On Campus 1 x 2-hour lecture-1 weekly 3 x 1-hour lecture-2 per semester 1 x 2-hour workshop weekly 1 x 2-hour practical weekly
Distance (External) 1 x 2-hour online lecture weekly 1 x 1-hour online tutorial weekly 1 x 1-day intensive workshop-1 per semester 1 x 1.5-day intensive workshop-2 per semester
Enrolment not permitted
1 of ENGR1030, ENGR1205, ENGR8703 has been successfully completed
Year 10 Mathematics.
Examination, Assignment, Workshop Practice (Project Assembly), Workshop Practice (Online-Quizzes), Practicals and Project.
This topic provides students with an understanding of basic electronics. It includes:
Digital Electronics: digital design concepts, number systems and signed numbers, combinational logic and design, minimisation of logic expressions, hazards, sequential logic and design, finite state machines
Analog Electronics: circuit variables and elements, simple resistive circuits, techniques of circuit analysis
Microprocessors: introduction to microprocessors, sensors and motors, microprocessor programming
Workshop Practice: bonding methods, soldering and flux, planning and designing electronic equipment, printed circuit boards and microelectronics
This topic aims to:
Provide students with a thorough understanding of the principles of combinational and sequential digital logic
Develop the fundamental theoretical and practical skills required to carry out the design and analysisof digital electronic circuits
Introduce the elements and basic operation of a microprocessor
Introduce the manufacture and processes of thick and thin film microelectronics, printed circuit boards, and surface mount packages, the processes, practice, and assessment of soldering, component mounting and other connection methods, and fire safety
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:
Analyse, design and construct simple digital circuits
Analyse, design and construct simple finite state machines
Understand and apply basic principles of electric circuit theory
Understand and use electrical components and instruments
Have knowledge and understanding of microprocessors, motors and sensors
Write simple programs for a microcontroller
Have knowledge and understanding of microelectronics, printed circuit boards and surface mount technology
Perform and assess electronics assembly tasks, such as soldering and wiring
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2021 are no longer published.
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