# 18-100 Course Schedule and Lecture Notes, Spring 2013

- Lecture
- TR 01:30PM 02:50PM DH 2315

- Recitatations
- M 11:30AM 12:20PM WEH 5310
- M 12:30PM 01:20PM WEH 5310
- M 02:30PM 03:20PM GHC 5222

- Labs
- T 06:30PM 09:20PM HH A101
- W 06:30PM 09:20PM HH A101
- R 06:30PM 09:20PM HH A101
- F 01:30PM 04:20PM HH A101

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

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

1 | 1/15 | L1 | Introduction, discussion of engineering systems and sub-systems, basic electricity |

1/17 | L2 | Voltage, current, resistance, power, circuit schematic symbols, ground | |

2 | 1/22 | L3 | Power dissipation, Ohm's law, Kirchoff's Voltage and Current Laws, basic circuits |

1/24 | L4 | Series and parallel resistances and combinations, solving circuits using equivalent resistances | |

3 | 1/29 | L5 | Superposition, Thevenin and Norton Equivalents, Source Transformation |

1/31 | L6 | Introduction to capacitors and inductors, impedance, begin 1st order systems | |

4 | 2/5 | L7 | Continue 1st order systems, RC and LR circuits, time and freq. domain |

2/7 | L8 | 2nd order systems, LRC circuits, frequency response | |

5 | 2/12 | L9 | Wrap up any remaining LRC circuit items. Review for Exam 1 |

2/14 | L10 | Introduction to Operational Amplifiers, open and closed loop gain, op-amp assumptions, inverting and non-inverting amplifier circuits | |

6 | 2/19 | Exam I | |

2/21 | L11 | Buffers, summing and difference circuits, active filters | |

7 | 2/26 | L12 | Introduction to diodes (signal, zener, and LED), basic diode operation, piecewise linear model (PWL) for diodes, rectifiers |

2/28 | L13 | Introduction to transistors, basic transistor operation, piecewise linear model for NPN transistors, common emitter circuits | |

8 | 3/5 | L14 | Common collector transistor circuit and circuits with emitter and collector resistors |

3/7 | L15 | Small signal analysis of transistor circuits, amplifiers | |

Spring Break | |||

9 | 3/19 | L16 | Signals and modulation |

3/21 | L17 | Sampling, analog to digital conversion, quantization, base conversions, binary arithmetic | |

10 | 3/26 | L18 | Wrap up any remaining signal processing items. Review for Exam 2 |

3/28 | L19 | Introduction to Computer Systems, begin basic assembly language | |

11 | 4/2 | Exam II | |

4/5 | L20 | Basic assembly language (cont.) | |

12 | 4/9 | L21 | Logic gates, Boolean expressions, DeMorgan's theorems, begin combinational logic circuits |

4/11 | L22 | Combinational logic circuits (cont.), truth tables, digital circuit schematics, two-level circuit representation | |

13 | 4/16 | L23 | Karnaugh maps, adders, multiplexers, de-multiplexers |

4/18 | No class, Spring Carnival | ||

14 | 4/23 | 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 |

4/25 | L25 | Continue finite state machine design, design of counters, output mapping, sequential logic circuits with external inputs | |

15 | 4/30 | L26 | Review for Exam III |

5/2 | Exam III | ||

TBD | Final Exam |