ELEN2000 Electrical Engineering

School running course: 
Electrical & Information Engineering
Course Brief and Outline: 
Year of Study: 
  • Basic Circuit Theory: Resistance, Capacitance, Inductance. Power and Energy. DC Circuit Theory – Kirchoff’s Laws, Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton’s Theorem, Superposition, AC Circuit Theory – Phasor Diagrams, Resonance. Transients in DC circuits.
  • Semiconductor Devices:  Diodes, Transistors, Silicon Controlled Rectifiers.
  • Analog Electronics:  Power Supplies, Operational Amplifiers, Filters, Strain Gauge Circuits.
  • Digital Electronics: Logic Gates, Arithmetic Circuits.
  • Power Circuits: Power Factor. Electricity Tariffs. Three Phase Circuits. Transformers – equivalent circuit.
  • Electric Motors: DC motors – equivalent circuit, series and shunt connection, separately excited, torque-speed curves, starting. Induction Motors – equivalent circuit, torque-speed curves, starting.
Programs offering course: 
BSc Eng (Mining)
BSc Eng (Mechanical)
BSc Eng (Metallurgy)