Linear Circuits 1: DC Analysis

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This course explains how to analyze circuits that have direct current (DC) current or voltage sources. A DC source is one that is constant. Circuits with resistors, capacitors, and inductors are covered, both analytically and experimentally. Some practical applications in sensors are demonstrated.


Module 1: Introduction
-This module reviews background material from physics on the basic properties of electricity and electrical circuits.

Module 2
-The module describes some basic principles used in circuit analysis.

Module 3
-This module demonstrates physical resistive circuits and introduces several systematic ways to solve circuit problems.

Module 4
-This module introduces additional methods for analyzing circuit problems and how resistors are used in sensors.

Module 5
-This module introduces capacitors and inductors, which are called "reactive" circuit elements.

Module 6
-This module introduces the transient response behavior of RC and RL circuits after a switch in a circuit is changed.

Module 7
-This module demonstrates useful applications of capacitors and inductors in real engineering systems and introduces the behavior of second-order reactive circuits.