Electric Circuits and Fields:
Network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and mesh analysis, Transient response of dc and ac networks; sinusoidal steady-state analysis, Resonance, Basic filter concepts; ideal current and voltage sources, The venin’s, Norton's and Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, Two-port networks, Three phase circuits; Gauss Theorem, Electric field and potential due to point, Line, Plane and spherical charge distributions; Ampere's and Biot-Savart's laws; inductance; dielectrics; capacitance.
Signals and Systems:
Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals; shifting and scaling operations; linear, time-invariant and causal systems; Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals; sampling theorem; Fourier, Laplace and Z transforms
Single phase transformer -equivalent circuit, Pastor diagram, Tests, Regulation and efficiency; three phase transformers-connections, Parallel operation, Auto-transformer, Energy conversion principles, DC machines –types, Windings, Generator characteristics, Armature reaction and commutation, Starting and speed control of motors; three phase induction motors –principles, Types performance, characteristics, Starting and speed control; single phase induction motors; synchronous machines –performance, Regulation and parallel operation of generators, Motor starting, Characteristics and applications; servo and stepper motors.
Basic power generation concepts; transmission line models and performance; cable performance
insulation; corona and radio interference; distribution systems; per-unit quantities; bus impedance and admittance matrices; load flow; voltage control; power factor correction; economic operation; symmetrical components; fault analysis; principles of over-current differential and distance protection; solid state relays and digital protection; circuit breakers; system stability concepts swing curves and equal area criterion; HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts
Principles of feedback; transfer function; block diagrams; steady-state errors; Rough and Inquest techniques; Bode plots; root loci; lag lead and lead-lag compensation; state space model; state transition matrix, controllability and observe ability
Electrical and Electronic Measurements:
Bridges and potentiometers; PMMC, Moving iron, Dynamometer and induction type instruments; measurement of voltage, Current Power energy and power factor; instrument transformers; digital voltmeters and millimeters; phase time and frequency measurement; Q-meters; oscilloscopes; potentiometric recorders; error analysis
Analog and Digital Electronics:
Characteristics of diodes, BJT, FET; amplifiers –biasing equivalent circuit and frequency response; oscillators and feedback amplifiers; operational amplifiers -characteristics and applications; simple active filters; VCOs and timers; combinational and sequential logic circuits; multiplexer; Schmitt trigger; multi-vibrators; sample and hold circuits; A/D and D/A converters; 8-bit microprocessor basics, Architecture, Programming and interfacing
Power Electronics and Drives:
Semiconductor power diodes, Transistors, thrusters, traces, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs -static characteristics and principles of operation; triggering circuits; phase control rectifiers; bridge converters -fully controlled and half controlled; principles of choppers and inverters; basis concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives