MG5015 – Electrical and Electronic Principles 2

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Module code
Module title
Electrical and Electronic Principles 2
To enable students to understand general electronics and the basic building blocks of electronics as required for subsequent courses.
  • 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
Explain basic electromagnetism, magnetic circuits induction and inductance.
Apply AC circuit theory to resonant and power applications
Perform simple sequential logic calculations
Design simple transistor circuits and simple regulated power supplies
Use electrical measuring equipment.
Basic electromagnetism and inductance, Faradays Law and Lenzs Law
Inductive transients self-induction, mutual induction
Series and parallel resonant circuits
AC power, power factor, power factor correction and phasor diagrams
Thevenins theorem, superposition theorem, and maximum power transfer theorem
Introduction to three-phase circuits
Sequential logic operations, flip-flops, registers, counter & encoders
Transistor amplifier circuits, biasing & switching
Simple regulated power supplies, Zener circuits and three-terminal ICs.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment 1 Laboratory Assessment 30
Assessment 2 Written tests 30
Assessment 3 Examination 40