E E 2415-001 Spring 2015

Spring 2015 Schedule

Date: Activity Reading in Textbook Assignments Due
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