|Module code||EIR 221|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Transient response phenomena in RC, RL and RLC circuits: Natural response and step response. Alternating current (AC) circuits: Phasors, impedances, and power in AC circuits. The application of Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s circuit theorems, matrix methods, and Thevenin and Norton equivalents to sinusoidal steady-state analysis. Three-phase circuits: Balanced three-phase circuits, star/delta configurations, and three-phase power transfer calculations. Magnetically coupled circuits: Mutual inductance, coupling factor, transformers, ideal transformers and autotransformers. Application of circuit theory to induction motors: basic principles of induction motors, equivalent circuit and analysis thereof, calculation of power and torque through application of Thevenin's theorem. Synoptic introduction to other types of motors.
|Prerequisites||EBN 111 or EBN 122 and WTW 161|
|Contact time||1 tutorial per week, 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Both Afr and Eng|
|Academic organisation||Electrical, Electronic and Com|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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