# DC Circuits

Pub Date: 2016

ISBN 13:

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Libraries

CC BY-NC-SA

## Reviews

Reviewed by Mahbube Siddiki, Instructor, University of Missouri-Kansas City, on 8/3/2018.

This text book covers succinct but resourceful topics related to DC circuit analysis for the students to learn in the first semester for a … read more

Reviewed by Sangho Bok, Assistant Professor, Southern Utah University, on 6/20/2018.

The book covers the traditional topics of DC circuit analysis with the basic circuit elements such as resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Three … read more

Reviewed by Edwin Hou, Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology, on 5/22/2018.

This textbook covers the principles of DC circuit analysis with resistors, capacitors, and inductors, and the problem-solving procedures in circuit … read more

Reviewed by Huimin Chen, associate professor, University of New Orleans, on 3/28/2018.

The book covers DC circuit analysis for resistive circuits and transient analysis for circuits with inductor and capacitors. It is good resource for … read more

Preface
Module 1 – The Basics of DC Circuits with Resistors

• Section 1.1 – Introduction and Basic Definitions
• Section 1.1.1 - Charge vs Current
• Section 1.1.2 - Resistance Calculations – (Resistance explained in more detail in section 1.1.3)
• Section 1.1.3 - Ohm’s Law: Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Conductance
• Section 1.1.4 – Power and Energy
• Section 1.2 – Combining Resistors in Parallel or Series
• Section 1.3 – Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL) and Voltage Divider Rule (VDR)
• Section 1.4 – Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL) and Current Divider Rule (CDR)
• Module 1 – Equation List

Module 2 – Advanced Topics for DC Circuits with Resistors

• Section 2.1 – Source Transformations: Thevenin and Norton Form
• Section 2.2 – Approximate Source Transformations: Adding a virtual resistor
• Section 2.2.1 - Voltage Source Approximate Transformation
• Section 2.2.2 - Current Source Approximate Transformation
• Section 2.3 – Mesh Matrix Analysis and traditional loop analysis methods
• Section 2.4 – Nodal Matrix Analysis and traditional Nodal Analysis
• Section 2.5 – Superposition: Solving a circuit by including only one source at a time
• Section 2.6 – Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

Module 3 – DC Circuits with Resistors, Capacitors, and Inductors

• Section 3.1 – Background for Capacitors
• Section 3.2 – Background for Inductors
• Section 3.3 – Combining Inductors in Parallel and/or Series
• Section 3.4 – Combining Capacitors in Parallel and/or Series
• Section 3.5 – DC Transient Analysis with RC and RL Circuits
• Section 3.5.1 – Single Loop RL and RC Charging (Store) Circuits
• Section 3.5.2 – Single Loop RL and RC Discharging (Release) Circuits
• Section 3.6 – DC Steady State Analysis with RC, RL, and RLC Circuits
• Section 3.7 – Introduction to Passive Filters
• Module 3 – Equation List