Level: 3 Credits: 15

Requisites/Restrictions: Nil

Outcome Statement

Students will apply fundamental theory and principles of Direct Current (DC) circuits and systems.

Learning Outcomes

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