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Jun 15, 2024
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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.
3.000 Credit hours

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

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

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Dept Credit, 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.

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