Module Catalogues

Electrical Circuits I

Module Title Electrical Circuits I
Module Level Level 1
Module Credits 5.00

Aims and Fit of Module

A. Develop a systematic approach to circuit analysis problems,
B. Understand the physical principles underneath the behavior of electrical circuits,
C. Master the necessary skills in analyzing DC and AC circuits using appropriate circuits analysis techniques,
D. Cultivate the ability to derive solutions for time-, frequency-, and s-domain responses for both RC and RL circuits.

Learning outcomes

A. be familiar with the various laws and theorems in electrical circuit analysis
B. be able to perform the AC steady-state analysis and calculation of relevant power
C. understand the characteristics of operational amplifiers and are able to conduct circuit analysis for op amp circuits
D. understand the influence of capacitor and inductor in an electrical circuit
E. be familiar with the circuit analysis of RL and RC circuits in both source-free and driven conditions
F. appreciate the Laplace transform as an alternative in analyzing RC and RL circuits

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered through formal lectures, tutorials, and supervised laboratory sessions.