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Module Code: EEE103
Module Title: Electrical Circuits I
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
A. Develop a systematic approach to circuit analysis problems,

B. Understand the physical principles underneath the behavior of electrical circuits,

C. Master the necessary skills in analyzing DC and AC circuits using appropriate circuits analysis techniques,

D. Cultivate the ability to derive solutions for time-, frequency-, and s-domain responses for both RC and RL circuits.

Learning outcomes 
A. be familiar with the various laws and theorems in electrical circuit analysis

B. be able to perform the AC steady-state analysis and calculation of relevant power

C. understand the characteristics of operational amplifiers and are able to conduct circuit analysis for op amp circuits

D. understand the influence of capacitor and inductor in an electrical circuit

E. be familiar with the circuit analysis of RL and RC circuits in both source-free and driven conditions

F. appreciate the Laplace transform as an alternative in analyzing RC and RL circuits

Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered through formal lectures, tutorials, and supervised laboratory sessions.
1. Basic Components and Electric Circuits

- Units and scales

- Charge, current, voltage and power

- Voltage and current sources

- Ohm’s law

2. Voltage and Current Laws

- Nodes, paths, loops and branches

- Kirchhoff’s current law (KCL) and Kirchhoff’s voltage law (KVL)

- Single-loop circuit and single-node-pair circuit

- Resistors in both series and parallel

- Voltage and current division

3. Basic Nodal and Mesh Analysis

- Nodal analysis

- The supernode

- Mesh Analysis

- The supermesh

- Computer-aided circuit analysis

4. Handy Circuit Analysis Techniques

- Linearity and superposition

- Source transformations

- Thévenin and Norton equivalent circuits

- Maximum power transfer

- Delta-Wye conversion

5. The Operational Amplifier

- The concept of the ideal Op Amp

- Cascaded stages

- Circuits for voltage and current sources

- Practical considerations

- Comparator and the instrumentation amplifier

6. Capacitor and Inductor

- Basic concept of both capacitor and inductor

- Inductance and capacitance combinations

- Consequences of linearity

- Simple Op Amp circuits with capacitors

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     26  4    94  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Final 75.00
2 Lab 10.00
3 Assignment 15.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 1/24/2018 1:50:53 PM