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Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2010/11
01AULNX, 01AULOD
Electrical circuits and Network Analysis
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Electronic Engineering - Torino
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Physical Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-IND/31 10 C - Affini o integrative Attivitą formative affini o integrative
Subject fundamentals
The main objective of the course is to introduce students to the comprehension of the basic laws governing electrical circuits, giving suitable and general methods for their analysis. In particular, the course gives fundamental tools to analyse high-order dynamical circuits in the time and in the frequency-domain.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge of the basic laws governing electrical circuits.
Knowledge of circuit analysis techniques to deal with dynamical circuits of higher orders.
Ability to analyze electric circuits, being able to choose the most convenient technique.
Ability to use a modern computer program for Computer-aided Circuit Analysis (Pspice).
Contents
Basic concepts: charge and current, voltage, power and energy, resistive circuit elements. Kirchhoff's laws. Two-port resistive networks: dependent sources, ideal transformer. Ideal operational amplifier. Nodal analysis. Network theorems: superposition, Thevenin/Norton, substitution. Analysis of resistive circuits with ideal diodes. Linear capacitors and inductors. First-order dynamical circuits.
Coupled inductors. Transient analysis of high-order circuits using the Laplace transform. Frequency domain analysis. Network functions: impedances, admittances and transfer functions. Natural frequencies and stability. Bode plots.
Sinusoidal steady-state analysis: phasors and network equations. AC power analysis. Maximum power transfer theorem. Two-port networks and reciprocity.
Texts, readings, handouts and other learning resources
I testi, scelti tra quelli elencati, saranno comunicati a lezione dal docente titolare dell'insegnamento'

I testi di riferimento, che coprono buona parte degli argomenti, sono:
V. Daniele, A. Liberatore, R. Graglia, S. Manetti, Elettrotecnica, III edizione, Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, 2005.
R. Perfetti, Circuiti elettrici, Zanichelli, Bologna, 2003.
C.K. Alexander, M.N.O. Sadiku, Circuiti elettrici (terza edizione), Mc Graw-Hill, Milano, 2008.
M. Biey, Esercitazioni di elettrotecnica, CLUT, Torino, 1988.
M. Biey, Spice e PSpice: introduzione all'uso, CLUT, Torino, 2001.
I testi, scelti tra quelli elencati, saranno comunicati a lezione dal docente titolare dell'insegnamento.
Sono disponibili esempi di scritti d'esame e copie dei lucidi usati nelle lezioni. Tutto il materiale didattico e' scaricabile dal sito web del docente.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2010/11
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