Lab 3: Basic DC Circuits Part 2
Written by Ryan Martin
Partner: Charles Koester
Course: EE 220L, Section 3
Date of Experiment: 2/15/12 Objective:
Aer completing this lab, you should be comfortable with analyzing resistive circuits for both
parallel and
EE220L.1001
#5. Nodal and Mesh Analysis
10-6-11
Objective
The purpose of this experiment was to apply Kirchhoffs Current and Voltage Laws to
simple resistive circuits. We were to completely analyze these circuits, solving each voltage drop
and current div
EE220L.1001
#1. Basic DC Circuits, Part I
9-15-11
Objective
The purpose of this experiment was to verify the equations presented in the Theory
section. We put the three resistors used into series and parallel connections, and verified their
equivalent res
EE220L.1001
#6. Thevenins and Nortons Equivalent Circuits
10-13-11
Objective
In this experiment, we showed the process of finding and building an equivalent circuit in
one of two styles. The first is the Thevenin Equivalent Circuit, which is a voltage sou
Running Head: LAB 5 PART I: SOLDERING
Lab 5: Part I: Soldering
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LAB 5 PART I: SOLDERING
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Objective: The objective of this lab is to solder resistors, capacitors, etc. to the
circuit board of a multimeter. The end result should be a multimeter functionin
Running Head: LAB 4: INTRODUCTION TO MULTISM
Lab 4: Introduction to Multism
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LAB 4: INTRODUCTION TO MULTISM
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Objective: The objective of this lab is to use Multisim to program and draw different
types of circuits.
Equipment: A computer with the Multisim
Running Head: LAB 3: BASIC DC CIRCUITS, PART 2
Lab 3: Basic DC Circuits, Part 2
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LAB 3: Basic DC Circuits, Part 2
Objective: The objective of this lab is to use Kirchhoffs Voltage and Current Laws to
examine different circuits.
Equipment: Breadboard, a r
Pick a node
Voltage
Source
exists?
No
Yes
Voltage
Source
connected
to ground?
Yes
No
Supernode
Simply circuit
KCL
Move to next
node
One voltage is
given
Pick a mesh
Current
Source
exists?
No
Yes
Current
Source exist
only in one
mesh?
Yes
No
Supermesh
Running Head: PART 2: SOLDERING
Part 2: Soldering
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PART 2: SOLDERING
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Objective: The objective of this lab is to solder resistors, capacitors, etc. to the
circuit board of a multimeter. The end result should be a multimeter functioning
properly.
Equipme
Running Head: LAB 0: LEDS
Lab 0: Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
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LAB 0: LEDS
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Objective: Using LEDs to build series and parallel circuits in a breadboard.
Equipment: Breadboard, 3V LEDs (2), a power supply, a multimeter
Theory: When components are connect
Running Head: LAB 3: BASIC DC CIRCUITS, PART 2
Lab 3: Basic DC Circuits, Part 2
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LAB 2: Basic DC Circuits, Part 1
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Objective: The objective of this lab is to use different value resistors and compare
resistance when applying different voltages. It also
EE220L.1001
#2. Basic DC Circuits, Part II
9-22-11
Objective
This experiment was performed with the intent to show voltage and current division in
series and parallel circuits, respectively, and to demonstrate Kirchhoffs Voltage Law once again.
These four
Problem 1:
Fig. 2.8
Problem 2:
Problem 3:
Problem 4:
Problem 5:
Problem 6:
Problem 7: Find the currents and voltages in the circuit.
Problem 8:
Problem 9:
Problem 10:
For the circuit in Fig. 4.2, nd Io when Us = 12 V and Us = 24 V.
Solution:
Applying KVL to the two loops, we obtain
121'1 41'2 + vs : 0 (4.1.1)
4i1 + 161'2 3vI Us : 0 (4.1.2)
But vI : 21'1. Equation (4.1.2) becomes
10i1 + 161'2 Us : 0 (4.1.3)
Adding Eqs.
Running Head: LAB 6: THEVENINS AND NORTONS EQUIVALET CIRCUITS
Lab 6: Thevenins and Nortons Equivalent Circuits
Erica Gallegos
University of Nevada Reno, EE 220L
March 30, 2017
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LAB 6: THEVENINS AND NORTONS EQUIVALENT CIRCUITS
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Objective: The objective o
Running Head: LAB 11: STEP RESPONSE OF RC AND RL CIRCUITS
Lab 11: Step Response of RC and RL Circuits
Erica Gallegos, Nathan Miller, John Barwig
University of Nevada Reno, EE 220L
April 13, 2017
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LAB 11: STEP RESPONSE OF RC AND RL CIRCUITS
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Objective: F
Running Head: LAB 5: NODAL AND MESH ANALYSIS
Lab 5: Nodal and Mesh Analysis
Erica Gallegos
University of Nevada Reno, EE 220L
March 16, 2017
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LAB 5: NODAL AND MESH ANALYSIS
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Objective: The objective of this lab is to solve circuits using nodal and mesh
EE220L.1001
#3. Introduction to Multisim
9-29-11
Objective
This experiment was a little bit different from the previous two. For this lab, we were not
verifying any single theory or law. Instead, we were being showed the basics of the program
Multisim, a
EE220L.1001
#9. Elementary Operational Amplifiers
11-3-11
Objective
In this experiment, we experimented with an operational amplifier, also known as an OpAmp. Our purpose was to identify and construct basic circuits using these devices. These basic
circui
EE220L.1001
#10. Step Response of RC and RL Circuits
11-10-11
Objective
For this experiment, we were to observe the properties of RC and RL circuits. An RC
circuit is a simple combination of a resistor and a capacitor, while an RL circuit is one with a
re
EE220L.1001
#11. Sinusoidal Response of RC and RL Circuits
11-17-11
Objective
This experiment was very similar to the last one, Step Response of RC and RL Circuits.
However, previously we only observed the response on a single rising portion of the voltag
EE220L.1001
#12. Resonant Response of RLC Circuits
12-01-11
Objective
During this experiment, we were to observe what happened during resonance in a
circuit containing a resistor, capacitor, and inductor. First we obtained resonance in a series
connection
Table 1. RC Circuit Measurements
Frequency
Input Voltage
()
Output Voltage
()
Output Voltage
()
V-I Time
Difference ()
320 Hz
3.2 kHz
32 kHz
320 kHz
10 V
10 V
10 V
10 V
0.352 V
2.04 V
8.32 V
9.40 V
0.124 V
0.674 V
2.85 V
3.10 V
720 s
64 s
3.2 s
80 ns
Freq
Running Head: LAB 11: STEP RESPONSE OF RC AND RL CIRCUITS
Lab 11: Step Response of RC and RL Circuits
Erica Gallegos, Nathan Miller, John Barwig
University of Nevada Reno, EE 220L
April 13, 2017
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LAB 11: STEP RESPONSE OF RC AND RL CIRCUITS
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Objective: I