EE 201 – Fall 2005
Electric Circuits I

# Prerequisite

MATH 102 and PHYS 102

# Textbook

ELECTRIC CIRCUITS, Nilsson & Riedel, 6th Edition, 2001.

# Course Description

Basic laws: Ohm's, KVL, KCL. Resistive networks. Circuit analysis techniques: nodal and mesh analysis. Network theorems: Thevenin's, Norton's, source transformations, superposition, maximum power transfer. Energy storage elements. Phasor technique for steady-state sinusoidal response. Important power concepts of ac circuits. Transient analysis of first-order circuits.

# Course Objectives

The course objectives are to enable students to:

1. Understand basic concepts of DC and AC circuit behavior
2. Develop and solve mathematical representations for simple RLC circuits
3. Understand the use of circuit analysis theorems and methods
4. Design an electric circuit

 Major Exams 30% (All major exams will be taken in class). Quizzes 10 % Design Problem 5 % Laboratory 20 % Final Exam 35 %

# Course Breakdown

#### Week

Date

Topics

Text

H.W.

1

10-14 Sep.

Circuits Variables, Sources, Power and Energy

1.1-1.6, 2.1

1

2

17-21 Sep.

Ohm’s Law, KCL, KVL, Dependent Sources

2.2-2.5

2

3

26-28 Sep.*

Resistive Circuits, Nodal Analysis

3.1-3.4, 3.7, 4.1

3

4

1-5 Oct.

Nodal Analysis (Continued), Mesh Analysis

4.2-4.5

4

5

8-12 Oct.

Mesh Analysis, Source Transformation,

4.6-4.9

5

6

15-19 Oct.

Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits.

4.10-4.11

6

Major Exam I  (Sections 1.1-4.9), Wednesday 19 October 2005

7

22-26 Oct.**

Maximum Power Transfer, Superposition.

4.12-4.13,5.1-5.2

7

8

12-16 Nov.

Operational Amplifiers

5.3-5.6

9

19 -23 Nov.

Inductors, Capacitors, First Order Circuits

6.1-6.3,7.1-7.2

8

10

26-30 Nov.

First Order Circuits (Continued)

7.3-7.7

9

11

3-7 Dec.

First Order Circuits (contd.), Sinusoidal Response, Complex Numbers

9.1-9.2, App. B.

10

12

10-14 Dec.

Frequency Domain Analysis.

9.3-9.7

11

13

17-21 Dec.

Frequency Domain Analysis (continued).

9.8, 9.9, 9.12

12

Major Exam II  (Sections 4.10-9.2), Wednesday 21 December 2005

14

24-28 Dec.

Average and Reactive Power, Complex Power

10.1-10.5

13

15

31 Dec-4 Jan.­***

Maximum Power Transfer

10.6

14

16

21Jan.

Review

Final Examination

* Saturday, 24 September 2005 (National Holiday).

** Wednesday, 26 October 2005 (Last Day of Classes before Id el-Fitr Vacation).

*** Wednesday, 4 January 2006 (Last Day of Classes before Id-al-Adha Vacation).