Network Analysis

By Prof. Tapas Kumar Bhattacharya   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 11680
The course begins with description with circuit elements , sources. Understanding of various interesting network theorems applied to solve linear, time invariant network problems efficiently in time and s-domain.Steady and transient solution of network problems with various sources including impulse source,δ(t). Representing a circuit in s-domain (Laplace domain).Two-port networks. Graph, tree of networks and use them to solve large network problems using matrices.

INTENDED AUDIENCE   : Electrical, Electronics & communication & Instrumentation 
PRE-REQUISITES  : Basic Electrical Technology
SUPPORT INDUSTRY  : Power utility services : CESC, State electricity boards, NTPC etc
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 27 Jan 2020
End Date : 17 Apr 2020
Enrollment Ends : 03 Feb 2020
Exam Date : 26 Apr 2020 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1 :  Introduction to Network, circuit elements & sources. KVL & KCL
Week 2 :  Solution of linear differential equation with different excitation.
Week 3 :  Deeper look into energy storing elements :inductor and capacitor.
Week 4 :  Ideal and practical voltage & current sources.
Week 5 :  Mesh and nodal analysis of networks.
Week 6 :  ransforming voltage to current source and vicr-versa.Thevenin / Norton’s equivalent circuit.
Week 7 :  Tellegen Theorem and its implication. Theory of reciprocity.Network function.
Week 8 :  Two-port network: Z-parameters, Y-parameters, h-parameters & ABCD parameters.
Week 9 :  Definition of graph & tree of a network. Cut-set matrix.
Week 10: [A],[B] & [Q] matrices : Relationship among them
Week 11: Tutorial -1
Week 12: Tutorial-2

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Instructor bio

Prof. Tapas Kumar Bhattacharya

IIT Kharagpur
Tapas Kumar Bhattacharya has over thirty years of teaching experince at IIT Kharagpur. Taught signals & system core course at IIT Kharagpur several times.Area of research interest is in the field of electrical machines and special electrical machines and circuits..

Course certificate

• The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
• The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 26th April 2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
• Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
• The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
• Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

• Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
• Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
• Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

• If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
• Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
• Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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