Core Module Information
Module title: Engineering Principles (Electronic & Electrical)

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

Module code: ELE07409
Module leader: Jay Hoy
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 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
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 22
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 8
Face To Face Tutorial 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 160
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 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Practical Skills Assessment 5 1,2,3 1 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Practical Skills Assessment 5 4,5,6 9 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Class Test 40 1,2,3 7 HOURS= 1, WORDS= 0
Class Test 40 4,5,6 14/15 HOURS= 1, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
ELE07409 Engineering Principles (Electronic & Electrical)