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2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 317 - Linear Circuits for the Physical Sciences

3 hrs (Sem I)
Fundamental properties of electric circuits. Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws, mesh and nodal analysis with independent and dependent sources. Superposition, source transformations, Thevenin and Norton equivalency circuits. Transient response of RC, RL, and RLC circuits. Sinusoidal steady-state response and phasor diagrams. Instantaneous power, average power, RMS values. 3 lecture hours, 1 class hour.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in MATH 118 . Corequisite(s): PHYS 317L .