# Engineering Basics Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering 3rd Revised Edition, Reprint

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## Book Information

Publisher: | New Age International (P) Ltd. |

Published In: | 2010 |

ISBN-10: | 8122412742 |

ISBN-13: | 9788122412741 |

Binding Type: | Paperback |

Weight: | 680 gms |

Pages: | pp. 454, Figures, Tables, Graphs |

The Title "Engineering Basics Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering 3rd Revised Edition, Reprint" is written by T. Thyagarajan. This book was published in the year 2010. The ISBN number 8122412742|9788122412741 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book has total of pp. 454 (Pages). The publisher of this title is New Age International (P) Ltd.. We have about 2534 other great books from this publisher. Engineering Basics Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering 3rd Revised Edition, Reprint is currently Available with us.

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## About the Book

Designed for entry-level Engineering students, this Book presents a thorough exposition of electrical, electronics, Computer and communication engineering. Simple language has been used throughout the book and the fundamental concepts have been systematically highlighted.

This edition includes new chapters on :

1. Transmission and distribution

2. Communication services

3. Linear and digital integrated circuits

4. Sequential logic system

The book also includes :

1. Large number of diagrams for A Clear understanding of the subject

2. Numerous solved examples illustrating basic concepts and techniques

3. Exercises and review questions with answers

4. Revision formulae for quick review and recall

All these features make this book an ideal text for both degree and diploma students of engineering.

## About the Author

T. Thyagarajan is Professor and Head of EEE Dept. in Crescent Engineering College, Chennai. He obtained his B. Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from J.N.T. University, Anantapur, M.E. in Power Engineering from M.S. University, Baroda and Ph.D. from Anna University, Chennai. He has received the National Award for publishing the best research paper. His research interest encompasses drives, process control and automation, neural networks, fuzzy logic and genetic algorithms applied to process control.

K.P. Sendur Chelvi is currently working for an IT company in Chennai. She was a Lecturer in Computer Science and Engineering department at Crescent Engineering College, Chennai before moving over to the information technology industry. She is aa B.E. in Computer Technology and Informatics from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore and M.S. information Science from Indian National Scientific Documentation Center, New Delhi. Her current areas of specialization are Internet/Intranet/E-commerce technologies, enterprise systems management, and telecom and networking.

T.R. Rangaswamy is currently working as Electrical Operation Engineer in Power and Desalination plant, Abudhabi, UAE. He obtained his B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore and M.E. in Applied Electronics from CIT, Coimbatore. He has over 30 years of experience in Power industry and teaching. His areas of interest are Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Artificial Intelligence and Expert System based automated control systems.

## Contents

Preface to the Third Edition

I. CONCEPTS OF ELECTRIC CURRENT AND LAWS :

1. Electric Current

2. Electromotive Force

3. Resistance

4. Effect of Temperature on Resistance

5. Electrical Power

6. Electric Energy

7. International System of Units

8. Ohm's Law

9. Resistors Connected in Series

10. Resistors Connected in Parallel

11. Division of Current in Parallel Circuit

12. Kirchhoff's Laws

13. Star/Delta Transformation

Exercise Problems

II. MAGNETIC CIRCUITS :

1. Magnet

2. Permanent Magnet

3. Temporary Magnet

4. Magnetic Lines of Force

5. Magnetic Field

6. Magnetic Flux

7. Magnetic Flux Density

8. Permeability

9. Magnetic Field Strength

10. Magnetomotive Force

11. Reluctance

12. Similarities Between Electric and Magnetic Circuits

13. Differences

14. Analysis of Magnetic Circuits

15. Magnetic Leakage

16. Retentivity

17. Magnetic Hysteresis

18. Magnetization Cycle

19. Hysteresis Loss

20. Steinmetz Law

21. Eddy Current Loss

Exercise Problems

III. ELECTROMAGNETISM :

1. Electromagnetic Induction

2. Laws of Electromagnetic Induction

3. Fleming's Rules

4. Statically induced EMF

5. Self Inductance

6. Mutual Inductance

7. Energy Stored in the Magnetic Field

8. Stored Energy Per Unit Volume of Magnetic Field

9. Lifting Power of a Magnet

Exercise Problems

IV. A.C. CIRCUITS :

1. Generation of Alternating EMF

2. Equation of Alternating Voltage

3. Alternating Quantity (Current or Voltage)

4. Cycle

5. Time Period

6. Frequency

7. Maximum Value or Peak Value or Amplitude

8. Average Value or Mean Value

9. Root Mean Square Value

10. Form Factor

11. Peak or Crest or Amplitude Factor

12. Expression for RMS Value, Average Value, Form Factor and Peak Factor of a Sinusoidal Alternating Quantity

13. Expression for RMS Value, Average Value, Form Factor and Peak Factor of Half Wave Ratified A.C.

14. Phasor Representation of Alternating Quantity

15. Phase

16. Out Of Phase or Phase Difference

17. Complex Algebra

18. Behaviour of A.C. through Pure Resistance

19. Behaviour of A.C. through Pure Inductance

20. Behaviour of A.C. through Pure Capacitance

21. Behaviour of A.C. through Resistance and Inductance

22. Power in A.C. Circuit

23. Power Factor

24. Behaviour of A.C. through Resistance and Capacitance

25. Behaviour of A.C. through Resistance, Inductance and Capacitance

26. R-L-C Series Resonance

27. Resonance in Parallel Circuit

28. Three Phase Circuits

29. Phase Sequence

30. Star Connection

31. Delta Connection

32. Phase Voltage

33. Phase Current

34. Line Voltage

35. Line Current

36. Balanced System

37. Balanced Load

38. Unbalanced Load

39. Relation between Line and Phase Values of Voltage and Current in Star Connection

40. Relation Between Line Voltage and Phase Voltage and Line Current and Phase Current in Delta Connection

41. Power in Three Phase Circuit

42. Three Phase Power Measurement

43. Distinction between Three Phase and Single Phase Supply

Exercise Problems

IV. ELECTRICAL MACHINES :

1. Principle of D.C. Generator

2. Parts of D.C. Generator

3. E.M.F. Equation

4. Types of Generators

5. Losses in a Generator

6. Characteristics of Generator

7. Applications of a D.C. Generator

8. Principle of a D.C. Motor

9. Parts of a D.C. Motor

10. Back EMF

11. Types of Motor

12. Armature Torque of a Motor

13. Speed of a D.C. Motor

14. Characteristics of Motor

15. Application of D.C. Motor

16. Principle of Transformer

17. Classification of Transformers

18. Constructional Details

19. EMF Equation of Transformer

20. Transformer on No Load

21. Transformer on Load

22. Transformer Losses

23. Efficiency

24. Application of Transformer

25. Principle of Operation of Three Phase Induction Motor

26. Constructional Details

27. Slip

28. Frequency of Rotor Current

29. Expression for Torque

30. Torque Slip Characteristics

31. Applications of Three Phase Induction Motor

32. Single Phase Induction Motors

33. Split - Phase Induction Motor

34. Capacitor - Start Motor

35. Capacitor - Start-and-Run Motor

36. Two Value Capacity Motor

37. Shaded - Pole Motor

38. Principle of Operation

39. Revolving - Armature Type Alternator

40. Revolving - Field Type Alternator

41. Constructional Details

42. EMF Equation of an Alternator

43. Principle of Operation

44. Methods of Starting Synchronous Motor

45. Hunting

46. Applications of Synchronous Motor

Exercise Problems

VI. MEASURING INSTRUMENTS :

1. Indicating Instruments

2. Deflecting Torque

3. Controlling Torque

4. Damping Torque

5. Moving Iron Instrument

6. Moving Coil Instrument

7. Dynamometer Type Wattmeter

8. Single Phase Induction Type Energy Meter

9. Megger

10. Arrangement of Instruments

VII. DOMESTIC WIRING b:

1. Wiring Materials and Accessories

2. Ratings of Wiring Materials

3. Types of Wiring

4. Stair Case Wiring

5. Fluorescent Tube Wiring

6. Simple Domestic Wiring Layout

7. Earthing

8. Indian Electricity Rules

VIII. GENERATION, TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY :

1. Generation of Electric Energy

2. Hydro Electric Power Station

3. Nuclear Power Station

4. Gas Turbine Power Plant

5. Transmission of Electrical Energy

6. Distribution of Electrical Energy

IX. ELECTRONIC Circuit COMPONENTS :

1. Resistors

2. Potentiometers

3. Capacitors

4. Inductors

5. Active Components

X. TRANSDUCERS :

1. Introduction

2. Transducer Classification

3. Basic Requirements of Transducers

4. Displacement Transducers

5. Passive Transducers

6. Active Transducers

XI. SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES :

1. Introduction

2. Classification of Materials

3. Classification of Semiconductors

4. PN Junction

5. Bipolar Junction Transistor

6. Field Effect Transistor (FET)

7. MOSFET

8. Silicon-Controlled Rectifier

9. Photo Devices

XII. INTEGRATED CIRCUITS :

1. Introduction

2. Fabrication of Integrated Chips

3. Analog IC

4. Digital IC

5. Logic Gates and Truth Tables

XIII. SEQUENTIAL LOGIC ELEMENTS AND SYSTEMS :

1. Introduction

2. Flip-flop

3. Set-reset Flip-flop

4. Clocked S-R-Flip-flop

5. Master Slave S-R Flip-flop

6. S-R Flip-flop with Asynchronous Inputs

7. J-R Flip-flop

8. Master-slave J.K. Flip-flop

9. D-Flip-flop

10. T-Flip-flop

11. Registers

12. Counters

XIV. INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL COMPUTERS :

1. Introduction

2. History of Computers

3. Classification of Computers

4. Components of a Computer System

5. Basic Organization of a Digital Computer

6. Functions of Central Processing Unit

7. Memory

8. Input/output Devices

9. Software

10. Introduction to Microprocessor

11. Networks

XV. COMMUNICATION SERVICES :

1. Introduction

2. Analog and Digital Signals

3. Telecommunication Services

4. Transmission Path (Media)

5. Modulation

6. Data Transmission

7. Radar Transmission