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Course number and title: EE100 Electrical and Electronic Circuits
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: L. He (lhe@ee.ucla.edu)
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: Required for some non-EE students.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 3 hrs/week. Meets twice weekly.
Dicussion: 1hr/discussion session. Multiple sessions offered per quarter.
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 3 hrs/week by instructor. 2hrs/week by each teaching assistant.
 
Course Assessment:
Homework: 9 or 10 assignments.
Exams: 2 midterms and 1 final.
 
Grading Policy: Typically 20% homework, 35% midterm, 45% final.
Course Prerequisites: EE 1 or Physics 1C, Math 33A, Math 33B.
Catalog Description: Electrical quantities, linear circuit elements, circuit principles, signal waveforms, transient and steady state circuit behavior, semiconductor diodes and transistors, small signal models, and operational amplifiers.  
Textbook and any related course material:
A. R. Hambley, Electrical Engineering Principles and Applications, Prentice-Hall, NJ, 2002.
 
Course Website
Topics covered in the course and level of coverage:
Basic circuit laws. 3 hrs.
Inductance and capacitance. 3 hrs.
Transient RL and RC circuits. 3 hrs.
Second-order circuits and phasors. 3 hrs.
Complex impedance and frequency response. 3 hrs.
Fourier analysis and transfer functions. 2 hrs.
Diodes. 4 hrs.
Bipolar and Field-Effect transistors. 3 hrs.
Operational amplifiers. 3 hrs.
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: Strong
Chemistry: Not Applicable
Technical writing: Some
Computer Programming: Some
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  
(e) Average  
(i) Average  
(k) Average  
(m) Strong  
(n) Average  
Strong: (a) (m)
Average: (e) (i) (k) (n)

:: Upon completion of this course, students will have had an opportunity to learn about the following ::
  Specific Course Outcomes Program Outcomes
1. Analyze resistive circuits and determine currents and voltages. a e
2. Understand the electrical properties of inductors and capacitors and the concept of mutual inductance. a e
3. Analyze the transient behavior of RC and RL circuits. a m
4. Determine the transient response of second-order systems and understand the concepts of underdamped, overdamped, and critically-damped circuits. a e m
5. Use phasors and complex impedances to analyze steady-state response. a e n
6. Construct Bode plots of the frequency reponse. a e k
7. Understand operation of diodes and their role in rectifiers. a
8. Understand operation of field-effect transistors, the concept of biasing, and amplifier topologies. a e k
9. Understand operation of bipolar transistors, the concept of biasing, and amplifier topologies. a e k
10. Apply small-signal models to devices and determine the voltage gain and input and output impedances. a e
11. Sevral homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class. a i
12. Opportunities to interact weekly with the instructor and the teaching assistant(s) during regular office hours and discussion sections in order to further the students' learning experience and the students' interest in the material. i

  Program outcomes and how they are covered by the specific course outcomes
(a)   Analyze resistive circuits and determine currents and voltages.  
  Understand the electrical properties of inductors and capacitors and the concept of mutual inductance.  
  Analyze the transient behavior of RC and RL circuits.  
  Determine the transient response of second-order systems and understand the concepts of underdamped, overdamped, and critically-damped circuits.  
  Use phasors and complex impedances to analyze steady-state response.  
  Construct Bode plots of the frequency reponse.  
  Understand operation of diodes and their role in rectifiers.  
  Understand operation of field-effect transistors, the concept of biasing, and amplifier topologies.  
  Understand operation of bipolar transistors, the concept of biasing, and amplifier topologies.  
  Apply small-signal models to devices and determine the voltage gain and input and output impedances.  
  Sevral homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class.  
(e)   Analyze resistive circuits and determine currents and voltages.  
  Understand the electrical properties of inductors and capacitors and the concept of mutual inductance.  
  Determine the transient response of second-order systems and understand the concepts of underdamped, overdamped, and critically-damped circuits.  
  Use phasors and complex impedances to analyze steady-state response.  
  Construct Bode plots of the frequency reponse.  
  Understand operation of field-effect transistors, the concept of biasing, and amplifier topologies.  
  Understand operation of bipolar transistors, the concept of biasing, and amplifier topologies.  
  Apply small-signal models to devices and determine the voltage gain and input and output impedances.  
(i)   Sevral homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class.  
  Opportunities to interact weekly with the instructor and the teaching assistant(s) during regular office hours and discussion sections in order to further the students' learning experience and the students' interest in the material.  
(k)   Construct Bode plots of the frequency reponse.  
  Understand operation of field-effect transistors, the concept of biasing, and amplifier topologies.  
  Understand operation of bipolar transistors, the concept of biasing, and amplifier topologies.  
(m)   Analyze the transient behavior of RC and RL circuits.  
  Determine the transient response of second-order systems and understand the concepts of underdamped, overdamped, and critically-damped circuits.  
(n)   Use phasors and complex impedances to analyze steady-state response.  

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