**EEE 101:
**Credits: 3+1=4; Pre-requisites: None

**Course contents:
**Introduction to circuit variables and circuit elements, Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws, voltage and current division, series and parallel combination of resistances and sources, Wye-Delta transformation. Nodal and mesh analysis. Circuit theorems, superposition, source transformation, Thevenin’s, Norton’s and maximum power transfer theorems. Fundamental properties of capacitors and inductors, natural and step response of RC and RL circuits

The course includes lab work based on theory taught.

**Course rationale:
**Electrical circuit analysis covers the fundamental methods and principles required for the design and analysis of electrical engineering devices and systems. This course forms the backbone of most other advanced EEE courses. This course arms the students with the fundamentals and prepares them for the exciting world of electrical engineering.

**Course objectives:**

The objectives of the course are to

- Enable the students understand the concepts of various circuit variables and elements
- Develop capability to solve direct current resistive circuit problems using different analysis techniques and circuit theorems
- Enable the students to analyze natural and step responses of RC and RL circuits
- Develop capability of the students to build basic electrical circuits and operate circuit lab equipment
- Develop capability of the students to solve DC circuits using computer aided design (CAD) tools

**Course outcomes:
**At the end of the course, the students are expected to

- Explain concepts of voltage, current, power, energy, sources, resistance, energy storage elements and circuit configurations
- Apply different analysis techniques and circuit theorems for solution of DC resistive circuits
- Analyze natural and step responses of RL and RC circuits
- Build basic electrical circuits and operate fundamental circuit lab equipment
- Use computer aided design (CAD) tool to simulate DC circuits

**Mapping of course outcomes (COs) into the program outcomes (POs)**

CO |
PO |

Explain concepts of voltage, current, power energy, sources, resistance and energy storage elements | PO1 |

Apply different analysis techniques and circuit theorems for solution of DC resistive circuits | PO1 |

Analyze natural and step responses of first order RL and RC circuits | PO1 |

Build basic electrical circuits and operate fundamental circuit lab equipment | PO5 |

Use computer aided design (CAD) tool to simulate DC circuits | PO5 |