ECTS - Introduction to Electrical Engineering

Introduction to Electrical Engineering (EE234) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction to Electrical Engineering EE234 3 1 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
PHYS 102 or equivalent
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
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 An ability to apply knowledge in mathematics and basic sciences and computational skills to solve manufacturing engineering problems
2 An ability to define and analyze issues related with manufacturing technologies
3 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment
4 An ability to design a comprehensive manufacturing system based on creative utilization of fundamental engineering principles while fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints
5 An ability to chose and use modern technologies and engineering tools for manufacturing engineering applications
6 An ability to utilize information technologies efficiently to acquire datum and analyze critically, articulate the outcome and make decision accordingly
7 An ability to attain self-confidence and necessary organizational work skills to participate in multi-diciplinary and interdiciplinary teams as well as act individually
8 An ability to attain efficient communication skills in Turkish and English both verbally and orally
9 An ability to reach knowledge and to attain life-long learning and self-improvement skills, to follow recent advances in science and technology
10 An awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in manufacturing engineering
11 An awareness about solution focused project and risk management, enterpreneurship, innovative and sustainable development
12 An understanding on the effects of engineering applications on health, social and legal aspects at universal and local level during decision making process

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