ELEC06015 2013 Electrical Signals Systems and Technology 202

General Details

Full Title
Electrical Signals Systems and Technology 202
Transcript Title
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Subject Area
ELEC - Electrical Science
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Liam Winters
Programme Membership
SG_EMTRN_C06 201500 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Mechatronics SG_EMECH_B07 201700 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Mechatronics Systems Engineering SG_EMTRN_C06 201500 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Mechatronics SG_EMECH_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Engineering in Mechatronics

Electrical systems concentrating on the use of power A/C in circuits including motors

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Choose dc motors to carry out particular tasks


Classify  different single phase ac motors according to output requirement


Calculate ac currents in different three phase configurations


Calculate three phase return current in start configuration


Wire and test a Electric circuit according to  power wiring diagrams in a safe and competent manner

Indicative Syllabus

D.C. Machines: Fundamentals of D.C. machine, construction, armature windings : Generated voltage. Motors,  Principles of operation, production of torque, back emf, torque−current and torque−speed control and characteristics of motors

Single phase motors and starting. Induction motors speed/torque characteristics and soft starting. Synchronous speed and slip

Polyphase Transformers: Single unit or bank of single−phase units, polyphase connections. Open delta and  Y  connections. Phase conversion 3 to 6 phase and 3 to 2 phase conversions. Effect of 3−phase winding connections on   harmonics. 3−phase winding transformers, tertiary winding.

 Three phase power Circuits:

Three phase star, three phase delta, star and delta combination, Neutral return current in star Balanced three phase voltages and unbalanced impedances,

Continuing with more complex wiring in electrical workshop

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous assesment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Laboratory Practical Engineering Laboratory Electrical workshop 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Handbook of Small Electric Motors William H. Yeadon McGraw-Hill 2001

Fundamentals of Electric Circuits, C. K. Alexander and M. N. O. Sadiku, McGraw-Hill

Principles and applications of Electrical Engineering Georgio Rizzoni McGraw Hill 2005


Other Resources


Additional Information

Additional input from Electrical lecturers regarding industrial wiring practices