ASSISTANT ELECTRICAL ENGINEER EXAM SYLLABUS

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SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF ASSISTANT ENGINEER ELECTRICAL

(.Electrical Circuits and Measurements:-Concepts of current, voltage, power, pf, energy .

resistance, specific resistance,temp. coefficient of tesistance,cells and batteries, associated

problems-magnetic circuits, electromagnetic induction-AC fundamentals and AC circuits (single

phase & poly phase)

Measurements and Instrumentation:- Units and dimensions-measurement of resistance, inductance,

and capacitance-range extension of instruments-measurement of power and energy-electronic

Instruments-dual trace oscilloscope-transducers-display devices and signal generators

network analysis:- Basic concepts- network topology-network theorems-resonant circuits-transit_

behaviour and initial conditions-Laplace transformation and applications-two port netwo rk

parameters, Bio-Medical instruments.

2. Electromagnetics:-Vector calculus, Guas’s Stokes theorem. Maxwell’s Equation, Electric field

and potential due to point line, plain and spherical charge distribution. Ampere’s law and Biosavarts

law; inductance; dielectric capacitance; Wave equation, poyinting vector, plane wave,

-propagation through,,yariousâ€žmedia â€žreflection, refractig magnetic materials, semiconductors,

pit erfiallifor.Lec e appl,.icatior_,Ls44reipw anszlisoWiroix6sjcillisepth, -characteristics impedance, smith

chart, impedance transformation waveguides, modes in rectangle waveguides, boundary conditions,

cutoff frequency, dispersion reflection, propagation in dielectric waveguide.

3.Electrical Machines and Transformers:- DC generators- DC motors- losses and

efficiency â€”testing of DC machines-synchronous machines-voltage regulation-synchronous motors.

Basic concepts of transformersâ€”single phase transformers ,three phase transformers.

Basic concepts of 3 phase induction machines-3 phase induction motors-starting and speed control

of induction motors- single phase induction motors.

4.Analog and Digital Electronics:- Diode circuits-transistor biasing-transistors at Low

frequencies-transistor frequency response-general and feedback amplifiers-power amplifiersoscillators-

BiT & MOSFET amplifiers.

Linear IC and applications:-OP amps as amplifiers-OP amp frequency response and compensationsignal

processing-circuits-op amp-non linear circuits-signal g

applications-DC voltage regulators.

Logic design:-Principles of combinational logic-analysis and design of combinational logic-sequential

circuits-sequential design, ADA & DAC circuits.

5.Power Electronics:- Power semiconductor devices-power transistors-Thyristors-commutation

techniques-controlled rectifiers-choppers-inverters-AC voltage controllers-electromagnetic

compatibility, Power Supplies, Primary and Secondary batteries, Basic battery charging concepts,

Electric traction, basic concepts of adjustable speed DC & AC drives, industrial drives.

6.Microprocess &Microcontrollers:- 8 bit & 16 bit Microprocessors introduction-

8051 architecture, addressing modes, instruction set, programming, interfacing and applications,

interrupts and timers and counters,serial communication,-8255, programmable peripheral interfaceMSP

430 Microcontrollers- CPU architecture, Code composer studio, digital I/O-I/O ports, on chip

peripherals, watchdog timer, comparator,using the low power features of MSP 430- interfacing LEA,

LCD, external memory, application.

7.Signals and Systems:- introduction-time domain representation for LTI systems-Fours

representation of periodic signals-the Continuous time Fourier transform-the discrete time four*

transform-Z transforms.

Digital Signal Processing:-Discrete fourier transforms-fast Fourier transform algorithms-design Of

digital filters, HR &FIR filters, realization of digital systems.

8. Electric Power Systems:-Generation-sources of poWer generation-hydro power generatiAthermal

power generation- â€”nudear power generation-economic aspects-substations-groundIrkg

systems.

Transmission and Distribution: Typical transmission and distribution systems scheme-overhead

transmission lines-Insulators-corona-underground cables-line parameters-performance of povikr

transmission lines- distribution.

“-twitch â€”gear & Piotection:-Switches and fuses-principles of circuit breakers- -circutt breaketlightening4rresters:protectiVe

relaying-induction type relay-protection schemes. ELCB, ELR, NO,

Restricted Fault Current Relay, Numerical Relays.

High Voltage Engineering:- Introductionâ€” breakdown phenomenon-generation of HV ac and dC

voltage-generation of impulse voltage and current-measurement of high voltages-non-destructive

insulation testing techniques-high voltage tests on electrical apparatui. symmetrical components;

symmetrical three phase faults; unsymmetrical faults; fault analysis; principles of over.

current, differential and distance protection; solid state relays and digital protection;

principles of circuit breakers, circuit breakers; lightning arrestors; protective relaying; ,

protection schemes; system stability concepts, swing curves and equal area criterion; 1-IVDQ

transmission and Flexible A.C. Transmission systems (FACTS) concepts; testing. and –

commissioning of electrical equipment; electromagnetic compatibility; renewable enerA

sources; energy auditing and demand side management; electrical power quality; distributed

generation and safety management

Electrical design estimating and costing:- General principles of estimation-residential build ri@

electrification-service connection ,inspection and testing of installation,

Earthingl_Groundingi-design-of earth mat, step potential touch

resistance, measurement of insulation resistance, power analyser.

9.Power System Analysis and Stability and Control:-Representation of power system

components-symmetrical faults-symmetrical components-unsymmetrical faults-Stability studies-

.

unbalanced operation of tKree phase induction motors.

Computer techniques in power system analysis:-Network topology-network matrices-load flow

studies-economic operation of power system-transient stability studies.

Power system operation and control:- Control center operation of power systems-automatic voltage

regulator-automatic load frequency control-control of voltage and reactive power-optimal system

operation and unit commitment-power system security-system monitoring and control-power

system reliability.

Control systems:-Modeling of systems-block diagram and signal flow graphs-time response of feed

back control systems-stability analysis-root locus techniques-stability analysis in frequency domainfrequency

domain analysis-Introduction to state variable analysis.

Modern Control Theory:-State variable analysis and design-transfer function-Eigen values-Eigen

vectors-solution to state equation-pole placement techniques-non linear systems-stability of non

linear systems.

10. Electrical Power Utilization:-Heating and welding-electrolytic process-illuminationelectric

traction-introduction to hybrid vehicles.

Industrial drives and applications:- Introduction to electrical drives and its dynamics-selection of

motor power rating-DC motor drives-induction motor drives-synchronous motor drives-industrial

drives, Illumination Laws of illumination â€” types of lamps, lighting schemes for indoor, outdoor,

factory and street lighting, requirements of good lighting. Adequate illumination â€” Design of

illumination schemes.

11. Management and Entrepreneurship:- Management â€”planning-organising and

staffing-directing and controlling-entrepreneur-small scale industry-institutional supportprepa

ration of project.

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