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Area/Catalogue
EEET 1003

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013378

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide students with a firm foundation in electrical DC and AC circuit analysis, understanding of elementary and the ability to use computer software for schematics and circuit simulation and analysis.

Course content

A brief overview of electrical circuit basics, resistance, capacitor, inductor. AC circuits concept, alternating currents - sinusoids, RMS values, phase, phasors, complex number representation of voltages and currents, impedance, admittance, AC power, AC circuit analysis, nodal and mesh analysis for AC circuits, AC circuits theorems: superposition, Thevenin's theorem, Norton's theorem, lossy power sources, source transformation, maximum power transfer theorem. Two port networks, Magnetic circuits, Transformers and magnetically coupled circuits. Transfer function, frequency response, resonance, Filters, Bode plots, 3-phase circuits, 3-phase power. The use of Computer Techniques in Circuit Analysis and Simulation. The use of remote laboratory NetLab.

Textbook(s)

Irwin, JD, Nelms, RM 2015, Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis, 11th, John Wiley & Sons

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EEET 1025 Electricity and Electronics
MATH 1064 Mathematical Methods for Engineers 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
Practical (On-line) 2 hours x 5 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture (On-line) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial (Face to face) 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical (On-line) 10 hours x Block
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Practical Reports (3 experiments using remote laboratory NetLab) N/A 30% N/A
Tutorial quizzes N/A 10% 15 minutes at the end of each tutorial
Examination N/A 60% 2 hours
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Practical Reports (3 experiments using remote laboratory NetLab) N/A 30% N/A
Tutorial quizzes N/A 10% 15 minutes at the end of each tutorial
Examination N/A 60% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Practical Reports (3 experiments using remote laboratory NetLab) N/A 30% N/A
Tutorial quizzes N/A 10% 15 minutes at the end of each tutorial
Examination N/A 60% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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