ECE 410 - Network Analysis

Description:  Credit 3U/4G.Matrix algebra for network analysis; Network parameters; Macromodeling; High-frequency measurements; Network functions and theorems; Topics in computer-aided analysis.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ECE 310

Textbooks:

  • "Electrical Networks: Theory and Analysis," Choma, John Wiley & Sons, 1985.
  • "Linear Networks and Systems," Chen, W-K., Brooks/Cole, 1983.
  • Topics:

    1. Driving-point immittance functions

    2. Two-port networks, network parameters, conversions between parameter sets

    3. Transmission parameters for analyzing a cascade of two-ports

    4. Computer methods for ladder analysis using transmission parameters

    5. Pspice for circuit analysis-the method and its limitations

    6. Macromodeling using Pspice

    7. Non-ideal passive components

    8. Active circuits for inductance simulation, negative resistance, FDNR

    9. High-frequency measurements:S-parameters, Smith Chart, network analyzer