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Course Name Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Course Code 15EEE205
Program B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
Semester Three
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Electrical Engineering
Introduction to Electrical Power System – different sources of electrical energy (conventional / alternate), Ideal Independent Current and Voltage Sources.

Reference Directions and Symbols; Resistance, Inductance and Capacitance, Series parallel combination of R, L and C Components.
Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s law, Energy and Power, Voltage Divider and Current Divider Rules, Network Analysis by Mesh Currents, Nodal analysis.

Faraday’s law of Electromagnetic Induction; Magnetic Circuit Elements; Analysis of magnetic Circuits, Self and Mutual Inductances.
Generation of alternating current, Sinusoidal voltage; Instantaneous, Average and rms values of periodic functions; Peak factor, form factor, Phasor representation of sinusoids, Real and Reactive Power, Power factor

Introduction to Three Phase Systems; Balanced 3-Phase STAR and DELTA connections of Load, Three phase power

Unit 2

Classification and Applications of Electrical Machines
DC Motor, Basic principle of operation, Different types of DC motors, Voltage equation of a motor, significance of back emf, Speed, Torque, Torque-Speed characteristics, Output Power, Efficiency.

3-Phase Induction Motor – Introduction: Principle of operation, rotating magnetic field, types of I.M, Slip, Rotor Speed, Torque-Slip Relation.

Single Phase Transformer – Principle of Operation, Voltage transformation ratio, emf equation, working of single phase auto-transformer, Three Phase Transformer Connections, Star-delta, star-star.

Unit 3

Electronics Engineering
Introduction to semiconductors and doping: Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, PN junction diode characteristics: forward and reverse bias – breakdown – barrier potential Rectifiers: half wave and full wave, Zener diode – design of regulators and Characteristics.

Introduction to BJT: BJT characteristics curves and region of operation, common emitter, common base configurations, MOSFET characteristics.

Introduction to Operational amplifier: inverting and non-inverting amplifier.

Introduction to logic gates: Boolean Algebra Theorems, De Morgan’s theorem. Logic gates, NOT Gate, AND Gate, OR Gate, XOR Gate, NAND Gate, NOR Gate, X-NOR Gate.

Microcontrollers: Introduction to Microcontrollers, 8051, Microcontroller, Architecture and an example of Microcontroller, based stepper motor control system (only Block Diagram approach).

Text Books

  • Edward Hughes – ‘Electrical Technology’ – Pearson Education Asia – 7th Edition, – 2011
  • A. P. Malvino – Electronic Principles – Tata McGraw Hill – 7th Edition – 2007
  • Stephen Brown and Zvonko Vranesic – ‘Digital Logic Design’ – Tata McGraw Hill – 2nd Edition


  • V. N. Mittle & Arvind Mittle – ‘Basic Electrical Engineering’ – McGraw Hill – 2nd Edition, 2014
  • Vincent Del Toro – ‘Electrical Engineering Fundamentals’ – Prentice Hall of India Private Limited – 2nd Edition – 2003
  • S. K. Bhattcharya – ‘Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering’ – Pearson – 2012
  • D. P. Kothari & I. J. Nagrath – ‘Theory and Problems of Basic Electrical Engineering” – Prentice Hall of India – 2000
  • David A. Bell – ‘Electronic Devices and Circuits’ – Oxford University Press – 5th Edition – 2008
  • William Gothmann H. – ‘Digital Electronics – An Introduction to Theory and Practice’, Prentice Hall of India, 1977

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