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


  • No lab on Dec 6.
    • The google calendar below has been updated accordingly.
    • Lab 1 report should be submitted at the start time of lab 2 (which is now on Dec 13).
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General Information

Calendar with Handouts and Course Material



November 15, 2013

No Lab

November 22, 2013

L0: Introduction

November 29, 2013

L1: DC Measurements

December 6, 2013 No Lab

December 13, 2013

L2: Network Theorems I

December 20, 2013

L3: Network Theorems II

December 27, 2013

P1: Practice Session

January 3, 2014

E1: Midterm Exam (In Lab)

January 10, 2014

Mid-term Examination Period (No Lab)

January 17, 2014

Mid-term Examination Period (No Lab)

January 24, 2014

L4: AC Measurement

January 31, 2014

L5: Resonance RLC Circuits

February 7, 2014

L6: Diodes and Rectifiers

February 14, 2014

No Lab

February 21, 2014

L7&8: Operational Amplifiers

February 28, 2014

P2: Practice Session

March 7, 2014

E2: Final Exam (In Lab)




  • 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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