Module title: Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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

Module code: ELE08400
Module leader: Malcolm Renton
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Electronics Electrical and Mathematics

Examples of equivalent learning: Electronic and electrical engineering principles to a level equivalent to SCQF level 7.

Description of module content:

Operation amplifiers: linear and non-linear applications, introduction to negative feedback, bandwidth.
Digital circuits: NAND/NOR digital circuit implementation. SR, JK, D and T flip-flops - Shift registers - synchronous, asynchronous and cascaded counters.
Logic Families (CMOS/TTL): Logic levels, noise margins, rise & fall times, fan in/out.
Network Theorems: Superposition; Thevenin’s; Norton’s; maximum power transfer.
Electrical Machines: Electromagnetics, components; principle of operation.
Three-phase Systems: balanced three-phase systems; star and delta connections; relationship between phase and line quantities.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: demonstrate a working knowledge of operational amplifiers and their applications;
LO2: understand memory devices and their applications in shift registers and counters;
LO3: recognise & contrast Logic family characteristics;
LO4: apply network theorems to both ac and dc circuits;
LO5: understand electromagnetic applications and the basic construction and principle of operation of motors and generators;
LO6: analyse three-phase balanced systems.

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