**Credits:** 3

**Lectures:** Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 11:30 - 12:30 pm, 1200 EECS Building

**Instructor:** Jerome P. Lynch, 2380 G.G. Brown `jerlynch@umich.edu`.

**Office hours:**

- Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00 am (Prof. Lynch) in 2380 G. G. Brown
- Fridays, 9:00-10:00 am (Prof. Lynch) in 2380 G. G. Brown

**Textbook:**

- Introduction to Electric Circuits, R. C. Dorf and J. A. Svoboda (Wiley, 2010) [9th Edition]
- Handbook of Modern Sensors, J. Fraden (Springer, 2010) [4th Edition] (available online)

**Course requirements:**

- Regular attendance
- Weekly homework assignments
- Midterm exams
- Laboratory projects

**Grading:** Homework 30%, midterms 35%, laboratory projects 35%. These
weights are approximate; the right to change them later is reserved.

**Prerequisites:** Physics 240 - General Physics II (recommended)

**Catalog description:** This course introduces students to the fundamentals of collecting and processing
experimental data for civil and environmental applications. The course begins with an introduction to DC and
AC circuits followed by the coverage of sensors used in the civil and environmental field. Examples and
hands-on demonstrations will be presented relevant to seismic, environmental, structural and hydraulic monitoring.

- [Jan 7-14] Welcome to CEE370 Sensors, Electrical Circuits, and Signal Processing
- [Jan 7-14] No class due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (1/20/13)

- Course Outline
- Course Schedule
- Class #1: Definition of Circuits
- Class #2: Circuit Elements
- Class #3: Power Sources
- Class #4: Analyzing Resistive Circuits
- Class #5: Practice with Resistive Circuits
- Class #6: Source Transformations
- Class #7: Introduction to Operational Amplifiers
- Class #8: Op-Amp Circuits
- Class #9: Energy Storage Elements
- Class #10: Energy Storage Elements in Circuits
- Class #11: LC Operational Amplifier Circuits
- Class #12: Response of RC and RL Circuits
- Class #13: Stability of RC and RL Circuits
- Class #14: Introduction to 2nd Order RCL Circuits
- Class #15: Natural Response of 2nd Order RCL Circuits
- Class #16: Forced Response of = 2nd Order RCL Circuits
- Class #17: Introduction to AC Circuits
- Class #18: Phasors and Complex Numbers
- Class #19: Impedance of Discrete Elements in RLC Circuits
- Class #20: AC Circuit Analysis in Steady State
- Class #21: Data Acquisition and Sensor Basics
- Class #22: Analog Sensor Interface Circuits
- Class #23: Analog-to-Digital Converters
- Class #24: Resistivity-based Sensing: Strain, Temperature and Cracks
- Class #25: Position and Displacement by Resistive and Capacitive Sensing
- Class #26: Position and Displacement by Inductive Sensing
- Class #27: Accelerometers and Veleocity Sensors
- Class #28: Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Sensors
- Class #29: Pressure Sensors

- Homework #1 [Due 1-20-14]
- Homework #2 [Due 2-03-14]
- Homework #3 [Due 2-10-14]
- Homework #4 [Due 2-24-14]
- Homework #5 [Due 3-10-14]
- Homework #6 [Due 3-24-14]
- Homework #7 [Due 3-31-14]

- Lab #1 - Kirchoff's Laws and OpAmps[Due 2-28-14]
- Lab #2 - Design of a Weighing Scale [Due 4-2-14]
- Lab #3 - Simulation of Earthquake Response of Buildings [Due 4-11-14]
- Lab #4 - Design of a Piezoelectric Accelerometer [Due 4-21-14]

- Class 1 Supplement: War of Current
- Class 2 Supplement: Examples of Circuit Elements
- Class 7 Supplement: Op-Amp Characteristics
- Class 7 Supplement: TI LM741 Datasheet
- Class 8 Supplement: Classical Op-Amp Circuits
- Class 21 Supplement: ADXL212 Accelerometer Data Sheet
- Class 24 Supplement: Omega Strain Gages Data Sheet