Date: | Activity | Reading in Textbook | Assignments Due |
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01/20/2015 Tue |
Lecture: Logging in to the homework site. Loading PSpice onto your computer; PSpice Demonstration: Printing DC Results in the Output File; | 1.2 Electric Circuits and Current; 1.3 Systems of Units; 1.4 Voltage; 1.5 Power and Energy; 1.6 Circuit Analysis and Design; 1.7 Checking on Power & Passive Sign; 2.2 Engineering and Linear Models; 2.3 Active and Passive Circuit Elements; 2.4 Resistors; 2.5 Independent Sources; 2.6 Voltmeters and Ammeters; 2.7 Dependent Sources; 2.8 Transducers; 2.9 Switches;3.2 Kirchhoff's Laws; | Sign the roll sheet. |

01/21/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: Work problems in class with instructor guidance. | 3.3 Voltage Divider; 3.4 Current Divider; 3.5 Series Voltage Sources and Parallel Current Sources; 3.6 Circuit Analysis; | Submit in-class problem solutions at the end of the period. |

01/22/2015 Thu |
Pre-test: KVL, KCL, Ohm's Law, resistance calculation and the Passive Sign Convention; i.e., basics from your previous EE course. | Submit your exam at the end of the period. | |

01/26/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: PSpice Demonstration: Dependent Sources; | 4.2 Node Voltage Analysis of Circuits with Current Sources; 4.3 Node Voltage Analysis of Circuits with Current and Voltage Sources; | Bring your portable computer. Sign the roll sheet. |

01/27/2015 Tue |
Lecture: Node Voltage Analysis | 4.4 Node Voltage Analysis with Dependent Sources; 4.5 Mesh Current Analysis with Independent Voltage Sources; 4.6 Mesh Current Analysis with Current and Voltage Sources; | Sign the roll sheet. |

01/28/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: Work problems in class with instructor guidance. | 4.7 Mesh Current Analysis with Dependent Sources; 4.8 Node Voltage and Mesh Current Methods Compared; | Submit In-class problem solution. |

01/29/2015 Thu |
Lecture: Node Voltage Analysis | HW01 submitted | |

02/02/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | Homework Problem Examples. | PS01 submitted; |

02/03/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 5.2 Source Transformations; 5.3 Superposition; 5.4 Thévenin's Theorem; 5.5 Norton's Equivalent Circuit; | None |

02/04/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Homework Problem Examples. | Bring your portable computer. |

02/05/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | 5.6 Maximum Power Transfer; PSpice Demonstration (Thévenin Equivalent Circuit) | HW02 submitted |

02/09/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | Homework Problem Examples. | PS02 submitted; Bring your portable computer. |

02/10/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 6.2 The Operational Amplifier; 6.3 Ideal Operational Amplifier; 6.4 Nodal Analysis of Circuits Using Operational Amplifiers; | None |

02/11/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: Thévenin equivalent circuit. | Bring your portable computer. |

02/12/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | 6.5 Design Using Operational Amplifiers; 6.6 Operational Amplifier Circuits and Linear Algebraic Equations; 6.7 Characteristics of Practical Operational Amplifiers; | HW03 submitted |

02/16/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: Creating subcircuits. | PS03 submitted; Bring your portable computer. |

02/17/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | The Operational Amplifier | None |

02/18/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration (Creating Subcircuits); PSpice Demonstration: Using the Parts Library | Bring your portable computer. |

02/19/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | HW04 submitted | |

02/23/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | Problem Solving: | PS04 submitted; Submit In-class problem solution. |

02/24/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 7.2 Capacitors; 7.3 Energy Storage in Capacitors; 7.4 Series and Parallel Capacitors; | None |

02/25/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Problem Solving: | Bring your portable computer. |

02/26/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | 7.5 Inductors; 7.6 Energy Storage in an Inductor; 7.7 Series and Parallel Capacitors; 7.8 Initial Conditions of Switched Circuits; 7.9 Operational Amplifiers and Linear Differential Equations; | HW05 submitted |

03/02/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: TBA | PS05 Submitted; Submit In-class problem solution. |

03/03/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 8.2 1st-Order Circuits; 8.3 The Response of a 1st-Order Circuit to a Constant Input; 8.4 Sequential Switching; | None |

03/04/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Problem Solving: TBA | Bring your portable computer. |

03/05/2015 Thu |
UTA Closed | ||

03/16/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: TBA | Bring your portable computer; |

03/17/2015 Tue |
Exam I | Chapters 1 through 6 | None |

03/18/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | 8.5 Stability of 1st-Order Circuits; 8.6 The Unit-Step Source; Problem Solving: TBA. | Submit In-class problem solution. |

03/19/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | PSpice Demonstration: Modelling Inductors and Capacitors in PSpice with initial conditions. | HW06 submitted |

03/23/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | The Complete Response Using PSpice; PSpice Demonstration (Transient Analysis) | PS06 submitted; Submit In-class problem solution. |

03/24/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 9.2 Differential Equation for Circuits with Two Energy Storage Elements; | |

03/25/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Problem Solving: TBA. | HW07 submitted |

03/26/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | 9.3 Solution of the 2nd-Order Differential Equation - The Natural Response; 9.4 Natural Response of the Unforced Parallel RLC Circuit; 9.5 Natural Response of the Critically Damped Unforced Parallel RLC Circuit; | None |

03/30/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: TBA | PS07 submitted: Submit In-class problem solution. |

03/31/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 9.6 Natural Response of the Underdamped Unforced Parallel RLC Circuit; 9.7 Forced Response of an RLC Circuit; 9.8 Complete Response of an RLC circuit; | HW08 submitted |

04/01/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Problem Solving: TBA | Bring your portable computer. |

04/02/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | 9.9 State Variable Approach to Circuit Analysis; 10.2 Sinusoidal Sources; | None |

04/06/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: TBA | Bring your portable computer. |

04/07/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 10.3 Steady-State Sinusoidal Response of an RL Circuit to a Sinusoidal Forcing Function; 10.4 Complex Exponential Forcing Function; | HW09 submitted |

04/08/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Solving simultaneous linear equations with complex coefficients. Solve a phasor circuit problem with instructor assistance. | PS08 submitted; |

04/09/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | 10.5 The Phasor; 10.6 Phasor relationships for R, L and C Components; 10.7 Impedance and Admittance; 10.8 Kirchhoff's Laws Using Phasors; | None |

04/13/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: TBA | Submit In-class problem solution. |

04/14/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 10.9 Node Voltage and Mesh Current Analysis Using Phasors; 10.10 Superposition, Thévenin and Norton Equivalents, and Source Transformations; PSpice Demonstration (Printing AC Results in the Output File) 10.11 Phasor Diagrams; | submitted HW10 |

04/15/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Problem Solving: TBA | Bring your portable computer. |

04/16/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | 11.2 Electric Power;11.3 Instantaneous Power and Average Power; 11.4 Effective Value of a periodic Waveform; | None |

04/20/2013 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: TBA | Submit In-class problem solution. Bring your portable computer. |

04/21/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | 11.5 Complex Power; 11.6 Power Factor; 11.7 Power Superposition Principle; 11.8 Maximum Power Transfer Theorem; 11.9 Coupled Inductors; | HW11 submitted; PS09 Submitted; |

04/22/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Problem Solving: TBA | ring your portable computer. |

04/23/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | 11.10 The Ideal Transformer; 11.12 Design Example - Maximum Power Transfer;13.1 Introduction; 13.2 Gain, Shift, and the Network Function; 13.3 Bode Plots; 13.4 Resonant Circuits; 13.5 Frequency Response of Op Amp Circuits; | None |

04/27/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: TBA | Submit In-class problem solution. |

04/28/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | Review | HW12 submitted |

04/29/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Problem Solving: PSpice Demonstration: Frequency Response, Bode Plots | Submit In-class problem solution. |

04/30/2015 Thu |
Exam II | Chapters 6 through 11, and 13 | None |

05/04/2015 Mon |
Problems Lab: | PSpice Demonstration: TBA | Bring your portable computer. |

05/05/2015 Tue |
Lecture: | Review | Submit In-class problem solution. |

05/06/2015 Wed |
Problems Lab: | Review | None |

05/07/2015 Thu |
Lecture: | Review | Submit In-class problem solution. |

05/14/2015 Thu |
Final Exam: 8:00am-10:30am | Comprehensive: Chapters 1 through 11, and 13 | None |