# 2022/2023

## Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in the module Introduction to electrical engineering or similar.

### Learning objectives

#### Knowledge

• Have an understanding of:
• Basic steady-state analysis of AC circuits
• Basic steady-state power analysis of AC circuits
• The concepts of mutual inductance, coupling coefficients, the ideal transformer and turns ratio
• Characteristics for balanced three phase circuits
• Basic three-phase star and delta-connections
• Variable frequency behaviour for basic R, L and C circuits
• Characteristics of basic filters: Low pass, high pass, band pass and band stop
• Various types of circuit functions
• Definition of poles and zeros
• Laplace domain representation of basic circuit elements (including initial conditions): R, L and C
• Characteristics of diodes and passive single-phase and three-phase rectifiers
• Fourier techniques for circuit analysis

#### Skills

• Be able to perform calculations of currents and voltages in steady-state AC circuits
• Be able to perform steady-state power analysis of AC circuits
• Be able to perform calculations on magnetically coupled circuits
• Be able to calculate voltages, currents, powers and power factors in three-phase circuits
• Be able to perform Bode plot and frequency analysis for variable-frequency circuits
• Be able to perform circuit analysis using Laplace transformation
• Be able to design single phase and three phase diode rectifiers
• Be able to perform Fourier analysis of periodic signals in electrical circuits

#### Competences

• Be able to handle simple development-oriented situations in connection with technical issues of AC circuits in study or work relations
• Be able to perform laboratory work, digital data collection and analyses of the results of AC circuits in study and work relations

### Type of instruction

Lectures with exercises, possibly supplemented with e-learning activities.

Since it is a 5 ECTS course, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

## Exam

### Exams

 Name of exam AC Circuit Theory Type of exam Written or oral exam ECTS 5 Assessment 7-point grading scale Type of grading Internal examination Criteria of assessment The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures