# Circuits 1

**Reference Material**

Charles Alexander, and Matthew Sadiku

“** Fundamentals of Electric Circuits**”, 7

^{th}Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2017

(Prior or more recent versions of this book are also acceptable)

Tim Hanshaw

“** Real Analog: An Introduction to Electrical Circuits**”

(Free Link)

Roland E. Thomas, Albert J. Rosa, and Gregory J. Toussaint

“** The Analysis and Design of Linear Circuits**”, Wiley, 7th Edition, 2012

(Prior or more recent versions of this book are also acceptable)

**Course Goals**

- An introduction to electrical circuit analysis, design and evaluation.
- Emphasis on definitions of basic variables, passive circuit components and the ideal operational amplifier.
- DC analysis of circuits and dc circuit theorems are stressed.
- AC signals are introduced.
- Computer analysis software integrated throughout the course.

**Course Modules**

**Module 1 – Basic Concepts**

- Charge and Current
- DC vs AC
- Voltage
- Power and Energy
- Circuit Elements

**Module 2 – Basic Laws**

- Ohm’s Law
- Nodes, Branches, and Loops
- Kirchhoff’s Law (KCL and KVL)
- Series Resistors and Voltage Division
- Parallel Resistors and Current Division
- Applications
- Multimeters
- Wire Resistance

**Module 3 – Methods of Analysis**

**Module 4 – Circuit Theorems**

- Linearity Property
- Superposition
- Source Transformation
- Thevenin’s Theorem
- Norton’s Theorem
- Maximum Power Transfer

**Module 5 – Operational Amplifiers**

- Operational Amplifier
- Ideal Op Amp
- Inverting Amplifier
- Non Inverting Amplifier
- Summing Amplifier
- Difference Amplifier
- Cascade Op Amp Circuits
- Applications
- Digital to Analog Converter
- Instrumentation Amplifiers

**Module 6 – Capacitors and Inductors**

- Capacitors
- Series and Parallel Capacitors
- Inductors
- Series and Parallel Inductors