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Electrical Circuits 1

  • Course Code :
    EPR 261
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

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Area of Study :

 Develop the students' knowledge about the fundamentals and main components of electrical circuits.  Prepare students to analyze DC electrical circuits using different techniques and theorems.  Develop the students' knowledge about the characteristics of inductance and capacitance.  Prepare students to analyze AC electrical circuits using different techniques and theorems.  Develop student's practical skills on testing electrical circuits.

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Electrical Circuits 1

Basic electrical quantities, Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Laws, resistance and source combinations, voltage and current division. Techniques of solving DC electric circuits: nodal and mesh analysis, source transformation. Theorems: superposition, and Thévenin’s theorem. AC sinusoidal sources, time domain and frequency domain, voltages and currents phasor diagrams, inductance and capacitance: voltage and current relationships, impedance and admittance. Techniques of solving AC electric circuits: nodal and mesh analysis, source transformation. Theorems: superposition, and Thévenin’s theorem.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Describe the fundamentals and main components of electrical circuits including Ohm's law, Kirchhoff’s laws, resistance and source combinations, and voltage and current division.
2- Illustrate techniques for solving of DC electrical circuits including nodal and mesh analysis and source transformation.
3- Describe theorems for solving DC electrical circuits including superposition, and Thévenin’s theorem.
4- Illustrate the characteristics of inductance and capacitance.
5- Define the impedance, admittance, and phasors for AC electric circuits.
6- Illustrate solving techniques and theorems of solving AC electric circuits.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Apply basic laws for solving simple electric circuits.
2- Apply different techniques for solving DC electric circuits.
3- Apply different techniques for solving DC electric circuits.
4- Apply different techniques for solving DC electric circuits.
5- Deduce the current and voltage phasor diagrams.
6- Apply different techniques and theorems for solving AC electric circuits.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Test electrical components.
2- Apply basic laws on simple circuits in the lab.
3- Apply theorems for solving simple circuits in the lab.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team in the Lab.
2- Work in stressful environment and within constraints.
3- Communicate effectively.
4- Manage tasks, time, and resources effectively.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Basic concepts, Components of electric circuits. 6 3 3
Basic laws, Voltage and current division. 12 6 6
Techniques of DC circuit analysis. 18 9 9
Theorems of DC circuit analysis. 12 6 6
AC sinusoidal sources, Time domain and frequency domain 6 3 3
Inductance and Capacitance 12 6 6
Phasor and impedance 12 6 6
Techniques and Theorems of AC circuit analysis. 12 6 6

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem solving
Report
Experiential learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignment 10.00
Final Exam 40.00
Lab Experiments 10.00
Mid- Exam I 15.00
Mid- Exam II 15.00
Quizzes 10.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

J. D. Irwin and R.Mark Nelms, "Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis", John Wiley & Sons, 11th edition, 2015. James W. Nilsson and Susan A. Riedel, "Electric Circuits", Prentice Hall , 11th edition, 2018.

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