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## CIRCUITS THEORY

CODE 92470 2017/2018 6 credits during the 2nd year of 8713 Biomedical Engineering (L-8) GENOVA ING-IND/31 Italian GENOVA (Biomedical Engineering) 1° Semester AULAWEB

## OVERVIEW

To provide basic elements of electrical circuits theory (transient and steady-state analysis of elementary resistive, first-order and second-order linear circuits) and to apply them to examples.

## AIMS AND CONTENT

### LEARNING OUTCOMES

To be able to analyse a linear time-invariant circuit (transitory and steady-state analysis).

### SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Fundamentals of circuit theory (circuit elements; models; elementary electrical variables; graphs and circuits; Kirchhoff's laws; Tellegen's theorem). Two-terminal resistive elements and elementary circuits (significant two-terminal elements; Thévenin-Norton models; concept of electrical power; series and parallel connections). Linear resistive two-ports and elementary circuits (six representations and properties; significant two-port elements; cascade, series and parallel connections). General resistive circuits (Tableau analysis; superposition and substitution theorems; Thévenin-Norton theorems). Elementary dynamical circuits (significant circuit elements; concept of state; transient and stationary steady-state solutions of first-order circuits with various sources: constant, piecewise-constant, impulsive; stability; generalizations to second- and higher-order circuits). Sinusoidal steady-state analysis (phasors and sinusoidal solutions; phasor formulations of circuit equations; impedance and admittance of two-terminal elements; sinusoidal steady-state solutions; active, reactive and complex powers). Periodical steady-state analysis (analysis of circuits with many sinusoidal inputs; periodical signals and Fourier series; mean value; RMS value theorem). Exercises and examples.

-           M. Parodi, M. Storace, Linear and Nonlinear Circuits: Basic & Advanced Concepts, Vol. 1, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-319-61234-8 (ebook) or 978-3-319-61233-1 (hardcover), doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-61234-8.

-           L.O. Chua, C.A. Desoer, E.S. Kuh, Circuiti lineari e non lineari, Jackson, Milano, 1991.

-           C.K. Alexander, M.N.O. Sadiku, Circuiti elettrici (3A edizione), MacGraw-Hill, Milano, 2008.

-           M. de Magistris, G. Miano, Circuiti, Springer, Milano, 2007.

-           G. Biorci, Fondamenti di elettrotecnica: circuiti, UTET, Torino, 1984.

-           V. Daniele, A. Liberatore, S. Manetti, D. Graglia, Elettrotecnica, Monduzzi, Bologna, 1994.

-           M. Repetto, S. Leva, Elettrotecnica, CittàStudi, Torino, 2014.

## TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

### Exam Board

ALBERTO OLIVERI (President)

MARCO STORACE (President)

MATTEO LODI

MAURO PARODI

## LESSONS

### LESSONS START

Regular (see the calendar at the website http://www.ingegneria.unige.it/index.php/orario-e-calendario-delle-lezi…

CIRCUITS THEORY

## EXAMS

### EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written (max. score 19) + oral (max score 15). During the course, many exercises will be proposed to the students for self-examination. For the attending students, two further partial written examinations will be proposed, with a total score of 34: if the total score is sufficient, it can be registered without any additional oral examination; otherwise, an oral examination (max. score 30) is mandatory and the final score is the mean of written and oral examination.

### Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
12/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
18/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
15/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
29/03/2018 09:00 GENOVA Compitino Prova riservata ai soli studenti frequentanti
07/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Compitino Prova riservata ai soli studenti che hanno consegnato il primo compitino
21/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
28/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
13/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
25/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
14/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale