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EC500 Spring 2016 Calendar and Syllabus

Spring 2017

Lecture Timeline and History Spring 2016

WEEK

DATE

LECTURE TOPIC

COMPLETION STATUS

READING

Week 1

Jan 19

Course Outline and Organization, Review of Basics

Lecture 1

Week 2

Jan 26

Capacitive Circuits, Op Amps, MNA theory for reactive circuits

Lecture 2

Week 3

Feb 2

Overview of Brain, behaviour and neurons

Lecture 3

Week 4

Feb 9

Nernst Equation, thermodynamics and information theory

Lecture 4

Week 5

Feb 16

Nernst and Nernst Planck Equation

Lecture 5

Week 6

Feb 23

Nernst-Planck and Goldman Equations, ion channels, synaptic transmission

Lecture 5

Week 7

March 2

Goldman Equations, Applications, ion channels, synaptic transmission

Lecture 5

Week 8

Mar 9

No Class Spring Break

Week 9

Mar 16

Mid Term in Class Room (1.5 hour) and then Goldman Equations

Mid Term Exam

Week 10

Mar 23

Beginning Hodgkin Huxley Theory

Lecture 6

Week 11

Mar 30

Hodgkin Huxley Theory and Cable Theory

Lecture 6

Week 12

Apr 6

Compartmental Modeling, MNA, Matlab

Lecture 6

Week 13

Apr 13

Beyond HH -Exotic HH like currents, methods of solving ODE systems

Lecture 6

Week 14

Apr 20

Linear and quadratic integrate and fire, Dynamical Systems Approach to HH Theory, Phase plane analysis

Lecture 7

Week 15

Apr 27

Simulators, Genesis, Neuron

Lecture 8

Week 16

Apr 28

Supra-Neuronal Architecture: Topographic Maps and Columns

Lecture 9

Week 17

May 11 2017

Final Exam in Class Room

Final Exam


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