EE 220/220L Circuits I

Dr. Thomas Montoya's Spring 2018 Section 1, 3-1 (4 credit hours)

Lectures: EP252- MWF 2-2:50 pm;  Laboratories: EP336- 1-2:50 pm & 3-4:50 pm

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Lab Syllabus- ee220_lab_syllabus_spring2018.pdf

Lab Safety Document-   lab_safety.pdf

Professional and Ethical Responsibility-     professional_and_ethical_responsibility.pdf


Laboratory Assignments




Technical Report  placeholder4  (due at/by end of practical exam)

Practical Exam (Thursday 4/26/2018)

Time slots for taking the practical exam- placeholder5

Spring 2009 practical exam example- ee220_spring2009_practical_exam.pdf

Satire, irony, …

Punctuation guide/rules- punctuation_rules.pdf

How to staple papers guide - How to Staple Papers Properly.pdf

MATLAB Links & References (Lab #1):

MATLAB installation instructions/tips- Go to F:\Dept\ECE\matlab\2016b using Windows Explorer.  Then, follow the instructions in the 'install_license_key_student_handout.rtf' document in this folder. 

[Hint: ‘/sdsmtshare’ is also known as the ‘F:’ drive or ‘\\speedy’ or shows up as ‘sdsmtshare (\\speedy) (F:)’]  Thanks Eric!


1)     MATLAB tutorial by Kamen & Heck- kamen_heck_matlab_tutorial.pdf  (86 KB)

2)     MATLAB tutorial by Carlson- carlson_matlab_tutorial.pdf  (118 KB)

3)     MATLAB primer by Sigmon (U of FL)- uf_sigmon_matlab_primer.pdf  (222 KB)

4)     Link to online tutorial on MATLAB by U of Michigan-

5)     Example m-file for a continuous time plot & data points- CT_plot_example.m

Resistors available in lab desks-  resistor_table.pdf


Links to sites explaining the resistor color code


npn transistor data sheets for Lab 5

Fairchild Semiconductor-  PN2222A.pdf

Fairchild/ON Semiconductor-  PN2222A_fairchild_ON.pdf

ON Semiconductor-  P2N2222A-D.PDF


First-order circuit time-domain measurements example for Lab 10



AC circuits time-domain measurements example for Lab 13


PSpice Version 9.1 info

Self-unzipping file with student PSpice 9.1 program-  91pspstu.exe

Instructions on how to install the PSpice 9.1 program-  PSpice91_install.pdf

Instructions on how to use the PSpice 9.1 program-  pspice_start_version_9_1.pdf

PSpice manual/help files (*.pdf)-


Guides to using Oscilloscopes