Electrical Engineering: Foundations (ELEC2004)
UNIT OF STUDY
The Three block Structure of the course:
1. Introduction to Electric Circuits: current and voltage, power, Kirchhoff's Laws, sources and resistors, Ohm's Law, series and parallel connections, voltage and current dividers, equivalent circuits. Inductors and capacitors, RC circuits, RL circuits, introduction to RLC circuits.
2. Electric Power Systems: sinusoidal signals, effective (rms) value of sinusoids, power in ac circuits, transformer principles and ideal transformers, balanced 3-phase circuits. Electromechanical machine types, DC machines, introduction to ac and induction machines.
3. Basic Electronics: Op amp, inverting amplifier, noninverting amplifier, basic op-amp circuits. Digital signals and circuits, truth table and basic logic functions, Boolean function, digital circuit design and realisation. Introduction to Sequential digital systems.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology
- Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Advanced)
- Bachelor of Design Computing
- Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Medical Science
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Science
Further unit of study information
Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 1 hr/week; Laboratory 1 hr/week; E-Learning 1 hr/week.
Through semester assessment (75%) Final Exam (25%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.