Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering - 2022

Understand concepts, laws and principles regarding electrical circuits and able to analyze complex electrical circuits

What you'll learn

  • What are electric circuits and electronics and the fundamental quantities in circuits like voltage and current
  • What resistors, capacitors, and inductors are and how they are used in electric circuits
  • Resistors ,color code for the resistors and resistivity of the common materials
  • Advanced electric circuit analysis techniques such as the superposition theorem, Thévenin’s theorem, and Norton’s theorem
  • Current and Voltage Sources in Electrical Circuit
  • lectric circuit analysis techniques using Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws, nodal analysis and mesh analysis
  • Power in AC Circuit (Real Power, Reactive Power, Apparent Power) with Problems
  • Significance, Construction and Working of Transformers and Generators
  • Understand the fundamentals of AC current in details and differences between direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC)


This course provides a complete overview of electric circuit analysis used in electrical engineering and electronics engineering. Electric circuit analysis is the most fundamental concept for electrical, electronics, and computer engineering.

This course is mainly for undergraduate students but starts from a very basic level which makes it very easier for beginners as well. This course will introduce and explain the fundamental concepts of basic electrical engineering. The basic concepts of DC and AC (Single Phase and Three Phase Circuits) Circuit Analysis, Construction and working of transformers, steady-state and phase analysis of AC networks, series and parallel and know how to calculate equivalent resistance for these circuits. Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s law and Nodal and Mesh Analysis by using KCL and KVL for Solving Electrical Circuits. By the end of the course, the students should be able to gather high-quality knowledge of basic electrical engineering.

This course covers the following topics.

1. Introduction to the Course

What is Electricity and what should be the Assumptions for Solving an Electrical Circuit?

Explanation of Resistor, Capacitor, Inductor, Voltage Source, and Current Source

Electric Current and Numerical Problems related to the topic

Passive Sign Convention

Electrical Power and Energy and Numerical Problems related to the topic

Understand Electrical Circuit and Elements of Electrical Circuit with System of Units

Learn How to Calculate the Electricity Bill

2. Ohm and Kirchhoff’s Law & Circuit Terminologies

Understand about Resistor, Colour Codes for Resistors, and Resistivity of Common Materials

Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s Law with Numerical Problems related to the topics

Understand the Current Terminologies

3. Series and Parallel Circuit and Calculating Equivalent Resistance

Explanation of Series circuit and Voltage Divider Rule for the Series Circuit

Explanation of Parallel Circuit and Current Divider Rule for the Parallel Circuit

Learn Circuit Analysis and to Calculate Equivalent Resistance of the Circuit

4. Nodal and Mesh Analysis of the Electrical Circuit by Using KCL and KVl

Understand Nodal and Super Nodal Analysis by using KCL with Numerical Problems

Understand Mesh and Super Mesh Analysis by using KVL with Numerical Problems

5. Circuit Theorems for Solving Electrical Circuit

· Linearity Property of Circuit and Solving Numerical Problems related topic

· Superposition Theorem for Electrical Circuits with Numerical Problems

· Understand Source Transformation for Simplifying Electrical Circuit

· Thevenin’s theorem and Norton’s theorem and Solving Numerical Problems related to topics

6. Fundamentals of the AC current

7. Electric Machines

Power in AC Circuit (Real Power, Reactive Power, Apparent Power) with Problems

Significance, Construction, and Working of Transformers

Electrical Machines (Generator for the Power Generation)

This course serves as a foundation to learn advanced courses in Electrical Engineering.

Requirements for the course

  • Basic knowledge of algebra

Who this course is for

  • Anybody with an interest in learning about the fundamentals of Electric Component as this course starts from very basic level
  • This course is designed for Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Engineering Students


14.5 hours on-demand video

6 downloadable resources

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion