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Advanced Circuits

Course Number: 10662105
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-662-105 ADVANCED CIRCUITS ...solve advanced series-parallel circuits utilizing Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems, nodal analysis, superposition, complex number-based, and other circuit analysis techniques. Also includes Ideal op-amp, three-phase circuits, circuit models of sensors and actuators, laboratory, simulation, and documentation. (Prerequisite: 10-660-109, AC 3: RLC Circuits)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Express alternating current sinusoidal signals in the time domain and the phasor domain mathematically
  2. Explain DC and AC characteristics of an ideal passive components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors)
  3. Analyze basic DC and AC electrical circuits using fundamental well-known circuit laws
  4. Analyze common ideal op-amp circuit configurations
  5. Analyze circuits with provided models of sensors and actuators, including hardware and machines, and equivalent circuits
  6. Determine the magnitude frequency response equations and plots of first-order, two-component series RL and RC lowpass filters (LPF) and highpass filters (HPF)
  7. Determine complex power in an AC circuit containing reactances
  8. Analyze AC circuits that contain ideal transformers
  9. Analyze balanced three-phase circuits
  10. Demonstrate proper use of DC and AC electronic instrumentation in the laboratory
  11. Create technical documentation