MG5035 – Electronic Principles

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Module code
MG5035
Module title
Electronic Principles
Prescription
To enable students to gain an understanding of general electronics and the basic building blocks of electronics as required for subsequent courses.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Analyse and use circuit theorems.
Apply fundamental principles of digital electronics
Apply fundamental principles of power supplies
Apply fundamental principles of analogue electronics
Use electronic measuring equipment.
Content
Thevenins theorem, superposition theorem and maximum power transfer theorem. Combinational logic circuits, sequential logic, registers, counters and encoders
Diodes, rectification and smoothing. Simple Zener and three-terminal regulated power supplies. Switching power supplies.
Linear and switching operation of BJT and MOSFET devices
Operational Amplifier theory and applications
Electronic meters, oscilloscope, function generators and component testers
Assessment Criteria
Assessment 1 Assignments ,Tests 30
Assessment 2 Laboratory (Practical) 30
Assessment 3 Exam 40