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ENGR 260 Circuits and Devices

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Course Description

An introduction to the analysis of electrical circuits for engineering majors. Use of analytical techniques based on the application of circuit laws and network theorems. Analysis of DC and AC circuits. Natural and forced responses of first and second order circuits; phasors; steady-state sinusoidal analysis; AC power; power transfer; operational amplifiers, 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
  • Total Student Learning hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: PHYS 260 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in, MATH 275 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: ENGR 260