electronic devices and circuits are studied in ECE 452. This course covers
analysis and design of networks that use electronic devices as power
switches. Silicon-controlled rectifiers, power transistors, and IGBTs are
used to form phase-controlled rectifiers, AC voltage controllers, choppers,
Institute values its reputation for moral leadership as much as its reputation for academic excellence, and expects all
persons associated with it to maintain the reputation. The institute's Code
of Ethics is simple and direct: Rose-Hulman expects its students to be responsible adults
and to behave at all times with honor and integrity. All students are
expected to abide by this code and to aid its enforcement by reporting
violations of it.
meets three times a week and you are expected to attend all lectures. Missing more than three lectures without a valid
excuse (doctor's note) results in failing the course.
meets once a week and missing any experiment also results in failing the
course. Students are expected to be present at the beginning of the lab
period and late arrival impacts the lab grade.
problems are assigned weekly with a firm
due date. Homework problems should be done according to the format
specified in the GUIDELINES AND
STANDARDS FOR WRITING ASSIGNMENTS. Each individual is responsible for
turning in his/her homework assignment. Homework problems may be discussed
with others; however, copying homework assignments is considered a
violation of the institution HONOR CODE. Homework problem-set solution is
placed in the library after the homework assignment is graded. Late homework assignments are not
one-hour exams and a final exam are scheduled for this course. Exams are
open-book and open-notes. However, you are not permitted to use homework
solutions during exam periods.
Nine PSpice experiments are performed in ECE 452. You and
your partner work together and submit a common report a week after the
experiment is performed. The report should comply with the GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS FOR WRITING