MEEC-201 – Basics Of Electrical Circuits

Course lecturer :

Dr. Eslam AlSaba

Course assistant :

L.A. Karim Saied A.L. Joseph Adel

Course objectives :

The course objective is to introduce fundamental concepts of electric circuits. Besides, provide students with basic electric circuits analysis techniques. In addition, emphasize practical engineering-based applications

Course description :

Basic Concepts: Voltage, current, power, and energy. Independent and dependent voltage and current sources. DC Circuits Analysis: Ohms law, Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws. Series and parallel DC circuits analysis, nodal analysis, and mesh analysis. Superposition, source transformation, and maximum power transfer theorems, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems. Capacitance and Inductance: series and parallel connections of capacitors and inductors. AC Circuits Analysis: Sinusoidal sources, rms value, phasor representation, complex impedances. Kirchhoff’s laws in the phasor domain, parallel and series AC circuits

Course assessment :

Mid-Term ——————————-15 Assignment & Activities ——- 10 Final exam (Practical) ———- 25 Final exam (Written) ———— 50 Total ———————————— 100

Recommended text books :

Electric Circuit Analysis by David E. Johnson, Johnny R. Johnson, John L. Hilburn and Peter D. Scott (Hardcover – Jan 1 1997). Fundamentals of Electric Circuit Analysis by Clayton R. Paul (Paperback – May 25 2000). Electric Circuit Analysis by Charles J. Monier (Paperback – May 25 2000)

Recommended refrences :

Schaum\’s Outline of Basic Circuit Analysis by John O\’Malley (Jan 1, 1992) Circuit Analysis: An Integrated Approach by Jerome Zornesky and Stephen H. Maybar (Sep 24, 1999) Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis, Textbook and Study Guide by J. David Irwin and R. Mark Nelms (Jun 30, 2006) Schaum\’s Outline of Electric Circuits, Fifth Edition (Schaum\’s Outline Series) by Mahmood Nahvi and Joseph Edminister (Jul 11, 2011)