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Analytical Schedule of Recitation

1st week

Topics:

Using computer algebra packages (Mathematica, Matlab, MathCad)

Using an electric circuit simulator (SPICE)

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Representative examples from the topic of the week.

 

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2nd week

Topics:

Methodology:

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Understand the concept of transfer function 
Be familiar with the decibel (dB) scale 
Learn how to make Bode magnitude and phase plots 
Learn about series and parallel resonant RLC circuits 
Know different types of passive and active filters and their characteristics 
Understand the use of scaling in circuit analysis 
Be able to use PSpice to obtain frequency response 

Examples:

Representative examples from the topic of the week.

 

Applications:

Apply what is learnt to radio receiver and touch-tone telephone 

 

3rd week

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Know the definition of the Laplace transform 
Be familiar with the properties of the Laplace transform 
Be able to find the inverse Laplace transform 
Learn the concept of convolution 

Examples:

Representative examples from the topic of the week.

 

Applications:

Apply what is learnt to integrodifferential equations 

 

4th week

Topics:

Methodology:

Basic Points:

Learn how to apply the Laplace transformation techniques to circuit analysis 
Understand to how to Laplace transform circuit elements 
Learn how to find the transfer function 
Learn how to apply state variables to analyze circuits with several inputs and outputs 
Apply what is learnt to network stability and network synthesis 

Examples:

Representative examples from the topic of the week.

 

Applications:

 Be able to use MATLAB to find system response

 

5th week

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6th week

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7th week

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8th week

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9th week

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10th week

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Learn about two-port networks 
Be familiar with the z, y, and h parameters and their relationships 
Learn about interconnecting two-ports 
Be able to use PSpice to compute two-port parameters 

Examples:

Representative examples from the topic of the week.

 

Applications:

 Apply what is learnt to transistor circuits and ladder network synthesis 

11th week

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Know the definition of Fourier series 
Learn how to find the Fourier series of a signal 
Be able to take advantage of symmetry in finding Fourier series 
Apply Fourier series to circuit analysis 
Learn about average power and rms values 
Learn about exponential Fourier series 
Be able to use PSpice to do Fourier analysis 

Examples:

Representative examples from the topic of the week.

 

Applications:

 Apply what is learnt to spectrum analyzers and filters

 

12th week

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Understand magnetically coupled circuits 
Learn the concept of mutual inductance 
Be able to determine energy in a coupled circuit 
Learn how to analyze circuits involving linear and ideal transformers 
Be familiar with ideal autotransformers 
Learn how to analyze circuits involving three-phase transformers 
Be able to use PSpice to analyze magnetically coupled circuits 
Examples:

Representative examples from the topic of the week.

 

Applications:

Apply what is learnt to transformer as an isolation device and power distribution 

 

13th week

Topics:

Methodology:

Basic Points:

Know the definition of Fourier transform 
Learn the properties of Fourier transform 
Learn to apply Fourier transform in analyzing circuits 
Understand Parsevalís theorem 


Examples:

Representative examples from the topic of the week.

 

Applications:

Apply what is learnt to amplitude modulation (AM) and sampling

 

14th week

Review:

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15th week

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16th week

Final examination: