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TECH 2001 - Electrical Principles

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 4110
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Restriction: Not available to BE(Hons)(Elec&Elec) or BE(Hons)(Mech) students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: TECH 1001
Assessment: Exams, quizzes, labs and assignments

This course covers the fundamental principles of analog and digital circuits and electronic devices. This knowledge is critical for students needing to work on or with electrical systems within larger engineering systems. The course seeks to develop foundational concepts and skills and complements the material with a series of application-oriented topics relevant to defence industries. Important topics covered include: the key electrical variables and the application of fundamental circuit laws and theorems to DC and AC circuits; power supply applications of diodes and switch-mode transistors; the operating principles of DC, induction and synchronous machines; analysis of simple operational amplifiers; Boolean logic and binary arithmetic; combinational and sequential circuits; and simple microcontroller programming.

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4110 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021

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