Course Details

ELE 112 Introduction to Electrical Engineering Laboratory
2021-2022 Spring term information

The course is open this term
Section: 21-28
Supervisor(s):Dr. Gürhan Bulu
Dr. Şölen Kumbay Yıldız
Assistant(s):Hüseyin Emre Mutlu
Şeyma Songül Özdilli
Yeter Şekertekin

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 24/05/2022.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesQuestion and Answer
Other: This course must be taken together with 'ELE100 Introduction to Electrical Engineering' course.  
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveThe objectives of the course are to support basic theories that the students gain with 'ELE100 Introduction to Electrical Engineering' course by performing experimental studies, teach the major measurement parameters and develop their evaluation skills on experimental results related to important circuit theories. 
Learning outcomes
  1. A student who completes the course successfully will L.O.1. Learn to design simple circuits,
  2. L.O.2. Use basic measurement devices,
  3. L.O.3. Define circuit variables and perform their measurements,
  4. L.O.4. Learn the working principles of simple electronic components (diode etc.),
  5. L.O.5. Observe and evaluate the results obtained from both theoretical and experimental studies.
Course Content1. Measurement of voltage, current and resistance values in DC circuits,
2. Experimental evaluation of the internal resistance of DC measurement instruments (voltmeter, ammeter etc.)
3. Experimental evaluation of Thévenin , Norton theorems and the superposition principle in DC circuits,
4. Power measurements in DC circuits,
5. Examining basic characteristics of a diode in DC circuits
6. Examining basic characteristics of a transistor in DC circuits
ReferencesExperiment Notes.
Nilsson J.W. and Riedel S.A., Electric Circuits, 10th ed., Pearson, 2015.
Hayt W.H. and Kimmerly J.E., Engineering Circuit Analysis, 8th ed., McGraw Hill, 2012.
C. C. Hu, Modern Semiconductor Devices for Integrated Circuits, 2010.
Boylestad and Nashelsky, Electronic Devices & Circuit Theory, Pearson, 11th ed., 2012.

Course outline weekly

Week 1Introduction to circuit simulation tools
Week 2Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 1
Week 3Experiment 1: Measurement of voltage, current and resistance values in DC circuits
Week 4Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 2
Week 5Experiment 2: Experimental evaluation of the internal resistance of DC measurement instruments (voltmeter, ammeter etc.)
Week 6Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 3
Week 7Experiment 3: Thévenin, Norton theorems and verification of the superposition principle in DC circuits
Week 8Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 4
Week 9Experiment 4: Power measurement in DC circuits
Week 10Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 5
Week 11Experiment 5: Examining forward and reverse biasing of diodes in DC circuits
Week 12Preliminary work (report etc.) for Experiment 6
Week 13Experiment 6: Examining the working principles of transistors in DC circuits (dependent source relationship etc.)
Week 14Study week
Week 15Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam140
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes660
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes140

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 0 0 0
Laboratory 6 3 18
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)6424
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)000
Final Exam (Study duration) 11212
Total Workload142055

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.     X
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.   X 
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.    X 
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.  X  
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.    X
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.   X  
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.  X  
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. X   
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies. X   
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.  X  
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities. X   
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems. X   
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.  X  

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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