RTR223 Electrical Engineering Theory

Code RTR223
Name Electrical Engineering Theory
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Electronics and Telecommunications
Faculty Department of Fundamentals of Electronics
Academic staff Jānis Semeņako, Kārlis Brīvkalns, Juris Grēve, Tatjana Solovjova, Vladimirs Ņikišins, Vairis Janovskis, Romāns Kušņins
Credit points 6.0 (9.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Circuits elements, parameters and fundamental laws: current, voltage, resistance, power, energy, ideally linear elements R, L, C, ideal and real current and voltage sources, Ohm`s and Kirchoff`s laws. Resistive circuits, their analysis methods: current and voltage division rule, Thevenin, Norton and superpozition theorems. Sinusoidal steady state theory and analysis in frequency domain: complex impedance and admittance, phasors and phasor diagrams. Magnetically coupled circuits. Resonances in RLC series and parallel circuits. Three-phase power systems analysis..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To acquaint students with the basic concepts of analysis DC and AS electric circuits. To teach students how to analyze DC and AS circuits with independent and controlled current and voltage sources. To develop competence to analyze series and parallel resonant RLC circuit parameters. To acquaint students with analysis methods of three-phase power systems. To teach students how to use MATLAB and PSpice computer programs for electric circuit analysis.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Ability to analyze resistive circuits using Ohm`s and Kirchoff`s laws and current and voltage division rule - Home assignments, Defending of lab works, Examination
Ability to develop equations and solve them with MATLAB, using Mesh current and Node voltage methods for resistive circuits - Home assignments, Defending of lab works, Term work and Examination
Ability to use Thevenin`s and Norton`s theorems - Home assignments, Defending of lab works, Term work and Examination
Ability to analyse powers in resistive networks - Defending of lab works, Term work and Examination
Ability develop equations and solve them (MATLAB) for AS networks with independent and controlled sources. - Home assignments, Defending of lab works, Term work and Examination
Ability to use computer simulation tools for analyzing circuits - Defending of lab works, Term work and Examination
Ability to analyze magnetically coupled circuits - Home assignments, Defending of lab works, Examination
Ability to provide analytical determination of series and parallel resonant circuit parameters - Examination
Ability to analyze three-phase power systems - Examination
Course prerequisites General Physics and Calculus. Analysis of Functions. Complex Numbers.

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