Circuit Theory Applications

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

Anchoring concept: Frequency domain

  • Transfer function of a system (14.2)
  • Decibel scale; difference between dB and dBm (or similar) (14.3)
  • Bode magnitude and phase plots (14.4)
  • Reverse engineering using Bode plots (given Bode magn plot, write transfer function of the circuit) (14.4)
  • The idea of a 3dB cut-off (14.4)
  • Resonance (14.5, 14.6)

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: Laws of large numbers and central limit theorem (Chapter 9, 10, 13)

  • CLT (9.5)
  • Sample mean (10.1)
  • Weak and strong laws of large numbers, convergence in probability (10.3)
  • Confidence intervals (10.5)

Differential Equations

Anchoring concept: Linear algebra