# 18-100 Course Schedule and Lecture Notes, Spring 2015

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

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

Week | Date | L# | Topic |
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1 | 1/13 | L1 | Introduction, discussion of engineering systems and sub-systems, basic electricity |

1/15 | L2 | Voltage, current, resistance, power, circuit schematic symbols, ground | |

2 | 1/20 | L3 | Power dissipation, Ohm's law, Kirchoff's Voltage and Current Laws, basic circuits |

1/22 | L4 | Series and parallel resistances and combinations, solving circuits using equivalent resistances | |

3 | 1/27 | L5 | Superposition, Thevenin and Norton Equivalents, Source Transformation |

1/29 | L6 | Introduction to capacitors and inductors, impedance, begin 1st order systems | |

4 | 2/3 | L7 | Continue 1st order systems, RC and LR circuits, time and freq. domain |

2/5 | L8 | 2nd order systems, LRC circuits, frequency response | |

5 | 2/10 | L9 | Wrap up any remaining LRC circuit items. Review for Exam 1 |

2/12 | L10 | Introduction to Operational Amplifiers, open and closed loop gain, op-amp assumptions, inverting and non-inverting amplifier circuits | |

6 | 2/17 | Exam I | |

2/19 | L11 | Buffers, summing and difference circuits, active filters | |

7 | 2/24 | L12 | Introduction to diodes (signal, zener, and LED), basic diode operation, piecewise linear model (PWL) for diodes, rectifiers |

2/26 | L13 | Introduction to transistors, basic transistor operation, piecewise linear model for NPN transistors, common emitter circuits | |

8 | 3/3 | L14 | Introduction to the field effect transistor (FET) and its operating regions. Common drain transistor circuit, FET switches. |

3/5 | L15 | Small signal analysis of transistor circuits, amplifiers | |

Spring Break | |||

9 | 3/17 | L16 | Signals and modulation |

3/19 | L17 | Sampling, analog to digital conversion, quantization, base conversions, binary arithmetic | |

10 | 3/24 | L18 | Wrap up any remaining signal processing items. Review for Exam 2 |

3/26 | L19 | Introduction to Computer Systems, begin basic assembly language | |

11 | 3/31 | Exam II | |

4/2 | L20 | Basic assembly language (cont.) | |

12 | 4/7 | L21 | Logic gates, Boolean expressions, DeMorgan's theorems, begin combinational logic circuits |

4/9 | L22 | Combinational logic circuits (cont.), truth tables, digital circuit schematics, two-level circuit representation | |

13 | 4/14 | L23 | Karnaugh maps, adders, multiplexers, de-multiplexers |

4/16 | No class, Spring Carnival | ||

14 | 4/21 | 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 |

4/23 | L25 | Continue finite state machine design, design of counters, output mapping, sequential logic circuits with external inputs | |

15 | 4/28 | L26 | Review for Exam III |

4/30 | Exam III | ||

5/8 | Final Exam, 8:30~11:30, GHC 4401 |