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BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Subject Title : Basic Electrical Engineering
Subject Code : EE106
Periods/Week : 05
Periods/Year : 150
TIME
SCHEDULE
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Major Topics

Periods

Weightage

Short questions

Essay questions

1.

Electric
CurrentOhm’s law, Resistance.

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02

2.

Work, Power and Energy

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13

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3.

Heating
effects of electric Current

15

13

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4.

Magnetic
effects of Electric current

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16

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5.

Electromagnetic
Induction

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6.

Electrostatics

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Total

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OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of
the course the student shall be able to
1.0 Comprehend the basic
Principles of Electricity
1.1 Distinguish
between conductor, insulator and semiconductor with respect to valence
electrons.
1.2 State
Ohm’s Law.
1.3 Explain
Ohm’s Law
1.4 List
the limitations of Ohms Law.
1.5 Explain
the concept of Resistance to flow of electrons.
1.5 Define
the terms i)specific resistance ii)conductance and iii)conductivity.
1.6 Deduce
the relation R =( rl ) / a
1.7 Solve
simple problems based on the Ohm’s Law & R =( rl
) / a.
1.8 State
the effect of Alloying on Resistivity.
1.9 Explain
the effects of temperature on resistance
1.1 Develop the expression for resistance
at any temperature as R _{t} = R_{o} (1+Âµ_{o
}t)
1.11 Define
temperature co efficient of resistance and give its unit.
1.12 Develop
the formula for coefficient of resistance at any temperature as Âµ_{t }=Âµ_{o }/(_{
}1+Âµ_{o}t_{ })
1.13 Solve
problems based on the R _{t} = R_{o} (1+Âµ_{o
}t)
& Âµ_{t }=Âµ_{o }/(_{
}1+Âµ_{o}t_{ }).
1.14 Develop the expressions for equivalent
Resistance with simple series connections.
1.15 Develop the expressions for equivalent
Resistance with simple parallel connections.
1.16 Solve
problems on equivalent resistance in the case of series parallel networks.
1.17 Solve
problems on division of current when Two Resistors are connected in parallel.
2.0
Explain the concept
of work, power & energy
2.1 State
the S.I. System of units for work, power and energy
2.2
Express
work, power and energy in Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal Units.
2.3
Define
efficiency.
2.4
Calculate
electricity bill for domestic consumers.
2.5
Solve
problems on work, power and energy in Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal units.
3.0
Appreciate the Heating effects of Electric Current
3.1 Explain the Mechanical equivalent of
heat.
3.2 State the heat produced due to flow of
current.
3.3 Explain the applications of heat produced
due to Electric current in
i) Metal Filament lamps ii)Electric kettle iii) Electric cooker iv) Electric Iron
v) Space heaters vi) Geyser vii)
Infrared lamp.
3.4 Define
thermal efficiency.
3.5 Solve problems on the above.
4.0
Appreciate the
magnetic effects of Electric Current
4.1 Draw the lines of force around a
magnetic.
4.2 Explain the concept of field lines around
current carrying conductors
4.3 State Right hand thumb rule.
4.4 Plot the field pattern due to
i) Straight current carrying conductor ii) Solenoid and iii)
Toroid.
4.5 Explain Work law and its applications.
4.6 State Laplace law (BiotSavart’s Law)
4.7
Give expressions for field strength
(No derivation)
i) At Centre of a
circular conductor
ii) At any point on the
axis of a circular conductor
iii) Around a Straight
conductor
iv) On the axis of a
solenoid
4.8 Explain the Mechanical force on a current
carrying Conductor in a Magnetic field.
4.9 Derive an expression for magnitude of the
force on a conductor in a magnetic field.
4.10 State
the Fleming’s left hand rule
4.11 Derive an expression for the force between
two parallel current carrying conductors.
4.12 State the nature of the force with different
directions of the currents
4.13 Define ampere
4.14 Solve problems on the above.
4.15 Define i)
magnetizing force ii)permeability iii) flux and
iv)Reluctance
4.16 Derive the concept of the Magnetic circuits
4.17 Solve problems on simple magnetic circuits
4.18 Compare magnetic circuit with electric
circuit.
4.19 State Magnetic leakage coefficient.
5.0
Explain Electro Magnetic Induction
5.1 State Faraday’s laws
of electro  magnetic induction.
5.2 Explain dynamically and statically
induced E.M.F.
5.3 State
Lenz’s law
5.4 Explain
Fleming’s right hand rule.
5.5 Explain
the concept of self and mutual inductance.
5.6 Derive
expressions for self and mutual inductance.
5.7 State
coefficient of coupling.
5.8 Explain
the total inductance with series connections with reference to direction of
flux.
5.9 Develop
an expression for energy stored in a magnetic field.
5.10 Develop
an expression for energy stored per unit volume
5.11 Develop
an expression for lifting power of a magnet.
5.12 Solve
problems on the above.
6.0
Comprehend Electric Charge and Electrostatic Field
6.1 State
Coulomb’s law of electrostatics and define unit charge
6.2 Define
absolute and relative permittivity.
6.3 Solve
problems on the above
6.4 Explain
electrostatic field.
6.5 Plot
electrostatic field due to
i)
Isolated
positive charges
ii)
Isolated
negative charge
iii)
Unlike
charges side by side
iv)
Like
charges side by side
6.6 State
electric flux, electric flux density and field intensity.
6.7 Compare
electrostatic and magnetic circuits.
6.8 State
Gauss theorem.
6.9 Explain
electric potential and potential difference.
6.10 Explain
dielectric strength and dielectric constant
6.11 Define
capacitance and state its unit.
6.12 Derive
the formula for capacitance of a capacitor.
6.13 State
different types of capacitors
6.14 Give
uses of different capacitors
6.15 Explain
equivalent capacitance of
i)
Capacitors
connected in series;
ii)
Capacitors
connected in parallel
6.16 Derive
an expression for energy stored in a capacitor
6.17 Solve
problems on the above
COURSE CONTENT
1.
Electric Current  Ohm’s Law  Resistance
Conductor, Insulator
, semiConductor  Electric Potential – Ohm’s law – Resistance – Specific
Resistance – Conductivity – Temperature coefficient of Resistance – Resistance
in series, parallel and series  parallel combinations
2.
Work, Power &
Energy
Units of work, power
and energy. – Conversion of UnitsEfficiency
3.
Heating Effects of
Electrical Current
Mechanical Equivalent
of Heat  Heat produced due to flow of current in resistance applications
4.
Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
Lines of force 
Field pattern due to long straight current carrying conductorField pattern of
solenoid and Toroid Work Law and its applications Biot Savart Law(Laplace
Law) Field strength at centre and any point on the axis of a circular current
carrying conductor Field Strength around a straight current carrying
conductor Field strength on the axis of a solenoidMechanical force on a
current carrying conductor in magnetic field 
Direction of force 
Fleming’s left hand rule Force
between two parallel current carrying conductors – Ampere  Magnetic
circuit Magnetising force –
permeability  flux  reluctance  Comparison of Magnetic circuit with electric
circuit  Magnetic leakage.
5.
Electro Magnetic Induction
Faraday’s laws 
Dynamically and statically induced E.M.F Lenz’s Law & Fleming’s right hand
rule Self and mutual inductance  Coefficient of coupling  Inductances in
series Energy stored in a magnetic field  Energy stored per unit volume 
Lifting power of magnet
6.
Electrostatics
Atom, Ion, positive
and Negative charges Laws of Electrostatics – coulomb  Permittivity 
Electrostatic induction Electrostatic field  lines of force Comparison of
electrostatic and magnetic lines of force  Strength of electric field Flux
density Gauss theorem  Electric potential
 potential difference –Dielectric strength  Dielectric constant 
Capacitance Capacitor  types  Capacitors in series and parallel Energy
stored in a capacitor.
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1. B.L.Theraja Electrical Technology Vol.I
S.Chand &co.
2. T.K.Nagsarkar
& M.S.Sukhija Basic Electrical Engineering– Oxford.
3. HughesElectrical Technology
4. J.B.Gupta Electrical Techology Vol.I
5. G.B.Bharadhwajan & A. Subba Rao
Elements of Electrical Engineering.
6. D C Kulshreshtha.Basic Electrical
Engineering .
7. Engineering D.P.Kothari & I.J.Nagarath
Theory and Problems of Basic Electrical PHI
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Kumar Chada Basic Electrical Engineering.