ECTSIntroduction to Electrical Engineering

Introduction to Electrical Engineering (EE234) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction to Electrical Engineering EE234 3. Semester 3 1 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
PHYS 102 or equivalent
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Reşat Özgür DORUK
  • Instructor Dr. Mehmet BULUT
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to write the current-voltage relationship for basic circuit elements.
  • Will apply circuit analysis techniques.
  • Will apply Thevenin and Norton theorems.
  • Will define time constants for RL and RC circuits.
  • Calculate the individual and total impedance of a circuit against sinusoidal voltages or currents
  • Apply node, mesh, Thevenin and Norton methods to the analysis of alternating current circuits with sinusoidal inputs.
  • Evaluate the active and reactive powers of an alternating current circuit. Can evaluate and correct the power factor.
Course Content Definition of current, voltage, resistance, power, Kirchoff laws and resistive DC circuits, Thevenin and Norton equivalents, AC circuits, phasors, filters, reactive power, three-phase circuits and power, overview of combinational and sequential digital circuits and examples, diodes and transistors.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Basic concepts in electrical engineering
2 Voltage-Current Relationships, Ohm’s Law, Power Review last weeks topics
3 Fundamental network theorems and resistive circuits, Kirchhoff laws, Sign Conventions Review last weeks topics
4 Parallel and Series Circuits and their resistive versions Review last weeks topics
5 Nodal Analysis Review last weeks topics
6 Mesh Analysis Review last weeks topics
7 Midterm Exam Review all topics up-to this week
8 Circuits with dependent sources Review last weeks topics
9 Thevenin-Norton theorems Review last weeks topics
10 Alternating Current Concepts, Charge and Magnetism Review last weeks topics
11 Inductors and Capacitors Review last weeks topics
12 Initial condition response of AC circuits Review last weeks topics
13 Sinusoidal steady state analysis and impedance Review last weeks topics
14 Application of fundamental concepts in circuit analysis to AC network solutions Review last weeks topics
15 Power in AC circuits Review last weeks topics
16 Midterm exam Review all topics up-to this week


Course Book 1. Irwin and Nelms, Engineering Circuit Analysis, 11th Ed., Wiley

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 5 3
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 8 88
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Accumulated knowledge on mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering; an ability to apply the theoretical and applied knowledge of mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering to model and analyze mechatronics engineering problems.
2 An ability to differentiate, identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and implement proper analysis, modeling and implementation techniques for the identified engineering problems.
3 An ability to design a complex system, product, component or process to meet the requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; an ability to apply contemporary design methodologies; an ability to implement effective engineering creativity techniques in mechatronics engineering. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include economics, environment, sustainability, producibility, ethics, human health, social and political problems.)
4 An ability to develop, select and use modern techniques, skills and tools for application of mechatronics engineering and robot technologies; an ability to use information and communications technologies effectively.
5 An ability to design experiments, perform experiments, collect and analyze data and assess the results for investigated problems on mechatronics engineering and robot technologies.
6 An ability to work effectively on single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; an ability for individual work; ability to communicate and collaborate/cooperate effectively with other disciplines and scientific/engineering domains or working areas, ability to work with other disciplines.
7 An ability to express creative and original concepts and ideas effectively in Turkish and English language, oral and written, and technical drawings.
8 An ability to reach information on different subjects required by the wide spectrum of applications of mechatronics engineering, criticize, assess and improve the knowledge-base; consciousness on the necessity of improvement and sustainability as a result of life-long learning; monitoring the developments on science and technology; awareness on entrepreneurship, innovative and sustainable development and ability for continuous renovation.
9 Consciousness on professional and ethical responsibility, competency on improving professional consciousness and contributing to the improvement of profession itself.
10 A knowledge on the applications at business life such as project management, risk management and change management and competency on planning, managing and leadership activities on the development of capabilities of workers who are under his/her responsibility working around a project.
11 Knowledge about the global, societal and individual effects of mechatronics engineering applications on the human health, environment and security and cultural values and problems of the era; consciousness on these issues; awareness of legal results of engineering solutions.
12 Competency on defining, analyzing and surveying databases and other sources, proposing solutions based on research work and scientific results and communicate and publish numerical and conceptual solutions.
13 Consciousness on the environment and social responsibility, competencies on observation, improvement and modify and implementation of projects for the society and social relations and be an individual within the society in such a way that planing, improving or changing the norms with a criticism.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory 5 2 10
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 126