1. Syllabus & Marks

      1. Average Marks for Each subject
        Power systems- 10–12
        Control Systems- 8–10
        Electric Machines- 9–11
        Electric Measurements- 5– 6
        Signal & system- 5– 7
        Electric Circuit & fields- 10–12
        Power electronics – 10–12
        Analog & Digital- 10–12
        Maths- 8–10
        GA & English- 15–15
        TOTAL ———————–90–107*
        *Based on Previous 4 years Average only.

      1. Electric Circuits and Fields:
        Network graph, KCL, KVL, node and mesh analysis, transient
        response of dc and ac networks; sinusoidal steady-state analysis,
        resonance, basic filter concepts; ideal current and voltage
        sources, Thevenin’s, Norton’s and Superposition and Maximum
        Power Transfer theorems, two-port networks, three phase
        circuits; Gauss Theorem, electric field and potential due to point,
        line, plane and spherical charge distributions; Ampere’s and Biot-
        Savart’s laws; inductance; dielectrics; capacitance.

        Signals and Systems:
        Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals; shifting
        and scaling operations; linear, time-invariant and causal
        systems; Fourier series representation of continuous periodic
        signals; sampling theorem; Fourier, Laplace and Z transforms.

        Electrical Machines:
        Single phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram,
        tests, regulation and efficiency; three phase transformers –
        connections, parallel operation; auto-transformer; energy
        conversion principles; DC machines – types, windings, generator
        characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting
        and speed control of motors; three phase induction motors –
        principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed
        control; single phase induction motors; synchronous machines –
        performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators,
        motor starting, characteristics and applications; servo and
        stepper motors.

        Power Systems:
        Basic power generation concepts; transmission line models and
        performance; cable performance, insulation; corona and radio
        interference; distribution systems; per-unit quantities; bus
        impedance and admittance matrices; load flow; voltage control;
        power factor correction; economic operation; symmetrical
        components; fault analysis; principles of over-current,
        differential and distance protection; solid state relays and digital
        protection; circuit breakers; system stability concepts, swing
        curves and equal area criterion; HVDC transmission and FACTS

        Control Systems:
        Principles of feedback; transfer function; block diagrams; steady-
        state errors; Routh and Niquist techniques; Bode plots; root loci;
        lag, lead and lead-lag compensation; state space model; state
        transition matrix, controllability and observability.

        Electrical and Electronic Measurements:
        Bridges and potentiometers; PMMC, moving iron, dynamometer
        and induction type instruments; measurement of voltage,
        current, power, energy and power factor; instrument
        transformers; digital voltmeters and multimeters; phase, time
        and frequency measurement; Q-meters; oscilloscopes;
        potentiometric recorders; error analysis.

        Analog and Digital Electronics:
        Characteristics of diodes, BJT, FET; amplifiers – biasing, equivalent
        circuit and frequency response; oscillators and feedback
        amplifiers; operational amplifiers – characteristics and
        applications; simple active filters; VCOs and timers;
        combinational and sequential logic circuits; multiplexer; Schmitt
        trigger; multi-vibrators; sample and hold circuits; A/D and D/A
        converters; 8-bit microprocessor basics, architecture,
        programming and interfacing.

        Power Electronics and Drives:
        Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs,
        MOSFETs and IGBTs – static characteristics and principles of
        operation; triggering circuits; phase control rectifiers; bridge
        converters – fully controlled and half controlled; principles of
        choppers and inverters; basis concepts of adjustable speed dc
        and ac drives.

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