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Course Name Network Theory
Course Code 19EAC202
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Computer Engineering
Semester 3
Year Taught 2019


Module I

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.

Module II

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.

Module III

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

Objectives and Outcomes

Course Objectives

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

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

PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 PO11 PO12 PSO1 PSO2
CO1 3 2 2 2
CO2 3 2
CO3 3 3 2
CO4 3 3
CO5 2 2

Textbook / Reference

Textbook / Reference

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

Evaluation Pattern 50:50 (Internal: External)

Assessment Internal External
Periodical 1 (P1) 15
Periodical 2 (P2) 15
*Continuous Assessment (CA) 20
End Semester 50
*CA – Can be Quizzes, Assignment, Projects, and Reports.

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