This unit covers determining correct operation of complex multiple path circuits and providing engineering solutions as they apply to various branches of electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including using electrical measuring devices, applying appropriate circuit theorems and providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations and justification for such solutions.

Unit details

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


UEENEEE126A - Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems


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: - voltage/current sources and Kirchhoff's law for d.c. linear circuits; - superposition principles for d.c. linear circuits; - mesh and nodal analysis for d.c. linear circuits; - Th venin's principles for d.c. linear circuits; - Norton's principles for d.c. linear circuits; - phasors; - complex Impedance; - series and parallel a.c. linear circuits; - superposition principles and Kirchoff s Laws applied to a.c. linear circuits; - mesh and nodal analysis for a.c. linear circuits; - Th venin and Norton theorems applied to a.c. linear circuits; - star-delta conversions; - complex a.c. power and maximum power transfer theorem, and; - transients.

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