EE 211 Section 1
Course Objectives - Chapters 6 and 7

Chapter 6
1.
Be able to state the v-i relationships for capacitors and inductors.
2.
Given v or i for a capacitor or inductor, be able to determine the other variable.
3.
Be able to find the energy w for capacitors and inductors.
4.
Be able to find the outputs from simple op-amp circuits using capacitors and inductors (such as integrators and differentiators).
5.
Be able to find equivalent circuits for circuits using capacitors and inductors.

Chapter 7
1.
Be able to define state variable.
2.
Be able to find the characteristic equations for first and second order differential equations.
3.
Be able to find initial conditions and final conditions using DC analysis.
4.
Be able to find the zero-input responses of circuits with one capacitor or inductor - i.e., the responses with no input to the circuit.
5.
Be able to find the step responses of circuits with one capacitor or inductor - i.e., the responses with a step input.
6.
Be able to find the sinusoidal responses of circuits with one capacitor or inductor - i.e., the responses with a sinusoidal input.
7.
Be able to decompose the step response and sinusoidal response into zero input response and zero state response.
8.
Be able to decompose the step response and sinusoidal response into natural (or transient) response and forced (or steady-state) response.
9.
Be able to find the zero-input and step responses of circuits with a capacitor and inductor in series.
10.
Be able to find the zero-input and step responses of circuits with a capacitor and inductor in parallel.
11.
Be able to find , the undamped natural frequency, and , the damping ratio, for second-order constant-coefficient linear differential equations.
12.
Be able to find the zero-input and step responses of second-order constant-coefficient linear differential equations.
13.
Be able to define the terms underdamped, critically damped and overdamped.d
14.
Be able to determine if a second-order circuit is overdamped, critically damped or underdamped.

Bill Rison 1998-12-04