1st week

Topics:
Using
computer algebra packages (Mathematica, Matlab, MathCad)
Using
an electric circuit simulator (SPICE)
Basic
Points:
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:

2nd
week 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
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 touchtone telephone

3rd
week 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
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 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:

6th
week 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:

7th
week 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:

8th
week 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:

9th
week 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:

10th
week 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
Learn about twoport networks
Be familiar with the z, y, and h parameters and their relationships
Learn about interconnecting twoports
Be able to use PSpice to compute twoport parameters
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:
Apply what is learnt to transistor circuits and ladder network synthesis 
11th
week 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
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 
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
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 threephase 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 Parseval’s theorem
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:
Apply what is learnt to amplitude modulation (AM) and sampling

14th
week 
Review:
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:

15th
week 
Review:
Topics:
Methodology:
Basic
Points:
Examples:
Representative examples from the topic of
the week.
Applications:

16th
week 
Final
examination:
