**COURSE DESCRIPTION**

Study of DC circuits, capacitors, magnetism and inductors. The concepts of equivalent circuits and network theorems as applied to DC circuit analysis. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

**GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE**

ETR 113 is designed as a one semester, lecture and laboratory course covering circuit fundamentals.

**ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES**

Prerequisites: MTH 115 - "Technical Mathematics I"

**COURSE OBJECTIVES**

As a result of the learning experiences provided in this course, the student should be able to:

- know the basic principles associated with DC circuits and circuit elements
- know the circuit properties of capacitance and inductance
- know the techniques and theorems of network analysis as applied to direct current circuits

__LECTURE__

- Current & voltage
- Resistance
- Work & power
- Series & parallel resistances
- Network theorems and equivalent circuits
- Capacitance - magnetism - inductance

- Laboratory equipment familiarization
- Resistor color code/ohmmeter
- OHM's law
- Series circuits
- Parallel circuits
- Series/Parallel circuits
- Voltmeter loading
- Superposition theorem
- Thevenin's theorem
- Wheat stone Bridge
- Voltage rise in a capacitor
- Soldering Techniques