6.S064 Circuits and Electronics (6.002x)


Undergraduate, REST
Prerequisites: Physics II (GIR); Coreq: 18.03 or 2.087
Units: 0-0-12
Scheduled: Online learning with three exams
Instructor:  Prof. Gerry Sussman
credit cannot also be received for 6.002
Fundamentals of the lumped circuit abstraction. Resistive elements and networks, independent and dependent sources, switches and MOS devices, digital abstraction, amplifiers, and energy storage elements. Dynamics of first- and second-order networks; design in the time and frequency domains; analog and digital circuits and applications. Design exercises. Online laboratory. 
The content of this course is the same as the traditional offering of 6.002 on campus, and students will be graded using the similar standards.  In this experimental course, students will learn the content online using the edX platform through video lectures, online exercises, homeworks, labs, and exams.  Prof. Sussman and a TA will be available to answer questions and to monitor student progress. The enrollment will be limited to 30 students.
Experimental version of 6.002 approved by the Committee on the Undergraduate Program, effective Fall 2016-Spring 2018. Offered entirely online. See description of 6.002. Licensed as a REST by the Committee on Curricula, effective Spring 2017-Spring 2018.