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Module Code: EEE225
Module Title: Advanced Electrical Circuits and Electromagnetics
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: EEE103 EEE108
To equip students with tools to analyse inter-related circuits and with the understanding of the nature of electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields, which are important to engineering and applications.
Learning outcomes 
A Understand the response of simple networks to transient signals, including the first order and second order circuits;

B Understand the magnetically coupled circuits and the concept of mutual inductance, the three phase networks and the concept of a balanced and unbalanced network, and the the interconnection of two port networks including maximum power transfer, insertion loss and impedance matching;

C Understand the Electrostatics and Magnetostatics, including the fundamental knowledges, boundary conditions and materials properties;

D Understand the use of Maxwell's equations in differential and integral form for engineering applications, and the energy aspects of electromagnetic fields and understand the principle and properties of the plane waves in free space and guided waves in guiding media;

E Be able to analyse the circuits and calculate voltages, currents and powers involved, and to analyse the EM fields and waves and calculate field intensity, flux density, potentials, currents and powers involved;

F Be able to perform measurements on the introduced circuits, to analyse and present results, and to provide an interpretation of those results;

G Be able to perform independent learning and master the problem solving and design skills.
Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures, problem classes, and laboratory work.
Lectures 1-10 Transient Networks

Transient response of networks, zero input and zero state response, first and second order circuits, over current and over voltage caused by switching transients.

Lectures 11-12 Frequency response and filters

Frequency responses of the first and second order circuits with the continuous, frequency-varying AC input. Extending the concept and classification of filters.

Lectures 13-16 Magnetically Coupled Circuits

The application of phasors to AC circuits, magnetically coupled circuits, the dot convention, and transformers.

Lectures 17-20 Three Phase Circuits

Concept of polyphase circuit, balanced and unbalanced three-phase circuits, three phase power.

Lectures 21-24 Multiple-port Networks

Two-port networks: various descriptions, interconnections of two-port networks.

Lectures 25-30 Electrostatics

The theory on the statics electric fields, including the Coulomb's law in 3 dimensions, Electric potential V and its gradient E, streamlines and equipotentials: multi-conductor transmission lines, Electric flux density, surface and volume charge, Gauss’s Law, Divergence, Capacitance and Dielectrics.

Lectures 31-36 Magnetostatics

The theory on the static magnetic fields, including the generation and properties of the steady current, factors determine the current density and current intensity; Biot-Savart Law, Ampere’s Law, Lorentz force, Magnetic flux and flux density, Gauss’s Law for magnetic fields, and inductors.

Lectures 37-40 Maxwell’s Equations

Extend the electric and magnetic theories for statics fields to the general case: the Maxwell’s equations, including the Faraday’s law and the modified Ampere’s Law. Field equations and some coefficients.

Lectures 41-48 Plane and Guided waves

The derivation of the wave equations from the Maxwell’s equations and some parameters.

The equivalent circuit of the guided wave in transmission lines, and the properties of the wave.

Tutorial / problem classes will be part of the formal lectures.

6 hours Lab experiment.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 52      12    86  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Formal Exam 60.00
2 Laboratory 20.00
3 Assignment 20.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/2/2020 12:22:21 AM