Circuit Theory I

Course Description:

This course provides electrical engineering students with the fundamental concepts and techniques needed to systematically analyze electricity and its applications. Topics include Kirchoff laws, superposition principle, mesh and nodal analysis methods, Norton and Thevenin theorems and transient and steady state response analysis.

Desoer and Kuh, Basic Circuit Theory, McGraw-Hill, 1969.

Course Textbook:

Office Hours:

Please go to and choose a suitable time slot in the non-blocked areas on (preferably Saturday and/or Sunday).


Homework: 10%

Midterm: 40%

Final: 50%

Midterm exam is on 31/02/94.

Final exam is on ?/?/94).

You are allowed and encouraged to work on the homework with groups of your classmates. The purpose of the homework is to practice with the material and to improve your understanding. We encourage you to learn from each other, and also to ask us when you have questions. However, the homework solutions that you hand over for grading must be written individually. Be sure that you understand the reasoning for each problem, even if you initially solved the problem with help from your classmates.



Former Exams:

Midterm Exams: 92-93(fall), 92-93(spring)

Final Exams: 92-93(fall), 92-93(spring)


The tool we will be using is MATLAB.