FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING A
Learning outcomes of the course unit
This course aims at providing fundamental knowledge of electric circuits in D.C. and sinusoidal steady state, with an introduction on three phase systems.
Mathematics, Calculus, Physics.
Course contents summary
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.
C.K. Alexander, M.N.O. Sadiku, "Circuiti elettrici", McGraw-Hill.
V. Daniele, A. Liberatore, R.D. Graglia, S. Manetti, "Elettrotecnica", Hoepli