Basic Electricity & Electronics

This is a kit of Basic Electricity & Electronics components, housed in a convenient storage tray with identification information.

Curriculum Covered

Basic Electricity & Electronics EEC471-2 introduces the student to the basic principles of electrical theory and circuits and the physical and electrical characteristics of commonly used semiconductor devices and circuits.

The course begins with an introduction to the general concepts of electricity and electronics, which is followed by practical assignments.

    The Assignments are:
  • Familiarisation
  • Resistance
  • Resistor Networks
  • Resistors in Series and Parallel
  • Superposition Theorem
  • Thévenins Theorem
  • Power
  • Capacitance
  • Capacitors in Series & Parallel
  • Time Constant
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Inductance
  • RMS Value of an a.c Waveform
  • Resistive Circuit at a.c
  • Capacitive Circuit at a.c.
  • Inductive Circuit at a.c
  • Capacitive Reactance
  • Inductive Reactance
  • The Series CR Circuit

  • The Series LR Circuit
  • Impedance of a Series CR Circuit
  • Impedance of a Series LR Circuit
  • Impedance of a Series LCR Circuit
  • Parallel Impedances
  • Power at a.c
  • Series Resonance
  • Parallel Resonance
  • The Transformer
  • The Semiconductor Diode
  • Half-wave Rectification
  • Full-wave Rectification
  • The Zener Diode
  • Transistor Familiarisation
  • The Common-Emitter Transistor Circuit
  • The Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR)
  • The TRIAC
  • Trigger Devices - the DIAC & UJT
  • The Field Effect Transistor