GNE 257 - Fundamentals Electrical Engineering I

2 Unit(s)


Fundamental theory of electric circuit. Direct current (DC) circuit elements. Basic circuit laws and theorems—Ohms Law, Kirchoff's Laws; Superposition, Thevenin and Norton’s theorems. Nodal and loop analysis of circuits, single time-constant circuits. Steady-state response of circuit elements and network. Complex impedance and admittance. Alternating current (AC) circuits impedance, admittance, susceptance, and phasor diagrams. Introduction to electronics, an overview of tubes (vacuum diode, triode and pentode). Elementary discussion of semiconductors PN junction diode and Bipolar Junction Transistor. Small signal equivalent circuits.