Learning outcomes of the course unit
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.
Course contents summary
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.
¿ M. Guarnieri , A. Stella : ¿ Principi ed applicazioni di elettrotecnica¿., Edizioni Progetto Padova, 2001
¿ G.Fabricatore:¿Elettrotecinica ed applicazioni¿, Edizioni Liguori 1994.
A written text or a written report on specific theme.Solutions of electric circuits in several operating conditions.