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Electrical Circuits

  • Course Code :
    EPR 266
  • Level :
  • Course Hours :
    4.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Area of Study :

By the end of the course the students will be able to: • Know the different connections } and to calculate the voltage and currents in each connection. • Develop the steady state power analysis for circuits with sinusoidal sources. • Apply maximum power transfer theorem on AC electrics. • Understand the magnetically coupled circuits and how to get the equivalent circuits of a linear transformer. • Understand the behavior of series and parallel resonance circuits. • Establish the equivalent circuits of different two-port networks.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Identifybasicappliedand engineeringscience.
2- Identify principles in the of design of mechanical components,differentmaterials,andmanufacturingtechnologies in the field of mechanical power engineering and some other engineering disciplines.
3- Identify principles in the fieldofdesignoffluidflow, thermodynamics,gasdynamics,turbo-machinery, heattransferengineering and fundamentals of thermal and fluid processes
4- Develop conceptual and detailed design ofconstruction projects and fluid power systems..

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Definethe mechanical powerengineeringproblems and evaluate designs, processes, and performance and propose improvements.
2- Derivedifferentsolutionalternativesfortheengineeringproblems, analyze, interpret data and design experiments to obtain new data, and evaluate the power losses in the fluid transmission lines and networks
3- Analyze the performance of the basic types of internal combustion engines, hydraulic machines, fluid power systems, subsystems and various control valves and actuators.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use laboratory, workshop e4quipment and field devices competently and safely.
2- Analyze the record data in the laboratory.
3- Prepare engineering drawings, computer graphics, and write specialized technical reports.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary team.
2- Share ideas, communicate effectively and work in stressful environmentand within constraints.
3- Lead and motivate individuals and work with others according to the rules of the professional Ethics.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Basic concepts, components of Electric Circuits, basic laws (Ohm’s law & Kirchhoff’s laws)
Phasor, impedance and phasor diagram.
Techniques of AC circuit analysis.
Steady state power analysis, Power factor.
Resistance and source combinations. Star-Delta transformation, voltage and current division.
Techniques: Nodal analysis.
Mesh analysis.
Source transformation.
Thévenin’s theorem.
AC sinusoidal sources, Time domain and frequency domain, and Complex numbers.

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Book Author Publisher
Fundamentals of Electric Circuits Alexander Sadiku McGraw Hill

Recommended books :

1) “Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis”, J. D. Irwin, Fourth edition, Macmillan, most recent edition. 2) “Electric Circuits”, James W. Nilsson and Susan A. Riedel, Addison Wesley, most recent edition.

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