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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jun 16, 2024
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 4
Maximum Credits: 4
This course covers the fundamentals of linear electric circuit analysis used throughout the electrical and computer engineering curricula. Students learn basic concepts and terminology of electrical engineering and develop knowledge and skills to analyze, evaluate, and design electrical circuits in class and in an accompanying laboratory where they build prototyping and analysis skills using modern test equipment. Primary topics include electric variables and circuit elements, Kirchhoff’s and Ohm’s Laws, mesh and node equations, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, first- and second-order circuits, time- and frequency-domain analyses, ideal transformers, and AC power. PREREQUISITES: PHYS 0175 and ENGR 0012 or ENGR 0016 COREQUISITE: ECE 0401
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PREQ: PHYS 0175; COREQ: ECE 0401

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