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# Calculation Methods of Circuits

Structure Type: Study unit IST4004 Compulsory / Basic Studies ST 2018 Bachelor of Engineering 2 (2019-2020) Autumn 5 cr Mäkinen, Seppo Finnish

## Courses During the Academic Year 2019-2020

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
2I-ST-2N, YHT-VY-22018-08-31 – 2020-08-31Kari Jokinen, Timo RinneFinnish2018-08-20 – 2018-09-17
3I-ST-2N, YHT-VY-22019-09-02 – 2020-05-31Juha Nieminen, Kari Jokinen, Vesa VerkkonenFinnish2019-08-19 – 2019-09-09

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2021-2022.

## Learning Outcomes

The student knows the complex number system when calculating AC circuits and knows how to apply it to practical circuits, choose the best solution method for varying applications, can use PC software when calculating circuits.

Total work load of the course: 140 h
- of which scheduled studies: 70 h
- of which autonomous studies: 70 h

## Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

IST2004 Direct Current Circuits
IST3002 Alternating Current Circuits
IST2003 Electricity annd magnetism 1

## Contents

Components of AC circuit. Curent, voltage, power and energy as a funktion of time. Complex number system, power calculation in AC systems, series and parallel resonance circuits and their application, quality factor and bandwith. Use of matrix equation with mesh and node analysis, superposition, Thevenin and Norton theorems, simple network parameters and the use of desibel, circuits containing drived sources, symmetric and asymmetric 3-phase systems

## Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Vesa Verkkonen, Teoreettinen sähkötekniikka 2, Virtapiirien laskentamenetelmät/Piirianalyysi,164 s. (handout)

## Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, compulsory PC exercises, home assignments

## Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and combine the knowledge with previously learnt in various contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise themethods learnt during the study unit.

## Assessment Methods

Exam, completed PC exercises, completed home assignments

## Further Information

Responsible organization: VAMK