ORT Braude College Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 31315 Introduction to electrical engineering Lecturer: Dr. Eugenia Bubis Credits: 4.0 Hours: 3 lecture, 2 tutorial Grade Composition: 25% - mid-term exam, 10% - homework, 65% - final exam Prerequisites: 11002 Algebra M Course Description The course covers analysis of basic engineering circuit. The course topics are resistive circuits, nodal and loop analysis techniques, capacitance and inductance, first- and second order transient circuits, AC steady-state analysis, steady-state power analysis, magnetically coupled circuits, using of complex frequency. Course Contents 1. Introduction. Electrical charge, current, voltage, resistance, resistors. Series and parallel connection. Electrical power. Ideal voltage and current sources. 2. Controlled current and voltage sources. Kirchhoff’s laws. Nodal and loop analysis techniques. 3. Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems. Maximum power transfer. Superposition theorem. 4. Capacitance and inductance. Magnetic coupling. Mutual inductance. 5. First order transient circuits. Natural response .Forced response. 6. First order transient circuits with different inputs : triangle wave, saw wave, square wave, sinusoidal and exponent functions. 7. Second order transient circuits with different inputs : triangle wave, saw wave, square wave, sinusoidal and exponent functions. 8. Introduction to AC steady-state analysis. Phasors. Reactance. Impedance. 9. Steady-state power analysis. Maximum power transfer in AC circuits. 10. Magnetic coupling in AC circuits. Linear transformer. 11. Ideal transformer: characteristics and using. Electrical circuits with ideal transformers. 12. Resonance in AC circuits. Basic characteristics: resonant frequency, bandwidth, quality factor. 13. Complex frequency. Network’s functions. Poles and zeroes. 14. Using of transfer functions for circuit analysis. Using of transfer functions for Bibliography 1 James W. Nilsson , Susan A. Riedel. Electric Circuits.-6-th ed.2001 2.Roland E. Thomas , Albert J. Rosa. The Analysis and Design of Linear Circuits. -3-d ed.Prentice Hall,Inc., 2001. 2 3. W. H. Hayt , Jr .,J. E. Kemmerly, Steven M. Durbin. Engineering circuit analysis.-6-th ed. McGraw- Hill.2001 4. Raymond A. DeCarlo, Pen-Min Lin. Linear Circuit Analysis. 2- nd ed., Oxford University Press,2001 5. C.R. Paul, S.A. Nasar, L.E.Unnerwehr. Introduction to Electrical Engineering.1997 6. James W. Nilsson , Susan A. Riedel. Introduction to PSPICE. Manual. Electric Circuits.4-th ed.2000 Expected Learning Outcomes Students acquire skills to analyze electrical circuits in the next electronics and electrical courses. Last Update: September 25, 2012.