Unit code: HET182
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||60 Hours|
Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Computer Systems)/Bachelor of Commerce ( EM051)Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics) ( R050)
Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences) ( S061)
Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunication and Network Engineering) / Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Software Engineering) ( I069)
Aims and objectives
1. Use the basic laws and principles of electronics and electromagnetism to analyse electric and electronic circuits and phenomena. (K1, S1)
2. Construct and design simple electronic circuits in a laboratory setting. (K1, S1, S3)
3. Analyse electronic circuits both independently and collaboratively. (K1, S1)
4. Safely execute hands-on experiments. (K6, S1)
5. Collect and analyse experimental data, interpret results and formulate conclusions. (K1, S1)
6. Generate a laboratory technical report. (A2)
7. Use computer simulation to analyse electronic devices or circuits. (K1, S1).
This Unit of Study will contribute to you attaining the following Swinburne Engineering Competencies:
K1 Basic Science: Proficiently applies concepts, theories and techniques of the relevant natural and physical sciences.
S1 Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications.
S3 Design: Systematically uses engineering methods in design.
A2 Communication: Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences.
Individual or Group Assessment
60% - 50%
Tutorial-based work (assignments, participation)
20% - 30%
Practical laboratory-based work (participation, lab tests, report)
20% - 30%
- Analog DC Electronics: charge, current, voltage, Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws, series and parallel circuits, voltage divider, current divider, simplifying resistor networks, power and power transfer;
- Electromagnetism: electric and magnetic fields (static and changing), magnets, magnetic induction, Faraday’s Law, Lenz’s Law, AC generators;
- Analog AC Electronics: alternating current & voltage, frequency, period, phase, amplitude (p-p, peak, RMS), capacitor circuit and reactance, inductor circuit and reactance, RC and RL series circuits, phasor notation; impedance, RLC series resonance circuit; low and high pass filters, ideal transformers;
- Amplification: ideal op-amp, model, open and closed loop gain; inverting and non-inverting configurations;
- Digital Electronics: introduction, digital logic, number systems, Boolean operators, truth-tables, design and simplification of circuits, Boolean laws and identities, S of P representation, K maps, combinatorial logic.
• For Analog AC Electronics