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Electronics (ELEC)

Department of Electronics
Faculty of Engineering

ELEC 2501 [0.5 credit]

Circuits and Signals

Properties of signals. Basic circuit elements: voltage and current sources. Kirchhoff's laws, linearity, superposition. Thevenin and Norton's theorems. Circuit simplification. AC steady-state analysis: impedance, admittance, phasors, frequency response. Transient response of RL and RC circuits: form of response, initial and final conditions. RLC circuits: resonance.
Prerequisites: MATH 1005 and (PHYS 1004 or PHYS 1002).
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory and problem analysis three hours a week.

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