Course: Electric Circuits (ES 220)
Section: 001
Fall, 2012
Instructor: Jack Ou, Ph.D.
Office Location: Salazar Hall 2010B
Email:jack.ou AT sonoma DOT edu
Office Hours: By appointment during MTWTH 11:3012
Class time: 9:40 to 10:55
Course Description:
Review of Kirchhoff's laws, circuit design, node and mesh analysis, etc.; Thevenin's theorem, Norton's theorem, steady state and transient analysis, transfer function. AC power and threephase circuits, YDelta equivalents. Multiport networks, twoport networks with energy storage, ideal transformers. Amplifiers and frequency response, filters.
Required Text: James Nilsson and Susan Riedel, “Electric Circuits”, Prentice Hall, 9th Edition.
(ISBN13: 9780136114994)
(Optional) David McMahon, “Circuit analysis Demystified”, McGraw Hill. (ISBN 9780071488983)
(Optional) Mahmood Hahvi and Joseph Edminister, “Schaum’s Outline: Electric Circutis”, McGraw Hill, Fourth Edition.
access the ebook via library, questions due on 12/6 (for those who are not able to attend the lectures).
Date 
Topic 
Reference 
Homework 
Solution 
8/21 
Introduction, labaccess, selfevaluation. 
N/A 
N/A 
N/A 
8/23 
1.11.6 

8/28 
2.12.2, 2.4 

8/30 
2.5 
N/A 
N/A 

9/4 
Series and Parallel Circuit 
3.13.3 

9/6 
3.13.3 

9/11 
Quiz 2, practical measurement circuit 
3.63.7 

9/13 
4.24.3, 4.54.6 

9/18 
4.9,4.10,4.11 

9/20 
4.94.11 

9/27 
4.124.13 

10/1 
5.15.4 

10/4 
5.55.6 

10/9  Finish discussion on OpAmp  
10/11 
6.1 

10/16 
6.1, 6.4 

10/18  
10/23 
Quiz, capacitor 

10/25 
7.17.5, 7.7 

10/30 
First Order RC/RL 

11/1 
8.18.4 

11/6 
9.19.4 

11/8 
Impedance, KVL, complex number 
9.59.6 

11/13 
10.110.4 

11/15 
Test 2 

11/20 

11/27 
14.4 

11/29 
Second Order Filter Circuit, phase of complex number/BPF 

11/30 
Demo teaching (extra credit) Time: 10:30 to 10:50 Location Salazaar 2009 

12/4 

12/6 

12/11 
Final exam. Time: 1112:50. Location: Salazar 2003 

*12/6 is the last day to resubmit quizzes, lecture series writeup.