# GTU Elements of Electrical Engineering Syllabus

Elements of Electrical Engineering
I D.C. Circuits:- Effect Of Temperature Upon Resistance, Solutions Of series,
parallel in brief, star-delta combination of Resistances, KVL & KCL.
II Electrostatics & Capacitance:- Definitions of Electrostatic, types of capacitors,
series, parallel combinations & related circuit calculations in brief charging &
discharging of capacitor. Energy stored in capacitor.
III Electromagnetics:- Magnetic Circuit , Comparison Between Electric And
Magnetic Circuits , Series/Parallel Magnetic Circuit Calculations , Magnetic
Hysteresis, Hysteresis And Eddy Current Loss, Magnetic Materials,
Electromagnetic induction, Statically And Dynamically Induced E.M.F.S in brief,
Fleming’s Right hand rule-Left hand rule, Coefficients Of Self And Mutual
Inductances , Coefficient Of Coupling, Series/Parallel Combinations Of
Inductances, Rise And Decay Of Current In Inductive Circuits , Force
Experienced By Current Carrying Conductor Placed In Magnetic Field.
IV Single Phase A.C. Circuits:- Generation Of Alternating Voltages &
Currents, Their Equations, Definitions , R.M.S. And Average Values , Vector
Representation Of Alternating Quantities , Addition And Subtraction Of Vectors
, Complex Algebra., Phasor Relations Between Voltage And Current In Each Of
Resistance, Inductance And Capacitance , A.C. Series And Parallel Circuits ,
Power And Power Factor , Methods Of Circuit Solution (Analytically &
Vectorially), Resonance In Series And Parallel Circuits.
V Polyphase Circuits:- Generation Of Polyphase Voltages , 3,Phase System ,
Phase Sequence, Inter Connection Of 3 Phases , Voltage, Current And Power
Relationships In Balanced Three Phase Circuits , Power Measurement In
Single Phase And 3 Phase Circuits.
VI Batteries, Cables:- Battery, life of batteries, charging & discharging of battery.
Cables, 2, 21/2, 3 and 4 core armored & unarmored cables.
VII Electrical Wiring:- Connectors & switches, system of wiring, domestic wiring
installation, sub circuits in domestic wiring, simple control circuit in domestic
installation, industrial electrification.
VIII Illumination:- Types of lamps, fixtures & reflectors, illumination schemes for
domestic, industrial & commercial premises, Lumen requirements for different
categories.
IX Safety & protection:- Safety, electric shock, first aid for electric shock other
hazards of electrical laboratories & safety rules, use of multimeters, grounding,
importance of grounding, equipment of grounding for safety. Circuit protection
devices, fuses, MCB, ELCB & relays.
Reference Books:
I Electrical Technology Vol.1 By B.L.Theraja
II Basic Electrical Engineering By V.N.Mittal
III Electrical Estimating & costing by Surjitsingh ( Dhanpat Rai & Co.)