Electromechanics & Electronics

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Electromechanics & Electronics

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Electrical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ELEC1000 or ENGG1300

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    Course Description
    First principles introduction to electromagnetic fields & their applications in electrical machines. Physical models of semiconductor devices. Common electronic circuits using discrete semiconductor devices. Theoretical investigations, substantial case studies & laboratory experiments.


    Course Introduction
    ELEC2003 introduces AC Circuit theories including real and reactive power concepts, electromagnetic fields and their applications in electrical machines (in particluar to transformer); some basic priciples of solar PV system; physical models of semiconductor devices; and common electronic circuits using discrete semiconductor devices.

    ELEC2003 will provide some basic concepts of electrical engineering principles. The skills acquired in this course will be useful for advanced level studies in electronics, Electromechanics, control and power systems.


    Learning Objectives
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:

    1  Explain the nature and operation of inductors, capacitors and resistors (L,C,R)
    2  Calculate and explain the response of LCR circuits to AC excitations & introduce real and reactive power concepts
    3  Explain magnetic circuit concepts and apply to the analysis of magnetic circuits
    4  Explain Transformer operation, model real transformers, and calculate efficiency and regulation
    5  Explain the basic principles of Solar PV systems for converting solar energy to electricity
    6  Identify the most common semiconductor devices; explain their properties, applications, and advantages & disadvantages
    7  Analyse and synthesise basic electronic circuit "building blocks"


    Class Contact
    2 Lecture hours, 2 Tutorial hours, 1 Practical or Laboratory hour

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