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AC Circuits
AC CIRCUITS
CLASS CODE: EET 154 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Introduction to Alternating Current circuits. AC characteristics of inductors and capacitors. Phasor algebra is used to analyze series, parallel, and series-parallel AC circuits. Network theorems are applied to complex AC circuits. Resonant circuits and harmonics. Laboratory exercises are included.
DESCRIPTION: Introduction to Alternating Current circuits. AC characteristics of inductors and capacitors. Phasor algebra is used to analyze series, parallel, and series-parallel AC circuits. Network theorems are applied to complex AC circuits. Resonant circuits and harmonics. Analysis of non-sinusoidal wave forms. Computers are used to simulate AC circuits and write reports. Laboratory exercises are included.
TOPICS: AC characteristics of inductors and capacitors. Phasor algebra is used to analyze AC circuits. Network theorems are applied to complex AC circuits. Resonant circuits and harmonics. Analysis of non-sinusoidal wave forms.

OBJECTIVES: 1. To be able to analyze circuits and solve problems dealing with ac circuit principles;
2. To be able to determine proper component values for ac circuits;
3. To be able to apply ac circuit principles which are necessary for success in later electronics courses;
4. To be able to use computer simulation to solve AC 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: EET 152;
Corequisite: Math 111
OTHER: Offered Fall, Winter, and Summer.

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1994