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Course Detail

Course Name Electrical & Electronic Circuits
Course Code 19ELC101
Program B. Tech. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Semester Two
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Review of circuit elements, fundamental laws, AC representations.

Steady state analysis of DC and AC circuits: Practice of Mesh Current and Node Voltage analysis of circuits with independent and dependent sources. Network Reduction : Source transformation : Network Theorems : Thevenin and Norton’stheorems; Superposition theorem, Maximum Power transfer Theorem.

Three phase systems – Three phase 3-wire and 4-wire circuits, balanced and unbalanced, Phasor Diagrams.

Unit 2

Transient Analysis: Time domain analysis of first and second order circuits, Frequency Domain analysis: solutions using Laplace transforms, RLC Resonance, Q-factor and Bandwidth. Coupled circuits – Dot convention analysis. Graph theory, Two-Port Networks

Unit 3

Electronic Elements: Diodes, Applications, BJT – characteristics, Biasing, Applications, small signal operation and models, Frequency response – CE amplifier, Emitter follower, Darlington-pair, Power amplifiers, classification and comparison. Virual lab platforms / simulation demos can be used for effective classroom teaching.

Lab Practice

Hardware/Simulation experiments in Kirchhoff’s laws, Network Theorems, Transients, Resonance, Diode Applications, BJT Characteristics etc.

Objectives and Outcomes

Course Objective:

e: the objective of this course is to Provide working knowledge for the analysis of basic DC and AC circuits used in electrical and electronic devices.

Course Outcome:

Acquire the ability to:

  • CO1: Formulate equations for electric circuits based on fundamental laws and network theorems
  • CO2: Analyse the behaviour of electric circuits under steady state and transient conditions
  • CO3: Modelling andAnalysis of single phase and three phase systems.
  • CO4: Understand the characteristics and applications of diodes and BJT.
  • CO5 Design and analysis of BJT.
  • CO6 Understand the theoretical concepts through Laboratory and simulation experiments.

CO – PO Mapping

CO – PO Affinity Map
CO1 3 3
CO2 3 3 1 1
CO3 3 3 1 1
CO4 3 3 3 1 1
CO5 3 3 3 1 2
CO6 3 2 1 3 1

Evaluation Pattern:

65:35 (Internal: External) (Lab based courses having 3 Theory hours/ Theory and Tutorial)

Theory- 70 Marks; Lab- 30 Marks

Assessment Internal External
Periodical 1 10
Periodical 2 10
*Continuous Assessment (Theory) (CAT) 15
Continuous Assessment (Lab) (CAL) 30
End Semester 35
*CA – Can be Quizzes, Assignment, Projects, and Reports.

Text Book / References

Text Book

  1. Alexander C K and Sadiku M N O, Fundamentals of electric circuits, 5th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2013.
  2. Adel.S.Sedra, Kenneth.C. Smith, “Microelectronic Circuits”, Oxford University Press, Fifth Edition, 2005.


  1. Nahvi M and Edminister J, Schaum’s Outline of Electric Circuits, 5th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2011.
  2. Donald.E.Neaman, “Electronic Circuit, Analysis and Design”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, Second Edition, 2006.
  3. Hayt W, Kemmerly J, and Durbin S, Engineering circuit analysis, 7th ed. Boston, McGrawHill Higher Education, 2007
  4. Van Valkenburg M E, Network Analysis, 3rd ed. New Delhi, Prentice Hall-India, 2011.
  5. Virtual labs, NPTEL Videos, Simulation demos etc.

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