6.002 Circuits and Electronics

Spring 2007

A mixed-signal printed circuit board containing both analog and digital components.
A mixed-signal printed circuit board containing both analog and digital components. The board is one component of a 1000-node acoustic beamformer being developed at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. The board contains a pair of microphones, several resistors, capacitors, and digital integrated circuit chips. (Image courtesy of Ken Steele and Anant Agarwal.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of lecture notes and videos and descriptions of live demonstrations shown during class, along with lab assignments and many other materials used by students in the course. The course textbook was also coauthored by the professors.

Course Description

6.002 is designed to serve as a first course in an undergraduate electrical engineering (EE), or electrical engineering and computer science (EECS) curriculum. At MIT, 6.002 is in the core of department subjects required for all undergraduates in EECS.

The course introduces the fundamentals of the lumped circuit abstraction. Topics covered include: resistive elements and networks; independent and dependent sources; switches and MOS transistors; digital abstraction; amplifiers; energy storage elements; dynamics of first- and second-order networks; design in the time and frequency domains; and analog and digital circuits and applications. Design and lab exercises are also significant components of the course. 6.002 is worth 4 Engineering Design Points. The 6.002 content was created collaboratively by Profs. Anant Agarwal and Jeffrey H. Lang.

The course uses the required textbook Foundations of Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits. Agarwal, Anant, and Jeffrey H. Lang. San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Elsevier, July 2005. ISBN: 9781558607354.

Recommended Citation

For any use or distribution of these materials, please cite as follows:

Anant Agarwal and Jeffrey Lang, course materials for 6.002 Circuits and Electronics, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu/), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY].

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Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .m.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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