ELEC ENG 2017 - Circuits and Systems
North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2023
General Course Information
Course Code ELEC ENG 2017 Course Circuits and Systems Coordinating Unit School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Term Semester 1 Level Undergraduate Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 3 Contact Up to 8 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N Prerequisites ELEC ENG 1100 Restrictions Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical & Electronic) Course Description This course develops key concepts in linear signals and systems, principally using electric circuits as the focus. Second order circuits are covered in detail, before generalisation to higher orders and developing concepts such as resonance and frequency responses. The spectral interpretation of signals and systems are developed formally with the Fourier transform. Dynamical responses of linear systems are treated systematically in the Laplace domain; the transfer function description of linear, time-invariant systems is introduced and applied to the analysis of electrical systems. Feedback systems are studied to introduce the concept of bounded-input, bounded-output (BIBO) stability. The course includes practical exercises using industry standard software packages to design and simulate electrical systems? performance.
Course Coordinator: Dr Nghia Nguyen TrongCourse coordinator: Dr Nghia Nguyen Trong
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.
Course Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Apply systematic methods to the analysis of linear systems, in particular electric circuits, using both time and frequency domain techniques
- Compute signal spectrum and understand the power/energy spectral density interpretation, for periodic and aperiodic signals commonly encountered in electrical engineering
- Determine frequency response and transfer functions of linear systems, including circuits with multiple passive components, using analytical, graphical or computational methods
- Design passive analogue filters
- Use a circuit simulation package to model circuits with passive and active components such as resistors, capacitors, diodes, and transistors
The course is designed to develop the following Elements of Competency: 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.6 2.1 2.2 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6
University Graduate Attributes
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
Attribute 1: Deep discipline knowledge and intellectual breadth
Graduates have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of their subject area, the ability to engage with different traditions of thought, and the ability to apply their knowledge in practice including in multi-disciplinary or multi-professional contexts.
Attribute 2: Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving
Graduates are effective problems-solvers, able to apply critical, creative and evidence-based thinking to conceive innovative responses to future challenges.
Attribute 3: Teamwork and communication skills
Graduates convey ideas and information effectively to a range of audiences for a variety of purposes and contribute in a positive and collaborative manner to achieving common goals.
Attribute 4: Professionalism and leadership readiness
Graduates engage in professional behaviour and have the potential to be entrepreneurial and take leadership roles in their chosen occupations or careers and communities.
Attribute 7: Digital capabilities
Graduates are well prepared for living, learning and working in a digital society.
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Online LearningThis course uses MyUni exclusively for providing electronic resources, such as course notes, assignment papers, sample solutions, discussion boards, strongly recommended that the students make intensive use of these resources for this course.
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Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesThis course uses a conventional lecture/tutorial delivery of material. Students are expected to spend time outside of these to attain the learning outcomes.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.There will be up to 36 contact hours throughout the course. Students are expected to spend approximately 120 hours of private study and to prepare for assessments.
Learning Activities Summary
Specific Course RequirementsThere are no specific course requirements.
The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:
- Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
- Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
- Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
- Assessment must maintain academic standards.
Assessment Task Weighting (%) Number of tasks Formative tutorials 10 6 Summative tests 20 3 Practical 10 1 Examination 60 1 Total 100
This is a new course in 2023. Information here is subject to change until the commencement of semester 1; refer to MyUni for latest details.
This assessment breakdown complies with the University's Assessment for Coursework Programs Policy.
Assessment Related Requirements
Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:
M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme) Grade Mark Description FNS Fail No Submission F 1-49 Fail P 50-64 Pass C 65-74 Credit D 75-84 Distinction HD 85-100 High Distinction CN Continuing NFE No Formal Examination RP Result Pending
Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.
Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.
Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.
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