Fundamental of Basic Electrical Circuits
The free online course on the interconnection of circuits as well as using mesh and nodal analysis in circuit analysis.Publisher: NPTEL
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In this course, you will learn about the various electrical circuits that can be interconnected, as well as how these connections are applied. The concepts and definitions of some electrical elements like resistance and capacitance and both of Kirchhoff’s laws will also be covered in the course. Then, the course will teach you about sinusoids, the various voltage division concepts, and the capacitor-inductor phasor relationship.
Then, this course will teach you about carrying out the mesh and nodal analysis for various electrical circuits. The topology of electrical circuits, as well as the various important techniques that are used in solving different electrical circuits, will also be covered in the course. Lastly, the course will teach you about the operations of different electrical circuits with dependent and independent current sources.
This course is helpful for learners who want to understand the basic operating principles of electrical circuits, as well as how these electrical circuits are interconnected. The learners will also gain an understanding of the various techniques that will be useful when carrying out circuit analysis and finally solving these electrical circuits. Begin this course now to learn about the various elements of an electrical circuit and the importance of each element.Start Course Now
Basic Circuit Elements and Waveforms
Basic Circuit Elements and Waveforms - Learning Outcomes
Sinusoids and Phasors
Circuit Element I
Circuit Element II
AC Power Analysis
Basic Circuit Elements and Waveforms - Lesson Summary
Mesh and Node Analysis
Mesh and Node Analysis - Learning Outcomes
RMS Voltage and Current
Star-Delta Transformation and Mesh Analysis
Mesh and Node Analysis - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the basic circuit elements and their applications.
- Discuss the operations of sinusoid and phasors in an electric circuit.
- Discuss the various properties of resistors, capacitors, and inductors.
- Explain the two Kirchoff's laws used in circuit analysis.
- Identify the capacitor and inductor phasor relationship with respect to voltage and current.
- Discuss the mesh and nodal analysis of various electrical circuits.
- Discuss the concept of topology and the connection of circuits in series or in parallel.
- Explain the use of star delta transformation in solving electrical circuits.
- Identify how to carry out mesh analysis using Kirchoff's law.
- Identify how to carry out nodal analysis in analyzing circuit using node voltage.
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