Solving Dc And Ac Circuits By Example Using Matlab

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Pages: 256

Language: English

Publisher: LBE Books (17 Oct. 2015)

By: Richard E. Haskell (Author), Darrin M. Hanna (Author)

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This book uses Matlab as an aid to learning and understanding basic circuit analysis. Most introductory texts on circuit theory introduce Ohm’:s law and Kirchhoff’:s law very quickly and are then off to the races. This book spends a fair amount of time in Chapter 1 putting these laws and other basic concepts in a historical perspective. This will provide you with the knowledge of where the basic ideas of electrical science come from. Chapter 2 discusses circuit elements including resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Ohm's law is covered in Chapter 2 and Kirchhoff's law's are described in Chapter 3. Sinusoidal signals and phasors are introduced in Chapter 4 where the concept of RMS values are described. This allows both DC and steady-state AC circuits to be solved in subsequent chapters. Examples involving voltage dividers, current division, and source transformation are given in Chapter 5. Circuits that include an ideal operational amplifier (op amp) are described in Chapter 6. Mesh and nodal analysis are covered in Chapter 7 where you will learn to do mesh and nodal analysis by inspection. Chapter 8 covers superposition, Thevenin's theorem, Norton's theorem, and maximum power transfer. Average power and transformers are covered in Chapter 9 and the theory behind the operation of DC motors is given in Chapter 10. Basic material on vectors and matrices are included in the Appendices. By restricting the analysis of AC circuits to sinusoidal signals, no knowledge of differential equations is required. All circuit problems in this book contain only independent voltage and current sources. All worked examples in the book show the calculations using Matlab. In most cases Matlab is used as a calculator and a good scientific calculator could be used to solve most of the examples. The use of Matlab clarifies all of the steps. However, Matlab is also used to create a variety of plots that will help you understand the material.