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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.
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.
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.
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
OTHER: Offered Fall and Winter

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1994