Course syllabus

# Krets- och mätteknik Circuits and Measurements

## EITA40, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2019/20
Decided by: PLED E
Date of Decision: 2019-03-25

## General Information

Compulsory for: IDA1, IEA1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish

## Aim

The aim of this course is to give the students the basic knowledge about electric components and circuits. Solving problems and the laboratory works are often shown to be the results of real inventions and the answers to real needs in industry, the office and the home.

## Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

• be able to explain and use the basic electric quantities: current, voltage, resistance, impedance and power in a given electric circuit using the theoretical models described in this course
• be able to refer alternating current and voltage phasor diagram into the complex plane
• be able to present a report of a planned and executed measurement in an electric circuit.

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

• be able to calculate currents, voltages, reactances, impedances and power in a given electric circuit using the theoretical models described in this course
• be able to plan and execute measurements electric quantities in an electric circuit
• be able to analyse and explain the function and properties of a given electric circuit
• be able to explain the function of a resistor, capacitor, inductor, ideal operational amplifier and ideal transformer working in an electrical ac or dc circuit.

## Contents

Concepts

• Current, voltage, resistance and power
• Impedance, reactance, apparent power, average power, reactive power
• Direct and alternating sources
• Sinusoidal time dependency, phasor diagram
• Transfer function, Bode plot

Circuit Analysis

• Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's laws
• Thévenin and Norton equivalent circuits
• Nodal analysis, superposition
• Complex method
• Charge and discharge of capacitor and coil

Components

• Resistor, capacitor, coil, ideal operational amplifier, ideal transformer

Measurement technique

• Volt and ampere meter, oscilloscope, function generator
• The influence of the measurement instrument

Applications

• Amplifiers circuits with the operational amplifier
• Passive filters

## Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written exam for grade 3, 4 or 5. Extra point on the following regular exam can be acquired through a midterm. Passed laboratories and laboratory reports is a requirement to pass the course.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Parts
Code: 0117. Name: Written Examinations.
Credits: 5,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. Further information: Written examination. The final grade of the course is based on the result of this exam.
Code: 0217. Name: Laboratory Work.
Credits: 2. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed laboratory experiments and laboratory experiment report.