Introduction to Network Theorems
This free online course on the derivation as well as the application of various network theorems in electrical circuits.Publisher: NPTEL
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In this course, you will learn about the types of network theorems used in circuit analysis, as well as the implication of linearity properties in circuits. The application of the superposition theorem and the concept of duality in electrical circuits will also be covered in this course. Then, this course will teach you how to derive the equations for Thevenin's theorem, as well as show examples of Thevenin's theorem with dependent sources.
Then, this course will also teach you about the derivation steps for Norton's theorem and solve examples of Norton's theorem with independent sources. The course will also teach you about how to derive the maximum power transfer theorem and its application in circuit analysis. Lastly, this course will teach you how to derive the equivalent circuits for the Thevenin and Norton theorems.
This course is helpful for learners who want to understand the principles of the network theorems used in circuit analysis. Learners can also gain a good understanding of how to derive the theorems used in carrying out circuit analysis. Begin this course now to learn how the equivalent circuits for the Thevenin and Norton's theorems are derived and applied in electrical circuits.Start Course Now
Network Theorems I
Network Theorems I - Learning Outcomes
Linearity Property and Superposition Theorem
Thevenin's Theorem I
Thevenin's Theorem II
Network Theorems I - Lesson Summary
Network Theorems II
Network Theorems II - Learning Outcomes
Norton's Theorem I
Norton's Theorem II
Maximum Power Transfer Theorem I
Maximum Power Transfer Theorem II
Reciprocity and Compensation Theorem
Network Theorems II - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the linearity properties and the source transformation in electrical circuits.
- Discuss how source transformation can help in resolving electrical circuits.
- Explain the concept of duality, and also the duality in relationship with the electrical circuits.
- Identify the importance of the Thevenin theorem in electrical circuits.
- Identify how to solve electric circuits using the Thevenin theorem with dependent sources.
- Discuss the importance of Norton's theorem in circuit analysis.
- Discuss the use of Norton theorem with independent sources in circuit analysis.
- Explain the concept of the maximum power transfer theorem.
- Identify ways maximum power transfer theorem can be used with dependent sources.
- Explain the concept of the reciprocity theorem and the compensation theorem.
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