Basic Electrical Engineering – EE1100
Title : Basic Electrical Engineering
Course No : EE1100
Credits : 3
Basics and definitions: definition of charge, voltage, current, power, energy, resistor(R), Ohm’s law, ideal sources, internal resistance of voltage and current sources Circuit laws and solving for unknowns: description & derivation of Kirchoff’s laws, series and parallel connections, analysis of circuits using Nodal analysis technique usage of the principle of linearity and superposition to solve when multiple sources are present. Dynamic circuit components L & C:derivation of the relationship between current and voltage in capacitors(C) and inductors(L), power in L & C, combination of R & L , R & C, numerical & graphical analysis of transients with DC sources, combination of R, L & C in circuits, solutions to second-order differential equations to determine if the circuit is under damped, critically damped or over damped.
Single phase AC circuits : Introduction to AC signals and sources, description of AC signals using magnitude, frequency and phase, distinguishing between peak, average and RMS values, definition of power in AC circuits, derivation of properties of R, L and C with AC signals, introduction to Impedance(Z), Differentiate between DC and steady state, calculation of power in AC systems, differentiating between active, reactive and apparent power, introduction to power factor, usage of phasors to represent, manipulate and calculate circuit quantities like voltage, current, impedance and power. Application of circuit analysis techniques to AC systems, analysis of frequency response of R, L and C, identification of resonance conditions
Poly phase AC circuits: three phase AC circuits, power in3-phase circuits, differences between neutral and ground conductors. DC machines: general construction of DC machines and description of parts, DC generators and motors, excitation configurations, uses of series, shunt or separately excited machines, speed and torque, connection between the electrical and mechanical domain.
AC machines: construction of AC inductor machines, Revolving magnetic flux, torque and slip, synchronous speed. Diodes, applications of diodes: Diode characteristics (ideal, semiconductor), voltage and current relationship, diode circuits- rectifiers, peak and envelop detectors, solar cell. Operational amplifiers: Description of amplifiers as a black box and definition of gain, effect of feedback on gain, operational amplifiers, sum and difference amplifiers, integrators, differentiators, buffers.
Text books: Comments by S.S: Attached syllabus is arrived after having discussions with more that 10 faculty who handled (L2Y)/handling this course.