Electrical Engineering Department

Faculty of Engineering

Alexandria University

EE: Principles and Applications of Electrical Engineering

Lecturer: Dr. Mohammed Morsy Farag

Overview

This course introduces fundamentals
and applications of
electrical engineering for non-EE students.Course objectives include:**Teaching Load (Fall 2014):****Course work and assesment (out of 300) are as follows:**
**Tools to be used are:**

- Present the principles of electrical, electronic, and electromechanical engineering to an audience composed of non–electrical engineering majors.
- Present these principles by focusing on the important results and applications and presenting the students with the most appropriate analytical and computational tools to solve a variety of practical problems.
- Illustrate, by way of concrete, fully worked examples, a number of relevant applications of electrical engineering principles.
- Practice modeling and simulation using SPICE CAD tools to increase understanding of the materials taught in the course

- Lectures (2 hours), Tutorials (2 hours), Lab (2 hours)
- Office Hours: Saturday 12:00AM to 2:00PM.
- Teaching Assistant: Eng. Nour Nabil

- Year Work
- Attendance: 10 marks
- 4-5 Labs: 20 marks
- Project: 30 marks, for the project description click here

- A Midterm exam: 60 marks
- A Final Exam: 180 marks

- Orcad PSpice
Student Edition:

http://www.electronics-lab.com/downloads/schematic/013/

- Basic Principles of Electricity,
- Circuit Analysis,
- AC Circuits,
- AC Power,
- Phasors,
- Three Phase Systems,
- Magnetic Circuits
- Transformers.

Resources

**Textbook:**- Rizzoni, Giorgio. Principles and applications of electrical engineering. McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 2005, 5th edition.

Course Materials (2015)

Lectures

Lecture 1,2 | Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Electric Circuits | [PDF] |

Lecture 3,4 | Chapter 3: Resistive Network Analysis | [PDF] |

Lecture 5, 6 | Chapter 4: AC Circuits | [PDF] |

Lecture 7 | Chapter 4: Phasors | [PDF] |

Sheets

Sheet 1 | Fundamentals of Electric Circuits | [PDF] |

Sheet 2 | Circuit Analysis | [PDF] |

Sheet 3 | AC Circuits and Phasors | [PDF] |

Lab Assignments

Lab Manual | [PDF] |

Useful Links

Announcements

- 29/2/2016: Year Work grades [PDF].
- The course start date is 10/10/2015
**8-12-2015: The hardware design project (30 marks):**- Every team is required to design only
**one circuit**of the following:- http://electronicsproject.org/mobile-cellphone-charger/
- http://electronicsproject.org/universal-battery-tester/
- http://electronicsproject.org/simple-pulse-generator/
- http://electronicsproject.org/ac-mains-voltage-indicator/
- http://electronicsproject.org/ohm-meter/
- http://electronicsproject.org/battery-voltage-monitor/
- Other projects from the following website: http://electronicsproject.org/

- Every team is required to design only
- The team can have up to 5 students maximum.
- The projects will be handeled to the course TAs by 25/1/2016.
**8-12-2015: Multisim Project (30 marks):****Each student**is required to run the Multisim experiments from 1 to 6 in the lab manual and submit the lab requirements and simulation results in a single report to the course TAs by 25/1/2016.**Each team**from the hardware project is required to simulate the selected circuit on the Multisim software and handle a report with the simulation results to the course TAs by 25/1/2016.