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Principles and Applications of Electrical Engineering ( 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.

• Second order circuits. Series and parallel RLC circuits.

Analysis of AC electric circuits

• Phasor representatives of sinusoidal signals.

• Steady-state circuit analysis using phasors.

• Sinuosoidal steady-state power calculations.

• Analysis of Three-Phase circuits.

• Economical aspects of transmitting electric power.

• Magnetically coupled circuits and transformers.

• Frequency Risponse of linear circuits. Bode Plots.

• Brief introduction to safety control 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.

• Second order circuits. Series and parallel RLC circuits.

Analysis of AC electric circuits

• Phasor representatives of sinusoidal signals.

• Steady-state circuit analysis using phasors.

• Sinuosoidal steady-state power calculations.

• Analysis of Three-Phase circuits.

• Economical aspects of transmitting electric power.

• Magnetically coupled circuits and transformers.

• Frequency Risponse of linear circuits. Bode Plots.

• Brief introduction to safety control of electrical systems.

Attività d'esercitazione

Solutions of electric circuits in several operating conditions. Use of SPICE in Linear circuit analysis.

Modalità d'esame

A written text, and a verbal test.

Propedeuticità

Mathematics, Calculus.

Testi consigliati

• A. Bellini, “Circuiti elettrici lineari. Esercizi e Applicazioni”, Pitagora Editrice, 2004.

• G.Fabricatore, “Elettrotecnica ed applicazioni”, Ed. Liguori, 1994.

• Alexander, Sadiku, “Electric Circuits”, McGraw Hill, 2000.

• P. Ghigi - M. Martelli - F. Mastri, “Esercizi di Elettrotecnica”, editrice Esculapio, 2000.

• G.Fabricatore, “Elettrotecnica ed applicazioni”, Ed. Liguori, 1994.

• Alexander, Sadiku, “Electric Circuits”, McGraw Hill, 2000.

• P. Ghigi - M. Martelli - F. Mastri, “Esercizi di Elettrotecnica”, editrice Esculapio, 2000.