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# IES SYLLABUS FOR EE

## Contents for syllabi of both the Papers together for Preliminary/Stage-I Examination (objective type Paper–II) and

## separately for Main/Stage-II Examination (Conventional type Paper-I and Paper – II).

## PAPER – I

## 1. Engineering Mathematics

## Matrix theory, Eigen values & Eigen vectors, system of linear equations, Numerical methods for solution of non-linear algebraic

## equations and differential equations, integral calculus, partial derivatives, maxima and minima, Line, Surface and Volume

## Integrals. Fourier series, linear, non-linear and partial differential equations, initial and boundary value problems, complex

## variables, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series, residue theorem, probability and statistics fundamentals, Sampling theorem, random

## variables, Normal and Poisson distributions, correlation and regression analysis.

## 2. Electrical Materials

## Electrical Engineering Materials, crystal structures and defects, ceramic materials, insulating materials, magnetic materials –

## basics, properties and applications; ferrities, ferro-magnetic materials and components; basics of solid state physics, conductors;

## Photo-conductivity; Basics of Nano materials and Superconductors.

## 3. Electric Circuits and Fields

## Circuit elements, network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, ideal current and voltage sources, Thevenin’s, Norton’s,

## Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, transient response of DC and AC networks, Sinusoidal steady state

## analysis, basic filter concepts, two-port networks, three phase circuits, Magnetically coupled circuits, Gauss Theorem, electric field

## and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s laws; inductance, dielectrics,

## capacitance; Maxwell’s equations.

## 4. Electrical and Electronic Measurements:

## Principles of measurement, accuracy, precision and standards; Bridges and potentiometers; moving coil, moving iron,

## dynamometer and induction type instruments, measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor, instrument

## transformers, digital voltmeters and multi-meters, phase, time and frequency measurement, Q-meters, oscilloscopes, potentiometric

## recorders, error analysis, Basics of sensors, Transducers, basics of data acquisition systems

## 5. Computer Fundamentals:

## Number systems, Boolean algebra, arithmetic functions, Basic Architecture, Central Processing Unit, I/O and Memory

## Organisation; peripheral devices, data represenation and programming, basics of Operating system and networking, virtual

## memory, file systems; Elements of programming languages, typical examples.

## 6. Basic Electronics Engineering:

## Basics of Semiconductor diodes and transistors and characteristics, Junction and field effect transistors (BJT, FET and MOSFETS),

## different types of transistor amplifiers, equivalent circuits and frequency response; oscillators and other circuits, feedback

## amplifiers.

## PAPER – II

## 1. Analog and Digital Electronics:

## Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications, combinational and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, multi-vibrators,

## sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, basics of filter circuits and applications, simple active filters; Microprocessor basics- interfaces and applications, basics of linear integrated circuits; Analog communication basics, Modulation and demodulation, noise and bandwidth, transmitters and receivers, signal to noise ratio, digital communication basics, sampling,

## quantizing, coding, frequency and time domain multiplexing, power line carrier communication systems.

## 2. Systems and Signal Processing :

## Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals, shifting and scaling operations, linear, time-invariant and causal systems,

## Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, sampling theorem, Fourier and Laplace transforms, Z transforms,

## Discrete Fourier transform, FFT, linear convolution, discrete cosine transform, FIR filter, IIR filter, bilinear transformation.

## 3. Control Systems:

## Principles of feedback, transfer function, block diagrams and signal flow graphs, steady-state errors, transforms and their

## applications; Routh-hurwitz criterion, Nyquist techniques, Bode plots, root loci, lag, lead and lead-lag compensation, stability

## analysis, transient and frequency response analysis, state space model, state transition matrix, controllability and observability,

## linear state variable feedback, PID and industrial controllers.

## 4. Electrical Machines :

## Single phase transformers, three phase transformers – connections, parallel operation, auto-transformer, energy conversion

## principles, DC machines – types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed

## control of motors, Induction motors – principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control, Synchronous

## machines – performance, regulation, parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications, servo and

## stepper motors.

## 5. Power Systems :

## Basic power generation concepts, steam, gas and water turbines, transmission line models and performance, cable performance,

## insulation, corona and radio interference, power factor correction, symmetrical components, fault analysis, principles of protection

## systems, basics of solid state relays and digital protection; Circuit breakers, Radial and ring-main distribution systems, Matrix

## representation of power systems, load flow analysis, voltage control and economic operation, System stability concepts, Swing

## curves and equal area criterion. HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts, Concepts of power system dynamics, distributed

## generation, solar and wind power, smart grid concepts, environmental implications, fundamentals of power economics.

## 6. Power Electronics and Drives :

## Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs – static characteristics and principles of

## operation, triggering circuits, phase control rectifiers, bridge converters – fully controlled and half controlled, principles of

## choppers and inverters, basis concepts of adjustable speed DC and AC drives, DC-DC switched mode converters, DC-AC switched

## mode converters, resonant converters, high frequency inductors and transformers, power supplies

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