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GATE Syllabus of Electrical Engineering 2014

Gate Syllabus for Electrical Engineering 2014 includes General Aptitute(GA) questions like English grammar, verbal analogies, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction,Sentence completion,Word groups. Engineering Mathematics is also included in question papers for Gate 2014. Detail syllabus of Electrical Engineering is updated in this page.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING  (EE) - GATE 2014 - SYLLABUS

Electric Circuits and Fields: Network graph, KVL, KCL, mesh and node analysis, transient response of ac and dc networks; sinusoidal steady-state analysis, resonance, basic filter concepts; ideal voltage and current sources, Norton’s ,Thevenin’s and Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, two-port networks, three phase circuits; Gauss Theorem, electric field and potential due to point, plane,line and spherical charge distributions; Bio-Savart’s and Ampere’s laws; dielectrics; capacitance; inductance.

Signals and Systems:
Representation of discrete and continuous-time signals; shifting and scaling operations; time-invariant ,Linear and causal systems; Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals; sampling theorem ; Laplace,Fourier and Z transforms.

Electrical Machines:
Single phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, Efficiency and regulation ; three phase transformers - connections, parallel operation; energy conversion principles; auto-transformer ;DC machines – windings, types, generator characteristics, commutation and armature reaction, starting and speed control of motors; three phase induction motors – principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control; single phase induction motors; synchronous machines – regulation, performance and parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications; stepper and servo motors.

Power Systems:
Basic power generation concepts; transmission line models and performance; insulation ,cable performance; corona and radio interference; distribution systems; per-unit quantities; bus impedance and admittance matrices; load flow; voltage control; economic operation; power factor correction ;symmetrical components; fault analysis; principles of over-current, solid state relays and digital protection; circuit breakers; system stability concepts, differential and distance protection; swing curves and equal area criterion; FACTS concepts and HVDC transmission

Control Systems:
transfer function; Principles of feedback, block diagrams; steady-state errors; Nyquist and Routh techniques; root loci;Bode plots; lead,lag and lead-lag compensation;state transition matrix, state space model ;controllability and observability.

Electrical and Electronic Measurements:
Bridges and potentiometers; moving iron, PMMC ; induction type instruments and dynamometer; measurement of voltage, current, power, Power and energy factor; instrument transformers; digital voltmeters and multimeters; phase, frequency and time measurement; oscilloscopes; Q-meters; potentiometric recorders; error analysis.

Analog and Digital Electronics:
Characteristics of diodes, FET; BJT,amplifiers – biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response; feedback amplifiers and oscillators; operational amplifiers – application and charcteristics ; simple active filters; Timers and VCOs; sequential and combinational logic circuits; multiplexer; Schmitt trigger; multi-vibrators; hold and sample circuits; D/A and A/D converters; 8-bit microprocessor basics, programming ,architecture and interfacing.

Power Electronics and Drives:
Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, MOSFETs, GTOs and IGBTs – static characteristics and principles of operation;phase control rectifiers; triggering circuits ;bridge converters – half controlled and fully controlled; principles of inverters and choppers ; basis concepts of adjustable speed ac and dc drives.

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