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Fall 2014
Oct 20, 2020
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ECE 20100 - Linear Circuit Analysis I
Credit Hours: 3.00. Volt-ampere characteristics for circuit elements; independent and dependent sources; Kirchhoff's laws and circuit equations. Source transformations; Thevenin's and Norton's theorems; superposition, step response of 1st order (RC, RL) and 2nd order (RLC) circuits. Phasor analysis, impedance calculations, and computation of sinusoidal steady state responses. Instantaneous and average power, complex power, power factor correction, and maximum power transfer. Instantaneous and average power. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: School of Elec & Computer Engr
Department: Electrical & Computer Engr

Course Attributes:
Exempt, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      Northwest- Westville
      Northwest- Hammond
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. An ability to define and explain the meaning/function of charge, current, voltage, power, energy, R, L, C, the op amp, and the fundamental principles of Ohm's Law, KVL and KCL. 2 An ability to write the equilibrium equations for a given network and solve using appropriate software as needed for the steady state (dc and ac/phasor) solution. 3. An ability to state and apply the principles of superposition, linearity, source transformations, computation of responses. 4. An ability to qualitatively predict and compute the step responses of first order (RL and RC) and second order (RLC) circuits. 5. An ability to qualitatively predict and compute the steady state ac responded of basic circuits using the phasor method. 6. An ability to compute effective and average values of periodic signals and compute the instantaneous and average powers delivered to a circuit element. 7. An ability to compute the complex power associated with a circuit element and design a circuit to improve the power factor in an ac circuit. 8. An ability to determine the conditions for maximum power transfer to any circuit element. 9. An ability to analyze resistive and RC op amp circuit and design simple amplifiers using op amps.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      School of Aero and Astro Engr
      School of Biomedical Engr
      School of Civil Engineering
      School of Chemical Engineering
      School of Nuclear Engineering
      First Year Engineering
      School of Elec & Computer Engr
      School of Interdisciplnry Engr
      School of Industrial Engr
      School of Mechanical Engr
      School of Materials Engr
      School of Agr and Bio Engr
      Construction Engineering Mgmt

Undergraduate level ENGR 13100 Minimum Grade of D- and (Undergraduate level PHYS 17200 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level PHYS 15200 Minimum Grade of D-) and (Undergraduate level MA 16600 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level MA 16200 Minimum Grade of C-) and (Undergraduate level MA 26100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 17400 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 18200 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 27100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently])

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