Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
Syllabus For Electrical Engineering Preliminary Examination (Optional)
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (CODE NO. 10)
1. Circuit Analysis
Circuit Components, network graphs, KCL, KVL, Circuit analysis methods,
basic network theorems, Transient Analysis of RL, RC and RLC circuit, coupled
circuits Sinusoidal Steady State analysis, resonant circuit, Balanced Three
phase circuit, Laplace transform & Fourier series analysis. Two port network,
driving point and transfer function, poles and zeros of network functions.
2. Electromechanical Energy Conversion
Single phase Transformer, Equivalent circuit, Phasor diagram, tests,
regulation & efficiency, Three phase Transformer, Auto Transformer DC generators
& motors; Performance Characteristics, Starting & Speed Control, armature
reaction and Commutation. Three Phase induction motor; Performance
Characteristics, Starting & Speed ontrol. Single Phase induction motor,
Synchronous Generator: performance Characteristics, regulation, Parallel
operation. Synchronous motor; Starting Characteristics, applications,
Synchronous Condensers, FHP motors, Permanent magnet and Stepper motors,
brushless DC motors.
3. Power Systems Analysis & Protection
Transmission line parameters, models, performance of overhead transmission
lines, per unit quantities, bus admittance and impedance matrices, load flow
analysis, series & shunt compensation, Economic operation, Power system
Stability, Symmetrical Components, short circuit studies, HVDC Transmission its
merits & demerits. Fault analysis, Relays & Circuit Breakers and their
characteristics. Protection schemes for generator, transformer & feeders. Surge
protection & insulation co-ordination.
4. Control Systems
Open loop and closed loop Control Systems, Time domain and frequency domain
analysis, Stability : Routh Hurwitz Criterion, root loci, Nyquist criterion,
Bode plots, P, PI & PID Controllers. Design of lead lag compensators.
5. Power Electronics & Industrial Drives
Solid State Devices : Diode transistors, Triac, GTO and MOSFET : Static
Characteristic, Principle of Operation, Triggering Circuit, Controlled
rectifiers, Bridge Converters (Fully & half Controlled), Principles of Thyristor
chopper & inverter. Basic Concept of Control of drives involving ac and dc
6. Measurement and Instrumentation
Various analog type Indicating instruments, Measurement of Current, Voltage,
Power, Power factor, Energy, resistance, inductance capacitance and frequency,
Electronic Measuring instruments : Multimeter, CRO, digital voltmeter, frequency
counter, Q-meter, digital energy meter. Transducers: Strain gauge, LVDT, Piezo-
lectric crystals, thermocouples & thermistors.
7. Microprocessors & Computers
8 bit microprocessor 8085 : architecture, instruction set, timing diagram,
addressing modes, assembly language programming, memory & I/O interfacing.
Computer organization : number representation, functional organization, ALU.
8. Analog and Digital Electronics
Diode Circuits, rectifiers, clipping and clamping, zener diode and voltage
regulators, BJT, JFET and MOSFET; Characteristics, biasing and small signal
equivalent Circuit (for small & large signals), Amplifiers : Amplifier circuits
Analysis, OPAMP circuit, filters, oscillators, Boolean algebra and logic gates.
Combinational & Sequential circuits, Registers & Counters.
9. Electro Magnetic Field
Potential & Electric field intensity, their calculation for different charge
distribution. Calculation of capacitance & inductance, Ampere's law and