Course Details

ELE 205 Circuit Theory Laboratory
2021-2022 Fall term information

The course is open this term
Section: 21-28
Supervisor(s):Dr. Atila Yılmaz
Dr. İsmail Uyanık
Assistant(s):Yeter Şekertekin
Dr. Sevda Özdemir
Hüseyin Emre Mutlu
Mustafa Eryılmaz

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 04/12/2021.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesQuestion and Answer
Other: This course must be taken together with 'ELE203 Circuit Theory I' course.  
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveThe objectives of the course are to support basic theories that the students gain with ELE 203 Circuit Theory I course by performing experimental studies, teach the major measurement parameters and develop their evaluation skills on experimental results related to important circuit theories. 
Learning outcomes
  1. A student who completes the course successfully will L.O.1. Use basic measurement devices,
  2. L.O.2. Define circuit variables and perform their measurements,
  3. L.O.3. Examine time varying responses through capacitive and inductive circuits,
  4. L.O.4. Observe and evaluate the results obtained from both theoretical and experimental studies.
Course Content1. Measurements of voltage and current in DC circuits, verification of Kirchhoff?s Laws, Norton and Thévenin Theorems, power calculations,
2. Measurements of amplitude, frequency and phase of signals by using the oscilloscope,
3. Analysis of Lissajous patterns,
4. Observation of the responses of first order RL circuits,
5. Observation of the responses of first order RC circuits,
6. Observation of the responses of second order RLC circuits.
ReferencesExperiment Notes.
Nilsson J.W. ve Riedel S.A., Electric Circuits, 10th Ed., Pearson- Prentice Hall, 2015.
Hayt W.H., Kimmerly J.E., Engineering Circuit Analysis, 8th Ed., Mc.Graw Hill, 2012.

Course outline weekly

Week 1Introduction to circuit simulation software
Week 2Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 1
Week 3Experiment 1: Measuring voltage and current, Kirchhoff?s Laws, Thévenin and Norton equivalent circuits, power calculations in DC circuits
Week 4Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 2
Week 5Experiment 2: Measuring amplitude, frequency and phase of signals
Week 6Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 3
Week 7Experiment 3: Analysis of Lissajous patterns
Week 8Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 4
Week 9Experiment 4: Response of first order RL circuits
Week 10Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 5
Week 11Experiment 5: Response of first order RC circuits
Week 12Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 6
Week 13Experiment 6: Response of second order RC circuits
Week 14Study week
Week 15Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam140
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes1260
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes140

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 0 0 0
Laboratory 6 3 18
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)6424
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)000
Final Exam (Study duration) 11212
Total Workload142055

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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