Intermediate Electricity And Electronics EDUC2069

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

To provide an understanding of digital systems and circuit electronics building on the material covered in Electricity and Electronics T1

- to address the following ITE benchmark statements:
1.1.1 Acquire a knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of pre-school, primary or secondary school curriculum.

1.1.2 Acquire the knowledge and understanding to fulfil their responsibilities in respect of literacy and numeracy; personal, social an health education; and ICT, as appropriate to the sector and stage of education.


1.3.2 Acquire an understanding of research and its contribution to education.

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

To provide an understanding of digital systems and circuit electronics building on the material covered in Electricity and Electronics T1

- to address the following ITE benchmark statements:
1.1.1 Acquire a knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of pre-school, primary or secondary school curriculum.

1.1.2 Acquire the knowledge and understanding to fulfil their responsibilities in respect of literacy and numeracy; personal, social an health education; and ICT, as appropriate to the sector and stage of education.


1.3.2 Acquire an understanding of research and its contribution to education.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Students will gain an understanding of digital systems and circuit electronics including;

Digital systems - Circuit architecture & microprocessors, arithmetic and logic units, machine instructions, data and address buses, memory, ROM, RAM, PROM, languages, input/output to peripheral devices, A/D, D/A conversion, microprocessors and computers.

Electronics ? operational amplifiers (negative feedback, frequency response, imperfections, useful circuits), network modelling and matching.

Electrical circuits ? use of j-operators for ac circuits, R L C, 2-port networks, filters, resonance, transients in RL and RC circuits.

Core skills addressed: Numeracy, literacy, problem solving, information technology, working with others.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Complete the work of the class