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Course Name Circuit Theory
Course Code 19ECE111
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, B. Tech. in Computer and Communication Engineering
Semester Two
Year Taught 2019



Mesh current and node voltage analysis of circuits with independent and dependent sources. Network Reduction – Source transformation – Star-Delta transformation. Network Theorems: Thevenin and Norton’stheorems – Superposition theorem -Maximum power transfertheorem.

Transient Analysis – Time domain analysis of first and second order circuits – source free excitation- with DC Excitation. Frequency response of Series and Parallel circuits – Resonance – Q-factor and Bandwidth.

Two-port Networks – impedance – admittance – hybrid – transmission parameters. Passive filters as two port networks -poles and zeroes, filter design.

Text Books

  1. Charles K Alexander, Mathew N. Sadiku, Fundamentals of Electric circuits, Tata McGraw Hill, 2003.
  2. Roy Chaudhary, Networks and Systems, New Age International Publisher, 2003.
  3. John Ryder, Myril Baird Reed and W. L. Everitt, Foundation for Electric Network Theory, Prentice Hall of India, Second Edition, 2013.
  4. M. E. Van Valkenburg, Network Analysis, Prentice Hall India Private Limited, Third Edition, 1999.


Objectives and Outcomes


  • To review the concepts of mesh and nodal analys
  • To introduce the different network theorems for DC and AC analys
  • To introduce transient analysis of first order and second order circu
  • To introduce the basic concepts of filters and filter design.


Kirchoffs Laws, Network Theorems, Transient Analysis, Network Parmeters.

Course Outcomes

CO1: Able to understand the mesh analysis and nodal analysis of circuits with dependent and independent sources.
CO2: Able to apply the basic concepts and theorems to the analysis of dc and ac networks.
CO3: Able to analyze the first and second order circuits in the time domain.
CO4: Able to determine the network parameters of any two port network.
CO5: Able to design and analyze passive filter circuits.

CO – PO Mapping

CO/ PO PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO1 0 PO1 1 PO1 2 PSO 1 PSO 2
CO1 3 2 2 2
CO2 3 2
CO3 3 3 2
CO4 3 3
CO5 3 2

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