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Course number and title: EE10 Circuit Theory I
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: A. Abidi (abidi@ee.ucla.edu)
  P. Gupta (puneet@ee.ucla.edu)
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: Required.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week. Meets twice weekly.
Dicussion: 1 hr/discussion section. Multiple discussion sections offered per quarter.
Outside Study: 7 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week by instructor. 2 hrs/week by each teaching assistant.
 
Course Assessment:
Homework: 8 assignments
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final.
 
Grading Policy: Typically 10% homework, 35% midterm, 55% final.
Course Prerequisites: Math 33A, Physics 1B. Corequisite: Math 33B
Catalog Description: Introduction to linear circuit analysis. Resistive circuits, capacitors, inductors, and ideal transformers, Kirchhoff laws, node and loop analysis, first-order circuits, second-order circuits, Thevenin and Norton theorem, sinusoidal steady state.  
Textbook and any related course material:
¤ Network Analysis 3rd Edition by M.E. Van Valkenburg
 
Course Website
Topics covered in the course and level of coverage:
¤ Introduction to circuit and system engineering, design, and analysis 1 hrs.
¤ Fundamental resistive and reactive circuit elements and ideal transformers 4 hrs.
¤ Graphical representation of circuits 2 hrs.
¤ Fundamental circuit laws. 4 hrs.
¤ Nodal and mesh circuit analysis methods 6 hrs.
¤ Analysis of first-order circuit systems 5 hrs.
¤ Analysis of second-order circuit systems 6 hrs.
¤ Source equivalent circuits: Norton and Thevenin equivalent circuits 4 hrs.
¤ Sinusoidal steady state 8 hrs.
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Course objectives and their relation to the Program Educational Objectives:  
Contribution of the course to the Professional Component:
Engineering Topics: 0 %
General Education: 0 %
Mathematics & Basic Sciences: 0 %
Expected level of proficiency from students entering the course:
Mathematics: Strong
Physics: Average
Chemistry: Not Applicable
Technical writing: Some
Computer Programming: Not Applicable
Material available to students and department at end of course:
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Course Objectives and Outcomes Form: X X X X
Lecture notes, homework assignments, and solutions: X X X X
Samples of homework solutions from 2 students: X
Samples of exam solutions from 2 students: X
Course performance form from student surveys: X X
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? YES

  Level of contribution of course to Program Outcomes
(a) Strong  
(c) Average  
(e) Strong  
(i) Average  
(k) Some  
(m) Some  
(n) Average  
Strong: (a) (e)
Average: (c) (i) (n)
Some: (k) (m)

:: Upon completion of this course, students will have had an opportunity to learn about the following ::
  Specific Course Outcomes Program Outcomes
1. Analyze circuit systems using direct application of Kirchoff�s Current and Voltage Laws along with Ohm�s Law. a e k n
2. Interpret analytical circuit results to properly assign power, current, and voltage values to circuit graphical representations. a e k n
3. Apply node-voltage analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior. a e k n
4. Apply mesh-current analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior. a e k n
5. Explain the characteristics of capacitor, inductor, and transformer circuit elements. a e k n
6. Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits. a e k n
7. Compute time response of current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits. a e k n
8. Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in second order RLC circuits. a e k n
9. Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits. a e k n
10. Introduction to sinusoidal steady state a m
11. Design and analysis of RLC circuits using phasor techniques c e
12. Several homework assignments that review core concepts and reinforce analytical skills learned in class. a c e i k n
13. Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits. a c e i k n
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  Program outcomes and how they are covered by the specific course outcomes
(a) ¤  Analyze circuit systems using direct application of Kirchoff�s Current and Voltage Laws along with Ohm�s Law.  
¤  Interpret analytical circuit results to properly assign power, current, and voltage values to circuit graphical representations.  
¤  Apply node-voltage analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior.  
¤  Apply mesh-current analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior.  
¤  Explain the characteristics of capacitor, inductor, and transformer circuit elements.  
¤  Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits.  
¤  Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
¤  Introduction to sinusoidal steady state  
¤  Several homework assignments that review core concepts and reinforce analytical skills learned in class.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
(c) ¤  Design and analysis of RLC circuits using phasor techniques  
¤  Several homework assignments that review core concepts and reinforce analytical skills learned in class.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
(e) ¤  Analyze circuit systems using direct application of Kirchoff�s Current and Voltage Laws along with Ohm�s Law.  
¤  Interpret analytical circuit results to properly assign power, current, and voltage values to circuit graphical representations.  
¤  Apply node-voltage analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior.  
¤  Apply mesh-current analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior.  
¤  Explain the characteristics of capacitor, inductor, and transformer circuit elements.  
¤  Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits.  
¤  Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
¤  Design and analysis of RLC circuits using phasor techniques  
¤  Several homework assignments that review core concepts and reinforce analytical skills learned in class.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
(i) ¤  Several homework assignments that review core concepts and reinforce analytical skills learned in class.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
(k) ¤  Analyze circuit systems using direct application of Kirchoff�s Current and Voltage Laws along with Ohm�s Law.  
¤  Interpret analytical circuit results to properly assign power, current, and voltage values to circuit graphical representations.  
¤  Apply node-voltage analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior.  
¤  Apply mesh-current analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior.  
¤  Explain the characteristics of capacitor, inductor, and transformer circuit elements.  
¤  Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits.  
¤  Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
¤  Several homework assignments that review core concepts and reinforce analytical skills learned in class.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
(m) ¤  Introduction to sinusoidal steady state  
(n) ¤  Analyze circuit systems using direct application of Kirchoff�s Current and Voltage Laws along with Ohm�s Law.  
¤  Interpret analytical circuit results to properly assign power, current, and voltage values to circuit graphical representations.  
¤  Apply node-voltage analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior.  
¤  Apply mesh-current analysis techniques to analyze circuit behavior.  
¤  Explain the characteristics of capacitor, inductor, and transformer circuit elements.  
¤  Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in first order R-L and R-C capacitor and inductor circuits.  
¤  Compute initial conditions for current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  
¤  Several homework assignments that review core concepts and reinforce analytical skills learned in class.  
¤  Compute time response of current and voltage in second order RLC circuits.  

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