**TANCET Electrical and Electronics Instrumentation Engineering Syllabus.**

TANCET Electrical and Electronics Instrumentation Engineering Syllabus 2014 TamilNadu CET i.e TANCET is an exam conducted by Anna University. TANCET means (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) 2014 for admission to MBA, MCA, M.E./M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan programme in Tamil Nadu. The test is conducted at various centers through out the country.

**TANCET Electrical and Electronics Instrumentation Engineering Syllabus.**

**TANCET Electrical and Electronics Instrumentation Engineering Syllabus.**

**i) Electrical Circuits and Fields :** KCL, KVL, Nodal & Mesh analysis, transient response of D.C and A.C networks; sinusoidal steady-state analysis; resonance in electrical circuits; concepts of ideal voltage and current sources, network theorems, driving point admittance and transfer functions of two port network, three phase circuits; Fourier series and its application; Gauss theorem, electric field intensity and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distribution, dielectric, capacitance calculations for simple configurations; Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s law, inductance calculations for simple configurations.

**ii) Electrical machines** : Single phase transformer-equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, regulation and efficiency; three phase transformer-connections; auto transformer; principles of energy conversion, windings of rotating machines: D.C generators and motors-characteristics, starting and speed control, armature reaction and commutation; three phase induction motors-performance characteristics, starting and speed control; single-phase induction motors; synchronous generators- performance, regulation; synchronous motors-starting characteristics, applications, synchronous condensers; fractional horse power motors; permanent magnet and stepper motors.

**iii) Power Systems :** Electric power generation – thermal, hydro, nuclear; transmission line parameters; steady-state performance of overhead transmission lines and cables and surge propagation; distribution system, insulators, bundle conductors, corona and radio interferences effects; per-unit quantities; bus admittance and impedence matrices; load flow; voltage control and power factor correction; economic operation; symmetrical components, analysis of symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults; principle of over current, differential and distance protections; concepts and solid state relays and digital protection; circuit breakers; principles of system stability-swing curves and equal area criterion.

**iv) Control systems :** Principles of feedback; transfer function; block diagram; steady-state errors; stability-Routh and Nyquist criteria; Bode plots; compensation; root loci; elementary state variable formulation; state transition matrix and response for Linear time Invariant systems.

**v) Power Electronics and Drives :** Semiconductor power devices-diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTO, MOSFETs and IGBTs-static characteristic and principles of operation; triggering circuits; phase control rectifiers; bridge converters-fully controlled and half controlled; principles of choppers and inverters, basic concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives.

**vi) Digital Electronics :** Digital Logic Theory: Number systems-Combinational logic circuits-Minimisation of Boolean functions-IC families-Arithmetic circuits, Multiplexer & decoders-Sequential circuits-Flip flops, counters, shift registers, Schmitt trigger, timers and multivibrators. Microprocessor : General 8 bit microprocessor Architcture-8085, 8086 processor – Architecture, Memory, I/O interfacing, Instruction set, Addressing modes, Timing diagram & delays, Machine cycles, Interrupts, counters, Assembly language programming. Microcontrollers: 8 bit microcontroller – 8051 architecture, bus configuration, Instruction sets, programming & applications.

**vii) Digital Signal Processing :** Analog signals-sampling & Aliasing-Discrete time signals & systems- LTI systems- Convolution sum-Difference equation representation-Z Transform & its Inverse-Discrete Fourier series & Fourier transform-Radix 2 FFT – Decimation in me and frequency- Inverse DFT using FFT-Analog Butterworth & Chebyshev filter design-IIR & FIR filter design and Realisation.

viii) Computer Control of Processes, Networks :State models and state equations-controllability & observability-pole assignment-discrete data system – state space representation-stability-data hold, Z &

modified Z transform – Pulse transfer function-programmable logic controllers. Data networks-switching OSI, Data link control, Media access protocol-BISYNC, SDLC, HDLC, CSMA/CD, TCP/IPBridges, routers, gateways, Ethernet and Arcnet configuration.

**ix) Communication Engineering :** Modulation and demodulation systems – Types of transmission lines – losses – standing waves – Ground wave and space wave propagation – Digital communication concepts – Data Communication codes, serial and parallel interface – Network protocol – Types of satellites – Advantages of optical fibre communication.

**x) Measurements, Instrumentation and Transducers :** Measurement of R, L and C-Bridges, potentiometers & galvanometers- Measurement of voltage, current, power, power factor and energy- Instrument transformers, Q meter, Waveform Analysers – Digital voltmeter, multimeter-Time, phase and frequency measurements-Oscilloscope – display and recording devices – Noise and interference in Instrumentation.

**xi) Industrial Instrumentation :** Measurement of displacement, stress, strain, force, torque, velocity, Acceleration, Shock, vibration, humidity, viscosity & density- Pressure, temperature, flow & level measurement.

**xii) Analytical Instrumentation :** Spectro Photometers-Spectral methods of analysis-source detectors and applications – Ion conductivity-sampling systems, ion selective electrodes, conductivity and pH meters- Analysers – Chromatography – NMR & X ray spectroscopy – GM and proportional counters-Mass spectrometer.

**Units and standards-Calibration methods-Errors**-Transducer classification, static characteristics, mathematical mode, zero, I and II order transducers – Response to different inputs-variable Resistance, Inductance and capacitance transducers-Piezo electric, Magnetostrictive, IC and smart sensors- Digital, Fibre optic, Hall effect and feedback transducers.

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