## ELECTRIC CIRCUITS I

Course Code:
63211
Course Outline:

 ELECTRIC CIRCUITS  I 63211 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Semester Teaching Methods Credits 3 Lecture Rec. Lab. Project Work HW Other Total Credit ECTS Credit 44 - - 20 20 16 100 3 4 Language English Compulsory / Elective Compulsory Prerequisites (22102) Course Contents Useful techniques of circuit analyses. Inductance and capacitance .Source-free RL and RC circuits. The application of the unit-step forcing functions. The RLC circuit. Course Objectives To build an understanding of concepts and ideas related to solving electric circuits. To introduce transient analyses of electric circuits. Learning Outcomes and Competences Practical perspective examples and design problems are solved. Understanding the different techniques of circuit analyses. Learning the analyses of transient condition of electric circuits. Textbook and /or References Engineering circuit analysis. William H.Hayt; Jr.-Jack E.Kemmekly. McGraw-Hill Electric circuits, James W. Nilsson. Addison- Wesely publishing company. Assessment Criteria If any, mark as (X) Percent (%) Midterm Exams X 40 Quizzes Homeworks X 10 Projects Term Paper Laboratory Work Other Final Exam X 50 Instructors Assist. Prof. Dr. Maher Khammash, maherkh@najah.edu Week Subject 1 EXPERIMENTAL LAWS AND SIMPLE CIRCUITS: Ohm's law. Kirchhof's laws. Analysis of a single loop circuit.   Voltage and current division. 2 Useful techniques of circuit analysis: Nodal analysis. Mesh analysis. 3 Useful techniques of circuit analysis: Linearity and superposition, source transformations. 4 Useful techniques of circuit analysis: Thevenin and Norton equivalents. 5 MIDTERM EXAM 1 6 INDUCTANCE AND CAPACITANCE: Integral relationships for the inductor and the capacitor. Inductance and capacitance combinations. 7 SOURCE- FREE RL AND RC CIRCUITS: RL circuit. Properties of the exponential response. RC circuit. 8 SOURCE- FREE RL AND RC CIRCUITS: Tutorial problems. 9 THE APPLICATION OF THE UNIT-STEP FORCING FUNCTION: The unit step forcing function. The natural and step response of RL circuits. Tutorial problems. 10 THE NATURAL AND STEP RESPONSES:  RC circuits. Tutorial problems. 11 MIDTERM EXAM II 12 THE RLC CIRCUITS: The source-free parallel circuit The overdamped parallel RLC circuit. Critical damping. The underdamped parallel RLC circuit.Tutorial problems. 13 THE RLC CIRCUITS: The source free series RLC circuit. Tutorial problems. 14 THE RLC CIRCUITS: The complete response of the RLC circuit. Tutorial problems.