DC Circuits | |||
D.C. CIRCUITS | |||
CLASS CODE: | EET 152 | CREDITS: 3 | |
DIVISION: | PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING | ||
DEPARTMENT: | ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING | ||
GENERAL EDUCATION: | This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement. | ||
CATALOG DESCRIPTION: | Introduction to Direct Current circuits and Ohm's law. In-depth coverage of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. Efficiency, internal resistance of sources, and maximum power transfer . Kirchoff's laws, network theorems, and Delta-Wye transformation. Magnetism and DC characteristics of inductors and capacitors. Student presentations are required. | ||
DESCRIPTION: | Introduction to Direct Current circuits and Ohm's law. In-depth coverage of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. Efficiency, internal resistance of sources, and maximum power transfer . Kirchoff's laws, network theorems, and Delta-Wye transformation. Magnetism and DC characteristics of inductors and capacitors. Student presentations are required. Computers are used to simulate DC circuits and write research reports. |
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TOPICS: | Direct Current circuits and Ohm's law. In-depth coverage of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. Efficiency, internal resistance of sources, and maximum power transfer . Kirchoff's laws, network theorems, and Delta-Wye transformation. Magnetism and DC characteristics of inductors and capacitors. |
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OBJECTIVES: | 1. To be able to analyze circuits and solve problems dealing with DC circuit principles; 2. To be able to determine proper component values for DC circuits; 3. To be able to apply DC circuit principles which are necessary for success in later electronics courses; 4. To be able to use computer simulation to solve DC circuit problems. |
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REQUIREMENTS: | Oral student presentations are required. Students must write reports on new developments in electronics. Engineering Graph Paper for problem assignments is needed. | ||
PREREQUISITES: | High School Algebra; Corequisite: Math 110 |
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OTHER: | Offered Fall and Winter |
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EFFECTIVE DATE: | August 1994 |