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Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Fall 2018 Syllabus

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This syllabus below contains the daily schedule for each class. You can expect updates to this syllabus if there are broad class cancellations. This is your go to document to ensure that you have the most up to date information on what is expected to be covered each class per the course coordinator.

Solutions to previous Homework will be posted every Tuesday after being graded/reviewed by your Instructor.

EE301 - Electrical Fundamentals and Applications

Week

Date

Day

Topic

Reading

Lecture Notes

Homework

Solutions

Lab

Remarks

Sec 6522

1 08/21 M

Introduction, Course Policy Review

Voltage & Current

1.3-1.11, 2.1-2.5 Voltage and Current Notes

Hw1

CH1 : 13, 33, 41 

CH2: 9, 15, 21

Hw_1Sol 

Classes Begin

08/22
08/23

T/W

Resistance and Ohm's Law

Power and Energy

3.1, 3.2, 3.4-3.9, 3.15, 4.2, 4.4-4.6

Resistance and Ohm's Law Notes

Power and Energy Notes

Hw2

CH3: 5, 35,  37 

CH4: 9, 13, 49, 55

Hw2_Sol 

08/24
08/25

R/F

Series Circuits

5.1-5.6 Series Circuits Notes

Hw3

CH5: 3, 9, 17, 27, 41

Hw3_Sol Intro to Lab Bench
2

08/28

M

Parallel Circuits

6.1-6.8 Parallel Circuits Notes

Hw4

CH6: 13, 25, 29, 35, 39

Hw4_Sol

08/29
08/30

T/W

Series Parallel Circuits

7.1-7.5 Series Parallel Circuits

Hw5

CH7: 5, 15, 35, 45 

Hw5_Sol  Kirchhoff''s Voltage Law Lab

08/31
09/01

R/F

Current Sources/ Source Conversion

8.1-8.3 Current Sources/ Source Conversion

Hw6

CH8: 7, 9, 11, 13

Hw6_Sol Voltage Divider and Reference Voltage Lab
3   09/04 M

No classes

    Labor Day

09/05
09/06

T/W Nodal Analysis I 8.6 Nodal Analysis I

HW7

CH8: 15, 41 (a,c,d) 

Hw7_Sol

T:Monday Schedule

W:Instructor Discretion

09/07
09/08

R/F

Nodal Analysis II

Nodal Analysis II

HW8

CH8: 53

Hw8_Sol Kirchhoff''s Current Law Lab
4

09/11

M

Thevenin's Theorem

9.3

Thevenin's Theorem

Hw9

CH9: 9, 11, 31, 35

Hw9_Sol
 

09/12
09/13

T/W Capacitors/Inductors

10.1-10.4, 10.11, 10.12
11.1-11.4, 11.11-11.13

Capacitors and Inductors

Hw10

CH10: 3, 7, 57

CH11: 3,  4

Hw10_Sol  Series and Parallel Circuits Lab  

Lab:

Wiring

09/14
09/15

R/F Capacitor Transient Analysis

10.5-10.10

Capacitor Transient Analysis Notes

Hw11

CH10: 29, 43, 51

Hw11_Sol Nodal Analysis Lab
5

09/18

M

 Inductor Transient Analysis

11.5-11.10 Inductor Transient Analysis Notes

Hw12

CH11: 21, 23, 37

Hw12_Sol

 

09/19
09/20

T/W

Review (6 Week Exam)

Review (DC Practical Exam)

Review Package

Review Package Sol     N/A

09/21
09/22

R/F

Sinusoids Review


13.1-13.2, 13.4-13.8

 

Hw13

CH13: 1, 19, 31, 35, 49

Hw13_Sol Max Power Transfer Lab
6

09/25

M

6 Week Exam 

X period

   

COMP DAY

Exam Locations

09/26
09/27

T/W

Phasors/Complex Numbers and Impedance

14.1-14.10, 14.12 Phasors, Complex Numbers & Impedance Notes

Hw 14

CH14: 19, 37, 39, 57

Hw14_Sol DC Practical Exam

09/28
09/29

R/F

AC Series

15.1-15.11

AC Series Notes

Hw 15

CH15: 13, 17, 21

Hw15_Sol Intro to Oscilloscopes and Function Generators
7

10/02

M

AC Parallel

16.1-16.2,16.5 AC Parallel Notes

 Hw 16

CH16: 1,  9(c,d,e,h,i)

Hw16_Sol

10/03
10/04

T/W

AC Series/Parallel

17.3, 17.5 AC Series/
Parallel Notes

Hw 17

CH17: 11 (a,b,c,d)

Hw17_Sol Capacitor Transients Lab

10/05
10/06

R/F

AC Source Transformation and Nodal Analysis

18.3, 18.5

AC Source Transformation and Nodal Analysis Notes

Hw 18

CH18: 3, 17

Hw18_Sol Impedance Lab
8

10/09

M No classes     Columbus Day

10/10
10/11

T/W

AC Thevenin and Max Power

19.3, 19.5 AC Thevenin and Max PWR Notes

Hw 19

CH19: 15, 17, 49

Hw19_Sol Series AC Circuits Lab

10/12
10/13

R/F AC Power and the Power Triangle 20.1-20.8 AC Power and the Power Triangle Notes

Hw 20

 CH20: 3, 9

Hw20_Sol AC Series and Parallel Circuits Lab

9

10/16

M Power Factor Correction

20.9

Power Factor Correction Notes

Hw 21

CH20: 19

Hw21_Sol

10/17
10/18

T/W Power Factor Correction (cont) AC Power Lab

10/19
10/20

R/F

Resonant Circuits

21.1-21.8
Resonant Circuits Notes

Hw 22

CH21: 3, 7

Hw22_Sol AC Thevenin Lab
10

10/23

M

Filters

22.1 - 22.3, 22.10 Filters Notes

Hw 23

CH22: 19, 23

 Hw23_Sol

10/24
10/25

T/W

Full day lab

 

 

AC Max Power Lab

Power Factor Correction Lab

 

10/26
10/27

R/F

Review (12 Week Exam)

Review (AC Practical Exam)

 

Review Problems

Review Problems Solutions

 
11 10/30 M

12 Week Exam
X Period

COMP DAY
Exam Locations

10/31
11/01

T/W

Magnetism and Transformers I

23.1-23.3 Magnetism and Transformers Notes

Hw 24

CH23: 5, 9, 11

Hw24_Sol AC Practical Exam

11/02
11/03

R/F

Transformers II & Reflected Imp

23.4-23.6 Transformers and Reflected Impedance Notes

Hw 25

CH23: 13, 15

Hw25_Sol Filters Lab
12

11/06

M

Linear Motors

Supplement_Lin_M

Linear Motors Notes

Hw 26

Hw26_Sol

11/07
11/08

T/W

DC Motors I

Supplement_DC_M_I DC Motors I Notes Hw 27  Hw27_Sol Transformers and Reflected Impedance Lab

11/09
11/10

R/F

DC Motors II

Friday 11/10 ( No Classes)

Supplement_DC_M_II DC Motors II Notes Hw 28  Hw28_Sol Veterans Day
13

11/13

M

AC Generators

Supplement_AC_Gen AC Generators I Notes

Hw 29 

Hw29_Sol

11/14
11/15

T/W Three Phase Sources and Loads  24.1-24.2 Three Phase Sources and Loads Notes

Hw 30

CH24: 1, 7

Hw30_Sol Introduction to DC Machine Lab

11/16
11/17

R/F

Per Phase Analysis

24.3-24.7 Per Phase Analysis Notes

Hw 31

CH24: 15, 17

Hw31_Sol Introduction to Three Phase Loads Lab
14

11/20

M Per Phase Analysis (cont)
24.8-24.9    


11/21
11/22

T/W Three Phase Power 24.10 Three Phase Power Notes

Hw 32

CH24: 45 

Hw32_Sol Special Lab Project I /Instructor discretion

11/23
11/24

R/F No classes

 

 

Thanksgiving
15

11/27

M Three Phase Power (cont.)  24.10  

11/28
11/29

T/W AC Generators II Supplement_Gen_II AC Generators II Notes Hw 33 Hw33_Sol Special Lab Project II/ Instructor discretion


11/30
12/01

R/F AC Generators II ( cont.)   Three Phase AC Generator Lab
16

12/04

M Shipboard Power Systems  

12/05
12/06

T/W Review

Review Package

Review Package Solution

12/07
12/08
R/F Instructor discretion/ Fall Term Ends Fall Term Ends

17

12/15 M Final Exam Exam Locations