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Fall 2011-2012
* ELE 203 (STL)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Electronic Circuits

Paul R. Prucnal

Introduction to circuit analysis and electronics. Passive components and circuits, operational amplifiers, feedback. Resistive networks, Kirchhoff's laws, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits. Capacitors and inductors. Switched RL, RC and RLC circuits. Oscillation. Sinusoidal steady-state analysis, frequency response, bipolar and MOSFT transistor circuits. A final project on bio-sensing, designing and demonstrating an EKG circuit.

Sample reading list:
Dorf, Electric Circuits
Tsividis, A First Lab in Circuits and Electronics

Reading/Writing assignments:
Chapters of the text and the lab manual are assigned for reading. Keeping a lab notebook, including entry of observations and summary of experiments, is required.

Mid Term Exam - 15%
Other Exam - 30%
Quizzes - 15%
Lab Reports - 20%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators

Other information:
Labs begin during the first week of the course. Students may change lab section between the first and second week. The second-week choice is final. Bring a bound notebook to the first lab.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21633 L01 09:00:00 am - 09:50:00 am M W F   Engineering Quad B-Wing   B205   Enrolled:14 Limit:40
21630 B01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F110   Enrolled:6 Limit:10
21631 B02 07:30:00 pm - 10:20:00 pm W   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F110   Enrolled:7 Limit:10
21634 B03 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F110   Enrolled:1 Limit:1 Closed
21635 B04 07:30:00 pm - 10:20:00 pm T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
21632 C01 07:30:00 pm - 08:20:00 pm M   Engineering Quad B-Wing   B205   Enrolled:14 Limit:40