14:332:223 - Principles of Electrical Engineering I Laboratory
14:332:223 - Principles of Electrical Engineering I Laboratory (1)
Experimental exercises in use of laboratory instruments. Voltage, current, impedance, frequency, and waveform measurements. Rudiments of circuit modeling and design.
1. Electricity and Magnetism
2. Solution of linear algebraic equations
3. Matrix operations and inverse of a matrix
4. Complex variables
5. Differential calculus
6. Integral calculus
Laboratory Manual supplied by the instructor
MatLab: Student Version, Current Edition, The MathWorks, Inc.
1. To develop skills in using electric equipment, meters, multi-meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes and counters
2. To study the behavior of some specified circuits
3. To use computers in order to obtain the solution of some specified circuits
4. Tutorial study of circuit analysis methods (self study based on computer software)
A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated:
1. an ability to operate basic laboratory equipment.
2. an ability to make voltage, current, impedance, transient, and frequency response measurements.
3. an ability to layout, wire, and troubleshoot electrical circuits.
4. an ability to design operational amplifier circuits from a set of specifications.
5. an ability to keep a laboratory notebook and prepare a formal laboratory report.
- Presence in laboratory (35 %)
- Laboratory experimental reports (65 %)
N = none S = Supportive H = highly related
|Outcome||Level||Proficiency assessed by|
|(a) an ability to apply knowledge of Mathematics, science, and engineering||H||Laboratory reports|
|(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments and interpret data||H||Laboratory reports|
|(c) an ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability||S||Setting up experiments|
|(d) an ability to function as part of a multi-disciplinary team||H||Each Experiment done by a team|
|(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve ECE problems||S||Performing laboratory experiment|
|(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility||S||Conducting the experiments and reporting the results|
|(g) an ability to communicate in written and oral form||H||Laboratory reports|
|(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of electrical and computer engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal contex||N|
|(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning||S||Reports written at home|
|(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues||N|
|(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for electrical and computer engineering practice||H||Laboratory reports|
|Basic disciplines in Electrical Engineering||H||Laboratory reports|
|Depth in Electrical Engineering||S||Laboratory reports|
|Basic disciplines in Computer Engineering||N|
|Depth in Computer Engineering||N|
|Laboratory equipment and software tools||H|
|Variety of instruction formats||S||office hour discussions|
|Weeks 1, 2, and 3:||Introduction to (a) Multisim, (b) P-Spice, and (c) Matlab|
|Weeks 4 and 5:||Study of Power Supplies, and Simple circuit experiments|
|Weeks 6 and 7:||Study of function generators, and oscilloscopes|
|Weeks 8 and 9:||Proportionality, Superposition, Thévenin, and Maximum Power Transfer theorems|
|Weeks 10 and 11:||Study of operational amplifier circuits|
|Weeks 12 and 13:||Sinusoidal steady state analysis: Integrating and differentiating amplifiers, and operational amplifiers in AC Steady state analysis|
|Weeks 14- 16:||Review and preparation for final exams|
Students use the computer circuit-simulation program P-Spice and Matlab to prepare laboratory reports.
Moderate design experience in arriving at circuits on which experiments are conducted.
Writing laboratory reports
(a) College-level mathematics and basic sciences: 0.25 credit hours
(b) Engineering Topics (Science and/or Design): 0.75 credit hours
(c) General Education: 0 credit hours
Total credits: 1