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EECS 215 – Introduction To Circuits
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Why Am I Here? Yes, it’s required, but there are other reasons! Power Electric machines Control Electronics Communications Instrumentation Basis Of Many Electrical Engineering Areas Even if you are not a “circuits” person, you will likely use circuit techniques All EE’s will use circuits in some form Many areas use circuits to model systems Why take electrical circuits course?
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The Electronics Pyramid Materials Devices Circuits Systems Manipulate a signal, etc Starting matter Connect devices to realize a function Combination of components to accomplish a goal
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We make cool stuff! Inventor: Tony Fadell, UM BSE ‘91 The iPod
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Inside the iPod
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Circuits Examples Microprocessor Home-built radio Mobile phone
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Circuits Example – Radio Receiver
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Circuits: Where do we start? Circuit analysis: Circuit design: Examine a circuit, how does it work? Given a function, how do you accomplish with a circuit? EECS 215 – the beginning
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Keys to Success in EECS 215 (or how you can all get an “A”) Come to class and participate! Most effective and efficient method. Stay up to date, falling behind = harder. Get help after class if you are struggling with any concepts (that’s what office hours are for!) Do the problems sets. Work through on your own, but discuss with classmates and instructors. Work through practice exams in a timed setting.
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