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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

CODE 66016
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 6 credits during the 3nd year of 8714 Chemical Engineering (L-9) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/31
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Chemical Engineering)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • Chemical Engineering 8714 (coorte 2015/2016)
  • MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS I 56594
  • FUNDAMENTAL OF PHYSICS 72360
  • Chemical Engineering 8714 (coorte 2016/2017)
  • MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS I 56594
  • FUNDAMENTAL OF PHYSICS 72360

OVERVIEW

The course provides the basic concepts of the circuit theory and the techniques for the solution of electric circuits in direct and alternate current.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Circuit theory in direct and alternate current, electric characteristics of elementary components, impedances and admittances, diodes, transistors and amplifiers; analysis of simple electric and electronic circuits, measurements of electric quantities. Component dimensioning in an electric or electronic circuit.

TEACHING METHODS

The course comprises theoretical lessons and practice in laboratory (about 12 hours in laboratory for a total of 60 hours).

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Lumped parameters circuits. Validity limits. Voltage, current. N-poles. Bipoles, tripoles and particular two-ports.
Lumped parameters network analysis. Kirchhoff laws. Analysis techniques. Superposition principle, mesh currents, node potentials. Thevenin and Norton theorems. Numerical examples.
Networks in sinusoidal regime. Alternate current. Symbolic method. Impedances and admittances. Tellegen theorem. Electric work, energy and power. Active, reactive and apparent power. Mean and root mean square (rms) value. Triphase systems. 
Electronic components and amplifiers. Basic elements, semiconductor diode and its uses, BJT transistor, amplifier, gain and distortion. Operational amplifiers.
Logic networks. Logic gates, boolean functions, truth tables.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

G. Biorci, Elettrotecnica: circuiti, UTET;
Kuh - Desoer, Fondamenti di teoria dei circuiti, Franco Angeli.
Olivieri, Ravelli: Elettrotecnica - Volume secondo - Macchine elettriche;
Olivieri, Ravelli: Elettrotecnica ed Eletronica - Volume unico.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course comprises theoretical lessons and practice in laboratory (about 12 hours in laboratory for a total of 60 hours).

LESSONS START

See didactic calendar.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam focused on the analysis of simple circuits on the verification of the knowledge of the theoretical aspects explained during the lessons.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
14/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
05/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
19/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
04/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale