ECEN 214 Ph.D. Qualifying Exam

  1. Basic Circuit Theory
    • Ideal Voltage/Current Sources
    • Circuit elements and governing equations: Resistors, capacitors, inductors
    • Kirchhoff’s Laws
  2. Basic Circuit Analysis
    • Node-Voltage method
    • Mesh-current method
    • Source transformation
    • Thevenin/Norton equivalent circuits
    • Maximum power transfer
    • Superposition
  3. DC Transient Circuit Analysis
    • Natural response of an RL circuit
    • Natural response of an RC circuit
    • Step response of an RL circuit
    • Step response of an RC circuit