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Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Spring 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

01

01/09

T

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

Monday Schedule

01/10

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

01/11

R

Instructor Discretion

-- --

01/12

F

Series Circuits

5.1-5.6 Series Circuits Notes

Hw3

CH5: 3, 9, 17, 27, 41

Hw3_Sol

02

01/15

M

No Classes

-- --

 

ML King Jr Day

01/16 01/18

T/R

LAB 

Intro to Lab Bench

 Kirchhoff''s Voltage Law Lab

01/17

W

Parallel Circuits

6.1-6.8 Parallel Circuits Notes

Hw4

CH6: 13, 25, 29, 35, 39

Hw4_Sol

01/19

F

Series Parallel Circuits

7.1-7.5 Series Parallel Circuits

Hw5

CH7: 5, 15, 35, 45 

Hw5_Sol  
03

 01/22

M Current Source and Source Transformation 8.1-8.3 Current Source and Source Transformation

Hw6

CH8: 7, 9, 11, 13

Hw6_Sol

01/23 01/25

T/R

 LAB

   

Voltage Divider and Reference Voltage

Kirchhoff''s Current Law Lab

 

01/24

W Nodal Analysis I 8.6 Nodal Analysis I

HW7

CH8: 15, 41 (a,c,d) 

Hw7_Sol

 

01/26

F

Nodal Analysis II

Nodal Analysis II

HW8

CH8: 53

Hw8_Sol
04

01/29

M

Thevenin's Theorem and Max Power

9.3

Thevenin's Theorem and Max Power

Hw9

CH9: 9, 11, 31, 35

Hw9_Sol
 

01/30 02/01

T/R

LAB

Minty Boost Kit Lab

01/31

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

02/02

F Capacitor Transient Analysis

10.5-10.10

Capacitor Transient Analysis Notes

Hw11

CH10: 29, 43, 51

Hw11_Sol

05

02/05

M

 Inductor Transient Analysis

11.5-11.10 Inductor Transient Analysis Notes

Hw12

CH11: 21, 23, 37

Hw12_Sol

 

02/06 02/08

T/R

LAB

Review (DC Practical Exam)

Max Power Transfer Lab

Lab Review

02/07

W

Instructor Discretion

 

   

02/09

F

Review (6 Week Exam)

Review Package

2016 6-Week Exam

Review Package Sol
06

02/12

M

 Sinusoids Review

13.1-13.2, 13.4-13.8

 

Hw13

CH13: 1, 19, 31, 35, 49

Hw13_Sol

02/13 02/15

T/R

LAB

DC Practical Exam

Intro to Oscilloscopes and Function Generators

02/14

W

6 Week Exam

X-Period Exam

 

COMP DAY

Exam Locations

02/16

F

Phasors/Complex Numbers

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

Hw 14

CH14: 19, 37, 39, 57

Hw14_Sol  

07

02/19 M No Class Washington's Birthday

02/20 02/22

T/R

LAB

Coil Gun Lab (Not Required to Print)

Coil Gun Summary (Must Print)

02/21 W Impedance 14.1-14.10, 14.12
02/23 F AC Series 15.1-15.11 AC Series Notes

Hw 15

CH15: 13, 17, 21

Hw15_Sol
08

02/26

M

AC Parallel

16.1-16.2,16.5 AC Parallel Notes

 Hw 16

CH16: 1,  9(c,d,e,h,i)

Hw16_Sol

02/27 03/01

T/R

LAB / AC Series/Parallel Lecture

17.3, 17.5 AC Series/
Parallel Notes

Hw 17

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

Hw17_Sol

Series AC Circuits Lab

02/28

W AC Source Transformation and Nodal Analysis 18.3, 18.5 AC Source Transformation and Nodal Analysis Notes

Hw 18

CH18: 3, 17

Hw18_Sol

03/02

F LAB AC Series and Parallel Circuits Lab
09

03/05

M AC Thevenin and Max Power  19.3, 19.5 AC Thevenin and Max PWR Notes

Hw 19

CH19: 15, 17, 49

Hw19_Sol   

03/06 03/08

T/R LAB

Home Wiring

03/07 W AC Power and the Power Triangle 20.1-20.8 AC Power and the Power Triangle Notes

Hw 20

 CH20: 3, 9

Hw20_Sol

03/09

F Instructor Discretion
10

03/12 03/16

M-F Spring Break

11

03/19

M Power Factor Correction

20.9

Power Factor Correction Notes

03/20 03/22

T/R LAB

AC Power Lab

AC Thevenin Lab

03/21

W Power Factor Correction (cont)

Hw 21

CH20: 19

Hw21_Sol

03/23

F

Resonant Circuits

21.1-21.8
Resonant Circuits Notes

Hw 22

CH21: 3, 7

Hw22_Sol
12

03/26

M

Filters

22.1 - 22.3, 22.10 Filters Notes

Hw 23

CH22: 19, 23

 Hw23_Sol

03/27 03/29

T/R

LAB

 

 

AC Power Meters 

AC Practical Review

 

03/28

W

Magnetism and Transformers I

23.1-23.3 Magnetism and Transformers Notes

Hw 24

CH23: 5, 9, 11

Hw24_Sol

03/30

F

Transformers II & Reflected Imp

23.4-23.6 Transformers and Reflected Impedance Notes 

Hw 25

CH23: 13, 15

Hw25_Sol
13 04/02 M

Review (12 Week Exam)

Review Problems

Review Problems Solutions

 

04/03 04/05

T/R

Power Factor Correction Lab

AC Practical Exam

04/04

W

12 Week Exam
X Period

 

COMP DAY
Exam Locations

04/06

F Linear Motors Supplement Linear Motors Linear Motors Notes Hw 26 Hw26_Sol
14

04/09

M DC Motors I Supplement DC Motors I DC Motors I Notes Hw 27 Hw27_Sol

04/10 04/12

T/R LAB  

Filters Lab

Transformers and Reflected Impedance Lab 

04/11

W

DC Motors II

Supplement DC Motors II DC Motors II Notes Hw 28  Hw28_Sol  

04/13

F

AC Generators

Supplement AC Generators AC Generators I Notes Hw 29  Hw29_Sol
15

04/16

M Three Phase Sources and Loads  24.1-24.2 Three Phase Sources and Loads Notes

Hw 30

CH24: 1, 7

Hw30_Sol

04/17 04/19

T/R LAB

Introduction to DC Machine Lab

DC Machine Lab 2 Skateboards

04/18

W

Per Phase Analysis

24.3-24.9 Per Phase Analysis Notes

Hw 31

CH24: 15, 17

Hw31_Sol

04/20

F

Three Phase Power

24.10 Three Phase Power Notes

Hw 32

CH24: 45 

Hw32_Sol
16

04/23

M AC Generators II Supplement Generators II AC Generators II Notes  


04/24 04/26

T/R LAB  

Introduction to Three Phase Loads Lab

Three Phase AC Generator Lab

04/25

W AC Generators II ( cont.) Hw 33 Hw33_Sol

04/27

F Shipboard Power Systems

 

 

 

17

04/30

M Final Exam Review

Review Package

Review Package Solution

05/01 T Instructor Discretion Fall Term Ends

18

    Final Exam Exam Locations