Course Content and Outcome Guide for ENGR 222

Date:
23-FEB-2010
Posted by:
Curriculum Office
Course Number:
ENGR 222
Course Title:
Electrical Circuits II
Credit Hours:
5
Lecture hours:
40
Lecture/Lab hours:
0
Lab hours:
30
Special Fee:
\$12

Course Description

Electrical Circuits Covers RLC circuits, transformers, AC power, and three phase power. Explores steady state sinusoidal analysis and phasor techniques. Introduces the Laplace Transform. Also incorporated is circuit simulation, math analysis software, and laboratory experiments to solidify classroom theory and practice. Prerequisite: ENGR 221

Intended Outcomes for the course

`Use appropriate circuit analysis techniques to analyze for AC and sinusoidal systemsRecognize and analyze 2nd order systems 85Apply basic magnetic concepts to analyze magnetic circuit systemsAnalyze power development and distribution systems`

Outcome Assessment Strategies

`Assessment methods are to be determined by the instructor. Typically, in class exams and quizzes, and homework assignments will be used. Lab work is typically assessed by a lab notebook, formal lab reports, performance of experiments, and possibly a lab exam.`

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

1.    Natural Response of RLC circuit
1. Solving the second order differential equation
2. Natural response of the series and parallel RLC circuit
3. Forms of response: critically-damped, under-damped, and over-damped

2.    Introduction to the Laplace Transform
1. Definition of the Laplace Transform
2. Step and impulse functions
3. Functional and operational Laplace Transforms
4. Inverse transforms

3.    Laplace Transform Circuit Analysis
1. Circuit elements in the s-domain
2. Circuit analysis in the s-domain
3. Mutual inductance in the s-domain
4. AC power in the s-domain
5. Transfer functions
6. Discrete time and continuous time convolution

4.    Filters and Bode Plots
1. Poles and zeros
2. Low-pass and high-pass filters
3. Band-pass and band-reject filters
4. Bode diagrams

5.    Fourier Series
1. Fourier series calculation
2. Applications to circuit analysis
3. Exponential form of the Fourier Series
4. Amplitude and phase spectra

6.    Fourier Transform
1. Discrete time (FFT) and continuous time Fourier Transform
2. Circuit applications
3. Parseval's Theorem

7.    Introduction to Two-Port Circuit Analysis
1. Equations and parameters
2. Analysis of terminated two-port circuits
3. Examples and applications