
• Voltage is between two points in a circuit.
• Current is through a point in a circuit.
• Passive sign convention and power calculations.
• Section 2-1.
• Definition of circuit element.
• Our first circuit element
• The resistor - Ohm's law, resistance and conductance

3. Monday 8/31

• Section 2-1 (continued).
• Definition of linear and bilateral circuit elements.
• Our first circuit elements
• The resistor - Ohm's law, resistance and conductance
• Open and short circuit
• Switch
• Voltage source
• Current source
• Section 2-2 Connection Constraints
• Definition of circuit, node and loop
• Kirchhoff's Current Law
• Kirchhoff's Voltage Law

4. Wednesday 9/2

• Section 2-3 Combined Constraints
• Using KCL, KVL and element equations to find 2E equations with 2E unkowns for a circuit with E circuit elements.
• Series and Parallel connections
• Ground reference node

5. Friday 9/4

• Section 2-4 Equivalent Circuits
• Definition of equivalent circuit.
• Resistors in series and parallel.
• Sources in series and parallel.
• Sources and resistors.

6. Wednesday 9/9

• Section 2-5 Voltage and current division
• Voltage division - calculation of voltages for resistors in series.
• Current division - calculation of currents for resistors in parallel

7. Friday 9/11

• Section 2-6 Circuit Reduction
• Using equivalent circuits to simplify complex circuits
• Combining resistors in series and parallel
• Using source transformations

8. Monday 9/14

• Review of Chapters 1 and 2 for Exam

9. Wednesday 9/16

• Exam 1

10. Friday 9/18

• Section 3-1 -- Introduction Node Voltage Analysis

11. Monday 9/21

• Section 3-1 -- More on Node Voltage Analysis
• Selection of a reference (ground) node
• Definition of node voltage
• Calculating element voltages from node voltages
• Steps in node voltage analysis

12. Wednesday 9/23

• Section 3-1 -- More on Node Voltage Analysis
• Section 3-2 -- Introduction to Mesh Current Analysis
• Section 3-2 -- Introduction to Mesh Current Analysis
• Mesh current analysis with for circuits contaning no current sources

13. Friday 9/25

14. Monday 9/28

• Section 3-3 -- Linearity -- Superposition and Unit Output Methods
• Solving circuits with multiple inputs using superposition
• Solving ladder circuits using the unit output method

15. Wednesday 9/30

• Section 3-4 -- Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits
• Defining open-circuit voltage voc and short-circuit current isc,
• Thevenin equivalent circuit -- VT = voc, RT = voc/isc,
• Norton equivalent circuit -- IN = isc, RN = voc/isc,
• RT = RN = resistance looking backwards with all independent sources turned off.

16. Friday 10/2

• Section 3-4 -- More 0n Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits
• Finding operating point (Q-point) for non-linear loads
• Section 3-5 -- Maximum signal transfer
• If source is fixed
• maximum power transfer when RL = RT
• maximum voltage when RL = infinity
• maximum current when RL = 0

17. Monday 10/5

• Review of Chapter 3 for Exam

18. Wednesday 10/7

• Review of Chapter 3 for Exam

19. Friday 10/9

• Exam on Chapter 3

20. Monday 10/12

• Section 4-1 -- Active devices and dependent sources
• Definition of active device
• Definition of linear dependent source
• Current-controlled voltage source
• Voltage-controlled voltage source
• Current-controlled current source
• Voltage-controlled current source
• Definition of feedback
• Applying circuit analysis techniques to circuits with linear dependent sources

21. Wednesday 10/14

• Section 4-2 -- Circuit analysis with dependent sources
• No feedback -- analyze part with independent sources, then part with dependent sources
• Feedback -- usually easiest to use node-voltage or mesh-current analysis
• Node-voltage -- put dependent source value in terms of node voltages, and proceed as in regular node voltage analysis
• Mesh-current -- put dependent source value in terms of mesh currents, and proceed as in regular mesh current analysis

22. Friday 10/16

• Definition of input resistance and output resistance
• How to calculate Rin and Rout

23. Monday 10/19

• Section 4-4 and 4-5 -- The Operational Amplifier (Op Amp)
• Saturation voltages, linear region, operation with negative feedback
• Golden rules -- when operating in the linear region with negative feedback, iN = iP = 0, and vN = vP
• Analysis of op amp cicuits -- for unknown circuits use node-voltage analysis: do not write node voltage equation at op amp outputs, but get the extra equation by applying vN = vP.
• Op Amp building blocks
• Inverting amplifier
• Follower

24. Wednesday 10/21

• Section 4-5 -- Op Amp Circuit Analysis
• Op amp building blocks
• Non-inverting amplifier
• Summing amplifier
• Difference amplifier
• Using building blocks and block diagrams to analyze and desgin op amp circuits

25. Monday 10/26

• Sections 5-1, 5-2, and 5-3 -- Basic signals in Electrical Engineering
• The step function
• The delta function
• The ramp function
• The exponential function -- amplitude and time constant

26. Wednesday 10/28

• Section 5-4 -- the sinusoidal function
• Amplitude, period, and phase
• Relationship between period, frequency (in Hertz), and frequency (in radians/second)
• Converting between phase-frequency form (VAcos(2 pi f t + phi)) and Fourier components (a cos(2 pi f t) + b sin(2 pi f t)).

27. Friday 10/30

• Section 5-5 -- Composite waveforms
• Exponential rise
• Damped sinusoid
• Double exponential
• Section 5-6 -- Waveform partial descriptors
• Period, Vmax, Vmin, VPP, Vavg

28. Monday 11/2

• Section 5-6 -- Waveform partial descriptors
• Root-Mean-Square value (VRMS)
• Review of Chapters 4 and 5 for Exam

29. Wednesday 11/4

• Exam over Chapters 4 and 5

30. Friday 11/6

• Sections 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 -- Capacitors, Inductors and Dynamic OP AMP Circuits
• v-i relationship for capacitor
• v-i relationship for inductor
• Using capacitors with op-amps -- differentiator and integrator

31. Monday 11/9

• Section 6-4 -- Equivalent capacitors and inductor circuits
• Capacitors in series and parallel
• Inductors in series and parallel

32. Wednesday 11/11

• Section 7-1 -- Zero-input response of RC and RL circuits
• Finding equation for RC and RL circuit using KVL, KCL and element equations.
• Definition zero-input response.
• Solution of first-order constant-coefficient homogeneous linear differential equation.

33. Friday 11/13

• Section 7-2 -- Step response of RC and RL circuits
• Definition of natural and forced response
• Solution of first-order constant-coefficient linear differential equation with step input.

Bill Rison, <rison@ee.nmt.edu >