### Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

#### Course Description

Fundamentals of electricity, capacitance. Electric current and electrical phenomena. Fundamentals of magnetism, inductance and mutual inductance. Concepts, elements and topology of electric circuits. Kirchhoff s laws. DC circuits. Superposition, Thevenin theorem, Norton theorem, nodal analysis, mesh analysis. Current and voltage waveforms. Complex calculus in analysis of AC circuits. RLC circuits. Topographic and locus diagrams. Frequency characteristics of RLC circuits. Power in AC circuits. Three-phase system. Transients in first- and second-order circuits. Transformers.

#### Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the fundamental concepts related to electricity, magnetism and electric circuit theory.
2. Apply Kirchhoff's laws to DC and AC circuits analysis
3. Apply phasors for sinusoidal AC circuit analysis
4. Analyze DC and AC circuits by following circuit analysis methods and theorems: nodal analysis, mesh analysis, star-delta transformation, transformation between real source models, Thévenin's and Norton's theorems
5. Analyze transients in first- and second-order circuits
6. Apply the principle of linearity and superposition to AC and DC circuits.
7. Apply circuit analysis methods to transformers and three-phase systems
8. Use basic laboratory measurement equipment including the power supplies, ammeters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, digital multimeters, function generators, and oscilloscopes as well as to conduct experiments, to measure basic quantities in electric circuits, and to interpret data.

#### Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Involment in lectures

Independent assignments

preparing for lab classes, homework

Laboratory

Laboratory work

Work with mentor

Lecturers consultations

Continuous Assessment Exam
Laboratory Exercises 0 % 6 % 0 % 6 %
Homeworks 0 % 5 % 0 % 5 %
Quizzes 0 % 9 % 0 % 9 %
Class participation 0 % 4 % 0 % 4 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 26 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 26 %
Final Exam: Oral 24 %
Exam: Written 18 % 52 %
Exam: Oral 24 %

#### Week by Week Schedule

1. Variables (charge, currents, energy, voltage, power, flux linkages), Elements (resistor, inductor, capacitor, voltage and current sources)
2. Circuit Topology, Kirchhoff 's Current Law, Kirchhoff 's Voltage Law, Linearly Independent Kirchhoff Equations, Resistive Circuits
3. AC Quantities, Amplitude and Phase Relationships for Circuit Elements, Phasors
5. AC Power
6. Series and Parallel Connections, Voltage and Current Divider Rules, Input Impedance, Nonlinear Resistive Circuits
7. Frequency Characteristics of Electric Circuits - Resonance
8. Midterm exam
9. Nodal Analysis, Mesh Current Analysis
10. The Superposition Principle, Thévenin's Theorem, Norton's Theorem
11. Three-Phase Line and Phase Quantities, Δ and Y connections
12. Δ and Y connections, Power in Three-Phase System
13. MutuaI Inductance and Coupled Circuit Equations, Transformers
14. First-Order Circuits Transients, Second-Order Circuits Transients
15. Final exam

#### Study Programmes

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and Computing (study)
(2. semester)

#### Literature

(.), Osnove elektrotehnike - nastavni materijali,
V. Pinter (1989.), Osnove elektrotehnike, I i II dio, Tehnička knjiga, Zagreb
E. Šehović, M. Tkalić, I Felja (1992.), Osnove elektrotehnike - zbirka primjera, I dio, Školska knjiga, Zagreb
A. Pavić, I. Felja (1996.), Osnove elektrotehnike 1, auditorne vježbe, Korijandol

#### General

ID 183374
Summer semester
7 ECTS
L2 English Level
L2 e-Learning
90 Lectures
15 Laboratory exercises