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EG1012 - Electric Circuits

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Introduction to electrical signals (dc and ac) and electrical circuit theory. Electrical units and calculations used to apply them. Energy transformations in electric circuits containing resistors, capacitors and inductors. Theory and applications of ideal operational amplifiers. Ideal transformers.

Learning Outcomes

  • a functional understanding of the relationships between voltage and current in linear electrical components;
  • the capacity to discuss and apply electrical principles and analysis techniques in typical applications;
  • accurate and efficient analysis of simple circuits operating under transitional and steady-state dc conditions;
  • design skills leading to the realisation of simple curcuits to satisfy basic engineering specifications;
  • clear and precise communication of problem, strategy and solution; professional standards in submission of all assessable material.
Assumed
Knowledge:
This subject requires prior knowledge of Senior Mathematics B or MA1020 (or equivalent) OR Senior Mathematics C.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Owen Kenny.
Workload expectations:
  • 60 hours - 3 hours lecture, 1 hours tutorial every week. Tutorials will commence in the first week. 4 laboratories of 2 hours in weeks 3, 6, 9 and 12.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Owen Kenny
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 60 hours - 3 hours lecture, 1 hours tutorial every week. Tutorials commence in first week. 4 laboratories of 2 hours in weeks 3,6,9 and 12.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.