Electric Circuits I - EGR 271 at Northern Virginia Community College


Effective: 2022-01-01

Course Description

Covers fundamentals of electric circuits. Teaches resistive circuit analysis methods, including network theorems. Features operational amplifiers, capacitors, inductors, resistor-capacitor (RC), resistor-inductor (RL) and resistance-inductance-capacitance (RLC) circuit transient response. Introduces phasor representation of alternating current (AC) circuits. Utilizes circuit design processes, technical writing and computer software for problem solving. Includes laboratory analysis to explore course concepts. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

EGR 271 provides fundamental skills in circuit analysis and design for resistive, resistor-capacitor (RC), resistor-inductor (RL), resistance-inductance-capacitance (RLC) and op amp circuits.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: MTH 264 and EGR 121

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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