This course for engineering students not majoring in electrical or computer engineering contains topics from our Circuits I, Circuits II, and Electronics I courses.

  • topics 1 includes voltage, current, power, passive sign convention, power supplied, power absorbed, resistance, series elements, parallel elements, estimating resistance, Kirchhoffs current law, Kirchhoffs voltage law, current supply, voltage supply
  • topics 2 includes current division, voltage division, one line solution, nodal analysis, mesh analysis, Thevenin equivalent, Thevenin resistance, open circuit voltage, superposition
  • topics 3 includes inductance, capacitance, equivalent inductance, equivalent capacitance, exponential functions, time constant
  • topics 4 includes energy, first order RL circuits analysis, first order RC circuit analysis, initial current, final current, initial voltage, final voltage
  • topics 5 includes period, frequency, amplitude, phase, root mean square (rms), complex numbers, real part, imaginary part, phasors, rectangular form, polar form, impedance, equivalent impedance
  • topics 6 includes frequency to time domain conversion, sinusoidal steady state analysis, Thevenin equivalent, superposition, reactance, nodal analysis, mesh analysis
  • topics 7 includes complex power, real power (W), reactive power (VAR), apparent power (VA), power factor, balanced three phase circuit, delta, Y
  • topics 8 includes resonance, series RLC, parallel RLC, filter, low pass filter (LPF), high pass filter (HPF), band pass filter (BPF), band reject filter (BRF), one solution solution, transfer function
  • topics 9 includes magnetic coupling, dot convention, polarity marking, magnetic flux, ideal transformer, ideal transforer circuit analysis, impedance transformation, turns ratio
  • topics 10 includes ideal operational amplifiers (op amps), inverting amplifier, noninverting amplifer, saturation