AIM To make the students understand the basics of electrical engineering required for incorporating the knowledge for smart application development.
To introduce the fundamental concepts of electrical circuits connections with load.
To understand the basic theory, operational characteristics of AC and DC machines
To study the operating principles of measuring instrument for V, I, energy, power.
To create awareness on the methods for electrical safety, load protection.
To observe the electricity supply sources based on classical and standalone systems.
UNIT I ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS AND ANALYSIS 9
Ohm‘s law,DC and AC circuits fundamentals, Energy sources,Kirchhoff‘s laws,Mesh and Nodal analysis, Star -delta and Delta -star transformation; theorems and simple problems :Superposition, Thevenins‘s, Maximum power transfer theorem.
UNIT II ELECTRICAL MACHINES 9
DC Machines: D.C generators &D.C motors: Principle of operation, constructions, types, Applications -A.C Machines: Types-Introduction to Alternators-Single Phase and Three phase induction motors: principle of operation, Types and Applications-Transformers : Principles of operation, Constructional Details, Types and Applications.
UNIT III BASIC ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENTATION 9
Introduction, classification of instruments, operating principles, essential features of measuring instruments(elementary Treatment only)- Moving coil , permanent magnet (PMMC) instruments, Moving Iron of Ammeters and Voltmeters Energy meter, Current Transformer, Potential Transformer.
UNIT IV ELECTRICAL WIRING AND SAFETY 9
Cable and wire types and applications, Service mains, meter board and distribution board. Brief discussion on concealed conduit wiring. Two-way and three-way control. Elementary discussion on Circuit protective devices: fuse and Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB‘s). Electric shock, precautions against shock, Objectives for Neutral and Earthing, types of earthing; pipe and plate earthing, Residual current circuit breaker.
UNIT V ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM AND ITS APPLICATION 9
Introduction to Power generation, distribution and Transmission. Power supply circuits with SMPS, UPS, Batteries : Types, Principle of operation. Smart Grid based on solar and wind energy systems- Electrical vehicle charging, Application of Computer in Electrical Grid, Power Tariffs.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
At the end of the course, students will be able to
Design simple electrical circuits and understand through nodal, mesh analysis about constructing series and parallel configuration of circuits with sources and variable loads.
Get knowledge on electrical machines and on its efficient operating principle.
Understand metering principles, safety measures while working with electrical circuits.
Analyse existing power distribution and hence apply technology in electrical applications
1. Dr. D P Kothari, Prof I J Nagrath, ―Basic Electrical Engineering‖ , 3rd Edition, Tata McGraw- Hill, 2009. 2. P.C. Sen,Principles of Electrical Machines and Power Electronics,Wiley,2016(Reprint)
1. Joseph Edminister, Mahmood Nahvi, ―Schaum’s Outline of Electromagnetics, 4th Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2013 2. Vijay kumar Garg,Basic Electrical Engineering(A complete Solution),Wiley Reprint 2015.