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 Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Electronics Electrical and Mathematics


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.

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