Linear Circuits 1: DC Analysis

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Linear Circuits 1: DC Analysis

Course Description

A direct current (DC) source is one that is constant. In this course, you will learn how to analyze circuits that have DC or voltage sources, including circuits with resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Some practical applications in sensors will be demonstrated as well.

Course Content

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Requirements & Materials



  • Background in calculus and physics

Who Should Attend

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Working professional attending an engineering course

What You Will Learn

  • Basic properties of electricity and electrical circuits
  • Basic principles used in circuit analysis
  • Physical resistive circuits and how to solve circuit problems
  • How resistors are used in sensors
  • Capacitors and inductors
  • The transient response behavior of resistive-capacitor and resistor-inductor circuits
  • Useful applications of capacitors and inductors and the behavior of second-order reactive circuits

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the physical meaning of current, voltage, and power, and their relationships to each other.
  • Gain an understanding of the basic principles underlying circuit analysis methods.
  • Recognize real circuit components and how they are used to build real circuits.
  • Identify variable resistors and how they can be used as sensors.
  • Understand the physical properties of capacitors and inductors.
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