ECE 225 - Circuit Analysis

Description: Credit 4. Electric circuit elements; Ohms Law; Kirchhoffs laws; transient and steady-state analysis of circuits; Laplace transform methods; network theorems; laboratory.

Prerequisites: MATH 220; and Grade of C or better in PHYS 142; and Grade of C or better in ECE 115.


  • Basic electric circuit variables and elements
  • Kirchhoff's Laws and circuit topology (nodes, loops)
  • AC steady state, phasors, impedances, frequency characteristics of circuits
  • Equivalent transformations of circuits (series, parallel), input impedance, voltage and current divison rules, superposition principle
  • Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems and source transformations
  • Laplace's Transform (simplified), solution of differential equations
  • Transient analysis of circuits, impulse response
  • Linear amplifiers and circuits with dependent sources
  • Magnetically coupled circuits, transformers and two-port circuit elements
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