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Electric circuits ( 5 CFU ) Finalità

This course aims at providing to non-electrical student basic knowledge of electric circuits, electromechanical systems and of their applications, in order to enhance the core technical background of a future engineer.

Programma

Basic of electric linear circuit theory.

Analysis of DC electric circuits

• From Maxwell field theory to lumped parameters circuits. Fields, charge and current.

• Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws.

• Parallel and series connections for linear circuits. Wye-Delta transformation.

• Node and loop analysis.

• Network theorems. Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorem. Maximum power transfer theorem.

Transient analysis of electric circuits

• Inductors, Capacitors and duality.

• First order RL and RC circuits.

Analysis of AC electric circuits

• Phasor representatives of sinusoidal signals.

• Steady-state circuit analysis using phasors.

• Sinusoidal steady-state power calculations.

• Analysis of Three-Phase circuits.

• Economical aspects of transmitting electric power.

• Magnetically coupled circuits and transformers.

• Frequency Response of linear circuits. Bode Plots.

• Induction motors- Transmission lines..Fault, protection.Brief introduction to safety of electrical systems.

Analysis of DC electric circuits

• From Maxwell field theory to lumped parameters circuits. Fields, charge and current.

• Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws.

• Parallel and series connections for linear circuits. Wye-Delta transformation.

• Node and loop analysis.

• Network theorems. Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorem. Maximum power transfer theorem.

Transient analysis of electric circuits

• Inductors, Capacitors and duality.

• First order RL and RC circuits.

Analysis of AC electric circuits

• Phasor representatives of sinusoidal signals.

• Steady-state circuit analysis using phasors.

• Sinusoidal steady-state power calculations.

• Analysis of Three-Phase circuits.

• Economical aspects of transmitting electric power.

• Magnetically coupled circuits and transformers.

• Frequency Response of linear circuits. Bode Plots.

• Induction motors- Transmission lines..Fault, protection.Brief introduction to safety of electrical systems.

Attività d'esercitazione

Solutions of electric circuits in several operating conditions.

Modalità d'esame

A written text or a written report on specific theme.

Propedeuticità

Mathematics, Calculus.

Testi consigliati

• M. Guarnieri , A. Stella : “ Principi ed applicazioni di elettrotecnica”., Edizioni Progetto Padova, 2001

• G.Fabricatore:”Elettrotecinica ed applicazioni”, Edizioni Liguori 1994.

• G.Fabricatore:”Elettrotecinica ed applicazioni”, Edizioni Liguori 1994.