ME 151: Applied Electricity (2, 1, 2)

Objectives:

This course introduces the student to Network Theorems, A.C Circuit Laws, Magnetic Circuits, etc.

Network Theorems: Kirchoff’s Laws, Superposition, Thevenin’s, Norton’s and Reciprocity theorems, Delta-star and star transformations.

Alternating Voltage and Current: Average and r.m.s values, harmonics, phasor representation of sinusoidal quantities, addition and subtraction of sinusoidal quantities.

A.C Circuits: Active, reactive and apparent power, power factor, reactive and active loads and sources, solving single phase circuits using j operator and the concept of apparent power, solving 3-phase balanced and unbalanced loads.

Magnetic Circuits: Magneto motive force, magnetic fields strength, permeability of free space, relative permeability, B-H curves of materials, solving magnetic problems.