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Electrical Engineering

starECE 2010 Circuits I 3 Credits
Fundamental laws of circuit analysis: Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s voltage and current laws and the law of conservation of energy; circuits containing independent and dependent voltage and current sources; resistance, conductance, capacitance and inductance analyzed using mesh and nodal analysis, superposition and source transformations and Norton’s and Thevenin’s theorems; steady state analysis of DC and AC circuits; complete solution for transient analysis for circuits with one and two storage elements. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920; CHEM 1110 and CSIT 1050 Corequisite(s): PHYS 2110

starECE 2020 Circuits II W/Lab 4 Credits
Average, complex, real and imaginary power; effective value of voltage and current; three-phase circuits; delta and wye connections, power measurement using two wattmeters; complex frequency; sinusoidal forcing functions and natural response; resonance: general case, special cases in series and parallel circuits; scaling: magnitude and frequency; mutual inductance transformers as circuit elements; linear and ideal transformers as circuit elements; linear and ideal transformers; admittance, impedance and hybrid parameters; trigonometric and complex Fourier series. Course includes 3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): ECE 2010 Corequisite(s): MATH 2110 and PHYS 2120

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