Circuit Analysis Review of KCL and KVL, Basic Circuit Terminology-Node, loop, mesh, circuit, branch and path. Ideal sources, Source transformation, Star-Delta transformation. AC analysis - Phasor, Complex impedance, complex power, power factor, power triangle, impedance triangle, series and parallel circuits
Network Theorems (A.C. and D.C Circuits) - Mesh and Nodal analysis, Thevenin, Norton, Maximum Power transfer, Millman, Tellegen and Superposition theorem.
Resonance and Transient Analysis
Introduction to Resonance-series and parallel, half power frequency, resonant frequency, Bandwidth, Q factor. Transient Analysis-Step response, Forced Response of RL, RC & RLC Series circuits with Sinusoidal Excitation – Time Constant & Natural frequency of Oscillation – Laplace Transform applications.
Electronic Devices and Components
Review of Energy band diagram- Intrinsic and Extrinsic semiconductors- PN junction diodes and Zener diodes – characteristics, Diode Applications-Rectifiers, Clippers and Clampers. Transistors-PNP and NPN – operation, characteristics and applications, Biasing of Transistors. Operational Amplifiers-Introduction and Applications - Inverting, Non Inverting, Voltage follower, Integrator, differentiator and difference amplifier, Summer, log and Antilog.
Three Phase and Transformers Introduction to three phase, power measurements in three phase. Transformer-Principle of operation, construction, phasor diagram of Ideal and practical transformer with load (R,L,C and their combinations) and no load, equivalent circuit, efficiency and voltage regulation of single phase transformer, O.C. and S.C. tests. Introduction to D.C. Machines.