This book presents the concepts which form the foundation of Electrical Engineering. The book covers fundamentals of DC circuits, single-phase and three-phase AC circuits, electromagnetism, domestic wiring, basic instrumentation and protection schemes, and fundamentals of electrical machines. A number of examples have been included in each chapter, to illustrate the applications of the concepts. The book is amply illustrated to make the subject easily understandable.
1. DC Circuits and Magnetics 2. Single-Phase AC Circuits 3. Three-Phase AC Circuits 4. Measuring Instruments 5. Wiring and Protection Devices 6. DC Machines 7. Transformers 8. Synchronous Generators 9. Three-Phase Induction Motors.
K Uma Rao :- K. Uma Rao is Professor and Head, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, at RNS Institute of Technology, Bangalore and formerly Associate Professor at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. She obtained her B.E. and M.E. degrees from UVCE, Bangalore and her Ph.D from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She has done her Master of Business Administration with specialization in Project Management. She has been involved in teaching and research for over 20 years and has several research publications. She is the adaptation author of Indian Adapted Edition of Schaum’s Outline Series in Electric Power Systems and Electric Circuits, author of Computer Techniques and Models in Power Systems, published by IK International. Her areas of interest include networks, signal processing, power engineering and FACTS applications.