# SRJC Course Outlines

 5/25/2024 1:53:13 AM ENGR 16 Course Outline as of Spring 2003 Changed Course CATALOG INFORMATION Discipline and Nbr:  ENGR 16 Title:  ELEC CIRC & DEVICES Full Title:  Electric Circuits & Devices Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

 Units Course Hours per Week Nbr of Weeks Course Hours Total Maximum 4.00 Lecture Scheduled 3.00 17.5 max. Lecture Scheduled 52.50 Minimum 4.00 Lab Scheduled 3.00 17.5 min. Lab Scheduled 52.50 Contact DHR 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact Total 6.00 Contact Total 105.00 Non-contact DHR 0 Non-contact DHR Total 0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00 Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Fundamental principles of engineering circuit analysis and an introduction to the theory and use of common electronic devices. Subjects covered include node and loop analysis, circuit simplification techniques, natural and forced response, op amp behavior and circuits, semiconductor theory and behavior, transistor biasing, modeling, small signal analysis, and digital circuits. Mathematical concepts reviewed and applied include:  matrices and determinants, binary and hexadecimal numbers, Fourier and Laplace transforms, complex numbers and phasors. Lab will be selected from those topics in the above list not duplicated in the Physics 4C (Electricity and Magnetism). Students are required to have a graphing calculator.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
PHYS 4C completed or in progress and MATH 2B completed or in progress.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Fundamental principles of DC and AC circuit analysis and an introduction to the theory and use of common analog and digital electronic devices, circuits, and systems.

Prerequisites:PHYS 4C completed or in progress and MATH 2B completed or in progress.
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

 Associate Degree: Effective: Inactive: Area: CSU GE: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: IGETC: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: CSU Transfer: Transferable Effective: Fall 1981 Inactive: UC Transfer: Transferable Effective: Fall 1981 Inactive: C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable

COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1.    Draw schematic circuit diagrams, labeling the voltages and
currents according to standard conventions.
2.    Find the voltages and currents in complex DC circuits using node
and loop analysis.
3.    Use voltage and current dividers and Thevenin and Norton equivalents
to simplify circuits.
4.    Analyze simple circuits containing dependent sources.
5.    Calculate power in a circuit element with 2 or more terminals.
6.    Perform simple calculations and manipulations on sinussoids.
7.    Construct and interpret Bode plots of simple circuits.
8.    Perform algebraic manipulations on complex numbers given in
rectangular, polar, and exponential form.
9.    Use phasor analysis and impedance to find a circuit's output for a
given sinusoidal input.
10.   Identify the poles and zeros of a circuit, and predict the form of
the transient response from the poles.
11.   Find the transient response of a first order circuit with given
initial conditions.
12.   Analyze diode circuits using the ideal diode and large signal
diode models.
13.   Bias and model a bipolar junction transistor.
14.   Perform small signal analysis on simple CE BJT amplifier circuits.
15.   Perform analysis and basic design of ideal op amp circuits.
16.   Identify whether a particular op amp circuit will operate in an
ideal manner.
17.   Use Bode plots to design and understand op amp circuits.
18.   Predict the output voltage of digital circuits composed of gates
and simple flip-flops.
19.   Model circuits using Electronic WorkBench or similar circuit
modeling software.
20.   Solder components on to a printed circuit board.
21.   Breadboard and debug circuits on a protoboard.
22.   Set up and run lab experiments using equipment such as scopes,
multimeters, frequency counters, & signal generators.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Principles and Techniques of DC Circuit Analysis.
a. circuit elements and Kirchhoff's Laws
b. voltage and current dividers
c. mesh and nodal circuit analysis
d. power calculations
e. Network Theorems (Thevenin's, Norton's, and Max Power)
f. graphical solutions for nonlinear circuit elements
g. measurement instrumentation (Voltmeter, ammeter, scope)
2.  AC Circuit Analysis
a. amplitude (RMS & Peak), period, phase, and frequency
b. sinusoidal voltages and currents
c. periodic signals (e.g. square wave, sawtooth, ...)
d. review of complex numbers
e. phasors
f. impedance
g. AC power
h. frequency response and Bode plots
i. natural response
j. total response
k. pole-zero diagrams
l. practical applications (resonant circuits, impedance matching
three-phase circuits, etc.)
3.  Analog Building Blocks.
a. analog signals and systems
b. dependent sources
c. modeling concepts
d. input and output resistance
e. open-circuit voltage amplification
f. practical application (voltage, current and power amps)
4.  Semiconductors.
a. physical and chemical properties of doped semiconductors
b. diodes, ideal and non-ideal behavior
c. transistors behavior and manufacturing
d. transistor biasing and modeling
e. graphical circuit analysis for non-linear elements
5.  Operational Amplifiers and Applications.
a. characteristics of operational amplifiers
b. circuit analysis assuming ideal op amps
c. non-ideal op amp behavior
d. op amp realizations
e. practical applications (op amp math circuits, etc.)
6.  Digital Building Block.
a. digital signals and binary numbers
b. logic gates (function and realization)
c. logic chips (function, realization, and manufacture)
d. digital systems (combinational logic and memory)
e. practical applications (state machines, computers, etc)

Assignments:
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1.  Weekly problem sets.
2.  At least two 50 minute examinations.
3.  Lab reports covering all lab work.
4.  Comprehensive final examination.
5.  Periodic short quizzes.