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Introduction
Welcome to the Basic Electrical Engineering course by Guruswamy! In this course, you will delve into the exciting world of electrical engineering and gain a solid understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts that form the foundation of this important field.
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D.C. Circuits
The first unit of this course is focused on DC circuits. In this unit, students will be introduced to the basic principles of DC circuits, including electrical circuit elements such as resistors, inductors, and capacitors, as well as voltage and current sources. They will also learn about circuit analysis techniques such as Kirchhoff's Voltage Law (KVL) and Kirchhoff's Current Law (KCL), which allow for the analysis of electrical circuits in terms of the relationships between voltage, current, and resistance.
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Active Elements
Active elements, also known as active circuit elements, are components in an electrical circuit that can either source or sink electrical energy. These elements are responsible for controlling the flow of current and voltage in a circuit, and include devices such as transistors, operational amplifiers, and electronic switches.
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Kirchhoff’s Laws KCL and KVL
Kirchhoff's Laws, also known as Kirchhoff's Circuit Laws, are a set of fundamental laws in electrical circuit analysis that are used to analyze and solve complex electrical circuits.
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Basic Electrical Engineering
About Lesson

The Course consists of five units,

In the first unit of this course, students will be introduced to the basic principles of DC circuits, including electrical circuit elements, voltage and current sources, and circuit analysis techniques such as KVL and KCL.

In the second unit, students will learn about AC circuits, including the representation of sinusoidal waveforms, phasor representation, and the concepts of real power, reactive power, apparent power, and power factor.

The third unit of this course focuses on transformers, including both ideal and practical transformers. Students will learn about the equivalent circuit of a transformer, the various losses that occur in transformers.

In the fourth unit, students will learn about electrical machines, including the generation of rotating magnetic fields, the construction and working of three-phase induction motors, and the significance of torque-slip characteristics.

Finally, in the fifth unit of this course, students will be introduced to the concepts of electrical installations, including the components of LT switchgear, types of wires and cables, earthing, and types of batteries. They will also learn about the important characteristics of batteries and will be able to perform elementary calculations for energy consumption, power factor improvement, and battery backup.

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