Introduction to Electrical Engineering Syllabus S1&S2 2015-16

Course No.
Course Name
L-T-P-Credits
Year of Introduction
BE101-03
INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL
ENGINEERING
2-1-0-3
2015
Course Objectives
The objective of this course is to set a firm and solid foundation in Electrical Engineering with strong analytical skills and conceptual understanding of basic laws and analysis methods in electrical and magnetic circuits.
Syllabus
Fundamental Concepts of Circuit Elements and Circuit variables, Real and Ideal independent voltage and current sources, V-I relations; Basic Circuit Laws, Analysis of resistive circuits, Magnetic Circuits, Electromagnetic Induction; Alternating current fundamentals, Phasor Concepts, Complex representation, Phasor analysis of RL, RC, RLC circuit, admittances; Complex Power, Resonance in series and parallel circuits; Three-phase systems, analysis of balanced and unbalanced star and delta connected loads; Wiring systems, Earthing, Protective devices.
Expected outcome
The course will enable students to learn advanced topics in Electrical Engineering.
References Books:
      Bhattacharya, S. K., Basic Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Pearson
      Bird, J., Electrical Circuit Theory and Technology, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 
      Edminister, J., Electric Circuits, Schaum's Outline Series, Tata McGraw Hill
      Hayt, W. H., Kemmerly, J. E., and Durbin, S. M., Engineering Circuit Analysis, Tata McGraw Hill
      Hughes, Electrical and Electronic Technology, Pearson Education
      Parker and Smith, Problems in Electrical Engineering, CBS Publishers and Distributors
      Sudhakar and Syam Mohan, Circuits and Networks Analysis and Synthesis, Tata McGraw Hill
      Suresh Kumar, K. S, Electric Circuits and Networks, Pearson Education
Course Plan
Module
Contents
Hours
Sem.
Exam
Marks
I
Fundamental Concepts of Circuit Elements and Circuit variables: 
Electromotive force, potential and voltage. Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors- terminal V-I relations. Basic Circuit Laws: Kirchhoff's current and voltage laws, analysis of resistive circuits - mesh, node analysis, super mesh and super node analysis. Star delta transformation. Numerical problems.
6
15%
II
Magnetic Circuits: Magneto motive force, flux, reluctance, permeability-
9
15%

comparison of electric and magnetic circuits analysis of series and parallel magnetic circuits, magnetic circuits with air-gaps. Electromagnetic Induction: Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emf, self and mutual inductance, coupling coefficient. Real and Ideal independent voltage and current sources, V-I relations. Passive sign convention. Numerical problems.



FIRST INTERNAL EXAM


III
Alternating current fundamentals: Frequency, Period, RMS and average values, peak factor and form factor of periodic waveforms (pure sinusoidal and composite waveforms). Phasor Concepts, Complex representation (exponential, polar and rectangular forms) of sinusoidal voltages and currents, phasor diagrams, Complex impedance - series and parallel impedances and admittances. Phasor analysis of RL, RC, RLC circuits.
Numerical problems.
9
15%
IV
Complex Power: Concept of power factor - active, reactive power and apparent power. Resonance in series and parallel circuits: Energy, bandwidth and quality factor, variation of impedance and admittance in series and parallel resonant circuits. Numerical problems.
5
15%

SECOND INTERNAL EXAM


V
Three-phase systems: Star and delta connections, three-phase three wire and three-phase four-wire systems, analysis of balanced and unbalanced star and delta connected loads, power in three-phase circuits. Active and Reactive power measurement by one, two, and three wattmeter methods.
Numerical problems.
8
20%
VI
Wiring systems: Basic concepts of wiring (conduit wiring only), service mains, meter board and distribution board. Earthing: Earthing of installations - necessity of earthing, plate & pipe earthing. Protective devices: protective fuses, MCB, ELCB.
5
20%

END SEMESTER EXAM



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