MODULE DETAILS

Module 1: Electrical Circuits

Nominal duration: 3 weeks (36 hours total time commitment)

This time commitment includes the preparation reading, attendance at each webinar (1 hour plus 15-30 minutes for discussion), and the time necessary to complete the assignments and further study.

MODULE PURPOSE

This module covers basic electrical circuit fundamentals to understand and solve problems on DC, AC circuits, single and multipath circuits, poly phase and three phase circuits.

PRE-REQUISITE MODULE(S)

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ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

To evaluate the achievement of the learning outcomes; written assignments, group projects and practical exercises are set.

SUMMARY OF LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

1.   Examine dc and ac circuits

2.   Examine single and multipath circuits

3.   Examine polyphase and three-phase circuits


Learning Outcome 1

Examine dc and ac circuits

Assessment Criteria

1.1

Examine and solve problems in dc circuits comprising resistors, capacitors and inductors

1.2

Examine and solve problems in ac circuits comprising resistors, capacitors and inductors


Learning Outcome 2

Examine single and multipath circuits

Assessment Criteria

2.1

Examine and single path circuits and solve related problems

2.2

Examine and multipath circuits and solve related problems

 

 


Learning Outcome 3

Examine polyphase and 3-phase circuits

Assessment Criteria

3.1

Outline polyphase and its applications

3.2

Examine three-phase configurations and solve complex problems

Delivery mode

A combination of asynchronous and synchronous e-learning delivery comprising a judicious mix of interactive online web conferencing, simulation (virtual labs) software, remote online labs, online videos, PowerPoint slides, notes, reading and study materials (in PDF, HTML and Word format) accessed through the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS).

Software/Hardware Used

Software

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Hardware

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