Course title
Fundamental Electric Circuit
Course description
Students will study the following basic characteristics of DC and AC circuits in the electric circuit 1.
(1) basic laws and theorems of dc circuit
(2) alternating circuit analysis by instantaneous and complex vector expressions
(3) evaluations of electric power, analyses of resonance circuit and bridge circuit
Purpose of class
Students understand important laws and theorems concerned with simple electric circuits, and they will be able to calculate problems of simple electric circuits
Goals and objectives
1. Theorems and laws of the DC circuit are to be studied. The simple DC circuit can be calculated.
2. Complex vector expression is to be studied. The simple DC circuit in series, parallel and combined them
can be calculated.
3. Theorems and laws in the AC circuits are to be studied. The simple network of the AC circuit
can be calculated by complex vector expression.
4. Electric power and power factor in the AC circuits are to be studied, and basic characteristics of the resonance circuit and AC bridge circuit are understood and can be solved.
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Introduction
(What’s electricity, Ohm’s law, series and parallel circuits, voltage drop, divisions of voltage and current)
Prepare and review the class 100minutes
2. Exercise of basic DC circuits Review the class 100minutes
3. Analysis of the DC circuit 1 (basic problems)
(series circuit, parallel circuit, combined circuit, resistance coefficient, thermal coefficient, Joule’s law, electric power consumption, loss, efficiency)
Prepare and review the class 100minutes
4. Exercise of analysis of the DC circuit 1 (basic problems) Review the class 100minutes
5. Analysis of the DC circuit 2 (practical problems)
(Cramer's rule, electromotive force, electric potential, Kirchhoff’s law, solution of DC circuit)
Prepare and review the class 100minutes
6. Exercise of analysis of the DC circuit 2 (practical problems) Review the class 100minutes
7. Analysis of the DC circuit 3 (applied problems)
(principle of superposition, Thevenin's theorem, Wheatstone bridge)
Prepare and review the class 100minutes
8. Exercise of analysis of the DC circuit 3 (applied problems) Review the class 100minutes
9. Analysis of the AC circuit 1 (basic problems)
(definition of sinusoidal AC, AC devices and their characteristics, complex number and complex vector, complex vector expression of sinusoidal AC)
Prepare and review the class 100minutes
10. Exercise of analysis of the AC circuit 1 (basic problems) Review the class 100minutes
11. Analysis of the AC circuit 2 (practical problems)
(applying complex vector to AC circuit solution, impedance and admittance)
Prepare and review the class 100minutes
12. Exercise of analysis of the AC circuit 2 (practical problems) Review the class 100minutes
13. Final exam and explanation Review the class 100minutes
14. Review of final exam and summary Review the class 100minutes
Total. - - 1400minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Final test Pre-test Total.
1. 20% 20% 40%
2. 10% 10% 20%
3. 10% 10% 20%
4. 10% 10% 20%
Total. 50% 50% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Pre-test and exercise 50 points
Final exam 50 points
Total 60 point is a border of the credit.
60 point is defined as 60% of aquistion ratio in the Goals and objectives.
Textbooks and reference materials
Japanese text book

Prerequisites
trigonometric function, differential and integral calculus, complex number and vector
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
• after the class
• via e-mail
E-mail: takami@sic.shibaura-it.ac.jp
Regionally-oriented
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
• Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
• Course that cultivates a basic self-management skills
Active-learning course
About half of the classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicable
N/A 該当しない
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