Electrical & Electronic Engi (Fund) (ELEC5710)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study aims to develop knowledge of the fundamental concepts and building blocks of electrical and electronics circuits. This is a foundation unit in circuit theory. Circuit theory is the electrical engineer's fundamental tool. The concepts learnt in this unit will be made use of heavily in many units of study (in later years) in the areas of electronics, instrumentation, electrical machines, power systems, communication systems, and signal processing. Topics: a) Basic electrical and electronic circuit concepts: Circuits, circuit elements, circuit laws, node and mesh analysis, circuit theorems, energy storage, capacitors and inductors, circuits with switches, transient response, sine waves and complex analysis, phasors, impedance, ac power.; b) Project management, teamwork, ethics; c) Safety issues

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Classes

3hrs lectures/labs/tutorials per week

Assessment

Through semester assessment (50%), Final Exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Assumed knowledge: Basic knowledge of differentiation & integration, and HSC Physics

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