Collaborative Learning of DC Transients in Series Circuit with MATLAB as a Learning Aid

  • Gargi Basu
  • Urmila Kar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)


This paper proposes an active learning approach for study of DC transients in series circuits. Students, divided into small groups, are advised to simulate various circuits using MATLAB and study the waveforms and construct the equations characterizing them. This method helps in concept development through collaborative learning.


Collaborative learning Problem-solving ability Energy storing elements Simulation Switching 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jnan Chandra Ghosh PolytechnicKolkataIndia
  2. 2.NITTTR, KolkataSalt Lake CityIndia

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