# 18-100 Course Schedule, Fall 2013

- Lecture
- TR 01:30PM 02:50PM PH 100

- Recitatations
- M 11:30AM 12:20PM WEH 4709
- M 12:30PM 01:20PM WEH 4709
- M 01:30PM 02:20PM PH A20
- M 02:30PM 03:20PM DH 2105
- M 03:30PM 04:20PM DH 2105

- Labs
- M/T/W/Th 06:30PM 09:20PM HH A101
- Th 03:00PM 06:00PM HH A101
- F 01:30PM 04:20PM HH A101

- Course Information
- 18-100 Introduction to ECE Course Description

Week | Date | L# | Topic |
---|---|---|---|

1 | 8/27 | L1 | Introduction, discussion of engineering systems and sub-systems, basic electricity. |

8/29 | L2 | Voltage, current, resistance, power, circuit schematic symbols, ground. | |

2 | 9/3 | L3 | Power dissipation, Ohm's law, Kirchoff's Voltage and Current Laws, basic circuits. |

9/5 | L4 | Series and parallel resistances and combinations, solving circuits using equivalent resistances. | |

3 | 9/10 | L5 | Superposition, Thevenin and Norton Equivalents, Source Transformation. |

9/12 | L6 | Introduction to capacitors and inductors, impedance, begin 1st order systems. | |

4 | 9/17 | L7 | Continue 1st order systems, RC and LR circuits, time and freq. domain. |

9/19 | L8 | 2nd order systems, LRC circuits, frequency response. | |

5 | 9/24 | L9 | CIT Area Talks. Review for Exam I. |

9/26 | L10 | Introduction to Operational Amplifiers, open and closed loop gain, op-amp assumptions, inverting and non-inverting amplifier circuits. | |

6 | 10/1 | Exam I | |

10/3 | L11 | Buffers, summing and difference circuits, active filters. | |

7 | 10/8 | L12 | Introduction to diodes (signal, zener, and LED), basic diode operation, piecewise linear model (PWL) for diodes. |

10/10 | L13 | Diode circuits, rectifiers, AC to DC conversion. | |

8 | 10/15 | L14 | Introduction to the field effect transistor (FET) and its operating regions. Common drain transistor circuit, FET switches. |

10/17 | L15 | Small signal analysis of the common drain FET circuit. Class A amplifier. | |

9 | 10/22 | L16 | Finish any remaining FET concepts. Introduce signals and modulation. |

10/24 | L17 | Sampling, analog to digital conversion, quantization, base conversions, binary arithmetic. | |

10 | 10/29 | L18 | Finish signal processing concept. Review for Exam II. |

10/31 | L19 | Introduction to Computer Systems, begin basic assembly language. | |

11 | 11/5 | Exam II | |

11/7 | L20 | Basic assembly language (cont.). | |

12 | 11/12 | L21 | Logic gates, Boolean expressions, DeMorgan's theorems, begin combinational logic circuits. |

11/14 | L22 | Combinational logic circuits (cont.), truth tables, digital circuit schematics, two-level circuit representation. | |

13 | 11/19 | L23 | Karnaugh maps, adders, multiplexers, de-multiplexers. |

11/21 | L24 | Feedback in logic circuits, SR flip-flops, D flip-flops, master-slave edge-triggered flip-flops, sequential logic, state diagrams, state transition tables, begin finite state machine design. | |

14 | 11/26 | L25 | Continue finite state machine design, design of counters, output mapping, sequential logic circuits with external inputs. |

11/28 | bonus | Thanksgiving (no class) | |

15 | 12/3 | L26 | CIT Area Talks. Review for Exam III. |

12/5 | Exam III | ||

TBD | Final Exam |