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Table of Contents

1.1 System of units
1.2 Basic quantities
1.3 Circuit elements
1.4 Summary

2.1 Ohm’s law
2.2 Kirchhoff’s laws
2.3 Single-loop circuits
2.4 Single-node-pair circuits
2.5 Series and parallel resistor combinations
2.6 Circuits with series-parallel combinations of resistors
2.7 Wye-delta transformations
2.8 Circuits with dependent sources
2.9 Resistor technologies for electronic manufacturing
2.10 Application examples
2.11 Design examples
2.12 Summary
2.13 Typical resistive circuit problems found on the FE exam

3.1 Nodal analysis
3.2 Loop analysis
3.3 Application example: Motor speed control
3.4 Design example for nodal analysis
3.5 Summary
3.6 Typical nodal or loop analysis problems found on the FE exam

4.1 Introduction to op-amps
4.2 Op-amp models
4.3 Fundamental op-amp circuits
4.4 Comparators
4.5 Application examples
4.6 Design examples
4.7 Summary
4.8 Typical op-amp problems found on the FE exam

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Superposition
5.3 Thévenin’s and Norton’s theorems
5.4 Maximum power transfer
5.5 Application example
5.6 Design examples
5.7 Summary
5.8 Typical problems found on the FE exam

6.1 Capacitors
6.2 Inductors
6.3 Capacitor and inductor combinations
6.4 RC operational amplifier circuits
6.5 Application examples
6.6 Design examples
6.7 Summary
6.8 Typical capacitor and inductor problems found on the FE exam

7.1 Introduction
7.2 First-order circuits
7.3 Second-order circuits
7.4 Application examples
7.5 Design examples
7.6 Summary
7.7 Typical problems found on the FE exam

8.1 Sinusoids
8.2 Sinusoidal and complex forcing functions
8.3 Phasors
8.4 Phasor relationships for circuit elements
8.5 Impedance and admittance
8.6 Phasor diagrams
8.7 Basic phasor analysis using Kirchhoff’s laws
8.8 Phasor analysis techniques
8.9 AC steady-state application examples
8.10 RLC circuit phasor design examples
8.11 Summary
8.12 Typical AC steady-state problems found on the FE exam

9.1 Instantaneous power
9.2 Average power
9.3 Maximum average power transfer
9.4 Effective or rms values
9.5 The power factor
9.6 Complex power
9.7 Power factor correction
9.8 Single-phase three-wire circuits
9.9 Safety considerations
9.10 Application examples
9.11 Design examples
9.12 Summary
9.13 Typical power problems found on the FE exam

10.1 Mutual inductance
10.2 Energy analysis
10.3 The ideal transformer
10.4 Transformer safety considerations
10.5 Transformer application examples
10.6 Transformer design examples
10.7 Summary
10.8 Typical transformer problems found on the FE exam

11.1 Three-phase circuits
11.2 Three-phase connections
11.3 Source/load connections
11.4 Power relationships
11.5 Three-phase power factor correction
11.6 Three-phase application examples
11.7 Three-phase design examples
11.8 Summary
11.9 Typical polyphase circuit problems found on the FE exam

12.1 Variable frequency-response analysis
12.2 Sinusoidal frequency analysis
12.3 Resonant circuits
12.4 Scaling
12.5 Filter networks
12.6 Application examples
12.7 Design examples
12.8 Summary
12.9 Typical frequency response problems found on the FE exam

13.1 Definition of the Laplace transform
13.2 Two important singularity functions
13.3 Transform pairs
13.4 Properties of the Laplace transform
13.5 Performing the inverse Laplace transform
13.6 Convolution integral
13.7 Initial-value and final-value theorems
13.8 Solving differential equations with Laplace transforms
13.9 Summary
13.10 Typical Laplace transform problems found on the FE exam

14.1 Laplace circuit solutions
14.2 Circuit element models
14.3 Analysis techniques
14.4 Transfer function
14.5 Pole-zero plot/Bode plot connection
14.6 Steady-state response
14.7 Summary
14.8 Typical Laplace application problems found on the FE exam

15.1 Fourier series
15.2 Fourier transform
15.3 Application example
15.4 Design examples
15.5 Summary
15.6 Typical Fourier problems found on the FE exam

16.1 Admittance parameters
16.2 Impedance parameters
16.3 Hybrid parameters
16.4 Transmission parameters
16.5 Parameter conversions
16.6 Interconnection of two-ports
16.7 Summary
16.8 Typical two-port network problems found on the FE exam

17.1 Complex number representation
17.2 Mathematical operations

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J. David Irwin is the Computer Engineering Department Head at Auburn University.

R. Mark Nelms is a Professor and former Department Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Auburn University. In 2004 he was named an IEEE Fellow for technical leadership and contributions to applied power electronics.