Circuit Theory (EE200)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Review of Network geometry and Network reduction techniques.

Network variables; Identification of the number of Degrees of Freedom; The Concept of Order of a System; Establishing the equilibrium equations ; Network Modeling based on Energy-indicating (State) Variables in the Standard Form; Natural Frequencies and Natural Response of a Network;  Introduction to System Functions;

Inclusion of Forcing functions; Solution methodology to obtain complete solution in the time-domain - the Vector-Matrix Approach.  Analysis of Network Response (in the time-domain) for  mathematically describable excitations. Solution Strategy for Periodic excitations.

The phenomenon of resonance and its mathematical analysis.

Polyphase circuits, Wye-delta connections, sinusoidal steady state analysis of balanced and unbalanced three-phase systems.  Introduction to sequence Components.


1. Ernst A. Guillemin, Introductory Circuit Theory, John Wiley and Sons, 1953.
2. Charles A. Desoer, Ernest S. Kuh, Basic Circuit Theory, McGraw-Hill, 1969.
3. Russell M. Kerchner, George F. Corcoran, Alternating Current Circuits, 4th Edition, Wiley Eastern, 1960.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Shubhanga K N

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore-575025. Karnataka, India.
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