Circuit Analysis and Design : Part 1

Master the Circuit Analysis and Design Techniques, with plenty of solved examples.
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  • Lectures 53
  • Length 6 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

Circuit Analysis is one of the Basic and Fundamental Course that introduces you to the world of electronics and computers.

Circuits are the veins of Almost All of our equipments, ranging from our car to our mobile phone. These are the building blocks of all electronic equipments.

This course here is designed in such a way that, even a person with no knowledge in electrical engineering can easily understand it.

In fact this course is for everyone.

This course is stuffed with numerous solved and practice problems on all topics. We are here to help you get really good grades in your exams.

The prerequisite for this course is nothing.

Just some Basic Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus.

You are not required to know these concepts before hand.
This course would be more easier to follow and understand, if you knew them already.

This course Includes 52 video lectures.

Each concepts are broken down into bits with separate lectures for problems.

Different types of approach to problem solving is discussed.

If you are an engineering student, wanting to get a good grade, or you are interested in robotics or homebrew electronics then, look no where, this the course where you should start.

What are the requirements?

  • Knowledge of Basic Algebra, Trigonometry and Basic calculus is required to solve problems
  • Knowledege of Solving simultaneous linear equations using any method
  • Knowing, how to use a scientific calculator

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will be able to analyse simple circuits using some basic laws
  • In this course you will learn about Kirchhoff's Laws and Ohm's Laws
  • You will learn about Resistor networks
  • You will learn about various types of sources and methods of analysing them
  • you will learn about Current and Voltage divider Circuits
  • You will learn comprehensive problem solving techniques with the help of numerous solved examples and practice problems

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in Electronics and Computers
  • Students of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Instrumentation, Power Systems, Electrical Machines, Control Systems, Communiation Systems Engineering
  • Anyone interested in Robotics or Hobby electronic Projects
  • Anyone interested in opensource electronics development boards such as Raspberry pi, Aruino

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Frequently used Formula and concepts

A brief Review of System of Units and Prefixes used in Circuit analysis.

32 pages

A quick Chapter on Functions with Exercise Problems.
There are also some pdf files on

    Functions with Answers to Exercise problems

    Answers for Functions

    Frequently used Algebra Formula

    Frequently used Calculus Formula

    Calculus Summary

    Trigonometry Summary 1

    Trigonometry Summary 2

Section 3: Basic Concepts of Circuit Analysis

A discussion on the integral Property of matter, i.e. The Charge and a practice booklet which contains Problem Set 1 on the concept of Charge.


What is a Circuit ?

What the hell are you talking about ?

Huh ! I have heard only heard about racing circuits.

AC and DC
Independent Sources [Current and Voltage Sources]
Dependent Sources
Circuit Elements [Resistors, Capacitors and Inductors]
Section 4: A Closer Look at Some Circuit Parameters
Ohm's Law : Part 1
Ohm's Law : Part 2
Ohm's Law : Part 3
Open Circuits and Short Circuits
Power and Energy: Part 1
Power and Energy: Part 2
Power and Energy: Part 3
Electricity Bills and Battery Ratings

A brief Discussion of Branches, Nodes and Loops.
This will be discussed in detail in the part 2 of the course during Mesh and Nodal analysis.

Section 5: Laws of Electric Circuits
Kirchhoff's Current Law [KCL]
Example on KCL
Cautions to be followed while applying KCL
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law [KVL]
KVL on a Single loop Circuit
KVL on a Multi loop Circuit
Example on KVL
Solved Problem 1 : Problems on KVL
Solved Problem 2 : Problems on KCL
Solved Problem 3 : Using Both KVL and KCL together
Solved Problem 4 : Using Both KVL and KCL together
Solved Problem 5 : Using Both KVL and KCL together
Solved Problem 6 : Problems with more than one source
Solved Problem 7 : Problems with Dependent Sources
Solved Problem 8 : Concept of Grounding
Resistor Networks [Series and Parallel connections]
Solved Problem 9 : Problems on Series and Parallel Resistor Networks
Solved Problem 10 : Problems on Series and Parallel Resistor Networks
Solved Problem 11 : Problems on Series and Parallel Resistor Networks
Solved Problem 12 : Problems on Series and Parallel Resistor Networks
Voltage Divider Circuits
Solved Problem 13 : Problems on Voltage Dividers
Current Divider Circuits
Section 6: Solution to Problem Sets
Solution to Problem Set 1 : Problems on Charge
1 page
Solution to Problem Set 2 : Problems on Current
3 pages
Solution to Problem Set 3 : Problems on Ohm’s Law
1 page
Solution to Problem Set 4 : Problems on Power Calculations and Electricity Bills
3 pages
Solution to Problem Set 5 : Problems on Nodes and Branches
2 pages
Solution to Problem Set 6 : Extra Problems on Kirchhoff’s Laws
3 pages
Solution to Problem Set 7 : Problems on Dependent Sources
3 pages
Solution to Problem Set 8 : Problems on Resistor Networks
6 pages
Section 7: Summary Of the Course
Course Summary
6 pages

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Instructor Biography

Muthu Kumar, Engineer, Instructor at Udemy and GATEblog

Muthu completed his Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication engineering for SRM Univeristy, India.

Being an Entrepreneur, He turned down his job offer from Accenture and went on to start a Test prep company named GATEblog, which helps undergrad students with competitive engineering examinations in India. Muthu has been teaching Undergrad electronics courses at GATEblog for the past three years and has authored several books on Electronics and Systems engineering.

He has been known for his simplistic teaching style. He has done research in robotics and control systems. His favorite courses which he loves to teach include Circuit analysis, Control Systems, Signals and Systems, Electromagnetic Field Theory , Digital and Analog Electronics.

His areas of interest include Mixed Signal Circuit Design, Computer Architecture and Programming. He spends his free time reading novels and wandering his beautiful town.

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