EHB 211E: Basics of Electrical Circuits

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  • Dec. 16th To see your grades click here.
  • Dec. 8th The second midterm will be held on Monday Dec. 9th, between 09:45-11:45 in classrooms 6309 and Z2.
  • Oct. 27th The first midterm will be held on Monday Oct. 28th, between 09:30-11:30 in classrooms 6309 and Z2.
  • Sept. 23th Supplementary class notes, prepared by Prof. Müştak Yalçın, can be found in "Alternatif Kitap Kırtasiye", EEF.
  • Sept. 13th The class is given in the room 6309 (third floor), EEF.


EHB 211E: Basics of Electrical Circuits, Mondays 9:30-12:30, Room: 6309 (EEF), Fall 2013.

Mustafa Altun

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  • Tel: 02122856635
  • Office hours: 15:00 – 16:30 on Tuesdays in Room:3005, EEF (or stop by my office any time)
Teaching Assistant

Mahmud Esad Yiğit

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  • Room: 3209, EEF
  • Midterm Exams: 60%
    • 2 midterms during the lecture time that will on 28/10/2013 and 9/12/2013.
  • Final Exam: 40%
  • Cua, L. O. (1987). Linear, and nonlinear circuits, Mc-Graw Hill.
  • Exams are in closed-notes and closed-books format.
  • To be eligible of taking the final or the resit exam, you should take both midterms and your midterm average should be at least 25 (out of 100).
  • To pass the course, your general average should be at least 30 (out of 100).

Weekly Course Plan

Week 1, 16/9/2013 Introduction
Week 2, 23/9/2013 Current and voltage laws of Kirchhoff
Week 3, 30/9/2013 Circuit graph and graph theory
Weeks 4, 7/10/2013 Fundamental loops and cut sets
Weeks 5, 14/10/2013 HOLIDAY!, no class
Week 6, 21/10/2013 Definition of circuit elements - dependent/independent and linear/nonlinear
Weeks 7, 28/10/2013 MIDTERM I
Week 8, 4/11/2013 Linear resistor circuits and modified node equations
Week 9, 11/11/2013 Modified loop equations and superposition
Weeks 10, 18/11/2013 Thevenin and Norton theorems
Week 11, 25/11/2013 Inductors, capacitors, and first order differential equations
Week 12, 2/12/2013 State-space equations
Weeks 13, 9/12/2013 MIDTERM II
Weeks 14, 16/12/2013 State-space equations
Weeks 15, 23/12/2013 State-space equations and stability

Course Materials

Midterm 1
Midterm 2
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