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Electrical Engineering Lectures & Courses

Electrical engineering is concerned with the study, design, and application of systems and devices which use electricity or concerns electromagnetism. It’s a relatively newer branch of engineering and it came into existence only around the 19th century. The field of electrical engineering gained importance after the commercialization was done for electric power generation and tools using electricity such as telephone, fans etc.,. Institute of electrical and electronics engineers (IEEE) and Institute of engineering and technology (IET) are the primary bodies through which electrical engineers can gain professional certifications.

Key Focus Area of the Course

 

Electrical engineering deals with the following main facets:

  •         Transmission and distribution of electric power and all the devices required in these processes.
  •         Process of designing and testing of electronic circuits.
  • ·         Designing controller systems, the transmission of information via different communication channels.

 

Eligibility Criteria

 

  •         Under Graduate (UG) - The candidate should pass with at least 50% marks in their class XII or the equivalent CGPA in a science major.
  •         Post Graduate (PG) - The candidate should have at least 60% of marks (first class) in their Under Graduation with Engineering major. If the grading system has CPI, then the candidate should have a minimum CPI of 6.5.

 

Subjects in Electrical Engineering

 

·         Semester 1

·         Semester 2

·         Semester 3

  • 1.       Engineering Mathematics 3
  • 2.       Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • 3.       Conventional and Non-Conventional Power Generation
  • 4.       Electrical and Electronics Measurements
  • 5.       Electrical Machine 1

·         Semester 4

  • 1.       Engineering Mathematics 4
  • 2.       Power System 1
  • 3.       Electrical Machines 2
  • 4.       Electromagnetic Field and Wave Theory
  • 5.       Analog and Digital Integrated Circuits
  • 6.    Electrical Network

·         Semester 5

  • 1.       Power System 2
  • 2.       Electrical Machines 3
  • 3.       Control System 1
  • 4.       Power Electronics

·         Semester 6

  • 1.       Protection and Switchgear Engineering
  • 2.       Electrical Machines 4
  • 3.       Signal Processing
  • 4.       Microcontroller and its Application
  • 5.    Control System 2

·         Semester 7

  • 1.       Power System 3
  • 2.       Drives and Control
  • 3.      High Voltage Direct Current Transmission

·         Semester 8

  • 1.       Design, Management and Auditing of Electrical Systems
  • 2.       Flexible AC Transmission System

 

Jobs of an Electrical Engineer

 

Following are the duties which an electrical engineer has to perform at the job:

  • 1.       Overseeing the process of manufacturing, installing and testing of different products to ensure that they meet the specifications
  • 2.       Investigate customer problems related to different electrical devices and providing relevant solutions.
  • 3.       Design ways to develop new and improved electrical products.
  • 4.       Design the electrical system of automobiles or Aircraft.

Present and Future Scope of Electrical Engineering

 

Currently, electrical engineers have found a place in almost every industry that requires research and development in terms of technology. The future also looks bright for them, mainly because of their versatility. They have the capability to develop and apply emerging technologies to design equipment and products which make life easier. It is believed that the pace at which technology is advancing will surely lead to an increase in demand of the electrical engineers over time as without their expertise it would not be possible to bring about the necessary innovations and development.

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