Courses Detail Information

ECE2150J – Introduction to Circuits


Yuljae Cho;Dianguang Ma;Rui Yang;Sung-Liang Chen

Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: (MATH1160J Obtained Credit||MATH1560J Obtained Credit||MATH1860J Obtained Credit)&&(ENGR1010J Obtained Credit||ENGR1510J Obtained Credit)&&(PHYS2400J Obtained Credit||PHYS2400J Credits Submitted||VP245 Obtained Credit||VP245 Credits Submitted||VP250 Obtained Credit||VP250 Credits Submitted||PHYS2600J Obtained Credit||PHYS2600J Credits Submitted)


This course is designed to cover basic concepts of circuits. Specifically, students will learn how to analyze the circuits. Also, there are 8 labs, which helps students gain hands-on experience of circuits.

Course Topics:

Basic concepts of voltage and current; Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws; Ohm’s law; voltage and current sources; Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits; DC and low active circuits using operational amplifiers; energy and power. Time- and frequency-domain analysis of RLC circuits. Basic passive and active electronic filters. Laboratory experience with electrical signals and circuits.