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Electrical Engineering: Concepts and Applications, 1st edition

  • SA Reza Zekavat

Published by Pearson (July 26th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

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ISBN-13: 9780132847322

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Table of contents

Preface xv
Acknowledgements xix
Chapter 1 Why Electrical Engineering? 1
1.1 Introduction 1
1.2 Electrical Engineering and a Successful Career 2
1.3 What Do You Need to Know about EE? 2
1.4 Real Career Success Stories 3
1.5 Typical Situations Encountered on the Job 4
1.5.1 On-the-Job Situation 1: Active Structural Control 4
1.5.2 On-the-Job Situation 2: Chemical Process Control 6
1.5.3 On-the-Job Situation 3: Performance of an Off-Road Vehicle Prototype 8
Further Reading 12

Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Electric Circuits 13
2.1 Introduction 13
2.2 Charge and Current 15
2.3 Voltage 17
2.4 Respective Direction of Voltage and Current 18
2.5 Kirchhoff’s Current Law 18
2.6 Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law 22
2.7 Ohm’s Law and Resistors 27
2.7.1 Resistivity of a Resistor 29
2.7.2 Nonlinear Resistors 32
2.7.3 Time-Varying Resistors 32
2.8 Power and Energy 32
2.8.1 Resistor-Consumed Power 36
2.9 Independent and Dependent Sources 38
2.10 Analysis of Circuits Using PSpice 42
Bias Point Analysis 45
Time Domain (Transient) Analysis 46
Copy the Simulation Plot to the Clipboard to Submit Electronically 47
2.11 What Did You Learn? 53
Problems 54

Chapter 3 Resistive Circuits 61
3.1 Introduction 61
3.2 Resistors in Parallel and Series and Equivalent Resistance 62
3.3 Voltage and Current Division/Divider Rules 71
3.3.1 Voltage Division 71
3.3.2 Current Division 74
3.4 Nodal and Mesh Analysis 81
3.4.1 Nodal Analysis 81
3.4.2 Mesh Analysis 88
3.5 Special Conditions: Super Node 92
3.6 Thévenin/Norton Equivalent Circuits 99
3.6.1 Source Transformation 108
3.7 Superposition Principle 112
3.8 Maximum Power Transfer 118
3.9 Analysis of Circuits Using PSpice 122
3.10 What Did You Learn? 125
Problems 126

Chapter 4 Capacitance and Inductance 135
4.1 Introduction 135
4.2 Capacitors 136
4.2.1 The Relationship Between Charge, Voltage, and Current 138
4.2.2 Power 140
4.2.3 Energy 140
4.3 Capacitors in Series and Parallel 141
4.3.1 Series Capacitors 141
4.3.2 Parallel Capacitance 142
4.4 Inductors 147
4.4.1 The Relationship Between Voltage and Current 147
4.4.2 Power and Stored Energy 148
4.5 Inductors in Series and Parallel 149
4.5.1 Inductors in Series 150
4.5.2 Inductors in Parallel 150
4.6 Applications of Capacitors and Inductors 152
4.6.1 Fuel Sensors 152
4.6.2 Vibration Sensors 153
4.7 Analysis of Capacitive and Inductive Circuits Using PSpice 156
4.8 What Did You Learn? 158
Problems 159

Chapter 5 Transient Analysis 164
5.1 Introduction 164
5.2 First-Order Circuits 165
5.2.1 RC Circuits 165
5.2.2 RL Circuits 179
5.3 DC Steady State 186
5.4 DC Steady State for Capacitive–Inductive Circuits 188
5.5 Second-Order Circuits 189
5.5.1 Series RLC Circuits with a DC Voltage Source 189
5.5.2 Parallel RLC Circuits with a DC Voltage Source 196
5.6 Transient Analysis with Sinusoid Forcing Functions 198
5.7 Using PSpice to Investigate the Transient Behavior of RL and RC Circuits 201
5.8 What Did You Learn? 207
Problems 208

Chapter 6 Steady-State AC Analysis 215
6.1 Introduction: Sinusoidal Voltages and Currents 215
6.1.1 Root-Mean-Square (rms) Values (Effective Values) 220
6.1.2 Instantaneous and Average Power 221
6.2 Phasors 222
6.2.1 Phasors in Additive or (Subtractive) Sinusoids 224
6.3 Complex Impedances 225
6.3.1 The Impedance of a Resistor 225
6.3.2 The Impedance of an Inductor 225
6.3.3 The Impedance of a Capacitor 226
6.3.4 Series Connection of Impedances 228
6.3.5 Parallel Connection of Impedances 229
6.4 Steady-State Circuit Analysis Using Phasors 231
6.5 Thévenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits with Phasors 239
6.5.1 Thévenin Equivalent Circuits with Phasors 239

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