MG5034 – Electrical Principles
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To enable students to understand general electrical and power circuit theory principles and skills
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- 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
Use electrical measuring equipment.
- Fundamental principles of DC circuit theory under steady state and time varying conditions. (Ohms law, Kirchhoff's laws, resistors in series, parallel and series-parallel and voltage dividers).
Basic electromagnetism, magnetic circuits induction and inductance. Faradays and Lenzs laws
Fundamental principles of AC circuit theory under steady state and time varying conditions.
Capacitor construction including current and voltage transients in RC circuits
Inductive transients, self-induction, mutual induction
Series and parallel resonant circuits
Basic star and delta connected circuits
Perform basic calculations on balanced loads for three wire star load and four wire star configuration with neutral impedance.
- Assessment Criteria
- Assessment 1 Laboratory Assessment 30
Assessment 2 Written Tests 30
Assessment 3 Exam 40