Synopsis


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

Announcements

  • Note that the afternoon labs start @ 1:30PM [Posted @ 4:30PM on Jan 9]
  • Welcome to ECS204! Feel free to look around this site. [Posted @ 3PM on Jan 5]

General Information

Calendar with Handouts and Course Material

  • Lab Report Guideline: MS Word, pdf [Updated @ 1PM on Jan 15]

Date

Experiments

January 9, 2012

L0: Introduction
Slides [Posted @ 4:30PM on Jan 9]

January 16, 2012

L1: DC Measurements
Slides [Posted @ 10PM on Jan 18]

January 23, 2012

L2: Network Theorems I [Posted @ 10PM on Jan 15]
Slides [Posted @ 5PM on Jan 20]

January 30, 2012

L3: Network Theorems II [Posted @ 5PM on Jan 20]
Slides [Posted @ 5PM on Jan 20]

February 6, 2012

L4: AC Measurement [Posted @ 10AM on Jan 30]
Slides [Posted @ 10AM on Jan 30; Updated @ 10PM on Feb 6]

February 13, 2012

R1: Practice Session [Posted @11AM on Feb 11; Updated @1PM on Feb 13]
Slides [Posted @1:30PM on Feb 13]

February 20, 2012

E1: Midterm Exam

February 27, 2012

L5: Resonance RLC Circuits [Posted @ 5PM on Feb 17]
Slides [Posted @ 5PM on Feb 17]

March 5, 2012

L6: Diodes and Rectifiers [Posted @ 7PM on Feb 26]
Slides [Posted @ 7PM on Feb 26]

March 12, 2012

L7: Operational Amplifiers I [Posted @ 2PM on Mar 4]
Slides [Posted @ 2PM on Mar 4]

March 19, 2012

L8: Operational Amplifiers II

Slides

March 26, 2012

E2A: Final Exam (Part A)

group a: 9:30 – 10:30 AM
group b: 10:40 – 11:40 AM
group c: 1:30 – 2:30 PM
group d: 2:40 – 3:40 PM

Practic Problems for the final exam + Slides

April 2, 2012

E2B: Final Exam (Part B) 9:00 - 10:30
Room: BKD 3506 amd BKD 3507
Closed book. Closed notes.
Basic calculators, e.g. FX-991MS, are permitted

 

Calendar



References

  • 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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