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EEE1006 : Electrical Engineering I (for MECH)

Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To enable the student to understand the principles of electrotechnology needed for mechanical engineering.

Outline Of Syllabus

Basic Electrical Principles and Circuits: General Introduction; DC Circuit Theory; Electromagnetism, Magnetic Circuits; Electromagnetic Induction; Electrostatics; Transient Response; AC Circuit Theory.

Electrical Power: DC Machines-basic theory; application and types; AC circuit theory-phasor diagrams, power, power factor; transformers - theory; equivalent circuits, construction, applications; introduction to power conditioning.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture241:0024:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion15:005:00Assignment 2
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion15:005:00Assignment 1
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion110:0010:00Lab project
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion240:3012:00Revision for final exam
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion12:002:00Final exam
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture241:0024:00Tutorial
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical23:006:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study112:0012:00Reviewing lecture notes; general reading
Total100:00
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
EEE1007Electrical Engineering I (for MAR)
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The examination provides the opportunity for the student to demonstrate their understanding of the lecture course material. The assignment enables students to test their deeper understanding of the material presented in the lectures. Laboratory sessions offer the opportunity for reinforcement of key concepts through the use of hands on experiments, designed to complement the material presented as part of the formal lectures.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1202A70N/A
Exam Pairings
Module Code Module Title Semester Comment
EEE1007Electrical Engineering I (for MAR)2N/A
Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Practical/lab report2M15N/A
Written exercise2M8Assignment 1 (3-4 pages maximum)
Written exercise1M7Assignment 2 (3-4 pages maximum)
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The examination provides the opportunity for the student to demonstrate their understanding of the lecture course material. The assignment enables students to test their deeper understanding of the material presented in the lectures. Laboratory sessions offer the opportunity for reinforcement of key concepts through the use of hands on experiments, designed to complement the material presented as part of the formal lectures.

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