MG5014 – Electrical and Electronic Principles 1

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Module code
Module title
Electrical and Electronic Principles 1
To enable students to understand general electrical and power circuit theory principles and skills.
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Apply the fundamental principles of DC theory
Apply the fundamental principles of AC theory
Apply the fundamental principles of basic three phase theory
Operate and apply the use of electrical measuring equipment.
DC circuit theory including concepts of EMF, voltage and current, resistance, Ohms Law, Kirchhoff's laws, resistors in series, parallel and series-parallel and voltage dividers.
Construction and operation of capacitors including current and voltage transients in RC circuits.
Sinusoidal alternating voltages and currents and the behaviour of capacitive reactive components in an AC circuit; phasor diagrams.
Combinational logic circuits, simple op-amp circuits, diodes and simple power supply circuits.
Basic electrical measuring equipment.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment 1 Laboratory Assessment 30
Assessment 2 Written Tests 30
Assessment 3 Exam 40