EECS 70B Network Analysis II (2014-2015)

EECS 70B Network Analysis II

(Required for CpE and EE. Selected Elective for MSE.)
Catalog Data:

EECS 70B Network Analysis II (Credit Units: 4) Laplace transforms, complex frequency, and the s-plane. Network functions and frequency response, including resonance. Bode plots. Two-port network characterization. Corequisite: EECS70LB. Prerequisite: EECS10, CEE10, or MAE10; EECS70A. Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Materials Science Engineering majors have first consideration for enrollment. (Design units: 1)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0077263195.

Recommended Textbook:


Henry P. Lee
Relationship to Student Outcomes
This course relates to Student Outcomes: EAC a, EAC k.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

1. Use mathematical tools for analyzing linear RLC circuits. (EAC a, EAC k)

2. Describe the steps involved in the design of frequency selective circuits and resonance. (EAC a, EAC k)

3. Describe the concept of log-log Bode plots and use them in analyzing frequency response of RLC circuits. (EAC a, EAC k)

4. Explain the use of two-port network models in analyzing complex linear circuits. (EAC a, EAC k)

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Understanding of basic RLC circuits.
  • Understanding of Op Amps, dependent sources, independent sources and energy-storage elements.
  • Understanding of first and second order linear RLC circuits.
Lecture Topics:

This course is aimed at the use of transform methods (phasor, Fourier, and Laplace) to analyze sinusoidal steady-state response, complete responses, interconnections, and stability of liner RLC circuits.

Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Students are required to use PSCPICE circuit simulations software and scientific calculator. Students also use Mathematica to solve circuit related problems

Laboratory Projects:


Professional Component

Contributes toward the Computer Engineering Topics Courses and the Electrical Engineering Topics Courses and Major Design experience.

Design Content Description

Three weeks of this course are devoted to elementary design of linear circuits. In particular, time is devoted to: the design of voltage and current dividers; the design of basic operational amplifier circuits, including voltage followers, summers, and inverting summers, and feedback amplifiers; the design of basic RLC networks; and the design of basic frequency selective RLC networks.

Lectures: 100%
Laboratory Portion: 0%
Grading Criteria:
  • 8 Problem sets: 10%
  • 2 Midterm exams: 60%
  • Comprehensive Final Exams: 30%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 3.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 1.0 credit units

April 15, 2014
Senate Approved:
January 8, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr