Principi e applicazioni dell'energia elettrica - (9 cfu)

Prof. Carla Tassoni Tel. 0521-905829 - Fax. 0521-905822
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This course aims at providing basic knowledge of electric science as propedeutics to other teachings


From Maxwell field theory to lumped parameters circuits. Fields, charges and currents. Principles and Applications of Electric Energy
Analysis of DC electric circuits with voltage and current independent sources.
Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws. Node and loop analysis.
Network theorems. Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorem. Maximum power transfer theorem.
Analysis of DC electric circuits in case of voltage and current dependent sources: node and loop analysis, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorem.
Stationary magnetic field: magnetic circuits, inductance coefficients.
Constant electric field: capacitance coefficients.
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.
Transfer functions. Frequency response of linear circuits. Bode Plots.
First and second order filters.
Two-port systems: impedance, admittance and hybrid parameters, voltage and current gains. Different connections.
Electric circuits transient analysis in Laplace domain.

Attività d'esercitazione

Numerical applications.

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: 05-10-2010

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