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**__Paper – 1__
**(1) EM Theory: ** Electric and magnetic fields,
Gauss' Law and Ampere's Law, Fields in dielectrics,
conductors and magnetic materials, Maxwell's
equations, Time varying fields, Plane Wave
propagation in di-electric and conducting media,
Transmission lines.
**(2) Electrical Materials: **Band Theory,
Conductors, Semiconductors and Insulators,
Super-conductivity, Insulators for electrical and
electronic applications, Magnetic materials, Ferro
and ferri magnetism, Ceramics: Properties and
applications, Hall effect and its applications,
Special semi-conductors.
**(3) Electrical Circuits: ** Circuit's elements,
Kirchoff 's Laws, Mesh and nodal analysis, Network
Theorems and applications, Natural response and
forced response, Transient response and steady state
response for arbitrary inputs, Properties of
networks in terms of poles and zeros, Transfer
function, Resonant circuits, Three-phase circuits,
two-port networks, Elements of two element network
synthesis.
**(4) Measurements and Instrumentation: ** Units
and Standards, Error analysis, measurement of
current, Voltage, power, Power-factor and energy,
Indicating instruments, Measurement of resistance,
inductance, capacitance and frequency, Bridge
measurements, Electronic measuring instruments,
Digital voltmeter and frequency counter, Transducers
and their applications to the measurement of
non-electrical quantities like temperature,
pressure, flow-rate displacement, acceleration,
noise level, etc. Data acquisition systems, A/D and
D/A Converters.
**(5) Control Systems: ** Mathematical modeling
of physical systems, Block diagrams and signal flow
graphs and their reduction, Time domain and
frequency domain analysis of linear dynamical
system, Errors for different types of inputs and
stability criteria for feedback systems, Stability
analysis using Routh-Hurwitz array, Nyquist plot and
Bode plot, Root locus and Nicols chart and the
estimation of gain and phase margin, Basic concepts
of compensator design, State variable matrix and its
use in system modeling and design, Sampled data
system and performance of such a system with the
samples in the error channel, Stability of sampled
data system, Elements of non-linear control
analysis, Control system components,
electromechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic components.
**Paper - 2**
**(1) Electrical Machines and Power Transformers: **Magnetic
Circuits-Analysis and Design of Power transformers,
Construction and testing, Equivalent circuits,
Losses and efficiency, Regulation, Auto-transformer,
3-phase transformer, Parallel operation, Basic
concepts in rotating machines, EMF, torque, basic
machine types, Construction and operation, leakage,
losses and efficiency, B.C. Machines, Construction,
Excitation methods, Circuit models, Armature
reaction and commutation, Characteristics and
performance analysis, Generators and motors,
Starting and speed control, Testing, Losses and
efficiency, Synchronous Machines, Construction,
Circuit model, Operating characteristics and
performance analysis, Synchronous reactance,
Efficiency, Voltage regulation, Salient-pole
machine, Parallel operation, Hunting, Short circuit
transients, Induction Machines, Construction,
Principle of operation, Rotating fields,
Characteristics and performance analysis,
Determination of circuit model, Circle diagram,
Starting and speed control, Fractional KW motors,
Single-phase synchronous and induction motors.
**(2) Power systems: ** Types of Power Stations,
Hydro, Thermal and Nuclear Stations, Pumped storage
plants, Economics and operating factors, Power
transmission lines, Modeling and performance
characteristics, Voltage control, Load flow studies,
Optimal power system operation, Load frequency
control, Symmetrical short circuit analysis, Z-Bus
formulation, Symmetrical Components, Per Unit
representation, Fault analysis, Transient and
steady-state stability of power systems, Equal area
criterion, Power system Transients, Power system
Protection Circuit breakers, Relays, HVDC
transmission.
**(3) Analog and Digital Electronics and Circuits: **
Semiconductor device physics, PN junctions and
transistors, circuit models and parameters, FET,
Zener, tunnel, Schottky, photo diodes and their
applications, rectifier circuits, voltage regulators
and multipliers, switching behavior of diodes and
transistors, Small signal amplifiers, biasing
circuits, frequency response and improvement,
multi-stage amplifiers and feed-back amplifiers,
D.C. amplifiers, Oscillators. Large signal
amplifiers, coupling methods, push pull amplifiers,
operational amplifiers, and wave shaping circuits,
Multi-vibrators and flip-flops and their
applications, Digital logic gate families, universal
gates combinational circuits for arithmetic and
logic operation, sequential logic circuits.
Counters, registers, RAM and ROMs.
**(4) Micro-processors: ** Micro-processor
architecture Instruction set and simple assembly
language programming, Interfacing for memory and
I/O, Applications of Micro-processors in power
system.
**(5) Communication Systems: **Types of
modulation; AM, FM and PM, Demodulators, Noise and
bandwidth considerations, Digital communication
systems, Pulse code modulation and demodulation,
Elements of sound and vision broadcasting, Carrier
communication, Frequency division and time division
multiplexing, Telemetry system in power engineering.
**(6) Power Electronics: **Power semi-conductor
devices, Thyristor, Power transistor, GTOs and MOS-FETs,
Characteristics and operation, AC to DC Converters;
1-phase and 3-phase DC to DC Converters; AC
regulators, Thyristor controlled reactors, switched
capacitor networks, Inverters; Single-phase and
3-phase, Pulse width modulation, Sinusoidal
modulation with uniform sampling, Switched mode
power supplies. |