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Course Title:

Electrical Circuits 1
Date Effective:
Q1 2009 - 2010
Date Revised:
July 15, 2009
Prepared by:
Cesar Coronado
Approved by:
RVM Santiago
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MAPA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
School of EECE




COURSE SYLLABUS


1. Course Code: EE 101

2. Course Title: ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS 1

3. Pre-requisite: MATH24 / PHY12 /PHY12L

4. Co-requisite: none

5. Credit/ Class Schedule: 3 units; 4.5 lecture hours per week

6. Course Description: Covers the basic concepts and fundamental laws of electrical circuit
theory; analysis and applications of series, parallel and series-parallel resistive circuits; mesh and nodal
analysis; circuit analysis techniques and network theorems; analysis of resistive circuits containing
operational amplifiers; characteristics of inductors and capacitors; analysis of RL, RC, and RLC circuits with
DC excitation; basic computer-aided circuit analysis and design


VISION
Mapa shall be an international center of excellence in technology education by:
providing instructions that are current in content and state-of-the art in delivery;
engaging in cutting-edge research; and
responding to the big local and global technological challenges of the times

MISSION
a) The mission of Mapa Institute of Technology is to disseminate, generate, preserve and apply scientific,
engineering, architectural and IT knowledge.
b) The Institute shall, using the most effective means, provide its students with professional and advanced
scientific and engineering, architectural and information technology education through rigorous and up-
to-date academic programs with ample opportunities for the exercise of creativity and the experience of
discovery.
c) It shall implement curricula that, while being steeped in technologies, shall also be rich in the humanities,
languages and social sciences that will inculcate ethics.
d) The Institute shall advance and preserve knowledge by undertaking research and reporting on the results
of such inquiries.
e) The Institute, singly or in collaboration with others, shall bring to bear the world's vast store of
knowledge in science, engineering and other realms on the problems of the industry and the community
in order to make the Philippines and the world a better place.


MISSION
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
a b c d e
1. To equip graduates with a broad foundation of basic engineering
concepts and the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

2. To develop in graduates the capability to apply learned concepts in
engineering design and to implement them as practicing engineers

3. To inculcate in graduates the importance of lifelong learning
4. To develop in graduates an appreciation of technology and
determine its application in the advancement of society

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Course Title:
Electrical Circuits 1
Date Effective:
Q1 2009 - 2010
Date Revised:
July 15, 2009
Prepared by:
Cesar Coronado
Approved by:
RVM Santiago
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7. Program Outcomes and Relationship to Program Educational Objectives:

Program Educational
Objectives Program Outcomes
1 2 3 4
(a)
An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and
engineering

(b)
An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze
and interpret data

(c)
An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired
needs

(d) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
(g) An ability to communicate effectively
(h)
The broad education necessary to understand the impact of
engineering solutions in a global and societal context

(i)
A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long
learning

(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues
(k)
An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools
necessary for engineering practice.


8. Course Objectives and Relationship to Program Outcomes:

Program Outcomes
Course Objectives
a b c d e f g h i j k
1. To serve as an introductory professional
course for engineering students taking up
electrical, electronics and
communications, and computer
engineering

2. To develop the students logical thinking in
solving linear circuit analysis problems
using modern engineering tools and
techniques

3. To stimulate the students motivation and
appreciation of circuit analysis by using
examples based on real-world
applications and examples



9.Course Coverage:

WEEK TOPIC
METHODOLOGY and
STRATEGY
EVALUATION TOOLS
Orientation; discussion of course goals and
expected outcomes; discussion of course
policies, grading system
Class discussion
Basic electrical quantities; system of units;
circuit components; wire resistance
Lecture; class discussion Recitation
1
Ohms law and Kirchhoffs laws; series circuits,
parallel circuits; delta-wye transformation
Lecture; class discussion Seatwork 1
Analysis of resistive circuits Lecture; class discussion Recitation
Resistance bridge circuits; biasing circuits Lecture; class discussion Recitation; seatwork 2 2
Quiz no. 1

Course Title:
Electrical Circuits 1
Date Effective:
Q1 2009 - 2010
Date Revised:
July 15, 2009
Prepared by:
Cesar Coronado
Approved by:
RVM Santiago
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Applications: analog meters, divider circuits Lecture; class discussion Recitation
Resistive circuits with controlled sources Lecture; class discussion Seatwork 3 3
Mesh analysis; concept of a supermesh Lecture; class discussion Recitation
Quiz no. 2
Nodal analysis; concept of a supernode Lecture; class discussion Seatwork 4; homework 1
4
Superposition and linearity; source
transformation
Lecture; class discussion Recitation
Thevenins and Nortons theorem Lecture; class discussion Recitation
Maximum power transfer; Millmans theorem Lecture; class discussion Recitation; seatwork 5 5
Computer-aided DC analysis Lecture; class discussion Recitation; homework 2
Quiz no. 3
The ideal operational amplifier (op amp);
analysis of circuits with ideal op amps
Lecture; class discussion Recitation 6
Application problems Lecture; class discussion Seatwork 6
Capacitors and capacitance Lecture; class discussion Recitation
Inductors and inductance Lecture; class discussion Recitation 7
Response of source-free RL and RC circuits Lecture; class discussion Seatwork 7
Quiz no. 4
Singularity functions Lecture; class discussion Recitation 8
Step response of RC and RL circuits Lecture; class discussion Recitation; seatwork 8
Computer-aided transient analysis Lecture; class discussion Homework 3
Natural response of series and parallel RLC
circuits
Lecture; class discussion Recitation; seatwork 9
9
Step response of series and parallel RLC
circuits
Lecture; class discussion Recitation; seatwork 10
Computer-aided analysis of RLC circuits Lecture; class discussion Homework 4
Quiz no. 5 10
End of course evaluation
11 FINAL EXAM (Departmentalized)


10. Course Outcomes and Relationship to Course Objectives / Program Outcomes:

Program Outcomes Course Outcomes
A student completing this course should at
the minimum be able to:
1 2 3 a b c d e f g h I j k
1. Define and/or explain the basic electrical
quantities associated with linear circuit
analysis and identify the SI units by which
they are expressed

2. Be familiar with the characteristics of
linear circuit elements contained in a
resistive circuit

3. Differentiate the characteristics of series
circuits, parallel circuits, and series-
parallel circuits

4. Apply delta wye or wye delta
transformation as necessary to simplify a
given electric circuit

5. Apply Ohms law, Kirchhoffs laws, and
the properties of series and parallel
circuits in the analysis of simple resistive
circuits

6. Analyze circuits containing controlled
sources

7. Apply mesh analysis to determine a
desired response from a multi-source
network

8. Apply nodal analysis to determine a
desired response from a multi-source
network


Course Title:
Electrical Circuits 1
Date Effective:
Q1 2009 - 2010
Date Revised:
July 15, 2009
Prepared by:
Cesar Coronado
Approved by:
RVM Santiago
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9. Understand the concept of source
transformation and the limitations
involved

10. Determine individual linear responses
from linear systems using the
superposition theorem

11. Obtain Thevenins and/or Nortons
equivalent circuit models for active one-
port networks

12. Apply the concept of maximum power
transfer from practical sources or
Thevenins equivalent model

13. Interpret the results of computer-aided
DC analysis

14. Be familiar with the characteristics of
operational amplifiers (op amps)

15. Analyze circuits containing op amps
16. Understand the characteristics of
capacitive and inductive elements

17. Obtain the natural response of first-order
circuits

18. Be familiar with singularity functions and
their uses

19. Obtain the step response of first-order
circuits

20. Interpret the results of computer-aided
transient analysis of first-order circuits

21. Obtain the natural response of second-
order circuits

22. Obtain the step response of second-order
circuits

23. Interpret the results of computer-aided
transient analysis of second-order circuits



11. Contribution of the Course to Meeting the Professional Component:
Engineering topics: 90%
General education component: 10%

12. Textbook:
Fundamentals of Electric Circuits, C. K. Alexander & M. N. O. Sadiku, McGraw Hill, 3rd ed., 2007.


13. Course Evaluation:
The minimum requirement for a passing grade is 70% of the total scores from the following:
Quizzes = 50%
Recitation; seatwork = 20%
Homework = 10%
Final Exam = 20%

As recommended, the final grade of the student may be established as reflected in the table below.

Average (%)
Below
70.00
70.00
73.50
73.51
77.00
77.01
80.50
80.51
84.00
84.01
87.50
87.51
91.00
91.01
94.50
94.51
98.00
Above
98.00
Final grade 5.00 3.00 2.75 2.50 2.25 2.00 1.75 1.50 1.25 1.00

Aside from academic deficiency, other grounds for a failing grade are:

Grave misconduct and /or cheating during examinations
Unexcused absences of more than 20% of required number of meetings per term
A failing academic standing and failure to take the final exam




Course Title:
Electrical Circuits 1
Date Effective:
Q1 2009 - 2010
Date Revised:
July 15, 2009
Prepared by:
Cesar Coronado
Approved by:
RVM Santiago
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14. References:

a. Introduction to PSPice using CAD for Circuits and Electronics by M. H. Rashid, 2004
b. Principles and Applications of Electrical Engineering by G. Rizzoni, 2007
c. Principles of Electric Circuits by Thomas L. Floyd, Prentice Hall, 7
th
ed., 2003
d. Engineering Circuit Analysis by W. Hayt, Jr, et.al, McGraw Hill, 7
th
ed., 2007
e. Electric Circuits by Nilsson and Riedel, Pearson Prentice Hall, 7
th
ed., 2005

15. Course Materials Made Available:
a. Samples of homework sets from students
b. Samples of seatwork sets from students
c. Samples of quizzes and major exams from students
d. End-of-course assessment report by the students and the faculty

16. Committee Members:

Cesar C. Coronado - Chairman
Lolit M. Villanueva
Maria Criselda B. Loyola