University Of Limerick

Electrical Engineering

EE 4001

Iowa State Course Substitution

Introduction to Circuits and Instruments

E E 442

Course Info
International Credits:
6.0
Converted Credits:
3.5
Semester:
Fall
Country:
Ireland
Language:
English
Course Description:
CONDUCTION: Electric charge and flow. Resistivity, resistance, Ohms Law. Resistors in series and in parallel. Power dissipated in a resistor. Thevenins and Nortons theorem, superposition principle, simple DC circuits. Star-delta transformation. ELECTROSTATICS: Concepts of electrical charge, electrical fields. Field strength, flux and flux density, Coulombs and Gauss laws. Potential difference, voltage. Capacitance, dielectrics, permittivity. I = Cdv/dt. Parallel plate and coaxial capacitors. Energy stored. Capacitors in series and in parallel. MAGNETICS: Concept of magnetic field. Magnetic effect of a current, force on a conductor, torque on a current loop. The moving coil meter. Amperes law. Magnetic materials, B, H, and hysteresis. The magnetic circuit. ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION: Induced emf, Faradays Law of Induction: Lenzs Law. EMF induced in a moving conductor. Electric Generators. Counter EMF, Inductance, v = Ldi/dt. Energy stored in an magnetic field. The LR circuit. AC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS : How the ESB charges for the Energy that it supplies. Efficiency, Simple AC circuit analysis, Basic Filtering, Power Factor, Safety Issues.

Review

Evaluation Date:
January 23, 2013
Evaluated:
George Amariucai
Comments: