20220044 (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Course Name: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Course Number: 20220044

Program: Undergraduate program

Type: Required

Credits: 4

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

Prerequisite(s): Physics, Higher Mathematics

Instructor(s): Yingyan Liu, Tingwen Liu, Guixin Zhang, Yulong Huang, Bo Zhang, Shenxing Shi


Qingyu Tang, Electrical engineering and Electronics, Tsinghua University Press, 2008 (in Chinese)


Qingyu Tang, Experimental instructions for Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Tsinghua University Press, 2004

Hongming Wang, Yusheng Duan, Yandan Wang, Electrical Engineering and Electronics, High Educational Press, 2009

Yusheng Duan, Lijing He, Yandan Wang, Electrical Engineering and EDA fundamentals, Tsinghua University Press,2004~2006

Giorgio Rizzoni, Principles and Applications of Electrical Engineering, McGraw Hill, 2007

Allan R. Hambley, Electrical Engineering (Principles and Applications), Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005

Thomas L. Floyd, Digital Fundamentals, Science Press, 2003

Course Description:

This course is designed to serve as a basic technical course for non-EE majors. The course introduces the fundamentals of circuits, electro-mechanics and electronics. It includes the following topics: fundamentals of electric circuits; AC network analysis; transient analysis; three-phase circuits; non-sinusoidal periodic current circuits; circuit simulation based SPICE; electric machines; relay and contactor control system; programmable logic controller(PLC); transistor and operational amplifiers; introduction to power electronics; combinational and sequential digital circuits and applications. Design and lab experimental exercises are also significant components of the course.

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

1.To introduce the principles of electrical, electronic, and electromechanical engineering to the non-electrical-major engineering students. [1, 4]

2.To improve the practice ability of the student by the training of laboratory and design projects. [11]

Course Topics:

1.Circuits, current and voltage. Kirchhoff current law and voltage law. Node-voltage analysis method and branch-current analysis method.

2.Superposition principle. Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits.

3.Sinusoidal current and voltage. The concept of Phasor. Complex impedances of R-L-C series circuit. Analysis of complex sinusoidal circuits. Series resonance circuit and Parallel resonance circuit. Power in AC circuits and Power factor correction.

4.Non-sinusoidal periodic current circuits.

5.Three-phase circuit and three-phase voltage. Wye connection load and delta connection load. Three-phase power.

6.Transient analysis: switching theorems. First order circuit. Three factor method. The response of a RC circuit to a sequential pulse input.

7.Three-phase induction motor: structure and basic operation, performance characteristic, the applications of three-phase induction motors and their nameplates.

8.Relay and contactor control system: control devices, basic control circuits.

9.Transistor devices: PN junction and diode, Zener-diode, BJT transistor.

10.Transistor amplifier circuits. Common-emitter transistor amplifiers, emitter-follower. RC-coupling multistage amplifiers. Feedback in circuits.

11.Basic configuration and specifications of operational amplifiers. Linear circuits with the operational amplifier. Non-linear circuits with the operational amplifier. Waveform generators.

12.Complementary power amplifier circuits. Circuit efficiency and transistor selection. Applications of integrated power amplifier circuit.

13.Rectifying and filtering, DC power-supply circuit and integrated voltage regulators.

14.Number system and binary Codes. Definitions and expressions of basic logic relations. Boolean Algebra and logic simplification. TTL gates circuit, CMOS gate circuit.

15.Analysis and design methods of Combinational logic circuit. Combinational digital modules: adder, comparators, encoders, decoders, multiplexer and de-multiplexer.

16.Sequential logic circuit: D flip-flop and J-K flip-flop; integrated shift register (74LS194); binary counter, decimal counter, and integrated counter (74LS90 and 74LS161/163).

Experiment Projects:

Series resonance circuits.

Build a RLC series circuit and measure its amplitude frequency response. Study the characteristics of the series resonance circuit. Study the effects of the device parameters on the circuit.

Transient in RC circuits.

Build a first order RC circuit, study the response of the RC circuit to zero-input and step voltage input. Study the response of the RC circuit to a square wave input. Study the transient of a pulse divider. Study the transient of two parallel capacitors.

Relay and three-phase induction motor control circuits.

Start circuit of three phase induction motors. Forward and backward rotation control of three phase induction motors. Wye-delta start circuit of three phase induction motors.

Single-stage amplifier circuits.

Study the operating point of a common-emitter transistor amplifier. Study the dynamic characteristics of the circuit. Build an emitter-follower circuit and study its characteristic.

Operational amplifier circuits.

Build and measure the next circuits: inverter amplifier circuit, non-inverter amplifier circuit, inverter adder circuits and non-inverter adder circuits, differential amplifier and integrator. Learn the basic characteristic of the operational circuits.

Digital circuit experiment.

Design the combinational circuits with TTL gates, build and measure the circuits. Design the sequential circuits with 74LS90 and 74LS163. Test and adjust the circuits. Learn the applications of the integrated circuit modules. Design and build a frequency meter.

Circuits simulations with MULTISIM.

Transient in RC circuits; Single stage transistor amplifier; Operational amplifier circuits; Applications of digital counter (74LS90 and 74LS161/163) and shift register (74LS194).

Course Assessment:

  Homework measures, 10 points.

  Quiz and simulation projects: 10 points.

  Experiment Projects, 10 points.

  Final exam score, 70 points.