Core Module Information
Module title: Electrical and Electronic Principles

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ELE07109
Module leader: Luigi La Spada
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering


Description of module content:

The module will cover the following:
Kirchoff’s Laws
Network Theorems (Superposition, Thevenin’s & Norton’s Theorems)
Electrostatics, parallel plate, multi-plate, capacitor networks. Inductors.
Sinusoidal waveforms, RMS, reactance, impedance, and power applied to RCL series and parallel circuits.
Digital principles: Number systems, Logic Gates, Boolean algebra, DeMorgan’s theorem, Karnaugh maps
Digital circuit design & analysis: schematic diagrams, waveform diagrams
Analogue devices: diodes, transistors, operational amplifiers
Analogue circuits: rectification, basic biasing of transistors, inverting & non- inverting amplifiers

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: demonstrate a working knowledge of network theorems applied to d.c. circuits
LO2: define capacitance/Inductance and solve capacitive/Inductive circuits.
LO3: demonstrate a working knowledge of single phase a.c. circuits (LRC ccts).
LO4: design & analyse basic combinational logic circuits.
LO5: recognise basic electronic devices & explain their operation.
LO6: demonstrate a working knowledge of basic analogue circuits.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Jay Hoy
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 128
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Learning Log 10 1-6 23 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Practical Skills Assessment 5 1,2,3 12 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Practical Skills Assessment 5 4,5,6 24 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Class Test 40 1,2,3 13 HOURS= 1, WORDS= 0
Class Test 40 4,5,6 26 HOURS= 1, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100