Core Module Information
Module title: Electrical Supply

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ELE09103
Module leader: Savvas Papadopoulos
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering

Module code ELE08101
Module title Electrical Engineering
Examples of equivalent learning Electrical engineering equivalent to SCQF level 8

Description of module content:

Introduction to the IET Wiring Regulations, 17th edition, BS 7671:2008 (Amendment 3:2015). Supply system components and ratings. Loads, cables, wiring and installation methods. Overload protection, protection devices - fusing, MCBs, MCCBs, RCDs, Selectivity and fault levels, earthing, bonding, protection against electric shock and protection against overcurrent. Complete circuit design calculations. Lightning and surge protection. Illumination - lighting, emergency and external lighting. UPS systems. Harmonics. Fire alarms, inspection and testing. Sustainable design issues; Power Factor improvement and Microgeneration and connections.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: demonstrate an understanding of the IET Wiring Regulations;
LO2: apply knowledge of sustainable design of electrical supply systems;
LO3: propose a wiring installation for a building.

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: Savvas Papadopoulos
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 20
Face To Face Tutorial 14
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 14
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Practical Skills Assessment 50 1,2,3 12 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1,2,3 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Electrical Supply