Electrical Circuits Fundamentals EL-154

Course Description

• The Fundamentals of Electric Circuits course provides the participants with an understanding of the concepts and techniques in the characterization of electrical circuits and their components. This course  introduces the participants to the basic concepts of current, voltage, power, electromagnetism, basic lows and theorems for the analysis of electric circuits. Pulse-response and Units and notation, basic electric quantities

Course Objectives

• Understanding fundamental circuit analysis techniques
• Being familiar with circuit equivalence and modeling
• Being able to develop physical insight and intuition for problem solving
• Learning how to different simulators

Who Should Attend?

• Maintenance supervisors, Novice engineers.
• Plant engineers, Electricians, Plant mechanics.
• Service technicians, Contractors, Energy auditors.
• Layout professional, General audience

Course Outlines

• Electric signals and circuits
• Circuit elements and sources
• Resistance, series and parallel combinations
• Introduction to digital circuits simulators
• Circuit solution by inspection
• Nodal and loop analysis
• The superposition principle
• Source transformations, One-ports
• Circuit theorems, Circuit theorem applications
• Dependent sources, The ideal transformer
• Circuit analysis with dependent sources
• The operational amplifier, the Op amp rule
• Summing and difference amplifiers
• Instrumentation amplifiers and I-V converters
• V-I converters, current amps (using computer programs)
• Capacitance and inductance
• Response to DC and AC forcing functions
• Basic RC and RL circuits, Transients in First-Order networks
• RC circuits using Op amps (using computer programs)
• Time-domain analysis of first-order AC circuits
• Phasor algebra, Phasor algebra applications
• AC impedance, Frequency-domain analysis
• AC circuits using Op Amps (using computer programs)
• AC power and maximum power transfer.