Week  Lecture  Pages  Contribution to Assessment 

1  The splane and the Laplace domain The splane, the general complex exponential excitation function, twoport networks, positive reak functions, positive semidefinite functions, properties of RC networks, properties of LC networks.  1  16  
2,3  State variables and state space representation Statespace, obtaining state variables and state equations from transfer function, resistors, inductors and capacitors, formulation of state equations by nodal and mesh analysis, energy functions, formulation of state equations using energy functions.  55  77  
4  Transformations, canonical forms  eigen values Eigen values and eigen vectors, diagonal matrices, the Jordan canonical form.  78  93  
5  Assignment 1  Presentations  22^{nd} September 2004  10 %  
6,7  Solution of network equations Solution of linear state equations through Laplace transformation, solution of transient equations, networks with sparse matrices.  94  130  
8,9  Synthesis of analogue circuits
Realisation of LC driving point functions, RC driving point functions, RL driving point functions, synthesis of RLC circuits.
Insertion power function and reflection coefficient, Butterworth filters, Chebyschev filters, transformation to obtain highpass characteristics, bandpass and bandstop filters.
Active Filters Active filters using gyrators, active filters using NICs, the state variable filter, switched capacitor filters.  131  157 158  163 

10  Assignment 2  Presentations  3^{rd} November 2004  10%  
11,12  Modern trends in circuit analysis and design Automatic equation formulation  modified nodal analysis, modelling of nonlinear circuits  diodes and transistors, Spice, Tellegan's theorem, sensitivity and robust design, automatic design and use of Artificial Intelligence.  164  213  
13  Reserve  
14  Assignment 3  Presentations  24^{th} November 2004  10%  
Final examination  70%  
Total  100 % 