ECE 2024 - Circuits and Devices (3C)
Analysis and design of passive and active circuits under Direct Current (DC), Alternating Current (AC), and switched excitation. Linear circuit analysis techniques for various circuit topologies. Expressing the transient response of first- and second-order linear circuits using time-domain methods. Calculating the AC steady-state response of linear circuits using phasors and immittances. Characterizing the frequency response of linear circuits. Determining operating point and small signal response of non-linear circuits containing diodes and bipolar transistors. Projects demonstrating circuit design processes adhering to professional practices.
Why take this course?
This course introduces techniques needed for the analysis and design of circuits having various types of excitation. Circuits are essential to the implementation of components, systems, and networks in the fields of electrical and computer engineering. The ability to analyze and design circuits is a fundamental skill necessary in upper-level courses in these disciplines.