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### Syllabus of the course: * Introduction to Circuit Theory *

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Code | Φ-271 |
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Type | B |

ECTS | 6 |

Hours | 4 |

Semester | Spring |

Instructor | G. Tsimpidis |

Program | Monday 15:00-17:00, Room 1 Friday 16:00-18:00,Room 1 |

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Goal of the course | The course is intended to second and third year undergraduate students. It is an intensive introduction to the linear electrical circuit theory. |

Syllabus | Simple Circuits: Definitions of circuit elements, Kirchoff’s laws, Linearity and Superposition, Elements of circuits Topology, Operational amplifiers Analysis Methods of Ohmic Circuits: Nodal analysis, Mesh analysis, Introduction to Duality, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems. Transient Circuits: Inductance, Capacitance, Step function, RL, RC and RLC circuits Sinusoidal Analysis: Complex excitations, Phasors, Impedance, Nodal and Mesh analysis for sinusoidal excitations, Thevenin and Norton theorems in phasor space, Phasor diagrams, Frequency response, Average power and RMS values Complex Frequency: Complex frequency and generalized phasors, Circuit analysis with complex frequencies excitations, Transfer functions, Poles and Zeros, Bode plots. Fourier Analysis: Periodic excitations and Fourier analyis, Fourier transform, Impulse excitation, Convolution and Time-domain response, Frequency domain response Laplace transforms: Definition and properties of Laplace transforms, Convolution, Applications of Laplace transforms, Transfer functions and Laplace transforms. |

Bibliography | W.H.Hayt, J.E. Kemmerly, S.M. Durbin, “Engineering Circuit Analysis” 7th Ed., McGraw-Hill (2006) B.N. Margaris, “Electric Circuit Analysis”, Tziola, Thessaloniki (2000) – In Greek A. Sendra, K.C. Smith, ”Microelectronic Circuits”, 9th Eds, Oxford University Press (2009) N.A. Balabian, T.A. Bickart, “Electrical Network Theory”, J. Wiley & Sons, NY (1969) |

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