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Module

SFY0012 : Electrical and Electronic Engineering O

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Neal Wade
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

Introduce electrical and electronic engineering principles, including theory, problem solving and laboratory work. Practical experience in the measurement of electrical quantities, use of a log-book and report writing.

Outline Of Syllabus

Basic concepts: Coulomb’s law, permittivity, potential difference, energy, power, resistance, inductance, capacitance
DC circuits: Ohm’s law, series and parallel circuits, open and short circuits, conductance, Kirchoff’s laws, circuit analysis, network theorems (Thevenin and Norton), simple network analysis
AC theory: AC properties of capacitors and inductors, series and parallel AC circuits, motor principles, electromagnetic laws of Faraday and Lenz
Electronic devices: principles of semi-conductors, PN junctions and transistors
Digital electronics: number systems and base conversions, binary arithmetic, twos complement subtraction, AND, OR, EX_OR, NAND, NOR, simple logic circuit design and analysis

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable