Basic Electric Circuits I - EGR 251 at Northern Virginia Community College

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EGR 251 - Basic Electric Circuits I
Teaches fundamentals of electric circuits. Includes circuit quantities of charge, current, potential, power and energy. Teaches resistive circuit analysis; Ohm's and Kirchoff's laws; nodal and mesh analysis; network theorems; RC, RL and RLC circuit transient response with constant forcing functions. Teaches AC steady-state analysis, power, three- phase circuits. Presents frequency domain analysis, resonance, Fourier series, inductively coupled circuits, Laplace transform applications, and circuit transfer functions. Introduces problem solving using computers. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Spring 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
17112 EGR 251-002N 3
2:00 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
2020-01-13 Annandale P
19629 EGR 251-061L 3
  Tu Th  
12:30 p.m.-3:10 p.m.
2020-01-13 Loudoun P
17636 EGR 251-080N 3
 M W   
12:00 p.m.-2:40 p.m.
2020-01-13 Annandale P

Summer 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
13088 EGR 251-041N 3
 M W F 
1:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
2020-05-18 Annandale CV
This section is internet-based and requires students to be available online at the days and times listed in the schedule. In synchronous classes, a significant portion of lectures, discussions, and presentations take place at specific hours using virtual learning systems.
1st 6 Week

Fall 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
37723 EGR 251-001N 3
9:35 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
2020-08-24 Annandale P
20031 EGR 251-060L 3
  Tu Th  
2:20 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
2020-08-24 Signal Hill P
21082 EGR 251-060N 3
 M W   
9:35 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2020-08-24 Annandale P
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