Course Details

ELE 293 Electric Circuits (Service Course)
2020-2021 Fall term information

The course is not open this term

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 22/01/2021.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
ELECTRIC CIRCUITS ELE293 Service 4 0 4 5
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Problem Solving
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveTo model the behavior of electrical systems mathematically. Mathematically modeling circuits with time independent and time dependent variable response. To introduce basic circuit theorems and to gain the ability to solve electric circuit problems. 
Learning outcomes
  1. L.O.1. Know basic circuit concepts and theories.
  2. L.O.2. Mathematically model and analyse circuits with operational amplifiers.
  3. L.O.3. Predict the behavior of energy storage elements such as inductors and capacitors, solve circuits with resistances, inductors and capacitors by performing differential equations and sinusoidal analysis.
  4. L.O.4. Analyse power and energy in direct current or alternating current electrical circuits.
  5. L.O.5. Apply the concepts and analysis techniques he learnt in this course to other courses and also to systems encountered in practice.
Course Content1. Analysis of Circuit Variables and Independent Circuit Elements
2. Analysis Techniques of Resistive Circuits
3. Operational Amplifiers
4. Inductance and Capacitance
5. Response of First-Order RL and RC Circuits
6. Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis
7. Sinusoidal Steady-State Power Analysis
8. Transformers
References1. Nilsson ve Riedel, Electric Circuits, Addison-Wesley, 9th ed., 2011.  

Course outline weekly

Week 1Analysis of Circuit Variables and Independent Circuit Elements
Week 2Simple Resistive Circuits
Week 3Techniques of Circuit Analysis ? Basic Circuit Laws
Week 4Techniques of Circuit Analysis ? Equivalent Circuit Analysis
Week 5Operational Amplifiers
Week 6Inductance and Capacitance
Week 7Midterm
Week 8Response of First-Order RL and RC Circuits
Week 9Response of First-Order RL and RC Circuits
Week 10Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis
Week 11Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis
Week 12Sinusoidal Steady-State Power Analysis
Week 13Sinusoidal Steady-State Power Analysis
Week 14Make-up (make-up exam or other extra lecture hours)
Week 15Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam160
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes140
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes160

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 4 56
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)14456
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)11717
Final Exam (Study duration) 12525
Total Workload3050154

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.     X
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.    X
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.     X
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.   X 
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.X    
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member. X    
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. X   
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.X    
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.X    
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.  X  
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.X    
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems. X   
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem. X   

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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