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. |
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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. |
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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. |
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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: | EET 152; Corequisite: Math 111 |
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OTHER: | Offered Fall, Winter, and Summer. |
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EFFECTIVE DATE: | August 1994 |