# GTU Circuits and Networks Syllabus

GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
B.E Semester: 3
Biomedical Engineering
Subject Code 130901
Subject Name Circuits and Networks
Sr.No Course Content
1 Circuit Variables and Circuit Elements:
Electromotive Force, Potential and Voltage – A Voltage Source with a
Resistance Connected at its Terminals – Two-terminal Capacitance – Twoterminal
Inductance- Ideal Independent Two-terminal Electrical Sources –
Power and Energy Relations for Two-terminal Elements – Classification of
Two-terminal Elements – Multi-terminal Circuit Elements, Dot Convention.
2 Nodal Analysis and Mesh Analysis of resistive Circuits:
Nodal Analysis of Circuits Containing Resistors and Independent Sources –
Nodal Analysis of Circuits Containing Dependent Voltage Sources – Source
Transformation Theorem for circuits with independent sources – Source
Transformation Theorem for circuits with Dependent sources -Nodal
Analysis of Circuits Containing Dependent Sources – Mesh Analysis of
Circuits with Resistors and Independent Voltage Sources- Mesh Analysis of
Circuits with Independent Sources – Mesh Analysis of Circuits Containing
Dependent Sources
3 Circuit Theorems:
Linearity of a Circuit and Superposition Theorem – Substitution Theorem –
Compensation Theorem – Thevenin’s Theorem and Norton’s Theorem –
Determination of Equivalents for Circuits with Dependent Sources –
Reciprocity Theorem – Maximum Power Transfer Theorem – Millman’s
Theorem
4 Time domain response of First order RL and RC circuits:
Mathematical preliminaries – Source free response –DC response of first
order circuits – Superposition and linearity – Response Classifications –
First order RC Op Amp Circuits
5 Time domain response of Second order linear circuits:
Discharging of a Capacitor through an inductor – Source free second order
linear networks – second order linear networks with constant inputs
6 Initial Conditions: Initial conditions in elements, procedure for evaluating
initial conditions, Solution of circuit equations by using Initial Conditions.
7 Laplace Transform Analysis: Circuit Applications:
Notions of Impedance and Admittance – Manipulation of Impedance and
Admittance- Notions of Transfer Function- Equivalent circuits for inductors
and capacitors – Nodal and Loop analysis in the s-domain – Switching in
RLC circuits- Switched capacitor circuits and conservation of charge
8 Laplace Transform Analysis : Transfer Function Applications:
Poles, Zeros and the s-plane- Classification of Responses – Computation of
sinusoidal steady state response for stable networks and systems
9 Two –Port Networks :
parameters analysis of terminated two- Port networks – Two port impedance
Parameters –Impedance and Gain calculations of terminated two- Port
networks modeled by z-parameters – Hybrid parameters – Generalized
Two-port Parameters – Transmission parameters – reciprocity
10 Introduction to Network Topology:
Linear Oriented Graphs (Connected Graph, Subgraphs and Some Special
Subgraphs) – The Incidence Matrix of a Linear Oriented Graph -Kirchhoff’s
Laws in Incidence Matrix Formulation – Nodal Analysis of Networks – The
Circuit Matrix of a Linear Oriented Graph- Kirchhoff’s Laws in Fundamental
Circuit Matrix Formulation – Loop Analysis of Electrical Networks – ( Loop
Analysis of Networks Containing Ideal Dependent Sources- Planar Graphs
and Mesh Analysis –Duality)- The Cut-set Matrix of a Linear Oriented
Graph ( Cut-sets – The All cut-set matrix Qa- Orthogonality relation between
Cut-set matrix and Circuit matrix – The Fundamental Cut-set Matrix Qf –
Relation between Qf , A and Bf) – Kirchhoff’s Laws in Fundamental Cut-set
formulation
Reference Books:
1. Electric Circuits and Networks :- By K. S. Suresh Kumar – Pearson Education
2. Linear Circuits Analysis 2nd edition :-By DeCarlo/ Lin – Oxford University Press
(Indian edition)
3. Network Analysis :- By M.E Van Valkenburg PHI Publication
4. Engineering Circuit Analysis : – By W H Hayt, J E Kemmerly, S M Durbin 6th
Edition TMH Publication
5. Network Analysis & Synthesis By Franklin S. KUO, Wiley Publication