(Principles of Electrical Circuits in Hardware)
INTRODUCTION
Course overview (covered topics and required background in mathematics)
ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS
Electric field
(characteristics of static electric field, Gauss’ law, energy of the
electric field, interaction with matter, characteristics of stationary
electric field, theoretical background of Ohm’s law and Kirchhoff’s
laws) (examples)
Magnetic field
(Energy in static and stationary magnetic field, interaction with
matter, induction, self and mutual inductance, Amperee’s excitation
law, Faraday’s induction law, Time varying electric and magnetic
fields, Maxwell equations)
DC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS
Concepts and definitions (charge and current, voltage, power and energy, circuit elements) (examples)
Basic laws
(Ohm’s Law, nodes, branches, and loops, Kirchhoff’s laws, series
resistors and voltage division, parallel resistor and current division,
wyedelta transformations) (examples)
Methods of analysis (nodal analysis, mesh analysis, applications: DC transistor circuits) (examples)
Circuit theorems (linearity property, superposition, source transformation, Thevenin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, maximum power transfer) (examples)
Operational amplifiers
(ideal op amp, inverting amplifier, noninverting amplifier, summing
amplifier, difference amplifier, cascaded op amp circuits) (examples)
BASIC AC CIRCUITS
Capacitors and inductors (capacitors, series and parallel capacitors, inductors, series and parallel inductors, applications) (examples)
Sinusoids and phasors
(sinusoids, phasors, phasor relationships for circuit elements,
impedance and admittance, Kirchhoff’s laws in the frequency domain,
impedance combinations) (examples)
Sinusoidal steadystate analysis
(nodal analysis, mesh analysis, superposition theorem, source
transformation, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, op amp AC
circuits) (examples)
AC power analysis
(instantaneous and average power, maximum average power transfer,
effective or RMS value, apparent power and power factor, complex power,
conservation of AC power, power factor correction) (examples) 
