Level: 3 Credits: 15
Students will apply fundamental theory and principles of Direct Current (DC) circuits and systems.
On successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Apply mathematical principles to electrical contexts (3 credits).
Explain the nature of conductors, insulators, voltage, current and resistance (4 credits).
Apply the theories of the relationships between electrical quantities (4 credits).
Apply knowledge of fundamental electrical theory to configure and test a variety of DC circuits (4 credits).
Include but not limited to:
Transposition of formula associated with electrical quantities
Electrical terms, units and conventions
Fundamental electrical laws
EMF production methods
The nature of conductors and insulators
Resistance and resistors, series and parallel circuits
Designing and calculating values of DC circuits
Circuit testing techniques