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BENG 380: Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

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Builds on simple circuit concepts introduced in PHYS 260. Includes circuit analysis using superposition, equivalent circuits and transient analysis of RL, RC and RLC circuits; sinusoidal excitations, AC steady state analysis; frequency response; operational amplifiers; semiconductor devices such as diodes, field effect and bipolar transistors; and digital logic circuits. (Not intended for those majoring in electrical or computer engineering.)

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Builds on simple circuit concepts introduced in PHYS 260. Includes circuit analysis using superposition, equivalent circuits and transient analysis of RL, RC and RLC circuits; sinusoidal excitations, AC steady state analysis; frequency response; operational amplifiers; semiconductor devices such as diodes, field effect and bipolar transistors; and digital logic circuits. (Not intended for those majoring in electrical or computer engineering.)

When Offered: Fall

Corequisite(s): BENG 320.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3​

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Grade of C or better in PHYS 260 and a grade of B- or better in MATH 214.

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