Electric Science A - (5 cfu)

Prof. Fiorenzo Filippetti -


This course aims at providing basic knowledge of electric science as propaedeutics to other teachings


Analysis of DC electric circuits
From Maxwell field theory to lumped parameters circuits. Fields, charge and current.
Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws.
Node and loop analysis.
Network theorems. Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorem. Maximum power transfer theorem.
Stationary magnetic field: magnetic circuit, inductance coefficient.
Constant electric field: capacitance coefficient.
Quasi-stationary electromagnetic field: dB/dt and dD/dt effects, assumptions' validity. Stray inductance and capacitance.
Electric circuits transient analysis in time domain.
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.

Modalità d'esame

A written text, and a verbal test.


Mathematics, Calculus, Physics.

Testi consigliati

Alexander, Sadiku, “Electric Circuits, McGraw Hill, 2000.
I.D. Mayergoyz, W. Lawson, “Elementi di teoria dei circuiti”, UTET.
R.C. Dorf, J.A. Svoboda, “Circuiti elettrici”, Apogeo, Milano.

Ultimo aggiornamento: 15-07-2005

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