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ENGR 260 Circuits and Devices

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Course Description

An introduction to the analysis of electrical circuits. Use of analytical techniques based on the application of circuit laws and network theorems. Analysis of DC and AC circuits containing resistors, capacitors, inductors, dependent sources, operational amplifiers, transformers, and switches. Natural and forced responses of first and second order RLC circuits; phasors; steady-state sinusoidal analysis; AC power calculations; power transfer; three-phase circuits; and energy concepts. Characteristics and circuit models of electronic devices including diodes and transistors.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 252 and PHYS 260 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC