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LSM 2 (YEAR 2, SPRING)


Circuit Theory Applications

Textbook: Charles K. Alexander, Matthew N. O. Sadiku: Fundamentals of Electric Circuits, 6th ed. Mc Graw Hill.

Anchoring concept: AC circuits: Circuits with AC sources and linear elements
Subtopics:

  • Components of an AC-signal: magnitude, phase, angular freq, frequency, period (9.2)
  • Phasors (9.3)
  • Complex algebra (use of rectangular and polar representations of complex variables and their relation to AC-signals and impedance) (9.3 – 9.7)
  • Phase shift and leading and lagging signals (9.2, 9.8)
  • AC circuit solving techniques (taught in ECE103 for DC circuits)
  • Nodal and mesh analysis (10.2, 10.3)
  • Superposition (10.4)
  • Source transformation (10.5)
  • Thevenin and Northon equivalent (10.6)
  • Circuits with ideal OpAmps (10.7)

Introduction to Communications Principles

Textbook: Roy D. Yates and David G. Goodman, Probability and Stochastic Processes: A Friendly Introduction for Electrical and Computer Engineers, 3rd Edition, Wiley.

Anchoring concept: Multivariate probability distributions (Chapter 5)
Subtopics:

  • Joint CDF (5.1), Joint PMF/PDF (5.2, 5.4)
  • Marginal PMF/PDF (5.4, 5.5)
  • Conditional probability models
  • Independent random variables (5.6)
  • Covariance, correlation (5.8)
  • Conditional probability (7.3, 7.4, 7.5)

Differential Equations

Anchoring concept: Mathematical models