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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)

EET 312 Electric Transients (4) Applied differential equations; in-depth study of transient electricity using Laplace, Fourier transforms, and state-space methods; Bode plots and application.

EET 312 Electric Transients (4)

This course is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in transient circuit analysis in addition to introduction to signals and systems. The primary objective of the course is to reinforce continuous-time system fundamentals in order to prepare the students for more advanced work in a broad range of areas including communications, control, signal processing and image processing. The topics covered in this course include:
1. Applied differential equations.
2. Transient analysis of RC, RL, and RLC circuits, using differential equations.
3. Complex frequency.
4. Network functions.
5. Bode plots and frequency response.
6. Filter networks and resonant circuits.
7. Laplace transform pairs, and their applications in circuit analysis.
8. Fourier analysis techniques; Fourier series, transform pairs, and their applications in circuit analysis.
9. State-variable circuit analysis.

This course is a required course in the Electrical Engineering Technology BS curriculum and is intended to be taken by students who have completed their first circuits course requirements. As such, the course integrates materials from the above undergraduate course in addition to related math, engineering technology, and science courses.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: EET 311, E E 314 orE E 315;MATH 141
Concurrent: MATH 141

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.