Short Title:Electrical Circuits 2
Full Title:Electrical Circuits 2
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:ELSC H1002
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Electronics and automation
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JAMES WRIGHT
Module Author:DONAL O TOOLE
Module Description:This module aims to provide an introduction to AC signals and the basic elements of AC circuits. The student is familiarised with a range of components, measurement techniques. The concept of a phasor is introduced and applied to solve a variety of reactive circuits. Basic principles and applications of Electromagnetism are introduced.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Explain the fundamental principles of electromagnetism, and the construction and operation of devices and circuits based on these principles.
LO2 Describe the behaviour of circuits under AC excitation.
LO3 Analyse AC circuits using phasor notation and circuit theorems.
LO4 Identify and explain the operation of simple electrical filters.
LO5 Describe true, reactive and apparent power, and calculate these for select circuits.
LO6 Construct electrical circuits, perform AC measurements, compare to predicted values and write laboratory reports.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Laboratory Perform a variety of laboratory practicals based on simple reactive circuits with AC excitation. A report is expected for each practical performed. The last two laboratory sessions are based on Electromagnetics. 1,2,3,4,6 20.00 Every Week
Practical/Skills Evaluation Laboratory based test to assess practical skills. 6 10.00 Week 26
Other Mid-term examination. 1,2,3 10.00 Week 24
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer/Lab Attend lectures and laboratory. 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Time Review lectures and practice solving problems based on AC signals and AC circuits. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer/Lab Attend lectures and laboratory. 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Time Review lectures and do problems. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Thomas Floyd 2009, Principles of Electric Circuits, 9 Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 978-0132453127]
  • Thomas L. Floyd, David M. Buchla 2009, Electronics Fundamentals: Circuits, Devices and Applications, 8 Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 978-0135096833]
  • John Bird BSc (Hons) CEng CMath CSci FIET MIEE FIIE FIMA FCollT 2010, Electrical and Electronic Principles and Technology, 4 Ed., Newnes [ISBN: 978-0080890562]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EAELE_B Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Honours) in Electronic Engineering 2 Mandatory
TA_EAENS_B Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Engineering Software 2 Mandatory
TA_EAELE_D Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering 2 Mandatory
TA_EAENS_D Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Software 2 Mandatory
TA_EELEC_C Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering 2 Mandatory