Tentative course schedule for ECE 210/211 - Fall 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Aug. 28
Introduction & voltage, current power, KVL, KCL 0, 1.1-2
Aug. 29
Elements, sources, solutions of circuit problems, 1.3
Aug. 30
Complex numbers review 1.4, App. C, Resistor combinations 2.1
Aug. 31
Sept. 1
Source combinations, node voltage method 2.1-2
Sept. 4
NO CLASS
Sept. 5
Node voltage method 2.2
Sept. 6
Loop current method 2.3
Sept. 7
Sept. 8
Linearity & superposition 2.4
Sept. 11
Thevenin & Norton 2.4
Sept. 12
Available power & max power transfer 2.5
Sept. 13
Op-amps & ideal op-amp approximations 3.1
Sept. 14
Sept. 15
Linear op-amp ckts 3.1
Sept. 18
Differentiators & integrators 3.2
Sept. 19
Introduction to LTI systems 3.3
Sept. 20
1st order RC ckt response to constant inputs 3.4.1
Sept. 21
Sept. 22
RC & RL ckts with constant inputs 3.4.1-2
Sept. 25
RC & RL ckts with time-varying inputs 3.4.3
Sept. 26
Transient & steady-state response in LTI systems 3.4.3, 3.5
Sept. 27
Phasors & sinusoidal SS solutions of linear ODEs 4.1.1-2
Lab 1
Sept. 28
Midterm Exam I
8.45-10pm
Sept. 29
NO CLASS
Oct. 2
Impedance & phasors in sinusoidal steady state ckts 4.1.3, 4.2.1
Oct. 3
Exam I Review
Oct. 4
Phasor ckt analysis 4.2.2-3
Oct. 5
Oct. 6
Avg and available power 4.3
Oct. 9
Resonance 4.4
Oct. 10
Frequency response of dissipative LTI systems 5.1-2
Oct. 11
LTI system response to co-sinusoids & multi-frequency inputs 5.3-5
Lab 2
Oct. 12
Oct. 13
Periodic signals 6.1
Oct. 16
Fourier series & its forms 6.2
Oct. 17
Fourier series examples 6.2
Oct. 18
LTI system response to periodic inputs 6.3.1
Oct. 19
Oct. 20
Avg signal power, Parseval's thm, harmonic distortion 6.3.2-3
Last day for ECE 211
Oct. 23
Fourier transform of aperiodic signals 7.1
Oct. 24
Fourier transform pairs and properties of FT 7.1
Oct. 25
Signal energy and bandwidth 7.2
Lab 3
Oct. 26
Midterm Exam II
8.45-10pm
Oct. 27
NO CLASS
Oct. 30
LTI system response using FT 7.3
Oct. 31
Exam II Review
Nov. 1
Modulation property, AM signal, coherent demodulation 8.1-2
Nov. 2
Nov. 3
Envelope detection, superhet AM receiver 8.3-4
Nov. 6
Convolution & FT convolution properties 9.1.1-2
Nov. 7
Graphical convolution 9.1.3
Nov. 8
Convolution examples 9.1.3
Lab 4
Nov. 9
Nov. 10
Impulse & its properties 9.2
Nov. 13
FT of power signals 9.2-3
Nov. 14
Sampling & analog signal reconstruction 9.4
Nov. 15
Impulse response & BIBO stability 10.1-2
Nov. 16
Nov. 17
Causality & LTIC systems 10.3-5
Nov. 20
Thanksgiving break
NO CLASS
Nov. 21
Thanksgiving break
NO CLASS
Nov. 22
Thanksgiving break
NO CLASS
Nov. 23
Thanksgiving break
NO CLASS
Nov. 24
Thanksgiving break
NO CLASS
Nov. 27
Transfer function & Laplace transform 11.1
Nov. 28
Properties of LT 11.1
Nov. 29
Inverse Laplace transform & PFE 11.2
Lab 5
Nov. 30
Midterm Exam III
8.45-10pm
Dec. 1
NO CLASS
Dec. 4
s-domain ckt analysis, general response of LTIC systems 11.3, 11.4.1
Dec. 5
Exam III review
Dec. 6
Zero-input response in LTIC ckts & systems 11.4.1-2
Dec. 7
Dec. 8
Ckt initial value problems 11.4.3
Dec. 11
LTIC system combinations, Ideal filters, 2nd order systems, 11.5,12.1-2
Dec. 12
Q, Butterworth filter design 12.2-3
Dec. 13
Review
Dec. 14
Reading Day
Dec. 15