This unit covers determining correct operation of single source D.C. series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and providing solutions as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in single and multiple path circuits.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEE104A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - basic electrical concepts; - basic electrical circuit; - OHM's law; - electrical power; - effects of electrical current; - EMF sources energy sources and conversion electrical energy; - resistors; - series circuits; - parallel circuits; - series/parallel circuits; - factors affecting resistance; - effects of meters in a circuit; - resistance measurement; - capacitors and capacitance, and; - capacitors in series and parallel.

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