NIT Calicut 1st Year Syllabus Part III

NIT Calicut 1st Year Syllabus Part III



Pre-requisites: None

Module – 1 (11 Hours)

Two Terminal Element Relationships
Inductance – Faraday’s Law of Electromagnetic Induction-Lenz’s Law -Self and Mutual
Inductance-Inductances in Series and Parallel-Mutual Flux and Leakage Flux-Coefficient of
Coupling-Dot Convention-Cumulative and Differential Connection of Coupled Coils-
Capacitance – Electrostatics-Capacitance-Parallel Plate Capacitor-Capacitors in series and
parallel- Energy Stored in Electrostatic Fields-.
v-i relationship for Inductance and Capacitance – v-i relationship for Independent Voltage and
Current Sources –
Magnetic Circuits
MMF, Magnetic Flux, Reluctance- Energy Stored in a Magnetic Field-Solution of Magnetic
Analysis of Resistive Circuits
Solution of resistive circuits with independent sources-
Node Analysis and Mesh Analysis-Nodal Conductance Matrix and Mesh Resistance Matrix and
symmetry properties of these matrices-Source Transformation-
Circuit Theorems – Superposition Theorem-Thevenin’s Theorem and Norton’s Theorem-
Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
Module – 2 (10 Hours)
Single Phase AC Circuits
Alternating Quantities- Average Value – Effective Value – Form and Peak factors for square,
triangle, trapezoidal and sinusoidal waveforms – Phasor representation of sinusoidal quantities –
phase difference -Addition and subtraction of sinusoids – Symbolic Representation: Cartesian,
Polar and Exponential forms-
Analysis of a.c circuits R, RL, RC, RLC circuits using phasor concept – Concept of impedance,
admittance, conductance and susceptance –
Power in single phase circuits – instantaneous power – average power – active power – reactive
power – apparent power – power factor – complex power – Solution of series, parallel and
series-parallel a.c circuits-
Module – 3 (14 hrs)
Introductory Analog Electronics
Semiconductor Diode: Principle, Characteristics – Applications: Rectifier Circuits -Zener Diode,
LED, Photo diode, IR diode
Bipolar Junction Transistor: Principle, Operation, Characteristics (CB, CE, CC)
3 0 0 3
Principle of working of CE, CB and CC amplifiers, quantitative relations for midband operation,
input and output resistance levels – qualitative coverage on bandwidth – cascading
Introductory Digital Electronics
Transistor as a switch – switching delays, inverter operation
Digital Electronics : Number Systems and Conversions- Logic Gates and Truth Tables –
Boolean Algebra – Basic canonical realizations of combinatorial circuits.
Standard Combinatorial Circuit SSI and MSI packages (Adder, Code Converters, 7-Segment
Drivers, Comparators, Priority Encoders etc)
MUX-based and ROM-based implementation of combinatorial circuits.
Module – 4 (7 hours)
Measuring instruments
Basics of electronic/digital voltmeter, ammeter, multimeter, wattmeter and energy meter.
Measurement of Voltage, Current and Resistance. Introduction to Cathode Ray Oscilloscope –
CRT, Block diagram of CRO
(a) Text Books :
1. Electric Circuits, James W Nilsson and Susan A Riedel, Pearson, 8th Edn, 2002
2. Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, Robert L Boylestead & L Nashelsky, Pearson, 9th
Edition, 2007
3. Digital Design , Morris Mano , PHI, 3rd Edition, 2005
4. Golding & Widdis, Electrical Measurements an Measuring Instruments;- Wheeler Publishers
5th edition, 1999.
5. Rangan, Sarma and Mani, Instrumentation Devices and Systems, Tata McGraw Hill, 1997
6. A.K. Sawhney: A course in Electrical and Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation,
Dhanpat Rai and Co,16th Edition, 2006
(b) Reference Books :
1. Electric Circuits & Networks, Suresh Kumar K.S, Pearson Education, 2009
2. Microelectronics, Adel S Zedra and Kennath C Smith, Oxford University Press, 2004
Part A–Statics
MODULE 1 (12 hours)
Fundamentals of mechanics: idealisations of mechanics, vector and scalar quantities, equality
and equivalence of vectors, laws of mechanics.
Important vector quantities: Position vector, moment of a force about a point, moment of a force
about an axis, the couple and couple moment, couple moment as a free vector, moment of a
couple about a line.
Equivalent force systems: Translation of a force to a parallel position, resultant of a force system,
simplest resultant of special force systems, distributed force systems.
Equations of equilibrium: Free body diagram, free bodies involving interior sections, general
equations of equilibrium, problems of equilibrium, static indeterminacy.
MODULE 2 (10 hours)
Applications of Equations Equilibrium: Trusses: solution of simple trusses, method of joints,
method of sections; Friction forces: laws of Coulomb friction, simple contact friction problems.
Properties of surfaces: First moment, centroid, second moments and the product of a plane area,
transfer theorems, rotation of axes, polar moment of area, principal axes, concept of second order
tensor transformation.
Part B—Dynamics
MODULE 3 (10 hours)
Kinematics of a particle: Introduction, general notions, differentiation of a vector with respect to
time, velocity and acceleration calculations, rectangular components, velocity and acceleration in
terms of cylindrical coordinates, simple kinematical relations and applications.
Particle dynamics: Introduction, rectangular coordinates, rectilinear translation, Newton’s law for
rectangular coordinates, rectilinear translation, cylindrical coordinates, Newton’s law for
cylindrical coordinates.
MODULE 4 (10 hours)
Energy and momentum methods for a particle: Analysis for a single particle, conservative force
field, conservation of mechanical energy, alternative form of work-energy equation, Linear
momentum, impulse and momentum relations, moment of momentum.
3 0 0 3
Vibrations: Single degree of freedom systems, free vibration, undamped and damped, forced
vibration, sinusoidal loading, introduction to multi degree of freedom systems, illustration using
two degree-of-freedom systems.
Text Book
I. H. Shames, Engineering Mechanics—Statics and Dynamics, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall of India,
Reference Books
1. F.P. Beer and E.R. Johnston, Vector Mechanics for Engineers – Statics, McGraw Hill
Book Company, 2000.
2. J.L. Meriam and L.G. Kraige, Engineering Mechanics – Statics, John Wiley & Sons,

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