


Politecnico di Torino  
Academic Year 2007/08  
01AUQHL, 01AUQHI Fundamental of Electrotechnics II 

1st degree and Bachelorlevel of the Bologna process in Computer Engineering  Verres/Ivrea 1st degree and Bachelorlevel of the Bologna process in Mechatronic Engineering  Verres/Ivrea 





Objectives of the course
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.

Prerequisites
Mathematical Analysis I, Geometry

Syllabus
Basic concepts: charge and current, voltage, power and energy, resistive circuit elements. Kirchhoff's laws. Twoport 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. Firstorder dynamical circuits. Introduction to the sinusoidal steady state.

Bibliography
Selected chapters from:
[1] L.O. Chua, C.A. Desoer, S. Kuh, 'Linear and non linear circuits', Mc GrawHill, New York, 1987. [2] C.K. Alexander, M.N.O. Sadiku, 'Fundamental of Electric Circuits', Mc GrawHill, New York, 2000. 
Revisions / Exam
written examination

