ENGN1218 - Introduction to Electronics

ENGN1218 - Introduction to Electronics

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. tick
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline. tick

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects. tick

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability. tick
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains. tick
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
3.4 Professional use and management of information. tick
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct. tick
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership. tick

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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3.6

1Students be able to describe the circuit elements and theorems from the first principles. tick tick tick
2Students be comfortable in using the mesh/node analysis tools to systematically solve electrical circuits. tick tick tick
3Students be able to analyse the time responses of first-order switching circuits (RL and RC). tick tick tick
4Students be able to explain the operation of basic electronic devices (diode and operational amplifier), theirs uses and limitations. tick tick tick
5Students be able to simulate simple circuits using computer-aided tool (PSpice). tick
6Students be fluent in using electronic equipments (e.g. Oscilloscope and signal generator) for analysing electronic circuits with resistors, capacitors, inductors and diodes. tick
7Students be able to write a lab report with an appropriate level of detail and insights, for understanding by others not familiar with the lab procedure. tick tick tick tick tick tick
8Students be able to understand the concept of linear system and superposition in engineering problems. tick
9Students be able to apply appropriate mathematical tools for modelling and solving linear system. tick
10Students be able to critically analyse the experimental results and understand the limits of theories in real system. tick tick tick
11Students be able to demonstrate and evaluate a working diode-rectifier circuit using a prototyping boards. tick tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

1

Mastering On-line Assignment

2

Hardware Laboratory

3

PSPICE Laboratory

4

Rectifier Report

5

Mid Semester Exam

6

Final Exam

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Students be able to describe the circuit elements and theorems from the first principles. tick tick tick tick tick tick
2Students be comfortable in using the mesh/node analysis tools to systematically solve electrical circuits. tick tick tick tick tick tick
3Students be able to analyse the time responses of first-order switching circuits (RL and RC). tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Students be able to explain the operation of basic electronic devices (diode and operational amplifier), theirs uses and limitations. tick tick tick tick tick tick
5Students be able to simulate simple circuits using computer-aided tool (PSpice). tick tick
6Students be fluent in using electronic equipments (e.g. Oscilloscope and signal generator) for analysing electronic circuits with resistors, capacitors, inductors and diodes. tick tick
7Students be able to write a lab report with an appropriate level of detail and insights, for understanding by others not familiar with the lab procedure. tick tick tick
8Students be able to understand the concept of linear system and superposition in engineering problems. tick tick tick tick tick
9Students be able to apply appropriate mathematical tools for modelling and solving linear system. tick tick tick tick
10Students be able to critically analyse the experimental results and understand the limits of theories in real system. tick tick tick
11Students be able to demonstrate and evaluate a working diode-rectifier circuit using a prototyping boards. tick tick

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