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SYLLABUS FOR ECE 231 COURSE : Elements of Electrical Engineering, ECE 231 TEXTS :Giorgio Rizzoni, Fundamentals of Electrical

Engineering, McGraw-Hill, 2009 REFERENCE -Wolf & Smith, Student Reference Manual for Electronic Instrumentation Laboratories , Prentice Hall, 2004. And J. R. Cogdell, Foundations of Electric Circuits, Prentice Hall, 1999 A fair portion of the material covered in this class is NOT in the textbooks. I suggest that you take good notes and use the many references in the library.

HOMEWORK : PROBLEMS WILL BE SUGGESTED BY THE INSTRUCTOR (See the Course Outline below.) LAB : ECE 231 LAB MUST BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH THE LECTURE. ANY EXCEPTIONS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE INSTRUCTOR. Special hours can be arranged to meet the students schedule. INSTRUCTOR : R. FRANK SMITH , OFFICE TELEPHONE (909) 869-2528 , Room 9-324 e-mail, Webpage My office hours are posted outside my office. If you have any questions come to my office or the photonics laboratory 9-101. COURSE OUTLINE Reading Assignment Suggested Homework Chapter 1 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 1.1, 1.2a, and 1.3b Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Electric Circuits 2.8, 2.16, 2.33, 2.39, 2.59, 2.66, and 2.73 Chapter 3 Resistive Network Analysis 3.5, 3.14, 3.20, 3.53, 3.59, and 3.73 Chapter 4 AC Network Analysis 4.2, 4.7, 4.17, 4.36, 4.51, 4.54, and 4.59, Chapter 5 Transient Analysis (Midterm Wk 6) 5.21, 5.23, 5.26,5.35, 5.37, and 5.54 Chapter 6 Frequency Response and System Concepts 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.13, 6.14, and 6.40 Chapter 7 AC Power 7.17, 7.21, 7.29, 7.55, and 7.62

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Chapter 8 Operational Amplifiers & Chapter 9 Semiconductors and Diodes 9 Chapter 13 Principles of Electromechanics 10 Chapter 14 Introduction to Electric Machines Final Exam See university schedule

8.5, 8.6, 8.9, 8.16, 8.26, and 8.63 13.1,13.20, and 13.21 14.2, 14.6, 14.13, and 14.56

GRADING SYSTEM EXAMS 80% (Midterm and Final) PROBLEMS 20% Homework problems for a chapter are due no later than the exam for that chapter/s. NO LATE HOMEWORK IS ACCEPTED. All answers on exams must be supported by correct calculations. Correct answers not supported by correct calculations will not receive credit for the answer. Homework Problems for each chapter are due at the time a chapter test is given. Late problems will not be accepted. . Show the problems that you worked on the first page of your homework Plant Tours and guest speakers may be scheduled when possible. These will shift the course outline thus eliminating some topics. Each student will be given a computer account. se your account to access PSpice! "A#LA$! or "athcad in Lab %&'(%. )ailing to earn at least *(+ of the points possible will result in you receiving a failing grade for the course. ,ou must complete all assignments in the course to get a passing grade. A -%(&.((/! $ -0(&0%/! C -1(&1%/! 2 -*(&*%/ 3rades will be curved based on class average. GENERAL PROCEDURES
,ou must notify the professor ahead of time if it is impossible for you to meet an assignment deadline. Students who fail to do this will receive an automatic 4ero for the missed assignment! and they will forfeit the right to make it up. #he professor reserves the right to not even to listen to the excuses of those who fail to notify. #he final grade report will include 5 and &.

Participation #he 6uality of students7 oral contributions in class will be taken into account by the professor in deciding border&line cases when the final grade is calculated. Attendance
Students are expected to attend all classes. Absences for any reason! even if necessary! will seriously damage comprehension of the material. 83etting the notes9 will not substitute for attending class. :f you are forced to miss a class! ask someone to tape record it or reconstruct the content! but the remedies will not excuse you from anything you missed by not being in class.

Academic Integrity #he university takes an extremely serious view of violations of academic integrity. As member of the academic community! faculty! staff! and students are dedicated to promoting an atmosphere of honesty and are committed to maintaining the academic integrity essential to the educational process. :nherent in the commitment is the belief that academic dishonesty in all forms violates the basic principles in integrity and impedes learning. :t is the responsibility of individual faculty members to identify instances of academic dishonesty and recommend penalties to the department chair or college dean in keeping the severity of the violation. Penalties may range from verbal chastisement to a failing grade in the course.. A;, S# 2E;# #<A# =:>LA#ES ;:=E?S:#, P>L:C:ES >? ?E3 LA#:>;S S<ALL ?ECE:=E A 3?A2E >) . Cheating on an exam will result in an automatic ) for the course. P!agiari"m >ral or written material belonging to another author which is not properly documented and which is represented as the student7s own work constitutes plagiarism. #his includes both text and graphics. Any student guilty of plagiarism shall automatically be given a failing grade. se @uotation marks to indicate the exact words of another. Summari4ing a passage or rearranging the order of a sentence and changing some of the words is paraphrasing. Each time a source is paraphrased a credit for the source needs to be included in the text. See CampbellA$allouASlade! Form and Style Theses, Reports, Term Papers, <oughton "ifflin Company! $oston! "A. Simply give credit where credit is due. Arrange your bibliography alphabetically by author.