Advanced Electric Circuits
ELT

3
95

CRJ
01
Spring 2012
Instructor:
Jim Trepka
Other Instructor
Information:
Office:
140 Jones Hall
Telephone:
398

7146
Email:
jim.trepka@kirkwood.edu
Home Page:
http://faculty.kirkwood.edu/jtrepka/
Section Number:
0177204
Monday 1
:00

3:00
Tuesday 1:00

3
:00
Wednesday 1:00

3:00
Thursday 1:00

3
:00
Friday 1
2:0
0

3:00
Credit hours:
5
Course description:
Continues Introduction to Electrical Circuits and expands to
include AC
theory, inductors, capacitors, transformers, three

phase, networks and
magnetism. Lab exercises reinforce concepts learned by providing
experience and troubleshooting opportunities.
Prerequisites:
ELT

304
,
MAT

137
Course Materials
Needed:
1.
Electricity and Basic Electronics, 7th Edition
By:
Stephen R. Matt
Print ISBN:
978

1

59070

877

4
Copyright:
2009
2. Lab manual to accompany text
Books and course
materials for this course are available at the Kirkwood
Bookstore.
Learning Outcomes,
Objectives, and
Course Competencies:
Course Competencies
1.
Compute and analyze AC signal characteristics
2.
Define, compute, and measure R, L, and C Impedances
3.
Define,
compute, and measure
AC series

parallel circuits
4.
Define, compute, and measure
series and parallel resonance
circuits
5.
Analyze low

pass, high

pass, band

pass, and band

reject filters.
6.
Compute all parameters for transformers.
Textbook
Learning
Objectives
(wo
rding from
Electricity and Basic
Electronics, 7th Edition
b
y:
Stephen R. Matt
)
Chapter
14
Reactance and Impedance

Draw graphs to illustrate the differences between
leading and lagging
voltage and current in inductive and capacitive circuits

Describe the principle of vector addition

Calculate the value for inductive reactance, capac
itiv
e reactance, and
impedance in a circuit
.

Explain the concept of transformer loading
and its effect on the
secondary
.

Calculate the time required to charge a capacitor in a circuit using the
RC time constant formula.

Use the correct f
ormula to find the voltage drop
s in inductive and
capacitive circuits
.
Chapter 12 Electromagnetic
Induction

Express complex numbers in rectangular and polar forms.

Represent AC voltage and current phasors as complex numbers.

Represent AC sources in transformed form.

Add and subtract currents and voltages using phasors.

Compute inductive and capacitive
reactance

Determine voltages and currents in simple AC circuits.

Explain the impedance concept.

Determine impedance for
R
,
L
, and
C
circuit elements.

Determine voltages and currents in simple AC circuits using the
impedance concept.

Use MultiSIM to solve s
imple AC circuit problems.
Chapter 16
Filters
Objectives

Explain the difference between a band

pass filter and a band

stop
filter

Describe how to design a high

pass filter

Describe ho
w
to design a low

pass filter
Chapter 20Integrated Circuits
Objectives

E
xplain why the IC is important for technology.

State the differences between linear and digital circuits

Draw two symbols for in
tegrated circuits

Draw the symbols for basic logic gates

Create truth tables for logic gates

Describe the procedure for making
a printed circuit board.
Chapter 11
Alternating Current
Objectives

Describe how alternating current is produced

Determine the frequency, period, and amplitude of a sine wave
.

Explain what is meant by the RMS value of a sine wave

Calculate the RMS value of
a current or voltage

Demonstrate how to view a sine wave on an oscilloscope.
Chapter 9 Multimeters
Objectives

Adjust the range selector switch on a mul
timeter to select the desired
test.

Connect meter probes in a circuit correctly and safety.

Freeze a read
ing on a digital multimeter.

Read the display of digital and analog multimeters.
Chapter 15
LCR Circuits
Objectives

Calculate the impedance of an LCR circuit

Determine the voltage and current of an LCR circuit

Describe what is meant by a resonant circuit

E
xplain how a radio is tuned.
Chapter 10 Magnetism
Objectives

State the two basic principles of magnetism

Explain the pattern of magnetic lines of force

Demonstrate how to create electricity with magnetism

Describe how to increase the amount of current
flow created through
magnetism
.

Describe ho
w
to increase the amoun
t
of curren
t flow created through
magnetis
m.

Prove that a
magnetic field is created when current flows through a
conductor.

Use the left

hand rule to identify the north pole of a magnetic fi
eld
around a coil.
Assessment of
Student Learning:
Student learning will be assessed via exams, homework, and class room
participation.
Late Work/
Make

up
Missed exams must be made up on or before the next class period. In a
rare situation where the exam can not be made up in that time period,
Test Policy:
the student will be given an exam different than that taken by the rest of
the class.
Class Attendance
Policy an
d College
Sponsored Activities:
As stated in the S
tudent handbook
:
In compliance with Public Law 105

244, Kirkwood Community College makes a wide variety of general
institutional information available to students
.
For additional information, go to
http://www.kirkwood.edu/pdf/uploaded/630/student_handbook.pdf
Productive Classroom
Learning
Environment:
See student handbook
http://www.kirkwood.edu/pdf/uploaded/630/student_handbook.pdf
Plagiarism Policy:
See student handbook
http://www.kirkwood.edu/pdf/uploaded/630/student_handbook.pdf
Campus Closings:
See student handbook
http://www.kirkwood.edu/pdf/uploaded/630/student_handbook.pdf
Learning
Envi
ronment
Expectations:
The classroom and laboratory conditions will be conducive to teaching
and student learning. To promote and maintain that environment, all
pagers, cellular phones, and other autonomous means of communication
shall be deactivated durin
g instructional periods. RINGING OF CELL
PHONES DURING CLASS WILL RESULT IN POINTS DEDUCTED FROM
YOUR CLASS ROOM PARTICPATION AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
GRADE. Participants are expected to come to class prepared to actively
participate in class.
America
ns with
Disabilities Act:
Students with disabilities who need accommodations to achieve course
objectives should file an accommodation application with Learning
Services, Cedar Hall 2063 and provide a written plan of accommodation
to your instructor prior
to the accommodation being provided.
Student Evaluation:
Unit Exams

Exams will be given
every 2 weeks
totaling 30% of your
final grade. Missed exams must be made up on or before the next class
period. In a rare situation where the exam can not
be made up in that
time period, the student will be given an exam
during finals week.
Final Exam

The final exam will be worth 20% of your final grade.
Homework
–
The homework schedule can be found at
http://faculty.kirkwood.edu/site/index.php?p=18775
. Homework will
be worth 20% of your final grade.
Labs

Labs will be worth
30
% of your final grade.
THERE WILL BE NO
MAKE UP LABS!!!
How final grades are
determined:
As described above.
Grading Scale:
B+
87
–
89.99
C+
77
–
79.99
D+
67
–
69.99
F
59.99
and
A
94

100
B
83
–
86.99
C
73
–
76.99
D
63
–
66.99
less
A

90
–
93.99
B

80
–
82.99
C

70
–
72.99
D

60
–
62.99
Drop Date:
Students dropping a class during the first two weeks
of a term may
receive a full or partial tuition refund for 16 week terms, for shorter
courses check with Enrollment Services for total withdraw information.
Details of the refund schedule are available from Enrollment Services in
216 Kirkwood Hall. For det
ailed discussion of drop dates and policies,
please read the student handbook.
The last date to drop this class for this term is
April 13, 2012.
Final Exam
Information:
Final exams are scheduled during the last week of the term from May 7,
2012 to May 1
1, 2012. The final exam for this
class is scheduled on
Monday May 7, 2012 at 1:00
p
m.
Emergency
Information:
See student handbook
http://www.kirkwood.edu/pdf/uploaded/630/student_handbook.pdf
Other Information:
none
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