Electricity and electronics 111

Module code EBN 111
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Electrical quantities, units, definitions, conventions. Electrical symbols, ideal and practical current and voltage sources, controlled sources. Ohm’s law in resistive circuits, Kirchoff’s current and voltage laws, resistors in series and parallel circuits, voltage and current division, mesh current and node voltage methods. Circuit theorems: Linearity, superposition, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, sources transformation, power calculation, maximum power transfer. Energy storage elements: current, voltage, power and energy in inductors and capacitors, inductors and capacitors in series and parallel. Ideal operational amplifiers and applications: inverting and noninverting amplifiers, summing amplifiers, current sources, integrators.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Electrical, Electronic and Com
Period of presentation Semester 1

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