Electrical Engineering 1
|Course code ELEC1300||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science|
Provides students with an understanding and appreciation of techniques for analysing and designing simple dc and ac circuits for electronics, power and communications applications. The course approaches these objectives from the perspectives of theory and practical implementation.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||. Provide students an overview and appreciation of the problems and theoretical tools to be further developed in the Electrical engineering degree.|
. Introduction to the fundamental techniques for analysis and design of dc and ac circuits.
. Provide practical 'hands on' experience through numerous laboratory sessions.
|Content||Notation and units. Circuit topologies. DC circuits: voltage, current, power, resistance, conductance; Ohm's Law; Kirchoff' voltage and current laws; series and parallel configurations; linearity and superposition; Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits; Nodal and mesh analysis (simple cases); maximum power transfer; capacitors; passive and switched RC circuits; inductors; passive and switched RL circuits; AC circuits: amplitude, frequency and phase; voltage, current and power in R, L and C; time domain analysis of ac circuits; review of complex numbers; phasors and phasor notation; complex impedance; Thevenin and Norton equivalents; AC power (real, reactive, complex); rms values; maximum power transfer; Nodal and Mesh analysis.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ELEC1300|