ENGG 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Cruise Control, Electrical Engineering, Remote Sensing
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Fundamentals of Electrical Circuits and Machines!
Digital Communication Systems!•
transportation of information in digital electronic form!
Microcontrollers and embedded systems!
Generation and distribution of electricity!
Motors and generators!
Electrical Control Systems!•
Control of fuel-air mixtures in fuel0injection systems!
Cruise control, auto-pilots!
Signal Processing Systems!•
Extracting useful information from electrical signals!
Remote sensing, sat tech!
solar system exploration and beyond!
Why this is an important course!
To have broad-enough knowledge base to lead design projects in your own ﬁeld!•
Engineering projects are becoming increasingly cross-discipline with electrical engineering •
interwoven in all ﬁelds of engineering!
To gain exposure to the ﬁeld s.t. engineers can communicate with consultants.!•
Important circuit laws and conventions!•
Precise conventions for V, I, Power, and Energy!
v = Ri!
High-level circuit analysis methods!•
DC circuit analysis using systematic well-established methods, including the node-voltage
and mesh-current methods!
Operational ampliﬁer circuits!•
common ampliﬁer conﬁgurations, including the inverting ampliﬁer and non-inverting
other operational ampliﬁer circuits!
Inductors and capacitors!•
predicting the time-domain behaviour of voltages and currents in simple circuits!
AC circuit analysis!•
DC motor and generator circuits!•
common machine conﬁgurations (shunt-connected, series-connect, etc.)!
Lab Work 15%!•
Midterm Exam 25%!•
Final Exam 50%!•
a mark of 35% or higher on ﬁnal exam needed to pass course as a whole!•
weekly problem assignments will be given out!•
solutions made available!•
Laboratory Equipment and Measurement Methods!•
DC Resistive Circuits!•
Operational Ampliﬁer Circuits!•
Steady-State AC Circuits!•
DON'T FALL BEHIND!•
BE COMFORTABLE WITH LAB WORK!•
PRACTICE PAST EXAMS!•
USE THE PROF!•
No labs the ﬁrst two weeks of course!
No assignment this week!
Labs start 3rd week for odd-numbered lab sections