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Network Analysis: Course Outline (EE-143)

Network Analysis methods is a group of special analytical methods that are used in case where it is necessary to analyze and optimize a network of inteconnected and related elements that have some connection between one another.

Course Outline

EE-143 Network Analysis, Weekly Lecture Plan

  • Review: First-Order Circuits: Natural/Step Response of an RC Circuit
  • First-Order Circuits: Natural/Step Response of an RL Circuit
  • AC Fundamentals, Introduction and Different Terminologies
  • Introduction to Phasors and Data Representation
  • R, L, and C Elements and the Impedance Concept
  • R, L, and C Elements: Resistance, Inductance, Capacitance with Sinusoidal AC
  • Power in AC Circuits: Power to Resistive, Inductive and Capacitive Loads
  • Power in AC Circuits: Power in More Complex Circuits, Apparent Power, Power Factor etc.
  • AC Series-Parallel Circuits: Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Laws for AC Circuits, Series-Parallel Circuits. Frequency Effects.
  • Methods of AC Analysis: Dependent Sources, Source Conversion, Mesh (Loop) Analysis
  • Methods of AC Analysis: Nodal Analysis, Delta (Δ) to Wye (Y) Conversion and Wye (Y) to Delta (Δ) Conversion. Bridge Networks.
  • AC Network Theorems: Superposition Theorem – Independent & Dependent Sources, Thevenin’s Theorem—Independent Sources
  • AC Network Theorems: Norton’s Theorem - Independent Sources, Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorems for Dependent Sources, Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
  • Resonance: Series Resonance, Quality Factor (Q), Impedance of a Series Resonant Circuit. Resonance: Power, Bandwidth and Selectivity of a Series Resonant Circuit.

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