EECE 355 Circuits and Signals I
Fall 2015
Lecture: Madison Hall Room 232, MWF 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Laboratory: Madison Hall Room 144, T 2:00 pm- 4:50 pm
Instructor: D. Hebert
Office: 248A
Office Hours: 1:00 pm 5:00 pm M
10:20 am 12:20 pm T/TR
9:30 am 11:30

Assigned Date: 11/23/2015 EECE 355 Assignment 10
Due Date: 12/2/2015
1. The voltage and current at the input of a circuit are given by the expressions
17(t) = 15 cos(wt + 45°)V
i(t) = 5 cos(wt + 600)A
Determine the average power absorbed by the element

Exam1
10/05/2015
TheDepartmentofElectricalandComputerEngineering
CircuitsandSignalsI
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Circle your answers and show all work for credit.
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1. Define the following in your own words
a. Current
b. Voltage
c. Power
d. Energy
e. Conservation of Energy

Exam2
11/06/2015
TheUniversityofLouisianaatLafayette
TheDepartmentofElectricalandComputerEngineering
CircuitsandSignalsI
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Fall2015
CLID:
Circle your answers and show all work for credit.
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1. Define the following in your own words
a. Superposition
b.

SINGLE LOOP CIRCUITS
BACKGROUND: USING KVL AND KCL WE CAN
WRITE ENOUGH EQUATIONS TO ANALYZE ANY
LINEAR CIRCUIT. WE NOW START THE STUDY
OF SYSTEMATIC, AND EFFICIENT, WAYS OF
USING THE FUNDAMENTAL CIRCUIT LAWS
a
1
2
b
6 branches
6 nodes
1 loop
3
c
4
WRITE 5

THEVENINS AND NORTONS THEOREMS
These are some of the most
powerful analysis results to be
discussed.
They permit hiding information that
is not relevant and concentrating on
what is important to the analysis.
Low distortion audio power amplifier
TO MATCH

SINGLE NODE-PAIR CIRCUITS
IN PRACTICE, NODES MAY ASSUME STRANGE
FORMS
THESE CIRCUITS ARE CHARACTERIZED BY ALL
THE ELMENTS HAVING THE SAME VOLTAGE
ACROSS THEM - THEY ARE IN PARALLEL
+
V
EXAMPLE OF SINGLE NODE-PAIR
+
LOW DISTORTION POWER AMPLIFIER
V
THIS EL

LOOP ANALYSIS
The second systematic technique
to determine all currents and
voltages in a circuit
IT IS DUAL TO NODE ANALYSIS - IT FIRST DETERMINES ALL CURRENTS IN A CIRCUIT
AND THEN IT USES OHMS LAW TO COMPUTE NECESSARY VOLTAGES
THERE ARE SITUATION WHERE

Introduction to Circuit Elements
Conductors
Independent Voltage Sources
Ideal Circuit Elements vs Practical
Dependent Voltage Sources
Independent Current Sources
Dependent Current Sources
Resistors and Ohms Law
Conductance
Resistors
Resistance related by

RESISTIVE CIRCUITS
Here we introduce the basic concepts and laws that are
fundamental to circuit analysis
LEARNING GOALS
OHMS LAW - DEFINES THE SIMPLEST PASSIVE ELEMENT: THE
RESISTOR
KIRCHHOFFS LAWS - THE FUNDAMENTAL CIRCUIT CONSERVATION
LAWS- KIRCHHOFF C

Component Tolerance
Objective:
To learn how to measure resistance with a digital multi-meter. An introduction to the limitations
of the digital multi-meter.
Introduction
A resistor is a device that limits or restricts current flow or potential difference

Ohms Law and Kirchhoffs Laws
Objective
Measure dc voltage and dc current with an analog voltmeter, analog ammeter, and a
digital multi-meter. Understand how dc voltage and current measures are made.
Introduction
The term multi-meter refers to any instrume

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers
Objective:
Define the ideal operational amplifier model and to use it predict the behavior of basic
circuit configurations which employed integrated circuit operational amplifiers. Compare
computed gain for an ideal

Thevenins Theorem and Superposition
Objective
Understand the concept of Thevenins theorem and superposition.
Introduction
Thevenins theorem states that any point in a linear circuit can be represented by a resistor in
series with a voltage source to groun

Capacitive and Inductive Reactance
Sources:
1. Fiore, James. AC Electrical Circuits Laboratory Manual. Pages 24-29.
2. Ponick, Wes, and Pugh, Frank, Grobs Basic Electronics: Fundamentals of DC and AC Circuits, Pages
285-306, 315-323. McGraw Hill, 2007
Obj

Introduction to Measurement with the Oscilloscope: Part 2
Objective: Learn how to use the HP 54602B oscilloscope to measure AC and DC signals.
Introduction: This lab will instruct you on how to use the Oscilloscope (Hewlett Packard
54600B). You will learn

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers
Objective:
Define the ideal operational amplifier model and to use it predict the behavior of basic circuit
configurations which employed integrated circuit operational amplifiers. Compare computed
signal gain for an

Maximum Power Transfer
Objective:
Define the maximum power theorem and its use to predict the power delivered to a load
in DC circuits. Measure the maximum power transfer delivered to a load and the effect of source
loading.
Introduction:
In several pract

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EECE 355: Circuits and Signals I
Laboratory Final
Fall 2015
12/01/2015
1. DC Measurements and Thevenins Theorem
a. Construct the circuit in Figure 1. Determine the nominal resistance value (REst)
and t

Homework 2
Date Assigned: 9/2/15
Due Date: 9/8/15
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EECE 355
1. The voltage and current were measured at the terminals of the device shown below. The results are
tabulated below.
a. Construct a circuit model

Assignment 3
Date Assigned: 9/10/2015
Due Date: 9/16/2015
Circuits and Signals I
1. Work problems 2.11, 2.19, 2.20, 2.21, and 2.63 from the text book.
2. Find the power generated by the source in the network.
12 k
120V
3. Find Vo in the network
24 k
Fall