Hybrid class of EECE202 (Network I) & EECE208 (Lab)

Dr. Charles Kim

The entrance gate to ECE and the only road to Network Analysis II and Electronics I to Signal and Systems

• Pre-requisite: Physics 2 (PHYS014)

• Co-requisites: MATH159 (Differential Equations)

• Traditional Labs (since we cannot ignore the traditional lab setting and equipment): Tour, Lab 1, and Lab 2

• Mobile Studio Lab Tutorial (with example Labs)

• Chapter 1: Circuit Variables

Definitions and Polarity

LAB 1:

1 LAB TOUR

• Chapter 2: Circuit Elements

KVL and KCL --Example Problems

Dependent Source Problems

Polarity Revisited along with KVL and KCL

LAB 2:

2 INSTRUMENTATION

(Manuals: Tek 2235 Oscilloscope, Tek CFG280 Function Generator, Tek CDM250 Digital Multi-Meter, HP 34401A Multimeter, and Tek PS280 Dual Power Supply)

LAB 3:

3 DC CIRCUIT I

• Chapter 3: Simple Resistive Circuits

MOBILE LAB 1:

MS-01 Resistors and Voltage Division ( Link to Mobile Lab page)

MOBILE LAB 2:

MS-02 Bridge Circuit Application with CdS Cell
• EXAM#1(20%): Focus of EXAM#1- (a) Understanding of polarity, passive convention, and power calculation, (b) Ability to use 3 Laws interchangeably to solve simple and complex circuit problems, (c) Ability to solve problems with dependent sources, (d) circuit simplification using series/parallel and Delat-to-Y transformation, (e) voltage divider rule and current divider rule application in circuit, and (f) Ability to solve practical electrical problems using the 3 laws.

• Chapter 4: Techniques of Circuit Analysis

Node Voltage Method

MOBILE LAB 3:

MS-03 CdS Cell Application with Comparator LM339

Junior Yigzaw, Laurence Wilson, and D'Angelo Woods (from left) are
testing their CdS cell circuit for LED bar charting of the illumination level.
Node Voltage Method - Special Case
Superposition Principle

MOBILE LAB 4:

MS-04 Node Voltage Method and Superposition

Thevenin Theorem

MOBILE LAB 5:

MS-05 Introduction to PSpice and PSpice Assignment (by a week after the Lab)

Maximum Power Transfer

MOBILE LAB 6:

MS-06 Thevenin Theorem and Maximum Power Transfer

Ashley Wells and Danah Warren (from left) scrutinize the calculation of Thevenin resistance by Oluwayemisi Sonoiki.

Click Above to watch Don King's near-burn incident when too small a resistor is connected to the circuit, which made even stoic Marlon Mckinnie (left) gasp. The arm in front and the sound from background are Tolulope Kupoluyi's.
Mesh Current Method

Mesh Current Method-Special Case

Node Method or Mesh Current?
Source Transformation

Summary
• EXAM#2(20%): Focus of the Exam#2-- (a)The ability to use node voltage method and mesh current method in a complex circuit (30%). (b) Ability to derive Thevenin equivalent circuit and it's application to max power transfer (30%), and (c) Combined and synthetic application of node, mesh, Thevenin, source transformation in to a circuit problem (40%).

• PROJECT(15%) :

• PROJECT RESULTS
 GROUP REPORT PHOTOS MOVIES STANDING 1 Report Photo Mov1 2 Report Photo 3 Report Photo 4 Report Photo Mov1, Mov2, Mov3 5 Report Photo Mov1 6 Report Photo Mov1 7 Report Photo Mov1 8 Report Photo Mov1

• Chapter 6: Inductors and Capacitors

MOBILE LAB 7:

Mark Innis (right) drives the pad of the tablet PC to measure the time
constant of the RC circuit as Sharonda Harmon wheels the variable resistor.
Summary

MOBILE LAB 8:

MS-08 RLC Transient Circuit Analysis

FINAL EXAM A (30%):

The following subjects will be the subject of the final exam.

(a) Circuit Laws & Methods (Ohm's Law, KCL, KVL, Delta-Y, Node, Mesh Analysis) application (15%)
Focus: Clear understanding the core concepts, and their combined application into a circuit of mid-level complexity
(b) Thevenin, Max Power, Source Transform application (15%)
Focus: Deriving Thevenin voltage and resistance, and it's application to maximum power transfer
(c) Transient event analysis using differential equation approach (1st order) (35%)
Focus: Deriving a 1st order differential equation in a switching circuit, including initial condition and solution process.
(d) Transient event analysis using differential equation approach (2nd order) (35%)
Focus: Deriving a second order differential equation in a switching circuit, including initial condition and solution process.

FINAL EXAM B

The following subjects will be the subject of the final exam of the lab component

(a) Basic use of power supply, function generator, scope, and DMM (25%)
(b) Resistor/Capacitor color/number codes (25%)
(b) Basic use of Mobile Studo (25%)
(c) Circuit implementation and Mobile Studio operation (25%)