EE 220 Circuits I
Spring 2017, University
of Nevada, Las
Vegas
Course lecture
notes and videos are located here
Homework
assignments and due dates are located here
Current
grades are located here.
In
this course we will make extensive use of LTspice.
Examples
from the lectures are found in ee220_s17.zip.
EE
220D LTspice discussions and examples are found here.
Textbook: Electric Circuits, Sixth Edition, Chs. 18
Instructor: R. Jacob Baker (see office hours at this link)
Teaching Assistant: Kostas Moutafis (office location: TBE B310, Office hours: Mondays: 11:30 AM  1:30 PM, Wednesdays: 4:00 PM  6:00 PM)
Time: MW 2:30 to 3:45 PM
Course
dates: Wednesday, January 18 to Wednesday, May 3
Location: SEB1240
Holidays: Monday, February 20
(Washington's Birthday), April 10 and 12 (Spring break from instruction)
Final exam time: Wednesday, May 10 from 3:10 PM  5:10 PM
Course
content – Introduction to
linear circuit analysis.
Kirchhoff's laws, operational
amplifiers, node and loop
analysis. Thevenin, Norton, and other network theorems,
first order RL
and RC circuits, second order RLC circuits. Credits: 3
Corequisite: EE
220D; Prerequisites: MATH 182
Grading
25% Homework
25% Quizzes
25% Midterm
25% Final
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1. 
Analyze
simple resistive circuits including those containing independent
sources with mesh and nodal analysis (1.b, 1.c, 1.f, 1.g, 1.i, 1.j) 
2. 
Derive
simplified resistor networks (1.c, 1.f, 1.g, 1.i, 1.j) 
3. 
Derive
Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits (1.b, 1.c, 1.f, 1.g, 1.i, 1.j) 
4. 
Apply
circuit theorems (Ohms Law, Superposition, Source transformation) to
simplify the analysis of electrical circuits (1.b, 1.c, 1.f, 1.g, 1.i,
1.j) 
5. 
Analyze
of operational amplifiers circuits (1.c, 1.c, 1.g, 1.i, 1.j)

6. 
Analyze
first and secondorder RL, RC circuits containing switches,
independent sources, dependent sources, resistors, capacitors,
inductors for transient response (1.a,1.b,
1.c, 1.f, 1.g, 1.i, 1.j)
