Neveen Shlayan

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Circuit Analysis-ECE 240A

Fall 2016

Course Information: 

Tuesday, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Room 502

Thursday, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Room 502 

Office Hours: Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM or by appointment. 


Course Description:

Circuit components, dependent and independent sources, Kirchhoff’s laws, loop and nodal analysis. Superposition, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, and other techniques for circuit simplification. Time-domain analysis of RLC circuits, initial conditions, transient response and steady-state. Phasor analysis, complex power. Ideal op-amps.

Prerequisite(s): Ma 113. Ma 240 is a suggested co-requisite Credit Hours: 3

Text (required): Engineering Circuit Analysis, 7th Edition. Author(s): Hayt, Kemmerly, and Durbin.

Text (suggested): Introductory Circuit Theory, Guillemin.

Grade Distribution:

Assignments & Quizzes 10%

Test I                               30% (October 4)

Test II                              30% (November 1)

Final Exam                      30%


Tentative Course Outline

WeekDateTopicsConceptsChaptersHomework 
16-SepIntroduction and Basic Defenitions Charge, Current, Voltage, Power, Energy, Circuit Elements 2

10,11,12,13,15, 18-37

213-SepBasic Laws and Defenitions of Circuit Analysis Kirchoff's Voltage and Current Laws3 1-9, 13-18, 20-23, 25-69
320-SepAnalysis MethodsMesh Analysis 4 3-20, 24-39, 41-45, 47-54
427-SepAnalysis MethodsNodal Analysis4 
54-OctExam   
611-OctFundamental Theorems Linearity, Time Invariance, Superposition, Source Transformation51-25, 29-32, 35, 36, 39 
718-OctFundamental Theorems Thevenin and Norton Equivalance, Maximum Power Transfer 5 40-69
825-OctFirst Order Circuits RL/RC networks, natural and forced response 7 & 8All Ch. 8 Prob. except OP-AMP  
91-NovExam   
108-NovSecond Order CircuitsRLC Networks, natural and forced response 9 7, 21, 22, 26-30, 34-37, 51-54, 60-63
1115-NovAC CircuitsSinusoidal Steady State Analysis, Phasors10 11-17, 22-55,63, 67, 69, 76-82, 91-94
1222-NovAC Power Instantaneous and average power, effective values, complex power11 26-30, 45, 46, 48-53
1329-Nov  Introduction to Frequency response 16 Class Notes and Examples
146-DecOp Amps, More on Analysis MethodsGraph Theory Approach  6 1-28
1513-DecReview