The book includes comprehensive treatment of subject matter under wide range of topics mentioned in the syllabus, with a large number of solved examples to support the text. Besides this, Highlights, Objective Type Questions, Theoretical Questions and Unsolved Examples have been added at the end of each chapter to make the book a comprehensive unit in all respects. Any suggestions for the improvement of this book will be thankfully acknowledged and incorporated in the next edition.
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  • Publisher: Laxmi Publications
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 978-93-81159-25-5
  • Chapter 1

    ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS AND MEASUREMENTS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    1. Basic concepts and Ohm’s law: Electricity—Electron theory—Electric current—Electromotive force and potential—Resistance—Laws of resistance—Volume resistivity—Conductance (G)— Conductivity (σ)—Temperature coefficient of resistance —Variation of resistivity with temperature—Ohm’s law—An electric circuit—Resistances in series—Voltage divider rule— Resistances in parallel—Current divider rule—Superconductivity—Resistors—Insulation resistance of a cable. 2. Definitions of important terms relating network. 3. Limitations of Ohm’s law. 4. Kirchhoff’s laws. 5. Applications of Kirchhoff’s laws: Branch-current method— Maxwell’s loop (or mesh) current method—Nodal voltage method. —Highlights—Objective Type Questions—Theoretical Questions—Exercise
  • Chapter 2

    SINGLE - PHASE A.C. CIRCUITS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    1. Introduction to alternating current. 2. Generation and equations of alternating voltages and currents. 3. Alternating voltage and current. 4. Single phase circuits: A.C. through pure ohmic resistance alone—A.C. through pure inductance alone—A.C. through pure capacitance alone— Phasor algebra—A.C. series circuits—R-L circuit—R-C. circuit—R-L-C circuit—A.C. parallel circuits. —Highlights—Objective Type Questions—Theoretical Questions—Exercise.
  • Chapter 3

    THREE-PHASE A.C. CIRCUITS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    1. Introduction. 2. Advantages of polyphase systems. 3. Generation of three-phase voltages. 4. Phase sequence and numbering of phases. 5. Inter-connection of three phases. 6. Star or Wye (Y) connection. 7. Delta (∆) or Mesh connection. 8. Comparison between star and delta systems. 9. Measurement of power in 3-phase circuit: Three-wattmeters method—Two-wattmeter method— One-wattmeter method. 10. Measurement of reactive voltamperes—Highlights—Objective Type Questions—Theoretical Questions—Exercise.

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