Apr 19, 2024  
Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ES 200 - Electrical Networks

Credit Hours: 4

Topics include lumped parameters electrical networks. Basic concepts of charge, voltage, current and power for R, L, and C circuit elements. Analytical techniques such as loop and nodal equations; Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws; Thevenin and Norton Theorems and maximum power transfer. Voltage and current sources; differential equations and phasors; and passive filters.

Course Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • analyze basic concepts and circuit laws;
    • determine electric charge, power and energy in basic circuit elements;
    • apply Kirchoff’s Voltage and Current Laws;
    • determine equivalent resistance, capacitance, inductance of series and parallel configurations, Wye-Delta transformation;
    • use nodal and mesh analysis;
    • use source transformation;
    • apply Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorem; and
    • utilize computer to analyze circuits.
  • analyze Op Amp circuits;
    • analyze Op Amp circuit in different configurations - inverting, non-inverting, summing, difference, integrating, differentiating, and cascading.
  • analyze first-order RC and RL circuits;
    • analyze source-free and step response of RC and RL circuits;
    • understand and utilize singularity functions; and
    • utilize computer to analyze circuits.
  • analyze second-order RLC; and
    • analyze source-free and step response of RLC circuits;
    • understand general second order circuits; and
    • utilize computer to analysis circuits.
  • analyze basic AC circuits using phasors and sinusoids.
    • apply phasor concept to circuit analysis;
    • understand and apply the concepts of impedance and admittance; and
    • apply Kirchoff’s Law in the frequency domain.
  • analyze passive filter circuits using phasors, sinusoids and Bode plots.
    • apply phasor concepts to passive filter circuits;
    • understand and apply the concept of transfer functions; and
    • generate Bode plots of frequency response.

Concurrent Registration: MT 284, PH 282, PH 283
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