COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Fundamentals of Electrical Technology
Course Code: 
15ECE112
Year Taught: 
2015
Semester: 
2
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Fundamentals of Electrical Technology' is a course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Introduction to Electrical Power System - Ideal Independent Current and Voltage Sources - Reference Directions and Symbols – Resistance - Inductance - Capacitance - Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s law - Energy and Power - Series parallel combination of R,L and C Components - DC Series - Parallel Circuits - Voltage Divider and Current Divider Rules - Superposition Theorem - Network Analysis - Mesh and Node methods - Generation of sinusoidal voltage – Instantaneous - Average and effective values of periodic functions - Phasor representation.

Unit 2

Reactance and Impedance - Response in RLC circuits to sinusoidal voltage - Real and Reactive Power - Power factor - Complex Power and Power Triangle: Introduction to Three Phase Systems - Balanced 3-Phase STAR and DELTAconnections of Load - Three phase power.

Unit 3

Measuring Instruments for AC and DC quantities: Instruments to measure Voltage – Current - Power and Energy - Electromagnetic Induction - Magnetic Circuit Elements - Self and Mutual Inductances - Classification and Applications of Electrical Machines – Torque - Output Power and Efficiency. 3-Phase Induction Motor: Principle of operation – Slip – Torque - Speed relation. Single Phase and Three Phase Transformers - Principle of Operation - Turns ratio and connections.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Edward Hughes, “Electrical Technology”, Pearson Education Asia, Seventh Edition 2011
  2. A. P. Malvino, “Electronic Principles”, Tata McGraw Hill, Seventh Edition, 2007.

REFERENCES

  1. S K Bhattcharya, “Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering”, Pearson, 2012
  2. Vincent Del Toro, “ElectricalEngineering Fundamentals”, Prentice Hall of India Private Limited, Second Edition, 2003.
  3. David A Bell, “Electronic Devices and Circuits”, Oxford University Press, Fifth Edition, 2008
  4. Michael Tooley B A, “Electronic Circuits: Fundamentals and Applications”, Elsevier Ltd, Third Edition, 2006.