COURSE OBJECTIVES

To understand fundamentals of electrical engineering related to civil engineering.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)


CLO: 1. to define and explain basic knowledge of electrical engineering and its equipment related to Civil Engineering Projects.(C2)
CLO: 2. to discuss specifications of electrical engineering equipment used in civil engineering projects. (A1)
CLO: 3. to sketch layout of electrical engineering equipment for a simple civil engineering project. (A1)

COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Electrical Elements and Circuits
    • Electric current, voltage, power and energy
    • Ohm’s law, inductance, capacitance, Kirchhoff’s laws
    • Introduction to node voltage and loop current methods
    • Ac single and poly-phase system
    • Dc machines, ac synchronous machines, ac induction machines, transformers converting machines
  2. Power Plant Installations and Distribution System
    • Power systems layout
    • Generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power
    • Introduction to domestic electrification
  3. Electronics
    • Diode transistor and simple rectifier circuit.
    • Principles of house wiring and industrial wiring, illumination.
    • Electrical know how related to experimental design instrumentations like corrosion rate measurements, strain gauges, ldt’s, lvdt’s. etc