Core Module Information
Module title: Electrical Engineering

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ELE08101
Module leader: Francisco Vedreno Santos
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering

Basic knowledge of electrical engineering & engineering principles(to university 1st year level).

Description of module content:

Network Theorems: Superposition; Thevenin’s; Norton’s; maximum power transfer. Resonance: series and parallel resonance; resonant frequency; bandwidth; Q-factor. Transients: time constant; exponential growth and decay curves.
Electromagnetic Fields: electromagnetic induction; self and mutual induction; ; co-efficient of mutual inductance; co-efficient of coupling.
Electrical Machines: Introduction to transformers, motors and generators.
Three-phase Systems: balanced three-phase systems; star and delta connections; relationship between phase and line quantities.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: apply network theorems to both ac and dc circuits;
LO2: understand and analyse series and parallel resonant circuits;
LO3: understand and solve electromagnetic field problems;
LO4: determine the transient response of R-L and R-C circuits subject to a step change in dc supply voltage;
LO5: understand the basics of electrical machines;
LO6: analyse three-phase balanced systems.

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: Francisco Vedreno Santos
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Practical Skills Assessment 30 1,2,3,4,5,6 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 70 1,2,3,4,5,6 14/15 HOURS= 02.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 30
Component 2 subtotal: 70
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Electrical Engineering