APTRANSCO Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2020 AE Exam Topics Pdf


APTRANSCO Assistant Engineer Syllabus

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Check Details About APTRANSCO Assistant Engineer Exam 2020;

Name of Organization: Transmission Corporation Of Andhra Pradesh Limited

Post name:  Assistant Engineer

No. of posts: 146

Announcement Type: Syllabus and Exam pattern

Exam date: April 2017


Assistant Engineer Exam consist the following topics and its complete syllabus as provided below, take a look…



APTRANSCO AE Electrical Syllabus

Electric Circuits

Electrical Machines

Power Systems

Utilization & Control Systems


Analog and Digital Electronics

Power Electronics and Drives

Electric Circuits Syllabus:

Sr. No. Topics To Be Covered
1 Network graph



Node and mesh analysis

star/ delta transformation

2 Electromagnetic Induction
3 Mutual Induction
4 Ac Fundamentals
5 Harmonics

Transient Response Of Dc And Ac Networks

6 Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis


Ideal Current And Voltage Sources


Norton’s, Superposition And Maximum Power Transfer Theorems,

Two-Port Networks

Three Phase Circuits

Power Measurement

Electrical Machines Syllabus:

Single phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, regulation and efficiency

Three Phase Transformers – Connections, Parallel Operation


DC machines – types, windings, generator/ motor characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed control of motors

Three phase induction motors – principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control

Single phase induction motors

Synchronous machines – performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications.


Power Systems Syllabus:

Sr. No. Topics To Be Covered
1 Basic Power Generation Concepts
2 Transmission Line Models And Performance
3 Underground Cable, String Insulators
4 Corona
5 Distribution Systems
6 Per-Unit Quantities
7 Bus Impedance And Admittance Matrices
8 Load Flow
9 Voltage Control
10 Power Factor Correction
11 Economic Operation
12 Symmetrical Components
13 Fault Analysis
14 Principles Of Over-Current, Differential And Distance Protection
15 Protection Of Alternator, Transformer, Transmission Lines Neutral Earthing, Solid State Relays And Digital Protection
16 Circuit Breakers
17 System Stability Concepts, Swing Curves And Equal Area Criterion

Utilization & Control Systems Syllabus:

Principles Of Feedback

Transfer Function

Block Diagrams

Steady-State Errors

Routh And Nyquist Techniques

Bode Plots

Root Loc, Lag, Lead And Lead-Lag Compensation

Heating – Resistance, Induction, Dielectric

Welding – Spot, Seam And Butt

Electric Traction – Speed-Time Curves, Tractive Effort

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Electrical Measurements Syllabus:

Sr. No. Topics To Be Covered
1 Bridges and potentiometers
2 PMMC, moving iron, dynamometer and induction type instruments
3 Measurement Of Voltage, Current, Power, Energy And Power Factor
4 Digital Voltmeters And Multi-Meters
5 Phase, Time And Frequency Measurement
6 Q-Meters
7 Oscilloscopes

Analog and Digital Electronics Syllabus:

Characteristics of diodes, BJT, FET

Amplifiers – biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response

Oscillators and feedback amplifiers

Combinational and sequential logic circuits


Schmitt trigger

A/D and D/A converters

8-bit microprocessor basics, architecture, programming and interfacing


Power Electronics and Drives Syllabus:

Sr. No. Topics To Be Covered
1 Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs

IGBTs – static characteristics and principles of operation

2 Triggering Circuits
3 Phase Control Rectifiers
4 Bridge Converters – Fully Controlled And Half Controlled
5 Principles Of Choppers And Inverters
6 Basic Concepts Of Adjustable Speed Dc And Ac Drives.

APTRANSCO AE Civil Syllabus

Strength of Materials

Reinforced Concrete

Steel Structures

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery

Soil Mechanics

Strength of Materials Syllabus:

Sr. No. Topics To Be Covered
1 Simple Stresses And Strains
2 Hook’s Law
3 Stress-Strain Curve For Mild Steel

Elastic Constants

Compound Bars

Temperature Stresses

Strain Energy


Impact Loading

SFD And BMD For Simply Supported

Cantilever And Overhanging Beams

4 Centre Of Gravity And Moment Of Inertia

Bending And Shear Stress Distributions

5 Theory Of Pure Torsion

Helical Spring

Thin And Thick Cylinders

Analysis Of Trusses By Method Of Joints And Method Of Sections

Combined Direct And Bending Stresses

Column And Struts

Deflection Of Beams-Double Integration

Moment Area And Conjugate Beam Methods

Reinforced Concrete Syllabus:

Basic Reinforcing Materials, Tests On Cement And Aggregates.

Structural Concrete And Its Grades, Workability Tests And Concrete Mix Design.

Singly And Doubly Reinforced Beams, Working Stress Design Of Rectangular And Flanged Beams

Shear, Bond, Development Length And Torsion In Beams, One-Way And Two-Way Slabs, Axially And Eccentrically Loaded Columns, Isolated And Combined Footings.

Basic Concepts Of Limit State Design And Its Applications To The Design Of Beams, Slabs And Columns.

Steel Structures Syllabus:

Sr. No. Topics To Be Covered
1 Grades Of Steels, Design Of Simple And Compound Beams, Riveted And Welded Joints, Riveted
2 Welded Connections’-Eccentric Framed And Seated, Simple And Compound Columns, Slab
3 Gusseted Bases, Grillage Foundations, Roof Trusses, Plastic Analysis – Plastic Bending Of Beams, Shape Factor, Plastic Analysis Theorems
4 Analysis Of Fixed, Propped Cantilever Beams By Static And Kinematics Methods

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery Syllabus:

Fluid properties, pressure measurements, manometers, forces on plane and curved surfaces, center of pressure, principle of buoyancy, stability of floating and submerged bodies, metacentre, Kinematics of fluid flow, equation of continuity.

Euler’s and Bernoulli’s equations, Impulse-momentum, flow measuring device s – orifices and mouth pieces, notches and weirs, flow through pipes, open channel flow, impact of jets – stationery and moving vanes (flat and curved), radial vanes, hydraulic turbines, pumps and machinery


Soil Mechanic Syllabus:

Sr. No. Topics To Be Covered
1 Physical Properties Of Soils, Classification And
2 Identification, Permeability, Capillarity, Seepage, Compaction, Shear Strength, Earth Pressure, Slope Stability
3  Foundation Engineering: Stress Distribution In Soils, Bearing Capacity, Settlement Analysis, Pile Foundation, Coffer Dams, Caissons, Dewatering, Bracing For Excavations, Site Investigations, New Mark Charts, Machine Foundation

APTRANSCO Assistant Engineer Paper Pattern

Section (A): Questions on core academic curriculum of respective discipline – (70 marks).

Section (B): Questions on analytical aptitude – (30 marks)


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