ENGG 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Cruise Control, Electrical Engineering, Remote Sensing

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Fundamentals of Electrical Circuits and Machines!
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Introduction!
Digital Communication Systems!
transportation of information in digital electronic form!󱛟
Computer Systems!
Microcontrollers and embedded systems!󱛟
Power Systems!
Generation and distribution of electricity!󱛟
Motors and generators!󱛟
Electrical Control Systems!
Control of fuel-air mixtures in fuel0injection systems!󱛟
Cruise control, auto-pilots!󱛟
Sophisticated robotics!󱛟
Signal Processing Systems!
Extracting useful information from electrical signals!󱛟
Remote sensing, sat tech!󱛟
solar system exploration and beyond!󱛟
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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.!
Course History!
ENGG 325!
EMEN 327!
ENEL 341!
ENEL 329!
Course Instructors!
Course Overview!
Important circuit laws and conventions!
Precise conventions for V, I, Power, and Energy!󱛟
Ohm's Law!󱛟
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!
basic operation!󱛟
common amplifier configurations, including the inverting amplifier and non-inverting 󱛟
amplifiers!
other operational amplifier circuits!󱛟
Inductors and capacitors!
predicting the time-domain behaviour of voltages and currents in simple circuits!󱛟
AC circuit analysis!
steady-state sinosuidal(?)...!
DC motor and generator circuits!
electromechanical conversion!󱛟
common machine configurations (shunt-connected, series-connect, etc.)!󱛟
Course Format!
Assignments 10%!
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!
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Problem Assignments!
weekly problem assignments will be given out!
solutions made available!
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Laboratories:!
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Laboratory Equipment and Measurement Methods!
DC Resistive Circuits!
Operational Amplifier Circuits!
Steady-State AC Circuits!
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http://people.ucalgary.ca/~nbartley/Engg225!
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Emergencies!
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Tips:!
DON'T FALL BEHIND!
BE COMFORTABLE WITH LAB WORK!
PRACTICE PAST EXAMS!
USE THE PROF!
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No labs the first two weeks of course!
No assignment this week!
Labs start 3rd week for odd-numbered lab sections