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EE211 - Electrical Circuits

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  • COURSE INFORMATON

    Course Title

    Code

    Semester

    C +P + L  Hour

    Credits

    ECTS

    Electrical Circuits

    EE211

    3

    3+0+2

    4

    6

     

    Prerequisites

    None

     

    Language of Instruction

    English

    Course Level

    Undergraduate

    Course Type

    Core

    Course Coordinator

    Cevdet Acar

    Instructors

    Cevdet Acar, Vahit Eriş,Fethi Olcaytug

    Assistants

    Veysel Yaman Akgün, Enes Gönül, Hatice Battal

    Goals

    To introduce electrical circuits and their features, and to give their solutions in time domain.  

    Content

    Circuit theory. Electrical variables. Modeling and measurements of current and voltage. Definitions of charge, flux, power and energy and mathematical modeling of their waveforms. Circuit elements and electrical circuits. Kirchhoff’s laws: current and voltage equations. Ideal and physical circuit elements. Classification of circuit elements and circuits. Time domain analysis of linear circuits: node voltage, mesh current and state variable methods. Circuit theorems. Analysis of first and second order dynamic circuits. Response types. Stability.

     

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Outcomes

    Teaching Methods

    Assessment Methods

    1) Ability to understand electrical variables, relations between them, electrical elements, and circuits.

     

    1

    1,2,6

    A,C,D

    2)Ability to  distinguish time variant, time invariant, linear, nonlinear, distributed, lump, active, passive, circuit elements and circuits.

     

    1

    1,2,6

    A,D

    3) Ability to analyze linear resistive and dynamic circuits, using mesh current, node voltage and state variable methods.

     

    1,2

    1,2,6

    A,D

    4) Ability to use circuit theorems that make circuit solutions easier.

     

    1,2

    1,2,6

    A,C,D

    5) Ability to analyze first and second order dynamic circuits in time domain.

     

    1,2

    1,2,6

    A,C,D

    6) Ability to set-up and test basic electrical circuits. Ability to report the results.

     

    4,5,7,10

    6

    A,C

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    Teaching Methods:

    1: Lecture, 2: Problem Solving, 3: Simulation, 4: Seminar, 5: Interdisciplinary group working, 6: Laboratory, 7: Term research paper, 8: Guest Speaker, 9: Sample Project Review

    Assessment Methods:

    A: Exam, B: Quiz, C: Experiment, D: Homework, E: Project

     

     

    COURSE CONTENT

    Week

    Topics

    Study Materials

    1

    Circuit theory.

    Resources

    2

    Electrical variables: current and voltage, their measurements, charge, fluxes, power and energy functions and their modeling.

    Resources

    3

    Electrical circuit elements and electrical circuits.

    Resources

    4

    Kirchhoff’s laws: current and voltage equations.

    Resources

    5

    Types of circuit elements: two-terminal, multi-terminal active and passive circuit elements.

    Resources

    6

    Resistors, resistive circuits. Capacitors and inductors. Time variant, time invariant, linear, nonlinear circuit elements.

    Resources

    7

    Multi-terminal circuit elements: dependent sources, ideal transformer, transformer and operational amplifier.

    Resources

    8

    Equivalent circuit elements.

    Resources

    9

    Analysis of resistive circuits: node voltage and mesh current methods.

    Resources

    10

    Circuit theorems.

    Resources

    11

    Energy storage elements: inductors and capacitors. Dynamic circuits.

    Resources

    12

    Analysis of dynamic circuits: state variable method.

    Resources

    13

    Analysis of first and second order dynamic circuits.

    Resources

    14

    Solution types and stability.

    Resources

     

     

     

    RESOURCES

    Textbook

    1) Richard C. Dorf, and James A. Svoboda, ‘Introduction to Electrical Circuits’, John and Wiley, New York, 7th addition.

    Additional Resources

    2)  James W. Nilsson, and Susan A. Riedel, ‘Electric Circuits’, Last Edition,  Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004.

    3)  EE 211 Electrical Circuits – Laboratory Manual, Yeditepe University, EE Eng. Department.

     

     

     

    MATERIAL SHARING

    Documents

    Laboratory experiment sheets

    Assignments

    Homework problems

    Exams

    Previous exam problems and their solutions

     

    ASSESSMENT

    IN-TERM STUDIES

    NUMBER

    PERCENTAGE

    Midterms

    2

    40/60

    Laboratory experiments

    10

    20/60

    Homework assignments

    6

    -

    Total

     

    60/60

    CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

     1

    40

    CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    60

    Total

     

    100

     

    COURSE CATEGORY

    Field Course

     

    COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

    No

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Contribution

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

    1

    Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.

    x

    2

    Ability to identify, formulate, and solve Electrical and Electronics Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

    x

    3

    Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.

    4

    Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.

    x

    5

    Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating engineering problems

    x

    6

    Ability to access information; For this purpose ability to perform database searching and conduct literature review.

    7

    Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.

    x

    8

    Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language.

    9

    Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.

    10

    Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility.

    x

    11

    Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.

    12

    Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

    Activities

    Quantity

    Duration (Hour)

    Total Workload (Hour)

    Course Duration

    14

    3

    42

    Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

    14

    3

    42

    Mid-terms

    2

    2

    4

    Homework

    7

    4

    28

    Final examination

    1

    3

    3

    Total Work Load

    148

    Total Work Load / 25 (h)

    5.92

    ECTS Credit of the Course

    6

     

     

  • Syllabus
  • Course Outline:

    Circuit theory. Electrical variables. Current and voltage and their measurements. Definitions of charge, flux, power and energy and mathematical modeling of their waveforms. Circuit elements and electrical circuits. Kirchhoff’s laws: current and voltage equations. Ideal and physical circuit elements. Classification of circuit elements and circuits. Time domain analysis of linear circuits: node voltage, mesh current and state variable methods. Circuit theorems. Analysis of first and second order dynamic circuits. Response types. Stability.