Prof. Peter Cheung
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Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
- Analyse and design basic electronic circuits
- Construct and test basic electronic circuits
- Select appropriate electronic components for an application such as sensors, transducers and actuators
Description of ContentThe Engineering Analysis 1 extended module develops fundamental skills in engineering analysis and applied mathematics, and consists of 3 subsections. This subsection is: Introduction to Electronics
This part of the course covers topics ranging from high power networks to micro-control systems involved in electrical engineering.
- Introduction to machine systems as complexes of mechanical, electrical and electronic subsystems and of software.
- Circuit elements: power sources and loads; resistors, capacitors, inductors etc.
- Waveforms and signals: peak and average values, pulse width modulation, sine waves. Digital signals: binary numbers, sampling. Digital transducers.
- Logic: logic variables, operations and truth tables. Gates: inputs, outputs, packages. Latches and flip flops.
- Kirchhoff's laws. Potential divider, potentiometer, Wheatstone bridge.
- DC networks: equivalent resistors, capacitors and inductors. Thévenin and Norton sources. General network analysis methods.