# Circuit Analysis Laboratory (ELEN E3081) Syllabus

### Experiment 1: Resistive Circuits (Hspice simulations)

• The main goals of this experiment are:
• To learn linear circuit analysis with Hspice.
• To practice netlist generation and DC analysis in Hspice.
• To introduce the Wheatstone bridge.
• To practice the Thevenin equivalent circuit.
• To verify the superposition theorem.

### Experiment 2: Inverting amplifier (Hspice simulations)

• The main goals of this experiment are:
• To introduce the linear controlled sources of Hspice.
• To introduce parameterization and subcircuits in Hspice.
• To introduce equations and behavioral modeling in Hspice.
• To introduce a simple non-linear opamp simulation model.
• To simulate several opamp configurations including the inverting amplifier.

### Experiment 3: Memoryless opamp circuits

• The main goals of this experiment are:
• To review basic memoryless opamp circuits.
• To verify the basic memoryless opamp circuits by Hspice simulation including linear and nonlinear regions of operation.
• To design, simulate, build a non-inverting amplifier, an inverting current amplifier and a voltage-to-current convertor and measure them in the lab.
• To compare calculations, simulations, and measurements.

### Experiment 4: First order circuits-Lossy integrators using opamp

• The main goals of this experiment are:
• To learn about forced, natural and total response of first order systems.
• To analyze and simulate integrators in the time domain.
• To build an opamp based integrators.
• To measure the response circuit with a DC input, a sinusoidal input and a periodic pulse input.
• To measure the frequency response of the lossy integrator.
• To compare calculations, simulations, and measurements.

### Experiment 5: Second order circuits

• The main goals of this experiment are:
• To learn about general characterization of second order systems.
• To learn about, simulate, and measure Lissajous-figures.
• To learn about resonance and related figures of merit.
• To learn about, simulate and measure filtering by second order bandpass circuits.
• To learn about the types of the natural response of second order systems.
• To calculate, simulate and measure pulse response of an overdamped, critically damped and underdamped circuit.
• To learn about and practice the basics of soldering and desoldering.
• To build and carry out transient and AC steady state measurements.
• To compare measurements with simulations and calculations.

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