San Francisco State University
Electrical Engineering
Course Outline for Engr 205 Electric Circuits
Bulletin Description
Engr 205 Electric Circuits (3)
F,S
Prerequisites: PHYS 230 and MATH 245; MATH 245 may be taken concurrently.
Circuit analysis, modeling,
equivalence, circuit theorems.
Ideal transformers and operational amplifiers. Transient response of 1st-order circuits.
AC response, phasor analysis, AC impedance, AC power.
Course Objectives
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1.
Present fundamental circuit analysis techniques [A.1, B.1]
2.
Introduce circuit equivalence and modeling [A.1, B.1]
3.
Develop physical insight and intuition for problem solving [A.1, B.1]
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Indices in brackets refer to educational objectives and outcomes of the School of Engineering.
Prerequisites by Topic
1.
Basic electricity and magnetism
2.
Basic calculus and analytic geometry
3.
Solution of systems of linear algebraic equations
4.
Basic linear differential equations
5.
Complex numbers
Topics
1.
Electricity, signals, and circuits
2.
Circuit analysis techniques
3.
Network theorems and circuit modeling
4.
Dependent sources, ideal transformers, amplifiers
5.
Op amps and basic instrumentation applications
6.
Energy-storage elements
7.
Natural, forced, transient, and steady-state responses
8.
Phasor algebra, impedance, and AC circuit analysis
9.
Power calculations
Professional Component
1
Engineering Sciences: 67%
2
Engineering Design: 33%
Performance Criteria
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Objective 1
1.1
The student will demonstrate an ability to formulate circuit equations and solve for multiple unknowns. [1, 2, 3]
1.1
The student will demonstrate an ability to perform transient analyses of 1st-order circuits. [1, 2, 3]
1.2
The student will demonstrate an ability to extend resistive-circuit analysis techniques to AC circuits using
phasor algebra. [1, 3]
Objective 2
2.1
The student will demonstrate an understanding of the
i-v
characteristics of sources and basic
R
,
L
, and C
elements, their idealized models, and the practical limitations of such models. [1, 2]
2.2
The student will demonstrate knowledge of how to apply ideal transformer and op amp models to the analysis
of basic circuit configurations. [1, 2, 3]