Date: | Lecture Topic | Lab Topic | Reading in Textbook | Homework |
---|---|---|---|---|

08/28/2013 Wed |
Fundamental quantities; electrical networks; polarity convention. | Lab Meeting No. 1 - lab introduction | 1-1 Historical Timeline; 1-2 Units, Dimensions and Notation; 1.3 Circuit Representation; | None |

09/04/2013 Wed |
Ideal two-terminal elements Part 1 – the resistor; Ohm’s law. |
Lab Experiment No. 1 | 1-4 Electric Charge and Current; 1-5 Voltage and Power; 1-6 Circuit Elements; |
None |

09/11/2013 Wed |
Resistor combos; ideal two-terminal elements Part 2 – voltage and current sources. |
Lab Experiment No. 2 | 2-1 Ohm's Law; 2-2 Kirchhoff's Law; 2-3 Equivalent Circuits; |
HW01 |

09/18/2013 Wed |
Source combinations and transformations. | Lab Experiment No. 3 | 2-4 Wye-Delta Transformation; 2-5 The Wheatstone Bridge; |
HW02 |

09/25/2013 Wed |
Source combinations and transformations. | Lab Experiment No. 4 | 3-1 Node Voltage Method; | HW03 |

10/02/2013 Wed |
Source dominance and shifting; ideal two-terminal elements Part 3 – special elements. |
Lab Experiment No. 4 | 3-2 Mesh Current Method;. |
HW04 |

10/09/2013 Wed |
Network laws – KVL and KCL; Ohm’s law. | Lab Experiment No. 5 | TBA | HW05 |

10/16/2013 Wed |
Mid-Term Exam 1 |
Open lab | None | HW06 |

10/23/2013 Wed |
Network laws – applications; voltage and current maps. | Lab Experiment No. 5 | Class notes. | HW07 |

10/30/2013 Wed |
Network theorems – superposition; Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems. | Lab Experiment No. 6 | TBA |
HW08 |

11/06/2013 Wed |
Network theorems – dividers; maximum power transfer. | Lab Experiment No. 6 | TBA |
HW09 |

11/13/2013 Wed |
Wheatstone bridge – theory; applications. | Lab Experiment No. 7 | TBA | HW10 |

11/20/2013 Wed |
Mid-Term Exam 2 |
Open lab | TBA | HW11 |

11/27/2013 Wed |
The mesh analysis method and mesh equations. | Lab Experiment No. 8 | TBA |
HW12 |

12/04/2013 Wed |
The node analysis method and node equations. | Lab Experiment No. 9 | TBA |
None |

12/11/2013 Wed |
Final Exam Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Leftover lab reports due at noon. |
None | None |