Syllabus BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EE 401  for Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering All BE first year first part
BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
EE 401
Lecture : 3 Year
: I
Tutorial : 1 Part : I/II
Practical : 3/2
Course Objectives: After
completion of this course the student will understand the fundamental concept
of DC, AC & 3phase electrical circuits.
1.
General
Electric System (6
hours)
1.1.
Constituent parts of an
electrical system (source, load, communication & control)
1.2.
Current flow in a circuit
1.3.
Electromotive force and
potential difference
1.4.
Electrical units
1.5.
Ohm’s law
1.6.
Resistors, resistivity
1.7.
Temperature rise &
temperature coefficient of resistance
1.8.
Voltage & current sources
2.
DC
circuits (4
hours)
2.1.
Series circuits
2.2.
Parallel networks
2.3.
Krichhhof’s laws
2.4.
Power and energy
3.
Network
Theorems (12
hours)
3.1.
Application of Krichhof’s laws
in network solution
3.1.1. Nodal Analysis
3.1.2. Mesh analysis
3.2.
Stardelta &
deltastar transformation
3.3.
Superposition theorem
3.4.
Thevninn’s theorem
3.5.
Nortan’s theorem
3.6.
Maximum power transfer theorem
3.7.
Reciprocity theorem
4.
Inductance & Capacitance in electric circuits (4
hours)
4.1.
General concept of capacitance
4.1.1. Charge & voltage
4.1.2. Capacitors in series and parallel
4.2.
General concept of inductance
4.2.1. Inductive & noninductive circuits
4.2.2. Inductance in series & parallel
5.
Alternating Quantities (2
hours)
5.1.
AC systems
5.2.
Wave form, terms &
definitions
5.3.
Average and rms values of current & voltage
5.4.
Phasor representation
6.
Singlephase AC Circuits (6
hours)
6.1.
AC in resistive circuits
6.2.
Current & voltage in an
inductive circuits
6.3.
Current and voltage in an
capacitive circuits
6.4.
Concept of complex impedance
and admittance
6.5.
AC series and parallel circuit
6.6.
RL, RC and RLC circuit
analysis & phasor representation
7.
Power in AC Circuits (4
hours)
7.1.
Power in resistive circuits
7.2.
Power in inductive and
capacitive circuits
7.3.
Power in circuit with
resistance and reactance
7.4.
Active and reactive power
7.5.
Power factor, its practical
importance
7.6.
Improvement of power factor
7.7.
Measurement of power in a
singlephase AC circuits
8.
ThreePhase Circuit Analysis (6
hours)
8.1.
Basic concept & advantage
of Threephase circuit
8.2.
Phasor representation of star
& delta connection
8.3.
Phase and line quantities
8.4.
Voltage & current
computation in 3phase balance &
unbalance circuits
8.5.
Real and reactive power
computation
8.6.
Measurements of power &
power factor in 3phase system
Laboratory
works:
1.
Measurement of Voltage, current& power in DC circuit
Verification of Ohm’s Law
Temperature effects in
Resistance
2.
Krichoff’s Voltage & current Law
Evaluate
power from V & I
Note
loading effects of meter
3.
Measurement amplitude, frequency and time with oscilloscope
Calculate & verify average
and rms value
Examine
phase relation in RL & RC circuit
4.
Measurements of alternating quantities
R,
RL,RC circuits with AC excitation
AC
power, power factor, VARs, phasor diagrams
5.
Threephase AC circuits
Measure
currents and voltages in threephase balanced AC circuits
Prove
Y∆ transformation
Exercise
on phasor diagrams for threephase
circuits
6.
Measurement of Voltage, current& power in a threephase
circuit
Twowattmeter
method of power measurement in R, RL and RC three phase circuits
Watts
ratio curve
References:
1.
J.R Cogdell, “ Foundations of Electrical Engineering”, printice
Hall, Englewood Chiffs, New Jersy, 1990.
2.
I.M Smith,” Haughes Electrical Technology”, AddisonWesley, ISR
Rprint,2000
Evaluation
Scheme
The questions will cover all the chapters in the syllabus.
The evaluation scheme will be as indicated in the table below:
Chapter

Hours

Marks Distribution^{*}

1.

6

10

2.

4

5

3.

12

25

4.

4

5

5.

2

15

6.

6


7.

4

10

8.

6

10

* There may be minor deviation in marks
distribution.
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