Electrical Circuits II

Course Information
TitleΗλεκτρικά Κυκλώματα ΙΙ / Electrical Circuits II
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Theocharis
Course ID600000962

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 566
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CORECompulsory Course326

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Basic electrical circuit theory I 1. one-port elements and circuits 2. Circuits in sinusoidal steady state 3. General methods of electrical circuits analysis 4. Basic principles and theorems of electrical circuits 5. Linear algebra 6. Basic theory of complex numbers
Learning Outcomes
1. Basic laws, principles and analysis methods of electrical circuits in sinusoidal steady state condition. 2. Understanding of critical issues such as power, three-phase circuits, transformers etc., required by a series of subsequent courses. 3. Comprehensive analysis of the issues and understanding of notions through worked examples. 4. Emphasis on the practical treatment of the material in collaboration with laboratory projects.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Magnetically coupled circuits and transformers. Power in sinusoidal steady state electrical circuits, power factor, maximum power transfer, power measurement, impedance matching. Electrical circuits with periodic excitation. Fourier analysis of electrical circuits. Active/inactive power in circuits with periodic excitation. Three-phase circuits, source and load configurations. Symmetrical three-=phase circuits, equivalent one-phase circuits. Power and power factor in three-phase circuits. Asymmetrical three-phase circuits, symmetrical components. Two-port networks. Two-port network analysis via z, y, hybrid and transmission parameters. Two-port implementations and interconnections. Reflectance impedances. Dependent sources and operational amplifiers. Ideal operational amplifier. Basic configurations of operational amplifiers. Applications of operational amplifiers.
Transformers, active/inactive power, three-phase circuits, two-port networks, operational amplifiers.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Occasionally, power point presentation of the lectures and usage of MATLAB software in teaching.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work230.8
Student Assessment
Written Examination (180 min) Assessment of laboratory projects
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Νικ. Παπαμάρκος, Ανάλυση Ηλεκτρικών Κυκλωμάτων, Τόμος ΑΒ, Εκδόσεις Β. Γκιούρδας, ISBN: 9789603875796. 2. Ν. Ι. Μάργαρη, Ανάλυση Ηλεκτρικών Κυκλωμάτων, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, 1010, ISBN 9789604182022. 3. Ν. Ι. Μάργαρη, Ηλεκτρικά Κυκλώματα-Φροντιστηριακές Ασκήσεις, Τόμος Α, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, Θεσσαλονίκη 2003.
Additional bibliography for study
1) Hayt W. H. and Kemmerly, Ανάλυση Ηλκετρικών Κυκλωμάτων, Εκδ. Τζιόλα, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1991. 2) Chua L. O., Desoer C.A. and Kuh E.S., Linear and nonlinear circuits, Mc Graw Hill, NY 1987. 3) DeCarlo R.A. and Lin P.M., Linear Circuit analysis, vol I/II, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1995. 4) Floyd T.L., Electric circuits foundamentals,Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 2000.
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