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Module Code: EEE103
Module Title: Electrical Circuits I
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
To become familiar with a range of circuit analytical techniques

To appreciate the best techniques for a given circuit.

To understand the transient phenomena in circuits containing reactive elements.

To provide a method for AC circuit analysis with constant input frequency.

To extend the AC circuit analysis considering variable input frequency.

A thorough understanding of network analysis in time and frequency domain and the conversion

To convert circuit diagram from time-domain to frequency domain, and vice versa.
Learning outcomes 
Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of the module, the student is expected to have:

A. A good understanding of the basic laws of electrical circuit theory and how they are applied.

B. A thorough understanding of network analysis in time and frequency domains and the conversion of sinusoidal quantities in time to phasors, and vice versa.

C. An appreciation of the use of computers to perform network analysis and simulation.

D. An understanding of the systems containing operational amplifiers and their applications.

E. An understanding of network functions, two-port networks, maximum power transfer, insertion loss, and impedance matching.

F. An understanding of three-phase networks and the concept of balanced and imbalanced network.
Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered through formal lectures, tutorials, and supervised laboratory sessions.
1. Basic Components and Electric Circuits

- Units and scales

- Charge, current, voltage and power

- Voltage and current sources

- Ohm’s law

2. Voltage and Current Laws

- Nodes, paths, loops and branches

- Kirchhoff’s current law (KCL) and Kirchhoff’s voltage law (KVL)

- Single-loop circuit and single-node-pair circuit

- Resistors in both series and parallel

- Voltage and current division

3. Basic Nodal and Mesh Analysis

- Nodal analysis

- The supernode

- Mesh Analysis

- The supermesh

- Computer-aided circuit analysis

4. Handy Circuit Analysis Techniques

- Linearity and superposition

- Source transformations

- Thévenin and Norton equivalent circuits

- Maximum power transfer

- Delta-Wye conversion

5. The Operational Amplifier

- The concept of the ideal Op Amp

- Cascaded stages

- Circuits for voltage and current sources

- Practical considerations

- Comparator and the instrumentation amplifier

6. Capacitor and Inductor

- Basic concept of both capacitor and inductor

- Inductance and capacitance combinations

- Consequences of linearity

- Simple Op Amp circuits with capacitors

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     26  4    94  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Final 75.00
2 Lab 10.00
3 Assignment 15.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/22/2017 9:23:58 PM