EGR 211 - Electrical Circuits I

Course Description

This course will cover basic electrical concepts, resistive circuits, nodal and loop analysis techniques, superposition, Thevenin and Norton equivalents, maximum power transfer, capacitance and inductance, AC steady-state analysis, steady-state power analysis. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

MTH 142, may be taken concurrently.

Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

ENG 111

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Explain basic electrical concepts.
  • Identify systems and subsystems of different types of circuits.
  • Describe the fundamentals of electrical circuits and transient analysis.
  • Analyze the fundamental electrical processes of a physical device.
  • Demonstrate mastery of AC and DC circuit analysis methods.
  • Apply basic theorems and analysis techniques to describe electrical circuits.
  • Compute the energy and resistive work and transfer of a physical device and process using basic principles of electrical circuitry.
Human Dimension:
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of how electrical circuits govern day-to-day life.
  • Work effectively as a team member.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Analyze contemporary energy issues and the impact of engineering solutions on society and the environment.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Connect real-world observations of electrical device behaviors to class topics.