Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
Electrical circuits and Network Analysis
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Civil Engineering - Vercelli
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Mechanical Engineering - Vercelli
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Grivet Talocia Stefano ORARIO RICEVIMENTO O2 ING-IND/31 24 16 0 0 13
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-IND/31 4 T - Attivita formative caratterizzanti transitate in discipline affini o integrative Ingegneria elettrica
Objectives of the course
This course provides the fundamental concepts for the basic comprehension of electrical phenomena.
Expected skills
The student will acquire the skill of manually solving elementary circuits with constant or sinusoidal excitation, and transients.
Differential calculus, algebra of complex numbers, basic Physics
a) electrical variables: voltage, current, power. Kirchhoff laws. Classification of fundamental circuit elements.
b) analysis of resistive networks. Voltage and current division, theorems of Thevenin, Norton, Millmann, superposition, nodal analysis. c) Transients in first-order circuits. d) Circuits in sinusoidal steady-state. Symbolic analysis, impedance, admittance. Active, reactive, complex, and apparent power. Boucherot theorem, power factor correction. e) three-phase generators, loads, and systems. Single-phase equivalent circuit. f) magnetic circuits. Reluctance and inductance. Coupled inductors. Ideal and real transformer.
Laboratories and/or exercises
In-class group exercises covering all course program. Weekly sessions will be organized for group exercises under the supervision of a tutor.
Main references
 G.Rizzoni, Elettrotecnica - principi e applicazioni, McGraw-Hill (Milano), 2004 (see also Internet site http://www.ateneonline.it/rizzoni for additional material)
 C.K.Alexander, M.N.Sadiku, Circuiti Elettrici, McGraw-Hill (Milano), 2004 (see also Internet site http://www.ateneonline.it/alexander for additional material)
 Exercise book provided by the course instructor.
Testi per approfondimenti
 A. Laurentini, A.R. Meo, Pomè, Esercizi di elettrotecnica, Levrotto & Bella, Torino, 1975.
 M. Biey, Esercitazioni di elettrotecnica, CLUT, Torino, 1988.
Revisions / Exam
The final exam is in two parts. A written test of 2 hours and a short oral test. No books or notes can be carried during the written test. Upon successful completion of the written test, the student can access the oral test, which begins with a discussion of the written part. At the examiner's discretion, additional questions covering the entire course material will be asked in order to complete the exam.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10

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