Course Syllabus

Schedule (subject to change)

Week

Dates

Topics

Reading

 

Homework/Quiz

Lab

0

9/25-27

Intro and review and review of basics, Kirchoff's Laws

1
2.1-2.5
2.11-2.19
3.1-3

 

None

1

9/30-10/4

Capacitance, Inductance, RC, RL, and LC circuits, SPICE

2.20-2.24
2.37
3.5-3.7

notes

10/4: HW#1 due

Lab 1: DC Circuits

2

10/7-11

Complex Impedance, LRC Circuits

2.25-2.32

10/11: QUIZ#1

Lab 2: RLC transients

3

10/14-18

LRC Circuits (cont'd)

 

10/18: HW#2 due

Lab 3: Passive filters

4

10/21-25

Semiconductors, Diodes

10/23: Guest Lecture by Prof. Mulhearn

2.6
4.1-4.3

10/25: QUIZ#2

Lab 4: Diodes

5

10/28-11/1

Transistors

4.3

11/1: HW#3 due

Lab 5: Transistors

6

11/4-8

FETs

11/5: Guest Lecture by Prof. Tripathi

 

11/8: QUIZ#3

Lab 6: Transistor curves

7

11/13-15
(no class 11/11)

Example Circuits

Notes

11/15: HW#4 due

M: No lab

W: Lab 7: op-amps

8

11/18-22

Op amps

11/22: Tour of Crocker Lab

8.1-8.18

 

M: Lab 7: op-amps
W: Lab 8: Audio Amplifier

9

11/25-27

(No class 11/28)

Active and Passive Filters

9.1-9.9

11/25: Quiz #4

M: Lab 8: Audio Amplifier
W: No Lab

10

12/2-6

Review

 

12/4: HW#5 due

Lab 9: Butterworth Filter

 

12/10

FINAL: 10:30-12:30

 

 

 

 

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