# 2023/2024

## Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

### Learning objectives

#### Knowledge

• Have knowledge and understanding within resistive electrical circuits
• Have knowledge and understanding within operational amplifiers (Op-amps)
• Have knowledge and understanding within  inductive and capacitive electrical circuits
• Have knowledge and understanding within electrical measurement techniques
• Have knowledge and understanding within laboratory procedures related with electrical circuits
• Have knowledge about different electrical theorems and laws

#### Skills

• Be able to analyse simple and complex electrical DC circuits
• Be able to use circuit theory to calculate currents, voltages, energies and powers in DC circuits
• Be able to use circuit reduction methods
• Be able to apply analytical methods to design operational amplifier circuits
• Be able to plan and to implement properly designed electrical circuits in laboratory in a safe and appropriate way
• Be able to use software tools in the design of electrical circuits
• Be able to use software tools for calculating different electrical signals in simple electrical circuits
• Have skills in the following specific topics:
• Basic DC circuit theory (including energy storing components), Ohms law, units,  Kirchhoff laws, circuit reductions (series and parallel), star-delta connections, dependent and independent sources, nodal and loop/mesh methods, basic and ideal operational amplifiers, Thévenin and Norton theorems, superposition, maximum power transfer, first and second order transients
• Measurement of current, voltage, power and energy, using typical measurement instruments as voltmeter, ampere meter, wattmeter, multi-meter together with oscilloscopes
• Measurement accuracy and calculation uncertainty
• Be able to use software for calculation of different electrical signals in simple electrical circuits

#### Competences

• Be able to handle simple development-oriented situations related to electric circuits and laboratory setups in study or work contexts
• Be able to independently engage in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration with a professional approach in the area of basic DC circuit theory
• Be able to identify one´s own learning needs and to structure one’s own learning in basic circuit theory and electrical engineering laboratory

### Type of instruction

Lectures with exercises, possibly supplemented with e-learning as stated in § 17 in the BSc curriculum and §18 in the BE curriculum.

### Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

## Exam

### Prerequisite for enrollment for the exam

• The lectures in connection with laboratory tests are mandatory, and it is mandatory to hand in all written laboratory reports.

### Exams

 Name of exam Introduction to Electrical Engineering Type of exam Written exam 4-hour examination. ECTS 5 Assessment 7-point grading scale Type of grading Internal examination Criteria of assessment The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

## Facts about the module

 Danish title Elektriske grundfag Module code N-EN-B2-2A Module type Course Duration 1 semester Semester Spring ECTS 5 Language of instruction Danish and English Empty-place Scheme Yes Location of the lecture Campus Aalborg, Campus Esbjerg Responsible for the module Mohsen N. Soltani

## Organisation

 Study Board Study Board of Energy Department Department of Energy Faculty The Faculty of Engineering and Science