The course provides laboratory practice and experimental studies on topics covered in ECS 203. The course will give laboratory practice and experimental studies on topics mainly covered in ECS 203 (Basic Electrical Engineering). Topics include basic circuit theory, dc and ac measurements, RLC circuits, nonlinear components, and operational amplifiers.

Lab and Equipment


  • Scores (out of 55) for the midterm is posted. The leftmost column shows the last three digits of your ID.
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General Information

Calendar with Handouts and Course Material



November 11, 2010 No Lab

November 18, 2010

L0: Introduction(+ Slides)

November 25, 2010

L1: DC Measurements(+ Slides)

December 2, 2010

L2: Network Theorems I (+ Slides: Morn. , Aftn.)

December 9, 2010

L3: Network Theorems II (+Slides)

December 16, 2010

R1: Practice Session + Group assignment for the midterm + Useful Tips

December 23, 2010

E1: Midterm Exam (in Lab)
Scores (out of 55) for the midterm.
The leftmost column shows the last three digits of your ID.

December 30, 2010

Midterm Examination Period (No classes)

January 6, 2010

No Lab

January 13, 2010

L4: AC Measurement(+ Slides)

January 20, 2010

L5: Resonance RLC Circuits(+ Slides)

January 27, 2010

L6: Diodes and Rectifiers (+ Slides)

February 3, 2010

L7: Operational Amplifiers I (+ Slides)

February 10, 2010

L8: Operational Amplifiers II (+ Slides)

February 17, 2010

R2: Practice Session + Group for Final Exam(+ Slides (draft))

February 24, 2010

E2: Final Exam (Part A: In Lab)

Page 1 and Page 2 of the exam.

March 11, 2010

E3: Final Exam (Part B)

Page 1 of the exam.

Note: Exam is cumulative.



  • Y. Tsividis, A First Lab in Circuits and Electronics, John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
  • C.K. Alexander and M.N.O. Sadiku, Fundamentals of Electric Circuits, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill, International Edition, 2009.
  • D.T. Horn, Electronic Components: A Complete Reference for Project Builders, McGraw-Hill, 1991

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