Electric Circuits are the fundamental building blocks of Electrical Engineering, serving as the backbone for numerous technological advancements. Understanding electric circuits is paramount for aspiring electrical engineers as it forms the basis for designing, analysing, and optimising various electrical systems. From basic concepts such as Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Laws to complex circuit analysis techniques and circuit design methodologies, mastering electric circuits equips engineers with the necessary skills to tackle real-world challenges. With a thorough grasp of electric circuits, electrical engineering students gain the ability to innovate and create groundbreaking solutions in diverse fields ranging from power systems and telecommunications to consumer electronics and renewable energy technologies.
You will have the following skills after completing this course:
- Electrical Engineering fundamentals
- Electronics fundamentals
- What are electric circuits and electronics and the fundamental quantities in circuits like voltage and current
- The differences between direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC)
- What resistors, capacitors, and inductors are and how they are used in electric circuits and electronics
- Sources of electricity in electric circuits and electronics
- Simplification of resistive, capacitive, and inductive circuits
- Basic electric circuit analysis techniques using Kirchhoff's voltage and current laws, nodal analysis, and loop analysis
- Advanced electric circuit analysis techniques such as the superposition theorem, Thévenin's theorem, and Norton's theorem
- Analysis of first-order electric circuits during transients
- Electric circuit analysis techniques used in different electrical engineering and electronics engineering fields, such as analog electronics, digital electronics, and power electronics
- Electric circuit analysis techniques needed for developing electronics with development boards such as the Arduino or Raspberry Pi
Who will benefit from this course?The "Electric Circuits for Electrical Engineering" course is designed for individuals pursuing a career or academic studies in electrical engineering or related fields. This course would benefit:
- Electrical Engineering Students: Undergraduate or graduate students studying electrical engineering will benefit greatly from this course as it covers fundamental concepts and principles essential for their curriculum.
- Professionals in the Electrical Engineering Field: Engineers already working in the electrical engineering domain can use this course to refresh their understanding of electric circuits, especially if they are working on projects involving circuit design, analysis, or troubleshooting.
- Electronics Technicians: Technicians working with electrical systems, such as in maintenance, repair, or installation, can enhance their skills and knowledge through this course, enabling them to better understand and work with electric circuits.
- Hobbyists and Enthusiasts: Individuals interested in electronics as a hobby or personal interest can also benefit from this course, as it provides a foundational understanding of electric circuits, allowing them to undertake projects and experiments with greater confidence and knowledge.
- Related Fields: Professionals or students in fields closely related to electrical engineering, such as physics, computer engineering, or telecommunications, may find this course beneficial as it covers fundamental principles applicable across various disciplines.
Why Should You Take This Online Course?
- Expertly Designed and Delivered by Industry Experts: Developed and delivered by RICARDO ROMERO -Professional Engineer.
- Immediate Recognition with an Instant E-Certificate: After finishing our online course, you will receive an instant E-certificate. This certification acknowledges your dedication and successful course completion, allowing you to demonstrate your newly gained knowledge and skills to potential employers, colleagues, or clients. The E-certificate validates your accomplishments immediately, raising your professional standing.
- Convenient Online Learning Experience: Because our course is entirely online, you may learn at your own pace and convenience. The course materials are accessible from anywhere and anytime, making it ideal for people with hectic schedules. The curriculum is delivered via captivating videos and extensive reading materials, creating a dynamic and interactive learning experience.
- Self-paced Learning for Maximum Progress: We recognise that everyone has various learning styles and time commitments. As a result, our online course provides self-paced study. You can work through the course materials independently, allowing for a more personalised learning experience. Our course supports your individual learning preferences, whether you like to immerse yourself in the information or take it step by step.
- Laptop, tablet, and smartphone compatibility: Our online course is device-compatible to improve accessibility. Whether you choose a laptop, tablet, or smartphone, you may easily access and interact with the course contents. This adaptability allows you to learn on the go, incorporating your studies into your everyday routine and maximising your learning possibilities.
Career prospects after completing this course:Completing the "Electric Circuits for Electrical Engineering" course can open up various career prospects, especially in fields related to electrical engineering and electronics. Some potential career paths include:
- Electrical Engineer: With a strong understanding of electric circuits, you can pursue roles as an electrical engineer in industries such as power generation and distribution, telecommunications, electronics manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, and more. You would be involved in designing, testing, and maintaining electrical systems and components.
- Electronics Engineer: You can work as an electronics engineer, focusing on the design, development, and testing of electronic circuits and devices. This may include roles in consumer electronics, medical devices, embedded systems, telecommunications, and semiconductor manufacturing.
- Systems Engineer: Systems engineering involves integrating various components and subsystems to create complex systems. A thorough understanding of electric circuits is valuable for designing and optimising systems in industries such as aerospace, defense, transportation, and energy.
- Control Systems Engineer: Control systems engineers design and implement systems to regulate and control processes or devices. Knowledge of electric circuits is essential for understanding feedback loops, sensors, actuators, and control algorithms used in applications such as robotics, automation, and industrial control systems.
- Power Engineer: Power engineers specialise in the generation, transmission, distribution, and utilisation of electrical power. Your understanding of electric circuits can lead to opportunities in power plant design, renewable energy systems, grid infrastructure, and smart grid technologies.
- Research and Development (R&D) Engineer: Companies involved in technology innovation often hire R&D engineers to explore new concepts, develop prototypes, and improve existing products. A strong foundation in electric circuits can support your work in R&D labs across various industries.
- Entrepreneurship: Armed with knowledge of electric circuits, you can start your own business in areas such as electronics design, consulting, product development, or technology innovation.
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- Electric Circuits for Electrical Engineering and Electronics – Welcome to the Course 00:00:10
- Electric Circuits for Electrical Engineering and Electronics – About Your Instructor 00:01:00
- Definition of the Electric Circuit 00:03:00
- Electric Charge and Electric Current 00:03:00
- Alternating Current (AC) vs. Direct Current (DC) 00:02:00
- Definition of Voltage 00:02:00
- Electrical Energy and Voltage 00:02:00
- Definition of Power 00:02:00
- Independent Sources 00:02:00
- Example – Independent Sources 00:04:00
- Dependent Sources 00:03:00
- Example – Dependent Sources 00:03:00
- Definition of Nodal Analysis 00:09:00
- Example – Nodal Analysis with Independent Sources 00:12:00
- Example – Nodal Analysis with Dependent Sources 00:13:00
- Superposition Theorem 00:07:00
- Example – Superposition Theorem 00:04:00
- Thévenin’s Theorem 00:03:00
- Example – Thévenin’s Theorem (Part 1) 00:06:00
- Example – Thévenin’s Theorem (Part 2) 00:06:00
- Norton’s Theorem 00:08:00
- Example – Norton’s Theorem 00:09:00
- Definition of Inductors 00:02:00
- Voltage Across an Inductor 00:01:00
- Current Through an Inductor 00:03:00
- Energy Stored in an Inductor 00:03:00
- Series Inductors 00:03:00
- Parallel Inductors 00:06:00
- Series/Parallel Combination of Inductors 00:05:00
- Electric Circuits for Electrical Engineering – Final Exam 01:00:00